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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Beverley Road, Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25


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Tenure: Freehold

An elegant detached house of Victorian origins offering splendid accommodation of around 3,600 sq.ft (335 sq.m). The five bedrooms are complemented by two bathrooms and four reception rooms plus the usual domestic offices. The mature grounds of around a quarter of an acre are a particular feature and adjoin open countryside. Double garage.

Elegant Detached House
Victorian Origins
Around 3,600 sq ft
Five Bedrooms
Four Receptions
Two Receptions
Mature Grounds

INTRODUCTION Built, it is believed, around 1870 and extended in more recent times, this elegant Victorian home has had many uses, being at one time the parcel office for the nearby railway station. For many years however, the property has been used as residential accommodation, being extended by different owners over the years to provide the spacious home that exists today.

LOCATION The property lies on the eastern side of Beverley Road, within walking distance of the Town Centre and the local train station, yet it adjoins open countryside at the rear, across which far reaching views are available.    The town of Driffield has a wide range of shops and restaurants with good primary and secondary schooling. A local train service links Bridlington with Beverley and Hull. The coastal town of Bridlington lies approximately 20 minutes by car and the M62 motorway can be accessed via the A614 within half an hour's travelling time.

ACCOMMODATION The property is arranged on the ground and one upper floor as shown by the dimensioned floor plan forming part of these particulars of sale, a brief description being as follows.


ENTRANCE HALL20' max x 10'6" (6.1m max x 3.2m). Having an attractively coloured glass fanlight over the front door and circular windows to either side of the chimney breast. An elegant staircase leads from the entrance hall to the first floor and set beneath the stairs is a cloakroom with the usual toilet facilities.

CLOAKROOM Containing a low level WC and wash hand basin.

LIBRARY20'2" x 16'6" max (6.15m x 5.03m max). Having a multi fuel stove set within an attractive timber fireplace surround with marble inset and hearth. Within the library there is a cloak cupboard with double opening doors and a rear doorway leads to a courtyard.

DINING ROOM16'6" max x 13'1" (5.03m max x 3.99m). Having an open fire with dog-grate set within a fireplace surround, a large window extends across most of the southern elevation with built in seating below. Doorways from the dining room lead to the kitchen and to a long veranda.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM19'3" x 13'10" (5.87m x 4.22m). Having a range of floor and wall mounted units which incorporate a two and a quarter bowl sink unit, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge and a freestanding Lofra gas cooking range which will be included within the sale. A doorway from the breakfast area leads to the side of the property and double opening doors lead to a south facing veranda. A further door leads to a separate utility room and a secondary staircase leads from the kitchen to the first floor.   One of the two gas fired central heating boilers is located within the kitchen.

UTILITY ROOM11'2" x 10' (3.4m x 3.05m). Having a range of fitted units which incorporate a Belfast sink with plumbing for an automatic washing machine and venting for a tumble dryer. In addition, there is plumbing for an American style fridge/freezer. Off the utility room is a walk-in pantry set beneath the stairs. The utility room connects into a rear hall.

REAR HALL14'1" x 5'3" (4.3m x 1.6m). With access being gained from the south facing courtyard. The hallway connects with a playroom which in turn connects into a large drawing room.

PLAYROOM14' x 11'6" (4.27m x 3.5m). Having windows to the northern and southern elevations, the southern window having an electrically operated awning over. Set within the playroom is the second gas fired central heating boiler.

DRAWING ROOM26'6" x 23' (8.08m x 7m). This spacious reception room has an electric stove set within a fireplace surround. Extending across much of the eastern elevation there are a series of double glazed sliding patio doors which lead to a garden terrace and onward to the mature lawned garden.


LANDING A spacious irregular shaped landing is arranged to give direct access to four of the five bedrooms and the family bathroom. A walk-in shelved linen cupboard is located off the main landing and a ceiling hatch gives access to the roof void.

BEDROOM 119'6" x 14'3" (5.94m x 4.34m). Having a range of fitted wardrobes which extend across most of one wall with further wardrobes and a dressing table. Adjoining this master bedroom is a large walk-in wardrobe with double opening doors, adjacent to which there is a shower room located off an inner landing. A ceiling hatch within the inner landing gives access to the inner roof void.

SHOWER ROOM6'10" x 6'9" (2.08m x 2.06m). Containing a suite comprising a walk-in shower cubicle, a wash hand basin and low level WC with concealed cistern.

BEDROOM 215' max x 13' (4.57m max x 3.96m). Having a deep walk-in bay window with doorway leading to a south facing balcony. An attractive ceiling rose is a feature of this bedroom.

BEDROOM 315' x 11'1" (4.57m x 3.38m). With a fitted shelved cupboard to one side of the chimney breast recess and a built in vanity wash hand basin to the other side.

BEDROOM 411' x 10' (3.35m x 3.05m). Having a fitted shelved cupboard to one side of the chimney breast recess and a wash hand basin to the other side in a similar way to Bedroom 3. This bedroom is currently used by the present owners as a study.

FAMILY BATHROOM9' x 6' (2.74m x 1.83m). Being part tiled containing a suite in white comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC together with a separate walk-in shower cubicle with Mira shower unit.

STUDIO/BEDROOM 517'6" x 13'10" (5.33m x 4.22m). Access to this spacious room is gained via the secondary staircase and it is currently used by the present owners as an artist's studio although it could readily be used as a fifth bedroom if required. Within this room there are a series of built in cupboards together with a Belfast sink with cold water supply and a low glazed doorway leads to a rear balcony with decking and power supply which gives splendid views over the gardens and far reaching views over the adjoining countryside.


GARAGING Set within the courtyard, there is a modern brick/block built garage with concrete render, having a pitched, tiled roof and up and over door operated by remote control. An electric light and power supply is installed and a window within the garage overlooks the front courtyard.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS Vehicular access to the property is gained through a pillared and gated vehicular access from Beverley Road with the tarmacadam areas to the front bounded by brick walling along the whole of the Beverley Road frontage. A driveway runs between the main residence and the garaging and leads to a good sized courtyard capable of accommodating several vehicles beyond which there is a timber kennel. Beyond the courtyard are extensive lawned gardens bounded on the southern side by mature shrubs and bushes with a particular feature being a brick built wood store which dates from around 1870.

. To the rear of the main residence there is a small terrace which leads from the drawing room to sweeping lawns which are arranged in an L shape with high brick walling along the northern boundary, within which there are double opening timber gates which allow access to the rear of the property from a private lane across which the vendor advises us a vehicular and pedestrian right of way is available however the purchasers solicitor should ensure that all access rights are transferred upon completion.

. The eastern boundary, which adjoins open countryside, is bounded by mature shrubs, bushes and trees and set within the southern part of the grounds are raised nursery beds, one of which is used for the growing of asparagus. Set within this part of the garden is an aluminium framed greenhouse and a large two-room summer house which has a power supply installed, the power to which can be operated from within the main residence. There is also an outside power supply and outside tap.

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SERVICES All mains services are connected to the property.

CENTRAL HEATING The property has a comprehensive gas fired central heating system installed operated from two central heating boilers.

INSULATION The property is mostly double glazed.

SECURITY A security alarm system is installed.

COUNCIL TAX Council Tax is payable to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. From verbal enquiries we are advised that the property is shown in the Council Tax Property Bandings List in Valuation Band F.*

TENURE/SERVICE CHARGES We understand the property to be freehold.*

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