Beau­ti­ful homes in Golden Tri­an­gle and a York vil­lage

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Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY NEWS -

THIS HIS­TORIC house is in a Golden Tri­an­gle hotspot and is one of the old­est and most char­ac­ter­ful homes in the vil­lage.

It sits in the heart of Lin­ton and has pri­vate grounds of 1.5 acres plus out­build­ings, sta­bles, sum­mer house, garage and self­con­tained an­nexe.

In­side, there is a reception hall with fire­place and stairs, a study, 21ft draw­ing room with beamed ceil­ing, a large sun lounge, din­ing room, newly-in­stalled kitchen with Aga, pantry, util­ity room and cloak­room. Up­stairs, there is a mas­ter bed­room with en-suite bath­room and dress­ing room, guest bed­room with en-suite bath­room and dress­ing area, two fur­ther bed­rooms and a house bath­room.

Es­tate agent An­drew Bead­nall says: “Low Farm is be­lieved to be the third old­est prop­erty in this exclusive vil­lage and, as ex­pected, re­veals charm­ing ac­com­mo­da­tion with nu­mer­ous char­ac­ter­ful fea­tures. The grounds have to be viewed to be fully ap­pre­ci­ated.” Lin­ton is close to Wetherby and of­fers easy ac­cess to Leeds.

Bell Cot­tage, Bish­opthorpe, York. Price: £495,000. Con­tact: Carter Jonas, tel: 01904 558200, www.carter­

THIS PRETTY Ge­or­gian house on Sim Balk Lane takes its name from the for­mer vil­lage mid­wife Granny Bell.

Orig­i­nally built as two cot­tages, the prop­erty has evolved to be­come a spa­cious, light-filled home in one of York’s sought-af­ter lo­ca­tions.

The house has a drive­way, park­ing and turn­ing area with a sin­gle garage and store on one side and a flagged pa­tio on the other.

It has a break­fast kitchen and pantry, a sit­ting room, cloak­room, din­ing room and study. What was orig­i­nally four bed­rooms on the first floor now has a mas­ter suite with a walk­through dress­ing room and bath­room. There are also two dou­ble bed­rooms and a shower room. The prop­erty has been well-main­tained by the same own­ers for more than 30 years but would now ben­e­fit from a de­gree of mod­erni­sa­tion.

The house is in Bish­opthorpe vil­lage close to York race­course.

Nearby Bish­opthorpe Road is renowned for its in­de­pen­dent shops and cafes.

ALL GOLD: Low Farm is in the pic­turesque vil­lage of Lin­ton. Right, Bell Cot­tage, a charm­ing prop­erty in Bish­opthorpe, York.

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