Alistair House, North Road, Sutton in Craven, BD20 7PQ£750,000
Sold Subject To Contract
Significantly extended to provide spacious five/six bedroom en-suite accommodation appointed to an exceptionally high standard throughout, this magnificent stone built double bay fronted Victorian detached property stands within a particularly generous plot within this sought after village, enjoying an excellent degree of privacy and seclusion whilst including stunning landscaped gardens to both the front and the rear together with ample private parking and the unusual advantage of two detached garages, one of which has permission for conversion.
This truly outstanding and very imposing detached period home is conveniently positioned within the older part of Sutton-in-Craven, just off the bottom of the high street and only a short walk from the park, shops and local schools. Although situated in such a delightful and convenient location so close to the centre of the village, the property still enjoys a high level of privacy, being predominantly concealed by substantial stone built boundary walling together with mature trees and evergreen hedging. In addition, despite possessing such an appealing tree lined perimeter, both the house and gardens still benefit from a good degree of natural light, with the property also enjoying remarkable open long distance views towards the hills and Sutton Pinnacle at the rear.
The accommodation has been imaginatively extended with a superb stone built two storey extension at the side, together with a stylish and contemporary garden room extension at the rear. The impressive side extension perfectly complements the original Victorian stone built exterior, and has provided space for a fabulous living/dining kitchen area to the ground floor with a stylish range of fitted units, solid wood worktop surfaces, matching island, range cooker, integrated appliances, patio doors and luxurious tiled flooring equipped with under-floor heating. In addition to the exciting garden room extension, the ground floor also includes three further reception rooms, a utility room, a study, a WC/cloakroom and entrance halls to both the front and the side. One of the ground floor reception rooms is currently very comfortably used as a very spacious double bedroom. The first floor provides five well planned bedrooms, two of which are en-suite, together with a spacious and luxurious four piece house bathroom with contemporary fittings. The master bedroom en-suite shower room has recently been re-fitted to a high specification. The property benefits from a range of attractive period features throughout, thoughtfully complemented by high quality fixtures and fittings together with a tasteful scheme of interior decoration. A first hand inspection really is essential to appreciate the very spacious and desirable accommodation on offer.
Externally there are beautifully designed gardens to both the front and the rear; including fruit trees, timber decking with water feature, generous lawn and patio areas and an impressive timber bar and entertaining area with light and power. The main driveway at the side provides ample parking for several vehicles, including feature external lighting whilst also leading to a large stone built detached garage with power. There is a further gated driveway in the front corner of the plot which leads to a further large detached garage/workshop with car inspection pit. This second driveway would be ideal for those looking to keep a caravan or small motor-home.
Planning Permission has recently been granted to convert the smaller detached single garage into a one bedroom studio annexe, suitable for a variety of uses and being of particular interest to those looking to generate an additional income from holiday letting. Further information and plans are available on request or via the Craven District Planning Portal - Reference Number: 2021/23237/HH
The community of Sutton in Craven enjoys a variety of shops and other amenities including two primary schools, a chemist, and off-licence/village store, two public houses and a cricket club. In the centre of the village there is a superb park/playing field and the local area is blessed with many delightful walks alongside the beck and through the surrounding countryside and woodland. The neighbouring village of Cross Hills offers a wider selection of everyday shops and other amenities including Cooperative Food and Spar grocery stores, a butchers, a health centre, several restaurants and also South Craven Secondary School. There is a bus service to the towns of Skipton and Keighley and there are railway stations in the nearby villages of Steeton and Cononley providing regular daily services in to Leeds and Bradford.
The business centres of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire are within comfortable daily commuting distance.
Equipped with a security alarm system, gas central heating and numerous high quality sealed unit double glazed timber sash windows, this superior detached family home is strongly recommended for inspection and the immaculately presented accommodation comprises in further detail: