Front Street, Sowerby


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A rare opportunity to purchase this imposing period property, with over 2400 sq ft of accommodation, situated within walking distance of Thirsk Market Place on the much sought after Front Street part of Sowerby overlooking the tree lined greens. The property retains a wealth of original features and offers interchangeable accommodation. The accommodation is set across three levels comprising a stunning reception hall, a cellar, a lounge with bay window & open fireplace, a dining room, a rear porch, a breakfast room with dual aspect windows, a modern kitchen with Aga & walk in pantry, a laundry/ cloakroom/w.c., a first floor galleried landing with gorgeous stained glass arch window, (The first floor can be accessed via two staircases), four first floor double bedrooms, a shower room/w.c. and a large bathroom with four piece white suite including a rainfall shower & free standing bath. To the exterior of the property is a front garden with wrought iron railings, a large attractive rear garden with walled boundaries and a driveway providing off road parking which is a rare bonus for properties on Front Street. With the added benefits of gas central heating, secondary glazing where stated, many original features & high ceilings internal inspection is essential to appreciate the size, location, presentation and features of this rare property.


Situated overlooking the tree lined green in the Front Street part of Sowerby. Local schools, shops and leisure facilities are all available within the surrounding area. For the commuter there is access to the A19, A1M and arterial roads leading to the larger urban areas of Leeds, Teesside, Harrogate and only half an hour from the city of York, there is also access to the main East Coast railway station which has regular trains to York and Kings Cross.


Leaving Thirsk Market Place via Westgate take the first turning at the mini roundabout on the left onto Sowerby Road, follow the road down until Front Street to where the property is on the left hand side.



With entrance door to the front elevation & stained glass window above, spindle bannister return staircase to the first floor, telephone point, arched stained glass window to the side elevation, archway, cornice, ceiling rose and radiator. Access door to the cellar.


5.49m x 4.85m into bay (18 x 15'11 into bay)

With sash bay window to the front elevation with original shutters & Yorkshire panelling, open fireplace with decorative tiles, tiled hearth & wooden surround, ceiling cornice & roses, television point and radiator.


4.85m x 3.51m (15'11 x 11'6 )

With secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation, living flame effect gas fire with Victorian style surround, spotlights, dado rail, bookshelves, door to the rear porch and radiator.


With window to the side elevation, tiled floor and door to garden.


5.03m x 3.63m (16'6 x 11'11 )

With secondary glazed sash window to the side elevation, further secondary glazed window to the side, recessed fireplace with gas stove, picture rail, wall lights and radiator.


4.85m x 3.63m max (15'11 x 11'11 max)

Including a modern fitted range of wall and base units incorporating Silestone work surfaces, Belfast sink with mixer tap, tiled splashbacks, gas Aga, dishwasher, secondary glazed windows to the side elevations, radiator, door to walk in pantry, door to the garden and second staircase to the first floor.


2.41m x 2.01m (7'11 x 6'7)

With boiler, space & plumbing for a washer & dryer, low level w.c., pedestal hand basin, tiled floor, stained window to the hall and window to the side.


4.39m x 3.05m (14'5 x 10'0 )

With light & power, the cellar offers useful space.


Galleried landing with coving and access to the loft space via ladders.


4.85m x 4.62m (15'11 x 15'2)

With secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation, cornice and radiator.


4.85m x 3.53m (15'11 x 11'7)

With secondary glazed sash window to the rear elevation with a view to the hills, wash hand basin with vanity unit and radiator.


3.15m x 3.12m (10'4 x 10'3 )

With secondary glazed sash window to the front elevation, fitted furniture and radiator. Currently used as a dressing room.


Including a three piece suite comprising of a step in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level w.c., part wood panelled walls, airing cupboard, extractor, radiator, spotlights, shaver point and sash window to the side elevation.


5.13m x 3.63m

Including a four piece white suite comprising of a free standing bath, walk in shower cubicle with rainfall shower & shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, high level w.c., marble fireplace with cast iron inset, part tiled walls, part wood panelled walls, vertical heated towel rail, extractor, spotlights, coving to the ceiling, radiator, secondary glazed sash window & bay window to the side elevations.


Galleried landing with secondary glazed window to the side elevation and loft access.


4.62m x 3.63m max (15'2 x 11'11 max)

With secondary glazed windows to the rear & side elevations and radiators.



To the front of the property there is wrought iron railings & gate with steps leading to the front door and slate bed.


Attractive, enclosed rear garden with walled boundaries, gated entry, flagged patio area, steps up to a lawned area with gravelled pathways, flower, tree and shrub borders, tap, outside lighting, shed and summer house.


Gravelled driveway to the rear of the property providing off road parking which is unusual to find on this street.


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