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3 bedroom character property for sale

Whashton, Richmond, North Yorkshire

Under Offer £495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Period Cottage with no chain
  • Extensive views
  • Three reception rooms
  • Breakfast kitchen
  • Three double bedrooms
  • En suite and shower room
  • Mature gardens
  • Generous parking
  • EPC(EER) E51

Full description

A charming period cottage set in gardens extending to around 0.3 acres on an elevated position with extensive views. With accommodation including breakfast kitchen, living room, dining room, garden room utility room and cloakroom/w.c, three double bedrooms, en suite to the master bedroom and a family shower room. Parking for a number of vehicles, greenhouse and outbuildings. No chain.

Situation And Amenities - Whashton village is situated approximately 5 miles north west of Richmond. Close by are the villages of Kirby Hill with a church and public house; and Ravensworth with a primary school and public house. For the commuter, Scotch Corner is within 7 miles giving access to the A1(M). There is an East Coast mainline station at Darlington and airports at Durham Tees Valley and Newcastle providing links to wider commercial centres. Richmond, which is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, offers a good range of amenities, including national and local retailers, swimming pool, cinema, educational opportunities at both primary and secondary level. There is a traditional weekly market, a library and good range of restaurants.

Description - Set off the main street in this peaceful village, Moss Cottage occupies a superb elevated position with far reaching views. The property is a charming cottage, set in the midst of its plot, which extends to around 0.3 acres of lovely mature gardens. There are many period features including beamed ceilings, some Yorkshire sliding sash windows and cottage windows with window seats. These period features are complemented by a well thought out bespoke fitted kitchen with four oven Aga and oak cottage style ledge and battoned doors with wrought iron door furniture. A charming home.

Accommodation - The main stable door to Moss Cottage opens directly into the breakfast kitchen, which oozes charm and character with a beamed ceiling and a racing green four oven Aga set to a recess. This is complimented with a bespoke fitted kitchen with cream frontage and granite work surfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink unit, two fridges and a microwave oven. A matching central island unit provides further storage, cupboard space and breakfast bar. This is a central point to this home with a stable door opening to the garden room, an oak door opening to the dining room and another oak door opening through to a rear lobby area, which opens to the useful utility room with cloakroom/wc off.

The garden room has windows all round and French doors opening out to a patio seating area, which make the most of the fabulous views. The dining room is dual aspect with a window seat to one side, and a period stone fire surround with a log burner set to a stone hearth. From here there is a staircase to the first floor and an oak door opens through to the main living room with windows to three sides to enjoy light and views all around. Focal points of this room is the arched window to the end of the room enjoying the views beyond and inglenook fireplace with a wooden lintel, feature brick recess and multi fuel stove set to a terracotta hearth. This room also has a feature niche and a beamed ceiling.

The first floor landing is spacious and has a couple of really useful storage cupboards. From here there is access to all three bedrooms and the house bathroom. The master bedroom has a beamed ceiling and fitted wardrobes to one wall and a deep shelved cupboard to the other. The en suite comprises a large step in shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc. The second bedroom has a storage cupboard off and a window seat and the third bedroom has windows to three sides, fitted wardrobes and beamed ceiling.

Externally - The property is approached via a lane from the main road in Whashton and is set very privately, opening out to enjoy spectacular panoramic views from its elevated position. The property is set fairly centrally to the plot which extends to over 0.3 acres in total. With lawns, mature trees, shrubs and flower beds all around. There are extensive gravelled areas for parking. With three timber garden/work sheds and a greenhouse set to the back of the plot and a large stone outbuilding opposite the front door with bin and log storage.

Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way - Moss Cottage is sold subject to and with the benefit of all existing rights of way, whether public or private, light, drainage, water and electricity supplies and all other rights, obligations, easements, quasi-easements and all wayleaves or covenants whether disclosed or not. Not withstanding this, there is a public footpath running south from the top of the lane along the western edge of the plot.

Central Heating - We are advised that the property is served by oil fired central heating.

Tenure - This property is believed to be offered Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Local Authority And Council Tax - Richmondshire District Council tel: 01748 829100. For Council Tax purposes the property is banded G

Viewings - Strictly by appointment only via the Agent GSC Grays tel: 01748 829217.

Additional Services -

Valuations And Surveys - 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 - The particulars were written in October 2016.
The photographs were taken in October 2016.

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