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2 bedroom cottage for sale

White Horse Cottage5 White Horse Yard, Church Street,Whitby, North YorkshireYO22 4BW

Sold STC £167,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Characterful and charming yard cottage
  • 2 Double bedrooms
  • Set just off cobbled Church Street
  • Modernised and central heating
  • Number of period features
  • Currently used as a holiday cottage
  • In the heart of Old Whitby
  • Ideally placed for the amenities of the town

Full description

A characterful and charming yard cottage set in a yard just off the most historic part of cobbled Church Street. With a number of traditional period features the cottage is currently used as a holiday letting and is ideally suited to the task of being one of the traditional cottages nestling at the foot of the east cliff below the Abbey Ruins, handily place for the amenities of the town.

Approached from the yard a six panel door opens directly into…

Living Room / Kitchen: 16'3 x 14'3 (overall) The sole reception room offers a fitted kitchen along the back wall with a space for a table and chairs and a 3 piece suite with a sitting area facing the brick ingle nook fireplace. Exposed beams add character and a wide window faces to the front whilst 2 smaller windows face to the rear. The kitchen is fitted with a range of units in an oak finish with laminate worktops and part tiled walls with fittings including an electric oven and 4 ring electric hob with matching cooker hood over, 1 and ½ bowl sink unit, fitted carpet, central heating radiator.

1st Floor
The winding corner staircase rises from the living room up to a first floor landing with a window to the rear and a narrow recessed cupboard. From here traditional panel doors open to…

Bedroom 1: 12'10 x 8'11 With window to the front giving views over the roof tops of the town and exposed beams to the ceiling. The room has part panelled walls with a recessed wardrobe and a cast iron period style fireplace with built-in mantle. A built-in cupboard houses the Vaillant combination gas central heating boiler. Central heating radiator, fitted carpet.

Bathroom: 8'3 x 7'3 With a modern white suite comprising panel bath with Mira shower over and glass shower screen, low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin. The bathroom has a modern arrangement with part tiled walls and window facing to the rear. Fitted carpet and central heating radiator. Wall mounted shaving mirror with a shaver light over and built-in vanity storage cupboard.

2nd Floor
The cottage staircase rises again from the first floor landing directly up into the…

Bedroom 2: 16'5 x 12'6 (overall) With dormer windows to both the front and rear each with horizontal sliding Yorkshire sash windows. The spacious bedroom has fitted carpet and central heating radiator and exposed beams.

The communal yard runs across the front of the house and opposite lie some outbuildings (14'8 x 8'11 overall externally) of rendered masonary construction with a pantile roof. These comprise:

Former Kitchen: With a horizontal sash window and a door at the front and a window to the rear the former kitchen has an old range and a built-in range of cupboards plus a "Belfast" style ceramic sink. Electric light and power, water and drainage.

Cloakroom: With white, low flush WC.


Viewing: By appointment with Richardson and Smith (01947) 602298.

Directions: From our offices, head across the swing bridge to the east side of town taking the second turning on the left onto Church Street. Walk along the cobbled street, turning right into White Horse Yard, at the side of the Inn with the same name. Follow the path up the steps at the back of the yard and you will find White Horse Cottage on your left hand side.

Services: The property is understood to be connected to mains water, electricity, gas and drainage.

Business Rates: The property pays business rates rather than council tax because it is currently used as a holiday let. The rateable value is £2,600 per annum which means that the rates payable for 2012/13 are £1,191 before any reliefs are applied (verbal query only). Scarborough Borough Council. Tel 01723 232323.

Post Code: YO22 4BW

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17 November 2014

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