Property for sale
Stoneybutts, Marton Road, Gargrave BD23 £448,500
A substantial stone built detached villa with good sized gardens to the front and rear, off street parking and with the added benefit of a large tandem garage and workshop. This quiet location in Gargrave was a former golf course and Stoneybutts was constructed for the current vendor's grandfather to exacting specifications in the mid 1930's. Offering many period features from the era including hand carved stone fireplaces, tall ceilings, ornate plaster work and an impressive entrance hall with panelled hardwood staircase with return ballustrade. Having quality hardwood flooring, picture rails and with two good sized reception rooms and a dining-kitchen. Also having the benefit of a pantry / utility room, downstairs cloakroom and a large UPVC double glazed conservatory. To the first floor there are three double bedrooms, house bathroom and a separate WC.
Approached from the stone flagged pathway under a storm canopy to the original solid wood and ornately glazed timber door, into an impressive entrance hall with oak panelled staircase and with hardwood timber flooring. A full height door gives access to a large under stairs storage cupboard. Ornate panelled archway, central heating radiator, and with natural light from a mullioned window to the gable. Also with delph rack, ornate cornice and central heating radiator.
Reception room 1
To the front of the property and with an almost full width mullioned and UPVC double glazed window looking out onto the front gardens with a heating radiator below. A hand carved original stone fireplace, incorporates a canopied dog grate sat on a stone hearth. With tall ceilings including ornate cornice, picture rail and hard wood flooring. Currently used as a dining room / snug and offering ample space for an 8 seat dining set or a couple of sofas.
Reception room 2
At the rear of the property with a superb splay-bayed double glazed mullioned window with double panel heating radiator below and offering delightful views across the rear gardens. Again with an original hand carved stone fireplace with open grate sat on a matching hearth. With ample space for a couple of sofas and with further natural light from a double glazed window to the side elevation. Having tall ceilings including ornate cornice, picture rail and a timber and glazed door leading out onto the sun porch and gardens.
With a good range of medium-oak fronted base and wall units including corner display shelves and with under pelmet lighting and cornice. Granite effect worktops over incorporating a one and a half bowl sink set below a mullioned double glazed window looking out onto the rear gardens. Having under-mounted fan oven, four ring gas hob and with space for a fridge freezer. Having quarry tiled floor, central heating radiator and with doors leading off to the cloakroom, conservatory and utility / pantry.
A large walk-in pantry also incorporating space and plumbing for a washing machine and the property's more recently fitted gas central heating boiler. Natural light from a window looking out onto the rear gardens and with shelves for storage, and with the quarry tiled floor running through from the kitchen.
Again with quarry tiled flooring running through from the kitchen and providing access through a timber and glazed door into the conservatory, and also leading to the shower / cloakroom.
Incorporating a shower cubicle with thermostatic shower valve and adjustable head, a WC and wall mounted wash basin. Being fully tiled to the shower area and with half tiling for the remainder. Heating radiator and tiled flooring.
A large conservatory with tiled floor and with double glazing to 2 sides, incorporating a double glazed door leading out onto the front gardens. With ample space for sofas and chairs and currently used as a studio.
Return ballustrade landing
Approached from the superb original panelled staircase with a half-landing and good natural light from a mullioned and double glazed window, enjoying some long distance views. Featuring a return balustrade and with additional natural light from a mullioned window. A light and spacious landing with picture rails and returning in an l-shape to service the bedrooms and bathroom.
Set to the front of the property and with good natural light and some pleasant long distance views onto the hills from a large double mullioned and double glazed window, with heating radiator below. Ample space for a king-sized bed and associated furniture but with the benefit of an excellent range of bespoke built-in wardrobes with cupboards over, across the length of one wall and encompassing a hand carved stone fireplace (not currently in use).
Set to the rear of the property, a further spacious double bedroom with some pleasant long distance views onto the woods on the other side of Gargrave; through the large double mullioned and double glazed window, with double panelled heating radiator below. Of spacious proportions, perhaps bedroom number one with regards to size, and again with a period hand carved style fireplace (not currently in use). With cornice to ceiling and ample space for a king-size bed and fitter or free-standing furniture.
The third and final double bedroom, still at the rear of the property and with those lovely views from a mullioned and double glazed window, with double panelled heating radiator below. With space for a double bed and fitted or free-standing furniture and with cornice to ceiling, and exposed roof purling.
Having superb original feature tiling laid in a brick bond style. A spacious bathroom incorporating a panelled bath with thermostatic shower valve over, full pedestal basin and a large airing cupboard offering good drying space. With natural light from a double glazed window with obscured glass, and having a heating radiator.
A separate room for the WC, again with the original tiling providing an attractive feature, and with WC, corner wash basin and a window for natural light; looking out onto the front gardens.
To the front of the property, there are gardens laid mainly to lawn but with well stocked borders including a large variety of specimen shrubs and trees and a gazebo. A tarmacadam pathway provide access to the front entrance hall, conservatory and to a stone flagged pathway leading down the side of the house into the rear gardens. With parking on the driveway for two vehicles, (separated by a pair of wrought iron gates). To the rear of the property there are substantial and mature gardens including a quarry tiled sun porch adjacent to reception room two.A substantial stone sun terrace leads to a horse-shoe shaped, hard landscaped area incorporating a pond with fountain. To either side of this central feature there are mainly lawned gardens, with well stocked borders and a variety of shrubs and trees. A small stone built folly built by the grandfather of the current owners, offers a tranquil and private place to sit. Beyond the main gardens the properties boundary continue down a banking towards 'Riversway', and this area has been dedicated to a variety of fruit trees including apple, pear and plum.
A substantial, almost commercial sized garage, being tandem in layout and with a large workshop area to the rear. Approached via a pair of tall timber doors and with storage to the roof space, Having lighting and power outlets, and with natural light from five windows, two to each side and one to the front.
Stoneybutts offers a rare opportunity to acquire a stone built villa with delightful gardens in the sought after village of Gargrave. With the added advantage of the large garage and also being just a five or six minute walk to the train station, and a similar distance to the Co-Operative supermarket, three village pubs, church and other local businesses. Perhaps requiring some modernisation but offered at a price to attract early interest. Viewing is highly recommended. First time to the open market since it was built in the 1930's.
All mains services connected
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