7 bedroom country house for saleStation Road, Scruton, Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Guide Price £499,950
- Impressive Period Home
- Seven Bedrooms
- Three Reception Rooms
- Large Walled Rear Gardens
- Potential to Easily Create Self-Contained Annex
- Double Garage Plus Ample Parking
- Open Views To Front
- EPC Rating F22
Built circa 1700, this elegant period home boasts an impressive seven bedrooms, generous walled gardens and a wealth of traditional and character features throughout with potential to create a self-contained annex.
Situation & Amenities - Scruton is a small rural village set between the popular market towns of Bedale and Northallerton and has ancient origins which date back to Anglo Saxon and Viking times. The village has an active community with village hall, cricket pitch, pavilion and playing field. There is a pub and church. A range of schools, leisure opportunities and independent and national retailers can be found at nearby Bedale and Northallerton.
The North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales are in easy reach offering a wide range of rural pursuits. Golf courses can be found at Bedale and Richmond with horse racing at Catterick, Ripon, York and Sedgefield.
Description - This beautiful period property, built circa 1700, boasts an impressive seven bedrooms with three reception rooms, three bath/shower rooms and is located in the popular village of Scruton with easy access to the A1. Versatile in both layout and possibilities, Acre House has the potential to form a self-contained annex to the ground floor by way of the downstairs bedroom, shower room and utility room (which could be simply reconfigured to create a kitchen).
Looking out over open fields to the front, there are extensive walled gardens and a large patio area to the rear as well as a detached double garage and driveway providing parking for in excess of four vehicles.
Ground Floor Accommodation - The entrance hall to the side of the property leads through to the formal sitting room which has double aspect windows giving equally charming views both front and rear, a feature open fire place and exposed beams to ceiling. The dining room, with bay window, leads through to the modern fitted kitchen and also to the sitting room where there is a further bay window and open fireplace.
The west wing of the property currently has a downstairs bedroom (which could make an alternative home office/playroom etc), shower room and utility room which could be easily manipulated to form a self-contained one bedroom annex as there is external access to the rear.
First Floor Accommodation - The elegant turned staircase with the original arch window to the half landing, giving views over the garden, opens out onto the first floor landing. Bedrooms one, two, six and five all have far reaching views to the front overlooking the fields opposite whilst bedrooms three and four overlook the gardens. There are two bathrooms to the first floor, the larger of which would make a fantastic en-suite to bedroom one.
Externally - The front gardens are laid to lawn and have traditional wrought iron railings atop the stone wall boundary. To the rear is a generous enclosed lawned garden with mature tree, large flag stone patio area, several large mature deciduous trees enclosed within brick and stone wall boundaries.
Double Garage And Parking - The detached double garage has two electronic up and over doors, water, power and light points connected and there is parking for up to four vehicles on the driveway.
Outbuilding And Boiler Room - There is a small stone outbuilding which is currently used as a coal/wood store and a further outside store which houses the oil-fired boiler.
Services - The property benefits from mains electric, water and sewerage and has oil fired central heating.
Tenure - The property is believed to be offered Freehold with vacant possession.
Local Authority - Hambleton District Council TEL: 0845 121 1555
Council Tax - Believed to be tax band F.
Viewings - Strictly through GSC Grays 01677 422400
Particulars - Details prepared January 2015
Photographs taken January 2015 and June 2015.
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