3 Grimston Park, Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, LS24
This impressive four bedroom family home (over 4000 sqft) features elegant accomodation along with manicured grounds forming part of the Grade II listed Grimston Park country mansion in a stunning parkland setting ; a sanctuary for the busy commuter.
Built in 1839 in the style of an Italianate palace, Grimston Park was converted into eleven elegant properties in the 1980s.
The East Wing retains many of its period features, typical of the era in which it was built; high ceilings and large sash windows.
From the sweeping courtyard to the front of Grimston Park a reception hall leads to to an inner hall which is the heart of the home and links all the ground floor accommodation.
The grand drawing room provides a wonderful setting for relaxing and entertaining with its original tiled feature fireplace, stripped wooden floors, and floor to ceiling sash windows with sweeping views across the gardens and open countryside beyond.
With separate rooms for formal dining and a private study the ground floor also includes a cloakroom and a snug with views across the gardens through a large arched window. The kitchen/breakfast room is equipped to a very high standard with granite surfaces and space for a family table for informal dining. There is also a woodburning stove in the kitchen for the winter months.
The lower ground floor is accessible from the rear courtyard and provides a sensational wine cellar and media room along with a utility room, home office, workshop and several stores.
Rising to the first floor, the master bedroom has wonderful views with a window box seat and verandah to sit and enjoy the grounds and open countryside. This elegant room has a feature marble fireplace and a spiral staircase rising to a large dressing room.
The first floor also features two further bedrooms and a large family bathroom. A further large double bedroom and bathroom are located on the second floor. Outside The East Wing is approached along a sweeping driveway through the parkland and the communal grounds for Grimston Park.
To the rear the gardens are landscaped and in keeping with the style of the house with a rear terrace overlooking lawns with box hedging and an ornate fountain; with open parkland beyond. There is a separate single garage located in the courtyard to the side of the property.
Set in tranquil North Yorkshire parkland, Grimston Park is under two miles from the centre of the historic market town of Tadcaster which offers a wide range of independent and high street stores as well as an excellent choice of bars, restaurants and pubs which reflect the town's long tradition as a centre for brewing.
The property is also ideally situated to access the historic and cultural leisure facilities of both York to the north east and Leeds to the south east.
Proceed south out of Tadcaster on the A162 for approx. 1 mile. Turn left at the gates of Grimston Park and follow the drive through the park for approx. ¾ mile until reaching the Mansion. Turn right through the wrought iron gates. The East Wing is on the left hand side of the property.