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2 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Raikes Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23

Sold STC £320,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Located in the popular and desirable Raikes area of Skipton
  • Spacious bungalow
  • Two double bedrooms with fitted units
  • Large sliding patio doors from living room onto south facing patio
  • Private location set back from the road
  • Good size easily managed gardens
  • Driveway and single garage with additional parking
  • Offering fantastic views over Skipton to the hills beyond
  • Ideal for down sizing
  • No onward chain

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Area
The historic town of Skipton provides comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities together with excellent primary and secondary schooling, including two grammar schools which are consistently in the top three positions in the North Yorkshire performance league tables. Within 10 minutes drive of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the town is close to the popular holiday destinations of Malham, Grassington and Bolton Abbey.

The town's railway station has regular services to Leeds and Bradford and a daily service direct to London. The major towns of East Lancashire and West Yorkshire are all within easy commutable distance.


A well-proportioned two bedroom bungalow set back from the main road in the desirable Raikes area of Skipton. Surrounded by easily maintained gardens, this property benefits from large driveway providing parking outside the adjoining single garage with shelving, light and power.

In brief, the property comprises large living/dining room with large French doors leading out to the patio and garden, light and airy kitchen and two large double bedrooms. This property provides long distance views and would benefit from minor modernisation.

In more detail the property comprises:

Entrance Lobby

Entrance through uPVC front entrance door with double glazed glass panels. Door leading into the adjoining garage and rear lobby and out to the gardens. Timber glazed screen and secure door leading to;

Entrance Hallway

Light and airy spacious hallway with deep traditional airing cupboard with central heating controls, central heating radiator and built-in wardrobes.


9'10" x 7'5" with pine faced wall and base units with complimentary work tops and tiled splashback. uPVC double glazed windows to two elevations, vinyl tile effect floor covering, central heating radiator. Space for slot-in cooker. Inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixertap over. 4 ceiling recessed spotlights and pelmet lighting. Space from fridge and space and plumbing for washing machine.


15'2" (max) x 17'1" half glass door leading from hallway into the light and open south facing room. Large sliding patio doors, uPVC framed double glazed windows to two elevations. Ceiling coving, three wall lights, traditional stone fireplace with coal effect gas fire.

Master Bedroom

12'7" x 11'10" large double bedroom with two quality built-in wardrobes, large uPVC framed double glazed windows overlooking the patio and garden offering fantastic long distance views over Skipton moor and the old roman road. Central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two

10'9" x 9'11" Another double bedroom with small built-in wardrobe, large uPVC framed double glazed window making the room light and airy, overlooking the side garden. Central heating radiator.


Good sized room with coloured three piece suite comprising corner bath with mixer taps and pop up waste with electric 'Dolphin' shower over with shower curtain, pedestal wash hand basin with mixer taps and pop up waste, low level close coupled WC. Tiled splashback to shower area, large frosted uPVC framed double glazed window.

Rear Lobby

Providing access to the gardens with water supply and drains. Double glazed rear screen and rear entrance door.

Adjoining Garage

Brick built good sized single garage with hard wood up and over door with paved flooring, strip light and power sockets. Large rear uPVC framed double glazed window letting in natural light. Storage shelves and secure pine door giving access from lobby.


To the front of the property there is a large part paved, part pebbled patio for ease of maintenance.

Slightly raised garden area to the side of the garage with mature trees, plants and shrubs. Small timber garden storage shed with side windows. There is a further garden area below the patio.

Sat Nav Reference - BD23 1LS


Strictly by appointment through the agents CARLING JONES - contact Lizzie Mason on 01756 799163 or

EPC - awaiting report


We have not been able to test the equipment, services or installations in the property (including heating and hot water systems) and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check the relevant installations before entering into any commitment.

Are you Considering selling Your House?

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Agent's Note & Disclaimer

These details do not form part of an offer or contract. They are intended to give a fair description of the property, but neither the vendor nor Carling Jones accept responsibility for any errors it may contain. Purchasers or prospective tenants should satisfy themselves by inspecting the property. We have not been able to test the equipment, services or installations in the property (including heating and hot water systems) and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check the relevant installations before entering into any commitment.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 November 2016

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