Howsham, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 7PH | £650,000


Blacksmiths Cottage is a 17th Century detached stone cottage that has been sympathetically restored and extended over recent years located in this picturesque village with outstanding views. The cottage has a glorious south facing rear garden with far reaching views of the Wolds and beyond. Occupying a peaceful, private plot next to the parish church, set back from the village road at the end of a gravel drive.

The accommodation comprises: entrance hall, two reception rooms, kitchen/breakfast room, pantry, utility room, rear hall with cloakroom, wet room with shower. To the first floor are three double bedrooms and a large house bathroom.

The small village community of Howsham hosting a full range of ages, is extremely welcoming and regular village events help to maintain the community spirit, including the annual August Bank Holiday ‘Church & Grounds tidy-up’ with evening BBQ and the Christmas drinks and mince pies.

Although rural, Howsham has the benefit of accessing the A64 within 5 minutes, York Vangarde Retail park - 15 minutes and central York and Station – 25 minutes. The historic market town of Malton - Yorkshire's Food Capital offers local facilities including shops, pubs, primary and secondary schools and a train station with regular connections to Leeds, Scarborough and York with its London services. In recent years Malton has become a destination for food lovers with food fairs and farmers markets. Nearby attractions include the North York Moors National Park, Castle Howard and the historic city of York.

EPC RATING E

SITTING ROOM (6.09 x 4.98)

Two Yorkshire sliding sash windows to front aspect with window seats, two sets of french doors leading to garden, radiator, power points, TV points, telephone point, brick feature fireplace with log burning stove, exposed beams and spotlights.

LIVING ROOM/SNUG (4.98 x 4.29)

Yorkshire sliding sash window to rear aspect, external door to front aspect, radiator, telephone point, fitted cupboards, exposed beams, brick feature fireplace with log burning stove, stairs to first floor.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM (4.96 x 4.63)

Yorkshire sliding sash windows to front and rear aspects with window seat, external door to rear, tiled flooring, radiator, range of wall and base units with granite worktops, integrated dishwasher, double Belfast sink, power points, electric range cooker, spot lights, double height ceiling with exposed beams with four Velux windows.

UTILITY ROOM (4.98 x 3.00)

Yorkshire sliding sash windows to side and front aspect, external door to rear, range of base and wall units with worktops, stainleess steel double sink and drainer unit, radiator, tiled floor, integrated oven, and Neff hob, exposed beams, space for washing machine and tumble dryer, oil fired central heating boiler.

PANTRY

Power points, shelving, space for fridge and freezer.

GUEST CLOAKROOM

Yorkshire sliding sash window to side aspect with window seat, fitted cupboards and power points. low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, fully tiled walls, extractor fan and heated towel rail.

WET ROOM

Window to rear aspect, low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, mirror fronted vanity unit, fully tiled walls, glass shower door, overhead mixer shower, extractor fan and heated towel rail.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

Yorkshire sliding sash windows to front aspect with window seat, fitted wardrobes, exposed beams and stone work, radiator, power points.

BEDROOM ONE (5.13 x 2.98)

Yorkshire sliding sash windows to front and rear aspects with window seats, two radiators, TV point, power points, exposed beams, spot lights, exposed stone work, loft access.

BEDROOM TWO (4.24 x 2.94)

Yorkshire sliding sash window to side aspect overlooking the church, fitted wardrobes, radiator, power points, exposed beams, fitted cupboard with shelving and loft access.

BEDROOM THREE (4.36 x 2.40)

Yorkshire sliding sash window to rear aspect with window seat, radiator, power points, exposed beams, fitted wardrobes.

BATHROOM

Yorkshire sliding sash window to rear aspect, low flush WC, wash hand basin with vanity unit, fully tiled walls, shaver point, feature beams, heated towel rail, mirror fronted vanity unit, large roll top bath and walk in shower.

EXTERIOR

Large lawned garden with mature shrubs and trees including fruit, Silver Birch, Oak and Weeping Willows. Terrace and decked areas capture the sun at different times of the day, private gravel drive and turning area allows for generous parking area and car port, additional outbuildings include log stores, tractor shed and workshop with light and power, the latter having planning permission to replace with a log-style non-permanent building suitable for use as an office and gym.

SUMMERHOUSE

Insulated summer house with double glazing, light, power and broadband perfect for a home office.

SERVICES

Mains water, mains electric. Oil fired central heating, holding tank with pump station to mains drainage.

COUNCIL TAX BAND G

TENURE

Freehold

HISTORY

Blacksmith’s Cottage is a 17th Century property, being formally the forge, the animal housing and the living quarters for the local Blacksmith.

Floorplan for Howsham, York, North Yorkshire, YO60 7PH
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