LOCATION The property is positioned in a rural location mid way between Boroughbridge and Helperby. Helperby is a pretty historical village located equidistant between Boroughbridge and Easingwold. It is perfect for families and has a range of local amenities including butchers, public houses/restaurants and a visiting takeaway service and weekly pop up artisan bakery. There is a real community feel to the village with a popular primary school, regular sports fixtures on the games field and a modern village hall offering a variety of activities for all age groups. Cundall Manor Prep school is a short drive and secondary state schools are in Easingwold and Boroughbridge. Boroughbridge has a wider range of amenities including a large Morrissons and a range of boutiques and independent eateries. It is only a 5 minutes drive from the property.
DESCRIPTION 6 Burton Cottages is one of only 4 Victorian cottages positioned in this rural setting between Boroughbridge and Helperby. Beautifully presented throughout, the current owner has loved living in this glorious location with views to all sides.
The property currently offers 3 bedroom accommodation but could be extended (subject to planning) due to the size and layout of the plot. The property has a large garden to the side and detached loose box, triple garage and has the added advantage of an additional piece of amenity land to the rear of the property.
With Oil Fired central heating and double glazing the property comprises:
To the ground floor:
Double doors with attractive arched windows lead to the entrance vestibule, door leads to the hall with stairs to first floor, under-stairs storage and window to the side. The bathroom is located off the hallway. A door off the hall leads to the splendid sitting room with large bay window to the front, feature fireplace with inset oil fired range which provides the central heating and hot water. To the rear of the sitting room is the large dining kitchen. A fantastic space perfect for entertaining with a focal point of the oil fired range. There is a range of wall and floor mounted units and integrated sink unit and drainer. The window to the rear overlooks the paved patio and land to the rear. This would be enhanced by changing to bifold or patio doors bringing the outside in! To the side of the kitchen is a rear entrance porch.
To the first floor it a delightful landing with beautiful oak flooring which runs through all of the 3 bedrooms. There is extensive built in storage to one of the bedrooms and this has been skillfully installed by a local joiner. All three of the bedrooms have stunning views over open countryside.
OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a lawned garden. A gravel driveway leads through a gateway and provides parking for several vehicles. Beyond this is the treble garage with 3 up and over doors. To the rear is an enclosed paved patio area beyond which is an area of amenity land which the vendor recently acquired along with the adjacent properties. The garden to the side of the house is large and has a variety of trees and shrubs but is mostly laid to lawn. There is an area currently used as a Chicken run, a timber ‘Goodrick’ stable. behind the stable is a further area of Grassland. Due to the size of the side garden, the prospective purchaser could easily extend the house without compromising the plot. Equally a Home office could be constructed allowing the purchasers to work from home (All subject to planning)
VIEWINGS Strictly by appointment with the Agent Lister Haigh 01423 322382