Saxton, Main Street, LS24

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A delightful three-bedroom period cottage occupying a quiet position within this popular village, having open aspect to front over the historical site of Saxton Castle. Available with the benefit of no onward chain.


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.  


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, just past the Greyhound pub.


Offered to the open market with the benefit of no onward chain, this charming two bedroom period cottage reveals deceptively spacious ground floor accommodation and enjoys a private and enclosed south-westerley facing rear garden.


LIVING ROOM - 4m x 4.2m (13'1" x 13'9")

With stable front entrance door, window to front elevation overlooking delightful cottage style  garden, double radiator, attractive fireplace with wood burning stove mounted upon heavy stone half with rustic brick inset, television aerial. Oak floor covering that flows throughout a large portion of the ground floor accommodation.

OPEN PLAN KITCHEN/DINER - 5.7m x 3.3m (18'8" x 10'9")

A lovely light space with high ceilings and heavy oak beam. The kitchen area comprises a range of hand-painted wall and base units, cupboard and drawers. Oak block work surface, striking iconic gas aga, insert ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, space and plumbing beneath for automatic washing machine, space for fridge-freezer, window and stable door leading out to rear garden. Dining area with ample space for dining table and chairs, oak framed French patio doors to rear, double radiator, return staircase to first floor.

LOUNGE/BEDROOM THREE - 4.5m x 4.2m (14'9" x 13'9")

With window to front elevation, double radiator beneath, feature fireplace, tiled harth, television aerial. 


A traditional white suite comprising low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with shower over, part-tiled walls, exposed hardwood floor covering, chrome heated towel rail, sliding sash window to rear.




With Velux window, eaves storage and single radiator.

BEDROOM ONE - 3.8m x 3.7m (12'5" x 12'1")

With velux window to front with delightful views, radiator beneath, eaves storage.

BEDROOM TWO - 4.2m x 2.2m (13'9" x 7'2")

With double glazed window to side elevation, window seat beneath. Radiator, eaves storage.


Front garden is set behind stone wall, with hand gate providing access to beautifully maintained and well tended cottage style garden with small areas of lawn, deep, well-stocked flower borders. Pretty private part walled rear garden is low maintenance in nature, with gravel covering a large portion creating a number of designated seating areas to capture the afternoon sun in this private west facing garden.


Band C (from internet enquiry)
  • Two/three bedroom-period cottage
  • Two cosy reception rooms
  • Spacious open-plan kitchen/diner
  • Attractive cottage style garden to front
  • Private low maintenance south-westerly facing rear garden
  • Ground floor bathroom
  • Tastefully decorated throughout
  • Oozing charm and character
  • Ground floor reception room previously used as double bedroom
  • Available with no onward chain
Floorplan for Saxton, Main Street, LS24
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