Coxwold, York (Ref11191409)
- Ref: 11191409
- Type: Terraced House
- Availability: Sold STC
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Reception Rooms: 1
STYLE – Period Cottage
HIGHLIGHTS – Sympathetically Restored and Updated with Oodles of Charm Located in Desirable Village
THREE WORDS – Chocolate Box Cottage
Bankside is neatly nestled on the main street of the
hugely popular village of Coxwold. It is a wonderful
blend of charm and character. There is something
special about a chocolate box cottage, and Bankside
does not disappoint! The property has been
sympathetically restored creating a lovely home. With
oodles of original features including exposed brick
fireplace, ceiling beams and beautiful period doors.
The open plan dining kitchen is fitted with bespoke
cupboards, continuing through to a cosy sitting room.
The utility is handy for dumping muddy wellies after a
brisk walk and combines a wc. Upstairs are two double
bedrooms, the main with ornate cast iron fireplace. The
bathroom is a generous size with bath and separate
Outside is a pretty courtyard garden with useful brick
store that has been converted into a home office. There
is a further lawned garden and off-street parking (see
agents note). What’s not to love!
The moment you open the door you fell at home. The
entrance hall is perfect for a stylish sideboard and
leads to the staircase. Head to right where you will find
a wonderfully cosy living room that is centred around
the original exposed brick fireplace housing a wood
burning stove. This space is filled with a wealth of
charm and character, we can imagine cosy nights in
watching a BBC drama! There is a useful built-in
cupboard, and shelving for displaying family photos.
Continue through to the dining kitchen, this open plan
sociable space is ideal for preparing supper whilst
chatting with family and friends. The bespoke kitchen
has floor and wall mounted hand painted cupboards
and drawers which perfectly compliments the solid oak
worksurface. The Belfast sink is encompassed with
smart granite tops. Fitted with a oven with 5 ring hob,
stainless steel chimney hood and dishwasher. There
are windows to each side along with two velux
windows making it wonderfully light. The dining area
has bespoke hand painted cupboards, space for a
dining table and chairs making it a super sociable
space for entertaining.
The utility/cloakroom has been rejigged to creating an
all-important laundry room, wc and newly fitted basin
unit. There is plumbing for a washing machine and
dryer. Fitted with shelves it’s a handy space for storing
household bits and bobs.
Take the stairs to the first floor, the main bedroom
overlooks the front with delightful village and
countryside views across to the Forestry above Wass and towards Byland Abbey. There is plenty of space for King
size bed along with double wardrobes, chest of
drawers and dressing table. The cast iron period
fireplace adds yet another touch of character!
The second bedroom has space for a double and has
pretty garden views. The bathroom is a generous size,
fitted with a bath and separate shower, making it ideal
for the morning rush or a leisurely soak! A fitted
storage cupboard with double doors is handy for linen
The landing has loft access with ladder and is partially
The delightful courtyard garden is southwest facing
perfect for alfresco dining with friends and family or
relaxing enjoying a cuppa on a Sunday afternoon.
Mature hedging at each side makes it wonderfully
private, with flowering plants and perennials filling the
There is space for potted plant pots and a log store.
There is a brick store which has power and lighting and
currently in use as a home office.
The vendor rents a further garden through Newburgh
Priory, along with a parking space which is £300 per
annum. This garden provides an additional quiet haven
with many trees including a large damson tree, and
younger apple/crab apple trees. This is a super lawned
garden, a haven for keen gardeners, dogs and for
children to play. There is a shed for storing garden
equipment and furniture.
Town and Country Fires wood burning stove
ECODESIGN (fitted 2020). New Comet Central Heating
and Hot Water Boiler (fitted 2020). All windows are
wooden sash or sliding, partial double glazing. Mains
Local Life in Coxwold
Nestled on the edge of the stunning North York Moors National Park in an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” Coxwold is a quintessential Yorkshire village offering idyllic living where neighbours are warm and welcoming and there is always something happening on the doorstep. There is a useful monthly newsletter to keep you up to date with the latest news!
A hop skip and a jump away is The Fauconberg Arms, where you will always be welcomed with a warm greeting, serving fine food, wine and a pint. Nearby are some of the country’s finest gastronomic pubs, including The Black Swan at Olstead which was recently voted the world’s best restaurant and is under two miles away! Coxwold Village Market is held on the last Saturday in the month, offering fresh local produce and is always a busy event. Rumah Home B&B is a tearoom selling homeware and gifts. There is plenty going on, a Yoga Club, Tennis Club, Photoshop Group and Local History Society. Coxwold has more than its fair share of historic buildings-the Almshouses, Newburgh Priory, an Elizabethan Manor House and St Michael’s Church. Shandy Hall is a lived-in home with Museum, gallery and literary house.
Coxwold also has a handy garage/fuel station.
For keen walkers, Coxwold offers many, ideal for dog walkers or a simply enjoying a brisk walk on a Sunday and then pop to the pub for glass of pinot and a pint! The market towns of Thirsk and Easingwold are close by and also easy access to major roads and mainline stations, there is also a bus service to York and Helmsley.
Emsley Mavor think it’s the perfect place to live.