Vicarage House

Nidd, Harrogate
Guide Price £1,500,000

A beautiful Victorian Country Residence set in lovely walled gardens and grounds situated in the picturesque and popular village of Nidd.

A rare opportunity to acquire this beautiful Victorian Country Residence commanding an enviable rural position on the edge of the picturesque and popular village of Nidd. Vicarage House is a fine village home dating back to late 19th century and enjoys a classic and imposing Victorian façade. The property has been meticulously restored and maintained throughout the ownership of the present vendors. They have undertaken a programme of refurbishment and renovation, complementing unspoilt period detailing and grandeur, typical of Victorian architecture with stunning, beautifully proportioned accommodation. Throughout the property is a wealth of original features, including high ceilings with decorative cornicing and ceiling roses, tall sash windows, with working shutters, original Minton tiled flooring, parquet floors and marble fire surrounds.

Accommodation in the house is arranged over three floors and measures in excess of 6,000 sq.ft. Upon entering the property through the delightful vestibule into, the grand reception hall, one gets an immediate indication of the calibre of this immaculately presented home. The principal reception rooms are of elegant proportions filled with natural light, all having a fine outlook over the gardens and grounds. Leading from the reception hall is the formal drawing room with bay window overlooking the gardens, impressive dining room with log burner and comfortable morning room. Further accommodation to the ground floor includes the breakfast kitchen, with hand crafted fitted furniture, Aga and oak flooring, spacious utility/boot room and WC.

The original staircase with half landing and feature window leads to the principal bedrooms on the first floor, including the master bedroom with fitted furniture and principal guest bedroom with Jack and Jill Shower room both with a lovely aspect over the gardens and grounds, three further double bedrooms, study and house bathroom. To the second floor is a fully self-contained suite of three bedrooms, bathroom and spacious open plan living accommodation.

Gardens and Grounds Vicarage House is approached via the stone pillared entrance onto a sweeping gravelled drive with ample parking and turning circle with yew clipped hedging and formal planting, leading to the recently constructed triple garage with first floor studio. Beautifully maintained to an exceptional standard, the gardens and grounds have been thoughtfully landscaped with areas of lawn, York stone terraces, flanked by informal and formal planting. There are a wide variety of shrubs, flower borders, fruiting and mature specimen trees provide privacy and seclusion. The property also offers a charming Victorian Pump House, set within its own private grounds. A purpose built stable block and paddock land further enhance this wonderful family home.

Vicarage House is situated on the edge of the small and picturesque village of Nidd, home to the 18th Century Grade II listed Nidd Hall, a former country house which has been converted into a Hotel and Spa. The village is approximately 1.2 miles east of the historic village of Ripley and 3 miles north of the cosmopolitan Spa town of Harrogate. Ripley is well-served for a small village and enjoys a range of amenities including a hotel/public house, town hall, primary school, nursery, post office, general store, tea room, butcher’s shop, church, cricket club, tennis court and children’s playground. There is a regular bus service to Harrogate, Ripon and Leeds. Excellent road networks to A1(M) and A59. The Cathedral city of Ripon and the spa town of Harrogate are both within easy reach, providing an extensive range of shops, schooling and amenities.

There are excellent rail links, with a rapid service to London, Kings Cross from nearby Harrogate.


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