5 bedroom detached house for sale

Off Main Street, Hellifield, Skipton, BD23 4HX

Sold Subject to contract £479,950
  • Bedrooms: 5
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A unique and versatile detached period home constructed in 1935. This is the first time this property has ever been on the market. Representing exceptional value for money at over 2900 sq ft including the new extension and annex. Perhaps ideal as a B & B or guest house.


Constructed in 1934 this exemplary detached villa is a superbly appointed and extended victorian villa retaining many of the original features that now offer a mix of contemporary and period styles and featuring a superb and spacious open plan living dining kitchen area to include a large extension. At over 2900sq ft the property offers true family sized living space with a room for every body and with the extension offering independent living space for a dependant relative. Being predominantly double glazed and with feature splayed bay windows, tall decorative ceilings, fireplaces, excellent size reception and bedrooms and with ample gardens and a double garage.
An entrance vestibule with fitted cupboards leads to the superbly appointed open plan living dining kitchen, with a range of shaker style solid wood base and wall units with solid oak work tops over and incorporating a wine fridge, range cooker with extractor hood and a large centre island including an integrated dishwasher and adjacent is a tall build-in larder cupboard. A twin bowel under-mounted sink sits in the centre island. The kitchen area being open plan to a spacious living room and dining room/snug. Fitted with period lighting and the original servants call system and with a breakfast bar area proving seating for four persons. A separate laundry room has space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer, with worktops over and with fitted shelving, provides an excellent utility space.To the living room end an almost full width and full height double glazed window looks out over the front gardens, with ample space here for a couple of sofas and a vision, centred around a recessed fireplace encompassing a large wood burning stove. There is a substantial extension off the kitchen providing a dining space, as well as living and home study areas, and with UPVC sliding doors leading out on to the stone flagged patios.
The extension includes an annex comprising a sitting room with kitchenette, contemporary electric fire with timber surround, and with french doors leading into the sun room. Off from the living room a double bedroom with good natural light from twoUVPC double glazed windows, and a wet room incorporating a thermostatic shower, full pedestal basin, WC and full height tiling. A substantial stone built sun room leads off the annex on to the main gardens, and whilst still requiring second fixing, offers another reception space with a pleasant outlook onto the gardens.
The front door is approached off an arched recessed storm porch through a glazed and timber original door a stained glazed glass timber door into the reception hall with impressive original curved staircase rising to the first floor and having a large cloak room/ WC situated underneath. Across the hall, the large main living room with tall ceilings boasts a recessed fireplace with multi-fuel stove and an impressive splay-bay-window looking out onto the gardens. Plenty of space in here for 2 or 3 sofas and associated furniture.
The staircase climbs past an original stained and leaded curved window onto a spacious first floor landing with tall ceilings, return balustrade and finished in period colours.
On the first floor there are four excellent sized bedrooms. Starting with the master bedroom which features a large splayed bay mullioned window with double glazed units, offering superb long distance views as well as looking down onto the front gardens. A large bedroom with ample space for a king sized bed and fitted or free standing furniture, and with a modern en suite shower room being fully tiled and including a large walk in shower enclosure, vanity basin, dual flush WC. In addition there is a walk in wardrobe / dressing area.
Bedroom two is also at the front of the property and again of excellent proportions with more than enough space for a king sized bed and associated furniture and with a panoramic double glazed window looking across the front gardens, and with some long distance views.
Bedroom three is set to the gable of the house and is a further impressive sized double bedroom, with ample space for a king sized bed and furniture and with the an aspect looking over the church next door.
Bedroom five is a smaller double or large singe bedroom with some pleasant long distance views. A house bathroom of excellent proportions featuring a modern suite and tiling to include a double ended bath with side filling taps and shower head, dual flush WC, pedestal style wash basin and a separate shower enclosure with modern thermostatic shower. Natural light from two double glazed windows with frosted glass, and a large airing cupboard.
To the rear of the property approached of the main Skipton to Settle road a limestone lane leads on to the spacious rear forecourt which allows parking for five or six vehicles and also leads to a detached double garage. A path leads around to the side garden with substantial stone flagged sun terraces providing a very private and well protected BBQ and alfresco dining area, as well as a safe area for children to play.
The remainder of the gardens are to the front of the house and are laid to lawns and bounded by dry stone walling.
5 bedrooms


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