The Old Farmhouse

Birchfield Farm, Harrogate
Guide Price £1,185,000


A wonderful opportunity to acquire this historic Grade II listed farmhouse which dates back to the mid 17 century in a stunning rural setting
The Old Farmhouse is constructed from locally sourced stone with a pitched slate roof and is situated on the edge of the popular village of Summerbridge. The property has undergone a comprehensive programme of skilful and sensitive restoration over recent years and now offers generous and characterful accommodation with well proportioned reception rooms, including a lovely family kitchen/breakfast room with Aga having direct access to a charming walled garden. The ground floor accommodation further consists of a formal drawing room with oak flooring and open fireplaces, dining room with original stone fire place, log burner, oak panelling and Yorkshire stone flag flooring, cosy snug/home office with log burner, utility room, boot room and a stunning garden room. Under floor heating has been installed throughout the ground floor. To the first floor is the master bedroom with ‘Smallbone of Devises’ fitted furniture and en suite bathroom, guest bedroom suite, three further bedrooms and house bathroom. Many of the original features have been retained and some of the highlights include original open fireplaces, exposed oak beams, oak panelling and York flagstone floors. The house enjoys fabulous far-reaching views across its own land and surrounding countryside beyond.

The Old Farmhouse is approached via a private gated drive leading to the extensive parking area, double garage, stores and various stone outbuildings. The extensive gardens and grounds are a particular feature of this property providing great seclusion and tranquillity including landscaped walled gardens, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, established shrub and flower borders together with an area of woodland copse. In addition there are two adjacent paddocks with post and rail fencing and stabling including a tack room and hay barn, providing excellent equestrian facilities. The property is approached from a quiet country lane with many enjoyable walks and an extensive network of paths and bridleways nearby. The Old Farmhouse is situated on the edge of Nidderdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to the popular village of Summerbridge which benefits from a primary school, post office, public house, butcher, hardware store, general shop and garage. The nearby market town of Pateley Bridge enjoys a wide range of local services including shops, schooling, restaurants and excellent leisure facilities. The easily accessible cosmopolitan spa town of Harrogate offers a comprehensive range of amenities and attractions. The railway station at Harrogate links with the main line stations of York and Leeds, all giving a direct service to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford International Airport is approximately 19 miles distant.

Mileages: Summerbridge 2 miles, Pateley Bridge 5 miles, Harrogate 9 miles, Leeds 24 miles (All mileages are approximate)


Location

The Old Farmhouse is approached via a private gated drive leading to the extensive parking area, double garage, stores and various stone outbuildings. The extensive gardens and grounds are a particular feature of this property providing great seclusion and tranquillity including landscaped walled gardens, mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, established shrub and flower borders together with an area of woodland copse. In addition there are two adjacent paddocks with post and rail fencing and stabling including a tack room and hay barn, providing excellent equestrian facilities. The property is approached from a quiet country lane with many enjoyable walks and an extensive network of paths and bridleways nearby. The Old Farmhouse is situated on the edge of Nidderdale, an area of outstanding natural beauty, close to the popular village of Summerbridge which benefits from a primary school, post office, public house, butcher, hardware store, general shop and garage. The nearby market town of Pateley Bridge enjoys a wide range of local services including shops, schooling, restaurants and excellent leisure facilities. The easily accessible cosmopolitan spa town of Harrogate offers a comprehensive range of amenities and attractions. The railway station at Harrogate links with the main line stations of York and Leeds, all giving a direct service to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford International Airport is approximately 19 miles distant.

Mileages: Summerbridge 2 miles, Pateley Bridge 5 miles, Harrogate 9 miles, Leeds 24 miles (All mileages are approximate)

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