Coun­try homes that have far-reach­ing views

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY - The Old Rec­tory, Nun­ning­ton Price: £925,000 Contact: Blenkin and Co, tel: 01904 671672, www. blenk­i­nandco.com Contact: Blenkin and Co, tel: 01904 671672, www. blenk­i­nandco.com

THIS mag­nif­i­cent mid 19th cen­tury rec­tory stands at the high­est point of the vil­lage and boasts com­mand­ing views across Ryedale, the Vale of Pick­er­ing and the North York Moors.

The stone and slate prop­erty dates from 1858 and to prove how elab­o­rate the spec­i­fi­ca­tions were, the owner has the orig­i­nal in­struc­tions to the builder.

Es­tate agent Tim Blenkin says: “In North York­shire, dower houses, manor houses and smaller coun­try houses of that ilk are par­tic­u­larly scarce, largely be­cause the great es­tates have not sold and re­leased prop­er­ties of this stature.

As a re­sult, the care­fully and elab­o­rately con­structed rec­to­ries very of­ten prove to be the best fam­ily houses avail­able. This is true in Nun­ning­ton, where The Old Rec­tory has a dom­i­nat­ing po­si­tion and of­fers splen­did fam­ily ac­com­mo­da­tion.”

It has a stair­case hall, draw­ing room, din­ing room, sit­ting room and con­ser­va­tory, in­ner hall with cloak­room, con­tem­po­rary THIS barn con­ver­sion is in the heart of the York­shire Wolds and has sen­sa­tional views across the Vale of York to the Min­ster.

It has a sep­a­rate cottage, out­build­ings, garage and he­li­pad.

Inside, there is a re­cep­tion hall, draw­ing room, sit­ting room, din­ing room, study, cinema room, gym, kitchen break­fast room, mas­ter bed­room with en suite bath­room, guest bed­room with en suite bath­room and two fur­ther bed­rooms with en suite shower rooms.

The cottage has one bed­room and the grounds are 1.28 acres.

Tim Blenkin says: “This su­perb barn con­ver­sion of­fers con­tem­po­rary liv­ing and has in­ter­con­nect­ing re­cep­tion rooms ideal for en­ter­tain­ing.”

Bishop Wilton has a church, pub and post of­fice/vil­lage shop.

The Old Rec­tory at Nun­ning­ton is one of the vil­lage’s most im­pres­sive homes. Right: Bish­ops Barns has been treated to a con­tem­po­rary con­ver­sion.

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