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Riccall Lane, Kelfield, York


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superb 4 bedroomed period cottage set within approximately 1.9 acres of gardens and paddock land and complemented by a range of stables, ideal for those with a keen equestrian interest.


Rose Cottage is a stunning period cottage situated on the edge of Kelfield, boasting spacious and well-appointed living accommodation and featuring a wealth of original period features. The property offers a solid oak kitchen with spacious lounge and dining room, in addition to four double bedrooms, with house bathroom and downstairs WC. The vendors have undertaken a significant programme of improvement in the recent past, most notably, with the replacement of the windows with UPVC framed double glazed casements. The property is certain to be of interest to those with an equestrian interest, given the surrounding grass paddocks, in addition to three stables and a Dutch Barn. With ample parking for numerous motor vehicles and superbly manicured gardens, an inspection of the internal and external accommodation is strongly recommended.


6.43 x 1.73 (21'1 x 5'8 )

Having a period front door with stained glass casement window over. Turned staircase leading to the first floor accommodation with pine spindle balustrade and hand rail. Twin single radiators, feature exposed beamed ceiling and multi-paned door giving access to the rear garden beyond. Telephone point.


6.50 x 3.48 (21'3 x 11'5 )

Being one of the feature rooms of the property, with a stylish inglenook fireplace with floor mounted gas fired cast iron stove. Multi-paned French doors to the rear elevation giving access to the gardens beyond. Double radiator, brick raised display niche with television aerial point and additional single radiator.


With exposed beamed ceiling, single radiator and door to:-


3.89 x 3.66 (12'9 x 12'0 )

Having a range of built-in oak base units to two sides with tiled working surfaces over incorporating a 1 polycarbonate sink unit with drainer. Matching range of high level storage units again to two sides, with ceramic tiled splashbacks. Integrated gas fired Module cooker with separate 4-point Module gas hob unit above with extractor fan over. Integrated fridge and freezer units. Feature exposed beamed ceiling, single radiator and stable style side courtesy door.


3.68 x 3.33 (12'0 x 10'11 )

Having a feature open fireplace set on a quarry tiled hearth with exposed brick surround. Feature stripped pine flooring, exposed beamed ceiling, television aerial point and single radiator.


1.78 x 1.16 (5'10 x 3'9 )

Having a 2-piece suite comprising a low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Single radiator and exposed beamed ceiling.


1.83 x 1.52 (6'0 x 4'11 )

Having an additional fitted working surface with recess under providing plumbing for an automatic washing machine and ventilation for an automatic tumble dryer. Integrated polycarbonate sink unit, wall mounted Worcester gas fired central boiler, parquet flooring and exposed beamed ceiling.


3.91 x 3.66 (12'9 x 12'0 )

With a double fronted built in wardrobe and additional single fronted built-in wardrobe. Double radiator and loft hatch.


3.66 x 3.45 (12'0 x 11'3 )

With single radiator.


3.94 x 2.67 (12'11 x 8'9 )

Having a double fronted built-in wardrobe with dressing table recess and wall mounted shelving. Single radiator.


4.44 x 2.74 (14'6 x 8'11 )

With single radiator.


3.94m x 2.67m (12'11 x 8'9 )

Having a 3-piece suite comprising a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and inset corner bath with tiled splashback. Separate walk-in shower cubicle with wall mounted shower head attachment and full height tiled surround. Single radiator, stripped pine flooring, mounted towel rail and fitted directional spotlights.


Occupying a choice position situated on the edge of this most sought-after of villages, the property is located directly off Riccall Lane, with a gated access onto a substantial concrete drive and gravelled side hard standing which provides off-street parking for numerous motor vehicles, including a turning bay. The property s front garden is rectangular in nature, being expertly manicured and laid to lawn with surrounding herbaceous borders with walled and picket fenced boundaries. Adjoining the driveway is a shaped lawned garden again with walled and picket fenced surround.

Adjoining the opposite side elevation of the property is a further delightful secret garden, with raised herbaceous rose borders and fenced side boundaries.

One of the main features of Rose Cottage is its delightful rear garden which boasts a full width flagged sun patio which snakes as a pathway from front to rear. A further raised sun patio, which catches the afternoon and evening sun, provides ample space for free-standing garden furniture, with the remainder of the garden being laid to lawn with a herbaceous side border. The rear garden offers a delightful water feature and seated pergola.

The property is being offered for sale with numerous outbuildings and adjoining paddock land which comprises in more detail:


4.38 x 2.41 (14'4 x 7'10 )

With light and power and a lockable recessed storage cupboard.


3.83 x 3.79 (12'6 x 12'5 )

Which includes a built-in coal house and outside high flush WC.


7.32 x 3.79 (24'0 x 12'5 )

With central partition and twin stable doors with electric light and power.

The stables are of brick and tile construction, located within close proximity of both the building and paddock, with outside water available.


The remainder of the rear garden is laid to lawn and included within the sale is a 3 bay Dutch Barn approx 35 0 x 14 0 (10.66m x 4.27m) with adjoining timber garden shed.

Rose Cottage is certain to be of interest to persons with a keen equestrian interest given the three separate paddocks, each clearly defined by post and rail fencing, and accessed from the curtilage of the subject property.

Very rarely does a property of this nature, with associated land, come to the market in villages to the south of York and an early inspection is strongly recommended.

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Stephensons - York

10 Colliergate, York, YO1 8BP

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