The Pines, Sowerby, North Yorkshire, YO7 1GN
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 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.
Through the large entry door, you are welcomed into the spacious reception hall which allows access to all of the ground floor accommodation. With double doors opening into the sitting room, this spacious room has windows to three elevations and a further set of double doors which open to the gardens.
The dining kitchen is the hub of this home and a fantastic entertaining space. The luxury fitted kitchen comprises base and wall units, granite worksurfaces, host of fitted appliances and also a centre island with seating. The dining area will easily accommodate a large dining suite. With windows to both front and rear elevations, there is also a door to the side of the home.
Also to the ground floor is the utility/boot room which has been fitted with base units and roll top work surfaces. There is also a sink, fitted appliances to include a washing machine, tumble dryer, refrigerator and completing this room is a window to the front elevation. Finally, accessed from the reception hall is the cloakroom.
To the first floor, the vendors have used the second largest bedroom as the master that has a Jack & Jill ensuite with bedroom four, though now converted to a dressing room with a full range of fitted wardrobes. There is a further double bedroom, with en suite shower room and the last bedroom on this floor is currently utilised as an office.
Completing this floor is the family bathroom which comprises panel bath, wash hand basin sink set on a pedestal sink, w.c, tiled surround and also a window to the rear elevation.
To the second floor, this an ideal master bedroom or indeed guest suite. Exceptionally large, the vendors have created hidden wardrobe areas to each side of the bed and there is a door which leads to the generous ensuite which comprises free-standing bath, w.c and also a wash hand basin sink set on a pedestal.
Externally, the landscaped rear gardens take full advantage of the homes south-west elevation and there are key seating areas designed to maximise this. There is also a very pleasant and established range of herbaceous plants and flowers set in the borders and timber storage shed discreetly positioned behind the garage. Accessed from the garden, there is a side door to the garage which offers excellent space for a vehicle along with parking for three to the front of the garage. The front garden is also landscaped to provide both an aesthetically pleasing area and also to be low maintenance.
It is also worth noting that there are pleasant riverside walks within a couple of minutes from this residence which take you to the town centre.
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