Gracious Street, Huby (Ref9912952)
- Ref: 9912952
- Availability: Sold STC
- Bedrooms: 3
- Bathrooms: 1
- Reception Rooms: 2
STYLE – CHOCOLATE BOX COTTAGE
Situated in the heart of a desirable village this stunning property is perfect for anyone looking for a lucrative holiday cottage or a beautiful home!
Shilling Cottage is a beautiful chocolate box character cottage situated in the heart of the sought-after village of Huby. Originally two cottages this charming home provides spacious living with a wealth of original features giving it a lovely homely feel. This property has been been a holiday cottage which very lucrative.
Set on a generous sized plot there is a delightful cottage garden and off-street parking. If that is not enough this superb property also has a purpose-built timber cabin (currently in use as a business) which could be turned into a guest house, sunroom or teenage hideaway!
This home really does offer the best of both worlds; idyllic village lifestyle and a stone’s throw away from York.
Open the pretty painted door and step into a spacious entrance hall with lots of natural light flooding through the window to the side. Walking through to the right is a cosy sitting room with exposed beams giving plenty of character. The multi fuel wood burning stove with brick surround is perfect for cosy nights in watching a movie on the sofa.
Continue through to the living dining room which is a semi open space with lots of original features beautifully intact; exposed beams, a feature cast iron fireplace with decorative tiled surround and hearth. This sociable area is ideal for entertaining with second sitting room opening onto the dining area, great for family Sunday lunches and then relaxing on the sofa with pudding! If it’s a sunny day you can throw open the French doors and head out to the garden.
This Howden kitchen has been thoughtfully designed for a busy cook! With integral oven, ceramic hob and extractor fan. There is a range of floor and wall mounted cupboards and drawers with plenty of worksurface. Integral fridge/freezer and plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine. The breakfast bar is perfectly placed for the morning breakfast rush or simply chatting sipping wine watching the chef in charge! There is a door to the rear leading to the garden.
There is also a useful utility room, always handy for extra storage and appliances.
There is a turned staircase which leads to a spacious landing area, lots of natural light floods in from the window to front, there is room for an office space or a tranquil reading area. For anyone looking to extend there is plenty of space in the loft with ample room for another staircase! There are two double bedrooms, the second has a built-in cupboard. The family bathroom has a panelled bath with Victorian shower head over, pedestal wash hand basin and wc.
To the rear is an enclosed cottage garden which has been lovingly maintained. There is a pebbled seating area perfect for alfresco dining. Steps lead to a neat lawned garden encompassed with mature hedging making the garden private. The paved path leads to the timber cabin and a paved seating area. There is a gate to the side. To the front are two spaces allowing off street parking
This is a fantastic addition to this beautiful property. The current vendor has purpose built a timber cabin which is currently used as a beauty salon. This versatile space has full services and could be used as a guest house, summer house or teenage hideaway!
The vendor has informed us that there is pedestrian access for Wheelie bins etc across Shilling Cottage for three cottages.
Entering Huby from Easingwold continue to Main Street, there is an Emsley Mavor feeder board on the left before Gracious Street. Turn left on to Gracious Street and the property is situated on the left-hand side.
Water, electricity, drainage and oil-fired central heating.
Local life in Huby
Huby is a quintessential Yorkshire village offering an idyllic lifestyle and with a friendly community, there is always plenty going on right on the doorstep.
The village hall has plenty of activities, exercise classes and clubs. Not to mention the infamous pantomime held every February. The local church also holds regular clubs, gardening club and brownies to name but a few. There is a highly regarded Primary School.
Huby enjoys a village shop and post office, so no need to get in the car for all those essentials and forgotten bits and bobs!
A hop skip and a jump away is the hub of the village, The Mended Drum where you will always be greeted with a warm welcome, fine wines and beer. There is also The New Inn Cantonese Restaurant serving Chinese cuisine and Fish and Chip shop, you really are spoiled for choice!
There are 10 village walks all of which can be found on the Huby website. Ideal for dog walkers or a simply enjoying a brisk walk on a Sunday and then pop to the Mended Drum for glass of pinot and a pint!
Huby has a regular bus service and is close to York, which has excellent transport links. York station has a regular train service to Kings Cross,
Huby really does have it all and more! We think it’s a pretty great place to live.