Property for sale
Brooklyn, Threshfield, Skipton BD23 £585,000
Constructed at the turn of the last century, this substantial and beautifully presented Edwardian home offers 6 bedroomed accommodation with five bath / shower rooms and two substantial reception rooms. Constructed of stone, under a pitched slate roof and enjoying some pleasant long distance views into the surrounding countryside. Forming the end of a small row of terraced properties, known as Brooklyn, Craiglands is situated close to the village shop and with the larger village of Grassington approximately a ten minute walk away. Threshfield is set in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, offering beautiful countryside with unlimited walks and outdoor pursuits, excellent local schools and in recent years being voted one of the most 'liveable areas' by the Daily Telegraph. Craiglands is a warm and charming property with an original open fireplace to the main living room, stained glass windows and further Edwardian features. Currently a successful and highly regarded B&B, having achieved many accolades under the current ownership: Offering four guest rooms, all on the middle floor thus allowing guests to be kept separate from the owners private rooms. Being on the Dales Way and C to C cycle route, providing an ample supply of guests. Having the benefit of partial double glazing, gas central heating and mains electric and water. To the outside there is parking for four vehicles along with a separate garage, and easily-maintained and attractive gardens to the side and front of the property; with some splendid long distance views.
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. Being on the Dales Way and C to C cycle route, Threshfield and Grassington are fabulous places to bring up a growing family, or indeed retire,
Having double glazing to two elevations, offering panoramic long distance views over the gardens and onto the surrounding country side. With space for dining or just sitting and enjoying the views Having exposed stone walls, double panel heating radiator and built in storage cupboards. The sun room is approached off the stone-flagged sun terrace and front gardens via a timber and double glazed door, with further original Edwardian timber and glazed feature door opening into the entrance hall.
With through-light coming from the sun room via a sliding sash window and having further timber and glass panels providing an entrance way into the main reception hall. With coving to ceiling, picture rail and centre light point.
An impressive Edwardian reception hall with many attractive features including panelled walls with plate rack over, cornice to ceiling, centre light point, superb return staircase and with attractive stained glass window at the half landing. Having a central heating radiator and deep skirting boards.
Reception room 1 / living room
A delightful period reception room with natural light from no less than three feature-bay windows with ornate arches and double glazed units, but retaining the original stained glass units over. Offering some attractive long distance views and with ample space for two or three sofas and associated living room furniture. A central feature is the open fireplace which is sat on a tiled hearth with the original Edwardian hand-carved timber surround. With attractive ceiling rose, ornate cornice, picture rail and double panel heating radiator for background heating.
Reception room 2 / dining room
Currently set up as a guest breakfast room Attractively decorated in period wall coverings and having a feature centre ceiling rose and picture rail. Natural light from a bay window with double glazed units and having the original stained glass above. With a feature fireplace incorporating a coal-effect recessed gas fire; sat on a granite hearth. With further natural light from a double glazed window to the rear of the property and with central heating radiator, natural wood flooring and centre light point.
With an excellent range of contemporary base and wall units finished in soft cream, and quality Corian worktops returning up the walls to provide a tall splash back. Providing cupboards, drawers and having space for fridges, freezers and a dishwasher along with a Smeg fan oven / grill and a Neff four ring gas hob with extractor fan over. Natural light from a double glazed window to the gable, with a deep bowl single drainer sink with waste disposal unit sat below. Having laminate flooring and providing ample cooking and baking space to run a busy B & B.
Featuring attractive patterned tiled floor and offering a great space to hang coats and kick off outdoor gear before entering the main house. With a timber and double glazed door leading to the rear yard and parking.
Featuring a two-piece suite with dual flush WC and corner wash basin with tiled splash back. Having a tiled floor, heating radiator, recessed lighting and extractor fan.
Approached from reception room two / dining room, with a double glazed window providing natural light and with shelving providing good storage as well as housing the property’s consumer units.
Stone steps lead down to a good-sized cellar, currently providing a workshop / utility room with plumbing and space for washing machines and tumble dryers, along with a stainless steel sink with hot and cold water supply. Also housing the property’s more recently installed Baxi combination gas fired boiler. Shelving and a range of base and wall units with worktops providing good work space.
Approached from the magnificent curved staircase with hardwood banister, hand rail and spindles, returning onto a generous sized landing. A splendid, arched, stained glass window provides natural light to the stairs area and with cornice to ceiling, picture rail and with wall panelling running up from the reception hall. With ample space for chairs and furniture on the landing itself, and also providing access three ways to the bedrooms and second floor. Having a heating radiator and centre light point.
A master en-suite bedroom with fantastic dual aspect views. A spacious room with ample space for a king sized bed and associated furniture, and featuring a period cast iron fireplace (not currently in use), with timber surround and tiled interior. Double panel heating radiator, feature wall coverings and centre light point.
En-suite shower room
A three-piece-suite, including a full pedestal basin, close coupled WC and a shower enclosure with bi-folding door; incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head. Tiled floor, heating radiator, picture rail and extractor fan.
Approached off the landing via a short flight of stairs, passing a full height door giving access to a linen storage cupboard. Currently set up as a twin room with great amounts of natural light from two double glazed windows with some fine long-distance views onto the surrounding countryside. With double panel heating radiator, picture rail and ample space for fitted or free standing bedroom furniture.
En-suite shower room
Having a full pedestal basin, close coupled WC and a shower enclosure incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head. Tiled splash back to the sink area and further tiling to the floor. Heating radiator, extractor fan and shaver point.
A further double bedroom, with pleasant long distance views onto the moors via a double glazed window with heating radiator below. Currently set up as a double and with feature wall coverings, picture rail and centre light point.
En-suite shower room
Having a full pedestal basin, close-coupled WC and a shower enclosure incorporating a thermostatic shower. Being fully tiled to the shower area, splash back to the basin, along with contrasting tiling to the floor. Having extractor fan, centre light point, picture rail and shaver point.
Currently set up as a single and with ample space to do so, along with bedroom furniture. Enjoying delightful long distance views down onto the River Wharfe and countryside from a double glazed window. Having wall-mounted hand basin with tiled splash back, heating radiator, picture rail and centre light point.
House shower room
Approached off the stairs to the second floor; a handy shower room with a fully tiled shower enclosure incorporating a thermostatic shower valve. With full pedestal basin and close coupled WC. Tiling to the floor, heating radiator, shaver point and extractor fan.
Approached off the main landing via a flight of stairs through a timber and glazed door onto a return staircase with a UPVC double glazed window on the return and rising up onto the second floor landing. With laminate flooring throughout, giving access to the two remaining bedrooms, house bathroom and separate WC. Also having a range of base and wall units with laminate worktops over providing good storage again for the B&B business if required. Having a half height door giving access to eaves storage.
Five by number but not by size being the largest bedroom in the house. Enjoying delightful views onto the countryside and down the River Wharfe towards Linton from three double glazed windows. With ample space for a king sized bed and fitted or free standing furniture but also including a range of high quality fitted furniture providing drawer storage, cupboards, half wardrobes and open-fronted bookshelves. With recessed lighting, centre light point incorporating a fan and double panel heating radiator.
Walk in wardrobe
Approached through an original timber and glazed door into a substantial walk in wardrobe offering excellent storage space for clothing.
Home offce / store room
Approached through a three-quarter height door off the landing into a good sized store room / home office with laminate panelling to the walls and ceiling, and with natural light from a Velux.
Of good proportions, featuring a large walk in shower /wet area with thermostatic shower valve, full-sized bath and full pedestal basin. Full height tiling to the wet / shower area and reducing to half height along the basin walls. With attractive contrasting tiling to the floor, chrome heated towel rail, contemporary heating radiator, shaver point, recessed lighting and natural light from a Velux window.
WC, extractor fan and recessed lighting.
Currently used as a home office and with stunning views from two double glazed windows. Offering ample space if required for a double bed, but currently housing two desks and office storage units. With natural wood flooring and centre light point.
A separate garage being 18ft.9 x 9ft.3 and one of a block of six, is approached from a tarmacadam driveway off Brooklyn. With up & over door for vehicle access.
To the rear of the property there is key-block paved area for four vehicles which also provide access to the rear door of the property. To the side and off from the parking area there is a gravelled pathway leading through cottage style gardens with specimen shrubs and trees, to a gate opening onto the rear gardens. At the rear there is a substantial stone-flagged sun terrace, aslo providing space for two timber garden sheds.Well-maintained and easily managed lawn and border areas providing an attractive setting to the front of the house. With some pleasant long distance views, and with further gravelled pathways leading down onto Station Road.
Furniture & fittings
A large proportion of the furniture and fittings at the property will be available by separate negotiation.
B & B income
Please call the office to ask for details on previous years turnover, and current bookings.
Council tax band E
Neighbourhood average sold house prices
Based on 7 transactions covering the past 5 years. Prices are not adjusted for inflation. Data is supplied by the Land Registry.
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