Middleham, Leyburn

£525,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 6
Lindmar House is an attractive period property in the heart of Middleham which is currently operating as a successful B&B. This Grade II Listed home offers a superb lifestyle opportunity for those wishing to live in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, whilst earning an income. There is also the added opportunity to run an additional business as there are permissions already in place for a retail or tearoom premises in what is currently used as the guest sitting room. This room also has a separate entrance directly from the cobbles as well as its own electricity supply allowing for a range of uses including letting the premises if desired. Occupying a prominent position in Middleham this property benefits from substantial living space allowing for separate guest and private living areas including a spacious second floor owner's accommodation area with an additional living room with vaulted and beamed ceiling, a mezzanine floor and two bedrooms. Presented to a high standard throughout, the property has an abundance of character and traditional features throughout as well as a newly fitted, contemporary breakfast kitchen.

SITUATION AND AMENITIES

Middleham is a traditional dales market town famous for its horse racing culture (being home to many well known trainers and owners) and Middleham Castle, which was once the childhood home of Richard III.

The town has four public houses, restaurants, hotels/B&Bs, convenience store, antiques shop and a church. It also has a primary school, with two more just a short drive away at Spennithorne and Leyburn. There are state secondary schools in Leyburn, Richmond, Bedale and Ripon. The nearest private schools are at Newton le Willows (Aysgarth Prep), Sedbergh and Barnard Castle. The market town of Leyburn, less than two miles away, boasts a weekly local market, monthly farmers market and twice weekly livestock mart. There are several hotels, restaurants, public houses and many small speciality shops. It is well served with local transport links with buses connecting to Richmond, Hawes, Bedale and Ripon. There are railways stations at Northallerton and Darlington and airports at Newcastle, Leeds/Bradford and Middleton St. George (Durham Tees Valley).

LINDMAR HOUSE

Lindmar House is an attractive period property in the heart of Middleham which is currently operating as a successful B&B. This Grade II Listed home offers a superb lifestyle opportunity for those wishing to live in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, whilst earning an income. There is also the added opportunity to run an additional business as there are permissions already in place for a retail or tearoom premises in what is currently used as the guest sitting room. This room also has a separate entrance directly from the cobbles as well as its own electricity supply allowing for a range of uses including letting the premises if desired. Occupying a prominent position in Middleham this property benefits from substantial living space allowing for separate guest and private living areas including a spacious second floor owner's accommodation area with an additional living room with vaulted and beamed ceiling, a mezzanine floor and two bedrooms. Presented to a high standard throughout, the property has an abundance of character and traditional features throughout as well as a newly fitted, contemporary breakfast kitchen.

ENTRANCE HALL TO THE B&B

A lovely entrance with high ceilings, mosaic tiled flooring, doors leading to the guest dining room, shop, living room, kitchen, cellar. Stairs leading to the half landing with a large window to the rear elevation.

GUEST SITTING ROOM

A lovely light, open room with double fronted windows facing onto the market square. There are the remains of a large open Georgian fireplace which creates a great focal point and wood effect flooring. This room was previously run as a shop and has the versatility of being converted back to retail use or a tearoom as the current vendor has not officially changed this area back to residential.

GUEST DINING ROOM

With views over the market place from a large window creating a natural source of light, stylish painted wood panelling to some walls with an open fire with cast iron surround and stone hearth. An arched and shelved niche is a lovely display are.

KITCHEN

A dual aspect room with newly fitted wall and base units with light grey frontage and granite work surfaces, incorporating a ceramic sink with mixer tap and drainer, space for an oven, stainless steel extractor fan and splashback, space for a dishwasher. Traditional style radiator. An alcove with shelving creating a nice feature. Door leading outside to the rear of the property.

PRIVATE LIVING ROOM

With two large windows to the rear elevation, open fire with cast iron surround, original beam running along the ceiling. The original salt cupboard creating a lovely feature in the room.

CELLAR

With steps leading down into the cellar, plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. There are further steps leading into the lower part of the cellar which is great for storage and houses the oil tanks and boiler.

HALF LANDING

With a large window overlooking the rear of the property. Wide solid stone stairs leading to the main landing.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Open landing with doors leading to all four guest bedrooms, the private house bathroom, separate WC and a concealed staircase leading to the owners private accommodation.

GUEST BEDROOM ONE

A very well presented double bedroom with a window to the rear elevation, dado rail, door leading to the en-suite.

EN-SUITE

Finished to a lovely standard, with a shower cubicle, low level WC and a hand basin. radiator.

GUEST BEDROOM TWO

Another well presented room, overlooking the market square, a large window with shutters, original Georgian panelling along the back wall, original salt cupboard and door leading to the en-suite.

EN-SUITE

Benefiting from a shower cubicle, low level WC and a hand basin. radiator.

GUEST BEDROOM THREE

A large double bedroom with a window over looking the market square, benefiting from window shutters. This room also has the original Georgian panelling along the back wall, traditional style wooden shutters. Door leading to the en-suite.

EN-SUITE

With fitted wardrobes, bath, low level WC and a hand basin. Exposed ceiling beams. Heated towel rail. Window to the side elevation.

GUEST BEDROOM FOUR

Window to the front with traditional style wooden shutters, this double bedroom is currently used as a laundry room.

PRIVATE BATHROOM

White suite comprising panel bath with shower over, low level WC, hand basin, tiled splash backs and a heated towel rail.

WC

Benefiting from a low level WC and a hand basin.

PRIVATE LIVING ACCOMODATION

Accessed from a concealed staircase on the first floor landing. The living room area has a vaulted and beamed ceiling with super views over the market square. From here there is a staircase up to an open gallery/mezzanine which provides a useful office or storage space and has access to an additional store room. Returning to the main living room there is access on this floor to two double bedrooms.

MASTER BEDROOM/ BEDROOM FIVE

The master bedroom has an exposed brick chimney breast giving a great sense of character and a window to the front overlooking the market square.

BEDROOM SIX

A double bedroom with window to the front which could be used as a dressing room.

TENURE

The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion. .

LOCAL AUTHORITY AND TAX BAND

Richmondshire district council. Telephone 01748 829100. The property is banded B.

SERVICES AND OTHER INFORMATION

The property has oil fired central heating. A well established 5 star Trip Advisor rating Bed & Breakfast business.

Accounts are available by request.

VIEWINGS

By arrangement with the agents GSC Grays 01969 600 120.

PARTICULARS

The particulars were written and the photographs were taken in June 2019.

Arrange viewing 01969 368025

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