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6 bedroom detached house for sale

WEST WINDS, BUCKDEN

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Property Description

Key features

  • SUBSTANTIAL STONE-BUILT PERIOD PROPERTY
  • SIX BEDROOMS
  • AGA AND ATTRACTIVE OPEN FIREPLACES
  • BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND SEVERAL OUTHOUSES
  • WITHIN YORKSHIRE DALES NATIONAL PARK
  • MUCH SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE
  • NEAR VILLAGE AMENITIES
  • CURRENTLY SUCCESSFUL TEAROOM WITH WALKERS LODGE
  • CAN BE USED AS HOUSE WITH NO RESTRICTIONS
  • GOOD BUS LINKS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

West Winds is a characterful and attractive period property combining elements of the 1850s original with 1950s renovations. It is suitable for those keen to maintain its historical character or, alternatively, those looking to invest and modernise to create their dream home.

It is currently run as a successful tearooms business but has additional planning clearance for use as a single dwelling with no restrictions on occupancy.

Buckden is located at the head of Upper Wharfedale and is a small but vibrant village surrounded by stunning scenery. The village has a useful general stores, a recently refurbished pub/restaurant and a very well-used village hall. There is an Offsted Outstanding-rated primary school 4 miles away at Kettlewell, where there are further pubs and a general stores. The nearest secondary school is at Grassington, around 10 miles way. In Skipton, 20 miles away, there are the very well regarded selective Skipton Girls' High School and Ermysted's Grammar School (for boys). There is a community bus to Grassington with further bus links to Skipton and its railway station.

The property is situated in a peaceful position away from the main road and the ground floor currently comprises large dining room/lounge with a working fireplace with carved lintel, an adjoining kitchen with oil-fired Aga (the Aga also provides hot water), a kitchen store/prep room, an additional dry food store, and a sitting room with another attractive open fireplace and a door onto the garden. The first floor is in two parts and reached by two separate staircases. Each currently has three bedrooms and a bathroom.

To the front of the building there is a delightful and tranquil cottage-style garden edged by mature trees and shrubs. To the rear is a walled garden comprising a productive vegetable garden, a greenhouse, a wild flower area, an external food store, a tool shed, an outside toilet and two coal/firewood/general stores.
 

GROUND FLOOR  

ENTRANCE HALL Grand timber entrance door leading into hallway with tiled floor. Staircase leads up to southern end first floor landing and door leads into dining room/lounge. 

DINING ROOM/LOUNGE 20' 0" x 14' 3" (6.1m x 4.34m) with large sliding sash window with wooden shutters overlooking front and rear gardens, feature fireplace with stone surround and exquisite carved wooden lintel. Door leads to dry food storage cupboard with fitted shelving and window onto rear garden.

 

SITTING ROOM 12' 1" x 9' 6" (max) (3.68m x 2.9m) with large sliding sash window with wooden shutters and new glazed timber door leading into front garden. Ornate fireplace with brick surround. Phone point.
 

Open staircase leads up to northern end first floor landing with doors to three bedrooms and bathroom 

KITCHEN 14' 3" x 8' 6" (max) (4.34m x 2.59m) Range of fitted wall and base units with laminate wood effect work tops. Wall tiling above most work surfaces and stainless steel sink with space and plumbing for washing machine. Single wall-mounted wash hand basin. Oil-fired feature AGA which provides hot water and cooking with clothes drier above. Tiled floor. Door to food storage room/prep room with oil-fired central heating and hot water boiler and shelving. Door leads from kitchen to rear yard, garden and rear easy-access gate onto side lane.
 

FIRST FLOOR SOUTHERN END  

BEDROOM ONE 12' 0" x 9' 3" (max)(3.66m x 2.82m) double bedroom with wash hand basin and sliding sash window overlooking front garden and with views of wooded fellside opposite Buckden.
 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 2" (max) x 8' 11" (3.71m x 2.72m) single/small double bedroom with fitted wardrobe and wash hand basin recessed within marble effect work top. Sliding sash window overlooking side garden.
 

BEDROOM THREE 9' 4" (min) x 7' 11" (2.84m x 2.41m) single bedroom with built-in wardrobe and wash hand basin. Sliding sash window overlooking rear garden and with views up towards Buckden Pike.

 

BATHROOM 7' 3" x 4' 4" (2.21m x 1.32m) compact bathroom with roof light and window overlooking side garden, pedestal wash hand basin, small bath and WC. Part tiled walls.
 

FIRST FLOOR NORTHERN END  

BEDROOM ONE 12' 1" x 9' 6" (max) (3.68m x 2.9m) double bedroom with sliding sash window overlooking front garden and with views of wooded fellside opposite Buckden.
 

BEDROOM TWO 12' 0" (max) x 8' 8" (3.66m x 2.64m) single/small double bedroom with sliding sash window overlooking side garden.
 

BEDROOM THREE/OFFICE 9' 4" (min) x 7' 11" (2.84m x 2.41m) single bedroom with cupboard housing hot water tank. Currently used as office with phone and broadband connections. Sliding sash window overlooking rear garden and with views up towards Buckden Pike.

 

BATHROOM 7' 3" x 4' 4" (2.21m x 1.32m) compact bathroom with roof light and window overlooking side garden, pedestal wash hand basin, small bath and WC. Part tiled walls.

 

OUTSIDE Outside and to the rear are a number of out-houses, comprising: cold food store (with power and light), greenhouse, wood store, additional store, tool shed (with light) and outside toilet (with power and light). 

Please note all upstairs rooms have restricted height in places due to roof eaves. Please note all measurements are approximate and made in good faith. Buyers should confirm measurements themselves and satisfy themselves of the accuracy of descriptions.

Further details
Freehold with vacant possession. EPC rated D (93). Mains water (metered) and drainage, mains electricity, superfast broadband, oil-fired central heating.

Directions
On reaching the centre of Buckden on the B6160 from Grassington, turn right up to the front of the Buck Inn, and then take the lane to the right immediately afterwards. West Winds will be found on the right.
 


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