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Leckby Barn, Flaxton, York

Guide Price £1,750,000

5 bedroom house

Striking new build, country house with gardens and paddocks, close to York, due for completion in the New Year

This beautifully appointed contemporary country house is being finished to the highest specification and will sit in landscaped gardens with views south and west across open countryside. The setting is idyllic being almost entirely surrounded by open countryside, with just one discreet neighbour. Historic York city centre lies a short drive to the south. Leckby Barn is under construction and scheduled for completion early in the New Year.

  • Outstanding new build country house
  • Detached property in 1.2 acres
  • Versatile internal accommodation of nearly 4500 sq ft plus car port
  • Five bedrooms, five bathrooms
  • High spec and high tech throughout
  • Low running costs - powered by green technology
  • South west facing orientation across landscaped gardens
  • Privately situated with a glorious outlook over open countryside
  • No onward chain
  • Rapid access to the City of York, close to the Howardian Hills
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Additional Information

Entrance hall, 2 reception rooms, kitchen/dining/living room, pantry, utility room, cloakroom wc, plant room

Principal bedroom suite with 2 dressing rooms and bathroom, 4 further bedroom suites

Double car port, landscaped gardens, paddocks

Circa 1.2 acres

Leckby Barn will be contemporary in style with built-in character. Its features are to include solid oak doors, an oak cantilevered staircase, underfloor heating throughout the ground floor, ceramic floor tiles, column radiators on the first floor, a high specification kitchen and five equally high specification bathrooms. Furthermore, it will be powered by green technology having a ground source heating system along with zoned, thermostatic heating.

The property will come with a ten year building warranty. Planning Application 22/00758/GPAGB.


A tree-lined drive from York Lane follows the line of the paddock where it will meet the electric five-bar gate that will open to Leckby Barn. Here the gravelled drive will sweep in front of the house and double car port (including an EV point) with ample space for parking and turning. The private formal gardens and extensive paved terracing are orientated to face south and west across open countryside and will be concealed from the driveway behind a handsome brick wall and double timber gates. The paved terrace will have raised beds planted with sculptural shrubs and will wrap around two sides of the house providing superb opportunities for al fresco dining. In addition, a brick-enclosed courtyard will benefit from afternoon and evening sunshine. There is a paddock to the front and to the rear, and the whole will be bounded by post and rail fencing.


Flaxton ½ mile, Strensall 3 miles, York 9 miles, Malton 11 miles

The property is ideally situated just nine miles north of the city of York. It will stand in rural seclusion – with only one neighbour - off a country lane that connects the thriving village of Flaxton with its heathland nature reserve to Strensall and York just beyond. The property is highly convenient for access to the A64 (two miles) connecting to the A1M (25 miles) and the many amenities of the historic city of York including the independent schools and railway station connecting to London Kings Cross in less than two hours. Flaxton itself, little more than half a mile to the north, has wide grassy verges, a church, village hall, two public houses and a children’s nursery. Sandburn Hall Golf Club with its accompany fine-dining restaurant and York Golf Club in Strensall are both about two miles from Leckby Barn.


Tenure: Freehold

SAP: 79 C

Services & Systems: Ground source heat pump. Electric central heating. Water underfloor heating system to the ground floor. Mains water. Private drainage. Underground power supply.

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: North Yorkshire Council

Directions: Heading west along York Lane, the property can be seen on the left hand side.

Photographs, particulars and showreel: August 2023

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

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