Yorkshire Properties - Church Cliff House, Filey
PUBLISHED: 19:14 03 September 2012 | UPDATED: 21:49 20 February 2013
This lovely family home dates back to 1799, built on the site of a much earlier manor house owned by Sir John Buck, high sheriff of York from 1640 to 1641.
Where: Church Cliff House is a substantial, grade two listed Georgian gentlemans residence on the cliff top overlooking the popular seaside town of Filey. It is situated on the north side of a ravine next to St Oswalds Church, described by Pevsner as easily the finest church in the north east corner of the East Riding.
What: This lovely family home dates back to 1799, built on the site of a much earlier manor house owned by Sir John Buck, high sheriff of York from 1640 to 1641.It has been skilfully refurbished to a high standard and comes to the market having been owned by just three families in the last 120 years.
Interior: The reception rooms are accessed from a wide entrance hall, which leads to a bespoke kitchen; an impressive drawing room with a marble fireplace and original window shutters; a dining room, family room, study and morning room which catches the early morning sun from the east. The breakfast kitchen is fitted with handmade, hand-painted units, a Lacanche range cooker and all usual integrated appliances under a granite worktop.
An imposing returning staircase leads to the first floor accommodation: a master bedroom suite with two separate bedrooms and bathroom (also accessed by the rear staircase); a guest bedroom with en-suite; three further double bedrooms and a house bathroom. A further good sized room is currently used as a gym. Three of the bedrooms have fitted wardrobes and views over Filey Bay.
Exterior: The extensive grounds include a delightful walled garden containing species of apple, pear and plum trees, a pond and a number of herbaceous borders with a summer house and York stone patio.
Beyond the gardens is a fully fenced paddock which leads away from the house towards the cliff tops.
The property is enclosed at the front with brick pillars and wrought iron gates opening up on to a large gravel driveway. This in turn leads on to a brick outbuilding with two garages, two store rooms and a detached single garage.
Price: Guide price of 895,000.
Contact: For more details, please contact Jackson-Stops & Staffs York office on 01904 625033 or visit jackson-stops.co.uk using fast find code 47851.