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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Breckenbrough, Thirsk

Sold STC £295,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period property located between Thirsk and Northallerton
  • Three double bedrooms, Living room, separate dining room, breakfast kitchen
  • Enclosed mature gardens
  • Garage, car parking and outbuildings

Full description

This property is an interesting and unusual attached house of immense character being one of a small cluster of four properties which were built by the Breckenbrough Estate circa 1900, with Keepers Cottage as its name suggests, being the residence of the game keeper. It is situated just to the North of the village of Sandhutton, on the A167 road and is ideally located between the busy market towns of Thirsk and Northallerton which both offer a full range of amenities including main line rail connections and easy access to both the A1M and A19 trunk roads for rapid commuting to major centres. It is also just a short drive from both the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors National Parks which offer some of the area’s most picturesque scenery together with a wide range of outdoor leisure pursuits.
The house offers well proportioned accommodation which includes Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Kitchen / Breakfast Room, Utility, Three Double Bedrooms, Bathroom/WC and an additional WC. Oil fired central heating is installed together with hardwood windows with secondary glazing. Outside there is a shared Courtyard with parking and a Garage, an enclosed Yard with three Outbuildings and mature, well screened gardens on two sides. An internal inspection is recommended.

Reception Hall  
11' 2'' x 6' 4'' (3.40m x 1.93m)
With original heavy teak front door. The hall has doors leading to the lounge, dining room and utility room. Tiled floor, understairs cupboard, cloaks cupboard, radiator and impressive timber staircase to the first floor.

11' 9'' x 10' 8'' (3.58m x 3.25m)
Originally the Dining Room, this room has an open fire with tiled inset and hearth, oak surround and mantel, parquet flooring, coved ceiling, picture rail, storage cupboard and central heating radiator, window to the front elevation overlooking the garden.

Dining Room  
14' 10'' x 14' 8'' (4.52m x 4.47m)
Currently used as the Dining Room this would be equally suited as a Sitting Room. There is a decorative cast iron fireplace and surround with tiled inset and hearth, windows to two elevations, oak floor, coved ceiling, radiator.

Kitchen / Breakfast Room 
14' 6'' x 13' 10" (4.42m x 4.21m) overall comprising:

Kitchen Area 
With fitted base and wall units and a wood edged worktops and 1½ bowl Villeroy & Boch sink with mixer tap, cooker which has an LPG hob and electric grill and oven, concealed extractor hood, space for a fridge, window and a door to rear courtyard. Open to:

Dining Area  
With window overlooking the side garden, range of full height fitted cupboards with space for a large freezer and housing the oil fired central heating boiler, wood flooring and radiator.

Utility Room  
Accessed from the reception hall, this clever use of space has plumbing for a washing machine, shelved storage and a window to the rear.



Entrance to the property is through a large teak door into the reception hall.

Separate WC 
With low level WC and hand basin, radiator.

Bedroom One 
14' 8'' x 11' 10'' (4.47m x 3.60m)
With windows to front and rear, built in storage cupboard, coved ceiling, picture rail and radiator.

With the original timber floorboards. There are doors to the three bedrooms, a family bathroom and separate WC. There is access to the loft via a ladder and a window overlooking the courtyard.

Bedroom Two  
14' 8'' x 10' 9'' (4.47m x 3.27m)
With windows to front and side, coved ceiling, picture rail, storage cupboard and radiator.

Bedroom Three  
13' 10'' x 8' 3'' (4.21m x 2.51m)
With window to rear, picture rail and radiator

13' 9'' x 6' 0'' (4.19m x 1.83m)
Fitted with a panelled bath with period style mixer tap and shower attachment over, pedestal basin, corner shower enclosure with glass door and screens and Triton electric shower, low level WC, tiled surrounds, window to side, radiator, airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. NB The domestic hot water is supplemented by solar panel on the roof. The system is serviced by the owners every three years.

To the rear of the property is a shared Courtyard which is accessed through an archway at the rear of Keepers Cottage with parking and turning areas. Within the Courtyard is a brick and tile Garage which is one of a block of four and has an up and over door. Enclosed Rear Yard Situated at the rear of the house and is accessed from the main courtyard area by a solid timber door. Within the Yard there are three storage sheds. Gardens The gardens have been really well planned by the current vendors with a large variety of established beds, deep borders and a lawned area. In addition, the South facing garden adjoins open fields at the front with well screened sitting areas and a large productive vegetable garden.

Additional Information  
Local Authority: Hambleton District Council, Civic Centre, Stone Cross, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 2UU Tel. No. 01609 779977. Council Tax Band: E Agent's Note: We endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable. They should be considered as general guidance only and do not constitute all or any part of a contract. Prospective buyers and their advisers should satisfy themselves to the facts and, before arranging an inspection, availability. Further information on points of particular importance can be provided. Services, fittings and equipment have not been tested. Room sizes should not be considered exact. Free Market Appraisal: We will be pleased to provide unbiased and professional advice, without obligation, on the marketing and current value of your present home.

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