For sale: barn conversion with paddock

Copthorne Farm Barn, Great OuseburnPrice: £950,000Contact: Buchanan Mitchell, tel: 01423 360055, www.buchananmitchell.com

Copthorne Farm Barn, Great Ouseburn Price: £950,000 www.buchananmitchell.com

This barn conversion in a rural village was a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of central York, where Jane Greenwood and her family used to live.

“We came from a townhouse in York and immediately fell in love with the amount of internal and external space here, along with the far-reaching views of the Hambleton Hills and the ease of access to Harrogate and York,” says Jane, who bought the property in 2016.

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The family kitchen with cosy Aga, the abundance of parking, a four-bay dutch barn and a paddock sealed the deal.

The family-size kitchen

The Greenwoods have since redecorated and fitted a new oil tank but are selling to move closer to elderly parents.

We’re sad to leave. It’s been a brilliant house,” says Jane.

The property, which is set in extensive gardens and grounds with a fenced paddock, has a reception hall, dining room, garden room, sitting room, open plan living kitchen with Aga, a boot room and utility room and a guest bedroom suite

master bedroom suite, a guest bedroom suite, two further double bedrooms and a family bathroom.

The large, light-filled sitting room

Outside, there is a parking and a double garage.

The two-acre paddock with field shelter