Whixley, York

Guide Price£499,500Make an enquiry

  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 3 Reception Rooms
  • Spacious Detached Property

LOCATION Ideal location with good rail and road links to Leeds, Harrogate and York and to the A1(M) (3 miles), High Drive is located on the edge of the popular village of Whixley with views over the surrounding countryside towards the Hambleton Hills. The village itself benefits from a village shop, inn/restaurant, village hall and cricket club.

DESCRIPTION The property is equipped with oil fired central heating, double glazing, cavity wall insulation and security alarm system. The accommodation includes large reception hall, two reception rooms plus a large conservatory opening onto the rear gardens, spacious breakfast kitchen with built in appliances, utility room, cloakroom, 3 bedrooms and shower room. Beautifully presented detached property in stunning landscaped gardens with open aspects and encompassing a further development opportunity.

There is planning consent for a two bedroom dwelling within the gardens and a large undeveloped loft space in the existing house suitable for conversion to provide additional accommodation if required.


ENTRANCE PORCH Double glazed entrance door and 2 double glazed windows.

SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL Cloak cupboard and broom cupboard, radiator, dado rail and coved ceiling.

SITTING ROOM 18' 0" x 12' 3" (5.49m x 3.75m) Having an attractive pine fire surround, marble interior and wood burning stove. Three double glazed windows, 2 radiators, TV aerial point, dimmer switch control and coved ceiling.

DINING ROOM 12' 11" x 10' 0" (3.94m x 3.05m) With radiator, coved ceiling, dimmer switch control and patio doors opening into the conservatory.

CONSERVATORY 15' 11" x 9' 5" (4.87m x 2.89m) With double glazed windows and wide sliding patio doors opening onto the rear patio and gardens. Combination heater/air conditioning unit and tinted glass roof.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 14' 6" x 12' 7" (4.43m x 3.86m) Including an excellent range of fitted units comprising of base units with cupboards and drawers, pan drawers, roll ledge worktops, attractive tiled splash backs and a range a wall cupboards including glass fronted display cupboard. Built in appliances include 2 AEG built in ovens, Neff ceramic hob with stainless steel AEG cooker hood over. Free standing Miele dishwasher, radiator, two inset stainless steel sinks, cupboard with water softener, 2 double glazed windows, coved ceiling and door to the utility room.

UTILITY ROOM 9' 3" x 4' 2" (2.82m x 1.29m) Oil fired central heating boiler, plumbing for automatic washing machine, stable door opening to rear garden.

CLOAKROOM/WC Having a contemporary style suite, low suite WC and hand basin, tiled splashback, wall radiator/towel rail and double glazed window.

INNER HALL Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater, radiator, dado rail and hatch with loft ladder to the roof void with light and double glazed window installed. (There is potential to create additional accommodation in this large roof void subject to planning consent)

BEDROOM ONE 14' 1" x 10' 0" (4.30m x 3.07m) Including a range of fitted wardrobes and dressing table. Dimmer switch, radiator and double glazed window to the front.

BEDROOM TWO 12' 11" x 10' 0" (3.95m x 3.05m) Including fitted wardrobe, radiator, double glazed window and coved ceiling.

BEDROOM THREE 11' 10" x 7' 11" (3.63m x 2.42m) This room is currently used as a study. Double glazed windows and radiator.

FAMILY SHOWER ROOM 8' 0" x 7' 10" (2.44m x 2.40m) Partly tiled in attractive tiling and having a white suite, a corner shower with Aqualisa shower, illuminated wall mirror, additional hand basin and low suite WC. Double glazed window, illuminated medicine/cosmetics cupboard, inset ceiling lights, radiator and extractor fan.

OUTSIDE The gardens are a particularly attractive feature of the property having a long front garden with shaped lawns, flower beds and borders with a variety of plants, shrubs, trees and green house. A long driveway leads to the paved and flagged parking area, space for a number of vehicles and/or caravan/boat.

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 16' 9" x 16' 8" (5.13m x 5.09m) With remote control, electric roll up door, light and power installed and two windows.

THE REAR GARDEN Is a most attractive feature with a large, flagged patio area, steps up to the shaped lawned gardens, flower beds and borders with an excellent variety of specimen plant, shrubs and trees, including rhododendron.
There are superb views from the gardens, across open farmland towards the distant Hambleton Hills. Garden shed and outside tap and outside lighting.

DIRECTIONS From Harrogate/Knaresborough proceed on the A59 towards York, proceed straight on at the roundabout with the junction with the A1M carry on this road to the cross roads and turn left at the signpost for Whixley. Continue along this road into the village to the cross roads, go straight on into Rudgate past the village shop, High Drive is the last property on the left hand side.


TENURE The tenure of the property is understood to be freehold.

SPECIAL NOTE Outline planning consent was granted for the erection of a bungalow in the grounds of High Drive (which is included in the sale). Detail of the planning consent can be inspected at our Harrogate office or online at www.harrogate.gov.uk reference number 16/03438/OUT.

SERVICES The property has private drainage, mains water and mains electric. Oil fired central heating.

WAYLEAVES, EASEMENTS AND RIGHTS OF WAY The property is sold subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which may affect the property.

VIEWINGS The property may be viewed strictly by appointment only by prior arrangement with Lister Haigh on 01423 730700.

FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All carpets, curtains and blinds are included in the sale.