Summerstone Lodge

Lofthouse, Harrogate
Guide Price £575,000

A wonderful opportunity to acquire this lovely family home situated in a spectacular rural setting within the Summerstone Estate in the heart of The Yorkshire Dales.
Summerstone Lodge is believed to be the original shooting lodge for the Summerstone Estate. The property has been subject to a programme of upgrading and remodelling by the current owners and now offers spacious and flexible accommodation over two floors. Entered via the welcoming reception hall, which leads to the lovely sitting room one is immediately drawn to the large bay window with the most spectacular views. Further accommodation to the ground floor includes an open plan breakfast kitchen with Esse range, dining room, two ground floor bedrooms and house bathroom. There is also a large utility room/boot room and separate cloakroom. To the first floor is a spacious landing which leads to a further two generous double bedrooms, shower room and eaves storage.

Summerstone Lodge is approached by a private drive which leads to the ample parking area and established landscaped, fully stocked gardens and grounds, herbaceous borders and flower beds bounded by natural hedging and mature trees. The gardens have been thoughtfully designed to take full advantage of the stunning views and surrounding countryside and are further enhanced with reclaimed York Stone terraces incorporating lovely seating areas, ideal for outdoor entertaining. The property also offers a wonderful opportunity to convert the large detached Coach House to a relatives’ annexe/holiday cottage (subject to the necessary planning consents). There is a further detached ‘Gun room’ with wood burning stove, which could be used for a variety of purposes.

LOCATION. Summerstone Lodge sits centrally within its own land above the pretty village of Lofthouse within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village itself, offers a primary school, memorial village hall and public house, The Crown Hotel. The renowned Michelin starred restaurant and hotel, The Yorke Arms is close by. The area has many footpaths and bridleways, for those enjoying country pursuits a more appealing location would be difficult to imagine. The Nidderdale Way, has been designated as an AONB due to its stunning views and contrasting landscapes, vast moorland and wildlife, historical sites and picturesque villages and is considered one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK. This is a protected area, free from unwanted development and will remain unspoilt for future generations. The market towns of Pateley Bridge, Masham and the spa town of Harrogate offer a comprehensive range of shops, excellent schools and amenities. There are rail links in Harrogate which provide direct access to York, Leeds and London Kings Cross.


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