A striking four-bedroom stone-built residence with substantial grounds and spectacular views across the Gouthwaite Reservoir, close to Pateley Bridge.The Old Vicarage is a substantial detached period home, dating back in parts to c1830, that offers a wealth of beautifully preserved, characterful accommodation arranged over two floors.The expansive main reception hall with its elaborate cast-iron spiral staircase and cloakroom beside flows onto the east wing of versatile and charming living spaces with exceptional outlooks. This includes a 25-foot fully wood-panelled snooker room and bar, alongside which is a 27-foot drawing room with a domed skylight, both rooms also featuring double doors to the terrace. There is a peaceful central study, whilst bi-folding doors link to a sitting room with a stone-built feature fireplace and a bright formal dining room alongside.Further along is a hallway with stairs to the first floor and down to the wine cellar and store, and the traditional bespoke kitchen with its cream electric AGA range and butler sink, and a large utility, boiler room, laundry room, porch and internal potting shed.On the first floor are four attractive good sized bedrooms which enjoy fabulous elevated views over Gouthwaite reservoir and open countryside. Also an elegant family bathroom with a freestanding rolltop bathtub and separate walk-in shower. Two of the further bedrooms enjoy modern en suite shower rooms, with the principal room also benefitting from access to the rooftop terrace.This property has 3.88 acres of land.OutsideThe property resides within an enviable wraparound plot of approximately 1.38 acres with uninterrupted views and access to the streams, reservoir and rolling hills beyond. Surrounded by traditional stone walls, mature tree lines, shrubbery and picturesque countryside, the grounds feature large expanses of lawn and formal gardens with a multitude of established herbaceous borders on various levels. There is a considerable raised paved terrace with pillared stone steps to the gardens and an ornate gated stone-laid driveway beside the carport/garage and garden store.There is also separate access to the rear and side of the property to a paddock of approximately 2.5 acres along with a useful timber clad outbuilding.