Topcliffe Road, Sowerby, Thirsk


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An ideal opportunity has arisen to purchase this graceful Victorian residence for those who require spacious accommodation, period features and wish to be set a very short distance from the town centre, schools and also transport links. This is a country residence set in a town location. Clients who are in a position to proceed should contact the office as soon as possible.

The village of Sowerby

The village of Sowerby links with Thirsk, but retains its own identity and is set in the heart of 'Herriot Country', the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park to the east. Thirsk is also the Darrowby of the late 'James Herriot' (Alf Wight), famous vet and author.

On Front Street, which is the main road through the village, an avenue lined with trees, is an old timbered house and the historical village church, and over Cod Beck at the southern end is an old packhorse bridge.

Local facilities include the reputable a public house and a nursing home. There are several schools in Sowerby -Thirsk School on Topcliffe Road, and also a primary school. The village is within easy access of the A1, A19/A168 for commuting both north to Teesside and south to York.

The market town of Thirsk

Thirsk is ideally placed for those who enjoy country pursuits and together with a popular racecourse, excellent golfing facilities and myriad opportunities for individual and team sports, it offers a charming environment in which to live. It is situated in the heart of 'Herriot Country', between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks.

The thriving market town of Thirsk is conveniently located for easy access by road to:

The Spa town of Harrogate (22 miles)

Historic York (21 Miles)

Leeds ( 30 Miles) and

Teesside (23 Miles)

Thirsk has the following excellent rail connections:

TransPennine Express to York, Leeds and Manchester

and the Grand Central Train line giving direct access to

London Kings Cross in under 2 hours.

The excellent road and rail connections, together with Durham and Tees Valley Airport (25 miles) and Leeds/Bradford Airport (35 miles), make Thirsk an ideal location for those wishing to enjoy the country life but retain superb access to the remainder of the UK and

indeed internationally.

There are three primary schools and a secondary school in Thirsk. Additionally, within a 20-mile radius, well respected private schools include Queen Mary's, Cundall Manor, Ampleforth and Queen Ethelburga's.

Property Description

On entering to the property is a vestibule where you are greeted with traditional Victorian mosaic tiled flooring which flows through into the main hallway. The hallway provides access to two reception rooms, the dining kitchen and also stairs to the first-floor accommodation.

The front reception room has ample space for furniture, there is also an open fireplace with marble surround for the focal point and a large bay window allowing ample natural light into the room. The room is finished with cornice ceilings.

The middle reception room, again having cornice ceilings also has generous space, also boasts an open fireplace with an original Victorian fire surround.

The bespoke solid wood kitchen, created by Coxwold Cabinet Makers, is the hub of this family home and comprises a combination of base and wall units with the addition of a number of further storage cupboards. The kitchen is finished with granite worktops, recessed stainless steel sink with mixer tap, an integrated fridge freezer and space for a cooker. The dining area, which is open plan, benefits from built-in storage cupboards and provides access to the utility /cloakroom and also door to the garden area. Furthermore, being open plan with the kitchen, this makes an ideal space for entertaining. The utility /cloakroom has a toilet and washbasin as well as a worktop with space and plumbing for appliances below.

Completing the ground floor is a door to access the cellar which is ideal for further storage though, with a small number of works, this room may become a home workspace. There is also power and lighting.

The first floor landing provides access to three double bedrooms, house bathroom, office/study, under-stairs storage cupboard and also a further staircase to the attic room. The generous master bedroom also benefits from a large ensuite bathroom comprising bath, w.c. and washbasin.

Compleating this floor is the house bathroom comprising bath with shower over, toilet and washbasin.

To the second floor, there is an attic room which is currently utilised as a further double bedroom though may also be an ideal home office or crafts room. There is also a large storage cupboard.

To the front of the property, there are established borders and a path leading to the front door and also to the side of the property. To the side and rear of the property, the current vendors have created a are low maintenance garden area which is paved and gravelled with the addition of off-street parking for two cars, there is also a very useful brick built outbuilding.


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