Victoria Avenue, Sowerby, Thirsk


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
For those wishing to reside in a beautifully presented Victorian home that has been carefully restored and modernised, then look no further...

The village of Sowerby

The village of Sowerby links with Thirsk, but retains its own identity and is set in the heart of 'Herriot Country', the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales National Park to the west and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park to the east. Thirsk is also the Darrowby of the late 'James Herriot' (Alf Wight), famous vet and author.

On Front Street, which is the main road through the village, an avenue lined with trees, is an old timbered house and the historical village church, and over Cod Beck at the southern end is an old packhorse bridge.

Local facilities include a reputable public house and a nursing home. There are several schools in Sowerby -Thirsk School on Topcliffe Road, and also a primary school. The village is within easy access of the A1, A19/A168 for commuting both north to Teesside and south to York.

The market town of Thirsk

Thirsk is ideally placed for those who enjoy country pursuits and together with a popular racecourse, excellent golfing facilities and myriad opportunities for individual and team sports, it offers a charming environment in which to live. It is situated in the heart of 'Herriot Country', between the Yorkshire Dales and the North Yorkshire Moors National Parks.

The thriving market town of Thirsk is conveniently located for easy access by road to:

The Spa town of Harrogate (22 miles)

Historic York (21 Miles)

Leeds ( 30 Miles) and

Teesside (23 Miles)

Thirsk has the following excellent rail connections:

TransPennine Express to York, Leeds and Manchester

and the Grand Central Train line giving direct access to

London Kings Cross in under 2 hours.

The excellent road and rail connections, together with Durham and Tees Valley Airport (25 miles) and Leeds/Bradford Airport (35 miles), make Thirsk an ideal location for those wishing to enjoy the country life but retain superb access to the remainder of the UK and

indeed internationally.

There are three primary schools and a secondary school in Thirsk. Additionally, within a 20-mile radius, well respected private schools include Queen Mary's, Cundall Manor, Ampleforth and Queen Ethelburga's.

Property Description

On entry into this residence you are welcomed into the large reception hall that allows access for both the living room and dining room and also a staircase to the first floor accommodation. You will also note the higher ceilings of this era and many original features running throughout the home.

The living room, to the front elevation, has a large box window allowing ample natural lighting, a wood burning stove set as the focal point of this room, corniced ceilings and also solid wood flooring running throughout majority of the ground floor area. Of course, the living room is open plan with the dining room allowing this to be a superior entertaining space.

The dining room, again has the continuation of solid wood flooring, high ceiling heights and corniced finishes. There is also a sash window to the rear garden, double alcove storage and a door leading to the kitchen area.

This contemporary kitchen maximises the space available with its sleek design and high gloss finish, complimented white tiles and hard wood work surfaces. There is of course a host of fitted appliances and to the rear elevation of the kitchen is a breakfast area with glazed double doors leading to the gardens.

To the first floor, the large landing allows access to the bedrooms, bathroom and a further staircase to the second floor.

The master bedroom in this home is an exceptional size. There are two large windows to the front elevation and ample space for wardrobes and dressing tables.

Bedroom two, a double bedroom, is to the rear of the property and offers very good space with a sash window allowing ample natural lighting.

Completing the first floor is this very contemporary wet room that comprises large walk-in shower, bath with handheld shower unit, WC and handbasin. There is also sleek tiling finishing to both floors and walls with a window to the rear elevation.

To the second floor, The vendors have utilised this open space of the home, to use as both an occasional bedroom and also a home office with Velux windows and stripped back floorboards.

Externally the vendor s have created a fantastic space to both entertain and also for family. Having a decked seating area, lawn garden and a very useful storage building, there is also a further area which has proven vital during lockdown as the covered space gave additional square footage for this family to enjoy.


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