Property for sale in Smaws Hamlet, Nr Tadcaster LS24

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Property features

  • Delightful conversion of period granary
  • Substantial 5 Bedroom Family Home
  • Superb Open Plan Kitchen/Family Living Space
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Luxurious Bathrooms
  • Two Ensuites
  • Walled Cottage Garden
  • Garage
  • **Approx 1.5 Acre Paddock Available Sep Negotiation**

Property description

An outstanding conversion from the former granary of 'Smaws Farm', the original buildings are believed to date back to 18th Century. The building has been converted to a high standard with an imaginative layout and recently significantly extended and reconfigured to suit the modern family. The Granary is a creative blend of period and contemporary, with features such as vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and open plan living area.

Smaws Hamlet is a delightful little known community, set around a private 'Green' and surrounded by open rolling countryside between Tadcaster and Boston Spa. There are excellent shopping and recreational facilities nearby and the hamlet sits within the catchment of excellent local primary schools and Tadcaster Grammar School.

The commuter will appreciate the excellent access to the major commercial centres of Leeds, York and Harrogate via the A64 and A1/M1 link road.

1.5 acre paddock available by separate negotiation


Leading into entrance lobby with oak flooring and radiator. Access to cloak cupboard and Guest WC.

Reception Hall

Spacious and impressive entrance hall with feature staircase and vaulted ceiling. Oak flooring and radiator. Double doors to formal dining room/study. Doors to sitting room.

Sitting Room

17'1' x 16'10
Overlooking the garden, the focal point of the sitting room is the impressive stone inglenook fireplace with wood burner. Cornice and dado rail, radiator and windows to front and rear aspects. Sky connection.

Dining Room / Study

12'2 x 10'6

Currently used as a study, the room has access from the reception hall through multi-paned double doors. Half-glazed stable door to rear gravelled courtyard area. Rustic brickwork and wood lintel. Radiator and telephone point.


19'0 x 11'5
Part of a superb open plan kitchen/dining room and family room, the kitchen area incorporates a bespoke, hand-painted fitted kitchen with granite and oak worksurfaces. Incorporating gas fired four oven Aga, 2 integrated fridges and freezers, dishwasher, and oak larder cupboard. Twin-bowl ceramic butler's sink, incorporated into centre island. Opens through to family room. Access to utility room.

Dining Room

17'0 x 9'9
Opening through to kitchen. Travertine floor with underfloor heating. Window to front garden and door to patio. Radiator.

Family Room

22'9 x 16'11

Superb family living space with vaulted ceiling and folding sliding doors to south-west facing patio, excellent for entertaining. Travertine floor incorporating underfloor heating, 2 velux windows to rear. Sky connection and TV point.

WC with white suite comprising washbasin, WC. Travertine tiling, chrome towel rail and store cupboard.

Staircase to 1st floor - bedroom 5 and ensuite bathroom.

Utility Room

12 x 7'9
Range of cream shaker style wall and base units with 1 1/2 bowl sink unit, integrated fridge and freezer, plumbing for washer. Town gas fired combination boiler.

First Floor Landing

Superb feature staircase to galleried landing with beamed, double height vaulted ceiling and useful laundry cupboard. Additional Juliet balcony overlooking the garden and Green accessed from bedroom three.

Master Bedroom

22'7 x 11'0

Lovely dual aspect room with windows both elevations, and far reaching views to the north-east. Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, hardwood flooring and dado rail.

Master En-Suite

Spacious and contemporary bathroom comprising panelled bath, double length walk in shower, concealed WC, washbasin. Fully tiled. Chrome towel rail. Shaver point.

Bedroom Two

17'1 x 10'
Window to front and side with lovely rural aspect, radiator. Elevated children's bed sleeping platform with ladder access. Built in cupboards. TV point.

Bedroom Three

15 (min to wardrobes) x 9'6
Southerly facing with window to front overlooking the garden and 'Green', two radiators and door to galleried landing. Large four door wardrobe with hanging rail, fitted shelving and top cupboards. Telephone and TV point.

Bedroom Four

9'4 (min to wardrobes) x 7'1
With large four door wardrobe incorporating hanging rail, fitted shelving and top cupboards. Window to rear, radiator and TV point.

Bedroom Five

Staircase from Family room leads to Bedroom
15'7 x 9'8

Full height feature arched window overlooking the 'Green'. Radiator. TV point.

White suite comprising panelled bath with shower over, WC and washbasin, full travertine tiling. Chrome towel rail.


The property stands in a peaceful location in a village green type setting, which is approached by private roads on two sides, giving access to Boston Spa and the A64/Leeds Road alike. A substantial cobbled courtyard, accessed by an electric sliding gate, provides ample parking and leads to a garage with up and over door.

The courtyard opens out into a sunny and secluded southerly facing walled lawned garden with mature shrubbery borders and large flagged patio, excellent for al fresco entertaining.

Original stone steps, which formed part of the access to original Granary.

Agents note

The residents of Smaws Hamlet pay an annual contribution towards the cost of the maintenance of the green and the septic tank drainage system, further details available from clients.


Luxuriously appointed bathroom with large 1.2m circular bath with shower over, washbasin and WC, full travertine tiling. Window to rear, chrome towel rail and recessed spotlights.

The Paddock

The paddock is a regular shaped block of grass land extending in total to approximately 1.61 acres situated near the green. It has an existing livestock shelter and its own water supply, so ideal for equestrians.

Property info

Floorplan(s): Floor Plan

Floor Plan View original

Nearby transport

  • Ulleskelf (3.6 miles)
  • Church Fenton (4.7 miles)
  • Sherburn-in-Elmet (6.5 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (15.4 miles)
  • Robin Hood Airport (30.7 miles)
  • Durham Tees Valley Airport (43.5 miles)
  • Hull Ferry Terminal (42.4 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge South Side (48.3 miles)
  • Transporter Bridge North Side (48.4 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • Tadcaster, Riverside Community Primary School (0.6 miles)
  • St Joseph's Catholic Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • Tadcaster East Community Primary School (1.3 miles)
  • The Faculty of Queen Ethelburga's (9.9 miles)
  • New College Pontefract (13.4 miles)
  • Elliott Hudson College (14.7 miles)
  • Tadcaster Grammar School (1.1 miles)
  • St John's Catholic School for the Deaf (Boston Spa) (2.9 miles)
  • West Oaks SEN Specialist School and College (3.0 miles)
Note: Distance is shown as a straight line measurement

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