This four bedroom country lodge boasts efflorescent gardens and equestrian facilities.

The delightfully charming Bracken Lodge typifies the idyllic country lifestyle we all dream of. Hidden away in what once a part of the Wiganthorpe estate and standing proud in the heart of the Howardian Hills Area of Outstanding Beauty. The perfect farmhouse retains much of its traditional character after having been extensively improved by the current owners.

Principally arranged over one floor under a pitch tiled roof, the quaint house displays original and beautifully restored beams throughout the bedrooms and living areas as well as numerous log burners to keep you warm on those frosty winter nights. The large sitting room leads us through to a homely well-sized kitchen feauturing an Aga.

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The appreciable bedrooms enjoy views over the attractive gardens with wonderfully cultivated borders, stunningly arranged flower beds and a large vegetable garden. The various outbuildings dotted around the 2.25 acres of land include stables and garages and beyond them, the equestrian facilities of the paddock and the peaceful orchard stand side by side.

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Ideally situated between the charming villages of Hovingham and Terrington. Both of which contain primary schools, village shops and public houses. For families, the local area also benefits from well respected preparatory school Terrington Hall and Ampleforth College. The attractions, museums, shops and restaurants of the beautiful, historic city of York are only 20 miles away from which the direct journey to London Kings Cross takes less than two hours.

The guide price is £695,000. For further information please contact Savills on +44 (0) 1904 617 820.

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