Detached house for sale in Elm House, Redmire, Near Leyburn, North Yorkshire DL8

Guide price £2,800,000
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Detached house for sale - 8 bedrooms


Council tax band:
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Property features

  • An exceptional Grade II listed country house with extensive ancillary accommodation.
  • Beautiful setting amidst almost 19 acres (7.69 ha) of gardens and parkland.
  • Spacious 8 bedroom family accommodation, portraying a lovely balance of formal and relaxed living.
  • Substantial, part converted range of outbuildings suitable for a variety of uses.
  • Lovely private setting with far reaching views over the south facing gardens and parkland, towards Penhill in the distance.
  • Superbly situated on the eastern edge of Redmire, a pictureque Dales village and only 5 miles from the market town of Leyburn.
  • EPC Rating - F
  • Council Tax Band - H

Property description

Elm House is an exceptional country house in every respect. Being Grade II listed and with origins dating back to the late 18th Century, the sale offers an opportunity to acquire a significant and important property in an enviable setting. Much loved and improved by the current owners throughout their 21 year tenure, the property provides spacious family accommodation, portraying a lovely balance of formal and relaxed living. Its layout has been thoughtfully designed with family living and entertaining very much in mind.

In addition to the principal house, there are a substantial part converted range of outbuildings providing ancillary accommodation, being suitable for a variety of uses, be that for residential accommodation, holiday lettings or a leisure and entertaining area. It lies within a short walk of the house itself, across the rear courtyard.

Elm House is approached via a treelined drive with electrically operated entrance gates providing access to the side of the property and the detached 4 car garage. It occupies a beautifully private setting, positioned to take full advantage of the fine far reaching views over the formal south facing gardens and parkland, towards Penhill in the distance. There are a range of sweeping lawned areas immediately to the front and side, a formal terraced garden to the side with a Solspan conservatory and an area of protective woodland to the rear. Beyond the gardens to the front is the parkland. A useful and extensive range of outbuildings lie to the rear.

Elm House is beautifully situated on the eastern edge of Redmire, a picturesque Dales village, some 5 miles from the market town of Leyburn. Village facilities include a public house, village hall and a church. Leyburn provides an excellent range of everyday facilities including primary and secondary schools, a doctor’s surgery, church and chapel as well as a good range of shops, pubs and restaurants and a weekly outdoor market. There are a range of independent schools within daily travelling distance including Aysgarth Prep, Barnard Castle, Sedbergh, Queen Marys in Baldersby and Polam Hall in Darlington.

One of the main attractions of the location is the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, which is literally on the doorstep. There is an abundance of public footpaths and beautiful countryside, welcoming visitors from far and wide. Quality public houses and restaurants include the Blue Lion at East Witton and the Wensleydale Heifer at West Witton, together with notable hotels including Rockliffe Hall, Middleton Lodge and Swinton Park. Local attractions include Bolton Castle, the Forbidden Corner, Richmond Castle and the Black Sheep Brewery in Masham.

Redmire village is very accessible, being only 17 miles from the A1(M) at Bedale. Mainline rail stations in Northallerton (23 miles) and Darlington (28 miles) provide services to London’s Kings Cross to the south and Edinburgh to the north. International airports are at Leeds/Bradford (50 miles), Teesside (32 miles) and Newcastle (65 miles).

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