Carkin Grange, Melsonby


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A spacious and well presented four bedroom quality barn conversion placed in an accessible location on a prestigious courtyard development of three properties, approximately 1.5 miles away from the sought after North Yorkshire village of Melsonby. 3 Carkin Grange boasts stylish accommodation which is complemented by a sweeping lawned garden, stunning panoramic views which stretch for miles, detached four car garage and a gravelled driveway. EPC (EER) D 57.

Situation & Amenities

Richmond 7 miles. Darlington 10 miles. Barnard Castle 12 miles. Carkin Grange lies between the sought-after villages of Melsonby and Forcett in pretty countryside and in a particularly tranquil location. Melsonby has a primary school and a public house. The market town of Richmond is rich in Georgian architecture and also boasts a number of historical sites including the Castle with its Norman origins, the renowned Georgian Theatre and The Station which is a restored Victorian railway station featuring a restaurant, cinema and gallery, whilst being home to a number of artisan food producers. Barnard Castle also has a castle, riverside walks and the Bowes Museum is on the outskirts of the town. Both market towns offer a traditional weekly market, a library and good range of restaurants. Darlington offers a wider range of shops and supermarkets as well as an east coast mainline railway station. The A66 and A1(M) are both within easy reach.


The generous accommodation at 3 Carkin Grange is arranged over three floors and has been sympathetically converted from a former grain store to create a superb family home which is rich in characterful barn conversion style features throughout, including vaulted beamed ceilings and barn slit windows. The property enjoys an impressive and very spacious open plan kitchen/living/dining room which is the heart of this home. There is a reception room providing more formal living space or a study, as desired. The ground floor hallway leads off to the four bedrooms (two en-suite), with the other two bedrooms sharing a Jack and Jill shower room.


Stone steps rise up to the glazed main entrance door which opens into a large hallway having double glazed sash windows to dual aspects and oak flooring along with doors and stairs accessing the accommodation on offer.

The heart of this grand barn conversion is the open plan kitchen which takes your breath away upon entry. Fitted with a quality Smallbone kitchen including units, granite work surfaces, one and a half bowl sink and a breakfast bar style island incorporating a Miele four ring induction hob with extractor hood above. The kitchen is built around a variety of integrated Miele appliances including a dishwasher, two electric ovens and warming plate . There is also a Sub-Zero fridge/freezer. Providing ample space for a large dining table and chairs along with sofas makes this room a perfect entertaining space which boasts a high vaulted beamed ceiling, multi fuel stove and numerous sash windows to take advantage of the beautiful views on offer. Leading off the kitchen is a pantry and utility room.

Accommodation - Second Floor

At second floor level, accessed via a staircase from the main entrance hall, is a living room/study with four double glazed sash windows to multi aspects, a multi fuel stove and a vaulted beamed ceiling creating a feel of space.

Accommodation - Ground Floor

A staircase lowers from the main entrance hall to the ground floor hallway which provides access to a linen cupboard along with the bedroom accommodation.

The master bedroom, at the far end of the hallway, is a spacious double which has a double glazed sash window, walk in wardrobe and a pleasantly sized en-suite offering a walk in shower cubicle, jacuzzi bath, hand wash basin, WC and tiled walls/flooring.

Bedroom two has double glazed sash windows to dual aspects, a fitted wardrobe cupboard and an en-suite shower room providing a shower cubicle, hand wash basin unit, WC, tiled flooring and partially tiled walls.

The final two bedrooms are both light and airy and enjoy an arched double glazed window with central door opening to the exterior. They also have fitted wardrobe cupboards and share a Jack and Jill shower room including a shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, WC and tiled walls/flooring.


The property is approached via an electric operated gate leading into a gravelled parking area which in turn gives access to the detached, stone built four car garage (4.99m x 12.35m) which has power, light and storage space above. The landscaped gardens are mainly laid to lawn with areas of planted shrubbery and hedge boundaries. There is a pond placed beside a flagged patio BBQ area which also enjoys the benefit of a timber summerhouse.


Mains electricity and water are connected. There is an oil fired central heating boiler. Drainage is vis a waste treatment plant . Bose surround sound system to all of the house.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

3 Carkin Grange is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not.

Tenure, Council Tax & Local Authority

The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded G. Richmondshire District Council. Telephone 01748 829100.

Viewings & Particulars

Strictly by appointment via GSC Grays.

Particulars written and photographs taken February 2019.

Disclaimer Notice

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1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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