Manor Cottage, Calton, Skipton, BD23
An impressive six bedroom period property, set in the sought after village of Calton, within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The property has superb long distance views toward Malham. Constructed around 200 years ago the property has been significantly upgraded and provides exceptional family accommodation, extensive gardens and land.
A rare opportunity to acquire a substantial six bedroom family home set in the beautiful location of Calton with long distance views of the Yorkshire Dales both to the front and rear of the property.
Manor Cottage has been meticulously maintained and retains many beautiful period features including beautiful mullioned windows and beamed ceilings.
Briefly comprising entrance hall with stone flag floors leading into a good sized dining room which includes one of the two staircases within the property. From the dining room you enter into a large family sitting room with inglenook fireplace, open fire and French doors into the garden. Beyond this is a smaller snug library. From the dining room you can also enter into a spacious and superbly appointed dining kitchen with a range of fitted wall and base units, recess for fridge freezer, integral dishwasher, oven and gas hob and electric AGA. There are also double doors leading onto the garden from the kitchen. There is a downstairs toilet/cloakroom with a separate utility area and a fridge/freezer room and larder. At the rear of the property is another entrance hall/external door with access to a large garage and back storage area plus a lovely bright sun room providing natural abundant lighting, having a 2nd staircase leading to the first floor.
To the first floor via the staircase in the dining room, there is one good sized double bedroom and a single bedroom to the left side of the property, with one shared bathroom. There is also access to the master bedroom with en-suite bathroom and separate dressing room area with extensive fitted wardrobes. At the right side of the property up the rear staircase there are a further 2 large double bedrooms and a single bedroom, shower room and ample storage. There is also access from these rooms into the dressing room and master bedroom.
Outside to the rear of the property there is a stable door leading to a studio/office room with electricity and external door giving access to the side/front of the house. There is a large secluded landscaped garden with an extensive lawn and patio area perfect for sitting and enjoying the stunning views. There is a pond and two further patio areas. The gardens are surrounded by mature shrubs and trees with direct access into the two crofts – one to the side of the house and one beyond the garden lawn. The bottom croft has mature trees as well as newly planted specimens. There is a kitchen garden with a heated greenhouse and potting shed plus an orchard. To the front of the property can be found off road parking, garage and lawn areas with mature shrub borders.
Calton is a “picturesque” hamlet and regarded as one of the area’s most sought after locations with its stunning scenery but only a 20 minute drive (circa 7-8 miles) to Skipton or Settle. There is a farm shop in Airton within easy walking distance as well as the Pennine Way leading to Malham and the famous Cove, Goredale Scar and two goods pubs. Kirkby Malham (circa 2 miles) has an excellent primary school and Skipton offers Ermysted’s Grammer School as well as the Girls’ High School both of which have excellent reputations. Giggleswick School is a public school which is within easy commute being next to Settle. Skipton also offers excellent road and rail links to the West Yorkshire and East Lancashire business centres with a regular train service to Bradford, Leeds and London Kings Cross.
On entering the village of Calton, from the direction of Malham, taking Kell Skye Lane, the propety will be seen on the right hand side.
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