BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2017
BPA Ripon 2017
 
Guide price £795,000
The Mount, Church Street Topcliffe Y07 3PA
8 bedrooms
 
*GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN, FAMILY HOME WITH TRIPLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP, BEAUTIFUL GARDENS/GROUNDS OF 1.34 ACRES (0.54 HAS) BORDERING THE PICTURESQUE RIVER SWALE AND ENJOYING WONDERFUL LONG DISTANCE VIEWS, FISHING AND BOATING RIGHTS*A rare opportunity to purchase an impressive, seven/eight bedroom Grade II listed, Georgian family home with spacious garage/workshop, beautiful gardens and grounds extending to 1.34 acres (0.54 has) bordering the picturesque River Swale and enjoying wonderful far reaching views over the surrounding countryside situated in the popular village of Topcliffe mid way between the market towns of Ripon and Thirsk and close to the A19 and A1M motorway networks - A MUST SEE PROPERTY.
 
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  • GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN, FAMILY HOME WITH TRIPLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP, BEAUTIFUL GARDENS/GROUNDS OF 1.34 ACRES (0.54 HAS)
  • BORDERING THE PICTURESQUE RIVER SWALE AND ENJOYING WONDERFUL LONG DISTANCE VIEWS, FISHING AND BOATING RIGHTS
  • A rare opportunity to purchase an impressive, seven/eight bedroom Grade II listed, Georgian family home with spacious garage/workshop, beautiful gardens and grounds extending to 1.34 acres (0.54 has)
  • In the popular village of Topcliffe mid way between the market towns of Ripon and Thirsk and close to the A19 and A1M motorway networks
  • A MUST SEE PROPERTY.
  • Excellent Broadband Speed 65.9 MB/S
An appointment to view is highly recommended to appreciate the prime position and stunning riverside vistas of this Grade II listed Georgian, family home situated in gardens/grounds extending to 1.34 acres (0.54 has) situated in a conservation area close to the parish church in the historic popular village of Topcliffe mid way between the market towns of Ripon and Thirsk.
“The Mount” has been a much loved family home of the current owners for over 40 years and now offers an excellent opportunity for purchasers to add their own stamp to the property and enjoy the grounds and unrivalled views over the picturesque River Swale and surrounding countryside.
The property also offers scope for a variety of uses i.e. those who wish to work or run a business from home, e.g. B & B, and has scope to develop the main house to the ground floor with a garden room/orangery making the most of the stunning views and also to extend the stone, large garage/workshop, retaining the garage space but adding an independent apartment/Airbnb over, subject to the necessary planning consents and thereby returning an income.
Period and individual features include cobbled forecourt allowing further parking, Georgian surround/ entrance, high ceilings, some plaster ceiling cornices, dado rails, six panel pine internal doors, original window shutters, original arched Georgian window to the rear, period fireplaces, ornamental archways, deep skirtings and architraves, superb, Georgian return staircase etc.
The accommodation briefly comprises: Historic cellar on the lower ground floor, spacious and welcoming reception hall, dining room, sitting room, fitted/dining kitchen and utility room on the ground floor, thro’ lounge/drawing room, three bedrooms and bathroom on the first floor (bedroom three currently used as a study) and five bedrooms and bathroom on the second floor.
Further advantages include side passageway giving external access from the front to the gardens and grounds, uPVC sealed unit windows, Cream, Shaker style kitchen units with granite working surfaces, gas fired heating to the ground and first floors, electric heating to the second floor, gardens and grounds with vehicular access (NB: Could be changed into a pony/animal paddock) – ideal for bringing horse boxes, tractors, trailers in to the garden, substantial paved terrace where to relax and enjoy the picturesque, riverside vistas and stone built, triple garage/workshop with development potential.
Topcliffe is a traditional village with local amenities including a doctors’ surgery, 3 village shops (post office/store, farm shop, gallery) a primary school, an active village hall and a hotel and public house. It is equidistant from the Cathedral City of Ripon and Thirsk and 11 miles to the county town of Northallerton, all offering a further good choice of shops, schools, restaurants and recreational facilities. Queen Mary's School is just outside the village, schooling for all ages is available in both Ripon and Thirsk . The village is surrounded by some of the region’s most beautiful countryside with access to the Yorkshire Dales and North Yorkshire Moors plus historic gardens and country houses. There are excellent transport links to Leeds, Harrogate, York and beyond via the A1 and A19, making it a popular choice with commuters. There are also mainline rail connections available in Thirsk, Northallerton and York.

LOWER GROUND FLOOR:
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Cellar: Stone steps leading down to a two-room cellar. This may have been the site of original 17th century cottages. Natural light/window.

GROUND FLOOR:
Reception Hall: Via panelled entrance door. Glazed inner door/screen. Superb, Georgian return staircase leading to the first and second floors. Radiator.

Sitting Room/Snug: Window to the rear elevation. Plaster cornice. Feature fireplace with white painted surround and cast iron hob grate. Arched recesses either side of the chimney with shelves. Radiator.

Dining Room: Window to the front elevation. Plaster cornice. Central feature fireplace with white painted surround and cast iron insert. Arched recesses either side of the chimney, one having fitted bookshelves. Radiator.

Kitchen/Breakfast Room: Window to the front elevation. A range of Cream, Shaker style units are fitted at floor and wall heights with granite working surfaces and inset sink unit. Island unit. Space for range style oven in the original chimney. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles to working areas. Quarry tiled floor. Radiator.

Utility Room: Possibility exists to open this up with the kitchen to make a through room and maximise the light and views. Window to the rear elevation. Double white, base unit with stainless steel sink. Ceramic wall tiles to splash areas. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall mounted Worcester gas fired boiler (Sept 2018) serving heating to the ground and first floor via radiators and domestic hot water. Quarry tiled floor. Door leading to the side through passageway.


FIRST FLOOR:
Landing: Georgian, arched window to the rear with secondary double glazing. Plaster cornice. Dado rail.

Drawing Room/Lounge: Thro’ room with windows to the front and rear. Plaster cornice and dado rail. Central feature fireplace with white surround, cast iron, arched insert and granite hearth suitable for open fires. Arched recesses either side of the chimney. Two radiators.

Bedroom 1: Window to the front elevation. A range of fitted wardrobes providing hanging space and shelves. Dado rail. Radiator.

Bedroom 2: Window to the rear elevation. Ceiling coving. Stone fireplace with cast iron hob grate. Double built in cupboard. Radiator.

Bedroom 3: Currently used as a Study. Window to the front elevation. Ceiling coving. Radiator.

Bathroom: Window to the rear. Three piece, traditional style suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled bath with shower over. Built in airing cupboard. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles. Chrome taps and fittings. Radiator.

SECOND FLOOR:
Half landing: Window to the rear elevation.

Landing: Plaster cornice.

Bedroom 4: Window to the front elevation. Feature fireplace with white painted surround and cast iron insert. Ceiling coving. Wall mounted electric heater.

Bedroom 5: Window to the front elevation.. Feature fireplace with painted surround and cast iron insert. Built in single cupboard. Ceiling coving. Wall mounted electric heater..

Bedroom 6: Window to the rear elevation. Built in shelved recess. Ceiling coving. Wall mounted electric heater.

Bedroom 7: Window to the rear. Ceiling coving. Wall mounted electric heater..

Bedroom 8: Window to the front. Ceiling coving. Wall mounted electric heater.

Bathroom: Window to the rear elevation. Three piece suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and panelled bath. Chrome taps and fittings. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles. Built in cupboard housing cold water supply tanks.


Outside
Spacious garage/Workshop: ‘The Mount’ is approached to the front via a cobbled forecourt, providing off street parking and has a spacious garage/workshop opposite. See attached site plan. This building offers scope for re-development e.g. an apartment over, to retain the undercover parking for the property or a buy to let investment, e.g. Airbnb to generate an income or independent annexe for a relative, subject to the necessary planning consents.

Gardens and Grounds: The gardens and grounds are principally to the rear and are an outstanding feature of the property , extending to 1.34 acres (0.54 has) (See attached site plan) and enjoy a high degree of privacy. Immediately behind the house is a substantial terrace/entertaining area enjoying wonderful open views of the River Swale and beyond. The property has substantial frontage to the river (approx 60 yards) and enjoys boating and fishing rights. Steps lead down to the main garden which is level and principally laid to grass. Could be used as a pony paddock or for other small animals as it has vehicular access across common land ideal for tractors, trailers and horse boxes. Currently there is a productive vegetable plot and an orchard area with a variety of established shrubs, trees and herbaceous plants.
Garden shed/workshop: Substantial shed with light and power connected

Directions
Directions: From Ripon side, proceed along Long Street. Turn opposite The Angel Hotel into Front Street (one-way system). Proceed to the junction then return left into Church Street (also one-way) and proceed for a further 60 yards where The Mount is located on the right hand side (the only 3 storey dwelling).
Viewing
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885.
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