Situated in the most prestigious area of York, The Old Manor House in Clifton is a Grade II listed Jacobean building. Known locally as ‘the Nell Gwynne house’ due to rumours that the mistress of Charles II once stayed at the property, this beautiful house is currently on the market for £1,295,000.
The detached 5-bedroom property has been carefully renovated and restored by the present owners to make it a comfortable and contemporary family home.
The 17th-century facade with its intricate masonry was built around a medieval timber frame and much of this original frame can still be seen. Exposed beams, detailed fireplaces, and an 18th-century corner cupboard are just a few reminders of this house’s long and interesting history. The most interesting feature, however, has to be the geometrically panelled entrance door which is by far, one of the oldest in York.
The house itself covers 3,500 square feet and includes an entrance hall, three reception rooms, a large kitchen with dining area and utility room, five spacious bedrooms, shower rooms, a family bathroom and a large cellar. Outside, you’ll find a pretty, secluded garden with a patio area and a separate garage/workroom. The property also has a driveway with enough parking space for 2 or 3 vehicles.
We absolutely adore this property so if you have a spare £1.3m and intend to buy it, please do invite us over for tea!