Gayles, Richmond
£425,000

Guide price

Bedrooms: 2
BEST AND FINAL OFFERS REQUESTED BY WEDNESDAY 4th MAY AT 12 NOON. A rare opportunity to purchase an attractive stone built, detached cottage with small holding potential. Occupying an elevated position in a semi-rural location, on the edge of the attractive village of Gayles, the property enjoys superb far reaching countryside views. Quarry House, benefits from character features throughout, including a multi-fuel stove, exposed beams and stone walls, stone staircase, as well as traditional style doors and sash windows. The cottage has two double bedrooms, with potential to extend (subject to necessary consents) and has ample gardens and grazing land extending to approximately 4.77 acres. With off road parking and a detached stone barn, the property would be suitable for a wide range of buyers looking for a manageable sized property and grazing paddocks suitable for livestock. Some modernisation required.

Situation & Amenities

Quarry House is situated on the edge of the popular and attractive rural village of Gayles. The village is approximately 1.8 miles from Ravensworth which has a Primary School, Public House and Village Hall. The historic market town of Richmond is located 6 miles, approx. away and is the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales, offering a good range of amenities, including national and local retailers, swimming pool, cinema, educational opportunities at both primary and secondary level. The town is rich in Georgian architecture and also boasts a number of historical sites including the Castle with its Norman origins and a renowned Georgian Theatre. There is a traditional weekly market, a library and good range of restaurants. The Station, a restored Victorian railway station, which features a restaurant, cinema and gallery, is also home to a number of artisan food producers.

Description

A rare opportunity to purchase an attractive stone built, detached cottage with small holding potential. Occupying an elevated position in a semi-rural location, on the edge of the attractive village of Gayles, the property enjoys superb far reaching countryside views. Quarry House, benefits from character features throughout, including a multi-fuel stove, exposed beams and stone walls, stone staircase, as well as traditional style doors and sash windows. The cottage has two double bedrooms, with potential to extend (subject to necessary consents) and has ample gardens and grazing land extending to approximately 4.77 acres. With off road parking and a detached stone barn, the property would be suitable for a wide range of buyers looking for a manageable sized property and grazing paddocks suitable for livestock. Some modernisation required.

Accommodation

A timber partially glazed door leads into the entrance porch.

Entrance Porch

With windows to two sides and a stable door leading into the entrance hallway, window seat and stone flooring.

Entrance Hallway

Doors leading to the utility, bathroom and living room. Staircase to the first floor, stained glass window to the side and loft access.

Living Room

With a multi-fuel burner, window to the rear, exposed timber beams, door leading into the dining/kitchen, useful understairs cupboard and radiator.

Dining Kitchen

A cottage style kitchen with wall and base units and wood effect worksurfaces, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and drainer, space for a fridge/freezer and washing machine, Samsung four ring hob, with tiled splashbacks and double oven. Exposed timber beams, space for a dining table, a corner window with seat and storage below, window and partially glazed door leading into the garden room.

Garden Room

A step down, with windows to three sides and a glazed roof with superb views over open countryside and the privately owned grazing field, timber flooring, exposed stone wall and double doors leading to the front gardens.

Ground Floor Bathroom

A white suite comprising a panelled bath, with shower above, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled flooring, stained glass window to the side, night storage heater and additional radiator, extractor fan and partially tiled walls.

Utility

With traditional stone shelving. This room houses the oil boiler and with stained glass window to the front.

First Floor

Traditional stone stairs lead up to the first floor landing with period style timber doors to the two bedrooms and the walk-in wardrobe (previously used as a first floor WC) and loft access.

Bedroom One

A large double bedroom with a sash window overlooking the rear gardens, door leading into the airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder, coving detailing and a radiator.

Bedroom Two

A double bedroom with sash window overlooking the front with far reaching countryside views, exposed timber floorboards and radiator.

Walk-In Wardrobe

Walk-in wardrobe with hanging space, extractor fan fitted (previously used as a first floor WC).

External

The property is approached through a five bar timber gate with dry stone walled boundaries and a blocked paved drive with off-road parking for several vehicles, a variety of raised flower beds and borders leading up to a detached stone built barn. There is a gravelled pathway which leads round to the front gardens, with dry stone walled boundaries, raised flower beds housing a variety of mature shrubs and planting. A gate to the road and stunning far reaching countryside views. To the rear of the property there is a substantial lawn with a south-easterly aspect, housing a variety of mature trees and planting.

Detached Barn

A stone built barn with light and power connected separated into three open stalls. This could be converted back into stabling, has potential to be incorporated into the main house/living accommodation, or alternatively the potential to create a self-contained annexe (subject to necessary consents).

Land

The land extends to 4.77 acres split into three grazing paddocks. There are two blocks of dog kennels. One situated adjacent to the parking and an additional block within the main grazing paddock with a redundant chick barn and hay store. These require some upgrading and modernisation. The grazing paddocks are separated by a wire fence and dry stone wall boundaries ideal for a small hobby farm/small holding or equestrian potential.

Tenure

The property is believed to be offered freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local Authority and Council Tax

Durham County Council Tel: 03000 26 00 00.

For Council Tax purposes the property is banded D.

Particulars

Particulars written in April 2022.

Photographs taken in April 2022.

Services and Other Information

Mains electricity, water is spring fed with a UV filter, septic tank drainage and oil fired central heating.

Disclaimer Notice

GSC Grays gives notice that:

1. These particulars are a general guide only and do not form any part of any offer or contract.

2. All descriptions, including photographs, dimensions and other details are given in good faith but no warranty is provided. Statements made should not be relied upon as facts and anyone interested must satisfy themselves as to their accuracy by inspection or otherwise.

3. Neither GSC Grays nor the vendors accept responsibility for any error that these particulars may contain however caused.

4. Any plan is for guidance only and is not drawn to scale. All dimensions, shapes, and compass bearings are approximate and should not be relied upon without checking them first.

5. Nothing in these particulars shall be deemed to be a statement that the property is in good condition, repair or otherwise nor that any services or facilities are in good working order.

6. Please discuss with us any aspects that are important to you prior to travelling to the property.

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