Scosthrop Manor , Airton

Asking Price of £1,100,000
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6 Bedrooms2 BathroomsDetached House
  • Jacobean Country Manor House
  • Stunning Views to Malham Cove
  • Mullion Windows, Beams & Exposed Stonework
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Utility & Cloakroom
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Beautiful gardens and a Ha Ha
  • Grade II listed
  • ***NO FORWARD CHAIN***

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DATING BACK TO 1603 IS THIS IMPRESSIVE SIX BEDROOM MANOR HOUSE THAT SUCCESSFULLY COMBINES THE ROMANCE AND GRANDUER OF A COUNTRY HOUSE WITH THE WARMTH AND CHARM OF A LOVING FAMILY HOME. STUNNING FAR REACHING VIEWS WITH MALHAM COVE IN THE DISTANCE! ***NO FORWARD CHAIN*** Packed to the rafters with character and period features from the Jacobean era, Scosthrop Manor offers spacious living accommodation boasting a drawing room, sitting room, farmhouse family kitchen and utility. With six generous bedrooms, en-suite and family bathroom with the most delightful separate W.C! This Grade II listed property is set in extensive gardens with a double detached garage and workshop.

  • Jacobean Country Manor House
  • Stunning Views to Malham Cove
  • Mullion Windows, Beams & Exposed Stonework
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Utility & Cloakroom
  • Six Bedrooms
  • Beautiful gardens and a Ha Ha
  • Grade II listed
  • ***NO FORWARD CHAIN***

Airton is a picturesque Malhamdale village, with the River Aire meandering through and with stunning scenery all around, typifying this area of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Nearby Kirkby Malham (2 miles) has a well-respected primary school, public house and the historic St Michael The Archangel Church, with Gargrave (4 miles) having a range of local shops and social/sporting amenities. A choice of shops and secondary schools are on offer at both Skipton (9 miles) and Settle (6 miles) and Airton falls within the education catchment area for both, with school buses to each town stopping by the gate. There are excellent walks from Scosthrop Manor doorstep - a lovely 2½ mile ramble alongside the river brings you to Malham, and the Pennine Way is just 500 yards from the house. In addition to this there is a farm shop just 200m away. 

One of the finest Grade II Listed properties in Malhamdale, Scosthrop Manor has datestones of 1603 and 1686 with many features pertaining to its Jacobean era including chamfered stone mullion windows and stone ball finials.  

In more modern times, Scosthrop Manor has been a much-loved family home for the present vendors over the last 30 years, during which time the house has been further modernised with an oil-fired central heating system with re-conditioned Victorian-style radiators, double glazed windows installed throughout and pitch pine internal doors. Throughout, the house exudes a feeling of warmth and comfort and will ideally suit a growing family who will appreciate its space, location and - of course - the amazing views! The accommodation is planned over two floors and is briefly described below using approximate room sizes:- 

GROUND FLOOR  

ENTRANCE PORCH 9' 11" x 7' 9" (3.02m x 2.36m) A wow of a welcome with the feature solid oak reconditioned front door, exposed beams and ceramic tiled floor. Delft shelving, a cloaks rail and a radiator. Exposed stonework opening to: 

RECEPTION HALL A grand and spacious reception hall with recessed display niche with picture light and original exposed stone features. Borrowed light from the landing floor window, radiator and ornate panelled staircase to first floor.  

DRAWING ROOM 26' 4" x 18' 6" (8.03m x 5.64m) max. This is the perfect room for a family Christmas or party! A spacious and light room with mullion stone windows to front and rear, which enjoy fabulous views and exposed beams. A multi-fuel stove set in stone surround with stone hearth and three radiators ensure you never want to leave this room. Understairs storage cupboard.  

BUTLER'S PANTRY 8' 10" x 8' (2.69m x 2.44m) Stone bank and timber shelving.  

SITTING ROOM 19' 4" x 12' 7" (5.89m x 3.84m) A room that thoroughly wraps it's arms around you with a Victorian cast iron fire with raised grate and stripped pine Adam-style surround. With beautiful fell views from the stone mullion windows to the side and front, the front having a window seating. Characterful exposed beams and an original recessed cupboard. Two radiators.  

FARMHOUSE KITCHEN 21' 8" x 14' 4" (6.6m x 4.37m) max. The very heart of this family home is the farmhouse kitchen with a range of fitted oak wall and base units in cream with complementary worktops incorporating 1½ bowl stainless steel sink unit. Integrated appliances comprise:- Bosch dishwasher; Miele refrigerator; electric twin hob Aga set under stone arched recess with fitted cupboards to one side of the chimney breast. A lovely engineered oak flooring, exposed ceiling beams and exposed stonework to one wall. Incredible views across to Malham Cove can be enjoyed from the kitchen window making the washing up an easier chore! Access to cellar.  

UTILITY ROOM 10' 6" x 9' 6" (3.2m x 2.9m) max. Coming in from the rear porch this is a great place for muddy boots and soggy dogs with a quarry tiled floor. Fitted wall and base units and a complementary worktops incorporating stainless steel style sink. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, Potterton oil-fired central heating boiler and an electric radiator. Rear entrance porch.  

CLOAKROOM A really handy downstairs washroom with a low suite w.c. Fitted shelving, quarry tiled floor and a radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING A generous landing area in keeping with the grandeur of the reception hall with exposed ceiling beams and an open spindle balustrade. Roof window and borrowed light from attic and a large shelved storage cupboard. A small recessed cupboard and radiator. 

PRINCIPLE BEDROOM 19' 4" x 13' 3" (5.89m x 4.04m) A wonderful principle bedroom fit for a princess with a Pine Adam-style fire surround with brick and cast iron fire grate and exposed beams. An extensive range of pine fitted wardrobes with overhead cupboards. Fabulous stone mullion windows to front and side, picture rail and radiator.  

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM A three piece white suite comprising:- shower with Mira Sport fitment; low suite w.c. and hand basin on vanity unit. A heated towel rail, extractor fan and shower boarding.  

BEDROOM TWO 17' 4" x 14' 7" (5.28m x 4.44m) A fabulous grand and spacious double bedroom with three windows to side and rear maximising on the stunning far-reaching outlook to Malham Cove. Benefitting from newly fitted carpets, two radiators and an ornate period painted fireplace. Picture rail and access to roof space. 

FAMILY BATHROOM A delightful family bathroom with three piece white suite comprising:- a large enamel bath with polished timber rim, shower cubicle with power shower and large square pedestal hand basin. A large airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater.  

SEPARATE CLOAKROOM The cutest of rooms with low suite w.c. and a recessed display area with stone features. Frosted window and a radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE 19' 5" x 8' 10" (5.92m x 2.69m) A good sized double bedroom with three stone mullion windows keeping it lovely and light. A square pedestal hand basin, picture rail and a period cast iron fireplace with pine Adam-style surround. Exposed trusses.  

BEDROOM FOUR 13' x 8' 8" (3.96m x 2.64m) Another characterful double bedroom with stone mullion window to front, exposed trusses and a painted period cast iron fireplace. With fitted wardrobes, radiator and a picture rail. 

BEDROOM FIVE 12' 7" x 8' 4" (3.84m x 2.54m) With stone mullion window to front and exposed trusses keep the character features flowing and a radiator.

NOTE: Bedrooms 4 and 5 were previously one large bedroom and have been separated to form two. 

BEDROOM SIX 9' 10" x 7' 8" (3m x 2.34m) Currently used as a home office is this good sized bedroom with fabulous views through the stone mullion window to front, picture rail and a radiator. Access to roof space. 

OUTSIDE Scosthrop Manor is approached by a solid cedar gate with stone ball finials, leading to a sweeping gravel drive lined with parterre box hedging, stone patio area and semi-circular cobbles to the front porch. The top of the driveway gives parking for four/five vehicles and access to the DOUBLE GARAGE/WORKSHOP measuring 32'3" x 17'9" with electric up-and-over door, inspection pit, power/light supplies and side courtesy door.

The rear gardens have been designed to maximise on the wonderful views, with a ha-ha created to give an uninterrupted vista down the valley to Malham Cove. There are level lawns with flower beds, ancient yew bushes, and a covered Indian stone patio area for outdoor dining. This is a wonderful and very secluded setting - the perfect garden for family and entertaining. 

SERVICES Mains electricity and water are installed. Drainage is to a private septic tank. Central heating is provided by an oil-fired radiator system. 

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 G. 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 On entering Airton from the direction of Gargrave, proceed through the village towards Kirkby Malham and Scosthrop Manor is the last property in the village on the right-hand side, identified by our For Sale board.