Delves Ridge Cottages, Menwith Hill Road HG3

Delves Ridge Cottages, Menwith Hill Road HG3


Guide price £495,000

SOLD - contracts successfully exchanged.

1 Delves Ridge Cottages is a substantial residence of significant charm and character, occupying a beautiful position overlooking open country views, situated in the attractive village of Darley within the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Darley is spread over a wide area and encompasses a range of quiet and secluded properties, providing an attractive and peaceful setting in an unspoiled rural position, close to the spa town of Harrogate. The nearby centres of Pateley Bridge, Ilkley and Harrogate all provide a wide range of every day facilities and amenities, whilst the Yorkshire Dales and local Nidderdale and Wharfdale surrounding areas all provide a stunning location to explore and enjoy.

The accommodation is arranged over two floors and offers a large family home with significant character and with much potential for further enhancement. The ground floor comprises a small entrance lobby leading to a spacious reception hallway and adjoining cloakroom, formal dining room, a large family sitting room with adjoining study/playroom, an open breakfast kitchen with a large pantry, second cloakroom and a substantial utility/boot room.

A further selection of stores and garaging is useful and also holds further potential to extend the living accommodation, with initial design plans having been explored and available to interested parties. The first floor, accessed via a corridor landing, includes the principal bedroom with a superb en suite bath and shower room, three further family double bedrooms, a small office/nursery or playroom and a house shower room.

Outside, the property is accessed via a shared road leading to a private gated tarmacadam drive with parking for multiple vehicles. In addition to a large lawned garden area, the property benefits from a substantial paddock to the north, measuring approximately an acre, both holding superb views across the surrounding local landscape.

A further section of additional paddock land to the east is also available by separate negotiation.

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43,560 (4,046.9 Sq M) approx.
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