Spring Lodge, Ellerton Upon Swale

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
SITUATION

Ellerton on Swale is an attractive small hamlet amidst unspoilt countryside a short distance from Scorton and midway between the thriving Market town of Northallerton and the historic town of Richmond, the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales. The property is situated adjacent to Ellerton Park and Lakes which offers sailing, canoeing, diving and coarse fishing, whilst there is a further lake which is a haven for birds and bird watching. The commercial centres of Teesside are within easy commuting distance, whilst the recently upgraded A1 offers fast motorway access North and South. Northallerton and Darlington have excellent fast frequent direct trains to Kings Cross.

DESCRIPTION Spring Lodge comprises a two storey detached house architect designed and built for the present owners in 1991 to offer versatile and comfortable family accommodation. The house enjoys sunny south and westerly aspects, features double glazed timber sash windows, oil fired central heating, Aga cooking range and spacious cedar conservatory overlooking a paved patio providing a delightful entertaining area. Extensive enclosed gardens stocked with shrubs and trees offer a fine leisure and play area together with a cedar summerhouse. A gate leads from the garden to the grass paddock.

GROUND FLOOR

RECEPTION HALL 9' x 16' (2.74m x 4.88m) via part glazed Front Door. Ceiling coving, telephone point, radiator, ceiling lights. Impressive Staircase with turned Mahogany Newel posts and handrail leading to first floor.

CLOAKS CUPBOARD 5' 8" x 2' 8" (1.73m x 0.81m) Clothes rail, fitted shelves, ceiling light.

LOUNGE 22' 10" x 14' 7" (6.96m x 4.44m) Ceiling coving, classical design fireplace with open fire and slate hearth, wall and ceiling lights, television point, wi-fi point, two radiators. Double glazed windows to front and rear.

SITTING ROOM 11' x 14' 7" (3.35m x 4.44m) Ceiling coving, brick surround open corner fireplace, television point, radiator, double glazed window to front.

DINING ROOM 11' 6" x 14' 7" (3.51m x 4.44m) Ceiling coving, two radiators. Double glazed bay window to side. Glazed double doors to Conservatory.

CONSERVATORY 20' 8" x 8' 6" (6.3m x 2.59m) 6.30m x 2.59m to 3.70m. (20'8" x 8'6" to 12'2") Saltmer Cedar wood double glazed Conservatory with UV window blinds and fitted ceiling blinds. Solid maple flooring, wall lights, ceiling fan, two radiators. Double Glazed double doors to side paved Patio, Glazed double doors to Inner Hall and to Kitchen/Breakfast room.

INNER HALL Ceiling coving, solid Maple flooring. Doors off to Utility Room, Cloakroom and Kitchen.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM 17' x 14' 7" (5.18m x 4.44m) maximum measurements. Ceiling coving, tiled splash back, stainless steel double sink unit with single drainer and mixer tap, laminate work surfaces, oak wall and floor cupboards and drawers, electric cooker point, plumbing for dishwasher, fridge/freezer space with water point. Oil fired Aga with two ovens and two hotplates also heating the domestic hot water, set within a tiled recess, Island unit, walk in shelved and ventilated PANTRY CUPBOARD, terracotta tiled flooring, radiator. Double glazed windows to side and rear. Double glazed door out to side open Porch with glazed roof.

UTILITY ROOM 10' 8" x 7' (3.25m x 2.13m) Stainless steel deep single drainer sink unit, laminate worktop, base and wall cupboards, tiled splash back, plumbing for washing machine, vent for tumble drier, space for chest freezer, terracotta tiled floor, Worcester oil fired boiler, water softener. Double glazed door out to side cobbled patio.

CLOAKROOM/WC Wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low level WC, terracotta tiled floor. Double glazed window to side.

FIRST FLOOR GALLERIED LANDING Ceiling coving, wall and ceiling lights, radiator. Double glazed window to front. Doors off to bedrooms.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE

DRESSING ROOM Ceiling coving, fitted wardrobes, airing cupboard containing insulated hot water cylinder with immersion heater, radiator. Double glazed window to side. Doors to En suite bathroom and Bedroom.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM Part tiled, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath, separate shower cubicle, low level WC, bidet, extractor fan, heated towel rail, electric shaver point, wall mounted electric heater. Double glazed window to side.

BEDROOM 1 16' 1" x 14' 7" (4.9m x 4.44m) Ceiling coving, radiator. Double glazed windows to either side. Double glazed hanging bay window overlooking the rear garden.

BEDROOM 2 10' 7" x 14' 7" (3.23m x 4.44m) Ceiling coving, built in double wardrobe and shelved cupboard, radiator, Double glazed window to rear and Double glazed bay window to side.

BEDROOM 3 12' 6" x 11' 2" (3.81m x 3.4m) maximum measurements. Ceiling coving, built in wardrobe with chest of drawers below and shelving to side, radiator. Double glazed window to rear. Access to large BOARDED LOFT SPACE with drop down hatch and pull down ladder.

BEDROOM 4 9' 4" x 14' 7" (2.84m x 4.44m) Ceiling coving, radiator, built in Double wardrobe. Double glazed window to front and double glazed Oriel window to side.

BEDROOM 5 8' x 14' 3" (2.44m x 4.34m) Ceiling coving, radiator, built in double wardrobe. Double glazed window to front.

BATHROOM Part tiled, pedestal wash basin, panelled bath with shower over and curtain and rail, low level WC, bidet, extractor fan, heated towel rail, electric shaver point/light, wall mounted electric heater. Double glazed window to side.

SHOWER ROOM Part tiled, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, shower cubicle, extractor fan, heated towel rail, electric shaver point/light, wall mounted electric heater. Double glazed window to rear.

LINEN CUPBOARD Fitted shelves, light, radiator.

LOFT The main loft area is of traditional construction and offers potential for conversion into additional accommodation if desired, electric lights and power points.

OUTSIDE

DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 6" x 18' 4" (5.64m x 5.59m) Power sockets and lighting, boarded loft space over with pull down ladder cold water tap. Twin up and over doors to front. Window to side, separate personal access door to side.

BLOCK PAVED DRIVEWAY providing ample parking, outside lights.

To the rear of the garage there is a 2500 litre oil tank, coal bunker and log store.

THE GARDENS

GARDENS Extensive gardens surround the property comprising lawns and borders stocked with a variety of flowers, shrubs and trees. The gardens which are enclosed by stone wall to front and established high hedges to the sides and rear enjoy a sunny aspect. Spacious PAVED PATIO AREA to the west side of the property offers a fine outside dining area. Cobbled PATIO to the east side, whilst in the rear garden there is an attractive water feature of POND with established water lilies; adjacent Pergola with Wisteria and Laburnum. Soft fruit bed, apple trees and enclosed vegetable area. Spacious GARDEN SHED 6.24m x 2.99m (20'6" x 9'10") with electric light and power point. Outside water taps and power points. Old cedar greenhouse. There is a field gate at the end of the garden through to the land.

CEDAR SUMMERHOUSE 9'6" x 7'6"). With cedar shingles, leaded light double doors and windows, power point and wall lights and with Timber Decking to front.

THE LAND The land comprises a grass field divided into two paddocks and amounts to approx. one acre or thereabouts in total. There is vehicular access to the paddock from the end of Springs Lane. The paddock is subject to an overage clause whereby should residential development planning permission be obtained then the vendor shall be entitled to a percentage of its uplift in value resulting from this.

SERVICES Mains electricity and water. Private drainage.

PLANNING There is full planning permission for the construction of an attached two bedroom cottage on the site of the vegetable garden.

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