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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Filey Road, Scarborough, YO11 3AY

Sold STC £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive detached double fronted Victorian villa.
  • Occupying a substantial corner plot, mature gardens. Tandam garage.
  • Additional two bedroomed annexe which is currently let.
  • Spacious family accommodation arranged over three floors.
  • Numerous character features particulary the superb hallway and stairs.

Full description

Wheatcroft Brow is a substantial and imposing detached double fronted, Victorian villa occupying a generous size corner plot with Filey Road and Seacliff Road.

This is without doubt a fine family home with undoubted character and charm retaining many original features of the Victorian period. In addition to the main residence there is also a good size annexe currently let with both internal and external access. It is understood that the property was at one time owned by the well known painter Frank Henry Mason and later by Scarborough College as dormortories and study rooms. The property is believed to have been converted to a home in the 1970s. The spacious accommodation is arranged over three floors and benefits from gas central heating, some secondary glazing and a large 33' tandem garage. Other notable features include the impressive entrance with original tiled floor and superb central staircase sweeping upwards to the first floor.

Comprising; Hallway, bay lounge, bay dining room, lobby/cloakroom, sitting room/study, breakfast kitchen, lean to conservatory and utility. First floor landing, three bedrooms, en-suite and addition room with stairs off. Loft Area. Music room, bedroom and en-suite. Annexe: Lounge/kitchen, to connecting bedrooms, bathroom/WC, cellar and workshops.

Wheatcroft Brow enjoys a corner position with the corner of Filey Road and Seacliffe Road on Scarborough's South Cliff. Ideally placed for Scarborough College, Hull University (Scarborough Campus), two primary schools, South Cliff Golf Course and approximately 1 1/2 miles to numerous shops and facilities at Ramshill with the town a little further.

Master Bedroom: 
16' 2'' into alcove x 14' 11'' (4.92m x 4.54m)
Two radiators, front facing glazed double doors with secondary glazing overlooking the front garden and views beyond. Side sash window with secondary glazed panel.

Further Room: 
14' 6'' x 13' 5'' (4.42m x 4.09m)
Twin sash windows giving sea views. Built in alcove cupboard, radiator, open tread stairs off to upper floor.

Galleried Landing: 
With feature arched leaded glass window, two radiators, ornate coved ceiling.

UPPER LEVEL (Loft Area): 

Landing Area: 
Leading to the music room/bedroom divided by an arched brick wall.

Music Room: 
23' 9'' x 11' 6'' (7.23m x 3.50m)
Two velux roof windows. A useful multi-purpose room with sloping ceilings.

23' 10'' x 11' 8'' (7.26m x 3.55m)
Two velux roof windows, sloping ceilings.

7' 11'' x 6' 8'' (2.41m x 2.03m)
Low level WC, pedestal washbasin, velux roof window, door to eaves storage.

Occupying a delightful plot with front lawned gardens, mature borders, further lawned to the west side, rear courtyard with raised rockery and flowerbeds. Path/steps and gate to Filey road. From Seacliff Road there are double gates to a driveway and

Tandem Garage:  
33' 10'' x 13' 10'' (10.30m x 4.21m)
Up and over door, light and power. Steps and pathway lead up to the front of the property.

Accessed from the Utility with steps down to two good sized workshops.


Open Plan Lounge/Kitchen: 
26' 9'' x 11' 11'' (8.15m x 3.63m)
Range of fitted cupboards, work surfaces, single drainer stainless steel sink unit, 'Vokera' gas boiler, roof light panels, two radiators, gas fire.

Two Connecting Bedroom: 

Bedroom 1: 
13' 5'' x 9' 8'' (4.09m x 2.94m)
Radiator. Corridor off to bathroom. Door to;

Bedroom 2: 
9' 1'' x 6' 3'' (2.77m x 1.90m)
uPVC double glazed window, radiator.

Panelled bath, pedestal washbasin and low level WC. Radiator.

The Annexe can be accessed by either externally from the courtyard or internally from the main house. The Annexe is currently rented and providing approximately £5,400 per annum.

Mains electric and gas connected. Telephone point to subject to British Telecom regulations. There is a separate gas system to the Annexe. Prospective purchasers are advised to make their own enquiries with regard to these.

Believed to be freehold - subject to legal confirmation.

Imposing double doors open to the;

Impressive Hall: 
With superb character features including a Victorian tiled floor, ornate coved ceiling, decor moulded wall panels, picture rail, two radiators, imposing central staircase with turned spindles lead to the first floor. Access to the cellar allowing good storage.

Lobby Area off the Hall: 
With radiator and arch to a;

15' 10'' plus bay and into alcoves x 14' 7'' (4.82m x 4.44m)
Front bay with arched windows overlooking the front garden, side facing sash window with secondary glazing. Marble fireplace with a fitted multi-fuel flush fire, dado rail, two radiators, ornate coved ceiling, ceiling rose and panelled door to hall.

Dining Room: 
15' 10'' plus bay and into alcove x 14' 10'' (4.82m x 4.52m)
Front facing bay with arched windows overlooking the front garden, three radiators, alcove cupboard, fireplace surround with a tiled fireplace and tiled hearth, ornate stepped cornice, ceiling rose, panelled door to hall and door to kitchen.

Low level WC, vanity basin and electric meter cupboard.

Sitting Room/Study: 
14' 8'' x 8' 8'' (4.47m x 2.64m)
Sash window with secondary glazing, oak fireplace surround, radiator, dado and picture rail. A pleasant room which overlooks the side garden offering versatility for a number of uses.

Breakfast Kitchen: 
15' 2'' x 13' 0'' (4.62m x 3.96m)
Fitted with a range of wall and floor cupboards, work surfaces, 1 1/2 bowl sink unit, tiled recess with further cupboards/drawers, two radiators, sash window with secondary glazing, electric hob, built under electric oven, chimney hood, plumbing for dishwasher, part tiled walls, external door to the courtyard and door to the utility.

Utility Area: 
Plumbing for washing machine, gas 'Ideal Mexico' boiler, worktop and sink.

Cloaks Area off: 

Lean to Greenhouse: 
With grapevines.


Council Tax: 
We are advised that there are currently two separate assessments and these are as follows: Main House Band 'E' Annexe Band 'A'. Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves with regard to this.

Ref/Details Prepared: 
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26 April 2016

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