Beautiful Late 18th Century farmhouse on the fringe of the North York Moors National Park.
The property is situated within the small village of Wilton on the southern fringe of the North York Moors National Park and close to the popular village of Thornton-le-Dale, well placed for access to the road and rail network. Malton station is only 10 miles south, linking to the East Coast Mainline at York and the wider connectivity it provides. The property is also on a regular bus route and within commutable travelling distance to York, Scarborough, Whitby, Malton and Thirsk.
From Wilton it is easy to take advantage of attractive tourist locations including the coastal towns and fishing villages such as Whitby and Robin Hoods Bay. Dalby Forest and the North York Moors National Park both are less than 2.5 miles away. Wilton benefits from a farm shop, village hall and historic church, there are further shops, pubs, restaurants and a primary school at Thornton-le-Dale, only 1.5 miles to the west.
West View Farmhouse is an attractive period property dating back to around 1890 with generous proportions, attached outbuildings and a wonderful outlook from an elevated position. The property with barns extends to over 3,200 sq ft and includes many period features, including fireplaces stone and quarry tiled floors.
The property is detached and built in dressed stone with a slate roof, the ground accommodation floor comprises entrance hall leading to the sitting room with fireplace, dining room with open fire and kitchen with two oven Aga and range of fitted units. There is a large pantry and second pantry/store. A utility room complete with plumbing for appliances leads to shower room with W.C. and wash basin.
The ground floor also links via a rear porch to a boiler room and further utility area with stairs leading to a first floor office or bedroom. This area could be easily accessed from the main house with small layout change extending the current accommodation or creating a separate annex with the adjacent traditional outbuilding.
The first floor of the property includes and large principal bedroom with en-suite shower room with W.C and wash basin. There are three further bedrooms some with open fires and garden views, the family bathroom includes bath, W.C. and wash basin.
Attached to the farmhouse is a double height traditional stone barn with stairs leading to a large second floor, this could be incorporated into the farmhouse or additional annex accommodation subject to the necessary planning consents.
Outside the property is bound by a small wall, hedge and railings from the road to the north, gates open into a gravel parking area, beyond which is a large lawn and garden with mature shrubs and orchard trees This orchard area to the west and south of the property includes apple trees and blackcurrant bushes with far reaching views of Ryedale. The east of the property includes a small paved area.
The adjacent former agricultural farmyard benefits from planning consent to develop the existing buildings and create seven dwellings. This element is also marketed for sale and further details are available from the selling agents. The new boundaries between the sale areas would be marked prior to sale and fencing requirements agreed between the purchasing parties.
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