The Barn, Castlebergh Lane, Settle

£279,500 SSTC


A superbly designed, spacious and light family size property set in an elevated position below Castlebergh Hill, with delightful views over Settle towards Giggleswick chapel and the moors. Constructed of stone under a slate roof, this unique barn conversion has provided a lovely family home for many years, but would also lend itself ideally to a holiday lettings property. With the current owners having improved and redesigned the layout considerably to now provide for a beautifully appointed, modern home retaining many period features. Handy for town, being just a couple of minutes down to the market square and with a superb, open-plan living-dining room with vast amounts of windows for natural light and views, also opening onto the front courtyard. Comprising in brief of; a contemporary-style breakfast-kitchen, separate utility room and to the first floor a second reception room, a master bedroom and two further mezzanine bed areas.


Settle is a bustling market town in the foothills of the Pennines set amongst some of the most picturesque scenery in North Yorkshire. Situated within Settle is the railway station serving the community with a regular passenger service, as well as a bus service to Skipton from the town centre. There are many local shops including a Booths Supermarket, Co-op, Premium Store, several restaurants and pubs. Settle is also approximately half an hour’s drive from the Lake District, another delightful location with beautiful surroundings. Settle also offers a very vibrant and successful 11-19 Secondary School and Sixth Form Centre which is situated not very far from the town centre along with local sports facilities.


Approached off Castlebergh Lane onto a cobbled courtyard and into a subsequently attractive reception hall with stone flagged floor and exposed stone walls. Having good natural light from a double glazed window in addition to the glazed stable door and double panel heating radiator.


Off from the reception hall, incorporating a dual flush WC and corner wash basin with tiled splash back. Having stone flagged floor and extractor fan.


With a range of free standing units, a Scandinavian-style kitchen with large double bowl stainless steel unit with mixer lever taps set adjacent to a double glazed window, looking out onto the attractive courtyard. Further free standing units include cupboards and drawers providing good storage with space for and included in the sale, a small range cooker with fan oven, grill and four ring gas hob. With brushed stainless steel pan storage shelving and ample space for a breakfast table. Having exposed stone feature walls, stone flagged floor, recessed lighting and a double panel heating radiator.


With recessed lighting and being semi-open plan to both the kitchen and the living-dining room, an open tread stair case with return balustrade rises to the first floor with through light coming from the reception room above. Having stone flagged floor and double panel heating radiator.


A spacious, open-plan living-dining room, again with attractive stone flagged flooring and providing space in the living area for a couple of sofas and chairs, along with a TV area and ample space for living room furniture. With good natural light from two sets of double glazed windows and having exposed stone work and oak beams. With double panel heating radiator, recessed lighting and a large open-plan space to the dining area. The dining area is adjacent to a wide pair of double glazed French doors opening onto the cobbled forecourt providing an attractive outlook over the town towards Giggleswick. No doubt an ideal place to eat and relax on a warmer day with the doors open. With stone floor to match the living space, recessed lighting, double panel heating radiator and a small minstrels gallery, being open to the first floor.


A handy engine room providing space for the property's Valiant gas central heating boiler and having space and plumbing for a washing machine, dryer, fridges and freezers if required. Again with stone flooring throughout and having bespoke shelving providing excellent storage for outdoor gear.


With a straight flight of stairs from the ground floor returning in a stained timber balustrade to the first floor reception room.


With quality solid timber flooring, a second reception room which has previously been a large master bedroom. A versatile area with ample space for a couple of sofas and living room furniture with good natural light from a double glazed window and a pair of French doors opening onto a Juliet balcony, both with lovely views over the town. With exposed stone walls and king trusses, as well as perlins to the ceiling. An open tread flight of stairs leads out of this room to the bedroom mezzanine area. Having two double panel heating radiators and multi-point adjustable spotlights.


Finished with travertine tiling to the floors and wall, a boutique-style shower room with walk-in wet area encompassing a thermostatic shower, also having dual flush WC and a full pedestal basin. A modern bathroom with natural light from a high-level window with autumn leaf glass, recessed lighting to the ceiling and double panel heating radiator.


A large double bedroom with more than enough space for a king size bed and either fitted or free standing furniture and with a lovely aspect from the double glazed window to the front, with direct views over town towards Giggleswick. Having double panel heating radiator and being semi-open to a galleried mezzanine bedroom area above. With solid timber flooring and open tread staircase to the mezzanine area.


Out of bedroom one from an open tread flight of stairs with balustrade into an attractive mezzanine area, with solid timber flooring. Ideal as a guest room and having two Velux style windows, exposed stone wall and superb exposed king truss and perlins.


A large mezzanine area over the first floor reception room via an open tread staircase with ample space for a double bed, having balustrade looking over the reception room and with good natural light from three Velux windows. Featuring exposed king truss and perlins, as well as a partially exposed stone wall and with multi-point adjustable spotlights. Again ideal as a guest room/bunk space.


At the front of the property, across the full width, there is an attractive cobbled courtyard providing a pleasant place to sit and catch the sun and for alfresco dining. With a pleasant outlook over town and with some long distance views onto the hills, a low maintenance and attractive courtyard. With French doors leading directly off into the stone flagged living-dining room and picket style gate leading onto Castlebergh Lane.


All mains services are connected.


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