Doncaster Road, Whitley


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A double fronted and characterful detached family home, offering circa 2,300 sq.ft of internal accommodation, a range of outbuildings and two garages, situated within grounds of approximately half an acre.

The accommodation offers a very pleasing arrangement that maximises space and the plot too, creating a great family home enjoying the village lifestyle, as many locals do, in what is deemed to be, a very sought-after location. The present owners have carefully focused restoring as many period features of the property, blending the history of the house with modern day living.

The expansive accommodation on the ground floor is particularly adaptable and flows well, combining both family and more formal rooms centred around the attractive staircase creating a real sense of space. The house is complemented by many period features including deep skirting boards, open fireplaces, architrave, coving and high ceilings.

The Kitchen offers a generous sizable area with a range of oak wall and base units to three sides incorporating a breakfast bar and a range of built-in appliances. The main sitting room is located to the front of the property and provides a spacious yet cosy room which benefits from a double glazed window to the front elevation and a central open fireplace.

The property s formal dining room is located off the hallway providing sufficient space to facilitate appropriate dining room furniture. This room also has the scope to become another sitting room or playroom. A side door from the dining room leads into the conservatory which has surrounding full height windows and a pair of French doors leading onto the side garden and beyond. The conservatory enjoys the morning and afternoon sunshine and is most often used by the current owners as their reading and relaxation room. Views across the mature garden are most enjoyable, particularly around summertime.

The present owners have skilfully extended the property to the side elevation, forming a single storey extension creating a formal office and snug, which also lends itself to become a self-contained annexe or additional sitting room depending on the individual s requirements. Furthermore, there is a useful a downstairs cloakroom w.c, and access to the outdoors and beyond.

The ground floor accommodation is completed by a useful utility room which will be found to the rear of the property. In addition, there is a secondary cloakroom w.c.

To the first floor, there are three generous sized double bedrooms and a single bedroom, all of which benefit from a double glazed window and casement window. Of particular note, bedroom three has the use of a Jack & Jill shower facilities arrangement which is accessed from the bedroom itself and the split-level landing. The house bathroom comprises a roll top bath with sea blue half tiling, low flush w.c, separate shower and wash basin. Noticeably, beautiful countryside can be viewed from the landing, bedroom 3 or the house bathroom.

Externally, the property is accessed off Doncaster Road into a hardstanding area which a turning circle provides off street parking for numerous motor vehicles. A substantial detached double garage will be found to the rear of the property, which is suitable for the storage of most motor homes or caravans depending on size. Adjacent is a separate, single garage, both are accessed via an up and over door with power and lighting available.

There are further outbuildings which have been used for storage and a workshop but offer the scope of conversion subject to planning consent and building control approval. There is a courtyard area to the front of the outbuildings, providing useful space to access into the garages and outbuildings itself.

The mature gardens of the property are situated to the side elevation of the property, being predominantly laid to lawn and enclosed to all sides. The gardens are without doubt one of the main selling features of the property, and have been carefully maintained by the present owners, who take great pride in its presentation. Tall and established trees, including a weeping willow, sycamore tree all create a vast degree of privacy and beautiful character.

A small, enclosed woodland area is included within the sale and will be found adjacent to the property. This woodland has the potential to be incorporated within the grounds of the property and used as extended garden space.

This property is a perfect example of a spacious family home with generous outdoor space and is perfect for those buyers who value a peaceful and quiet setting. An early inspection is highly advisable. All viewings are strictly via appointment only.

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43 Gowthorpe, Selby, North Yorkshire, YO8 4HE

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