A CHARMING SEMI-DETACHED STONE COTTAGE DATING BACK TO 1857 AND OFFERING CHARACTERFUL THREE BEDROOMED ACCOMMODATION, NOW IN NEED OF UPDATING BUT WITH THE SIGNIFICANT ADVANTAGES OF A BEAUTIFUL REAR GARDEN AND A SINGLE GARAGE WITH ON-SITE PARKING. Oaktree Cottage offers its new owner a great opportunity to create a lovely three bedroomed home. There is no shortage of potential or character, and as any cottage-seeker will know, it is rare to find a good-sized and genuine cottage which also has a lovely garden and a single garage with additional parking.
- Stone Semi-Detached Cottage
- Two Reception Rooms
- Three Bedrooms plus Attic
- Garage & Parking
- Beautiful Gardens
- EPC Rating G
- Tucked Away in Peaceful Village Backwater
- Early Vacant Possession Available
Within Lothersdale Village, there is a church, well-regarded primary school, public house and a village hall offering a range of community activities. The village of Crosshills is just 2.5 miles away, with a wider range of shops, sporting/recreational activities, health centre and a well-renowned secondary school, with Airedale General Hospital just a couple of miles further down the road. The towns of Skipton, Keighley and Colne are approximately 15 minutes drive away. For the commuter, the business centres of East Lancashire, Manchester and West Yorkshire are within comfortable daily travelling distance and Cononley Station is also just 2 miles away, giving regular services through to Bradford, Leeds and London Kings Cross. For the outdoor enthusiast, the Pennine Way runs through Lothersdale Village and the wonderful scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and Lancashire Forest of Bowland are but a few miles away.
Located in the centre of the village, handy for the Hare & Hounds pub and the Village Hall, Oaktree Cottage is tucked away in a quiet backwater. Planned over two floors, the accommodation is full of charm and character, with exposed beams and original fireplaces, and offers good-sized overall space with significant potential for modernisation. There is also a useful attic which is fully boarded and has natural light. The cottage has background heating from night storage heaters, and is described in brief below using approximate room sizes:-
LIVING ROOM 19' x 13' 02" (5.79m x 4.01m) Recently fitted wood-burning stove on stone hearth in recessed fireplace with timber lintel. Beamed ceiling. Open return staircase to first floor with storage area beneath. Night storage heater.
SITTING ROOM 19' 02" x 11' 10" (5.84m x 3.61m) Open canopied fire in stone surround with stone hearth and timber mantel. Beamed ceiling. Two windows to the front, plus window and garden door to the rear. Night storage heater.
KITCHEN 11' 08" x 4' 10" (3.56m x 1.47m) Fitted oak-effect cupboards. Stainless steel single sink unit. Integrated AEG electric cooker and four-ring hob with extractor hood. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Front and gable windows, with door to rear garden.
LANDING Arched window on the staircase return. Night storage heater. Access via retractable ladder to the ATTIC measuring 13' x 6'5" (plus limited headroom) - a great space for storage or may make into additional accommodation, already is fully boarded and has a gable-end window and two roof windows.
DRESSING/BOX ROOM 7' 07" x 6' 08" (2.31m x 2.03m) with shelving and hanging space, giving access to:-
BEDROOM ONE 12' 04" x 11' 09" (3.76m x 3.58m) Fitted wardrobes and shelving. Ceiling beams. Door to:-
BEDROOM THREE 10' x 6' 05" (3.05m x 1.96m) plus full-width range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards. Ceiling beams.
BEDROOM TWO 12' 02" x 8' 02" (3.71m x 2.49m) plus recess with airing cupboard (hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater). Fitted wardrobes.
BATHROOM Three piece white suite comprising:- enamelled bath with overhead shower; pedestal hand basin; low suite w.c. Heated towel rail.
OUTSIDE To the side of Oaktree Cottage there is a concrete driveway, giving parking for one car and leading to the SINGLE GARAGE measuring 17'9" x 8'3" (plus recess) with up-and-over door and power/light. There is a stone outbuilding and fuel bunker alongside a stone-flagged patio with steps up to the terraced gardens which have beautifully stocked flower/herbaceous beds, an original (now disused) well and lawns with a further seating area at the top of the garden.
SERVICES Mains electricity and drainage are installed. Water is from a private supply. Background heating is provided by night storage heaters. Natural gas is not available in the area.
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.
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.
COUNCIL TAX This property is in Council Tax Band E. 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 Entering Lothersdale, drive past the Village Hall on the left and take the next left-hand turning (opposite the Hare & Hounds) dropping into Wilsons Yard and then bear right onto Garden Terrace, where Oaktree Cottage is the first cottage on your left. A For Sale sign is erected.