This amazing home is open plan in parts with defined seating, cooking and dining areas. The middle floor has it's own entrance hall with a study area, guest annexe with a kitchenette and a bathroom. The next level is the hub of the home with a fantastic kitchen overlooking the living area in addition to an entrance hall, guest cloakroom and dining area. The sitting room and laundry room are situated on the ground level. There are three bedrooms on the upper floor plus an en suite and house bathroom. Fittings are of a high standard and feature a Bulthaup kitchen with Quartz surfaces, Junkers oak, composite and stone flooring with custom made bi-folding doors from the living area onto the decked roof terraces.
The exterior is arranged over several levels combining wood, glass and stone to great effect. There are numerous seating and cleverly designed storage areas built beneath the decked terrace and to the side 'the cave' creates an inviting place for eating al fresco. The views from the roof terrace are spectacular and for the avid train lover, the perfect vantage point for watching steam trains pulling in and out of the station. There is a driveway suitable for two cars with a detached brick built workshop/garage alongside.
Pickering is an attractive market town situated along the A170, Thirsk to Scarborough road. It is a short drive to the east coast and to the surrounding market towns of Helmsley and Malton. Malton has regular rail links to the City of York and Intercity service beyond. Pickering has a lively Monday street market, a good selection of shops, schools and amenities which include medical centre, library, leisure centre and swimming pool.
GROUND FLOOR ENTRANCE HALL (5.4 x 4.7)
Window to front and rear aspect, door to front aspect wood flooring, underfloor heating, feature brick fireplace, telephone/broadband point, power points, storage cupboard, stairs to second floor landing.
GUEST ANNEXE (8.3 x 5.)
Juliet Balcony to rear aspect, windows to side and front aspect, exposed wooden beams, kitchenette area including sink and drainer and space for appliances, oak worktops and base units, exposed brick feature fireplace, power points, tv point, fitted wardrobes, carpeted, underfloor heating.
Composite flooring, low flush wc, wash hand basin, part tiled walls, underfloor heating.
GUEST ANNEXE EN-SUITE
Window to rear aspect, low flush wc, panel enclosed bath with shower above, wash hand basin with vanity unit, fitted mirror, carpeted underfloor heating.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR ENTRANCE HALL
Door to side aspect, power points, underfloor heating, storage cupboard, stairs leading to first floor landing, bespoke wooden staircase with hidden coat hooks, original stone from Pickering Castle, composite and wooden flooring.
DINING ROOM (4.0 x 4.0)
Velux window, exposed beams, wood flooring, power points, underfloor heating, storage cupboard.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN (8.0 x 3.5)
Composite flooring, underfloor heating, German gloss kitchen with 3m island and quartz worktops, two Siemens ovens and Seimens nomination oven microwave, three warming drawers, Miele gas five ring hob and extractor, two integrated fridges, dual wine cooler, larder storage cupboards, integrated dishwasher, undermount stainless steel sinks with mixer taps, power points, breakfast bar area.
LIVING AREA (8.1 x 4.3)
Wooden flooring, underfloor heating, tv point, power points, large log burner, window to side aspect, bi-folding doors to decked roof terrace, exposed brick from Pickering Castle.
LAUNDRY ROOM (4.5 x 3.3)
Range of base and wall units, sink and drainer unit with mixer tap, boiler, water tank, space for fridge freezer, space for tumble dryer, space for washing machine, radiator, laundry chute, composite flooring.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
Exposed brick, windows to front aspect, carpet and wooden flooring, underfloor heating, feature light.
Velux window, tiled flooring, underfloor heating, panel enclosed bath with mixer taps, shower attachment, low flush wc, wash hand basin with vanity unit, part tiled walls, extractor fan.
MASTER BEDROOM (4.5 x 3.5)
Windows to rear aspect, exposed brick, wooden flooring, underfloor heating, exposed beams, power points, tv point, fitted wardrobes, laundry chute.
MASTER EN SUITE
Opaque window to rear aspect, wall mounted radiator, fully tiled shower cubicle, low flush wc, wall hung hand basin, fitted storage, tiled under floor heating.
BEDROOM TWO (3.9 x 3.1)
Windows to side and rear aspect, beamed built in storage, wood flooring, underfloor heating, power points.
BEDROOM THREE (4. x 2.1)
Window to front aspect, wood flooring, beamed ceiling, underfloor heating, power points.
Ground floor garden with artificial lawn, mulch borders, secret cave/den area, storage beneath decking with power, lighting and built in shelves. The original old kiln from the pottery is in full working order further patio area and Yorkshire stone creating a great al fresco area for entertaining. Top terrace with glass balcony.
WORKSHOP/GARAGE (4.6 x 3.9)
Side door to log store area, front door, fitted storage, power, lighting, over head fully boarded storage.
Mains water, electricity and gas, connected to mains drains, underfloor gas central heating.
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Originally a sawmill and joinery then later a working pottery and tea shop, 7 Castle Road was purchased in 2003 and converted into a unique family home occupying a hillside position commanding spectacular views over Pickering, the surrounding countryside and the North York Moors Steam Railway. Set in a former quarry that supplied stone for the construction of the neighbouring castle.