Gainsborough Court, Skipton BD23

Guide price

Bedrooms: 1
Newly refurbished including new fitted kitchen, bathroom, underfloor heating to part, decorations and plumbing.Now presenting a superbly presented and secure1 bed apartment in a Grade 2 listed building with delightful communal gardens. This has to be one of the best locations within central Skipton. Just 800 metres from the local amenities that Skipton has to offer.

Leasehold, freehold & fees

The property is leasehold, however the owners of the apartments also have an equal 1/12 share in the freehold. We are informed that the management fees for maintaining and lighting to the communal areas, along with buildings insurance is £55 per calendar month. Garden maintenance is £35 per calendar month. Ground rent is not applicable.

The property

A well presented apartment in the exclusive Grade ll listed building at Gainsborough Court. Set in beautiful and well maintained grounds, this has to be one of the more desirable locations in Skipton, Just off Gargrave Road and approximately half a mile from the excellent amenities that Skipton High Street has to offer.

Entrance hall

Approached off the main communal reception hall, this is a handy space for storing coats and shoes before entering the main living space.

Breakfast- kitchen

A modern fitted breakfast-kitchen with an extensive range of wall (with cornice and pelmet) and base units finished in cream and in a shaker style with brushed chrome contemporary handles and granite laminate worktops over and tiling above. Bosch fan oven in stainless steel with matching induction hob over and contemporary stainless steel extractor fan. Brushed chrome switches and sockets throughout. Composite one and half bowl sink with mono-block mixer tap over. Bosch integrated full sized dishwasher and integrated Bosch fridge freezer. Space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Recessed LED lighting. Ceramic tiled floor in a grey slate style with under-floor heating.

Living room

A cosy sitting room with two multi-paned Georgian style sash windows. The south facing views out of these and across the gardens are a delight. With cornice to the ceiling. TV and telephone point. Completely re-decorated and re-carpeted.Two slim storage heaters


A double bedroom with two multi-paned Georgian sash windows providing ample natural light. Cornice to the ceiling and again tasteful and neutral wall coverings and carpets. Slim storage heating. TV and telephone points. Off this room is a large walk-in cupboard housing a Megaflo un-vented hot water cylinder but with further storage and shelving. Trapdoor to a substantial basement.


A superbly presented bathroom with travertine style full tiling to the floor and walls. 1200 recessed shower tray with thermostatic shower over, glass panel and remote control start, stop, heat and flow control in chrome. Dual flush WC. Wash basin and mono-block mixer tap sat in a contemporary vanity unit with storage cupboards. Heated chrome towel rail, mirror with lighting, chrome shaver point, further towel rail and chrome glass holder. Under floor heating.


Not currently used by the vendor. Access is via a trap door in the main bedroom. A set of stone steps lead down into the basement area. This is a totally untapped area and does not have any kind of heat or light. Providing potential for extending the property subject to planning consent. We are informed that the apartment next door has done just this and has converted the basement into an impressive sized living kitchen. The choice is yours but there is potentially another 600 square feet (Size unchecked) of living space down here.

Gardens and parking

Stunning gardens that are exclusive to the residents of this building only. With a large patio area accessed from a communal front door just a few steps from this apartments own door. Beyond the patio rolling lawns are broken up with a variety of trees and shrubs. All kept in immaculate order without the owners lifting a finger. The pictures speak for themselves. A further communal door again just a few steps from this apartment allow access to the rear of the building and a dedicated parking space all on the level. A telephone door entry system is in place. The water and electric meters are in the communal lobby therefore the utility companies do not need direct access to the apartment.

Council tax B

01756 228033

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