MANOR HOUSE, WEST END, MIDDLEHAM, LEYBURN, NORTH YORKSHIRE, DL8 4QL.
A SUBSTANTIAL GRADE II LISTED DOUBLE FRONTED FAMILY HOUSE WITH A WEALTH OF PERIOD FEATURES AND CHARM SET IN A PROMINENT POSITION IN THE WEST END OF MIDDLEHAM.
Leyburn 2 miles, Masham 9 miles, Bedale 10.5 miles, Richmond 16.5 miles, Harrogate 30 miles and Leeds 55 miles (all distances are approximate).
Manor House is a Grade II Listed Family House in Middleham with spacious and versatile accommodation. The property is located in the West End of Middleham which is the quieter end of the town with views over Middleham Castle to the rear.
In addition to being the Newmarket of the north, Middleham is an attractive small and unspoilt town with good communications and facilities. The market town of Leyburn is 2 miles north and has developed as the traditional centre for mid-Wensleydale and is often referred to as the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. The town supports an array of shops, restaurants, schools, pubs, churches, sports facilities as well as an auction mart.
In terms of wider transport links, the A1 motorway is accessible at Catterick (14 miles), Bedale (11 miles) and Scotch Corner (18 miles). Trains on the East Coast main line stop at both Northallerton (35 mins) and Darlington (45 mins). The closest international airports are at Newcastle (1.25 hours) and Leeds Bradford (1.25 hours).
From Leyburn Market Place, take the A684 out of the town towards Bedale and just before the petrol station, turn right on to Middleham Road (A6108). Continue on this road over the bridge and into Middleham. At the Market Place turn right signposted Coverham towards the West End of the town and after about 300 metres the property is on the left hand side. See Location Plan.
Dating from the late 18th Century, Manor House is a particularly attractive town house built of stone under a stone slate roof and benefitting from extensive and versatile accommodation. The whole property retains many of its original period features giving it a wealth of character. The property fronts on to the main street and is set behind the wrought-iron railings. To the rear of the property there is a private and secure walled garden which is south facing with views towards Middleham Castle.
The accommodation is arranged over three floors and comprises:-
Front Entrance into Vestibule with vinyl floor tiles and coir mat well.
Main Entrance Hall ((4.89m x 3.29m (max)) with parquet flooring, brass lantern ceiling light fitting with 3 candles, central heating control on wall, radiator and picture light.
Dining Room (5.14m x 4.84m) Fireplace with marble inset and hearth, carved wooden fire surround, 2 alcoves either side with glass shelves, 2 double wall lights with shades, exposed beam in ceiling, radiator and secondary glazing to window.
Morning Room (4.09m x 3.92m) Open fireplace with timber mantelpiece and cast iron front with tiles inset, brass fender and tiled hearth, display shelves either side with cupboards underneath, shelves on left hand side of room, radiator in cover, brass curtain pole, telephone point and secondary glazing to window.
Drawing Room (5.46m x 4.94m) Open fireplace with marble surround and hearth, 2 display alcoves, 2 radiators in covers, secondary glazing to both windows and picture light.
Cloakroom (2.93m x 2.65m) with quarry tiled floor, large hanging cupboard with bi-fold louvred doors, coat hooks, pedestal basin in recess, radiator and globe light.
Separate W.C. with tiled walls half height.
Rear Entrance Hall with parquet flooring, smoke alarm, mat well, door to rear garden and door to cellar. Stairs lead to first floor.
Cellar Rooms (4.74m x 2.89m) and (4.74m x 2.29m) Stone steps lead down from the hall to two cellar rooms with light.
Breakfast Room (3.11m x 2.63m) with glass fronted display cabinet and cupboard below, telephone point, radiator, cupboard housing electric mains board and secondary glazing to window.
Kitchen (4.20m x 2.50m) Range of modern floor units with laminate worktops, stainless steel sink unit comprising bowl and a half and drainer, Beko ceramic hob with 4 rings and splashback, Lamona double electric oven in housing, radiator, extractor fan, understairs storage, stainless steel spotlight track with 4 spotlights, laminate effect vinyl floor covering and door to rear garden.
Passage from Kitchen to the
Crockery Room (2.93m x 2.53m) with recessed cupboard and laminate effect vinyl flooring. Stairs lead to first floor.
Utility (3.03m x 3.02m) with stainless steel sink unit and drainer, base units and drawers with laminate worktop, plumbing for washing machine, extractor and radiator.
Master Bedroom ((5.01m x 4.57m (max)) Large Double with fitted hanging cupboards and small storage cupboards above, 2 wall lights, radiator and telephone point.
Linen Room (2.97m x 2.53m) with recessed shelves and cylinder cupboard.
Bathroom 1 ((4.22m x 2.67m (max)) raised bath, separate fully tiled shower cubicle, pedestal basin, W.C., linen cupboard, hanging cupboard, radiator and stainless steel light fitting with 4 spotlights.
Dressing Room (2.96m x 2.62m) with pedestal basin, cupboard, radiator, window seat with storage under and sliding door to landing.
Bathroom 2 (3.87m x 2.65m) with bath, pedestal basin, W.C., tiled walls (half height), wall cupboards, radiator, towel rail with glass shelf above and mirror.
Bedroom 2 (5.46m x 4.93m) Large double with disused fireplace with floral tiled surround, window seats with cushions, fitted cupboard with shelves and radiator.
Bedroom 3 (4.21m x 3.92m) Double bedroom with fitted wardrobe (hanging rail), pedestal basin with mirror in recess and radiator.
Bedroom 4 (3.71m x 2.91m) Small double with fitted hanging cupboard and radiator.
Bedroom 5 (8.61m x 4.51m) Large double attic bedroom with window seat, arched diocletian sash and tripartite window, blocked up fireplace, exposed timber beams to ceiling and timber floor.
Store (2.97m x 2.55m) with water tank.
Landing with disused W.C. off and wash basin.
Bedroom 6 (5.44m x 4.92m) Large double bedroom with cast iron fireplace and timber floor.
Bedroom 7 (4.35m x 3.76m) Double bedroom with blocked up fireplace and fitted hanging cupboard.
Boxroom/Bedroom 8 (3.87m x 2.65m) Single bedroom with shelves on 2 walls.
BUILDINGS TO REAR
From the Kitchen there is a covered walkway to the:-
Boiler Room (4.86m x 1.77m) Linked to the utility but only accessible from the outside (opposite the rear kitchen door) and housing the Trianco oil fired boiler. Door through to:-
Office (4.86m x 3.02m) with shelves, telephone point, storage cupboard and radiator.
Fuel Store (3.67m x 3.40m) with light.
Coach House ((5.51m x 2.26m (max)) Linked to the ground floor W.C. and Cloakroom but only accessible from the garden.
Workshop ((9.81m x 4.77m (max)) Located in the south-west corner of the walled garden with power and light.
To the rear of the property there is a concreted area immediately adjacent to the house and beyond that there is an attractive south facing walled garden with lawns, flower borders and shrubs with impressive views towards Middleham Castle. A pathway separates the lawns and leads from the rear of the Manor House to a gated archway. The Vendors will grant a right of access through their retained property known as Manor House Stables to allow access to the garden. The oil tank is located next to the Workshop.
The Manor House sits behind wrought-iron railings and a flagstone path leads to the front door. Beyond is a cobbled and tarmac area which is owned by Middleham Town Council.
Oil Fired Central Heating.
The property is in Band G for Council Tax which is payable to Richmondshire District Council.
GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS
Strictly by prior appointment through Sole Agents, John G. Hills & Partners
The property is offered for sale freehold and vacant possession will be given upon completion. The title is registered with the Land Registry.
Method of Sale
The property is offered for sale by private treaty, however the Agents reserve the right to conclude negotiations by any other means at their discretion.
Covenants, Easements, Wayleaves and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all covenants, easements, wayleaves and rights of way whether specifically mentioned in these particulars or not.
Fixtures and Fittings
Only those fixtures and fittings referred to in the sales particulars are included in the sale.
All offers must be in writing. We will not report any verbal offer unless it is confirmed in writing. Please confirm whether your offer is a cash offer or subject to a mortgage or property sale.
Money Laundering Regulations
Prospective purchasers should be aware that in the event that they are successful, they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to the Money Laundering Regulations, one being photographic ID (Passport or Driving Licence) and the second being a recent utility bill confirming your address.