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4 bedroom house for sale

'Torshavn' Muston Road, Filey

Sold STC £399,950

Property Description

Key features

  • A detached residence standing in gardens of over half an acre, offering comfortable family-sized four-bedroomed accommodation
  • Master ensuite, cloakroom and family bathroom
  • uPVC double glazing and gas fired central heating
  • Good sized breakfast kitchen and separate dining room
  • Well presented spacious accommodations
  • Viewing is recommended

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Perhaps one of Filey's finest private residences on the Muston Road approach into Filey.
The house stands in gardens of over half an acre and offers comfortable family-sized four-bedroom accommodation, three reception rooms, a fully fitted dining kitchen and conservatory on to the rear garden.
Features include gas fired central heating, uPVC double glazing, a garden design providing for outdoor living with sheds greenhouses, garden lighting, power and water distributions.

The house is believed to have been built in the early 1930s for a timber merchant from Hull and was constructed by Sawdon’s Builders of Filey who were responsible for very many of the quality houses found in Filey today. Of traditional brick construction under a pitched Rosemary tiled roof, the house has been meticulously maintained and offers a comfortable specification including double garaging with loft space over and extensive parking on the gravelled forecourt.

Front Entrance
A traditional tiled portico features a pair of modern uPVC double entrance doors leading into an inner vestibule with paneling to the sides, Dimplex heater and a decorative etched glass inner entrance door.

Hallway 3.71m(12'2') x 5.40m(17'8')(maximum measurements)
Featuring a substantial and traditional staircase turning back on itself rising to the first floor with decorative handrails and supports. There is a cupboard under the stairs and to the side of the entrance door a downstairs toilet.

Downstairs Toilet
with a low suite w.c., toilet basin, extractor fan and Dimplex heater.

Lounge 4.70m(15'5') x 5.61m(18'5')(maximum measurements
into the decorative bay window)
This is an impressive triple aspect room with a room height of sum 9 ft and is dominated by an open fire with one Baxi grate with a feature classical style surround with marble hearth and back, satellite TV and telephone points, two central heating radiators, a ceiling spotlight fitting, a picture light point and single lighting control for four table lamp positions.

Dining Room 4.58m(15'0') x 5.08m(16'8')(maximum measurements
into the bay window)
Two wall light points, stone feature fireplace opening with a slate hearth and log effect electric fan assisted fire grate. One central heating radiator and skirting radiator panels.

Morning Room 6.23m(20'5') x 3.68m(12'1')
with a fireplace feature with living Flame gas fire, classical style fire surround and marble hearth, TV & Telephone points. Built-in arched and illuminated bookcase unit with TV and hi-fi stand, two central heating radiators, walk-in drinks cupboard with power and space for a fridge if required.

Cloakroom 3.39m (11' 1') x 1.67m (5' 6')
with a cloaks rack, one central heating radiator, isolation tap for the garden water supply, door leading into the conservatory.

Dining Kitchen 5.72m (18' 9') x 3.37m (11' 0')
with brushed light Travertine random stone flooring, a large range of pine fronted kitchen floor and wall cupboard units and working surfaces, inset sink unit with separate drinking water filter tap, dishwasher and dryer space under the units and larder fridge space, built-in dishwasher and electric fan assisted oven with Panasonic integrated microwave fitting over. The cupboard units feature a pull-out larder cupboard, corner carousel, ceramic hob with a canopied extractor hood over, white tiled splash backs, TV and telephone points, half height paneling to the dining space, one central heating radiator and electric skirting heater, spotlights to ceiling, under cupboard lighting, uPVC entrance door to garden.

Conservatory 3.34m (10' 11') x 3.62m (11' 11')
of uPVC construction with windows overlooking the panorama of the garden. Double doors open on to an adjoining patio area with glazed windbreak, TV & Telephone points.

First Floor Landing 3.69m (12' 1') x 5.35m (17' 6')
with one central heating radiator and a loft access hatch with sliding ladder. This is an impressive space with an arch feature and a landing window looking out over the frontage.

Master Bedroom 5.68m (18' 8') x 4.70m (15' 5')
side facing with a range of built-in white-fronted bedroom furniture with a door concealing the entrance to an

Ensuite Shower Room
offering a low suite w.c. toilet basin and built-in electric shower cubicle and heated towel rail.
Features include an arched bay window and additional side windows looking on to the garden, spot light ceiling fittings with dimmer switch controls and a single lighting control for occasional lighting, 2 central heating radiators, TV and telephone points.

Bedroom Two 5.11m(16'9') x 4.68m(15'4')
front facing with a range of sliding wardrobes, bay window feature, one central heating radiator, TV point.

Bedroom Three 4.30m(14'1') x 3.42m(11'2')
rear facing with a projecting bay window affording views over the rear garden, one central heating radiator, TV point.

Bedroom Four 3.71m(12'2') x 3.82m(12'6')
front facing with one central heating radiator, built-in cupboard, built-in desk unit, TV and telephone points.

Bathroom 3.06m(10'0') x 2.68m(8'9')
with a peach themed bathroom suite providing panel bath, pedestal toilet basin, shower cubicle with electric shower and complementary wall tiling, one central heating radiator, spotlights, extractor fan.

Separate Toilet
with a low suite w.c. and original Thirties tiling, laminate flooring, toilet basin, electric towel rail.

Boiler Room
with a floor mounted gas fired central heating boiler and cylinder cupboard adjacent. Walk-in airing cupboard with shelving.

Roof Space Room 3.55m(11'8') x 5.52m(18'1')
with sliding ladder access, timber effect wall paneling, uPVC dormer window with views over Filey towards the sea, built-in cupboard and access to storage under eaves. Lighting and power points.

The property has an extensive frontage to Muston Road with an electrically operated driveway gate with side postman's gate.

The frontage is fenced with a line of shrubs and small trees providing privacy. The driveway has a gravel finish with an extensive turning and parking area across the entire frontage of the house allowing parking for a large number of vehicles.

There is a substantial complimentary detached garage structure at the side of the House some 6.36m (20' 10') x 4.27m (14' 0') with mezzanine loft space over with ladder access, electric up and over garage door to the frontage and double timber doors at the rear allowing vehicles to pass through to a washing area behind.

Attached to the garage is a lean to utility area with a Belfast sink with an electric water heater, two coal bunkers and a workshop area.

Rear and Side Gardens
Fencing and gates ensure that the garden area is totally private and secure. Designed for outdoor living the landscaped gardens are provided with extensive lighting, power and water points and even telephone points in the two greenhouses. Additionally there are three garden huts, a log store and an open store at the bottom of the garden.

Features include the principal lawn directly at the back of the house which in turn leads to an orchard area at the bottom of the garden; there are rockery borders, well-established trees and shrubs particularly on the boundaries, a vegetable and strawberry patch, a children’s tree house and a flagpole.

The property has the benefit of mains gas, water, electricity and drainage connections, a ground floor alarm system and PIR external house lighting. Please note we have not tested any services or appliances as this is outside the scope of our instructions.

The property is believed to be freehold and free of encumbrances. All matters of tenure are subject to verification and clarification in the contract sale.


Viewing strictly by appointment with the owner's agents.

Council Tax
Verbal enquiries from Scarborough Borough Council on 01723 232323.

These particulars are subject to constant review and updating. Comments under tenure, council tax, planning use and service availability are provided for guidance only and are not based on formal enquiry, which is outside the scope of our Agency instructions. It remains for purchasers to satisfy themselves as to the facts. We cannot therefore accept any responsibility for information provided in good faith which may subsequently require amendment. Measurements provided are approximate only and should not be relied upon for other purposes.

We will be pleased to offer independent advice regarding a mortgage for this property, details of which are available from our Filey office 01723 512968. Independent advice will be given by Licensed Credit Brokers. Written quotations on request. Your home is at risk if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage or other loan secured on it.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 May 2012

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