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Dog & Gun Farmhouse, Fleet Lane, Tockwith, YO26

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Wetherby 01937 586177
Guide price £725,000

This outstanding five bedroom detached period home provides superbly appointed accommodation for family members of all age groups along with delightful gardens and a substantial garage on the fringe of this sought after North Yorkshire village.

This impressive detached former farmhouse occupies a prime setting on the western outskirts of this highly regarded North Yorkshire village. Boasting handsome brick elevations under a
tiled and slate roof along with all mains services including gas fired heating and PVCu replacement double glazed windows.

Dog and Gun Farmhouse is believed to originate from the early 19th Century and more recently has been sympathetically upgraded and extended to provide a flexible layout of family accommodation along with space for relatives and guests.

The light and spacious accommodation is appointed to a high standard throughout with delightful aspects across gardens and towards open countryside from principal windows. A private courtyard leads to a reception hall with ground floor shower room and an elegant sitting room, study and impressive 24’6 family dining kitchen with a raised dining area ideal for entertaining purposes and adjoining kitchen with integrated appliances and granite work surfaces. A rear hall with utility room connects the main accommodation with an excellent family room with feature fireplace. This also benefits from its own kitchen and on the first floor a self-contained bedroom suite thus rendering this portion of the property an ideal area for dependant relatives and guests.

The four principal family bedrooms are accessed from a landing and are served by a high quality house bathroom and these bedrooms enjoy aspects across garden areas, the courtyard and countryside on the opposite side of Fleet Lane.

There is a paved and gated driveway providing 60 ft depth car parking within the side drive and courtyard and to the front of a substantial ‘L’ shaped integral garage / workshop. The garden areas are situated to the south side of Dog and Gun Farmhouse, predominantly laid to lawns with screening fencing and hedgerows thus providing safe recreation areas for all age groups of the family.

Tockwith remains a popular choice for the family purchaser as a direct result of its excellent range of amenities including a highly regarded primary school, medical centre, Costcutter store and choice of public houses. Purchasers with older children will appreciate the choice of secondary education in all sectors. The village falls within the catchment of both Tadcaster Grammar School and King James School, Knaresborough, whilst private education is available in York, Harrogate and Thorpe Underwood. There are rail links to Leeds and York from Cattal (3 miles) and the A1/M1 link road brings the major commercial centres of West and North Yorkshire within easy travelling distance.


Reception Hall:
Which is approached from a private rear courtyard through a panelled door with glazed side screens. Recessed downlighters to coved ceiling, understairs storage cupboard.

Ground Floor Shower Room:
With full height tiling to the surround of a walk-in shower enclosure with adjustable high pressure shower above. Matching pedestal wash basin and low level WC, 2/3 height tiling, recessed downlighters to ceiling, access to roof void. Tiled floor, ladder style radiator.

Sitting Room:
With delightful front and side garden aspects from double glazed sash windows, the former overlooking Fleet Lane and open countryside beyond. Period fire surround with living flame electric fire, full height storage cabinets to chimney breast recess, coved ceiling, radiator, television point, range of wall light points.

Again with open country aspects across Fleet Lane from a double glazed sash window. Fireplace with open grate and raised hearth with storage cabinets to one side of chimney breast, radiator, television point ,coved ceiling.

Stunning Family Dining Kitchen:
Being 24'6 deep and comprising:

Dining Area:
With garden aspects from double glazed sash windows, rustic brick chimney breast with range of storage cabinets, coved ceiling, radiator, tiled floor and steps to adjoining;

Appointed to a high standard with an extensive provision of granite work surfaces with matching upstands, accommodating a Franke contemporary one and a half bowl sink unit with mixer tap and etched drainer positioned beneath a PVCu double glazed window overlooking the courtyard. Range of fitted base cabinets with integrated dishwashing machine, Neff five ring ceramic hob, further range of larder units also accommodating Bosch electric double oven and space for American style fridge/freezer. Island unit / breakfast bar with granite surface and range of fitted drawers, ceramic tiled floor, PVCu double glazed window overlooking gardens, radiator, television point.

Rear Hallway:
With tiled floor, radiator, doors to garden and rear courtyard.

Utility Room:
With counter level work surface accommodating Belfast sink, plumbing for washing machine, space for tumble dryer, wall mounted cabinets, PVCu double glazed window overlooking courtyard.

Family Room:
Having PVCu double glazed window overlooking gardens, French door onto patio area, further double glazed window overlooking front courtyard. Full height rustic brick chimney breast, quarry tiled hearth and provision for wall mounted television, recessed downlighters to coved ceiling. NB: The Mors cast iron stove is available by separate negotiation.

Adjoining Kitchen:
With range of counter level work surfaces, inset four ring ceramic hob with contemporary extractor canopy above, inset one and a half bowl Franke sink unit with mixer tap. Range of wall and floor mounted base cabinets, drawers, integrated microwave, electric oven, refrigerator, freezer, washing machine/tumble dryer, tiled floor, double radiator positioned beneath a PVCu double glazed window.

From the principal reception hall a return angled staircase with original period balustrade and double glazed sash window at half landing level leads to the:


House Bathroom:
With tiling to walls and floor and to the surround of a bath with matching pedestal wash basin, low level WC, ladder style heated towel rail, recessed downlighters to coved ceiling.

Master Double Bedroom:
Having open country aspects across Fleet Lane from twin PVCu double glazed sash windows, coved ceiling, radiator, television point.

Double Bedroom Two:
Having double glazed sash window to rear, built-in cupboards housing lagged hot water cylinder with linen shelves above, radiator, coved ceiling.

Family Bedroom Three:
Having open front aspects from a double glazed sash window, coved ceiling, double radiator.

Family Bedroom Four:
With double glazed sash window, double radiator, coved ceiling.

From the ground floor family room a spiral staircase with wrought iron balustrade leads to a:

Private Sitting Area/Dressing Area:
Having exposed beams to ceiling, storage cupboard and:

Adjoining Double Bedroom:
Having PVCu double glazed window, radiator beneath, range of mirror fronted sliding door wardrobes, shelving and base cabinets, exposed beam, television point.

En-Suite Shower Room:
Having a walk-in shower enclosure with full height tiling, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, tiled floor, ladder style heated towel rail, access to useful eaves walk-in storage area.

The suite of rooms at the rear of the property ideally lend themselves to dependant relative or guest occupation and could also be utilised as a source of valuable income as holiday let etc.


To the side of the property there is gated access and a 60 ft deep paved driveway providing excellent visitor car parking and leading to the front of a substantial:

''L' shaped Garage / Workshop:
With a maximum ceiling height of 18 ft to a former hayloft area, now providing excellent mezzanine storage space. There is electric lighting, power and door opening to rear garden areas. There is undoubted potential for the creation of additional accommodation within this substantial building.

The rear courtyard provides secure and sheltered recreation space as well as valuable additional car parking and there is electric lighting and water tap as well as access to the reception hall and rear hall area. To the immediate front of the property is an enclosed walled garden area which then opens into the principal gardens which are laid to the south side of Dog and Gun Farmhouse and which are quintessentially English in nature with a range of ornamental lawns with formal seating areas immediately abutting the property. There is a former gate opening to Fleet Lane which would provide vehicular access to gravelled parking and turning areas if required and within the gardens there is a substantial timber detached former garage now providing excellent storage space. The gardens are particularly well-stocked with mature shrubs and trees including fruit trees. The fully enclosed nature makes these ideal and safe play areas for children and pets.

From Wetherby proceed towards York on the B1224. After approximately three miles turn left on to Tockwith Lane which upon entering the village becomes Kirk Lane. Turn right onto Westfield Road, bearing right onto Fleet Lane where the property will then be found on the left hand side.



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