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Riplingham Road, Raywell

2 beds | 2 baths | 1 reception | £285,000

  • CONVERTED 2005

Rarely available and highly desirable ground floor apartment.

Offered in the conversion of the striking Georgian property sitting prestigiously in the hamlet of Raywell. The luxurious apartment has the advantage of floor to ceiling sash windows allowing views of the attractive grounds and surrounding countryside. The immaculately presented property retains original features within, boasting high ceilings, deep skirting boards and solid wood shutters. Each room within the apartment is completed to a high standard and provides individually controlled underfloor heating.

Developed by successful businessman Joseph Sykes back in 1803, this quite stunning House was designed by esteemed architect Marmaduke Pycock of Wakefield and is one of the most opulent properties in the local area. Raywell House is steeped in history having been the residence of many notable politicians, wealthy merchant and trades over the years.

This most grand building is situated within six acres of rolling parkland and boasts wonderful views punctuated by mature woodland to all sides. Served by a sweeping private driveway with automated gates, the house was converted in 2006 to create a small and exclusive selection of stunning apartments. The developer remodelled the building to ensure that all original features were painstakingly preserved or enhanced.

Briefly comprising of:- private entrance hall, drawing room, kitchen, two bedrooms, ensuite and bathroom. Externally there is private garden, allocated parking, a detached garage and with the addition of Raywell House grounds of lawns and woodlands.


Welcoming private entrance to side of the property with wide hallway extending into separate internal lobby. Allowing access through to store room housing hot water cylinder. Tiling to the floor.

DRAWING ROOM 5.25 x 7.15 (17'3" x 23'5")
A grand room complete with views across the lawns through floor to ceiling sash windows with period solid wood shutters. To the far of the room there is a feature fireplace with mantle surround, marble hearth and backplate. Bespoke built bookcase, shelving and storage cupboards. Television and telephone point. Deep skirting boards and cornice to ceiling. Solid wood flooring extending through to...

KITCHEN 3.85 x 2.02 (12'8" x 6'8")
There is a comprehensive range of fitted floor units, wall cupboards and drawers, integrated dishwasher, washer/dryer and 'Neff' microwave, double oven at eye level and fridge/freezer. Composite sink with drainer unit and mixer tap. Solid wood flooring, down lighting and under counter lighting. Cornice to ceilings.

BEDROOM ONE 3.37 x 3.67 (11'1" x 12'0")
Side aspect overlooking private courtyard garden. Wardrobes built in to the alcove and fitted drawers. Solid wood shutters fitted to sash window. Cornice to ceiling.

BATHROOM 1.37 x 4.13 (4'6" x 13'7")
White three piece suite comprising of walk in shower unit with mains shower, low level WC and pedestal hand basin. Shaver point and extractor fan. Fitted vanity unit and mirror above. Heated chrome towel rail. Part tiling to walls and spot lighting to ceiling.

BEDROOM TWO 4.89 (max) x 2.75 (16'1" ( max) x 9'0")
Built in wardrobes and drawers extending to dressing table. Sash window with rear aspect. Cornice to ceiling. Access through to...

ENSUITE 1.60 x 1.40 (5'3" x 4'7")
White three piece suite comprising of corner shower unit with mains shower, low level WC and pedestal hand basin. Shaver point, extractor fan and wall mounted vanity unit. Part tiling to walls and spot lighting to ceiling.

Access from parking facilities with boot room and communal hall. Access through to internal hall of the apartment.

Having the benefit of a private courtyard garden. Set within wrought iron fencing and cleverly positioned laurel hedging offering privacy yet views across stunning lawns of Raywell House. Offering paving and decking to various areas, built in raised bedding planters.

The apartment has the benefit of allocated courtyard parking and garage. The garage having up and over door.

Raywell House itself has extensive communal gardens of approximately 6 acres of laid lawns, woodlands and parking facilities for visitors. The grounds have secure automated gates with intercom system. Sweeping driveway leads towards the house and the parking area with the individual bay and number.

The vendor has informed us that the property is leasehold with a lease commencing in 2007 and has 111 years remaining.

The vendor has made us aware that the property is subject to a service charge approximately £245.00 per month inclusive of £10.00 communal oil. The ground rent of £100pa is included within the service charge payment.

Raywell House management company Ltd organises the running of the estate. All residents hold a stake in the management company therefore being able to influence the way the estate is managed.

Mains water and electricity are connected to the property. The property is supplied by oil and a septic tank which cost for such which are included in the service charge.

No appliances have been tested by the agents.

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