Get brand editions for Harrison Boothman, Skipton

4 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Saltering, Woodside Lane, Cononley, Near Skipton

Sold STC £650,000

Property Description

Key features

  • STUNNING BARN CONVERSION
  • ONLY TWO MILES FROM SKIPTON
  • USEFUL ANNEXE
  • SUPERB RURAL LOCATION
  • IMPRESSIVE OPEN VIEWS
  • GENEROUS PRIVATE DRIVEWAY
  • DETACHED TIMBER CAR PORT
  • BEAUTIFUL GARDENS WITH STREAM AND WATERFALL
  • CHARACTER FEATURES
  • PRESENTED IN IMMACULATE CONDITION

Full description

Enjoying a remarkable degree of privacy and seclusion, this magnificent stone built detached barn conversion enjoys a prestigious and truly idyllic rural location between Skipton and Cononley, standing in land and gardens extending to circa three acres whilst enjoying superb open views over the adjoining fields and countryside.

Conveniently located only circa two miles from the historic market town of Skipton, this imaginatively designed and beautifully presented home includes a generous private driveway, a substantial double timber car port and a useful stone built detached annexe suitable for a variety of uses. There is a good sized croft/field directly alongside together with beautifully kept landscaped gardens providing a truly enchanting feature, incorporating a small stream and waterfall leading down to an imposing tree lined approach.

This outstanding property includes a range of attractive character features; including exposed beams, trusses and stonework whilst offering a spacious and versatile internal layout which could be adapted to suit individual requirements.

The original barn door opening serves as a feature porch and leads into a spacious reception hall with galleried landing. There are two sitting/reception rooms - both having cast iron stove fires, a dining room, a spacious dining kitchen with oil fired Aga, a useful side entrance porch and a ground floor bathroom. To the first floor a landing with exposed beams and trusses leads to a spacious master bedroom with en-suite dressing area. There are three further well planned bedrooms and a separate WC with two piece suite. With some imagination it may be possible to install an en-suite shower room and/or a further house bathroom on the first floor if required. All rooms benefit from delightful open views over the surrounding fields and countryside.

This outstanding stone built character property is situated in a private and secluded rural location, set well away from any neighbouring properties whilst enjoying excellent outdoor space. The property is approached via a private gated driveway leading through a croft/field extending to the front and side. A further gated driveway with impressive mature trees and bridge leads to the main gardens and the property itself. The gardens provide a particularly attractive feature, being predominantly lawned whilst also being partially intersected by a beautiful stream with small waterfall beyond. There is a good sized sheltered patio area directly alongside the house together with a former stone built detached double garage which has been split to create a useful annexe/garden room - suitable for a variety of uses and with a further workshop and garden store/tool shed alongside. The driveway leads to a large level parking/turning area directly in front of an impressive detached oak framed car port with useful integral coal/fuel store adjoining.



Despite being situated in such a delightful rural location, the property is by no means remote, being within walking distance of the main village with its well respected primary school, local pubs, village park and railway station providing direct services to Leeds, Bradford and London Kings Cross. The village enjoying a very active village community, having a regular programme of local events including an annual gala, scarecrow festival, beer festival and duck race.

The village is within comfortable daily commuting distance of the business centres of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire and the popular 'Spa' towns of Ilkley and Harrogate are only a short driving distance away.

The nearby market town of Skipton is known as 'The Gateway to the Dales' and offers extensive shopping and recreational facilities and there is an excellent choice of secondary schooling nearby including Ermysteds Boys Grammar School, Skipton Girls High and South Craven Comprehensive.

Equipped with oil fired central heating, UPVC sealed unit double glazing and a security alarm system this superbly appointed and well equipped detached barn conversion comprises in further detail:

GROUND FLOOR

OPEN PORCH
Set into the original arched stone barn door opening with stone flagged flooring and seating. Multi-paned glazed door with large sealed unit double glazed matching panel alongside leading to:

SPACIOUS RECEPTION HALLWAY
21'11" x 9'2" (both maximum) with superb open tread staircase with spindled balustrade leading up to a galleried landing with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and trusses above. Central heating radiator. Further exposed beams to the hallway ceiling. Wall light point. Multi-paned glazed door leading to the sitting room. Double multi-paned glazed doors leading to the living room.

SITTING ROOM
13'6" x 12'2" (both maximum) with cast iron multi-fuel stove set within a recessed brick surround incorporating tiled hearth. UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows to three sides enjoying views over the garden. Window seating. Central heating radiator. Ceiling coving.

LIVING ROOM
16'2" x 13'10" (both maximum) with exposed beams. Morso cast iron LPG fired stove set within a traditional timber surround incorporating tiled hearth. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window enjoying superb long distance views at the rear towards Embsay Moor. UPVC sealed unit double glazed patio doors leading to the side garden. Two central heating radiators. Recessed ceiling spotlights.

GROUND FLOOR BATHROOM
With traditional white three piece suite comprising low suite WC, pedestal hand wash basin and a panelled bath with chrome mixer shower over. Partial ceramic wall tiling. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Two UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows enjoying views at the rear. Exposed timber floor boards. Central heating radiator. Towel radiator. Vanity shelf with timber panelling underneath.

SPACIOUS DINING KITCHEN
17'5" x 12'9" (both maximum) superbly appointed with a range of traditional hand painted wall and base units in a farmhouse style incorporating solid wood worktop surfaces with complementary tiling above. One and a half bowl ceramic sink and drainer unit. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Oil fired Aga with twin Hotplate and stylish granite worktop surrounds and splash-back together with concealed spotlights over with exposed timber lintel. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Exposed beams. UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows to the front and side commanding superb open views over the gardens and across the valley towards Farnhill moor. Double glazed doors leading to the side entrance porch. Further double glazed doors leading to the:

DINING ROOM
18'9" x 11'9" (both maximum) with UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear and side commanding superb views across the valley. Exposed timber floorboards. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window adjoining the porch. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Two central heating radiator. Ceiling coving. Deep walk-in pantry/store cupboard including fitted lighting.

SIDE ENTRANCE PORCH
8'3" x 7'11" with UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear and side together with a matching entrance door all enjoying superb views over the surrounding fields and countryside. Central heating radiator. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Terracotta tiled flooring. Space for a large American style fridge/freezer. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window adjoining the dining room.



FIRST FLOOR

GALLERIED LANDING
With spindled balustrade. Two exposed trusses (please note these trusses are approximately five feet from the floor level therefore restricting head-height when entering rooms off the landing). Loft hatch.

MASTER BEDROOM
16'6" x 11'9" with exposed beams. Two UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows enjoying superb views across the valley. Central heating radiator. Built-in wardrobe with hanging rails, fitted lighting and a central heating radiator together with doors leading into a useful loft storage void. Opening from the bedroom leading to a useful en-suite dressing area with hand wash basin set on a vanity cupboard, exposed beams, UPVC sealed unit double glazed window enjoying superb views, central heating radiator, recessed ceiling spotlights and fitted shelving.

BEDROOM TWO
16'11" x 8'11" (restricted head-height into eaves) with exposed beams. Two UPVC sealed unit double glazed windows over looking the garden/stream. Central heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE
13' x 11'8" with superb vaulted ceiling incorporating exposed beams and feature spotlighting. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window overlooking the garden/stream with window seat below and exposed timber lintel above. Feature book shelf. Two central heating radiators.

BEDROOM FOUR
12'3" x 7'10" with exposed beams and trusses. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window commanding superb long distance views over the fields and countryside at the rear and towards Embsay Moor. Window seating. Central heating radiator.

SEPARATE WC
With two piece white suite comprising low suite WC together with a pedestal hand wash basin. Exposed beams and trusses. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window commanding superb long distance views at the rear over the surrounding fields and countryside and towards Embsay Moor. Central heating radiator.

DETACHED STONE BUILT ANNEXE (FORMER DOUBLE GARAGE)
Suitable for a variety of uses having been split to provide three rooms whilst offering potential for further development to suit requirements. Currently comprising:

GARDEN ROOM
17'2" x 8'9" with two sealed unit double glazed windows overlooking the garden. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Power and lighting. Carpeted and decorated. Timber entrance door. Telephone point.

WORKSHOP AREA
9'6" x 7'10" with twin glazed doors to the front. Recessed ceiling spotlights. Power and lighting. Loft hatch. Multi-paned glazed door leading to an adjoining:

GARDEN STORE/TOOL SHED
7'9" x 7'6" with sealed unit double glazed window. Light and power. Fitted worktops.

OUTSIDE
The property is approached via a shared driveway leading down from Woodside Lane serving several neighbouring properties. A private gated driveway and cattle grid lead off from the shared driveway into a croft/field extending to the front and side, with the whole plot including gardens believed to be in the region of three acres. Please note the croft/field is intersected by a public footpath.

From the driveway crossing the croft a further gated driveway with cattle grid and bridge cross a stream and lead to the main house and gardens with attractive tree lined entrance/approach. The driveway leads to a good sized level parking/turning area in front of a:

IMPRESSIVE DETACHED TIMBER CAR PORT
19'3" wide x 15'10" deep plus adjoining:



COAL/FUEL STORE
10'7" x 5'2"

The property is surrounded by attractive garden areas being predominantly lawned whilst also including a stone paved patio area adjoining the house. The gardens benefit from an excellent degree of privacy and also include a small stream with waterfall above. There are bridges crossing the stream. Concealed oil tank. Concealed calor gas bottle store. External cold water tap.

TENURE
The property is Freehold.

DIRECTIONS
From Skipton head towards Carleton and Cononley, taking the left turn towards Cononley after crossing the river bridge. Continue along for approx. one mile onto Woodside Lane and, after passing the turning right for Lotherdale, continue straight ahead and the road then drops downhill passing a bed and breakfast on the right. The road then takes a left hand bend and continues steeply downhill with a sharp right hand bend at the bottom. Immediately after this right hand bend turn left into the first driveway signposted 'The Old Barn'. Continue along this shared lane and keep to the left when this lane splits. Continue straight ahead to find the private gated entrance to Saltering. When visiting the property for viewings, it may be necessary to open/close gates where required. Please ensure that any closed gates are left closed, as livestock may be in the croft/field.

SERVICES Mains electricity is installed. Main gas is not available. The central heating and Aga are oil fired. The cast iron stove in the living room is LPG fired. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Water is supplied via a shared bore hole. Further details on request.

Please note we have not been able to test the equipment or installations in this property and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check any appliances before entering into any commitment.

VIEWING Strictly by arrangement with HARRISON BOOTHMAN

Tel: Skipton 799993

Any floor plans are provided for informational and illustrative purposes only. Although we endeavour to provide truthful representation, we do not in any way warrant the accuracy of the floor plan information and the floor plan layout and measurements may contain errors and omissions. We are not liable for and do not accept any liability relating to any loss or damage suffered as a direct or indirect result of use of any information on the floor plan.

These particulars were prepared from observation together with information supplied by the Vendor. We have not carried out a detailed professional survey.

Ref: SBS150518

If you are thinking of selling your property HARRISON BOOTHMAN will be pleased to provide a FREE VALUATION for sale purposes.


These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract of sale.
Any prospective purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection of the property.


Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
22 May 2018

Nearest stations

  • Cononley (1.0 mi)
  • Skipton (2.0 mi)
  • Steeton & Silsden (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

Nearest schools

Use the school checker

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harrison Boothman, Skipton

1 Unicorn House Keighley Road, Skipton, BD23 2LP

01756 535010 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.

Floorplans


To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harrison Boothman, Skipton

1 Unicorn House Keighley Road, Skipton, BD23 2LP

01756 535010 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.

Map & Street View

Nearest stations

  • Cononley (1.0 mi)
  • Skipton (2.0 mi)
  • Steeton & Silsden (3.8 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harrison Boothman, Skipton

1 Unicorn House Keighley Road, Skipton, BD23 2LP

01756 535010 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.

Disclaimer - Property reference 4036913534112041. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Harrison Boothman, Skipton. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* Average speeds are based on the download speeds of at least 50% of customers at peak time (8pm to 10pm) from packages available on comparethemarket.com. Speed can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. You can check the estimated speed to your property prior to purchasing. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. Providers may increase charges. You should have the right to exit your contract without penalty if this happens. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.