A characterful four bedroom detached farmhouse with the potential to extend and breath-taking views.

Mount Pleasant Farm is an attractive stone-built farmhouse offering almost 2,089 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors, sensitively modernised to combine the amenities of modern living with character features including a wealth of original features such as beautiful stone walls and feature fireplaces.

The ground floor accommodation, configured to provide an ideal family and entertaining space, briefly comprises of a large living room with double doors to the front terrace boasting spectacular views. Off the living room there is a sitting room/study and a breakfast kitchen. The sitting room/study offers a lovely cosy ambiance with a log burner. A stylish spiral staircase leads up to bedroom four which has an original feature fireplace and its own door to the back terrace, which would a lovely guest room or an office, perfect for working from home.

The dining kitchen has been recently fitted with Shaker style units, solid oak worktops and stable door. The spacious kitchen provides a range of wall and floor units including a large central island with breakfast bar and modern integrated appliances and a Smeg range cooker. Leading from the kitchen is a fabulous space that has been fitted with extra units and would also be perfect to use it as a pantry area or boot room.

Below the kitchen is a spacious cellar that would be perfect for additional storage, pantry or a wine cellar.

There is a back entrance hall just off the kitchen that boasts a beautiful feature stone wall within the corridor. A beautifully finished bathroom with roll top bath and shower and a fitted utility room complete the first floor. A door leading from the utility room gives access to the integral double garage.

Within the living room is another staircase that rises to the first floor which offers three spacious bedrooms. Bedroom two has fitted wardrobes and all the bedrooms have views over the gardens and the beautiful views beyond. On the first floor there is also another generous family bathroom with bath and shower.

Mount Pleasant Farm offers the potential to develop and extend the property subject to necessary planning consent. Previous architect drawings are available upon request.


The property is set in third of acre of garden to the front, side and rear. The private well-maintained garden is laid mainly to level lawns, mature borders and features terraces to the front and rear, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining. The garden as a whole offers panoramic views over surrounding countryside. The property is approached via a shared, smart, tarmac driveway leading to private parking for multiple vehicles and an integral double garage.


The attractive village of Darley, winner of numerous local and national Britain in Bloom competitions, is surrounded by unspoiled Nidderdale countryside and offers a good range of day-to-day amenities including a village store with Post Office, two churches, three community halls, a playing field and a public house.

Birstwith village also offers a good selection of amenities together with the renowned Belmont Grosvenor Preparatory School. The village benefits from easy access to Harrogate, a Spa town popular as a base to explore the Yorkshire Dales and is renowned for its shopping facilities with a wide range of independent retailers as well as the larger supermarkets. Darley village has a regular bus service running between Harrogate and Pateley Bridge, the nearby A1(M) ensures easy access to both the north and south of the country and Harrogate train station offers regular services to Leeds, York, central London and Edinburgh.

Sports enthusiast are well catered for in Harrogate, with many nearby clubs including cricket, tennis, rugby, football, squash and five golf courses.

There is a number of state primary and secondary schools including Darley Community Primary School in the village, Forest Moor School and Harrogate Grammar School (rated Outstanding by Ofsted), as well as a wide range of noted independent schools including Belmont Grosvenor, Brackenfield, Harrogate Ladies’ College and Ashville College.


On Menwith Hill Road heading towards the village, turn left on to Moorcock lane. The property is positioned on the left hand side.

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Other features

  • 2 Reception rooms
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main house internal area 1,873 sq ft (174 sq m)
  • Garden
  • Potential to extend subject to necessary planning consent
  • Stunning views

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Ref: HRG210002

Moorcock Lane, Darley Harrogate HG3

Guide Price

Ref: HRG210002

Moorcock Lane, Darley Harrogate HG3

Guide Price