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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Harrogate Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire


Property Description

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Tenure: Freehold

An extensive and versatile property enjoying a commanding position just a mile and a half from Skipton with far reaching valley views and a site extending to around 2.12 Hectares (5.25 acres). Five bedroom principal residence with integral office suite; two bedroom coachman's annexe; stylish single bedroom apartment; stores and garaging.

Leeds 26 Miles, Bradford 19 Miles, M62 Motorway 24 miles, Harrogate 21 Miles

Haw Park House enjoys an accessible and commanding hillside position just a few minutes drive from the centre of the market town of Skipton and offers extensive and versatile accommodation ideally suited to the needs of a family; those who require a home based work environment or alternatively the coachman's annexe and garden apartment could provide a useful secondary income.

The principal residence offers high calibre family accommodation with pleasing proportions, some stunning far reaching views towards the surrounding hills and a comprehensive specification including an extensive use of Amtico flooring; stylish kitchen with granite features and Aga; and a superb master bedroom suite with Pippy oak fitted furniture, a generous dressing room again with fitted furniture and a luxury en suite off. Many of the principal rooms within the main house enjoy access to sheltered and landscaped gardens which incorporate delightful water feature and substantial summerhouse - ideal for entertaining or as a children's 'hide away'.   

Haw Park House is approached by an impressive tree lined driveway which leads through semi-parkland grounds to a predominantly cobbled forecourt. The principal residence and office suite are to one side, whilst to the left there are two detached buildings which add considerably to the appeal of the property. The first - the Gardener's Apartment offers stylish single bedroom accommodation with triple garaging beneath. The second - The Coachman's Annexe - forms a more substantial subsidiary building offering two bedroom accommodation over two floors, well proportioned living accommodation, extensive basements and further three car garaging. The Coachman's Annexe has planning consent for sub-division to form a pair of holiday cottages subject to conditions).


Entrance Porch with stout entrance door, stone flagged floor and arched windows to either side.

Reception Hall a spacious introduction to the property with staircase off to the first floor leading to a galleried landing.

Cloakroom featuring a range of bespoke furniture by 'The Secret Drawer' of Cononley with Pippy oak fronted storage cupboards and drawers. Low flush w.c., circular washbasin with chrome finished monoblock tap, marble top splash and upstand with further storage beneath. Amtico flooring.

Living Room, a splendid principal reception room, L shaped with double glazed windows to two sides making the most of the views towards the surrounding hills. Patio doors provide access to a sheltered terrace. Undulated oak flooring. Television aerial point, wall light points and multifuel stove set within a cut stone surround.

Dining Room generously sized, approached by a pair of bevelled glass doors from the reception hall and with double glazed patio doors offering lovely views.

Family Room enjoying dual aspects. Amtico light oak effect flooring.

Living Kitchen comprising a preparation and seating/breakfast area - the latter with double glazed patio doors offering lovely views and access to the landscaped gardens. Gas wood effect stove standing on a stone hearth.

. To the kitchen area there is a comprehensive range of limed ash fronted eye level and base cupboards and drawers with contrasting black granite working surfaces over and a matching island preparation unit with integrated wine racks. Black four oven electric Aga with brushed stainless steel chimney hood over with tiled splash. Electric double oven and an induction hob. Further integrated appliances comprise an integrated microwave, large larder refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. One and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with waste disposal unit. Amtico slate effect flooring with relief motif runs throughout the living kitchen.

Laundry Room with integrated storage cupboards, down lighters and side entrance door to the garden. Amtico flooring matching that to the kitchen.

Utility plumbing for an automatic washing machine and again with Amtico flooring.

Lobby with Amtico flooring.

Side Entrance Hall with exposed stone features and stone flagged floor.

Boiler Room a good sized general purpose room with integrated storage cupboards and further walk in store room off. Oil fired heating/hot water boiler fitted in early 2009.

Pantry with fitted shelving and further storage.


Landing with wall light points and loft access.

Master Bedroom Suite comprising:-

Double Bedroom a lovely room having an extensive range of light Pippy Oak fronted wardrobes by 'The Secret Drawer' of Cononley with integrated shelving, hanging rails and drawers. There are matching surrounds and shutters to the dual aspect windows. Matching bedside units and headboard. Amtico flooring and down lighters.

Dressing Room generously sized and again fitted with a comprehensive range of light Pippy Oak fronted wardrobes, shelving and drawers. Fitted dressing table with further storage cupboards and mirror over. Down lighters and Amtico flooring matching that to the bedroom. Designer chrome finished radiator.

Luxury En Suite Bathroom fitted with a four piece white suite comprising wall hung w.c., multihead shower set within a generous corner cubicle with glass and chrome finished screen; free standing bath with chrome finished features and Laufen twin washbasins with integrated towel rail and chrome monoblock taps. Full limestone wall tiling, a pair of designer chrome finished radiators, down lighters and Amtico slate effect flooring.

Guest Suite a double room with chrome finished down lighters, oak finished flooring, fitted wardrobes and dual aspects.

En Suite Shower Room with low flush w.c, Jacussi washbasin and thermostatic shower set within a tiled cubicle. Designer chrome finished radiator. Amtico flooring.

Bedroom 3 again with dual aspects, ceiling coving and mirror fronted wardrobe.

En Suite Shower Room with pedestal washbasin, low flush w.c. and Mira thermostatic shower within a tiled cubicle. Amtico flooring and ladder style radiator.

Bedroom 4 mirror fronted wardrobes and ceiling coving.

Bedroom 5 with down lighters and fitted wardrobe with storage over.

House Shower Room with low flush w.c. twin washbasins within a Corian moulded surround having matching upstands and storage cupboards beneath. Grohe thermostatic shower within a tiled surround. Ceramic flooring tiling, down lighters and designer towel rail.


. Attached to the side of the main house are a variety of store rooms and an office suite comprising:-

Fuel Store

Wood Store with integrated shelving.


Gardeners W.C. with tiled floor and low flush suite.


Office Suite with a large L shaped general office having aspects to three sides, down lighters and a broad range of fitted storage cupboards.

Kitchenette with oak fronted eye level and base cupboards, sink unit and wall tiling. Microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator.

W.C. off. Oak finished panelling to dado height.



Apartment Annex There is a Triple Garage, one having a fully tiled floor, full wall tiling and remote control up and over door. An adjacent Double Garage with twin remote up and over doors and a useful range of storage incorporating a utility area for the first floor apartment. W.C. off with a two piece white suite.


. Approached by an entrance lobby at the ground floor a staircase leads to an L shaped Living Kitchen with Amtico oak effect flooring throughout and downlighters. Upvc double glazed windows to the front offer lovely views across the valley towards the hills above Carleton. The kitchen area is fitted with a good range of oak effect fronted eye level and base cupboards with contrasting working surfaces over and complementary wall tiling. Inset one and a half bowl sink unit. Integrated appliances. Integrated breakfast bar. Eaves storage off.

Double Bedroom with storage off and mirror fronted wardrobes. Down lighters and Amtico flooring.

En Suite Shower Room with low flush w.c., pedestal washbasin and tiled shower cubicle with Grohe thermostatic shower. Down lighters, velux roof light and full wall tiling.



Entrance Hall

Living Room incorporating kitchen and dining areas and with windows to three sides including patio doors to the front. Kitchen area fitted with a range of Shaker style cupboards with brushed stainless steel effect handles and contrasting working surfaces. Integrated appliances. Amtico slate effect flooring to the kitchen area. Down lighters to the dining area, ceiling coving and television aerial point.

Lobby with coats cupboards.

Reception Hall with Amtico timber effect flooring and entrance porch off. Storage cupboard.



Study Area with a pair of double glazed velux roof lights.

Master Bedroom comprising:-

Dressing Area with double glazed velux roof light and walk in wardrobe off.

Double Bedroom with dual aspects, the principal offering views onto sweeping lawns. Double glazed velux roof lights to the front and eaves storage.

Bedroom 2 with double glazed window to the gable and further double glazed velux roof light. Mirror fronted wardrobes and eaves storage off.

Bathroom with pedestal washbasin, low flush w.c. and bath with Grohe thermostatic shower over. Full wall tiling, shaver point and Amtico flooring. Double glazed velux roof light.

. To the ground floor there is a Double Garage with remote control up and over doors and a futher Single Garage to the side. From the double garage access leads to a Lobby Area incorporating a Kitchenette, Store Room and a Pair of Cloaks both fitted with two piece white suites. Lobby with Boiler Room off and staircase to a basement Store/Wine Cellar.


. Haw Park House stands on a total site extending to around 2.12 Hectares (5.25 acres). The property is approached through remote control gates and by an impressive driveway bordered by semi mature trees and with courtesy lighting. The driveway leads to a cobbled and stone flagged parking court which the three principal buildings overlook.

. To either side of the driveway and giving a semi parkland atmosphere there are sweeping lawns again interspersed with trees and at the lower level there is an extensively planted copse. There are borders and shrub planting for added interest.

. Immediately adjacent to the property and accessed from all three principal rooms is a delightful landscaped garden which includes a central lawned feature and a delightful landscaped garden which includes a central lawned feature and a delightful stream with ornamental ponds. There is a stone paved terrace immediately adjacent to the house with access from both the living room, dining room and breakfast area. A charming bridge leads to a decked sitting area beyond which is a summerhouse approached through double glazed patio doors with matching slips to either side.

. Providing an excellent entertaining amenity The Summerhouse has a principal L shaped room with Kitchennete to one end having eye level and base storage cupboards, a dishwasher and refrigerator. Wall light points and multifuel stove set within a stone surround. W.C off with two piece suite.

. There is a further area of raised lawn behind the house and additional shelter belt planting.


. Viewing: By prior arrangement with the sole agents Ilkley office where Patrick McCutcheon would be pleased to deal with any enquiries. Tel: 01943 600655, Mobile: 07801 522184, Email:


Environment: Since the preparation of the EPC as attached to this brochure the vendors of Haw Park House have installed 10kw of photo voltaic solar panels and have also replaced downlighters throughout the main house with energy efficient LED lighting.

Town & Country Planning: Planning consent was granted on the 9th of April 2009 for change of use of garages and residential accommodation to two holiday cottages (subject to conditions).

Local Authority: Craven District Council, Granville Street, Skipton, BD23 1PS. Tel: 01756 700600.

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