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This beautiful detached bungalow is set in large, private gardens just a short distance from the centre of Boroughbridge, a traditional and vibrant Yorkshire market town. Immaculately presented and tastefully decorated throughout, it offers generously-proportioned four-bedroom accommodation with views over Boroughbridge Marina and open countryside.
Boroughbridge is close to the A1 motorway, convenient for travelling to many major centres in the north or south of the UK. Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately a 30-40 minute derive away. The town itself boasts an extensive range of amenities including independent shops, supermarkets, pubs, restaurants, a post office, leisure centre and Boroughbridge High School, ranked Good in its most recent Ofsted inspection. The cathedral city of Ripon and spa town of Harrogate are also within easy reach, and keen walkers will appreciate the proximity to the Yorkshire Dales.
Entrance is via an enclosed porch into a good-sized hallway – with a wooden floor, and underfloor heating in the hall, dining room and garden room, and recessed ceiling spotlights – which leads to the main accommodation. The wooden-floored garden room is particularly eye-catching; full-height velux electric windows with rain sensors to two sides let in plenty of natural light and give a clear view of the rear garden and marina beyond. There are also Velux windows to the roof. The lounge and dining room are well-proportioned and elegant, the former with lattice-paned double doors opening into the garden and a feature fire surround and hearth. The kitchen is fitted with an extensive range of modern white units which includes cupboards, drawers, shelves and glass-fronted display cabinets. There is a built-in double oven, hob with extractor hood over and 1 1/2 drainer sink. A step leads down into the separate tiled utility room, which is also fitted with built in full height larder fridge, full height freezer, water softener, white units and has a sink along with space and plumbing for appliances. There are four bedrooms, the master with built-in wardrobes across the full width of one wall and an en-suite shower room comprising of a shower cubicle, wash hand basin with cupboard under, and toilet. Two of the other bedrooms also benefit from built-in wardrobes, while the house bathroom is tiled white with an attractive pattern at mid-height and comprises a whirlpool bath with hand-held shower attachment, separate shower cubicle with power shower, wash hand basin and storage cupboard. There is a separate toilet with hand basin to the side.
The garden is an outstanding feature of this property, in particular the area to the rear. A raised patio is accessed from both the garden room and lounge, and there is a well-kept lawn with a deck beyond immediately overlooking Boroughbridge Marina. Wooden seating has been built around a mature tree, offering a shady place to enjoy the view. To one side is a covered clocktower shelter with stone-built ovens, providing plenty of room for outdoor relaxing or entertaining. There are established flower beds with a range of plants and shrubs, along with a small pond. In a separate area is a further paved patio with a trellis of climbing plants and a substantial wooden summerhouse/shed.
The bungalow has its own private gravelled drive accessed by automatic electrically operated timber gate, and there is a detached garage with automatic electric opening roller door
Other features include cavity wall and loft insulation, double-glazing and low-energy lighting in the majority of fixed outlets. There is an oil-fired heating system with timer and temperature control, plus some electric room heaters.
In our opinion, this is an outstanding property which enjoys a particularly attractive outlook and degree of privacy, while at the same time being ideally situated for easy access to local amenities. A viewing is essential to appreciate both the location and the high standard of accommodation on offer. No forward chain
KITCHEN: 13 4 (4.07m) x 9 5 (2.86m)
UTILITY ROOM: 12 1 (3.69m) x 9 0 (2.75m)
DINING ROOM: 12 11 (3.93m) x 11 7 (3.53m)
GARDEN ROOM: 16 4 (4.99m) x 14 4 (4.38m)
LOUNGE: 17 2 (5.22m) x 11 10 (3.61m)
MASTER BEDROOM: 15 4 (4.67m) x 12 2 (3.72m)
EN SUITE: 5 1 (1.55m) x 5 1 (1.55m)
BEDROOM: 15 3 (4.64m) x 11 0 (3.35m)
BEDROOM: 10 0 (3.06m) x 8 6 (2.60m)
BEDROOM: 9 11 (3.01m) x 7 10 (2.40m)
BATHROOM: 10 0 (3.06m) x 5 8 (1.72m)
WC: 6 4 (1.93m) x 3 0 (0.92m)
GARAGE: 18 6 (5.63m) x 12 7 (3.84m)
These particulars are intended to give a fair description of the property but their accuracy cannot be guaranteed and they do not constitute an offer of contract. Intending purchasers must rely on their own inspection of the property. None of the above appliances/services have been tested by Esale. We recommend purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check all appliances/services before legal commitment.