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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Oakdale, Harrogate, North Yorkshire


Property Description

Key features

  • Individual Detached
  • Scope For Improvement
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • 2 Reception Rooms
  • Spacious Accommodation
  • Mature Garden
  • Original Features
  • Superb Position
  • Secluded Setting
  • Elevated Views To The Rear

Full description

A handsome, individual detached family home enjoying a high degree of privacy in a peaceful part of the exclusive Duchy residential area. Set in a quarter acre plot, the property has secluded and exceptionally mature, well-stocked gardens.

Built in 1929, this four-bedroom house retains its original features and has many interesting details. Principal rooms are generously proportioned with high ceilings and large windows. While there is gas central heating throughout, some of the six fireplaces could be brought back into use if desired.

The property to date has been largely in the ownership of three families, with the current vendors acquiring it in 1962.


Entrance Vestibule - Double doors leading from sunny vestibule into spacious inner hall.

Reception Hall - 15'6 x 7' (4.72m x 2.13m) - A central hall with return staircase and oak handrail to first-floor landing. Useful under-stairs shoes/boot cupboard.

Cloakroom/W.C. - Hanging space for guests' coats, wash-hand basin and W.C.

Sitting Room - 19'10 x 14' (6.05m x 4.27m) - Large and light room with windows unusually to three sides, original fireplace with marble inlay, high ceiling and cornice.

Dining Room - 15'5 x 15'2 (4.70m x 4.62m) - Formal dining room with large bay window overlooking front garden, and side window. Original oak fireplace with decorative detail.

Breakfast Kitchen - 12'4 x 12'2 (3.76m x 3.71m) - Original features include large built-in shelved cupboard, tiled fireplace, servant bell board. Adjoining the kitchen is walk-in shelved pantry with original cold stone slab.

Side Porch - Exit door from kitchen to covered side porch and separate utility room housing gas central heating boiler. Easy access from kitchen down to garage, rear garden and gardener's W.C.


Landing - Capacious two-tiered Boxroom. Large shelved airing cupboard, with lower space housing hot water cylinder. Newly insulated loft with high roof space running to length of house. This provides excellent conversion potential for second-floor accommodation.

Bedroom 1 - 16'5 x 15'6 (5.00m x 4.72m) - Bay window overlooking front garden, and side window. Original features include fireplace, two large built-in cupboards, wash-hand basin and splash-back mirror.

Bedroom 2 - 14' x 13'6 (4.27m x 4.11m) - Bay/dormer window overlooking front garden. Original fireplace. Modern fitted wardrobes offering plenty of shelved and hanging space. Additional fitted desk unit with drawers into bay.

Bedroom 3 - 12'2 x 10'10 (3.71m x 3.30m) - To rear of property with distance views. Original features include mahogany fireplace and wash-hand basin with splash-back mirror.

Bedroom 4 - 14'4 x 9'7 into bay (4.37m x 2.92m into bay) - Again to rear of property, with far-reaching views from bay window. Bespoke built-in fitted wardrobes with deep storage cupboards above, fitted dressing table with drawers into bay, and fitted bedside cabinets with adjoining shelf units.

Bathroom - Cast iron bath with servant's bell to side and wash-hand basin.

Separate W.C. - Original Royal Doulton lavatory pan with high-level cistern.


Detached Garage - The property is set in a generous plot of 1,256 square yards with planted borders and mature trees offering natural screening. To the front is a sloping lawn with five beds of ornamental evergreen trees/shrubs and a feature rockery. To the side of the house, with its covered veranda, is a patio with grass path leading to rear garden. This is laid mainly to lawn, with an established evergreen hedge, a productive apple tree, and an area ideal for cultivating into a vegetable garden.

The driveway to the garage and front of the house provides parking for numerous cars.

Services - Mains services connected.
Gas central heating.
Water meter in pantry.
Council tax band G.
EPC rating E.

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Added on Rightmove:
20 May 2016


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