Price guide £465,000 Sold Subject to Contract

Chestnut Avenue, Thornton-Le-Dale, Pickering

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A superbly converted and renovated former Victorian School

Entrance Hall

Living Room


Store Room/Office

Dining Kitchen

Three Double Bedrooms

Three En-Suites

Double Glazing

Central Heating

Off Street Parking

Original Features


The picture postcard village of Thornton-le-Dale lies along the A170 Thirsk to Scarborough road and has good local facilities including family baker, 2 public houses, post office, chemist, doctors surgery, general store and others. There are some beautiful and varied walks in and around the village with the entrance to Dalby Forest only a few minutes drive away where there is some spectacular scenery, splendid walks and cycling trails. A train service is available at Malton, 7 miles to the south, with regular connections to York and beyond. Pickering lies 3 miles to the west and offers all the usual facilities of a busy market town.

The Olde School stands in a central and prominent position within the village overlooking the picturesque stream to the front. The property has been carefully and thoughtfully restored by A & D Sturdy of Rillington, highly respected local builders and developers. The current planning is for a principal residence, there is potential for alternative commercial uses, subject to the necessary consents.

The Olde School constructed in 1874 forms part of a larger development and has the benefit of off-road parking for two vehicles with access from Brook Lane and a small terraced garden and store. The property retains its heavy panelled door and mullion windows and the interior has been fitted out to an exceptional standard with a superb kitchen opening to a spacious sitting room with wood-burner, all with machine oak flooring. All three bedrooms have en-suite facilities.

Services:Mains water (with softener), gas and electricity. Connection to mains drainage. Gas fired central heating.

Tenure:We are informed the properties are freehold and that vacant possession will be given on completion.

Viewing:Strictly by appointment with the Agents Rounthwaite & Woodhead Tel: 01653 600747.

Council Tax: We are informed the property lies in Band C.