Property for sale
West Street, Gargrave, Skipton BD23 £225,000
Location...Location...Location. Set in the superb country house grounds of Gargrave House, this spacious two bedroomed first floor apartment enjoys a delightful outlook across the well maintained, landscaped communal gardens. Constructed in 2008 by a local developer of excellent repute who in our opinion has completed an excellent development of high quality properties in superb surroundings. Being part of an exclusive development adjacent to Gargrave House which was constructed in 1917 by well renowned architect James Dunn and with apartment 28 added on in more recent times. With UPVC double glazing throughout, underfloor heating, hallway, fitted kitchen, two double bedrooms and a house bathroom with contemporary suite. To the outside there are two parking spaces and ample visitor parking set in the superb communal grounds. Conveniently located for all the village amenities as listed beforehand.
The Village of Gargrave is on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North Yorkshire. The river Aire runs through the middle of the village and with three attractive greens running alongside, makes and idyllic place for picnics, paddling, fishing and dog walking. The Leeds Liverpool canal also runs through the village providing boating, fishing and walking (on the level) throughout the year. A well regarded Primary school, St Andrews Church, Village Hall and Library are all close by. Local amenities include a co-op, three Public Houses, Restaurant and Cafes. Gargrave is serviced by a regular bus service into Skipton and beyond and a train station with services to Leeds, Bradford, Carlisle and further destinations. The famous Yorkshire Three Peaks are approximately a 30 minute drive away and the Lake District is just over an hour’s drive.
Approximately 4 miles away is the busy market town of Skipton with supermarkets, restaurants, cinema, ten pin bowling, swimming pool, gyms, High Street shops and markets. In fact everything you would expect to find and more. Skipton also boasts one of the best preserved castles in the country. The local schools achieve excellent results and Craven College promotes a very large portfolio of courses for both regular and mature students. Direct trains and coaches to London and more local destinations run regularly.
A shared entrance hall servicing just four apartments and maintained to high standards. With carpeting and a wide return balustrade staircase with painted spindles and mahogany handrail providing the approach to number 28.
Of excellent proportions and finished to a high standard with decorative cornice to the ceiling, recessed lighting and recessed niche providing a bookcase area. Doors off to all the rooms of the property and a drop down loft hatch giving access to the roof space, for storage. Electric convector heater, alarm panel and carpeted throughout. Walk-in cupboard providing racked out storage along with housing the properties electrical consumer unit, alarm systems and communication systems, including television distribution.
A spacious and square shaped room offering ample space for sitting room furniture along with a dining suite and with natural light provided by two large Georgian style, double glazed windows with pleasant views from both. Coving to the ceiling, recessed lighting, thermostatic controlled underfloor heating, heating radiator and television point.
With a full range of wood effect base and wall units with attractive granite worktops over providing working space and excellent storage. Integrated appliances include a full size dishwasher, fridge, freezer and aeg eye level microwave with matching fitted oven below. Adjacent there is an aeg ceramic hob with stainless steel canopy style chimney extractor hood over. Half tiling in between the granite up stands and the base units and bespoke tiled flooring with border. Natural light from a UPVC double glazed window with delightful long distance views through the woods and with inset stainless steel sink with mixer tap set below. Semi-integrated washing machine and dryer. Wall mounted TV point and socket. Further sockets for worktop appliances and a timber and glazed door allowing natural light to flow through onto the hallway. Space for a small breakfast table if required, multi point adjustable spotlights and this room has the benefit of thermostatically controlled underfloor heating.
Of good proportions and superbly finished with travertine style tiling with matching Listello. Comprising of a Kohler full pedestal basin with mixer tap over, matching dual flush contemporary style WC and a full length bath to one wall. Thermostatic shower over the bath with full height tiling to this area and half tiling for the remainder. Matching tiling to floor, extractor fan, centre light point, chrome ladder style heated radiator and inset door leading onto the hallway.
A double bedroom including fitted wardrobes along the length of one wall, with further space for fitted bedroom furniture if required. UPVC double glazed window with delightful views across the grounds and this room also has the benefit of underfloor heating. Ample space for a double bed and with centre light point.
Set up as a twin bedroom natural light from a UPVC double glazed window with attractive views over the grounds. Wall mounted convector heater in addition to underfloor heating.
The property has two allocated parking spaces along with ample visitor parking directly adjacent to the main entrance hall. Owners enjoy the benefits of the large and well maintained communal grounds with stunning views across open countryside.
The property benefits of a leasehold lasting until 3004 and there is currently a monthly payment of £127.05 to include buildings insurance, window cleaning and maintenance of the grounds.
Council tax band - D
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Based on 46 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