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The Garden House, High Street, Stillington, York

Offers In Excess Of £1,250,000

6 bedroom house

Outstanding village house with outbuildings, landscaped gardens and glorious outlook.

The Garden House is a modern yet classic, detached house built of handmade bricks and designed to sit sympathetically with the neighbouring village houses. Constructed circa 2010, it enjoys the room proportions, tall sash windows, open fireplace and wonderful walled garden of a property from an earlier era, and yet it comes with all the benefits associated with luxurious, modern living. This includes ground source heating and a functional room layout. The south facing, landscaped garden is enclosed by high, mellow brick walls and can be enjoyed from every corner with flagged terraces and seating areas. There are traditional brick outbuildings and delightful views of open countryside. This is a property that will tick most boxes and appeal to those looking for either a period or modern house.

Entrance and staircase hall, 3 reception rooms, study, kitchen breakfast room, utility room, walk-in pantry, cloaks area, wc, downstairs shower/wc

Principal bedroom with dressing room and bathroom, 5 further bedrooms, 4 further bathrooms (3 en suite)

Double garage with wine store.

Large garden shed.

Wood store, potting shed, gardener’s wc, greenhouse.

Walled garden, drive and ample off street parking

  • Detached house in the heart of a popular village near York
  • Versatile accommodation arranged over three storeys
  • Spacious house totalling nearly 4500 sq ft
  • Family house with ample utility areas and storage options on all floors
  • High specification fixtures and fittings in kitchen and bathrooms
  • Energy efficient with ground source heat pump, underfloor heating
  • South facing, landscaped, walled gardens with secure, automatic gates
  • Garaging and outbuildings
  • Glorious countryside views and open outlook
  • Convenient for Easingwold, York and motorway networks
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The kitchen breakfast room is a well-proportioned room with French doors opening south onto the terrace and glazed double doors connecting to the drawing room. The kitchen itself includes granite worktops, integrated appliances, an Everhot range cooker with induction hob and ample space for a family-sized dining table. Adjacent is a utility room/prep kitchen, walk-in pantry, additional storage, cloaks area and wc. The front door leads to a spacious hall and, at the front of the house, the formal dining room with engineered oak floorboards has an outlook across the handsome village street with its deep grass verges. On the other side of the hall is the study/office. A ground floor shower room provides a useful addition to the bathrooms on the upper floors. Facing due south over the garden is the 23 ft drawing room with French doors, a window with fine views and a handsome fireplace with open fire. A separate sitting/garden room, with outstanding natural light and garden views, sits on the southern elevation of the house with wall-to-wall fitted shelving and extensive windows.

On the first floor, the principal bedroom suite extends across the western elevation of the house with far-reaching views from the picture window; it has a dressing room and large bathroom including both a bath and a shower. There are four further double bedrooms, one single bedroom and four further bathrooms (three en suite). On both floors the large landing areas provide additional, informal living space.


This is a detached house with a side return leading to a secure front gate onto the High Street. Electric double gates at the rear boundary give access to the back lane. These gates open to the gravelled drive, parking and turning area in front of the double garage with electric doors, windows, power and light. On the eastern boundary is a traditional brick outbuilding, greenhouse, brick-built potting shed with gardener’s wc and the utility area of the garden designed for composting, refuse, log storage. On the far southern boundary is a small vegetable garden. The drive, flagged by yew and box hedging, continues up to the house where it meets the large stone flagged terrace connecting the house and garden. Facing south, the lovely rear garden is walled to all sides and landscaped for enjoyment throughout the day. There is a formal par terre garden with lavender and holly encircled by clipped box hedging and divided by gravel paths, and a 10ft wall lined with standard Portuguese laurel, sculpted yew and well-established shrubs underplanted with spring bulbs. The main area of lawn is enclosed by a south facing wall and deep herbaceous borders planted for all year colour.


Easingwold 3 miles, York 10 miles, Thirsk 14 miles, A1M 16 miles

Stillington is a popular village with a sports club, community store/post office, primary school, church, pub and doctors’ surgery. Easingwold Academy, with its Outstanding Ofsted rating, is three miles away and York’s superb independent schools as well as Cundall Manor School are within easy reach. The historic City of York lies just ten miles to the south.


Tenure: Freehold

EPC Rating: C

Services & Systems: Mains electricity, water, drainage. Ground source heat pump. Underfloor heating ground and first floor. Solar panels for feed-in tariff on shed roof. Broadband.

Fixtures & Fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment

Local Authority: Hambleton District Council

Directions: From York, head into Stillington. Turn left onto High Street and you will see the house on the left hand side, identified by a house sign. The parking is accessed from a back lane.

Photographs, particulars and showreel: February 2023

NB: Google map images may neither be current nor a true representation.

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