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Bracken Hill, Littlebeck
    3 bedroom detached house for sale


    • Original Fireplace
    • Outside Space
    • Period Features
    • Private Parking
    • Quiet Location
    • Stunning Views
    This property is situated in the hamlet of Iburndale and was built by the well known local Allen family from Hempsyke Hall.
    In the Victorian Gothic style this detached property boasts the original teak fascia boards, rosemary tiles and the original windows.
    Set in manageable gardens but with extra land to the side there are a variety of outbuildings for garaging/ storage/chickens/and an old pigsty which can be converted (planning permission currently lapsed).
    On the ground floor there is a good sized kitchen, a large dining room and a room which could be used as a study or additional reception.
    Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms on the first floor and two in the attic which are accessed by an occasional staircase. The house is oozing with period charm and is incredibly individual.
    It is located close to a protected nature reserve so there is wildlife in abundance including bats to add to the atmospheric feel.
    For any one in need of a new familar the property also could come with a cat as the residing one would like to stay if possible.
    Everything for a new fairytale lifestyle - call Jacksons 01947 606111 to view now!

    Council Tax Band: E (Scarborough Borough Council)
    Tenure: Freehold
    w: 3.2m x l: 3.23m
    Accessed via the back door the kitchen has a range of wall and base units , a tiled floor, radiator, beams a 1.5 stainless steel sink unit , small hand sink and room for a freestanding fridge freezer. A single glazed window looks over the garden.
    Dining Room
    w: 4.17m x l: 3.73m
    A large reception room leading off the kitchen with a tiled floor, radiator and a gothic double arched single glazed window looking over the garden. There is a door that leads to the utilty room tucked to the side of the house.
    Utility Room
    w: 1.07m x l: 5.41m
    A long L shaped utility runs behind the dining room . This is where the oil fired boiler and consumer units are. There is ample room for washing machines extra fridges/ freezers and space for hanging coats and storing boots. There is also small single glazed window.
    w: 5.41m x l: 4.06m
    Leaving the dining room and walking past the base of the stairs and the small lobby leading to the garden is the lounge. A large room with laminate flooring, a feature woodburning stove set in a tiled hearth, with a radiator. There is a double arched single glazed gothic arched sash window overlooking the garden. A small single glazed stippolyte window with monkey tail window stay to the rear.
    w: 3.28m x l: 3.48m
    A delightful quirky room that could be used as an additional lounge or a study. With a gothic arched and wooden panelled single glazed feature doorway leading to the front of the house and a three paned stained glass window overlooking the garden this room also features a Mousy Thompson style fireplace.
    Bedroom One
    w: 3.12m x l: 3.89m
    A large double bedroom with a laminate floor and a double gothic single glazed sash window looking over the garden with a generous en-suite bathroom and storage in a cupboard built into the wall. The En-Suite has non slip flooring, a small stippolyte window to the rear of the house and comprises of a hand wash basin, W.C., bath with an electric shower above.
    With doors leading off to the three bedrooms, bathroom and an additional doorway leading up into the attic. Lit by a variety of windows and skylights built into the roof.
    w: 1.96m x l: 1.98m
    An almost fully tiled house bathroom with a non slip floor, a hand wash basin, W.C. ,bath with an electric rainfall shower above. There is a stippolyte single glazed window to the rear with a monkey tail window stay. There are also some storage cupboards built into the wall. Further light is provided by borrowed lights from the hallway.
    Bedroom Two
    w: 2.44m x l: 3.81m
    A double bedroom with laminate flooring , double gothic arched single glazed window overlooking the garden and borrowed lights from the hallway.
    Bedroom Three
    w: 3.2m x l: 3.2m
    Steps lead down from the landing into bedroom 3 which was most likely the original servants bedroom being slightly set apart from the rest of the rooms. This room again serves as a double but does have sloping walls being situated in the eaves. There is a single glazed small sash window and a skylight set in the roof.
    Separated from the rest of the house by a door and a flight of ladder stairs there are two additional attic rooms that could be used for storage or used -with a little bit of upgrading- as occassional guest bedrooms.
    Room 1
    w: 2.59m x l: 3.12m
    Attic room 1 has a skylight and is carpetted.
    Room 2
    w: 2.67m x l: 3.73m
    Attoc room 2 has a skylight and is carpetted.
    w: 4.88m x l: 5.56m
    A large garage that is built in the same style as the main house. Has power , light and an additional boiler for heating outside buildings. There are large doors that allow it to be opened up for further access when perhaps undertaking larger projects.
    There is a vintage and original working high cistern W.C. situated in its own sidebuillding next to the front door. ideal for not walking the garden into the house when working outside.
    In the garden there are numerous outbuildings in addition to the garage. There is a piggery that could be converted into additional usable space, a summer house, a huge chicken house and a greenhouse . There are also small sheds with enclosures that would be suitable for keeping birds / pets.
    The property has various different garden areas. There is a lawned area to the front of the house, a patio outside the back door, a paddock type area with very secure fencing and an area with a pond and flower beds which could be further enhanced as there are espalier fruit trees and plants in place. There is also a good sized decking area outside the summer house which would be ideal for a hot tub as the garden areas are very private and not overlooked.
    Agents Notes
    The property runs on oil fired central heating with the boiler being situated in the utilty room. There is also an additional boiler in the garage that heats the summerhouse. The toilets are on a Klargester septic tank system.
    There is additional land that belongs to property that is mainly wooded and adjacent to the pathway to Littlebeck that is owned by the house but not fenced in.
    Adjacent land is a nature reserve which is protected and managed by the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.
    The house was built by Henry Harrison Allen Esquire in 1874 who also build Hempsyke Hall at the top of Littlebeck which features similar architectural styling.
    Reference: RS0430

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