A magnificent five bedroom country house and two bed cottage with superb landscaped gardens and grounds of about six acres in this highly sought after village.
Drawing and Dining Room
Sitting room and Orangery
Master/Guest bedrooms with en-suite
Two Further double bedrooms
Cottage: Two bedroom
Landscaped gardens and grounds
Double garage and Stables
Brook House is a beautiful stone built country house with stunning landscaped gardens that offers spacious family accommodation in an idyllic rural setting, yet it is conveniently situated for Harrogate and the business centres of the North. The house has been designed to take advantage of the spectacular views across its gardens and the countryside beyond.
A pillared covered porch frames the double front doors that open into an entrance vestibule with a cloakroom and guest wc and leads into an elegant reception hall. The impressive drawing room features fabulous cornicing, an open fireplace with an ornate carved surround and a marble hearth as well as double aspects over the south facing gardens making it a lovely light room. Two sets of double doors open into the adjoining orangery offering a wonderful place to enjoy the gardens from within, double French doors open onto the superb stone terrace and gardens beyond. Adjacent to the drawing room is a cosy sitting room with a wood burning stove. To the other side of the reception hall lies a handsome dining room as well as access to the breakfast kitchen. This has a good range of floor and wall units, integrated appliances, granite work surfaces and a 4 door Aga oven with an additional electric hob. There is a door out to a secluded south facing terrace, ideal for enjoying lunch in the sun. Beyond the kitchen is a useful study and an exterior exit to a covered canopy that houses the outbuildings as well as leading to the two bedroom self-contained cottage.
A graceful staircase leads up to the first floor to an airy landing and the bedroom accommodation. There are three double bedrooms, one of which benefits from a sizeable en-suite bathroom with a separate shower, as well as a house bathroom; all are spacious, well proportioned rooms that face south and take advantage of the far reaching views over the garden and countryside. The master bedroom suite is a particularly generous room with a fabulous large en-suite bathroom, it is accessed through bedroom 5 which could also be a dressing room providing a wonderful bedroom suite. A discreet staircase leads up to an attic room which has the potential for a number of uses such as a playroom, teenage den or further accommodation and there is also a useful linen room providing ample storage.
Brook House Cottage provides a wonderful selfcontained two bedroom accommodation, ideal for a dependent relative or staff. The front door opens into the entrance hall off which is a sitting room which leads into the dining room and the kitchen beyond which has exterior access to the courtyard. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms with built in wardrobes serviced by a house bathroom.
Brook House is approached through double gates to a gravelled driveway, this splits leading to the front of the property to an impressive gravelled sweep and to the rear of the property where there is a large courtyard with a hard standing area and access to the double garage. Under a covered canopy are the outbuildings, these include a gardener’s WC, log store, coal store, boiler room and a utility room with a good range of storage units, space for a washing machine and dryer as well as a large freezer. The glorious mature gardens are a particular feature of the property, to the south is an extensive landscaped lawned garden with curved well stocked and colourful borders, a variety of mature shrubs, trees and a pond. The lawn runs round to the west of the property where it is interspersed with a selection of trees and is bordered by the babbling River Washburn. There is an attractive raised stone paved terrace with a pretty pergola, this is ideal for outside entertaining or to simply enjoy the tranquillity of the magnificent gardens. To the north-west of the property is a pretty rose garden, this is well-tended and is laid out in a circular pattern with paved pathways and trellising together with rockery features, beyond this a path leads to a quaint stone fishing platform above the tinkling river.
Approximate Square Feet:
Lot Acres: 6