School Lane, Heslington, York


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4

A unique opportunity to acquire this flexible 3/4 bedroom detached house set within one of York's most sought after locations with quite stunning surrounding gardens and offering enormous potential for expansion and improvement.

Agents Note

The property is subject to an overage provision entitling the current owners to 50% of any uplift in value should planning consent be granted for the redevelopment of the site for additional residential dwellings. The overage provision does not affect the redevelopment of the existing house or the demolition and rebuilding of the existing house. The provision will be in place for the next 21 years.

Rowan House is a stunning detached dwelling with fantastic gardens including a former grass tennis court.

Internally the property is entered via a spacious reception hall with a staircase leading to the first floor accommodation in addition to a mounted thermostatic control panel, enclosed radiator and coved cornices.

Crucially the property benefits from a downstairs shower room including a low flush WC, wash hand basin, a walk in shower cubicle with full height tile splash backs.

The principal reception room is represented by a spacious lounge located at the rear of the house enjoying a stunning rear aspect.

The lounge features a superb Inglenook fireplace with a cast iron basket grate in addition to a television stand with a quarried tiled hearth. A rear entrance door leads out onto the garden beyond and the lounge benefits further a double radiator, coved cornices and recessed ceiling down lighters.

An archway from the lounge leads through to the separate dining room having a bay window to the front elevation, single radiator and coved cornices.

The ground floor accommodation is completed by the kitchen which has a range of built in base units to three sides with rounded edged work tops incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with drainer. There is an additional range of matching high level storage cupboards in addition to a shelved display niche and understairs pantry cupboard. There is a gas point for cooking, plumbing for an automatic washing, built in Hotpoint streamline dishwasher and recess providing space for a free standing fridge freezer unit.

The first floor landing offers loft access and services all the first floor accommodation. Bedroom one is located at the rear of the house again enjoying a delightful rear aspect and having twin double fronted wardrobes, coved cornices and a double radiator. Bedroom two is a further spacious double room with a double wardrobe and single radiator, and provides access through into bedroom four which is positioned over the garage with vaulted ceiling and double radiator. Bedroom three is located at the front of the house again having a double fronted wardrobe with a single radiator and wash hand basin.

The internal accommodation is completed by a house bathroom with a separate WC including an inset panel bath, pedestal wash hand basin and separate low flush toilet. The bathroom benefits from a built in airing cupboard housing the water cylinder and electric immersion heater in addition to a single radiator and laminated flooring.

Rowan House is set back approximately 50 feet from School Lane being accessed onto a gravel front drive way with a turning bay providing off street parking for numerous motor vehicles. The driveway in turn accesses the attached garage with front and rear garage doors, light and power.

Without a doubt, the outstanding feature of the property is its stunning gardens creating a quite fabulous family environment. The properties front garden is comprehensively maintained and has been extensively laid to lawn with a central herbaceous border in addition to hedged and tree line boundaries providing privacy and exclusivity from the other side of the property through to the rear garden beyond. Running full width across the real elevation is a substantial sun patio providing ample space for free standing garden furniture which steps out onto the rear garden beyond which stretches to approximately 60 metres in length and has been extensively laid to lawn with a historic use as a grass tennis court.

The rear garden is fully enclosed to all sides by hedged fence and tree line boundaries. A garden store built in a style of a log cabin is included within the sale and crucially the property is being offered for sale with no onward chain.

On inspection of the internal and especially the external accommodation is strongly recommended to appreciate the unique nature of the accommodation on offer.

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Stephensons - Town & City

10 Colliergate, York, YO1 8BP

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