THIS OUTSTANDING PROPERTY IS THOUGHT BY MANY TO BE ONE OF THE FINEST HOMES IN THE HOLDERNESS REGION AND PROVIDES 3,700 SQ FT (343.7 SQ. M) OF LIVING ACCOMMODATION WHICH HAS BEEN UPGRADED AND MAINTAINED TO AN EXEMPLARY STANDARD
Built around 1785 as the Vicarage to Saint Peters Church, which lies adjacent, this elegant home offers four reception rooms plus a fine reception hall on the ground floor in addition to a luxurious kitchen, utility room and large breakfast orangery. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a family bathroom together with a master suite with en suite facilities and a large, dressing room which could be used as the 4th bedroom if required. A permanent stairway leads from the first floor landing to two further bedrooms on the second floor. There are a number of outbuildings and the property is set within grounds of approximately 2.5 acres which lie adjacent to open countryside over which there are far reaching views to the South.
Summary Built around 1785 as the Vicarage to Saint Peters Church, which lies adjacent, this elegant home offers four reception rooms plus a fine reception hall on the ground floor in addition to a luxurious kitchen, utility room and large breakfast orangery. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms, a family bathroom together with a master suite with en suite facilities and a large, dressing room which could be used as the 4th bedroom if required. A permanent stairway leads from the first floor landing to two further bedrooms on the second floor. There are a number of outbuildings and the property is set within grounds of approximately 2.5 acres which lie adjacent to open countryside over which there are far reaching views to the South.
Location The property lies within the South Western outskirts of the village of Bilton, approximately 5.7 miles to the North East of the Centre of the City of Hull. Good road connections are available allowing a convenient link to the City Centre and to the Beverley Bypass via the Ennerdale Bridge and Kingswood. Good local shopping is also available as an Asda Superstore lies within the village. Access to the property is gained from Main Road via Church Lane, from where a pillared entrance with electronically operated gates lead to a long private tree lined drive and onward to the property.
Accommodation The property is arranged on the ground and two upper floors as shown by the dimensioned floor plan forming part of these particulars of sale, a brief description being as follows.
Entrance An enclosed entrance vestibule approximately 6'4 x 6'3 leads to a large reception hall.
Reception Hall 23'3" x 11'8" (7.09m x 3.56m). Having a coal effect gas fire set within a cast iron fireplace which has a timber and tiled inset and surround. There are two staircases from the entrance hall that lead to the first and second floors. The hall is arranged centrally to give direct access to three of the four main reception rooms and the hall extends to provide access to the South facing terrace and gardens.
Lounge 17'7" x 16' (5.36m x 4.88m). With a coal effect gas fire set within a cast iron fireplace having a marble surround. A walk-in bay window gives fine views across the South facing rear grounds towards open farmland.
Study 14'10" x 13'11" (4.52m x 4.24m). A coal effect gas fire is set within a cast iron fireplace having a timber and tiled surround. A doorway from the study gives access to a store cupboard which also houses the controls for the CCTV equipment and main central heating boiler.
Dining Room 16' x 10' (4.88m x 3.05m). Having fine views across the South facing lawns. Double opening doors from the dining room lead to a separate sitting room and a further doorway leads to the kitchen/day room.
Sitting Room 16'3" x 12'8" (4.95m x 3.86m). With a coal effect gas fire set within a timber and tiled surround.
Kitchen/Day Room 21'10" x 12'10" (6.65m x 3.9m). The kitchen has an extensive range of floor and wall mounted units that incorporate a host of appliances, including space for a Falcon cooking range with ceramic hob and a separate microwave oven. In addition to which there is space for an American style fridge and ice maker alongside which there is space for a wine fridge and a deep Belfast sink. In addition there is an island unit which has a granite work surface that complements the other granite work surfaces throughout the kitchen. The kitchen and day room are arranged in semi open plan style to a large conservatory which in turn leads to a rear entrance hall. Marble flooring extends through to the breakfast room/orangery, rear hall and utility room.
Rear Entrance 12'6" x 4'7" (3.8m x 1.4m). There is a useful store cupboard together with a cloakroom housing a low level WC and wash hand basin. Off the hall there is a well fitted utility room.
Utility Room 11'7" x 8' (3.53m x 2.44m). Having a series of built-in cupboards which incorporate a single drainer sink unit with plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. In addition there is a built-in fridge/freezer and it should be noted that the gas fired central heating boiler is located within this part of the property. A doorway from the utility room leads to the garaging.
Breakfast/Orangery 18'1" x 9'2" (5.5m x 2.8m). Which has predominantly South facing views across the rear lawned gardens there being double opening French doors that lead to a paved garden terrace.
Landing A central landing leads to the family bathroom, the master bedroom and bedroom four with a further doorway to the en suite dressing room which could also be used as bedroom three if required. A further stairway from the landing leads to the second floor and set beneath the stairs there is a useful store cupboard.
Master Bedroom 17'6" x 16'6" (5.33m x 5.03m). With walk-in bay window to the Southern elevation from which panoramic views across the grounds and open countryside are available. A further doorway from the master bedroom leads to en suite facilities.
En Suite Facilities 7'4" x 6'4" (2.24m x 1.93m). Incorporating a series of fitted cupboards with part mirrored walling together with a vanity wash hand basin and low level WC with concealed cistern. A doorway from this room leads to a separate, large dressing room.
Dressing Room/Bedroom Three 13'8" x 12' (4.17m x 3.66m). Having an extensive range of mirror fronted wardrobes across the whole of one wall. A further doorway from this room leads to the central landing.
Bedroom Two 14'10" x 13'11" (4.52m x 4.24m). This room is accessed via a separate staircase from the ground floor entrance hall which leads to a small landing off which there is a cloakroom with the usual toilet facilities. This good sized bedroom has an open cast iron fireplace set within a timber fireplace surround and a further doorway interconnects with bedroom four.
Bedroom Four 17' x 12'1" (5.18m x 3.68m). Having a fitted cupboard.
Family Bathroom 12'4" x 11'7" (3.76m x 3.53m). Containing a suite comprising a panelled bath with shower attachment, low level WC and wash hand basin together with a separate walk-in shower cubicle. In addition there is a good sized walk-in linen cupboard.
Landing A permanent stairway from the first floor landing leads to a good sized landing area which gives direct access to two further double bedrooms.
Bedroom Five 13'4" x 11'6" (4.06m x 3.5m). A dormer window is within the Southern elevation giving extensive views to the rear across open countryside. A low doorway gives access to useful storage.
Bedroom Six 13'3" x 11'5" (4.04m x 3.48m). Having a similar dormer window to the Southern elevation.
Special Note It should be noted that many of the bedrooms have exposed beams and trusses which give considerable character to the property.
Agents Note Over the past few years the property has been subjected to a sympathetic scheme of major renovation and improvement, the main works carried out being as follows: internal plaster work has been removed and the property re-plastered, all services i.e plumbing, wiring and heating have been renewed to meet current regulations at the time. The property has been re-roofed with many original slates having being reused and at the same time all timbers have been replaced and/or treated where defected. A new damp proof course has been installed and a large conservatory has been added, the brick base having matching brickwork to the main dwelling. All sanitaryware in the property has been replaced and new kitchen units have been installed which incorporate many fitted appliances, within the various reception rooms and the elegant entrance hall, period fireplaces have been installed. The grounds have been professionally landscaped to a high standard.
Gardens And Grounds Approached via electric gates and a private drive leading to a substantial rear, gravelled courtyard which is bounded by extensive lawns with inset mature trees. A good sized courtyard provides substantial circulation space with ample parking for several motorcars. To the South East and West of the property sweeping lawns incorporate a number of mature trees and inset flower beds and open fields lie beyond the Southern boundary across which extensive views are available.
Garaging And Outbuildings A brick built double garage approximately 17'9 x 14' adjoins the utility room and has electric roller operated doors to the front courtyard and double opening to the rear gardens allowing access for a large lawnmower if required. A doorway from the garage leads to a further single garage approximately 13'7 x 10' which is arranged in open plan style to a storage area with doorway to the Southern gardens.
Services Mains water, electricity and gas are connected to the property. Drainage is by way of a septic tank.
Insulation The property is double glazed and the roof space is insulated.
Tenure The property is believed to be freehold with no onerous covenants/restrictions.
Central Heating The property has a comprehensive modern gas fired central heating system installed.
Council Tax Council Tax is payable to the East Riding Of Yorkshire Council. From verbal enquiries we are advised that the property is shown in the Council Tax Property Bandings List in Valuation Band E.*
Fixtures And Fittings Certain fixtures and fittings may be purchased with the property but may be subject to separate negotiation as to price.
Disclaimer *The agent has not had sight of confirmation documents and therefore the buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.
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