HOWGILL HOUSE IS A IMPRESSIVE FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED FAMILY RESIDENCE IN A SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE LOCATION WITH ANNEXE. STUNNING GARDENS LEADING DOWN TO THE STREAM AT THE BOTTOM OVERLOOKED BY A GOOD SIZED SUN ROOM WITH BALCONY. FULL OF CHARM THIS HOUSE IS GRADE 11 LISTED DUE TO THE ORGININAL FEATURES TO THE ENTRANCE, PORCH, STAIRCASE, HALLWAY AND ORNATE RAILINGS. This substantial property has been a much loved family home that has grown with the family, with a converted barn attached which would make a perfect annexe for Air B&B, granny flat or teenage space. The spacious living accommodation gives plenty of options for todays modern family living with a large dining kitchen, formal dining room, sitting room and sun room. The gardens are every gardeners dream!
- Five bedrooms
- Sought after village location
- 4 Reception rooms
- Annexe with lots of potential
- Superb large gardens
- Ample off street parking
- EPC Rating F
- Sun Room and veranda
- House bathroom and En-suite
Draughton is a popular village with many character homes on the edge of the National Park. Situated between Ilkley and Skipton, the location is ideal for daily commuting to both Leeds and Bradford as well as business centres in east Lancashire. Skipton offers a wide range of shops, a weekly market, varied recreational amenities and a number of very highly regarded schools.
This property oozes charm with some original sash windows, exposed beams and trusses. Howgill House benefits from Oil fired central heating and the annexe runs on a wood burning stove and electric storage heating. It has a single integral garage to one side and ample off street parking on both sides of the property. The large gardens run down to the stream at the bottom and houses a garden shed and log store under the veranda.The accommodation is described in brief below using approximate room sizes:-
ENTRANCE PORCH A beautiful and ornate carved wooden porchway with slate roof and with letter box attached.
ENTRANCE HALL Carrying on the ornate feel this hallway has period features throughout with coving and picture rail. Storage heater.
SITTING ROOM 21' 10" x 12' 11" (6.65m x 3.94m) A good sized, light and airy room with lovely views, filled with character and charm. Double aspect sash windows and doors leading to the Sun Lounge allow the sun to flood in. Exposed beams. Brick fire place with tiled hearth. Ornate ceiling coving and picture rail. Coal and log open fireplace. Radiator and storage heater.
SUN LOUNGE 11' 09" x 10' 03" (3.58m x 3.12m) Lovely light Sun Lounge with views over the gardens with some floor to ceiling windows. Laminate wood flooring. Storage heater. Outside there is a decked veranda allowing for plenty of seating over looking the gardens and stream. Steps leading down to the gardens.
DINING ROOM 11' 03" x 10' 0" (3.43m x 3.05m) A delightful formal dining room with sash window to the front and ornate ceiling coving and picture rail. Feature alcove shelving and storage. Radiator.
KITCHEN 12' 11" x 10' 04" (3.94m x 3.15m) A good sized family dining kitchen with elevated views over the gardens This large room is filled with character and enjoys exposed beams and trusses and is filled with sunlight with double aspect windows. Fitted wall and base units in cream with wooden work surfaces. Single drainer sink. Built in electric Aga, dishwasher and fridge. Laminate wood flooring. Door to W.C. and steps down to the cellar. Door to outside spiral stairs to the garden areas.
MORNING ROOM 18' 08" x 7' 11" (5.69m x 2.41m) Leading on from the kitchen area this light and airy Morning Room offers further kitchen units, storage and dining space. Double aspect windows. Radiator. Laminate wood flooring. Radiator.
CELLAR Yorkshire stone flag floor. Belfast sink. Oil fired boiler. Plumbing for washing machine. Wall units for storage. Door to rear garden.
W.C. Two piece in white with hand basin and low level W.C. Part tiled walls and extractor fan.
LANDING Period listed spindle bannister. Ornate ceiling coving and lovely sash window to the rear. Access to the roof space.
MASTER BEDROOM 14' 02" x 11' 03" (4.32m x 3.43m) A good sized master bedroom with beautiful sash window to the front and built in wardrobes. Character picture rail and ceiling coving.
BEDROOM TWO 13' 02" x 11' 03" (4.01m x 3.43m) A lovely light double bedroom with period fireplace and picture rail and pretty sash window to the front of the property. Radiator.
BEDROOM THREE 10' 07" x 10' 03" (3.23m x 3.12m) Good sized bedroom with lovely cottage window overlooking the gardens to the rear. Radiator.
BATHROOM 10' 09" x 8' 05" (3.28m x 2.57m) Generous four piece house bathroom in white with walk in shower and panelled bath. Vanity unity and low level W.C. Part walled in mermaid board. Chrome heated towel rail and radiator. Airing cupboard. Built in storage and window.
KITCHEN SPACE 9' 11" x 5' 09" (3.02m x 1.75m) Currently used as a storage space but was originally planned to be the kitchen area for the Annexe. Plumbing ready installed and gas.
SITTING ROOM 20' 09" x 17' 08" (6.32m x 5.38m) Over two level is this large sitting room for the annexe with doors leading out onto the private driveway, garage and gardens beyond. Multi fuel stove and storage heater. Exposed stone wall features.
BEDROOM FOUR 14' 01" x 13' 0" (4.29m x 3.96m) Good sized double bedroom with fantastic views. Exposed beams. Storage heater. functional storage space.
BEDROOM FIVE 11' 02" x 9' 11" (3.4m x 3.02m) Double bedroom to the front of the property. Storage heating and window to the front. Built in storage and access to the roof space.
EN SUITE Large three piece suite en suite in white with a step in shower, hand basin and low level W.C. Velux window and downlights. Mermaid board around the shower cubicle and cushioned flooring. Heated towel rail and lit bathroom mirror. Storage cupboard housing water tank.
INTEGRAL GARAGE Situated to the side of the annexe is a garage with roll up garage door. Light and power and plenty of storage space. To the outside is parking for 2 cars and a cobbled and tarmac area with planted shrubs. Also attached is a good green house/lean to which is ideal for all those garden tools.
GARDENS AND OUTSIDE SPACE This property had gardens in abundance with both the main house and the annexe having their own garden area divided by a beautiful stone wall. easily made into one huge lawned area if needed. Measuring approximately 1/2 an acre these gardens fill every need with raised vegetable beds, tiered shrub and flower beds, steps down to the lawned areas, a garden shed and log store under the veranda. Hedge and shrub borders lead down to the stream. Further driveway parking.
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.
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COUNCIL TAX This property is in Council Tax Band F. For further details please visit the Craven District Council website.
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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 take the A65 in the direction of Ilkley. After around 2 miles, take the first left-hand turning into Draughton, and then take the next left down the lane into the village. Howgill House is located a short distance down on the right hand side, identified by our For Sale board.