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3 bedroom house for sale

Station House, Station Road, Robin Hoods Bay, YO22 4TG

Sold STC £297,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Semi detached house
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Garden to rear
  • Located at the top of Robin Hoods Bay
  • Shed and Storage Room
  • Stone built
  • Front yard with WC

Full description

This is a unique opportunity, to acquire a former station master’s house in the immensely popular location at the top of Robin Hoods Bay. The accommodation has retained a wealth of Victorian character along with the huge bonus within the village of having a garden. This really is a must to view for all those railway enthusiasts or someone looking for something characterful and that little bit different!

Approached from the front, a timber door leads into…

Covered Front Yard: The front yard has been enclosed and roofed to create a really sensible and practical front porch. This provides ample space for deckchairs, surfboards, prams, pushchairs etc avoiding cluttering up the house. Lying off the yard, doors lead to coal shed and the outside loo housing a WC with a low level cistern. A third door leads into…

The “Hepburn Millennium Shed” 11’6 x 8’9 + 6’ x 4’2 An immensely useful, large L- shaped shed with a window, providing invaluable storage.

The final door in the covered front yard leads into…

Station Master’s House

A traditional timber front door leads from the covered front yard into the…

Entrance Hallway: The entrance hallway has a tiled floor, a radiator, houses the staircase to the first floor and from here doors lead to…

Kitchen Breakfast Room

Breakfast Area: 11’6 x 6’8 The breakfast area has a sash window to the front aspect, a tiled floor and a radiator. From here a door leads to…

Kitchen Area: 14’3 x 11’5 With ample space for a dining table, the kitchen area has 2 sash windows to the front aspect, most attractive exposed floorboards and a radiator. There is a range of pine fronted base units comprising cupboards and drawers under tiled worktops with an inset stainless steel sink unit and an inset electric hob. The overriding feature of this room is the wonderful brick chimney breast with the traditional pine crockery cupboards to either side, built into the chimney recesses, which houses the solid fuel “Rayburn Nouvelle”. Additional storage is provided behind the pine door, formerly a door into the hallway.

Sitting Room: 14’8 into bay window x 12’9 into chimney recess The substantial sitting room has a sash bay window to the rear aspect, a coved ceiling and dado rail. There are 2 radiators and an attractive cast iron and tiled period fireplace with a marble mantel.
Understairs Study: Immensely characterful, but a little snug the study area provides really useful storage and space for a desk.

Rear Porch: Accessed by what would have been the main door out onto the platform, the rear porch is a basic half glazed timber lean-to porch with a door to the garden.

1st Floor
The staircase from the entrance hallway rises directly to the…

Landing: The landing has a sash window to the rear aspect, coved ceiling and a hatch providing access to the loft. From here doors lead to…

Bedroom 2: 10’4 x 7’10 plus 7’1 x 3’9 This ‘L’ shaped bedroom has a sash window to the front aspect with a view across to Ravenscar over Robin Hoods Bay. Additionally, there is a radiator and character is imparted by the period fireplace.

Bedroom 1: 14’3 x 11’5 to chimney brest (Overall including walk in wardrobe) The main bedroom has 2 sash windows to the front aspect, again enjoying views over Robin Hoods Bay to Ravenscar and the moors, with a period fireplace, coved ceiling and a dado rail. From here a door provides access to…
Walk-in Wardrobe: 6’11 x 4’4 included within the dimensions for the main room, this provides a really useful little bit of extra storage space.

Bedroom 3: 11’4 x 9’5 The third double bedroom has 2 sash windows to the rear aspect and a radiator.
Bathroom: 10’3 x 8’11 The substantial bathroom has timber panelled walls and ceiling, with secondary glazed windows to the front aspect enjoying views across to Ravenscar and the moors. There is a radiator and the airing cupboard is housed here with its lagged hot water tank and immersion heater, there is also access to additional storage within the eaves. The suite comprises a WC with a low level cistern, a pedestal wash hand basin and what we understand to be a ball and claw foot cast iron bath with a pine panel.

To the rear of the property lies an enclosed garden, enclosed by trees and fences, with a level lawn and a practical sitting area. There is a gate at the end of the garden providing access to the front of the property.


Viewing: By appointment through the sole selling agents Richardson and Smith (01947) 602298.

Directions: From our offices, head out of town following signs for Scarborough on the A171. Upon reaching the village of Hawsker take the left turn where signposted for Robin Hoods Bay and follow this road along and down until you reach the village itself. Turn right into the car park just opposite The Grosvenor pub, drive through the car park beyond Fylingthorpe village hall and Station House is the last house on the right hand side.

Services: The property is connected to mains water, electricity and drainage.
Council Tax Banding: ‘D’ (verbal query only) £1,505.06 payable for 2009/10.

Home Information Pack: A Home Information Pack is available for this property.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
27 August 2010

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