A two bedroom 19th century semi-detached cottage with garage and pretty walled garden occupying a central position within the conservation area of this highly regarded village with the Greyhound pub opposite next to the church.
SAXTON Saxton is a quiet unspoilt rural village steeped in history and predominantly limestone built properties. It is situated approximately 3 miles east of the A1 and M1, 4 miles south of Tadcaster and a similar distance from the A64 Leeds to York road. Commuting is excellent with Leeds and York only some 20 minutes drive and Leeds/Bradford airport close by. Saxton is also approximately 11 miles from Wetherby.
The village has its own school, church and public house, village hall and children's play area. It is surrounded by rich undulating countryside laced with footpaths and bridleways. Lotherton Hall Park and Temple Newsam are also close by. Scarthingwell Golf Course is approximately 1 mile away. Tennis courts, an indoor swimming pool and access to many other clubs within easy reach.
DIRECTIONS Travelling south on the A1 from Wetherby take the A64 exit towards Leeds. Follow the Aberford exit on the roundabout and continue through the village taking the turning on the left into Lotherton Lane. At the T junction with Lotherton Hall ahead turn left. Continue past the Crooked Billet public house on the right hand side, take the next right signpost Saxton. At the T junction with the village church on the right, turn right and the property is identified on the left hand side opposite the Greyhound pub.
THEPROPERTY A rare opportunity to purchase a late 19th century semi-detached cottage having being upgraded in 2008 with further improvements in 2015. We understand the property benefits from the remainder of a damp and timber guarantee in 2008.
A feature of the property are the delightful cottage gardens to rear with a stone built garage formerly a farm workers cottage to the Gascoigne estate noted in the 1869 census.
Benefiting from gas fired central heating and replacement double glazed windows, the accommodation in further detail giving approximate room sizes comprises :-
SIDEENTRANCEPORCH With inner door leading to :-
ENTRANCEHALL Radiator, staircase to first floor, understairs cupboard.
LOUNGE14' x 12' (4.27m x 3.66m) Double glazed window to front, double radiator, fireplace and hearth with coal effect gas fire, T.V. point.
KITCHEN12' x 10' 4" (3.66m x 3.15m) Well-fitted with a good range of "cottage-style" wall and base units including cupboards and drawers, work surfaces with tiled surrounds, one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit and mixer taps, display cabinet, breakfast bar, double oven and hob in tile recess with extractor above, radiator, double glazed windows to two sides. Connecting door to lounge.
UTILITY Plumbed for automatic washing machine, space for dryer, Baxi gas fired central heating boiler.
CONSERVATORY10' 9" x 10' 2" (3.28m x 3.1m) overall Laminate floor, double glazed windows and French doors to rear garden.
LANDING Double glazed window to rear.
BEDROOMONE13' 3" x 11' 7" (4.04m x 3.53m) Fitted wardrobes to one wall with double glazed window to front, radiator.
BEDROOMTWO10' 7" x 10' (3.23m x 3.05m) Double glazed window to front and side, radiator, access to loft via retractable ladder, part boarded with light laid on.
SHOWERROOM10' x 7' 2" (3.05m x 2.18m) Comprising pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., shower cubicle, double glazed windows to two sides, airing cupboard with radiator, part tiled walls.
TOTHEOUTSIDE Block paved driveway to the side of the cottage provides off-road parking and access to :-
DETACHEDSTONEBUILTGARAGE17' 10" x 11' 1" (5.44m x 3.38m) With workbench, light and power laid on, side door.
GARDENS Road side lawned garden to front with flower borders. Delightful "cottage-garden" to rear with part walled gardens and climbing roses, small orchard with plum, two apples and a pear tree, gooseberry and blackcurrant bushes, lawn with well-stocked borders, wild flowers, bushes and shrubs. Hardstanding patio area or space for garden shed.
COUNCILTAX Band C (from internet enquiry)
Lounge, conservatory and modern kitchen
Conservatory extension to the rear
Two double bedrooms and shower room
Delightful cottage garden to rear with small orchard