Marske, Richmond, North Yorkshire

£650,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Marske Lodge is a substantial period home occupying an elevated position with very large gardens close to the church, in the heart of this village on the edge of the National Park. There are many period features including a superb carved spindle staircase with galleried landing, coving to many rooms, housemaid's cupboards in the kitchen, large six panel doors with brass door furniture and fireplaces to name a few. The gardens are large with formal areas and an area which could be developed into a superb kitchen garden or allotment. There is also a detached garage and parking set up a private drive to the rear.

Entrance porch

Substantial double wooden doors open into the roomy porch with a glazed door and side panels opening to the entrance hall.

Entrance hall

Large entrance hall with a fine mahogany spindle staircase with curved, and decoratively carved newel post sweeping up to the first floor. With stripped wooden floors. From here there is access to the living room, dining room, kitchen, conservatory and a inner lobby with access to the study and a shower/WC. Coving to ceiling and ceiling rose.

Living room

A large bay window with sliding sash windows allows plenty of natural light into this room. Adam style fire surround with with marble inset and hearth and Jotul multi fuel stove. Both alcoves are have fitted shelves with cupboards below and there are fitted shelving units to the opposite wall. Stripped wood floors, cornice to ceiling, centre rose and picture rail. From here there is a door leading directly through to the study.

Dining room

Adam style fire surround with a cast iron arched inset and open grate. Cornice to ceiling, centre rose and picture rail. A door leads directly to the back garden.

Kitchen

Fitted base units with an inset single drainer sink unit, Oil fired Aga set into a recess. From here an archway leads through to an area with the original housemaid's cupboards with drawers below and a stepladder to reach the higher storage areas. From the kitchen a door leads to a rear lobby area into the garden with boiler house and woodshed off.

Conservatory

A superb Amdega conservatory running the depth of the building with a stone floor and a contemporary log burner. From here

French doors open onto the terrace which runs all the way around the house and up into the gardens.

Study

With shuttered sash window. From here a door leads to the inner lobby area with access to the shower/WC and back into the main hall.

Shower room/wc

With a step in shower, bracket wash hand basin and low level WC.

Galleried landing

The staircase leads up to a half landing with two large windows allowing plenty of light into the space. The main landing is large enough to have a study area if desired. From here there is access to all four bedrooms and the house bathroom.

Master bedroom

A large bedroom with bay window to enjoy the far reaching views. With a beautiful decorative fire surround with open grate, tiled inserts and a brass canopy. Cornice to ceiling, picture rail. This bedroom adjoins the fourth bedroom.

Bedroom two

With two shuttered sash windows to the rear elevation, cornice to ceiling, picture rail and centre rose. Feature wooden fire surround with stone inset and hearth. Pedestal wash hand basin.

Bedroom three

With shuttered wash window to the rear elevation, cornice to ceiling, picture rail and centre rose. Period cast iron fire surround with tiled inserts, traditional cast iron radiator. A door leads to the en suite.

En suite bathroom

Fitted with a contemporary suite in white comprising panel bath with mixer taps over, suspended wash hand basin and low level WC. Illuminated vanity mirror, shelved storage cupboard.

Bedroom four

With cornice to ceiling and picture rail. This room opens to the master bedroom and the landing.

House bathroom

With a freestanding claw foot bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc.

Externally

The property occupies a substantial plot with a small courtyard entrance to the front door and terrace which runs all the way around the perimeter of the building.

The gardens are large and walled with a terrace immediately in front of the conservatory with stone steps leading up to a lovely formal garden area with a central lawn, circular topiary feature in the middle and well stocked beds with flowers, shrubs and mature trees to the border including a weeping willow. A curved wall from the road has a yew hedge to its border and a pretty pedestrian gate back the the road. The main garden continues up to a second lawned area with an archway leading to a large area of garden which is currently un developed but would make a superb kitchen garden with pathways running through. Greenhouse. Two sets of stone steps lead back down to the back of the house where doors open from the dining room and the kitchen.

Garage

The garage is detached and has hardstanding for two cars in front. Access is from a private drive.

Tenure

The property is believed to be freehold with vacant possession on completion.

Local authority and tax band

Richmond District Council 01748 829100.

The property is band G.

Services and other information

We are advised that the property is served by oil fired central heating.

Viewings

Strictly by appointment with GSC Grays 01609 600120

Particulars

The particulars were written and the photographs taken in June 2018.

Arrange viewing 01969 368025

GSC Grays - Leyburn

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