An increasingly rare opportunity to purchase a period cottage in the sort after village of Gargrave. River Place runs alongside one of the three village greens and being on the level to the Co-Op supermarket, public houses, restaurant and cafe's and just a ten minute stroll up to the train station. The property now requires a comprehensive refurbishment to include wiring, central heating, kitchen, bathroom, carpets and decorations. In our opinion the asking price reflects the condition and allows a substantial sum for the refurbishment.
The property comprises in brief :- An entrance hall with stone flagged floors and enclosed staircase rising to the first floor. The living room features a Georgian style bay window and with fitted display cupboards and cupboards to one side of the dressed stone fire place incorporating a coal effect gas fire. The dining-kitchen also features a stone flagged floor along with a multi fuel stove set into a recessed fire place. A recessed alcove under the stairs would provide an ideal pantry, and a rear entrance lobby opens onto the back yards via a UPVC double glazed door. Natural light from a double glazed window and with exposed roof beams. To the first floor, a landing with return balustrade and borrowed light from a glazed drop down loft hatch, central heating radiator and open storage cupboard. The bathroom includes a timber panelled full sized bath, vanity basin set below a double glazed window with pleasant views onto the river , WC with timber seat and a range of fitted cupboards incorporating the properties gas fired central heating boiler. Also having recessed lighting and timber panelled ceiling. Both bedrooms are set at the front and are similar in proportions but with bedroom1 being slightly larger and with built in cupboards proving good storage. Both bedrooms have central heating and double glazed windows with a pleasant outlook at the front. Outside there is on street parking to the front of the property and to the rear, a small store area incorporates the properties solid fuel storage bunker. There is no garden / outside space to this property, however all three village greens and the river banks are very close by, providing delightful picnic areas, stepping stones and fantastic views.
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 restaurant, Asian restaurant and two Cafe's. 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.