Cringles View, Cringles Lane, Silsden, BD20 9JA
Guide Price £525,000
- Stunning Grade II Listed end residence providing spacious accommodation
- Sympathetically renovated to the highest standard
- A wealth of character features
- Ample private parking and generous terraced gardens
- Fabulous setting with unrivalled panoramic views
Cringles View nestles on the south facing side of the Aire Valley on the edge of the busy village of Silsden between the market town of Skipton, known as the 'Gateway to the Yorkshire Dales', and the desirable spa town of Ilkley. Ilkley provides an excellent range of services including supermarkets and a wide range of independent shops on the Victorian parades of The Grove and Brook Street, along with a good choice of bars, bistros and restaurants. Sporting facilities including a tennis and squash club, golf course, indoor swimming pool and lido as well as football, rugby and hockey clubs with the town also renowned for its cycling connections. There is a good choice of schooling for all ages including Ilkley Grammar and excellent transport links with regular direct rail services to both Leeds and Bradford and easy access to the A65 and wider road network.
Forming part of the prestigious Cringles Farm Development, this exceptional end property provides a quite unique and versatile house which, although having been comprehensively refurbished throughout, including the clever introduction of thermal insulation, retains much of its original charm and character with beamed ceilings, stone mullion windows and fine stone fireplaces.
With there being a degree of versatility as to the eventual use of at least one of the rooms (dining room/bedroom 3), the kitchen layout has been left to the discretion of the purchaser with an allowance being made to the value of £20,000 (twenty thousand pounds) including installation.
The well planned accommodation benefits from LPG central heating and double glazing throughout and briefly comprises;
The original generous and welcoming front door opens into a spacious hall with useful built in full height cupboards and a separate cloakroom with WC and basin. At the end of the hall is a delightful living room with fine stone fireplace, beamed ceiling, mullion windows and an external door opening onto a stone flagged seating area. Adjacent to the living room is an attractive dining room/bedroom 3 with impressive mullion window and beamed ceiling. Steps lead up from the hall to a half landing from where the kitchen/dining room is accessed with feature exposed stone wall and a stone fireplace together with beamed ceiling and external door to a second stone flagged seating area.
From the half landing steps lead up to the first floor landing at the end of which is a fabulous master bedroom with mullion windows to three sides, stone fireplace, exposed features and beams. There is a useful dressing area with space for fitted wardrobes, beyond which is a beautifully appointed en suite shower room with large shower, wash basin and WC. The house bathroom is equally well appointed with generous bath, wash basin, WC and large shower. Steps lead up from the main landing to a second half landing with gallery from where an extremely generous second bedroom is accessed.
The property is approached from Cringles Lane via a shared private drive that opens into a spacious stone set courtyard with ample space for parking and the potential to add a garage. The feature stone edged circular flower bed and sweeping lawn lead round to a generous patio seating area on the lower level with steps leading up to a raised terraced lawn with second patio seating area adjacent to the kitchen. The views from Cringles View are simply breathtaking with open uninterrupted vistas over the adjoining countryside and Aire Valley beyond.
The property is connected to mains water, mains electricity and private drainage. LPG central heating. Double glazing throughout.
From the roundabout on the A629 Aire Valley trunk road take the exit to Silsden and continue through the town on Bolton Road (A6034) past Silsden Reservoir and turn left onto Cringles Lane. Continue on Cringles Lane for about 100 metres turning left into the entrance back on yourself following the track round into the yard. A for sale sign has been erected.