Belgrave Terrace, Sowerby, Sowerby, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 1RE
4 Finkle Street
Tel: 01845 525112
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 the reputable Fantino's restaurant, a 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 ½ 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
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.
On entry to the home, you are welcomed into the large reception hall which leads to the sitting room, dining room and breakfast kitchen. The high ceilings and accents of the original features are visible whilst you are also drawn to the rather large staircase with mahogany handrail leading to the first-floor accommodation. The sitting room offers an exceptional example of a ceiling rose of this period and there is also the original marble surround with wood burning stove, set as the focal point with a large bow sash window to the front elevation taking in views over the gardens. The dining room is of a similar size and has a large window overlooking the courtyard.
The contemporary breakfast kitchen is fitted with white, high gloss finished, units with black granite worktops and also a host of fitted appliances. There is also a window and door to the side elevation with further access to the utility and cloakroom and also the cellar.
Also, it is worth noting that there is solid oak flooring and slate flooring to the ground floor and also original plaster enrichment throughout the property.
To the first floor, there are three large double bedrooms with the guest room benefiting from ensuite facilities whilst the family bathroom comprises a large bath, separate shower cubicle, w.c and a tiled surround. To the second floor, the master bedroom enjoys a dressing area and also ensuite shower room.
Completing the property, accessed via the kitchen, is access to the cellar which provides excellent storage, w.c and home office.
Externally, to the front elevation, there is a large fully enclosed garden with native wild hedgerow and pond. Whilst to the rear, the courtyard enjoys a private area for dining and a secure entrance door from the mews. The property includes an additional area of land (approximately 70 sqm), situated at the end of the terrace. This area has parking space for two tandem vehicles. (See plan in images)
The property benefits from a full rewire (including Ethernet Cat5 outlets in each room), plumbing and central heating upgrade and full insulation throughout to contemporary building regulations
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