Headwell Lane, Saxton, LS24

Sold Subject to Contract £725,000

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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, children's play area, cricket club and riding club. 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 Proceeding from Tadcaster towards Sherburn in Elmet along the B162 London Road. Passing through Towton take the first right turning into the B1217. Take the first left turning down Cotchers Lane which leads into Main Street. Proceeding along Main Street follow the road round to the left into Headwell Lane where the property is situated on the left hand side.

THE PROPERTY A rare opportunity to purchase an individual stone built detached house converted many years ago retaining beamed features and providing flexible family accommodation arranged over two floors. In addition, to the main house is a valuable stone annexe extending to approximately 1400 sq ft over two floors presently used as a cycle store, gymnasium and snooker room. On the first floor, two rooms would be ideal for Home Office or secondary accommodation.

The property is private from the road, contained behind electric gates with CCTV installed.

Benefiting from gas fired central heating and double glazed windows, the accommodation in further detail giving approximate room sizes comprises :-

ENTRANCE PORCH With hardwood door leading to :-

RECEPTION HALL 17' 6" x 11' 8" (5.33m x 3.56m) Narrowing to 6' 10" (2.08m) Radiator, staircase to first floor, double glazed window.

CLOAKROOM White suite comprising low flush w.c., wash hand basin, cupboards under, tiled surrounds, radiator, double glazed window.

LOUNGE 20' x 16' 10" (6.1m x 5.13m) With inglenook stone fireplace, slate hearth, wood burning stove, two double glazed windows and patio door to enclosed courtyard. Built in cabinet, beamed ceiling, two radiators.

LIVING ROOM/BEDROOM FIVE 17' x 11' 1" (5.18m x 3.38m) Double glazed windows to two sides, panelled dado, beamed ceiling, base cupboards and wall shelving above, radiator.

DINING ROOM 12' 9" x 12' (3.89m x 3.66m) Beamed ceiling, radiator, double glazed windows to two sides, panelled dado, understairs storage cupboard.

STUDY 9' 7" x 8' 7" (2.92m x 2.62m) Double glazed window, radiator, panelled dado, wall shelving, fitted desk.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 15' 1" x 11' 6" (4.6m x 3.51m) Having range of oak fronted wall and base units including cupboards and drawers, work surfaces, tiled surrounds, twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer taps, Belling oven, plumbed for automatic dishwasher, space for fridge, microwave, spice boxes, tiled floor with underfloor heating, beamed ceiling, double glazed window and patio door to enclosed garden. Panelled dado. Walk-in pantry with shelving and space for freezer.

UTILITY ROOM 10' 10" x 4' 9" (3.3m x 1.45m) Work surfaces, Belfast sink with mixer tap, wall cupboards, base units, plumbed for automatic washing machine, space for tumble dryer, tiled floor, side entrance door.

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 6" x 9' 10" (3.81m x 3m) Double glazed window, beamed ceiling, wardrobe with drawers, loft access, radiator.


LANDING Double glazed window, exposed beams, double radiator.

BEDROOM ONE 17' x 15' 3" (5.18m x 4.65m) Narrowing to 10' 5" (3.18m) Double glazed window overlooking enclosed garden area. Further French door opening up onto external stone steps. Airing cupboard with insulated tank, beamed ceiling, two radiators, fitted wardrobe.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM A four piece coloured suite comprising enclosed bath with shower above, pedestal wash basin, bidet, low flush w.c., double glazed window, loft access, shelving, tiled walls.

BEDROOM TWO 16' 2" x 9' 8" (4.93m x 2.95m) Double glazed windows to two sides, double radiator, exposed beams, laminate floor, fitted desk.

BEDROOM THREE 13' x 10' 4" (3.96m x 3.15m) overall Double glazed window, exposed beams, radiator, laminate floor, fitted desk.

FAMILY BATHROOM 9' 10" x 9' 5" (3m x 2.87m) Having five piece suite comprising panelled bath, bidet, low flush w.c., shower cubicle, vanity wash basin with cupboards under, half tiled walls, radiator, beamed ceiling, loft access with fitted ladder.

ANNEXE Extending to over 1400 sq ft. Providing a variety of potential usage and presently offering :-


A SNOOKER ROOM 21' 2" x 16' 10" (6.45m x 5.13m) With double glazed windows, high pitched roof, roof truss.

HOME GYM 16' 4" x 16' (4.98m x 4.88m) Double glazed window. Recess ceiling lighting, extractor fan.

STORE ROOM 18' x 16' 4" (5.49m x 4.98m) With entrance door, alarm panel.


ROOM ONE 18' 7" x 16' 10" (5.66m x 5.13m) Double glazed window.

ROOM TWO 16' 2" x 11' 9" (4.93m x 3.58m) Two Velux windows, ample power points. Ideal home office.

TO THE OUTSIDE Electronically operated entry gates and pedestrian gate leading to a private enclosed cobbled courtyard with secure parking for several vehicles. The gardens are walled and comprise mainly lawn with borders, a variety of bushes, trees and shrubs, barbecue stand, patio area ideal for outdoor entertaining. There is a further area of garden to the rear of the property, together with a drying area off the side of the kitchen with access to a range of outbuildings including log store, cold store and garden store. There is also CCTV cameras for added security.

COUNCIL TAX Band G (from internet enquiry).
  • Versatile accommodation with up to five bedrooms including two on the ground floor
  • Lounge, dining room, study and kitchen
  • Exposed beams
  • Gas central heating and double glazed windows
  • Private cobbled courtyard and gardens behind electric timber gates
  • Detached two storey annexe
  • No Upward Chain
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