Bishop Thornton, Harrogate, HG3 - Myrings Estate Agents

Bishop Thornton, Harrogate, HG3

Guide Price £1,500,000





This magnificent, fully renovated 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom farmhouse occupying a highly private position with outstanding views is less than 15 minutes from Harrogate and Ripon. With accommodation extending to approximately 3,800 square feet and having garaging and stable building, the property also benefits from having an enclosed 1/2 acre paddock. 

Accessed via a private lane, the house is fronted by an extensive driveway large enough for multiple vehicles in front of the two garages which both have remotely operated doors and link to the house by a covered car parking space. The south facing front aspect boasts landscaped gardens with manicured lawns and various patio seating areas and hot tub covered by a timber pergola. The sunken stone flagged terrace is perfectly private making it an ideal place for relaxing in the sun. The house opens to an exceptionally large reception room with solid strip oak flooring and a feature fireplace that houses a log burning stove. This room is large enough for lounge and formal dining, and it adjoins the kitchen which a particularly impressive room with a fabulous vaulted ceiling and glass link which provides access out to the rear garden entertaining space. The kitchen is fitted with shaker style solid oak units and quartz work surfaces including the central island breakfast bar. There is space for a family breakfast table and appliances include an Aga range oven, separate electric oven and wine cooler. Leading off the kitchen there is a fully tanked wine cellar, and to the rear of the glass entrance there is a cloak room with guest w/c and a practical utility room. The rear courtyard is fully enclosed making it ideal for those with pets, and designed for low maintenance with a stone flagged seating area covered by a timber pergola. There is fully insulated store room with light and power which is ideal for outdoor furniture. A second courtyard garden to the rear of the garages presents specifically designed herb beds and a decked seating terrace looking onto the spectacular countryside views beyond. The garage both have rear access doors and one is currently used as a home gym. 

Other reception rooms include a large sitting room which is arranged around a wonderful Inglenook fireplace that houses a log burning stove. Double doors open out to the south facing sunken sun terrace. Adjoining the sitting room there is a dedicated home office which alternatively be used as a sixth bedroom if required having an adjoining guest w/c. The ground floor accommodation is completed by two double sized bedrooms both of which have en-suite shower rooms. The larger of the two bedrooms also benefits from having a staircase leading up to a mezzanine level. This room could be further developed to create separate self-contained accommodation if required by incorporating the adjoining store room and installing a kitchen. 

Leading up from the main reception room a staircase ascends to a half landing from where the house bathroom is accessed which presents stone tiled walls and a luxurious free standing bathtub. The first floor landing branches to three further bedrooms, two excellent sized double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room, and a most impressive principal bedroom suite with Juliette balcony, dressing area fitted with a bank of built in wardrobes, lounging area and shower room with large walk in shower and twin basins. 

From the driveway a 5 bar gate leads into the 1/2 acre paddock which provides excellent space as a children's play area or for those who may want to keep a pony. Within the paddock there is a stable building providing outdoor storage for garden equipment or a work shop having light and power. Part of the building has been designed as a garden room / home office with bi-folding doors. This room also has water and waste so that a kitchen could be incorporated if required. 

Strictly by appointment through Myrings - Telephone 01423 566 400.

All offers must be confirmed in writing. We will not report any verbal offer unless it is confirmed in writing. Please note that if you are the successful purchaser it is now a legal requirement for you to provide 2 forms of ID. This will need to be provided personally in our office where we can take copies of both this and proof of funds, which we also require to comply with Money Laundering Regulations.