Topcliffe Road, Sowerby, Thirsk


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Available to purchase is this characterful four bedroom Victorian residence. This home offers excellent living accommodation set over three floors. In addition to fantastic internal space this property also has generous private gardens, an enclosed courtyard, a workshop, a garage and also off street parking. For more information or to arrange a viewing please contact the office.

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', the 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, is an old timbered house and the historical village church, and over Cod Beck at the southern end is an old packhorse bridge.

Local facilities include a reputable a public house and a nursing home. There are several schools in Sowerby -Thirsk School on Topcliffe Road, and also a primary school. The village is within easy access of the A1, 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 racecourse, 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:

TransPennine 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

Located on Topcliffe Road, to the front of the property there is an enclosed front garden which is gravelled with a footpath to the front door. The timber front door opens into an entrance vestibule where you are greeted with traditional Victorian mosaic tiled flooring which flows through into the main hallway. The hallway provides access to two reception rooms, a dining area which is open plan with the kitchen and also stairs to the first floor accommodation.

The front reception room has ample space for furniture, there is also a multi-fuel stove for the focal point and a large bay window allowing ample natural light into the room. The room is well finished with cornice ceilings.

The middle reception room, again having cornice ceilings also has generous space for furniture. There is also an open fireplace with an original Victorian fire surround.

The dining area, open plan with the kitchen, has an original decorative cast iron range, access to two useful storage cupboards, two windows allowing ample natural light into the room and victoria mosaic tiled flooring. Being open plan with the kitchen this makes an ideal space for entertaining.

The modern kitchen comprises a range of fitted units, granite effect worktops, recessed black sink with mixer tap, integrated appliances (washer/dryer, dishwasher and fridge freezer), an ESSE electric cooker with induction hob and the homes gas combi boiler. This room also benefits from underfloor heating and there is also a door providing access to the rear courtyard.

The first floor landing provides access to four bedrooms, a house bathroom, a cloakroom and also stairs to the second floor accommodation. There are three double bedrooms and one single.

The house bathroom comprises bath with shower over, toilet and wash basin. Located next to the house bathroom is a cloakroom with a toilet and wash basin.

To the second floor, there is an attic room which is currently utilised as a guest bedroom. There is also a large landing area which the successful purchaser may wish to remodel and create an ensuite shower room subject to building regulations. Also to the second floor is access to eaves storage.

To the rear of the property is a pleasant enclosed paved courtyard with access to a brick built workshop which has power and lighting. Also located to the rear is a large enclosed lawned garden with the addition of a decked seating area. The garden is complete with established hedges and borders.

Again to the rear, is a detached single garage (5.44m x 2.84m) and off street parking.


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