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Sold £430,000

St Giles Road, Skelton, York

Willerby Cottage is a charming and individual period conversion offering spacious and beautifully appointed accommodation. Hidden away at the end of a private driveway, the property benefits from a remarkable secluded position in the heart of the village. The property has been completely upgraded by the current owners to an impeccable standard.

The centrepiece of the house is the wonderful vaulted living kitchen with exposed trusses and beams. This sociable area is bathed in natural light and includes new bi-fold doors to the courtyard. The property has recently undergone a comprehensive scheme of tasteful upgrades by the current owners, notably the stunning newly fitted Wren kitchen units including full wall, base and display cabinets, complemented by bevelled granite work surfaces and Belfast sink. Integrated appliances include two NEFF ovens with plate warming drawers, induction hob, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Internally an entrance hallway provides access to the principal rooms including the tastefully presented lounge. There are three well-proportioned bedrooms including a master bedroom with newly installed en-suite shower room/WC. In addition is a sumptuous new house bathroom suite with separate shower and raised bath with ambient lighting, underfloor heating and built-in TV.

The external grounds have been thoughtfully landscaped with an attractive patio off the kitchen perfect for al-fresco dining and entertaining. The property is surrounded by mature boundaries offering a remarkable degree of privacy and ample parking provision. The property also benefits from new double glazing throughout, burglar alarm, CCTV, new gas central heating system, remote control blinds and consumer unit. In summary an extremely interesting property ideally suited to those looking for an impeccably presented home.


Willerby Cottage lies in the heart of the village of Skelton, which is notable for it’s 13th Century church and attractive village green. The outer ring road (A1237) is just 1.3 miles to the south and York city centre is just over two miles further. The village has a handy local shop, garden centre, pub, doctors and veterinary surgery as well as a Primary School.


Leaving York, take the A19/Shipton Road travelling North. At the ring road roundabout, continue straight on for approximately one mile and take the right hand turn into St Giles Road at the Blacksmiths Arms and follow the road around the left and turn right into a small private drive. Willerby Cottage is located straight ahead at the bottom of the drive.

COUNCIL TAX City of York Council Tax Band: D - £1657.29 for 2019/2020

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3 bedroom property for sale

Sold £430,000

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