Property of the Day: The Old Rectory, Oswaldkirk, York
THE PROPERTY: This impressive seven-bedroom, six-bathroom house comes with equestrian facilities and offers sweeping views across the valley.
THE LOCATION: Oswaldkirk is just a few miles from the beautiful market town of Helmsley and 45 minutes from York, with high-speed train services to all major train stations. The neighbouring village of Ampleforth is home to the Abbey and school. The monks sell delicious local honey and gin, and North Yorkshire abounds with beautiful walks and world-class pubs.
THE INTERIOR: The recently refurbished property includes modern features, such as a fully fitted Smallbone kitchen and underfloor heating, alongside large bay windows and double-height ceilings with intricate cornicing.
WHY WE LOVE IT: Beyond the garden, the outstanding games-room provides great entertaining space, including an open-plan eating and dining area with a bar at one end. The building has planning permission to be converted into additional rooms.
BUY IT NOW: £3,250,000 with Knight Frank
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