About this property
White House is an attractive stone built village house with later additions by the renowned architect Frances F Johnson. This wonderful Grade II listed house is set back from the road on a generous plot of around half an acre, situated in the quintessential North Yorkshire village of Husthwaite.
Of particular note are the delightful vistas across the beautifully designed gardens to the south and the White Horse to the north. Upon entering the property it is evident this much loved home was fitted with quality fixtures, with all of the period features you would expect from a property of its era. The house flows well and has a series of well proportioned rooms allowing plenty of scope for the buyer to create a marvelous family home.
The downstairs accommodation provides three reception rooms, a traditional kitchen with built in units and an Aga, separate utility, WC and inviting reception hall.
To the first floor the principal bedroom suite sits in its own wing, featuring a generous bathroom with separate bath and shower and a dressing area.
The further four bedrooms are arranged over the first and second floors with a house bathroom and bedroom two benefitting from having an en suite. All offer views over the gardens and to the countryside beyond.
Externally the gardens have been meticulously designed and planted, featuring a central lawned area, ornate clipped yew hedges and colourful planted beds and borders. The addition of the glass summer house creates the perfect place to sit and enjoy the garden.
There is plenty for parking to the front on the gravelled drive and a double garage with electric doors.
- Husthwaite is a charming village on the edge of the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village has an active community based around the village hall, the village primary school, church and a pub. Husthwaite lies on the divide between the Vale of York and the Howardian Hills and combines excellent accessibility with attractive rolling countryside.
- The Georgian market town of Easingwold (about five miles), has a secondary school and an excellent range of amenities, including several supermarkets, a doctors surgery and numerous independent shops. The private schools, Cundall Manor and Queen Ethelburga’s College are both within about ten miles. There are further independent schools in York: The Mount, Bootham and St Peters.
- Thirsk (about nine miles) is a busy market town with extensive amenities including supermarkets, cinema, leisure facilities, pubs, local shops, a racecourse and a railway station with links direct to London. There are a number of highly regarded schools for all ages nearby with primary schools in Thirsk and a secondary school. Further afield there are renowned principle schools of Queen Mary’s at Baldersby and Cundall Manor, Ampleforth College is of particular note is about 17 miles away.
- Further afield are the Michelin starred restaurants The Star at Harome (about 13 miles) and The Black Swan, Oldstead about five miles).
- York city (about 18 miles), 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 alongside a number of independent shops, pubs, cafes and hairdressers. There are a number of supermarkets in and around the city, including a Waitrose at Foss Islands Road and a large Marks and Spencer at the Vanguard Shopping Park.
- York railway station has regular services to major cities including Manchester, Edinburgh and London with some journeys taking less than two hours to Kings Cross.
- Please note all distances and travel times are approximate.
- Hambleton District Council Band G
- EPC Exempt
- Tenure: Freehold
- Council Tax Band: G