An impressive, detached home set in an elevated position with far reaching views over the Vale of York. Internally the property has been comprehensively refurbished and renovated to the highest standard including a bespoke kitchen. Externally are landscaped gated grounds in the region of an acre, with impressive entertaining areas. Conveniently located close to York city centre and easily accessible to Wetherby & Leeds.
The centrepiece of the house is the stunning, newly installed kitchen by the renowned craftsmen, Peter Thompson of York. Featuring solid wood, hand painted units including a central island, complemented by marble style Quartz worksurfaces and upstands. Discretely tucked in the corner is a pantry with retractable door serving as a bar/entertaining area with integrated Siemens microwave and Quooker hot tap. The kitchen includes a full array of the highest quality integrated appliances, Perrin and Rowe taps and mood lighting options to create the desired ambience. The kitchen also features a bespoke framed artwork that becomes a television when wanted. This all flows seamlessly into the casual dining area.
Off the kitchen is a spacious utility/boot room, with provision for dishwasher, washing machine and tumble dryer.
The opulent lounge offers a spacious and relaxing family space, configured around a wood burning stove for the winter months. A further casual seating area flows seamlessly into the external areas with fully retractable bi-fold doors. A Sound Lab music system sits discretely in the ceiling.
In addition to the ground floor accommodation is a home gym with floor to ceiling mirrors and soft shock absorbing flooring. The gym also includes its own shower room/WC.
Furthermore, perfectly placed between the kitchen and lounge is a charming children’s playroom with French doors. For formal dining is the sophisticated bay fronted dining room, also featuring the integrated music system. Off the hall is a generous ground floor bathroom, elegant with wood panelling, a Neptune washstand and marble surround, and a Thomas Crapper WC.
The impressive hallway features bevelled Oak flooring and a central staircase with Oak balustrade and spindles. To the first floor the galleried landing is bathed in natural light, a vaulted ceiling and feature window, finished with a dramatic 24 light Crystal cascade chandelier.
Upstairs the fine Master bedroom includes a spacious South facing balcony, simply perfect for unwinding, with Millboard decking and enjoying quite remarkable views including the White Horse at Kilburn. The Master suite is complemented by an immaculate en-suite shower room/WC and walk-in wardrobe.
The house boasts three further double bedrooms, each benefitting from impressive views and aspects. The guest bedroom also includes an en-suite, and the house bathroom is equally special with a stand-alone bath, vaulted ceiling, chandelier and separate walk-in shower.
Externally the property sits in beautiful and secluded grounds approaching an acre. Accessed via a secure electronic gate with entry phone system, a sweeping drive provides ample parking. To the front elevation is a charming, wooded play area, a delight for children. CCTV surrounds the property for peace of mind.
To the rear elevation is a stunning south-west facing entertaining area, fortunate to be bathed in sun throughout the day. Elevated via quality Millboard decking and flowing onto Indian stone paving. This sociable area is the perfect place to entertain and enjoy the summer months. In addition is a large formal lawn, with further lawn and orchard below. A solid perimeter fence provides seclusion and security.
The outbuildings include a garage with electronic door, water treatment room and a further workshop, all with power and light. Beyond the garage is a separate ride-on mower shed.
We highly advise an internal inspection to fully appreciate the thought, quality and craftsmanship evident throughout, which have helped create such a wonderful family home.
The property proudly occupies a secluded and private position just outside the popular village of Askham Bryan. The village has a charming mix of attractive modern and character property and benefits from a Public House church and hall, with the highly regarded St Mary’s primary school (rated outstanding by OFSTED) in the neighbouring village of Askham Richard. Secondary schooling is available at Manor Secondary School (rated outstanding by OFSTED) and the highly regarded Tadcaster Grammar School. The special bus services provide transport to all of the above schools. There are public transport buses running daily from the village into York. For the commuter, the A1237 is close by and provides easy access onto the A64 and A1/M1 motorway network.
On the South West York Outer Ring Road (A1237) at the Woodthorpe roundabout, take the exit signposted Askham Bryan and proceed briefly before taking a right hand turning for Askham Bryan Lane (Old Askham Lane). Continue along this round where the property can be found at the end on the left-hand side.