52 Raikeswood Drive, Skipton, BD23 1LY£475,000
Sold Subject To Contract
This imaginatively extended, spacious and superbly appointed individual semi-detached house provides family sized accommodation of exceptional merit, planned on three floors whilst very pleasantly situated in an exclusive cul-de-sac within the prestigious 'Raikes' area of Skipton.
Town centre amenities are only circa two thirds of a mile away whilst picturesque open countryside, excellent primary and secondary schooling are all nearby within walking distance.
This truly outstanding and beautifully presented home has been the subject of significant expenditure during recent years on a comprehensive modernisation and improvement scheme, carried out with meticulous attention to detail in accordance with a superior specification.
Including gas central heating, sealed unit double glazing, a security alarm, quality contemporary fittings and fixtures, inspection is very strongly recommended indeed and the property comprises briefly:
An entrance porch, an entrance hall, a cloaks/WC, a sitting room, a spacious family living space and dining area open through to a refitted kitchen which is superbly appointed with a stylish range of quality contemporary units including quartz worktops and built-in appliances. There is also a side entrance room/utility. On the first floor is a master bedroom with a contemporary en-suite shower room. There are three further bedrooms and a refitted bathroom which is superbly appointed with a quality contemporary white suite including both a bath and a shower cubicle. On the second floor is an attic conversion suitable for a variety of uses and approached via a staircase from the first floor landing. The attic conversion also includes a separate WC with a two piece white suite. The established raised front garden enjoys fine southerly aspects and there is also a private tarmac driveway providing vehicular parking. The imaginatively landscaped enclosed rear garden is planned for ease of maintenance to include a raised slate bed and flowerbeds together with a timber decking sitting out area also incorporating seating. Boundary fencing enhances privacy. The property enjoys fine long distance southerly views at the front.
The increasingly popular market town of Skipton has won many accolades in recent years, being independently judged to be one of the best areas to live in the UK via multiple media sources. Catering to residents of all ages, the town offers the perfect combination of excellent schooling, easy access to countryside and an extensive choice of leisure, shopping and recreational facilities. The town is intersected by the scenic Leeds/Liverpool canal and is well known for its Medieval Church and Castle together with a bustling High Street featuring an outdoor market on the cobbled 'setts' three days a week. The town offers an excellent mix of independent shops, pubs and cafés in addition to having well known branded stores and a choice of fashionable bars and restaurants. There are excellent public transport links, including a railway station providing regular daily services to Leeds and Bradford. The town enjoys an annual programme of community events and festivals, attracting an ever increasing degree of tourism. In addition, the beautiful Yorkshire Dales National Park is only a short drive away to the north, offering some of the finest countryside and scenery in the UK.
The business centres of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire are within comfortable daily commuting distance.
This unique, spacious and family sized home certainly provides a superb opportunity and has much to commend it, comprising in further detail: