The Wheelhouse

Clockhill Field Lane, York
Guide Price £1,500,000

This stunning property is the creation of the current owners and has been designed to offer light and spacious living accommodation, rarely found in modern homes, and is perfectly suited for 21st century family living. The Wheelhouse was completed in 2012, with attractive, mellow brick elevations under a clay pantile roof. The property sits in the centre of its plot in expansive wrap around gardens.

The ground floor accommodation is entered via the impressive reception hall, with floor to ceiling glazing, solid oak flooring and handcrafted curved oak/glass staircase.
At the heart of this residence lies the expansive open-plan living kitchen, housing an extensive range of painted cabinetry and central breakfast bar. Its aesthetic is further elevated by Corian style work surfaces. The culinary space is equipped with a full range of integrated Siemens appliances ensuring both functionality and style.

As you step through the inviting double doors from the kitchen, you're greeted by the breath-taking garden room. Its architectural splendour is immediately evident in the vaulted ceiling featuring the rustic charm of exposed oak roof trusses. Underfoot, the resonance of quality echoes through the solid oak flooring, enhancing the room's character.

The moment you enter this fabulous home you will enjoy an immediate sense of the generous proportions and light-filled interior.

The ground floor accommodation is entered via the impressive reception hall, with floor to ceiling glazing, solid oak flooring and handcrafted curved oak/glass staircase.

A sense of continuity with nature, the garden room is enhanced by wrap-around glazing that bathes the space in natural light and its seamless connection with the outdoors, facilitated by bi-folding doors.

With its expansive dimensions and captivating ambiance, it's tailor-made for hosting and entertaining both friends and family.

Adjacent to the kitchen is a fully fitted utility room and separate boot room, with direct access to the terrace and gardens.

The ground floor north wing of the property is home to an expansive self-contained suite which is currently configured as a home office with bespoke oak workstation and adjoining sunken den, with separate access from the courtyard, perfect for those working for home or alternatively, could be transformed as a teenage/relatives annexe.

To complete the ground floor accommodation is a spacious and comfortable sitting room with log burning stove and raised dining area.

The first-floor accommodation continues to impress, approached via the beautifully crafted oak and glass staircase, the journey unfolds. The experience commences with a grand galleried landing, graced by a sweeping fan-shaped window that floods the space with an abundance of natural light.

The principal bedroom, boasting a dual aspect, welcomes you with exposed oak beams. Here, a sense of calmness prevails, while a walk-through dressing room adds an element of luxury. The en-suite shower room, perfectly complements the restful ambiance of the bedroom.

A guest bedroom offers exposed beams, highlighting the heritage of this lovely home. A beautifully appointed en-suite shower room ensures the comfort and privacy of residents and visitors alike.

The allure of the first floor continues with two more generously proportioned double bedrooms, each offering its unique perspective on comfort.

The bathrooms and en suite facilities boast modern design and luxurious amenities, and are a testament to the thoughtful approach taken, where every detail is curated for both aesthetic appeal and everyday functionality.

The current owners’ commitment to refined craftsmanship is evident in every detail. Custom-designed skirting and architraves, along with the rich texture of solid oak weave a sense of bespoke luxury throughout. The character is further amplified by exposed oak beams that grace the interior, a testament to the meticulous attention paid to enhancing the home's architectural elements.


The expansive array of outbuildings extends this magnificent property's offerings, providing an exceptional blend of functionality and versatility. The sizeable double garage, thoughtfully designed to accommodate not just vehicles but also to provide ample space for a supplementary workshop area, resonates with practicality. Adjacent, a flexible space awaits in the form of a gym/office, catering to diverse needs and possibilities. Adding to this ensemble is a charming potting shed, a sanctuary for nurturing greenery and indulging in gardening pursuits.

The Wheelhouse is approached via electronic gates open to the extensive courtyard, with parking for up to eight vehicles.

The impeccably designed gardens and grounds perfectly enhance the appeal of this stunning property. The expertly planted and beautifully maintained gardens been carefully curated with a vast range of herbaceous and shrub borders and stunning flowering plants that blend colour and interest throughout the seasons.


The ancient village of Whixley lies on Rudgate, the old Roman road along which the Roman ‘Hispania’ Legion would have marched to nearby Isurium (Aldborough). This picturesque and sought-after conservation village offers easy access to the A1(M) and A59 making it ideal for commuting. It is situated about seven miles south of the thriving town of Boroughbridge and 10 miles west of York.

Set within the beautiful countryside of North Yorkshire, Whixley is known for its peaceful atmosphere and strong sense of community. The village offers a mix of historic architecture and modern residences, creating a distinctive blend of old-world charm and contemporary living.

Its convenient location offers residents easy access to both urban amenities and rural tranquility. The village‘s proximity to the larger towns of Harrogate and York provides residents with access to an excellent range of shopping, dining, cultural, and entertainment options.

Whixley is surrounded by stunning landscapes, making it an ideal location for those who appreciate outdoor activities such as walking, cycling, and enjoying nature.
The area is well served by schools for children of all ages both in the public and private sectors, notably Kirk Hammerton primary school, St Olave’s, St Peter’s and Bootham in York. Queen Ethelburga’s is under two miles away.

For those considering a commute, the regular train service from nearby Cattal and Kirk Hammerton presents excellent options, connecting directly to both York and Harrogate. This accessibility makes Whixley an idyllic choice for individuals who seek the tranquility of village life without sacrificing connectivity to regional and national commercial centres.

Today the best-known establishment in Whixley is probably The Anchor, a friendly and popular public house serving good food and locally brewed beers.

The Village Hall, built in 1935 on the initiative of the W.I. is much used and is the home of Whixley Badminton Club. The Hall hosts, dances, parties, quiz nights, regular bridge afternoons as well as the meetings of the Parish Council, W.I., Toddler Group and monthly resident lunches throughout the winter. It also stages the annual Whixley Pantomime, annual bonfire and 5k/10k fun run are highlights of the autumn season.

As well as those mentioned above, Whixley has a thriving Cricket Club with two teams – ladies and juniors welcome. Bellringers and Choristers meet regularly at the church for practice.

Whixley Village Shop was originally opened as a community venture and is now run by Helen Tessyman who also runs the shop in nearby Marton cum Grafton. The shop itself is owned by the Parish Council. The shop stocks Voakes Pies, made in Whixley, and a wide range of groceries and supplies including fruit, vegetables, bread and milk, ice cream, and newspapers as well as a selection of wines, beers and soft drinks. Daily newspapers can be ordered and collected from the shop.

This quintessential English village offers a vibrant and varied community ideally suited for family life.


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