George Court, Sowerby, Sowerby, North Yorkshire, YO7 1HW
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', 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, are an old timbered house and the historical village church, and over Cod Beck at the southern end is an old pack horse bridge. Local facilities include the reputable Fantino's restaurant, a public house and a nursing home. There are two schools in Sowerby -Thirsk School on Topcliffe Road, and also a primary school. The village is within easy access of the 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.
Having been redecorated throughout, internally and externally, this gives the successful purchaser a home that is ready to move into. On entry to the home, you are welcomed to the living room which has a window to the front elevation and a door to the inner hall. From this point, there are doors to the breakfast kitchen and also the utility and cloakroom. There is also a staircase to the first-floor accommodation with a useful understair cupboard.
The breakfast kitchen is well appointed and comprises a fitted base and wall units with roll top work surfaces, fitted electric hob and oven with overhead extractor and also plumbing for a dishwasher together with space for an under-counter fridge. There is also ample space for a dining table and chairs. Finishing the breakfast room is both a window and door to the rear elevation.
The utility/cloakroom is fitted with a W.C., and there is also plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.
To the first floor, there are two well-appointed bedrooms and also a bathroom which comprises panel bath with shower over, W.C., pedestal sink, wall-mounted electric heated towel rail, tiled surround and also a window to the side elevation. In addition, there is also access to the half boarded loft area via a drop-down wooden ladder which allows superb storage with lighting.
Externally, there is a manageable seating area with space for a table and chairs and also allocated parking for one vehicle directly behind this property.
Please Note: The current vendors have upgraded the heating which now offers programmable electric radiators with better energy efficiency. Also, from the front elevation of the home, there has been planning permission granted for the construction of two brick cottages which is currently under construction.
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