Bank Villa

Guide Price £849,950

Bank Villa is a beautiful Georgian Grade II listed family home, showcasing elegance and architectural merit. Its earliest parts dates back to the mid 18th century with later Victorian additions. The property is constructed with mellow stone elevations, giving it a striking visual appeal. The roof is covered with graduated stone slate, adding to its character.
The interior of Bank Villa reflects the influence of the renowned designer
William Morris, known for his distinctive and influential Arts and Crafts style
which embraces the principles of craftsmanship and nature-inspired motifs
to create a harmonious and inviting atmosphere within the property.

Beautifully proportioned rooms and high ceilings create an atmosphere of timeless elegance. The well-balanced dimensions and architectural embellishments contribute to the property's grandeur, offering residents a luxurious and comfortable living experience.

The property is entered via the reception hall, setting an impressive and welcoming scene with its polished parquet flooring and decorative arch, creates an immediate sense of grandeur and elegance. A spacious dual aspect, drawing room awaits, providing a comfortable and inviting space to relax or entertain guests. This wonderful bright living space features large bay windows which bathe the room in natural light.

The formal dining room is perfect for hosting special occasions and entertaining guests. Its elegant proportions, bay window, cast iron fireplace, twin arched display nooks and tasteful décor, create an elegant setting. An additional reception room offers a more relaxed space, with its log burning stove and casual atmosphere is an ideal setting for everyday use, currently utilised as a children’s playroom/family room. A ground floor study is a valuable addition to the property. This functional space provides a tranquil environment for working from home. Whether it is a home office or a creative space, the study caters to a variety of needs, accommodating the demands of modern lifestyles.

Connected to the study is the lovely garden room, creating a seamless transition between indoor and outdoor living. The garden room serves as an extension of the home, bringing the surrounding terrace and gardens into the living space. Its large windows and glass doors open directly onto a sunken, sheltered terrace.
The expansive breakfast kitchen is a focal point of this lovely home, combining practicality and style. It features a range of painted fitted cabinetry, quartz work surfaces, central island, integrated appliances to include two electric ovens, induction hob and dishwasher. There is additional ample storage, and a generous space for dining, making it a hub for family and friends. As one would expect from a house of this calibre there are useful service areas including a utility room/laundry, cloakroom and walk-in pantry with extensive storage.

The original turned staircase leads to a spacious landing and the primary bedroom accommodation. The principal bedroom has been thoughtfully designed to provide a wonderful living space. With the inclusion of an adjacent dressing room and a spacious en-suite bathroom, residents can enjoy a seamless and convenient experience. The en-suite bathroom has been tastefully designed with high-quality fixtures and finishes including a free-standing bath and separate shower.
The generous guest bedroom offers abundant space and privacy. The large en-suite shower room is an additional luxurious feature. The shower room also incorporates extensive fitted linen storage.

The second floor of Bank Villa offers a continuation of impressive accommodation. The three double bedrooms, each with their own en-suite facilities, provide comfortable and private retreats for residents and guests. The presence of a dedicated dressing room in one of the bedrooms adds an extra touch of luxury and convenience.

The property is approached via a private gated drive leading to a double garage, providing secure and convenient parking for multiple vehicles. Additionally, a workshop is available, offering a dedicated space for hobbies, DIY projects, or storage of equipment and tools.
Pedestrian access to the front of the property is through a pretty wrought iron gate and gravel path flanked by lawns and interspersed with a delightful selection of standard roses and herbaceous planting. The low boundary walls provide a touch of elegance, while climbing roses gracefully adorn the house. Together, these elements create a welcoming arrival to this lovely home.
The principal gardens and grounds lie to the rear of Bank Villa and boast extensive terraced gardens, creating a stunning outdoor space for residents to enjoy.
The gardens feature established planting, showcasing a variety of flower borders, mature shrubs, and specimen trees, bounded by stone walling to create a sense of privacy and seclusion.

Well-placed seating areas provide a haven for relaxation, while the meandering pathways invite further discovery. These lovely gardens contribute to the overall ambiance of the property, providing a tranquil and peaceful environment. There is also useful working area on the middle terrace which houses a workshop, greenhouse and garden store.

Masham is a picturesque and popular market town, situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, this bustling town offers a charming and idyllic setting surrounded by rolling countryside, lush green fields, and meandering rivers.
Masham is known for its vibrant community and offers a range of amenities that cater to residents' needs. The town features a variety of shops, including independent retailers, boutiques, and local businesses, where you can find everything from everyday essentials to unique and artisanal products.

Additionally, there are charming cafes, restaurants, and traditional pubs that provide opportunities for dining out and socialising. Masham is also home to several cultural and leisure facilities, including art galleries, craft workshops, and a thriving local market.

The community takes pride in its rich heritage, evident in the town's historical buildings, such as the Georgian architecture showcased by Bank Villa.

Located in the heart of North Yorkshire, Masham enjoys a central position within the region. The town is approximately 9 miles north of the larger market town of Ripon and around 11 miles west of the city of Thirsk. The proximity to these neighbouring towns allows for easy access to a wider range of amenities and services.

Masham benefits from good road connections, making it easily accessible by car. The A1(M) motorway is within close proximity, providing convenient links to major cities such as Leeds, York, and Newcastle. The A6108 and A684 roads pass through Masham, connecting it to surrounding towns and villages. These road networks make commuting to nearby areas and exploring the scenic Yorkshire Dales relatively straightforward.

The town is well-connected to nearby rail networks. The closest railway stations are located in Thirsk, Northallerton, and Harrogate, all of which offer regular services to major cities across the country. These stations provide convenient options for those traveling by train, connecting Masham to wider transport networks.

Overall, Masham's picturesque location, range of amenities, and easy access to road and rail networks make it an attractive place to live. Residents can enjoy the tranquility and natural beauty of the Yorkshire Dales while still having access to essential services and transportation links to nearby towns and cities.


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