Frenchgate, Richmond


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  • Bedrooms: 2
SUPERB, VERY CENTRAL 2 Bedroom Apartment - part of Richmond s rich history. An Ideal home or Holiday Let/Investment. This sympathetically converted Grade II Listed Georgian Residence is literally a stone s throw from the town s cobbled Market Place. Lovely VIEWS towards the River Swale & beyond. SUPERB FINISH QUALITY with fully fitted Kitchen & Luxury Bath/Shower rooms. The second floor accommodation offers a Superb KITCHEN/DINING ROOM & SITTING ROOM (8.75m/28'8 overall), Stylish KITCHEN/DINING ROOM & deep SITTING ROOM with lovely VIEWS, 2 EN SUITE BEDROOMS & WASHROOM/WC. Gas Central Heating & Parking. AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY. AN IDEAL PERMANENT HOME, LOCK UP & LEAVE OR HOLIDAY HOME.

Close by are great Walks & Cycling, the River Swale (Fly Fishing), the Market Place & The Station Leisure Facility (a Food, Film & Art Venue), the Liberty Health Club & the town's Swimming Pool.

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 absolut


Staircase to SECOND FLOOR LANDING with automatic courtesy lighting.


Entry telephone, down-lighting & radiator.


2.14 x 1.02 (7'0 x 3'4 )

Washbasin, WC & radiator.


8.75m overall (28'8 overall)

A superb space with great VIEWS & comprising:


4.59 x 3.93 (15'0 x 12'10 )

Fitted with a good range of stylish, soft-close wall & floor units with worktops, inset sink & breakfast bar unit with cupboards & drawers. Integrated electric oven/grill & hob with glazed & stainless steel extractor over, integrated fridge, freezer & wine cooler, integrated dishwasher & fitted washing machine. Baxi gas combi boiler, down-lighting & radiator. Recessed Georgian window to front & wide opening to:


3.82 x 3.57 (12'6 x 11'8 )

Built-in recess cupboard, TV & telephone points, radiator & recessed Georgian window to rear with fabulous views towards the River Swale & beyond.


Useful built-in store cupboard.


3.66 x 3.36 (12'0 x 11'0 )

TV point, radiator & recessed Georgian window to front.


2.09 x 1.18 (6'10 x 3'10 )

Full-width shower cubicle, moulded washbasin with fountain tap & cupboards under & inset WC. Down-lighting & electric towel radiator.


3.67 x 2.35 (12'0 x 7'8 )

TV point, radiator & recessed Georgian window to rear with fabulous views towards the river Swale & beyond.


2.46 x 2.10 (8'0 x 6'10 )

Lovely 4-piece suite with free-standing bath, separate shower cubicle, washbasin with cupboards under & WC. down-lighting, electric towel radiator recessed Georgian window to rear with fabulous views towards the River Swale & beyond.


PARKING: Private Parking Space over the road opposite Mercury House - approx. £42.00 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 ('Reasonable' 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.

(3) Some 'Virtual Staging' images used.

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Marcus Alderson

17 Frenchgate, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4HZ

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