Horton Lodge, Horton, Skipton, BD23
A very substantial and beautifully appointed, three bedroom family home with low maintenance garden to the rear in a delightful rural gated location set by the side of the brook, part of an exclusive development in the heart of the Ribble Valley.
Horton Lodge is situated amidst open countryside convenient for both West Yorkshire and East Lancashire towns, on the threshold of both the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales. The development enjoys a stunning riverside setting, comprising approximately four acres which provide the ideal mix of private gardens and communal landscaped areas. The development is secured by electronically controlled gates to the sweeping drive which approaches the property over Stock Beck, a tributary of the River Ribble and a haven for a wide variety of wildlife. The accommodation has been well planned with modern fixtures and fittings throughout, oil fired central heating and also offering outstanding views over the valley. There is communal parking and privately allocated undercover parking including good sized store room. The property will appeal to a wide variety of owners who will always feel their home is secure whether they are at home or away, the design maximises the large amount of space available providing the flexibility to accommodate both family requirements and differing lifestyles. Only after inspection of this large, well-proportioned home and the delightful grounds will a party fully appreciate its true quality.
Water ingress into the cellar in excess of pump capacity back in December 2015 when we had bad rainfall - not happened any other time. LPG gas and oil fired central heating, mains water, septic tank too but this is communal. Right of way for 4 Horton Lodge - gate from communal driveway to 6 Horton Lodge - footpath to gate at No. 5 pathway to gate at house No. 4. Leasehold - started 01/01/2001 for 999 years, Peppercorn ground rent of £80 per month paid into Horton Lodge maintenance company (shared by seven households). Approx £400 per year for buildings insurance.
Horton Lodge is a prestigious gated development situated amidst rolling, open countryside convenient for both West Yorkshire and East Lancashire towns and is on the threshold of the Forest of Bowland and the Yorkshire Dales. Close proximity to local amenities in Gisburn and Barnoldswick, 1.5 and 2 miles respectively. Catchment area for excellent schools - Gisburn Primary and Bowland High senior and grammar schools in Skipton and Clitheroe. Larger towns of Skipton, Clitheroe and Colne are all approximately nine miles from the property. The M65 and M6 are easily accessed whilst train stations in Skipton, Clitheroe and Preston offer services to West Yorkshire and East Lancashire business centres and further afield.
From our office in Skipton town centre take the A59 out towards Clitheroe, passing through East Marton and West Marton. After approximately four miles the development will be seen on the right hand side, and access is through the gates leading down to Horton Lodge itself.