THE incarnation of The Post House which exists today is the culmination of a seven-year renovation project which has resulted in the stunning reimagining of this Georgian property which dates back to 1880, by its current owners.

Executed with meticulous attention to detail and always with the aim of celebrating the rich architectural character of the original building, the renovation has created an internal living space of approximately 3,000sq.ft which artfully combines delightful period detailing alongside contemporary design elements.

Briefly, the accommodation includes a welcoming reception hall with reclaimed Spanish tiles and decorative arch which leads to the expansive open-plan living kitchen. At one end of this is a beautifully designed open-plan kitchen with a central island, hand-crafted cabinetry, a Lacanche range, pantry storage and Crittall metal and glass doors which frame views across the garden and open the space onto the terrace during warmer months. At the opposite end is a wonderful dining room and seating area perfect for entertaining friends and family.

The beautiful sitting room – has been cleverly divided into two distinct zones and designed to maximise its two period open fires and original display arches.

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Also on the ground floor is an inner hall, beautifully appointed cloakroom, a private study and a fully fitted utility/boot room.

A handcrafted steel forged staircase leads from the kitchen to the lower ground floor which has been designed to create a social haven, with a cinema room, games room and wine cellar.

The first floor is home to the opulent family bathroom with pitch pine flooring, a freestanding roll top bath and feature book matched marble slab tiling, plus five bedrooms. These include three doubles, a single which would be perfect for use as a hobbies room or playroom, and the master suite with a spacious bedroom, an en-suite shower room with a bespoke antique vanity unit and glass wash hand basin, and a walk-in fitted dressing room.

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While that may be enough for more it's only part of what The Post House has to offer.

A substantial detached two-storey barn has been painstakingly restored to create a flexible space which is currently used as extensive ground floor storage and separate secure garaging for several vehicles. The first floor boasts a magnificent vaulted ceiling with exposed oak beams and is currently fitted out as a children’s/teenager’s play area with skateboard park, TV den and luxurious shower room.

The flexibility of the barn’s design allows for various possibilities, including use as a granny flat or guest accommodation or even a dedicated home office.

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A single-storey structure with a front elevation of black-painted cedar has been purpose-built to create the ultimate party space. It is equipped with a fully fitted kitchen with luxurious terrazzo work surfaces, poured concrete floors which exude a modern and industrial aesthetic and a beautifully appointed shower room. During the warmer months, the front and side of the building can be opened to connect the indoor and outdoor areas.

The Post House is approached via a blocked-paved driveway which offers ample parking for multiple vehicles and sits in gardens professionally designed and planted to create a wonderful backdrop which complements the house perfectly.

The gardens are home to perennial grasses and vibrant herbaceous beds and borders, wending pathways, a vegetable garden with raised beds and a useful garden store and a dedicated children’s play area which ensures younger members of the family have their own space.

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There are also numerous seating areas strategically placed throughout the garden, and an expansive dining terrace perfect for outdoor entertaining.

The Post House, which enjoys a central position in the village of Helperby, is on the market at £1.4m.

For more information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Buchanan Mitchell on 01423-360055.