Three in one and 13 acres at the fam­ily home where peace and quiet reigns

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

The Her­mitage, Mistal and Gra­nary at Bury­thorpe, near Mal­ton Price: £1.35m Con­tact: Roun­th­waite and Wood­head Tel: 01653 600747 THIS beau­ti­ful for­mer farm­stead comes with three prop­er­ties in­clud­ing a farm­house, a bun­ga­low and a hol­i­day let.

It has been Mar­garet Raines home for 25 years since her fa­ther gifted it to her.

“He farmed the land around here for years and when he re­tired, he gave me and my broth­ers a house each.

“I’ve al­ways loved this place be­cause it is so lovely and quiet,” says Mar­garet, a re­tired district nurse.

The house, which comes with 13 acres, was in need of mod­erni­sa­tion and, over the years, she has up­dated it and trans­formed it into a beau­ti­ful home with a kitchen from Hov­ing­ham In­te­ri­ors and a con­ser­va­tory to make the most of the stun­ning out­look.

It has a hall­way, util­ity room, cloak­room, din­ing kitchen, con­ser­va­tory, sit­ting room and study, plus four bed­rooms, a bath­room and a triple garage.

In 1994, Mar­garet took on an­other project and con­verted the for­mer gra­nary into a stun­ning four-bed­room, two-bath­room hol­i­day let, which has at­tracted a loyal fol­low­ing.

Then, six years ago, she turned a cow­shed into a twobed­room home for her el­derly par­ents.

While the bricks and mor­tar makeovers have been a great

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