Waterside, Knaresborough


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  • Bedrooms: 6

An almost unique opportunity to acquire this 6 bedroom period cottage offering outstanding family living accommodation set across 3 floors fronting directly onto waterside with stunning elevated river views.

A unique opportunity to acquire this substantial family house situated on the Waterside with stunning river views.

Internally the property is entered from the front via a UPVc framed double glazed entrance door into a spacious reception hall with single radiator, wood panelled surround and ornamental picture rail.

A turned staircase leads to the first-floor accommodation and in addition there is a built in under stairs storage cupboard.

The principle reception room is a spacious lounge located at the front of the property having a bay window to the front elevation with UPVc framed casement windows. There is a feature fuel burning cast iron stove set on a stone hearth in addition to stripped pine flooring, television ariel point with Virgin cable along with a period radiator and an ornate picture rail.

The second reception room is a separate dining room, again having a bay window with a UPVc double glazed casement window to the front and a separate window to the side of the property. There is a period fireplace (currently boarded) with radiator and an ornate picture rail.

The breakfast kitchen is located at the rear, having a built in range of base and wall units with butchers block worktops in addition to a recess providing space for a 7 point Rangemaster cooker (available by separate negotiation) set within an inglenook surround with extractor canopy. The kitchen has an inset Belfast sink, automatic dishwasher as well as stripped pine floors and an enclosed radiator. 2 UPVc windows to side & rear and a rear UPVc glazed door takes you out to the garden beyond.

Located off the kitchen is a walk in under stairs pantry which includes the Worcester gas fired central heating boiler and provides space for a freestanding fridge freezer unit and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

The first-floor landing services the first-floor accommodation and has a staircase leading to the second floor. The landing features an ornamental picture rail and double-glazed Velux roof light.

First floor - bedroom 1 is located at the front of the house having a UPVc bay window to the front elevation with superb views across the river Nidd. There is also a UPVc window to the side, a period feature fireplace, picture rail, radiator and tv point.

First floor - bedroom 2 is again located at the front of the house having a further bay window offering similar views. There is a period fireplace set on a tiled hearth with tiled surround, double radiator, feature picture rail and tv point.

There are two further double bedrooms on the first floor each with period fireplaces and double glazed UPVc windows and tv points.

Finally on the first floor, there is a separate low flush WC and a house bathroom. The bathroom includes a wash hand basin set in a vanity surround, inset jacuzzi bath with waterfall and handheld shower attachment. The bath has surrounding tiled splashbacks and in addition the bathroom has a built-in airing cupboard and radiator/heated towel rail.

The second floor boasts two further substantial double bedrooms, one of which is currently laid out as a dressing room. Both bedrooms feature double glazed dormer windows to the front elevation in addition to double glazed Velux roof lights.

Second floor bedroom 1 (The principle bedroom), has twin double fronted storage cupboards, as well as a period effect radiator, recessed ceiling downlighters, exposed beamed ceiling and 2 small double glazed UPVc windows to the side elevation. There is also a walk-in dressing room with a double-glazed Velux roof light and additional eaves storage.

Bedroom 6 also has a period effect radiator, twin double fronted storage cupboards and a period fireplace.

The internal accommodation is completed by a second-floor bathroom with a 3-piece suite low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and rolltop bath and mixer taps. The bathroom includes a heated towel rail, double glazed Velux roof light, period fireplace and tiled flooring.

The property occupies an idyllic location accessed directly off Waterside and crucially is being sold with a detached stone built garage, with timber front entrance doors, light and power.

The property enjoys a fore courted front garden with gated access and a separate gated access providing security down to the side of the property to the garden and beyond.

One of the outstanding features of Riversdale is the raised and tiered garden, which is low maintenance in nature, private and offers a stunning view of the river and viaduct.

Adjoining the rear elevation is a concrete hardstanding which steps up on to a central area with further gravel and hardstanding including an ornamental fishpond. The third tier of the garden offers a timber-built summer house which is included within the sale.

There are surrounding herbaceous borders as well as a central and gravelled flagged patio area which provides further space for freestanding garden furniture. The garden is enclosed to all sides by a stone walled boundary.

The property boasts and outstanding range of outbuildings which include 3 separate lock ups/garden stores, each being equipped with power and light. All 3 buildings have UPVc doubled glazed security doors and offer useful external storage.

The property benefits from gas fired central heating throughout and an early inspection is strongly recommended.

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Stephensons - Knaresborough

85 High Street, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 0HL

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