A rare opportunity to acquire this impressive Grade II Listed period residence.
The Old Parsonage dates back to circa 1700 with the later addition of a Victorian wing and is situated in the heart of the picturesque and sought after village of East Keswick, surrounded by gently undulating farmland in the centre of the golden triangle of Leeds, York and Harrogate. The village lies in a beautiful stretch of Lower Wharfedale and benefits from a wide range of facilities including, a part time post office, church and chapel, butchers, hairdressers,
two public houses (one with high quality restaurant), recreational ground and a thriving village hall offering various activities.
This much loved family home for over 40 years offers a rare opportunity to acquire a stunning village residence in a convenient and highly sought after location. The Old Parsonage has a long and interesting history offering character and charm together with elegant accommodation set over two floors. The property is well suited for both entertaining on a large scale and for family living alike and is entered from the graceful reception hall with high ceilings and decorative staircase providing a welcoming feel to the beautifully proportioned drawing room and dining room with open fireplaces, flooded with natural light from the south facing gardens. The ground floor rooms also benefit from working shutters throughout. The first floor accommodation is accessed from the spacious landing, leading to the master bedroom with en suite shower room, four further bedrooms, family bathroom and wet room.
The Old Parsonage sits in a commanding and elevated position in the centre of the village and is approached via a private gated drive with double entrance and ample parking. The house sits well within its land with the gardens and grounds surrounding the property, creating a most attractive and private setting. The substantial detached coach house with first floor games room / entertainment room, store rooms, stabling and garaging offering potential purchasers the opportunity to create ancillary accommodation if required, subject to the necessary planning consents The wonderful gardens and grounds fully complement the house and its setting. There is also a workshop, hard standing tennis court, extensive fully stocked herbaceous borders, mature trees, Rose garden, vegetable garden, pond, stone lined well and additional paddock land. The property has been granted planning permission for a detached single storey dwelling with separate access from Moor Lane Reference Number 13/00009/FU. Details available from the agents upon request.
Mileages: A1 (M) 3.5 miles, Wetherby 4 miles, Boston Spa 5 miles, Leeds 9 miles, Harrogate 10 miles (All mileages are approximate)