Thornton Grove House is a handsome red brick period family home offering in total more than 5,700 sq. ft. of flexible accommodation arranged over three floors. Retained features include some sash glazing, high ceilings with fine cornicing and some original fireplaces.
The ground floor accommodation flows from welcoming reception and inner halls, the former with a walk-in pantry and cast iron open fireplace and the latter with useful cloakroom. It includes spacious rear sitting and dining rooms, both with large bay windows and cast iron open fireplaces, and a large L-shaped reception room with an open fireplace and bay incorporating French doors to the rear terrace. There is also an extensive games room with French doors to the garden and an inter-connecting study. The spacious kitchen/breakfast room has a range of bespoke Clarity Arts wall and base units, an Aga, a conservatory-style breakfast area and a neighbouring fitted utility room with a door to the annexe.
Also accessible through a separate front door, the annexe provides an open plan kitchen/reception room, the latter with freestanding woodburning stove, and a generous double bedroom with built-in storage and modern en suite bathroom.
The first floor provides a large principal bedroom with built-in storage and modern Jack and Jill en suite bathroom, shared with a generous double bedroom with built-in storage. An additional bedroom benefits from a modern en suite shower room while three further double bedrooms are well served by a contemporary family bathroom and a modern family shower room. On the second floor the property benefits from two spacious store rooms, both suitable for use as additional bedrooms if required.
The village of Bishop Thornton offers a good selection of day-to-day amenities including a newsagent/village store, independent shopping, public house and two churches. The area offers a wide range of state primary and secondary schooling including Markington C of E Primary & Nursery School, and a good selection of noted independent schools.
Having plenty of kerb appeal, the property is approached through double electric gates over a low maintenance gravelled forecourt with turning circle and lean-to carport with parking for multiple vehicles. The well-maintained enclosed part-walled garden to the rear is laid mainly to level lawn bordered by well-stocked flower and shrub beds and features numerous seating areas and a large, paved terrace with parterre-style garden with feature topiary, ideal for entertaining and al fresco dining, the whole screened by mature shrubs and trees and enjoying far-reaching views.