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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Front Street, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Under Offer £740,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance hall, Drawing room, Dining room, Breakfast kitchen, Study, Utility, Boot room, Shower room
  • Master bedroom with en-suite, 4 Further bedrooms (2 en-suite), House bathroom
  • Garden, Garden store, Double garage, Parking area
  • EPC Rating E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Doxford House is a beautiful Georgian property that has retained many period features as well as being cleverly extended. The front door opens into a wide entrance porch which leads into the entrance hall, off which is the drawing room and dining room to each side. Both reception rooms are bright rooms with high ceilings and feature large bay windows with shutters as well as decorative fireplaces with tiled hearths and marble surrounds, the fire in the drawing room is an open fire. The fabulous breakfast kitchen is a particular feature of the property, this modern space has integrated appliances, a centre island with granite work surfaces and a good range of floor and wall units as well as Rangemaster cooker with a gas hob. It has been cleverly extended and benefits from bi-fold doors out to the terrace and the garden, beyond is a boot room, utility room and down stairs shower room. In addition, the house has high spec wiring throughout including internet cabling in most rooms and single switch for multiple sockets in drawing room and dining room (allows all free standing lighting to be controlled from a single switch). A rear staircase leads up to a bedroom with an en-suite shower room and also has access to the master bedroom and en-suite bathroom. The main house staircase leads up from the entrance hall to the first floor where the master bedroom with the en-suite bathroom is located, there are 3 further bedrooms of which one benefits from an en-suite, as well as a house bathroom.

Doxford House is situated in the charming village of Sowerby which is on the fringe of the thriving market town of Thirsk yet manages to retain its own identity. The main street is a pretty tree lined street flanked on either side with period houses, it boasts a primary school and a public house as well as Thirsk secondary school being under a mile away. Everyday amenities such as supermarkets, public houses, restaurants and cafes, independent retailers and leisure facilities can be found in Thirsk approximately 0.9 miles away. The cathedral city of Ripon is approximately 11 miles, the sophisticated spa town of Harrogate is approximately 21 miles and the historic city of York is approximately 22 miles all providing a wealth of facilities. There is a train station in Thirsk approximately 1.8 miles away that has regular direct links to London Kings Cross as well as frequent services to Leeds and York for connections further afield as well as a transpennine service to Manchester; the area also benefits from very quick access to the A19/A168 & A1M, all of which lead to the major commercial
centres in the north and beyond.

Doxford House is set back from the main road and features a gravelled front garden with steps up to the front door giving a very grand appearance. To the eastern side of the property is a shared tarmac drive that leads to a generous parking area and a double garage. Across the drive a gate gives access to the garden at the rear, this is a large level lawn bordered by a high brick wall, giving a sense of privacy and is fabulous for children. Outside the breakfast kitchen is a paved terrace which provides a superb outside entertaining space and features built-in wooden seating, there is also a garden store. To the west elevation is a pathway giving access to the front of the property. The whole garden can be made secure making it ideal for children or animals.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 June 2016

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