Green Head House, Gargrave


Hunters, Skipton

(01756) 700544

FORMING part of a former country house, Green Head House is a character Dales property which has been recently redesigned and extended.

The four-bedroom home has a spacious drawing room, living/dining kitchen and three bathrooms, plus a cedar-clad studio and landscaped gardens.

Original features include ornate plaster work, windows, timber paneling, timber panelled doors, fireplaces and high ceilings, and there is under-floor heating throughout the ground floor.

The reception hall has reclaimed stained and leaded glass from the original property, wide solid pine floorboards and staircase with timber hand rail.

With a multi-fuel stove on a tiled hearth with exposed brick backing and ornate timber surround, the drawing room has original timber panelling, original square bay window which is a delightful sitting area, ceiling cornice, ornate ceiling rose and deep original skirting boards.

The heart of the home is the living/dining kitchen, with many original period features and bespoke fittings. The kitchen area has a range of fitted storage units finished in cream, centre island, Silestone worktops, cream electric Aga with three ovens and dual hotplate, double Belfast sink, integrated dishwasher and breakfast bar area. There is also a larder cupboard, built-in fridge freezer, ornate ceiling, wide pine floorboards, ceiling coving and French doors to the rear flagged dining area.

The living/dining area is flooded with daylight through large windows and French doors to the gardens, and has a wall-mounted electric fire, deep skirting boards, pine floorboards and ample space for a six-seater dining table, sofas and armchairs.

Also on the ground floor is a utility room with fitted units, laminate worktops, space and plumbing for a fridge, washing machine and tumble dryer, and access to a cloakroom, which has a wc, wash basin, extractor fan and under-stairs storage area housing the hot water cylinder.

The large first floor landing has a spindled galleried area, original timber panelled doors, built-in bench with storage, exposed beams and spindled staircase to the second floor landing.

The master bedroom suite has an original timber sliding sash window, original cornice and ceiling coving, deep skirting boards and ample space for a king sized bed, wardrobes and dressing areas. The en-suite bathroom has a roll top bath with mixer tap, walk-in fully tiled shower with thermostatic shower head and further adjustable head, wc, wash basin, tiled floor and two chrome heated towel rails.

The second bedroom has windows to three sides, deep skirting boards and space for a king sized bed and bedroom furniture, while the third bedroom is a double with door opening onto a Juliet balcony and original restored ceiling coving.

The house bathroom has a bath with thermostatic shower over, wash basin, wc, part-tiled walls, shaver point, extractor fan and heated chrome towel rail.

Upstairs again, the second floor landing has a spindled galleried area, access to eaves storage and original exposed stone window surround. The fourth bedroom is a spacious double with long distance views, exposed beams and chimney breast, access to eaves storage and en-suite bathroom with a shower over the bath, wc, wash basin with vanity unit, exposed beam and chrome heated towel rail.

Green Head House has a stone detached garage with slate roof, electric door, light and power, plus large boarded storage space. There is also space for several vehicles on the driveway.

A notable feature of the property is a cedar-clad studio with slate roof, oak flooring and skirting boards, and wood-burning stove on a glass hearth with exposed chimney. There are exposed beams, bi-folding doors to the flagged patio area and four network sockets. The area is currently used as an architect’s studio and would lends itself to working from home or a garden room.

To the front of the property is a lawn bounded by dry stone walling and timber fencing, plus borders with trees and shrubs. Between the property and studio is a further lawn with flower beds, with a stone flagged patio to the front of the studio. To the rear of the property is a further patio with ample space for al fresco dining, plus a timber log store. There is also a small chicken enclosure with timber shed.