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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Seaton Ross, York, YO42 4NB


Property Description

Key features

  • Imposing Country House set in approx 9 Acres
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Detached Garage & Workshop
  • Woodland Meadow

Full description

Nestled amongst established woodland & meadow this idyllic grade 2 listed country house is set in approx 9 acres and has been lovingly & sympathetically restored and maintained by its owners past & present.
Dating back over 350 years the generously proportioned and well appointed accommodation is located on the outskirts of this popular commuter village with facilities including local store, garage & farm shop and is very convenient for York, Leeds & Hull with good access to the M62 motorway network and only 10 miles from Howden mainline railway station.
The property is approached along a 200 metre driveway which runs between the woodland to the house. The living accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance Hall, Living Room, Sitting Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Washroom/Bootroom, Dining Room with Snug, Downstairs Cloakroom, 4 Double Bedrooms, Shower Room and Family Bathroom. Externally there are a range of brick and pan-tile outbuildings, log shed, bike shed and summer house. The property also benefits from solid wood double glazed windows and LPG heating.

To the front of the property a 200 metre long driveway, lined with mature trees, leads to the house which continues to the house garden. To one side of the drive is a meadow, continuing out to the boundaries with mixed woodland, containing two significant old oak trees dated at between 250 to 350 years of age. Towards the end of the long drive a five-bar gate provides access to a gravelled drive suitable for parking a number of vehicles with access the house. Beyond the gate lies a detached garage with attached workshop, bike shed and log store. Delightful gardens open up to all aspects of the house offering orchard, fruit and vegetable plot, and brick-built summer house with electrics. Mature hedges and trees line the perimeters, with magnificent weeping willows, wildlife pond and patio to the rear of the house.

3.15m (10' 4") x 3.12m (10' 3")
Fitted with a traditional white 3 piece suite comprising WC, hand basin and corner bath, with window to the side elevation and radiator.

1.75m (5' 9") x 2.24m (7' 4")
Fitted with a traditional white 2 piece suite comprising hand basin and WC, shower cubicle with mermaid boarding, electric shower and glass screen around, window to the rear elevation and chrome ladder heated towel rail.

A useful storage space, with limited headroom and radiator, with potential for other uses.


A solid oak front door with cast iron fittings & half circle window above opens into a small entrance hall, with coving to the ceiling, radiator and solid wood doors leading either side to the two main reception rooms.

5.77m (18' 11") x 5.28m (17' 4")
This peaceful & picturesque living area has large windows to the south & east with window seat looking out to the front garden. An open fire is set within a sand stone fireplace & hearth, with original beams to the wall & ceiling, coving, radiator and glazed panel door to:

5.77m (18' 11") x 5.72m (18' 9")
This spacious, airy room has windows out to the south and west with window seat looking on to the front garden. The original brick inglenook fireplace houses a Scandinavian Dovre wood-burning stove; original beams to the ceiling and over the fireplace, coving, radiator.

Fitted with traditional white two-piece suite comprising wc and hand-basin; white-ladder heated towel rail, coving; window on to rear garden.


4.34m (14' 3") x 3.94m (12' 11")
A generous landing area with pine staircase leading from the ground floor, with window overlooking the pretty cottage garden and open fields as far as the eye can see. Coving, radiator and doors leading to:

5.74m (18' 10") x 4.39m (14' 5")
Situated at the front of the house, a pine latch door opens onto a very spacious double bedroom with windows to the south and east; two radiators, access to insulated loft space, and door to dressing room:

1.73m (5' 8") x 1.55m (5' 1")
With window to the front elevation, hanging space and light this useful addition would also make an ideal ensuite shower room.

5.23m (17' 2") x 3.05m (10' 0")
Double bedroom with pine latch door, window to the south, fitted double cupboard with shelving, and radiator.

3.94m (12' 11") x 2.69m (8' 10") plus 2.97m (9' 9") x 2.54m (8' 4")
A pine latch door leads into the first section of this generously proportioned bedroom, with radiators and windows to the west; walk-through space into bedroom area large enough to take a standard double bed, with further window overlooking garden, built-in cupboard offering short hanging space and shelving, painted exposed-brick walls and original beam to ceiling.

4.39m (14' 5") x 2.11m (6' 11")
Double bedroom with pine latch door, window to the east, ceiling coving and radiator.

6.53m (21' 5") x 6.35m (20' 10")
The dining area occupies a large central space at the heart of the house between the kitchen and the snug seating area, with windows looking out to the rear gardens. A recessed archway with window onto the garden houses a two oven Aga and boiler; there is a spacious pantry/cupboard with light, feature beams, coving, radiator and door to the rear hall.

4.09m (13' 5") x 3.25m (10' 8")
The traditional farmhouse kitchen is fitted with a range of hand crafted, artisan built pine floor & wall units with solid oak worktops and tiled splashbacks, underslung Belfast sink, antique style mixer tap and integral under counter fridge. Windows look out to the rear & side gardens; coving to the ceiling, spotlights, quarry tile floor, radiator, open arch to dining room and half glazed solid wood door to:

3.25m (10' 8") x 3.05m (10' 0")
A solid wood half glazed door with windows to either side provides an alternative entrance to the house, fitted with a unit providing stainless steel sink with cupboards below and window over to the side aspect. Space for an upright fridge freezer & tumble dryer and plumbing for a washing machine, internal window to the dining room and radiator.

Staircase with turned pine balustrade leads to the first floor accommodation, window to the side aspect, half glazed door to the rear garden, radiator and solid wood door leading to:

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24 February 2015

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