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Wetherby Road, Rufforth, York, YO23

Added on 02/09/2020
Lancaster Samms, York

Key features

  • Period detached house
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Generous reception rooms
  • Double garage and large drive
  • Character features including original beams
  • Popular village location

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive 18th century detached home occupying a choice corner position in an attractive and popular village close to York. Milestone House takes its name from the original location of the York-Wetherby milestone and is one of the most historic houses in the area.

The period property has generous and well-proportioned living accommodation in addition to a large double garage and parking for up to 8 cars Internally the property benefits from many of the charming features of a character home, whilst the spacious layout is in keeping with modern family living.

The principal reception rooms are located to the front and comprise of a tastefully presented lounge and dining room, both with original beams, solid wood floors and log burning stoves for the winter months. A smart technology ‘Wiser’ heating system allows the occupier to remotely control the temperature from their mobile device.

The kitchen is fitted with a range of base and wall units complemented by granite worksurfaces, with room for a table. Inset is a Belfast sink and dishwasher with provision for a range cooker within the beamed chimney hearth.

Off the central hall is a shower room WC and a family room or study with French doors onto the garden. A large utility room provides a useful everyday entrance to the property and leads directly into the garage.

To the first floor are four well-proportioned double bedrooms including two very large rooms with fitted wardrobes to the front elevation, all served by a house bathroom with bath, WC and sink. There is a large loft with high pitch, which subject to the necessary planning permissions could provide versatile and generous additional space if required.

Externally the property sits on a lovely private plot with 3 lawns, with walled and fenced perimeters and a large gravelled and gated driveway providing ample parking. The double garage is a superb size and offers flexibility for further development and additional living space. The well-maintained rear garden includes patio and storage areas and is mainly laid to lawn with mature planting. For families there is an ideal play area to the far end.

In summary a charming and much-loved home, tastefully presented and offering generous and practical accommodation.

The village of Rufforth is approximately 4 miles from York and is extremely popular with those requiring ease of access on to the A1, M1 and A59. The attractive village boasts a varied selection of homes, with amenities including a village shop, pub and cafe, and highly regarded primary school with very small year groups. There is a wider choice of shopping and other amenities in the nearby Clifton Moor retail park and York City Centre. The area is in close proximity to many renowned schools both in the state and private system.

On the York Outer Ring Road (A1037) in the West, take the exit marked Wetherby (B1224) and continue through the village Rufforth where the property is located on the right hand side on the corner of Milestone Avenue. 


Brochure 1

Wetherby Road, Rufforth, York, YO23

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Poppleton Station2.4 miles
  • York Station4.1 miles
  • Hammerton Station4.6 miles

About the agent

Lancaster Samms, York

27 High Petergate York YO1 7HP

Lancaster Samms, York

Lancaster Samms are one of York's most-highly-regarded independent estate agents, offering an unrivalled service. Led by founding Director Neil Samms, the agency has set itself apart through its unrivalled personal service, detailed understanding of the local market and a passion for selling houses.

We appreciate how important selling or buying your home is, even if you have done it many times before. We believe our conscientious appr

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