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2 bedroom cottage for sale

Starkey Lane, Farnhill, West Yorkshire, BD20

Sold STC £162,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Quaint and quirky two bedroom cottage
  • Delightful rear patio area with fantastic views
  • Character and original features throughout
  • Stunning Esse multi-fuel wood burning stove
  • Two reception Rooms

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Area

The desirable and pretty village of Farnhill with the Leeds Liverpool canal running through. Farnhill & Kildwick village offers a good range of local amenities including a Medieval Church, well respected primary school, park, local pub and vibrant village Hall. There is also a regular Bus service through the village from Skipton to Keighley.

Being so close to the town of Skipton, only four miles distant, the property is within comfortable travelling distance of major road networks of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire and their business centres.

The historic market town of Skipton famous for its four days a week open street market and one of the best kept roofed castles in the north of England provides comprehensive shopping and leisure facilities and is only a short drive from the Yorkshire Dales National Park, the town is also close to the popular holiday destinations of Grassington, Malham, and Bolton Abbey.

The local railway station is Skipton or Steeton, that have regular services to Leeds, Bradford and Lancaster and even a direct daily train to London.


Starkey Lane is set just off the main road through the village in a very quiet location on the South side of the Aire Valley. The building is constructed of local stone and painted white and boasts character features alongside contemporary finishing’s. This charming cottage benefits from gas central heating throughout and Accoya factory painted double glazed timber windows with 50 year guarantee fitted in 2014/15.


Sitting Room

15’7" x 13’4" with timber framed double glazed windows set within centre stone Mullion and louver shutters with quaint window seat below. Esse multi-fuel wood burning stove set within stone surround with Yorkshire stone hearth. Engineered oak flooring and boarded ceiling. Exposed painted stone recess with arch over to the side of the fireplace with joiner made painted built in storage cupboards below.

Door leading to kitchen and diner.


15’8" (max) x 8’2" With timber framed double glazed window with louver shutters. Feature exposed brick, deep under stair storage cupboard with painted pine door and built in cabinet.


13’9" x 7’2" with a range of duck egg blue stylish kitchen wall and base units with solid timber worktops over. Inset ceramic bowl and a half sink with drainer unit and mono block mixer tap over. Built in stainless steel fronted Neff double oven with five ring gas hob over and matching extractor hood. Integrated Neff dishwasher and integrated fridge and freezer. Wall mounted gas combi-boiler. Slate flooring, timber framed double glazed windows and part multi-paned stable style door leading to:

Rear Porch

With space and plumbing for washing machine and stable style rear entrance door.

Stone stairs leading to first floor.



With access to both bedrooms and house bathroom, solid oak flooring. Access to loft space via integral loft ladder.

Bedroom One

15’6" x 10’4" good sized double bedroom with timber framed double glazed window within stone Mullion and louver shutters and additional matching window to the rear. Solid oak flooring and feature exposed timber ceiling beams.

Bedroom Two

10’6" x 7’5" single bedroom with timber framed double glazed windows with louver shutters and solid oak flooring.

House Bathroom

Stylish three piece bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with shower over with rainfall head, wash hand basin set within limestone work tops with storage below and low level EC. Tiled flooring with under floor heating, tiled splash back to bath and timber framed double glazed frosted window. Exposed timber ceiling beam and chrome heated towel ladder.


To the rear of the property there is a delightful split level patio area boasting long distance views across the Aire Valley with flower beds and mature bushes.

Directions - Sat Nav: reference BD20 9AW

Council Tax - Band C

EPC Rating – D (56)


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.


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

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:
30 September 2016

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