12D Frenchgate, Swale House, Richmond, DL10 4JG
7 King Street
Tel: 01748 822711
About the Property
SUPERB LUXURIOUS & VERY CENTRAL 2 Bedroom Apartment – GROUND-LEVEL with own private entrance. An Ideal home or Holiday Let/Investment. This sympathetically converted Grade II Listed Georgian Residence is literally a stone’s throw from the town’s cobbled Market Place. Lovely VIEWS towards the River Swale & beyond. SUPERB FINISH QUALITY: Fabulous 10.37m x 5.49m/34’0″ x 18’0″ max Open-plan MAIN LIVING SPACE with fully fitted KITCHEN, DINING & SITTING AREAS. 2 EN SUITE BEDROOMS & WASHROOM/WC. Gas Central Heating & Parking. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. AN IDEAL PERMANENT HOME, LOCK UP & LEAVE OR HOLIDAY HOME.
Situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park, Richmond is an historic Georgian market town of unique character & beauty, centred on its imposing Norman Castle (whose walls & keep are now the cobbled Market Place). With the most stunning scenery anywhere to be seen nearby, Richmond remains one of the most beautiful & rewarding places to live in the Country. The Rough Guide to Britain describes the town as ‘an absolute gem’. In the immediate vicinity are great Walks & Cycling, the River Swale (Fly Fishing) & the Market Place. SWALE HOUSE is steeped in history*
There is Excellent access A1(M) & A66 at Scotch Corner (about 4.4 miles) & mainline to LONDON Kings Cross (2 hours 20 minutes) about 13 miles.
The forthcoming DESIGNER OUTLET VILLAGE at Scotch Corner will be the leading shopping & leisure destination in the North of England, bringing an appealing mix of 92 premium & best-of-high-street shops to one of the UK’s most well-known locations (including 10 restaurants and cafés & 1,300 parking spaces) – a major area attraction.
Down-lighting & radiator.
Glazed balustrade & 2 steps to:
1.28 x 1.09 (4'2" x 3'6")
Washbasin & WC, down-light & radiator.
Open-plan MAIN LIVING SPACE
10.37 x 5.49 max (34'0" x 18'0" max)
A superb expansive ‘room’ with great VIEWS & comprising:
3.82 x 3.52 max (12'6" x 11'6" max)
Fitted with a stylish range of soft-close wall & floor units with worktops & 1 & ½ bowl sink. Integrated eye-level electric oven/grill & crystallite glass hob with glazed & stainless steel extractor over, integrated fridge, freezer & wine cooler, integrated dishwasher & fitted washing machine. Down-lighting, 3 recessed Georgian 'sash' windows to side & open to:
3.36 x 2.87 (11'0" x 9'4")
Anthracite flat-panel vertical radiator & open to:
5.49 into bay x 4.48 (18'0" into bay x 14'8")
Deep 3.57m/11'8" wide sash bay window overlooking gardens with lovely views over The Batts, The River Swale & the countryside beyond. Built-in shelved recess cupboard, TV & telephone points, down-lighting, Anthracite flat-panel vertical radiator & low-level radiator.
4.02 x (4.19 max) 3.26 (13'2" x (13'8" max) 10'8")
TV point, radiator & panelled Georgian sash window to front.
2.09 x 1.18 (6'10" x 3'10")
Recess with full-width smoke-glass shower cubicle, washbasin with cupboards under & WC. Down-lighting & electric towel radiator.
(1) LEASEHOLD: 999 years (Ground Rent & Service Charges circa £66 per month - to include Buildings Insurance, Maintenance, Fire Compliance, Communal Electricity, Stair Cleaning & Management costs).
(2) Council Tax Band: Yet to be assessed by Richmondshire District Council.
(3) Some 'Virtual Staging' images used.
3.78 x 2.24 (12'4" x 7'4")
Including wardrobe cupboard housing Baxi gas ‘combi’ boiler, TV point, radiator & recessed Georgian sash window to front.
EN SUITE BATH/SHOWER ROOM
2.86 x (1.80 max) 1.24 (9'4" x (5'10" max) 4'0")
Low-access shower cubicle with Mira shower, inset washbasin with cupboards under & WC. Auto light-mirror, down-lighting & electric towel radiator.
PARKING: Private Parking Space over the road opposite Mercury House - approx. £42.00 per month.
*SWALE HOUSE History
The former residence of JAMES TATE, a widely respected classical scholar & headmaster of Richmond School. Between 1812 & 1833, an average of 6 pupils a year proceeded to university with 21 of these becoming fellows, 13 of them at Trinity College, Cambridge. They became so successful & admired whilst at Cambridge that they earned the sobriquet ‘TATE’S INVINCIBLES’. Former pupils & boarders include Herbert Knowles, Prime Minister Earl Grey’s sons & Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, better known as LEWIS CARROLL.