The Firs, 2 Ashdale Road, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DD | Offers in excess of £600,000

The Firs is a beautiful, detached Victorian Former Farmhouse located within walking distance of the market town of Helmsley. Situated on this spacious corner plot within a third of an acre and four bedrooms this period home is offered with no onward chain.

The present owners have carried out a sympathetic and detailed renovation over the years, incorporating numerous original features and most recently opened the kitchen/dining area. There is an original outbuilding, which is currently used for storage, but could easily be converted subject to the necessary planning.
(For potential planning purposes this property is not within the Nation Park). At present the property is used during the peak season as a holiday home and approximately returns £20,000 per annum. With all year round marketing this could certainly achieve in excess £30,000.
All in all, this is a versatile property with a broad appeal.

In brief the property comprises; entrance hallway, dining room with bay window opening to the kitchen, the living room is flooded with natural light and a cosy snug with wood burning stove. To the first floor are four bedrooms and family bathroom complete with double bath and state-of-the-art shower. The master bedroom benefits from an updated en-suite.

Situated on this well regarded road, just a short stroll away from the town centre of Helmsley, which is an historic and bustling market town, situated on the southern fringe of the North York Moors National Park. With a weekly market, an eclectic range of smart shops and restaurants, the town is a highly regarded tourist destination. The opportunities for outdoor recreation are endless, with lovely walks in Duncombe Park and the Hambleton Hills to the west of the town and the North York Moors to the north and east. The town has a wide range of amenities, including primary school, surgery, library, thriving arts centre, castle ruins, walled garden, recreation ground and open-air swimming pool.

EPC Rating D

ENTRANCE HALLWAY (3.95m x 1.80m)

Door to front aspect, coving, picture rail, wall lights, radiator and stairs to first floor landing.

DINING ROOM (3.95m x 4.02m)

Bay window to front aspect, window seat, coving, picture rail, wall lights, power points and radiator.

KITCHEN (2.29m x 5.98m)

Window to rear and door to rear, wood flooring, range of wall and base units with worksurfaces, overmount sink and tap, space for washing machine, space for fridge, double electric oven, gas hob, extractor, power points and radiator.

SNUG/OFFICE (2.77m x 4.47m)

Window to rear aspect, fireplace with stove and brick surround and log burner, built in cupboards, wood floor, power points and radiator.

SITTING ROOM (3.46m x 4.49m)

Window to front and side aspect, picture rail, feature gas fireplace. power points and radiator.


Window to rear aspect, power points and radiator. Loft hatch with combi boiler.

MASTER BEDROOM (3.46m x 4.52m)

Window to front and rear aspect, coving,, picture rail, feature fireplace with gas fire, power points and radiator.


Window to side aspect, low flush WC, wall hung sink, shower and vertical radiator.

BEDROOM TWO (3.95m x 4.05m)

Window to front aspect. coving, picture rail, power points and radiator.

BEDROOM THREE (2.31m x 4.06m)

Window to front aspect, coving, power points and radiator.

BEDROOM FOUR (2.77m x 1.80m)

Window to front aspect, coving, radiator and power points.


Window to rear, low flush WC, bath with shower above, wall hung sink, wall radiator,





Mains gas, mains drainage.


Outside, the property has lawned grass areas to front, side and rear aspect along with driveway parking and outbuildings with power.


The property is currently used as a holiday let between April and September. Our vendor would pass on any details should anyone wish to continue the running of the business.

Floorplan for The Firs, 2 Ashdale Road, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DD
EPC Graph for The Firs, 2 Ashdale Road, Helmsley, York, YO62 5DD