Delightful house with gardens and garage, in a picturesque village setting near Thirsk.
Entrance vestibule, staircase hall, 2 reception rooms, garden room, kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, rear porch
3 double bedrooms, house bathroom
Lawned front garden, stone-flagged rear garden, single garage, off street parking
Gable Cottage, Long Causeway, Great Thirkleby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 2AT
This charming, double fronted, Arts & Craft, Victorian house, broadly built as two estate workers’ cottages and designed in the arts and crafts style, most probably by British architect E B Lamb, enjoys a picture postcard setting within this most delightful North Yorkshire village.
• 1274 sq ft arranged over two floors benefiting from high ceilings
• Lovely light-filled sitting room with Chesney log burning stove and windows facing south over the village
• Working fireplace in the dining room
• Elevated setting, southern orientation, good natural light throughout
• Shaker style kitchen
• Period features include exposed beams, stripped cottage doors
• 3 double bedrooms
• Underfloor heating in the bathroom
• Spacious and light hallway and landing
• Fully glazed garden room with full height windows and French doors opening onto the private rear courtyard
• Single garage with stone flagged parking bay to the front
• Railway connections to London from Thirsk and Northallerton
To the front is a pretty cottage garden, mostly laid to lawn and edged with shrubs and plants, well screened by a traditional hedge. At the front a garden gate opens to a stone flagged path with low steps that rise to the central porch and front entrance of the house. A driveway off Mill Lane gives access to the garage with an up-and-over door and provides private parking. The rear of the property is accessed through a timber gate, into an enclosed courtyard garden which provides a lovely private area, perfect for al fresco dining, which can be enjoyed from the garden room.
Thirsk 4 miles, Easingwold 7 miles, Northallerton 12 miles, York 20 miles, (Distances approximate)
Great Thirkleby is a hidden gem of a village, tucked away peacefully at the end of a no-through road amidst glorious countryside on the edge of the Hambleton Hills. The village has a Grade II* church built in the neo gothic style, a village green and a village hall. There is superfast broadband in the village. An extensive range of shops and amenities are available in nearby Thirsk, which is under 4 miles away. This quiet, rural village is conveniently situated for the A19 – York to Thirsk trunk road which provides quick access to the A1(M), Thirsk and Easingwold to the south. There are mainline railway stations both at Thirsk and Northallerton providing a direct service to London Kings Cross. Locally, the area is well known for its selection of quality schools, including Ampleforth College, Cundall Manor, Ripon Grammar School and Queen Ethelburgas – all within half an hour’s drive. The neighbouring villages boast a selection of excellent public houses including the Michelin-starred Black Swan at Oldstead, some 5 miles away.
Services: Mains electric and drainage, oil fired central heating.
Fixtures & fittings: Items mentioned in these particulars are included. Other items may be separately available.
Local authority: Hambleton District 01609 779977
Directions: Gable Cottage is located on the left, on the corner of Mill Lane and Long Causeway in the middle of the village.
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