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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Buckden, Skipton, , BD23 5JA

Sold STC £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb location in this pretty Dales village
  • Offering 3 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms
  • Breakfast-kitchen
  • Garage, parking and generous gardens front & back
  • Superb long distance views to front & back
  • Separate 1 bed annex or studio/workshop
  • Now requiring some modernisation but very habitable

Full description


Fairlawn is approached at the front via a timber gate onto stone flagged pathways leading onto the generous sized, mainly lawned front gardens, having the most striking views. With well-stocked borders, a high level of privacy from the mixed hedging and with a stone footpath leading across the front of the house. Immediately in front of the annex and the kitchen door to the main property there is a stone flagged sun terrace providing sitting out and al-fresco dining areas to take advantage of these beautiful gardens and views. To the rear of the property there is a pair of wooden gates giving vehicular access onto the concrete drive which offers parking for a couple of vehicles and also provides access to the single garage giving an internal parking space. The ample sized rear gardens include well-stocked borders and also provide a space for the oil tank. One can enjoy the sun (if it’s out) and the tranquillity at any time of day.

As mentioned approached from the rear of the property via an up and over door and currently with a number of base units providing work bench areas and also unusually being centrally heated via a double panel radiator and having two light points and a double glazed window for natural light.

Mains electric water and drainage. Oil-fired central heating.


An attractive and spacious country cottage set in the most beautiful location with views up the remainder of the Wharfe Valley and with large and well-presented private gardens to the front and to the rear of the property. Perhaps now requiring some cosmetic improvements and modernisation. With the added advantage of a separate one bedroomed annex which could potentially be used a holiday let (subject to planning). Offering three bedroomed accommodation, two reception rooms, a spacious breakfast - kitchen and garage. Fairlawn is set to the ‘front’ of the village with commanding views onto the fells and up the valley. Arguably one of the best locations in the village and having one of the larger gardens. Also having spectacular views at the rear towards Buckden Pike, and with further gardens, a garage and off-street parking. Fairlawns benefits from oil-fired central heating and the majority of the windows are double glazed.

Approached from the stone flagged sun terraces and gardens into a sizeable entrance vestibule with quarry tiled floor, window to the front elevation for natural light and a further window providing through light into the kitchen. Timber and glass panelled door leads into the dining room.

With ample space for an eight person dining suite and having feature carved stone Minster-style fireplace currently incorporating a log effect electric fire. Having delightful views from the sliding-sash double glazed window to the front, over the gardens onto the limestone scars beyond, and with window seat below. Further features include a plate rack, exposed roof timbers and window to the rear. Double panel heating radiator and doors leading to both the kitchen and the sitting room.

A delightful and quaint separate property which could be used perhaps for a holiday let (subject to planning) or a dependants living accommodation. Also previously used as a 'home-help' flat.

Approached off the stone flagged sun terraces and front gardens onto a quarry tiled floor via a timber and glazed door into a small entrance vestibule with double glazed window for natural light, cupboard housing the electrical consumer unit and with a shower room immediately off to the left.

Including a 600 x 800 walk in shower enclosure with mermaid boarding, independent shower unit and with full tiling to the remaining walls. Full pedestal wash basin, matching WC , shaver point, recessed light and wall mounted convector heater. There is a window for natural light and having a quarry tiled floor.

On the ground floor and with great amounts of natural light from two double glazed windows having attractive views over the gardens and with ample space for a bed. Having a fitted vanity unit incorporating a stainless steel wash basin and storage cupboards, built in double wardrobe, two wall light points, wall mounted night storage heater and return staircase leading up to the living room.

Previously used as a hobby room and studio but would make a sitting room with views. Having a range of fitted cupboards, desk areas and shelving and with through natural light from two double glazed windows to the front (with views) and rear elevations. With loft hatch to the roof space and wall mounted storage heater. The annex could be used and an independents flat or as ancillary accommodation to the main house or indeed as previously mentioned (and subject to planning), an income generating two-person holiday let. Now requiring a refit and cosmetic upgrades but nevertheless habitable and a great asset to the property.

Again, having delightful views from the sliding-sash double glazed window to the front of the property and with a multi-glazed door leading out onto the front gardens. With ample space for a couple of sofas and associated sitting room furniture and having a stone fireplace currently incorporating an electric coal effect fire. Having two double panel heating radiators, exposed roof timbers, recessed alcove and stairs leading to the first floor landing.

With a second entrance vestibule off the front gardens, providing a great place to kick off wet clothes and outdoor gear and having a tall wall unit providing storage. A timber and glazed door leads into the breakfast-kitchen. Extended at the rear and providing a spacious kitchen with ample room for a four seat breakfast table. Having a range of white fronted base and wall units with laminate worktops over and incorporating a one and a half bowl composite sink set below the 'through- light' window from the entrance vestibule. Cooking appliances include a Bosch eye-level oven and grill and an AEG hob. Space and plumbing for a full size dishwasher and with tall larder units proving further storage. There is a flight of stairs to the rear of the kitchen with a cupboard underneath, leading up to the rear gardens and integral garage. Further double glazed window looking out onto the back gardens.

Approached from the living room onto a typical long-house landing with the windows to the rear providing natural light as well as fabulous views towards Buckden Pike and with all the bedrooms and house bathroom being set to the front of the property.

The middle of the three bedrooms and currently set up as a twin, but certainly having ample space for a double bed and having a range of fitted wardrobes with cupboards over, providing excellent storage. Delightful views from the double glazed sliding- sash window to the front, with window seat below. Heating radiator, loft hatch giving access to the roof space and centre light point.

A double bedroom again with a range of fitted wardrobes over and also incorporating a dressing table area. Having delightful views over the front gardens onto the fells beyond and double panel heating radiator below.

Bedroom two could easily be made into an en-suite, or just a larger bedroom by incorporating this spacious store room at the top of the stairs, with just a stud-wall in between the two. Fitted out with a range of shelving and with borrowed light from the landing via a multi-paned window.

A good sized single bedroom again with great views from the double glazed window to the front of the property and currently set up as a home office, having a range of fitted shelving and desk areas, and also with built in cupboards. Telephone point and if required, ample space for a single bed and bedroom furniture. With a wall light point and double heating radiator.

Comprising of an Armitage Shanks full sized panelled bath with shower head attachment, full pedestal basin and matching WC. Being fully tiled throughout and perhaps now requiring a refreshment. With beautiful views from the timber and glazed window to the front of the property.

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23 July 2016


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