A magnificent family home, constructed in reclaimed clamp bricks by renowned local builders Messrs bl Taylor Developments. The property has been extended in recent years to create a beautifully appointed and substantial family home, set in delightful private formal gardens and paddock, extending in all to approximately 2.6 acres.
There is almost 4500 sqft of accommodation and will be ideal for those looking for a stunning family home. With six reception rooms to the ground floor, the property offers versatile living space and could be re-designed for a variety of uses.
The Old Orchard is approached via a double opening electric gate to a gravelled driveway which leads round to the rear where there is ample of street parking.
The property is set in this small hamlet, situated within this sought after and accessible semi-rural location. There are delightful open views to the front of the property from the first floor, and it is ideally placed for the commuter, being within easy reach of the A1(M) which gives direct access to Yorkshire's commercial centres and further afield. The property is also well-located for access to York and the nearby market town of Knaresborough and spa town of Harrogate.
Viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the stunning and spacious accommodation which is on offer. With oil fired heating and solar panels aiding the electrical running costs of the property, it also features the following individual characteristics:
Agent's Note: Would prospective purchasers please note that drainage is to a septic tank.
Entrance Vestibule: Which leads into a spacious:
'L' shaped Reception Hall: With oak flooring, ceiling coving, impressive central return staircase rising to the first floor landing with useful understairs storage cupboard.
Magnificent Drawing Room: A delightfully proportioned room with windows to two elevations and wood burning stove set on a raised stone hearth with brick surround and wooden lintel over. This room also has ceiling coving, bespoke built-in desk with open shelving, cupboards and display cabinets.
Elegant Dining Room: Accessed from the reception hall via double opening bevel glazed doors, with two windows enjoying a pleasant open aspect to the front and ceiling coving.
Playroom: Also with an open aspect to the front and having ceiling cornice and inset ceiling lights.
Family Room: Which has two sets of double opening French doors with picture windows either side opening out to the large rear terrace. Oak flooring and an attractive wood burning stove set on a raised stone hearth with brick surround and wooden lintel.
Games Room: Accessed through the family room, and being an ideal place for entertaining, with bi-fold doors leading on to a second terrace which adjoins the main terrace. There is inset lighting, a built-in bespoke bar with granite work surface and open shelving, oak flooring, two contemporary vertical radiators, secondary staircase to the first floor and door leading to:
Gym: (which could be utilised for a variety of uses including home office space) having vaulted ceiling, bi-fold doors leading to the terrace and three contemporary vertical radiators.
From the reception hall, further double opening bevel glazed doors lead into a:
Superb Living Kitchen: Which comprises a comprehensive range of hand painted wall and base units with granite working surfaces and tile splashbacks over. There is an inset Belfast style pot sink with mixer tap, triple oven Aga set in an attractive inglenook brick surround with wooden lintel, and central island unit which incorporates a Siemens oven and integrated freezer. There is also an integrated fridge and dishwasher, ceiling lights, ceiling coving and door with picture windows either side leading back onto the rear terrace.
Separate Utility Room: With further range of matching hand painted wall and base units with working surfaces, stainless steel sink unit, space and plumbing for a washing machine, space for a dryer and the oil fired boiler.
Attractive Galleried Landing: With deep walk-in linen cupboard.
Master Bedroom: Which enjoys a fabulous view towards open countryside, inset ceiling lights, ceiling coving and opens to a:
Dressing Area: With two sets of deep built-in wardrobes.
Large En-Suite Bathroom: With a raised central jacuzzi bath, wash basin, low flush WC, bidet and double stall walk-in shower cubicle with inset ceiling lights, extractor fan and fully tiled walls.
Guest Bedroom Two: An attractive through room with built-in wardrobe and enjoying superb open views over the rear garden towards open fields.
En-Suite Shower Room: Which has been re-fitted with a large double stall shower cubicle, low flush WC, wash hand basin and bidet. There are fully tiled walls, tiled floor, inset ceiling lights, heated chrome towel rail and extractor fan.
Double Bedroom Three: With range of built-in wardrobes, drawers and aspect towards open fields.
Double Bedroom Four: With built-in wardrobes, drawers and open aspect towards fields.
Double Bedroom Five: Which enjoys an aspect over the rear terrace.
Luxury House Bathroom: Which has been re-fitted with a contemporary suite and comprises a large bath with central mixer tap, shower attachment, tiled panel and inset lighting. There is a large walk-in shower, contemporary wash hand basin and concealed cistern WC, fully tiled walls and floor, heated chrome towel rail, inset ceiling lights, extractor fan and vanity cupboard with mirrored fronts.
The property is approached via double opening electric gates and leads to a large gravelled turning and parking area, providing ample off street parking. To the front of the property there is an attractive garden bounded by brick walling, laid predominantly to lawn. To the rear there are two fabulous stone terraces which will be ideal for those entertaining and linking the house with the garden. There is a lawned garden which is sheltered with maturing trees and shrubs and a five-bar gate leads on to an orchard and paddock, which extends in all to approximately 2.5 acres.
Proceed out of Knaresborough on the A59 towards York. Continue straight over the A1 and just past the turning left to Allerton, take the next turning right signposted Hopperton. The property can be found just past the Masons Arms on the left hand side clearly marked by our For Sale board.