4 bedroom detached house for sale

Croft House, Embsay

£700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Great village location with views front & back
  • Generous and private grounds of 1.5 acres
  • 4 Double bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Superb refitted and spacious open plan living-dining-kitchen
  • Large sun room, sitting room and utility room
  • Double garage including workbench area and log storage
  • Highly regarded village Primary School and Kids Club
  • Two pubs and a village shop
  • On the cusp of The Yorkshire Dales National Park
  • Excellent commuting to Leeds, Manchester and airports

Full description

Below:-

THE PROPERTY 
Superb in every way, this fabulous and generous-sized, four-bedroom family home is set in an enviable position at the heart of the sought after Dales village of Embsay. On the cusp of The Yorkshire Dales National Park, this slightly elevated property is constructed of pitched stone, set under a slate roof and with stone mullions, heads and sills to the windows. Enjoying a superb open aspect with far reaching views including Embsay Crag, and set in a large one-and-a-half-acre plot. Offering well-maintained and much improved accommodation, set over two floors including a large ‘L’ shaped living room with contemporary wood burner and splendid views, fantastic open plan living – dining – kitchen which has recently been completely refurbished and leads into a spacious sun room which in turn opens onto the delightful back gardens. Having been extended into the roof space by the current owners, providing two double bedrooms on the first floor with a shared modern shower-room.

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. Embsay Childrens Centre’ opposite the school, is a pre- school nursery and a before and after school centre and holiday club for older children. 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.

RECEPTION HALL  
Approached from flagged footpaths and steps off the tarmacadam driveway into spacious reception hall with a timber and glazed door and matching double glazed side panel providing natural light. Having ample space for display furniture and with stairs leading down to the integral garage. Having coving to the ceiling, recessed lighting and central heating radiator.

SITTING ROOM 
Set to the front of the property and with large amounts of natural lights from no less than three mullioned and double glazed windows with delightful open aspects and full-height, patio doors opening onto the side sun terrace and gardens. Ample space here for three large sofas and display furniture along with a television area. With two heating radiators, recessed lighting, cornice to ceiling and a central feature being the contemporary designed ESSE wood burning stove, sat into a chimney breast with slate inset and hearth.

LIVING - DINING - KITCHEN 
A superbly laid out every day living space of excellent proportions and being recently refurbished with high quality fitting throughout. Being to the front of the property with great natural light from a large mullioned double glazed window looking towards Embsay steam railway and further light from a timber and glazed door / window looking from the utility room. The kitchen space features a plentiful selection of base and wall units including pan drawers, with solid ash-timber-doors, which are hand painted and fitted with pewter-style handles. Having large areas of quality quartz worktops providing great baking and cooking space and incorporating a Quooker instant boiling water tap fitted to the Schock one and a half composite sink. Fitted appliances include a full sized AEG dishwasher and wine fridge, and with a tall dresser unit incorporating pull out spice and food drawers and proving space for an American-style fridge- freezer (which we are informed is included in the sale).

SUN ROOM 
To the rear of the property, of excellent proportions and added by the current owners with a traditional roof and double glazed units to three elevations offering spectacular views of the gardens, croft and onto Eastby Crag. Having double glazed French-Doors and a further single door opening onto the gardens. Again with laminated-walnut flooring running though from the dining-kitchen, and with exposed stone walls, feature ceiling with recessed lighting, under-floor-heating, power outlets and a television point.

UTILITY ROOM 
More of a sun room than a utility room in design, with double glazed units to three elevations and an exposed stone wall to the main house. With access via a timber stable door out of the kitchen. With great views from all sides and incorporating a range of oak fronted base units with granite effect worktops and one and a half bowl stainless steel sink over. With tiled splash back and space and plumbing for a washing machine, and having laminate flooring and a double glazed UPVC stables-style door onto the side sun terrace / Al-fresco dining areas.

INNER HALL  
Off from the reception hall, and providing access to the two bedrooms on this floor, house bathroom and with a staircase leading up to the first floor. Having recessed lighting, cornice to ceiling and a full-height door giving access to a walk in cupboard, also housing the property’s intruder alarm system.

MASTER BEDROOM  
A double bedroom with ample space for a king sized bed, fitted or free standing furniture, including a range of wardrobes and drawers. Great natural light from a mullioned and double glazed window with heating radiator below and views across the gardens and croft, directly onto Eastby Crag. Cornice to ceiling, period-style centre light fitting and a feature wall.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 
Having a 600 x 600 shower enclosure with a bi-fold door, housing an Aqualisa thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head and mermaid boarding. Armitage Shanks vanity unit with period-style taps, sat below a double glazed window with obscure glass, having tiled splash back, fitted mirror and shaver point, matching Armitage Shanks WC with timber seat, multipoint adjustable spot lights and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM 2 
Currently used as a home office, a further double bedroom and again with a feature wall, cornice to ceiling, multipoint adjustable spotlights and with attractive views onto the side gardens, from the mullioned and double glazed window with heating radiator below.

HOUSE BATHROOM  
Featuring a double-ended panelled bath with antique-style side-mounted mixer taps and shower head attachment. Period-style full pedestal basin with matching taps to the bath and a WC. Ful height tiling, built-in mirror fronted cupboard, contemporary 'coiled' heating radiator and with natural light from a double glazed window with obscure glass. Cornice to ceiling and recessed lighting.

LANDING  
Approached from the rear hall onto a spacious landing with return balustrade and having recessed lighting, smoke alarm and two half-height doors giving access to eaves den / storage space.

BEDROOM 3 
Three by number but certainly not by size. A large double bedroom perhaps ideal as a 'teenager’s pad' , having ample space for a king size bed, a couple of sofas and including fitted cupboards and wardrobes. Some restricted head height below the roof purlins, but with great natural light and stunning views of Embsay Crag, from two large Velux windows. With recessed lighting, two double panel heating radiators and access to further eaves storage.

BEDROOM 4 
A fourth double bedroom, again a great 'teenagers room' with natural light from a large Velux window to the roof and further double glazed window to the gable end. With a range of fitted cupboards and bookshelves, ample space for a double bed and with double panel heating radiator and recessed lighting.

HOUSE SHOWER ROOM  
Having being more recently refurbished in a contemporary-style and with full-height mermaid boarding to the walls. Featuring a 1000 x 600 shower enclosure with glass pivot door, incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head and full-height mermaid boarding. Bespoke mirror fronted cupboards to either side of the shower enclosure provide great storage, natural light from a Velux window and a Roca dual flush WC with matching full pedestal basin. Chrome ladder-style heated towel rail, illuminated mirror, recessed lighting and an extractor fan.

WALK-IN EAVES STORAGE  
Initially with quite restricted head height, but opening into a large loft space directly off the landing and at the same level, therefore no ladders required. Providing great storage for suitcases and occasionally used gear, but also with the potential as a hobby room, play room or den for children.

DOUBLE INTEGRAL GARAGE  
Approached a flight of stairs off the hall. Having a remote controlled up-and-over double door and providing indoor parking for two vehicles with plenty of space to the rear for work benches, log storage and garden equipment. Also providing space for tumble dryers, freezers and with overhead lighting, power outlets and a water supply.

OUTSIDE  
The property is approached from Shires Lane though an iron gates onto a substantial tarmacadam driveway providing parking for at least six vehicles and with well-stocked borders, dry stone walling and steps leading up to the front door. Laurel hedging provides great screening for privacy as well as a wind-break and with a lawned area to the front, opening out onto further substantial lawns to the side. Further well-stocked borders and large mature trees provide an attractive scene and with long distance views towards Sk Moor. Pebbled footpaths and an al-fresco dining area lead onto further lawns and flagged paths leading across the back of the property. To the side of the sun room and eventually leading back down onto the driveway there is a substancial and well-protected flagged al-fresco dining area, ideally positioned just off from the kitchen.

THE CROFT  
Unmeasured but as a guide, around three quarters of an acre. A well-maintained and attractive croft, again with hedging and walls to the boundaries and large mature trees. Ideal for a game of football, rugby or rounders and could also be used perhaps for smaller livestock. Currently with a substantial timber shed, handy for the tractor / lawn mower and the current owners keep a few hens providing fresh eggs on a daily basis. The croft can be entered via vehicle-width 5 bar gates from the side gardens or off East Lane.

AUTHORS NOTE  
A rare find indeed, a family home with fantastic gardens and additional croft, and with great potential to add floorspace / bedrooms, particularly to the rear of the property (subject to planning permission). Enjoying an open aspect and views yet 'ring-fenced' in its own grounds, this property bodes well for the future. In the catchment area for 2 excellent and sought after Grammar Schools and just10 minutes drive from direct London trains. Skipton offers an abundance of shops, restaurants and recreational facilities along with excellent transport links. Leeds Bradford Airport is 30 minutes by car and Manchester and Leeds aproximately1 hour away. Viewing is essential and is sure to create a keen amount of interest.

SERVICES 
All mains services are connected

COUNCIL TAX BAND G 

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
10 October 2016

Nearest stations

  • Skipton (2.2 mi)
  • Cononley (4.4 mi)
  • Gargrave (4.9 mi)
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1 High Street, Skipton BD23 1AJ

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Nearest stations

  • Skipton (2.2 mi)
  • Cononley (4.4 mi)
  • Gargrave (4.9 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Hunters, Skipton

1 High Street, Skipton BD23 1AJ

01756 535000 Local call rate

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