Claxton, York YO60

Claxton, York YO60

4 Bedroom | 4 Baths | Character Property

Asking price £895,000
York Lane 1.7 miles
Station House 2.5 miles
Stamford Bridge The Square 3 miles

A delightful period house, which has been signifcantly extended, with large gardens and off street parking in a pretty village close to York.

Poppies sits in the heart of Claxton, a traditional village surrounded by meadows and woodland situated alongside neighbouring Sand Hutton and benefiting from its proximity to York, being some ten minutes’ drive from the city. The house has been lovingly restored, remodelled and extended by the current owners who have created a house with a wealth of charm and style.

The accommodation is beautifully bright and well-proportioned and feels spacious without being rambling. The ground floor comprises a number of reception rooms including a traditional breakfast kitchen, characterful dining and family room to the front which are of near perfect proportions and in the extended part of the property there is a stunning sitting room with engineered oak flooring and an arched double doorway opening on to the landscaped gardens, and a multifuel stove flagged by a pair of tall sash windows. The first and second floors offer 4 well-proportioned bedrooms, served by 2 bathrooms, with the principle bedroom benefitting from an ensuite shower room.

The house is set comfortably back from the village road behind a brick wall and a pretty parterre front garden with central flagged pathway, standard box trees, clipped box hedging and a small pond, all enclosed by high trellis clad in perennial climbers. A gravelled drive leads to the single garage/store – with off street parking in front for two cars - giving access to the large rear garden that extends across the width of the house and its neighbour. Formally landscaped the rear garden has two formal ponds, areas of decking, raised beds, patios and manicured lawns lined with gravel pathways and clipped box hedging as well as a freestanding barbecue. In the far western corner, well screened with high trellis draped in an elegant jasmine, is a kitchen garden with a shed, greenhouse, four raised beds, two apple trees, blackcurrant, redcurrant and gooseberry bushes, rhubarb, raspberry canes and a cherry tree. A side alley (with right of access) leads to the rear of the property where a private drive shows the way to a well screened parking area for up to four cars. We understand that there is lapsed planning permission for a detached garage.

Claxton is a quiet rural village located some 8 miles north east of the historic city of York, from where there are quick and regular trains to London. The village has a picturesque appeal with a mix of pretty cottages and houses. There is swift access onto the A64 for easy commuting west to Leeds (about 35 miles) or north towards Malton and Scarborough. The surrounding countryside is glorious, with the Yorkshire Wolds to the east and the Howardian Hills to the north.

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Key Property Details
Property attributes
Detached
Era
Period
Parking available
Off Street Parking Garage
Additional attributes
Character Property Garden Patio
Locality
Village
Energy Efficiency Rating
D
Carter Jonas reference
YOR220139
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