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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Bell Busk, Skipton, BD23

Guide Price £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Substantial detached property
  • Formerly the Bell Busk Train Station
  • Four Double Bedrooms
  • Of Historical interest
  • Recently updated with high quality fixtures and fittings
  • Beautiful large gardens
  • Ample parking

Full description

Formerly the old Bell Busk railway station, this substantial detached property has been sympathetically and attractively converted into a unique family home. Situated in the semi-rural Hamlet of Bell Busk, set in good sized gardens with abundant parking and far reaching views. Viewing is highly recommended.

A stunning detached residence of significant historical interest, being the former Bell Busk Railway Station, operational until 1959. Having since been used as a bed and breakfast, and providing flexible living accommodation across two floors, the property is in our opinion well presented, with high quality fixtures and fittings throughout, and has been much improved by the present owners. The property has been sympathetically restored and updated, retaining may original features including, exposed stone work and fireplace.

On entering the property a vestibule leading to a large open plan living area, having Amtico flooring throughout and featuring a central, exposed stone, open fire place with an ethanol eco burner. this space is split into three defined areas, being a good sized dining area, with windows looking onto the railway line and feature panelled walls, a snug and a sitting area. This space provides access to both the kitchen and lounge, as well as having access to a useful under stairs storage cupboard, ground floor w.c and an open oak staircase leading to the first floor. Also accessed via the entrance vestibule, is the study / office which could have a multitude of uses including a further sitting room. There is an exposed chimney breast with a cast iron, log burning fire. The main lounge is a very large room, having vaulted ceilings and a stone fire place with a log burning fire. Patio doors lead to the side elevation with two double glazed windows, providing abundant natural lighting. The kitchen is a spacious room, fitted with a good range of wall and base units with a central island, with an induction hob and a recirculating fan over. There are integral units including a fridge freezer, additional fridge, and dishwasher, two electric ovens and a microwave. The kitchen has tiled flooring, concealed power points, and ceiling spotlights, as well as access to a useful utility cupboard with plumbing for a washing machine and condensing dryer. There is space for a dining table, and patio doors leading to the garden. Accessed via the kitchen is bedroom four, which could be used as further living accommodation, which gives access to the upvc conservatory. There is a large en-suite bathroom which is fitted with a contemporary bathroom suite of the highest quality, being partially tiled with tiled flooring. There is a freestanding bath with with shower mixer taps, a walk in double shower cubical, having feature tiles, a low flush w.c and a wash hand basin. There is a large walk in wardrobe, having fitted hanging rails.

The oak staircase leads to the first floor landing which is a spacious, bright area which provides access to all first floor rooms. There are three large double rooms. The master bedroom has vaulted ceilings, built in storage cupboards and views to the front over the surrounding countryside. There is a large en-suite bathroom is fitted with a four piece suite comprising of a claw foot free standing bath, walk in double shower cubical, w.c and wash basin. There are two further double rooms, both of which are spacious with views and are fitted with luxury en-suite bathrooms.

Externally the property stands in good sized gardens with ample off road parking to the front elevation. To the rear is a pebbled sitting area with a fire pit, and a useful storage shed and wood store. To the front and side elevations, the garden are mainly lawned, with sitting areas and a paved patio. The property is approached via a private driveway, set someway off the main road giving privacy and unrivalled views to over Haw Crag and the dale beyond.

Bell Busk is a small community nestling on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, amidst stunning countryside. It is approximately a mile from the Skipton to Settle Road. Some three miles from Gargrave village which offers a wide range of local facilities and amenities and approximately seven miles from the historic market town of Skipton. An accessible location within commuting distance of many North, West Yorkshire and East Lancashire business centres and is also ideal for exploring and enjoying the Dales countryside.

Further detailed information on the history of this property can be made available and viewing is essential to appreciate this unique property.

From the Skipton direction follow the signs for Gargrave. Continue though Gargrave and stay on the main road which will then bring you into Coniston Cold. From Coniston Cold turn right to Bell Busk and continue for 1 mile until a fork in the road. Take the left fork and continue for a quarter of a mile to Bell Busk village. proceed through the village of Bell Busk where the driveway leading to the property will be found on your left hand side, identified by a sale board.


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Added on Rightmove:
06 September 2018

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