4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Raikes Avenue, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23

Sold STC £449,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Popular location
  • Close to Skipton town centre
  • Retains original period features

Full description

THE AREA
Located to the north east of Skipton town centre on the prestigious Raikes Avenue, this large family home is only a short walk to the town's amenities. Known as "The Gateway to the Dales", the historic market town of Skipton provides extensive shopping and recreational facilities together with excellent primary and secondary schooling.

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, Bradford & Lancaster/Carlisle and a daily service direct to London Kings Cross. The major towns of East Lancashire and West Yorkshire are all within easy commutable distance.

DESCRIPTION
Enjoying a superb location on Raikes Avenue, this substantial Edwardian bay fronted stone semi detached home is situated in a small row of houses providing four bedroomed family accommodation and retains many of its original period features.

Described briefly the property comprises over two floors a large open entrance hall with feature fireplace and stained glass window, large bay fronted living room, bay fronted dining room with full wall panelling, kitchen with separate pantry and downstairs WC to the ground floor, stairs to the first floor with three large double bedrooms and further single bedroom with family shower room.

ENTRANCE HALL
12' 0" x 13' 5" (3.68m x 4.10m) Accessed via a substantial timber oak panelled door with feature stained glass window over into a spacious entrance hallway with feature stained glass leaded window, original feature painted fireplace, original cornicing and plate rail. Having open spindled stairway to the first floor and doors to living room, dining room and kitchen.

LIVING ROOM
13' 1" x 12' 10" (3.99m x 3.93m) Well proportioned living room with original single glazed bay window with leaded and stained glass upper panels overlooking the front garden and further side panel window. Ornate fireplace with marble hearth and insert with painted white timber surround enclosing gas living flame fire.

DINING ROOM
13' 9" x 12' 11" (4.21m x 3.96m) Large dining room with a lovely bay window with stained and leaded upper panels overlooking the rear garden, full wall panelling with built in dresser unit with cupboards beneath . Open fireplace with ornate tiled back and tiled hearth.

KITCHEN
10' 10" x 9' 5" (3.31m x 2.88m) Comprising a base unit with inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap, gas fire with tiled back and hearth, and full height built in cupboard and gas point for cooker. Wall mounted glow worm gas boiler. Doors to leads to the rear porch and another door leads to the utility room and pantry comprising a stone worksurface with tiling over and understairs storage area but with the potential to be incorporated into the kitchen area with some reconfiguration.

REAR LOBBY
Having original Edwardian tiled floor and part glazed door to the rear garden. Further door through to cloak room and sliding door to the downstairs WC.

WC
With white WC with extractor fan.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING
Open staircase from the entrance hall leads to a half landing with large window and door leading to shower room, with further stairs leading up to the main landing, with doors leading to all the first floor bedrooms.

BEDROOM ONE
13' 10" x 12' 11" (4.23m x 3.95m) A large double bedroom with window overlooking the rear garden, picture rail and original painted feature fireplace.

BEDROOM TWO
13' 2" x 12' 11" (4.02m x 3.95m) Another large double bedroom to the front of the house with windows front and side providing lovely long distance views overlooking the fields nearby. Original metal fireplace and picture rail.

BEDROOM THREE
11' 11" x 9' 5" (3.65m x 2.89m) A further double bedroom with window overlooking the rear garden and picture rail.

BEDROOM FOUR
12' 0" x 6' 1" (3.67m x 1.86m) A good sized single bedroom at the front of the house with loft access hatch.

SHOWER ROOM
4' 3" x 9' 10" (1.31m x 3.00m) A wet room with white hand wash basin, shower area with Mira advance electric shower and blue WC with single flush. Extractor fan. Cupboard housing the electric cylinder and water tank.

OUTSIDE
Accessed via a gate on Raikes Avenue, a path leads to the front door with well stocked borders and lawned area providing a private front garden. The rear south facing garden features a timber shed and well stocked borders with plenty of space and potential for off street parking or even a garage.

AGENTS 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.

SERVICES
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.

VIEWING
Strictly by appointment through the agents Carling Jones - contact Mark Carling or Declan Bullock at the Skipton Office 01756 799163.


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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
15 September 2018

Nearest stations

  • Skipton (0.5 mi)
  • Cononley (3.4 mi)
  • Gargrave (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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68 High Street, Skipton, BD23 1JJ

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01756 535013 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Skipton (0.5 mi)
  • Cononley (3.4 mi)
  • Gargrave (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Carling Jones, Skipton

68 High Street, Skipton, BD23 1JJ

01756 535013 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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