This stunning, modern architect-designed house features more than 6,500 square feet of beautifully appointed contemporary accommodation, utilising a simple mix of dry stone and sedum living roofs, which blend seamlessly into the picturesque semi-rural setting.
The welcoming reception area leads to the 53ft, open-plan kitchen, dining area and family area with its full-height sliding glass doors, which flood the space with natural light and offer uninterrupted views across the Nidd valley. There are bespoke kitchen units in a sleek, minimalist style, with the kitchen including a large central island and integrated appliances. The ground floor also includes a spacious separate sitting room and a useful study, while the lower ground floor provides further reception rooms in the form of the cinema room and the bar.
The first floor provides five double bedrooms, all of which are comfortably proportioned and en-suite. The generous principal bedroom has a large ceiling lantern skylight, a luxury en-suite bathroom with dual washbasins and a separate shower unit, and a dressing room with extensive bespoke storage.
There is underfloor heating throughout.
The property is set in the village of Darley, which occupies a picturesque position in the Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, close to the banks of the River Nidd. The village has various everyday amenities, including a post office, a pub, a community centre and a primary school. The charming and historic town of Pateley Bridge is six miles away, providing further shops and facilities, while Harrogate town centre is eight miles away. Harrogate offers a wide choice of shops and large supermarkets, as well as restaurants, cafés and leisure facilities.
Further schooling in the area includes outstanding-rated primary schools in Braithwaite and Hampsthwaite, as well as the independent Belmont Grosvenor School. The A59 is just two miles away, providing easy access towards Harrogate and Skipton, while the A1(M) is approximately 15 miles away. Mainline rail services are available at Harrogate, where there are services towards York and London King's Cross.
The gardens and grounds extends to 1.39 acres and include fully fenced and stone walled boundaries. There are security gates at the entrance, which open onto a lengthy driveway leading to the property and the double integrated garage. There is also plenty of parking on the driveway in front of the house. The garden is private and sheltered from surrounding properties by hedgerow and mature trees, yet there are also far-reaching views across the beautiful surrounding countryside. The garden includes a large area of paved terracing, which stretches along the length of the back of the house, while there are also lawns to the front and rear.