Village Farmhouse

Dishforth, Thirsk
Guide Price £799,950

Village Farmhouse is a beautiful and substantial Georgian home of immense character, situated in the popular and conveniently located village of Dishforth. The property dates back to the late 18c and is traditionally constructed in mellow local stone elevations with stone mullioned, sash windows under a blue slate roof.

The current owners have been most sensitive in preserving the history of this lovely property in their painstaking restoration over the last four years. Creating expansive light filled accommodation over four floors and perfectly balancing period grandeur, while the recent updates ensure its suitability for modern living.

The proportions throughout are exceptional, providing elegant and versatile living spaces. Many period features have been retained including decorative arches, exposed oak beams and deep sash windows to name but a few.

This stunning family home is offered for sale in the most immaculate order throughout with four floors of beautifully finished living accommodation. The house has a lovely symmetry enhanced by tall windows to all elevations, high ceilings and a wonderful light and bright atmosphere.

Upon entering, the lovely and welcoming reception hall the quality of the accommodation on offer is immediately apparent. Accessed from the hall is an elegant sitting room with feature log burning stone and a pair of recessed decorative arches. Continuing through to the inner hallway is a recently created garden room/family room with vaulted ceiling and french doors leading to the sheltered south facing gardens.

One of the highlights of this lovely home is the spectacular open plan living kitchen boasting an extensive range of ‘Shaker Style’ fitted furniture with paint finishes, under a mix of granite and woodblock work surfaces, a gas fired ‘Aga’ and natural slate flooring. The generous central island with breakfast bar houses additional storage, gas fired hob and an electric oven.

The kitchen has been significantly extended and opened up to incorporate an existing outbuilding which is now home to a fabulous dining area with its vaulted ceiling, exposed roof trusses and two sets of french doors - a gorgeous space in which to entertain friends and family. At the opposite end of the kitchen a wide archway leads to a comfortable sitting area with exposed oak beams and a log burning stove. To complete the ground floor accommodation is a fully fitted utility/boot room with bespoke coat/boot storage, a range of base and wall cabinetry, Belfast sink and plumbing for a washing machine.

Stairs lead to a lower ground floor which has been developed to create a fabulous teenage/hobbies space comprising a tv/games room and separate playroom.

The original turned staircase with half landing and feature stained glass window leads to an elegant and spacious landing and bedrooms to the first floor, comprising, four generous double bedrooms, a fifth bedroom/home office all enjoying fine period features and served by a luxuriously appointed family bathroom with freestanding ‘claw foot’ bath and walk-in shower. There is a further ‘Jack and Jill’ shower room which serves bedrooms four and five.
To the second floor is the fabulous principal bedroom suite with interconnecting dressing room and en suite bathroom.

Village Farmhouse enjoys a most attractive setting within the pretty streetscape of the village behind natural stone walling with decorative wrought iron railings and a pedestrian gate giving access to pretty front lawned garden.

Vehicular access is to the rear of the property which leads to a private gravelled garden, which is currently utilised as off road parking for several vehicles.

The principal west facing garden is mainly laid to lawn and bounded by a mix of natural stone wall and established Yew hedging.

Village Farmhouse occupies a prominent position in the centre of popular and picturesque village of Dishforth , which offers a range of facilities including a Church of England primary school, two public houses, post office, village hall, sports pavilion and playing field. The village is conveniently located to the popular market towns of Thirsk and Boroughbridge, and the cathedral city of Ripon, all offering an extensive range of amenities and excellent schooling for all ages both in state and private sectors. Within close proximity you will discover many first-class visitor attractions in the beautiful surrounding countryside providing a perfect base to explore the magnificent expanse of North Yorkshire.

For the commuter there are excellent communication links via the A19, and A1(M) leading to the larger commercial centres of Leeds, Teesside, York and Harrogate, together with Durham and Tees Valley Airport and Leeds/Bradford Airport. National rail connections can be found at Thirsk station offering the TransPennine Express to York, Leeds and Manchester and the Grand Central Rail line with regular direct access to London King’s Cross.


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