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9 bedroom detached house for sale

Leysthorpe, Oswaldkirk, York, YO62

Guide Price £2,300,000

Property Description

Key features

  • drawing room, dining room and study
  • games room
  • kitchen/living room
  • pantry and utility room
  • 6 first floor bedrooms including master suite
  • 6 bathrooms
  • attics including 3 bedrooms and a bathroom
  • dressing room
  • former office, boiler room, store and coal house
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Imposing country house with exceptional views, the house offers extensive ground floor accommodation ideal for entertaining. Leysthorpe is adjacent to the village of Oswaldkirk within The Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


Leysthorpe is adjacent to the village of Oswaldkirk within The
Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Surrounded
by beautiful countryside it is on the edge of the North York Moors National Park and only 4 miles from Helmsley.

Helmsley is a busy market town with excellent amenities including
hotels, good local shops and convenience stores. It has a primary school and Arts Centre hosting concerts, films and exhibitions.

York is about 23 miles to the south with a railway station offering
regular services across the country with direct services to London in under 2 hours.

Ryedale secondary school is 7 miles away and has an Ofsted rating "Excellent" (March 2012). Ampleforth College and its preparatory school are 4 miles distant.


Leysthorpe Hall is an imposing house commanding a fine position
at the top of Caulkleys Bank with far reaching views to the south
towards Gilling East. Much of the house has undergone a significant refurbishment that includes decoration and structural works.

The house offers extensive ground floor accommodation ideal
for entertaining, with a particularly good family kitchen created
by the current owners. To the first floor there are 6 bedrooms
and 5 bathrooms including a magnificent master suite with
wonderful views over the garden. The second floor offers flexible accommodation that could easily be converted to a flat, but currently provides 3 bedrooms a bathroom and several useful attic rooms.

The gardens are of particular note with terraces, well planned
borders and many specimen trees and shrubs. There are 2 paddocks and in all the property extends to 6.5 acres.

In addition to the main house there are extensive outbuildings,
including garaging, stores, former stables and a disused flat. There is considerable scope for further development subject to all the usual

Square Footage: 9,246 sq ft
Acreage: 6.5 Acres

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 April 2016

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