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Constitution Hill, Settle


Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly presented period property
  • Stunning and generous walled gardens- very private
  • Some great views over the town towards Giggleswick School Chapel
  • Just a short stroll from the shops, restaurants and pubs
  • Excellent local transport links including a train station.
  • Maintained to a high standard
  • Delightful elevated summer house with amazing views

Full description

As below:

A most handsome and superbly appointed period property dating back to 1694, located just a short stroll from the bustling market place, and all the excellent facilities that settle has to offer. Offering superb family sized living space comprising in brief: two splendid reception rooms, three double bedrooms, two bath/shower rooms, magnificent breakfast kitchen with utility off, a home office and readily accessible good sized cellars providing excellent storage and workspace. This delightful home has been under the same ownership for 33 years and has been lovingly kept, with continuous improvements, not least the magnificent modern kitchen. Now offering a cosy and characterful home in excellent order, with the most stunning and generous sized walled gardens, catching the sun for most of the afternoon and evening.

Off the half-landing, and taking full advantage of the superb feature bay-window offering a delightful view of the gardens and with some long-distance views. Having curved radiator to match the bay window, centre ceiling rose, ornate cornice to the ceiling and a picture rail. A good size bedroom with ample space for a king-size bed and bedroom furniture. Period-style timber and tiled fireplace featuring a vintage Cannon radiant fire and with two wall light points, centre light point and further double panel heating radiator. A luxury room with enviable views.

A further excellent sized bedroom to the front of the property with large Georgian-style window having stone mullions and sliding sash and offering attractive views across neighbouring properties; with double panel heating radiator below. Ample space for a king size bed and with a range of fitted wardrobes having cupboards over and incorporating a dressing area. A full-height door gives access to a large built in storage cupboard. This bedroom has a full pedestal wash basin with shaver point and light, centre light point, two wall light points, coving to ceiling and a loft hatch giving access to the roof space in this part of the house.

A third and final double bedroom, again of excellent proportions and certainly ample space for a king-size bed and associated furniture. With a feature exposed stone mullion window to the front of the property, having panelling, a window seat and a heating radiator below. With unusual and attractive detailed coving to the ceiling, full pedestal basin with shaver point a centre light point.

A luxury bathroom of good proportions and incorporating a large double ended air bath with mixer lever tap and shower head attachment. Beech-fronted vanity unit area providing a hand basin with mixer tap and a hidden cistern w.c. With de-misting mirror over, modern lighting to either side and with remote control velux windows above providing natural light. Separate quadrant-style 1200 x 900 shower enclosure having side-hinged door and contemporary fittings incorporating a thermostatic shower with drench head and hand held unit. Finished with quality travertine tiling to all the walls and having karndean slate effect tiling to the floor. Contemporary chrome heated towel rail and further contemporary heating radiator. Recessed lighting and loft hatch.

This property really must be seen to appreciate all its character and charm. It is absolutely stunning and provides good sized family living space, set in a lovely market town in the Yorkshire Dales. With great local facilities including a supermarket, pubs and restaurants and with unlimited walking, Settle has a lot to offer. The gardens are a delight and the property has a wonderful inviting feeling to it. It’s rare that a property of this calibre comes onto the market and we are absolutely delighted to include this in our Exclusive Homes portfolio.


All mains services are connected

Off from the rear hall and dropping down a flight of five stone steps into a very handy cellar space offering work bench areas, wine storage and an inner cellar with fuel delivery door providing great storage for logs and solid fuel. Having power sockets, lighting, white washed walls throughout and a really great space for storage and hobbies.

To the front of the property there are attractive raised and well-stocked borders and gravel pathways to either side of the front door and a stone flagged path. Bounded by stone walls with coping stones, incorporating iron railings and very much in-keeping with the property. To the rear of the house there are absolutely stunning and generous-sized gardens. A superbly maintained Box Tree garden immediately to the rear of the property opens onto a deep, well-stocked border and gravel pathway leading more-or-less centrally up the garden. Beyond this, the garden opens out onto a mainly lawned area with well-stocked borders including specimen trees and shrubs, a large greenhouse, timber shed, and further stone-built shed; all providing great storage for garden furniture, machines and tools. Simply, a stunning garden with a high degree of privacy, delightful views and catching a westerly sun from the side throughout the day and early evening.

Located to the front of the property with a pleasant outlook through the Georgian-style sliding sash windows with stone mullions, jambs and heads; and having timber panelled bi-folding shutters and wide window seat below. A cosy and characterful room featuring a stone fireplace with hand-carved timber surround and mantle, feature panel over and incorporating a multi-fuel stove sat on a raised stone hearth. With space either side of the fireplace for a sofa and with three-quarter-height built in cupboard providing deep-shelved storage. With exposed oak beams and recently fitted carpets along with two wall light points and a central heating radiator.

Recently refitted and being an extended room with an open plan archway to a panoramic double glazed window offering a superb outlook onto the magnificent gardens as well as allowing great natural light to flow in. Supplied and fitted by Howdens, a range of shaker-style base and wall units with brushed steel handles, under-pelmet lighting and Corinth worktops over. Having space for a small breakfast table if required and with fitted appliances including a Zanussi fan oven and grill, an Electrolux five ring gas hob with matching canopy-style hood over and a full size integrated dishwasher. With ample baking and food preparation space and incorporating a ceramic sink with mixer lever tap over set below the large window. An attractive room with recessed lighting, quarry tiled floor, coving to the ceiling and multi-glazed doors leading to the dining room and rear hall. The kitchen being split level and partially open to the utility room.

With a range of base and wall units matching to the kitchen, and incorporating space for a semi-integrated washing machine, a tumble dryer and having under-pelmet lighting. There is space for, and the sale includes, an American-style tall fridge freezer. Ceramic floor tiling running through from the kitchen, modern wall mounted radiator and loft hatch giving access to the boiler room.

Approached from a loft hatch with drop down ladder to a small ‘engine room’ incorporating the property’s modern consumer unit along with the condensing combination boiler and unvented hot water tank.

Approached either from the utility room or the dining room. With an attractive Georgian-style multi-paned window having fitted timber shutters, providing an attractive outlook. Currently used as a home office, with some fitted cupboards and space for a desk and office furniture. Recessed lighting and fascinating timber lattice ceiling to part of this room.

Off from the utility room and up a couple of steps to the rear entrance lobby area with stained and leaded panel door, side window and providing a link to the shower room.

A more recently re-fitted cloakroom and shower room incorporating a superb two person Sanisteam steam room and shower enclosure. With modern vanity unit having cupboards and display shelving and incorporating a hand basin with mixer lever tap, mirror over and a dual-flush hidden-cistern w.c. With slate tiling to the floors, high gloss tiling to the walls with attractive listello, heated towel rail, recessed lighting and natural light from a double glazed window with obscure glass.

A magnificent return staircase having balustrade to the top with the full-height arched door and window at the half-landing stage providing a striking original feature. With wide multi-glazed door opening onto the gardens, timber panelled returns and ornate fretwork. Two plaster centre-ceiling roses with period light fittings, ornate cornice and timber panelling, all providing for a magnificent landing area. Having a central heating radiator and returning along the back of the house to the inner landing. A full height door gives access to a large walk-in store.

An open space with room for some furniture if required and having a large built in cupboard providing excellent linen storage as well as the central heating controls. With three steps leading up to a wide multi-glazed Georgian-style door with timber shutters and giving access to the sun balcony which in turn gives access to the splendid elevated summer house.

Approached up a flight of timber stairs from the inner landing to an elevated, timber summer house. In perhaps the most spectacular position in Settle. A timber constructed square room with windows to two elevations, panelling below and having a pitched timber roof. A delightful and quirky room with stunning views of the viaduct and across the town towards Giggleswick Chapel, as well as giving a spectacular elevated view of the gardens. With timber flooring and power outlets.

Settle is a bustling market town in the foothills of the Pennines set amongst some of the most picturesque scenery in North Yorkshire. Situated within Settle is the railway station serving the community with a regular passenger service, as well as a bus service to Skipton from the town centre. There are many local shops including a Booths Supermarket, Co-op, Premium Store, several restaurants and pubs. Settle is also approximately half an hour’s drive from the Lake District, another delightful location with beautiful surroundings. Settle also offers a very vibrant and successful 11-19 Secondary School and Sixth Form Centre which is situated not very far from the town centre along with local sports facilities.

Approached from the front garden area via a stone pathway to a traditional solid timber door, and into an attractive entrance hall with exposed roof timbers, timber panelling, two wall light points, central heating radiator and having recently installed carpet. With a multi-glazed door leading to the rear hall and multi-glazed French doors leading into the living room.

Also off from the entrance hall with a further multi-glazed connecting door leading into the breakfast kitchen. Featuring a wide Georgian-style sliding sash window to the front of the property with a pleasant outlook and with heating radiator below. Ample space for a six or eight seat dining suite along with associated furniture, and having two attractive built in glass-fronted display cupboards with storage below. Having a feature fireplace with carved timber surround and incorporating a coal-effect convector gas fire positioned over a tiled hearth. With three wall light points, coving to the ceiling and further door leading into the study.

A continuation from the entrance hall; a magnificent period hallway with superb feature multi-glazed door with arched and multi-glazed window above and having timber bi-fold shutters, providing a striking feature and allowing great amounts of natural light into this area of the house. With return staircase having stained mahogany spindles and hand rail leading up to the half-landing and first floor landing with timber panelling, attractive period-style wall coverings and also giving access to the cellar.

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18 April 2016


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