2 bedroom cottage for saleThe Green, Cropton, Pickering
Full descriptionA charming Grade II listd 'cruck' cottage with many original features and delightful garden situated in a tranquil corner of this quiet traditional village located on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. The original cottage has been extended to provide a mixture of new and old with accommodation comprising an entrance hall/passage, sitting room with old beams and original fireplace, good sized beamed dining room, modern fitted kitchen, utility, cloakroom and conservatory overlooking the delightful garden plus two double bedrooms, one with large en-suite dressing room and house bathroom. Externally a decent sized garage/workshop and parking space in addition to the garden.
Cropton is located on the escarpment overlooking the heather moorland typical of the National Park. It is also close to Cropton Forest in all providing a superb outdoor recreation facility. The village has a thriving village hall, church, pub with brewery and a network of footpaths and bridleways. The market towns of Pickering and Kirkbymoorside are within 15-20 minutes drive.
The Accommodation -
Entrance Vestibule - With oak panelled front door and part glazed inner panelling, radiator and electric cupboard.
Entrance Hall/Passage - 4.27m x 1.65m - Rear facing double glazed window, radiator, exposed oak posts, beams, rafters and lintels, radiator.
Sitting Room - 5.23m x 4.24m max - 11'2" min
An eyecatching 'L' shaped reception room with many features including original oak cross beams and post, ceiling joists, cruck beams and lintels, feature fire piece with cast iron open fire in dressed stone surround and stone slab hearth, salt box to one side, original stone mullioned window overlooking the green, radiators and cottage style board and latch doors.
Dining/Living Room - 4.80m x 2.44m - Rear facing windows with curved reveals with outlook, exposed cruck beams, oak cross beam and ceiling joists, radiator and attractive board panelled cottage staircase leading to first floor. Built-in corner cupboard.
Kitchen - 5.51m x 2.44m min 12'10" max - An 'L' shaped kitchen and boiler area contained within the new extension. South and east facing double glazed windows giving good natural lighting with aspect over the garden. Fitted to include a good range of cupboard and drawer base units with work surface over, stainless steel sink unit, matching wall mounted fittings, extractor fan, plumbing for dishwasher, radiator, two full height recessed shelved cupboard. Modern Worcester oil fired boiler.
Utility/Cloakroom - 3.96m x 1.83m overall - Inlcuding full height shelved cupboards providing excellent storage. Plumbing for washer, ceiling downlights and within the cloakroom: w.c., wash basin, half tiled walls, radiator, Dimplex heater and external window.
Conservatory/Garden Room - 2.87m x 2.24m plus recess - An east and south facing room with splendid views overlooking the garden. Base wall and wood framework with sealed unit double glazing, blinds and spot lights. Entrance door and additional door to garden.
First Floor -
Landing - Sloping ceiling with large Velux roof light providing good natural lighting and various eaves cupboards providing good storage facility.
Bedroom One - 5.49m x 3.05m - A spacious double bedroom with sloping ceiling, gable window overlooking the garden, large Velux roof light, radiator, good eaves storage area and fitted wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving.
Bathroom - 2.26m x 2.57m - A spacious house bathroom with large modern shower cubicle (in place of bath) - fully tiled, pedestal wash basin, w.c., appropriate tiling to walls, heated towel rail, extractor, Dimplex electric heater and ceiling downlights.
Bedroom Two - 5.44m x 3.15m - A spacious double bedroom with front facing window overlooking the green, large rear facing Velux providing good natural lighting, exposed cruck beam, two radiators and fitted wardrobe.
En-Suite Bathroom - 4.17m x 1.63m - AND DRESSING AREA.
A spacious en-suite with modern fittings comprising bath with Mira shower fitting and appropriately tiled walls, wash basin, w.c., eaves storage area, extractor fan, stainless steel heated towel rail and dressing area with radiator.
Exterior - The cottage stands in one corner of the village and the front door is approached by a pathway crossing the green with vehicle access gained from a driveway to the rear. The delightful garden lies to the rear and south side of the cottage. It is fully enclosed providing almost complete seclusion with high stone wall and hedged boundaries. It is a true delight and is laid out in a series of flagged pathways and terraces interspersed with borders and beds containing an abundance and wide variety of flowering plants, shrubs, bushes and ornamental trees plus a picturesque 'secret garden' with SUMMER HOUSE, GAZEBO and a further display of shrubs, flowers and climbing plants.
Attractive Summer House - Octagonal shaped with electric light and power.
Access is gained to the rear over a privately owned shared 'green lane' style of driveway extending up to the GARAGE with front parking bay.
Services - Water, electricity and septic tank drainage. Oil fired central heating.
Council Tax - Band D.
GENERAL: Ryedale District Council, Ryedale House, Malton. Tel: 01653 600666.
PLANNING: North York Moors National Park, The Old Vicarage, Bondgate, Helmsley. Tel: 01439 770232.
Viewing - By appointment through the agents. Tel: 01751 472724.
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