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HIGH STREET, HIGH SHINCLIFFE

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£500,000

3 Bedrooms

Overview
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Particulars
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EPC

Property Features

Richmond House is a stunning 19th Century three bedroom property which is beautifully situated in a prominent position within the superb village of High Shincliffe. Built in 1835 and originally the Shincliffe Colliery Inn, this wonderful family home is bursting with character and has been lovingly maintained and enhanced by the current owner. The property beautifully blends traditional features including leaded windows, lovely window seats and stunning fireplaces with stylish and modern day living. The fantastic modern and tasteful kitchen/breakfast room and the solar panels are testimony to the skilful enhancement while maintaining the history of the home. The spacious floor plan comprises: Entrance porch, large hallway, cellar, a spacious living room, separate dining room, downstairs shower room and the stunning kitchen/breakfast room. To the first floor there is a lovely landing, three spacious double bedrooms, a bathroom and a separate WC. Externally the property does not disappoint with magnificent manicured gardens which includes a large lawn area, beautiful foliage and fruit trees, a lovely sitting area and gated access to the gravelled driveway leading to the separate barn.
  • BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED
  • SUPERB 19TH CENTURY COTTAGE
  • WONDERFUL PRIVATE GARDENS
  • DRIVEWAY & SEPARATE BARN
  • STUNNING VILLAGE LOCATION
  • EPC RATING - D
  • LARGE GARDEN

Particulars

ENTRANCE PORCH

Access to this stunning home is gained via the beautiful solid wood door to the front elevation and opens into the welcoming porch area which has tiled flooring, four wood framed leaded windows to the front and side aspects and an internal door to the hallway.

HALLWAY

The spacious hallway is reached from the entrance porch and benefits from carpet flooring, two antique style central heating radiators, stairs rising to the impressive first floor landing and a glazed solid wood door to the rear garden.

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CELLAR

Accessed via a door from the hallway, the property comes complete with a cellar which has power and lighting. Currently used as a fantastic storage space this room could be converted to provide additional accommodation.

LIVING ROOM

30' 04'' x 11' 05''

A fantastic and extremely spacious room that runs the length of the property, the living room benefits from a beautiful wood framed leaded bay window complete with window seat to the front elevation, wood flooring, coving to the ceiling, two central heating radiators, a superb open fireplace at the heart of the room and French doors leading out to the rear garden. The room has a surprise element with a hiding built in bar in the corner.

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DINING ROOM

17' 01'' x 16' 02''

This magnificent room is much the same as it would have been in the 19th century with a stunning window seat looking out the front aspect over fields via the wood framed leaded bay window. The room has a wonderful open fireplace at the centre of the room, carpet flooring, built in bookshelves in the alcoves, a picture rail and carpet flooring. A truly unique room with ample space for a large dining table and chairs.

KITCHEN / BREAKFAST ROOM

22' 01'' x 11' 01''

The extended and impressive kitchen/breakfast room has been superbly designed to provide all the modern elements of a 21st century kitchen while blending into the original home. With a range of base and wall units and marble effect work tops incorporating a ceramic sink unit and the dual fuel/gas range cooker with an extractor hood above. The fantastic space has plenty of natural light from the two skylights and the dual aspect double glazed windows to the rear and side aspects. The room also has inset ceiling spotlights, a central heating radiator, plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine, space for an 'American' style fridge/freezer, wood flooring and ample space for a large breakfast table and chairs.

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DOWNSTAIRS SHOWER ROOM

The modern shower room has a three piece suite consisting of a low level WC, a vanity style wash hand basin and a corner shower cubicle with an electric shower above. The room has tiled flooring complete with under floor heating, a heated towel rail, inset ceiling spotlighting and two opaque windows to the rear elevation.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING

12' 05'' x 11' 02''

The extremely spacious landing is reached via the stairs from the hallway and benefits from a double glazed window to the rear elevation overlooking the stunning gardens, carpet flooring, inset ceiling spotlights, a central heating radiator and doors to all the first floor rooms. The space would be ideal for a study, reading area or craft room.

BEDROOM ONE

19' 06'' x 15' 03''

The first of the wonderfully spacious double bedrooms is situated to the front of the house and benefits from two double glazed windows to the front elevation with lovely countryside views, carpet flooring, coving to the ceiling, a central heating radiator and built in storage cupboard.

BEDROOM TWO

14' 03'' x 12' 09''

The second of the double bedrooms is also located to the front of the home and benefits from a double glazed window to the front with lovely views, a stunning feature fireplace at the centre of the room, carpet flooring, coving to the ceiling, a central heating radiator, a storage cupboard and a fitted wardrobe.

BEDROOM THREE

13' 04'' x 11' 05''

The third double bedroom is situated to the rear of the house and benefits from a double glazed window to the rear overlooking the gardens, carpet flooring, coving to the ceiling and a central heating radiator.

BATHROOM

The traditional bathroom has a suite comprising of a sunk cast iron bath and a large pedestal wash hand basin. The room has tiled flooring, a central heating radiator, a large storage cupboard and a double glazed window to the rear elevation.

SEPARATE WC

Situated next to the bathroom and located off the landing, the separate toilet has a low level WC, tiled flooring and a double glazed window to the rear elevation. Not to forget the flamingo wallpaper.

EXTERNAL

Externally the property does not disappoint with magnificent manicured gardens which includes a large lawn area, beautiful foliage and fruit trees, a vegetable area with greenhouse, a lovely sitting area and gated access to the gravelled driveway leading to the separate barn which is currently used as storage and a garage but could be converted into any number of uses.

EXTERNAL - BARN/GARAGE

EXTERNAL - PATIO AREA

EXTERNAL - GARDENS

EXTERNAL - GARDENS 2

EXTERNAL - GARDENS 3

TENURE

FREEHOLD

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