BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2017
BPA Ripon 2017
Guide price £625,000
Under offer
Fernleigh, Knaresborough Road, Bishop Monkton HG3 3QQ
5 bedrooms
*MUST VIEW PROPERTY WITH IMMACULATELY PRESENTED INTERIORS, BEAUTIFUL SOUTH FACING GARDENS, PARKING FORECOURT AND GARAGE*An impressive, early Edwardian four/five bedroom semi-detached, family house which is beautifully presented internally and externally, situated in a prime position with open countryside to the front on the edge of the highly sought-after village of Bishop Monkton mid way between the small, historic City of Ripon and the Spa Town of Harrogate.
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  • An impressive, early Edwardian four/five bedroom semi-detached, family house which is beautifully presented internally and externally
  • Situated in a prime position with open countryside to the front on the edge of the highly sought-after village of Bishop Monkton mid way between the small, historic City of Ripon and the Spa Town of Harrogate.
An internal viewing is a must to appreciate this characterful and immaculately presented early Edwardian family home situated in a prime position enjoying open countryside to the front on the edge of this highly sought after village of Bishop Monkton mid way between the small, historic City of Ripon and the Spa Town of Harrogate.
“Fernleigh” has been extended in recent years and the interiors sympathetically restored and updated to provide stunning interior decoration and well planned accommodation, maximising the light and sunny position of the position.
The accommodation comprises: Reception Hall, spacious Lounge (formerly two rooms), superb Dining/fitted Kitchen, Laundry, rear Hall/Boot room, Cloakroom/WC, Study/Bedroom five on the ground floor, three Bedrooms and large, house Bathroom on the first floor and guest Bedroom and Shower Room on the second floor.
The property offers many individual and character features including attractive, return staircase, pine panelled internal doors, plaster cornicing and coving in the principle rooms, individually crafted and painted kitchen units including dresser, pantry cupboard and integrated appliances, Cream, gas fired Aga, neutral, granite working surfaces, oak, ceramic and carpeted floors, large, fireplace with log burning stove in Lounge and period, cast iron fireplaces in Bathroom and two Bedrooms, luxuriously appointed house Bathroom and Shower Room with white suites and chrome taps and fittings, replacement, period style double glazed windows and doors and gas heating via period style and modern radiators.
Further distinct advantages include larger than average south facing and beautifully presented gardens, block paved parking forecourt, an excellent Garden Room, modern Edwardian style greenhouse, block paved parking forecourt and detached garage measuring 20’ x 10’’ internally.

Bishop Monkton is one of the most sought after villages between Ripon and Harrogate and benefits greatly from a variety of services and facilities including a Parish Church, two village pubs, primary school, convenience store/shop, hairdressers, Village Hall and sports facilities etc. It is easy accessible to Ripon Harrogate and the A1 and beyond. The Cathedral City of Ripon offers a variety of shopping and recreational facilities and excellent schools notably Ripon Grammar. Now by-passed, it is ideally placed for commuting to the major business centres of West Yorkshire and Teesside. Other facilities include the refurbishment of the Canal Basin and Marina, Ripon Spa Baths, Leisure Centre and Racecourse and it is central to the Yorkshire Dales and Moors.
Reception Hall: Via half glazed panelled entrance door with brass furniture and fan light over. Plaster cornice. Oak flooring. Telephone point. Meter cupboard. Spotlights. Meter cupboard. Radiator with ornamental fretwork cover over. Attractive, return staircase with painted spindles and hardwood handrail leading to the first floor.

Lounge/Dining Room: Formerly two rooms. Square bay window to the front garden and two further side windows. Central feature fireplace with Cream painted surround, slate hearth housing cast iron log burning stove. Part plaster/part ceiling coving. TV point. Two radiators with ornamental fretwork covers over. Double doors to:

Dining Room/fitted kitchen: Twin windows to the side elevation and two Velux roof lights. A range of hand crafted and painted kitchen units, display shelves and drawers by Chapel Kitchens of Nun Monkton are fitted at floor and wall heights including chimney shelf with Cream gas fired Aga and surround “Metro” style tiles, dresser unit with display cupboard, double, shelved pantry cupboard (with four power points) and substantial “island” housing white, ceramic 1.5 bowl sink with chrome mixer tap and integrated dishwasher and recycling/refuse bins. Double, Fisher and Paykell plumbed fridge/freezer. Spotlights. Cupboard under the stairs providing useful storage. Oak flooring. Two white, period style radiators. Feature wall blackboard.

Laundry/Second Kitchen: Window to the side overlooking the garden and Velux roof light. Cream painted units are fitted at base height with laminate working surface and inset white, ceramic sink with brushed chrome mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Spotlights. Extractor fan. Ceramic floor tiles. Open to:

Rear Hall/Boot Room: Velux roof light. Useful built in storage cupboards ideal for cloaks and shoes. White, period style radiator. Ceramic wall tiles.

Study/Bedroom 5: Ideal for a teenage or granny annexe. Windows to the rear and side elevations. Spotlights. Two radiators with ornamental, fretwork covers over.

Cloakroom/WC: Two piece white, contemporary style suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC. Chrome taps and fittings. Ceramic floor tiles. Radiator.
Half Landing:

House Bathroom: Part opaque/part clear window to the rear elevation and Velux roof light. Luxuriously appointed with four piece suite comprising, vanity unit with double sink, storage and marble top by Neptune, low level WC, roll top bath with “telephone” style mixer shower/taps and cubicle with plumbed shower and wall tiles. Electric shaver point, two lights and shaving mirror over vanity unit. Chrome taps and fittings. Spotlights. Period, cast iron fireplace. Two Cream “ladder” style heated towel rails. Painted panelling to half walls. Oak style flooring. Extractor fan. Access to roof space. Built in airing cupboard housing gas fired boiler serving heating via radiators and domestic how water and linen shelves.


Landing: Ceiling coving. Spotlights. Stairs with open spindles leading to the second floor and having cupboard underneath, providing useful storage. White, period style radiator.

Bedroom 1: Window to the front overlooking open pastureland. Ceiling coving. Period white, painted cast iron fireplace. Two white, period style radiators.

Bedroom 2: Window overlooking the rear and side gardens. Ceiling coving. Period cream, cat iron fireplace.
Bedroom 3: Window to the front overlooking pastureland. Ceiling coving. Radiator.

Landing: Spotlights. Useful built in storage into the eaves.

Bedroom 4: Window overlooking the rear garden and onwards over neighbouring gardens. Useful built in storage into the eaves. Spotlights. Radiator.

Shower Room: Window to the rear. Wet Room style shower with glazed panel, White, concealed cistern WC and wall mounted wash hand basin. Chrome taps and fittings including two “ladder” style heated towel rails. Extractor fan. Contrasting ceramic floor and wall tiles.

Outside: “Fernleigh” is approached to the front via pedestrian access gate and pathway.

Garage: Vehicular drive leading to a single, timber garage 20’ x 10’ internally, having double, vehicular access door and side pedestrian door. Light and power connected.

Parking Forecourt: Block paved parking area for several vehicles.

Gardens: The gardens are a particularly attractive feature of the property being larger than average and principally south facing. The front garden is enclosed within a mature boundary hedge and is mainly laid to lawn with flower border and bed.

The rear and side gardens are beautifully landscaped and again mainly laid to lawn with well stocked flower beds and borders. Substantially paved patios/entertaining areas, ideal for the southerly orientation. . Pretty walk way/pergola with a selection of established climbers over. Vegetable/soft fruit area with timber, raised beds. Pedestrian gate and fence affording some privacy from the parking area.

Garden Room: Timber Summer House 13’3” x 11’3” ideal for relaxing or a Home Office. Painted/insulated wall panelling. Window to the side elevation. Power connected. Double, half glazed doors opening to the garden. Oak style flooring. Spotlights. Two wall mounted electric heaters.

Potting Shed: Timber garden shed.

Greenhouse: Painted, Edwardian style greenhouse.

Directions: On entering the village from Ripon/Knaresborough Road the property is the end one of four, Edwardian semi-detached properties located on the right and as indicated by the Vinden Estates For Sale board.

Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885

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