Due to the interest shown, Best offers are invited for Wesley Cottage, West End, Middleham. Offers are to be received at the offices of John G. Hills & Partners by 12 noon on Thursday 19th November 2020. Please contact the office for further details and offer forms.
GRADE II LISTED MID-TERRACE HOUSE BUILT OVER THREE FLOORS LOCATED IN THE QUIET WEST END OF MIDDLEHAM & REQURING SOME LEVEL OF MODERNISATION. ACCOMMODATION INCLUDES:- G.F: OPEN-PLAN DINING KITCHEN. F.F: LOUNGE & SHOWER ROOM/W.C. S.F: 2 DOUBLE BEDROOMS. ENCLOSED YARD TO THE REAR WITH TWO STORES. PARKING AVAILABLE TO THE FRONT ON MIDDLEHAM WASTES.
Leyburn 2 miles, Masham 9 miles, Bedale 10.5 miles, Richmond 16.5 miles, Harrogate 30 miles and Leeds 55 miles (all distances are approximate).
Middleham is a traditional unspoilt dales market town with good communications and facilities. It is famous for its horse racing culture and Middleham Castle, which was once the childhood home of Richard III. The market town of Leyburn is 2 miles north and has developed as the traditional centre for mid-Wensleydale and is often referred to as the Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. The town supports an array of shops, restaurants, schools, pubs, churches, sports facilities as well as an auction mart.
In terms of wider transport links, the A1 motorway is accessible at Catterick (14 miles), Bedale (11 miles) and Scotch Corner (18 miles). Trains on the East Coast main line stop at both Northallerton (35 mins) and Darlington (45 mins). The closest international airports are at Newcastle (1.25 hours) and Leeds Bradford (1.25 hours).
From Leyburn Market Place, take the A684 out of the town towards Bedale and just before the petrol station, turn right on to Middleham Road (A6108). Continue on this road over the bridge and into Middleham. At the Market Place turn right signposted Coverham towards the West End of the town and the property is located on the left hand side just beyond the Manor House and the Old Manse.
Wesley Cottage (Manse Flat) is a Grade II Listed mid-terrace house built over three floors and located in the quiet West End of Middleham. The property is built of stone under a stone slate roof and has single glazed windows and night storage heating throughout. When the property was first listed in 1985, it comprised a single garage on the ground floor with a flat above over the second and third floors. The present layout has living accommodation over all three floors and the present owners undertook some improvement works around 15 years ago but the property would benefit from some further renovation works in order to bring it up to current standards. The property would be suitable for a first time buyer or for someone looking for a bolthole in the dales. The accommodation briefly comprises open-plan dining kitchen on the ground floor together with lounge and shower room/ W.C. on the first floor and two double bedrooms on the second floor. To the rear of the property there is an enclosed rear yard with two small stores and parking is available on the cobbled area to the front for residents and visitors on an ad-hoc basis.
The accommodation is arranged on three floors and comprises:-
Front Entrance into:-
Entrance Vestibule with coat hooks and door into:-
Dining Kitchen (7.58 m x 2.89 m) Open-plan dining kitchen with basic range of wall and floor units, laminate worktops, freestanding electric cooker, stainless steel sink and drainer, tiled splashbacks, shelving, plumbing for washing machine, 2 night storage heaters and TV point. Door to rear entrance.
With recessed cupboard with shelves, electric consumer unit and meter on wall. Door to rear yard.
Stairs Lead to:-
Lounge (5.07 m x 3.08 m) with night storage heater.
Shower Room/W.C. (2.34 m x 1.50 m) with shower cubicle with electric shower, pedestal basin, heated towel rail and W.C.
Landing with smoke alarm and stairs leading to:-
Bedroom 1 (4.20 m x 3.10 m): Double bedroom with fitted cupboard and night storage heater.
Bedroom 2 (3.10 m x 2.35 m): Double bedroom with night storage heater and cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and immersion heater.
To the rear of the property there is an enclosed yard with two useful stores. Access to the rear yard is though the property with no separate access round the back. There is no private parking with the property, however parking is available on an ad-hoc basis to the front of the property on the cobbled area known as the Middleham Wastes.
Mains water, electricity and drainage.
Night storage heaters.
Strictly by appointment through the Sole 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 any other means at their discretion.
All offers must be in writing. We will not report any verbal offer unless it is confirmed in writing. Please confirm whether your offer is a cash offer or subject to a mortgage or property sale.
Money Laundering Regulations
Prospective purchasers should be aware that in the event that they are successful, they will be required to provide us with documents in relation to the Money Laundering Regulations, one being photographic ID (Passport or Driving Licence) and the second being a recent utility bill confirming your address.
Fixtures and 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 and 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 B for Council Tax purposes.