6 bedroom detached house for sale

Broughton, Skipton

Sold STC £900,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly presented family home
  • 6 bedrooms and 3 reception rooms
  • Large farmhouse kitchen
  • Elegant drawing and dining rooms
  • Snug and study, cellars and scullery
  • Over 3300 sq ft
  • Fabulous views in this rural location
  • Large gardens, ample parking, garage, 4 stone sheds
  • 2 excellent local pubs and Skipton just 5 minutes by car with great rail links
  • 45 minutes to Manchester and 60 to Leeds by car

Full description

Below:-

HISTORY 
Built in 1796 by the Tempest family as a Rectory and extended and altered in the late 1800''s by one of the resident rectors. He included new bay windows and stonework as well as servants’ bedrooms above the scullery. The property was sold for the first time by the church in 2010 when the current vendors successfully acquired the house against fierce competition. They totally renovated the property, including; new windows, heating system, re-roofed, converted the loft into a guest suite, added three bathrooms, new electrics throughout, new boiler and what was the former scullery and garage has now been converted into a magnificent farmhouse-style kitchen. The Tempest family of course, still own the Broughton Estate surrounding the property and the rear views also include some of the Elslack Estate, so this property is surrounded by well-managed countryside.

THE PROPERTY 
The Old Rectory is a superbly presented and spacious detached period property located on an ancient lane and looking out onto the impressive and historic Medieval Church, Dating back to the 18th century a delightful and welcoming family home in a rural location with stunning long-distance views. Completely renovated and refurbished by the current owners who have taken great pride and without doubt have shown fantastic flare for re-establishing this property as one of the most superb and spacious family homes in Craven. The house sits amongst fields, with views to all sides in substantial gardens and having parking for up to ten vehicles. Having large and numerous windows providing great natural light and views.

CONT.. 
The quality renovation included a new roof, new bespoke double glazed windows throughout, oil-fired central heating and 3 wood burning stoves as well as converting the old garage into a large farmhouse style kitchen with a further bedroom over.To the outside of the property, there are extensive and level gardens, laid mainly to lawn but with fruit trees, including plumbs and apples, raspberries, red currents and gooseberries and a stunning two-hundred-year old copper beech tree stands proudly by the drive. With fabulous al-fresco entertaining spaces, wonderful open views and ample space for games and relaxing. The garden captures the sun all day.In addition to the ample off-street parking there is also a detached garage and garden hut and an enclosed side yard just off the kitchen, with gated access onto the lane and having 3 stone outbuildings perhaps ideal pets.

STONE BUILT ENTRANCE PORCH 
Approached off the gravelled driveway with stone flagged floor, arched timber door and two double glazed window units. A great place to kick off shoes and wet gear before entering off the main hall.

ENTRANCE HALL 
A superb period entrance hall with kite-winder staircase to the first floor landing, superb original tiled floor and with large timber panelled doors leading to all the reception rooms.

CLOAKROOM 
Off from the entrance hall having a two-piece suite with timber panel walls, WC with timber seat and wall-mounted wash basin.

DINING KITCHEN 
A very spacious dining kitchen, no doubt the hub of the house and featuring a range of hand-painted base and wall units with timber and laminate worktops over and incorporating a Belfast sink with glazed period-style bevel tiling. Great natural light from no less than three double glazed sliding sash windows, all part of the refurbishment and with delightful views onto the gardens and fields beyond. With quarry tiled floor, ample space for an eight or ten seat farmhouse-style dining suite in the dining area and with period-style lighting and radiators along with a Range Master cooker and matching canopy hood. Built-in larder cupboards provide great storage and with doors leading out onto the rear yard and scullery.

SCULLERY 
A good space in its own right and having plumbing for washers and dryers along with vanity sink, shelving for storage and with door leading down to one of the 2 cellars.

CELLARS 1 & 2 
With stone flagged stairs leading down to 2 cellars with original stone-slab keeping shelves. Also housing the property’s oil fired heating boiler and in-direct hot water tank. Two great spaces for the storage of wine and outdoor gear.

DRAWING ROOM 
Off from the main entrance hall and close to the kitchen, a delightful reception room retaining all of its period charm and history. Featuring a superb walk-in-full-height bay window with double glazed sliding-sash units with uninterrupted panoramic views across the gardens onto meadowland. With exposed original timber flooring, ample space for two or three sofas and further furniture and featuring an original marble and timber recessed fireplace, incorporating a wood burning stove. With tall ceiling and decorative timber work, and open (if required) to the dining room via two wide timber panel doors.

DINING ROOM 
With an identical walk in bay window to the drawing room, providing space for a chaise lounge and with ample space for a 12 seat dining suite and again featuring an original marble recessed fireplace incorporating a wood burning stove. Two stunning rooms which can be open or separate to each other and as previously mentioned providing the most fantastic family living space, especially at Christmas time.

SNUG 
To the front of the property with a full-width splay bay window with timber panel returns and incorporating double glazed sliding-sash units with the most magnificent views onto the church to the west and the moors to the south. With exposed wide board flooring, wood burner set into a recessed period fireplace and tall ceilings providing for a delightful snug.

LANDING 
Approached from the return staircase with a half-landing and having natural light from a double glazed bay window with exposed stone sill, window seat and delightful views. The landing has a return balustrade, is of spacious proportions and features a large walk-in laundry and storage cupboard with Velux window.

MASTER BEDROOM 
A spacious double bedroom with wide-board original timber floor boards. Featuring fabulous 'rectory-style' sliding-sash double glazed windows offering the most superb views and having original timber panelled shutters. This bedroom offers ample space for fitted or free-standing furniture. Also with cast iron period-style fireplace and door leading to the en-suite.

EN-SUITE 
Of good proportions with ample light from two double glazed windows with great views. A contemporary style ‘P’ shaped bath, period-style WC and matching full pedestal basin with period-style tiling to the bath and basin areas.

BEDROOM 2 
Again with superb views from the rectory-style double glazed sliding sash windows with timber panelled shutters and having original wide-board timber floorboards, tall ceilings, an original cast iron fireplace as a central feature and with ample space for a king sized bed and associated furniture.

BEDROOM 3 
To the front of the property, a further double bedroom with ample space for a king-sized bed, again with a cast iron period-style original fireplace, exposed original timber wide board flooring, double glazed sliding sash window having spectacular views in every direction.

BEDROOM 4 
A smaller double set at the front of the property, nevertheless with ample space for a double bed and having spectacular views across the farmland onto the moors, through a double glazed and stained window. Also with a feature period-style fireplace.

HOUSE BATHROOM  
Featuring a clawed-foot free-standing bath, period-style WC and matching full pedestal basin. Having the advantage of a large walk in double shower withTriton independent shower unit and adjustable head.. Ample light from a mullioned double glazed sliding-sash window with tremendous views. Slate tiled flooring, timber panelling and being fully tiled to the shower area.

BEDROOM 5/STUDY 
Currently set up as a home office with ample space for a desk, filing cabinets and shelving but would also provide for a large single bedroom or smaller double. Having delightful views from the stained glass, double glazed, sliding-sash window to the front of the property, with tremendous long distance views.

GUEST SUITE  
Approached from a second return-staircase with painted spindles and stained hand rail and having a double glazed window at the half way point with a delightful outlook onto the church. An amazing space stretching the full-length of the house with exposed roof timbers and two Velux windows, along with a double glazed window to the gable, looking onto the church. A spacious bedroom and with useful storage spaces to the eaves.

GUEST EN-SUITE  
Of good proportions and offering a mix of contemporary and period styles, Featuring a ‘P’ shaped bath with period-style taps and shower head attachment, dual flush WC and matching full pedestal wash basin. Being fully tiled to the bath and shower areas and with splash-back to the wash basin. Natural light from a Velux window and with ceramic tiled floor and great views from the double glazed sliding sash window.

OUTSIDE  
Arriving via a pair of wrought iron gates onto a gravelled drive with a striking 200 year old Copper Beech to one side and having attractive and well-stocked cottage-style borders including with specimen trees, shrubs and providing a very attractive approach to the front of the house and to the left of the drive, The gravelled drive provides parking for around ten vehicles and also leads to the more recently built, stone detached garage with a pair of timber doors and having power and lighting.The side and (partly walled) rear gardens are laid mainly to lawn but again with well-stocked borders including fruit baring shrubs and trees along with a stone 'potting-shed'. Lots of open space for playing, entertaining and for al-fresco dining; with uninterrupted views across the Broughton and Elslack estates. Looking back onto this handsome property from the rear gardens there is also a timber shed, compost areas and a timber door gives access into the stone flagged yard to the side..

SERVICES  
Oil fired central heating, mains electric, private water supply, septic tank drainage.

COUNCIL TAX BAND G 

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25 July 2016

Nearest stations

  • Gargrave (1.9 mi)
  • Skipton (2.8 mi)
  • Cononley (4.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Gargrave (1.9 mi)
  • Skipton (2.8 mi)
  • Cononley (4.1 mi)
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