Scar Street, Grassington, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 6
Constructed circa thirty years ago by a local developer initially for his own use and offering 3000 square feet of versatile living accommodation. Featuring a superb dining-kitchen and large living spaces to the ground floor, and with six bedrooms and 4 bath /shower rooms to the first and second floors. Being a relatively modern house yet constructed in a vernacular style with random bed stonework and mullioned windows, the property blends in well with neighbouring properties. The property benefits from meeting all the current fire requirements for a guest house and is ideally positioned in the National Park.The current owners have previously run a very successful Bed and Breakfast having substantial space for guests with 3 of the bedrooms having en-suite facilities. Set in the heart of the delightful Dales village of Grassington, yet in a quiet position with no through traffic. A private pedestrian footpath leads into the main square and the wide range of facilities that the village has to offer. Having easily maintained and well stocked gardens to all four sides of the property, and including a pond, flower beds, and a superb kitchen garden area. In addition there are three separate paved patios for soaking up the sun, and parking for up to four vehicles on a tarmacadam driveway. There is a substantial single garage with workshop and mezzanine storage space.

Ground floor

An entrance vestibule with stone flagged floors and boot area leads into the spacious dining/reception hall with ample space for an eight person dining suite and with feature return staircase leading up to the first and second floors. Off from the reception hall is a snug / study with dual aspect windows and an recessed display fireplace (not currently in use), providing for a cosy room as a snug or home office. The substantial dining-kitchen features a four oven Aga, and has an extensive range of high quality base and wall units finished in soft cream with granite effect worktops over. In addition there are larder units, an integrated fridge and slimline dishwasher and a dresser unit with frosted glass display cupboard. There is a large dining-kitchen with ample space for a ten person farmhouse table and chairs, and with delightful outlook onto the gardens from three mullioned windows and with a stable style door opening onto the drive. French doors open into the main living room with feature exposed stone wall and dual fuel stove into a recessed fireplace, and having ample space for two or three sofas and furniture. Dual aspect windows bring in good natural light, in addition to the sliding doors onto the attractive cottage style gardens with remote control canopy over. There is a secondary kitchen/large utility room previously used as the 'engine room' for the Bed and Breakfast business, having dual aspect windows, a range of fitted units and a space for 3 appliances along with an oven and hob. Off from the utility room there is a cloakroom WC with wash basin.

First floor

Approached from the attractive returned staircase, a large reception-landing provides a living room space with ample space for a sofa and chairs with a pleasant outlook from a large mullioned window. The Master Bedroom has dual aspect windows and ample space for a super-king bed and fitted bedroom furniture, and is linked to bedroom six which is currently set up as a large dressing room, again with dual aspect windows. The en suite features period style pottery and a shower enclosure, and a window gives views onto the countryside. There are two further guest bedrooms, both with some pleasant views, both doubles, one having an en suite shower room and the other having Jack and Jill doors into the house bathroom. This bathroom is of substantial proportions and features a panel bath, WC, wash basin and a separate shower enclosure. So on the first floor we have four bedrooms three bath / shower rooms and a reception landing.

Second floor

Again with a reception landing providing a home office space or family / guest area of substantial proportions and with some delightful long distance views onto the countryside from three large Velux windows, and featuring exposed roof timbers and eaves storage.There are two double bedrooms at this level, both with large Velux windows giving great natural light and some pleasant views onto the countryside. The larger of the two has ample space for a super-king bed and as elsewhere, both rooms have fully boarded eaves storage.


A substantial tarmacadam driveway provided parking for up to four vehicles and access to a large single garage with useful workshop space, with mezzanine storage above and remote control door.The property is surrounded by attractive and well stocked cottage style gardens with a mix of stone, key-block and gravel pathways meandering around the property past three hard landscaped areas for al-fresco dining and sunbathing, and leading to a delightful pond and kitchen-garden area. A private pedestrian path leads off from these gardens into the Square in Grassington about 150 metres away.

Authors note

This substantial and extremely well maintained, light and well equipped property is the perfect family home in this sought after village, with options.

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