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Spitalcroft, Knaresborough

  • Type: House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Reception Rooms: 5
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Property Features

  • Four bedroom detached property
  • Idyllic riverside location
  • Charm and character throughout
  • Walled gardens
  • Balcony, garage block and summerhouse
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Property Summary

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An amazing opportunity to purchase this idyllic detached family home reputed in parts to date back to circa 1745 offering immense charm and character throughout.

Valley Cottage is in an enviable riverside position in the very heart of Knaresborough.

The property truly requires an internal inspection to fully appreciate the unique accommodation which has a wealth of oak beams, trusses, panelling and a delightful minstrels gallery overlooking an inner courtyard.

The property offers a superb arrangement of characterful and modern accommodation by way of an extension including a quality kitchen and family room overlooking the river.

The property is approached via a charming wooden gate to the walled garden which opens into a haven of beautifully maintained and manicured gardens with steps leading down to the River Nidd.

The accommodation in brief comprises an entrance vestibule, cloakroom, entrance hall, large split level dining room and reception hall.

There is a magnificent living room with feature fireplace and doors to the inner courtyard. From the reception hall there is a hallway leading to a breakfast room, kitchen and family room all with riverside views. There is also a cloaks area and second ground floor cloakroom.

To the first floor there is a fabulous staircase with porthole window leading to a galleried landing with master bedroom having vaulted ceilings with open trusses and a large balcony overlooking the internal courtyard. There are three further double bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and two house bathrooms.

Full Details

A four bedroom detached property


Entrance Vestibule (1.83m x 1.40m)

Cloakroom with wc (1.98m x 1.07m)

Entrance Hall (2.49m x 1.83m)

Dining Room (4.27m x 3.51m)

Living Room (4.88m x 3.45m)

Sitting Room (5.00m x 4.27m)

Utility/Boiler Room (3.56m x 1.85m)

Reception Hall (3.53m x 2.26m)

Kitchen (4.09m x 2.54m)

Breakfast Room (4.09m x 2.77m)

Cloakroom (1.63m x 1.40m)

Wc (2.36m x 1.63m)



Master Bedroom (4.27m x 4.14m)

Balcony (4.62m x 1.24m)

Bedroom Two (4.57m x 3.66m)

Bedroom Three (4.09m x 2.31m)

Bedroom Four (3.10m x 2.84m)

Bathroom One (4.50m x 1.88m)

Bathroom Two (2.77m x 1.88m)

There is a fabulous walled garden with lawns and well stocked herbaceous borders.

Paved patio areas surround the property with steps leading down to a landing stage and large paved patio adjacent to the River Nidd.

A wooden summer house is well positioned along the riverside. The paved inner courtyard is both private and sheltered giving access to the drawing room and reception hall.

To the front of the property is access to the utility/boiler room. There is also a timber fuel store.

From Spitalcroft there is a large driveway leading to a fabulous garage block with power, light and two electric roller doors.


From Harrogate town centre take the A61 York Place towards the Empress Roundabout. Take the third exit onto A661 Wetherby Road. Turn left at the traffic light junction onto Hookstone Chase. Continue to the end of the road, take the first exit and then the second exit on the mini roundabout onto Forest Moor Road. Turn left onto B6163 Belmont Grove. Turn right onto Spitalcroft. On arrival, the entrance gate to the property is on the left and the garages and parking area are up a drive to the right.


The property has been placed in band G.


The tenure of the property is freehold.