Rare opportunity to acquire a detached period property with upgrade potential, in the sought after Yorkshire Dales village of Austwick. Believed to date back to 1666, The Cottage enjoys spectacular views and quintessential cottage gardens. Read more
Rare opportunity to acquire a detached period property with upgrade potential, in the sought after Yorkshire Dales village of Austwick. Believed to date back to 1666, The Cottage enjoys spectacular views and quintessential cottage gardens.
Ultra-rare opportunity to acquire a detached period property with upgrade potential, in the sought after Yorkshire Dales village of Austwick. Believed to date back to 1666, The Cottage enjoys spectacular views and quintessential cottage gardens. With many period features the property is not listed, providing scope to modernize and reconfigure to create a stunning home in a great location.
The ground floor accommodation currently comprises, store, side porch, good-sized kitchen, shower room, cloakroom, double bedroom, large reception room with fireplace and exposed beams and further reception with fireplace, with stairs rising to first floor. On the first floor there are currently 2 bedrooms, with the master being very large. Both have exposed beams. There is also a cloakroom on this floor with WC. Period features include, thick stone walls, stunning beams, corbels and mid-20th Century fireplaces.
Outside, the property sits in generous cottage gardens with established borders and trees. To the rear, there is a driveway shared with one property, leading to a garage and good-sized plot for further parking, as required. The Cottage is located on a quiet lane and the views extend to Pendle Hill, Bowland and stunning Dales scenery.
Austwick is a charming village in the Yorkshire Dales National Park, with a popular country pub and the AA Rosette Traddock Hotel & Restaurant. The village has a store, Post Office and excellent primary school. Highly regarded secondary education is available at Settle College. Surrounded by stunning limestone scenery, the nearby A65 provides road links to Skipton, Settle, Kirkby Lonsdale and Kendal. Trains can be caught at Settle on the Leeds/Carlisle line.
The property is on mains drainage, water and electricity. B4RN high speed internet is available for connection.
RECEPTIONROOM16' 4" x 16' 2" (4.99m x 4.95m) Large reception room with UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect and timber single glazed front door. Feature fireplace. Exposed beams. Carpet. Electric storage heater. Doors to inner hall and second reception room.
RECEPTIONROOM15' 4" x 10' 7" (4.69m x 3.23m) Second reception room, most recently used as a dining room. UPVC double glazed window to the front aspect. Timber single glazed front door to gardens. Feature fireplace. Exposed beams. Stairs to first floor. Under stair storage cupboard. Carpet. Electric storage heater.
INNERHALL Providing access to the ground floor bedroom, cloakroom, shower room and kitchen. Roof light. Carpet. Electric storage heater.
BEDROOM12' 7" x 11' 2" (3.85m x 3.41m) Ground floor double bedroom with UPVC double glazed window to the side aspect. Carpet.
CLOAKROOM Metal frame single glazed window with obscured glazing to the rear aspect. WC. Carpet.
SHOWERROOM Metal frame single glazed window with obscured glazing to the rear aspect. Shower cubicle. Wash hand basin. Built-in cupboard housing hot water cylinder. Carpet. Electric heater.
KITCHEN11' 2" x 7' 9" (3.41m x 2.37m) 2 metal framed single glazed windows to the rear aspect. Range of built in wall and base mounted units. Stainless steel sink. Built-in corner cupboard. Cupboard set into wall. Loft access. Carpet. Door to porch.
PORCH Single glazed timber framed windows to the lane and side aspects. Timber single glazed door to the lane aspect. Vinyl flooring. Door to coal store.
STORE Coal store with single glazed window to the front aspect. Exposed original roof timbers.
LANDING Small landing area with loft access. Open doorway with period glazing over, leading to further landing space. Exposed beam with original corbel. Carpet. Doors to all accommodation on this level.
BEDROOM16' 4" x 16' 3" (4.99m x 4.96m) Very large bedroom with metal frame single glazed window to the front aspect. Beams and original corbels. Built-in wardrobes. Loft access. Carpet.
WC Timber framed single glazed window to the side aspect. WC. Wash hand basin. Carpet.
BEDROOM11' 6" x 10' 8" (3.53m x 3.27m) Double bedroom with metal frame single glazed window to the front aspect. Beam and original corbel. Recess, currently screened as storage space. Carpet.
OUTSIDE The large gardens to the front aspect comprise of lawns, mature borders with established trees and shrubs, including a mighty old pear tree. A classic English cottage garden. Stunning views. Stone built outhouse - the former privy. Gate through to rear. Gate to bin storage area and lane.
To the rear of the property there is a shared access way leading to the detached garage and lawn area - ideal for additional parking, as required.