South Holme, Slingsby, York YO62 £1,250,000
Strutt & Parker - Harrogate
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A grade II Listed Manor House with extensive accommodation and delightful grounds
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Manor Farm, is a superb grade II Listed Manor House which dates back to the 1720s. The property was added to in the 1750s and has been well maintained in recent years. The property is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty overlooking stunning landscaped gardens with lovely views towards the Castle Howard Estate and the Sheep Walk. Over recent years the property has been beautifully restored and includes 3 well-proportioned reception rooms and a large kitchen/dining room (all of which face south over the garden). The principal bedroom and guest bedroom both have en-suite bathrooms and also overlook
The property is approached off a small lane to the generous parking area adjacent to the front door. The accommodation has original doors and window shutters to many rooms and two Georgian fireplaces. The rooms are spread over three floors and include, on the ground floor, an entrance hall with solid oak front door and a beautiful stripped pine staircase; the drawing room is a generous room with an open fireplace with stone chimney piece. The library has a stone fireplace with brick insets and a
wood burning stove. The sitting room has pretty recessed alcoves each side of the fireplace and views over the front gardens.
The kitchen/dining room is the heart of the house with a 4 door oil fired Aga and Belfast sink inset into a range of wooden units. The boot room/utility is found through the kitchen with fitted crockery cupboards, original bread oven and a stone flagged floor.
The boot room/utility is found through the kitchen with fitted crockery cupboards, original bread oven and a stone flagged floor. There is a W/C and larder in addition. On the first floor lies the generous master bedroom, bathroom and dressing room (also used as a spare
bedroom) with superb views over the gardens and far beyond. There is a guest bedroom and bathroom on the first floor. A staircase continues to the second floor which has a landing/sitting area, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom. There is an attic with potential to convert to a further bedroom and bathroom.
Manor Farm is approached via a gated gravel driveway which leads to the parking to the north of the house. The principal gardens lie to the south and are mainly down to lawn with well stocked flower beds and borders enclosed by a magnificent hornbeam hedge with an avenue leading to the southern boundary and through which there are lovely views over neighbouring farmland. To the west of the gardens there is an area of about 4.5 acres of grassland/orchard with a pond. The outhouses which are adjacent to the back door include a
workshop/garden store and a stable.