Skelton in Cleveland
Nearby Skelton High Street offers a range of shopping facilities and close by is the Asda superstore and associated retail park.
For a wider range of shopping facilities and amenities both the market town of Guisborough and the seaside town of Saltburn are within comfortable driving distance.
Equally close by are the industrial centres of Teesside and the North Yorkshire Moors National Park, embracing some of the most beautiful countryside in the north of England.
Situated in an elevated position above town having enviable views of Upleatham Hills and the coastline stretching from Hartlepool across to Saltburn by the Sea.
Comprising of less than twenty homes all built with individual charm and character, The Hills has always been sought as a prestigious location and populated by highly respected pillars of the community.
Not only does the setting of the property give a sense of peace and tranquillity, the area is surrounded by beautiful countryside walks.
Inside Rock Villa
This gracious double fronted property has been built to the highest of specifications using engineered red brick and under a slate roof.
Only an internal inspection can demonstrate how the house has been lovingly maintained and cared for by the current and previous vendors.
Entrance is gained via an oak panelled door leading into the vestibule, providing a useful space to kick off muddy walking boots before entering the main house.
The spacious hallway welcomes you in and has an elegant staircase, fit for a bride on her wedding day.
The main lounge is a comfortable room, the pelmet curtains draw your attention to the stunning views beyond the deep bay window.
The attractive and sympathetic Louis style fireplace house a living flame effect gas fire.
The drawing room / dining room is a beautiful spacious room, ideal for entertaining guests and provides direct access to the conservatory.
The original marble fireplace with art noveau style cast iron gate and open flu is a focal point of the room and again, eyes are drawn to the tastefully decorated window to take in the breathtaking views.
The spacious conservatory provides ample space for additional comfortable seating along with a table and chairs to dine and enjoy the beautiful walled garden.
The kitchen is fully fitted with a range of matching country style wall and base units with an incorporated breakfast bar along with a built in double electric oven and a four ring gas hob.
The kitchen leads straight into an open plan utility area and handy walk in pantry.
The ground floor rooms are served by a practical Cloaks / WC within, access gained from the hallway.
The galleried first floor landing has a large window to the rear aspect allowing ample light to flow within.
The property comprises of four well proportioned bedrooms, all of which have fitted wardrobes and two of which have useful wash hand basins.
The first floor is served by a three piece Vernon Tutbury bathroom suite comprising of a panelled bath, shower cubicle and pedestal wash hand basin.
There is also a separate WC.
Outside Rock Villa
The front garden is enclosed by a contrasting brick wall and wrought iron gates, housing a modest privacy hedge, attractive lawns with established borders housing a variety of seasonal perennials including hydrangeas.
There is also access to the 'secret' wine cellar.
The enclosed walled rear garden is a credit to the current vendors, which has been lovingly maintained and cultivated.
There is a paved patio area leading to a terrace which has iron railings and a gate opening to the lawn area housing a variety of mature fruit trees and well stocked borders.
To the rear of the garden is an aviary which was used for many years as a monkey enclosure from when the current vendors kept and bred squirrel & marmoset monkeys.
The vendors have now become to be known locally as the 'Monkey people'.
Detached garage with power and light.
Access is gained via a courtesy door from the rear garden and vehicular access through an electric roller door from the rear lane.
The stable block consists of four stables and a tack room.
We understand that within the curtilage of the property is a strip of woodland upon the embankment to the rear of the stable block and the lane behind The Hills.
We have also been advised that the lane between the woodland area and The Hills belongs to Rock Villa.
The current owners allow the neighbouring properties to enjoy a right of way to their own properties, this enjoyment would be expected to be continued by any intending purchaser.