The Manor Barn

Brearton, Harrogate
Guide Price £1,200,000

Set behind its mellow stone and cobbled façade this exceptional property offers stunning, architect designed living spaces configured across two expansive floors. The Manor Barn is situated in a discreet position within the heart of the picturesque and highly sought-after village of Brearton.

The layout and design of the interiors combine the best principles of creative architecture. This creates a wonderful environment encapsulating the very best of entertaining at its most luxurious, yet with a focus on family life offering practical and functional accommodation.

The house is filled with natural light, with floor to ceiling windows and glazed doors connecting to the garden, drawing the outside in at every opportunity.

The transformation of this outstanding family home is testament to a comprehensive restoration and remodelling by the current owner, culminating in a perfect marriage of contemporary living and period charm.

The ground floor accommodation is arranged around the lateral reception hall which facilitates a wonderful flow between all the principal rooms. At its centre is the beautifully proportioned sitting room fitted with a ‘Rais Q-Tee 2’ environmentally-friendly, wood burning stove, ‘Lapacida’ porcelain tiles and full width bi-folding doors opening onto the expansive stone flagged terrace and landscaped garden.

Occupying a significant portion of the ground floor is the spectacular, open plan kitchen/family/breakfast room which has been designed and fitted to the highest specification. Sleek and stylish in its design by ‘Interiors of Harrogate’ with contemporary cabinetry and a range of integrated ‘Siemens’ appliances including two double ovens, pop up extractor fan and dishwasher, set against ‘granite’ worksurfaces. Bi-folding doors open directly onto the outdoor dining terrace.

A large central island houses an induction hob and additional storage. A pocket door gives access to a useful shelved larder. Adjacent to the kitchen is a fully fitted utility room with space for washer and dryer and direct access to the gardens.

To the opposite side of the reception hall is a further reception room which is currently utilised as a home office/study. A fully fitted boot room and guest WC complete the ground floor accommodation.

Beautiful porcelain flooring by ‘Lapacida’ creates a cohesive, muted palette with underfloor heating extending throughout the ground floor.

The impressive principal bedroom suite has been styled with bespoke fitted cabinetry, and loft access. A step leads up to a dedicated dressing area and luxuriously appointed en suite shower room.

A wonderful addition to The Manor Barn is a range of single storey, agriculture buildings, part of which have been skilfully converted to form a delightful self-contained annexe, with exposed oak frame. Comprising an open plan sitting room/kitchen, double bedroom and house bathroom, ideal for a use as additional guest accommodation or holiday letting purposes.

Adjoining the annexe are further workshops and stores with excellent potential to create further accommodation if so desired (subject to the relevant planning permissions).


The remainder of this floor is occupied by a lovely guest double bedroom suite with recently created en suite shower room, two further double bedrooms, each with built-in wardrobes, and a fabulous family bathroom fitted with contemporary white sanitary ware, chrome fixtures and fittings and a large walk-in shower.

A wonderful addition to The Manor Barn is a range of single storey, agriculture buildings, part of which have been skilfully converted to form a delightful self-contained annexe, with exposed oak frame. Comprising an open plan sitting room/kitchen, double bedroom and house bathroom. With an independent heating system, it is ideal as additional guest accommodation or holiday letting purposes.

Adjoining the annexe are further workshops and stores with excellent potential to create further accommodation if so desired (subject to the relevant planning permissions).

The property is approached by an electric gated drive leading to extensive off-road parking, turning circle and large open bay garaging. The principal gardens lie to the rear of the property and are a particular feature of this lovely home. Mainly laid to lawn and flanked by deep herbaceous borders, expansive dining terrace and seating areas, all enclosed by stone walls, mature shrubs and specimen trees.
The gardens have been skilfully designed and planted to give colour and interest throughout the seasons. Lighting and power have been installed within the gardens and grounds.

This most appealing, family home is discretely situated and set well back from the main street, yet within the heart of this unspoilt no-through North Yorkshire village. Brearton enjoys a thriving and varied community which comprises a church, active village hall, book club and destination public house and restaurant, ‘The Malt Shovel’ which serves as a social hub for the village.

Brearton is a highly sought-after village offering the rare combination of peace and tranquillity yet well placed for the many exciting attractions and landmarks North Yorkshire has to offer including easy access for touring the Dales. Explore the nearby ancient town and stunning riverside walks of Knaresborough. Enjoy the cosmopolitan spa town of Harrogate, including the famous Betty’s Tea Rooms, Valley Gardens and RHS Harlow Carr. The ancient city of York is known for its famous historic landmarks such as York Minister and its city walls, as well as a variety of cultural and sporting activities which make it a major tourist destination.
A short drive away you will find the stately homes of Ripley Castle, Newby Hall and Harewood House, and the World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Deer Park are also within close proximity.
For the sports enthusiast and those who enjoy outdoor pursuits there are many options, including a number of excellent golf courses, fishing venues for fly and course-fishing, horse riding and rambling in the surrounding countryside. There are racecourses in Ripon, Thirsk, York and Wetherby.
Excellent access for schooling is available nearby for children of all ages, both in the public and private sectors.

The area is well served for the commuter with ease of access to the main regional business centres via the A59 and A1(M). Regional trains are available from Knaresborough, which link directly to the national rail network. There are mainline railway stations at York and Harrogate with direct rail services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh.

Regular domestic and international flights are available from Leeds Bradford Airport.


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