Scackleton is a picturesque village set in the heart of the Howardian Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, about three miles south west of the popular village of Hovingham.
Hovingham has excellent village facilities including a primary school, hotel, public house, village shop, bakery, hairdressers, children’s playground, bowling green and tennis club. There is also an award winning monthly food market.
Malton (about 11 miles) is the nearest market town with a weekly market, shops, supermarket, restaurants, bars and a train station with regular services to York and Leeds.
The nearest city is York, about 16 miles, rich in history and has an array of amenities, a mainline train station with good links to London and Scotland. Some services complete the journey to Kings Cross in under two hours. On the outskirts of York are Monks Cross retail shopping centre and the Vangarde shopping park which are about 13 miles from Scackleton.
The highly regarded public school Ampleforth College is about eight and a half miles away. The nearby village of Terrington (about three and a half miles), has a prep school and doctors surgery. Secondary schools can be found in Malton (about 12 miles), Easingwold (about ten miles) and Nawton (about 11.5 miles).
Please note that all distances and travel times are approximate.
East Wing is a wonderful Grade II listed Georgian country house, situated about a mile outside the hamlet of Scackleton, within the beautiful Howardian Hills, An Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
This two-bedroom home is over 1800 square feet of living space and retains some original period features such as shutters, sash windows, high ceilings, ornate cornicing and ceiling rose.
On entry, through double doors is a welcoming hallway leading to the sitting room and dining area, this is a generous sized room over 25 feet long with dual aspect creating a light and spacious space. To the rear of the property is the kitchen with a good range of units with granite worktop and modern appliances.
The first floor offers two spacious bedrooms with stunning views, in particular the large principal bedroom has a dual aspect. There is a modern shower room as well as a separate bathroom with shower.
The house is approached via a shared driveway, with East Wing at the end, within a private setting. There are beautiful landscaped gardens with mature bedding and shrubs with a stone walkway that leads onto a patio space which is perfectly positioned to benefit from the sun throughout the day and offering uninterrupted countryside views. There is ample space for parking to the front of the house and two wooden outbuildings.