It is a pleasure to present this delightful character cottage, offering approx 1200sq ft of accommodation. Very much a family home for the last 15 years,the property offers a long list of reasons why we feel a buyer will be interested in this superb property. The addition of a modern orangery and solar panels brings the property well and truly into the 21st century. Originally the blacksmiths forge, this wonderful character cottage has been extended and modernised over the years by various owners. The current owners have brought the property very much up to date to provide a unique family home. One addition being the solar panels which benefit from an excellent feed in tariff from Scottish Power, paying approximately £1200 per annum which pays for electricity, fuel oil and logs for the wood burners in the home. The panels have approximately 19 years left to run of a 25 year contract with the property, so the new owners would benefit from this great income. What the owners love about the property is that it is full of character and charm. It is situated in the most beautiful location on the Yorkshire Wolds with easy access to the coast, major road networks and is an easy commute into York. The propery is council tax band C with the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and is mains services with oil fired central heating.
With stairs to the first floor and a door leading to the sitting room. There are two double glazed windows overlooking the stairs leading to a landing area used as an office space for the owners.
Sitting Room - 19' 9'' x 12' 8'' (6.02m x 3.86m)
A fantastic size with a feature wall housing a wood burner with timber surround, exposed timber beams, 4 x double glazed windows to 3 walls and a door to the kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen - 17' 2'' x 11' 7'' (5.23m x 3.53m)
An impressive country style kitchen with exposed timber beam & ample space for a table and chairs incorporating a range of wall & base storage units complimented with a working surface, tiled splash backs & a sink/drainer. There are appliance spaces for an automatic washing machine & a tumble dryer. There is a double appliance space for a double range style cooker with a stainless steel cooker hood over. very much the center of this quirky character cottage there is access to the sitting room, orangery & the rear entrance with shower room & two bedrooms to the rear. There is a double glazed window.
Orangery - 15' 9'' x 9' 3'' (4.80m x 2.82m)
A fantastic recent addition (approx 18 months by Orion windows of York) to the accommodation a delightful light & airy space is provided by this brick built orangery. At significant cost to the owner a well insulated space with a lantern roof incorporating energy efficient glass the owners have also installed a wood burner to ensure year round use. There are double glazed french doors to the garden patio area.
Shower Room - 6' 1'' x 5' 6'' (1.85m x 1.68m)
A modern shower room appointed to provide a corner shower cubicle, low flush Wc, wash hand basin, heated towel rail & a double glazed window & extractor fan.
Bedroom 2 - 17' 7'' x 10' 5'' (5.36m x 3.17m)
A great size with 2 radiators & 2 double glazed windows.
Bedroom 3 - 16' 8'' x 5' 5'' (5.08m x 1.65m)
With a radiator & 2 double glazed windows overlooking the drive and garden.
First Floor Landing
Used as an office space currently with access to Bedroom 1 & the house bathroom.
Bedroom One - 13' 10'' x 12' 1'' (4.21m x 3.68m)
A cosy room with radiator & 2 double glazed windows to two walls.
House Bathroom - 9' 6'' x 8' 0'' (2.89m x 2.44m)
A great size appointed to provide a panel bath, wash hand basin & a high flush Wc. There is a heated towel rail radiator, storage cupboard & a double glazed window.
Outside & Location
Fridaythorpe is in a unique location on the middle of the A166 York-Driffield road and is at the very centre of the Wolds Way, a famous walking route across the wonderful Yorkshire Wolds.Fridaythorpe is a small village situated on the Yorkshire Wolds with a population of about 300. We have the distinction of being the highest village on the Wolds at around 150-170m above sea level.There is a local village garage/shop & a village cafe with further amenities available in the local Towns of Driffield & Pocklington both offering a wide range. There is a primary school available in the village of Sledmere. Please visit www.fridaythorpeparishcouncil.com for further info on the area.
Originally the blacksmiths cottage this delightful character cottage has been added to over the years by various owners, the last 15 years with the current owners who of have brought the property very much up to date to provide a one off family home. One of which was the solar panels which benefit from an excellent feed in tariff with Scottish power paying approx £1200 pa which helps pay for the fuel oil and logs for the wood burners in the home. The panels have a approx 19 years left to run of a 25 year contract with the property so the new owners would benefit from this great income. The property is council tax band C with the East Riding of Yorkshire and is mains services with oild fired central heating. What the owners love about the property is the character & with the village access to the beautiful Yorkshire Wolds and the coast whilst still being able to commute into York when needed.
Property Features :
- Superb character cottage in Yorkshire Wolds village
- approx 1200 sq ft of quirky accommodation
- Entrance hall
- Sitting room with wood burner
- Breakfast kitchen