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Wharfeside Avenue, Threshfield, Skipton BD23 £575,000

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    1 High Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire

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Bedrooms: 5


the property

Location! Location! Location! This superbly positioned and spacious family home is set in an enviable position on the sought-after Wharfeside Avenue in the village of Threshfield. Enjoying superb long distance views across open countryside to Grassington Woods. Wharfeside Avenue is a tree-lined road which eventually leads to Upper Wharfedale Rugby Club, and is a no through road. Summerfield is a spacious and superbly appointed and maintained family-sized home, having been extended and improved by the current owners to provide a modern five bedroom family home. Boasting a superb breakfast-kitchen which is open-plan to the dining room and in turn being semi-open-plan to an everyday living room. Off from the breakfast kitchen which benefits from a aga range cooker and built-in appliances, there is a utility room and side entrance porch. The sitting room has been extended to provide a spacious and elegant room with superb views across the neighbouring countryside. To the first floor, a master bedroom with modern en-suite facilities, four further bedrooms and a refurbished house bathroom. To the outside there are attractive and well-proportioned enclosed gardens, again with superb open views across neighbouring farm land, a good sized private driveway providing parking for several vehicles and also giving access to the single integral garage. In addition there is stone built workshop/ store and ample space for a greenhouse and further garden sheds if required. Benefiting from gas central heating, double glazing, and an intruder alarm system. The sought after Upper Wharfedale Secondary School is more or less adjacent to the property and the larger village of Grassington offers a large choice of independent retailers, pubs, cafés, a medical centre and dentists.Summerfield is an outstanding family home and in our opinion representing good value per square foot. Viewing is essential to appreciate the living accommodation, quality and position of this property.


Threshfield is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, in the heart of The Yorkshire Dales National Park. It borders Grassington, Linton Falls and Skirethorns. Nearby villages (within 7 miles radius) are Linton, Cracoe, Rylstone, Hetton, Hebden, Kilnsey, . The famous Upper Wharfedale Rugby Club is located here and there is the highly regarded Upper Wharfedale School. Opening in 2017 is a spar supermarket and fuel station. Nearby Grassington has an abundance of independent retailers, pubs, cafes and restaurants along with a modern medical centre and dentist. Both villages enjoy a close knit and very active community, not to mention the now famous Grassington Festival with top celebrities performing year on year. A fabulous place to bring up a growing family or indeed retire, Threshfield has got it all.

Entrance hall

With timber and double glazed door leading into an entrance hall with further natural light from a Velux window. Having double panel heating radiator, recessed lighting, oak effect laminate flooring and a further timber and glazed door leading into the hallway.


Featuring a modern two-piece suite with a, dual flush WC and matching full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap and travertine tiled splash back. Natural light from a timber and double glazed window, oak effect laminate flooring, ladder style chrome radiator and recessed lighting.


Featuring a stained softwood return staircase to the first floor landing with return balustrade and having a storage cupboard below. Featuring quality contemporary style carpet, centre light point, smoke alarm and further natural light from the double glazed window with delightful views at the half-landing return, and a heating radiator.

Sitting room

Of spacious proportions with an elegant yet modern feel, finished in a boutique-style with feature wall, brushed chrome period-style light fittings; and offering ample space for two or three sofas and associated sitting room furniture. With fabulous long distance views from the arched double glazed window with full height opener (enabling pedestrian access onto the stone flagged sun terraces and gardens). Further double glazed mullion window, again with open views onto the countryside with double panel heating radiator below. Central to the room is a coal effect inset gas fire with marble hearth and infill and timber surround. A range of cupboards incorporate the property’s electricity consumer panel and gas central heating boiler. Further double panel heating radiator.

Living room-snug

Being semi-open-plan to the dining kitchen, a delightful room with fabulous long distance views and access onto the west facing gardens from a set of full width, multi-fold, double glazed doors. A central feature to this cosy room is the contemporary style, recessed fire opening, incorporating a log-effect, stove-style gas fire sat on a stone hearth. This being set into a chimney breast and with access into the dining-kitchen to one side and open shelving and cupboards to the opposite side. An attractive room with further natural light from two Velux roof windows, and having wall-mounted up-lights, double panel heating radiator, wall-mounted TV point (over the fireplace) and with ample space for a couple of sofas and chairs. An attractive, snug style room for everyday living.

Dining room

Featuring oak effect laminate flooring and with good amounts of natural light from a double glazed, mullion window to the gable end, looking out onto the gardens and double glazed French doors opening out onto the rear stone flagged sun terrace. Offering plenty of space for an eight or ten person dining suite. Having two contemporary style up-lighters, double panel heating radiator and a centre light point. Partially open to the kitchen, thus benefiting from the residual heat off the aga as well as making the kitchen, dining room and living room a semi-open-plan space; which flows well for entertaining and everyday family use.

Breakfast kitchen

More recently refurbished with a range of good quality, modern base and wall units, having cream gloss fronts with granite effect worktops over and providing excellent baking and cooking space. A one and a half bowl stainless steel sink and drainer sits below a panoramic, mullioned double glazed window with tiled sill and having a pleasant outlook onto the rear sun terrace. Fitted appliances include an aeg ceramic hob with aeg extractor hood over, stainless steel microwave oven and an integrated dishwasher. A large central island provides breakfast seating and great food prep / baking surfaces and there is a Samsung wine fridge. A further central feature is the gas fired aga providing three ovens and two hot plates and mounted into a recessed and tiled chimney breast. With two Velux style windows for further natural light, tiled floor, wall light points, recessed lighting and a double panel central heating radiator.

Utility room

Fitted with a good range of base and wall units finished in gloss cream with contemporary brushed steel handles, a wine rack and providing space and plumbing for a washing machine. With granite effect work surfaces over the base units with tiling above, central heating radiator, tiled floor, intruder alarm panel and a further full height built in cupboard with matching doors to the units providing ironing board storage space. Access to the integral garage is via the utility room.

Side porch

With natural light from a timber and double glazed window and from the timber and glazed door which opens onto the onto the gravelled forecourt. This is a handy room for the storage of outdoor shoes and coats and has a tiled floor, recessed lighting and a central heating radiator.


A galleried landing, approached from the entrance hall via a return staircase opening onto a spacious landing with a return ballustrade. A double glazed window at the half way point offers superb long distance views and natural light to this area. With loft hatch and drop down ladder giving access to the roof space, contemporary multi point light fittings and central heating radiator. To the far end of the landing there is a large walk in store room providing excellent storage space or perhaps a walk-in-wardrobe.

Master bedroom

Of good proportions and with ample space for a double bed and associated furniture but incorporating a range of bespoke wood-fronted built in wardrobes with cupboards over. Enjoying fabulous long distance views from a mullioned and double glazed window to the front of the property, further natural light from a double glazed window to the gable, centre light point, double panel heating radiator and door leading to the en-suite.


Recently refurbished in a boutique style and featuring a vanity wash basin with pull out drawer below, mixer lever tap, travertine splash back and illuminated vanity mirror over. A 900 x 600 walk in shower enclosure with dual sliding doors incorporates a Unichrome multi-jet shower unit with hand held shower head as well as a drench head above. Full height travertine tiling to the shower area, natural light from a double glazed window, dual flush WC, chrome ladder style radiator, extractor fan and recessed lighting.

Bedroom 2

Enjoying long distance views towards Grassington Woods through a mullioned and double glazed window.. A double bedroom with a range of bespoke built-in, wood-fronted wardrobes with cupboards above, providing excellent storage. With exposed roof timber, centre light point and heating radiator.

Bedroom 3

A double bedroom, again with a good range of bespoke, built in, wood-fronted wardrobes with cupboards above and again with superb long distance views across open farmland onto Grassington Woods. Ample space for a double bed and associated furniture and with exposed roof timber, centre light point and heating radiator.

Bedroom 4

The fourth double, this time with windows to the side and rear of the property offering good natural light and some long distance views. Having ample space for a double bed and with an excellent range of bespoke built-in wood-fronted wardrobes with cupboards over, this time across the full width of one wall. Heating radiator and centre light point.

Bedroom 5 / home office

The smallest of the five bedrooms, a single bedroom currently used as a home office. With good amounts of natural light from a mullioned, double glazed window to the rear of the property and with a full height built-in cupboard providing good storage. Having centre light point and heating radiator.

House bathroom

Of generous proportions and having being more recently refurbished. Featuring a contemporary style four-piece-suite with a deep bath with side lever taps and shower head attachment, dual flush WC, full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap and with the added advantage of a separate 600 x 600 quadrant shower enclosure incorporating a thermostatic valve. Being fully tiled to the shower area, half tiled along the bath and with a tiled splash back to the basin. Natural light from a double glazed window, recessed lighting, chrome ladder style heating radiator, extractor fan and built in full height cupboard giving access the property’s hot water cylinder as well as providing excellent airing space.

Stone detached workshop & store

A substantial building having twin wall construction and with natural light from two mullioned windows and two Velux windows. Connected to the main house’s intruder alarm system and with security systems to the windows; a good place for the storage of bicycles, lawn mowers as well as providing a workshop space. With power, lighting and insulation to the roof space.


The property is approached onto a gravelled forecourt and driveway with a double access on and off Wharfeside Avenue and provides parking for several vehicles. Bounded by evergreen and Cooper Beech hedges along with drystone walls. An enclosing timber fence with pedestrian gateway provides access into the front gardens which are laid mainly to lawn and with stone flagged pathways running round to the side and rear sun terraces, which provide private and enclosed play and al-fresco dining areas. With a low drystone boundary wall to the west taking advantage of those long distance views. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn but also with mature trees, raised beds and shrubs.

Integral garage

Approached from the gravelled driveway, an 18ft 5 x 12ft 10 single garage with remote controlled up and over door, light power and heating radiator along with a stainless steel sink with hot and cold water supply. There is an integral door providing pedestrian access into the utility room.


All mains services are connected.

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Based on 3 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.

  • Hunters - Skipton

    1 High Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire

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