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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Constitution Hill, Settle, North Yorkshire, BD24


Property Description

Key features

  • SNUG
  • SET160031/JLP/MLR/090316

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A superb three storey semi detached period property located close to Settle town centre and within walking distance of all amenities and open countryside. This house has been substantially improved over recent years and truly is worthy of inspection. Fern Hill has an elevated position at the head of Constitution Hill and has superb long distance views across the valley to beyond Giggleswick chapel. Rarely do houses of this type come to the market and inspection is strongly advised.

Fern Hill occupies an elevated position at the head of Constitution Hill close to the centre of Settle. The property is within walking distance of all town centre amenities from its convenient yet private location. The house is three storey and has undergone substantial improvement during the current ownership and briefly comprises when accessed from the rear entrance hallway, snug, large living room with superb views and through kitchen dining area. There is a superb vaulted cellar accessed from the inner hallway. To the first floor are three double bedrooms, master with en suite and separate house bathroom together with a small single room which is currently used as a study but would equally create a fourth bedroom or dressing room. On the second floor is a large attic area with exposed timber work which is a superb attic storage area but would be equally suitable as additional living accommodation if so required. To the front of the property is a walled and enclosed garden with sitting out area to take in the views, to the rear is a generous kitchen garden with green house, log store and additional seating areas. There is designated parking for four vehicles, two of which are on the shared driveway providing access to the adjacent property.

There are many period features including stone mullion windows, exposed beams, stone fire places, original working sash windows, original shutters, drop latch doors, vaulted cellar.

The market town of Settle borders the Yorkshire Dales National Park and offers a varied range of amenities including a Market Place with a colourful 'Tuesday' market. A railway station on the famous Settle to Carlisle line offers commuter links to Leeds and Bradford. Settle is also well located for commuting to North and West Yorkshire, and the East Lancashire business centres as well as the northern motorway network. Schools include a primary and college, as well as a highly regarded public school in the neighbouring village of Giggleswick. Settle has a medical centre, swimming pool, library, golf club and a wide range of recreational facilities, located close to open countryside minutes from the Pennine Bridleway.

From Dacre Son & Hartley Settle office proceed through the market square. Turn right onto Constitution Hill where the property is located on the left hand side. A For Sale board is erected.

Hallway, snug, inner hallway, cellar, dining kitchen, living room, three double bedrooms, en suite to master bedroom, single bedroom, house bathroom, attic area, garden and patio area to front, tiered vegetable garden, green house, vegetable patch, wood store, additional seating areas and parking for four vehicles.

Dining Kitchen 
This large spacious room is a superb family dining kitchen and has lots of natural light with window to rear and large picture window and a bay window overlooking the front garden with long distance views. Solid wood flooring, Redfyre Aga style cooker with handmade wooden kitchen units with inset drainer, Belfast style sink with chrome mixer tap and tiled splash back. Recess for washing machine. Tiled flooring to kitchen preparation area, recess for fridge freezer, exposed ceiling beams and original curing hooks. Wall mounted contemporary central heating radiator and access to front door with enclosed porch leading to garden area. Stone flag floors, slate floor and solid wood entrance door.

Living Room 
A superb and spacious living room with single glazed bay window to front elevation providing long distance views across the valley and Settle town centre. Large wood burning stove set within feature stone fire place with stone hearth and mantle. Exposed ceiling beams. Recessed fitted shelving to alcove, central heating radiator and ceiling light.


Providing access to all first floor rooms and attic via one step and internal door.

Master Bedroom 
With window and window seat to front elevation and long distance views. This generous double bedroom has ample space for bed, bedside tables and additional furniture. Central heating radiator, ceiling light and access to en suite shower room.

House Bathroom 
With exposed and painted floor boards. White three piece suite comprising bath set within panelled surround and hand painted tiled splash back with chrome Victorian style taps. Low suite wc with dual flush and wash hand basin on hand made vanity unit with tiled splash back. Window overlooking rear garden. Central ceiling light, exposed ceiling beam, part wood panelling to walls and Victorian style towel rail/radiator fed by central heating.


Attic Area 
Accessed via a return staircase from first floor landing with limited head height leading to attic area with exposed wooden timbers and original timber flooring. This area has been fully insulated and plastered to the inside and would make an excellent children's playroom or hobby room.


To the front of the property is a superb mature and walled garden with raised borders and patio area to make the most of the view. There is a door to Constitution Hill and access to the front of the house via the main door to the kitchen. The garden contains a summer house. To the rear of the property is a tiered vegetable garden with greenhouse, vegetable patch, fruit trees, soft fruit cage, herb garden, wood store and additional seating areas. The property has four designated parking spaces two adjacent to the rear garden on the shared access drive to the adjacent property and two on Constitution Hill.


Solid wood panelled door leading to small snug set to the rear of the house with stone mullion window and window seat to rear driveway. Inset ornate cast iron enamelled multi fuel stove set within original stone fire place with stone hearth and mantle. Solid wood floor and fitted book shelving to walls. Ceiling light.

Inner Hallway 
With stone flag flooring and wall light providing access to living room, dining kitchen, cellar and stair case to first floor.


Exposed stone flag floor, central heating radiator, wood panelling to walls providing access to the snug and inner hallway.

En Suite Shower Room 
Tiled flooring, fitted corner power shower set within curved glass cubicle with tiled surround and chrome control. Ladder style towel rail in chrome and low suite dual flush wc. Contemporary wall mounted wash hand basin. Extractor fan and ceiling light.

Bedroom 2 
With window to front elevation and window seat. Fitted wardrobes, solid wood floor and exposed boards. Central heating radiator and ceiling light.

Bedroom 3 
A double room to the rear of the property with dual aspect windows with view to Constitution Hill and the rear garden. Stone mullion window, ceiling light and central heating radiator. Wood floor with exposed boards.

Bedroom 4 / Study 
A small single room or study equally suitable as a dressing room if required. Central heating radiator and ceiling light. Fitted shelving to walls.

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31 May 2016

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