17827 Thornthwaite, Harrogate

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17827 Thornthwaite, Harrogate

Recently converted, single-storey two/three bedroom barn conversion with outbuildings, attractive garden and land extending to approximately 1 acre (0.40ha). The cottage has superb panoramic open countryside views and is located within the picturesque Nidderdale National Landscape ( Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty).


Thornthwaite is a picturesque hamlet nestled on the eastern slopes of the beautiful Nidderdale valley, offering a tranquil and idyllic setting that captivates residents and visitors alike. Its location on the fringes of the Yorkshire Dales National Park further enhances its appeal, providing easy access to the park’s extensive network of hiking trails, picturesque waterfalls, and stunning landscapes.

Thornthwaite is within easy reach of local village amenities which include village shops, public houses, parish churches and primary schools at Summerbridge, Dacre Braithwaite and Darley plus the attractive dales town of Pateley Bridge with more extensive amenities including shops, services and schooling for all ages along with leisure facilities. The hamlet benefits from its proximity to the thriving cosmopolitan town of Harrogate, which lies just a few miles away. This offers residents the convenience of modern amenities, including an excellent range of retail opportunities, restaurants, cafés, cultural attractions and Harrogate train station with which provides access to the extensive mainline rail network.
For those who commute Thornthwaite benefits from its close proximity to major roads, providing convenient access to nearby towns and cities. Whether you’re heading to Harrogate town centre, Leeds, or other destinations, the well-connected road network ensures efficient travel.

Bullpen Cottage is discreetly located within this attractive hamlet, affording much privacy and having superb panoramic countryside views,
Converted in 2022, this unique single storey, stone and boarded barn conversion that has been well-designed and fitted with quality fixture & fittings with underfloor heating through out. The well-appointed and modern cottage briefly comprises; entrance hall with handmade storage cupboards which continues into the versatile open plan kitchen, dining and living area. The kitchen is fitted with handmade wall and base cupboards with granite worktops, integral appliances and ‘Everhot’ range cooker with induction and hot plate. From the living area there are French doors out to the garden. The utility room has further storage as well as plumbing and space for a washing machine, tumble dryer with an exterior door to the rear garden.
There are 2/3 bedrooms, the 2 double bedrooms both have ensuite shower rooms as well as patio doors to the garden. The current owner currently uses bedroom 2 as an additional sitting room. The guest room could also alternatively be used as an office if desired.
The property is approached via a gravel driveway which provides parking for 3 to 4 cars, as well having the convenience of an EV charging point. The pretty cottage garden has lovely flowering beds, a wildflower garden, a spacious raised flag stone terrace with ample space for a table and chairs, ideal for al fresco dining and having open countryside views. The garden lies to 3 sides of the property and it also includes a green house, garden shed and a further generous storage shed at the rear.

The land extends to approximately 1 acre (0.40 ha) with two outbuildings, ideal for livestock.

Freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Council Tax
North Yorkshire Council – Band D

Mains water and electric, private drainage (sewage treatment plant), oil central heating. Superfast broadband.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which may affect the property.

Strictly through the selling agents, Lister Haigh Knaresborough 01423 860322.

From the Wellington pub at Darley, proceed up the hill (south) on the B6451 for ¼ mile. Turn right onto Low
Lane. Proceed along the lane for approximately 2 miles then turn right where signposted "St Saviours Church" (Dacre Pasture Lane).
After 100 yards bear left onto a track and continue the short distance down the track bearing to the left and you will see Bullpen Cottage in front of you.