Skelton Lane, Wigginton, York YO32


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Delightful 5 bed family home in A private setting to the north of york - Moorlands Lodge is a wonderful family home which has been much loved by the current owners who have lived here for over 35 years. Bought in its original Lodge layout the property has been extended over the years and now provides a very spacious feel with over 4000 sqft of living area. The accommodation has the benefit of well presented and proportioned reception areas which include an 18ft bay fronted Sitting Room, Family Room, 18ft Breakfast Room, 25ft l-shaped open plan Kitchen Diner and a 25ft south facing Garden Room. In addition it is well equipped with a Laundry Room, further utility room and 2 x cloakroom / wc. Upstairs is similarly well laid out with 5 generous bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. The gardens with the property are mainly on the south west side of the house and there is a double garage block with additional workshop and store accessed via the rear gated driveway and ample everyday gated parking from Skelton Lane to the front. A rare opportunity to purchase a significant property situated between the villages of Skelton and Wigginton to the north of York within easy reach of the ring road and city itself. Oil fired central heating and extensive double glazing. Call Hunters Haxby for your viewing on .


Enter via hardwood door

entrance hall

Porch area with windows to two sides and stone floor


4.32m (14' 2") x 2.49m (8' 2")

Stripped wood flooring, traditional cast iron 'school' radiator, opens through to Sitting Room

sitting room

5.61m (18' 5") x 4.19m (13' 9") (plus bay)

Lovely light and airy room with bay window to the side, maple wood flooring, log burner, window to the front, doors to the garden

inner hall

4.11m (13' 6") x 4.04m (13' 3") (incl staircase)

Stairs to first floor, stone floor, 2 windows to the side

downstairs WC

1.55m (5' 1") x 1.09m (3' 7")

Close coupled wc, wash hand basin, opaque window to the rear

family room / snug

4.32m (14' 2") x 3.71m (12' 2") (into bay)

Room with wood burner and stripped wooden floor, bay window to the side

breakfast room

5.64m (18' 6") x 4.70m (15' 5")

Stone floor, feature Rayburn stove

rear hallway

Stairs to first floor, understairs storage cupboard, window to the rear and side

utility room

2.82m (9' 3") x 1.42m (4' 8")

Small tucked away Utility Room with sink drainer, window to the rear

kitchen dining room

7.72m (25' 4") x 7.70m (25' 3") (l-shaped max dimensions)

Impressive open plan kitchen diner lending itself to a fantastic entertaining area with designated formal dining space but still closely located to the Kitchen area. The Kitchen is fitted with cream units with solid wood surfaces and breakfast bar island. Rangemaster range cooker, space for dishwasher, space for large American style fridge freezer, sink drainer with window offering views out to the side garden. Dining area leads to the Garden Room.

Laundry / WC

3.40m (11' 2") x 2.64m (8' 8") (incl wc)

Tiled floor, fitted cupboards and units with sink drainer, space for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, window and door to the side garden. Door into wc with wash hand basin and opaque window to hhe side

garden room

7.70m (25' 3") x 3.73m (12' 3")

Impressive light and airy room offering views of the garden year round. Log burner, wooden flooring, windows to 3 sides, Patio doors opening to the southerly facing garden.

First floor landing

Galleried landing with a light and airy feel from the velux style rooflights above

master bedroom

4.32m (14' 2") x 3.56m (11' 8") (max)

Window giving views across the fields to the south, hidden away walk in wardrobe

ensuite shower room

3.07m (10' 1") x 1.93m (6' 4")

Large shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc, 2 x opaque windows to the rear

bedroom 3

4.39m (14' 5") x 3.05m (10' 0") (max incl store)

Window to the side, storage cupboard

ensuite shower room

2.92m (9' 7") x 1.96m (6' 5")

Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc, 2 x opaque windows to the rear

bedroom 5

3.96m (13' 0") x 3.12m (10' 3") (max)

2 x windows to the side


family bathroom

4.32m (14' 2") x 1.93m (6' 4") (max)

Panel bath, large shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc, wooden flooring, velux style rooflight

bedroom 2

4.19m (13' 9") x 3.71m (12' 2") (max)

Window to the side

ensuite shower room

Shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, close coupled wc, velux style rooflight

bedroom 4

4.27m (14' 0") x 2.97m (9' 9") (max)

Window to the side, storage cupboard


2.95m (9' 8") x 2.84m (9' 4") (max)

Velux style rooflight


The property sits on a generous plot with a driveway from Skelton Lane giving ample off street gated parking, in addition there is gated access from Moorlands Hall driveway to a gravelled drive leading to the detached double garages and additional stores. The main lawned area is on the south side of the house and additional garden to the west providing plenty of outside recreational area which has a very private feel from the surrounding established gardens woodland behind.

EPC ratings

Energy Efficiency Rating currently 49 (E) potential 67 (D) Environmental Impact Rating currently 45 (E) potential 63 (D)


The property is situated at the entrance to Moorlands Hall between the villages of Wigginton, Skelton and Shipton by Beningbrough, all of which have well regarded primary schools.


Approaching from York proceed to Skelton on the A19 (about 3 miles north of York) and turn right at the village pub The Blacksmith Arms. Proceed through the village and pass the village green and then exit the village along the road Moorlands. Follow this road for a couple of miles (past a large farm on the right and then the cemetery) and drive past the Forest of Galtres Golf club on your left and the property is about a further half a mile on your left hand side.

Arrange viewing 01904 863185

Hunters - Haxby & Strensall

35 The Village, Wigginton, York

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