A Ge­or­gian gem rich in fam­ily his­tory

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY - Forcett Hall Es­tate, Rich­mond, North York­shire

it is a big house and we’d like to down­size.

“It’s a good time to do it and then my own son won’t have the ought to, should do, must do, obli­ga­tion of tak­ing over. The fam­ily has owned the place for a long time, but it’s not 100 years.”

The ground floor of the house fea­tures a main re­cep­tion hall with Ionic pi­lasters, a li­brary with Adam-style fire­place, sitting room and a ball­room with in­tri­cate frieze work and cor­nic­ing.

A can­tilevered, carved oak stair­case leads to the first floor, where there are six bed­rooms, four bath­rooms, a wash room

FORCETT HALL: One of North York­shire’s finest coun­try houses with a wealth of grand pe­riod fea­tures.

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