Yorkshire Properties - The Old Vicarage, East Cowton
The Old Vicarage is in the popular village of at East Cowton, between the A1 and A167. It offers a variety of facilities including a pub, restaurant, primary school, shop, village hall, church and garage.
Where: The Old Vicarage is in the popular village of at East Cowton, between the A1 and A167. It offers a variety of facilities including a pub, restaurant, primary school, shop, village hall, church and garage. There is also a useful bus services to the market towns of Northallerton and Darlington, both of which have East Coast Mainline railway stations.
What: This grade two listed property dates from the early 19th century and offers all the classic proportions and architectural features associated with that elegant period. It boasts a recently built orangery, which takes full advantage of the open countryside views beyond the garden; has an independent, single-storey, one-bedroom guest annexe; and has planning consent for an enclosed, glazed atrium across the courtyard.
Inside: A welcoming ground floor hall leads through to an elegant drawing room, dining room, sitting room, study, orangery, breakfast kitchen, utility room, cloakroom and downstairs to a useful cellar. Upstairs you will find a principal bedroom suite with its own en-suite bathroom; a guest bedroom with an en-suite shower room; two further bedrooms; a good-sized family bathroom; and a handy cloakroom.
The living accommodation is completed by a separate guest annexe, which comprises a sitting room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom.
Outside: The property, which sits in around a third of an acre, is approached through electric, wrought iron gates, which open up on to a driveway with a useful gravelled parking and turning area. There is also a garage. At the front of the house is a delightful lawned garden with herbaceous borders and a hand-gate that leads prettily to the rear garden. Here you will find a deep terrace, a manicured lawn, borders and a host of mature specimen trees. As if all this was not enough, beyond the rear garden you will find a productive vegetable garden, a greenhouse, tool shed and a chicken run.
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Contact: For more information, please call Jackson-Stops & Staff on 01904 625033 or visit jackson-stops.co.uk and type in the Fast Find code 43299
The print version of this article appeared in the March 2012 issue of Yorkshire Life
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