An impressive stone built Grade II listed five bedroom property in the desirable location of Middleton Tyas.
Hope House dates back to mid to late 18th century and at sometime was formally a public house called The Miner's Arms. The current owners have further improved and created a lovely family home over the last 28 years with spacious and well connected living areas that are ideal for both informal and formal entertaining. A true chocolate box' property built in stone with stone mullion windows and climbing roses and full of charm and character. Occupying an enviable position on a spacious corner site, the property is set back from the road with a walled original cobblestone access . To the side of the property there is access through a gated drive which leads to a stone paved parking area and double garage.
The front door leads into a small inner hall which gives access to an open plan living/dining room. Having original beamed ceiling and original windows to the front and side elevations, an inglenook fireplace with open fire and slate hearth, an open arch leads through to the dining area which joins the two rooms. The kitchen which is fitted with an excellent range of wall and floor units painted in a light grey with solid wooden work surfaces and part tiled surrounds, a range of quality integrated appliances including induction hob, extractor hood, electric double oven, double fridge, and dishwasher, breakfasting area, Jerusalem Stone flooring with underfloor heating, beamed ceiling and concealed spot lighting to the ceiling and under unit lighting. A small staircase leads to a cellar which is an ideal storage area with lighting and power, there is also a walk-in pantry. A utility/cloakroom with a range of base units providing ample storage with stainless steel sink unit, underfloor heating and fully tiled walls, there is a store adjacent to the utility which could be further developed to create additional interior accommodation. Both kitchen and utility taps are fitted with Brita filter system.
To the first floor, a half landing leads to the family bathroom, fitted with a modern white suite comprising panelled bath, wall mounted wash hand basin, low level wc separate fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower, ceramic tiled floor and beamed ceiling. The staircase continues to the first floor landing, there are five bedrooms, two having fitted wardrobes with the principal having a walk-in storeroom. A solid wooden staircase with concealed lighting leads to the second floor and to a most impressive sitting room, this room was added in recent years and could be used for a variety of uses including a principal bedroom suite or as a sitting room. The room retains many original features such as the exposed chimney breast and exposed roof timbers, there is concealed storage into the eaves providing additional hanging and storage space, a fitted yellow pine bookcase, two Velux window roof lights and underfloor heating. An en-suite shower room leads off and is fitted with a modern contemporary suite with large walk in shower enclosure with mains fed power rain head shower, vanity wash hand basin with storage beneath, low level wc fully tiled walls and ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating.
The property occupies a substantial corner site and is not directly overlooked. There is a small walled cobbled access with climbing roses and honeysuckle. There is a good sized walled garden to the southern boundary which is mainly laid to lawn with established trees, flower beds and well stocked borders. The rear gardens are well stocked and particularly private with mature hedging and lawned areas.
A drive to the side of the house leads to a timber gated entrance, this provides ample parking for several vehicles. There is an attached garage with lighting, power and an adjoining former stable building. This room could be further developed (subject to necessary consents)
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Hope House is a wonderful home full of character and charm with so much history.Ben Pridden