Skipton Road, Cross Hills, Keighley BD20


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
A superbly presented, spacious former barn, offered to the market for the first time since conversion 36 years ago. The principal rooms are on the first floor to take advantage of some pleasant long distance views onto the moors above Kildwick and Farnhill. Sitting elegantly in manicured landscaped gardens of good proportions along with a substantial drive / parking area to the approach of the property and having a detached (larger than standard) single garage with workshop space. Set on the level in this popular South Craven village and being close to shops, schools, cafes and a bus route. Train stations 5 minutes in either direction, with Leeds in 30 minutes. A versatile property with scope to change the internal layout to suit.

The superbly appointed accommodation comprises in brief:-

A reception hall approached from the covered archway provides an impressive and welcoming space with return staircase leading up to the first floor reception rooms, and also having a summer living room featuring exposed timber flooring with cloakroom off, and French doors opening into an adjoining centrally heated conservatory.

To the first floor there is a large living room with some delightful views and featuring a low level stone fireplace set into the original 'barn archway'. Ample space here for sofas, chairs and living room furniture and connected to the dining room and breakfast-kitchen. Having exposed ceiling timbers and providing a link over the 'drive-through' archway between the 2 staircases.

A second entrance hall off the drive / parking area is particularly useful for unloading shopping. This leads to a utility room with a range of tall cupboards providing excellent storage, along with base units and space for a washing machine and dryer along with the gas central heating boiler. Off from the hall are 3 double bedrooms and a further bathroom.

The finely decorated dining room provides enough space for a 12 person suite and again has exposed ceiling timbers and is connected to the breakfast - kitchen and living room, ideal when entertaining.

The breakfast - kitchen features an extensive range of solid timber wall and base units including some display shelving and glass fronted cupboards, with granite effect worktops over. A large window offers views of the hills, with a composite sink below. And appliances include a Bosch microwave / oven with fan further fan oven below, AEG induction hob with extractor, under-counter fridge and a semi-intergrated slimline dishwasher.

Across the landing, the master bedroom is spacious and has a range of quality fitted wardrobes, dressing area and bedside units and with good natural light from no less than 3 arched windows. The house bathroom on this floor is very spacious and features a raised spa bath set below an arched window, WC, basin, Bidet and with the added bonus of a separate shower enclosure.

Outside there is a larger than standard detached single garage with a pair of doors giving vehicular access and a personnel door, providing parking for one vehicle as well as a workshop area. The spacious key-block and tarmacadam courtyard provided parking for half a dozen vehicles in addition to further covered parking under the barn archway.

To the West gable there is a very private and well protected garden which catches the sun, and leads to the conservatory and summer lounge. Through the archway, the garden opens up to the main gardens which are laid mainly to lawn, with well stocked borders, rose beds, a large flagged sun terrace, vegetable plot, greenhouse and garden shed. It is also possible to store a single axle caravan round here.

All mains services are connected and the property comes under band F for Council Tax.

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