Langdale Court, Melsonby, Richmond, North Yorkshire


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A spacious and well presented four bedroom barn conversion in an accessible location on a prestigious courtyard development between two sought after North Yorkshire villages. West View is complemented by a paddock of around 0.93 acres and approximately 0.55 acres of woodland with orchard. EPC (EER) D 67.

Situation & Amenities

Richmond 9 miles. Darlington 10 miles. Barnard Castle 14 miles. West View lies approximately mid-way between the sought-after villages of Melsonby and Aldbrough St John in pretty countryside and in a particularly tranquil location. Local facilities offered at Aldbrough St John include a village hall, doctor's surgery and cricket club. Melsonby has a primary school and a public house. The market town of Richmond is rich in Georgian architecture and also boasts a number of historical sites including the Castle with its Norman origins, the renowned Georgian Theatre and The Station which is a restored Victorian railway station featuring a restaurant, cinema and gallery, whilst being home to a number of artisan food producers. Barnard Castle also has a castle, riverside walks and the Bowes Museum is on the outskirts of the town. Both market towns offer a traditional weekly market, a library and good range of restaurants. Darlington offers a wider range of shops and supermarkets as well as an east coast mainline railway station. The A66 and A1(M) are both within easy reach.


The generous accommodation at West View is arranged over two floors and is rich in barn conversion style features throughout including vaulted beamed ceilings and barn style slit windows. The property enjoys an open plan kitchen/dining space with an impressive living room leading off. There is a gin gang dining room with a more formal sitting room behind. Accessed off the sitting room is a study and boot room. A utility room and master bedroom with en-suite are the final components at ground floor level.

To the first floor, there are three further bedrooms (one ensuite) and a family bathroom.

Externally the property offers good sized lawned gardens to both the front and rear along with a variety of outbuildings/

stables, garage, parking, woodland with orchard (approximately 0.55 acres) and a paddock (approximately 0.93 acres).


The main front entrance door leads into a hallway which in turn provides access to the dining kitchen and dining room as well as having the staircase rising to first floor level. The dining kitchen is spacious and characterful and provides a variety of fitted country style wall and base units with granite work surfaces, tiled splashbacks, Belfast sink, double glazed window overlooking the front garden, space for an American style fridge/freezer and Aga along with the following integral appliances: electric oven, electric hob and extractor hood.

An opening leads through to the living room which boasts a beautiful high vaulted beamed ceiling, feature exposed stone wall and a multi fuel stove with stoned inlay and wooden mantle. There are double glazed windows to dual aspects looking onto both the front and rear gardens with external doors accessing both sides.

The dining room, across the entrance hallway, is flooded with natural light having numerous windows and double doors

opening to the exterior. There is an opening leading into the sitting room which is a good size and has a vaulted beamed ceiling, exposed stone wall, numerous windows, barn conversion slit windows, four velux windows and a multi fuel stove. There is a small snug area behind the stove along with a boot room which provides access to the rear garden. A study

and utility room (with cloakroom/WC) are nearby.

The final room at ground level is the master bedroom which enjoys ample natural light which floods through the full height windows. The bedroom also has a door which opens to the rear garden and an en-suite shower room.

First Floor Accommodation

The first-floor landing has a beamed ceiling, overstairs storage cupboard and provides access to the bedrooms and house


Bedroom two is a double bedroom and has a full height window, a second window to the side aspect, vaulted beamed ceiling and a velux. This bedroom has the benefit of an ensuite shower room.

There are two further double bedrooms, both with high beamed ceilings, a velux and a window.

The house bathroom is well presented and is equipped with a roll top free standing bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, velux window, beamed ceiling and characterful wooden wall panelling.


The property is approached via a tarmac single track lane. West View has lawned gardens to both the front and rear aspects. There is a gravelled driveway providing parking for up to four cars.

At the rear of the house, there is a run of single storey stone-built outbuildings, two of which offer stabling and the final two are a gym and shower room. There is an open fronted store area with double timber doors at the rear which open to give a through access to the outbuildings.

West View has a detached garage of stone and block construction which measures approximately 4.20m x 5.91m. It has an up and over door and six velux windows.

Finally, the property is offered with approximately 0.55 acres of woodland including some apple and pear trees and a paddock measuring approximately 0.93 acres. Mains water is not connected to the land.


There is oil fired central heating, with underfloor heating to the ground floor. Mains electric and water are connected. Drainage is to a shared private septic tank.

The property is accessed via a tarmac track over which West View enjoys a right of way. There is an agreement to split maintenance costs.

Environmental Schemes/Basic Payment Schemes

The land/woodland is not registered for the Basic Payment Scheme, any Environment Stewardship Scheme or Woodland

Grant Scheme.

Areas, Measurements & Other Information

All areas, measurements, plans/drawings and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to

be correct but any intending purchaser(s) should not rely on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to

their accuracy.

Wayleaves, Easements & Rights of Way

West View is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights including rights of way whether public or private, light,

drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi easements and all wayleaves

or covenants whether disclosed or not. There is a footpath which follows the access track to Langdale Court and passes

West View.

Tenure, Council Tax & Local Authority

The property is believed to be offered Freehold with Vacant Possession upon Completion. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded G. Richmondshire District Council. Telephone 01748 829100.


Strictly via appointment only with the Agents GSC Grays Tel: 01833 637000.

Arrange viewing 01833 908027

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