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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Stonegate, Whixley, York, North Yorkshire

Sold STC £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Entrance porch, Entrance hallway, Sitting room, Dining room
  • Ground floor bedroom/playroom with en-suite, Study, Orangery living kitchen, Utility room, WC, Master bedroom with en-suite, 3 Further bedrooms, House bathroom, Landscaped gardens,
  • Double garage, EPC rating D

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Lavender House is a stylish and well presented property with strong attention to detail, it is set back from the road in an elevated position commanding an impressive situation in the village. It has been cleverly extended by the current owners to provide spacious and well thought out accommodation, ideal for modern living. The front door opens into a smart entrance porch which leads into the reception hall off which the ground floor accommodation can be accessed. To the front of the property, off one side of the hall is the sitting room, this boasts a working fire with a slate hearth and marble surround, opposite is the dining room with a large aspect over the front garden. There is an additional reception room, currently used as a ground floor bedroom, ideal for a dependant relative, it features a modern en-suite wetroom, this room would also make an ideal family room or playroom, it has double French doors that access the breakfast kitchen and when open lets the accommodation flow off each other. The heart of the house is the stunning orangery living kitchen, this fantastic space features Jerusalem limestone flooring, a beautiful handmade painted breakfast kitchen with a good range of floor and wall units, integrated appliances and a range cooker with a halogen hob. There is also a central black American walnut island with a sink, all with granite work surfaces. There is space for both a dining area and a superb living area with an in-built media centre. Double French doors open up to the sunny patio which affords a fabulous sheltered outside entertaining area. There is also a study, a utility room with access to the garden and a WC on the ground floor. To the first floor are 4 bedrooms and a house bathroom which boasts Hansgrohe and Villeroy & Boch fittings. The master bedroom also benefits from a luxury en-suite shower room.

Lavender House is situated in the pretty village of Whixley. The village offers a range of everyday facilities including a general store, public house, village hall and a church. The market town of Knaresborough is approximately 7 miles and has a more extensive range of facilities. The sophisticated town of Harrogate is approximately 10 miles and the historic city of York is 12 miles, providing excellent shopping, recreational and business facilities and the thriving financial centre of Leeds is 23 miles, all in commutable distance. The A59 and the A1(M) are a few minutes’ drive away, which provides easy access to the national motorway network. There are local railway stations in the nearby villages of Cattal, approximately 2 miles and Kirk Hammerton, approximately 3 miles offering frequent services to connect with the main line stations at Leeds and York which in turn provide regular services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh Waverley. Leeds Bradford International Airport is approximately 21 miles. There are excellent schools in the area both state and private, most notably St Olave’s, St Peter’s and Bootham in York. Queen Ethelburga’s just under 2 miles away.

Set back from the road in an elevated position, Lavender House is accessed up a tarmac drive to a generous parking area and double garage. To the front of the property is a pretty lawned garden bordered by beautiful Lavender plants, a path runs round the side of the property where there is a charming pergola with climbing roses, this leads to the landscaped rear garden which features a fabulous flagged patio and a raised lawn with well stocked borders with mature herbaceous shrubs and flowers. Sleeper steps lead to a raised gravelled terrace, providing an additional outside entertaining area. The whole of the rear garden is secure making it ideal for children or pets, it is also lovely and private.

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Added on Rightmove:
21 July 2016

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