Arts & Craft house of great charm with gardens and garage, in a picturesque village setting.
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 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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