Seeking solitude? A tiny honey-hued Georgian gatehouse in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, has just entered the property market for £250,000.
Steeped in history and built with a Limestone Asher block exterior, Eastgate Lodge is arranged over two floors and has been carefully improved by current owners. Opening towards the stunning Grimston Park Estate (which has been visited by the British monarchy since the 1800s), it's a pocket of peace and seclusion.
Step inside the home and you'll find a cosy reception area, one bedroom with plenty of storage, and underground accommodation boasting an additional living area with a glass roof, kitchenette, and a beautiful bathroom with a clawfoot bath. If you need another reason to put down your offer, this basement also has French doors which lead to the sunken garden.
Some of the features sure to catch you eye include the wrought iron spiral stairs leading to the kitchen area and an alcove fireplace — perfect for warming up on a winter's day. It might not be a particularly large home (it measures just 408 sq ft in total), but it has all the ingredients for a cosy abode.
As well as the secret sunken garden, new owners will also get to enjoy the sprawling lawns which open towards the grand estate. From the outside lighting to the gravelled area for alfresco entertaining, it's the ideal space for both private dining and larger barbecues. All we need now is a little sunshine...
This property is currently on the market for £250,000 with Hunters.
Take a tour around the home...
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