Carla Beck Lane, Carleton, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 3
A unique, superbly presented, detached stone built bungalow offering a mix of the traditional and the contemporary. Set in attractive grounds (formerly part of Carla Beck House) and a tranquil location on the edge of the village. Having good size gardens to the front and sides including a large sun terrace, ample parking and offering 4 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms.

In brief:- An entrance lobby provides space for hanging coats and with a further door leading into the superb and spacious living-dining-kitchen which is semi-open-plan to the living room and mezzanine bedroom / sitting room above. The kitchen area provides an extensive range of shaker-style units finished in soft cream paintwork with oak work-tops incorporating a one-and-a-half bowl ceramic sink, and with attractive tiling to the walls. Fitted appliances include an eye=level oven -grill, microwave, induction hob with extractor canopy and dishwasher. This is a family sized room and there is ample space for an 8 person dining suite and a sitting / television area. A door leads out onto the rear yard, dual aspect windows plus a Velux window provide good natural light, and the room is finished with high quality Karndean flooring.

The living room features a recessed fireplace with stone hearth and having oak mantle and shelving to either side of the chimney breast. This is a well proportioned room with space for a couple of sofa's and chairs, and with windows to the side garden, French doors onto the large sun terrace and with recessed and wall lighting.

A contemporary oak staircase with glass panels rises out of the dining-kitchen to the first floor mezzanine room. This is currently used as a double bedroom but also ideal as a sitting room or home office /studio. Featuring a dormer window with further gable and Velux windows, a light room with ample space for a king size bed and furniture, and with eaves storage and recessed lighting.

An inner hall off the dining-kitchen leads to a master bedroom with en-suite shower room / WC, walk-in-wardrobe and a window onto the rear patio.There is a further double bedroom with a range of quality built-in furniture and a window onto the gardens, and a smaller single bedroom / office. The house bathroom features a full size bath with thermostatic shower over, vanity wash basin, dual flush WC, tiled floor and mermaid boarding to the walls.

A door leads out of the bathroom into the utility-conservatory with double doors onto the rear patio, space and plumbing for a washing machine / dryer and a timber built store room.

To the outside there is parking for 3 vehicles, space for a double garage (subject to planning), and across the front of the house, a large stone flagged sun terrace / patio. A well stocked side garden includes specimen trees and shrubs and a path leads round the back of the property, and to the opposite side, a large lawn area. The property has a pleasant, open outlook onto trees and neighbouring period properties and is a short stroll into the heart of the village.

Heating is by way of programmable thermostatic electric radiators.


Carleton is a small village situated just two miles away from the local market town of Skipton. It is surrounded by lush countryside and stunning views. Carleton has a range of local amenities including; public house serving meals, church, general store, pharmacy, village hall and excellent primary school. There is also a bus service into Skipton town centre where you can get on a direct train to London, further bus rides to explore the Dales or just have a nice walk along the canal and do a spot of shopping. Skipton offers a vast range of independent traders along with High Street brand shopping, restaurants. 2 well equipped sports centres, modern swimming baths, a Cinema, Bowling Alley and two of the best secondary schools in the country. There is also a direct walk from Carleton into Skipton across open countryside, or of course along the connecting road.

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