Westview, Carleton Road, Skipton

£335,000 SSTC

Overview

A superbly presented and very individual detached bungalow, being much improved and extended by the current owners to an exceptionally high standard. Set back off Carleton Road, this very generous sized plot is in a superb position, with delightful and generous sized gardens adjacent to Eller Beck, and with fantastic open skies and long distance views across the countryside. An individually designed bungalow offering three bedrooms, two which are double, a house shower room and an en-suite to the master bedroom. Also having a large living room with superb views from a panoramic window, and with French doors leading out onto the spacious alfresco dining areas. The more recently fitted kitchen offers a modern design including granite worktops, wine fridge, eye level oven and microwave, dishwasher and with space for a breakfast table. Having double glazing and gas central heating throughout, an intruder alarm system and with a large key blocked driveway providing parking for several vehicles, along with an adjoining garage. Located on the level and being just half a mile away from Skipton High Street, delightful country walks from the doorstep, and excellent sports facilities including rugby, cricket, squash and gyms.

SKIPTON

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.

FRONT ENTRANCE HALL

Approached from the gardens and stone flagged footpaths to a UPVC double glazed door with fitted mat well and laminate flooring, cornice to ceiling and recessed lighting. This is a return hall giving access to the bedrooms and dining-kitchen. Having central heating radiator with fitted cover, and full height door giving access to a linen/storage cupboard.

LIVING ROOM

A spacious and light living room from a panoramic double glazed window looking across the gardens and Eller Beck onto open countryside and sports grounds, and with a pair of UPVC French doors opening onto the substantial alfresco dining areas and gardens. With quality laminate flooring throughout and providing ample space for a couple of sofas and armchairs. Recessed lighting, contemporary log-style living flame gas fire and with a double panel heating radiator with bespoke fitted radiator cover. A delightful room with superb views and with display alcove and door leading through to the dining-kitchen.

DINING-KITCHEN

A modern and high quality kitchen with a range of base and larder units finished in high gloss black with brush steel contemporary handles. Featuring a substantial centre island incorporating pull our recycling bins, drawers and further cupboards and having high quality granite worktops over. An under mounted stainless steel with routed drainer to the worktop, pillar lever taps and filtered cold and instant boiling water taps. Fitted appliances include an Electrolux fan oven with built in AEG microwave over, a large AEG built-in wine fridge, an integrated washer-dryer and a full sized dishwasher. To one end of the centre island there is an AEG four ring induction hob with stainless steel canopy hood over. With space for a four seat dining/breakfast table adjacent to one of the two double glazed windows, both looking out onto the attractive gardens and having slate effect laminate flooring, recessed lighting and glass illuminated display shelving.

BEDROOM ONE

With a large double glazed window looking out across the front forecourt and driveway with heating radiator below. Having space for a double bed and fitted or free standing furniture, cornice to ceiling, recessed lighting and en-suite.

ENSUITE BATHROOM

With a modern three piece suite finished in white comprising of a panelled full size bath with Triton independent shower unit over and an over-bath shower screen. full pedestal basin with contemporary taps to match the bath, and a dual flush WC. Natural light from a UPVC double glazed window to the front of the property, extractor fan, recessed lighting, chrome ladder-style radiator and with full height tiling to the bath area, reducing to half tiling for the remainder.

BEDROOM TWO

Set to the rear of the property and with stunning views across the gardens and Eller Beck onto open countryside. With a range of fitted bedroom furniture including wardrobes, display shelving and a dressing area, along with bedside tables. Having recessed lighting, cornice to ceiling, a feature wall and a heating radiator.

BEDROOM THREE/HOME OFFICE

An excellent size single bedroom or perhaps even a three quarter, and again set to the front of the property with those delightful views out of a UPVC double glazed window with heating radiator below. With cornice to ceiling and currently used as a grandchild's room and a home office.

HOUSE SHOWER ROOM

A more recently refitted shower room in a modern contemporary style to include a hidden cistern dual flush WC, quadrant shower cubicle with contemporary thermostatic shower valve with drench and hand held heads, and with illuminated recessed alcove. There is a quality gloss fronted vanity unit incorporating a granite sink with contemporary taps and matching Porcelanosa fitted mirror over.Modern full height tiling to the walls and with contrasting slate effect laminate flooring. Having recessed lighting, extractor fan and a chrome ladder-style heating radiator.

REAR ENTRANCE HALL

Approached off the key block driveway and footpaths through a stained and leaded UPVC double glazed door into an entrance hall with ornate cornice, recessed lighting, heating radiator, laminate flooring and with a full height door giving access to the boiler cupboard; which also provides space for hanging clothes and the intruder alarm panel.

GARAGE

15' 10'' x 8' 8'' with an up and over aluminium door giving vehicular access into a single garage with cold water tap, lighting and pedestrian access via a side door. Also housing the property's electrical consumer unit and with a further door giving access to the gym/store room.

GYM/HOME OFFICE/STORE ROOM

Set to the rear of the garage and being plastered and decorated. Having heating radiator and double glazed window with delightful views across the gardens onto the open countryside. Fitted with electrical sockets, overhead light and television point; this space is currently used as a small but purposeful home gym.

OUTSIDE

To the front of the property there is a substantial key blocked drive and parking area providing space for three or four vehicles and an additional concrete apron providing further parking for a couple of vehicles. An area to the side of the garage provides space for sheds a greenhouse and a kitchen garden and leads through a timber gate into to the main front gardens. A key block footpath runs along the rear of the bungalow past well stocked border and onto side gardens. The main side and front gardens are superbly maintained and laid mainly to lawn, but with individual borders all being very well stocked, and with no less than three alfresco/sunbathing terraces. Having a delightful outlook with frontage onto Eller Beck which disappears under an attractive bridge and with superb open views as far as the eye can see. In addition to the more formal gardens there are raised vegetable borders.

AUTHORS NOTE

Westview really is very unique in many ways. Superbly presented family sized accommodation, the generous amounts of parking, the superbly maintained gardens, the stunning views, Eller Beck and the handy location for town. Bungalows do not come much better than this, and with ample space for extending either with more bedrooms or a conservatory, the scope really is endless.

SERVICES

All mains services are connected.

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