High Westcliffe, Bewerley, Harrogate, HG3
Beautifully positioned set within half an acre of established private gardens with superb panoramic views of Nidderdale countryside, this characterful detached country home offers a 2,500 sq ft, four bedroom, three reception room layout ideal for family buyers, convenient for Pateley Bridge's town centre and schools.
An increasingly rare opportunity to acquire an individual detached property which has been a much loved family home and skilfully extended and improved over the years and now providing obvious scope for a discerning purchaser to modernise to their own taste and specification. High Westcliffe is positioned on a private plot on the hillside close to the local landmark known as ''two stoops' or Yorke's Folly, on the minor road from Bewerley to the moor above.
Offered with oil-fired central heating and double glazed windows, this ideal family home preserves its charm and character with exposed beams and stonework, attractive fireplaces and some feature windows.
The property is approached by a solid wooden entrance door leading to an entrance porch with guest wc and leading to a hallway with stairs to the first floor. There are two versatile living or dining rooms, one with an LPG stove and adjacent there is a spacious formal reception room with glazed former barn door, stone fire surround and arched window. The extended living/dining kitchen is fitted with a range of modern units and integrated appliances, a glazed door leads to a second porch and in turn to a spacious garden room with central heating, glazing to four sides with French doors to the garden and having two useful stores. All of the reception rooms and kitchen feature wonderful views of the gardens and exceptional countryside beyond.
To the first floor there is a landing to the rear and therefore the bedrooms are positioned to admire the distant views, the master bedroom features built-in wardrobes and is open to an en-suite shower room, there are three further bedrooms, a house bathroom and separate wc.
Externally the property is approached by a private lane shared with just one neighbour, leading to a parking and turning area where there is access to a stone-built garage attached to the house, with double doors from the driveway. In addition there is a further detached garage with up-and-over door, being L-shaped and having double doors to the rear. A hand gate gives access to the formal gardens adjoining the house, there is a stone shed and there are lawns with well-stocked flower bed and shrub borders, enclosed by a hedge boundary to the side and enjoying a good degree of privacy. The split level garden features a lower level lawn with panoramic views and a tree and hedge boundary. Beyond there are wild flower gardens and shrub borders, therefore the established gardens offer most attractive peaceful areas with their own character.
High Westcliffe occupies an elevated position above the picturesque villages of Bewerley and Glasshouses with close proximity to Pateley Bridge and the river Nidd. Glasshouses is home to a primary school and there is a public house nearby, whilst Pateley Bridge offers a variety of amenities including shops, convenience stores, services and a choice of public houses and restaurants. Situated in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the property is surrounded by some of the region's most spectacular countryside plus historic parks and gardens along with natural attractions. The Sportsmans Arms at Wath and Michelin starred Yorke Arms at Ramsgill are also within easy reach along with close proximity to the fashionable spa town of Harrogate and Cathedral city of Ripon which both offer more extensive amenities. There are primary and secondary schools in Pateley Bridge and for the commuter the location is ideally located to access the business centres and motorway network of the region.
Services: mains electricity, oil central heating, private water supply, private septic tank.
Proceed down Pateley Bridge High Street and continue over the bridge. After the filling station turn left into Bewerley and continue along the main street. Turn right at the end over the bridge and then continue up the hill, pass the farm on the left hand side and then the entrance to High Westcliffe can be found on the bend, on the left hand side and identified by our for sale sign. The driveway is the first on the left, adjacent to the garages.
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