Bright Street, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 4
A rare opportunity to purchase a superbly presented and deceptively spacious family home, in the heart of Skipton just off Gargrave Road. Dating back to the 1890's, this beautiful period home retains many period features along with modern fixtures and upgrades. Benefiting from gas fired central heating, double glazing, intruder alarm system and all mains services connected. There is street parking to both sides and with an attractive fore garden and rear courtyard. Set over 4 floors and offering circa 1400 square feet of accommodation.

The reception hall features traditional high level display racks, coving and timber panelling and leads to the living room, basement and dining-kitchen. The living room is decorated in a style befitting the era and features a period style fireplace with cast iron inset incorporating a living flame coal effect fire. Having arched alcoves to either side with fitted wall lights, ornate plasterwork and with ample space for a couple of sofas. A pleasant outlook and good natural light comes from a large bay window. The dining-kitchen offers space for a 6 person dining suite and is fitted with an extensive range of high gloss units with granite effect worktops and a recess incorporating a range cooker. With window looking out onto the rear courtyard with sink below, with space and plumbing for a dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Access to the rear courtyard is via a stable style door and an adjacent door leads to the first floor landing. The basement is a versatile room and currently set up as a utility room and snug, with door opening onto the rear courtyard. A cloakroom with WC also provides a link to the internal staircase back up to the reception hall.

To the first floor there are 2 double bedrooms and a good sized single bedroom along with a house bathroom featuring a free standing roll-top bath with independent shower unit over, wash basin and WC. The second floor attic room is of excellent proportions and features a Velux window with pleasant views over town and onto the hills. There is useful eaves storage, and ample space for a king-size bed. To the front of the property there is an attractive stone flagged garden area with raised beds and a stone boundary wall featuring traditional railings. At the rear, a stone flagged yard with stone steps up to the dining-kitchen, providing a pleasant alfresco dining area and with space for a store shed. A gate leads out onto the cobbled street.

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