Lothersdale, Keighley BD20

£825,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
Hunters Procter & Co are delighted to bring this superbly positioned and exceptionally well presented Edwardian Villa to the market. Constructed in 1911 this substantial family home is constructed of random stone under a stone slate roof, and in our opinion boasts the best views and position available in the sort after village of Lothersdale. The position is second to none with delightful gardens and with the principal rooms and large sun terrace enjoying fabulous 180 degree views of the valley and countryside. Featuring a contemporary architect designed sun room to take advantage of the southerly aspect and views, and with 5 bedrooms, 4 reception rooms, dining-kitchen, study, utility, 4 zone underfloor heating and sitting in well maintained gardens. There is a double garage and a wide driveway provides ample parking.

Ground floor

The entrance lobby is approached off the stone flagged side terraces via the original timber and stained glass door, onto an original tiled floor and with a full height door giving access to a handy under-stairs storage cupboard. Having recessed lighting and double glazed window and an ideal place to kick off boots before entering the reception hall. The cloakroom is beautifully finished with period style sanitary fittings and wall coverings, with good natural light from two double glazed windows and space for hanging coats and outdoor gear. The reception hall features the original staircase, wide coving to the ceiling and oak flooring. The SItting Room is a relaxing and delightfully decorated space, retaining original wide coving and ornate plaster frieze's along with oak flooring. There is ample space for a couple of sofas and chairs centred around a cast iron fireplace incorporating an Esse multi-fuel stove and with superb views across open fields towards the village. This room is open plan to a more recently constructed contemporary extension to the south facing elevation. A magnificent addition to the property and designed by highly regarded local architect Peter Harrison Associates, and taking full advantage of the superb panoramic views from tall mullioned windows and three sets of multi-fold doors. With wide board oak flooring, the photographs will do more justice to this room than words. The dining room is also open plan to the garden room and has ample space for a 10 person dining suite and with light coming through from the garden room as well as the mullioned window to the eastern gable. Featuring a marble fireplace incorporating a multi-fuel stove set onto a slate hearth, and with oak flooring and a original wide coving to the ceiling.

The dining kitchen is a substantial space in itself and featuring a range of bespoke cupboards incorporating a dish washer and glass display cabinets, spice drawers and a mixture of laminate and timber worktops. With spectacular views onto the village from a mullioned window with a sink set below and featuring an oiled fired aga. To the dining end there is space for an eight person dining table and furniture, and with oak flooring adjustable spot lights and a French-style drop light over the table area. Two sliding sash windows provide natural light to this area. The rear entrance lobby with feature tiled floor gives access to the utility room, again with a tiled floor and having a good range of fitted units with timber work tops, and also providing space for a fridge freezer. The cloakroom suite features a mosaic tiled floor and period style sanitary wear, and a home office provided ample space for a couple of desks and cabinets. The snug is the perfect size for cosy evenings in, centred around a multi fuel stove, and with French doors onto the drive and gardens, and a mullioned window looking out over the village.

1st floor

The fabulous original staircase features a half landing with mullioned window, return balustrade, and a loft hatch provides access to the roof space. Bedroom 5 is off the half landing and is a good sized single bedroom, with a delightful outlook across the gardens onto open country side. The Master bedroom is superb in every way. Having ample space for a king sized bed and furniture and with amazing views from dual aspect windows to the south and the west elevations. A refurbished en suite shower room features a vanity unit with granite worktop housing double wash basins and a fitted mirror, a large walk in shower, and WC. Finished with oak flooring and at the risk of mentioning the views again, an amazing outlook from a mullioned window. Bedroom 2 also set to the south elevation, is of good proportions with ample space for furniture, a king sized bed and has a built in cupboard providing handy storage and views from the large mullioned window. The house bathroom has also been refurbished and includes a free standing tub style bath with side filler and shower attachment, wash basin, WC and with the added benefit of a separate shower enclosure. There are 2 further double bedrooms at this level and both have delightful long distance views.

Garage

A double garage with twin remote controlled doors gives covered parking for two vehicles, and with shelving and workshop space to the rear along with a door to the gardens, and having two windows for natural light.

Outside

Copy Nook is approached through a pair of original wrought iron gates onto a tarmacadam drive providing parking for four or five vehicles, and leading to both the rear and reception hall doors. The outside space is for the main to the south and south-east of the house and features substantial flagged terraced areas with recessed lighting, lawned gardens featuring mature trees and shrubs and well stocked borders, surrounded by dry stone walls. The stone flagged sun terrace runs across the front of the house and the three sets of multi-fold doors open onto this from the sun/garden room, making for a fantastic entertaining and alfresco dining space, offering amazing views and the sun all day long. A short flight of stairs leads down to a further sitting area and them round to the west side of the property, where a boiler/wine cellar/water treatment room can be found. The stone flagged paths then continue back up to the driveway past a smaller lawn area and the property's oil tank.

General information

The property is on a private water supply, mains drainage, mains electric and oil fired heating.

Council tax band G

lothersdale

Lothersdale is a small village and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. Situated near Skipton and located within the triangle formed by Skipton, Cross Hills and Colne. It is a small community of about 200 houses. Local amenities include a delightful community run park, church, chapel, pub, village hall, Clubhouse and (Ofsted 'Outstanding') primary school. The Pennine Way runs through the village. The village pub is the Hare and Hounds which has a reputation for excellent hot food and real ales. A large area at the far end of Lothersdale is known as Raygill. This is home to Raygill Lakes which offers year-round trout, pike and coarse fishing on 4 beautiful scenic lakes. Local supermarket and amenities are just 4 miles away in Cross Hills. Nearby Skipton, just 6 miles away, is a thriving market town with a wide variety of shops, schools along with national rail and coach links. Leeds City Centre and Leeds/Bradford Airport - 27 miles away, central Manchester - 40 miles away and Windermere in the Lake District - 50 miles away.

Services

Copy Nook is connected to mains drainage and electric, and has a private water supply and oil fired central heating.

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