Frenchgate, Richmond


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  • Bedrooms: 2
VERY DESIRABLE & VERY CENTRAL 2 BEDROOM Apartment - part of Richmond s rich history - See below*. Sympathetically converted 19th Century Grade II Listed Georgian Residence, literally a stone s throw from the town s cobbled Market Place. Lovely views towards & over the River Swale. SUPERB FINISH QUALITY with fully fitted Kitchen & Luxury Bath/Shower room. This top floor property offers a wonderful 8.75m/28'8 KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM & LIVING ROOM, 2 BEDROOMS & Luxury BATH/SHOWER ROOM. Gas Central Heating & Parking. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. AN IDEAL PERMANENT HOME, LOCK UP & LEAVE OR HOLIDAY HOME.

The new A1(M) Motorway brings the Golden Triangle centres of Harrogate, York & Leeds even closer. There is excellent access to the new A1(M) & A66 at Scotch Corner (about 4.4 miles) & Darlington mainline rail station about 13.2 miles (2 hours 20 minutes to LONDON Kings Cross). 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.

Richmond is an historic Georgian market town of unique character & beauty which has changed little over time, centred on its imposing Norman Castle (whose walls & keep are now the cobbled Market Place) & is situated on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park. 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'.


Staircase with automatic courtesy lighting to:


Door to staircase to:


Light with velux window & stairs to:




7.18 x 3.70 max overall (23'6 x 12'1 max overal

A superb space with views to the rear comprising:


Feature braced beam, radiator and TV & telephone points. Recessed double glazed sash window to rear with views over the River Swale & beyond. Open to:


Stylish wall & floor units with worktops, breakfast bar & inset sink; integrated electric oven, hob & extractor, integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher & fitted washing machine. Feature braced beam, down-lighting, Baxi gas combination boiler & radiator. Recessed Georgian sash window to front.


4.13 x 3.63 (13'6 x 11'10 )

Feature braced beam, TV point, 2 shelved recesses, radiator & recessed Georgian sash window to rear with views over the River Swale & beyond.


3.91 max x 3.15 (12'9 max x 10'4 )

Feature braced beam, TV point, radiator & recessed Georgian sash window to front.


2.75 x 2.07 (9'0 x 6'9 )

Luxury 4-piece suite: roll top bath with fountain tap, separate shower cubicle, vanity washbasin & W.C. Down-lighting & radiator.


Private Parking Space over the road - approx. £40.00 per month.

*Richmond s Rich History

NB: Swale House was 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 by his pen name, LEWIS CARROLL.


(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.

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Marcus Alderson

17 Frenchgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4HZ

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