Due to the interest shown Best and Final offers are invited for Ivy Cottage, Castle Bolton. Offers are to be received at the office of John G. Hills & Partners by 12 noon on Wednesday 16th March 2016. Please contact the office for further details and offer forms.
TRADITIONAL DETACHED COTTAGE IN POPULAR VILLAGE LOCATION WITH PANORAMIC VIEWS TO THE SOUTH OVER PENHILL. MODERNISED & EXTENDED TO PROVIDE THE PRESENT COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATION COMPRISING:- G.F: KITCHEN, LOUNGE, BEDROOM 3/LIVING ROOM, STUDY, UTILITY, REAR ENTRANCE HALL, W.C. & GARDEN ROOM. F.F: 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS, 1 ENSUITE BATHROOM & 1 ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM. SOUTH FACING GARDEN WITH LAWN & PATIO. REAR PARKING AREA. HEATING FROM ELECTRIC DIGITAL ECONOMY RADIATORS. SOLAR PV PANELS ON ROOF.
The property is situated on the South side of Castle Bolton Village with panoramic views over Wensleydale and the prominent Penhill. Castle Bolton is a very picturesque village within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is best known for its famous Castle. The market town of Leyburn with its array of shops, restaurants, schools, pubs, churches and sports facilities is located 6 miles east of Castle Bolton village.
Ivy Cottage comprises a traditional detached stone built cottage that has been modernised to a high standard and has recently been redecorated ready for immediate occupation. The outbuildings have been converted and extended into the original property in order to provide additional versatile living space. A garden room has been added to the front of the house leading on to a terrace taking advantage of the magnificent views over Penhill and the Fells. The kitchen is very spacious with ample room for a good sized dining table. There is an orchard on the west of the property with a cobbled and paved area in front of the house together with flower borders and lawns. To the rear, there are steps leading down from a large gravelled parking area to the rear entrance doors.
Ivy Cottage also benefits from timber double glazed windows throughout and the doors are upvc double glazed. The south slope of the main roof has been fitted with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and a solar iboost+ immersion controller has been fitted which uses excess solar electricity to heat the water.
From Leyburn, turn left at the mini-roundabout at the top of the Market Place on to the A684 (signposted Hawes). On entering Wensley, turn right towards Redmire. Continue forward through Redmire and after approx. 1 mile turn right on to Scallow Bank Lane (signposted Castle Bolton). The property is on the South side of the village clearly marked by a John G. Hills signboard.
The accommodation is arranged on two floors and comprises:-
From gravelled car parking area steps lead down to the door into:-
Entrance & Utility Room (3.21m x 1.94m) with plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer, worktop, Yorkshire flagstone floor and external doors to front and rear of the house, 3 spotlights, coat hooks and access to loft.
Bedroom 3 / Living Room (3.77m x 3.65m) Electric digital economy heater, feature stone recesses with sills, double glazed window overlooking the garden with roller blind, loft hatch, fitted carpet, exposed foot beam in ceiling and door to garden.
Study (4.10m x 2.05m) Two south-facing windows, feature stone alcoves with stone surrounds and stone sills, electric digital economy radiator, blinds at the windows, loft hatch, telephone point and fitted carpet.
Kitchen (5.02m x 4.66m) Good range of wall and floor units with wood effect worktops, Siemens integrated dishwasher, Siemens ceramic induction hob with glass splash back, Siemens electric oven, integrated Electrolux fridge. Exposed beam and joist ceiling, thermoplastic floor tiles, 2 double wall lights, 2 spotlight tracks with 4 lights on each, blind at the window, under stairs cupboard. There is a cupboard in the kitchen which houses the electrical consumer unit and solar PV meter. Under stairs storage cupboard, door to garden room.
Lounge (4.58m x 3.69m) with open fire, local dressed stone fire surround and hearth, wooden window seat, curtain pole and roller blind at the window, 2 electric digital economy heaters (programmable), 3 uplighters on the wall, T.V. point and fitted carpet.
Garden Room (3.33m x 3.19m) with stone tiled floor and French windows to terrace, electric digital economy radiator, 2 uplighters on the wall and stone window sills.
Back Entrance ((2.96m x 2.79m (max)) into rear hall with flagstone floor, electric digital economy radiator, 2 double wrought iron wall lights, with glass shades, smoke alarm and curtain pole above door. Door to external providing alternative access to the rear car park.
W.C. (1.96m x 1.14m) with flagstone floor, countertop basin set in vanity unit and tiled above, dado panelled walls, towel ring, mirror, extractor fan, electric radiator and globe ceiling light.
Stairs from Hall with fitted carpet and useful under eaves storage to the left hand side of the stairs.
Landing ((4.08m x 1.43m (max)) with smoke alarm, loft hatch, roller blind, curtain track and fitted carpet.
Master Bedroom (4.50m x 3.13m) Double bedroom with 2 exposed original foot beams, electric digital economy radiator, fitted carpet, double glazed window, roller blind and wooden curtain pole at the window, fitted wardrobe with hanging rail, separate cylinder cupboard housing an unvented (Heatrae Sadia Megaflo) hot water cylinder fitted with Solar iboost+.
Ensuite Bathroom (3.03m x 1.73m) with bath, pedestal basin and W.C., towel ring, towel rail, shaver point and light, timber dado panelling to walls, exposed foot beam, electric Dimplex heater, mirror above wash basin, shaver point, extractor, globe light, roller blinds and curtain pole at the window, fitted carpet.
Bedroom 2 (3.87m x 3.20m) Double bedroom with electric economy radiator, blind and curtain pole at the window, TV aerial point, exposed original timber foot beam and fitted carpet.
Ensuite Shower Room (2.28m x 1.52m) Tiled shower cubicle with sliding doors, Triton etana electric shower, pedestal basin, W.C., electric Dimplex heater, shaver point, extractor fan, dado panelling to walls, exposed original foot beam, fitted carpet.
To the rear of the property there is a gravelled parking area enclosed within drystone walls and wrought iron fencing with steps leading down to a flagstone path on the ground floor giving access into the utility room and rear hall. There is also a useful coal bunker and timber log store to the rear. The parking area is accessed directly from the main village road through the timber gates.
There is a gravelled path from the rear leading to the front garden and also to the orchard on the western side with fruit trees, lawn and timber sheds.
To the front of the property there is a south facing garden with far reaching views over open countryside. The low maintenance garden comprises a flagstone and cobble patio/seating area together with lawn and flower borders.
There are external lights by the doors to both utility room doors, the rear entrance hall door and there are security floodlights to both the front and rear.
Economy electric digital programmable radiators.
Solar PV panels on the roof and solar iboost+ for the hot water. It is understood that the annual Feed in Tariff payments for the panels is around £1,200.00 and the payments will be receivable for a further 15 years.
Strictly by appointment with the Agents, John G Hills & Partners .
The property is offered for sale freehold with vacant possession upon completion.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by private treaty; however the Agents reserve the right to conclude negotiations by other means at their discretion.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
All items normally designated as fixtures and fittings are specifically excluded from the sale unless they are mentioned in the particulars of sale.
COVENANTS, EASEMENTS & RIGHTS OF WAY
The property will be sold subject to all covenants, easements and rights of way whether specifically mentioned in these particulars or not.
We understand from Richmondshire District Council that the property is in Band E for Council Tax.
EER: F:21. A copy of the full Energy Performance Certificate is available upon request.
John G. Hills for themselves and for the Vendors of this property, whose agents they are, give notice that:-
1. The particulars are intended to give a fair and substantially correct overall description for the guidance of intending purchasers and do not constitute part of an offer or contract. Prospective purchasers and lessees ought to seek their own professional advice.
2. All descriptions, dimensions, areas, references to condition and necessary permissions for use and occupation and other details are given in good faith, and are believed to be correct, but any intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of them.
3. No person in the employment of John G. Hills has any authority to make or give any representations or warranty whatsoever in relation to this property on behalf of John G. Hills, nor enter into any contract on behalf of the Vendor.
4. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by intending purchasers in inspecting properties which have been sold, let or withdrawn.
Measurements and other information
All measurements are approximate. While we endeavour to make our sales particulars accurate and reliable, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact this office and we will be pleased to check the information for you, particularly if contemplating travelling some distance to view the property