Croft Heads, Sowerby, Thirsk

Guide price

Bedrooms: 3
Positioned in Sowerby with views over the school playing fields, is the opportunity to purchase this extended and detached bungalow. Having several bedrooms and a bath and also shower room, the homes flexibility allows the purchaser to utilise the rooms to their requirements. Also boasting excellent gardens, 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', 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 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

On entry to the home, the large living room is ideally located as both the open-plan dining room and kitchen are easily accessible. Being of some size, the lounge makes an ideal family room. The dining area, to the front elevation, does have a large window and tiled flooring which is continued throughout the majority of the property.

The kitchen has just been installed and comprises a fitted base and wall units and a host of fitted appliances. There is also an excellent worksurface are, tiled splashbacks and plumbing for appliances. There is a window to the front elevation and a breakfast bar.

Located to the rear of the living room, there is a door to the inner hall that has access to the remainder of the accommodation. The first is the very useful utility room There are two principal double bedrooms to the rear elevation offering views over the gardens and a further, internal room, which would make an ideal further reception room or indeed a bedroom.

Positioned in between the two bedrooms is the snug which takes in views over the gardens and also allows direct access into a further bedroom.

Completing the property are the bath and also shower room. The bathroom has a panel bath, w.c, and also a wash hand basin sink set on a vanity. There is a tiled surround and also a window to the side elevation. The shower room, also similar in size, has a step-in shower cubicle, w.c, wash hand basin sink set on a vanity, and a tiled surround. There is also a window to the side elevation.

Please note that areas of the home have underfloor heating whilst the main heating is through a gas boiler and radiator system.

Externally, the gardens to the front have been kept low maintenance with only a small variety of established shrubs and borders. There is also a gated entry with a footpath to the front door and also a gated, low-level, entry to the drive and garage in turn. The drive does allow for two or three vehicles.

The gardens to the rear are fantastic. With several seating areas, established borders and a lawn garden, this is an ideal space for the future owner to design and create to their own specifications.

Please Note:

District: North Yorkshire

Council Tax Band: D




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4 Finkle Street, Thirsk, North Yorkshire

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