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2 bedroom property for sale

Main Street, Stamford Bridge, York, YO41 1QE

Sold STC £200,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Historic building
  • Large roof garden
  • Good sized bedrooms
  • Open plan living
  • High ceilings
  • Exposed wooden beams
  • Electronic entrance gates
  • Allocated parking space
  • Great views
  • Landscaped communal garden

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold

Looking for something special? This two-bed apartment is one of a kind. Located on the first floor of a Grade II listed Corn Mill it offers fantastic views of the River Derwent from its superb private roof garden. The apartment is very well presented. It is light and airy with high ceilings and exposed original wooden beams. There is an open-plan living/dining area with fully fitted kitchen, a master bedroom with en-suite shower room, a second double bedroom and bathroom. The Corn Mill was built in the 1800's and converted into 12 individual apartments in 2005. It is accessed by electronic gates and a gravel driveway, which leads to allocated private and visitor parking and a large communal garden. This unique property is ideal for first time buyers looking for a 'ready to move into' fully equipped starter home, as well as those wishing to downsize to a low maintenance residence with plenty of charm. It also presents a fabulous opportunity for investors seeking a buy-to-let property - apartments in the Corn Mill are routinely rented out on long-term lets.

* THE ROOF GARDEN REALLY HAS THE 'WOW FACTOR': The riverside views are fantastic and it's a perfect space for relaxing, dining and entertaining but it also has some great practical uses due to its large size (e.g. storage and airing clothes). It's not just any old patio... it's an outside living room.
* LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: The Corn Mill is located in the heart of the village, everything you need is on your doorstep, but as the apartment is at the rear of the property you feel like you’re miles away, no horrible traffic noise - just the relaxing sound of water.
* A GREAT MIX OF THE OLD AND THE NEW: The historic Grade II listed building is full of charm and character, while the apartment is modern, light and contemporary. Perfect combination!

A secure entry system opens the main double doors to the communal lobby area. There is stone paved flooring and wall mounted mailboxes for each apartment. A spiral staircase and lift lead to the upper floors.

A wooden front entrance door with a telecom entry system opens into the reception area. Three small steps lead down to the main hallway. The space benefits from a unique curved wall feature. There is a central heating radiator and original wooden beams.

A large window to the side of the lounge area overlooks the communal gardens and French doors (with window seat) open at the rear leading to the fabulous roof terrace. This is a fantastic open-plan living area with space for lounge furniture and a dining table. There is original wooden beams, two central heating radiators, a telephone point and TV aerial point.

Base and wall units are fitted across two walls with light wood-effect doors and black work surfaces (with matching splash back). Integrated appliances include: fridge/freezer; stainless steal gas hob (with extractor hood); electric oven; dishwasher; and washing machine. There is an inset stainless steel sink and separate drainer, recessed ceiling spotlights and a extractor fan.

A large roof terrace runs the entire width of the apartment. It enjoys a favourable aspect to the rear of the Corn Mill, retaining much privacy and benefiting from sunlight throughout the day in the summer months. This is a tranquil space where you can relax and enjoy the stunning views of the communal garden, the wildlife and the River Derwent with its spectacular weir. The roof garden is a perfect place for entertaining and alfresco dining. There is also plenty space for outside storage. It is flagged with light paving stones and surrounded by black iron railings. The external combi-boiler is located within a wall-mounted weatherproof boiler house and there is an outside tap.

A large double bedroom with side window and plenty of storage space. The original wooden beams are a particular feature of this room. There is a central heating radiator, TV aerial point and access to:-

Fitted with a three piece suite including a shower cubical, pedestal hand basin and WC. Tiling to the surround, central heating radiator, electric shaver point and extractor fan.

A second double bedroom with window to the side, original wooden beamed ceiling and central heating radiator. *This room is now dressed as a nursery but an additional photo shows the same space fitted with a double bed.*

Fitted with a contemporary white three-piece suite, comprising a P-shaped panelled bath with shower (over the bath) and curved shower screen, WC, pedestal hand basin, part tiled walls, central heating radiator, large fitted storage cupboard, original wooden beams, electric shaver point and extractor fan.

The Corn Mill apartments are located just 7 miles from the City of York, in the historic village of Stamford Bridge. The village has a lot to offer: there is a primary school; doctors surgery; library; church; sports club; barbers/hairdressers; veterinary surgery; post office and various other shops and food outlets. There are three public houses and an ice cream parlour/tea room. Just a short walk away, at Gate Helmsley, is also a farm shop and café. There is regular local bus service from Stamford Bridge to the city centre, stopping at key locations including York railway station and the University of York (Heslington East) campus.

Lease - 998 years from January 2004 (986 years remaining)
Communal fees and ground rent - £133.40 per month (includes: Listed buildings/property owners insurance; General repairs and decoration of the building; Cleaning of communal areas; Electricity charges for heating of communal areas and internal/external lighting; Lift maintenance and insurance; Telephone connection charges for lift emergency helpline; External maintenance such as gardening, electric gate and car park/driveway maintenance; Refuse bin retrieval and cleaning; Management fees including bank and accountancy charges and emergency call-out facilities).
Council tax band - D
This property does not require an EPC as it is a listed building. For details see:

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
09 August 2016


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