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Built in 1910 for a local businessman,Derwent House is a stunning, five bedroom Edwardian residence with two bedroom self contained annex (currently used as a holiday rental). The property is situated within the beautiful and leafy village of West Ayton and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. The property is set on approximately one acre of well maintained grounds and also affords stunning open aspect views over the gardens and open fields to Ayton castle beyond. This well-appointed, characterful home offered deceptively spacious and versatile living options throughout. The main residence is currently laid out with three reception rooms, a kitchen/diner and utility rooms to the ground floor. To the first floor are three generous double bedrooms a house bathroom and separate w/c (one of the bedrooms currently used as a formal lounge). Then to the second floor are three further double bedrooms with one of the bedrooms benefiting from an en-suite bathroom. The annexe briefly comprises of an entrance porch, living room, dining room open plan to kitchen, utility room, separate w/c, double bedroom with modern en-suite bathroom. To the first floor there is a further double bedroom with stunning open aspect views and first floor bathroom. 'In our opinion' the property is offered to the market in excellent decorative order throughout having been well maintained by the current vendors sympathetic to the age and character of the property. The property benefits from mains water, electricity and drainage and oil fired central heating from two boilers. The property is set on well maintained grounds of approximately one acre with extensive lawned gardens, fruit orchard with approximately 60 apple trees of 6 different varieties and a vegetable patch. There is also a floodlit artificial grass tennis court and the grounds are studded with mature and semi mature trees. Within the grounds are a number of outbuildings including a garden room, stable and tack room with boarded loft space above, an open fronted double garage, covered seating/BBQ area, plus a range of further greenhouses, sheds within the gardens. To the front of the property is a gravelled drive and turning bay with secure gated access down the side of the property and into the rear garden and double garage providing ample off street parking for numerous vehicles. The popular twin villages of West and East Ayton sit on opposite sides of the river Derwent, just a few miles west of Scarborough on the main A170 Pickering road. The villages provides various facilities including public houses, fish and chip shop, library primary school, church and filling station/ post office/ supermarket. Delightful walks can be enjoyed through nearby picturesque Forge Valley to Hackness village. Internal views really is a must to fully appreciate the space, setting character, views and ground on offer with this truly magnificent home. Viewings can be arranged through our friendly team on 01723 352235.
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Attached to the rear of the property with underfloor heating and feature log burner stove.
With stairs leading to first floor boarded loft space.