Formally the village Post Office, this gem of a property, oozing with character, offers versatile living accommodation and a spacious rear garden. With parts of the accommodation believed to date back to the 1800's there are many features to catch the key of the discerning buyer, looking for a property with a difference. The property briefly comprises; entrance, dining room, front sitting room, kitchen, lounge/ diner, rear entrance hall, study/ bedroom 4 and shower room. To the first floor are 3 further bedrooms and house bathroom. Externally there are mature gardens to the front and rear, with the rear garden offering bags of potential for a green figured purchaser. There is also parking to the side of the property. The Old Post Office benefits from oil fired central heating. An internal inspection is a must as the front elevation does not depict the size of the accommodation on offer.
Travel straight across the roundabout towards the A1079 and continue straight across the roundabout towards Allerthorpe. Continue along this road until you reach Melbourne village. Driving through the village the property can be found on the right hand side, just after The Melbourne Arms Public House and is identifiable by our For Sale Board.
Melbourne has a thriving community spirit and holds many activities within the village and is situated approx. 5 miles South West of Pocklington and approx. 9 miles South east of York. Within the village is an infant and primary school, local village shop and public house. It is ideally situated for commuting to York, Hull and within easy reach of the A64 and the M62 motorway network, and rail links at Howden.
ENTRANCE HALL 2.78m (9' 1') x 1.15m (3' 9')
Today the entrance to the property can be found around the side. The entrance hall comprises; timber stable front entrance door with glazed panel to the side, beamed ceiling, exposed brick walls with archways either side to the kitchen and dining room, radiator and tiled floor.
DINING ROOM 4.09m (13' 5') x 2.59m (8' 6')
Beamed ceiling, shelving built into alcove, wall lights, radiator, power points. Window to front aspect.
KITCHEN 4.45m (14' 7') x 2.55m (8' 4')
A true Countryside galley kitchen with fitted wall and base units, 1 ½ sink unit and drainer, electric cooker point, beamed ceiling, power points, floor mounted oil central heating boiler and tiled floor. Windows to side aspect and rear aspect.
Kitchen leads through to lounge/ dining room and inner hallway.
Alternative view of the kitchen.
LOUNGE/ DINING ROOM 8.33m (27' 4') x 3.06m (10' 0')
The focal point of this relaxing space is the brick Inglenook style fireplace with cast iron wood burner. To the sides of the fireplaces are shelves built into the exposed brick walls. As a whole, the room comprises; beamed ceiling, radiator, power points and television point. In the dining area there is an arched window to the side aspect and a further window to the rear aspect allows for views across the garden from the lounge.
View of the Lounge.
The Inglenook style Fireplace
REAR ENTRANCE PORCH 2.13m (7' 0') x 2.06m (6' 9')
Beamed ceiling with recessed ceiling lights, power points, French doors to driveway and rear garden, tiled floor.
STUDY/ BEDROOM 4 5.96m (19' 7') x 2.24m (7' 4')
A useful extra room which would be ideal as a study, playroom or extra bedroom. Vaulted ceiling with beams, wall mounted night storage heater, power points. Windows to front and rear aspects.
With walk- in storage cupboard with plumbing for automatic washer, further storage cupboard, beamed ceiling, velux style window, exposed brick pillar, power points, telephone point and wooden staircase to first floor.
FRONT SITTING ROOM 3.73m (12' 3') x 3.62m (11' 11')
Formally the Post Office, this additional reception room offers an open brick fire place, beamed ceiling, shelved alcoves and power points. Bay window to the front aspect and feature arched window also to the front aspect.
SHOWER ROOM 1.81m (5' 11') x 1.45m (4' 9')
White suite comprising; shower unit, pedestal hand basin, low level push button WC. Radiator and window to rear aspect.
FIRST FLOOR ACCOMMODATION
Split level landing.
BEDROOM 1 3.79m (12' 5') x 3.57m (11' 9')
A good sized main bedroom with fitted wardrobes and drawers to one wall, loft hatch, radiator, power points, telephone point and window to front aspect.
BATHROOM 3.03m (9' 11') x 2.02m (6' 8')
Oatmeal suite comprising; pedestal hand basin, paneled bath, low level WC. Wall mounted extractor fan, radiator, part tiled walls. Window to rear aspect.
BEDROOM 2 4.00m (13' 1') x 2.55m (8' 4') Widest
Radiator, power points. Window to rear aspect.
BEDROOM 3 2.58m (8' 6') x 2.47m (8' 1')
Single fitted wardrobe, storage in the eaves, power points. Window to front aspect.
To the front of the property lies a charming cottage garden with mature plants and shrubs. To the side lies the gravel drive proving parking and access to both the main and rear entrance and the oil tank.
Accessed via the rear porch, the good sized rear garden is mainly laid to lawn with mature trees, plants and shrubs. Offering much potential for a green fingered purchaser, the garden has flexibility and space.