Wetherby Road, Rufforth YO23

Wetherby Road, Rufforth YO23

5 Bedroom | Freehold | 3 Reception Rooms | 3 Baths

Asking price £1,050,000
Poppleton 2.4 miles
Hammerton (HMM) 4.3 miles
York 4.3 miles

BEST AND FINAL OFFERS INVITED BEFORE 4PM ON THE 4TH FEBRUARY A substantial and unique detached family home with double garage and ample parking, situated within attractive mature gardens and with an additional paddock beyond.

Woodlands is a contemporary house built in 1982 at the West end of the village to an individual design taking advantage of its approximately 5 acre parkland setting. Built in the grounds of the Rufforth Hall Estate, the gardens retain the high 100 metre mellow brick wall and orchard of the original 1890 house on the site together with mature native hardwood trees. Set well back from the village street the house enjoys the peace and tranquillity of a settled natural habitat. The understated exterior of the house hides an interior of exceptional style and size with light, airy, and partly open plan accommodation. The main reception rooms are overlooked by a first floor gallery. The open plan kitchen and family room provide extensive space for modern family living.

The accommodation extends to 3155 sq ft over two floors and is mostly arranged on the ground floor, with a large bedroom and en suite bathroom on the first floor suitable for guest accommodation. The four additional bedrooms are situated on the ground floor, having a main bedroom with en suite and a further family bath/shower room. All of the bedrooms benefit from built-in storage and are situated in a wing of the house, keeping the bedrooms and living rooms separate.

The living accommodation is accessed from an entrance hall which leads to an open plan sitting and dining room separated by a feature brick wall and inset with a fireplace. Separate to this there is a spacious open plan family room and kitchen which is warmed by a wood-burning stove. The rest of the accommodation comprises a utility room, walk-in pantry, boiler room and a cloakroom with WC. Accessed from the outside there is a wood store, oil store and a further WC

The house is approached via a long gravel driveway leading from Wetherby Road. There is a double integrated garage and ample parking within the grounds, The 5 acre garden includes mature hedging to create a natural boundary which provides a high degree of privacy and leads to an area of woodland at the rear.

The highly popular village of Rufforth lies west of York and offers easy access to York centre, Leeds and Harrogate with good road networks close by. There is a real sense of community as well as a primary school, village hall, pub, village store with tea rooms and playing fields (football, cricket). The mainline train station in York offers trains to London's King's Cross in 1 hour 50 minutes and Leeds Bradford international airport is just 25 miles away.

York 4 miles Leeds 25 miles Harrogate 17 miles

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Key Property Details
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Double Garage
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