Fairfax Close, Ampleforth (Ref10293877)
- Ref: 10293877
- Bedrooms: 4
STYLE – Semi Detached Dormer Bungalow providing Ground Floor Living
SETTING – Idyllic Village with Amenities
THREE WORDS – Versatile. Space. Village
Fairfax Close is situated on the edge of the idyllic village of Ampleforth with breath taking views over the Howardian Hills. This family home enjoys a corner plot and is a blend of traditional and rustic style.
This dormer bungalow provides versatile ground floor living with a large reception room, two original ground floor bedrooms (currently used as a playroom and a study), and family bathroom. The dining kitchen has a country farmhouse vibe, with stable door and ceiling beam. Upstairs there are three further bedrooms including a generous master bedroom, and a second family bathroom.
Outside this home is set on a corner plot, with garden to the side, rear and gravelled area to the front. It is private and enclosed.
Step through the stable door into the dining kitchen which has a country feel and with three windows it is wonderfully light and airy. There are plenty of cupboards and drawers for kitchen essentials and generous work surface for a busy cook. With space for a farmhouse dresser and kitchen table we can imagine Sunday brunch with friends and family.
Head through to the sitting room, with feature multi fuel stove with wooden mantle and stone hearth perfect for snuggling up with a hot chocolate watching a family film on a wintery afternoon. The window to the side makes it light.
There are two further versatile reception rooms, currently used as a study and third bedroom with French doors looking out on to the rear garden. There is a family bathroom with panelled bath with newly fitted shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and wc.
There is a useful under stairs storage area, ideal for storing bits and bobs, The stairs lead to three bedrooms and second bathroom. The current owners partitioned the largest room to create a fifth bedroom, if desired this could be removed or converted into an ensuite and dressing area for the master bedroom.
The property sits on an enclosed and private corner plot. A timber gate opens to a driveway with parking for two cars. There is a hardstanding area and useful shed. There is a lawned garden to the side, ideal for garden furniture for alfresco dining and with room for a trampoline for the children. The rear garden is private with fencing, and the laid Astro turf makes it low maintenance whilst looking perfect all year long.
Multi fuel stove, mains drainage, electricity, Upvc Double Glazing
Entering Ampleforth from Yearsley Bank take the second left on to Fairfax Close. The house is the first on the left and can be identified by the Emsley Mavor For Sale board
Local life in Ampleforth
Ampleforth is a quintessential Yorkshire village nestled within the North York Moors National Park and the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty providing some stunning scenery. The village offers idyllic living where neighbours are warm and welcoming and there are amenities on the doorstep.
A hop skip and a jump away is there are two pubs, The White Swan and The White Horse, where you will always be welcomed with a warm welcome, fine food wine and beers. There is a village shop, post office and café.
The village also enjoys both Church of England and Catholic Churches and primary schools. It is also home to the renowned public school of Ampleforth College (now fully co-educational) where there is a highly regarded sports centre offering a wide range of facilities to the general public.
The Georgian market town of Helmsley is only 4 miles away offering a wide range of facilities. The other three Ryedale market towns are all within an easy drive. York is approximately 19 miles south with mainline station providing regular trains to Kings Cross, London.