BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2017
BPA Ripon 2017
Guide price £395,000
Gate Lodge, Palace Road, Ripon HG4 3HN
3 bedrooms
*UNIQUE FORMER GATE LODGE TO THE HISTORIC BISHOP’S PALACE*A charming Grade II listed Gate Lodge providing characterful three/four bedroom accommodation, lovely gardens and tandem garage situated in the favoured Palace Road area, on the northern fringe of the historic City of Ripon.
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  • A charming Grade II listed Gate Lodge providing characterful three/four bedroom accommodation
  • Lovely gardens and tandem garage situated in the favoured Palace Road area, on the northern fringe of the historic City of Ripon.
A charming Grade II listed Gate Lodge providing characterful three/four bedroom accommodation with high ceilings situated in the favoured Palace Road area, on the northern fringe of the historic City of Ripon.
The property benefits from a wealth of period and individual features plus deceptively accommodation which has been much improved over the last twenty years by the current owner.
These improvements include the construction of a double garage 23’6 x 12’6” measured internally, the addition of a substantial garden/sun room overlooking the rear gardens, oak style flooring to part of the ground floor, fitted furniture in Bedroom three, replacement liquid propane gas heating boiler and Cherry wood doored kitchen units.
The accommodation briefly comprises: Main Entrance into Dining Room, Lounge, Cloakroom/WC, fitted Kitchen, Garden/Sun Room, two Bedrooms on the ground floor, En suite Bathroom and two Bedrooms on the first floor.
Further advantages include sealed unit double glazing to the majority of the windows some having leaded decoration, liquid propane gas fired heating via radiators, security system, pine panelled internal doors, part boarded loft with power and lighting, tandem garage measuring 23’6” x 12’6” internally and mature, enclosed gardens enjoying a high degree of privacy.

Ripon is one of England’s smallest cities and is recognised for it’s majestic Cathedral, central Market Square with Obelisk and has a mix of period and modern architecture. Shopping centres mainly around the Market Square, Fishergate, Westgate, North Street and Westgate. The main market is held on Thursdays, with the town Bellman ringing his bell at 11 a.m. announcing the official start to trading. Every night at 9 p.m. the Hornblower blows his horn which is an excellent tourist attraction. A variety of other services and recreational amenities can be found including, banks, building societies, Doctors, Dentists, Ripon Spa Baths, Leisure Centre, the newly opened (2013) Curzon Cinema, Racecourse etc. along with excellent schools, notably Ripon Grammar. Now by-passed, Ripon is ideally placed for commuting to the major business centres of West Yorkshire and Teesside and the acclaimed A1/M1 link road makes travelling further afield more accessible.

Entrance: Via original, panelled and studded oak door leading into:

Dining Room: Windows to front and side elevations. Oak style flooring. Radiator.
Inner Hall: Exposed stone original archway leading to stairs to the first floor.

Lounge: Bay window to the front elevation. Central feature cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and suitable for open fires. TV point. Ceiling coving. Oak style flooring. Radiator.

Cloakroom/WC: Two piece modern white suite comprising wall mounted wash hand basin and low level WC. Extractor fan. Oak style flooring.

Fitted Kitchen: Twin windows to the side elevation. A comprehensive range of Cherry wood doored kitchen units are fitted at floor and wall heights with laminate working surfaces and inset 1.5 bowl sink. Built in electric oven with four range hob and extractor over. Integrated dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer. Space for tumble dryer and additional fridge/freezer. Contrasting ceramic tiles to working areas. Wall mounted liquid propane gas fired “combi” boiler (replaced c2011) serving heating via radiators and domestic hot water. Maple style laminate flooring.

Garden/Sun Room: uPVC garden room having high ceiling and glazed to three sides enjoying lovely views over the principle gardens. Ceramic floor tiles. Radiator. French door leading to the gardens.

Bedroom 1: Window to the side elevation. Built in Maple style furniture comprising two x single wardrobes providing hanging space and shelves plus eight drawer chest. Radiator.

En suite Bathroom: Opaque window to the side elevation. Three piece white suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled bath. Chrome taps and fittings. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles. Access to roof void, partly board for useful storage. Radiator.

Bedroom 4/Study: Window overlooking the rear garden. Radiator. Walk in shelved cupboard with window to the side.

Landing: Window to the side elevation.

Bedroom 2: Window to the rear elevation overlooking the garden. Access to part boarded roof void having power and lighting. Walk in, white tiled shower cubicle with plumbed shower and extractor fan.

Bedroom 3: Window to the front elevation enjoying a lovely outlook towards pastureland. Built in Maple style furniture comprising one double and two single wardrobes providing hanging space and shelves, and two drawer bedside cabinet. Radiator.
Outside: “Gate Lodge” has a paved vehicular access, providing Off street parking for two case and leading to:
Tandem Garage: Measuring 23’6” x 12’6” internally. Remotely operated up and over vehicular access door. Pedestrian access door. Light and power connected. Storage into the eaves. Wall shelves.

Gardens: The gardens are a particularly attractive feature of the property being enclosed and the rear offering a high degree of privacy. The front and side gardens are enclosed and planted in a “cottage garden” style. The rear is enclosed within stone wall, hedge and fenced boundaries and is mainly laid to lawn with wooded area at the bottom. Fruit trees comprising two apple, Victoria Plum and Damson. Substantial paved patio/entertaining area. Ornament “rill” water feature with water lilies and fish. Raspberry canes.

Timber garden shed.

Directions: Leave Ripon on North Road. At the Clock Tower turn left into Palace Road and proceed to the outskirts of Ripon where the Gate Lodge is located on the left hand side.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885
Please note
Agents Notes:
The property has mains water and septic tank drainage. The latter of which was emptied June 2019.

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