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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Pear Trees House, Broom House Lane, Egton Bridge, Whitby, YO21 1UZ

Under Offer £580,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached house
  • 4 bedrooms (master en-suite with en-suite shower room)
  • 3 reception rooms
  • Driveway parking
  • Spacious gardens with workshop/store, shed and summerhouse
  • Modern fixtures and fittings
  • Village has plenty of amenities including 4 pubs, a doctor's surgery, 2 primary schools etc
  • Oil fuelled AGA

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This attractive detached house, created from the conversion of a former coach house to the Egton Estate now makes a wonderful home, set privately behind its garden wall and gates in generously proportioned mature gardens. Upgraded substantially by the current owners, the house has a master bedroom suite including a dressing area and shower room, plus 2 further double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a modern bathroom, upstairs. Downstairs, off the wide entrance hallway lie 3 reception rooms, a shower cloakroom and a fully fitted kitchen and separate utility. The house has retained a cottagey charm and is tastefully finished.

Outside the property has wonderful gardens and grounds. A wide graveled driveway offers plenty of space for parking off the road and there is ample space to create a garage, if desired. Within the garden lie a good sized wooden workshop, a shed and a summerhouse. There is a also a paved dining area with a wrought iron bower by James Godbold blacksmith of Egton and a wood oven / barbequing area. The landscaped gardens include a small area of woodland, lawns and trees and shrubs including fruit trees, as well as the eponymous pear trees which are trained up the front of the building to compliment the flowering wisteria.

Egton is a smart village nestling in a shelered position in the mid Esk Valley and is renowned as a place for salmon and trout fishing. The village has a selection of amenities including 4 pubs with good dining, a doctor's surgery, 2 primary schools etc. Most facilities can be found in Whitby which lies around 8 miles to the north-east.

From the stone path off the graveled driveway a part glazed door opens into ?

Entrance Hallway: 19'7 x 7'2 plus 15'7 x 6'2 An L-shaped "living" entrance hallway accommodating the staircase with an under-stairs cupboard. A part glazed front door and two front facing windows plus a further window to the rear provide good natural light. 3x radiators, ceiling cornice and panelled internal doors to ?

Lounge: 23'7 x 14'2 A elegant reception room with a south facing window and glazed double doors opening onto the front garden patio, plus an additional rear facing window overlooking the garden. The focal point of the room is traditional style fireplace with granite inset and carved wood surround set over a polished granite hearth housing the 'Stovax' multi-fuel cast iron stove. There is also a period style open fronted bookcase along one wall, 2x radiators, ceiling cornice and fitted carpet.

Dining Room: 14'5 x 11'10 Another elegant room with south facing full height glazed doors set in a glazed screen opening onto the gravelled driveway and an additional side facing window. Open fireplace with Edwardian style cast fire with tiled insets and carved wood surround. Polished tongue and groove flooring, ceiling cornice and radiator.

Kitchen: 14'10 x 12'6 Set in the centre of the house, the kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of shaker style cabinets and drawers with solid oak worktops and matching wall fittings including glass fronted display cabinets with under unit lighting. Integral equipment includes a fridge and freezer, a separate wine cooler and a twin bowl ceramic sink unit with mixer tap, but the focal point of the rooms is a 2 oven white oil fueled Aga (providing domestic hot water) and a separate oil fired central heating boiler within the Aga casing - the Aga is set in a recess with purpose designed surround. Ceramic tiled floor, rear facing window overlooking the back garden. An archway leads through into ?

Utility: 11'6 x 7'4 With matching tiled floor, there are 2 rear facing windows, window to the side and an external door to the back garden. The utility is fitted with cabinets to match those in the kitchen with fittings including a Belfast style sink unit, Bosch electric oven and matching ceramic hob with stainless steel extractor over. Plumbing for washer and dryer, central heating radiator.

Garden Room / Office: 15'7 x 8'11 Converted from a garage, the garden room has glazed double doors opening onto the gravel driveway to the side with flanking windows, one window to the rear and one further window to the side. Central heating radiator, fitted carpet and exposed stone wall.

Shower Cloakroom: With tiled floor and walls there is a window to the rear and extractor fan. The suite comprises a shower cubicle with bar mixer shower fitment, a wash hand basin and a low flush WC.

First Floor
The staircase rises to an open landing (10'10 x 9'2 plus corridor off) with rear facing window overlooking the garden, fitted carpet and radiator. A hatch gives access to the loft void and paneled style doors open to ?

Master Bedroom Suite: Comprising double bedroom, separate dressing room and en-suite shower room.
Dressing Room: 10'5 x 11'1 (max) Irregular shape with rear facing window overlooking the garden and built-in airing cupboard containing hot water cylinder and linen shelving. Fitted carpet, central heating radiator. A door opens onto the shower room and a wide archway leads through into ?

Bedroom: 14'7 x 10'8 A light double bedroom with windows facing both to the front and rear overlooking the gardens. Fitted wardrobes, bedside cabinets and cupboards including bedside lighting. Fitted carpet and 2 radiators. and arched opening to dressing room.
En-Suite Shower Room: With front facing dormer window, tiled floor and central heating radiator. The shower room has a white suite comprising a quadrant corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC.

Bedroom 2: 16'0 x 11'9 A double sized guest room presented with twin beds, fitted with a range of furniture including a wardrobe, cupboards and dressing table with drawers. Wide dormer windows face to the front and rear and a further window looks to the side, providing good natural lighting. 2x central heating radiators and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 3: 11'6 x 11'1 An attractive double bedroom with two front facing windows of which one is arched, radiator, fitted wardrobes and bedside cabinets. Fitted carpet.

Bedroom 4: 11'1 x 7'7 A single bedroom with front facing window, central heating radiator, fitted carpet and built-in wardrobe.
Family Bathroom: 9'10 x 7'6 A recently re-fitted bathroom containing free-standing bath with central taps and hand shower hose, wash hand basin set on vanity unit and low flush WC. A wide, rear facing window overlooks the garden. Laminae flooring, radiator.

Gardens and Grounds
The house occupies a generous plot extending to over half an acre in total. A tall stone wall and wooden gates offer privacy from Broom House Lane and a wide L shaped graveled driveway offers ample space to park a number of cars and to be able to turn. There is sufficient space to create a garage, should one be desired, subject to planning.

At the front, on the south side of the house, is a wide stone paved patio with glazed doors from the lounge and a garden with lawn trees, shrubs and flowering borders. This garden extends around to the side of the house where there is a lawned area with a summerhouse.

Summer House: 9'8 x 9'8 An octagonal summerhouse of timber construction with light and power connected.

The gardens then extend around to the rear of the house where they are slightly terraced above the property and have lawns which include a paved seating area with a pergola by James Godbold a well-known local ornamental blacksmith , a raised patio area with a brick wood oven and BBQ area and a wooden workshop and shed. There is access to a back door into the house through the utility and onto the graveled driveway to the side. The gardens extend up the hillside to the rear with a fenced-in vegetable patch and fruit trees before becoming a natural woodland area and wildlife garden with all associated bird and wildlife.

Wooden Workshop / Store: 20' x 12'6 A timber garden building providing storage which also accommodates the oil tank. Electric light and power. Separate timber garden shed.


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 Whitby, head out of town towards Guisborough on the A171 turning off where signed for Egton. Drive through the upper village and descend the bank to Egton Bridge. At the church, turn right onto Broom House Lane and Pear Trees House lies on your right hand side approximately 100 yards from the junction. See also location plan.

Services: The property is understood to be connected to mains water, drainage and electricity. Central heating and hot water are provided from the oil fuelled AGA range and the adjoining boiler unit situated in the kitchen. Stovax cast iron stove in the lounge and open fire in the dining room. The oil tank is concealed in the wooden garden shed to the rear.

Planning: The property falls under the administrative control for planning matters of the North York Moors National Park. Tel: 01439 770657.

The property lies in a Conservation Area and there is a tree preservation order covering the property in conjunction with the neighbouring house.

Council Tax: Band 'G' approx. £2,993 payable for 2018-19

Local Authority: Scarborough Borough Council Tel 01723 232323.

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26 May 2018

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