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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Wass Bank, Wass, North Yorkshire

Guide Price £1,250,000

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Imposing family house in superb decorative condition, with spectacular 40+ mile country views across the Vale of York onto The Dales National Park. With lovely gardens, garaging and parking for multiple cars.

Entrance and staircase hall, sitting room, family/movie room, large kitchen dining room, utility room, laundry, cloakroom and wc
Master bedroom suite, 4 further bedrooms, 4 further bathrooms, bedroom 6/games room
Attached double garage, drive with ample off street parking, gardens

Nearly 2 acres in all

Wass Bank, Wass Bank Road, Wass, North Yorkshire YO61 4AX

This is a landmark property, set high on Wass Bank facing south west over breathtakingly beautiful countryside in the heart of the North York Moors National Park on the edge of the Howardian Hills. The house sits in the middle of its grounds, accessed via a drive, three flanks protected by woodland and its southern flank enjoying an open vista across manicured lawns with exceptional views.  The interiors – amounting to more than 4000 sq ft - are elegant and contemporary.  This is a property to be relished.

• A large house of over 4000 sq ft
• Elevated location on the edge of this popular village
• Completely renovated and extended by highly regarded Hague Builders in recent years
• 2 reception rooms, 6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, cloakroom wc
• 32 ft kitchen dining room with 4-oven Aga
• Master bedroom with en suite bathroom and dressing room
• Principal rooms facing south west
• Expansive stone terrace that runs the full width of the house, accessed from the kitchen and sitting room via glazed doors.
• Breath-taking views to the south towards Byland Abbey and far beyond
• The City of York is a 30 minute, and Leeds a 45 minute, drive to the south

The property is set back from the country road, accessed via a drive which sweeps round to the back of the house where there is an attached double garage. Circling the garage is a large tool shed.  Property is surrounded on three sides by acres and acres of wood and parkland  managed by the Forest Commission, and to the south west is a sweep of lawn that gently falls away to deliver superb rural views, best enjoyed from the elevated stone terrace at the rear of the house.

Helmsley 6 miles, Easingwold 8 miles, York 20 miles, Malton 17 miles, Thirsk and railway station 13 miles, Leeds 50 miles. (Distances approximate).  Ten minutes from the A19/M1.  Ampleforth College 3 miles. 

The lovely village of Wass lies just west of Ampleforth at the foot of the Hambleton Hills, in the North York Moors National Park, near Coxwold and Byland Abbey. The house itself lies at the northern edge of the village, half a mile from the excellent village pub, The Stapylton Arms and there are many other good hostelries nearby.  The market towns of Easingwold and Helmsley are roughly equidistant.  

Services: Mains electric, drainage, oil heat, security alarm
Local authority: Ryedale District Council 01653 600666
Directions: From the centre of the village take the road up Wass Bank Road, the house itself is located on the right-hand side, being the last house on the edge of the village.
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14 September 2017


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