Offers Over £425,0003 Bedrooms 2 Garages 2 Reception Rooms
Layton Lane Farm, Melsonby
Delightful Grade II Listed property • Semi detached family home • Dining kitchen plus 2 reception rooms • 3 Double bedrooms • External office / laundry / boot room • Enclosed gardens, garaging and off street parking
Melsonby is a conveniently situated and highly regarded village lying just to the west of the A1(M). It is ideally placed for the surrounding market towns of Darlington, Richmond, Barnard Castle and Northallerton. There is a central green surrounded by an interesting variety of houses and cottages along with a Public House and primary school.
A wider range of shopping, educational and recreational facilities can be found within the afore mentioned towns and for the commuter the A1(M) lies but 2 miles distant which along with the A66 provides links to the major commercial centres of the North East. Darlington Main Line Railway Station and Durham Tees Valley International Airport offer further communications with the rest of the country.
Layton Lane Farm is a delightful semi detached Grade II Listed property which offers characterful and flexible family accommodation. The property also benefits from oil fired central heating, enclosed gardens, off street parking and garaging.
The front door leads from the garden into the entrance hall which has stone flagged floor and doors radiating off to the living accommodation.
The spacious and bright living room lies to the front of the property and has three windows looking over the front garden and one over the rear courtyard. There are exposed beams to the ceiling and two window seats fitted with wooden panelling signatured with a wooden carved mouse. The main focal point of the room is the large stone inglenook fireplace which houses a cast iron grate which has a gas fired living flame fire with canopy over. From the living room the stairs lead up to the first floor.
The formal dining room also lies to the front of the property and is a further good sized room with a stone fireplace and window looking over the front garden.
The dining kitchen is at the rear of the property and is fitted with a range of bespoke base and wall mounted storage units with granite working surfaces and a double ceramic sink. The kitchen is fitted with an integrated under counter refrigerator and a range style La Canche cooker with double oven and gas fired hob. The kitchen is laid with Oak veneer flooring, has ample space for a family dining table and chairs and two windows which look out over the rear garden. Accessed from the kitchen is a useful pantry which has additional working surfaces, storage cupboards and small Belfast sink along with space for additional white goods.
From the kitchen a door leads into the rear entrance hall from which there is access to the downstairs WC and a door which leads out to the rear of the property.
Accessed externally is an additional room which is currently utilised as a utility area / home office and is a good sized room with exposed timbers and quarry tiled floor. There are a range of fitted storage units, sink unit and space and plumbing for a washing machine. If desired and subject to obtaining the necessary consents this room could be incorporated into the main property or altered to create an annexe.
To the first floor there are three bedrooms and family bathroom. The master bedroom is a generous room with exposed root timbers, two windows which enjoy views over the garden and a range of built in wardrobes. The second and third bedrooms are also good sized double rooms which enjoy views over the garden.
The family bathroom is a further generously proportioned room with wooden panelling and a white suite which includes bath, tiled shower cubicle, WC, bidet and hand wash basin which is set into a bespoke vanity unit with green slate top.
9.30m x 4.11m (30' 6" x 13' 6")
4.26m x 4.50m (14' x 14' 9")
6.23m x 3.30m (20' 5" x 10' 10")
2.86m x 1.40m (9' 5" x 4' 7")
1.77m x 2.29m (5' 10" x 7' 6")
Utility Area/Home Office
4.66m x 3.81m (15' 3" x 12' 6")
5.68m x 4.85m (18' 8" x 15' 11")
4.44m x 4.54m (14' 7" x 14' 11")
4.47m x 2.40m (14' 8" x 7' 10")
3.73m x 3.29m (12' 3" x 10' 10")
9.32m x 4.44m (30' 7" x 14' 7")
6.66m x 3.00m (21' 10" x 9' 10")
The property is set back behind an enclosed and private front garden which is mainly laid to lawn with adjoining patio area's and flower borders which are planted with a variety of mature plants, trees and shrubs. A central path which is flanked by mature box hedging leads up to the front door. An additional personnel gate leads from the garden to the driveway at the side of the property which in turn provides access to the parking area, garages, rear garden and side entrance door.
To the rear of the property is an enclosed split level courtyard which has well stocked flower borders and ample space for outdoor furniture.
There is private off street parking which can comfortably accommodate two vehicles. Located across the lane are two garages, both have double opening doors and light and power connected.
The property is Grade II Listed.
Energy Performance Certificate
The property is exempt from classification as it is Grade II Listed.
From Scotch Corner head West on the A66, taking the first turning on the right hand side for Melsonby. Proceed into the village and at the central crossroads turn to the left on to West Road. Proceed for approximately 160meters where the subject property will then be seen set back on the right hand side.