Blewhouse Lane, Finghall, Leyburn

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A detached home offering versatile living space nestled within a large plot with delightful gardens.


Nestled within a superb large garden is Hollycroft, a detached bungalow offering great living space with plenty of natural light and excellent views from all rooms into the gardens. The accommodation has a good flow to it with plenty of entertaining space which includes a dual aspect living room with stove, kitchen, which opens to a dining room with bi-fold doors each end and a garden room. In addition, The Retreat is an en-suite garden studio which could be used as additional bedroom space, or an excellent work from home space. It occupies a substantial plot, with a garden which has been created by the current owners, and has matured into a charming outdoor space with many rooms , and paths meandering and linking these rooms together. This is a gardener s garden and features a parterre garden, ornamental pond with water lilies and cutting garden, along with plenty of spaces for sitting outdoors.

Main House

The main entrance porch has a vaulted ceiling with plenty of space for cloaks and shoes. From here a wooden door leads to the living room which is a dual aspect room, with a focal point being a stone fire surround with wooden lintel, elevated stone hearth and a multi-fuel stove. From here there is a door that leads through to the central hall which provides access to an airing cupboard, the kitchen, all three bedrooms and the house bathroom/WC. The kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards with a pale sage green painted frontage and white granite style work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink unit, double electric oven, ceramic hob with extractor hood above, integrated fridge, freezer and dishwasher. In addition, there are pull-out larder units and a matching island unit with a solid wood work surface. From here an opening leads to the dining room and a full height glazed door opens to the garden room. The kitchen, dining room and garden room all have under floor heating.

The dining room has stone flooring and a vaulted and beamed ceiling with bi-fold doors each end leading to patio areas in the front and rear gardens. Just off the dining room is a floristry room with vaulted ceiling and roof lights and has space for a work bench and a door leading to the rear garden. The garden room is a triple aspect room with French doors leading to the rear gardens where a stone terrace runs the full width of the building, and steps rise to the main garden. There are three double bedrooms. The master bedroom is dual aspect with built in wardrobes; the second bedroom is also dual aspect. The third bedroom is currently used as a study. The bathroom is fitted with a white suite and comprises panel bath with stone tiled recess, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and a step-in shower cubicle with glass sliding screens. There is a heated towel rail and underfloor heating here.

The Retreat

This is an attractive purpose built studio style building set in the garden, immediately behind the garage. It has full height double glazed windows with French doors which overlook a decked terrace and the cutting garden. It has an ensuite shower room/WC and could work well as overflow accommodation, studio or office.


The property is approached via double painted wooden gates leading into a railway sleeper lined driveway. There is on-site parking for several vehicles and a detached double garage.


The front garden is private and enclosed with lawns and a variety of trees and shrubs with a pedestrian path leading to the main front door. There is also a stone flagged seating area which is accessible from the dining room . In addition, there is a chicken run area which is enclosed by a Hawthorn hedge and has a couple of mature trees and a pedestrian gate. The oil tank is located off to one side. The rear garden is accessed from the driveway into an area where stone paths lead to the house and gardens. This area has a pergola walkway with a variety of climbing plants. The main garden has a stone terrace which runs the full width of the building and is accessible from the garden room, dining room and rear lobby with stone steps and curved edges rising to the first portion of lawned garden. This area has well stocked and curved shaped flower beds with pathways meandering through up to, and through, a parterre garden which is centred around a Silver Birch tree. This garden can be enjoyed from various vantage points including the summer house at the far end of the garden. This main section of garden is screened by a Hornbeam hedge and a secret pathway which meanders down to the cutting garden. This is laid out in rectangular beds with a huge array of beautiful flowering plants. In addition, there is a greenhouse and area suitable for cultivating vegetables. Continuing down here leads to the Retreat which has gravel edging, and a utilitarian area next to it with a large timber potting shed with sedum roof.

Double Garage

This has two up and over doors and has power and light supplied.

Services and Other Information

The property is served by oil fired central heating and is double glazed.


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

Local Authority and Council Tax Band

Richmondshire District Council. Tel 01748 829100.

The property is banded E.

Particulars & Photographs

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in September 2021.


By arrangement with the agents GSC Grays 01969 600120

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