5 bedroom detached house for sale

Main Street, Elvington, York, YO41 4AA

£695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • BUILT CIRCA 1850
  • PERIOD PROPERTY
  • SET WITHIN 1 ACRE OF MATURE GROUNDS
  • SOUGH AFTER VILLAGE LOCATION
  • FLEXIBLE ACCOMODATION
  • OVER 3000 SQ FT OF LIVING SPACE
  • RIVER VIEWS
  • BLEND OF OLD AND NEW
  • DOUBLE GARAGE
  • FAMILY HOME

Full description

Built around 1850 and once the residence of the Rowntree Family, the property measures in excess of 3,000 sqft over three floors and is an ideal family home. The property has beautiful views over the River Derwent, open fields and is positioned well for dog walking, angling and bird watching. Derwent House sits on the edge of Elvington, a village with a fantastic range of local amenities including a well-regarded primary school, convenience store, doctors surgery, sports field and facilities, public house and is also within the catchment area for the highly regarded Fulford Comprehensive School.

This stunning house maintains many original features giving the property bags of character, versatile accommodation and sits within one acre of mature grounds with parking for multiple vehicles and a double garage. Ideal for commuting to York, Leeds and West Yorkshire and within easy reach of many major road networks (M1, A1, M62), making this property appeal to a variety of purchases.


STORM PORCH 
This beautiful residence is accessed by a striking central door between two large bay windows with a storm porch, which in turn leads to the reception hall with timber flooring throughout.

ENTRANCE HALL 
On entering the property, a hallway leads via a turned staircase, to the first floor accommodation with an original stained glass window. From the hallway doors lead into both principal reception rooms, with recently modernised downstairs WC and useful utility room before an archway opens into the breakfast kitchen.

SITTING ROOM  
The principal reception area offers a through lounge which is flooded with an abundance of light via a large timber glazed sash bay window to the front elevation with further timber sashes to both rear and side elevations. The room offers a spacious yet cosy area with its focal feature being a free-standing cast iron multi fuel stove set within a brick surround, with wooden mantle and quarry tile hearth. Thereafter a timber glazed door leads into a garden room which is of brick and timber glazed construction to three sides with wall mounted lighting and timber French doors opening onto a path before leading to the driveway.

DINING ROOM 
The dining room again enjoys a large timber glazed sash bay window to the front elevation with a feature fireplace, bespoke storage cupboards and bookshelves, with cornicing to the ceiling.

KITCHEN/ BREAKFAST ROOM 
The kitchen comprises a stylish range of cream Shaker style units to four sides, with breakfast bar and fitted solid wood preparation surfaces, having a 1½ bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap over and 4-ring gas hob and oven below. In addition there is a free-standing Aga with further space and plumbing available for a dishwasher and freestanding American style fridge freezer.

FAMILY ROOM 
From the kitchen a timber door leads into an ideal day room which is currently presented by our vendors as a working office, with striking brick open fireplace offering the focal point of the room. A timber double glazed window to the front elevation offers natural light, with further aluminium French doors leading to a side terrace, with both windows and doors having timber shutters.

FIRST FLOOR 
To the first floor a central landing leads to four bedrooms, study and house bathroom, with a second staircase leading to the second floor accommodation, with a useful storage area beneath, and a range of bespoke fitted drawers and storage cupboards.

MASTER BEDROOM 
The master bedroom is found to the front of the property and presents two timber double-glazed sash windows to the front elevation, with countryside beyond. A timber door leads to steps flowing into the dressing room. Again this room is flooded with natural light via dual aspect double-glazed windows and has an oak floor and large double doored walk in wardrobe. Just off the dressing area is a stunning en suite which comprises of a walk in shower cubicle, with concealed waterfall shower over, with glass screen, low flush WC and sunken hand-wash basin with mixer tap over and mirrored vanity unit, the en-suite boasts underfloor heating and a wall mounted stainless steel towel rail.

BEDROOMS TWO & THREE 
Also found from the central first floor landing are two generous guest bedrooms, both enjoying dual aspects and taking full advantage of views over the surrounding countryside.

BEDROOM FOUR & STUDY (FIFTH BEDROOM) 
In addition to the first floor is a fourth double bedroom which benefits from an ideal study alongside, offering a perfect area for growing children.

HOUSE BATHROOM 
Finally to the first floor is an upgraded house bathroom which comprises a panelled bath with waterfall style shower over, low flush WC and a large hand wash basin with half height tiled walls, wall mounted heated towel raill, double glazed sash window to the rear elevation, tiled floor and recessed spotlights to the ceiling.

SECOND FLOOR  
Stairs then lead to the second floor landing with a Velux roof light and storage with doors leading into an additional room, which could easily accommodate an additional bedroom or office, plus a useful store-room.

BEDROOM FIVE/ GAMES ROOM 
This room is currently utilised by the current owners as a games room and is cleverly sub-divided into separate cinema and games areas. A mixture of UPVC and timber double glazed windows are found to both front and side elevations, with timber double glazed door leading onto a balcony to the front of the property.

OUTSIDE 
To the outside the property sits in generous surrounding gardens stretching to approximately 1 acre in size. The property is accessed directly off Main Street via a good sized gravel driveway offering ample off street parking. With side lawned gardens, mini orchard, greenhouse, wooden shed and vegetable plot, an attached brick-built double garage and useful brick outbuilding.

FRONT GARDEN 
To the front of the property a laid path leads to steps to the front door, with a mature established evergreen frontage, and the path thereafter continues through a gate, giving access to a fenced sun terrace, which can also be accessed of the day room and kitchen. The terrace continues to a path that gives access to the double sub-divided garage via a timber door with vehicular access via roller shutter doors. The garage has light and power.

SIDE GARDEN 
Thereafter two timber bridges pass over a small beck before leading to the main garden, which is predominantly laid to lawn with well-maintained mature trees surrounding the plot offering an array of willow, oak, walnut and silver birch, with the gardens being a tranquil, private and non-overlooked area.

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08 October 2016

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Nearest station

  • York (7.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunters , York

Apollo House, Eboracum Way, Heworth Green, York YO31 7RE

01904 200050 Local call rate

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