Property: Windsor Cottage, Eskdaleside, Sleights, £265,000

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It is understood that the current owners’ family bought this attractive detached stone house way back in 1915, having been concerned by the German shelling of Whitby the previous December, and have been there ever since!

The location near the end of Eskdaleside on the edge of Sleights is handy for access to the village school, shops and pubs as well as the moors and surrounding villages. It enjoys attractive views over the Esk Valley to Aislaby and beyond from the front.

Set in well-proportioned gardens, this attractive double fronted period house has the makings of an ideal family home, with two reception rooms and a small but workable kitchen along with a walk-in pantry off the rear porch. On the other side of the covered yard is a utility room/workshop and a ground floor WC which have bags of potential. On the first floor are two good double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a well-proportioned bathroom, which houses the modern gas combi boiler for the central heating and hot water.

This house is a perfect blank canvas for new owners to upgrade and improve but has retained so much of the original character which is so hard to replace including panelled doors, with their finger plates, woodwork etc. If this is sympathetically modernised it really will be a home with a massive wow factor!

There is vehicular access to the side, off a short shared track which has a five bar gate leading into the top of the garden, which could easily be upgraded to a formal driveway for off street parking.

Offered for sale with no chain, this is bound to attract plenty of interest and so early viewing is highly recommended!

For more details contact Richardson and Smith on 01947 602298.