A very substantial detached family home set in circa 1 acre grounds in the sought after Grassington Road area on the outskirts of Skipton. The grounds include a woodland area full of wildlife and the perfect playground for a growing family. Wood House is just shy of 3000 sq ft of internal space not including the double garage and is laid out over two split level floors. This individually designed and versatile property is superbly presented, well maintained and has much to offer. Boasting 5 / 6 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, an Amdega conservatory, spacious dining-kitchen and much more. The property is approached off Grassington Road via a short lane shared by just 2 properties which in turn leads onto a private driveway laid to limestone chippings providing generous parking space, and access to the large detached double garage via an apron laid to stone corbels.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
An entrance lobby with tiled floor has French doors leading into a reception hall with built-in cupboard and stairs rising to the first floor with storage cupboard below a cloakroom off, featuring vintage-style WC and basin and Amtico flooring. A well- balanced sitting room with feature wall coverings has dual aspect windows and sliding patio doors, and a wood-burning stove. Across the hall, the snug has a pleasant outlook onto the gardens from a full height window and sliding patio doors, and features a coal effect gas fire with Victorian-style surround. Bedroom 5 is currently used as a spacious home office but would easily accommodate a king-sized bed and furniture, and with a pleasant outlook onto the woodland from a mullioned window.
UPPER GROUND FLOOR
Rising to the upper ground floor, a family room just off the dining-kitchen is perfect for every day relaxing space with ample room for a couple of sofas, and with patio doors onto the side garden. A well laid out and generous size dining-kitchen features a 4 oven AGA with twin hot-plates and a warming plate, and having a contemporary extractor canopy over. A range of bespoke handpainted shaker-style units provide good storage, granite worktops incorporate a double Belfast sink, and integrated appliances include a Siemens microwave-oven, AEG dishwasher, pull out recycling draw, larder cupboards and there is a Fisher & Paykel fridge / freezer. A peninsular base unit with granite worktop and storage below provides a work-surface and a dining area has a pleasant outlook onto the gardens. Quality Amtico flooring leads into a good-sized utility room with an excellent range of contemporary style units, worktops incorporating a sink, and with a window and door onto the gardens.
UPPER GROUND FLOOR CONTINUED
Amtico flooring leads into a good-sized utility room with an excellent range of contemporary style units, worktops incorporating a sink, and with a window and door onto the gardens. A walk-in boiler cupboard houses the GAS fired boiler and un-vented hot water tank. An Amdega conservatory is accessed directly out of the dining-kitchen and provides a delightful space to sit and watch the wildlife in the gardens and woodland. Featuring exposed stone walls and Amtico under heated flooring.
A short flight of stairs leads past a linen cupboard and onto a landing. The master bedroom is of super-king proportions and has a pleasant outlook from a mullioned window and built-in display shelving. Boasting an en-suite with full size bath, bidet, WC and wash basin and period style half-tiling. Bedroom 6 is currently set up as a large walk-in wardrobe and dressing room featuring a range of open fronted wardrobes / cupboards which could easily be removed and returned back to a bedroom if required. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are both doubles and have bespoke built-in wardrobes, and pleasant outlooks.
A staircase with return balustrade rises to the second floor, which includes an ideal suite for a younger family member. A house bathroom finished with attractive period-style tiling incorporates a full size bath, separate shower enclosure, WC and wash basin, Amtico flooring, and a Velux window for natural light and ventilation. A super-sized bedroom has ample space for a double bed and sofas and features a range of built-in furniture including wardrobes. This room has fabulous views of the garden and has an en-suite shower room with WC, wash basin and Velux window.
GARDENS & GARAGE
Wood House is set in delightful, substantial and very private gardens. Set out mainly to the rear and side of the property, and including lawn areas, well stocked borders, evergreen hedging, water features, stone flagged and key-block sitting and al-fresco dining areas, and an area of woodland providing a natural habitat for wildlife, and ideal for children's adventures.
A detached garage with automated doors and a personnel door provides internal parking and storage, and with further parking on the driveway for several vehicles.
The historic market town of Skipton (in Craven) is known as the 'Gateway to the Dales' and provides extensive recreational facilities with stunning open countryside nearby. On the cusp of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with excellent walking, climbing and fishing including the famous Yorkshire 3 Peaks. Craven has its fair share of gourmet pubs, restaurants and excellent sporting facilities including a state of the art swimming pool and gym. Leeds and Manchester are within comfortable daily commuting distance and direct trains to London’s Kings Cross as well as Leeds, Bradford and the Settle to Carlisle line, run regularly. Skipton offers a wide range of shopping with High Street brands including Marks & Spencer’s Food as well as a diverse range of private retailers and regular markets. Another central attraction is the Leeds Liverpool Canal which provides fishing, boat hire and sightseeing trips as well as walks on the level. Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved in the UK.