Water Gap Riggs , Oughtershaw

Asking Price of £415,000
For Sale
6 Bedrooms3 BathroomsDetached House
  • Spacious Stone Detached House
  • Fabulous Location with Glorious Views
  • Sitting Room with Stone Fireplace
  • Dining Kitchen with fitted units
  • Large Utility/Shower; Ground Floor Cloakroom
  • Six Bedrooms over Two Floors
  • Two Further Shower Rooms
  • EPC Rating C
  • Grassed Gardens to the Beck, Single Garage, Gravelled Parking
  • S106 Applies for Local Occupancy

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A MODERN STONE-BUILT DETACHED HOUSE OFFERING AMAZING SPACE AND VALUE - SET IN A TRULY GLORIOUS LOCATION IN THE HAMLET OF OUGHTERSHAW WITH BREATHTAKING VIEWS ALL AROUND. AN IDEAL PURCHASE FOR ANYONE WANTING TO OPERATE A B&B OR SIMILAR. S106 LOCAL OCCUPANCY PLANNING CONDITION APPLIES. Water Gap Riggs was constructed around 2008 from local stone and offers fantastic space with permission granted for further extension of the existing accommodation, which may suit anyone looking at running a B&B operation.

  • Spacious Stone Detached House
  • Fabulous Location with Glorious Views
  • Sitting Room with Stone Fireplace
  • Dining Kitchen with fitted units
  • Large Utility/Shower; Ground Floor Cloakroom
  • Six Bedrooms over Two Floors
  • Two Further Shower Rooms
  • EPC Rating C
  • Grassed Gardens to the Beck, Single Garage, Gravelled Parking
  • S106 Applies for Local Occupancy

Close to the source of the River Wharfe, a confluence of Oughtershaw Beck and Greenfield Beck, Oughtershaw is a small hamlet of just 12 properties in a stunning setting within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, around 6 miles from Hawes, 4 miles from The George at Hubberholme and 9 miles from Kettlewell, where there is a well-respected Primary School, village shop, Church and public houses. All around there is spectacular scenery and an absolute sense of peace and rural tranquillity.  

Constructed around 2008 from local stone, Water Gap Rigs is an amazingly spacious home in a beautiful setting with breathtaking views all around. Many of the rooms have two windows, making the accommodation exceptionally light and spacious, and maximises on the fabulous scenery. When built, the property was subject to an Agricultural Restriction which was subsequently amended to a S106 for local occupancy, meaning that it can only be occupied by someone living, working or with family connections in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. For anyone interested in further extending the accommodation for possibly doing B&B, a consent was granted in June 2018, Decision No C/13/89D, giving permission for two further en suite rooms over the existing garage. 

Benefitting from oil-fired central heating and with double glazed windows throughout, the accommodation is planned over three floors and is described in brief below using approximate room sizes:- 

GROUND FLOOR  

RECEPTION HALL Open return staircase to first floor with useful store cupboard beneath. Radiator.  

CLOAKROOM Two piece white suite comprising pedestal hand basin and low suite w.c. Heated towel rail. 

SITTING ROOM 21' 02" x 14' (6.45m x 4.27m) Cast-iron multi-fuel stove in stone surround. Windows to three sides. Two radiators.  

DINING KITCHEN 21' 02" x 12' 02" (6.45m x 3.71m) Range of Shaker and oak-effect wall and base units with matching worktops and stainless steel 1½ bowl sink unit. Rangemaster range-style cooker with five rings and three ovens (LPG) canopied extractor hood. Radiator.  

UTILITY ROOM 15' 08" x 14' 09" (4.78m x 4.5m) - a large room offering a variety of uses, especially if the Planning Consent is used for creating B&B rooms overhead. Plumbing for automatic washing machine and space for dryer. Fitted cupboards. Boiler cupboard. Rear and front entrances. Door to:-  

SHOWER ROOM Open shower with tiled walls and floor. Pedestal hand basin and low suite w.c. Heated towel rail. Extractor fan.  

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Radiator. Open spindle balustrade and return staircase to second floor with storage spaces beneath.  

BEDROOM ONE 14' x 12' 03" (4.27m x 3.73m) Windows to two sides. Radiator. Door to:- 

EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Three piece white suite comprising:- shower cubicle; basin in vanity unit; low suite w.c. Fully-tiled walls and floor.  

BEDROOM TWO 12' 03" x 12' 02" (3.73m x 3.71m) overall. Windows to two sides. Radiator.  

BEDROOM THREE 14' x 8' 05" (4.27m x 2.57m) Windows to two sides. Radiator.  

BEDROOM FOUR 12' 02" x 8' 05" (3.71m x 2.57m) Windows to two sides. Radiator.  

SHOWER ROOM Three piece suite comprising:- shower cubicle; pedestal hand basin; low suite w.c. Heated towel rail. Fully-tiled walls and floor. NB: the plumbing for a bath is in place.  

SECOND FLOOR  

LANDING Exposed beams. Roof window. Radiator. Eaves storage cupboards.  

BEDROOM FIVE 14' x 7' 02" (4.27m x 2.18m) plus limited headroom. Exposed beams. Roof window. Two radiators.  

BEDROOM SIX 12' 03" x 7' 02" (3.73m x 2.18m) plus limited headroom. Exposed beams. Roof window. Two radiators.  

OUTSIDE The property has a wide gravelled parking area to the front and side, and a SINGLE GARAGE measuring 15'5" x 14'5" (irregular shape) with double timber doors, light and power supplies. The setting of Water Gap Rigs is absolutely glorious with grassed gardens going down to the beck and fabulous southerly views to the rear. There is a timber decked area, timber shed and stone-flagged paths. 

SERVICES Mains electricity is installed. Water is from a private bore hole supply (situated to the corner of the garage). Drainage is to a private septic tank (situated at the lower end of the garden). Central heating is provided by an oil-fired radiator system and the Rangemaster cooker is LPG. 

OCCUPANCY RESTRICTION Please note that the property is subject to a S106 planning agreement, meaning that the property can only be occupied by someone who is living, working or has family connections in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Please enquire for further details. The property cannot be sub-let for holiday purposes. 

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 From Skipton proceed on the B6265 in the direction of Grassington. Entering Threshfield, the road turns into the B6160 - stay on this road through Kilnsey, Starbotton and into the village of Buckden. Just past the Buck Inn, bear left in the direction of Hubberholme, proceed past The George Inn following the river upstream. Approximately five miles from The George, into Oughtershaw, go past Oughtershaw Hall and Water Gap Rigs is the next property on the left-hand side, identified by our For Sale board.