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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Glenview Cottage, Pottery Lane, Littlethorpe, Ripon, HG4


Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious detached house
  • Five bedrooms
  • Living/dining kitchen
  • Outbuilding
  • Games room/playroom
  • Open double garage
  • Workshop & store
  • Lawned gardens
  • Open views

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This spacious and well-appointed detached home offers five bedroom family living complemented by a versatile outbuilding with games room and garage, set within lawned gardens of over half an acre in a desirable location with open views.

A highly desirable detached family home which offers spacious and extended character accommodation together with a versatile outbuilding, set within large gardens with open views. Glenview Cottage was formerly two properties and has been since enlarged and improved to provide internal proportions ideal for modern family living. There are five bedrooms, well-proportioned reception rooms and a superb living/dining kitchen, all of which enjoy attractive outlooks across surrounding countryside. The property is offered with oil fired central heating and double glazed windows, neutrally decorated and featuring a quality fitted kitchen and stylish bath/shower rooms whilst preserving the period charm including exposed beams and stone and wooden flooring. The detached outbuilding currently provides under cover parking, useful external storage and a superb first floor playroom/games room whilst the space could also be used as a home office or as an annex for teenagers or dependant relatives, subject to receipt of any necessary consents. The interior proportions at Glenview Cottage are complemented by its large lawned gardens and therefore viewing is recommended to appreciate this spacious home and its wonderful rural yet convenient location.

On entering Ripon on the A61 turn right onto the by-pass and head north. At the roundabout take the third exit, turning right onto Dallamires Lane and then bear right onto Littlethorpe Road. Follow the road into Littlethorpe and then turn left into Pottery Lane. Continue towards Bishop Monkton and the property can be found on the right hand side, identified by our for sale sign.

Pottery Lane is a sought after address in Littlethorpe close to the desirable village of Bishop Monkton, the location provides peaceful living in rural countryside yet easy access to extensive amenities. There are two public houses, a primary school, sports field and thriving community in Bishop Monkton which is a short drive from the property and there are more extensive amenities in the cathedral city of Ripon and spa town of Harrogate. Ripon is home to a choice of shops, supermarkets, services and weekly market along with excellent schooling for all ages, plus there are sports clubs, a leisure centre, swimming pool, golf club and racecourse. The village is surrounded by some of the region's most beautiful countryside and there are historic parks and gardens, natural attractions and access to the Yorkshire Dales and Moors. For the commuter Ripon's by-pass is convenient and gives access to the A1 with direct links to the north and south. There are rail services available from Harrogate and Thirsk which provide mainline services to London Kings Cross whilst the regions business centres and motorway network are within easy reach.

Open Garage: 
With under cover parking for two vehicles and having electric light and power.

With door and window to the front and having electricity connected.

Garden Store: 
Providing useful external storage and connection for a generator, with door to the side.

Playroom/Games Room: 
A fantastic versatile space with wooden flooring, ceiling down lighters, electric wall mounted heaters, a part glazed door to the side with access from the external staircase, four Velux roof lights and circular window to the side.

To the front of the house adjacent to the entrance porch there is a pretty cottage garden with lawn and colourful shrub borders along with a brick wall boundary and timber gate to the side. The garden continues to the south of the property where there is an attractive paved terrace adjacent to the kitchen and therefore providing a delightful sunny space for entertaining which continues to the rear where the garden is laid to lawn. There is a greenhouse and vegetable plot with raised beds, having a walled boundary to the side and concealed oil tank storage area.

Further Gardens: 
There are extensive lawned gardens with a fence boundary to the rear and adjacent to the outbuilding there is an orchard with soft fruit trees and mature hedge to the side.

In accordance with the Estate Agents act 1979 prospective purchasers please note that the vendor is a relative of an employee at Dacre Son and Hartley.

Entrance Porch: 
Accessed via a solid wooden entrance door to the front, having windows to two sides and door leading to:

A versatile and well-proportioned room with a brick fire surround having stone hearth and electric living flame stove, with shelving to the chimney recess, exposed beam, window to the front and side with attractive outlooks.

Sitting Room: 
A spacious living room with wooden flooring and having partial vaulted ceiling, with exposed beam and windows to the front and rear overlooking the garden and open fields surrounding.

Inner Hall: 
Having stone flagged flooring and stairs rising to the first floor.

Shower Room: 
Fitted with a white wc and matching wash basin set into vanity unit, there is a corner shower unit with power shower, stone flagged flooring, extractor fan, heated towel rail and window to the side.

Living/Dining Kitchen: 
A fantastic open space which features French doors to the west opening to the garden, further French doors to the side providing a sunny aspect and leading to an attractive patio area, there is also a stable door to the side and windows to either side. The kitchen is fitted with a range of pine base level units with granite work surfaces, matching wall units and a Belfast sink. There is a cream oil fired Aga with brick surround, an integrated dishwasher and fridge and an oven with four ring electric hob. Having stone flagged flooring, exposed brick work and there are attractive views from all windows across the gardens and countryside beyond.

Utility Room: 
Housing the central heating boiler and having a stable door to the side.


Split level with exposed beam and window to the rear.

Bedroom 2: 
Having built-in wardrobes with hanging rail and shelving space, with a window to the front having views across open fields.

Bedroom 3: 
Having access to the roof void, arched recess to the chimney breast and window to the front with attractive outlooks.

Bedroom 4: 
With an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and having a window to the side.

Bedroom 5: 
Fitted with wardrobes and matching drawer unit and bedside table, with window to the side.

House Bathroom: 
Recently refitted with a stylish white suite of bath, matching pedestal wash basin and wc, with half tiled walls, extractor fan and window to the side.

Inner Landing: 
Having a window to the side and access to both bedroom 5 and to:

Bedroom 1: 
With a vaulted ceiling having exposed beams, there is wooden flooring, a built-in wardrobe, windows to two sides overlooking the gardens and beyond and French doors to the rear with Juliet balcony, providing distant views.

En-suite Bathroom: 
Fitted with a white suite of bath, matching pedestal wash basin, wc and bidet. There are half panelled walls, part tiled walls, ceiling down lighters and a window to the side.

Glenview Cottage is approached by double timber five bar gates set within a brick wall boundary and giving access to a gravelled driveway and parking area for several vehicles having raised bed borders and there is a paved path leading to the utility room and the driveway gives access to:

A substantial detached building with external staircase to the side giving access to the first floor. Comprising:


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24 March 2016

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