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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Bruges Cottage, 9 Coltsgate Hill Ripon HG4 2AB

Under Offer £220,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II listed three double bedroom, double fronted Georgian cottage

Full description

An internal appraisal is highly recommended to view this Georgian gem. “Bruges Cottage” is a charming, Grade II listed double fronted cottage affording three double, bedroom accommodation and a wealth of character and period features with contemporary influences situated in a prime, slightly elevated position approx 500 yards from Ripon’s historic centre.
The property has been significantly updated over recent years making a most of the period features and charm associated with the Georgian era. These features include period style fireplaces, staircase with square spindles and slender, polished handrail, original mosaic tiles in the Reception Hall, panelled internal doors, pine floorboards etc. Contemporary influences include imaginatively designed kitchen with appliances, contemporary style White suites and marble tiles in Bathroom and En suite and slate tiles in the Kitchen and Utility Area.
Further advantages include gas heating via radiators, garden to the front and rear, the latter being south facing and walled providing some privacy.

Ripon is one of England’s smallest cities and is recognised for its majestic Cathedral, central Market Square with Obelisk and has a mix of period and modern architecture. Shopping centres mainly around the Market Square, Fishergate, Westgate, North Street and Westgate. The main market is held on Thursdays, with the town Bellman ringing his bell at 11 a.m. announcing the official start to trading. Every night at 9 p.m. the Hornblower blows his horn which is an excellent tourist attraction. A variety of other services and recreational amenities can be found including, banks, building societies, Doctors, Dentists, Ripon Spa Baths, Leisure Centre, Racecourse etc along with excellent schools, notably Ripon Grammar. Now by-passed, Ripon is ideally placed for commuting to the major business centres of West Yorkshire and Teesside and the acclaimed A1/M1 link road makes travelling further afield more accessible.


Entrance Hall: Panelled entrance door with brass furniture and fanlight over. Cloak hooks. Radiator. Original mosaic floor tiles. Stairs leading to the first floor with painted spindles and polished handrail.

Lounge: Windows to the front elevation and French doors leading to the rear garden. Period style fireplace with cast iron insert and painted surround suitable for open fires. Cupboard/ Bookshelves to chimney recess. Wall light. Radiator.

Dining Room: Windows to the front and side elevations. Period style fireplace with cast iron, hob grate and pine surround suitable for open fires. Telephone point. Radiator.

Inner Hall: Understairs cupboard providing useful storage. Open to:-

Breakfast/Dining Kitchen: Window to the side elevation. Imaginatively designed kitchen with stylish grey units fitted at floor and wall heights and having black granite working surfaces and twin, stainless steel sink. Fitted drawers. Complimentary stainless steel breakfast/dining bar with black granite top. Built-in domestic appliances comprising electric oven and microwave, five range gas hob with extractor over and refrigerator and dishwasher integrated behind unit doors. Spotlights and feature light over eating area. Slate floor tiles.

Pantry/Utility: Walk-in area with small, opaque window to the side elevation. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Slate floor tiles.


Bedroom1: Window to the front elevation and roof light.

En-suite Shower-room: Stylishly appointed with white, wash hand basin, concealed cistern WC and walk-in shower cubicle. Chrome taps and fittings including “ladder” style heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Green marble wall tiles and black floor tiles.

Bedroom 2: Window to the front elevation. Painted floorboards. Radiator.

Bedroom 3: Window to the rear elevation. Cast iron, period fireplace. Built in cupboards providing useful storage. Painted floorboards. Radiator.

House Bathroom: Opaque window to the rear elevation. Stylishly appointed with three piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and bath. Chrome taps and fittings including “ladder” style heated towel rail. Travertine marble floor and wall tiles. Recessed spotlights. Mirror/light over basin.


Gardens: The property has a well-stocked, enclosed garden to the front with pedestrian access gate and stone steps leading to the front door.
The rear garden is south facing also enclosed within high boundary walls affording some privacy. Part paved/concrete pedestrian pathways and flower bed. Established climbers. .Pedestrian access to the rear through archway.


From the centre of Ripon proceed along Westgate, turning right at the yellow box junction, proceed and take the third right into Trinity Road, then right again into Coltsgate Hill. Proceed again for approx. 50 yards where No 9 is located on the right-hand side as indicated by the Vinden Estates For Sale board.


Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 July 2016


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