5 bedroom detached house for sale

Eastby House, Eastby

£700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly converted and renovated family home
  • In the Yorkshire Dales National Park yet just 2.5 miles to Skipton
  • Separate holiday or dependants cottage also renovated
  • 4 large interconnecting-open-plan reception areas
  • 4 double bedrooms (plus the double in the cottage)
  • Luxury house bathroom plus 2 en-suite shower rooms
  • Wood burning stoves and 4 oven AGA
  • Bespoke hand finished kitchen
  • Generous sized south facing gardens and loads of parking
  • Fantastic spec and finish throughout

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Below:-

THE PROPERTY 
Eastby House and the adjoining Eastby Cottage have undergone an extensive renovation and conversion programme by the current owners. Now offering a substantial family home, superbly appointed with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout and with the benefit of the income-generating attached holiday cottage. The extensive improvement works include; re-pointing of the Yorkshire Stone elevations, re-roofed, new double glazed windows throughout, re-wired, plastered, new heating, new oak flooring throughout the ground floor with the addition of two superb fireplaces, removal of walls to make a fantastic open-plan living space and with a fabulous sun room and dining area looking over the rear gardens-with long distance views. Viewers will not be disappointed with the high quality fixtures and fittings throughout including a new gas fuelled AGA, hand built and bespoke kitchen by Manor Barn Furniture of Skipton.

EASTBY-WITH-EMBSAY 
Embsay with Eastby is on the Southern border of The Yorkshire Dales National Park and is situated below the well-known Embsay & Eastby Crags at the foot of Black Park. There is a sailing club on the reservoir in Embsay and fishing by licence. If you like to walk through breath taking scenery and then finish off with a Gastro Pub meal then you will be spoilt for choice in the nearby Dales. Embsay with Eastby has a great local community with an excellent Primary School, Church and Village Hall. The village has a cricket team which competes in the Craven League and also has a moderately successful football team. Both football and cricket teams play games at Shires Lane on the north side of the village. Embsay also boasts two pleasant public houses that serve meals, and a village shop selling groceries and newspapers etc. Nearby is the market town of Skipton with its abundance of shops, restaurants, pubs and supermarkets.

EASTBY HOUSE  

ENTRANCE HALL 
Approached through a timber and studded door into an attractive entrance lobby with exposed stone walls, original stone flagged floor and heating radiator. A pair of timber and glazed doors open up into the main open-plan living space.

LIVING ROOM 
Being open-plan to the kitchen, snug, dining area and sun room, a spacious yet cosy reception room with ample space for two or three sofa's, centred around a delightful exposed-stone fireplace incorporating a large multi-fuel stove. With great natural light from a Georgian-style double glazed window with exposed stonework including a window seat, bespoke timber shutters and feature walls. With a mixture of carpet and oak flooring, exposed roof timbers, recessed lighting and a contemporary style radiator.

WALK-IN-PANTRY 
Of excellent proportions and with ample space for fridge freezers, appliances and also housing the property’s electric consumer unit. Currently having great pantry storage provided by free standing shelf units and with over-head florescent light.

BREAKFAST-KITCHEN 
Featuring a superb range of hand painted bespoke base and wall units supplied by Manor Barn Furniture of Skipton. A central feature to this room is the newly-installed gas fired AGA with four ovens, two hot plates and a warming plate, set into a timber surround incorporating spice cupboards and recessed lighting. In addition there is a large centre island unit incorporating a built-in fridge and providing great baking and cooking areas. Further fitted appliances include a built-in wine fridge and dishwasher. Benefitting from bevel-edged granite worktops incorporating a twin bowl Belfast sink with mixer lever taps over. Having recessed lighting, oak flooring, wall-mounted television point and being the middle room in this open plan living space.

SNUG 
Snug by name but not by size, a spacious snug area, open to the kitchen and other reception areas and with ample space for two large sofa's and a television. Having a feature exposed-stone wall, incorporating a stone inset fireplace with log burner sat on a stone hearth. With exposed oak beams, period-style heating radiator, recessed lighting and high quality period-style wall coverings.

SUN ROOM 
Open to the kitchen and dining room with the oak floor running through and offering a delightful everyday sitting space with floor-to-ceiling-wall-to-wall double glazed windows and multi-fold doors opening onto the south-facing sun terrace and gardens. Also incorporating a dresser unit to compliment the kitchen area and having recessed lighting.

DINING ROOM 
Open-plan to the sun room and kitchen and again, south-facing and enjoying a delightful outlook onto the gardens. Having oak flooring, period-style heating radiator, recessed lighting, exposed stone pillars to the sun terrace and with ample space for a ten seat dining suite.

REAR RECEPTION HALL 
Approached off the driveway via a multi-paned UPVC door with large window to one side, providing lots of natural light and featuring quality wall coverings, recessed lighting and contemporary-style heating radiator. Also having French doors and multi-paned windows opening into the dining room.

UTILITY ROOM 
Off from the rear reception hall and with a range of high gloss base and wall units providing good storage, with granite effect worktops over, and incorporating a one and a half bowl sink with rinse-mixer-lever tap. Two Georgian-style double glazed windows for natural light, space and plumbing for a washing machine and this room also providing great storage for coats and other outdoor gear, Fitted shelves, florescent light and heating radiator.

CLOAKROOM 
Off from the utility, having a dual flush WC, heating radiator and double glazed window with obscure glass for natural light.

STUDY/HOME OFFICE 
With attractive views onto the gardens from the UPVC double glazed window and with a further window to the gable end, providing good natural light. With ample space for a desk and office storage furniture and with heating radiator and florescent light.

INNER HALL 
Off from the living room and providing a connection to the exposed stone staircase to the first floor (which has automated foot-lighting) and also to the holiday cottage. With feature exposed stone walls.

LANDING 
Approached from the exposed-stone staircase with return balustrade. Having good natural light from a UPVC double glazed sliding sash window with delightful views onto Eastby Crag and with period-style heating radiator, exposed oak purlins, chandelier-style light fitting, and finished in period colours.

INNER LANDING 
With further natural light from a double glazed window looking out onto the moors and with contemporary-style heating radiator and featuring superb exposed king trusses and purlins. Space here for display furniture and provided access to all 4 double bedrooms and the house bathroom.

MASTER BEDROOM 
A spacious and superbly appointed bedroom, as is common with the rest of the property. Two sliding sash UPVC double glazed windows, one to the front and one to the rear, both having window seats below and attractive long distance views onto open countryside. This is a large bedroom running from front to back, having feature stone fireplace, two contemporary-style radiators, period-style chandelier light fitting and ample space for a king sized bed and including an excellent range of high quality fitted wardrobes.

MASTER EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 
Having a walk in wet area with thermostatic shower incorporating a drench head and hand held shower unit. With attractive stone display fireplace (not in use) with a timber mantle over, full pedestal period-style basin and a dual-flush WC. Having underfloor heating, non-slip tiling to the floor, mosaic tiling to the shower enclosure and wash basin wall and with radiator and heated towel rail. Recessed lighting, extractor fan and demisting illuminated mirror with built in shaver point.

BEDROOM 2 
A further spacious bedroom with exposed roof purlins and delightful views from the two sliding sash mullion windows having heating radiator below. With a stone display fireplace (not in use) , wall mounted television point, ample space for a king size bed and fitted or free standing furniture but already including a large high quality double wardrobe. Two period-style heating radiators and a centre chandelier light fitting.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 
With a 1000 x 700 shower enclosure with sliding door incorporating a thermostatic shower with drench head and hand-held shower head. Period-style full pedestal basin and matching WC with timber seat. Natural light from a UPVC double glazed window to the gable end, shaver point, period-style heated radiator / towel rail, and with tiling to the floor and mermaid boarding to the shower area.

BEDROOM 3 
A double bedroom with pleasant views across the gardens onto the open farmland from the UPVC double glazed sliding sash window. With exposed roof timbers and heads and having period-style heating radiator, exposed king truss and chandelier light fitting.

BEDROOM 4 
The fourth and final double bedroom in the main house, again of good proportions and having delightful views from the UPVC double glazed window to the rear. Having an exposed king truss shared with bedroom three, oak purlins and a chandelier light fitting.

HOUSE BATHROOM 
Of excellent proportions and having been very recently refurbished. Incorporating a clawed foot, free standing roll top bath with side filling taps, contemporary-style hidden cistern WC and a matching vanity basin with drawer and mixer lever tap. In addition, there is separate walk in shower area with glass side-screen incorporating a remote control thermostatic shower. With full-height high gloss travertine-style tiling to the shower area and reducing to half-height for the remainder of the walls. Contemporary-style chrome heated towel rail, natural light from a mullioned and double glazed window with pleasant long distance views and with recessed lighting and fitted mirror.

EASTBY COTTAGE 
With a high level of bookings and providing an excellent optional income, or perhaps for a dependant relative. With inter-connecting door on the ground floor which can be locked when paying guests are staying. The cottage is again laid out in an open-plan design and to a superb finish and quality. Featuring oak flooring throughout the main reception areas and kitchen, and having exposed roof timbers and stone work.

LIVING-DINING 
Of excellent proportions and centred around an exposed stone fireplace incorporating a gas fired multi-fuel stove with stone surround, set on a stone hearth. Ample space for living room furniture and with exposed roof timbers, contemporary heating radiator, three period-style centre light fittings and a wall mounted TV point. The dining area provides space for a four seat suite and with heating radiator and door leading onto Barden Road. Natural light from UPVC double glazed sliding sash window with attractive views onto the moors and with bespoke shutters. A full-height door gives access to under stairs storage with heating radiator and housing the electrical consumer unit for the cottage.

KITCHEN 
Partially open to the living-dining room and with a range of quality base and wall units finished in soft cream with contemporary brushed steal handles.Featuring granite worktops incorporating an under-mounted stainless steel Belfast-style sink and with fitted appliances including a full sized dishwasher, Bosch eye-level oven and grill and matching ceramic hob having extractor fan over. Natural light from an exposed stone double glazed window looking out onto the moors and also from a Velux roof window. With recessed lighting and oak flooring, space for a free standing fridge.

BEDROOM 
Being open to the living room with exposed stone walls and wardrobe areas leading to a king sized bedroom with large amounts of natural light from a frosted glass double glazed window with bespoke shutters and also having a UPVC and glazed door leading out onto the side path and rear gardens. With heating radiator, chandelier and providing an unusual, attractive bedroom area.

SHOWER ROOM 
Incorporating a 1200 x 600 walk in shower enclosure with glass screen and thermostatic shower valve with drench head and hand held shower head. Hidden cistern WC and a full pedestal basin. Natural light from a double glazed window with bespoke shutters, shaver point, recessed lighting, extractor fan and attractive exposed stone-work to the doorway.

OUTSIDE 
The property is approached of Barden Road via a five bar gate opening onto a wide tarmacadam driveway providing parking for perhaps a dozen cars, and with attractive raised borders, outside tap, bin storage area and an original red telephone box to the street corner providing an attractive feature. At the rear of the property, there is a substantial south-facing sun terrace providing great al-fresco dining and entertaining space, directly off from the dining room and kitchen Laid mainly to lawn, these substantial south-facing gardens have well-stocked and maintained borders, a vegetable garden area, greenhouse and a substantial timber shed. There is a a brick-built boiler house / potting shed providing great space for garden equipment and a workshop area. The views from the gardens, across the valley are quite striking and catch the south and west sun for most of the day.

SERVICES 
All mains services are connected

COUNCIL TAX  
BAND A

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06 September 2016

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  • Skipton (2.9 mi)
  • Cononley (5.0 mi)
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  • Skipton (2.9 mi)
  • Cononley (5.0 mi)
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