Ashwell House Brunthwaite, Silsden

Asking Price of £795,000
5 Bedrooms3 BathroomsFarm House
  • Link detached farmhouse
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Bespoke farmhouse kitchen
  • Beautifully maintained gardens and croft
  • Home office with private entrance
  • Open plan living space
  • EPC rating C
  • Council tax band F
  • Conservation area

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A BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED 18TH CENTURY FARMHOUSE BOASTING STUNNING VIEWS AND INCREDIBLE OPEN PLAN SPACES OFFERING A WEALTH OF VERSATILE LIVING. ***NO FORWARD CHAIN*** Ashwell House is a delightful Grade II listed link detached farmhouse that has been lovingly restored, with wonderful quirky original features throughout. With five generous bedrooms, three bathrooms, large gardens and croft this fabulous farmhouse is truly too good to miss.

  • Link detached farmhouse
  • Five bedrooms
  • Three bathrooms
  • Bespoke farmhouse kitchen
  • Beautifully maintained gardens and croft
  • Home office with private entrance
  • Open plan living space
  • EPC rating C
  • Council tax band F
  • Conservation area

Situated 1 mile from the centre of Silsden, Brunthwaite is a historical rural hamlet, full of charm and hidden away off the beaten track. Brunthwaite is surrounded by a network of footpaths offering doorstep access to local moor and woodland.

Silsden is a popular and thriving village with excellent local facilities including village shops, supermarket, two primary schools, churches, public houses and eateries. Situated midway between Skipton, Ilkley and Keighley it is an ideal base for the Aire Valley commuter with Steeton & Silsden railway station nearby, offering regular services to Skipton and Bradford/Leeds, with connecting trains through to London Kings Cross.  

This wonderful family home with a date stone of 1739 is rich in character and charm with thick walls and large windowsills, exposed beams throughout and quirky inset features. Benefitting from new sash windows in the original casings, stripped pine internal doors and gas fired central heating and is described in brief below using approximate room sizes:- 


ENTRANCE HALL Entered into this lovely welcoming space by a cottage style front door with stone surround giving you a little taste of the delight to come.
A Canadian maple wood floor sets the tone with original wood built in cupboards, exposed beams and a cast iron radiator. Stairs to the first floor with a lovely oak spindle balustrade and useful under stairs cupboard. Leading to the kitchen, sitting room and cloakroom. 

CLOAKROOM A generous sized cloakroom with plenty of space for coats and boots with a funky vinyl floor covering. A two piece suite in white consisting of a low level WC with built in cistern and hand basin, radiator and window to the side with large wooden sill. 

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 18' 08" x 12' 08" (5.69m x 3.86m) Truly the heart of this home is this welcoming kitchen that you will not want to leave with bespoke wall and base units in painted wood and a Carrara marble worktop and a typical farmhouse dresser provides even more storage. A central island adds lots more worktop space and storage with built in Gorenje electrical oven and 1 1/2 sink unit with mixer tap and an AEG dishwasher.
Standing proud in the kitchen is this four oven gas Aga with extra gas hob with a fabulous stone surround and making it lovely and light is a large window overlooking the gardens to the front with plenty of space for a dining table. Painted wooden floorboards and exposed beams top and tail this farmhouse kitchen. Large cast iron radiator. 

PANTRY 14' 04" x 6' 02" (4.37m x 1.88m) With amazing original stone slab shelving perfect for keeping your cheese and wine nicely chilled and plenty of storage space and a quality vinyl floor covering. 

HOME OFFICE 9' 08" x 5' 0" (2.95m x 1.52m) Benefitting from its own private door makes this room a perfect home office. Currently used as the owner's studio office, it has a vaulted ceiling with four Velux windows, amazing original built in wood cupboards and a feature stone fireplace. Cast iron radiator and window overlooking the gardens. 

UTILITY ROOM 9' 08" x 5' (2.95m x 1.52m) A really useful utility room with built in shelving, base units and a wood worktop. Built in Gorenje Induction hob and cupboard housing the Remeha combi boiler. An extra water filtration system has been added to this room. Quality vinyl flooring and a cast iron radiator. 

SITTING/DINING ROOM 27' 0" x 19' 02" (8.23m x 5.84m) A beautiful spacious open dining and sitting room which offers so much space for all the family. With a warming Canadian Maple wood floor running throughout, exposed beams and wonderful original nooks and crannies. An original small window to the rear with the original stone mullions and two large new sash windows to the front with views over the front gardens, double doors leading to the rear gardens keep this room flooded with natural light.
Dominating the sitting room is the feature wooden fireplace with stone hearth and multi fuel stove. Two cast iron retro radiators. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING A spacious and light landing area with large picture window overlooking the gardens and fields beyond. An oak spindle balustrade brings the character to the first floor and a mix of original oak and carpet flooring. Radiator. 

MASTER SUITE 18' 03" x 12' 08" (5.56m x 3.86m) Max A beautifully presented master bedroom with solid oak flooring and is lovely light with dual aspect windows and vaulted ceiling. Exposed beams make it a charming space and an open en suite.
Also benefitting from a walk in closet. 

EN SUITE This space could easily be partitioned from the bedroom but currently enjoys the light open space. Consisting of a fabulous free standing cast iron roll top bath, double hand basin unit on ornate marble shelving and a WC with built in cistern and a chrome heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM TWO 13' 07" x 11' 10" (4.14m x 3.61m) Another generous sized double bedroom to the front of the property with incredible valley views. With solid oak flooring, period corner storage unit and double window with large wooden sill. Roof access. 

EN SUITE This en suite has a real luxury feel to it with a three piece suite with walk in shower and rainfall head, hand basin on lovely ornate marble shelf and low level WC with built in cistern. Exposed beams and radiator with built on towel rail. Roof access. 

BEDROOM THREE 12' 04" x 9' 06" (3.76m x 2.9m) Situated to the front of the property this bedroom has unrivalled views across the gardens and fells beyond. Currently used as a home office with oak wood flooring, exposed beams and a radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 03" x 9' 01" (3.73m x 2.77m) To the rear of the property with garden and field views so you can watch the lambs play from the generous window seat, exposed beams and a radiator. 

BEDROOM FIVE 11' 11" x 11' 3" (3.63m x 3.43m) To the rear of the property with three windows making it a wonderfully light space with stunning moorland views. Original cast iron fireplace with wood surround and stone hearth. Pine flooring and exposed beams. Door to Jack and Jill bathroom. 

BATHROOM A real piece of luxury with this four piece suite in white with a free standing cast iron roll top bath, walk in shower with rainfall head, hand basin and low level WC with built in cistern. Feature radiator with built in chrome heated towel rail, wood flooring and window to the side. 

OUTSIDE To the front of the property are generous lawned areas and well stocked flower and plant beds all encased by a beautiful stone wall. Yorkshire stone paved areas and pathway to the rear.
Graveled driveway with parking for three cars.

To the rear is a large Yorkshire stone paved patio area and gardens separated by further hand built stone walls.
Steps to the first lawned garden with vegetable beds and established flower beds. A stone outhouse with new roof and original stone shelf, perfect to store garden tools.
Second stone outhouse which houses the water filtration system which feeds five houses from the bore hole located in the lawned garden.
A large croft with pond and further vegetable patches and fruit trees making this garden the perfect space for a young family.

PLEASE NOTE The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds. The measurements in these particulars are approximate and have been provided for guidance purposes only. The fixtures, fittings and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. The internal photographs used in these particulars are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item is included in the sale. 

FINANCIAL SERVICES Dale Eddison Limited and Linley and Simpson Sales Limited are Introducer Appointed Representatives of Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited and Mortgage Advice Bureau (Derby) Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We routinely refer buyers to Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited. You can decide whether you choose to deal with Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited. Should you decide to use Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited, Linley and Simpson Sales Limited will receive a payment of £347.50 from Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited for recommending you to them. 

MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS Money Laundering Regulations (Introduced June 2017). To enable us to comply with the expanded Money Laundering Regulations we are required to obtain identification from prospective buyers once a price and terms have been agreed on a purchase. Buyers are asked to please assist with this so that there is no delay in agreeing a sale. Please note the property will not be marked as sold subject to contract until appropriate identification has been provided. 

COUNCIL TAX This property is in Council Tax Band F . For further details please visit the Craven District Council website. 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS We would be pleased to arrange a viewing for you. Please contact Dale Eddison's Skipton office. Our opening hours are:-
Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am - 3.00pm 

DIRECTIONS From Skipton proceed on the A629 (Aire Valley Bypass) in the direction of Keighley and after around 6 miles turn left into Silsden village. In the centre of the village turn right onto Clog Bridge which turns into Howden Road. At the top of Howden Road, turn left onto Hawber Lane and then first right onto Brunthwaite Lane. The property is located on the left hand side and can be identified by the Dale Eddison 'For Sale' board.