- Updated On:
- August 22, 2022
- 3 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
ATTRACTIVE BARN CONVERSION WITH STABLES, AGRICULTURAL BUILDING & 4.37 ACRES OF LAND IN A QUIET RURAL SETTING WITH LOVELY VIEWS OVER OPEN COUNTRYSIDE. ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES: G.F. LOUNGE, KITCHEN, UTILITY, 3RD BEDROOM/OFFICE, SHOWER ROOM, CONSERVATORY & BOOT ROOM F.F. DOUBLE BEDROOM, MEZZANINE BEDROOM & BATHROOM PLEASANT GARDEN IN FRONT OF HOUSE & FLAGGED PATIO AREA 2 RAISED VEGETABLE GARDENS ON LEFT HAND SIDE OF ENTRANCE ROAD. OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING & WOOD BURNING STOVE.
The house is situated in the hamlet of Arkleside in Coverdale near Leyburn (9 miles). Arkleside is approached through the village of Carlton and approximately half a mile after Horsehouse take a left turn marked “Arkleside only” and go over a very narrow bridge. Carry on down the track past Arkleside Farmhouse on your right and down a part tarmac/stone track and a right turn takes you down to New Laithe.
The property is a barn conversion which has been tastefully renovated to retain the character of the building. On the ground floor there is a good-sized kitchen with utility and store room, a pleasant lounge, conservatory, third bedroom/office, shower room and boot room. On the first floor there is a double bedroom, mezzanine bedroom and bathroom.
The Stables are to the west of the property and the agricultural building beyond them. The land is shown on the attached plan and is to the front and rear of the property.
The accommodation is arranged on two floors and comprises:-
Lounge Entrance to lounge from door leading from the flagged patio. There is a wood-burning stove set in a stone fireplace with oak beam above and reclaimed stone post to one side. A griddle pan hangs from a wrought iron bracket to the right of the stone. The stove itself is set on a stone plinth. The lounge has a timber floor, 2 windows overlooking garden with wooden curtain poles, one small feature window overlooking garden, one rear window with orange blind, oak corner cupboard, radiator. Small circular spotlight fitting with 3 bulbs and further spotlight track, exposed beam in ceiling, light fitting on wall with candle. Door to conservatory and to kitchen.
Kitchen Stone tiled floor in light tiles, exposed stone on two walls, underfloor heating. Range of timber wall and floor units including wine rack, storage baskets, plate racks and two cupboards with windows. Double bowl Belfast sink and polished black granite worktops over units, free-standing wooden dresser with cupboards and drawers under to match kitchen units, electric Everhot range oven with 3 ovens and 2 hotplates, 3 spotlights on wall above Everhot. 2 light fittings suspended from ceiling on chains, with three lights on each – black lights with white shades. 8 spotlights on beams, wooden shelving unit on right hand+ side of kitchen, smoke alarm attached to underside of open staircase. Fitted cupboard at opposite end of kitchen to units.
Open pine staircases lead from kitchen to first floor.
Utility Approached from kitchen with stainless steel sink set in
timber worktop with integrated AEG dishwasher beneath, two units and two shelves. There are also two shelves on the wall. The floor is light coloured stone tiles the same as the kitchen. Free-standing store cupboard with shelves, small wall cupboard on window wall, metal curtain pole at window, stainless steel spotlight fitting with 4 lights, white blind at window, access to roof space.
Store Door from utility to store which houses the oil boiler and washing machine. (Note the Bosch washing machine has been left for the tenant to use but will not be repaired/replaced if it goes wrong). Beko freezer (this has also been left for the tenant`s use if required but will not be repaired/replaced if it goes wrong), stone tiled floor, carbon monoxide detector.
Conservatory Approached through a door on the western side of the kitchen is a good-sized conservatory with a stone flagged floor. There is also external access onto a flagged patio area with fruit trees.
Passage Passage from kitchen has the same light coloured stone floor tiles as kitchen. Fitted cupboard with hanging rail, coat hooks and shelves. Passage leads to:-
Bedroom 3/Office Wooden floor, two windows with wooden curtain poles, corner wardrobe with mirror, telephone point. Underfloor heating.
Shower Room With shower cubicle with white tiles, Mira XL shower, underfloor heating. Large washbasin with mirror over and shaver point and light, W.C. large mirror on wall, stainless steel towel rail, stone tiled floor in shades of rust/red, globe ceiling light, small white cupboard on wall near to shower.
Boot Room With quarry tiled floor, radiator, two large wall cupboards and free-standing wardrobe between them. Electric meters. Door to log store and French doors t to garden on to flagged area with stone arch above. There are also wooden shutters which can be closed for security over the French windows. Post box on external wall in front of boot room.
Two open pine staircases from kitchen to First Floor
From the left staircase:-
Double Bedroom with fitted carpet, fitted wardrobe, 8 downlights, T.V.socket, 3 wooden curtain poles at windows, exposed trusses in ceiling,
Landing with airing cupboard and cylinder with shelves and separate linen cupboard.
Bathroom with good sized bath in white, W.C., large Victorian style wash basin, wooden corner shelf, bathroom cabinet in white, single row of green tiles round bath and over wash basin, radiator, towel rail.
Mezzanine Bedroom with wooden floor and large rug, exposed stone internal walls, 2 fluorescent light fittings, 2 wooden curtain poles at windows and large curtain pole to sub-divide mezzanine from lower floor. The pine balustrading on the edge of the mezzanine bedroom has been fitted with perspex internally.
Log Store/Tool Store Approached from boot room and external. Concrete floor.
To the east of the log store there is a dog kennel enclosed with wrought iron railings and in front of the railings there is a coal bunker.
The oil tank is in the field at the rear of the house
In front of the house is a pleasant garden with lawned area and a circular flagged patio with 4 metal chairs, 2 benches and a cast iron fire pit. At the entrance to the garden there are two square stone plinths with a decorative pot on top of each. There are flower borders, shrubs and an apple tree.
There is a gravelled area to the front of the house with several stone troughs and a stone bench. This gravelled area leads to:-
Stables and Agricultural building suitable for horses or livestock
To the west of the house there is a stone-faced outbuilding. The first half is currently omitted from the tenancy. The remainder contains two spacious loose boxes.
Beyond the stables lies a two bay timber frame agricultural building measuring approximately 9 x 5 metres. It is equipped with a plumbed water trough and a livestock handling system. There is a further lean-to adjoining the south end of the building.
There are two fields available to let with the house and these surround the north, west and south of the property. The fields have recently been used as pasture but would be suitable for taking a crop of grass. The land extends to 4.37 acres.
Private water supply from a well.
Septic tank drainage.
Oil Fired Central heating part radiators and part underfloor
The property is available to let for a period of one year.
The rent required is £1,400.00 per calendar month and there is also a refundable bond payable of £1,400.00
We understand that the property is in Band C for Council Tax and the amount payable for 2022/23 is £1,826.55
The property has an EPC rating of “E”. Certificate number: 0802-5823-8400-0491-7222