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3 bedroom cottage for sale

The Old Post House Cana Lane Marton le Moor HG4 5BT

Under Offer £410,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A internal viewing is a must to appreciate this impressive, three bedroom late Georgian, detached cottage which has been extensively restored and refurbished over recent years.
  • With pretty enclosed cottage gardens and two garages situated in the centre of the popular village of Marton le Moor.

Full description

A internal viewing is a must to appreciate this impressive, three bedroom late Georgian, detached cottage which has been extensively restored and refurbished over recent years to create a beautiful village home, situated in the centre of the popular village of Marton le Moor. The Old Post House is one of the historic village houses that was originally owned by the Newby Hall Estate, being late Georgian c1830 and situated in a prime position in the centre, with an open view to the front towards the village green and pastureland beyond. Over the last few years the current owners have carried out a sympathetic programme of restoration and refurbishment to compliment the period and character features of the property. These include re-wiring, re-plumbing with replacement White, bathroom suites, damp and timber treatment (guarantees available), the installation of Pale Grey, painted kitchen units with granite working surfaces. Cast iron stove in Lounge, upgraded central heating system with new boiler, installed 2010, re-fitted wooden, double glazed windows, ornamental radiator covers etc. Period features include cast iron fireplaces in two Bedrooms, original, internal doors, exposed beams in the Breakfast Kitchen with original meat hooks, attractive, return staircase etc.
The accommodation more fully comprises: Reception Hall, Cloakroom/WC, Lounge/Dining Room, Sitting/family Room, inner Hall, Breakfast/fitted Kitchen, Utility Room,. Three Bedrooms, the master having En suite Shower Room and house Bathroom.
Further advantages include security system, sealed unit double glazing, oil heating via radiators, pretty, enclosed “cottage” style gardens and two single garages (NB: Because of the current design of the front garden, Garage No 2 is inaccessible but useful as a Store/Workshop, but scope exists to re-arrange the garden to provide access, if purchasers wish.

Marton-le-Moor is a small village situated midway between Ripon and Boroughbridge both of which provide day to day shopping and recreational amenities and the village affords easy access to the upgraded A1 motorway network for those purchasers wishing to commute to the business centre of Leeds, Bradford and Teesside. 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 Kirkgate. 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. With the advent of the bypass 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 Porch: Via panelled entrance door with glazed light and black metal furniture. Windows to either side elevation. Quarry tiled floor

Reception Hall: Two feature arched windows with engraved decoration. Radiator with fretwork cover over. Ornamental archway.

Cloaks/WC: Window to the side elevation. Two piece White, suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC. Chrome taps and fittings. Oak style flooring. White ceramic wall tiles. Spotlights. Amtico, Oak style flooring. Radiator.

Inner Hall: Attractive, return staircase with square, open spindles and arched window at the half landing and cupboard underneath providing useful storage. Exposed beams.

Lounge/Dining Room: Windows to the front and side elevations. Central feature fireplace with beam over, flagged hearth and housing cast iron multi fuel stove. Arched display shelves/double cupboard built in to chimney recess. Ceiling coving. Two radiators with fretwork covers over. Painted, beamed ceiling to Dining Room. TV point. Double, French doors with side lights, leading to the walled, side garden.

Dining/Family Room: Window to the front elevation. Exposed beam. Arched built in cupboard affording useful storage and shelves over. TV & telephone points.

Breakfast/fitted Kitchen: Window to the side elevation, overlooking the rear garden and skylight. A comprehensive range of Light Grey, painted units are fitted at floor and wall heights with black granite working surfaces and inset White, 1.5 bowl sink. Domestic appliances including electric. “Rangemaster” range oven/hob. Integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher. Amtico, Oak style flooring. Exposed beams with original meat hooks. Spotlights. Radiator. Door to garage and stable door leading to the gardens.

Utility Room: Window to side elevation. Fitted Pale Grey, painted base cupboard with laminate working surface over and inset stainless steel sink. Complimentary, Pale Grey painted floor standing cupboard. White ceramic wall tiles with chrome trim. Spotlights. Oil fired boiler serving heating via radiators and domestic hot water. Amtico, Oak style flooring.


Landing: Radiator with fretwork cover over.
Bedroom 1: Window to the front elevation enjoying a lovely aspect towards the village green and pastureland beyond. Georgian hob grate with painted stone surround. Ceiling coving. Arched, display recess. TV point. Radiator, with fretted cover over.

En suite Shower Room: Window to the side elevation. Three piece White, suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and shower cubicle. Chrome taps and fittings. White, ceramic wall tiles with embossed border. Spotlights. Amtico, oak style flooring. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: Window to the front elevation enjoying a lovely aspect towards the village green and pastureland beyond. Georgian hob grate with painted surround. Ceiling coving. Radiator with fretwork cover over.

Bedroom 3: Window to the side elevation. Access to roof void. Built in double wardrobe

House Bathroom: Window to the side elevation. Four piece White, suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin, low level WC, panelled bath and walk in double, shower cubicle. Electric shaver/toothbrush charging point. Spotlights. Chrome taps and fittings. White, ceramic wall tiles with embossed border. Extractor fan. Amtico, oak style flooring.


Outside The property is approached to the side by a tarmac vehicular driveway leading to:-

Garage 1: Having up and over vehicular access door with remote control entry. Side window. Wall shelves. Oil tank

Garage 2/Workshop/Store: Having double, wooden vehicular access doors. Side window.

Gardens: The gardens are a particular feature of The Old Post House being principally walled, offering a good degree of privacy and to the front, side and rear. The front garden is enclosed within a stone boundary wall and is mainly laid to lawn with well stocked borders and mature trees. The side and rear are again enclosed with stone boundary walls and laid out in a “cottage” style. Including well stocked flower beds and borders; gravelled/paved pathways; established herbaceous plants, shrubs etc.


Directions: On entering the village of Marton le Moor from the Ripon to Boroughbridge Road take the first left turn into Whitegate Lane. At the Village Green bear left into Cana Lane where The Old Post House 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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Agents Notes: The purchaser will be required to provide information regarding the source of funding as part of the Offer handling procedure.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016


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