For sale: a magnificent 12-bedroom house near Scarborough with a secret doorway and a swimming pool

Tuesday, 28th August 2018, 5:34 pm
Updated Wednesday, 29th August 2018, 4:00 pm

Set in approximately 13 acres of grounds in the parish of Foxholes, nine miles south of Scarborough, is this imposing 12-bedroom house which, among many other features has a swimming pool in the conservatory, a secret doorway, paddocks and stables.

Anyone buying this house, which is on the market for £850,000 and is believed to date in parts from 1685, will find themselves with a property that has a multitude of both residential and business opportunities and plenty of scope for future development and improvement.

The rooms are huge and there are plenty of them: on the ground floor are a cloakroom, lounge, drawing room. dining room, kitchen, snug, swimming pool, utility room and store room; the first floor has the master suite with bathroom, master bedroom with bathroom and dressing room and a Jack and Jill bathroom linked to the second master bedroom.

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A secret doorway leads to three more bedrooms and a games room, a hallway then takes you to more bedrooms, some of which are in use as craft rooms, and a shower room.

Within the grounds are nine brick-built store rooms, a workshop, garage and a snooker room.