5 bedroom character property for saleUckerby, Scorton, Richmond, North Yorkshire
- Superb family property
- Family room/kitchen
- Two reception rooms & study
- Utility & cloaks/wc
- En suite master bedroom
- GF en suite guest room
- Land and stable block
- EPC (EER) D68
A beautifully presented, five bedroomed period home with land occupying a peaceful position with a southerly aspect overlooking the grounds and adjoining paddock to open countryside beyond, with access to a network of bridleways with the luxury of riding from home. Externally there is a 0.55 acre garden adjoining a 3.8 acre paddock, Timber Stable Block and two Field Shelters.
Situation And Amenities - Bridgeworth House is situated in the quiet hamlet of Uckerby, 1.7 miles north of the village of Scorton which is well known for its large village green where cricket is played, there are two public houses, a village hall and nursery. The nearby towns of Richmond and Darlington offer a wide variety of amenities including national and local retailers a large range of bars and restaurants, cinemas, theatres, sports centres, golf courses and state and private educational opportunities. The north Pennines and Yorkshire Dales are in easy reach. The Zetland, Hurworth, West of Yore, Hurworth and Bedale Hunts are all in close proximity. Golf courses can be found at Richmond, Barnard Castle and Darlington with Horse Racing at Catterick, Ripon, York, Wetherby and Sedgefield. For the commuter the A66, A1 (M) East Coast Mainline and Newcastle Durham, Tees Valley and Leeds Bradford Airports provide links to commercial centres of the north east and beyond.
Bridgeworth House - Bridgeworth House is a beautifully presented five bedroom period property, which has been thoughtfully refurbished to a very high standard with the inclusion of oak doors to the ground floor with wrought iron door furniture, oak flooring and a hand made kitchen. The property provides spacious, flexible, family orientated accommodation and has an attractive frontage with a southerly aspect overlooking a lawned area, which directly adjoins the paddock and has far reaching views over the North Yorkshire countryside. For those with equestrian interests there is a timber stable block with tack room and two field shelters within the paddock. A nearby network of bridleways facilitates the luxury of being able to ride from home.
Ground Floor - The entrance hall, accessed via a stable door from the rear is warm and welcoming with oak flooring, a glass panelled door to the front and leads off to the right directly into the heart of this home the family room/kitchen/dining room. The family room/kitchen/ dining room is an light and airy L shaped room with windows and doors to both the front and rear elevations and oak flooring. The kitchen space has been well thought out with hand made oak base units, a central island with integral microwave oven, double Belfast sink with granite either side plus a solid oak slab to the remainder of the island. The base units incorporate an induction hob and oven. A spacious walk in larder has a tiled floor and granite shelving. Full length windows in the family kitchen area overlook the front lawns and a further window overlooks the rear courtyard, whilst the dining area has French doors leading out to the gardens and an oak door leading through to the central reception hall. The hall has a staircase leading to the first floor, porch area leading out to the front garden and access to the study and living room. The study has a window to the rear elevation and fitted oak desk. The living room has windows overlooking both the front lawns and the rear courtyard area. A recess with oak lintel over, houses an oil-fed stove (not connected), which sits on a stone hearth and provides a focal point for this pleasant room. Double oak doors lead from the sitting room into another reception room with a beautiful hand carved stone fire surround and hearth and windows to three elevations plus a glazed door leading to the front gardens.
The hall also provides access to the guest suite and to the ground floor wc and utility room. The ground floor wc is well fitted with white wash hand basin and low level w.c. The utility room is a spacious and functional room fitted with wall and floor cupboard units, Belfast sink, granite worksurfaces, recess off housing the oil fired central heating boiler, space and plumbing for two automatic washing machines and two heated towel rails. The ground floor guest bedroom has an en suite shower room partially tiled in travertine, with step in shower cubicle and white wash hand basin and low level w.c.
First Floor - The first floor landing provides access to the bedroom accommodation and family bathroom. The master bedroom suite overlooks the front lawns to the countryside and beyond and has an en suite part tiled in travertine, with a white suite comprising bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c., the en suite leads directly into the dressing room with window and wardrobes. The dressing room has a door back to the landing and could be used as another bedroom if required. There are three further bedrooms, all of which overlook the front gardens with views to the open countrywide beyond and one of which has a dual aspect. The family bathroom has fully tiled walls and a white suite with bath, shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. And access to the airing cupboard.
Externally - Bridgeworth House occupies an excellent position with extensive lawned front garden with a southerly aspect. The garden area can be approached from a large gravelled parking and turning area with circular stone edging and steps leading up to the lawned garden with the stone flagging continuing the full length of the building. From the gravelled area there is access to a timber stable block with tack room. The garden area extends to 0.55 acres and is fenced off with gated access directly into the paddock area and another gated access at the western side of the property leading to the courtyard area. The paddock extends to 3.79 acres and has two field shelters. To the rear of the property there is a large courtyard area and parking. The neighbouring property has a right of access over the courtyard area to their property. The grounds extend to 4.47 acres in all.
Wayleaves Easements And Rights Of Way - The property is being sold subject to and with the benefit of all rights of way, rights of light, support, drainage, water, electricity supplies and other rights, obligations, easements and quasi easements and restrictive covenants and all existing and proposed wayleaves whether mentioned in these particulars or not. Not withstanding the above, we understand that there is a public bridleway which runs within the grounds alongside the perimeter, indicated blue on the plan between points x and y.
Planning - We are advised by the vendor that a proportion of the paddock is designated by English Heritage as part of a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Measurements And Other Information - All areas, measurements and other information have been taken from various records and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchaser(s) should not reply on them as statements of fact and should satisfy themselves as to their accuracy.
Services - We are advised that the central heating system is oil fed and the sewerage is to a private septic tank.
Tenure - The property is believed to be sold 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 with GSC Grays. Telephone: 01748 829217
Directions - To reach the property from the A1(M) southbound leave the A1(M) at the A6136, signposted to Catterick, at traffic signals turn left onto the B6271, signposted to Scorton, bear around the village green at Scorton and take the B1263 signposted to Moulton and Middleton Tyas, follow this road for around 1.5 miles and look for a marked crossroads, take the left turn and follow the road around 200 yards and the property is on the left hand side and parking is to the right. Travelleing northbound from the A1(M) take the A6136 signposted to Catterick, proceed straight through Catterick Village, over Catterick Bridge and proceed to the traffic lights. Take the right turn B6271 signposted to Scorton and follow as for southbound.
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