2 bedroom flat for sale in Raywell House, Riplingham Road, Raywell, Cottingham,
GBP 280.000

Tenure: Leasehold Raywell House and its adjacent Coach House sit within 35 acres of beautiful parkland, six miles to the north west of the city of Hull. This striking, early 19th-century property has been developed by Quintor Homes into 15 desirable and luxurious apartments and town houses, each taking full advantage of the attractive location and historical features of the site.

The Grade II listed house has been sympathetically restored to its former glory when it was the home of Daniel Sykes (1766-1832), MP for Hull and Beverley, anti-slavery campaigner and local philanthropist. The one, two and three bedroom properties combine elements of high quality, 21st-century living with many original features and decorative details.

INTRODUCTION & HISTORICAL NOTE Raywell House was designed by Marmaduke Ward Pycock of Hull and Daniel Sykes took up residence in 1803. It is an impressive three-storey house of local pale yellow brick with stone dressings and slate roofs, the adjacent Coach House boasts an intriguing three-storey tower at one corner.

. Quintor Homes have ensured that many of the external original features of Raywell House have been restored. The new interiors retain the elegance of the late Georgian period whilst integrating contemporary design features to create a luxurious feel throughout.

. Each property has access to the six acres of landscaped grounds surrounding the property. Sweeping lawns are skirted by woodlands that add to the privacy of the location.

SUPERB LOCATION Surrounded by peaceful, rolling countryside dotted with picturesque villages, Raywell House benefits from access to major transport links with the rest of the U.K. and Europe.   The estate is within a short driving distance of the market town of Beverley, the attractive villages of Swanland, Kirk Ella and West Ella, the city of Hull and the Humber Bridge. Willerby Shopping Park is only 2 miles from the estate and houses renowned stores and banks including Waitrose, Homebase and Santander.

. Beverley is famous for its Minster, which dominates the skyline. The town grew up around this landmark and received its first charter in 1129. It is a major shopping destination for the region, with its mix of well-known high street names and specialist retailers. Beverley Racecourse and the 550-acre Westwood add to the town\'s character.

. East Yorkshire itself is a county of contrasts, with dramatic coastal landscapes and the chalk uplands of the Yorkshire Wolds. The area offers plenty of scope for outdoor pursuits - walking, sailing, cycling, golf. The Raywell estate is situated next to Hessle Golf Club, just one of several courses in the vicinity.

APARTMENT 5 RAYWELL HOUSE This superb first floor apartment provides spacious, two bedroom accommodation of around 1300 sq ft that exends along the majority of the west wing of Raywell House.   There are fine views to the south towards Waudby Green and to the west to mature woodland.

. The following accommodation is provided.

ACCOMMODATION Access to this apartment is taken from the main staircase landing.

ENTRANCE HALL The entrance hall has a cloakroom/shower room off and extends to the inner hall which serves all other main rooms.

LOUNGE/DINING ROOM23\'6\" max x 18\'9\" (7.16m max x 5.72m). Having a south and west aspect over the grounds.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM15\'9\" x 13\' (4.8m x 3.96m). Being extensively fitted with a range of wall and floor mounted units with granite work surfaces.   A host of fitted appliances include a Rangemaster cooking range with Neff ceramic hob, a built-in microwave oven, an integrated fridge/freezer and dishwasher together with a built-in washing machine.   There is ample room for a breakfast table and chairs, ideal for casual eating.

MASTER BEDROOM19\'6\" x 11\'10\" (5.94m x 3.6m). Having views to the courtyard to the east and towards woodland to the west. Off the master bedroom there is a large walk-in airing cupboard which houses the hot water cylinder and a further doorway gives direct access to a large en-suite bathroom.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM14\' x 7\'1\" (4.27m x 2.16m). Being part tiled to the walls and to the floor containing a suite comprising a contemporary shaped bath with pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c. together with a large walk-in shower.

BEDROOM 211\'7\" x 11\' (3.53m x 3.35m). With views over the rear courtyard.   Direct access can be gained to an en-suite shower room, access to which is also gained from the entrance hall.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM9\'1\" x 5\' (2.77m x 1.52m). Being part tiled containing a large walk-in shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low level w.c.


LEASEHOLD TENURE Each apartment will be held on a 125 year lease as from 1st July 2007 at a ground rent of £100 per annum for the first 25 years increasing by an additional £100 every 25 years.   There is also a service charge, currently set at £1860 per annum which covers the cost of maintaining the grounds, building insurance and the common areas.

MANAGEMENT Raywell House Management Company Ltd organises the running of the estate. All residents will hold a stake in the management company and therefore will be able to influence the way the estate is managed.

PARKING There is a designated parking for each apartment. Garaging may be available as an optional extra. In addition there is generous parking for visitors.

MAIN GATE Residents gain entry by keyfob at the main gate and receive visitors via an intercom system.

INTERIOR High quality fixtures and fittings are used throughout Raywell House Apartments and the Coach House. We endeavour to tailor these to your taste wherever possible.

GRAND HALL Access to all Raywell House apartments is available via the spectacular grand hall which boasts many original features including the grand staircase, stain glass windows, timber floor and stunning crystal chandelier.

BATHROOMS/EN-SUITES Bathroom suites are high quality white porcelain. The walls and floors are decorated with Porcelanosa tiles.

HEATING All Raywell properties have central heating provided from a highly efficient Stelrad Ideal boiler.   The Main House Apartments have underfloor heating and The Coach House properties have radiators.

INTERNET/TELEPHONE/TV Each apartment benefits from integrated television and telephone points with Broadband and Sky Plus capabilities.

LIGHTING A mixture of down lights and pendant lights are used in all properties.

PAINT FINISHES Each apartment is finished in neutral colours. The external decoration reflects the buildings\' period.

FINISHING TOUCHES The door furniture, power points and light switches are polished chrome.    Floor coverings come as standard to all properties.

SECURITY Each apartment is fitted with an alarm system capable of being monitored off site. A video door entry system is operated from individual apartments. The exterior communal areas and driveways are well lit at night.

POST Post boxes are located in the front entrance hall of Raywell House for apartments without direct external access. Coach House residents have their own post boxes.

MILLERS TEA ROOMS Raywell Hall Country Lodge Park is just a short walk through the estate and is home to the award-winning Millers Tea Rooms where delicious meals are served seven days a week and basic essentials such as bread, milk and newspapers can also be purchased.

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