York Road, Escrick, York


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4

A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial detached property in this most sought after village that is complemented by surrounding gardens and paddock land extending to approximately 2.5acres in total.


An ideal opportunity for young and mature families as well as property developers and those with a keen equestrian interest to acquire this substantial detached property set within 2.5 acres of paddock land and requiring a programme of modernisation and upgrading.

The property is entered from the front into a reception hall with turned staircase leading to the first floor accommodation. There is a downstairs cloakroom having a low flush WC and bracketed wash hand basin. The cloakroom includes a cupboard, mounted cloaks rail and radiator.

The principal reception room is a spacious lounge located at the front of the house having an open solid fuel fireplace, set on a marble hearth. There is a bay window to the side elevation as well sliding glass doors leading to substantial stone flagged terrace with steps to the lawned front and side garden

Beyond the lounge is a second reception room / dining room with double radiator and coved cornices. The dining room also includes a television aerial point and features a solid fuel fire with stone fireplace.

The property features a substantial open plan breakfast kitchen having a range of built in base units to three sides with laminated worktops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. There is an additional range of matching high level storage cupboards with ceramic tile splashbacks. Included within the kitchen is a Hotpoint electric oven with separate four point Dietrich ceramic hob unit as well as a built in automatic dishwasher. The kitchen area includes two radiators as well as tile flooring and a side entrance door leading through into the utility room and garage beyond. The breakfast area also includes a double radiator.

There is a rear lobby located off the kitchen which also houses the oil-fired central heating boiler. The property s utility room is dilapidated requiring some structural repair with an inset sink unit and low level cupboards and drawers. The rear lobby also provides integral access to one of the property s two garages.

The property s rear garden room forms part of the property s extension with arched casement windows to the rear elevation with matching doors leading out onto the side patio.

The first floor landing includes a built in airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater.

Bedroom one is a substantial double room located at the rear having twin double fronted wardrobes with high level storage cupboards and dressing table recess. Bedroom one includes a single radiator and enjoys an open, side and rear aspect.

Bedroom two is a further double bedroom located at the front of the house having twin double fronted wardrobes, single radiator, dressing table worktop and pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom three enjoys a dual front and site aspect with bedroom 4 having a double fronted built in wardrobe.

The internal accommodation is completed by the house bathroom which has a traditional suite comprising a low flush WC, wash hand basin set in a vanity surround and inset panelled bath with wall mounted Aqualisa shower unit and full height tile splashbacks. The bathroom houses the property s loft hatch and includes a single radiator.

To The Outside

One of the outstanding features of Greenacres is its surrounding gardens and adjoining land which creates the ideal family environment. A private driveway accesses the property from York Road which extends for approximately 100 yards sweeping round the front of the property, before opening out onto a side hard-standing which provides off street parking for numerous motor vehicles and which in turn access the property s attached garage block which includes two single garages, one with up and over garage doors. The garages are equipped with electric, light and power and there is a purpose built dog kennel to the eastern garage elevation. There is a hedged fruit/vegetable garden to the Eastern side of the property and concrete smokeless fuel bunker behind dog kennel.

Running full width across the front elevation is a substantial flagged terrace which steps down onto an open lawned frontage with a central herbaceous border. There is an additional flagged patio adjoining the side elevation with a side garden again being laid to lawn. There is an extensive hedged and tree-lined screen providing privacy from the York Road with the property owning a further belt of grassland to the side which can be clearly identified by post and rail fencing. There is a walkway that runs along the rear elevation of the property which overlooks the side and rear land beyond.

Crucially, the property is being offered for sale with surrounding shaped grass paddock land that circles the North, East, south and West side of the property and includes a small orchard to the North of the front paddock. The land is certain to be of interest for those looking to house a horse or ponies and offers a very rare opportunity given its position within this village. The property and land totals approximately 2.5 acres. A title plan is available on request from the selling agents.

The property benefits from oil fired central heating throughout and crucially is being offered for sale with both vacant possession and no onward chain. An inspection in strongly recommended to appreciate the opportunity on offer.

Agents Note

The paddock is subject to a 50 year overage provision entitling the vendors and their descendants 50% of any uplift in value through the benefit of a planning consent for residential or commercial development. The overage will not be triggered by the erection of stabling or field shelters.

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