5 bed house for sale in Ashfield, Marsh Lane, Bolton Percy, York (ref: 103303000582)


Key Features

  • 5 bedroom detached house
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Ample off street parking
  • Private, South facing rear garden
  • Countryside views
  • Sought after village location
  • Tadcaster Grammar School catchment
  • Solar panels with tax free income
Having been extended over the years to offer over 2000 sq ft of accommodation, Ashfield is a deceptive family home, exceptionally cared for and well presented by the current owners who have enhanced and modernised it, yet leave it as a blank canvas for the next family. One such modernisation, the solar panels, provide a tax free income to the owner of the house. More information on the solar panels can be found at the end of this brochure.

Situated to the edge of Marsh Lane and approached via a well maintained gravelled frontage, Ashfield opens into a welcoming hallway with the staircase to the first floor, access to the reception rooms, kitchen and ground floor cloakroom. The cloakroom comprises; a low level WC and wash hand basin with tile splashback and a towel rail is fitted.

The versatile living accommodation includes two, spacious rooms which work as three distinct reception areas. The initial dining area is a useable space with ample space for a dining table, study furniture or bookcases. Exposed brick to part of the walls is a wonderful feature, giving real feel of traditional country cottage. The space continues into the sitting room, with an open fire on a stone hearth with brick surround and timber mantle standing as the central feature. With windows to both alcoves and uPVC sliding doors to the patio seating area, plenty of light floods the room and provides views over the countryside beyond. Through double doors, with dual aspect windows, this formal dining room is a spacious reception room which could easily work as a play room or den.

Located to the rear of the property, with views out over the mature garden, the bright and modern kitchen comprises a large range of ivory wall and base units with contrasting granite effect work tops over and includes a solid timber, fitted breakfast table. Integral appliances include a dishwasher and fridge with ice box. Central to the kitchen, and a wonderful feature, the ceramic electric Rangemaster stove stands within an exposed brick chimney breast. The sink unit and drainer sits beneath the window overlooking the rear garden.

Beyond the kitchen, and offering a fourth reception room, the conservatory is a wonderful space from which to enjoy the garden and the sliding, internal doors from the kitchen allow it to flow and create a larger, social space.

From the kitchen, and conveniently located behind the garage, the utility room is larger than average and comprises a range of fitted base units to compliment the kitchen with space provided for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. Further integral cupboards provide storage. An internal door provides convenient access to the garage and an external door provides access to the side of the property and the oil tank and external water tap.

From the entrance hall, the staircase to the first floor leads to the spacious landing giving access to the five bedrooms and family bathroom. A double linen cupboard houses the hot water tank and a hatch opens to the loft, part boarded for storage and with a ladder conveniently fitted.

The Master bedroom is located to the rear of the property, making the most of the beautiful views across the open countryside and woodland beyond. The shower room en suite is fitted with a three piece suite and heated towel rail, with sandstone, part tiled walls and contrasting tile floor.

Bedroom two is a large double, currently used as a home office and art room, testament to the exceptional light that enters the room from the two windows and two large Velux windows fitted to the vaulted, beamed ceiling, providing beautiful countryside views. A range of fitted cupboards to one wall provide maximum storage in what could easily be the master bedroom.

Bedroom three, another excellent sized double, is again currently used as a home office but the space available is clear to see. As in bedroom two, fitted wardrobes provide ample storage. Bedroom four is the fourth, good sized double bedroom with fitted wardrobes. Bedroom five, located to the front of the property, is a good sized single.

The house bathroom is fitted with a four piece white suite comprising; bath with shower attachment, low level WC, wash hand basin and separate corner shower unit. A small cupboard is fitted beside the bath, providing storage, and a radiator is fitted to the mostly tiled walls.

Externally, the property stands on a good sized plot with fields to the side of the property allowing for a feeling of openness,mature hedging, trees and shrubs to the borders create privacy. A gravelled driveway and approach to the property offers ample parking and leads to the single garage and two timber gates leading to the rear of the property.

To the rear of the property, the private, south facing garden is separated into two distinct areas, divided behind a feature brick wall. From the house, a lawned area with two patio seating areas and a timber summerhouse. Beyond the wall and through the wrought iron gate are sixteen raised beds, with pear, plum and fig trees and a further small seating area. To the side of the property a wood store, coal bunker, large shed and greenhouse, which has power, provide external storage and the oil tank is located here for convenience. The garden is bordered with mature hedging and trees yet still benefits from magnificent views over the open countryside and woodland.

The solar panels fitted to the property were installed on the original tariff for which the current tax free income of £1900 per annum is received. The solar panel income is transferred to the future owner of the house for a period of 18 years and will also benefit from the savings to electric appliance consumption on days when solar power is being generated.

Stamp Duty Due

Based on a sale price of £575,000 the total amount of stamp duty payable will be:

£18,750 *

* This value is based on the standard rate and not applicable to first-time buyers or buy-to-let / second home buyers.

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Further Details

  • Status: Under Offer
  • Reference: 103303000582


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