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6 Watsons Houses, Skipton ,
- Ref: 30617_404507110744090
- Availability: For Sale
- Bedrooms: 4
- Address Title: 6 Watsons Houses, Skipton ,
LIVING ROOM WITH A CAST IRON WOOD BURNING STOVE AND OPEN THROUGH TO A DINING AREA TOGETHER WITH AN OPEN PLAN KITCHEN. THREE FIRST FLOOR BEDROOMS AND A BATHROOM. SECOND FLOOR ATTIC FOURTH BEDROOM WITH TWO SKYLIGHT WINDOWS. ENCLOSED STONE FLAGGED REAR YARD. RAISED GARDEN AREA AT THE HEAD OF THE CUL-DE-SAC AND A STONE GARAGE BUILDING CONVERTED TO INCLUDE A STORE ROOM, A KITCHEN/UTILITY OR WORK ROOM, AN INNER HALL AND A FIRST FLOOR STUDIO ROOM WITH A SHOWER ROOM. STONE FLAGGED FRONTAGE. PARKING SPACE INFRONT OF THE GARAGE. A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY.
CURRENT ENERGY EFFICIENCY RATING BAND F61 - (POTENTIAL RATING BAND B88)
Including a separate stone garage building with an en-suite studio room above, this Grade II Listed stone terraced cottage is planned on three storeys providing three first floor bedrooms together with an attic fourth bedroom.
Now in need of a modernisation and improvement scheme although certainly providing a unique opportunity, the property enjoys a very convenient central location on the level in a conservation area, close to the picturesque Springs Canal whilst only minutes walking distance away from town centre shops, amenities and services nearby.
Including gas central heating, the property is recommended for inspection, comprising briefly:
A living room including a cast iron wood burning stove and open through to a dining area together with an open plan kitchen whilst on the first floor are three bedrooms and a bathroom. On the second floor is an attic fourth bedroom with an open tread staircase and two skylight windows. To the rear of the cottage is an enclosed stone flagged yard. Adjacent to the next door cottage is a stone garage building - converted to include a store room, a kitchen/utility or work room and an inner hall with a staircase to a first floor studio room and shower room. There is a stone flagged frontage and an area of raised front garden.
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.
Certainly providing an increasingly rare opportunity for purchasers seeking to refurbish a property of this type entirely in accordance with personal choice of specification, this property offers significant further potential, comprising in more detail:
THROUGH LIVING ROOM
14'4" x 12'10" With a partly glazed and multi-paned front entrance door. Window to the front elevation. Double central heating radiator. Full height exposed stonework to one wall including display alcoves, a built-in meter cupboard unit and an arched raised fireplace with a cast iron log burning stove on a raised stone hearth. Pine dado rails. Pine partitioning rails and through to the:
12'9" x 10' With exposed stonework to part of one wall. Open tread staircase to the first floor. Peninsular unit through to the:
OPEN PLAN KITCHEN
13'6" x 10'3" With a range of base and wall units providing cupboards, drawers and contrasting worktop surfaces having tiled surrounds together with a matching peninsular unit through from the dining area. Double bowl stainless steel sink. Mosaic tiled flooring. Built-in oven with a four ring gas hob having an extractor hood above in a canopy. Additional four ring electric hob. Plumbing for a dishwasher. Window to the rear elevation. Double central heating radiator. Wall mounted gas central heating boiler. Pine boarded ceiling with recessed spotlighting. Built-in floor to ceiling shelved store cupboard unit with sliding doors. A traditional UPVC and sealed unit double glazed external door gives access to the enclosed flagged rear yard.
With a central heating radiator. Exposed stonework to one wall. Open tread staircase leading to the second floor.
11' x 9' With a window to the front elevation and a central heating radiator. Full width range of built-in wardrobes. Dado rails.
14'6" x 6'6" With a window to the rear elevation and a central heating radiator. Built-in wardrobes and cupboard with an integral chest of drawers. Dado rails.
11'3" x 5'10" With a window to the rear elevation and a central heating radiator. Built-in wardrobe. Varnished boarded flooring.
With a three piece white suite comprising a shower bath having a screen, a hand held shower and a Triton independent shower together with a low suite WC and also a hand wash basin having a vanity cabinet unit beneath. Wall tiling and floor tiling. Ladder central heating radiator in chrome finish. Built-in wall cupboard. Recessed LED ceiling spotlights.
ATTIC FOURTH BEDROOM
17' x 12'10" (maximum including stairwell) - Approached via an open tread staircase from the first floor landing. Includes two sealed unit double glazed skylight windows and access to roof void storage.
There is an enclosed stone flagged rear yard. Area of raised front garden at the head of the cul-de-sac.
Adjacent to the next door cottage is a:
STONE GARAGE BUILDING WITH PARKING SPACE INFRONT
8' x 6'6" - With an up/over door.
KITCHEN/UTILITY OR WORK ROOM
13'6" (average) x 8'8" With a predominantly glazed pedestrian external door. Fitted units and worktop surfaces. Stainless steel sink and drainer with hot and cold water. Laminate oak flooring. Electric hob and an extractor hood above in a canopy. Two fluorescent strip lights.
With an electric night storage heater. An open tread staircase leads to the first floor accommodation comprising:
15' (effective) x 7'6" With twin sealed unit double glazed skylight windows. Exposed beams. Deep built-in wardrobe with a cupboard above.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
With a three piece white suite comprising a low suite WC, a hand wash basin recessed into a vanity cupboard unit and also a tiled shower cubicle incorporating a thermostatic shower. Electric heated towel rail. Built-in cupboard. Light/shaver point. Pine panelled ceiling. Extractor fan.
COUNCIL TAX BAND
The council tax band quoted for this property on the Gov.UK website is Band: C
The tenure for this property is Freehold.
SERVICES All mains services are installed.
Please note we have not been able to test the equipment or installations in this property and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check any appliances before entering into any commitment.
Tel: Skipton 799993
Any floor plans are provided for informational and illustrative purposes only. Although we endeavour to provide truthful representation, we do not in any way warrant the accuracy of the floor plan information and the floor plan layout and measurements may contain errors and omissions. We are not liable for and do not accept any liability relating to any loss or damage suffered as a direct or indirect result of use of any information on the floor plan. The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds.
These particulars were prepared from observation together with information supplied by the Vendor. We have not carried out a detailed professional survey.
If you are thinking of selling your property HARRISON BOOTHMAN will be pleased to provide a FREE VALUATION for sale purposes.
These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract of sale.
Any prospective purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection of the property.