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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Skerne, Driffield

Sold STC £485,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Plot of 2.3 Acres
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Breath Taking Views
  • Wonderful Rural Location
  • Versatile Accommadation
  • South Facing Garden
  • Abundance Of Character
  • Separate Paddock
  • Private Driveway
  • Mature Planted Gardens

Full description

****PROPERTY WITH LAND**** Rarely does an opportunity to purchase such a unique period home become available. Providing a wealth of tradition throughout with charming features that can be seen in each and every room. Lovingly maintained by the current owners to offer a truly stunning blend of old and new that simply can not disappoint any potential buyer. Hugely versatile accommodation that can be adapted to suit any requirements with an abundance of character from the very first glance. Internally the accommodation is set over two floors with six bedrooms, main with dressing area and en-suite plus luxury family bathroom all to the first floor with three reception rooms, separate utility, w/c, rear lobby, stunning entrance hall and breakfast kitchen that is truly the heart of this fantastic home. Set within the picturesque village of Skerne, Lillygarth Farm boasts simply breath taking views from every aspect with beautiful south facing mature planted gardens and separate paddock extending the plot to 2.304 acres in total. With access to paddock via private drive and ample off street parking this property has to be seen to fully appreciate the beautiful home that is on offer.

Entrance Hall - 13.67m x 2.74m (44'10 x 9'0) - An impressive entrance hall setting the tone throughout this entire property with turn flight staircase leading to first floor, built in storage cupboard with fitted shelving, glazed internal doors to principle reception rooms, fitted dado rail and attractive wall lighting with central heating radiators and fitted carpets throughout.

Drawing Room - 6.22m x 4.06m (20'5 x 13'4) - Beautifully presented and naturally light with full height southerly facing glass paneled french doors doors leading out onto conservatory, exposed beams to ceiling offer a charming feature to the room with living flame gas fire set in limestone surround and hearth, upvc double glazed windows to either side of the fire, two central heating radiators, fitted wall lights, television point and carpets laid throughout.

Conservatory - 4.80m x 3.35m (15'9 x 11'0) - In our opinion a fantastic addition to this already size able home, set on a brick base with full upvc double glazed windows to two sides and french doors leading out onto beautiful south facing garden, fitted wall lighting and ceramic tiled floor.

Study - 4.47m x 3.30m (14'8 x 10'10) - Hugely versatile reception room currently used a study with attractive open fire complete with basket grate and exposed brick chimney breast, upvc double glazed window to rear elevation again boasting garden views with exposed beamed ceiling, central heating radiator both television and telephone points and all with fitted carpets.

Dining Room - 5.44m x 3.96m (17'10 x 13'0) - Truly stunning formal dining room a great place to entertain with full height french doors leading out onto south facing garden, a further two windows to side elevations, feature open fire with basket grate, marble effect insert and Adam style surround creating a focal point to the room with fitted wall lights, exposed beamed ceiling, central heating radiators and fitted carpets.

Rear Lobby - 1.83m x 1.40m (6'0 x 4'7) - With upvc double glazed external door leading out onto rear garden and complete with quarry tiled floor.

Cloakroom/W/C - 1.91m x 1.07m (6'3 x 3'6) - Fitted with a two piece suite comprising low flush w/c and vanity style wash basin with storage, tiled splash backs, upvc double glazed window to side elevation and quarry tiled flooring.

Breakfast Kitchen - 6.96m x 4.22m (22'10 x 13'10) - Truly the heart of this beautiful home with an extensive range of wall, base and drawer units in a white fronted finish with contrasting roll top work surfaces and tiled splash backs, stainless steel double ink with drainer and mixer tap over, well designed lighting with down-lighters to ceiling and under unit lighting, integral fridge, free standing cooker included plus stunning AGA, upvc double glazed windows to front elevation, exposed beams to ceiling ample space for breakfast table and all with quarry tiled flooring laid throughout.

Utility Room - 4.22m x 3.99m (13'10 x 13'1) - Fitted with a basic range of wall and base units proving ample storage and incorporating double stainless steel sink with drainer, ample space and plumbing for free standing applainces with upvc double glazed windows to both side and front elevations and continued quarry tiled flooring throughout.

Side Lobby - 2.01m x 1.17m (6'7 x 3'10) - With solid wood external door to side elevation leading to front elevation, large built in storage cupboard, walk in wine cellar and quarry tiled flooring.

First Floor Landing - A usable and inviting space again naturally light with upvc double glazed windows to side elevations, fitted dado rail continues to offer character throughout with central heating radiators and fitted carpets.

Master Suite -

Master Bedroom - 5.46m x 3.23m (17'11 x 10'7) - With upvc double glazed windows to dual aspect providing unspoiled open garden views, fitted television point, central heating radiator and carpets laid throughout. Master bedroom is accessed via

Dressing Area - With full length built in wardrobes to either side complete with hanging rails and fitted shelving, wall mounted mirror, central heating radiator, access to loft space and fitted carpets.

En-Suite Shower Room - 2.13m x 1.78m (7'0 x 5'10) - Updated en-suite shower room providing a modern three piece suite with double length partially tiled shower cubicle complete with electric powered shower and glass screen, vanity style wash basin and low flush w/c, wall mounted chrome heated towel rail, fitted mirror and over unit spot lighting, upvc double glazed window to side elevation and ceramic tiled flooring.

Bedroom Two - 4.29m x 3.73m (14'1 x 12'3) - With upvc double glazed window to front elevation, full wall length of fitted wardrobes, central heating radiator and fitted carpets.

Bedroom Three - 4.06m x 3.45m (13'4 x 11'4) - A further naturally light room with upvc double glazed windows to both rear and side elevations, fitted wardrobes, central heating radiator and carpets throughout.

Bedroom Four - 4.06m x 3.33m (13'4 x 10'11) - With upvc double glazed window to rear elevation, central heating radiator and fitted carpets.

Bedroom Five - 4.24m x 3.05m (13'11 x 10'0) - Generous sized room with upvc double glazed window to front elevation, walk in storage cupboard fitted wall lights, central heating radiator and fitted carpets throughout.

Bedroom Six - 4.27m x 2.69m (14'0 x 8'10) - Spacious Double bedroom with upvc double glazed windows to both front and side elevations, built in wardrobe and airing cupboard housing hot water cylinder and electric immersion, access to loft space, fitted carpets and central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom - 4.09m x 2.08m (13'5 x 6'10) - Simply stunning family bathroom fitted with an imperial white suite comprising double ended tiled paneled bath complete with gilt finished central shower attachment, fully tiled double length shower cubicle with drench style shower head, high flush w/c and wall mounted hand wash basin, heated towel rail and central heating radiator, inset spot lighting to ceiling with fully tiled walls, upvc double glazed window to rear elevation and wood effect laid flooring.

Outside - The property stands in a total plot extending to circa 2.3 acres (0.93 ha). The meticulously maintained and mature south facing formal gardens lie immediately to the rear and side of the property and extend to circa 0.62 acres (0.25 ha) and have been carefully planned and planted over the years by the current sellers. Directly to the rear of the property is an extensively stone flagged patio area providing excellent outdoor entertaining space. The formal and part walled gardens are laid to lawn interspersed with sweeping and well stocked herbaceous boarders which provide a plethora of colour at various times of the year. A pedestrian archway leads through to the orchard which is established with an array of top fruit trees and soft fruit bushes comprising Apples, Greengages, Loganberries, Raspberries, Currants and grapevine, complemented by a raised vegetable bed, kitchen garden and wild garden area. Detached brick built stable/garden store with water laid on and electricity and greenhouse. The driveway leads from the front of the property and is laid with cobble effect sets which provide parking and turning space as well as access for machinery/horse boxes to the paddock at the rear of the plot. To the eastern side lie a range of outbuildings which provide additional useful storage and workshop space.

Paddock - Beyond the garden and with gated access is a grass laid paddock extending to 1.68 Acres with woodland to the rear, external water supply and stable.

Agents Note - To date these details have not been approved by the vendor and should not be relied upon. Please confirm before viewing.

Disclaimer - These particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute, nor constitute any part of an offer or a contract. None of the statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of fact. Any intending purchaser should satisfy him/herself by inspection of the property or otherwise as to the correctness of each of the statements prior to making an offer. No person in the employment of Woolley & Parks Ltd has any authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property.

Laser Tape Clause - Laser Tape Clause All measurements have been taken using a laser tape measure and therefore, may be subject to a small margin of error.

Services - The property benefits from having SOLAR PANELS (further details can be obtained from the sellers), mains water and electricity connected to the property. Drainage is to a septic tank. An LPG supply to the living flame gas fire in the Drawing room. Oil fired central heating system is installed.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 January 2017


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