Foston, York YO60

Foston, York YO60

Freehold | Outbuildings

Guide price £565,000
York Lane 2 miles
Main Street 2.3 miles
Brecks Lane 4.1 miles

A beautifully refurbished period barn with substancial garaging, an arena, large barn incorporating 4 stables and a tack room, all set in pretty mature gardens with outstanding views across the Howardian Hills. 4 acres of neighbouring land available by separate negotiation.

A64 - 2.6 miles
Malton - 9 miles
York - 11 miles

This recently renovated and refurbished former granary once formed part of neighbouring Gravel Pit Farm but now stands alone, enjoying magnificent views across landscaped gardens and picturesque countryside beyond. The property has been thoughtfully designed and finished to a high standard, each of the rooms being nicely proportioned, all benefiting from plenty of natural light and super views. The entire ground floor benefits from underfloor heating, the handmade contemporary shaker style kitchen includes a 4 oven Aga, the internal doors are all solid oak and the windows all hardwood and double glazed. This is a quality home in a lovely setting.

As part of the re-development the present owners have also constructed an attractive timber garage block with 3 open bays as well as a large timber barn with 4 stables, a tack room and utility room. In addition, on the opposite side of the garden, there is a timber workshop and garden store. As well as the pretty gardens, which have been divided into numerous beds and a decked sitting out area, there is a floodlit all weather arena. To one side of this is a neighbouring arable field, 4 acres of which is available by separate negotiation.

Whilst the property enjoys particularly rural surroundings, it remains within walking distance of the villages of Thornton le Clay and Foston where there is an excellent gastro pub, The White Swan, a primary school and a 12th century church. The surrounding villages, many of them once part of the nearby Castle Howard Estate, offer a further range of shops and good pubs, as well as a number of notable schools, including Terrington Primary and Ampleforth College.

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Key Property Details
Parking available
Off Street Parking Triple Garage Gated
Additional attributes
Outbuildings Garden Conservatory
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