Massa Wood House, Raikeswood Drive, Skipton BD23 £625,000

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Bedrooms: 5

We are delighted to bring this superb 5 bed...4 bathroom...3 reception detached property to the market.

2795 sq ft of prime property

Within 5 minutes walk of two of the country's top non fee paying grammar schools.

Without doubt one of the finest properties to be built in Skipton in recent years

Built by procter properties the Federation of Master Builders Award winning house builder. An outstanding stone detached property providing spacious and superbly appointed accommodation. Built to the highest standards and meticulous detail.

Remaining 6 years NHBC Warranty.

Viewing is A must to appreciate the perhaps deceiving (from the road) size of this large family property
Skipton offers a wide range of shopping with High Street brands including Marks & Spencer Simply Food, as well as a diverse range of private retailers and regular markets. A central attraction is the Leeds Liverpool Canal which provides fishing, boat hire and sightseeing trips as well as walks on the level. Some of these walks and boat trips take in Skipton Castle, which is one of the best preserved in the UK.There are very well respected primary and secondary schools within the town, such as Skipton Girls High and Ermysteds Grammar. Skipton recently won the High Street of Great Britain Award, outshining competition such as Kensington High Street and Oxford Street in London.

The Property
Built in 2007 by procter properties for the Managing Directors own occupation. Procter Property is a past recipient of 'The Federation of Master Builders' House Builder of the Year Award. The house offers approximately 2800 square feet of prime family accommodation. Viewing is a must to appreciate the size of this property which might not be fully appreciated from the roadside. A superbly designed and built family home just a short walk from 2 of the top schools in Britain.

In Brief:- NHBC Warranty with 4 years remaining. Gas central heating and double glazing throughout. Quality fixtures and fittings including Yorkshire Stone Construction, Natural Slate Roofs, factory finished low maintenance timber windows, dual zone central heating and dual zone under floor heating. Oak veneer doors, Oak floors, under floor heating and designer kitchen and bathrooms With:- entrance hall, cloaks/WC, Adams Tebb kitchen diner with Shaker style units and built-in appliances including a coffee machine. Full width living/dining area with a good sized sun balcony off. On the lower ground floor there is a spacious Sitting Room, Orangery, Home Office, Utility Room, Games room with bar and a Gym/Sauna Room. On the first floor are four double bedrooms (2 en-suite) and a superb house bathroom. On the second floor is a magnificent master bedroom suite with walk-in wardrobe, sun balcony and a Victorian style bathroom room. To the front of the house is a stone walled resin gravel driveway.

Ground Floor

Entrance Hall
With timber external door including sealed unit double glazing. Oak flooring. Mat-well. Security alarm controls. Intercom to all floors. Heating radiator. Recessed low voltage ceiling spotlights. Access door to the integral garage. Telephone point.

Victorian style Lefroy Brooks suite with a smart black finish. WC and hand wash basin. Contrasting black & cream tiles laid in bonded 'brickwork' style. Oak floor with under floor heating. Extractor fan. Recessed shelving. Circular obscure glazed window to allow through natural light from the kitchen.

Supplied and fitted by Messrs Adams Tebb of Skipton. Comprehensively equipped with an extensive range of quality base and wall units in a Shaker style with speckled black granite work surfaces with matching upstands. Matching granite topped island/breakfast bar with sink, mixer taps and rinse attachment and with cupboards underneath. 'Booth Style' dining area providing seating for four. Villeroy & Boch double Belfast sink with rinse attachment and routed drainers into the granite worktop. Natural stone flooring with under floor heating. Recessed low voltage ceiling spotlights and concealed lighting beneath wall units along with plinth lighting at floor level. Built-in Rangemaster range cooker providing twin ovens, grill and six ring gas hobs with matching extractor hood/ canopy and all in black finish. Built in aeg Coffee machine. Built-in aeg stainless steel finish microwave. Integrated dishwasher. American style fridge freezer. Double glazed triple mullion window looking out onto the front drive.

Living Room with Dining Room
Approached from the hallway via a double width opening. A spacious and contemporary room with feature wallpaper and bold colours. Long distance southerly views across a field and beyond Botheby Wood. Contemporary raised and recessed fireplace with remote control 'Pebble Bed' living flame gas fire in limestone surround. Part Oak flooring. Recessed lighting. 5 amp table lamp circuit. Staircase down to the lower ground floor. Twin French doors to the sun balcony along with windows to the dining area and gable thus providing plenty of natural light. 2 Heating radiators. TV point. Also with a modern dining table suspended light fitting.

Sun Balcony
Providing a very pleasant sitting out area enjoying fine long distance southerly views. Ample room for a couple of outside sofas and table. Decked out in timber with railings to 3 sides and with outside heat lamps and a remote control awning. One of the many places on this property to relax and perhaps wind down with a glass of wine.

Lower Ground Floor

Sitting Room
A warm and luxurious room fitted out and furnished in period style. Featuring a remote control stove style gas fire set back into a red brick fireplace. Period plaster cornice to the extra height ceilings and with picture rails and deep skirting boards. Recessed lighting. Spindled staircase down from the living room. A pair of double glazed French doors through to the Orangery. This room radiates warmth and comfort and has 2 heating radiators, TV/sky point and video intercom to all floors including the front door camera. With the Orangery/garden, study, gym and games room off this large space it provides the second main living area.

Leading in from the sitting room via a pair of French doors into another pleasant place to sit and enjoy the afternoon or evening sun. Double glazed French doors and windows to the attractive rear garden. Stone flagged floor, ceiling fan, heating radiator and again a 5 amp table lamp circuit.

A good sized home office with window looking onto the immaculate rear garden. Featuring a red brick feature wall and period style fire place with electric coal effect fire. Double glazed window providing fine views at the rear. Double heating radiator. Fitted bookshelves. Recessed lighting and 5 amp circuit. Timber door with glazed units. Plaster cornice to the ceiling. Telephone point.

Gym and Sauna room
A purpose designed home gym providing ample space for exercise machines facing a mirrored wall. A large wet shower area with pebble tiling and Hansgroe shower unit to cool off and a 2 person sauna with built in CD player. Recessed lighting. Heating point.

Utility Room
With a range of contemporary base and wall units in contrasting cream and walnut finishes. Sink and drainer unit. Integrated washing machine, dryer and wine fridge. Heating radiator. Oak flooring. Recessed lighting and extractor fan.

Games Room & Bar
A great room when entertaining or just for the kids and their friends to 'hang out'. Including a pool table finished in red felt with traditional lighting over. A Corvette' cocktail bar area with seating and folding bar top. Oak flooring and heating radiator. TV point. Recessed lighting and neon advertising display.

A two piece suite in cream with enclosed WC and hand basin. Heating radiator. Extractor fan. Recessed lighting.

First floor

Spindled stair rails with matching balustrades. Built-in store/airing cupboard. Recessed lighting. Heating radiator and recessed lighting. Intercom to all floors.

Bedroom 1
A double bedroom with triple mullioned window to the front of the property. Heating radiator. Recessed lighting. Telephone point. TV point. En-suite shower room.

En-Suite Shower Room
Villeroy & Boch WC and wash basin in white with a fully tiled shower enclosure incorporating a Hansgroe thermostatic shower valve. Oak flooring with under floor heating.

Bedroom 2
A double bedroom with a triple mullioned window providing superb long distance panoramic southerly views across the field and Botheby Wood looking down the Aire Valley. Oak flooring. Fitted wardrobe supplied by Merritt & Fryers. Recessed lighting. Heating radiator. TV point. Telephone point. En-suite shower room.

Ensuite Shower Room
Villeroy & Boch WC and wash basin in white with a fully tiled shower enclosure incorporating a Hansgroe thermostatic shower valve. Oak flooring with under floor heating.

Bedroom 3
A double bedroom with triple mullioned window to the front of the property. With a range of Merritt & Fryers fitted bedroom furniture including draw chests and wardrobes. Oak flooring. Heating radiator. Recessed lighting. Telephone point. TV point.

Bedroom 4
A double bedroom with double mullioned window to the rear of the house and once again with those fine views. With a range of Merritt & Fryers fitted bedroom furniture including draw chests, shelving and wardrobes. Heating radiator. Recessed lighting. Telephone point. TV point.

House Bathroom
With stylish contemporary Villeroy & Boch three piece white suite featuring a smart V & B vanity basin unit finished in dark walnut and including shelving and drawers. Full Travertine tiling to the heated floor and the matching tiles to the walls. Also featuring a 'tap less bath' with thermostatic shower over and over bath screen. Dual flush slim-line cistern WC. 2 windows to the gable with obscure glass. Designer chrome finish heated towel rail. Recessed lighting. Extractor fan.

Second Floor

Master Bedroom Suite
A stunning air conditioned Master Bedroom Suite Half panelled walls, Oak beams and pastel shades give this spacious suite a French feel. Sitting area with focal fireplace and electric coal effect fire. Double glazed French doors onto the small balcony with seating and fantastic views over Skipton and down the Aire Valley. 5 amp table lamp circuit.2 Heating radiators. Recessed lighting. Access to roof void storage areas via 'secret doors'. Video intercom system including front door monitor. TV point. Telephone point.

Top Sun Balcony
As mentioned previously, enjoying spectacular long distance panoramic southerly views across Botheby Wood and Skipton toward the Aire Valley. Just enough room for a couple of chairs.

Walk in Wardrobe
Providing a large and very useful space with ample fitted shelving and hanging rails. Recessed lighting. Heating radiator.

En-Suite Bathroom
Half panelled to match the bedroom, and with a Lefroy Brooks French style suite in white. Featuring a free standing 'Victoria & Albert' bath with shower head/mixer taps and sat on chrome feet. French style wash basin mounted again mounted on a chrome frame & stand. WC with high level cistern and wood seat. Open and sunken shower area with Lefroy Brooks Antique style exposed thermostatic shower valve, and white glazed 'brick' style tiling. Oak flooring. Cast iron style heating radiator with chrome towel rail incorporated.Velux window. Extractor fan. Recessed lighting.

To the front of the house there is a private resin gravel driveway with dry stone walling providing off-road parking space for two or three vehicles. Raised flower bed and a stone flagged, stepped pathway leading down the side of the property to the rear gardens. Vehicle access to the garage. External lighting and CCTV camera.

Electrically operated remote control roller front door finished in cream to match the windows. Down- lights and ample power sockets. Fitted out with a range of high gloss base and wall units providing an 'F1 Pits' feel, especially as the floor is finished with ceramic tiling. Ariston gas central heating boiler enclosed in a cupboard. Sink unit with hot and cold taps.

Gardens & Entertaining Areas
Well proportioned and landscaped established rear garden backing onto a field and enjoying pleasant southerly views towards Botheby Wood. There is a good sized store with lighting under the steps down from the front of the property. Potting shed built out of the same Yorkshire stone as the house. Small lean-to Greenhouse built in a similar style to the potting shed and with glazing and timber sides/front. Further matching shed with cold water supply, power and lighting. Superb traditionally built outdoor bar with full roof and slate 'serving' worktops, sink with water supply and fridge space. Lighting, power sockets and TV point. Bar stool serving areas. Next to the bar is a flagged dining area with lighting and as with the rest of the garden, bounded by dry stone walls. Further areas provide more seating and a level lawn with borders.

Hot Tub
6 Person Hot Tub set slightly raised on a stone flagged patio and with remote controlled awning over. Outdoor shower area with thermostatic Hot/Cold shower valve.

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