ENJOYING FABULOUS PANORAMIC VIEWS FROM A SECLUDED LOCATION ON THE EDGE OF LOTHERSDALE VILLAGE, THIS IS A UNIQUE HOME - EXTENDED TO PROVIDE EXCELLENT FIVE BEDROOMED ACCOMMODATION WITH LARGE LEVEL GARDENS, DOUBLE GARAGE AND ADDITIONAL PARKING. Constructed in the late 1950's but significantly extended since, Stone Croft stands right on the edge of open countryside on the fringe of Lothersdale village, with some of the most wonderful views you will see, reaching far across the Aire Valley to the East and South. With a high degree of seclusion and privacy, the property has lovely well-tended gardens and a detached double garage, whilst the house offers versatile five bedroomed accommodation, ideal for a family who will appreciate the size and layout.
- Fabulous Panoramic Views
- Versatile Accommodation
- Three Reception Rooms
- Five Bedrooms
- Two Bathrooms
- Beautifully Stocked and Lawned Gardens
- Detached Double Garage
- EPC Rating D
- Double Glazed Windows
- Oil Fired Central Heating
Within Lothersdale Village, there is a church, well-regarded primary school, after school club, public house and a village hall offering a range of community activities. The village of Crosshills is just 2.5 miles away, with a wide 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.
Situated on the outskirts of the village, on the Skipton/Cononley side, Stone Croft is literally on the edge of the most wonderful open countryside, with sweeping views over the Aire Valley. Double glazed and centrally heated (oil) Stone Croft also benefits from SOLAR PANELS which provide an income of around £1,500 pa with 19 years still to run on the tariff (please ask for further detailed information). Having been extended both downstairs and up, the accommodation is larger than first impressions with light and spacious rooms throughout, and is described in brief below with approximate room sizes:-
VESTIBULE Ceramic tiled floor. Matwell. Radiator.
UTILITY/LAUNDRY ROOM Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Cloaks rail.
RECEPTION HALL Staircase to first floor. Two radiators. Ceiling coving.
SITTING ROOM 21' 1" x 13' 11" (6.43m x 4.24m) Large picture window to maximise on the breathtaking views. Glazed French doors to the side, giving access to the garden. Open Baxi fire in stone surround. Ceiling coving. Fitted shelving. Two radiators. Four wall light points.
DINING ROOM 14' 2" x 10' 11" (4.32m x 3.33m) Sliding patio doors to the garden. Pine floorboarding. Recessed shelving. Two roof windows. Ceiling spotlights. Radiator.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 11' 0" x 10' 10" (3.35m x 3.3m) average. Range of cream-coloured wall/base units with chrome handles. Dark-coloured worktops incorporating 1½ bowl composite sink unit. Space for electric cooker. Canopied chrome/glass extractor hood. Integrated refrigerator and freezer. Recessed larder cupboard. Laminate flooring. Fabulous views. Radiator.
BEDROOM 1 14' 0" x 12' 6" (4.27m x 3.81m) Magnificent views. Extensive range of fitted furniture comprising wardrobes, shelving, dresser/drawers and bedside cabinets. Ceiling coving. Radiator.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 3 piece white suite comprising shower cubicle; pedestal hand basin; low suite w.c. Heated towel rail. Fully tiled walls. Extractor fan. Shaver light.
BEDROOM 5 12' 8" x 6' 7" (3.86m x 2.01m) plus entrance area and full-width range of fitted wardrobes with overhead cupboards. Radiator.
STUDY 10' 11" x 9' 10" (3.33m x 3m) plus entrance area. Fabulous views. Fitted shelving. Understairs storage cupboard. Radiator. Ceiling coving.
BATHROOM 2 piece white suite comprising bath with overhead shower and folding shower screen; pedestal hand basin. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder and electric immersion heater. Heated towel rail. Fully tiled walls. Shaver light.
LANDING Access to roof space. Radiator.
BEDROOM 2 22' 7" x 10' 4" (6.88m x 3.15m) A magnificent first floor bedroom with superb windows, designed to maximise on the stunning outlook. Exposed beams to the ridge. Ceiling spotlights. Pedestal hand basin. Two radiators.
BEDROOM 3 15' 6" x 11' 1" (4.72m x 3.38m) max. Exposed beams. Fitted shelving. Windows to two sides and roof window. Radiator.
BEDROOM 4 11' 11" x 11' 7" (3.63m x 3.53m) Exposed beams. Window to side and roof window. Radiator. Access to:
STORAGE AREA 23' 4" x 6' 9" (7.11m x 2.06m) plus limited headroom. A large storage area in the roof void, predominantly boarded but also with loose boarding and with light point.
OUTSIDE The gardens are a very attractive feature of Stone Croft and are mainly to the South-West side, with an almost level lawn and well-stocked mature shrubbery and flower beds, giving a secluded area for children to play or for sitting and enjoying the sunshine. There are steps from the garden leading to a pedestrian gateway on the roadside.
There is an extensive raised vegetable garden, alongside which a tarmac drive leads to a parking/turning area and to the DETACHED DOUBLE GARAGE measuring 19'0" x 18'2" with twin up-and-over doors, electricity/water supplies and courtesy door to the side.
SERVICES Mains electricity is installed, as well as roof PV solar panels. Water is from a private borehole. 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.
GENERAL 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.
COUNCIL TAX This property is in Council Tax Band G. For further details please visit Craven District Council.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS We would be pleased to arrange a viewing for you. Please contact Dale Eddison's Skipton office. Our office opening hours are:-
Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 5.30pm
Saturday: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Sunday: 11.00am - 3.00pm
DIRECTIONS From Skipton, proceed towards the village of Carleton, but half a mile before Carleton bear left, following the signs for Lothersdale, and then after around a mile bear left again. At the crossroads, go straight across and Stone Croft is the first property on the left-hand side. Please note that a For Sale sign is not erected.