An exceptional victorian family home
The Lawns, Shipton Road, York YO30 5RE
An exceptional victorian Grade II listed family home located in a prime location in York!
York City centre 1.5 miles, York train station 1.5 miles.
Picture-perfect family home
A Victorian property built around 1835, The Lawns is the picture-perfect family home. The property is phenomenal to say the least and has enormous character despite being modernised to the highest specification. When entering the property, you can immediately feel the quality of the renovation along with the grandeur of the Victorian build creating a perfect balance of old and new resulting in a beautiful and stylish luxurious home. The downstairs has underfloor heating in the new kitchen extension and has oak flooring that flows seamlessly throughout the main living area.
The heart of the house
The heart of the house is the kitchen dining room that opens out into the family room that has French doors opening out onto the garden. The roof lantern in the kitchen allows light to flood into the dining area and French doors open out onto the expansive, well maintained, landscaped garden.
Bespoke, hand painted kitchen
The stunning bespoke, hand painted kitchen by Peter Thompson includes an island with breakfast bar and top of the range Italian granite worktops. The integrated appliances include two Gaggenau electric ovens, two Gaggenau warming drawers, a Gaggenau microwave, built-in stainless steel Gaggenau fridge and separate freezer, dishwasher, wine cooler/bottle fridge with feature bar area and a 1½ stainless steel sink with Quooker tap. This is the ultimate kitchen for everyday family living but also for entertaining. The utility room/boot room offers additional storage along with space and plumbing for a washing machine and a tumble dryer with full height windows that create additional natural light.
Family sized living spaces
The property has a spacious formal living room with a marble fireplace and a log burning stove to create the perfect atmosphere for cosy nights in. The library/study is fitted with bookshelves and cupboards, ideal as a home office.
A staircase leads from the kitchen to two further reception rooms. One currently utilised as a home cinema/media room and the other could be used as a secondary home office or an additional bedroom
The master bedroom with ensuite bathroom and dressing room is located on the ground floor and has a double set of French doors opening on to the sunny garden terrace.The original “feature” staircase leads you to four further bedrooms and the house bathroom. The guest bedroom suite has been beautifully designed and includes a fully tiled bathroom with walk in shower, bath and a balcony with wrought iron railings accessed from the main bedroom through French doors – a private space large enough for table and chairs, with views overlooking the gardens perfect for an early morning coffee. The three further bedrooms all allow for double beds, two at the front of the house and one to the rear. The house bathroom is fully tiled and has a walk-in shower and free standing bath.
Outside there is a front lawned garden with various shrubs and to the rear a private south west facing lawned garden with planted raised beds, specimen trees and shrubs including beech, cherry, magnolia, hydrangeas, Portuguese laurel, berberis and rhododendron. The stone flagged patio is ideal for alfresco dining and enjoying the sun. Located in the rear garden is the home studio, currently used as an art studio. With a skylight, power, electric light, plumbing/sink, and surrounded by a gravelled area. This studio could be utilised in many different ways to include a summer house or outside bar.The attached double garage has two electric doors, an external electrical power charger for an electric vehicle and water tap. The driveway provides off street parking for multiple vehicles
Explore The Lawns
Shipton Road is a highly desirable residential area of York and provides excellent access into York and to the ring road giving rapid access to Leeds and the A1M. Alongside Shipton Road are riverside walks direct into the city centre or to the open green spaces of Rawcliffe Bar Country Park. Within a short stroll of No. 23, are the fourteen acres of Homestead Park with its floral displays and children’s playpark as well as York Sports club, host to cricket, rugby, squash and tennis. Clifton village with its independent shops lies within walking distance and Clifton Moor retail Park, Monks Cross and Vangarde Shopping Park are a short drive away.
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