70 Raikeswood Drive, Skipton, BD23 1LY£499,000
Sold Subject To Contract
No floorplans available
No EPC available
This outstanding, superbly appointed and beautifully presented individual 1920's semi-detached house provides well equipped four bedroomed accommodation of particular merit standing in a delightful large landscaped garden which offers a very appealing feature at the rear.
Enjoying a prestigious location in the exclusive 'Raikes' area of Skipton, this exceptional property is situated close to picturesque open countryside whilst also circa two thirds of a mile away from town centre amenities with excellent primary and secondary schooling also nearby.
Including gas central heating, UPVC sealed unit double glazing, quality contemporary fittings and fixtures, this attractively improved property is very strongly recommended indeed for inspection, comprising briefly:
An entrance porch, a reception hall, a cloaks/WC, a dining room open through to a living room and there is a fitted kitchen which is well equipped with quality units incorporating granite worktops and built-in appliances. On the first floor are three bedrooms, a fourth bedroom/study, a luxurious bathroom and a separate WC with a two piece suite. The front garden is planned for ease of maintenance and there is a private level tarmac driveway including a high quality EV charging point whilst also giving access to a good sized adjoining garage with a utility area. The unusually large, landscaped mature and enclosed rear garden provides a very attractive feature, enjoying delightful aspects whilst including an extensive lawn, a rockery, colourful flowerbeds with a well stocked variety of bushes, a garden store, a garden shed, a timber decking and a stone flagged patio offering very pleasant sitting out areas.
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.
Certainly providing a superb opportunity, this very appealing property comprises in further detail: