The Manor House is an impressive Grade II listed country house that sits in a peaceful rural setting on the edge of the highly desirable south side of Harrogate yet is only approximately 2.5 miles from the town centre.
The property is presented to a high standard and offers spacious and well thought out accommodation as well as wonderful period features that provide an abundance of character and charm.
The front door opens into an entrance porch and hall off which are the drawing room and dining room to either side, both reception rooms benefit from high ceilings, feature fireplaces and have large aspects over the garden and marvellous views over the open countryside.
A useful study is accessed from the dining room this also has exterior access to the terrace. The fabulous living kitchen has a stone floor throughout, there is a wonderful cosy family area at one end with an open fire with a natural stone hearth and surround.
The breakfast kitchen has a good range of floor and wall units, a mixture of wooden and granite work surfaces, a ceramic butlers sink, a two door Aga oven, as well as a separate electric oven and integrated appliances. A utility room conveniently adjoins the kitchen and provides an exterior access to the courtyard and garages.
An elegant stair case leads up to the first floor to a light and airy landing. The generous master bedroom benefits from double aspects over the gardens making it a particularly bright room as well as a luxury en-suite with a freestanding roll top bath and a separate walk-in shower. There is a connecting door from the master bedroom to the bedroom next door, it is currently used as a dressing room. There are three further bedrooms and a house bathroom.
The Manor House is accessed through electric wrought iron gates to a generous gravelled parking area. There is a double garage which is currently a games room as well as a further double garage. A stone flagged courtyard lies between the garage block and the house.
To the front of the property is a superb stone terrace providing an ideal outside entertaining area, it also takes advantage of the stunning views over the open countryside. A large level lawn lies in front of the terrace, this is bordered by mature hedges, colourful flowerbeds and herbaceous borders as well as some pretty Cherry Blossom trees, there is also a circular flagstone patio within the lawn creating an additional alfresco dining area.
The Manor House is situated in a superb rural position yet is only 2.5 miles from Harrogate town centre with its wealth of sophisticated shops, restaurants and other everyday amenities, making it a very desirable location. The financial centre of Leeds is approximately 13 miles, the city of Bradford is approximately 18 miles and the historic city of York is approximately 23 miles. The A1(M) is approximately 11 miles and provides excellent access to the commercial centres of the North and links with the national motorway network. The railway station at Harrogate connects with the mainline stations at York and Leeds giving fast services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. There are regular flights from Leeds Bradford Airport about 11 miles away. There is a good choice of schooling, both private and state, within Harrogate and the surrounding areas.
Address: Lund House Green, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3
Guide price: £995,000
Agent: Strutt & Parker
Princes House, 13 Princes Square, Harrogate HG1 1LW
Tel: 01423 594859