A significant six bedroom house occupying an impressive plot
Occupying an enviable plot in the most desirable location of Bishopthorpe, this impressive six bedroom house provides immaculate, well-proportioned family accommodation extending to just over 3,400 square feet. Built in 1928, the property has a light and airy feel throughout. The focal point of the house really is the wonderful aspects across the surrounding landscaped gardens which extend to 1.25 acres.
The welcoming entrance hall opens to the two principle reception rooms and the kitchen/ breakfast room. The house has been designed to incorporate the Southernly garden as much as possible with the reception rooms and kitchen at the rear of the property all featuring doors opening to the patio and gardens beyond.
The well appointed kitchen has a central island unit and ample cupboard space and just off from the kitchen is an incredibly light and sizeable dining room The sitting room has the benefit of a log burner and bay window and opens to the less formal garden room.
Additional accommodation on the ground floor includes an office, utility room, WC and conservatory.
Continuing to the first floor you will find six generous bedrooms, most notably the substantial principle bedroom which has doors opening to a wraparound balcony. The bedrooms are serviced by the house bathroom with separate bath and shower and two further shower rooms. There is also a kitchenette on the first floor which could work well for dependent family members looking for their own space. There is also a study which can be found on the second floor.
Externally the property in encompassed by well designed mature gardens dotted with beautiful trees and large paved patio areas. To the front of the property there is a graveled drive allowing parking for several cars and an integrated double garage.
Bishopthorpe is a highly regarded and picturesque village, accessed about three miles to the south of York with the A64 being less than two miles away connecting to Leeds, the A1(M) and wider motorway network as well as the McArthur Glen Designer Outlet, Monks Cross retail shopping centre and Vangarde shopping park.
The village boasts excellent schools as well as a nursery and playgroup There are a number of amenities; three public houses, post office, local store, butchers, hairdressers, florist, café, village hall, library, sports and social club as well as doctors and dentist surgery. Tennis courts, football and social clubs are all available in the village.
The country house hotel Middlethorpe Hall and Spa is less than a mile away. The well renowned York racecourse and Knavesmire are close by as well as walks and cycle routes in to York city centre. There are a number of golf courses in and around York along with rugby, football, cricket and tennis clubs.
York city centre is conveniently located with a mainline train station having regular direct services to London Kings Cross with some services making the journey in under two hours.
Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.
Square Footage: 3,458 sq ft