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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Field House, Winterburn

Sold STC £725,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superb 4 bed detached barn conversion
  • Set in circa 1.5 acres of delightful & private grounds
  • Offering exceptional value at over 2900 sq ft
  • Guest-suite / dependants living quarters
  • Superb & spacious living-dining-kitchen
  • Close to Skipton and Gargrave ( trains & excellent schools)
  • Large utility room, snug and Gym
  • 2 garages and workshop
  • Previous planning for further extension/Orangery
  • Tranquil Yorkshire Dales location away from tourist areas

Full description


With three mullioned and exposed stone double glazed windows, looking out to the gardens and moors. Featuring a raised Inglenook-style fireplace with oak beam over and incorporating a wood burning stove. With natural stone flooring, period-style wall lights and a feature stone wall opening up into the dining room.

With two double glazed exposed stone mullion windows, parquet flooring, double panel heating radiator and space for a six-person dining suite. Having bevelled glass French doors leading into the snug and reception hall.

An attractive return landing with 'minstrels gallery' looking down onto the snug and with views of the gardens. Exposed king truss, double panel heating radiator and period-style wall lights. Having a full-height door giving access to a large walk in airing cupboard with an indirect water cylinder providing mains pressure hot water, and also housing the property's second combination boiler.

Of excellent proportions and with more than enough space for a super-king bed and featuring a range of superb quality, walnut fronted bedroom furniture including wardrobes, drawers and a dressing area. Double glazed windows to two elevations. Finished with period-style wallpapers and with exposed stone display fireplace (not currently in use), double panel heating radiator, and period-style wall lights.

Again of good proportions and featuring a panelled bath with antique-style taps, matching bidet and WC with timber seat. Across one wall there is a double basin vanity unit having cupboards below and tiled surround. Separate 600 x 600 shower enclosure with a Mira Sport exposed shower valve having adjustable head and mermaid boarding. Being fully tiled to the walls and having natural stone tiling to the floors. Natural light from a Velux window and a central heating radiator.

One of the more recently completed upgrades, a superb, square shaped and spacious living area with great through light from the mullioned windows to the front, French doors to the side and a further set of French and Patio doors to the rear. A range of bespoke base and wall units in a shaker-style and being hand painted, supplied and fitted by Manor Kitchens of Skipton, with granite worktops and upstands. A large centre island with oak worktops provides useful baking space and further storage below. Fitted appliances include; a full sized dishwasher, fridge-freezer, eye-level cooker and grill and a four ring induction hob with extractor hood over. Having travertine flooring throughout, which is heating via an underfloor 'wet system' off the combination boiler. The every-day-living area is centred around a large wood burning stove and provides space for a couple of sofas. Having Velux windows, built in speaker system and recessed lighting to match the kitchen area.

Having ceramic tiled floor and an excellent range of shaker -style units finished in soft cream with granite effect worktops over. Providing great everyday utility space with plumbing for washing machines and tumble dryers, heating radiator, exposed roof timbers, overhead lighting, alarm panel and also housing one of the property’s combination boilers.

Approached from the gravelled driveway through a timber and glazed door onto a tiled floor, heating radiator and cloakroom off.

With a wall-mounted wash basin, tiled splash back, WC and tiled floor.

Winterburn is a traditional and picturesque rural hamlet situated on the southern edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, close to the villages of Airton, Hetton and Cracoe. The market towns of Skipton, Grassington and Settle and the village of Gargrave are all nearby and provide an excellent range of everyday facilities and the property is in the catchment area for Ermysteds Grammar School and Skipton Girls High School.There is a useful rail service at Gargrave and Skipton, providing links to Leeds and Bradford to the south east and Settle and Carlisle to the north. Good road networks are readily available and provide access to the West Yorkshire conurbation, East Lancashire and Manchester beyond.

Off from the gravelled driveway and gardens onto a tiled floor with further timber and glazed door leading into the reception hall. With heating radiator and centre light point.

A good sized cloakroom with period-style full pedestal basin, matching WC, tiled floor and half tiling to the walls. With natural light from a double glazed window with autumn leaf glass and being half tiled to the walls.

Also providing for a snug area with pleasant views onto the gardens and moors, with double panel heating radiator, exposed stonework, laminate flooring and a return staircase leading up to a galleried landing which in turn, looks back down into the snug and onto the gardens. With double panel heating radiator, under - stairs cupboard, exposed stonework and period-style wall light.

A superbly presented and spacious 4 bed detached barn conversion, offering a wealth of charm and character and set in the most idyllic and private grounds. Converted in1995 and considerably extended, updated and improved by the current owners over the last 14 years. This family home is centred around the superb open plan living – kitchen with wood -burning stove and with the reception rooms directly off including a snug/reception-hall, dining room and sitting room with wood-burning stove. A separate guest suite / annex off from the main entrance door provides a further large double bedroom with en-suite. This annex area would be ideal as either a guest suite, teenagers’ accommodation or as an independent relatives separate living area, perhaps with the gymnasium being converted into a sitting room and the large (house) utility room as a second kitchen. To the first floor a galleried landing leads to three double bedrooms, including a magnificent Master-Suite, and a house bathroom.

A large double garage with a partial dividing wall. Having remote control up-and-over self-coloured doors. With power and lighting, personnel door onto the rear gardens.

Featuring a panelled bath with mixer lever taps and shower head attachment, vanity basin, hidden cistern WC and heated chrome towel rail. With full-height tiling, contrasting tiling to the floor and having natural light from a conservation-style Velux window.

Approached either form the guest suite or directly from the front forecourts and workshop, currently providing a spacious, full-equipped gymnasium with natural light from a timber and glazed door and a double glazed window with delightful long distance views down across Winterburn. Having laminate flooring, double panel heating radiator, exposed roof timbers, recessed lighting and a wash basin. As previously mentioned, this room could be converted to make a good size annex - living room.

Providing a link between the double garage and the gymnasium, also being ideal for pets. With a timber and glazed door and window looking out onto a sun terrace at the rear. This room provides excellent storage for logs/ coal/ fridge freezers and also a work bench area. Having exposed timbers, power sockets and lighting.

Field house represents excellent value for money for a property of this calibre. This hidden gem is constructed to a high standard, yet retaining a wealth of charm and period features. It is rare to find a property that offers such substantial accommodation with such delightful and generous sized gardens. The property previously had planning permission for a substantial single story extension to the south gable which will provide further living space or a large dining room. Winterburn in a sleepy hamlet, yet enjoys a good local community and Gargrave with its local amenities and train station is just a few minutes drive away. Book your viewing now, you will not be disappointed and we look forward to showing you round.

Septic tank drainage, mains water, electric and with LPG heating.

Field House is approached through a gated entrance, up a sweeping gravel driveway with large areas of lawn, well-stocked borders to and featuring an ornamental pond with stone flagged terraces. Stone flagged footpaths leads around the side of the house, past further well-maintained and private gardens onto sun terraces which enjoy magnificent views and provide space for a further ornamental pond, al-fresco dining and also an open-fronted sun room. The larger areas of garden are set above and to the side of the house with open spaces laid to lawn and protected by tree lined and fenced boundaries, making this a great place for sports and games, hide and seek and children’s adventures. With plenty of wildlife to be seen and some delightful views onto the rolling hills. Gravel footpaths provide access and with small copses of trees, mature hedging and providing the most well maintained, tranquil and private outside space.

Set to the front of the property with double glazed windows to two elevations, both offering delightful views onto the countryside. A double bedroom with a range of fitted, full-height wardrobes and dressing area with drawers.

A further double bedroom, currently set up as a twin and with feature wallpapers, loft hatch to the roof space, heating radiator and delightful views onto open moorland from the exposed stone mullion, double glazed window.

Featuring a period-style suite with panelled bath, having mixer lever taps and shower head over, full pedestal basin and matching WC. With Victorian-style tiling to the walls, contrasting tiling to the floors and natural light from a double glazed window with autumn leaf glass. Featuring part of the king truss from the landing and having heating radiator and multipoint adjustable spotlight.

A spacious double bedroom with ample room for a king sized bed and associated furniture. Having full width double glazed French doors opening onto the stone flagged forecourt and gardens. With laminate flooring, recessed lighting, loft hatch to the roof space and exposed stone work. Further natural light from a conservation-style Velux window.

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22 October 2016


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