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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Borrage Lane, Ripon

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Two Bedroom Cottage
  • Good-sized Living Accommodation
  • Attractive Riverside Location
  • Gardens
  • Garage
  • Walking
    Distance to City Centre

Full description

***** NO CHAIN *****

A TWO BEDROOM DETACHED COTTAGE with a picturesque garden in this highly sought after area with idyllic RIVER FRONTAGE onto the River Skell and just a few minutes walk away from the City Centre. The property benefits from a Garage.

Directions - Take the Kirkgate exit from the Market Place and head down Duck Hill. At the bottom turn right. Turn left at the traffic lights and take the next right hand turn into Borrage Lane.

Additional Situational Information - Ripon is the third smallest city in England and is known for the imposing Cathedral, Ripon Racecourse and the nearby, Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Gardens. Ripon Market Place is at the centre of the City with a variety of local shops and amenities within easy walking distance. It also benefits from a variety of Primary Schools which feed into the renowned Ripon Grammar School and The Outwood Academy, both receiving Outstanding in their latest Ofsted reports.

Ripon History ...
The town Bell-Man rings the Corn Bell on Thursday morning at 11am to officially announce the start of trading. The Hornblower (the Wakeman) blows his horn on each corner of the market Obelisk at 9pm every night to set the watch.

For those who commute ...
Ripon has good links for the A1 and A19. The Number 36 bus leaves Ripon every 15 minutes for Harrogate and then on to Leeds. For the train, Thirsk is approximately 21 minutes or Harrogate is approximately 29 minutes away. For travelling further afield, Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 46 minutes travelling distance.

Entrance - Oak Entrance door gives access to the property.

Inner Porch - Timber leaded window to the Side. Partially tiled walls. Tiled flooring.

Sitting Room - Timber leaded window looks over the riverside. Brick back fireplace with Timber surround. Continuation of the tiled flooring. Radiator.

Understairs storage / cloaks cupboard.

Conservatory - Step up to the UPVC conservatory with attractive views over the garden and riverside. Continuation of tiled flooring.

Inner Hallway - Continuation of tiled flooring. Radiator with decorative cover.

Dining Kitchen - Timber leaded windows to the Front and a further UPVC Double Glazed leaded effect window to the Side. A range of base and wall units with coordinating work surface over. Tiled splashbacks. Integrated dishwasher. Electric single oven and grill with electric hotplate and Stainless Steel extractor hood over. Space for Fridge Freezer. Continuation of tiled flooring. Recessed lighting. Radiator.
Further understairs storage cupboard.

Study - Timber leaded window to the riverside. Built in desk with under desk cupboard. Tall storage cupboard housing the gas combi boiler. Continuation of tiled flooring.

Bathroom - Timber leaded windows to the Side and Rear. Suite comprises: bath, pedestal wash hand basin and WC. Continuation of tiled flooring. Radiator.

Rear Porch - UPVC porch. Base units with space and plumbing for washing machine and coordinating work surface over. Continuation of tiled flooring. UPVC glazed Rear door gives access to the Rear Courtyard area.

First Floor - Staircase with Timber leaded window to the Front.

Landing - Built in storage cupboard. Recessed lighting.

Master Bedroom - UPVC Double Glazed leaded effect window to the Side. Built in wardrobes and drawers and further storage cupboards. Further skylight. Recessed lighting. Radiator.

Ensuite Shower Room - Suite comprises shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Further storage cupboard. Fully tiled. Tiled flooring. Ladder style towel rail.

Bedroom Two - UPVC Double Glazed leaded effect window to the Side. Built in storage cupboard. Radiator.

Outside -

To The Front - Timber pedestrian gateways lead to both the Rear Courtyard area and Garden.

Garage - Single Garage with up and over door. Pedestrian door leads to the Rear Courtyard area.

To The Rear -

Garden - A picturesque split-level garden. The side garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, plants and shrubs some within raised beds. The lower Riverside Garden can be accessed via stone steps from both the Garden and Courtyard. A pathway leads around the property. Outside tap.

Courtyard - A secluded walled and paved Courtyard area, perfect for al-fresco dining.

Services - Mains Water
Gas central heating

Council Tax - Council Tax Band E

Additional Information - Ripon's Flood Alleviation Scheme for the Rivers Laver, Skell and Ure, which includes the Laver Dam, was completed and formally handed over to the city by the Environment Agency in October 2012.

The property is actively used as a holiday cottage and is booked through the Yorkshire Cottages website -

The Vendor has informed us that in the past year the property has been occupied for about 38 weeks, which includes short bookings. The income for the year 2015 after payment of commission to the holiday company was circa £15,000. The cottage is more heavily booked in the main holiday season but also does well over Christmas and New Year. The majority of the fixtures and fitting would also be available through separate negotiation.

In accordance with The Estate Agents Act 1979, prospective purchasers please note that the vendor is a relative of an employee of Joplings Estate Agents.

Viewings - All viewings are strictly by appointment through Joplings Estate Agents, please contact the Ripon office at 10 North Street, Ripon, North Yorkshire. HG4 1HD. Telephone: 01765 694800.

Opening Hours - RIPON: Monday -Friday 9.00 a.m - 5.30 p.m
Saturday 9.00 a.m - 4.00 p.m
Sunday Closed

Joplings Information - Joplings is a long established independent practice of Chartered Surveyors, Residential and Commercial Sales & Letting Agents, Architectural Designers, Building Surveyors and Valuers with offices in both Ripon & Thirsk.

These particulars have been prepared as accurately and as reliably as possible, but should not be relied upon as statements or fact. If there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we would be pleased to check the information. Do so particularly, if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property. We have not tested any services, appliances, equipment or facilities and nothing in these particulars should be deemed to be a statement that they are in good working order, or that the property is in good structural condition or otherwise.
Any areas, measurements or distances referred to are given as a guide only and are not precise. Purchasers must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise regarding the items mentioned above and as to the correctness of each of the statements contained in these particulars. No person in the employment of Joplings has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property or these particulars not enter into any contract relating to the property on behalf of the vendor. We have not inspected the deeds to the property and therefore any reference or inference to boundaries, rights of way etc. are subject to confirmation.

Company Registered in England No. 91818

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04 August 2016


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