St Mary's House

Church Street, Goldsborough
Guide Price £1,850,000

Welcome to the beautiful St Mary’s House, a substantial detached family residence constructed in the late 1920s, designed to meet the discerning needs of the village vicar. Set within expansive private gardens and grounds spanning over two acres, this fabulous family home offers an exceptional lifestyle with its impressive features including an all-weather tennis court, oak framed entertainment space, stables, paddock and glorious far-reaching views over the surrounding countryside.

As you enter this elegant and immaculately presented home, you are greeted by a light-filled and spacious reception hall adorned with a marble-tiled floor and convenient guest cloakroom. A further hallway, boasting a useful storeroom and original turned staircase to the first floor, sets the stage for a graceful exploration of the property.

The ground floor of this remarkable residence is a testament to refined taste and period design, offering three beautifully proportioned reception rooms. Each room is meticulously decorated and boasts feature fireplaces, adding warmth and elegance to the living spaces.
Step into the comfortable sitting room where attractive exposed wooden floorboards beckon you to unwind and relax. The inviting open fire creates a cosy ambiance, making this room the perfect retreat for quiet evenings. The attention to detail in the decor ensures a harmonious blend of comfort and style.
Prepare to be impressed as you enter the drawing room, where grandeur takes centre stage. An ornate ceiling rose, cornicing and picture rails adorn the room, creating an atmosphere of sophistication. The magnificent triple bay window floods the space with an abundance of natural light, enhancing the room’s charm. Whether hosting guests or simply enjoying moments of tranquility, this room provides an exceptional setting.
The formal dining room, thoughtfully positioned to complement the reception areas, sets the stage for gatherings with friends and family. Its elegant design and tasteful decor create a refined ambiance that will impress even the most discerning guests. The connection to the expansive kitchen/living/dining area ensures effortless flow and convenience for entertaining on a grand scale.

The stylishly appointed kitchen is a culinary haven, designed to delight the most passionate of chefs. Crafted by the renowned Harvey Jones, the handcrafted painted cabinetry adds a touch of sophistication to the space. Integrated appliances and an AGA range cooker cater to culinary needs, while the central granite-topped island with breakfast bar serves as a focal point for gathering and casual dining. From this vantage point you can savour captivating views of the enchanting gardens and effortlessly access the rear terrace through the double French doors. The integration of indoor and outdoor spaces allows for seamless entertaining and creates a harmonious connection with the lovely gardens.

Conveniently located adjacent to the kitchen, a well-appointed utility room awaits complete with fitted cabinetry offering ample storage and practicality. External access ensures ease of use and allows for efficient household management. An additional cloakroom adds to the convenience of this area.

The ground floor of this exceptional residence truly embodies the perfect blend of comfort, style and functionality. Immerse yourself in the luxurious living spaces that are designed to cater to your every need, providing an unparalleled setting for relaxation, entertaining and creating lasting memories.

As you ascend the original turned staircase, you'll be greeted by the impressive galleried landing, a space that effortlessly blends elegance and functionality. Bathed in natural light streaming through the striking picture window, the landing provides a vantage point overlooking the rear gardens and grounds.

The first floor of this magnificent residence unfolds, revealing five generously proportioned bedrooms, each offering a haven of comfort and personal space. With versatility at its core, these bedrooms can be customised and adapted to suit individual preferences and lifestyle needs.

The magnificent principal suite is a sanctuary that embodies luxury and sophistication.
Boasting triple bay windows, this room is washed in natural light, creating an ambiance of tranquility. The sizeable dressing room, which can also serve as an additional bedroom, is fitted with bespoke mirrored built-in wardrobes providing ample storage and enhancing the sense of opulence. The adjacent en suite bathroom beckons with its luxurious design and attention to detail.

The remaining bedrooms on the first floor are equally impressive, each offering a harmonious balance of style and functionality.

Designed to cater to the needs of both residents and guests, these bedrooms ensure privacy and comfort. A sleek and contemporary family bathroom features a separate walk-in shower space that adds a touch of modernity and convenience. An additional shower room provides added convenience and ensures that everyone’s needs are met with ease.


Approaching St Mary’s House you are welcomed by a grand entrance featuring double electric gates, unveiling a sprawling gravelled driveway. The meticulously maintained formal lawns flank both sides of the driveway, leading to a generously sized block paved parking area that easily accommodates multiple vehicles.

Designed for exceptional outdoor entertainment, this property boasts an attractive entertaining area complete with a paved patio, perfect for hosting
gatherings and creating cherished memories. Adding to the allure, a stunning green oak framed open barn stands as a focal point.

The rear garden is a haven of tranquility, predominantly laid to a well-manicured lawn and adorned with a variety of mature specimen trees, creating a picturesque setting. For those with a passion for sports, a full-size tennis court awaits. There is a convenient garden store and a home gymnasium for fitness enthusiasts. The property offers two stables and a private paddock, making it an idyllic haven for the equestrian enthusiast. The paddock is conveniently reached via a separate lane, privately owned by St. Mary’s House, ensuring privacy.


Goldsborough village is a treasure trove of amenities and attractions, seamlessly blending history, natural beauty and modern comforts in this enchanting part of North Yorkshire.
Education takes centre stage in Goldsborough with its esteemed Church of England affiliated primary school. Providing a nurturing environment, the school offers a quality education for young learners, fostering their intellectual and personal growth.
Steeped in history, the village boasts the magnificent St Mary the Virgin medieval church, a Grade I listed gem that stands as a testament to the area’s medieval heritage. Additionally, the 18th-century coaching inn, The Bay Horse Inn, offers a cozy retreat where locals and visitors alike can savour delightful cuisine and traditional hospitality.
Goldsborough Hall, a stunning 16th-century historic house, adds a touch of grandeur to the village. Formerly the residence of Princess Mary, this opulent hall now offers five-star luxury accommodation, exceptional dining with three AA rosettes, meticulously maintained award-winning gardens and a romantic setting for private weddings.

For sports enthusiasts, the village is proud to be home to a thriving cricket club, providing a venue for friendly matches and community engagement.

Beyond the village’s borders, North Yorkshire beckons with a myriad of attractions and landmarks waiting to be explored. Knaresborough, an ancient town with stunning riverside walks, invites visitors to immerse themselves in history and natural beauty.

Nearby Harrogate, a cosmopolitan spa town, offers a wealth of delights including the iconic Betty’s tea rooms, the picturesque Valley Gardens and the renowned RHS Harlow Carr Gardens.

A short distance away the ancient city of York awaits, captivating visitors with its magnificent Minster, historic city walls and a vibrant array of cultural and sporting activities. York’s charm and rich heritage make it a must-visit destination for tourists from around the world.
For those seeking a taste of grandeur, the stately homes of Ripley Castle, Newby Hall and Harewood House are within easy reach, providing a glimpse into the region’s opulent past. The nearby World Heritage Site of Fountains Abbey and Studley Deer Park offers a captivating blend of history, architecture and tranquil natural surroundings.

Sports enthusiasts and outdoor lovers will find their paradise in the surrounding countryside. The area offers an array of excellent golf courses, serene fishing venues for both fly and course fishing, horse riding opportunities and endless possibilities for rambling through the picturesque landscapes. Racing enthusiasts can indulge their passion at the nearby racecourses of Ripon, Thirsk, York, and Wetherby.

Goldsborough’s strategic location ensures effortless commuting to Yorkshire’s regional business districts with easy access to the A1(M) motorway via the A59, connecting residents to the national motorway network.


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