Chapel Street, Kirk Hammerton, York


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  • Bedrooms: 3

Dating back to 1898 and originally part of the Kirk Hammerton Hall estate, is this charming detached house, skilfully extended and comprehensively improved to create an idyllic family opportunity. The village, named in the Domesday Book, includes an outstanding primary school, a sports club, two play areas, a cricket ground and a village hall. The property is only a short walk from the railway station which links to Leeds, Harrogate and York, and has access by road to the A1(M) motorway just over three miles away.


Set back off Chapel Street, the property enjoys an imposing yet peaceful position in the heart of one of the regions most sought after village locations. The property has been adapted and extended over many years by the current owners to create a quite outstanding family opportunity.

Internally the property is entered at the front of the house via a double glazed entrance door into a reception porch with radiator and archway that leads through into the kitchen.

The breakfast kitchen is one of the outstanding rooms in the property having a bespoke range of built in base units to three sides with granite worktops over incorporating a double Belfast sink unit with mixer taps and instant hot/filtered cold water dispensers. The kitchen features an oil fired AGA in addition to an integrated combination oven/microwave and a two ring induction hob. There is a built in automatic dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer unit. The kitchen includes a granite breakfast bar as well as tiled flooring, recessed ceiling downlighters and double glazed sash windows overlooking the front garden.

The principle reception room is a spacious living room located at the front of the house having a feature multi fuel burning cast iron stove set on a stone hearth. The lounge includes a television aerial point, three network connection cables, double radiator, coved cornices and dual aspect double glazed sash windows.

To the rear of the kitchen is a separate dining room having a comprehensive range of fitted book shelving with retractable oak doors separating the dining room from the kitchen. There is a radiator as well as sash windows to the rear and side elevations.

At the rear of the property is a utility room having a further range of built in cupboards with worktop and inset stainless steel sink unit. The utility room provides plumbing for an automatic washing machine as well as space for a tumble dryer. There is a single radiator, tiled flooring and recessed ceiling downlighters. The ground floor accommodation is completed by a cloakroom having a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, tiled flooring and mounted towel rail.

A staircase from the kitchen branches at a half landing separating the front main bedroom from the two bedrooms at the rear. The master bedroom has a full bank of floor to ceiling mirror fronted wardrobes adjoining the side elevation in addition to a radiator, bespoke fitted units and his and hers matching bedside units. Bedroom 2 is a spacious double room having a bank of mirror fronted wardrobes and radiator. Bedroom 3 is the final double bedroom again with a range of wardrobes and double radiator.

The property has been skilfully adapted to create two separate bathrooms the first of which is located at the front having a low flush WC, wash hand basin in vanity unit and walk in corner shower cubicle with height splashbacks. The bathroom also includes a radiator towel rail, airing cupboard and extractor fan.

The second bathroom is located at the rear again having a low flush WC and wash hand basin both set in a vanity surround. There is an inset panelled bath as well as a separate corner shower cubicle and full height tiled splashbacks. There is also a radiator towel rail and extractor fan.

The property benefits from oil fired central heating system controlled by a Hive heating system enabling individual room temperature control via a smartphone app. uPVC framed double glazed sash windows are installed throughout the property.

To The Outside

This picturesque and charming cottage is accessed directly off Chapel Street over a shared bridged and pillared entrance onto a private block paved front driveway which opens out at the front of the property providing off street parking for numerous motor vehicles. The driveway in turn gives access to the integral double garage which has electric light and power and cupboards housing the water softener. The driveway continues down the side of the property leading through to the purpose built car port.

The property s front garden is generous in nature being almost exclusively laid to lawn with a walled and tree lined side boundary.

There is a secondary side lawn and a flagged pathway runs across the front elevation of the property before opening out onto a patio which provides ample space for freestanding garden furniture.

There is a brick and tiled garden shed and workshop located at the rear which is included within the sale together with three separate wood stores.

The outside accommodation is completed by a raised and decked sun patio which is completely private and enclosed being south facing and ideal for outside entertaining.

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