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6 bedroom detached house for sale

York Road, Wetherby, West Yorkshire

£2,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 4 Reception rooms, Breakfast kitchen and Games room
  • 6 Bedrooms and 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Bedroom self-contained apartment
  • Extensive garaging and parking, Formal gardens with a tennis court, Paddock and woodland
  • In all approximately 26.5 acres (10.7 ha)

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Swinnow Hill is a fine country house which is believed to date from approximately 1636 and originally started as two more modest properties. It has been sympathetically altered and considerably extended to now provide well presented accommodation of close to 6000 sq ft, with a principal property and a self-contained apartment which is ideal for either staff or a dependent family member. The property enjoys a private and slightly elevated position which is approached down a long private drive and surrounded by formal gardens with open fields beyond.

The house is approached on the ground floor through an entrance vestibule which opens up to an entrance hall with a cloakroom off. The principal reception rooms enjoy a fantastic south facing outlook to the front overlooking the formal gardens and comprise of a drawing room with open fire, dining room with bay window, sitting room opening to the morning room with French doors to the terrace and a breakfast kitchen with a pantry, further cloakroom, utility room and stairs leading up to a games room. The principal bedroom suite comprises of a bedroom, dressing room, shower room and separate bathroom and garden room overlooking the sheltered terrace. To the first floor a central landing leads to a guest bedroom with dressing room and en-suite bathroom, four further bedrooms and a house bathroom. The rear hall leads to the apartment which is located on the first floor and comprises of a large landing, sitting room, kitchen, two bedrooms and a bathroom.

EPC rating E

Swinnow Hill is located just to the east of the market town of Wetherby and provides excellent access to the A1(M) and the national motorway network. Wetherby contains a wide range of everyday amenities, with the nearby spa town of Harrogate and the historic city of York easily accessible and both are well known for their varied and extensive range of shopping, restaurants and recreational facilities as well as the highly regarded schools. There is mainline rail access from York city centre providing regular services to both London Kings Cross and Edinburgh. Leeds Bradford International Airport is approximately 17 miles away providing flights to many domestic and international destinations.

The property is approached up a long private drive that leads to remote controlled gates which in turn give access to a further drive up to the house. There is a large parking and turning area to the rear with access to two double garages.

The gardens are a particular feature with formal gardens surrounding the house, which are primarily laid to lawn interspersed with mature specimen trees and a large south facing terrace which includes a sheltered seating area and access to a garden room. There is a tennis court and a pond with an island and gazebo within the gardens. The remainder is made up of a large field to the front and mature woodland creating considerable privacy.


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18 April 2016

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