5 bedroom detached house for sale

Knotts Lane,Tosside, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23

Guide Price £695,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Hamlet location
  • Close to walking routes and bridle paths
  • Pretty surroundings
  • Spacious family home
  • Land of about 13 acres
  • EPC Rating = E

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A five bedroom farmhouse offering huge potential with outbuildings and land of around 13 acres.

Location

Gills House is situated in a stunning and rural position in the heart of the Forest of Bowland, an Area of Outstanding National Beauty. The property is surrounded by open countryside and is perfect for exploring both the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Gills House is located a fifteen minute drive from the market town of Settle which is home to a number of amenities including a Booths Supermarket, doctors’ surgery, leisure centre, fuel station, post office and a range of restaurants, bars and cafes. Settle is a historic town dating back to the 7th century and is home to a bustling tourism industry. The town has its own railway station which provides links to Leeds, Carlisle and Morecambe .

It is also located 29 miles from Leeds Bradford Airport. The main road running through Settle is the A65 and provides excellent road links to Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton, Leeds and Kendal. There is a weekly market held in the town centre and it is home to Settle Primary School and Settle College, with the renowned Giggleswick School to the west of the town. The property is located about an hour from Lancaster and the M6 motorway, which provides links to Carlisle, the Lake District, Preston and Manchester. The M65 and M66 also provides links to Manchester at under two hours away.

Settle; 9 miles, Clitheroe; 12 miles, Skipton; 17 miles, Lancaster; 26 miles, Manchester; 42 miles, Leeds; 44 miles

Description

Built in 1900 Gills House offers a wealth of accommodation over three floors. A five bedroom detached farmhouse offering huge potential.

The property is perfectly located for exploring both the Forest of Bowland an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The village of Tosside is around 2 miles away and has a tea shop, church, village hall and local public house.

On entering the property the welcoming stone porch leads on to the entrance hallway with stone flagged floor, through to the dining kitchen with a range of base and wall units, kitchen island, oil fired AGA oven and integrated appliances one would expect from a kitchen of this standard. A useful utility room provides further storage and worktop space along with access to the patio area to the rear of the property.

From the hallway leads to an impressive dining room and sitting room both with feature stone fireplaces and original oak beams. The dining room benefits from patio doors out to the gardens ideal for outdoor entertaining. Further along the hallway an office, a downstairs cloakroom and what was originally the kitchen and pantry of the farmhouse, currently used as a playroom with access doors to the driveway to the front and gardens to the rear.

On the first floor are two large bedrooms one with en suite and exposed stone fireplace, family bathroom with roll top bath and an exceptional master bedroom with sloping roof windows, oak flooring and en suite.

To the second floor two further bedrooms, one of which currently being used as a media room, with exposed beams and under eaves storage cupboards.

External

Laid to lawn gardens to the front and rear of the property with both flagged and gravel patio areas all around the house. A natural stream runs under a bridge to the side of the property. Timber stable block with power and shared bore hole water supply, subject to relevant planning permission this are could be converted to secondary accommodation. There is also a large modern portal frame agricultural building.

Square Footage: 3,322 sq ft
Acreage: 13.31 Acres

Directions

From Clitheroe proceed along the A59 in the direction of Skipton, for approx 5 miles and turn left, continue following the directions for Bolton-by-Bowland. Turn left onto Settle Road, (Forest becks Brow) and travel along here for 3 miles, then turn left where signposted for Tosside. Travel along this road for 1.7 miles and turn left onto Knotts Lane, travelling along Knotts Lane for approx 500 yards where the property is found down a tarmac/concrete driveway to the right.

Additional Info

Situated around 9 miles from the market town of Settle which is home to a number of amenities including a Booths Supermarket, doctors’ surgery, leisure centre, fuel station, post office and a range of restaurants, bars and cafes. A historic town dating back to the 7th century and home to a bustling tourism industry.
The town has a weekly market held in the town centre and
the railway station provides links to Leeds and Carlisle. The A65 provides excellent road links to Kirkby Lonsdale, Skipton, Leeds and Kendal. Alsohome to Settle Primary School and Settle College, with the renowned Giggleswick School to the west of the town.

The property also has easy access to the historic market town of Clitheroe, where all local amenities can be found, with a train station providing direct access to Manchester and located in the catchment are for excellent schools in the area including Bowland High School and Clitheroe Royal Grammar School.


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Added on Rightmove:
15 August 2017

Nearest stations

  • Long Preston (4.5 mi)
  • Hellifield (5.3 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Long Preston (4.5 mi)
  • Hellifield (5.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Savills, Clitheroe

5 Church Street Clitheroe BB7 2DD

01200 319085 Local call rate

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