Guide price

Bedrooms: 6
Luke Miller & Associates are pleased to present to the open market 2x Residential Homes 1x Large commercial Building plus potential of further development. Please call the office for full details.


Balk is a delightful village located approximately 4miles from the market town of Thirsk which is ideally placed for those who enjoy country pursuits and together with a popular racecourse, excellent golfing facilities and myriad opportunities for individual and team sports, it offers a charming environment in which to live. It is situated in the heart of 'Herriot Country', between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks.

The thriving market town of Thirsk is conveniently located for easy access by road to:

The Spa town of Harrogate (22 miles)

Historic York (21 Miles)

Leeds ( 30 Miles) and

Teesside (23 Miles)

Thirsk has the following excellent rail connections:

TransPennine Express to York, Leeds and Manchester

and the Grand Central Train line giving direct access to

London Kings Cross in under 2 hours.

The excellent road and rail connections, together with Durham and Tees Valley Airport (25 miles) and Leeds/Bradford Airport (35 miles), make Thirsk an ideal location for those wishing to enjoy the country life but retain superb access to the remainder of the UK and

indeed internationally.

There are three primary schools and a secondary school in Thirsk. Additionally, within a 20-mile radius, well respected private schools include Queen Mary's, Cundall Manor, Ampleforth and Queen Ethelburga's.

Manor House

This splendid home does require elements of modernisation though the space on offer is excellent. The reception hall leads to the two formal reception rooms which are located to the front elevation. The large bespoke breakfast kitchen offers excellent space and also storage. This, in turn, leads to the very pleasant garden room which takes in views over the grounds. Completing the ground floor is a further storage / utility room and also a shower room with w.c

To the first floor, there are three bedrooms which comprise two large doubles and also a single room. The bathroom, accessed from the landing, does have a panel bath, w.c, pedestal sink and also tiled surround.


To the front of the home there is a shared gravel drive which splits allowing access to both residential properties and the commercial building. There is also a host of mature shrubs and also decorative beds. To the rear of this home, the large gardens are set for both simple enjoyment of a lawn and also a working area with fruit trees and also vegetable garden.

Manor Farm Cottage

This property is currently being rented on a short hold tenancy agreement. The photographs used are pre tenancy

On entry to the reception hall, there is access to the lounge and also study. There is also a staircase which leads to the first floor accommodation The two large reception rooms are ideal for families that require space. The sitting room does have the advantage of double doors which open to the gardens and the dining room boasts a wood burning stove.

Beyond the dining room is the breakfast kitchen which offers an excellent range of fitted base and wall units and ample worksurface area and here is also a bespoke corner unit for seating. To the rear elevation of the breakfast kitchen, there is the inner hall that has doors leading the rear gardens and also the utility / shower room.

To the first floor, the landing area provides access to the three well proportioned bedrooms and also the bathroom which has a fitted suite comprises panel bath, w.c., wash hand basin sink set on a vanity and also a tiled surround.


To the front of the home there is a shared gravel drive which separates to service both family homes. There are a variety of specimen shrubs for screening and a lawn front garden. There is ample off road parking for two vehicles. To the rear of the home there is a flagged seating area which also has a section of grass and shrub borders. Beyond this, there is a low brick wall with wrought iron gate allowing access to the second garden area. The second area of garden is again laid to grass but offers an ideal outdoor space

Commercial Unit

The commercial unit has been utilised for the production of bespoke furniture and offers exceptional floor space. Occupying several buildings, this may be an ideal opportunity for those seeking to upscale a business in a non city environment. The village also boasts excellent internet and broadband with the market town of Thirsk close to hand.

The vendor has also informed ourselves that there is business rate relief and also that machinery may be sold by separate negotiation.


There is also a parcel of land which may be approved for development of a residential or further commercial unit. This is subject to local planning consent, and we will not be securing a sale subject to any changes or planning applications required by the purchaser.

We have been informed that there is a development claw back on this land area and the full details of this clause can be sent on request.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are travelling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.The copyright and all other intellectual property rights in this Site and marketing material ( trade marks, service marks, trading names, text, graphics, code, files and links) belong to Luke Miller & Associates. All rights are reserved.

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Luke Miller & Associates

4 Finkle Street, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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