Greencroft, Moor Monkton, York
Greencroft, Moor Monkton, York
Guide Price £1,250,000
- Reception rooms: 5
- Bedrooms: 6
- Bathrooms: 4
- Gross Internal Area 384sqm / 4129sqft
A wonderful opportunity to acquire this much loved family home, set within extensive gardens and grounds in the picturesque and conveniently located village of Moor Monkton.
Greencroft has been significantly extended and remodelled by the current owners and now offers elegant yet comfortable accommodation beautifully transformed for 21st Century living. Upon entering the warm and welcoming reception hall with Yorkshire stone flag flooring, one gets an immediate indication of the calibre of this lovely home. There is a wonderful balance of formal and informal living spaces, including a fabulous drawing room, formal dining room and lovely family room with open fire and french doors leading to the terrace and gardens beyond. One of the many highlights of this property is the open plan, living kitchen/breakfast room, with Chinese slate flooring, fully equipped for the most enthusiastic of home chefs, with Aga, hand built fitted furniture and high quality integrated appliances. Elegant and light throughout, Greencroft has a mainly southerly aspect overlooking the gardens, grounds and open countryside beyond. Stairs rise from the reception hall to the first floor landing giving access to the magnificent master bedroom with dressing room and en suite, three further bedrooms and family bathroom. There is a secondary staircase which leads to a wonderful guest wing housing two further bedrooms with en suite facilities, one of which accesses a stunning balcony overlooking the gardens and grounds.
Greencroft is approached by a private gated drive, which leads to the front garden with established shrubs and mature trees, extensive parking area and double garaging. The principle gardens and grounds lie to the south of the house and comprise fine lawns with high clipped yew hedging, specimen trees, shrubs and flower beds and a mixed fruit orchard. Situated around the gardens are lovely seating areas offering differing views of the grounds and open countryside beyond. The manicured lawns and clipped yew hedge leads the eye to the adjoining fenced paddock area, ideal for equestrian purposes.
In total extending to approximately 4 acres.
Moor Monkton is a quiet no-through village, with an active community, offering a range of recreational activities including a garden club, book club and pop up pub in The Old School House. The village is conveniently located just off the A59 between the cosmopolitan spa town of Harrogate and the historic city of York, both providing an outstanding range of specialist shops, restaurants, wine bars and excellent recreational facilities. Harrogate and York are both renowned as thriving tourist and cultural destinations with many visitor attractions. Excellent state and private schools are within close proximity to the village.
The A1(M) is approximately 8 miles distant giving access to the national motorway network and the commercial centres of Leeds and York are all located within daily commuting distance. York railway station offers excellent nationwide rail access with fast services to London Kings Cross and Edinburgh; regular flights to many destinations available from Leeds/Bradford International Airport.
Mileages A1(M) 8 miles, York 8 miles, Boroughbridge 12 miles, Harrogate 15 miles (All mileages are approximate)