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6 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Swanland Garth, North Ferriby

Offers in Region of £1,000,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique Property Built In 1963 To An Individual Design
  • Over 8000 sq ft of Living Accommodation
  • Extensive Leisure Facilities
  • Grounds Of Around 1.25 Acres
  • Can Only Be Appreciated By An Internal Inspection
  • Part Exchange Considered

Full description

PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED! Probably the most significant contemporary home to have been built in East Yorkshire in post war years offering extensive family accommodation including an indoor heated swimming pool and separate staff quarters, being set within mature landscaped grounds of around 1.25 acres. Panoramic views are available to the south and east to the River Humber, the Humber Bridge and beyond.

The accommodation is arranged predominantly on a single level for convenient management, although there is self-contained staff accommodation on the lower ground floor. The property is arranged as shown in some detail by the dimensioned floorplan forming part of these particulars of sale, a brief description being as follows.

Entrance Hall: 
39' 9'' x 17' 2'' (12.11m x 5.23m)
A particular feature being an enclosed atrium containing an ornamental pond stocked with koi carp, the pond being bounded by ornamental and exotic plants.

7' 2'' x 5' 3'' (2.18m x 1.60m)
Having ample hanging space with a doorway leading to a toilet containing a low level w.c. and vanity wash hand basin.

Ballroom/Drawing Room: 
34' 8'' max x 20' 6'' min (10.56m x 6.24m)
With polished oak ballroom flooring having a vast expanse of glazing to the whole of the south eastern and southern elevations which allow fine views to be gained across the grounds to the River Humber, the Humber Bridge and beyond.

Sun Room: 
25' 5'' x 14' 11'' max (7.74m x 4.54m)
Arranged in an L-shape and designed to give direct access to not only the indoor swimming pool but also to an external terrace via sliding glazed doors with built-in fly screens. Forming part of the sun room there is a granite surfaced serving table and an open fire with Yorkstone surround acts as a central feature.

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Garaging for at least four motor cars is provided within the garage which measures 34'7" x 20'7" access being gained via two panelled doors which are radio controlled via a Hormann remote control system operated from not only within the property but also from approaching vehicles. An electric light and power supply is installed and there is ample room for workshops and benches without limiting the parking of motor cars.

Gardens and Grounds: 
The property is approached across a brick set entrance which leads to a substantial driveway and courtyard with fixed set gravel interspersed with granite sets which provides parking for a significant number of motor cars and leads onward to the front entrance and the garaging.


Garden Store/Workshop: 
20' 7'' x 7' 9'' (6.27m x 2.36m)
Which interconnects in open plan style to a further storage area presently used for housing lawnmowers and other garden equipment. This secondary storage area is accessed by a separate, external up-and-over door allowing convenient storage of larger garden equipment.

Services & Technical Information: 

Heating & Ventilation: 
There is heat recovery ventilation in the kitchen/dining area and the master bedroom/laundry area. This allows 75% of the heat which would be lost with extracted air to be transferred to the fresh incoming air.

Television & Hi-Fi: 
A television aerial amplifier feeds a signal to the house from the lounge unit so that a video may be watched from any aerial point. The hi-fi wiring interconnects from the lounge to the kitchen, dining room, ballroom, pool hall and downstairs room. The wiring to the hi-fi and television system will remain with the property although loudspeakers and hi-fi units could be made available by separate negotiation.

Central Heating Conditioning: 
Waste heat from the air conditioning in the lounge/lower ground floor and the ballroom is used to heat the swimming pool. It is normal for the gas AIR heating for the pool not to be required between May and September in any year.

Electricity Supply: 
There is a mains electric supply to the property which is wired to provide a separate power supply to the freezers so that in the event of a failure of the main circuit, the freezer supply is not interfered with. It should also be noted that there is a separate point for the connection of a generator in the event of a complete external power supply failure, as mentioned earlier within this brochure.

External Electrical Information: 
Outside power points are provided to the front garden fountain, plus a spare socket, to the front near the main front door and to the front at the side of the garage with multiple points near the lower garden pond controlled by switches in the ballroom.

All mains services are connected to the property.

The property has a series of interconnected yet separate gas fired central heating boilers.

The property is double glazed.

The property is freehold and vacant possession will be gained upon completion.

A sophisticated security alarm system is installed as described in more detail above.

Council Tax: 
Council Tax is payable to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. From verbal enquiries we are advised that the property is shown in the Council Tax Property Bandings List in Valuation Band H.*

Fixtures & Fittings: 
Certain fixtures and fittings may be purchased with the property but may be subject to separate negotiation as to price.

*The agent has not had sight of confirmation documents and therefore the buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.

Strictly by appointment with the sole agents.

9' 0'' x 7' 0'' (2.74m x 2.13m)
Containing a suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over, vanity wash hand basin and low level w.c. with concealed cistern. Within the bathroom there is a linen cupboard.

Garden Store: 
14' 3'' x 9' 6'' (4.34m x 2.89m)
A doorway from the living room leads to a garden store which has a doorway leading to a small terrace and the extensive grounds and a further doorway leads to a rear store beyond which access is gained to much of the service area that runs beneath the main property which is both extensive and cavernous.

Probably the most significant contemporary home to have been built in East Yorkshire in post war years offering extensive family accommodation including an indoor heated swimming pool and separate staff quarters, being set within mature landscaped grounds of around 1.25 acres. Panoramic views are available to the south and east to the River Humber, the Humber Birdge and beyond.

This unique property was built in 1963 to an individual design and to the highest specification by the well known local industrialist Mr Harold Needler.

Nestling on the south eastern side of a gently sloping site that was specially chosen for its views, this unique home has been specifically designed to take full advantage of the panoramic views of the River Humber and the Lincolnshire Wolds beyond.

15' 2'' x 14' 11'' (4.62m x 4.54m)
With two changing cubicles and single and double showers and toilet. This area extends even further to incorporate an enclosed plant room which houses the self-contained heating system for the pool together with the purification and filtration and dehumidification plant.

Lower Ground Floor: 

Staff Quarters: 
A stairway from the drawing room leads down to a lobby with a series of storage cupboards, off which there is a good sized wine cellar.

Bedsit/Living Room: 
23' 3'' x 19' 3'' (7.08m x 5.86m)
Having a series of fitted wardrobes and low level cupboards. A fully glazed southern wall has patio doors to the lower terrace. Direct access can be gained to a bathroom.

Bedroom 5: 
14' 0'' x 14' 0'' (4.26m x 4.26m)
With built-in seating and a desk, the south elevation being extensively glazed with fine open views. Direct access from bedroom 5 can be gained via a lobby to the bathroom which interconnects with bedroom 4 as shown in more detail by the dimensioned floorplan forming part of these particulars of sale.

11' 4'' x 11' 2'' (3.45m x 3.40m)
Being comprehensively fitted with a series of high and low level wall units which incorporate plumbing for an automatic washing machine and venting for a tumble dryer. In addition, there are twin bowled sink units and heated drying cupboards.

Leisure Facilities: 

Swimming Pool: 
47' 0'' x 20' 8'' (14.31m x 6.29m)
This extensive indoor heated swimming pool gives a swimming area of 32' in length x 12' in width being one metre deep at the shallow end and two metres deep at the deep end. There are substantial paved surrounds to the pool which adjoins via doorways to the drawing room/ballroom, the sun room, the dining room and the gymnasium. Sliding patio doors lead from the pool area to a terrace within the private walled garden.

Master Bedroom: 
22' 4'' max x 23' 3'' max (6.80m x 7.08m)
Having a deep walk-in glazed bay window which allows extensive views across the grounds towards the River Humber to be gained. A substantial range of fitted wardrobes extend across the whole of one wall and bedside units provide further storage space. A sophisticated light control system to the master bedroom is operated from the bedside units which allow the curtains and the nets to be electrically operated via two separate circuits, the control panel also operating a series of lights to the bedroom and to the adjoining dressing rooms. A long marble display shelf extends across much of one wall and a separate, purpose built shoe cupboard with racking is a most useful feature.

Dressing Rooms: 
There are two dressing rooms, being arranged for both a husband and wife both fitted with an extensive range of fitted wardrobes and drawers, the ladies dressing room having in addition, a built-in dressing table. Direct access can be gained to a large en-suite bathroom.

Sitting Room: 
21' 11'' max x 19' 10'' (6.68m x 6.04m)
With glazing to the whole of the south eastern elevation with sliding glazed doors. The sitting room has a log effect gas fire set within a marble surround and granite hearth. Dramatic views to the south east are available similar to those gained from the drawing room/ballroom.

19' 10'' max x 19' 6'' (6.04m x 5.94m)
Having extensive glazed sliding doors to the south eastern elevation offering fine views across the river. The study is of an irregular shape having a series of built-in bookshelves and low level cupboards. There is a large marble fireplace with a coal effect gas fire. A doorway from the study leads directly to the entrance hall.

Dining Room: 
25' 8'' max x 16' 2'' (7.82m x 4.92m)
Direct access to which is gained from the entrance hall. A particular feature of this spacious room is the fixed Lauvicite granite table, the granite being unique to the village of Lauvic in Norway. The table is of a size that comfortably accommodates twelve for dinner. A large glazed panel allows views across the adjoining indoor swimming pool and substantial glazed sliding patio doors give access to a small terrace and a good sized, private walled garden.

18' 5'' x 15' 9'' (5.61m x 4.80m)
Being comprehensively fitted with a range of Rational units in birdseye maple with Coran work surfaces throughout.

Utility Room: 
17' 6'' x 8' 0'' (5.33m x 2.44m)
With extractor fan, an extensive range of fitted units incorporating work surface, sink and large full height cupboard and ample space for further appliances. Doorways lead to the side of the property via an outside porch and to the garaging.

En-suite Bathroom: 
12' 5'' x 11' 4'' (3.78m x 3.45m)
Containing a suite comprising a large corner bath, twin vanity wash hand basins, a low level w.c. and bidet together with a large walk-in shower being fully tiled and having twin shower heads and seating.

Bedroom 2: 
14' 0'' x 13' 11'' (4.26m x 4.24m)
Having extensive glazed windows with fine views to the south. To either side of the bed space there are fitted cupboards and bedside units. Direct access from bedroom 2 can be gained to an interconnecting bathroom with built-in dressing area, the bathroom being shared with bedroom 3.

Bedroom 3: 
13' 10'' x 13' 10'' (4.21m x 4.21m)
Having an extensive range of fitted wardrobes to two walls, being predominantly glazed to the south elevation from which fine views are available.

Bedroom 4: 
14' 0'' x 13' 11'' (4.26m x 4.24m)
With extensive glazing to the south east giving wonderful views across the grounds towards the River Humber. Direct access from bedroom 4 can be gained to an interconnecting bathroom being of a similar arrangement to bedrooms 2 & 3.

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19 September 2016

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