The property is located between Rufforth and Askham Richard. Accessed off Bradley Lane, via a right of way over the entrance road to York Gliding Centre and Rufford Airfield (West) which is an old WWII base.
The house provides 1923 sq ft of accommodation over three floors enjoying stunning views from all aspects. In brief; Entrance Hall, ground floor shower room, office, Kitchen, Living/Dining room and conservatory to the ground floor. To the first floor Bedroom 1 with ensuite and three further bedrooms served by the house bathroom. To the second floor a further double bedroom with ensuite bathroom and Juliet balcony. The house also boasts a good size, south facing, lawned rear garden. The property features double glazed windows and doors, LPG central heating and is serviced by a septic tank sunken within the rear garden. Water is supplied via borehole located at York Glider Centre.
A planning agreement within the deeds relating back to the planning permission first granted for the dwelling house restricts use of the house for occupation by a person who is solely or mainly employed in the business carried out on site. The dwelling must remain in the same ownership as the office workshop / store and hangar. Please note, the current business is not for sale.
Large workshop. Sectional wooden construction. The floors, walls and ceiling are insulated with Rockwool. The felted roof was clad with new steel box section in recent years.
Adjoining spray shop/garage. Constructed using a Compton sectional concrete building raised on concrete building blocks. The walls are clad with box profile steel sheets. Equipped with an industrial extraction fan and a roller shutter door.
The property also benefits from an aircraft hangar 71ft x 60ft. Built from 6inch thick galvanised steel frames. Power floated concrete floor upon 6 inches of hardcore. The concrete has 3 expansion joints and steel reinforcing mesh making it suitable for heavy vehicles.
A tandem garage connects the home to the workshops.
To the far boundary is a Stanton air-raid shelter.
The property is located between the villages of Rufforth and Askham Richard, to the west of the Historic City of York. Well served by the local villages and superb road, cycle and rail networks beyond.
Rufforth Airfield & York Gliding Centre
The ex-RAF airfield is now divided into two separate airfields: Rufforth West and Rufforth East.
The airfield of Britan Conservation Trust also has useful information about the immediate location: https://www.abct.org.uk/airfields/airfield-finder/rufforth/
Rufforth West comprises runway 17/35 and the airfield to the West of this runway and is operated by York Gliding Centre. Resident aircraft include a number of touring motor gliders and tug aircraft, as well as gliders. The office is staffed from Wednesday to Sunday. The main gliding days are Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday but flying is possible on any day, especially in the summer months. Further information can be found on their website: https://www.yorkglidingcentre.co.uk/
Rufforth East is home to a gyrocopter school and a variety of privately owned aircraft including gyrocopters, three-axis and weight-shift microlights and other light aircraft. There is no office and flying can occur at any time in daylight hours.
Viewings will only be considered from serious buyers in a position to proceed.