Great Gib, Stockshott Lane, Cononley, BD20 8EB
Guide Price £785,000
- A delightful and extremely versatile country property
- Beautifully presented four bedroom farmhouse
- With two bedroom cottage linked by an unconverted section of barn
- Garaging and additional storage
- Private parking and geneours gardens
- Stunning rural setting with far reaching views
- Four acres of land available separately
Great Gib is situated within open countryside between the popular villages of Lothersdale and Cononley with the private access lane passing historic mine workings which were first chartered by Henry VIII and are now protected by a Grade II listing. The smaller village of Lothersdale has an inn and a highly regarded primary school. Cononley has amenities which include a post office/
village store, a primary school, two inns and a village institute. Cononley also has a railway station with regular services to Skipton, Bradford and Leeds and enjoys good links by road. A much wider range of services can be found in the nearby busy market town of Skipton Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales" which include shops, a market operating four days a week, a well equipped leisure centre with swimming pool and highly regarded secondary schools at Skipton Girls High and Ermysteds Grammar School.
Great Gib has been sympathetically renovated and converted to provide a beautiful four/five bedroom principal residence together with a separate self contained two bedroom cottage perfect for a family with independent relatives or those looking for a property with potential to generate an income. The cottage has and continues to be operated as a very successful holiday let but would be equally suitable as a longer term let if preferred.
The stone flagged entrance porch and hall leads into the generous farmhouse kitchen, the focal point of which is a traditional multi fuel Esse range set in a fine stone surround with oak mantel above. This beautifully appointed room with beamed ceiling and Quarry tile floor incorporates a comprehensive range of pale green base units with "Corian" moulded work surfaces, stainless steel sink with drainer and Mixer tap. Patio doors open into the garden room. To the rear of the
house is a charming lounge with beamed ceiling, open fireplace with feature surround and hearth, oak boarded floor with underfloor heating. Off the kitchen is a useful walk in pantry with stone banks, stainless steel sink and beamed ceiling. An inner lobby leads through to a good sized dining room/study/bedroom with beamed ceiling and shuttered window and a useful utility/boot room with separate w.c., Quarry tiled floor, a range of base units with work surfaces, double sink and plumbing for a washing machine.
On the First Floor
Bedroom 1 has a shuttered window with oak window seat. A connecting door leads through to a generous dressing room (Bedroom 5) with fitted wardrobes and picture window. Bedroom 2 has a painted boarded floor, beamed ceiling and feature fireplace.
The house bathroom is beautifully appointed with oak boarded floor, feature half height boarding to the walls and an attractive recessed window. The white suite includes a free standing bath, pedestal wash basin and low suite w.c., together with a chrome ladder style radiator. Bedroom 3 has two shuttered windows to the front and includes a generous built in wardrobe and "Karndean" flooring. Bedroom 4 which is currently used as a second lounge has a flame effect gas stove and a full height ceiling with Mezzanine level providing an excellent study space and access to roof space storage. There is a separate shower room with basin, w.c., and shower cubicle.
The entrance hall gives access to two double bedrooms both with built in wardrobes and beams with Bedroom 2 having access to the under stairs store. The house bathroom has a panalled bath, low suite w.c., and pedestal wash basin, half tiled walls and feature beams. Stairs lead up to a light and airy open plan living/dining room with a separate kitchen area. The kitchen has a range of base and wall units with laminate surfaces, stainless steel sink and drainer and tiled splash. There is plumbing for a dishwasher and washing machine and an electric cooker point. The living/dining area has a gas stove on a raised hearth and large windows with fabulous views.
Both the kitchen and living/dining areas are open to the full height of the roof. A second staircase leads up to a well planned gallery study/reading area which also incorporates a second shower
room with w.c., wash basin and tiled shower cubicle.
Adjoining the cottage is a substantial lean-to style garage building with separate stores for the central heating oil tank, gas bottles and associated spring water equipment. In front of the garage is a generous parking area with gardens extending across the front and side of the cottage and farmhouse. Beyond the walled gardens is an additional hardstanding providing further space for parking.
The farmhouse and cottage are linked by an un-converted section of stone barn providing excellent additional storage space as well as scope to extend the existing accommodation of the farmhouse or cottage.
1. A right of way for all purposes and at all times will be reserved over the area shown shaded yellow.
There is approximately 4 acres of land available for sale by separate negotiation.
Private spring water, septic tank drainage, mains electricity. Oil fired central heating, bottled gas (stove).
Band F (Craven District Council)
From Skipton head south on the A6131 turning right onto Carleton Road and continue past Skipton Crematorium turning left onto Pale Lane. Continue on Pale Lane for just over 1 mile and turn right onto Stockshott Lane. After about 1.5 miles turn right onto the private drive that leads up past the historic Cononley Lead Mine and leads around to Great Gib. A for sale sign has been erected at the bottom of the drive.