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Property for sale

Raikes Road, Skipton BD23 £785,000

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    1 High Street, Skipton, North Yorkshire

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One of the finest detached properties in Skipton and certainly to come onto the market in recent times. Offering an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a spacious family home in the sought after Raikes area of the town. Having been refurbished, modernised and lovingly maintained under the current ownership, and offering over 3400 sq. Ft. Of living accommodation. Featuring a superb open plan everyday living space to include a living-dining-kitchen which in turn leads to a large conservatory onto the rear gardens, and with two further reception rooms, five double bedrooms and four bath / shower rooms. Boasting attractive gardens to both the front and rear of the property, along with a large single garage and ample driveway parking. Offering in brief; an impressive reception hall with original staircase, oak flooring, period style radiators, and providing a warm and welcoming approach to the reception rooms. Off from the reception hall there is a good sized dining room featuring a period-style marble fireplace incorporating a contemporary dog grate with coal affect gas fire. Having a large double glazed window to the front overlooking the attractive gardens, further window to the gable and finished with high quality wall coverings. The sitting room is also of good proportions and with a feature bay window providing a pleasant outlook and with curved radiator below. Centred around a multi-fuel stove on a slate hearth with oak mantel, there is ample space for 3 sofas and living room furniture. Again, finished with quality wall coverings and with further natural light from a large window looking on to the rear gardens.

Over 3400 square feet

The utility room offers space and plumbing for a washing machine longside a base unit with worktop above and additional wall unit. Having natural light from a window with views onto Skipton Moor, and a stained glass door leading on to the side gardens. The cloakroom is finished in a period-style suite including quality wall coverings and with full pedestal basin and WC. The living-dining-kitchen features an excellent range of shaker-style base and wall units finished in soft cream, with granite worktops over and includes display cabinets and a plate rack. Enjoying attractive long-distance views on to Skipton Moor from two large windows with a sink below.Fitted appliances include a fridge and freezer, dishwasher, four ring gas hob, double oven and grill and a built-in microwave.

A pair of full height windows and a pair of sliding patio doors open on to the rear sun terrace and gardens, making this a very light dining-kitchen. With ample space for a six person dining suite and with high quality ceramic floor tiling, recessed lighting and being partially open plan to the living area. The living room is semi-open-plan to the dining-kitchen and also with a pair of full height windows looking out on to the rear gardens Offering space for a couple of sofas and armchairs, and featuring a gas fired stove-style fire, sitting on a stone hearth. With further natural light from two windows on to the side gardens. Off from the living room there is a home office with central heating radiator and multi-point adjustable spotlights.

5 double bedrooms & 4 bathrooms

The large conservatory is set to the rear of the property and approached from the living-dining-kitchen. Having double glazed windows to three elevations, French doors opening on to the gardens and with sun reflecting glass roof and built-in recessed lighting. Being centrally heated and providing a delightful garden room with superb long-distance views on to Skipton Moor. To the landing, the original staircase has a return balustrade and with good natural light from a leaded window looking over the front gardens to some pleasant long-distance views. A good sized landing with central heating radiator and cornice to ceiling, and with a walk-in boiler room providing space for linen. There are 5 double bedrooms to the first floor, including a large master-suite with an excellent range of fitted bedroom furniture and with good natural light from four Velux windows and two further windows. In addition, there is a dressing room with a range of fitted cupboards, and a spacious en-suite having a four piece suite including a separate shower enclosure.

The guest-suite is again of excellent proportions being a large double bedroom with open plan dressing room and en-suite shower room. There are 3 further double bedrooms, one of which is has an en-suite; and the remaining two, share the house bathroom. All three have ample space for a king-sized bed, fitted or free-standing furniture, and enjoy a pleasant outlook

garage & grounds

Outside; to the front of the property there are attractive and well-maintained gardens laid mainly to lawn along with a double width drive leading to a one and a half width garage having remote controlled up and over door with ample space for work benches and shelving, also having a utility sink and cupboard area. With some delightful long-distance views from the front gardens across town on to Skipton Moors. To the rear of the property and approached down either side there are good sized and superbly presented enclosed gardens offering a good level of privacy and being laid mainly to lawn. With hedging to the boundaries and with some attractive long-distance views across town onto Skipton Moor. The fantastic conservatory can be reached from the rear gardens and there is a stone flagged al fresco dining area and with steps leading through colourful and well stocked borders down on to a lower level flagged patio leading out directly from the living-dining-kitchen and also providing access to the rear of the garage.

Neighbourhood average sold house prices


Based on 35 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

    • Request details

      I would like to:
    • 01756 228033