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4 bedroom farm house for sale

Knott Farm, Knott Lane, Eastburn, Keighley BD20 7AQ

Guide Price £595,000



Key features

  • Semi detached 4 bedroom farmhouse with land
  • Garage block, workshops and general purpose buildings
  • Additional 3.05 acre field available separately

Full description

The property enjoys a slightly elevated position between the popular villages of Eastburn and Sutton in Craven which offer a useful range of services including primary and secondary schooling, a post office and village shop, a number of inns and a park. The nearby village of Cross Hills with its busy main street offers further shops and a Co-op supermarket with the popular market town of Skipton just 7 miles to the north providing a wider range of facilities together with highly regarded secondary schools. The railway station at Steeton is less than 2 miles to the east
offering regular services to Skipton, Bradford and Leeds.

This substantial family house has been cleverly created from a former cottage which has been extended into part of a large stone barn, the remainder of which has been converted and now forms a separate dwelling. The farmhouse has gas central heating from a 'Worcester' boiler that is just 3 years old which is complemented by electric under floor heating to half of the living room and the house bathroom. In addition, there is a multi-fuel stove in the living room and a gas stove in the kitchen/dining room, together with double glazing throughout.

The house fronts onto an attractive stone set courtyard and is entered via a good sized porch into a generous entrance and reception hall with staircase leading to the first floor. There is a separate cloakroom with W.C. and wash basin and useful utility room with a range of base units, plumbing for a washing Machine, 'Worcester' boiler and the spring water supply filters.

Across the hall is a very spacious family dining room with open plan kitchen extension providing a range of oak fronted base and wall units with granite work surfaces and an inset 1½ bowl stainless steel sink. Appliances include a 'Rangemaster 110' range style cooker with gas hob and electric warming plate, gas grill and double ovens together with filter hood over. There is a separate dishwasher and a free standing 'American style' fridge freezer. The dining area has an attractive stone fireplace with gas stove and an exposed stone arch linking through to the kitchen. To the rear of the dining area is a separate side hall with external door to the garden and access to the cellar via stone steps.

The central first floor landing gives way to Bedroom 1 with exposed beams and a window overlooking the rear garden. This double bedroom has a fully tiled en suite with basin and tiled shower cubicle. Bedroom 2 is a pleasant double room with exposed beam, Velux window and a further window overlooking the courtyard. This house bathroom is very well appointed with large whirlpool bath and shower over with glass screen, large wash basin set in a vanity base unit, full length mirror and tiled walls. Tiled floor with electric under floor heating. The landing extends through to a generous office/study room with windows and views over the Aire Valley. It is from here the remaining two double bedrooms are accessed. Bedroom 3 has a laminate floor and a feature fireplace with a window overlooking the courtyard. Bedroom 4 has a feature fireplace with exposed stone chimney breast and walk in cupboard together with windows overlooking the rear garden and Aire Valley.

Across the courtyard from the house is a purpose built stone garage with additional workshops, offering scope for a number of uses including further annexe accommodation, subject to planning permission. Garage (4.38m x 7.97m) with double timber doors to gable end and separate pedestrian access door.
Workshop 1 (4.42m x 3.24m). Workshop 2 (4.39m x 5.89m) with double timber doors to gable end and pedestrian access door.

The property is approached via Knott Lane which opens into a generous gravelled parking area in front of the house and garage block with an attractive stone set courtyard extending between the house and the garage/workshops. To the front and rear of the house is an attractive terraced garden incorporating lawns, a patio seating area and flower beds.

Accessed via a lane to the rear of the garage and a separate side lane leading from Knott Lane is a diverse and extremely attractive parcel of land including a stand of mature Beech woodland with a further small stone store (4.44m x 3.05m) and a useful general purpose open fronted building (3.74m x 7.82m) of timber frame construction with tin sheet roof. There is a useful block of pasture extending to about 3.26 acres beyond which is Knott Wood, about 2.40 acres of mature mixed woodland.

Additional Land (edged blue)
1.237 hectares (3.05 acres) available for sale separately if required and is subject to an 'overage clause' in respect of future residential development.

Freehold. Vacant possession on completion

Council Tax
Band F (Craven District Council)

Shared spring water, shared septic tank, mains gas and mains electricity. Gas central heating. Electric under floor heating to part living room and bathroom. Double glazing.

Energy Rating
Current D 55 - 68 Potential A 92 plus

From Skipton head south on Skipton Road (A629) to the roundabout at the start of the Aire Valley Trunk Road and take the third exit onto Skipton Road (A6068) and continue over the level crossing. At the traffic lights go straight on (B6265) and continue for about 600 metres turning right onto Sutton Lane. After about 350 metres turn left onto Knott Lane and follow this for about 250 metres to the top where Knott Farm can be found on the right. A for sale sign has been erected.

Details Prepared
January 2018

Subject: Knott Farm, Knott Lane, Eastburn, Keighley BD20 7AQ