Marsland Barn

Back Lane, Ripon
Guide Price £925,000

Marsland Barn blends seamlessly with its rural surroundings, yet within its walls is a spectacular, comfortable village home conducive to modern living and sociable entertaining.

This unique architect designed barn is a sympathetic yet stylish conversion with an exceptional open plan layout forming an L-shape and a beautifully landscaped enclosed garden at its centre.

The property enjoys an extremely flexible layout and can accommodate styles of usage from multi-generational occupation, through to an indulgent private retreat for the owners and their guests.

Upon entering the light and welcoming reception hall one gets an
immediate sense of scale and quality of accommodation on offer. One of the many highlights of this stunning property is the spectacular double aspect open plan living space, cleverly defined to create separate areas to include a bespoke breakfast kitchen with fitted units and central island, dining room and sitting room in total measuring in excess of 68’. A perfect space for entertaining on a grand scale.

Adjoining the drawing room is an impressive games room/office currently housing a full-size snooker table, filled with natural light from a series of french doors which leads directly to the
enclosed garden.

To the first floor is a stylish library with a comfortable seating area leading to the striking galleried landing. The first floor accommodation features four generous double bedrooms, including luxurious master and guest bedroom suites, two further double bedrooms, one currently used as a dedicated dressing room and a beautifully appointed house bathroom. A concealed glazed staircase leads to a further double bedroom on the second floor.

Marsland Barn is situated off a quiet country lane on the edge of the picturesque and popular village of Sharow and is approached via the gravelled parking area with ample parking space for a number of vehicles. Of particular note is the newly created landscaped woodland gardens and grounds to the northern boundary measuring approximately 0.4 acres, which have been mainly laid to lawn and fully
planted with shrub and flower borders bounded by established trees and planting all blending beautifully to complete this stunning rural landscape.

There is a further delightful enclosed garden with lawns and established planted raised flower beds, shrub borders and water feature. Within the enclosed garden is a useful covered area which is an ideal garden store, enjoying pedestrian access to Back Lane.

Sharow is a picturesque and popular village situated one mile from the historic cathedral city of Ripon, North Yorkshire. There is a thriving local community spirit, offering a range of amenities, recreational and sporting activities including a primary school, active social club and cricket ground, the
village is also within catchment for the renowned Ripon Grammar School. Surrounding countryside offers a wonderful selection of walks and riding along a network of footpaths and bridleways. Ripon offers a wide range of facilities including, a market square with weekly market, a wide variety of shops, services and supermarkets together with public houses and restaurants, plus a leisure centre, swimming pool, racecourse, golf club, sports clubs.

The Spa town of Harrogate, the historic city of York and thriving city of Leeds are all within daily commuting distance. The area also provides easy access to the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, the
Yorkshire Dales and Yorkshire Moors with many National Trust attractions including Studley Royal Deer Park and Fountains Abbey World Heritage Site.

For the commuter, there is easy access to the regional commercial centres via the A19 and A1(M) national motorway network. There are mainline railway stations at Northallerton, Thirsk and Harrogate with direct rail services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. Regular domestic and international fights are available from Leeds Bradford Airport.


From the A1(M) Junction 49 (Dishforth) take the Dishforth Road towards Ripon. Upon entering the village of Sharow turn left onto New Road and continue down the lane. Turn left onto Sharow Lane, take the second left onto Back Lane and Marsland Barn can be found at the end of the lane on the right-hand side.


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