Redwell Farm, Foldshaw Lane, Dacre, HG3
A fine example of an imposing Nidderdale country home with exceptional views, this very spacious detached family home offers well-appointed and characterful interiors with a flexible layout including six bedrooms and four versatile reception rooms, beautifully positioned within 2.7 acres (1.09HA) of land with large paddock, three stables, woodland, a sweeping driveway and double garage, convenient for Harrogate and the A59.
A wonderful country home which is superbly situated with open views to the front, revealing a very spacious and well-appointed family home with a versatile layout, complemented by its own grounds. This desirable property was converted from a period farmhouse and adjacent barn and subsequently extended to now provide very spacious accommodation which retains wealth of original charm and character with period features including exposed stone work, timber beams, vaulted ceilings with exposed trusses, offered with double glazed windows throughout and central heating via an air source heat pump with radiators and an oil fired boiler as secondary heating, plus there are quality fixtures and fittings with a stylish fitted kitchen and modern bath/shower rooms. Redwell Farm is an ideal family home and the layout is flexible to meet the buyers own requirements including having a secondary staircase with scope to create a self-contained annexe/holiday let, subject to receipt of the necessary consents. The property is approached by a stable door leading to an impressive reception hall with exposed stone walls, vaulted ceiling and windows to two sides with window seats and stunning views, the hall leads to a spacious breakfast kitchen fitted with a quality range of solid wooden wall and base level units with granite work surfaces over and a matching island unit, with integrated appliances and range cooker, butler's sink and wine rack, having stone flagged flooring and window to the rear. The well-proportioned sitting room features an imposing stone fire place with a wood burning stove, there are French doors to the front and a double height ceiling with galleried landing over and open tread staircase leading to the first floor, with stone flagged flooring and extensive views. From the kitchen there is access to a versatile snug/ breakfast room with French doors to the front and there is a utility room with space for appliances and a guest wc, beyond there are two further reception rooms one of which has an exposed stone wall and wood burning stove plus under stairs cupboard and secondary staircase to the first floor accessed from an entrance hall with porch to the front.
To the first floor there is a galleried landing with original barn opening to the front which is glazed and provides fabulous views across Nidderdale countryside. There is a master bedroom with recessed wardrobes and a dressing room with extensive fitted wardrobes and leading to a spacious ensuite bathroom with a large white Jacuzzi bath and separate shower. There are five other good sized bedrooms three of which have a vaulted ceiling and all feature delightful views. The house bathroom is well appointed with a roll top bath and separate shower, plus there is a further shower room to the rear and an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.
Externally Redwell Farm is approached by a private gravelled driveway flanked on one side by a mature tree line and stone wall to the other side, the sweeping driveway continues to the front of the house where there is a turning area with central circular planted border and the driveway continues to a double garage with twin electrically operated up and over doors and having a personal door leading to the house. To the front there is an attractive cottage garden which adjoins open fields and there are stunning open views. To the rear the garden is lawned and there is a decked area with an adjacent stone wall and raised grassed area leading to the woodland. Behind the property there is an attractive detached summerhouse with a south-westerly aspect having glazed doors and windows and therefore prominently positioned in an elevated setting with panoramic views across open countryside. To the east of the main house there is a separate paddock bounded on two sides by a stone wall boundary and having separate access from the lane to the rear and having a detached stable block with three loose boxes therefore of likely appeal to buyers with equestrian interests. This truly stunning property requires an internal appraisal to appreciate its spacious nature and desirable setting.
From Harrogate follow the A59 towards Skipton until reaching the Menwith Hill crossroads then turn right towards Darley and Pateley Bridge. Continue past the Wellington Inn and then up the hill into Dacre and turn left after the phone box onto Dacre Lane. Turn Right onto Dike Lane and then turn left onto Woodmanwray Lane and continue to the end, turn left and then the entrance to the property can be found on the right hand side just after the tree line.
From Pateley Bridge continue down the High Street and over the bridge then turn left into the village of Bewerley and follow the road out of the village and over the bridge and continue up the hill and follow the road along the moor until dropping down the hill where the property can be found just after Woodmanwray Lane, on the right hand side just after the tree line.