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2 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Ivyhurst Cottage, West Marton

Sold STC £210,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Superbly presented 7 year old cottage style home
  • Delightful rural location
  • Landscaped gardens
  • Tranquil & with 'village green'
  • Ideal holiday home or holiday Let
  • ECO friendly heating and sewerage
  • Mortgage advice available

Full description

A superbly appointed and maintained stone built, semi-detached, cottage-style property with easily managed gardens and off street parking. Currently used as a second / holiday home and ideal as such, but also a modern and easily maintained, eco-friendly main home with easy access to the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. Being on the cusp of the National Park it is great for walking, cycling and horse riding. Being stone faced with renders to the gable and the rear and set under a slate roof. Dairy Meadows was constructed approximately six years ago and represents an eco homes with communal biomass boiler and reed bed sewerage treatment plant. In brief there is a modern shaker style open-plan kitchen with dining area leading to the living room space with doors and windows on to the stone flagged rear gardens and communal lawns. With entrance hall, cloakroom and stairs leading to the first floor where there are two bedrooms, one with fitted wardrobes and a house bathroom. To the front of the property there is an attractive cottage garden catching the afternoon and evening sun, enclosed with a picket fence. Across the access road, there is a dedicated parking space with further visitor parking available.

A traditional shaker style kitchen finished in soft cream with brushed stainless steel handles with wood effect quality laminate worktops over. A range of base and wall units offer good storage and also incorporate a washer / dryer, full sized dishwasher and pan drawers along with space for a fridge-freezer (included in the sale). Cooking facilities come from an under-mounted stainless steel fan oven and grill with four ring hob over having contemporary glass and brushed stainless steel canopy hood with built-in extractor. The floor is tiled to the kitchen area and there is a pleasant outlook from a mullioned and double glazed window to the front of the property with a one and a half bowl sink sat below. Two multi-point adjustable spotlights provide lighting and there is a double panel heating radiator shared with the dining space.

West Marton is a thriving village in a beautiful rural environment. The village is also situated on the A59 Skipton to Clitheroe road with easy access to the motorway network and many West Yorkshire and East Lancashire business centres within reasonable commuting distance. There is also a bus which takes the village children to school in Skipton every day. The market town of Skipton renowned as the 'Gateway to the Dales' is within some 6 miles and offers a wide range of shops and other amenities. It also has highly regarded grammar and high schools, whilst its railway station has services to Leeds, Bradford and London.

Approached from the stone flagged front garden area in to an attractive entrance hall with tiled floor, through a panelled and glazed door giving natural light to this area. With intruder alarm system, central heating radiator, space for hanging outdoor coats and storing boots and shoes.

A modern cloakroom with a full pedestal basin with lever tap, hidden cistern WC and with natural light from a small double glazed window to the gable. Having central heating radiator, extractor fan, centre light point, tiled floor and electrical consumer unit.


All of the furniture at the property is available by separate negotiation, should the new owners require. Once an offer from the property has been received a guide price will be given for the furniture as a whole. This will include the two sofas and living / dining room furniture, including the table and chairs, the beds and linen and some of the paintings. The free standing fridge / freezer is included in the sale.

To the front of the property there is a stone flagged fore-garden enclosed by picket style fencing. Across the access road there is a gravelled parking place for one vehicle with further visitor parking a little further up the road. To the rear of the property, and approached either through the house or up the shared passageway between the neighbouring property there is a stone flagged garden, again with picket style fencing and access gate providing a perfect place to enjoy bbqs and al fresco dining whilst catching the westerly afternoon and evening sun. With ample space for an outside dining suite, pots and plants and looking on to the communal gardens which provide for a further place to play and relax.

The property is connected to mains water and electric. The drainage runs across the development down to a natural reed bed filtration plant for the sewerage. Heating is provided by a communal biomass / wood chip boiler which distributes heat to each property via a heat exchange system.

£15 a month is payable for the upkeep of the village green and parking areas.

To the dining area, there is space for a four to six person dining suite and furniture having a contemporary centre light point.

The living space provides ample room for a couple of sofas and chairs and a large television. With double panel heating radiator, a panelled and double glazed door with double glazed windows to either side, providing great natural light and a pleasant outlook, as well as access on to the rear stone flagged gardens and lawned communal gardens. There is a three quarter height door under the stairs giving good storage and a further contemporary centre light point.

Approached from a flight of stairs out of the entrance hall with a short return on to the landing at the top with return balustrade and drop down loft hatch with ladder giving access to the roof space.

Set at the rear of the property, a large double bedroom with ample space for a double or king-size bed and side tables as well as free-standing furniture but with a range of high quality, made to measure wardrobes across the length of one wall providing wardrobe and storage space. A large mullioned and double glazed window provides good natural light to this main bedroom with an attractive outlook over the gardens and on to neighbouring properties. With centre light point and heating radiator.

A further double bedroom, this time set to the front of the property, with a double glazed and mullioned window looking out over the front gardens across neighbouring properties on to the Moors beyond. With ample space for a double bed and furniture, with a centre light point and heating radiator.

A modern and high quality bathroom including a panelled bath with thermostatic shower unit and over bath screen. A vanity unit houses the hidden cistern, dual flush, WC and a contemporary wash basin with lever taps. Natural light from a double glazed window with autumn leaf glass, heating radiator, centre light point, shaver point, extractor fan and being fully tiled to the floor and with full height tiling to the bath and shower area, reducing to half tiling for the remainder. There is a large airing cupboard in the over stairs bulkhead, with linen shelving and also housing the property's central heating controls.

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06 April 2018


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