6 bedroom detached house for saleCowesby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire
- Three reception rooms
- Breakfast kitchen
- Master bedroom with en-suite
- Five further bedrooms
- Three house bathrooms
- Games room
- Landscaped gardens
- Cottage: Sitting room, breakfast kitchen, sitting room, two bedrooms and house bathroom
Cowesby Grange is an extremely pretty period property that dates back to around 1840 and offers superb family accomodation, it is situated in an elevated position set back from the road. There are three main reception rooms all of which are accessed off the entrance hall; the drawing room is a double reception room with aspects out to the front and rear of the property making it a particularly bright room, there is an open fireplace with a marble hearth with alcove shelving and cupboards either side. Opposite is the dining room and adjacent to this is the breakfast kitchen. This generous breakfast kitchen is the real heart of the house, it has a good range of units, a 4-door Aga oven, space for a fridge, freezer and dishwasher and there is a separate dining and living area; leading off this is the utility room with an exterior door and cloakroom.
An elegant staircase leads up to the first floor where the master bedroom is located, this features an en-suite bathroom and fitted wardrobes. There are three further bedrooms on the first floor, with the two south facing bedrooms boasting wonderful views towards the Hambleton Hills, these are serviced by a house bathroom. On the second floor are two more bedrooms and a shared bathroom making these an ideal guest suite; all the bedrooms benefit from fitted wardrobes.
The cottage is accessed up its own private driveway to a gravelled parking area and a wellstocked front garden, it is the oldest part of the property dating back to 1760 and boasts a light and airy sitting room off which is the breakfast kitchen and cloakroom. Upstairs there are two double bedrooms and a house bathroom.
Cowesby Grange is situated in the pretty village of Cowesby on the edge of the North York Moors National Park with superb views over the surrounding Hambleton Hills and countryside. The village is ideally located, equidistance between the thriving market towns of Thirsk and Northallerton, approximately 7 miles, both of which offer excellent everyday amenities including shopping facilities, restaurants, public houses and recreational amenities, as well as main line train stations connecting with London Kings Cross in just over 2 hours and further north to Newcastle and Edinburgh.
The sophisticated Spa Town of Harrogate is approximately 30 miles as is the historic city of York, both offering more extensive facilities. There are excellent schools both state and private in the area with the closest primary school being in Knayton, approximately 3 miles away. The A19 trunk road is approximately 3 miles which affords rapid access to Teesside and other major centres as well as the national motorway network.
A gravel drive leads to a generous blocked paved parking area where there is a stone built double cart shed with a secure bike store, currently being used as garages. Adjacent is a home office and beyond this is a games room with double doors out to the stone flagged path as well as a cloakroom, this offers the potential to convert to a separate annexe subject to the necessary planning
The landscaped gardens are well stocked with mature trees including Walnut, Cedar, Weeping Beech and Tulip, an array of shrubs and flowers and a gently sloping lawn. There is a fabulous elevated terrace with a brick built BBQ that provides a marvellous outside entertainment area as well as affording simply stunning views. The top of the garden is bordered by open fields and rolling countryside and there are a number of idyllic spots to sit and enjoy the peace and tranquillity, there is also a stone built garden shed.
Accessed from the garden is a separate grass paddock which is approximately 1 acre. To the front of the property is a charming garden full of pretty flowers and shrubs, bordered by a stone wall, a path runs up the middle of the lawn to the front door, the front garden frames the picturesque property.
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