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24 May 2012

While one person’s dream home is potentially another’s worst nightmare, Persimmon Homes Yorkshire has answered the prayers of families across the region with the introduction of its Rillington house type, which has been specifically tailored to meet the needs of everyone with its ‘room of requirement’.

Originally coined in the Harry Potter films, the term describes a magical room which transforms into whatever a wizard or witch needs. Now lucky home buyers at Persimmon’s Mere Brook in Pocklington and The Alders in Ranskill can have their very own room of requirement with the Rillington, a spacious five bedroom three storey home.

For us fellow muggles who do not have a magic wand, the second floor space of the Rillington can be easily converted, evolving into an area for teenagers to take their friends or even present families with the opportunity for a lodger or extended family member to take residence on their own floor. Furthermore, the room of requirement can be adapted to suit a family’s hobbies, a study room or an office if working from home.

Kevin Thubron, sales manager of Persimmon Homes Yorkshire said: “The beauty of the Rillington is that it can be adapted to suit any modern family’s needs, the choice really is unlimited. Some people have created a suite of rooms just for the grown ups with a private sitting room beside a double bedroom, while others have bought into the true family characteristics of the Rillington by turning the top floor into a granny flat.”

Split into two rooms which can be accessed independently from the central staircase, the second floor of the Rillington has the versatility to be used for practical reasons, making the house a six bedroom property, or a space to be enjoyed for each family member to hone their hobbies, catch up on paperwork and homework or to simply relax in.

The Rillington is traditionally set out on the ground and first floors, enabling family life to continue undisturbed. The large lounge at the front of the property enables the family to get together as the nights draw closer and enjoy the cosy feel at the heart of the house.

The sociable kitchen/diner, with patio doors leading out to the rear of the property enables parents to keep an eye on children whilst being able to catch up with friends or prepare meals. The handy under stair cupboard means that no space is left unused and accompanied with the utility room and integrated garage.

Buying the Rillington is made easy by the Persimmon 105% Part Exchange scheme, which enables house hunters to utilise the expertise and contacts the house builder has to sell a home quickly. Persimmon arranges the valuations, agrees a price and then markets the property ensuring the customer has peace of mind knowing Persimmon is buying their second hand property and there’s no chain or selling costs.

Kevin adds: “The Rillington is truly a traditional family home, but with that little bit extra that can be as individual as the owner and is only limited by imagination. With a range of offers and deals available, I would urge anyone thinking of making a move to consider this choice of new home as it won’t be on the market for long.”

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