Daffy Lane, Crayke (Ref10549267)
- Ref: 10549267
- Type: Detached House
- Availability: Sold STC
- Bedrooms: 5
- Bathrooms: 3
- Reception Rooms: 3
Impressive Barn Conversion. 3500 sq. ft of Accommodation Situated on the Edge of the Idyllic Village of Crayke.
FOUR WORDS - A One Off Home!
Daffy House is situated in a wonderful rural setting on the edge of the idyllic village of Crayke enjoying far reaching views of open farmland. This impressive barn conversion enjoys just over 3500 sq. ft of living accommodation all of which oozes character.
The current owners have updated and refurbished this property creating a stunning home with versatile living. The layout is a mix of well-proportioned rooms and private spaces, which makes this ideal for a variety of buyers as you can set up the rooms in a number of ways to suit.
The garage is huge (1183 sq. ft) and can accommodate 6 cars or this would make a super separate annexe for grandparents, grown up children or a holiday home to let out (subject to relevant planning permission).
This is a magical spot; its warmth and character will charm you.
Set within beautiful and private grounds there is parking for numerous cars. The front is encompassed with mature perennials and trees. Enter the house through the pretty painted door into an impressive dining hallway. This is the central hub from which the hall leads to other downstairs rooms and looks up to the first-floor galleried landing.
Immediately you can feel a sense of character with the vaulted ceiling, original A Frames, beamed ceilings and brick fireplaces. This home is wonderfully light and airy with leaded windows giving a cottage vibe
The ground floor living comprises of well-proportioned reception rooms and sociable living kitchen with plenty of space for a farmhouse table, it really is the heart of this home. French doors open out onto a sun terrace ideal for lazy morning breakfasts soaking up the sun!
Continue through to the downstairs sitting room with log burner. There is also an inner hallway currently used as boot room with front access.
There are three double bedrooms, home office (fourth bedroom), laundry room, shower room and house bathroom with roll top bath and separate shower cubicle.
Take the staircase to a wonderful galleried landing which is a real showstopper! Continue through to a superb first floor lounge/family room with A Frame beams, Inglenook fireplace and a Juliet balcony. This stunning room is ideal for the whole family to be together or entertaining friends.
The Master Bedroom is bathed in natural light with dual aspect windows, there is plenty of space for a King size and additional bedroom furniture. The dressing area is fitted with bespoke cupboards and luxurious ensuite with bath and separate shower is ideal for the morning rush or a leisurely soak after a busy day!
The gardens are spectacular and have been meticulously maintained. The gardens are lawned with well stocked perennials, flowering plants and trees, a haven for those green fingered buyers. In addition, there are intimate spaces and sun terraces perfect for pottering, working or simply relaxing. With a built in BBQ we can imagine entertaining with friends and family enjoying alfresco dining while the children play long into the night.
To the front the driveway is gravelled with space for numerous cars. The house is decorated with ivy, pyracantha and climbing roses, there is a private cobbled seating area to the side.
Across the lane is a further lawned garden with a plethora of trees leading to an orchard with an array of fruit trees, vegetable patch and herb garden.
Daffy House has a one-acre paddock with animal shed/stable with separate access to Daffy Lane. This is offered by separate negotiation.
Oil Fired Central Heating, Septic Tank.
Local Life in Crayke
Situated in an “Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty” Crayke is a quintessential Yorkshire village offering idyllic living. The village lies atop the first notable hill to the north of the Vale of York enjoying spectacular views across the surrounding countryside.
A hop skip and a jump away is the highly renowned Durham Ox where you will always be greeted with a warm welcome, fine food, extensive wine list and they serve the best gin and tonic!
The permissive walk is perfect for dog walkers or family time. For those who may need a halfway house The Dutch House makes lovely pancakes……
There is a highly regarded primary school which Ofstead has awarded “outstanding “together with St Cuthbert’s Church named after eponymous Bishop and medieval saint. There is also Crayke Sports Club, with tennis courts, children’s play area and hosts many of the village’s festivities.
Two miles away is the market town of Easingwold which has many amenities, lots of local shops, Cafes and Post Office.