Kneeton Lane, Barton, Richmond


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A modern barn conversion located in a semi-rural, yet accessible location in between the popular villages of Barton and Middleton Tyas. Little Kneeton has spacious and well thought out accommodation throughout with many character and contemporary features as well as high quality fixtures and fittings. Complimenting the space internally the property has enclosed grounds including well maintained lawns, various patio seating areas, ample parking, garaging and a workshop. A fine example of a an entertaining, family home.


Darlington town centre 7.5 miles, Leeds 61 miles, Durham 28 miles, Newcastle upon Tyne 41 miles (please note all distances are approximate). The property is situated between the popular villages of Barton and Middleton Tyas, both with a good range of amenities including village shop, several pubs and primary schools. Within close proximity of the property also lies the well renowned Middleton Lodge, a Georgian Estate with two restaurants and a spa. The market town of Richmond is close by with further amenities and the property is ideally located with great access links to both the A1 (M) and A66 for commuting across the region.


Ground Floor Accommodation

Little Kneeton is entered via a glazed door with windows either side, leading into the main heart of this home, the spacious living kitchen. The kitchen is the perfect entertaining space, fitted with a high quality contemporary units with dark grey and wooden frontage and granite work surfaces, the island being the main focal point, including various breakfast bar areas. The units are fully equipped for a social environment with two sinks, a large induction Bosch hob, four Bosch ovens, two dishwashers, a dual zone wine cooler, and space for an American style fridge/freezer. This room also has a triple aspect and skylights to allow plenty of natural light to flood into the room and a steel roof truss hanging within the Apex of the ceiling, complementing the industrial theme.

Leading off from the kitchen into the inner hallway there are oak doors to the ground floor bedroom, ground floor WC and utility, as well as an opening into the dining room, providing a good flow.

The dining room sits with a dual aspect overlooking the main gardens with Bi-fold and French doors to continue the flow of the entertaining spaces, as well as a window to the rear courtyard. The solid ash and glass panelled staircase to the first floor is located within the dining room and the floor is surfaced with the same light stone tiling as the kitchen. An open doorway from this room leads to steps down into the snug.

The sitting room, is a cosy space with a substantial muli-fuel stove, housed under an impressive oak beam and set on a tiled hearth. There is an abundance of character with exposed stone walls and arched windows, creating a sympathetic interior to the buildings previous use as an agricultural barn. This exposed stone feature continues into what is currently used as a home office, which has an arched window and dual aspect with doors leading to both the patio courtyard and the main lawned garden, allowing this room to be self-contained, if required.

On the opposite side of the ground floor, there is the utility accessed from the inner hallway, with wall and base units to allow for additional storage and incorporates a stainless steel sink, an integrated second dishwasher and provision for two washing machines. There is another access to the side walled courtyard and a door also leading into the boiler room which houses the Geothermal 8KW and 8KW Slave boilers heating system.

The property also has the added benefit of a ground floor double bedroom, which could also be utilised as an office or additional reception room, with a door leading to the enclosed front courtyard and a window overlooking this area. There is an en-suite complete with walk in, wet room rainwater shower, WC, Villeroy and Boch vanity wash hand basin and quality stone tiling to the floor and walls.

To conclude the accommodation on offer at ground floor level is the WC, complete with vanity wash hand basin, WC, Zehnder heated towel rail and stone tiled flooring.

First Floor Accommodation

The landing is very light with several Velux windows and has character book shelve alcoves and oak doors leading off to the first floor accommodation and a useful storage cupboard. The master bedroom is located above the dining room and has a superb triangular shaped window overlooking the main gardens along with two Velux s and a window to the side allowing plenty of natural light. There are also substantial fitted oak wardrobes with sliding doors and a door leading into the en-suite shower room. The en-suite has Villeroy and Boch fixtures including a double, rainwater shower, vanity wash hand basin, WC, Bidet, heated towel rail and a sky light.

The second bedroom is situated at the other end of the landing with two Velux s and a window overlooking the front courtyard. This room also benefits from an en-suite with a corner shower, Villeroy and Boch vanity wash hand basin, WC, Velux window and heated towel rail.

The third bedroom, a double bedroom is above the utility and enjoys a window, overlooking the rear courtyard and fitted wardrobes with sliding doors. The fourth and final first floor bedroom, also a double room, has a window which overlooks the walled courtyard to the rear of the property.

The spacious, house bathroom has a good quality fixtures including a raised free standing contemporary bath, a walk in double shower cubicle, Villeroy and Boch double, vanity hand washbasin, WC and a heated towel rail. There is a frosted window to the side and a pair of Velux windows as well as quality tiled flooring and walls.


To the front of the property, there is an enclosed parking area, complete with walled boundaries and gated access. The property offers parking for several vehicles as well as alcove feature lighting within the stone walls.

Immediately outside the kitchen of Little Kneeton there is a substantial paved patio, providing an ideal space for alfresco entertaining and dining with direct access to both the kitchen and dining room. The patio overlooks a rockery flower bed housing various shrubs and planting, as well as a gravelled area, which is an ideal space for additional planting. Beyond this there is an area of hardstanding which can be used as additional parking, as well as the private driveway and front gated courtyard.

The main garden is a substantial size and predominantly laid to lawn, a summerhouse which discreetly houses the water bore hole. Opposite to the property there is a substantial stone built, detached garage and workshop complex which has two large garage bays with electric roller doors and a third in the additional workshop area with light and power connected and a log burner. The building also has planning permission to convert the upper floor storage area into an office, if desired. To the rear of the garage there is a private driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and purpose-built timber storage sheds.

To the rear of the property there is a walled courtyard, complete with raised decking and paved patio seating areas. Easterly facing, this space is ideal for al fresco breakfast dining and can be accessed from the utility and home office.


Mains electricity is connected and the property is fitted with KNX data cable. Water is sourced from a bore hole and the drainage is to a Klargester system which is shared with one property. The property is heated by a Geothermal under floor heating. There are also solar panels at the property which the vendor has advised provide an income.

Tenure, Local Authority and Council Tax

The property is offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion. Richmondshire District Council. For Council Tax purposes, the property is banded F.

Wayleaves and Easements

Little Kneeton 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. There is a shared driveway from the main road leading up to the private drive/ rear entrance to Little Kneeton and carries on to the side of the property boundary providing access to both the gated front courtyard parking and one neighbouring property.

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.


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