Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Guide Price£500,000Make an enquiry
- 2 Bedrooms
- Ground Floor Flat
LOCATION The apartment is located in this premier position overlooking Harrogate Stray on the South Side and being within level walking distance of high quality shopping facilities on West Park and of course the wide range of shopping facilities that are available in Harrogate town centre. Harrogate benefits from both bus and rail transport services through to York, Leeds, Bradford and beyond and is also only approximately 30 minutes from Leeds Bradford airport. Apart from offering excellent shopping facilities Harrogate also boasts a wide range of bars and restaurants, cinemas and Harrogate theatre. There are also a wide range of sporting facilities in the area including a choice of several golf courses, rugby clubs and football clubs, to name but a few.
DESCRIPTION This spacious apartment occupies the ground floor of this historic Georgian double fronted town house originally built circa 1780 with the front bays of the property being added in around 1837. The property has Blue Plaque status having reputedly been the home of a Russian princess. The apartment itself offers generously proportioned and gracious accommodation including large drawing room, dining room, inner hall with cloakroom and small utility, fitted kitchen, rear enclosed entryway to garage, two double bedrooms, one with an en suite shower room plus an additional bathroom/WC. On the lower ground floor there are five rooms which would have originally have been the staff quarters and kitchens when the property was occupied as one dwelling. There are a number of original features to this floor including the original stone flagged floors and cast iron range. This floor is ideal to create additional bedroom accommodation, home cinema or gym, or other uses. Planning consent exists already to convert this lower ground floor into accommodation.
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL
PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL With radiator and inset ceiling lighting.
DINING ROOM 13' 10" x 9' 0" (4.24m x 2.76m) With radiator, bevelled glass sliding doors opening to the drawing room.
DRAWING ROOM 22' 5" x 13' 10" (6.85m x 4.24m) Into the bay window with superb views over the Stray. Three radiators, attractive fireplace with marble interior and hearth, dado rail, ceiling cornice and three wall light points.
CLOAKROOM/WC With pedestal hand basin and WC with high level cistern. Utility cupboard having plumbing for automatic washing machine.
FITTED KITCHEN 13' 0" x 9' 5" (3.98m x 2.89m) Including an excellent range of fitted units comprising base units with cupboards and drawers, roll edge work tops, breakfast bar, inset stainless steel unit, quality tiled splashbacks and range of wall cupboards with cornice and pelmets and concealed lighting beneath. Display cupboards, space for American style fridge/freezer, radiator and fan assisted kick heater, six burner range cooker with canopied cooker hood over. Door to the rear enclosed entryway to garage.
REAR ENCLOSED ENTRYWAY With double radiator and cold water tap, stable door to the rear ad door to the garage.
GARAGE 22' 8" x 11' 5" (6.92m x 3.49m) With light and power installed, and remote controlled electric up and over door.
BEDROOOM ONE 13' 8" x 10' 5" (4.18m x 3.20m) With fitted wardrobes, radiator and window to the rear. Ceiling cornice and ornate door frames.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Having a modern white suite and being fully tiled in attractive complementary tiling, comprising tiled shower cubicle with shower, pedestal hand basin and low suite WC. Wall mirror, wall mounted heated towel rail/radiator and electric shaver point.
BEDROOM TWO 15' 3" x 13' 10" (4.67m x 4.22m) Into the bay window with superb views over the Stray, fitted wardrobe and recess with dressing shelf, radiator, ceiling cornice and picture rail.
BATHROOM/WC Having a white suite and being fully tiled in attractive tiling and comprising bath with tiled side, quality shower over, pedestal hand basin, WC, with high level cistern, extractor fan, radiator, window to the rear, electric shaver point and wall mounted radiator/towel rail.
HALL AREA From the private entrance hall double door and a staircase lead down to the lower ground floor.
ROOM ONE/UTILITY 16' 4" x 13' 0" (4.98m x 3.97m) Having window and door to the rear, Worcester gas fired central heating boiler, double radiator and Belfast sink and plumbing for automatic washing machine.
ROOM TWO 13' 8" x 10' 6" (4.19m x 3.22m) With door to the store.
ROOM THREE 16' 4" x 13' 9" (5m x 4.21m) Having door to the rear, and original cast iron stove and bread oven, door to room four.
ROOM FOUR 15' 8" x 7' 3" (4.79m x 2.23m) Overall, communicating door to room five.
ROOM FIVE 10' 9" x 6' 2" (3.30m x 1.90m)
WINE STORE 9' 6" x 5' 8" (2.90m x 1.73m) With original stone shelves.
OUTSIDE To the front is a small garden. A rare feature of this property with its proximity to Harrogate town centre, are the excellent private secure parking facilities and garage to the rear of the property. The large single garage has with direct access into the ground floor apartment and in addition there is a gated entrance to the additional parking for two large cars. There is also on street parking available immediately behind the garage.
ADDITONAL INFORMATION Tenure
The ground floor apartment benefits from the freehold of the whole building, the other two apartments are on long leases (900 years plus).
The three apartments in the building currently share the cost of maintenance of key shared areas and insurance of the building.
The property has all mains services.
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all Rights of Way, public and private, which may affect the property.
The property may be viewed strictly by appointment only with the agent.
From the centre of Harrogate proceed along station Parade to the traffic light and turn right onto York Place and the property is located on the right hand side. There is on street parking available to the rear of the property and on nearby West Park.