Wilsill, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG3
An exceptional detached barn conversion offering very spacious six bedroom family living arranged over three floors with original character features and flexible accommodation. Occupying an elevated position set within formal gardens having superb Nidderdale views, with a double garage, workshop and adjoining grazing land, extending to 5.53 acres (2.24 ha) in total.
Manor Barn is a distinctive property which has been sympathetically converted from a large period barn, now offering very spacious accommodation ideal for modern family living and complemented by extensive grounds. Offered with oil-fired central heating and double glazed windows and there are solar panels with a feed-in tariff. Neutrally decorated throughout, the interiors combine stylish modern fittings with traditional period features including exposed beams and trusses, exposed stone, substantial stoves and bespoke window seats.
The property is approached by an impressive original arched barn entrance which is recessed to reveal the stonework and there is a glazed double-height window with double doors to the open living space. The spacious and welcoming reception room to the rear features parquet flooring, arched stone doorways, an impressive stove and is open to the galleried landing above. There is a well proportioned sitting room with a stone fireplace with wood-burning stove and patio doors enjoying uninterrupted south facing views across the valley. The living/dining kitchen is fitted with a range of units by Clarity Arts, integrated appliances and granite worktops and has ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating as has the well equipped adjoining utility room. From the reception hall, an arch doorway to an inner hall leads to a modern guest wc and cloakroom and two further well-proportioned living rooms presently a library and study yet offering flexibility of use with outside access to the patio area.
To the first floor the galleried landing benefits from the natural light from the barn window and the landing leads to two en-suite bedrooms, each with updated luxury bath/shower rooms, there are two further bedrooms and a house bathroom with an updated suite including a roll-top bath and double shower unit.
The second floor provides a flexible study/play area on the landing with exposed beams and trusses plus storage cupboard and there are two further bedrooms with Velux windows with views across the property's land.
Externally there is a shared driveway with Manor Farm and remote controlled electric gates give access to a large block paved private driveway with circular feature and ample parking and turning space. There is a detached garage block with twin electric up-and-over doors providing a double garage which is open to a workshop, water and electric connected and an electric car charging point.
The formal gardens include a raised lawn beyond the driveway, with a stone wall boundary to the rear and ideally positioned to admire the distant south-facing views across countryside surrounding the village. On the Eastern side of the house, a paved area with water feature is ideal for enjoying the morning sun. The garden continues to the front with a paved and cobbled seating area adjoining the sitting room, with south-facing aspect and ideal for entertaining.
The grazing land is to the north and east with a paddock bounded by a stone wall and there is gated access from the Smelthouses lane, providing vehicular access to the field. There is a further detached stone building.
Wilsill is a popular and convenient village close to Pateley Bridge, in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Extensive amenities are available in Pateley Bridge by car or regular bus service, including shops, services, restaurants and pubs. There are primary schools in nearby Glasshouses and Summerbridge, secondary schools in Pateley Bridge and Harrogate, as well as private schooling in Birstwith and Harrogate. There is a public house in the village and the nearby village of Summerbridge also offers convenient shops for most daily needs. The popular spa town of Harrogate and cathedral city of Ripon both offer more extensive amenities. For the commuter the A61 and A59 are both convenient and provide links to the region’s motorway network and business centres.
From Harrogate take the Pateley Bridge road from Ripley, pass through Burnt Yates, Summerbridge and Low Laithe, after the long straight, on entering Wilsill, the property can be found on the right hand side, identified by our for sale sign.