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Topstone Farmhouse is located in a prominent and elevated position looking South over the Esk Valley and enjoying arguably some of the best views of any property in the Esk Valley. The historic Sea side town of Whitby is approximately 5 miles away, Egton 2 miles away and Grosmont 2.5 miles away. The unfurnished property is accessed by a 700 metre shared driveway from the Aislaby to Egton Road. This driveway is also a public bridleway which must remain free from obstruction at all times.

A recently refurbished and modernised Traditional Farmhouse. The property briefly comprises: Kitchen Diner, Sitting Room, Utility Room & up to 6 bedrooms. Outbuildings including 3 stables, secure workshops, Garage & Dutch barn.

Council tax band D.

Available immediately. Pets considered.

PORCH (WEST)

Exposed stone on North wall of porch to house. 1 overhead light. Light switch to coach light (outside). White painted timber front door with 4 glazed panels. Painted window sill. Stone flag floor.

HALLWAY

Alcove feature with coat hooks. Meter cupboard including fuse board. 2 overhead lights. Room thermostat. Pine floor boards (laid at 45 degree angle).

UNDERSTAIRS CUPBOARD

stripped pine door; 4 coat hooks

SITTING ROOM

Window South (1.29m x 1.55m). Window North (0.9m x 1.14m). Wood burner on granite base. 2 single radiators. 2 overhead lights. 3 double power points. Telephone point. Solid hardwood flooring.

KITCHEN/DINER

Window North (0.9m x 0.9m). Window South (1.23m x 1.44m). Wood burner in recessed fireplace on granite base. 2 small alcoves each 0.7 m wide either side of wood burner. 5 double power points. Room thermostat. Heat detector. CO detector. 2 overhead lights. 5.98m of pine veneer base units including 5 drawer stack unit, electric oven (the Landlord will not repair or replace), integrated Kenwood dishwasher (the Landlord will not repair or replace). 5.85m of black granite effect work surface all with cream tiled splash back including aluminium 1½ bowl sink and single drainer and electric 4 ring hob (which the landlord will not repair or replace). 2.3m of wall units. Extractor fan. Combined and integrated fridge and freezer unit (which the landlord will not repair or replace). Beige marble floor tiles

UTILITY ROOM

Window North. Exposed timber beams. Loft access.2.44m of work top space including aluminium sink and single drainer. 1.84m of base units including a 600mm space for washing machine and either side of that. 2 600mm base cupboards. 3000mm worktop on legs. Trianco Eurostar boiler. 2 overhead lights. Extractor fan. 2 double power points. Central heating control panel (Centaur Plus). Room thermostat. 2 smoke alarms. CO detector. Beige marble floor tiles.

BOILER/ HEATING CUPBOARD

2 double white doors. 250 litre OSO hot water cylinder. Solar thermal control panel. Expansion vessel for solar thermal system. Isolator and generation meter for Solar photovoltaic system.

BACK DOOR LEADING TO HALL

White painted door with 4 glass panes. Loft access. 1 overhead light. Smoke detector. Beige marble floor tiles.

BEDROOM 5 (OR OFFICE)

Window South (1.3m x 1.66m). Exposed wooden beams. 2 overhead lights. TV point. 4 double power points. Room thermostat. Carpet (new 2023).

EN-SUITE BATHROOM

Window North (1.03m x 1.05m). Exposed timber beams. Large corner glass shower cubicle with ‘GROHE’ shower. WC. Wash hand basin (with Mirrored cupboard over). White tiled splashback behind wash hand basin and WC. Chrome WC brush. Ceiling light. Extractor fan. Shaver unit. Black granite marble floor tiles.

BEDROOM 6/SITTNG ROOM 2

Window South (1.63m x 1.24m). Exposed timber beams. Overhead light. 2 double power points. Room thermostat. TV point. Beige carpet.

FIRST FLOOR

STAIRS TO 1ST FLOOR LANDING

Window North (0.97m x 0.64m). Exposed wooden beam. Stairs to 2nd Floor (ATTIC) with small storage cupboard under. 0.88m x 0.88m full height hanging cupboard at top stair with under floor sfae 300mm x 200mm x 100mm deep (see Bedroom 2 below). Pine hand rail. Overhead light. Smoke detector. 1 double power point. 1 radiator. Brown carpet.

BEDROOM 1 (EAST)

Window South (1.5m x 1.1m). Single radiator. 2 double power points. 2 overhead lights. Full height hanging cupboard behind fitted pine door (0.92m x 0.71m). Brown carpet.

EN-SUITE

Exposed timber beams. All tiled with beige tiles to 1.5m above floor level. Glass shower cubicle with beige tiled surround. WC. Sink (with chrome fittings). Mirror. 3 spot lights. Shaver unit. Red cushion floor covering.

DRESSING ROOM

Window North (0.99m x 0.84m) Exposed timber beams; single radiator.
(IF REQUIRED, THE LANDLORD IS WILLING TO CLOSE OFF THE OPENING TO BEDROOM 1 SO THAT THIS IS A SEPARATE BEDROOM (BEDROOM 7) THIS WILL NOT BE DONE UNLESS REQUESTED ON APPLICATION DETAILS)

BEDROOM 2

Window North (0.99m x 0.84m). Exposed timber beams. Overhead light. Single radiator. Brown carpet.
(IF REQUIRED, THE LANDLORD IS WILLING TO CLOSE OFF THE OPENING TO BEDROOM 1 SO THAT THIS IS A SEPARATE BEDROOM (BEDROOM 7) THIS WILL NOT BE DONE UNLESS REQUESTED ON APPLICATION DETAILS)

EN-SUITE

2 spot lights; red cushion floor covering; Shower unit with sliding glass doors and chrome handle; MIRA shower unit; fully tiled surround; WC with wooden seat; Wash hand basin with Mirror over; shaver unit with light on pull cord; all this bathroom is tiled to 1.5m with beige tiles;

Bedroom 3

Window South (1.24m x 1m). Exposed timber beam. 1 overhead light. 1 single radiator. 3 double power points. Brown carpet.

ENSUITE

3 spot lights. Shower unit with sliding glass doors and chrome handle. MIRA shower unit. Fully tiled surround. WC with wooden seat. Wash hand basin with Mirror over. Shaver unit with light on pull cord. All this bathroom is tiled to 1.5m with beige tiles. Red cushion floor covering.

BEDROOM 4

Window South (0.96m x 1.02m). Exposed timber beams. 1 single radiator. 1 overhead light. TV aerial point. 2 double power points and 1 single high level by TV aerial point. Brown carpet.

(IF REQUIRED, THE LANDLORD IS WILLING TO CLOSE OFF THE OPENING TO BEDROOM 2 SO THAT THIS IS DRESSING ROOM IS A SEPARATE BEDROOM. THIS WILL MEAN LOSING THE SMALL FULL HEIGHT (0.88m x 0.88m) HANGING CUPBOARD (SEE LANDING ABOVE). THIS WILL NOT BE DONE UNLESS REQUESTED ON THE APPLICATION FORM)

FAMILY BATHROOM

Window North. WC. Wash hand basin with white tile splashback. Bath with chrome mixers and white tiled surround. Extractor fan.3 down lighters. 1 towel radiator.

SECOND FLOOR

STAIR TO LANDING

Pine staircase to central Landing. Pine railing. Large Velux window on South elevation (1.1m x 1.15m). Enclosed storage space behind 4 fitted cupboard doors. 1 small strip light. 1 double power point. Carpeted.

BEDROOM 5 (EAST)

Large Velux window on North elevation (1.1m x 1.15m).3 double power points. 1 single radiator. Overhead strip light. Brown carpet.

BEDROOM 6 (WEST)

Large Velux window on North elevation (1.1m x 1.15m).3 double power points. 1 single radiator. Overhead strip light. Brown carpet.

OUTBUILDING

Stone and fibre cement sheeted roof. 3 new x tongue and groove stained doors (2 doors into Room 1 and 1 door into the Stable). Each door has a pad bolt for security.
Room 1
5.22m x 4.87m. Small safety glass window to South. 1 small door opening onto the North of the property. 2 doors to South. 2 strip lights. Solar PV inverter and red isolator switch. 1 double power point. Concrete floor.
Stable Room
7.8m x 5.3m. 3 breezeblock stables units (each approx. 3.1m x 2.2m). 1 door South and 1 to South. 2 strip lights. 2 double power points. 1 workbench. Concrete floor.

BARN (EAST)

Corrugated tin sheeted roof. Concrete block wall to approx. 5ft with Yorkshire boarding to eaves height on South and East elevation. Tin sheeting on North Elevation. West Elevation is traditional stone and forms the East wall of Stable Room. 3m wide side opening door. Tap. 4 overhead lights. Concrete floor.

OPEN DUTCH BARN

Hardcore track leading to a 3 bay open sided dutch barn. Adjacent additional parking, amenity and storage area. Small enclosed chicken run.

GARDENS

Raised Sand Stone patio (dry stone wall faced to ground floor level) extending approx. 5m from property and running the length of South elevation. Gravelled seating area with low stone wall on 3 sides just over the stream feature to South West of the house. Decking area approx. 3m x 3m. Disconnected electric supply cable to raised area.

SERVICES

Electricity – mains – meter is located in cupboard adjacent to the Porch (Reading …….. on ……………………)
A 3.6kW Solar PV system installed and commissioned onto the fibre cement sheeted outbuilding roof immediately adjoining the dwelling. Electricity generated by these panels in daylight hours can be consumed free of charge if you plan your consumption accordingly. This is estimated to be worth approximately £300-500pa.
Water – A spring fed (free) and shared supply. The Landlord cannot guarantee quantity or quality.
Sewerage - septic tank (no drainage rates payable).
Gas - none.
Heating - oil fired central heating to approx. 9 radiators to the Ground floor (West), first and second floor. Under floor heating to the Kitchen, Utility Room, Hallway and the two ground floor bedrooms.
Hot water – Solar thermal system will heat water to 50 degrees (at certain times of the year only) at which time the oil boiler will top the water up a further 18 degrees to approximately 68 degrees.
Telephone - Line available but Tenants will need to arrange connection with their service provider.
Council Tax: Band D (£2,152.93 for 2023/24)
Heating - Under floor heating serves the Kitchen, Utility, two ground floor bedrooms and bathroom. The oil fired central heating boiler serves the ground floor sitting room, hallway, first floor and second floors. The solar thermal system will heat up cold water to approximately 50 degrees (depending on the time of year and number of hours the sun shines) before the oil boiler will kick in and to heat the water up a further 18 degrees to approximately 68 degrees (Normal hot water temperature).

PARKING

A level parking area (with road planing surface) for approximately 8 cars is immediately to the South of the property.
A public bridleway passes through the property across the car park from Moorcock Farm and down Topstone Drive which must be free of obstruction at all times.

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