Long Street, Topcliffe, Thirsk

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4

A significantly improved and well presented period detached house offering 3,000 sq.ft. of family living accommodation with a range of outbuildings and generous lawned gardens.


A substantial detached family house which has retained a wealth of original period features and occupying a choice position in this ever sought after village location.

The property is entered from the front via a double glazed front entrance door into an entrance hall with mounted cloaks rail and quarry tile flooring. The entrance hall opens out into a reception hall with turn staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with oak handrail and wrought iron balustrade. The reception hall includes a Victorian style radiator and quarry tiled flooring.

There is a downstairs cloakroom with low flush WC and bracketed wash hand basin, radiator and a continuation of the quarry tiled flooring. Located off the reception hall is a study with flagstone flooring, electric panel heater and exposed beam ceiling. An archway from the study leads through into the property s rear conservatory which is of brick and uPVC construction with surrounding casement windows and French doors leading out into the gardens beyond. The conservatory includes ceramic tile flooring.

Located at the front of the house is a snug having a period fireplace with cast iron basket grate. The snug includes an exposed beamed ceiling, oak flooring and a Victorian style radiator.

One of the outstanding features of the property is the open plan breakfast kitchen and living room, which creates the ideal family environment. The room is set across two levels having a range of built in base units to three sides with rounded edge worktops incorporating a polycarbonate sink unit. There are two high level display cupboards in addition to ceramic tile splashbacks. There is a gas fired aga as well as plumbing for an automatic dishwasher and space for a freestanding fridge freezer unit.

The living area features stone flooring as well as an inglenook fireplace with reversible solid fuel burning cast iron stove which heats the living area and dining room beyond. There is a television ariel point, feature exposed beamed ceiling and stone flagged flooring.

The living area steps down into a separate dining room again with an exposed beam ceiling, Victorian style radiator and oak flooring.

The principal reception room is a substantial living room to the side of the property having a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, television aerial point, three separate radiators and uPVC framed double glazed access door.

The rear entrance hall has double oak entrance doors with staircase leading to the lower ground floor accommodation. The rear entrance features a twin radiator as well as three separate double glazed Velux rooflights.

The utility room is also located at the rear of the house having an additional range of built in base units with butchers block worktops and inset ceramic sink unit. There is a matching range of high level storage cupboards and tile splashbacks. The utility room has plumbing for an automatic washing machine and includes the Baxi gas fired central heating boiler. There is a single radiator, twin double glazed Velux rooflights and extractor fan.

The ground floor accommodation is completed by a wet room having a low flush WC, circular wash hand basin and shower area with wall mounted shower attachment and full height tile splashbacks. The wet room includes a radiator, double glazed Velux rooflight and quarry tiled flooring.

The property s celler has a space saving staircase and provides most useful additional storage accommodation.

On the first floor landing is a built in deep airing cupboard housing a second gas fired boiler with fitted shelving and drying rails.

The master bedroom is located at the rear of the house and includes a walk-in dressing area with fitted shelving. There is a double radiator within the bedroom as well as uPVC framed double glazed casement windows to both side and rear elevations. The en-suite includes a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and walk-in shower cubicle with full height tile splashbacks. There is a heated towel rail, extractor fan and ceiling downlighter.

Bedrooms two and three are situated on the east of the property, both being spacious double bedrooms and having matching period fireplaces with cast iron basket grates. Both bedrooms benefit from radiators and display shelving.

The fourth bedroom is flexible in nature and has been used as a second study in the past with a further space saving staircase leading to the second floor accommodation. There is secondary access from this room into the airing cupboard.

The landing has a further double fronted built in linen cupboard which houses the pressurised hot water cylinder.

And finally, to the first floor is the house bathroom which has a three piece suite comprising a low flush WC, Victorian style wash hand basin and roll top clawfoot bath with mixer taps. The bathroom also includes a Victorian style radiator as well as a walk-in shower cubicle with full height tile splashbacks. There is an exposed beam ceiling as well as recessed ceiling downlighters and extractor.

Lastly, to the second floor, is a loft room/studio bedroom with built in eaves storage accommodation and twin radiators. The room includes a television aerial point as well as double glazed Velux rooflight. The room is ideal for teenage children.

To The Outside

The property is accessed off a shared private driveway which continues through a pillared and gated entrance onto a private gravelled front hardstanding which provides off street parking for numerous motor vehicles.

The outbuildings comprise a substantial range of brick, stone and tile buildings set over two levels and equipped with electric, light and power. The outbuildings are ideal for storage, workshops or could be converted subject to planning to provide secondary accommodation.

There is a further cobbled patio which adjoins the rear and eastern elevations and includes a lean to log store with secondary gated access from Long Street.

There is stepped access onto the property s rear garden which is elevated in nature overlooking the rear of the property with open views beyond. The rear garden is extensively laid to lawn and includes an orchard supplying a yearly harvest of apples.

The garden enjoys a surrounding walled and fenced boundary with the entirety of the property stretching to approximately of an acre in size.

Crucially the property is being offered for sale with no onward chain and is certain to be of interest to both young and mature families alike.

Agents Note

The property benefits from two separate boilers and could easily be divided into two separate properties or a house with annex if a buyer so wished.

01423 202130

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