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***PERIOD FAMILY HOME * STEEPED IN HISTORY * POTENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OF OUTBUILDING * NO ONWARD CHAIN ***
'Dilkoosha' is a stunning six bedroom Victorian end terrace property which retains many of its period features, including high ceilings, original fireplaces, quarry tiled floors, traditional bay windows with sliding sashes, and original Victorian mouldings. A property which is steeped in history and romance, was built circa 1884 by the Gascoigne family of Lotherton Hall. The current owners have expertly created a fusion of period features and contemporary touches throughout, which allows the property to remain sympathetic to the era, but with a contemporary twist. The result is a beautiful and spacious home spread out over three floors, blending traditional with modern, and providing versatile living. The programme of work carried out by the current owners include removal of internal walls to create open living space, installation of a 'Worcester' combination boiler, recently installed multi-fuel burner, replacement kitchen, installation of 'Bose' built-in sound system and redecoration. Entering the home through the front door into the entrance hall with original decorative 'quarry' tiled floor and romantic stained glass window depicting two love birds. The hallway leads to an open-plan sociable space with stunning kitchen/dining room with original range and recently installed multi-fuel burner. The kitchen/dining room opens into a welcoming lounge with original fireplace, parquet flooring and a central cast-iron fireplace. There is a separate lounge which boasts solid wood flooring and a beautiful bay sash window. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a generously sized playroom, which could also be utilised as a dining room. The playroom also benefits from a stunning open fire place with marble mantle and decorative tiled surround and external door to the rear garden.
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Stunning entrance hall with original decorative 'quarry' tiled floor and romantic stained glass window depicting two love birds. Original radiator, deep skirting, dado rail, cornice, and ornate coving arch. Although no longer in use there is an authentic servant bell system in the hallway. Doors lead to the principal reception rooms and stairs lead to the first floor landing.
Reception Room 4.47m x 4.29m
Opening into the kitchen to create a sociable space, the living room has original parquet flooring, sash window to the front and side and an original radiator. There is an original central cast-iron fireplace with a wood mantle and tiled hearth, ceiling rose and deep skirting boards.
Kitchen/Diner 3.94m x 4.32m
Fitted kitchen with matching wall and base units with wood preparation surfaces over, integrated dishwasher and under counter fridge, 'Leisure Range' cooker with a 5 ring gas hob and an electric double oven, grill and hotplate. ‘Belfast’ style sink with mixer tap, built-in storage housing the 'Worcester Bosch' combination boiler, part-tiled walls, original pan rail and cast-iron range, which has had a recently fitted multi-fuel burning stove. Ceiling downlights, sash windows to the rear, and side and external door to the rear and a door leading to a thoroughfare, which is an ideal storage facility.
Family Room 3.91m x 3.35m
Connected to the kitchen via a thoroughfare, originally used by servants to bring food from the kitchen to the dining room. Sash window and an external door to the rear, original open fireplace with marble mantle piece and decorative tiled surround, original radiator and part wood panelling to the walls.
Lounge 5.63m x 3.94m
Solid wood floor and beautiful bay sash windows to the front, original central fireplace with a marble mantle piece, cast-iron inset and mosaic tiled surround. Intricate decorative cornice and ceiling rose, deep skirting boards, high ceilings and a picture rail, radiator and a ‘Bose’ built-in sound system.
With stained glass feature sash window off the stairs and doors leading to the study, bathroom and first floor bedrooms.
Bedroom 1 5.62m x 3.94m
Sash bay windows to the front aspect, fireplace with marble surround, cast-iron inset and mosaic tiled surround. Original wood floor boards, ceiling cornice and an old style radiator.
Bedroom 2 4.47m x 4.32m
Sash window to the front aspect, original floor boards, cast-iron central fireplace, radiator and a ceiling cornice.
Bedroom 3 3.94m x 4.32m
Sash window to the rear aspect, radiator and a central cast-iron fireplace.
Study 2.97m x 1.50m
Sash window to the front and an old style radiator.
Bathroom 3.91m x 3.35m
Corner shower cubicle with sauna and radio functions. Tiled surround to the bath with mixer tap, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap and push flush WC. Cast-iron central fireplace, tiled floor and part-tiled walls. Decorative sash window to the rear, ceiling down lights, chrome central heated towel rail and a radiator.
Spacious landing with 'Velux' windows to the front and rear aspects, dado rail and radiator. Doors leading to the bathroom and second floor bedrooms.
Bedroom 4 4.50m x 3.96m
Sash window to the front, central cast-iron fireplace, radiator and eaves storage.
Bedroom 5 3.12m x 4.29m
Sash window to the side, radiator, cast-iron fireplace, wall light point and eaves storage.
Bedroom 6 3.68m x 4.29m
'Velux' window to the rear and a sash window to the side aspect. Cast-iron fireplace, eaves storage and a radiator.
Bathroom 3.07m x 3.33m
Corner shower cubicle with a 'Mira' power shower, wall mounted sink with mixer tap, bath with mixer tap and a low level flush WC. Part tiled walls, tiled floor, chrome central heated towel warmer, radiator an extractor fan and a 'Velux' window to the rear aspect.
To the outside is an enclosed and private garden, mainly laid to lawn with flagstone and patio areas. The ideal place for children to play and adults to entertain. Wrought-iron gates from the front lead to an ample gravelled driveway which in turns leads to a double car port which could be quite easily adapted into a garage having power and light.
There are three out buildings, know as 'The Coach House' all with separate entrances, light and power. The third outbuilding, previously a stable has a ladder leading to an upper floor, which runs the length of all three buildings. 'The Coach House' has full planning permission for a three bed detached residential property with garage granted in February 2021.
Sherburn in Elmet
Sherburn in Elmet is a popular village situated between Leeds and York with plenty of local amenities, making it an ideal destination for families and older generations. Sherburn has easy access to the motorway network (A1/M1/M62), as well as close proximity to local railway stations including South Milford and Church Fenton.
Our Sherburn branch serves areas including Barkston Ash, Burton Salmon, Church Fenton, Hillam, Monk Fryston, Saxton, Selby and South Milford.
Schools / further education
Pubs / Restaurants
- Monk Fryston Hall, Monk Fryston – ideal for a light lunch, afternoon tea or a romantic dinner.
- The Queen o’ t’ owd Thatch, South Milford – a modern dining pub serving British cuisine prepared using locally sourced produce.
- China Palace, South Milford – restaurant serving Chinese cuisine.
- Cumin Lounge, South Milford - Indian restaurant serving authentic dishes using traditional herbs and spices.
- The Rockingham Arms, Towton – family-run pub offering classic dishes using local ingredients.
- Elmet Kitchen, Sherburn in Elmet - freshly prepared authentic Bengal cuisine, using locally sourced produce.
- Saffron, Sherburn in Elmet – authentic Indian and Bangladeshi cuisine available to eat in or take away.
- The Crooked Billet, Saxton – serves breakfast in the morning and traditional pub grub in the evening – it is also the home of the giant Yorkshire pudding.
- The Castle Inn, Cawood – a pub serving traditional meals, light bites or buffets for parties. Features a touring caravan park.
- Sherburn Shake House, Sherburn in Elmet - takeaway serving a range of shakes and desserts.
- Plus, there are lots of local pubs in and near the village serving food, as well as several takeaways.
- Leisure – Brayton Barff (an ancient woodland), Skipwith Common (a nature reserve comprising 500
acres of lowland heath, with three waymarked trails), Stillingfeet Lodge
Gardens (quintessentially English garden all managed to be as wildlife
friendly as possible).
- History – Selby Abbey (1,000 year old abbey with iconic architecture, sacred space and a vibrant worshiping community), Towton Battlefield (historic location with places to walk), Lotherton Hall (country estate comprising a country house, Edwardian gardens, woodland walks and a bird garden).
- Sporting – Fitness Motion (gym, fitness classes and personal trainers), Everyman Racing (bespoke driving experiences, cars include Formula 1 Grand Prix,
Ferrari, McLaren and more), Sherburn Aero Club (an airfield and flying club
where you can learn to fly or admire the skills of a pilot), many local sports clubs and activities.
- Shopping – Sherburn Centre (local, family-run businesses including bakers, butchers, DIY stores and more), York Centre (hop on the train and enjoy York’s
history, shops, bars and restaurants), Designer Outlet (indoor shopping centre on
the outskirts of York), Leeds centre (catch a train to take advantage of the
wide range of shops, bars and restaurants), Xscape (leisure complex near
Castleford with shops, bars, restaurants, cinemas, a snow slope and a bowling