4 bedroom cottage for sale

1 & 2 Railway Cottages, Sneaton Lane, Ruswarp YO22 5HL

Guide Price* £325,000

Property Description

Key features

  • A pair of 2 bedroom historic railway cottages
  • The first cottage makes a cosy home and the second has been run as a successful holiday let
  • With huge gardens and a variety of outbuildings - also offers development potential
  • Additional area of garden with separate access from the road
  • Both cottages provide off street parking for a number of vehicles
  • Set adjacent to the North York Moors Steam Railway
  • With frontage onto the River Esk
  • GUIDE PRICE: 325,000 - 375,000
  • FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION ON 4TH JUNE 2019 (UNLESS SOLD BEFOREHAND)
  • AUCTION TO BE HELD AT WHITBY RUGBY CLUB. STARTING AT 3PM

Full description

PARTICULARS OF SALE
Situated on the south side of the River Esk that runs through the village of Ruswarp, just over a mile from Whitby town centre, 1 & 2 Railway Cottages, dating from the mid 19th Century, of brick construction under replacement concrete tiled roof. The property stands in a generously proportioned plot which extends in total to around ¾ of an acre, bounded to the north by the Esk Valley railway line, with which the cottages are originally associated and by the River Esk. Comprising 2 semi-detached, 2 bedroom cottages, plus extensive gardens with numerous outbuildings and additional land.

No. 1 Railway Cottages
The westernmost of the pair of cottages, No. 1 Railway Cottages has been the home to the current owners. From the tarmac driveway a glazed entrance door opens into?

Conservatory: 12'0 x 8'5 Hardwood double glazed conservatory with a polycarbonate roof and tiled floor. Central heating radiator, light and power provided. An archway opens through into?

Lounge: 14'7 (15'7 into recess) x 13'2 The principal reception room has a solid strip wood floor and a uPVC bow window facing to the south. The focal point of the room is a stone hearth with brick surround and pine mantel in which stands a Charnwood multi fuel stove. Central heating radiator, ceiling cornice. Etched glass internal window and part glazed double doors set in a screen open through to?

Dining Room: 9'0 x 8'6 With laminate flooring and a uPVC double glazed window facing to the rear, the dining room has a range of recessed pine storage cupboards and a central heating radiator. A wide pine archway opens onto the staircase, with a storage cupboard beneath, and a further doorway opens through to?

Lobby: With tiled floor, built-in storage cupboard and archway connecting through to?

Kitchen: 12'5 x 8'9 The kitchen is fitted with a simple range of white kitchen cabinets including a breakfast bar, stainless steel sink unit, electric oven and automatic washing machine points. Tiled floor, central heating radiator, pine panelled roof. A uPVC double glazed window faces out onto the driveway and a part glazed panelled door opens through to?

Rear Lobby: With tiled floor, coat hooks and a half glazed uPVC external door onto the driveway.

First Floor
The winding staircase with under-stairs cupboard rises to a narrow landing, with panelled doors opening to?

Bedroom 1: 13'1 x 8'10 (into recess) A double bedroom with uPVC double glazed wide window facing to the front (south) and fitted carpet.

Bedroom 2: 12'5 (into recess) x 9'1 A double bedroom facing to the rear with uPVC double glazed window and a door opening to a recessed storage cupboard.

Bathroom: 10'2 x 6'6 overall The bathroom has vinyl floor covering and a pine panelled ceiling. It is fitted with a suite comprising a panel bath, with Gainsborough electric shower over, pedestal wash basin and low flush WC. Panelled in the corner is an airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with immersion heater. A uPVC double glazed window to the south and part tiled walls.

Externally
From the rear of the building a uPVC entrance door opens directly into?

Shower Room: With tiled walls and floor, the shower room is fitted with a corner basin, low flush WC and a shower cubicle with Triton fitment. Pine panelled ceiling, electric heater and extractor fan.

No. 2 Railway Cottages
Lying facing to the east and south, No. 2 Railway Cottages overlooks the principal gardens and was used by the recent owners as a commercial holiday letting for a period of 13 years. From the garden, a part glazed uPVC entrance door opens into?

Lobby: 8'8 x 4'11 With a uPVC double glazed window facing to the rear, electric panel radiator, pine panelled ceiling, tiled floor and a part glazed door opening through into?

Kitchen: 12'5 x 8'8 Fitted with a simple range of units at base and wall level with fittings including a position for an electric oven, an automatic washing machine point and a stainless steel sink unit. Electric panel radiator, tiled floor, pine panelled ceiling and an archway connecting through to?

Inner Hallway: With storage cupboard and door leading through into?

Dining Room: 8'11 x 8'2 With a uPVC double glazed window facing to the rear, an electric panel radiator, fitted carpet. The dining room has a staircase leading off to the first floor and the door connecting through to?

Lounge: 14'6 (15'6 into recess) x 13'1 With a uPVC bow window facing to the front (south), this generously proportioned reception room has a tiled hearth and fireplace, which has been sealed, with a hardwood mantel. A door opens into a walk-in storage cupboard under the staircase. Electric panel radiator, built-in storage cupboards to fireside recesses.

First Floor
A staircase rises from the dining room up to a narrow landing with panelled doors opening to?

Bedroom 1: 12'5 (into recess) x 9'0 With a uPVC double glazed window facing to the rear, fitted carpet and electric panel radiator. A double bedroom with door to a recessed wardrobe cupboard.

Bedroom 2: 13'2 x 8'6 Presented as a twin bedroom, with fitted carpet, electric panel radiator and a uPVC double glazed window facing to the front (south).

Shower Room: 10'3 X 6'5 overall Fitted with a suite comprising low flush WC, pedestal wash basin and an oversize shower cubicle with wet walling and a glass shower screen, plus a Mira Sport shower fitment. Heated electric towel rail, pine panelled ceiling, built-in airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with immersion heater.

The Gardens
The gardens extend in total to around ¾ of an acre.

To the side of Cottage No. 1 is a lawn area of planted garden, plus a hardstanding with a frame for a car awning and?

Garage/Workshop: 20'8 x 19'6 (internal) A brick built garage with roller shutter double width door to the front and a sliding steel door to the side. The garage is fitted with workbenches and a quantity of storage shelving. Metal steps lead to a useful storage loft covering the whole of the garage area, with 2 Velux roof lights, light, power and water provided. Adjoining the west side of the building is a lean-to carport (19'0 x 8'10 overall) of steel and wood frame construction, with a variety of forms of cladding.

Open Fronted Storage Bays (x2) and Storage Shed: approximately 25'0 x 8'0 overall

Garden Shed 11'7 x 7'5 (internal) Of timber frame construction, this homemade shed offers useful storage, with a stable style door and windows to either side.

Poly Tunnel: 15'0 x 9'0 overall

Store: 14'2 x 10'5 Of sectional concrete construction with a corrugated roof, this insulated building has swing doors to both front and rear and a window to the side.

Greenhouse: 6'0 x 6'2 Of aluminium construction with single glazing.

Storage Container (19'4 x 7'6 internal) Metal shipping storage container with insulated lining for useful secure storage.

The gardens are attractively presented and well maintained, with vegetable beds, lawns, a pond and a patio. Both the cottages have driveway parking providing off street parking for a number of vehicles in addition to the outbuildings and a third point of access from the road opens into an additional area of garden at the easternmost boundary of the site, which is separated from the main gardens by a high hedge and the storage container. This additional area of garden has a number of trees and cut walkways plus a hardstanding, on which the owners have stored a touring caravan for a number of years and bankside access to the River Esk.


GENERAL REMARKS & STIPULATIONS

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.

Services: Mains water, electricity and drainage. Cottage 1 has partial central heating from an oil fuelled boiler positioned externally. Cottage 2 has electric panel radiators.

Directions: From Richardson and Smith's offices head out of the town centre towards Guisborough on the A171, but turn left towards Ruswarp on the B1416. As you descend into Ruswarp village, pass the butchers and the pub, crossing the railway line and bridge over the river towards Sneaton. The properties are the first houses on your right hand side after the bridge where marked by the Richardson and Smith For Sale board. See also location plan.

Method of Sale: For sale by public auction on Tuesday 4th June 2019 (unless sold before hand) at Whitby Rugby Club, White Leys Road, Whitby, YO21 3PB .Starting at 3pm. A separate auction catalogue is available on request from the selling agents giving more detailed information.

Tenure: The property is understood to be freehold. Further details are in the auction legal pack.

Vendor's Solicitor: Mr Jaime Dodd of North Yorkshire Law, 23 Baxtergate, Whitby, North Yorkshire. YO21 1BW. Telephone: 01947 602131

Council Tax Banding: Cottage 1 is assessed as band D - £1,916 payable for 2019-20. Cottage 2 has been a commercial residential holiday let and so was subject to business rates, but has now reverted to Council Tax and is being graded band 'C' - £1,703 payable for 2019-20. Scarborough Borough Council . Tel: 01723 232323.

Planning Authority: North York Moors National Park. Tel: 01439 770657.

Post Code: YO22 5HL


More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 April 2019

Nearest stations

  • Ruswarp (0.1 mi)
  • Whitby (1.3 mi)
  • Sleights (1.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Nearest schools

Use the school checker

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Floorplans


To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Ruswarp (0.1 mi)
  • Whitby (1.3 mi)
  • Sleights (1.5 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Richardson & Smith, Whitby

8 Victoria Square, Whitby, YO21 1EA

01947 496000 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

Disclaimer - Property reference 1and2RailwayCottages. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Richardson & Smith, Whitby. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on comparethemarket.com. Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

*Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Richardson & Smith, Whitby on 01947 602298.


Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.