Back Lane, Osmotherley, Northallerton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
April Cottage is located in Osmotherley, one of the area's most sought after villages which is located within the North Yorkshire Moors National Park. It is within easy reach of the A19 trunk road & the mainline train station in nearby Northallerton. The original part of the cottage dates back to the early 19th century & is full of character & charm. It has been extended & modernised throughout in recent years to an extremely high standard, a particular feature being the open plan living kitchen designed by award winning architect Julian Cowie. The cottage offers versatile accommodation with a luxurious Master Bedroom suite to the first floor & 3 further double bedrooms on the ground floor. Externally, the cottage benefits from a site of approximately .75 acre & outbuildings include a detached cinema room which could be used as a home office, gym & a double garage.

DINING ROOM 18' 2" x 8' 6" (5.55m x 2.61m) An elegant room with solid oak entrance door, window to front, oak beamed ceiling, radiator with decorative cover, Karndean flooring.

SITTING ROOM 18' 2" x 12' 8" (5.55m x 3.88m) A stylish room with windows to 2 aspects, sandstone fireplace with inset cast iron multi-fuel stove, exposed beams to ceiling.

INNER HALL With distressed beams to ceiling, useful storage cupboard, Karndean flooring.

BEDROOM 9' 3" x 7' 1" (2.82m x 2.16m) With window to front, exposed beams to ceiling, storage cupboard

BEDROOM/STUDY 12' 5" x 8' 7" (3.81m x 2.62m) With window to front, exposed beams to ceiling.

BEDROOM 10' 0" x 8' 0" (3.07m x 2.45m) With window to rear, with modern timber clad ceiling.

HOUSE BATHROOM With deep set window to rear, original exposed feature beam & inset lighting to ceiling, suite comprising mid-fill bath with folding glass screen & mains thermostatic shower over, low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, partially tiled walls, ceramic tiled flooring with underfloor heating system, Victorian style chrome radiator.

OPEN-PLAN LIVING KITCHEN 33' 10" x 17' 11" (10.33m x 5.48m) A light & spacious addition to the cottage designed by award winning architect Julian Cowie & reconfigured in 2014. The kitchen benefits from 4 velux windows set within a vaulted ceiling with feature beam in addition to windows to two sides of the room. This luxurious room has been finished to an extremely high standard & benefits from an electric Aga Range Cooker, with split slate mosaic tiled splash back & extractor over, bespoke range of wall & base units including an illuminated display cabinet, granite work surfaces & breakfast bar with 4 pendant ceiling lights, inset sink & integrated dishwasher. The snug end of the room has an attractive inset gas fired stove & stylish Victorian style radiator. French doors give views over the extensive rear gardens. The kitchen has stone flooring laid throughout.

UTILITY ROOM A practical space with sliding partition door. Range of wall & base units with square edged work surfaces & inset 11/2 bowl sink. Space for washing machine & tumble dryer, partially tiled walls, stone flooring.

REAR HALL With window to side, timber cladding & dado rail to walls, Victorian style radiator, stairs to first floor.

WC With low flush WC, pedestal wash basin, chrome towel radiator, inset ceiling lighting, extractor, stone flooring.

MASTER BEDROOM SUITE 16' 0" x 12' 4" (4.88m x 3.76m) A staircase with window to side leads to the Master Bedroom, a characterful room with a low level window to the side & further aspect to the front. There is a cosy feel with timber clad ceiling & further open aperture to a Dressing Room which has plenty of light provided through a Velux window & practical storage space. Fully glazed door to:

ENSUITE BATHROOM With window to rear, mid-fill bath with shower mixer attachment & attractive mosaic tiled splash back, counter top basin, built-in storage cupboards, inset ceiling lighting, chrome towel radiator, extractor, Amtico flooring.


GARDENS Double timber gates give access to a wide gravel driveway which affords off-street parking for several vehicles. There is a Double Garage wiith two windows to the rear & folding timber doors to the front. Power & light are installed together with a staircase which leads to a large first floor storage area.

The gardens are very much a feature of the property with the site measuring approximately .75 of an acre. Currently the site is split into areas with native hedging to the boundaries, well- manicured lawns lawns near to the cottage interspersed with a myriad of gravel & stone flagged pathways & sun terraces & borders well-stocked with a variety of mature trees & plants which reflect the ever-changing seasons. There is a delightful fruit orchard & then a timber gate gives access to a fenced wildlife garden which could easily be reconfigured for equestrian use if required. The garden has a high degree of privacy & has a lean to potting shed to the rear of the Garage, greenhouse, log store, storage shed & two attractive Summer houses.

GYM/ GARDEN ROOM 13' 9" x 9' 9" (4.21m x 2.98m) Of glass & timber construction with a tiled roof & French doors overlooking the rear garden. Power, light & electric heating are installed. This versatile space could also be used as a playroom in inclement weather or perhaps alfresco dining on a chilly evening.

CINEMA ROOM/HOME OFFICE 14' 6" x 9' 11" (4.44m x 3.04m) This former stone built detached outbuilding has been converted to provide versatile accommodation, currently used as a cinema room but could also be used as a Home Office providing a perfect option to separate work space from living space. There are windows to front & side, electric heating & laminate flooring.

SERVICES Oil CH, partial Upvc double glazing.

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