Savills | Roundhills Court, Scackleton, York, YO62 4NL | Property for sale
267.93 sq m
Guide price £898,000(€988,958)

Roundhills CourtScackleton, York, YO62 4NL

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in November 2020
  • Two double garages and plenty of parking.
  • Enjoying a quiet position with open countryside views.
  • Standing in impressive grounds of over 2.6 acres.
  • Conveniently located for amenities and schools in the nearby villages.

Stunning home in a wonderful setting

About this property

  • Scackleton is a picturesque village set in the heart of the Howardian Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and amazing walks, about three miles south west of the popular village of Hovingham. Hovingham has a shop, public house, hotel and a very well known monthly market and well regarded bakery. Castle Howard, the renowned stately home, has fabulous shops and gardens and is only five miles away.

    Malton is the nearest market town with a weekly market, shops, supermarket, restaurants, bars and a train station with regular services to York and Leeds.

    The nearest city is York, which is rich in history and has an array of amenities and a mainline train station with good links to London and Scotland. Some services complete the journey to Kings Cross in under two hours. On the outskirts of York (around thirteen miles from Scackleton) are Monks Cross retail shopping centre and the Vangarde shopping park which includes a John Lewis and Marks and Spencer.

    The highly regarded public school Ampleforth College and preparatory independent school, St Martin's is only seven miles away and close by are Terrington Hall Preparatory School and Hovingham primary school (Ofsted rating Good 2016). secondary schools can be found in Malton, Easingwold and Nawton.

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You can't beat this wonderful quiet setting with amazing views.

Tanya CoffeyProperty agent

Local information

  • 2 Roundhills Court is a wonderful character home enjoying a quiet position in this rural village. The property stands in impressive grounds of about 2.60 acres, with the biggest plot in the surrounding homes of similar styles with thatched roofs.
  • The accommodation is beautifully presented and very well balanced has been designed to make the most of the views of the impressive gardens and benefits from having sold oak windows throughout the property and oak flooring throughout the ground floor.
  • The heart of the house is the high quality Peter Thompson kitchen with solid oak units, granite work top, Aga and useful utility room, making for a very functional and well equipped space. From the kitchen is the welcoming and relaxing dining room and sitting area with doors leading onto the terrace and garden. This fantastic space has been designed with family living in mind.
  • The equally well proportioned formal sitting room has doors leading onto the terrace and garden, the study and family room completes the ground floor accommodation, giving a perfect balance of combining family and entertaining spaces.
  • On the first floor, leading off a larger than average landing area, are four good sized bedrooms. Of special note is the wonderful principal suite with large dressing room, en suite and doors onto the Juliet balcony from the bedroom, which has amazing views over open countryside. There are three further good sized bedrooms and house bathroom.
  • There is the opportunity to create further bedrooms in the attic space, subject to the necessary consents.
  • The garden is truly exceptional, making the most of the views over the Howardian Hills and has been beautifully and cleverly designed to be a garden for all seasons. There is a fantastic variety of flowers, plants, established shrubbery and mature trees.
  • The garden also has a pond with water lillies, waterfall, greenhouse, summerhouse and gazebo. You are spoilt for choice for seating areas which have been designed for entertaining and relaxing at different times of the day. Beyond the garden there is also a grassed paddock.
  • In addition to the house there are two double garages and plenty of parking.
  • Please note all distances are approximate.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = C