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Moor Lane , Newton on Ouse , York

Rumoured to have been built on the orchard of a 17th century fishing pub, this individual and substantial home occupies a prominent elevated position with open views, river frontage and mooring rights.

Internally an entrance vestibule and hallway provide access to the principal reception rooms including a spacious lounge with open grate fire and adjoining garden room with charming views. Furthermore, are a conservatory and formal dining room offering flexible spaces for entertaining.

The kitchen includes a full range of quality wall, base and display units by Scammell Interiors, complemented by granite work surfaces, a range cooker and Bosch integrated appliances including fridge freezer and dishwasher. Off the kitchen is a useful utility room with Belfast sink and provision for washer/dryer. In addition, is a useful WC/shower room At the rear of the property is a large reception room, currently housing a full-size snooker table and utilised as a games room and library. From here is the indoor heated swimming pool which is powered by a new boiler and heat exchange system.

Furthermore, the ground floor offers a sauna, shower room and utility room together with a bedroom with WC and shower facilities. A storage area (formerly the garage) completes the ground floor accommodation. 

To the first floor are four bedrooms, two with built-in storage and the master benefiting from a full en suite bathroom with walk-in shower, jacuzzi bath, vanity unit with inset basin and a WC. The three remaining bedrooms are served by the family bathroom with large walk-in shower.

Externally to the front is a curved driveway providing off street parking for several cars and a pretty lawned garden with a working well. To the rear is a stunning split-level garden with coy carp pond and landscaped area with summerhouse and large wooden planters. The garden leads down to the River Ouse with mooring and fishing rights and a footpath leads all the way to Beningbrough Hall and Linton Lock Marina. The property has been a much-cherished family home and offers great versatility with scope for further development.


Council Tax Band G - £2912.80 for 2019/2020.


Newton-on-Ouse is one of the best loved villages north of York. Whether you choose state or private schools, Easingwold and York are almost equidistant and in easy reach. The Beningbrough Hall grounds and farm shop are on the doorstep; for fishing and boating enthusiasts the River Ouse abuts the woodland at the bottom of the garden, and there is a nearby primary school and choice of pubs.


Leaving York, take the A19/Shipton Road travelling north. Continue through Skelton and beyond taking the turning for Newton on Ouse on your left before Shipton By Beningbrough. Continue past The Sidings Restaurant up to the junction and turn left onto Station Road, which in turn becomes Shipton Low Road. Continue onto High Moor Lane, then onto Moor Lane. On entering the village bear right and the property is situated after the Dawnay Arms on the left hand side.

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