Mill Lane, Gargrave, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 4
First time to the market in over 40 years, this substantial stone built detached property sits in an enviable position with delightful views both front and back. Set under a pitched slate roof and with stone mullioned windows and doors, and having off street parking, a detached garage, and to the rear delightful south facing gardens looking over the River Aire onto open farmland. The property comprises in brief:-

Flagged pathways and lawned gardens lead off the driveway and front gate to a reception hall with a range of fitted cupboards providing good storage, and with open-tread stairs rising to the first floor. A spacious through living room has a feature stone fireplace with coal effect gas fire with display shelving, bespoke recessed lighting, and patio doors providing superb views across the River Aire onto the fields and hills beyond. A separate dining room is semi-open plan to the kitchen via archways, and provides space for a dining suite and furniture, and with pleasant views onto farmland at the front of the property. A good sized kitchen has an excellent range of fitted units with integrated dishwasher, granite effect worktops with tiled walls over, and the sale includes a Hotpoint free standing oven, grill and ceramic hob. There is space for a fridge and freezer and a one-and-half-bowl sink sits below a large window giving fantastic views and allowing a good flow of natural light in. Also having a breakfast bar area, and a door leads into the rear hall. Off from the rear hall a door leads directly onto the gardens (ideal for alfresco dining and entertaining) and a shower room incorporating a WC, washbasin and enclosure with thermostatic shower along with a built-in cupboard.

To the first floor an attractive return balustrade opens onto a wide landing with drop down loft hatch giving access to the second floor, and with large airing cupboard and mullioned window with far reaching views. The Principal bedroom takes full advantage of the stunning views across the river and weir onto beautiful surrounding countryside, and is of excellent proportions with ample space for a king sized bed and furniture, and also having a porthole window to the gable end. A house bathroom is of good proportions and includes a bath, WC and washbasin, and having a large window for natural light. Bedroom 2 is also of good proportions and with those spectacular views, and has fitted cupboards and wardrobes. Bedroom 3 at the front of the property is currently set up as a twin bed room, with far reaching views across fields towards the village. Bedroom 4 is a smaller double and again with a pleasant outlook.

An interesting part of the property is the second floor potential, currently with a drop down loft hatch and ladder onto the wide landing which was designed to take a full width second staircase. This area offers a further 550 square feet of potential living space, and has electricity and lighting, a landing area and two spacious rooms. A versatile space which subject to planning approval could be ‘opened up’ with dormers or Velux windows to provide a full third floor to this property.

Outside the property lawned gardens and pathways lead to the garage and the front door and with access down both sides of the property to the delightful south facing garden. Laid mainly to lawn with well stocked borders, and having key block paving providing an alfresco dining and barbecue area, and access to the larger than standard single garage. There are steps leading down to land not owned by the property adjacent to the river, however this area has been mown and used for by the family for over 40 years and provides a further pleasant sitting out and picnic area.

The property is offered with no chain and all mains services are connected.

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