Stunning stone built detached family home

This attractive detached stone built house retains many of its original features throughout the property. With exposed beams and fireplaces in many of the rooms, the house has a good flow with interleading doors through to all the rooms on the ground floor.

The entrance hall opens into a fantastic, stone flagged sitting/dining room with double aspects and a large open fireplace with wood burner. There is an opening in the kitchen wall, which links the sitting/dining room cleverly to the kitchen, giving an open plan feel to the room.

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The kitchen is fitted to a high standard with an excellent use of the original farmhouse alcove to house a range style cooker, as well as opening the space into the sitting/dining room.

The ground floor also includes a spacious drawing room, cosy snug featuring exposed beams and stonework with a tiled fireplace and an useful cloakroom/utility room.

Leading up to the first floor is a long landing with exposed beams which links the master bedroom, with en-suite, along with the family bathroom and three further bedrooms.

There is also a versatile room built into the eaves, with a skylight which makes for an office or additional storage space.

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The house is approached across a paved and cobbled area to the front, with a gated entrance to the side leading to an established garden, which is mostly laid to lawn with planted borders. A newly paved patio area to the rear, which gets full sun all day long, extends the living space of the house through the kitchen providing a perfect setting for al fresco dining and entertaining.

Address: Briar Hill Farm House, Station Lane, Burton Leonard, Harrogate, HG3 3RU

Guide price: £675,000


Briar Hill Farm House is situated in the centre of the extremely popular and pretty village of Burton Leonard, located between the spa town of Harrogate and the cathedral city of Ripon. With its traditional village green, the village offers a range of everyday facilities including a village shop, two public houses, a village hall, a church and a primary school. The village has an extremely active social calendar with many events on throughout the year.

More extensive amenities can be found in nearby Ripon; or the fashionable Spa town of Harrogate which provides an outstanding range of shops, restaurants, public houses and recreational facilities. There are excellent state and independent primary and secondary schools in the area, including being within the Ripon Grammar School catchment area.

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For commuting, the A1(M) gives access to the national motorway network and the business centres of Leeds and York. The railway station at Harrogate also offers regular services to Leeds and to York, for express services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh, whilst regular flights are available from Leeds Bradford Airport to both leisure and business destinations.

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