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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Wortley Cottage, Chapel Street, Robin Hoods Bay

Sold STC £299,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautifully modernised 3 bedroom cottage
  • Lies in the heart of this popular coastal village
  • Successful holiday let
  • Retaining many original features
  • Gas central heating

Full description

This beautifully modernised cottage is a grade II listed building situated in the heart of the old village of Robin Hood¿s Bay where the old cottages crowd close to the sea, interwoven by a labyrinth of paths and alleyways. Wortley Cottage is thought to date back to the 17th Century and was renovated in 2009/10 with a sympathetic eye trying to retain as much character as possible whilst bring in modern comforts.

Approached from the pathway running across the front, known as Chapel Street, a part glazed panelled entrance door opens into ¿

Open Plan Living Room and Kitchen: 18¿5 x 15¿3 (overall) With a wide window facing to the front onto Chapel Street and a smaller window in the rear corner, facing to the side this open plan room offers space for sitting around the fireplace, dining around a table and a fitted kitchen including an old cooking range as an interesting feature. The kitchen area has a suite of handmade painted cabinets with block-wood oak worktops and a 1½ bowl stainless steel sink, an electric oven, hob and cooker hood, a concealed dishwasher and refrigerator.

Central heating radiator, beamed ceiling, laminate flooring. Part paneled and part exposed stone walls. A staircase with a storage cupboard beneath leads up to the first floor from the rear corner of the room.

1st Floor:
The staircase rises up to a small landing with doors opening to ¿.

Bedroom 1: 12¿2 x 11¿3 With twin sash windows looking out to the front and part paneled walls, this lovely double master bedroom has charm, character and an en-suite shower room. The focal feature is an original cast fireplace with a mantel and surround, but there are also beams, a painted boarded floor and 2 recessed cupboards, one of which houses the gas central heating boiler. A door opens through to ¿

En-Suite Shower Room: With a modern suite of fittings including a large shower cubicle with a thermostatic shower, a wash hand basin and a low flush WC with a concealed cistern. Pebble tiled floor and shower cubicle walls, inset spot lighting, extractor fan, central heating towel rail, part panelled walls.

Bathroom: 10¿0 x 7¿3 The bathroom has an old stone fireplace and part paneled walls and a window to the side. The room is fitted with an attractive contemporary bathroom suite comprising a roll-rim bath with ball and claw feet, a mixer tap and hand shower, a low flush WC and a pedestal wash basin. Beamed ceiling pebble effect tiled floor. Central heating towel radiator.

2nd Floor:
A corner winding staircase with fitted shelves and part panelled walls and ceiling rises from the first floor to a second floor landing with doors opening to the bedrooms which are situated within the roof space.

Bedroom 2: 15¿5 x 10¿1 (overall) A double bedroom with a sash window facing to the front giving views down over the beck and New Road, exposed roof beams and a paneled wall. Central heating radiator, painted boarded floor.

Bedroom 2: 10¿11 x 9¿11 (overall) A twin bedroom with a small window facing to the rear and a Velux heritage style rooflight window. The room has part matchboard paneled walls and roof, with a small hatch giving access to the eaves. Painted boarded floor, central heating radiator.


Viewing: Viewings by appointment. All interested parties should discuss this property, and in particular any specific issues that might affect their interest, with the agent¿s office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property.

Directions: From our offices, drive towards Scarborough on the A171 coast road, turning off to Robin Hood¿s Bay Where signposted. Follow the road to the upper village and park in the public car park at the top of the bank into the old village, opposite the Victoria Hotel. From here proceed on foot (there are vehicle restrictions in the old village and no parking) head down the bank on the main road until you reach the fish shop. Take the next alley to your left and walk along, past the Old Bakery and you will find Wortley cottage on your left hand side marked by a Richardson and Smith ¿For Sale¿ board.

Services: The property is connected to mains water, gas, electricity and drainage. Heating is provided via a ¿combi¿ style gas central heating boiler.

Council Tax / Business Rates: The property is currently assessed for business rates as it is a commercial holiday let. The rateable value is currently £3,600 which means that the rates payable are currently approx. £1,728 for 2015/16 before reliefs. Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council. Tel: 01723 232323.

Postal Code: YO22 4SQ

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Added on Rightmove:
30 June 2016


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