Buckden Court, Buckden

Skipton, BD23 5JX




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A beautifully presented and refurbished two bed cottage, laid out over one level and constructed of random Yorkshire stone under a stone slate roof. Set in the pretty courtyard community of Buckden Court consisting of a handful of properties, set around a gravelled courtyard. With parking for one vehicle as well as near by visitor parking, and with some lovely long distance views onto the fells, that make this village so popular for walkers and residents alike. Coach House Cottage was purchased by the current owners approximately ten years ago, at which time the property was a little tired. The current owners set about redesigning the layout by moving some walls to provide two useful size bedrooms, a delightful living room and open-plan kitchen, and a shower room. Having rewired the property along with new plumbing for the kitchen, a fabulous Mediterranean style refurbished shower room and having oak flooring, night storage central heating and an Esse multi-fuel stove as a central feature to the main living space. New fitted cupboards, kitchen and lighting were included in the refurbishment as well as two large Velux light tunnels providing extra light to the kitchen and shower room. Being double glazed and with modern facilities in the shell of an attractive period property. Buckden Court is a very peaceful, tranquil location, yet just a few strides across the road sees you at the Buck Inn. Having been a second holiday home running along side a very successful holiday let, this property ideally lends itself to the same scenario. A perfect bolt hole in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, with stunning views, great local pubs and easy to lock up and leave.


The parish of Buckden lies on the Dales Way, at the northern end of Wharfedale and consists of the village itself, nestling under the impressive bulk of Buckden Pike. There is a thriving local community, with the local economy based largely on farming and tourism. There is a local pub within the village along with a choice of tea rooms and a village store. Buckden is just 10 minutes away from the larger village of Kettlewell, with a highly recommended primary school and 30 minutes from the market town of Skipton, which plays host to a range of excellent shops, schools, restaurants and Skipton railway station which offers direct access to London and the rest of the UK (via Leeds).


Approached off the gravel forecourt, through a double glazed and timber traditional-style door, onto solid oak flooring into a well laid out and presented living space. Currently set out with two sofas centred around the feature fireplace having oak beam mantle and stone hearth, encompassing a recessed Esse multi-fuel stove. With wall lighting and background heating from a slimline night storage heater. Good amounts of natural light and an attractive outlook onto the gravel forecourt and the fells beyond from a large double glazed sash-effect window with window seat below. Having loft hatch giving access to the roof space.


Open-plan to the living space, a very well laid out and good quality kitchen with a range of base and wall units with wood shaker-style doors and pewter effect handles. Also having integrated larder-style fridge and freezer units. A cottage-style kitchen with granite effect worktops incorporating a single bowl stainless steel sink with lever tap and with under mounted fan oven and matching four ring ceramic hob. Over the hob there is a stainless steel extractor hood built into the wall units, a tiled splash back and good amounts of natural light from the Velux window above. having a natural stone recess to one end of the units, providing further shelf storage space and with the worktops returning into this area. With recessed lighting and the oak floor running through the whole of this living space.


Set to the front of the cottage with space for a double bed and tables along with fitted or free standing furniture and having a full height door giving access to a shallow cupboard for further storage. Natural light and attractive views from the double glazed window with deep timber sill. Having centre light point and background heating from a slimline light storage heater.


Cleverly designed with a bespoke fitted bunk-bed providing an attractive feature and space for a couple of adults or children. With fitted ladder to the beds and a corner display shelf. Natural light from a double glazed window and with built-in cupboard for hanging space and night storage heater.


Again part of the refurbishment, finished in a modern and Mediterranean style, incorporating a dual flush WC, matching full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap and fitted mirror over. A quality shower enclosure with glass pivoted door gives access to an Aqualisa independent shower unit with adjustable head. Having natural light from the Velux window, wall mounted ladder-style electrically heated radiator and secondary heating from a night storage heater below. Being full tiled throughout including the floor, with fitted mirror, recessed lighting and an extractor fan.


Being partly cobbled and partly gravelled, a pleasant sitting out space, which will catch the sun, with pleasant views onto the fells above Buckden. With space for the parking of a vehicle, a bin storage area and visitor parking nearby.


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