4 bedroom detached house for sale

Buckden Village Stores & Restaurant

£525,000

Property Description

Key features

  • SUPERB POSITION WITH EXCELLENT POTENTIAL
  • SUBSTANCIAL LIVING AND TRADING SPACE
  • OPPOSITE THE VILLAGE GREEN
  • THE MOST STUNNING LOCATION & VIEWS
  • DETACHED PERIOD HOME
  • AT THE HEAD OF WHARFEDALE IN THE YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK
  • REQUIRING SOME MODERNISATION
  • PERHAPS A BED & BREAKFAST
  • 3 PUBS WITHIN 1 MILE INCLUDING THE VILLAGE 'BUCK IN'
  • EXCELLENT PRIMARY SCHOOL AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS

Full description

As below:

THE PROPERTY  
A substantial stone built, white washed detached property of traditional dales construction, set under a pitched stone slate roof. Currently trading as the village stores from the ground floor. Situated in the attractive village of Buckden and with the most spectacular views from most of the windows and the restaurant.of surrounding limestone scars and fells as far as the eye can see.This has to be one of the most picturesque and idyllic locations in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Currently with the ground floor accommodation predominately taken up with the sales areas and with the primary living accommodation on the first and second floors. With substantial shop/sales area, kitchen, dining room, large living room, house bathroom and three bedrooms but with potential to create four or five bedrooms in total, including an undeveloped roof space.

BUCKDEN 
The parish of Buckden lies on the Dales Way, at the northern end of Wharfedale and consists of the village itself, nestling under the impressive bulk of Buckden Pike. There is a thriving local community, with the local economy based largely on farming and tourism. There is a local pub within the village along with a choice of tea rooms and a village store. Buckden is just 10 minutes away from the larger village of Kettlewell, with a highly recommended primary school and 30 minutes from the market town of Skipton, which plays host to a range of excellent shops, schools, restaurants and Skipton railway station which offers direct access to London and the rest of the UK (via Leeds).

THE BUSINESS  
Currently trading as a shop selling a range of newspapers, food products, gifts, drinks and confectionery in addition to ice cream. With potential to increase turnover by some way, currently provide an income on a more or less break even basis.

ENTRANCE HALL 
Leading from the side of the property and the parking into an entrance hall with doors leading off to the kitchen and shop area along with the rear store room.

KITCHEN  
With a range of fitted base and wall units with laminate worktops over and tiling in between. Single bowl double drainer sink set below a UPVC double glazed window with tremendous views up the valley. Further window to the rear of the property allowing ample natural light into this square shaped kitchen. Featuring a 'Rayburn Roya'l oil fired Range, with twin oven and twin hot plate providing hot water and heating. Caren Capri range cooker with twin ovens, four electric hot plates and an eye level electric grill. Space and plumbing for a full sized dish washer and fridge, bi folding louvred door leading into the entrance door and further full height door giving access to the pantry. Now requiring an upgarde.

PANTRY/ UTILITY AREA  
With space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, shelved storage for dry foods and baking equipment. Natural light from a timber glazed window to the rear of the property. A handy room backing onto the store room so with the possibility of breaking through and making this a larger dining kitchen.

DINING ROOM/ SALES AREA 2 
At approximately 16ft x 11ft a substantial dining area but currently used as a secondary sales area to the main shop. With exposed beams UPVC double glazed window to the front and the gable offering ample amount of natural light and certainly on refurbishment a substantial dining room adjacent to the kitchen.

HALL WAY  
Giving access to the main sales area and the store room as well as to the return stair case leading to the first floor, and with store cupboard underneath.

SITTING ROOM / SALES AREA 1 
At approximately 15ft x 15ft a further potential recpetion room currently used as the main sales area and fitted out with counters, freezers and sales display areas. Again with a large UPVC double glazed window to the front for natural light exposed beams, currently providing an attractive and substantial sales area but could return both these rooms into private residential use.

STORE ROOM/ SNUG 
With a door leading off from the inner hall and also a UPVC door with glazed top half leading out to the side of the property and further substantial double glazed window allowing ample natural light. Currently used as a store room but with a stone, open fire place to one wall and exposed roof timbers. In need of refurbishment to be used as living accommodation or further sales areas.

1ST FLOOR LANDING  
With direct access to the current dining room and living room and two short steps leading to the bedroom and bathroom, along with further steps off; leading to the w/c and second floor bedroom areas.

LIVING ROOM/ BEDROOM  
Currently taking full advantage of the tremendous views and with the downstairs living space being used a sales area, this substantial square shaped room provides a homely and spacious place to relax and enjoy the views. Featuring an open fire with stone head and returns and incorporating a recessed cast iron grate with matching canopy hood over, sat on a stone hearth. Natural light and superb views across the green on to the beautiful woods and moors beyond; through a large UPVC double glazed window. With exposed beam, ornate cornice to the ceiling, double panel heating radiator and ample space for one or two settees and associated living room furniture. If the shop was to be turned into living accommodation this room could be converted to a substantial bedroom. Television and telephone point.

DINING ROOM  
At the front of the property & and again with a large UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation with spectacular long distance views. Currently set up as a dining room but again could be a substantial bedroom if the shop was turned into living accommodation. With ample space for a six or eight seat dining suite and associated furniture and again featuring a cast iron open fire sat on a stone hearth with matching canopy hood. Cornice to ceiling, centre light point and double panel heating radiator.

BEDROOM ONE  
Currently the only bedroom on this floor and with two windows one to the side elevation and one to the rear, both with stunning views of the valley as far as the eye can see. space enough for a double bed and tables along with fitted or free standing wardrobes, double panel heating radiator and exposed roof purlin.

INNER LANDING  
Off from the main landing and giving an approach to the substantial store room and bathroom with timber panelled ceiling from the floor above.

STORE ROOM  
A substantial store room approached from a full height door and with exposed roof timbers from the floor above and would readily open up into the house bathroom to make one large space.

BATHROOM  
Incorporating a three piece suite with separate built in shower area. Full sized bath with matching close couple w/c and full pedestal basin. 900 x 900 fully tilled built in shower enclosure with Mira 723 thermostatic shower and adjustable head. Full tiling to the walls throughout and with natural light from a UPVC double glazed window with obscure glass and deep tiled sill. A vanity unit with shaver point and track lighting over, heating chrome towel rail and a range of built in cupboards providing excellent storage along with the hot water cylinder. Secondary heating supplied from a wall mounted convector heater.

W/C  
Off from the half landing to the second floor with close coupled w/c with obscure glass for natural light.

SECOND FLOOR LANDING  
A substantial landing area that could incorporated into a further bedroom but giving access to the final bedroom in the current set up. A substantial walk in hatch gives access to the roof space over the store room and living room below and provides superb storage and a surprisingly spacious untapped floor space, and again with further potential for bedrooms if required.

BEDROOM  
A double bedroom with UPVC double glazed window to the gable end for natural light and loft hatch giving access to the remainder of the roof space and with exposed purlins.

OUTSIDE  
To the front of the house (South Facing) there are attractive stone flagged raised sun terraces and garden areas with a well stocked border leading to the rear with further stone flagged terraces and access to the side door. To the road side gable, there is parking for a couple of vehicles.

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11 June 2015

Nearest station

  • Horton in Ribblesdale (9.1 mi)
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1 High Street, Skipton BD23 1AJ

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  • Horton in Ribblesdale (9.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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1 High Street, Skipton BD23 1AJ

01756 535000 Local call rate

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