Skipton Road, Silsden, Keighley BD20


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  • Bedrooms: 4
Set in an elevated position on the edge of Kildwick and having the most fantastic views across and down the Aire Valley as far as Haworth Moors. A generous sized family home at over 4700 square feet, this striking property has been completely refurbished and redesigned by the current owners to provide an impressive family home featuring large open-plan living areas and for the most, in a contemporary style yet retaining many original features from this 170 year old former barn. During the renovation work the property was completely re-wired to include a lutron lighting system, under-floor heating to the ground floor and two of the en-suites, sonos sound system, centre vacuum system, intruder alarm, CCTV and planitherm windows.The reception rooms. Breakfast-kitchen, dining room, and principal bedrooms are of generous proportions, and benefit from delightful views. Both the dining room and living room feature wood-burning stoves, a substantial aga is the main focal point in the breakfast-kitchen and all 4 bedrooms are spacious and have en-suite facilities. To the outside there is plenty of garden space along with 2 substantial out-buildings and a tack room, with further development potential such as a granny annex, large garage and studio. The limestone driveway and courtyard offers plenty of parking, and leads to 5.5 acres of grazing land and a stable block.

Ground floor

An impressive reception hall features bespoke oak staircase with glazed panels and a galleried landing. Open full height to the ridge, and having superb exposed king trusses, this 'first room' sets the tone for the rest of property. A high quality stone flagged floor leads through to a spacious ground floor shower room and boot room, perfect for the storage of outdoor shoes and gear. Immediately off the reception hall through French doors, a spacious living room taking full advantage of the delightful views from a full height window with French doors onto the garden. Being 'L' shape in layout and with a dining area and further windows for good natural light. Featuring an exposed stone fireplace incorporating a multi-fuel stove. Ample space in this large room for 2 or 3 sofa's and living room furniture, and with slate floor.

The cinema room features a full height window and whilst currently set up as a second living room, is hard wired for a sound and vision.

The dining room and kitchen are of excellent proportions, being semi-open-plan to each other and separated by a cast iron range with stone surround to the kitchen side. Both rooms have quality oak flooring (under-heated as with all the rooms on the ground floor). The kitchen is well kitted out with a range of bespoke shaker-style solid wood units with granite worktops, double belfast sink, semi-integrated dishwasher, and a bespoke dresser unit incorporating a fridge-freezer, microwave and wine rack. In addition there is a large centre island unit providing further storage, excellent baking surfaces and a breakfast bar area. An aga with 3 ovens and attached 2 oven / twin hob module, is set into a tiled recess with built in extractor fans. Lovely views from 2 windows to the front, and French doors onto the side garden, and all with some delightful views.

The dining room features a hand carved stone fireplace incorporating a multi-fuel stove, and there is ample space for a 10 person dining suite and with good amounts of light from 3 double glazed windows. There are recessed cupboards for storage and ample room for further furniture if required. Below the dining room and reached via a stone staircase, a cellar for storage and also housing the properties water filtration system.

Off from the dining room and creating a further link to the side gardens there is a sizeable utility room with stone flagged floor, plumbing for washing machines and dryers and also housing the properties oil fired boiler.

1st floor

A spacious galleried landing features king trusses and the oak staircase and leads off to all 4 bedroom suites. The master bedroom again reflects the overall size of this dwelling and offers ample space for a super-king bed and furniture, along with a well proportioned walk-in wardrobe. There are fabulous long distance views across the Aire Valley from two large windows and king trusses again feature. The en-suite is of high quality and features a free-standing spa-bath, hidden cistern WC, vanity basin and a walk-in shower enclosure.

Bedroom 2 is arguably larger than the master bedroom and again features king trusses, delightful views and a superbly styled en-suite with walk-in shower, contemporary bath, dual vanity basin area and WC. The two remaining bedrooms are both spacious and boast high quality en-suites, and with bedroom 3 having a period fireplace (not in use) and bedroom 4 a walk-in wardrobe.


Whilst some remedial work is required, the larger of the 3 outbuildings is of considerable size, and with ample scope to create a double garage and workshop or studio / granny annex. At the rear of this building there is a tack room with power and water, and a further detached former mistal, which again would make an ideal studio (all subject to planning). These versatile buildings are all easily approached off the driveway. To the front of the property there is parking for at least 8 vehicles, which in turn leads onto lawned areas, a croft, vegetable garden with raised beds and side gardens. Beyond the gardens /croft a 5 bar gate leads onto the grazing land, which includes a small stable block. The grounds benefit from open skies and far reaching views, and capture the sun all day long.


In addition to the gardens and croft (ideal for hens, goats and smaller livestock, there are circa 5.5 acres of good quality grazing land. Ideal for horses and having a small stable block. There is vehicular access to the land, outbuildings and stable directly from the driveway.


The property has a private bore hole water supply, oil fired central heating, and septic tank drainage.

Council tax

Band E
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