Guide Price £650,0007 Bedrooms 6 Reception Rooms
• Spacious 4 bedroom detached period home set in 1.42 Ha (3.5 Ac) • 2 Bedroom detached cottage • 5 Stables, tack room, all weather ménage and paddock land • Private enclosed gardens • Business potential for B&B, livery and holiday let • Good commuting links
The property is situated in the heart of the village of Londonderry, just a few miles from the busy market towns of Bedale and Northallerton which offer a wide range of shopping, professional and leisure facilities. Both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors are within easy reach.
There is a primary school in Leeming Village and good secondary schools at Bedale, Northallerton and Ripon. Private schools include Aysgarth Preparatory School for Boys at Newton le Willows, Cundall Manor School and Queen Mary’s School for Girls near Thirsk. Ampleforth College, Barnard Castle and Sedbergh are all within an hour’s drive.
The A1 is reached in just minutes, connecting to all the principal centres including Leeds, York, Harrogate, Darlington and Newcastle. The east coast mainline station at Northallerton is a 10 minute drive, with trains running frequently between London and Edinburgh, and both can be reached in little over two and a half hours.
Approached via a private driveway with electric gates Milton House offers the perfect self sufficient lifestyle with a period 4 bedroom country house and two bedroom cottage.
Surrounded by 3.5 Acres of land and having 5 stables, tack room and all weather ménage the property is ideally located for equestrian use with easy and stress-free access to the A1 for eventing and showing.
The house has spacious accommodation having four double bedrooms all with en suite facilities and therefore potential for use as a guesthouse/B&B.
The Thomas Mouseman oak front door dates back to the original construction in the 1930’s and makes an impressive entrance to the property and in to the entrance hall with quarry tiled floor. An archway leads through to the inner hall with polished solid wood floor, doors radiating to the ground floor accommodation and oak staircase rising to the first floor with large storage cupboard below.
The first of the reception rooms lies to the front of the property being an impressive large room spanning the depth of the house with continuation of the polished solid wood flooring, high ceilings, original coving, fireplace housing an electric fire and windows on dual aspects overlooking the well maintained and private gardens.
The second reception room, ideal as a formal dining room, is a light and spacious room with high ceilings, original coving and windows overlooking the gardens.
The fitted kitchen has traditional shaker style base and wall mounted units with solid wood worktops, Belfast sink, plumbing for dishwasher and space for an under counter fridge. A floor to ceiling window allows natural light to flood the room while enjoying excellent views South over the gardens.
To the rear of the property is a useful utility/breakfast room ideal for informal dining, with tiled floor, cupboard housing plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and access to the rear porch and in turn to the gravelled parking area. A door from the utility breakfast room leads to the downstairs cloakroom with WC, wash basin and frosted window.
The snug is the perfect family room with feature fireplace housing an open fire, large window to the rear garden and patio doors leading to the West facing decked seating area enjoying the evening sunshine.
A study to the rear of the property has laminate flooring, a range of shelving and cupboard space and windows overlooking the carriage driveway.
The oak staircase from the inner hall leads to the first floor and four double bedrooms all with en suite facilities and views over the gardens. The open, partially galleried landing has a large window and access to the part boarded loft.
A door from the landing leads to the entrance to the master suite, with dressing area and its private bathroom. The bathroom has partially tiled walls and a modern suite comprising of a Jacuzzi style bath, wash basin, WC and shower cubicle. The room is a large and light double bedroom with windows on dual aspects.
The second of the bedrooms also a large double bedroom has windows on dual aspects and en suite bathroom with bath with shower over, WC and wash basin.
The third and fourth bedrooms are both light and airy double bedrooms with en suite facilities and views over the gardens.
A useful laundry room has windows overlooking the parking area and houses the hot water tanks serviced by the oil central heating and has a range of shelving. This room could also be used as the fifth bedroom/nursery if required.
Milton House - Measurements
17' 7" x 13' (5.36m x 3.96m)
13' x 17' 3" (3.97m x 5.26m)
13' x 9' 11" (3.97m x 3.02m)
14' 10" x 14' (4.53m x 4.27m)
9' 9" x 14' 1" (2.98m x 4.28m)
6' x 10' 3" (1.83m x 3.13m)
15' x 12' 10" (4.57m x 3.90m)
En Suite Bathroom
9' 10" x 9' 10" (2.99m x 3.00m)
17' 9" x 13' 1" (5.41m x 3.98m)
En Suite Bathroom
13' 1" x 10' 10" (3.98m x 3.30m)
En Suite Shower Room
13' x 9' 11" (3.96m x 3.03m)
En Suite Shower Room
Laundry Room/Bedroom Five
6' x 15' 5" (1.82m x 4.69m)
The detached 2 bedroom cottage was converted by the current vendors and provides excellent opportunities for additional income as a holiday let, long term let or would be excellent for self contained additional family living.
The well fitted kitchen /breakfast room has a range of base and wall mounted units with integrated fridge freezer and ample space for dining.
The living room has exposed beams, staircase rising to the first floor and a feature inglenook fireplace housing a wood burning stove complete with an oak beam mantle.
The first floor accommodation comprises of two double bedrooms with sloping ceilings and roof lights and family bathroom comprising of a white suite with roof light, panelled bath, wash basin and WC.
13' 11" x 10' 1" (4.24m x 3.08m)
14' 6" x 15' 11" (4.42m x 4.86m)
13' 1" x 13' 11" (4.00m x 4.25m)
7' 11" x 10' (2.42m x 3.06m)
5' 5" x 8' 2" (1.66m x 2.50m)
Milton House is accessed via a private gravelled driveway with electric gates leading to a carriage driveway and parking area with central water feature.
To the rear of the property are large and enclosed well established gardens. Being mainly laid to lawn with an array of shrubs, bushes and trees they ensure perfect privacy. A wooden summerhouse is well hidden with patio frontage ideal for entertaining.
The property is an equestrian lover’s dream with 1.42 Ha (3.5 Ac) of flat grassland split in to four paddocks, all weather ménage with flood lights, and a brick built detached stable block containing four stables, large foaling box and tack room. This has potential to generate further income from a livery arrangement.
To the rear of the property is a further ‘secret garden’ with well established trees, pond, and path leading through to the polytunnel, vegetable patches and additional brick built store.
Energy Performance Certificate
Milton House is currently rated ‘E’
The Cottage is currently rated ‘D’
From the centre of Bedale head South on the B6285 towards Burneston . Continue along this road for 1.5 before turning left on the corner on to Westfield Lane.
Continue to the ’T’ junction taking the right hand turning and then the next left hand turn on to Green Gate.
At the end of Green Gate take the right hand turn on to the A6055 taking the next left signposted Londonderry. Continue on the A6055 crossing over the A1 and taking the right hand turning in to the village of Londonderry.
Continue on this road through the village where the property can be located on the right hand side and can be identified by a George F White ‘for sale’ Board.