Pottery Lane, Littlethorpe, Ripon


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A highly desirable Detached Double Fronted Period home of considerable character which has been substantially extended by the present owners and offers spacious, well appointed accommodation together with a versatile Detached Outbuilding, set within large gardens which extend to about half an acre with delightful open views over the surrounding countryside. Glenview Cottage was formerly two properties and has been since enlarged and improved to provide internal proportions ideal for modern family living. There are five bedrooms, well proportioned reception rooms and a superb living/dining kitchen, all of which enjoy attractive views. It enjoys a superb rural setting just outside the village of Littlethorpe and a couple of miles from the centre of the ancient Market Town of Ripon which offers a full range of amenties including the highly regarded Grammar School. It also lies within easy reach of the famous Spa town of Harrogate which offers main line rail connections.

The property is offered with oil fired central heating and double glazed windows, neutrally decorated and featuring a quality fitted kitchen and stylish bath/shower rooms whilst preserving the period charm including exposed beams and stone and wooden flooring. The Detached Outbuilding currently provides open fronted garaging for two vehicles, useful external storage and a superb first floor games room/play room and planning permission has been granted for conversion to an annex for teenagers or live in relatives. The property stands in large lawned gardens which adjoin open countryside and viewing is recommended.


ENTRANCE HALL Accessed via a solid wooden entrance door to the front, windows on two sides and a door leading to:

SNUG/STUDY 11' 9" x 11' 9" (3.58m x 3.58m) A versatile and well-proportioned room with a brick fire fireplace with heavy oak mantel and stone hearth and electric flame effect stove, shelving to the chimney alcove, exposed beam, windows to front and side.

SITTING ROOM 24' 9" x 13' 3" (7.54m x 4.04m) A spacious living room with oak flooring and semi vaulted ceiling with exposed beam, windows to the front and rear overlooking the garden and open fields.

INNER HALL With stone flagged floor and stairs to the first floor.

SHOWER ROOM With white suite comprising close couple WC and matching wash basin set into vanity unit, quadrant shower enclosure with power shower, stone flagged flooring, extractor fan, large wall mirror, heated towel rail and window to the side.

ENTERTAINING KITCHEN 26' 3" x 13' 0" (8m x 3.96m) A fantastic open space which features French doors to the west opening to the garden, further French doors to the side providing a sunny aspect and opening to an attractive patio area, there is also a stable door to the side and windows to either side. The kitchen is fitted with a range of pine wall and floor units with granite work surfaces and a Belfast sink. There is a cream oil fired four oven Aga with brick surround, integrated dishwasher and fridge and additional oven with electric ceramic hob, stone flagged flooring, exposed brick work and attractive views from all windows across the gardens and countryside beyond.

UTILITY ROOM 8' 6" x 7' 9" (2.59m x 2.36m) With wall and floor units with roll edge worktops and inset sink and drainer, oil fired central heating boiler and stable door to the side.


LANDING A split level landing with exposed beam and arched window to the rear.

BEDROOM 2 11' 9" x 11' 0" (3.58m x 3.35m) With window to the front having views across open fields, built-in wardrobes.

BEDROOM 3 12' 0" x 11' 0" (3.66m x 3.35m) With window to the front, access to the roof void, arched recess to the chimney breast.

BEDROOM 4 9' 0" x 8' 0" (2.74m x 2.44m) With window to side, airing cupboard.

BEDROOM 5 9' 3" x 7' 9" (2.82m x 2.36m) With window to side, fitted wardrobes, matching drawer unit and bedside cabinet, shelved display unit.

BATHROOM Recently refitted with a white suite comprising double ended side fill bath, matching pedestal wash basin and close coupled WC, half tiled walls, extractor fan and window to the side.

INNER LANDING Having a window to the side and access to both Bedroom 5 and to:

BEDROOM 1 12' 9" x 11' 3" (3.89m x 3.43m) With a vaulted ceiling having exposed beams, exposed wood flooring, built-in wardrobe, windows to two sides overlooking the gardens and beyond and French doors to the rear with Juliette balcony enjoying delightful country views.

EN SUITE BATHROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising bath, pedestal wash basin, close coupled WC and bidet, half panelled walls, partly tiled walls, ceiling downlighters, window to side.

OUTSIDE Glenview Cottage is approached by double timber five bar gates set within a brick wall boundary and opening to a gravelled driveway with parking for several vehicles and access to:

DETACHED TWO STOREY BUILDING A substantial detached building of cavity brick and tile construction with external staircase to the side giving access to the first floor. Comprising:

OPEN FRONTED DOUBLE GARAGE 18' 6" x 16' 9" (5.64m x 5.11m) With under cover parking for two vehicles and having electric light and power.

WORKSHOP 10' 6" x 10' 3" (3.2m x 3.12m) With door and window to the front and having electricity connected.

GARDEN STORE 10' 3" x 6' 3" (3.12m x 1.91m) Providing useful external storage with door to the side.

FIRST FLOOR GAMES/HOBBIES ROOM 27' 9" x 17' 9" (8.46m x 5.41m) A fantastic versatile space with four Velux roof lights and circular window to the side, wood flooring, ceiling down lighters, electric wall mounted heaters, a part glazed door to the side with access from the external staircase.

NB Planning permission has been granted for the conversion of this room to a self contained Annexe for a live in relative or teenager.

GARDENS To the front of the house adjacent to the entrance porch there is a pretty cottage garden with lawn and colourful shrub borders along with a brick wall boundary and timber gate to the side. The garden continues to the south of the property where there is an attractive paved terrace adjacent to the kitchen providing a delightful sunny space for entertaining which continues to the rear where the garden is laid to and extensive lawn which adjoins open countryside. There is also a vegetable garden with raised beds, greenhouse and a walled boundary to the south side. Adjacent to the outbuilding there is an orchard with soft fruit trees and mature hedge to the side.

AGENT'S NOTES In accordance with the Estate Agents Act 1979, please note the seller is a relative of an employee of YoungsRPS.

Local Authority

Harrogate Borough Council, Crescent Gardens, Harrogate, HG1 2SG

Tel. No. 01423 500600

Council Tax Band E

Energy Rating F

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