A charming 4-bedroom detached family home set in an acre of gardens

Alderbrook Cottage is an attractive rendered residence offering over 2,400 sq. ft. of light-filled flexible accommodation arranged over two floors. The ground floor accommodation flows from a welcoming reception hall and includes a large drawing room with a bay window, feature exposed brick open fireplace and double glazed doors opening to a spacious dining room. There is also a generous sitting room again with feature fireplace, wood burning stove and French doors to the terrace. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a large kitchen/breakfast room, accessible from both dining and sitting rooms, together with a useful fitted utility room, the whole combining to create an ideal family and entertaining space. The kitchen provides a range of wall and floor units with a large central island and breakfast bar, quartz worktops, a range cooker and space for a good-sized table. There is also an exposed A frame ceiling with skylights and French doors that lead to the rear garden flooding the room with natural light.

On the first floor the property offers a generous principal bedroom with a modern fully-tiled en-suite bathroom and an inter-connecting dressing room. There are also three further well-proportioned bedrooms and a spacious family bathroom with corner bath, walk-in shower and separate W.C.

This property has 1 acres of land.


The property is approached through a five-bar gate over a block-paved driveway providing private off-road parking for multiple vehicles and giving access to the detached garage bordered by an area of level lawn interspersed by a variety of specimen trees enclosed by a low-level stone wall.

The well-maintained enclosed garden to the rear features an expanse of level lawn bordered by mature shrubs and trees together with summer house, garden shed and paved south facing terrace which is perfect for entertaining and al fresco dining.


Located at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Nidd, Nun Monkton is an historic village with a thriving community spirit centred around a working 20-acre village green with duck pond and maypole and amenities including a church, vineyard and brewery, village public house and popular primary school. The village enjoys easy access to further amenities in local villages and to the extensive shopping, recreational and leisure facilities in York, Harrogate and Leeds.

Communications links are excellent: the nearby A1(M) ensures easy access to both the north and south of the country and the national motorway network, as do the excellent links from Hammerton train station which offers regular services to Harrogate, York, Leeds and central London.

The area offers a good selection of state schooling as well as a wide range of noted independent schools.


From Strutt & Parker’s Harrogate office, turn left onto Victoria Avenue and then turn right onto Queen Parade. Turn left onto York Place (A6040) then at Empress Roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Wetherby Road (A661). After 2.3 miles at the roundabout take the 1st exit onto A658, then after 2.6 miles at the roundabout continue straight onto York Road (A59). Stay on A59 for 6.8 miles then turn left onto Pool Lane. After 2.1 miles turn left then turn immediately right and Alderbrook Cottage can be found ahead.

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Other features

  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Principal Bedroom with Dressing Room and En-Suite Shower Room
  • Bathroom
  • WC
  • Main House Internal Area 2,470 sq. ft.
  • Garden Shed
  • Summer House
  • Garage
  • 1 Acre of Gardens

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Ref: HRG160126

Nun Monkton York YO26

Guide Price

Ref: HRG160126

Nun Monkton York YO26

Guide Price