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Important Georgian house in Yorkshire Dales

Sitting within the wonderful Yorkshire Dales National Park, Marske Hall is an important Grade II* listed country property. A succession of illustrious owners of the estate include a former Archbishop of York and inhabitants include Marske, sire of Eclipse, the racing legend from which 95% of thoroughbreds are said to be descended.

The interiors offer 17,000sq ft of space, plus cellars, and offer the chance for a buyer to bring the property back to its former glory – the house is currently split into apartments. Period features remaining include a great 18th century oak staircase, some fine Italianate plasterwork and many fine architectural features.

Current accommodation is over three floors and includes the main hall with three staircases and adjoining two-storey annexe.

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The Hall is approached through the Ashlar stone gateways which lead to the sweeping carriage and on to a large lawned front garden and wildflower bank with a ha ha beyond. A further lawned garden to the rear has curved stone kennels. The gardens extend to 19 acres and has the village beck running through which contributes to the two lakes.

The estate yard is being offered separately and comprises an attractive range of stone outbuildings with fantastic potential for conversion.

Marske Hall is located within the Yorkshire Dales National Park in Swaledale, just six miles from Richmond. The area is very well regarded and has some excellent schools; the A1 is just twelve miles to the east.

The guide price is £2.5m. For further information please contact Carter Jonas on 01423 523 423 or visit

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