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3 bedroom cottage for sale

Thorn Cottage, 6 Dale End, Lothersdale


Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly presented and spacious end cottage
  • Having been renovated and improved by the current owners
  • Large open plan living-dining-kitchen
  • 3 large double bedrooms and 2 bath/shower rooms
  • Pleasant cottage gardens to the front and rear
  • Off street parking for 2 vehicles
  • Great village location with excellent Primary School
  • Public House and recreational park
  • Just 10 minutes by car to the large market town of Skipton
  • Commuting to Manchester and Leeds both approximately 60 minutes by car.

Full description


Situated to the rear of the property with great amounts of natural light from a door with double glazed units and with two good sized window to either side, all looking out onto the attractive rear gardens. Again with the tiled flooring and featuring a multi-fuel stove with an exposed flue providing great heat and a focal point. Having classical wallpaper, coving to ceiling, multipoint adjustable spot lights and television point.

Approached from the return staircase with stained spindles and return balustrade onto a spacious and light landing with a double glazed window to the rear and a conservation Velux to the ceiling. Having a period-style wall light, attractive classical wallpapers and contemporary design carpets. Storage cupboard also housing the property’s water tank.

A spacious bedroom suite featuring a superb, exposed king truss and purlins. Good amounts of natural light from two double glazed Georgian-style windows to the front of the property with a three-quarter-height double glazed door opening onto a Juliet balcony looking across the front gardens onto the mill yard. With an excellent range of fitted, tall wardrobes providing hanging space and having storage shelves over. Double panel heating radiator, two period centre light fitting, feature wall to the bed head and a Victorian cast iron fireplace to the adjacent wall. A lovely Master Bedroom.

Finished in a contemporary-style with high gloss wall and floor tiling throughout. Featuring a walk-in 1200 x 800 shower enclosure with bi-fold door, incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with drench head. Period-style WC with timber seat and a vanity wash basin with cupboard below. Natural light from a double glazed window to the rear of the property with obscure glass, double panel heating radiator, two contemporary wall lights and an extractor fan.

Situated at the front of the property, attractively finished in contemporary wallpapers and emulsions and with natural light from two double glazed windows, one to the front of the property and one to the gable. A good sized double bedroom room with a fitted cupboard and featuring an exposed king truss and timber roof purlins. With ample space for a bed and wardrobes and having a period-style centre light point and double panelled heating radiator.

Of good proportions and finished in a French period-style. Having good natural light from two conservation Velux windows. Featuring a 'clawed foot' free standing slipper bath with antique-style taps and mixer shower head..Matching Heritage full pedestal basin and high cistern WC. With the added advantage of a separate shower enclosure with sliding doors to an 800 x 600 shower enclosure with Mira independent shower unit. Being timber panelled throughout and fully tiled in the shower enclosure.. An attractive and spacious bathroom having tiled floor, exposed roof timbers, multipoint adjustable spotlight and period-style heating radiator incorporating a heated towel rail.


A third double bedroom of good proportions and with two large double glazed windows giving great natural light. With a feature wall, exposed roof purlins and having ample space for a double bed and associated bedroom furniture.

To the front of the property there are delightful and well-stocked cottage gardens including a circular-flagged al-fresco dining area, approached through a wooden gate off from the mill yard; where there is parking provided for two vehicles. To the rear, (approached either from the rear hall or via a 'right-of-way' across the two neighbouring properties) a spacious walled courtyard-style garden. Having Yorkshire stone flags, outside tap, log store and ample space for al-fresco dining and barbecues. A private space to entertain and have family meals. There is a full height door giving access to a substantial stone built outhouse providing storage for bicycles and outdoor equipment.

Mains drainage and electric. Bore hole water serving six properties and oil central heating.

With tiled floor, double panel heating radiator, exposed stone feature wall and recessed lighting. A timber panelled door leads to the rear gardens and with a kite-winder staircase leading up to the first floor landing.

Featuring a dual flush WC and matching vanity wash basin with mixer lever tap and tiled splash back. Having a matching floor to the inner hall, central heating radiator, recessed lighting and an extractor fan.

A handy space, again with tiled flooring, recessed lighting and providing further storage.

Being partially open plan to the family room and with natural light from a Georgian-style double glazed window with pleasant outlook onto the rear gardens. A great home office, attractively decorated and with space for desks and storage furniture and shelving and having coving, double panel heating radiator and recessed lighting.

Featuring stone flagged floors and providing one large, spacious room for everyday cooking, dining and living. To the kitchen end there is a range of fitted base and wall units finished in a soft cream shaker-style with plate racks and having solids timber worktops over. An under-mounted Belfast sink set below a double glazed window with pleasant outlook across the cottage gardens into the mill yard and with mixer lever tap over. Having attractive tilling between the worktops and the base units and with space and plumbing for a full sized dishwasher. Included in the sale is the Range Master Classic Deluxe range cooker with two ovens, grill and five ring induction hob, matching Range Master canopy hood, all set into a recessed chimney-style breast with exposed stone head over. There is an additional centre island unit providing further drawer and cupboard storage and providing a break between the kitchen and dining areas.

Off from the kitchen, a good sized ‘engine room’ which houses the property’s oil fired central heating boiler and providing further space for washers, dryers and the storage of outdoor gear. With stone flagged floor, extractor fan, multipoint adjustable spotlight fitting and a small double glazed window to the rear elevation.

A superbly presented and renovated ‘chocolate box’ cottage. Of deceptively spacious internal space and offering 1823 sq.ft. of family-sized living accommodation. Beautifully presented and double glazed throughout with oil fired central heating and gardens to the front and rear. Finished to a high standard by the current owners and retaining masses of charm and character, with a twist of the contemporary here and there. Set in an idyllic position in this former mill yard in this desirable village location, which enjoys an excellent Primary School and public house. In brief the property offers; a large entrance vestibule, spacious open plan living – dining – kitchen with stone flagged floors, inner hall, cloak room, home office, snug with multi-fuel stove and opening onto the rear gardens, three spacious double bedrooms, one with en-suite and a splendid period-style house bathroom.

Lothersdale is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Situated near Skipton and located within the triangle formed by Skipton, Cross Hills and Colne. It is a small community of about 200 houses. Local amenities includes a delightful community run park, church, chapel, pub, village hall, Clubhouse and (Ofsted 'Outstanding') primary school. The Pennine Way runs through the village. The village pub is the Hare and Hounds which has a reputation for excellent hot food and real ales. A large area at the far end of Lothersdale is known as Raygill. This is home to Raygill Lakes which offers year-round trout, pike and coarse fishing on 4 beautiful scenic lakes. Local supermarket and amenities are just 4 miles away in Cross Hills. Nearby Skipton, just 6 miles away, is a thriving market town with a wide variety of shops, schools along with national rail and coach links.

Approached from the stone flagged footpaths and cottage gardens, providing an attractive approach to a more-recently added and substantial entrance lobby with double glazed window, oak door and stone flagged floor. Offering great storage space for outdoor gear and with exposed roof timber and feature stone wall.

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08 September 2016


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