THE PROPERTY Situated in the conservation area, Courtyard House derives its name from the projecting wing of the house and the garage which forms a small paved court which gives interest to the approach. Built in 1926 with quality workmanship, the house has subsequently been extended and modernised, refitted and improved. The property is situated on a magnificent mature garden of about 1/4 an acre with the advantage of an additional secret garden at rear. Houses of this calibre are rare within this sought after location within walking distance of all town centre amenities and facilities.
APPROACH Oak picket fencing with centre gate leads through the paved courtyard with side trellis fencing dividing the drive and further front garden.
ENTRANCE Original oak and studded front door within oak beamed surround having two leaded side windows, close-circuit television entry system and original external lantern.
ENTRANCE HALL 14' 5" x 9' 6" (4.39m x 2.9m) Characterful staircase hall with original oak and spindle banister rails, oak panelling and under stairs storage cupboard, plate rails, mains wired smoke alarm, radiator, burglar alarm control pad, and original panelled doors leading off.
GUEST CLOAKROOM 5' 7" x 3' 10" (1.7m x 1.17m) Re-fitted with modern fittings having vanity cupboards with recessed wash hand basin with tiled surround, recessed low-level WC, patterned ceramic tile flooring, fitted coat hooks, leaded window to front.
LOUNGE 20' 11" x 11' 10" (6.38m x 3.61m) Moulded cornice to ceiling, double glazed leaded side window and matching french doors and side windows leading to rear garden, stone fireplace with matching half mantel with inset "Morso" multifuel stove. There are three wall lights, TV aerial point and a broad archway opens into the connecting
SITTING ROOM 15' 6" x 11' 10" (4.72m x 3.61m) Double glazed leaded window to rear overlooking the delightful garden, cornice to ceiling and door to hall.
DINING ROOM 18' 10" x 13' 10" (5.74m x 4.22m) This was the original lounge at the front of the property. There is a leaded glazed window to front and matching french doors to side, feature moulded cornice and two oak ceiling beams, radiator, oak panelled chimney breast with two wine cupboards, oak beams, oak mantel and inset brick fireplace with living flame gas fire.
DINING KITCHEN 22' 3" x 12' 1" (6.78m x 3.68m) Ceramic tile flooring with zoned underfloor heating.
KITCHEN AREA Custom built and painted kitchen with base and wall units, fitted drawers, Villeroy Boch twin deep glazed sink with mixer tap and spray, integrated dishwasher, integrated larder fridge, 4 oven gas-fired Aga with matching utensil and pan store above, leaded glazed window to front, granite work surfaces extending into a breakfast bar, surrounding seating.
DINING AREA Features semi circular full height bi fold doors which open onto the garden within beamed surrounds providing a loggia area for outside entertaining.
WALK-IN PANTRY 5' 11" x 3' 11" (1.8m x 1.19m) Extensive range of fitted shelving, granite thrawl, power and light and window to rear. Matching ceramic tile flooring.
UTILITY ROOM 11' 10" x 8' 6" (3.61m x 2.59m) Ceramic tiled flooring with under floor heating, matching base and wall units to kitchen, Villeroy Boch deep glazed sink with mixer tap and spray tap. There is space for a tall fridge freezer, space and plumbing for automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, door to outside rear porch with built-in cat flap and door to
CLOAKROOM 6' 5" x 6' 2" (1.96m x 1.88m) L shaped with low-level WC, pedestal wash hand basin, double glazed leaded side window, ceramic tile flooring with under floor heating, and large storage cupboard housing the time control clock for central heating hot water programming and useful storage.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING Approach from the staircase with easy rising stairs to the spacious landing, with spindle banisters, access to large roof space with pulldown wooden steps. There is a feature curved wall, leaded window to front, built-in shelved storage cupboard, and original panelled doors leading off.
LINEN CUPBOARD 5' 12" x 9' (1.83m x 2.74m) Formerly a separate WC. Currently fitted with shelving, storage, light and leaded window to front.
MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 18' 5" x 10' 10" (5.61m x 3.3m) Leaded double glazed window overlooking the rear garden, radiator, four wall lights, full height cathedral ceiling with four built-in Velux double glazed roof lights, electrically operated with blinds and automatic closing. Two double door built-in wardrobe cupboards with full hanging, half hanging, shelf storage and with internal automatic lighting. A feature curved door opens to the
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 10' 7" x 6' 1" (3.23m x 1.85m) Fully tiled to all walls and flooring, pedestal wash hand basin, low-level WC, bidet, walk-in wet room shower with glazed shower door screen, large overhead shower together with massage jets. There is an extractor fan, towel warmer radiator, and down lights.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 2 17' 3" x 13' 11" (5.26m x 4.24m) Leaded window to front, two double door built-in wardrobe cupboards and further single door wardrobe cupboard with shelving. Brick fireplace, oak mantel surround and original redundant gas-fire, radiator. A door connects to bedroom four with en suite and can be used as master bedroom with dressing room and ensuite.
DOUBLE BEDROOM 3 13' 10" x 12' 1" (4.22m x 3.68m) Leaded window overlooking the delightful rear garden, radiator, cast-iron original fireplace with fitted (redundant) original gas fire.
BEDROOM 4 SUITE 13' 11" x 11' 1" (4.24m x 3.38m) Original fireplace with (redundant) original gas fire, range of fitted shelving, three door wardrobe cupboards with storage cupboards above, connecting door to bedroom two, side leaded window and door to
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 11' 3" x 4' 10" (3.43m x 1.47m) Full ceramic tiling to all walls and slate tile flooring, large pedestal wash hand basin with mirror and twin side lights above, low-level WC, extractor fan, twin sidelights over the wet room style shower with glazed screen and shower door, overhead shower and recessed shower fittings, towel warmer/radiator, leaded glazed window.
OUTSIDE FRONT To the front of the property is a parking driveway in front of the garage for four cars, side courtyard with York stone crazy paving, division trellis and access to front door, further side garden with rose garden. There are gated side access pathways to each side of the property.
GARAGE 17' 10" x 10' 0" (5.44m x 3.05m) Twin timber doors to front, side personal door and window, fitted water softener, internally painted walls and access to
GARAGE LOFT Fully floored, and ideal for storage purposes and housing the Glow Worm gas-fired central heating boiler supplying domestic hot water and central heating together with a mega flow hot water cylinder.
OUTBUILDINGS Brick built garden store 5' 10" x 6' 1"
Potting shed 7' 9" x 4' 5"
Aluminium and glazed greenhouse power connected and heat.
Recycling area with shelving and cupboards.
THE MATURE GARDEN The garden is an outstanding feature of this property having been professionally landscaped and laid out with random stone York paving, raised planter walls which are open to a magnificent lawned garden having inset rose beds, mature and well-stocked shrubbery borders, specimen trees and enjoying south-westerly aspect. To the side of the garden behind trellis fencing are brick paved paths and utility areas. There are paved paths surrounding the lawns for access.
ADDITIONAL SECRET GARDEN Approached through brick pillars with wrought iron gate is the secret garden ideal as a children's play area, principally laid to lawn with lime trees and further mature trees. There is a timber playhouse and concrete base.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS All fixtures and fittings as mentioned in our sales particulars are included; all others are expressly excluded.