Town Head, Low Lane, Grassington BD23

£540,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 5
A substantial three storey detached property constructed in the 1970s and being a former guest house and offering 4 double en suite bedrooms and a fifth double bedroom with an adjacent bathroom. The 4 guest bedrooms being on the middle floor and the owners main residence on the second floor. The owners accommodation consists of a spacious sitting room with multiple windows having fantastic views over Grassington and onto the rolling Dales below, dining room or bedroom 6, a double bedroom, house bathroom and a good sized dining-kitchen with a utility room off. Having gas fired central heating and modern double glazing throughout, the property is offered in good order and ready as either a guest house/B&B or a large family home.

Town Head is at the top of Main Street and close to an extensive range of shops, pubs and restaurants. The property benefits from a quadruple sized garage along with further parking for three vehicles on a tarmacadam driveway. Stepped pathways lead up the side of the property to an enclosed porch which in turn leads into a reception hall with walk-in storeroom. Having quality oak flooring and with stairs leading to the second floor. There are four bedrooms to the middle floor, two being at the front of the property with fantastic views over the village and both having ample space for a double bed and fitted or free standing furniture, and both having en-suite shower rooms with wc's. There are two further double en-suite bedrooms, again with ample space for furniture and with shower rooms; and with the larger of the two currently set up as a twin bedroom and having dual aspect the second floor, an attractive landing with return balustrade and window for natural light, leads to a spacious living room with ample space for sofas, armchairs and furniture, centred around a period style cast iron gas fire with granite hearth and timber surround. Three double glazed windows give good natural light to this room and a delightful outlook over the village onto the Yorkshire Dales; and perhaps (subject to planning permission) these windows could be made larger to take in more of that delightful scenery. A small dining room could also be used as a sixth bedroom if required, and with bedroom 5 featuring a range of fitted bedroom furniture and having space for a double bed. The house bathroom features a 1200 shower enclosure with thermostatic shower valve, vanity washbasin and dual flush WC and having tiled floor and walls and a large window for natural light.

Ground floor cont'd

The dining-kitchen is of generous proportions and with high quality oak flooring. A vast range of base and wall units finished in a shaker style provide good storage, and have high quality Corrinth worktops incorporating an under-mounted one and half bowl sink. With dual aspect panoramic windows giving good natural light and having ample space for a 6 person farmhouse table. Integrated appliances include a four ring gas hob with hood over, eye level oven and grill and there is space for a free standing fridge/freezer. A tall built in cupboard houses the property's indirect hot water cylinder and a stable-style UPVC door gives access to the rear gardens and utility room; which provides ample space for washing machines / tumble dryers, an especially useful room if continuing with the guest facilities.

Outside

At the rear of the property there is a substantial raised and flagged garden area with ample space for alfresco dining and sunbathing and with some long distance views between Town Head and the Village Hall next door. A substantial stone outbuilding could perhaps be turned into a bar or workshop, and there is a large timber garden shed. A stepped path leads back down to the garage passing the main entrance porch.

Grassington

Grassington is a market town and civil parish in the Craven district of North Yorkshire, England. The population at the 2011 Census was 1,126 and the vast majority of dwellings are located within a ¼ mile radius of the square. An abundance of pubs, restaurants, independent retailers and excellent local schools make this bustling little town an attractive place to live, and a great hub to explore the rest of The Yorkshire Dales. Centred on its small cobbled square are shops, public houses, the village museum, small cafes, restaurants and hotels. Grassington Folk Museum which is run by volanteers houses a collection which tells the story of Wharfedale.The area is popular with walkers, and the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association is based here.

Grassington Festival is a two-week-long annual event started in 1980, with music, performance and visual arts, held in several venues around the village. Every September since 2011, Grassington has held a 1940s themed weekend. Events include war re-enactments, dances and a variety of military and civilian vehicles on display from the period. In the winter Grassington holds the Dickensian Festival, with period costumes, Christmas activities and commercial selling. There is a bus service to the larger market town of Skipton and a local taxi service.

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