Victoria Avenue, Sowerby, Thirsk


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
An excellent example of a VICTORIAN HOME located in Sowerby. Close to local primary and secondary schools, this location is also a short walk to the market square. Having no chain, off road parking and garage, viewings are essential.

The village of Sowerby

The village of Sowerby links with Thirsk, but retains its own identity and is set in the heart of 'Herriot country', gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park to the east. Thirsk is also the Darrowby of the late 'James Herriot' (Alf Wight), famous vet and author. On Front Street, which is the main road through the village, an avenue lined with trees, are an old timbered house and the historical village church, and over Cod Beck at the southern end is an old pack horse bridge. Local facilities include the reputable Fantino's restaurant, a public house and a nursing home. There are two schools in Sowerby -Thirsk School on Topcliffe Road, and also a primary school. The village is within easy access of the A19/A168 for commuting both north to Teesside and south to York.

The market town of Thirsk

Thirsk is ideally placed for those who enjoy country pursuits and together with a popular race course, excellent golfing facilities and myriad opportunities for individual and team sports, it offers a charming environment in which to live. It is situated in the heart of 'Herriot country', between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks.

The thriving market town of Thirsk is conveniently located for easy access by road to:

The Spa town of Harrogate (22 miles)

Historic York (21 Miles)

Leeds ( 30 Miles) and

Teesside (23 Miles)

Thirsk has the following excellent rail connections:

Trans Pennine Express to York, Leeds and Manchester

and the Grand Central Train line giving direct access to

London Kings Cross in under 2 hours.

The excellent road and rail connections, together with Durham and Tees Valley Airport (25 miles) and Leeds/Bradford Airport (35 miles), make Thirsk an ideal location for those wishing to enjoy the country life but retain superb access to the remainder of the UK and

indeed internationally.

There are three primary schools and a secondary school in Thirsk. Additionally, within a 20 mile radius, well respected private schools include: Queen Mary's, Cundall Manor, Ampleforth and Queen Ethelburga's.

Property Description

On entry to the home, you are welcomed via a reception hall which leads to the dining room and also a staircase to the first-floor accommodation. To the front elevation of the property, the lounge retains a decorative open fire with tiled inset and hearth, large window to the front elevation and corniced ceilings. The dining room, being open plan with the lounge, has original alcove storage cupboards, window to the rear elevation and also a door to the kitchen.

Fitted with base and wall units, the kitchen also has an excellent work surface area and fitted appliances. There is also a useful under stair storage cupboard, doors to the bathroom and also rear gardens. In addition, there is also a window to the west elevation.

To the ground floor, like many Victorian homes in the area, the bathroom offers a white suite comprising panel bath with shower, sink and also w.c. Having a tiled surround, there is also a window to the south elevation.

The first-floor landing allows access to the bedrooms. The master bedroom has a decorative fireplace and window to the front elevation. Bedroom two, also a double bedroom, retains the decorative fireplace and also has a window which faces to the rear elevation whilst bedroom three, being a single room, also has a window to the rear of the home.

Externally, pleasant gardens are to the rear with a variety of herbaceous beds and borders. There is also a path which leads to the garage and, in turn, the rear access lane for Victoria Avenue.


We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, however, they do not constitute or form part of an offer or any contract and none is to be relied upon as statements of representation or fact. Any services, systems and appliances listed in this specification have not been tested by us and no guarantee as to their operating ability or efficiency is given. All measurements have been taken as a guide to prospective buyers only, and are not precise. Please be advised that some of the particulars may be awaiting vendor approval. If you require clarification or further information on any points, please contact us, especially if you are traveling some distance to view. Fixtures and fittings other than those mentioned are to be agreed with the seller.

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Luke Miller & Associates

4 Finkle Street, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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