PERIOD PROPERTY IN PRIME LOCATION - This charming Grade ll listed home is situated overlooking the famous tree lined green of Front Street, Sowerby. Dating back to the 18th Century, this five bedroom family home has retained many of its original features including cast iron fireplaces, high ceilings and generous room sizes. With accommodation set over three floors and briefly comprising of an entrance hall, sitting room, dining room, living room, modern kitchen and utility room with downstairs w.c. To the first floor are three bedrooms, house bathroom and useful storage areas. To the second floor are a further two bedrooms and storage rooms which were originally used for servant quarters. To the outside is a West facing rear lawned garden providing fantastic space for entertaining and includes a vegetable garden with attractive flower borders. Benefiting from a newly installed gas central heating system* and an enviable position, this characterful property is sure to appeal to a variety of purchasers. For further details please contact our Thirsk office on 01845 440 555.
LOCATION Front Street is situated in the heart of the much sought after village of Sowerby. Set within walking distance of the town centre and local schools, shops and leisure facilities are all available within the surrounding area. For the commuter there is access to A19, A1M and arterial roads leading to the larger urbanisations of York, Harrogate, Leeds and Teeside. The mainline rail station at Thirsk provides a direct service to London Kings Cross.
RECEPTION HALL36'8" X 3'7" (11.18m X 1.1m). Entrance to the home is via a half glazed timber door leading to the reception hall. With the original corniced ceilings on view, the hall allows access throughout the ground floor accommodation. There is a return staircase leading to the first floor, door to the rear gardens, door with stairs leading down to cellar room and two central heating radiators*.
SITTING ROOM12'5" X 12'11" (3.78m X 3.94m). The sitting room includes a number of period features with an open fire*, tiled inset and hearth, original sash window to the front aspect, corniced ceilings and a central heating radiator*.
DINING ROOM12'4" X 9'1" (3.76m X 2.77m). Sash window overlooking front aspect, alcove storage cupboard, radiator* and ceiling coving.
LIVING ROOM / SNUG13' X 11'10" (3.96m X 3.6m). Relaxing room that includes a multi fuel stove set in the original inglenook. Double window overlooking rear aspect, alcove storage cupboards with original doors and radiator*.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN17'7" X 8'8" (5.36m X 2.64m). A modern fitted kitchen which comprises of fitted base and wall units with integrated appliances to include a Bosch double oven* and gas hob*, concealed extractor hood* and a Bosch dishwasher*. There is also double sink with a mixer tap, tiled splash back and surround, recessed lighting*, window to the side aspect, tiled flooring and a central heating radiator*.
UTILITY ROOM / W.C.8'6" X 8'1" (2.6m X 2.46m). Accessed from the reception hall, this multi functional room has a range of fitted base and wall units, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, plumbing for a washing machine* and a tiled surround. There is also a low level w.c. and tiled flooring.
STORE CUPBOARD Housing new central heating boiler* with a window to side aspect.
STORAGE / PANTRY Useful storage room which is accessed from recepetion hall.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING First floor landing area provides access to the homes three principal bedrooms and bathroom. The return staircase also leads to the second floor accommodation.
BEDROOM ONE13' X 12'11" (3.96m X 3.94m). The larger of the three double bedrooms with a large sash window overlooking the rear aspect, original corniced ceilings, walk in wardrobe and a central heating radiator*.
BEDROOM TWO12'7" X 12'7" (3.84m X 3.84m). This double bedroom offers a large sash window overlooking the front aspect, wardrobe area, original cast iron fire and a central heating radiator*.
BEDROOM THREE12'9" X 12'6" (3.89m X 3.8m). Also to the front elevation, this double bedroom boasts the original open cast iron fire, sash window to the front aspect, small alcove storage cupboard and a central heating radiator*.
BATHROOM13' X 7'5" (3.96m X 2.26m). A white three piece bathroom suite which includes a panelled bath with overhead shower* and glass shower screen, low level w.c., pedestal sink, towel radiator*, storage cupboard housing the homes hot water cylinder*, further central heating radiator*, large sash window to the rear aspect and a tiled surround.
LINEN STORE This useful area provides excellent additional storage which is located on the landing area. The current vendors have illustrated that this room may provide an ideal location for an en suite to serve bedroom one.
SECOND FLOOR Originally the servants quarters, the second floor offers two bedrooms and a storage cupboard.
BEDROOM FOUR12'8" X 12' (3.86m X 3.66m). A double bedroom room with a window to the front aspect and the original open fire*.
BEDROOM FIVE12'8" X 8'8" (3.86m X 2.64m). This bedroom also has a window to the front aspect and a door leading to a small area providing further storage. This additional room also has a window to the front aspect and a door leading to a small store.
STORE Located on the landing this room provides additional storage for the second floor of the home.
REAR GARDEN To the rear of the home, the gardens extend to give a good sized lawned garden and an established vegetable plot. There is also a large patio area which would be great for entertaining outside, timber framed green house and a variety of herbaceous beds and flowering borders. It is rare for a home in this location to still retain such a spacious garden area. There is also vehicle access from back lane, Sowerby.