Property Overview

Babthorpe, Selby YO8 £535,000

3 Bedrooms | 1 Bathrooms

***A skilfully extended and deceptively spacious three bedroom property, set within 4.6 acres of paddock land and benefitting from detached L shape stables, workshop, summerhouse, Dutch barn and Kennels.***

Occasionally a property of high quality, with associated 4.6 acres of land comes to the market and the sale of 1 Babthorpe Cottages provides one of those increasingly rare opportunities. The property itself has been skilfully extended over the years, forming a spacious three bedroom property with generous ground floor accommodation.

The property is entered via a front entrance door which leads into the lounge having a beautiful wood burning stove set back with a stone lintel above. There is a double glazed window to the front elevation and central heating radiator. The accommodation continues from the seating room into a snug, which is often used as the present owners reading or relaxation room. There is an understairs storage cupboard and a turned staircase leading to the first floor arrangement.

The country style kitchen is without doubt the feature room of the property, enjoying a range of high quality fitted cream wall and base units with light grey worktops over. An island sits centrally within the kitchen with an induction hob over, rising extractor hood and attached dining table. An impressive Aga is set within a traditional exposed brick surround and there are a range of built in appliances such as steam oven, oven, dishwasher and fryer. There is recess for an American fridge freezer and a stable door leading into the garden room.

The garden room forms part of the single storey extension, having four large double glazed windows providing views across the outbuildings and paddocks. There is a central heating radiator so this room can be enjoyed even in the winter months. Door providing access to the outside.

To the first floor, a balustrade landing serves three bedrooms and house bathroom. The master bedroom is located to the front of the property. Bedroom two enjoys full width fitted wardrobes and views across the paddocks. Bedroom three also benefits from fitted wardrobes and pleasant countryside views.

The landing has loft hatch access and a good sized airing cupboard providing space for storage.

The internal accommodation is completed by a bathroom with a white three piece suite with shower attachment over and a fitted heated towel rail.

Externally the property is accessed off Hull Road onto a shared driveway which in turn gives access to the courtyard providing off street parking for numerous motor vehicles. The countryside setting this property provides is undoubtably one of the key selling features of the property. The entirety of the title and boundaries can be clearly identified in red on the enclosed plan within these details. In summary, there is a total of approx. 4.15 acres of land, including a 1.1 acre area of woodland (approx.) comprising an extensive range of mature and beautiful oak trees and a pond situated in the corner of the land.

There are four separate paddocks and a generous garden area measuring approx. 0.43 acres which will be found beyond the Dutch Barn within the site. There is vehicular access into all the paddocks and woodland and a secondary access with dropped kerb off Hull Road into the site. The entire land is enclosed to all sides by stock post and rail fenced boundaries and gated access into each component of the land.

There is a detached L shaped stables with tack and storage room, with a traditional apex roof and being of concrete tile and brick construction. Internally, there are solid wooden beams forming the structure of the building, 3 stables and power and lighting. There is a concrete courtyard to the front which further gives access to the timber framed barn with concrete flooring.

The stables have the potential for conversion and redevelopment, subjacent to satisfactory planning consent and building control.

Furthermore, there is a Dutch barn built of steel framed construction with asbestos roof and half built concrete breeze block. There is a generous sized workshop having double glazed windows, enclosed area used as a gymnasium and power and lighting available. This could be used as a general purpose storage warehouse or workshop depending on the individuals requirements.

The present owners had a summer house built and designed to create a separate room away from the property, to relax and enjoy the peaceful countryside setting, having surrounding windows overlooking paddocks and further fields beyond. There is a Swedish design wood burning stove, which has been a wonderful addition in the winter months, creating a cosy and enjoyable room to be in. There is power and lighting available and decking to the outside, perfect for outdoor dining and entertaining.

Furthermore, the present owners have built a triple block kennel which is included within the sale. There is an outdoor toilet and attached laundry room off the stables.

We understand that neither the house or land is subject to any agricultural occupancy clause and the tenure is freehold. We further understand that the property has a right of way along the driveway from Hull Road and is a shared responsibility for the upkeep and maintenance of the road.

The open countryside is well and truly on your doorstep here, within the 4.6 acre site and open fields of countryside beyond. Wildlife can be seen every day in what is deemed to be a very sought-after location.

The property is sure to be of interest to those with established families and equestrian or dog grooming interests, and it is not very often that properties of this size and nature with associated land come to the market. As the acting agents, we strongly advise an early inspection at the earliest opportunity. All viewings are strictly via appointment only.

Although these particulars are thought to be materially correct their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not form part of any contract.

1 Babthorpe Cottages Babthorpe YO8 6EH

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Babthorpe, Selby YO8 £535,000

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