Frenchgate, Richmond

£249,950

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
SUPERB LUXURIOUS & VERY CENTRAL 2 Bedroom Apartment GROUND-LEVEL with own private entrance. An Ideal home or Holiday Let/Investment. This sympathetically converted Grade II Listed Georgian Residence is literally a stone s throw from the town s cobbled Market Place. Lovely VIEWS towards the River Swale & beyond. SUPERB FINISH QUALITY: Fabulous 10.37m x 5.49m/34'0 x 18'0 max Open-plan MAIN LIVING SPACE with fully fitted KITCHEN, DINING & SITTING AREAS. 2 EN SUITE BEDROOMS & WASHROOM/WC. Gas Central Heating & Parking. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. AN IDEAL PERMANENT HOME, LOCK UP & LEAVE OR HOLIDAY HOME.

Situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, Richmond is an historic Georgian market town of unique character & beauty, centred on its imposing Norman Castle (whose walls & keep are now the cobbled Market Place). With the most stunning scenery anywhere to be seen nearby, Richmond remains one of the most beautiful & rewarding places to live in the Country. The Rough Guide to Britain describes the town as 'an absolute gem'. In the immediate vicinity are great Walks & Cycling, the River Swale (Fly Fishing) & the Market Place. SWALE HOUSE is steeped in history*

There is Excellent access A1(M) & A66 at Scotch Corner (about 4.4 miles) & mainline to LONDON Kings Cross (2 hours 20 minutes) about 13 miles.

The forthcoming DESIGNER OUTLET VILLAGE at Scotch Corner will be the leading shopping & leisure destination in the North of England, bringing an appealing mix of 92 premium & best-of-high-street shops to one of the UK s most well-known locations (including 10 restaurants and cafés & 1,300 parking spaces) - a major area attraction.

HALL

Down-lighting & radiator.

INNER HALL

Glazed balustrade & 2 steps to:

WASHROOM/WC

1.28 x 1.09 (4'2 x 3'6 )

Washbasin & WC, down-light & radiator.

Open-plan MAIN LIVING SPACE

10.37 x 5.49 max (34'0 x 18'0 max)

A superb expansive room with great VIEWS & comprising:

KITCHEN

3.82 x 3.52 max (12'6 x 11'6 max)

Fitted with a stylish range of soft-close wall & floor units with worktops & 1 & bowl sink. Integrated eye-level electric oven/grill & crystallite glass hob with glazed & stainless steel extractor over, integrated fridge, freezer & wine cooler, integrated dishwasher & fitted washing machine. Down-lighting, 3 recessed Georgian 'sash' windows to side & open to:

DINING AREA

3.36 x 2.87 (11'0 x 9'4 )

Anthracite flat-panel vertical radiator & open to:

SITTING ROOM

5.49 into bay x 4.48 (18'0 into bay x 14'8 )

Deep 3.57m/11'8 wide sash bay window overlooking gardens with lovely views over The Batts, The River Swale & the countryside beyond. Built-in shelved recess cupboard, TV & telephone points, down-lighting, Anthracite flat-panel vertical radiator & low-level radiator.

BEDROOM 1.

4.02 x (4.19 max) 3.26 (13'2 x (13'8 max) 10'8 )

TV point, radiator & panelled Georgian sash window to front.

EN SUITE

2.09 x 1.18 (6'10 x 3'10 )

Recess with full-width smoke-glass shower cubicle, washbasin with cupboards under & WC. Down-lighting & electric towel radiator.

BEDROOM 2.

3.78 x 2.24 (12'4 x 7'4 )

Including wardrobe cupboard housing Baxi gas combi boiler, TV point, radiator & recessed Georgian sash window to front.

EN SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM

2.86 x (1.80 max) 1.24 (9'4 x (5'10 max) 4'0 )

Low-access shower cubicle with Mira shower, inset washbasin with cupboards under & WC. Auto light-mirror, down-lighting & electric towel radiator.

OUTSIDE

PARKING: Private Parking Space over the road opposite Mercury House - approx. £42.00 per month.

NOTES

(1) LEASEHOLD: 999 years (Ground Rent & Service Charges circa £66 per month - to include Buildings Insurance, Maintenance, Fire Compliance, Communal Electricity, Stair Cleaning & Management costs).

(2) Council Tax Band: Yet to be assessed by Richmondshire District Council.

(3) Some 'Virtual Staging' images used.

*SWALE HOUSE History

The former residence of JAMES TATE, a widely respected classical scholar & headmaster of Richmond School. Between 1812 & 1833, an average of 6 pupils a year proceeded to university with 21 of these becoming fellows, 13 of them at Trinity College, Cambridge. They became so successful & admired whilst at Cambridge that they earned the sobriquet TATE S INVINCIBLES . Former pupils & boarders include Herbert Knowles, Prime Minister Earl Grey s sons & Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as LEWIS CARROLL.

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Marcus Alderson

17 Frenchgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4HZ

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