A particularly well appointed and somewhat larger than it might first appear 18th century detached cottage complete with delightful gardens facing south towards the rolling wolds countryside. Extremely versatile in its layout the former village post office and general store extends to approx 2200 sq ft internally complete with modern kitchen, double glazing, period features, superb gardens, ample driveway parking, outbuildings and a double length garage.
Leavening is a thriving rural village that has a strong community located in the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds countryside. The village has a traditional village pub and a primary school. There is a school bus service, and Malton (named the food capital of the north) lies within easy reach having excellent rail and bus links to York and beyond. The accommodation is very versatile and consists of 3 reception rooms, conservatory, kitchen/breakfast room, four bedrooms, master with ensuite, rear south facing gardens, 2 outbuildings, 2 stores, greenhouse, garage and parking.
FRONT ENTRANCE HALL Stairs to first floor.
SNUG 15' 8" x 11' 7" (4.78m x 3.53m) Wood burning multi stove set into traditional fireplace, radiator, feature stone wall.
DINING ROOM 12' 8" x 11' 7" (3.86m x 3.53m) Front facing window, feature fireplace, beamed ceiling.
SITTING ROOM 20' 2" x 13' 7" (6.15m x 3.53m) Wood burning stove set into feature fireplace, radiator, feature beam.
KITCHEN 14' 7" x 11' 1" (4.44m x 3.38m) Range of modern base and wall level units from Howdens, plumbing for washing machine and dishwasher, space for range cooker with extractor hood over, space for fridge/freezer. Stairs up to bedroom two.
CONSERVATORY 20' 8" x 8' 4" (6.3m x 2.54m) Lovely room with views over open countryside, double doors leading to the rear of the property.
REAR ENTRANCE HALLWAY Half glazed stable door leading to conservatory, light and spacious area.
BATHROOM Panelled enclosed bath, large shower cubicle, wash basin set into vanity unit, low level W.C., butler sink with mixer tap, radiator, cupboard housing boiler, original brick flooring with insulation under.
BEDROOM ONE 15' 8" x 12' 4" (4.78m x 3.76m) Range of fitted wardrobes, radiator, access to loft.
ENSUITE Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low level W.C., radiator.
BEDROOM TWO 20' 2" x 13' 4" (6.15m x 4.06m) Radiator, stairs down to kitchen, access to loft, large storage cupboards with bookcases over. Views over the Wolds.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 10" x 11' 11" (3.91m x 3.63m) Radiator, large storage cupboard, feature beams.
BEDROOM FOUR/OFFICE 9' 11" x 9' 0" (3.02m x 2.74m) Radiator, access to loft, door to shower room, airing cupboard, beam, views over the Wolds.
STORE Large walk-in storage area.
OUTSIDE Private driveway with ample parking leading to a double length garage. Two brick outbuildings with two timber stores behind with pantiled roofs. Gate leading to large paved terrace along the rear of the property. South facing terrace, steps leading to lawned area, well stocked herbaceous borders, raised kitchen garden, greenhouse. The lower garden has a small orchard area with fruit trees, in all approximately 1/4 acre.
SERVICES Mains water and electricity are connected, oil fired central heating, LPG gas for cooking.
COUNCIL TAX Band E
DIRECTIONS Head into the village from Malton to the crossroads turning left onto the Main Street whereby the property is located after approx 200m on the right clearly identified by our for sale board.