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Carleton Biggin Farm, Pale Lane, Carleton, Skipton


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
An outstanding grade II listed detached residence finished to the highest standards offering substantial, flexible, four bedroom living space with annexe, garage with office complex and permission granted for a two storey stable block together with stunning gardens, woodland and grassland stretching to approximately 5.3 acres (2.1 Ha) located a short distance from Carleton and a few miles from Skipton boasting some of the finest views in the area.


Main Entrance Area With boarded and beamed ceiling, windows to two sides and heavy oak panelled door having leaded feature, exposed stone walls and oak sills, half-glazed oak panelled door. Handsome stone-flagged floor stretching into:-

Family Kitchen Split into Dining, Sitting and Cooking areas. Recessed low-voltage lighting, fine exposed stonework including sills and mullions, window seats etc.

Dining Area Having panelled oak doors housing underfloor heating controls with feature oak beams. Sitting Area With feature period carved stone fireplace surround having stone interior, raised hearth and Aga, cast-iron multi-fuel stove. Cooking Area An extensive range of bespoke fitted base and wall units having oak shaker-style facades and pewter door furniture, under-unit lighting, tiled splashbacks and granite worktops including 7'6” breakfast bar. Franke twin-bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, Rangemaster 6 hob range-style oven in enamel effect case. Integrated appliances include dishwasher, microwave and coffee-maker in stainless steel case. Bespoke storage units surrounding Whirlpool American style fridge-freezer with plumbing for water and ice.

Snug Having beamed ceiling and fine carved stone fireplace surround with raised hearth and Jotul cast-iron multi-fuel stove.

Rear Hallway Approached from Kitchen through half-glazed oak door with leaded light-glazed panelling. Bespoke carved oak open staircase to first floor with acorn finials. Oak panelling to dado-level and feature exposed stone architrave leading to:-

Utility Area With coved ceiling and windows to two sides including French windows to rear garden. A range of fitted base and wall units having facades to match the kitchen and laminate worktops. Twin bowl inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine, cupboard housing electrical consumer unit, radiator and quarry tiled floor.

Lounge Having windows to three-sides including oak-framed bi-fold doors to garden with magnificent views over the Aire Valley. Exposed stone wall with feature lintel over fireplace and raised flagged hearth housing cast-iron multi-fuel stove.

Rear Lobby Approached from Dining Area of Kitchen with fine beamed ceiling and exposed stone walls with flagged floor to match the Kitchen area.

WC With pedestal wash basin, low-suite WC, wall light point, extractor fan and radiator.

Store Exposed stone walls, including feature priest hole, radiator and flagged floor.


Landing With two accesses, one via retractable ladder to mainly boarded, insulated and lit roof void. Oak panelling to dado-level.

Main Bedroom A through room with oak beams and fine views to both elevations. Two radiators behind fretwork covers and window seat, two wall light points. Dressing Room with beamed ceiling, exposed mullion windows and one wall light point. An extensive array of fitted bedroom furniture including hanging cupboards, chest of drawers. Feature arch window overlooking garden, two radiators and oak floor. En-Suite Bathroom having access to roof void, tiled walls and feature oak-framed mirror with dental cornicing over. Glazed and tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic multi-jet shower fitting. Bar bath, twin wash basins in marble worktops and oak storage cupboards under, low-suite WC, extractor fan, shaver light, heated towel rail and radiator having fretwork cover.

Bedroom Two With beamed ceiling and windows to two sides both having handsome views, two wall-light points and a range of fitted bedroom furniture to match the dressing room with hanging wardrobes, chest of drawers and two radiators behind fretwork covers.

En-Suite Having tiled walls including tiled and glazed Huppe shower cubicle and Grohe thermostatic shower fitting, pedestal wash basin with mixer tap, low-suite WC and heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three With beamed ceiling and an arrangement of bedroom furniture having pine facades, dado-rail and radiator behind fretwork cover.

Bedroom Four Having beamed and part-boarded ceiling, recessed low-voltage lighting and windows to two sides. A range of recessed bedroom furniture with pine facades, two radiators, one behind fretwork cover.

House Bathroom With boarded ceiling and low-voltage lighting, tiled walls including area surrounding panelled bath having glazed screen and Triton thermostatic shower fitting, pedestal wash basin, low-suite WC, radiator behind fretwork cover with storage above, heated towel rail, extractor fan.

OUTSIDE The property is approached via a private tarmacadam sweeping driveway being tree-lined with a post and rail fence either side separating it from three paddock areas stretching to approximately 5.3 acres (2.1 Ha). Through heavy timber, remote controlled, electrically-operated gates with feature carved stone gateposts. The drive continues past a woodland area with a nature walk, mature trees etc. To the right-hand side of the driveway are formal gardens with feature stream, waterfall and pond having stone bridge being beautifully landscaped throughout with mature trees, shrubs and well-tended walls etc. Steps then lead up to the main property.

There is a sweeping stone-set pathway leading past the upper pond and waterfall feature with heavy duty pump.

Part-way up the driveway past the woodland area, a seven bar gate leads to an extensive yard/storage area being enclosed by stone walls with access to the paddock area at the far end. An adjacent seven bar gate leads to a further area of sloping grass and woodland which abuts open fields with mature trees, shrubs and a delightful woodland walk.

The driveway continues up to the property past dry stone walls and rockeries, mature shrubs etc through feature gateposts to a substantial parking area for numerous cars. All this area abuts open fields. There is a useful stone-built store with light, power and water supply including Santon electric water heater and white-glazed Belfast sink unit. Beyond this is the kennel and dog run.

Beyond the gravelled parking area are feature stone sets and illuminated archways with irrigation for hanging baskets etc. Through heavy timber gates is a further flagged area with parking for several cars. Beyond this is a wide path which leads to the property's orchard being enclosed, lawned and with feature fruit trees etc. Greenhouse being timber-framed with electric light, power and irrigation. Summer House being timber framed with pavior veranda, double-glazed windows to three sides, workbench, light and power installed.

Through a Yew hedge, the flagged path leads to a rear garden which in turn leads us to the woodland walk with water feature.

Garage Of great quality with double-glazed mullioned windows to two sides and two pairs of twin oak vehicular doors. Boarded ceiling with low-voltage lighting, dado rail, radiators and fine flagged floor. Spiral stairs lead to:-

Mezzanine Level/Office With boarded and beamed ceiling, recessed low-voltage lighting and oak flooring. A range of fitted units having oak-effect shaker-style facades including numerous twin-drawer filing cabinets and 1.5 bowl single-drainer stainless steel sink unit with oak top and storage under, radiator and broadband supplies etc. Cloakroom with boarded ceiling having recessed low-voltage lighting and Velux window. Wash basin with mixer tap and vanity unit, dual-flush WC, under-eaves storage, electric extractor fan and heated towel rail.

To the side of the garage is an enclosed, substantial parking area for numerous parks with external lighting and hot and cold water supply.

Boiler Room With unvented OSO water heater for domestic hot water supply and oil-fired boiler for the total heating system for the main and Summer house for underfloor heating and radiators to the upper storey coupled to all necessary pipework , timers, trip switches etc.


Barbecue Room Having exposed timber work, recessed low-voltage lighting and feature stonework including attractive alcoves with discreet lighting and flagged floor.

Living Area With five electrically operated Velux windows, feature exposed roof timbers and recessed low-voltage lighting. Windows to three sides with feature architraves, heads and sills including oak framed bi-fold doors to garden. Feature internal arch to Barbecue Room and Simoun continental cast-iron multi-fuel stove. Five wall light points and handsome flagged floor stretching into:-

Kitchen Area With a range of fitted base and wall units having oak panelled facades and pewter-effect door furniture, under-unit lighting, travertine brick style splashbacks and granite worktops including breakfast bar. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, filter and hot water font. Two Baumatic wine coolers and Neff microwave in stainless steel case.

Wet Room With recessed low-voltage lighting and tiled travertine brick-style walls. Thermostatic rain shower, contemporary oblong wash basin with mixer tap and dual-flush Grohe WC having concealed cistern, ceiling mounted extractor fan.

Agents Notes There is planning permission and listed building consent for the construction of a detached two storey stone built stable block close-by. Further information can be sort from inspecting the Craven District Council's Planning Permission Website reference number:- 17/2015/16337 and 17/2015/16338 for full information. Recently permission has also been granted to increase the height of the existing garage by 1m and increase the length of the summer house by 3m. The information and decision notice concerning this application can also be inspected by visiting the same Craven District Council's website, application number 17/2017/18016.

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Dacre Son & Hartley - Skipton

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