5 amazing homes in the North that could be straight out of Netflix hit drama Bridgerton

Hit Netflix show Bridgerton may be set in Regency-era London high society, but there are plenty of homes up North where you can live out your own period drama.

Thursday, 28th January 2021, 4:46 pm
Updated Thursday, 28th January 2021, 4:50 pm
Golda Rosheuvel stars as Queen Charlotte in hit Netflix show Bridgerton.

Knight Frank has a range of properties on the market, which would not look out of place on BridgertonNetflix’s biggest drama ever – including Aislaby Hall, a magnificent Georgian country home, near Pickering, North Yorkshire, on the market for £2.75 million; and the Roundhill Estate, a 17th Century country estate in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, at Bewerley, near Harrogate, North Yorkshire, on the market for £1.85 million.

Other highlights include Gilling Lodge, a modernised, Grade II-listed family home in Gilling West, near Richmond, North Yorkshire, on the market for offers in excess of £2.5 million and a three or four bedroom stone-built home, part of a period conversion of an old farm in Birstwith, near Harrogate, which is on the market for £599,500.

The 540-acre Blenkinsopp Estate, near Haltwhistle, Northumberland, is on the market for £4.85 million. Centred on the Grade II-listed Blenkinsopp Hall, the estate includes a further nine estate cottages, a period stable block including two cottages and estate office, a walled garden and lake.

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Estate agent Knight Frank describes Aislaby Hall, off the A170 at Aislaby, near Pickering, as "one of the outstanding Georgian houses in the region". It was built in 1742 in the Classical style.
Knight Frank says many of Aislaby Hall's finest internal architectural features have been retained.
Knight Frank says Aislaby Hall, which has 10 bedrooms, has only previously sold three times since its construction in 1742.
Estate agent Knight Frank says Aislaby Hall has, over the last 20 years, undergone an extensive program of sympathetic restoration and renovation. It is on the market for £2.75 million.
Estate agent Knight Frank says the Roundhill Estate, Bewerley, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, features a 17th Century, Grade ll-listed country house and two detached stone barns privately situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales.
Estate agent Knight Frank says the six-bedroom house is nestled into the surrounding woodland and hillside with mature gardens, stream and waterfalls within the 40-acre estate.
Estate agent Knight Frank says the house has a self-contained leisure wing with a gym, swim spa and sauna.
Estate agent Knight Frank says the approach to Roundhill can only be described as stunning, and the property offers something extremely special and unique. It is on the market for £1.85 million.
The six-bedroom Gilling Lodge, on High Street, Gilling West, near Richmond, North Yorkshire, is described by estate agent Knight Frank as a "beautiful Georgian country house", with its "classic Georgian façade facing the gardens making it particularly attractive".
Gilling Lodge is approached via a charming entrance courtyard.
Knight Frank says: "At the heart of the home is a fabulous large kitchen."
Built in the mid-18th Century, Gilling Lodge is Grade II-listed and, estate agent Knight Frank says, has been comprehensively but sympathetically restored to the highest standard. It is on the market for offers in excess of £2.5 million.
The 12-bedroom Blenkinsopp Estate, near Haltwhistle, Northumberland, is described as "a delightful rural Northumberland estate with a handsome house of high calibre at its centre".
The estate is centered on the Grade II-listed Blenkinsopp Hall, featuring five reception rooms, 10 bedrooms, four bathrooms and an integral flat.
Estate agent Knight Frank says: "On the market for the first time for 145 years, the sale represents a generational opportunity to purchase one of Northumberland’s pre-eminent estates."
The Blenkinsopp Estate extends to about 539.95 acres in total in the heart of rural Northumberland, adjacent to the National Park. It is on the market for £4.85 million.
Grosvenor Barn, Home Farm Square, Birstwith, near Harrogate, is described by Knight Frank as an "impressive period barn conversion in a very desirable location".
Grosvenor Barn is described as an impressive three or four bedroom stone-built home.
The hand-built breakfast kitchen features solid oak units, a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and velux windows.
Grosvenor Barn, 4 Home Farm Square, Birstwith, is on the market for £599,500.