A superbly presented family size home set in the heart of the much sought after village of Gargarve. Constructed between 1926-1928 for local architect Mr Rodwell, this spacious family home offers 1700 square feet of living accommodation. Having been upgraded over the years, yet retaining many of the original features to include tall ceilings with ornate cornice and fret-work, stained glass windows, a superb return staircase and original doors.
Westville House is a semi-detached property set under a pitched slate roof and with delightful gardens to the front and rear. Ample off street parking for 3 or 4 vehicles along with a detached single garage, and a raised sun terrace at the rear of the property. The gardens offer a wealth of mature trees and shrubs and been laid mainly to lawn, ideal for entertaining and relaxing. To the bottom end of the rear gardens there is a vegetable plot area, and a timber garden shed.
The Village of Gargrave is on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park in North Yorkshire. The River Aire runs through the middle of the village and with three attractive greens running alongside, makes an idyllic place for picnics, paddling, fishing and dog walking. The Leeds Liverpool Canal also runs through the village providing boating, fishing and walking (on the level) throughout the year. A well regarded Primary school, St Andrews Church, Village Hall and Library are all close by. Local amenities include a Post Office, CO-OP supermarket, three public houses, fish and chip shop, Asian restaurant and a café. There is a bus service into Skipton and a train station with services to Leeds & Bradford with connections to all UK's train stations. The famous Yorkshire Three Peaks are approximately a thirty minute drive away and the Lake District is just over an hour’s drive. Also in the catchment for Skipton Girls High & Ermysteds Grammar School
The property boasts two splendid reception rooms with period style fireplaces and offering ample space for sitting and dining. The more recently refurbished kitchen is finished in a shaker style with soft cream colours and granite worktops. Off from the kitchen there is a spacious utility room which could be opened into the kitchen to make a large kitchen- diner, which in turn leads onto the raised rear sun terrace, and gardens. A modern cloakroom can be found just off the hallway.
The impressive reception hall is approached from the side of the property under a large stone storm porch, and provides space for a home office, featuring the original return staircase with a stained glass window at the half landing. On the first floor there are three double bedrooms and with the larger master bedroom enjoying some long distance views. The house bathroom offers a period style suite with full size bath, separate shower enclosure, wash basin and bidet.