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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Beck Cottage, Buckden

Sold STC £365,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Delightful village location with stunning scenery
  • Secluded position with no passing traffic
  • Large dining-kitchen with AGA
  • Spacious living room with wood-burner and back boiler for eco-heating
  • 3 double bedrooms, en-suite and house bath/shower rooms
  • Fabulous sun-room or home office
  • Garage and utility room
  • Solar panels again for eco-water heating
  • Excellent local schools
  • Public House and village shop.

Full description


The parish of Buckden lies on the Dales Way, at the northern end of Wharfedale, nestling under the impressive bulk of Buckden Pike. There is a thriving local community, with the local economy based largely on farming and tourism. There is a local pub within the village along with a choice of tea rooms and a village store. Buckden is just 10 minutes away from the larger village of Kettlewell, with a highly recommended primary school and 30 minutes from the market town of Skipton, which plays host to a range of excellent shops, schools, restaurants and Skipton railway station which offers direct access to London and the rest of the UK (via Leeds).There is a community bus service down the Dale.

Approached from the driveway via a timber and glazed door onto a stone flagged floor with a further timber and glazed door opening into the inner hall.

Beck Cottage is a superbly presented and spacious cottage-style property, constructed of random stone with stone artwork to the windows and all set under a pitched slate roof. Set in the heart of the village at the foot of the limestone scars, including the famous Buckden Pike and offering a wealth of charm and tranquillity. In brief; Dining kitchen with a three oven AGA, spacious living room with multi-fuel stove, partially flagged floors, three bedrooms (one being en-suite), house bathroom, cloakroom, utility room and split level gardens to the rear, overlooking Buckden Beck. With the benefit of an integral single garage and further parking for two vehicles, this property would make an ideal retirement home or holiday let and is just a-minutes stroll toThe Buck Inn, village shop, café and with two further pubs within 1.5 miles. There is a community bus service down the Dale and the larger village of Grassington is approximately 15 minutes steady driving.

With the stone flooring continuing through from the entrance hall and featuring an exposed stone wall. Heating radiator, recessed lighting and door leading to the utility room, kitchen and out onto the rear gardens.

A very handy ‘engine room’ incorporating the property’s Worcester oil fired central heating boiler with drying space over and storage for outdoor clothing and gear. Offering space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and tall fridge freezer- set amongst a range of wall units with a granite effect worktop area. Also with recessed lighting, stone flagged floor (being ideal for pets) and with further door leading into the integral garage.

A superbly presented and refurbished dining kitchen offering an excellent range of base and wall units with quality wood façades including some frosted glass display cupboards. Having granite worktops and upstands with tiling above. One-and-a-half bowl under-mounted sink set below a double glazed window with a pleasant outlook onto the front courtyard. An attractive and spacious kitchen with stone flagged floor, ample space for a six person dining suite and featuring an Electric AGA (with 'AIMS' eco management system)3 ovens and twin hot plates, being recessed into a chimney breast-style area with tiled splash back. The range of cupboards include; spice racks, larder cupboards and pan storage but also incorporating an integrated tall fridge with freezer below. An AEG built-in microwave provides secondary cooking facilities and with recessed lighting, heating radiator and a multi-glazed door leading to the living room and the inner hall.

Of good proportions and being square shaped,. Offering ample space for two or three sofas and associated living room furniture. Having an attractive oak return staircase leading up to the first floor landing with half-height door giving access to under stairs storage. An attractive room featuring a stone fireplace and chimney breast, incorporating a large multi-fuel stove sat on a stone hearth. Background heating from two double panelled heating radiators and with natural light from two double glazed windows with attractive views onto the gardens. Exposed roof timbers and having recessed lighting and television point.

Off from the living room, a timber and multi-glazed door leads into a delightful extension to the rear of the property. Having panoramic double glazed windows to all 3 elevations providing great natural light and delightful views across the gardens onto open farmland. Currently used as a lovely home office with ample space for desks and storage furniture, however a delightful garden / sun room with a tranquil and pleasing outlook. There is a full-height double glazed door giving access out of this room immediately onto the sun terraces and garden.

Approached from the return staircase out of the living room, having a double glazed window at the half landing and with attractive timber balustrade and spindles returning onto a spacious landing. With drop down loft hatch incorporating a ladder giving access to the roof space which is boarded out for storage. Double panel heating radiator, centre light point and built-in shelving over the stairs for book storage.

Set to the rear of the property with a delightful outlook from the double glazed window (with seat and drawer storage below) onto the rear gardens, Buckden Beck and fields beyond. Incorporating a range of fitted bedroom furniture including drawers, wardrobes and a dressing table. Ample space for a double bed and having a television point and door leading into the en-suite shower room.

More recently refurbished and finished in a contemporary-style with full-height tiling throughout including an attractive listello at the half way point and with contrasting tiling to the floor. Featuring a walk in 1400 x 600 shower tray with glass panel and housing a thermostatic shower valve with drench head. Full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap, mirror and light and matching dual flush WC. Full-height doors give access to the property’s airing cupboard, providing good storage for bathroom toiletries, linen and housing the property’s hot water cylinder. Having a shaver point, recessed lighting, ladder-style chrome heated towel rail and natural light from a double glazed window with autumn leaf glass.

To the front of the property with a pleasant outlook across the forecourt towards Buckden Pike and with ample space for a double bed and associated furniture. With heating radiator, television point and centre light point.

A third double bedroom, again with a pleasant outlook from the UPVC double glazed window onto Buckden Pike and with heating radiator, television point and centre light point

Featuring a 'P' shaped bath with wrap around shower screen and incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with drench head. Dual flush WC and matching full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap and with mirror and vanity light over. Having attractive full-height tiling to the walls with contrasting floor tiles and with chrome heated ladder-style towel rail, extractor fan and recessed lighting.

Recently refurbished in a contemporary style and incorporating a hidden cistern dual flush WC with granite display shelf over and a modern vanity unit incorporating a wash basin with mixer lever tap. Having tiling to both the floors and the walls, ladder-style heated chrome towel rail and natural light from a double glazed window with autumn leaf glass.

To the front of the property there is a driveway offering parking for two vehicles and giving access to the integral garage.To the side of the property a stone flagged pathway leads onto the rear sun terrace and gardens. Enjoying attractive al-fresco dining areas immediately off from the sun room and having raised borders and attractive views. Stepping down 'timber sleepers' past attractive and well attended terraced beds onto a lawned area which also houses a timber garden shed, a further flagged area for al-fresco dining along with a built-in barbecue.The rear gardens are set in the most picturesque surroundings, with views onto open farmland and with the sound of Buckden Beck making this a most tranquil place to be.

Currently divided into two areas with storage for bicycles and gardening equipment to the front and the workshop and storeroom to the rear (approached form the utility room). Having a range of shelving, plaster boarded ceiling with loft hatch to the roof space, lighting, power sockets and built in cupboard.

Mains water, electric and drainage.Oil fired boiler.


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Added on Rightmove:
12 August 2016


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