7 bedroom character property for saleFront Street, Sowerby
Sold STC £615,000
- Prime Location
- Georgian Home
- Period Features
- Extended Family Home
- Annex With Lift
- Viewing Essential
A Georgian Home built in circa 1797 is offered to the open market that will appeal to those who require a spacious residence. Having the addition of a three bedroom annex with elevator, this is ideal for multi generational living. With a total of 7 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, 2 kitchens, 4 bathrooms, private gardens and large garage/outbuilding viewings are simply essential.
Location - The village of Sowerby links with Thirsk, but retains its own identity and is set in the heart of 'Herriot Country', gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park to the east. Thirsk is also the Darrowby of the late 'James Herriot' (Alf Wight), famous vet and author. Local facilities include the reputable Fantino's restaurant and a public house. There are two primary schools in Sowerby - and a secondary School on Topcliffe Road. The village is within easy access the market town of Thirsk which offers a full range of amenities including community cinema, two doctor surgeries, shopping and leisure activities. Thirsk is also within easy access to the A19/A168 and train station with direct links to York and London.
Reception Hall - 8.54m x 1.32m - Entry to this home is through a solid timber entry door leading into the reception hall. With a fully tiled polished limestone floor, there are also doors to the sitting room, dining room, study, breakfast kitchen, cloak room and cellar. There is also the original mahogany return staircase to the first floor accommodation with the original arched window to the rear elevation offering views over the gardens.
Sitting Room - 4.94m max x 3.99m - This well presented room has a large open fire with carrara marble surround and hearth with an Adam surround set as the focal point. There are also sash windows to the front aspect which still retain working shutters, two arched alcoves, ceiling rose and a central heating radiator.
Dining Room - 4.92m max x 3.80m - A formal room that has alcove display cabinets with glazed timber doors and lighting, ceiling rose and a central heating radiator. There is also a sash window to the front aspect which still retain the working shutters.
Study - 4.20m x 3.70m - To the rear of the home, this room offers excellent views over the cobbled court yard and in turn the gardens through the original sash window. There is also a double alcove storage cupboards with glazed doors and a further storage cupboard. In addition, there are also wall lights and central heating radiators.
Kitchen/Breakfast Area - 6.99m x 6.07m maximum - A bespoke handmade painted kitchen by The Wood Smith in Northallerton comprising of solid timber base and wall units, Iroko solid wood work surfaces, Belfast sink with solid brass taps, integrated ceramic hob with marble surround, Atag double oven, concealed extractor hood, walk in pantry, sash window over looking the gardens, Chinese multi coloured tile slate flooring and a central heating radiator. This room is open plan with the breakfast area.
Breakfast Area - 3.29m x 3.29m - With a continuation of the tiled flooring, this room has ample room for a breakfast table. There is also a sash window and glazed door to the side and a central heating radiator.
Cloak Room - 1.45m x 1.19m - With a w.c, hand basin sink set on a pedestal, half tiled surround and flooring, extractor fan and a central heating radiator.
Cellar - A most useful area that is utilised as both storage and the homes utility room. The main room, 4.19m x 3m, has base units with roll top work surfaces and a stainless steel sink. There is also plumbing for a washer with space for a dryer, original brick flooring, window to the rear aspect and access to the two other store rooms. The second room, 4.2m x 2.1m, has cobbled flooring and the third area is approximately 2.6m x 0.76 approximately. The homes gas central heating boiler is also positioned within the cellar.
First Floor - A spacious landing area that has doors leading to the first floor accommodation and also to the second floor. There is an original large arched window to the rear aspect, central heating radiator and linen store.
Master Bedroom - 4.34m x 4.16m - This large room still retains the cast iron open fire place and sash window to the rear aspect. There is also a door leading to the en suite and a central heating radiator.
En Suite - 2.66m x 1.44m - The en suite can be accessed from both the Master Bedroom and the Annexe, fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle and electric shower, w.c and hand basin sink set. There is also an extractor fan, central heating radiator and a door to the annexe serving as a 'Jack & Jill ' en suite.
Bedroom Two - 4.19m x 4.17m - To the front of the home, this double bedroom a retrains the cast iron open fire place and sash window. There is also a door leading to the en suite and a central heating radiator.
En Suite - 2.93m x 1.34m - Fitted with a modern suite comprising bath, w.c, hand basin sink, tiled surround, sash window to the front aspect and a central heating radiator.
Bedroom Three - 4.27m x 4.17m - This double bedroom, also to the front aspect, has the original cast iron open fire place, sash window and central heating radiator.
Bathroom - 3.26m x 2.83m - A spacious room comprising panelled bath with hand held shower, corner shower cubicle with electric shower, w.c, bidet and a hand basin sink set on a pedestal. There is also a sash window to the rear, central heating radiator and the bathroom is tiled surround. There is also a large storage cupboard serving as an ideal linen store.
Second Floor -
Bedroom Four - 7.27m x 3.41m - A large room that has two Velux windows, fitted storage cupboards, under eaves access and also an additional store room
Store Room - 2.27m x 1.93m - An ideal additional store room that has a window to the side aspect.
Adjoining Annex - This excellent addition provides many opportunities to the purchaser as it may be utilised as an extension of the principal home, holiday cottage or for a small business. Having its own independent access and also through the principle home, it has been noted that the annexe cannot be sold separately from the main house.
Entry / Lounge - 3.61m x 2.97m - A pleasant room that takes advantage of its position in relation to the gardens as there are two sets of double French doors. There are also vaulted ceilings with Velux window, wall lights, central heating radiator and a door to the bedroom and kitchen
Dining Room - 3.17m x 3.04m - Open plan with the kitchen, the dining room has a window offering views over the gardens, sliding glazed doors to the lounge, coved ceilings, central heating radiator and a lift to the first floor accommodation
Kitchen - 3.06m x 1.92m - Fitted with a modern cream fronted range of base and wall units, roll top work surfaces, stainless steel sink, gas hob with electric oven and an extractor hood.
Sitting Room - 3.89m x 2.69m - This room also has two sets of double French doors opening onto the gardens. There are also vaulted ceilings with Velux window, wall lights, central heating radiator and a door to the bathroom
Bathroom - 2.94m x 2.07m - With a panelled bath, w.c, hand basin sink set on a pedestal, central heating radiator and double French doors opening onto the gardens. Please note that there have been modifications to the bathroom for ease of access ability.
First Floor - The landing area is accessed from the ground floor via a modern lift. This area has a window to the side elevation and has doors to the two bedrooms.
Master Bedroom / Bedroom 5 - 3.08m x 3.03m - With a sash window to the side aspect, this double bedroom has a central heating radiator and a door to the en suite and also the landing area and lift.
Ensuite - 2.66m x 1.44m - Fitted with a white suite comprising shower cubicle and electric shower, w.c and hand basin sink set. There is also an extractor fan, central heating radiator and a door to the principle home serving as a 'Jack & Jill ' en suite.
Guest Room / Bedroom 6 - 2.74m x 2.19m - This room has a sash window to the rear aspect and a central heating radiator.
Gardens - The gardens to Ryecroft are well maintained and offer a host of established beds and borders. There is a pleasant cobbled courtyard area, lawned gardens, raised pond and fruit trees. Being particular private, the gardens also enjoy a south and west aspect. There is also foot access to Front Street to the side of the home, and a driveway from Back lane.
Garage - A large garage that will offer ample off road parking and may suit further development (STPP). The garage is accessed via Back Lane with the vendors owning the lane to the home. There is a wrought iron gate that open into the rear gardens of Ryecroft.
Thirsk & Sowerby - The market town of Thirsk is also conveniently located for the commuter with Northallerton being 8 miles, York 21 miles, Teeside 23 miles, Harrogate 22 miles and Leeds 30 miles. For the commuter there is direct access to the A19/A1(M) and railway station that provides services to Manchester (airport) and direct main line station to York giving fast and frequent services to London, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow. There is also a direct train from Thirsk to London Kings Cross which is approximately 2hrs 30mins. Durham and Tees Valley Airport and Leeds/Bradford Airport are approximately 35 miles away making this location ideal for those wishing to escape city life.
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