Period village property with delightful gardens
• Well proportioned character home • 2 Reception rooms • Farmhouse style kitchen • 3 Bedrooms • 2 Bathrooms (one en-suite) • Traditional well stocked gardens • Garage • Excellent communication links
The property is situated in the picturesque and tranquil village of Exelby, just a few hundred yards from the village pub. Exelby is an extremely desirable village
located as it is just two miles from the busy market town of Bedale, which offers a wide range of shopping, professional and leisure facilities. The area is also well
known for its tourism, farming, scenic walks, country pursuits and is located in the heart of Bedale Hunt country.
The A1M at Leeming Bar is reached in five minutes, connecting to all the principal commercial centres in the north east including Leeds, York, Harrogate, Darlington and Newcastle. The east coast mainline station at Northallerton is just twenty minutes drive, with trains running frequently between London and Edinburgh, and both can be reached in little over two and a half hours
Primary – Burneston, Bedale
Secondary – Bedale, Northallerton and Ripon
Private – Aysgarth Preparatory School, Cundall Manor
School, Queen Mary’s School, Ampleforth College,
Barnard Castle and Sedbergh
Garth House is a traditional village property, full of character and with well proportioned rooms. The drawing room benefits from an open fire set in a cast iron fireplace with wood surround and double doors lead out to the patio and gardens. The sitting room has a beamed ceiling, full height brick fireplace with timber mantel inset and multi fuel stove set in to the recess. The spacious farmhouse style kitchen has a four oven oil fired Aga with feature brick wall with timber mantel behind, integrated appliances and a comprehensive range of cream shaker style units, ample work surfaces and quarry tiled floor. There is a utility room with Belfast sink, oak hand-built units and marble worktops, quarry tiled floor and door to cloakroom/w.c.
There are three well proportioned bedrooms, a minstrels gallery leading from the master bedroom that enjoys a large en-suite, there is a well appointed bathroom and lovely views over the gardens from the first floor accommodation.
4.58m x 3.97m (15' 0" x 13' 0")
4.67m x 4.19m (15' 4" x 13' 9")
5.94m x 3.40m (19' 6" x 11' 2")
2.31m x 2.19m (7' 7" x 7' 2")
4.65m x 4.17m (15' 3" x 13' 8")
4.59m x 4.18m (15' 1" x 13' 9")
3.43m x 3.35m (11' 3" x 11' )
3.95m x 3.25m (13' x 10' 8")
The gardens are a particularly fine feature of this property. Pedestrian access to the front garden is via a timber gate and footpath bordered by box hedged rose beds and lawns. There is a gated, gravelled drive to the side of the property leading to the detached garage. The rear garden is a series of ‘rooms’ being well stocked with mature shrubs and trees, lawns and a summerhouse.
From the A1M Bedale/Northallerton (A684) junction, follow the signs for Bedale. At the crossroads at the top of Bridge Street, turn left down South End and follow the road for approximately 2 miles. Immediately after The Green Dragon Public House, turn right down the village lane. Garth House is set back from the road on the left hand side marked by a George F White for Sale Board