Earls Colne - Fenn Wright Signature


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Beautifully appointed and characterful five bedroom house, formally part of the Grammar School at the heart of this Colne Valley village. York Park House blends substantial proportions with flexible accommodation over three floors and of particular merit are the high ceilings, feature fireplaces and architraves.

The property

Ground floor

There is a covered porch with mosaic tiled floor and stained glass leaded light door leading into a lobby with attractive entrance through to the main hall. This welcoming hallway has a grand staircase with carved banister leading up to two additional floors with useful storage space beneath and ornate cornicing, dado and picture rails. Either side of the hallway are the two principle reception rooms, the sitting room has a large bay window, fireplace with stove and ornate ceiling. The dining room (formerly the Headmaster's room) has a bay window, fireplace and ornate cornicing. The kitchen is comprehensively fitted with timber edged work surfaces with ample cupboard and drawer units beneath and a range of matching wall mounted cupboards with lighting and shelving. There is a ceramic 1&1/2 bowl sink with plumbing for a dishwasher, a central granite topped island with drawers, cupboards and baskets and at the other end of the kitchen is space for a table by the attractive decorative window. The laundry room is of equally large proportions, housing the boiler and a butler sink with plumbing for a washing machine, as well as space for further appliances.

First floor

Stairs lead up from the main reception hall to a central landing before continuing on to the 2nd floor. This floor provides flexible accommodation, currently two bedrooms and two receptions rooms and a large family bathroom. The two bedrooms are at the front of the property, both with bay windows and doors leading out on to a central balcony and between them is a study. Another large room on this floor is currently being used as a games room whilst the bathroom has a freestanding bath, ample storage and separate shower cubicle.

Second floor

Stairs continue on from the landing up to the top floor with two roof lights where the ceiling height extends to 8'6" high. On this floor are three further double bedrooms, all with fireplaces, a second study and bathroom. There is also a further adjoining toilet.

In total the house extends to 3593 sq ft.


Reception hall

Sitting room 18' 1" x 16' (5.51m x 4.88m)

Dining room 15' 2" x 13' 11" (4.62m x 4.24m)

Kitchen/breakfast room 20' 1" x 14' 10" (6.12m x 4.52m)

Laundry 18' 3" x 9' 10" (5.56m x 3m)


Study 10' x 7' 8" (3.05m x 2.34m)

Games room 18' 6" x 15' (5.64m x 4.57m)

Bedroom one 18' 4" x 16' (5.59m x 4.88m)

Bedroom two 15' 6" x 14' (4.72m x 4.27m)

Bathroom 18' 8" x 10' (5.69m x 3.05m)


Study 10' 7" x 10' 4" (3.23m x 3.15m)

Bedroom three 11' 1" x 18' 10" (3.38m x 5.74m)

Bedroom four 16' 9" x 10' 7" (5.11m x 3.23m)

Bedroom five 15' 7" x 11' 1" (4.75m x 3.38m)

Bathroom 10' 2" x 7' 4" (3.1m x 2.24m)


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