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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

11a Orchard Road, Sleights YO22 5BY

Sold STC £179,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Charming and characterful semi-detached house
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Useful workshop beneath the house
  • Conservatory
  • Garage to side
  • Yard and rear garden
  • Lovely views over to Echo Hill
  • Quiet location, yet close to shops

Full description

This attractive, stone-built, semi-detached family home does have plenty to offer. The location, in a quiet private road yet close to the shops, is bound to hold a wide appeal, as is the scope for the green fingered among you to really get to grips with the garden. There is a useful garage, a handy loft space and an undercroft workshop and a lovely outlook towards Echo Hill.

Approached from the rear, a gate and steps lead down into the yard, in the corner of which is a half glazed timber door which opens into

Kitchen: 11'11 x 6'9 The galley style kitchen has a double glazed window overlooking the yard, a radiator and part-tiled walls. There is a range of wooden fronted wall and base units, comprising cupboards and drawers, with an inset, stainless steel, double drainer sink unit. The kitchen is plumbed for the washing machine, has an inset ceramic hob and a built in electric double oven. At the rear of the kitchen a door leads to

Inner Hallway: The inner hallway provides access to the useful under stairs cupboard and a glazed door leads on into the main hall. At the side, a door leads to

Lounge/Diner: 24'8 overall excluding bay window The lounge/diner falls naturally into the two sections.
Dining Area: 11'11 x 9'11 max 8'6 min to chimney breast The dining room has a double glazed window looking back over the yard, built in cupboards to both chimney breasts and a radiator. A wide arch leads through into

Lounge Area: 12'1 x 11'0 minimum to chimney breast The lounge area has a double glazed bay window looking down over the garden and across to Echo Hill. This room has a glazed door leading back on to the main hallway, wall light points and a radiator, as well as an open fire with tiled hearth, stone surround and wooden mantel.

The hallway has a traditional timber front door which leads out into...

Conservatory: Approximately 10'3 x 7'8 The timber conservatory is constructed on a raised platform at the front of the property. It is half-glazed with double glazed units and has a half glazed, double glazed door leading out to the path which runs towards the garage and then the steps which lead down into the garden.

1st Floor:
The staircase from the entrance hallway rises to a half landing which has a window to the side and door to
Bathroom: 7'10 x 6'9 The bathroom has a double glazed window to the side aspect, part-tiled walls and a radiator. In the corner lies the airing cupboard with its lagged hot water tank and immersion heater and the suite comprises; a panelled bath with a shower over, a WC with a low level cistern and a pedestal wash hand basin.

Landing: The main landing provides access to the loft via a drop down hatch with loft ladder. From here are doors opening to:

Bedroom 1: 12'11 x 9'0 minimum to chimney breast, 10'0 into wardrobes The main bedroom has a double glazed window looking out over the garden with a gorgeous view across to Echo Hill. This room has a radiator and built in wardrobe to one of the chimney recesses.

Bedroom 2: 11'11 x 9'0 minimum to chimney breast, 10'0 into wardrobes The second bedroom has a double glazed window looking back over the roof over the yard, a radiator and built in cupboards, wardrobes and a dressing table to both chimney recesses.

Bedroom 3: 8'8 x 5'6 The third bedroom, a single, has a double glazed window looking back over to Echo Hill and a radiator. There is a built in single bed, with drawers beneath and a built in wardrobe at the end.

Loft: The boarded out loft is accessed from the landing via a drop down hatch and a pull down ladder. The ceiling has been panelled, as have the walls and there are built in cupboards providing storage within the eaves.

Yard: The property is accessed from the yard which is enclosed and has a former coal house in the corner.

Coal House: 7'10 x 3'2 This useful outbuilding now houses the floor-mounted oil fired Worcester boiler, which provides the central heating and hot water.

Garage: Lying to the side of the property, the single garage has an up and over door to the front, a window to the side and a traditional timber door to the rear. It has light, power and water.

Garden: Steps lead down from the conservatory, to the garden. This slopes away from the house and offers a range of mature trees and shrubs with a lawned area. The garden is enclosed by fences and hedges.

Undercroft Workshop (floor area 15'10 x 7'11, raised area 15'10 x 3'11 deep, 3'8 high off ground). This has a window to the garden, light and power and a section at the back is raised, making it ideal for storage.


Viewing: Viewings by appointment. All interested parties should discuss this property, and in particular any specific issues that might affect their interest, with the agent's office prior to travelling or making an appointment to view this property

Directions: From Richardson & Smith's offices head out of Whitby towards the mini roundabout and take the first exit up to Prospect Hill, at the traffic lights turn right onto Mayfield Road, continue over the roundabout by Four Lane Ends garage, and up past The Stables, turning left at the roundabout heading into Sleights, head over the high level bridge, turn left onto The Avenue, right at the end onto Lowdale Lane and almost immediately left onto Orchard Road, which is a private road and number 11 lies on your left hand side approximately 100 yards down, identifiable by our 'For Sale' board.

Services: The property is understood to be connected to mains water, electricity and drainage. Central heating and hot water are understood to be provided by the oil fired Worcester boiler located in the former coal house.

Council Tax Banding: 'C' 1,475 payable for 2016-17 (verbal query only) Scarborough Borough Council Tel 01723 232323.

Post Code: YO22 5BY

Richardson and Smith have prepared these particulars in good faith to give a fair overall view of the property based on their inspection and information provided by the vendors. Nothing in these particulars should be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good structural condition or that any services or equipment are in good working order as these have not been tested. Purchasers are advised to seek their own survey and legal advice.

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Added on Rightmove:
11 November 2016

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