A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE THIS ATTRACTIVE PERIOD GRADE II LISTED RED BRICK PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE HEART OF BOROUGHBRIDGE WITH A PRIVATE WALLED GARDEN TO THE REAR AND COBBLED COURTYARD TO THE FRONT WITH PARKING FOR SEVERAL CARS.
This attractive red brick period property is located within the heart of the town, overlooking the historic market well. Boroughbridge is a small town on the edge of the Vale of York with a real sense of community, a thriving high street with inviting cafes, shops, pubs, and restaurants. The town has a good primary and secondary school. Being located close to the A1(M) it has excellent road links and is equidistant between London and Edinburgh. The larger towns of Harrogate, Ripon and Thirsk are only a short distance away with the City of York being approx 18 miles away.
5 St James Square is an imposing Grade II listed semi-detached period house retaining many original features. Currently utilised as office space it now has planning permission for change of use to revert back to a residential property.
The property would now benefit from updating and offers the discerning buyer an exceptional opportunity to renovate and extend (subject to the necessary planning permissions) if desired, to create a unique and spacious family home. An indicative plan is available showing a two-storey extension to the rear. The current accommodation extends to an approximate total gross internal area of 3,016 sq ft (280 m²).
Entrance vestibule, reception hall with original staircase to the upper floors, 4 reception rooms which have been used as office space, storage room, kitchen, conservatory, and access to the cellars in the basement.
To the first floor, there are 4 bedrooms which have been used as office space, a large house bathroom and separate WC located on the half landing. There is also a large picture window overlooking the walled garden, allowing the natural light to flood in.
There are 3 further rooms that are currently used for storage but would be ideal for further bedrooms and bathroom.
To the rear of the property there is an attractive walled garden and a small red brick outbuilding in need of renovation. The property includes part of the cobbled square providing parking for several cars.
Tenure – Freehold
Occupation – Vacant possession will be made available on completion.
The property has planning permission for change of use from Class E (Commercial to 1 dwelling (Class C3) ref: 22/04942/FUL and Listed building consent for change of use ref: 22/04943/LB.
Services – All mains services are installed.
Wayleaves, Easements and Rights of Way
The property is sold subject to all Rights, public and private, which may affect the property.
Viewing – Strictly through the selling agents. Lister Haigh, Knaresborough – 01423 860322
Directions – The property is located in the centre of Boroughbridge adjacent to St James Square and the Historic Market Well.
The vendor is a member of staff at Lister Haigh.