Railway Terrace, Sowerby, Thirsk


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  • Bedrooms: 3
Set in a desirable location is this well presented Victorian home that offers excellent living accommodation set over three floors. Ideally situated for schools and access to the market place and transport links.

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 to the property, you are welcomed into the reception hall with solid wood flooring with doors to the living room and a dining room. There is also a staircase which leads to the first-floor accommodation. You will also note the high ceilings through the majority of the home which is a characteristic of this era.

To the front of the property is a generous sized living room with a large bay window overlooking the garden, there is also a traditional victorian fireplace with a timber surround. The dining area, again of generous size is open plan with the living room making this area ideal for entertaining. There is also a large window to the rear elevation and a door to the kitchen.

The kitchen located to the rear of the property is fitted with a selection of base and wall units, a host of integrated appliances (fridge freezer, dishwasher, electric hob, oven and microwave) and plumbing for a washing machine. Also accessed from the kitchen is a useful understairs storage cupboard and door leading to the rear entrance. The rear entrance has doors to the bathroom and rear yard and there is also a storage cupboard.

Completing the ground floor is the house bathroom which is fitted with a bath with shower over, toilet and wash basin.

To the first floor, the landing area provides access to two double bedrooms, a useful storage cupboard and stairs to the attic rooms. There is also a glazed window to the rear allowing ample natural light onto the stairwell and landing.

To the attic there are two rooms which are utilised as bedrooms, both of these rooms benefit from eaves storage and have skylight windows.

To the external, the front garden is enclosed, it is laid to lawn and there is a large timber storage shed. Also to the front of the property is a hard standing area for parking for two cars. To the rear of the property is an enclosed yard and there is also access to a store which has power and lighting.


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