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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Plot 9 High Castle, The Bailey, Skipton

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Certainly representing one of the most unique and exciting residential developments to be launched in recent years, 'High Castle' comprises only nine superior stone-built detached and semi-detached homes constructed by the highly respected local building firm R. N. Wooler & Co. Ltd and is situated in this enviable location, only a few hundred yards from the high street within this increasingly popular market town.

Offering a choice of three, four and five bedroom designs; these luxurious modern homes will be constructed to a superior specification including particularly attractive natural 'random-coursed' stonework to the exterior, high quality in-house manufactured timber framed windows, attractive oak veneer internal doors with quality fittings, gas central heating incorporating energy efficient 'zoned' underfloor heating to the ground floor, wood burning stoves to the living rooms, contemporary bathrooms with quality suites and stylish modern fitted kitchens with integrated appliances.

The properties will benefit from a 10 year NHBC new homes warranty and will incorporate a high level of thermal insulation, resulting in an outstanding energy efficiency rating.

Raised up from 'The Bailey', positioned directly opposite the grounds of the town's historic medieval castle and with a colourful embankment incorporating the distinctive row of majestic sycamore trees alongside, this prestigious development really does occupy a superb position close to the centre of Skipton and will appeal to those searching for an exceptionally high standard of accommodation within this convenient central location.


Plot Nine High Castle comprises a substantial three storey stone-built detached property, offering spacious five bedroom en-suite accommodation with single garage and private driveway. The customer will be provided with an allowance to cover the cost and installation of their own personal choice of kitchen units/fittings & appliances, utility room units/fittings, bathroom suites, tiling and a wood burning stove. There are generous, landscaped gardens extending to the front, side and rear; incorporating mature trees which provide a particularly attractive feature. This plot stands in a superb position, somewhat concealed from the main entrance to the development. Internally the accommodation includes an entrance porch/reception hall, a study, a spacious through living room with patio doors and wood burning stove, a spacious dining kitchen with stylish modern fitted units including integrated appliances and patio doors to the rear, a utility room, a ground floor WC/cloak room, a first floor landing leading to a spacious master bedroom with en-suite shower room, two further double bedrooms, a house bathroom with four-piece suite, a second floor landing leading to two further double bedrooms and a further shower room. The generous landscaped gardens will include Indian stone paving together with an attractive scheme of turfing and planting.


R.N. Wooler & Co. Ltd have earned a reputation for meticulous attention to detail, expertly utilising high quality materials to create sophisticated modern homes that are constructed to the highest possible standard. This well established and extremely successful local family firm has been responsible for many exciting projects, benefitting from a long serving workforce of directly employed craftsman, proud to be building the high calibre homes of the future.


Recently voted 'the best place to live in Britain' by the Sunday Times, Skipton certainly lives up to expectations, offering a superb environment for residents of all ages and enjoying the perfect combination of excellent schooling, easy access to countryside and an extensive choice of leisure, shopping and recreational facilities. The bustling high street features an outdoor market situated on the cobbled 'setts' four days a week and also includes an excellent mix of well known branded stores such as Next, Marks & Spencers and House of Fraser together with a variety of other independent shops, restaurants, cafes and traditional pubs serving locally brewed ale. The town enjoys an annual programme of community events and festivals and also benefits from a good degree of tourism, with Skipton Castle being considered to be one of the best preserved castles still standing in England. The Yorkshire Dales National Park is only a short drive away to the north and the town is intersected by the scenic Leeds/Liverpool canal, offering level walks along the towpath. There are excellent public transport links, including a railway station providing regular daily services to Leeds, Bradford and beyond.


To make a reservation, please contact the selling agents - HARRISON BOOTHMAN - 01756 799993.

A reservation fee of £1,000 is required to secure the property. Please make cheques payable to 'R. N. Wooler & Co. Ltd.' All reservations are subject to terms and conditions and purchasers must be in a position to exchange contracts within 8 weeks. The reservation fee is deducted from the balance due on completion. If, after placing the deposit, the prospective buyer does not proceed with the purchase within the prescribed timescale, the developer reserves the right to re-offer the property and retain a fair proportion of the reservation fee towards any 'out of pocket' expenses.


Any plans, descriptions and measurements are subject to change and do not form part of any contract. Potential buyers are advised to ensure that the finished dimensions and layouts meet their own expectations and requirements prior to exchange of contracts.

Any floor plans are provided for informational and illustrative purposes only. Although we endeavour to provide truthful representation, we do not in any way warrant the accuracy of the floor plan information and the floor plan layout and measurements may contain errors and omissions. We are not liable for and do not accept any liability relating to any loss or damage suffered as a direct or indirect result of use of any information on the floor plan.

These particulars were prepared from observation together with information supplied by the Vendor. We have not carried out a detailed professional survey.


The property will be Freehold.


All mains services are installed.

Please note we have not been able to test the equipment or installations in this property and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check any appliances before entering into any commitment.


Strictly by arrangement with HARRISON BOOTHMAN

Tel: Skipton 799993

These particulars were prepared from observation together with information supplied by the Vendor. We have not carried out a detailed professional survey.

Ref: SBS230616

If you are thinking of selling your property HARRISON BOOTHMAN will be pleased to provide a FREE VALUATION for sale purposes.


PLOTS 1, 8 & 9 ONLY

During Rn Wooler & Co. Ltd.'s 29 years of trading we have developed a diverse range of properties around Skipton, Settle, Ilkley and in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Using traditional methods and materials, supplemented by modern innovation, examples of our recently completed developments can be seen at Raines Garth & Lords Close (Giggleswick), Lumb Croft (Sutton-in-Craven), Wesley Place (Silsden) and Trinity Row (Skipton) along with many more.

For further information visit our website or contact us on 01535 691699 /

Built by our directly employed, time served craftsman, your home in Skipton comes with the following as standard;

10 year NHBC build warranty.
Double garage with electronically operated door (plot 8 only)
Single garage with electronically operated door (plots 1 & 9)
"Attic" trusses for additional (illuminated) storage to garages
1 x external tap per property.
Mains utility connections including; drains, gas, water, electric & telecoms.
Private drives off the adopted highway / turning head.

Worcester 24 I System Boiler with 175 Fabdec pressurised cylinder.
Underfloor heating to ground floor with three individually thermostatically controlled zones.
Stelrad compact panel radiators to 1st (and 2nd floors where relevant)
Choice of wood burning stove including hearth

Bathrooms & Downstairs w/c
A choice of modern, quality sanitary ware.
High quality choice of tiles to walls & floors.
Duel fuel chrome towel rails to house bathroom and en-suites.

Burglar alarm as standard with PIR's to include door contact to alarm system.
Mains operated smoke and heat detectors throughout.
Ample external light fittings generally.
Mirror light / shaver points - main bathroom and en-suites.
TV points (living room, all bedrooms, dining / kitchen).
Telephone points (living room, main bedroom and kitchen).
Downlights fitted to kitchen, wc, house bathroom and en-suites.
Wiring for low energy under pelmet lighting in kitchen.
Ample electrical sockets throughout.
Electric point in garage (where applicable).
Sky HD future proofed / wired including second phone point.
Door bell system.

Kitchen & Utility
Personal choice of units, backsplash tiles and worktops from a variety of suppliers.
Appliances as standard to include; integrated dishwasher, integrated washer/dryer, gas hob, single multi-function oven, twin bowl sink and mixer tap, tall fridge freezer & extractor.

Internal Specification
Timber skirting and architraves.
Internal walls Almond White with white ceilings and woodwork.
Rnw & Co Ltd manufactured stairs.

Door and Window Specification
Rnw & Co Ltd manufactured timber windows with double glazing and ventilation complete with chrome ironmongery.
Oak veneer internal doors with chrome ironmongery.

External Specification
Turf, landscaping and planting generally.
Resin / Tarmac access roadway and block paved driveway.
Random / coursed natural reclaimed local stone masonry and new sawn window surrounds.
Natural blue slates to roof.
Timber gated gardens.
Natural stone flags with feature hand railing / balustrading as required to external steps.
Timber fencing for privacy / boundaries where applicable

These particulars are intended only to give a fair description of the property as a guide to buyers. Their accuracy is not guaranteed and neither RN Wooler & Co Ltd nor HARRISON BOOTHMAN accept any liability in respect of their contents, they do not constitute any offer or contract of sale and any prospective purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of any statement or information on these particulars.

These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract of sale.
Any prospective purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection of the property.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
25 June 2016

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