6 bedroom detached house for saleHill Top House, Malham
Sold STC £725,000
- GRADE ll LISTED COUNTRY HOUSE
- SAT IN AN ELEVATED POSITION
- MAGNIFICENT VIEWS OF OPEN DALES COUNTRYSIDE
- RETAINING MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES
- THREE RECEPTION ROOMS
- FIVE BEDROOMS & 3 BATHROOMS
- CURRENTLY A SUCCESFUL HOLIDAY LET
- ATTACHED HOLIDAY COTTAGE PROVIDING INCOME
- ATTRACTIVE LAWNED GARDENS
- AMPLE PARKING ON THE GRAVELLED DRIVE
An open plan room incorporating a fully functional kitchen area with base and wall units with laminate worktops over and including a one and a half bowl stainless steel sink with tiling above. Ceramic hob, fan oven and plumbing for a dishwasher and automatic washing machine. Attractive travertine tiling above the worktops and with the staircase leading off to the first floor. Exposed roof timber throughout this kitchen and sitting room space along with stone flagged floors. Natural light to living end from the double glazed multi paned window with stone sill below. Featuring a multi fuel stove sat on the stone flagged floor and space enough for a settee, further chairs and a television. An attractive room finished to a high standard with recessed low voltage lighting, under pelmet lighting to the kitchen as well as a multi point spotlight rack.
Made up from 2 rooms linking through from the inner hall. The first offering excellent space for washing and drying machines along with outdoor gear storage. Original game hooks mounted on a timber beam. The second offers further space for laundry and coats and houses the oil fired heating boiler. Natural light from 2 windows and also including a closed coupled WC, shower and Belfast sink.
RETURN GALLERIED LANDING
A split level landing giving access to bedrooms four and five and then rising further to a superb landing area giving access to bedrooms one, two and three. With a return balustrade staircase leading to a superb Georgian window with timber panelling below and to the reveals, with magnificent views of the moors beyond.
Superbly decorated in a period style and featuring an ornate arched marble fireplace with tiled inset and incorporating an open dog grate with brass canopy over sat on a decorative tiled hearth. Ample space for two or three settees along with a television and living room furniture. Original wide panelled doors and natural light from a full height Georgian multi pane sash window with timber panelling below and matching timber panelled shutters. Offering superb views across the valley onto open moorland. Brass picture rails, ornate canopied curtain pelmet, two cast iron period style heating radiators and timber panelled door giving access to a recessed cupboard.
With superb period style features and of spacious proportions offering ample space for a ten or twelve seater dining suite. Full height multi paned Georgian sliding sash windows with timber panelling below and matching timber panelled shutters, again offering superb views across the front gardens to the moors beyond. With original exposed floor boards, timber door giving access to a recessed cupboard and period stlye cast iron heating radiator. A further feature includes a Georgian range style cast iron open dog grate, recessed into the chimney breast with a black marble surround sat on a slate hearth. Tall ceilings, ornate cornice, picture rail and ample room for bureaus and other dining room furniture.
With ornate patterned tiled floor, built in corner cupboard and a delightful feature being the original maids' bells.
A useful room with recessed stone fireplace, space for hanging coats and storing outdoor gear and a Georgian style sliding sash window. Also with some storage over the inner hall ceiling space.
With the back (servants') staircase leading up to the first floor with stained spindles and handrail, sliding sash window giving excellent natural light to this area and with storage underneath the stairs. Giving access to the kitchen and harlequin tiled hallway leading through to the sitting room.
Featuring a double oven Aga with twin hotplates, slightly recessed into the wall with stone head and jambs and travertine tiled backing. A range of pine fronted base and wall units with pewter knobs and granite worktops over. Incorporating a microwave, an electric oven, and a Belfast sink with antique style mixer tap over set below a sliding sash double glazed window with tiled sill. Further natural light from a sliding sash window to the rear of the property with timber sill and looking out onto the rear gardens. Large bespoke dresser unit with tall larder units, plate racks, display shelves and glass fronted cupboards. All the wall units have ornate cornice over. Slate flagged floor, integrated dishwasher, low voltage lighting and an original oak panelled door leading to the rear porch with exposed stone jambs.
Featuring a superb Inglenook fireplace with a 'Much Wenlock' multi fuel stove including beehive bread oven. Stone flagged flooring throughout and natural light from the mullioned window with exposed stone backs, pine timber panelling below and matching pine shutters, also incorporating a window seat. Two period style cast iron radiators, exposed roof timbers and panelled doors leading to the inner halls and the study/snug. Exposed ceiling timbers.
With a recessed built in cupboard, sliding sash window with pine shutters and heating radiator below. Featuring an arched cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth and open grate. Exposed roof timbers and panelled door leading into the sitting room. Currently used as a games/playroom.
Open to the staircase with return balustrade, stained spindle and hand rail. Natural light from a multi paned three quarter height door giving access to an external stone staircase with ornamental steel handrail to the balcony area with superb unobstructed views of Malham Cove and giving access down to the rear gardens of the main house. Ample space for a double bed and associated bedroom furniture along with a good range of fitted wardrobes offering hanging and storage space.
EN SUITE SHOWER
An en-suite shower room incorporating a 900 x 900 quadrant shower with side pivot door and encompassing a thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head. Full height tiling to the shower area. Corner duel flush WC. Full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap over and tiled splash back. Shaver point, extractor fan and centre light point.
The gardens to the front of the property are laid mainly to lawns and with extensive views over the moors and Cove. A flight of stone steps lead up to the grand entrance. Opposite the front gardens there is a gravelled area allowing parking for 3 or 4 vehicles and with further sloping lawns down to Cove Road and with a hedge providing a screened boundary. To the side of the property there are stone paths and a sun terrace providing private seating a nd al fresco dining areas. A stone built outhouse provides storage and the properties oil tank is situated in this area. To the adjacent side of the property there is a cobbled forecourt to the side door of the main house and cottage, with Hill Top Barn having vehicular access over.
Set to the front of the property a superbly spacious bedroom of period style and featuring a large marble surround fireplace incorporating an arched cast iron open dog grate sat on slate hearth with Georgian multi paned sliding sash windows to the front with timber panelling below and to the reveals. Further sliding sash window to the opposite end of this room, both offering superb long distance views. Tall ceilings with cornice, recessed cupboard, two heating radiators and a timber panelled door leading to the en suite.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM
Featuring a 1200 x 900 shower enclosure with sliding door and incorporating a period style thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head and mermaid boarding. Heritage, period style full pedestal basin with antique style lever taps and matching period style WC with timber seat. Natural light from a sliding sash multi paned window, Karndean flooring, combined radiator and heated towel rail.
Very much a double bedroom with superb and direct views of Malham Cove from the Georgian sliding sash window with timber panelling below and to the reveals. Currently set up as a twin bedroom and featuring an ornate period fireplace with open grate set into a tiled surround with matching tiled hearth.
Featuring a Villeroy and Bosch full pedestal basin with contemporary style mixer lever tap over and with tiled splash back. Matching dual flush WC and large tiled panelled bath with contemporary style mixer filler tap over and incorporating an adjustable shower head. Fully tiled to the bath area, Karndean flooring, shaver point and fitted bathroom accessories. Heating radiator and natural light from a sliding sash window to the gable of the property with pleasant long distance views of the moors and with obscure glass to the bottom half.
Attached to the rear of the property and perhaps of use as living space for a relative or as at present, a holiday let.
A double bedroom and suitable for use as a Guest Suite with a further bathroom being directly adjacent to this room. A fifth and final double with sliding sash window to the gable with heating radiator below. White timber panelled door giving access to the inner hall and across to the bathroom.
Again to the front of the property and with magnificent views from the large Georgian sliding sash window with timber panelling below and to the reveals. A double bedroom with feature arched cast iron fireplace and dog grate. Heating radiator.
Giving access to bedrooms four and five as well as the inner staircase previously mentioned in these details. Large storage/airing room just off from this landing giving excellent linen storage and also incorporating the house hot water cylinder tanks.
Of excellent proportions and finished in a period wallpaper with timber panelling throughout. Featuring a roll topped, clawed foot bath sat centrally to the room and period style Heritage full pedestal basin with matching WC. Natural light from a sliding sash window with superb and direct views onto Malham Cove with obscure glass to the bottom half and timber shutters. Heated towel rail and radiator.
A further double bedroom with attractive arched panelled door and further pine panelled door giving access to a recessed cupboard. Sliding sash window to the gable of the property with heating radiator below.
An excellent space for removing outdoor gear before entering the main house and with quarry tiled floor, conservation Velux window, stable type door leading to the rear gardens and attractive exposed stone head and jambs leading through into the kitchen.
Set in the Yorkshire Dales National Park with the most stunning scenery including Malham Cove and Gordale Scar. Both of which have been used in the past as locations for the Harry Potter films. Approximately 20 minutes from Skipton or Settle by car and with all the facilities that these two market towns have to offer, including trains, supermarkets, excellent schools, shopping, restaurants and pubs.
Hill Top House is a superbly positioned and imposing Regency style grade ll listed property dating originally from the 17th century and offering substantial family size living space set in an elevated position at the top end of the village with superb long distance views. Including The Cove itself. Having many period features, including beamed ceilings, Georgian sash shuttered windows, inglenook and open fireplaces, chandeliers, tall ceilings, extensive cornice and decorative plaster work, magnificent hall and staircase along with five bedrooms, two bathrooms, three reception rooms, butlers pantry, utility rooms and superb fitted kitchen with Aga. Included in the sale and making this property exceptional value is a one bedroomed cottage attached to the property at the rear and offering a living room and kitchen area with one double bedroom and en-suite shower room. Ideal as accommodation for a relative or as currently used, a successful holiday LET.
Featuring stone pillars with hand carved stone surrounds leading to a pair of substantial timber and multi glazed doors opening into a magnificent and imposing entrance hall with feature staircase rising to the split level first floor and with white gloss spindles and stained handrail. Tall ceilings, ornate cornice, decorative centre ceiling rose and doors leading off to the main reception rooms. Stone flagged entrance mat well and room for bureaus and display furniture. Cast iron period style heating radiator.
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