Kettlewell, Skipton BD23

£725,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
The don't come any better than this ! This superbly spacious and appointment former farmhouse and barn has been extensively refurbished and converted (Brewster & Sons) by the current owners. Laid out in a traditional 'Long House' style and with a delightful outlook over generous sized South facing gardens onto Kettlewell Beck. Boasting a dining kitchen, living room, formal dining room and into the more recently converted barn. A large open plan sitting room / with feature oak staircase rising to the four double bedrooms, two of which are en-suite.

An absolutely stunning property and if Kettlewell and the Yorkshire Dales is where you want to be then you need look no further than Sunters Garth.

The accommodation in brief:- To the upper floor an entrance lobby with space for coats and boots and with a cloakroom off incorporating a modern suite and space for a washing machine. This was formerly a shower room. An oak balustrade staircase gives access down to the reception rooms and kitchen and the landing gives access to all four bedrooms and with a further staircase at the far end dropping down in to the open plan barn conversion.

There are four double bedrooms on the first floor featuring cast iron and stone fireplaces and all having delightful views across the properties substantial gardens and the village. At the half way point of the landing there is a study area with windows looking out onto the back lane, and the middle bedroom having exposed floor boarding and beams. The master bedroom is in the newly converted barn area has an exposed king truss, windows looking onto the gardens, built-in wardrobes and a high quality period style bathroom suite with a claw foot free standing bath, Savoy pedestal basin, WC and with the added advantage of a separate shower enclosure.

To the lower ground floor a second cloakroom with period style WC and wash basin also offers further boot and coat storage. The re-fitted dining-kitchen features bespoke oak base and wall units in a farmhouse style with deep pan drawers, wine rack and with integrated appliances to include a fridge and full size dishwasher. A large double Belfast style sink set into granite worktops below a large double mullioned window with a pleasant outlook onto the gardens. The central feature to this room is the twin oven twin hot plate electric aga providing cooking facilities and back ground heating, and with wide-board oak flooring, recessed lighting and exposed ceiling timbers.

Off from the kitchen there is a store room housing the oil fire boiler, with original stone keeping shelves and space for fridge freezers, and a full height door gives access to an under-stairs pantry cupboard. Aside from the kitchen there are three attractive reception rooms: - a living room with superb recessed exposed stone fire place incorporating an open dog grate with canopy hood and with ample space for a couple of sofas and chairs. Windows and a door opening onto the front garden, and with recessed lighting, oak beams and with braced and ledged doors leading into the dining room. Ample space in here for a ten person dining suite, and with wide oak board flooring. Mullioned windows looking out to the gardens and with built-in cupboards and bookshelves. Now entering the spacious former barn with a further impressive fireplace incorporating a wood-burning stove and a large open plan sitting room partially divided by a bespoke oak staircase leading up to a galleried landing and the master bedroom.

Outside:- To the rear there is an enclosed courtyard style garden and parking for two vehicles in addition to on-street-parking, and a short flight of steps leading up to the rear door. To the front of the property a superb South facing garden of excellent proportions and laid mainly to lawn, with mature trees and shrubs and with a raised lawned terrace and pathway running across the front of the property. At the bottom of the garden there Kettlewell Beck making for a delightful water feature and in the back ground the church of St Mary's Church. The gardens are accessed down both sides of the house and there is substantial workshop/outhouse with further space for freezers and with original stone keeping shelves, offering a great place for hobbies and storing garden equipment. A short flight of steps lead down to a raised bbq and alfresco dining area. There is a timber garden shed and the oil tank is 'hidden' behind a log store.

The charm of Kettlewell and its limestone terraces, with their fringes of hazel and rowan coppices give to the district a characteristic beauty. Situated at the junction of the main valley of the Wharfe valley, which descend from the Coverhead Pass, Kettlewell is the converging point of many contour lines, With excellent local schools rated outstanding by ofsted along with local transport links. 3 Public Houses and Cafes serve locals and tourists with food & drink along with a bed for the night if required. Just 20 minutes or so finds you approaching the busy market town of Skipton with direct trains to London and the rest of the UK via Leeds. With 2 of the best Grammar Schools in the country along with excellent shopping, dining, cinema, ten pin bowling and much more; Skipton has it all.

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