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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Frenchgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Offers in Region of £550,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Beautiful Period Property
  • Sought After Location
  • Five Double Bedrooms
  • Rich in Character
  • Off Street Parking
  • Courtyard Garden
  • Two Outbuildings
  • Separate One Bedroom Annexe
  • No Onward Chain
  • INTERNAL VIEWING ADVISED

Full description

With origins dating back to the1850s, this period home has been transformed into a beautiful five bedroom property, rich in character and original features, situated in the centre of the historic market town of Richmond. A rarity to the market for Richmond town centre, having a separate annexe, a beautiful enclosed courtyard and off street parking. Please note the property has an EPC rating (EER) of D 57.

Situation & Amenities - Frenchgate is situated within the Historic market town of Richmond, which offers a good range of amenities, including national and local retailers, swimming pool, cinema and educational opportunities at both primary and secondary level. The town is rich in Georgian architecture and also boasts a number of historical sites including the Castle with its Norman origins and a renowned Georgian Theatre. The Station, a restored Victorian railway station, which features a restaurant, cinema and gallery, is also home to a number of artisan food producers and is a popular attraction. There is a traditional weekly market, a library and a good range of restaurants. The area is known for being the gate way to the Yorkshire dales and offers excellent walking, cycling and outdoor pursuits as well as various golf courses which can be found at Richmond, Barnard Castle and Darlington. For the commuter the A66, A1(M), East Coast Mainline and Newcastle, Durham Tees Valley and Leeds Bradford Airports provide links to commercial centres of the north east and beyond.

Description - Rich in character and charm, Frenchgate is a beautiful five bedroom period home with origins dating back to the 1850s. The property has been transformed to offer spacious and versatile family accommodation set over three floors with a beautiful courtyard separating the house from a separate annexe, which is also accessible from a side path. Of particular note in the main house, is the large open plan family living kitchen with plenty of natural light and fitted with an Aga, a superb master bedroom suite to the second floor, combined with four further double bedrooms and a family bathroom to the first floor. Unusually for Frenchgate, this property has a courtyard garden and off street parking.

Ground Floor - Upon arrival at Frenchgate, the unique features dating back to the 1850s are evident, a large Victorian main door opens into the spacious living room which is bathed in natural light from a striking original butchers window. A feature fireplace makes for a prominent focus within this room and a set of small steps lead into a central hallway. The hallway has a beautiful stained and leaded lit window on the half landing giving plenty of natural light to the area and from here there is access to the sitting room, study, kitchen and stairs leading to the first floor. The sitting room is light and spacious, featuring an original window to the front elevation that has been half frosted to offer privacy as well as a feature fireplace with wooden surround, cast iron inset and open grate. The open plan dining kitchen has a lovely feel with plenty of natural light and a large glazed door opening onto the courtyard. The kitchen area is fitted with wall and base units, a Belfast sink, Aga and original cast iron range. From the kitchen area an opening leads through to a utility/boot room with cloaks/wc off and a door opening out onto the courtyard. The study completes the ground floor accommodation.

First Floor - A spacious first floor landing gives access to four double bedrooms, three of which feature original cast iron fireplaces and all benefit from sash windows. A large bathroom is equipped with a white suite comprising, a freestanding roll top bath, wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle. A handy addition in the bathroom is a large cupboard with plumbing for an automatic washing machine. A separate WC completes the first floor accommodation.

Second Floor - A wooden staircase from the first floor landing leads up to a beautiful master bedroom suite with open exposed feature beams and trusses which help to maximise the floor space, skylights affording plenty of natural light as well as providing magnificent views over the roof tops of Richmond. From here a walk through wardrobe gives access to a super en-suite bathroom with a white suite comprising bath with tiled panels, vanity unit with bowl sink set to the top, low level w.c. And separate shower cubicle.

The Annexe - The Annexe can be accessed either from the courtyard or a side pathway. If accessed from the side pathway, you come in at first floor level to a spacious open plan living and dining room area with velux roof windows affording plenty of natural light into this area, a kitchen area including fitted wall and base units and space for white goods is located within this room. Offset from the living area is a double bedroom. From the main living area a staircase leads down to a ground floor hallway with space for a desk or snug area or potential second bedroom with a shower room off including WC, hand basin and a shower. From the hallway a glazed door leads back into the courtyard adjoining the main house.

Externally - With private gates to the side of the property, there is a vehicular access with the facility for on-site parking if required. There is a lovely cobbled and paviour courtyard area softened beautifully with well thought out planted shrub beds. This area is perfectly suited to outdoor entertaining and alfresco dining and can be accessed from the kitchen, utility and the annexe.

Tenure - The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority - Richmondshire District Council telephone 01748 829100.

Council Tax - For Council Tax purposes the property is banded F.

Viewings - Strictly by appointment with the selling agents GSC Grays, telephone 01748 829217.

Additional Services - If you are looking to purchase a property, GSC Grays are able to offer a full range of valuation and survey reports in accordance with the guidelines of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). We offer a full range of products within the RICS Home Surveys family, i.e. The Homebuyer Report (HBR) and Building Survey. Please contact our Valuation & Survey Team on 01677 422400 for further information.

Particulars - Particulars written and photographs taken June 2015.


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The Station Station Yard, Richmond, DL10 4LD

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01748 455009 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Leyburn (7.6 mi)
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To view this property or request more details, contact:

GSC Grays, Richmond

The Station Station Yard, Richmond, DL10 4LD

01748 455009 Local call rate

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