Property Summary


Guide Price £525,000

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • 1.8 Acres

Sumac Cottage, Harmby Bank

Harmby, Leyburn, North Yorkshire

    Key Features

  • Detached character cottage
  • Gardens and grounds extending to 0.728 (1.8 acres) with stable/outbuildings
  • Stunning far reaching countryside views to Penhill and Middleham
  • Three bedrooms with potential fourth bedroom
  • Two reception rooms and dining kitchen

A well presented detached characterful cottage situated in this popular Dales village with far reaching views towards Middleham and Pen Hill, set in gardens and grounds extending to approximately 0.728ha (1.8 acres).

** RECENTLY REDUCED **
Sumac Cottage has undergone a programme of refurbishment and was restored extensively by the current owner when purchased in 2010. The original barn has been integrated into the cottage and now has the benefit of UPVC double glazing and an oil fired central heating system.

The garden and the paddock to the rear of the property has been extensively planted to create an orchard with a wealth of fruit trees and wild flower meadow. There is range of useful out buildings which include a stable, garage and storage sheds all to the rear of the property. This outside space would lend itself well to anyone who wishes to have a small holding or paddock for a pony.

The accommodation is approached via a UPVC door directly into the dining hall, which has windows to the front and the side with far reaching views over the countryside beyond. An oak staircase leads to the first floor accommodation. The dining room has engineered oak flooring, beamed ceiling, a built in wine rack, wall mounted lights and access to the downstairs WC. The cloakroom/wc also has engineered oak flooring, a wash hand basin with tiled splash back, WC, an extractor fan and double glazed window to the rear.

French doors lead through into the living room. This room has a beamed ceiling, a feature fireplace with fitted multi fuel stove, windows to the front and the rear have far reaching views. A door from the living room leads through into to dining kitchen with a range of wall and base units with worktop over, tiled floor, inset Belfast sink, integrated washing machine and dishwasher, fitted electric hob with extractor hood over. Esse cooker with hot plates and oven. There are windows to the front and the side and a stable door providing access to the front of the property.

The first floor accommodation has a large landing/study area with wooden floor boards, exposed ceiling beams, bespoke shelving, fitted cupboard. A Velux window in the roof and window to the front and rear. This room could easily be converted into an additional fourth bedroom if required. Bedroom one has exposed ceiling beams and roof trusses, a fitted walk in wardrobe and a window to the front of the property with far reaching views. There is an adjacent shower room which would easily create a master bedroom suite. This shower room is fully tiled and comprises a large fitted shower cubicle, wash hand basin, WC, extractor fan and an opaque window to the rear.
Bedroom two has exposed beams and roof trusses, bespoke shelving and a large window with access onto the roof terrace. This room and the roof terrace has stunning views over to Penhill and the paddock and gardens of Sumac Cottage. Bedroom three has exposed beams, a walk in wardrobe and a window to the front. The house bathroom comprises of a white suite fitted with a WC, pedestal wash hand basin, bath with shower over, heated towel rail and an extractor fan. There is an opaque window to the rear.

The property is approached via double entrance gates with a block paved drive way which leads to the rear of the property. At the rear of the house is ample off street parking for numerous vehicles. A single open garage with light and power and an adjacent stable/workshop, again with light and power. There a flagged patio area with a water feature, lawned area with established plants and shrubs.

Access to the roof terrace is at the rear of the property, external steps lead up to an enclosed balcony area with ample space for a sitting area to enjoy the stunning countryside views. It has metal railings and a gate. Adjoining the property are also three store rooms which all have light and power and a boiler room which houses the condensing boiler for the water and central heating system.

The garden and grounds extend to 0.728 ha (1.8 acres), enclosed by a low stone boundary wall and wooden fence. There is an extensive lawned area and vegetable plot and an orchard planted with fruit trees and a wild flower meadow. A further gate leads to the paddock which is enclosed and suitable for a small pony or to create a small holding.

There is also further development potential, subject to the necessary planning approvals and conditions.

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