This exquisite home is nestled within the picturesque village of Brandsby, a mere thirty-minute drive from York. Its close proximity to Easingwold, Ampleforth, and Helmsley renders Brandsby superbly connected and strategically positioned for access to the Howardian Hills, major A roads and beyond.
Upon arriving at The Engine House, you will immediately be captivated by uninterrupted countryside views, which, on a clear day, extend to afford glimpses of the York Minster's spire. This delightful and energy-efficient home is an exceptional offering, perfectly blending the comforts of modern living with the tranquility of a countryside retreat. Due to the energy efficiency of this property it is offered as a bills included home, not including council tax, TV license or Phone/Wi-Fi.
Entering through the main entrance, you step into a spacious open hallway, with stairs leading to the first floor mezzanine landing overhead. On the ground floor, straight ahead, you'll find an under-stair cupboard and two versatile rooms, one of which could serve as an office or fifth bedroom. Continuing along the corridor, you reach another reception room ideal as a more formal lounge, or separate dining area, graced with floor-to-ceiling windows and French doors that open onto the garden, ushering in an abundance of natural light and showcasing the expansive surroundings.
The generously proportioned open-plan kitchen, living room, and dining area feature a charming log burner, floor-to-ceiling windows, French doors opening onto the patio and garden, and electronically operated large Velux windows. The well-appointed kitchen includes a built-in Rangemaster oven and a dishwasher, while the expansive island offers bar seating, perfect for entertaining.
A convenient WC with ample coat storage and a spacious utility area with plant room complete the ground floor.
Ascending to the first floor, a spacious family bathroom awaits, complete with a freestanding bath, walk-in shower, and built-in vanity unit. All bathrooms in the property are equipped with underfloor heating, a welcome feature on chilly mornings. Further along this corridor, you'll find two generously proportioned bedrooms, one of which benefits from an en-suite shower room.
The main bedroom offers considerable space and the captivating views as well as its own en-suite shower room, also with underfloor heating. The second bedroom on this wing offers ample room for a double bed and features a built-in cupboard; other possibilities include using this as a dressing area for the main bedroom suite.
The outdoor space is abundant, with a patio encompassing the entire rear of the property, providing ample seating options. The south-facing garden ensures sunlight for most of the day, while a lavender flowerbed borders the patio, opening onto a spacious lawn. The garden is enclosed by a low wall, preserving uninterrupted views from every view-point. Additionally, a small outbuilding adjacent to the property offers extra storage.
The location of the property comes with the option for additional land to be hired. If you are looking for a home with more land, depending on the use please get in touch for more information.
Location: Brandsby lies at the edge of the beautiful countryside of the Howardian Hills where the Vale of York gives way to undulating, wooded terrain. Nearby lies the charming Georgian market town of Easingwold which provides a good range of facilities. York and its railway station are a short drive to the south, and Leeds Bradford Airport can be reached within the hour. Closer to home, the village of Stillington provides excellent facilities with a store, pubs, primary school, doctorâ€™s surgery, and excellent sports facilities. Both private and state schooling abound, with Ampleforth College close to hand and York schools within easy reach. There is a school bus to Easingwold and Ryedale schools.
York: 15 miles - Thirsk: 15 miles - A1(M): 18 miles
Furnishings: Unfurnished with Rangemaster and integrated dishwasher.
Heating: Air Source Heat Pump
Parking: Off-Street Parking for Multiple Vehicles & EV Charge Point
Local Authority: North Yorkshire Council
Council Tax Band: D (TBC as a newly registered property)
Pets: 1 pet may be considered, please provide details
Deposit: Â£3461 TDS
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Photographs, particulars, and floor plan: October 2023.
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