Savills | Flaxton, York, YO60 7RP | Property for sale
1,869 sq ft(173.64 sq m)
Offers over £825,000

FlaxtonYork, YO60 7RP

  • Recently sold

Key features

  • Sold in May 2022
  • Three generous sized reception rooms
  • Outbuildings and stores
  • Walled gardens extending to about an acre
  • Pretty conservation village north east of York
  • No onward chain

A handsome period village house with numerous outbuildings and beautiful walled garden.

About this property

  • Kelfield House is a delightful double fronted Victorian property set in about an acre of mature gardens.

    This handsome period house dates back to around 1845 and offers excellent family accommodation, boasting high ceilings, original timber sash windows and numerous other period features throughout.

    On entering the property there is a sizeable hallway which leads to the family room and a large sitting room. To the rear of the house is a study with a bay window, a separate utility room and cloak room. Beyond is the dining room with bay window and French doors leading to the courtyard, the kitchen is adjoining the dining room and offers a useful pantry.

    To the first floor there are four generous bedrooms and a family bathroom with one of the bedrooms benefiting from an en suite shower room.

    An incoming purchaser has the opportunity to create a wonderful family home to suit their own tastes and lifestyle.

    To the rear of the property are four original brick built stables, two stores and a vinery with a large paved parking area and a part walled garden dotted with a number of mature trees, borders and an established pond with an charming rockery.

    There are a further five acres of land available by separate negotiation.

    View payable Stamp Duty for this property

I was particularly taken by the walled garden - it's' a true escape with a fabulous cherry tree and beds full of colour.

Ed StoyleProperty agent

Local information

  • Flaxton is an attractive conservation village lying about nine miles north east of York. The village has a good community spirit with a nursery, and a public house. The village is situated for access to Sand Hutton Primary School (Ofsted Good 2017) and Huntington School (Ofsted Outstanding (2017).
  • Independent schools on offer in York are The Mount, St Peter's and Bootham.
  • The nearby village of Strensall (about three and a half miles)(five minutes') provides a wide range of local amenities including a convenience store, chemist and Post Office. The property has good access to the A64 (about one mile)(two minutes) giving access to Malton(about ten miles)(15 minutes'), Scarborough (33 miles)(50 minutes'), York (about eight and a half miles)( 30 minutes'), Leeds (34 miles)(50 minutes'), the A1(M) (24.5 miles) (40 minutes') and the wider motorway.
  • York city boasts excellent restaurants including the award winning The Star Inn the City by Andrew Pern and the Michelin-starred restaurant, Roots, by Tommy Banks. In addition, there is Skosh by Neil Bentinck which also boasts a Michelin-star, positioned on popular Micklegate, which is about half a mile away and has a number of independent shops, pubs, cafes and hairdressers. There are a number of supermarkets in and around the city, including a Waitrose at Foss Islands Road and a large Marks and Spencer at the Vanguard Shopping Park. There is York Golf Club in the neighbouring village of Strensall.
  • York railway station has regular services to major cities including Manchester, Edinburgh and London with some journeys taking less than two hours to Kings Cross.
  • The renowned stately home Castle Howard, with its shops and fabulous gardens, is about seven and a half miles away and the rolling countryside of the Wolds and Yorkshire Coast are to the east.
  • Please note all distances and journey times are approximate.

Additional information

  • EPC Rating = F
  • Tenure = Freehold