5 bedroom detached house for sale

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Beds: 5
Baths: 4
East Witton Road, Middleham, Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8 See map

A six bedroom stone built house within the beautiful Yorkshire Dales countryside, set in about eight acres of grounds

Situated in a most picturesque setting in the Yorkshire Dales on the edge of the National Park, Chapelfields is a truly outstanding period stone built house surrounded by its own grounds of about eight acres.

Sitting on the periphery of the sought after town of Middleham, this superb property is in a private location in the heart of unspoilt countryside, whilst being less than a mile from the extensive local amenities.

The property has been meticulously maintained and sympathetically improved by its owners past and present, to retain the charm of many of its original period features, combined with the needs of modern living, and is now presented in an immaculate condition throughout.

The large welcoming entrance hall with a working fireplace and stone flagged flooring sets the tone for the rest of the house. Leading from the hall is a spacious, elegant and bright sitting room, with its dual aspect windows giving wonderful uninterrupted views over the surrounding countryside.

Steps lead down from the hall to the kitchen, with bespoke fitted wooden units and granite work tops. The kitchen opens into a beautifully presented and exceptionally bright vaulted breakfast/morning room, ideally suited for use for dining and entertaining, with bi-fold doors opening onto the southerly facing patio, with striking views across the countryside, Coverdale and to the village of East Witton. The kitchen benefits from WIFI controlled underground heating and there is Honeywell WIFI controlled heating in the remainder of the house. Adjoining this room is an impressive utility/boot room with built in cupboards, extensive storage, and an adjoining WC. A back door leads to the enclosed rear area, outbuildings, and fields.

Continuing through the ground floor there is an integral wing of the home, which provides a bedroom, with en suite shower and WC, a further separate shower room and WC, study/bedroom six and a family room. Doors open to a newly created orangery room; a wonderfully versatile and light-filled room with doors opening to the garden, giving picturesque views across the countryside. A part of the properly which is both fully integral to it, yet ideally suited to use by a dependant relative or guests, providing exceptional levels of flexibility as required.

On the first floor is the principal bedroom suite with vaulted ceiling, striking beams and a newly fitted en suite with separate bath and shower and WC. There are three further bedrooms, and a further bathroom with WC.

The core of the house is served by underground heating, supplemented by zoned heating elsewhere, and attractive wood burning fires. There is ample storage throughout, and a further spacious loft.

The property has a well designed yet easy to maintain garden, with outbuildings, including a lean-to shed, and log store, accessible from the utility/boot room. The land comprises about eight acres of grazing paddocks enclosed by dry stone walls, a copse, and includes a sizeable field shelter. It can be let, grazed or used for private purposes.

There is parking on the gravel driveway for several cars.

Once home to Richard III, the historic town of Middleham site of Middleham Castle sits in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, a picturesque market town known best for its horse racing. This small town has a thriving community and great local amenities including a 13th century church, primary school, shop, restaurant, and tea room. There are also a number of excellent local public houses and restaurants.

Unspoilt country provides extensive walking immediately from the property across Yorkshire Dales National Park.

The popular towns of Leyburn (about two miles) and Masham (about nine miles) both offer extensive amenities, including specialty shops and restaurants.

Numerous award winning restaurants are within the vicinity including The Sandpiper Inn, and The Wensleydale Heifer. The Blue Lion Inn & Restaurant, situated in the village of East Witton, is a short walk (about 1.9 miles) across the Coverdale from the property.

There are a number of good secondary schools nearby including The Wensleydale School (about two and a half miles), Richmond School (about 12 miles) and Bedale High School (about 11 miles) as well as independent schools; Aysgarth School (about six miles), Queen Marys (23 Miles) and Barnard Castle (27 miles).

Ideally situated for those who need easy access to transport links, Northallerton Train Station is about 18 miles away with direct lines to London Kings Cross (2hrs 20) and Newcastle Airport. The property sits about 12 miles from the A1(M) providing easy access to the North and South.

Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.

Square Footage: 3,375 sq ft

8.08 Acres

Additional Info
Richmond Council – Council Tax Band G

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Listed: May 15, 2024
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