Busby, Stokesley

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Bedrooms: 6
A stunning, Grade II Listed, six bedroom farmhouse with magnificent views over the surrounding countryside. Exceptionally well presented accommodation including a guest annexe with ensuite and approximately 11 acres of land. With planning permission to extend and potential to create equestrian facilities, Thorntree Farm provides a unique opportunity for any potential purchaser to acquire a beautiful home, with period features, scope to develop and enjoy a wonderful location.


Thorntree Farm is situated within its own land in a private, secluded location enjoying outstanding views towards Roseberry Topping and the Cleveland Hills. Not only are there fabulous walks right on the doorstep but the property is close to the beautiful North Yorks Moors and the East coast.


Local amenities can be easily found in the historic market town of Stokesley, including independent shops, restaurants & cafes, public houses, leisure facilities as well as a weekly market and a monthly farmers' market. The vibrant market town of Yarm, which is approximately 6 miles away, also has extensive amenities, services and leisure facilities. Good transport links are provided with rail stations at Northallerton approximately 13 miles, Thirsk 17 miles and Darlington approximately 26 miles away which all provide fast services to Newcastle, Edinburgh and London Kings Cross. The property is well placed for excellent road links to the A19, A66 and A1 providing access to Teesside, Newcastle, Durham, York, Harrogate and Leeds. The nearest airports are at Durham Tees Valley, Leeds Bradford International and Newcastle-upon-Tyne. There are a wide range of both private and state schools throughout the area providing ample choice.


Thorntree Farm is a magnificent detached, Grade II listed, Georgian farmhouse extending to over 5,000 square feet. Following a scheme of sympathetic refurbishment and adaptation by the present owners, the property is presented to an exceptionally high standard. The house offers intelligent, yet flexible, family accommodation combining modern smart home technology whilst retaining many beautiful period features.


The front door opens into a traditional entrance hall, leads to the sitting room and breakfast kitchen to the left and right and sides.


The bright and airy breakfast kitchen features open beams and an abundance of natural light throughout. The large living space boasts bespoke and hand-painted units with useful centre island, finished with Oak and granite work surfaces, integrated Bosch appliances and an AGA range cooker. French doors open out to the stone patio which is an ideal outside entertaining space. Double doors lead from the breakfast kitchen into the stunning garden room.

Garden Room

The garden room, with glass roof and wood burning stove, is bathed in light whilst two further sets of French doors, to the front and rear, open onto the generous stone patio areas.

Reception Rooms

This delightful garden room leads into a formal dining room with bespoke Oak flooring which continues into the superb drawing room. This generous room has a feature fireplace with an exposed brick surround, stone hearth and a wood burning stove together with French doors that open onto the glorious gardens.

Guest Wing

The guest wing, with separate private entrance, leads off the drawing room and features a ground floor double bedroom and a separate bathroom. Beyond this is a very spacious office/sixth bedroom, which has the potential to be converted to a self-contained unit or annexe for family members.

Further Accommodation

To the Southern aspect of the property is a useful utility room, shower room and inner hall which leads into the spectacular cinema/games room. This state of the art entertainment room has been specifically designed to feature a 9 foot integrated cinema screen together with B&W speakers and surround sound system, wireless electric blinds and a Rako lighting system. Bespoke Oak flooring and joinery feature throughout. Accessed via a loft ladder is a mezzanine granary deck which offers a further useful space. The bi-fold doors lead out on to the superb patio area crating another ideal area for entertaining and enjoying the magnificent and uninterrupted views of the Cleveland Hills.

First & Second Floors

The impeccable attention to detail continues throughout the first and second floors. The first floor features and superb master suite, including separate seating and dressing areas, the latter with bespoke fitted wardrobes and drawer units. The suite benefits from an outstandingly luxurious, high technology, modern limestone wet room, including sound system and integrated television. The remainder of the first floor incorporates a further generously sized bedroom and house bathroom with stairs leading to two further bedrooms on the second floor.

Gardens & Grounds

Thorntree Farm is approached through electric gates along a sweeping driveway into a generous gravelled courtyard. The splendid landscaped gardens are a particular feature of the property and are divided into various entertaining areas. To the front of the property is a large level lawn with mature borders, there is a Yorkshire stone patio area which provides an ideal place to enjoy the views over the hills to Roseberry Topping. to the side and rear of the property are several further outside dining and barbecue areas, ideal for entertaining whilst enjoying the views of the formal lawns. There is a well-stocked orchard with a variety of heritage fruit trees and an extensive vegetable plot with raised beds. At the rear of the property is a recently established woodland plantation, over 3,000 trees have been planted around the property. The whole property is surrounded by grassland providing fantastic privacy in a total of approximately 11 Acres with further land available by separate negotiation.

The Old Stables

The Old Stables have been converted into a superb guest annexe or games room separate to the main house which provides fantastic additional accommodation with its own modern luxury ensuite shower room.

The Barns

The large Hare Barn provides useful garaging and storage, it has equestrian potential as an indoor riding arena and stabling and has planning permission to create a two storey leisure suite and garaging. The brick barn on the northern elevation of the property provides additional garden storage and has also had planning permission granted to create additional accommodation.


Mains services included are electricity and water. The property has the benefit of oil fired central heating and private drainage.


Freehold with vacant possession,

Fixtures & Fittings

Only fixtures and fittings specifically mentioned in the particulars are included in the sale otherwise any garden ornaments, curtains, carpets and other fixtures and fittings may be available subject to separate negotiation.

Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way

The sale is subject to all rights of support, public and private Rights of Way, water, light, drainage and other easements, quasi-easements and wayleaves, all or any other like rights, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.


Electrical and other appliances mentioned in the sale particulars have not been tested by the Agents, therefore prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their working order.


Prospective purchasers are advised to make enquiries to Hambleton District Council. Application No: 15/02353/FUL

Joint Agents

GSC Grays are joint agents with Strutt & Parker. Telephone: 01423 561274

01642 810363

GSC Grays - Stokesley

26-28 High Street, Stokesley, Middlesbrough

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