We use cookies to give you the best experience on our website and bring you more relevant advertising.

Learn more about cookies

Melbourne

£2,250,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 9
A magnificent Grade II Listed 18th Century Georgian Hall standing in over 80 acres of private parkland and woodland complete with a substantial selection of stables, barns, farm buildings and original walled garden. Listed Pevsner buildings of England York and The East Riding and the Victorian History of The County of York East Riding Volume III. This exceptional residence boasts elegant period features, the main reception rooms are accessed from the spacious hall, all boasting high ceilings, feature fireplaces and large windows which frame the views of the gardens and the countryside beyond. The bedroom accommodation offers well proportioned bedroom suites with a total of 8 bedrooms, 5 bath/shower rooms. The West Wing accommodates the self contained butlers apartment with a further bedroom and bathroom. In addition to the main hall is a one bedroom single storey Chaufers Cottage. Occasionally a property of exceptional quality comes to the market, Melbourne Hall provides this increasingly rare opportunity.

Melbourne is a sought after rural village offering excellent village facilities including shop, school, public house, canal walks and playing fields including cricket, football, tennis and children's play facilities. A greater variety is available in the market town of Pocklington and the City of York approximately 13 miles including boarding and day schools. The Oaks Golf and Health Spa is 3 miles. The Derwent Ings Nature reserve miles and Allerthorpe Water Park 2 miles.

Approx distances: 10 miles to York's outer ring road, 5 miles to the market town of Pocklington, 14 miles to the M62. Rails links from Howden to London.

Melbourne Hall is situated on the outskirts of the village.

DIRECTIONS

From Pocklington, proceed out of the town towards West Green passing the Pocklington Grammar School on your right, bear left at the first roundabout, then straight across the second roundabout into Allerthorpe, continue along that road into Melbourne, take a left onto Campey Lane, continue along that road and Melbourne Hall is set back on the right hand side.

THE ACCOMMODTION COMPRISES

RECEPTION HALL

3.60m x 5.75m (11'10 x 18'10 )

Entered via double wooden entrance doors, open fireplace with carved marble surround and cast iron basket grate, plaster frieze and cornice, centre light and tiled flooring.

OPENING TO:

3.27m x 6.14m (10'9 x 20'2 )

Elegant staircase, cast iron radiator, wall light point, under stairs cupboard and tiled flooring.

MORNING/BILLIARDS ROOM

6.84m x 7.47 into semi circle bay (22'5 x 24'6 i

Measured into semi circle bay .Open fireplace with marble surround, cast iron grate, plaster cornice, four sash windows with wooden shutters, two radiators and wooden flooring.

OCTAGONAL DINING ROOM

5.19m x 7.83m (17'0 x 25'8 )

Partly panelled in mahogany with matching glazed corner display cabinets, open fireplace with over mantle and fitted log burning stove, sealed door with wooden shutters, two sash windows, radiator and parquet flooring,

LIBRARY

5.86m X 4.68m (19'3 X 15'4 )

Open fireplace with marble surround, cast iron grate, book shelves to the recesses , radiator, wooden flooring and two sash window to the side.

DRAWING ROOM

7.09m x 7.43m (23'3 x 24'5 )

Fireplace with marble surround, wood block flooring, recessed alcove with display shelves, three sash windows two with wooden shutters, two radiators, double doors to garden with wooden shutters and double doors to library

INNER HALL

Amtico tiled flooring, glazed doors to Courtyard and East Wing.

BREAKFAST KITCHEN

5.83m x 5.38m (19'2 x 17'8 )

In need of refurbishment. Amtico tiled floor, double bowl stainless steel sink unit, range of fitted wall and floor units with moffatt electric hob, plumbing for dishwasher, oil fired Aga, door to garden.

CLOAKROOM/BOOT ROOM

3.09m x 4.68m (10'2 x 15'4 )

Amtico tiled floor, built in shelves and cupboards, W.C., wash hand basin, built in cupboards, radiator, sash window.

INNER LOBBY

Door to Cellar and East Wing.

From the Hall there is an elegant turning staircase with wrought iron balusters and polish mahogany hand rail leading to first floor Galleried Landing.

BEDROOM ONE

585m x 4.44m (1919'4 x 14'7 )

Two Single glazed sash windows, coving, radiator and wood surround marble fireplace with cast Iron fireplace.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

2.00m x 2.09m (6'7 x 6'10 )

In need of refurbishment, shower cubicle, wash hand basin, radiator, single glazed sash window

CLOAKROOM

1.42m x 3.31m (4'8 x 10'10 )

Wash hand basin, WC, radiator,

GUEST BEDROOM TWO

5.10m x 5.51m (16'9 x 18'1 )

Fireplace with painted surround, cast interior. Single glazed sash window with wooden shutters and radiator.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM

5.69m x 2.80m (18'8 x 9'2 )

Semi circular in shape, in need of refurbishment, coloured suite comprising bath, wash hand basin and bidet, fireplace in painted surround. Two single glazed sash windows with wooden shutters.

BEDROOM THREE

5.14m x 7.72m (16'10 x 25'4 )

Open fireplace with carved wood surround, over mantle, cast iron grate inset, fitted cupboard, three single glazed sash windows with wooden shutters,

GUEST BEDROOM FOUR

5.14m x 5.52m (16'10 x 18'1 )

Open fireplace with painted surround, cast interior., single glazed sash window with wooden shutters.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM

2.64m x 5.91m (8'8 x 19'5 )

Semi circular in shape, in need of refurbishment, fireplace in painted surround and two single glazed sash windows with wooden shutters.

DRESSING AREA

1.37m x 3.38m (4'6 x 11'1 )

BEDROOM FIVE

3.62m x 4.64m (11'11 x 15'3 )

Open fireplace with carved painted surround, cast iron basket grate, single glazed sash window,

BEDROOM SIX

4.42m x 4.63m (14'6 x 15'2 )

Open fireplace with painted surround and cast iron grate, single glazed sash window.

REAR LANDING

Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and immersion heater, connecting doors to the West Wing, Separate W.C. To Main Landing.

WEST WING

The first floor of the West Wing contains The Butlers apartment. There is access from the main house and also secondary access leading from the Courtyard. The accommodation includes.

SITTING ROOM

3.63m x 5.74m (11'11 x 18'10 )

Single glazed sash window with wooden shutters, wood effect laminate flooring, radiator, electric fire, ceiling rose point.

INNER LANDING

Single glazed sash window, wood effect laminate floor, radiator.

BEDROOM

3.69m x 4.59m (12'1 x 15'1 )

Single glazed sash window, fitted wardrobe, radiator.

DINING KITCHEN

4.47m x 3.80m (14'8 x 12'6 )

Fitted with wall and base units, built in electric oven with four ring electric hob, integral washing machine, dishwasher and fridge. Single bowl stainless steel sink and drainer unit, single glazed sash window, radiator.

BATHROOM

4.42m x 1.91m (14'6 x 6'3 )

Well appointed white bathroom suite comprising of claw foot bath with mixer tap, extra sized shower cubicle, WC, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, opaque single glazed sash window, tiled walls, coving, extractor fan, airing cupboard.

EAST WING

The East Wing is connected internally to the main house on both ground and first floor levels. There is also independent access from the Courtyard. The accommodation includes:-

INNER HALL

Radiator and Connecting doors to:

OFFICE/STUDY

4.85m x 3.71m (15'11 x 12'2 )

Single glazed sash window, fireplace with log burner(not working), built in cupboard, radiator.

PLAYROOM

4.32m x 4.85m (14'2 x 15'11 )

Single glazed sash window, tiled flooring, radiator, built in glazed cupboard.

BOX ROOM

2.00m x 2.28m (6'7 x 7'6 )

Single glazed sash window, radiator,

STAIRS LEADING TO:

BEDROOM ONE

4.80m x 4.80m (15'9 x 15'9 )

Single glazed sash window, fitted cupboard, cast iron fireplace, radiator.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

2.22m x 1.98m (7'3 x 6'6 )

Extra sized shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, tiled walls, radiator and single glazed sash window.

BATHROOM

2.40m x 3.25m (7'10 x 10'8 )

Fitted four piece bathroom suite, claw feet bath, pedestal wash hand basin, low flush WC, extra sized shower cubicle, radiator, opaque single glazed sash window to side, tiled walls,

BEDROOM TWO

4.80m x 4.43m (15'9 x 14'6 )

Single glazed sash window, radiator, cast iron open fire.

CELLAR

There is access to a small cellar below the property, the cellar is divided into three units.

OLD KITCHEN

5.12m x 5.81m (16'10 x 19'1 )

Original 19th Century Kitchen with cast iron Kitchen range with bread ovens, radiator ,connecting doors to Store and game room.

STORE

GAME ROOM

Tiled walls, single glazed window.

LOG STORE

ENCLOSED COURTYARD

BOILER ROOM

6.08m x 3.60m (19'11 x 11'10 )

Oil fired central heating boiler.

CHAUFERS COTTAGE

KITCHEN

2.63M X (8'8 X)

Fitted with a range of wall and base units, built in electric oven with 4 ring electric hob, integral washing machine, dishwasher and fridge. Tiled splash back, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, Radiator, single glazed window.

LIVING ROOM

2.69m x 3.88m (8'10 x 12'9 )

Single glazed french doors, coving, radiator,.

BEDROOM

3.85m x 2.81m (12'8 x 9'3 )

Single glazed window, radiator, coving,

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM

1.73m x 2.97m (5'8 x 9'9 )

Extra sized shower cubicle, low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, chrome radiator, extractor fan, tiled walls, opaque single glazed window.

OUTSIDE WC

WC, wash hand basin.

WORKSHOP

GARAGE

7.85m x 6.28m extending to 8.27m (25'9 x 20'7 ex

STORE

5.58m x 3.46m (18'4 x 11'4 )

THE GROUNDS

Accessed via a private sweeping driveway with formal gardens surrounding The Hall. There are ample paddock and mature woodland standing in a total of 81.63 acres. An internal courtyard is formed by the East and West Wings. There is external access from the north side under a tall bell tower or internally from the Hall.

THE STABLE YARD

Accessed from the rear yard is a Stable Yard which is an impressive two storey brick built late 18th Century stable block with 2.5 storey centre piece fronting onto the yard with single storey buildings to both sides.

On the Ground Floor there are three large loose boxes and a tack room accessed internally. There are an additional 3 boxes with access from the yard.

The external granary stairs leading to the first floor with 5 rooms and a pigeon loft above

FARM BUILDINGS

There is a Stable Block located on the northern boundary of the property, which is more recently built, however, is in need of some renovation and comprises of a range of timber constructed buildings providing 29 loose boxes, indoor arena and feed store.

RIGHTS OF WAY

We understand that the property is sold, subject to a Right of Access for Stable Cottage over the main driveway and a public footpath over two fields, Otherwise the property is not affected by any other Rights of Way, Easements etc.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Single farm payments receivable for 52.78 acres.

The Butlers Apartment and The Chaufers Cottage are currently offered as holiday lets.

Shooting rights are in hand.

Melbourne Hall has been used as a film location.

SERVICES

Oil, Water, electricity, private drainage treatment plants and telephone connection subject to renewal by British Telecom.

APPLIANCES

None of the electrical or oil appliances have been tested by the Agent

Clubleys give notice that these particulars whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract . Intending purchasers or tenants should not rely on them as statements or representations of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise aso their accuracy. No person in the employment of Clubleys has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in relation to the property.

Marketed by Arrange viewing 01759 304040

Clubleys

52 Market Place, Pocklington, East Yorkshire

See all properties from this agent

Send me homes like this by email