BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2018
BPA Ripon 2017
BPA Ripon 2017
 
Guide price £995,000
St Johns House Sharow Ripon HG4 5BN
7 bedrooms
 
*FORMER VICARAGE WITH COACH HOUSE/BARN/STABLES, BEAUTIFUL, ESTABLISHED GARDENS AND GROUNDS EXTENDING TO 0.889 ACRES (0.360 HAS)*A wonderful and rare opportunity to purchase an impressive, six/seven bedroom detached family house situated in a prime position in the popular older part of the sought-after village of Sharow, approx one mile from the historic City of Ripon within beautiful, established gardens and grounds and further benefitting from a Coach House/Barn and Outbuildings ideal for a variety of uses.
 
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  • FORMER VICARAGE WITH COACH HOUSE/BARN/STABLES, BEAUTIFUL, ESTABLISHED GARDENS AND GROUNDS EXTENDING TO 0.889 ACRES (0.360 HAS
  • A wonderful and rare opportunity to purchase an impressive, six/seven bedroom detached family house situated in a prime position in the popular older part of the sought-after village of Sharow
  • Established gardens and grounds and further benefitting from a Coach House/Barn and Outbuildings ideal for a variety of uses.
  • St John’s House has origins in the 17th Century, enlarged in the early 1800’s to become a vicarage, was originally the vicarage to the Parish Church of St John
An exciting and rare opportunity to purchase an impressive, six/seven bedroom detached family house situated in a prime position in the popular older part of the sought-after village of Sharow, approx one mile from the historic small City of Ripon.
St John’s House has origins in the 17th Century, enlarged in the early 1800’s to become a vicarage, was originally the vicarage to the Parish Church of St John and has been in the ownership of the same family since the original sale as a private house. The property affords well planned and proportioned accommodation having been extended to the rear and many individual, character and period features with scope for purchasers to add their own stamp to maximise this wonderful family home.
These features include Victorian “Gothic” style windows and internal doors to the principle rooms, period chimney pieces, pine return staircase with open spindles, plaster cornicing, some picture rails, original encaustic mosaic tiled floor in the Reception Hall and Vestibule, pine floorboards etc.
The accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance Vestibule, open to: Reception Hall, Drawing Room, Family/Sitting Room, Dining Room, Living/fitted Kitchen with glazed Breakfast Area/Garden Room, Pantry, Utility Room, Cloakroom, separate WC, rear Hall, six Bedrooms on the first floor, “Jack and Jill” house Bathroom, second Bathroom and Attic Bedroom, Shower Room and Play Room on the second floor.
In addition the property benefits from a detached Coach House/Barn/Stables/Groom’s Room, external WC and outbuildings. This building is ideal for a variety of uses and a real asset for family living together with the beautiful, established gardens extending to 0.889 acres (0.360 has) See attached plan. These gardens are principally lawned with ornamental pond, wooded area, productive vegetable/soft fruit garden, enclosed Courtyard area in front of the Coach House, Summerhouse, etc.
Further advantages include gas fired boiler serving heating via radiators and red Aga for domestic cooking and domestic hot water, some cast iron antique radiators, monitored security system etc.
The property is delightfully located in its own grounds in the heart of the popular, mid sized village of Sharow which boasts a thriving community and range of amenities including parish church, primary school, sports and social facilities and is in the catchment area for Ripon Grammar and Outward Academy secondary schools. The historic, small city of Ripon is approx a mile away offering more day to day facilities, centred around the picturesque market place. The A1M road is also easily accessible, approx two and a half miles distant for those purchasers who wish to commute to the business centres of Teesside and Leeds/Bradford. The East Coast Mainline stations of Thirsk and Northallerton are easily accessible – two hours to London and Edinburgh.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR:
Three bay Cellar; Stone and brick steps leading down to area of useful storage. Brick floor. Stone “keeping” slabs and wine storage. Electric light connected.
GROUND FLOOR:
Entrance Vestibule: Via original “Gothic” style door. Plaster cornice. Picture rail. Encaustic mosaic floor tiles. Open to:
Reception Hall: Return, pine staircase leading to the first and second floors. Ceiling cornice. Picture rail. Cast iron radiator. Original 1820’s mosaic floor tiles.
Drawing Room: Windows to the front and side elevations. Central feature fireplace with White, Adam style surround, cast iron insert with “Baxi” grate, tiled hearth suitable for open fires. Built in book/display shelves to arched, chimney recess. Pine floor boards with underfloor insulation. Plaster cornice. Picture rail. Radiator.
Family/Sitting Room: Window to the front elevation. Central feature fireplace with White, Adam style surround suitable for open fires (with “Baxi” grate, tiled hearth suitable for open fires). Built in cupboards/bookshelves to either side chimney recess. Dado and picture rails. TV and telephone points. Five wall light points. Cast iron radiator with ornamental fretwork cover over.
Inner Hall: Plaster cornice. Picture rail. Encaustic mosaic tiles. Telephone point and broadband data point.
Dining Room: Window to the side elevation. Plaster cornice. Picture rail. Serving hatch. Cast iron radiator.

Cloak/Boot Room: Window to the rear elevation. Half panelled walls. White, pedestal wash hand basin. Cloak hooks. Built in cupboard providing useful storage. Ceramic floor tiles.
Separate WC: Window to the rear elevation. High flush, White WC. Wall shelf. Ceramic floor tiles.
Rear Hall: Half glazed, panelled door to the outside. Two wall light points.
Open side entrance Porch:
Living/Kitchen/Breakfast/Garden Room: Excellent, day to day family Living Space with French doors onto the garden. Garden Room/Breakfast Area glazed to three sides and windows to either side of the fitted Kitchen area.. Exposed beams. Radiator. A range of Oak doored units are fitted at floor and wall heights with granite working surfaces and inset 1.5 bowl sink. Contrasting ceramic wall tiles to working areas. Red gas fired Aga for domestic cooking facility and domestic hot water plus further two range, electric hob and built in oven. Integrated dishwasher. Space for fridge/freezer. Spotlights. Cork floor tiles.
Utility Room: Window to the side elevation. Triple, built in cupboard providing useful storage. Double, base unit with laminate working surface, inset stainless steel sink and plumbing beneath for washing machine and space for tumble dryer. Spotlights. Radiator. Cloak hooks. Ceramic floor tiles. Half glazed door leading to the outside and gardens.
FIRST FLOOR:
Landing: Windows to the front and rear elevations. Fitted bookshelves, incorporating an ornamental, fretwork cover over radiator. Part plaster cornice. Radiator. Telephone point. Pine staircase leading to the second floor.

Bedroom 1: Windows to the front and side elevations. Two double, built in wardrobes providing hanging space and four cupboards over. Plaster cornice. Fitted bookshelves. Two wall light points. Cast iron radiator.

Bedroom 2: Window to the rear elevation. Feature fireplace with White, Adam style surround and cast iron insert. Single wardrobe providing hanging space. Fitted shelves to chimney recess.

Bedroom 3: Windows to the front and side elevations. Part plaster cornice. Picture rail. Cast iron radiator.

Bedroom 4: Window to the side elevation. Picture rail. Built in double wardrobe providing hanging space.

Inner Hall: Fitted cupboards providing useful storage. Airing cupboard with hot water tank with option for electric immersion heating.

Bathroom: “Jack and Jill” arrangement to the Landing and Master Bedroom. Window to the side elevation. Four piece, White suite comprising vanitory wash hand basin, low level WC, bath and walk in, glazed shower cubicle. Chrome taps and fittings.

Bedroom 5/Study: Window to the side elevation. Built in wardrobe providing hanging space. Telephone point. Wall shelves. Radiator.

Second Landing: Window to the side elevation. Radiator

Bedroom 6: Window to the side elevation. Radiator.
Second Bathroom: Window to the side elevation. Four piece, White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, pine panelled bath and bidet. White wall tiles with “Duck” patterned border. Chrome taps and fittings. Radiator.
SECOND FLOOR:
Landing:
Bedroom 7: Two Velux roof lights and further window to the side elevation. Exposed trusses and timbers.
Shower Room: Velux roof light. Three piece, White suite comprising pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and shower cubicle. White ceramic wall tiles.
Attic room: Off the Shower room with ample storage.
Play Room: Off bedroom7. Skylight and window to the front.
Eaves: Over playroom and Playroom with recently added foam insulation
Outside
St John’s House is approached via a vehicular drive with five bar, wooden gates and leading to area providing Off Street Parking for several vehicles. Further vehicular access gates leading to Courtyard and onwards to detached:-
Coach House/Barn/Outbuildings, the former of which can be used as Garaging:
Detached Coach House/Barn/Stables/Outbuildings: See attached floor plan. The roof is fitted with 16 PV solar panels providing electricity to the house and to the grid. These Outbuildings are ideal for a variety of uses – family living and briefly comprise:
Open Garage: Coach House: Former Loose Box: Store:
Double Stable: Complete with brick floor and original stabling.
Former Groom’s Room: Replacement wooden staircase and floor to first floor/landing giving access to large roof space. (Currently in poor condition but scope to renovate.)
Former Piggery: Useful outbuilding/workshop/store.
External WC and covered entrance to the principle gardens.
Outhouse: (Currently in poor condition but scope to renovate).

Gardens/Grounds: The gardens and grounds are a particularly attractive feature of the property and extend to 0.889 acres (0.360 has) and surround the house. These gardens are enclosed within boundary walls and hedges and are mainly laid to lawn, wooded area and established trees and shrubs. Ornamental pond and well stocked herbaceous flower bed. Patio/entertaining area. Stone bench and area with a lovely view of the majestic, Ripon Cathedral in the distance. Timber Summerhouse. To the rear further enclosed, walled and gated Courtyard area in front of the Coach House/Barn/Outbuildings, also patio/entertaining area. Productive vegetable/soft fruit garden.
Directions
Directions: On entering the village of Sharow from Ripon, take the first right turning into Sharow Lane. Proceed for approx. 500 yards where the entrance to St John’s House is on the left hand side (just after The Manor House).
Viewing
Viewing: Strictly by appointment with Vinden Estates on 01765 606885.
Please note
Agents Notes: The purchaser will be required to provide information regarding the source of funding as part of the Offer handling procedure.
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