About this property
Dating back to circa 1760, this superb Georgian brick built farmhouse stands on a substantial plot of about eight acres of paddocks, woodland and beautifully landscaped gardens.
With an excellent layout, the rooms are all of generous sizes. The property has striking period features throughout including exposed oak beams, ceiling roses and coved cornicing.
There are two well proportioned reception rooms to the front of the property, both with exposed wooden beams and typical Georgian windows, the sitting room features a particularly impressive inglenook fireplace. Continuing through the ground floor there is a kitchen dining room leading to a sizeable utility, a study and a cloakroom.
To the first floor there are four bedrooms and a house bathroom with separate bath and shower. The principal bedroom suite features two built in wardrobes and an en suite bathroom.
Steps lead up to the second floor which features two useful rooms which would lend themselves to a variety of different purposes.
There are several outbuildings including a boiler room, steam room, garage and games room as well as a large workshop/garage extending to 906 Square foot and a further games room.
The mature gardens have been carefully landscaped, with manicured lawns flanked by planted borders and hedging. The property sits in about eight acres of paddocks and woodland and also has the benefit of a tennis court.
- Deighton is a small village south of York (about six miles) with a popular pub The White Swan, the village is just off the A19 with excellent access via the A64 to the South, and East to Leeds (30 miles) and Harrogate (30 miles).
- The village of Escrick, less than a mile away offers an impressive range of amenities given its size, these include a doctors’ surgery, two public houses, convenience store, tennis club and a first class hotel with restaurant. The local primary school is an academy and there is the highly regarded Fulford Secondary School in Fulford about four and a half miles away. Queen Margaret’s independent school is on the southern fringes of the village and provides a number of sporting facilities for public hire.
- York University is about four and a half miles away, the popular ‘Designer Outlet’ is about three miles and there is access to the A64 linking to Leeds and the wider motorway network. There is a regular bus service to the city centre as well as an excellent cycle network.
- There are several supermarkets, including Waitrose which is about five milesaway. York Leisure Centre at Monks Cross (about ten miles) offers gym facilities, swimming pool and a sports hall with a Clip N Climb arena. Fulford Golf Club is less than four and a half miles away.
- York city centre has a number of popular attractions including: York Theatre Royal, the Art Gallery, York Minster, Bettys Tea Rooms and the famous Shambles along with a range of local cafes, shops, restaurants, public houses and supermarkets.
- The city boasts excellent restaurants including the award winning The Star Inn the City by Andrew Pern and the Michelin-starred restaurant, Roots, by Tommy Banks. In addition, there is Skosh by Neil Bentinck which also boasts a Michelin-star, positioned on popular Micklegate which also has a number of independent shops, pubs, cafes and hairdressers.
- Independent schools on offer are The Mount, St Peter’s and Bootham all within about six miles of the property.
- The well-known York Racecourse and Knavesmire are situated about seven miles away.
- York’s mainline railway station can be accessed for express services to major cities including London (Kings Cross some services making the journey in under two hours), Edinburgh and Manchester.
- Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.
- York City Council, Council Tax Band G
- EPC Exempt
- Tenure: Freehold
- Council Tax Band: G