A truly unique and individual Grade ll Listed barn conversion which offers a wealth of history spanning some 400 years - No onward chain!
Bardsey Grange House offers a well presented and most individual period home. This wonderful and most charming home provides flexible and spacious accommodation throughout and extends to approximately 2100 sqft and retains much of the buildings original character.
Bardsey Grange House is set within the centre of Bardsey Grange which is believed to date back to the early 17th century. Bardsey Grange was the birthplace of William Congreve, the restoration playwright who was born in 1670 and was the occasional residence and the death place of Francis Thorpe, the notorious Baron of the Exchequer.
On approaching this property, the discerning purchaser is first drawn to a magnificent entrance which is set within a dressed stone creating a magnificent first impression. A good-sized entrance hallway awaits through the main door which access to all the ground floor accommodation. Leading from the entrance hallway, the character of this wonderful home begins to unfold. The elegant open plan living room features an exposed stone fireplace and timber beams, whilst meeting the requirements of modern-day open plan living. Proceeding further into this beautiful home, the discerning purchaser is then welcomed by a separate dining room which once again features exposed timber beams and timber sash windows. Further ground floor accommodation includes an attractive breakfast kitchen, an orangery extension constructed of cedar and offering underfloor heating, whilst enjoying an open aspect across the private rear garden and modern guest w.c.
From the inner hallway, a staircase leads to the first-floor landing which provides access to all the first-floor accommodation. The splendid master bedroom enjoys a delightful open aspect across open countryside and is further complimented by built-in wardrobes and modern appointed en-suite shower room. There are three further generously proportioned bedrooms, ll of which are supported by their own en-suite shower room.
The grounds of this wonderful home are well enclosed. To the front of the property resides an extensive stone flagged patio area which adjoins the communal block paved courtyard which provides parking for several vehicles. To the rear of the property is a most private rear garden which will appeal to gardening enthusiasts and families alike. A west facing stone patio provides a superb place for outdoor entertaining with well stocked flower bed borders and offers a sensational area for this most wonderful setting to be fully enjoyed. The remaining rear garden offers a variety of trees and mature shrubbery.
Mentioned in the Doomsday Survey in 1086, the historic village of Bardsey has a first-class Junior school, renowned for its education feed to The Grammar School at Leeds and it has a Parish Church, a village hall and a village tennis club plus a long-established Public House. The Bingley Arms, or The Priests Inn as it was called hundreds of years ago, has a known history that dates back as far as 953AD when Samson Ellis brewed in the central part of the building. Bardsey also enjoys a thriving community spirit. The immediate area is further well served by numerous sporting facilities including golf courses and swimming pool, sports clubs, shops and schools, whilst providing easy access to the market town of Wetherby, Harrogate and Leeds, with the national motorway network also within easy reach.