6 Watermill Lane

North Stainley, Ripon
Guide Price £465,000

6 Watermill Lane is a most attractive double fronted detached village home situated in the picturesque and highly sought-after conservation village of North Stainley. This delightful family home forms part of a nationally acclaimed development all set around an idyllic duck pond, cricket pitch and pavilion/village hall.

The internal accommodation boasts a wonderful combination of traditional and contemporary design ideally suited for modern day family life. On entering the light and spacious reception hall one gets an immediate indication of the beautifully presented accommodation on offer. A lovely sitting room is flooded with natural light from the bay window with working shutters and features a contemporary gas fire with marble surround; glazed double doors lead directly to the delightful garden room with underfloor heating. Further accommodation on the ground floor is a separate dining room with bay window and fitted shutters, a fully fitted breakfast kitchen with painted wall and base units, belfast sink, and Stoves stainless steel range. Adjacent to the kitchen is a useful utility room/laundry. A newly modernised cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation.

The first floor rises from a painted timber staircase onto a spacious landing and leads to the principal bedroom with en suite shower room, double aspect guest bedroom, third bedroom currently used as a study, fourth bedroom and a family bathroom with modern white fixtures and fittings.

The property boasts double glazed UVPC sash windows and oil-fired central heating, enhanced by immaculately presented accommodation and neutral décor throughout.


6 Watermill Lane enjoys a substantial corner plot and is set behind a beautifully manicured beech hedge leading the front lawned gardens with Indian sandstone and slate pathways with raised vegetable beds. The principal south facing gardens lie to the rear of the property and are accessed by a tarmac drive leading to the attached double garaging and ample parking. The sheltered gardens are mainly laid to lawn with shrub and flower borders and are bounded by high brick walling, mature shrubs and trees giving a high degree of seclusion and privacy, an Indian sandstone terrace is a perfect setting for al fresco and outdoor entertaining.

North Stainley is situated 4 miles north of the cathedral city of Ripon. The village itself enjoys a vibrant and varied community with a range of amenities including a Church of England primary school, parish church, village hall, cricket club, recreation ground and a newly refurbished village inn and restaurant.

A short distance in any direction you'll discover a wealth of first-class visitor attractions in the surrounding beautiful countryside providing a perfect base to explore the magnificent expanse of North Yorkshire countryside. Rivers, reservoirs and pastures, woodlands, ancient monuments and breathtaking moorland are right on the doorstep. The village offers easy access to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors with many National Trust attractions including Studley Royal Deer Park and Fountains Abbey World Heritage Site.

The cathedral city of Ripon boasts a weekly market, a wide variety of shops and supermarkets, including Booths and newly launched Marks and Spencer, together with many public houses and restaurants, plus a leisure centre, swimming pool, racecourse, golf club, sports clubs and the renowned Ripon Grammar School. The Spa town of Harrogate, historic city of York and cosmopolitan city of Leeds are all within daily commuting distance.

There are mainline railway stations at Northallerton, Thirsk and Harrogate with direct rail services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. Regular domestic and international flights are available from Leeds Bradford Airport.

Early viewing of this property is highly recommended.


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