Farm House - Great Gib Cononley | Guide Price £875,000
SEVEN BEDROOM FARMHOUSE INCORPORATING A VERY PROFITABLE HOLIDAY COTTAGE WITH 4 ACRES OF LAND AVAILABLE, ALTERNATIVELY THIS UNIQUE AND VERY VERSATILE HOME COULD PROVIDE A FIVE BEDROOM FAMILY HOME WITH GRANNY ANNEXE FOR DEPENDANT RELATIVES OR A MAGNIFICENT SEVEN BEDROOM FAMILY HOME.
There are few words that can adequately describe Great Gib but 'WOW ' is possibly the closest. This magnificent stone built FIVE BEDROOM farm house also offers a TWO BEDROOM SELF CONTAINED COTTAGE and approximately 4 acres of land ( land available by separate negotiation ). This is a rare opportunity to own a one of a kind property in a rural location with 360° of breathtakingly stunning views. This superb property dates back to the 1750s, purchased in 1982 by its current owners it has been lovingly restored over the years to create this amazing home. Very rarely does this calibre of property come to the open market offering an opportunity for those seeking a stunning family home with a separate self-contained LUXURY TWO BEDROOM COTTAGE which at present is run as a successful holiday cottage. The farmhouse and cottage are set in delightful gardens with ample parking and a garage. All windows have the most glorious views of open countryside and beyond. This property offers a wealth of features with beautifully presented stylish interiors and beams the result of which is a unique and wonderfully welcoming home. An original featured covered archway gives access to both the main residence and the holiday cottage. There is also an additional entrance leading through to a superb garden room which takes in views of the front garden and countryside beyond. The dining kitchen is the heart of the house having a warm and cosy farmhouse feel, the inner hall has a useful utility/cloakroom and separate walk in pantry along with a delightful lounge and dining room. The first floor will not disappoint and provides an elegant landing with master bedroom having a walk in wardrobe/dressing room (could provide further bedroom and previously used as such). There is a separate shower room, three further double bedrooms (one currently used as a second reception room with mezzanine office space), plus a luxury house bathroom with roll top bath. The self contained cottage also enjoys an open plan kitchen and lounge, two double bedrooms, house bathroom and a shower room. Outside there are delightful enclosed gardens to both front and side with generous on-site parking, there is also an adjoining garage with power and light. Located on the edge of the picturesque villages of Lothersdale and Cononley which offer an excellent primary school, popular public houses and good commuting links with both bus and the train station only a 20 minute walk away (via right of way footpath) or a short drive away. Skipton, known as 'the gateway to the Dales', is only a short car journey away and is a bustling market town with an excellent selection of local shops and recreational facilities together with the renowned Ermysted's Grammar school for Boys and Skipton Girls High schools.
This is the perfect family home and would ideally suit a large family or two families coming together or maybe someone who is looking for a business venture which already has a successful holiday cottage on-site in a very sought after location.
Briefly the oil fired central heated and double glazed accommodation comprises:
ORIGINAL FEATURED COVERED ARCHWAY with original barn doors and stone flag floor (currently used as a log store and outdoor room) leading into the main house and cottage. Mezzanine landing provides useful storage area.
SIDE ENTRANCE Leading through to
INNER HALL with quarry tiled flooring, access to utility room/boot room, dining room and through to walk-in pantry and dining kitchen.
BOOT ROOM/UTILITY/CLOAKROOM 12' 0" x 11' 2" (3.66m x 3.4m) with a CLOAKROOM containing a low suite WC, partial tiling to the walls, quarry tiles to the floor, ceiling light. Utility room with matching quarry tiled flooring and a range of base units incorporating a double sink with filter mixer tap, provisions for an automatic washing machine.
DINING ROOM/OFFICE 11' 9" x 10' 9" (3.58m x 3.28m) with stunning views from the front elevation shuttered window, feature exposed stone wall, beamed ceiling, double doors leading into the
WALK IN PANTRY ROOM 14' 9" x 6' 7" (4.5m x 2.01m) with a selection of original base units with stone worktop and storage beneath, stainless steel sink and drainer unit, mixer tap, wall tiles, bespoke solid oak shelving with inset LED strip lighting and matching unique kitchen equipment storage system, quarry tiled flooring. In our opinion a very useful room indeed.
FARM HOUSE DINING KITCHEN 21' 3" x 15' 5" (6.48m x 4.7m) with a range of light green (DH pearl) country style base units with Corian moulded work surfaces and upstands, stainless steel sink unit with drainer and chrome mixer tap, integral electric oven with hob and multi fuel 'Esse' range cooker with carved stone surrounds and oak lintel above, part cladded walls and quarry tiled flooring, south facing gable window overlooking the garden, patio doors with shutters leading out to the garden room with a fabulous 180° view, recessed lighting. There is also a timber door leading out to an additional hallway/front entrance.
LOUNGE 15' 0" x 14' 2" (4.57m x 4.32m) with rear elevation windows having bespoke shutters, electric under floor heating and oak flooring, window seat, open feature fireplace with tiled base, beamed ceiling and decorated in neutral tones.
GARDEN ROOM 22' 5" x 9' 7" (6.83m x 2.92m) with doors leading off from the kitchen and enjoying countryside views. There is ceramic tiling to the floor, a glazed roof and an INTERNAL PORCH with stone flags, original front door, built in display cabinet, shelving and giving access to the garden.
FIRST FLOOR Timber and latched door with staircase leading to
LANDING With William Morris feature wall paper and leading off to all rooms.
BEDROOM ONE/SECOND SITTING ROOM 15' 3" x 11' 3" (4.65m x 3.43m) with fabulous feature window seat having exceptional views to the front elevation over the valley and fields beyond. Imitation gas log burner stove, double height beamed ceiling with ladder leading up to a raised 11ft wide mezzanine offering office space and large storage area under the eves. Velux window giving additional light.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 8" x 10' 6" (3.56m x 3.2m) with an oak window seat to the rear elevation and attracting the morning sun which floods into the bedroom and dressing room having extensive countryside views, beamed ceiling with opening leading through to the luxury dressing room/bedroom three.
DRESSING ROOM/BEDROOM THREE 13' 6" x 8' 8" (4.11m x 2.64m) with picture window with shutters and having superb countryside views, built in wardrobes and laminate flooring.
SHOWER ROOM Comprising of a walk in shower cubicle with overhead thermostatically controlled shower, illuminated mirror and glass shelves complimenting the shower enclosure, pedestal wash hand basin together with low suite WC, GCH radiator, finished in oak flooring.
BEDROOM FOUR 14' 1" x 9' 3" (4.29m x 2.82m) with shuttered window giving super views to the rear, painted timber flooring, feature fire place, ceiling beams and lights.
BEDROOM FIVE 15' 3" x 11' 5" (4.65m x 3.48m) (max) with two front elevation windows with super countryside views, deep sills plus slatted window shutters, built in wardrobes and finished in Karndean flooring.
LUXURY BATHROOM comprising of a white free standing bath, pedestal wash hand basin together with low suite WC, GCH ladder radiator, part clad walls, oak flooring and attractive deep window recess.
GREAT GIB COTTAGE Great Gib Cottage has two double bedrooms comfortably sleeping four and could be used for either a perfect get-away from it all holiday home or home for a dependent relative or extended family. This cosy cottage boasts a first floor living kitchen. The house bathroom and bedrooms are on the ground floor and to the second floor there is a study area and shower room, all with shuttered windows and spectacular views. Utilities for the cottage are separate from the main house.
ENTRANCE HALL Entered through a timber and glazed stable door into a spacious hall way with quarry tiled flooring, radiator and access to the ground floor bedrooms and house bathroom. Stairs leading up to the first floor living space.
BEDROOM ONE 10' 9" x 10' 7" (3.28m x 3.23m) with low level picture window (originally the stable door) and bespoke shutters, built in wardrobes, neutrally decorated, beamed ceiling, and finished in carpet flooring.
BEDROOM TWO 9' 9" x 8' 4" (2.97m x 2.54m) with low level windows and bespoke shutters, beamed ceiling, under stairs storage and carpet flooring.
BATHROOM with a three piece suite comprising of a panelled bath and pedestal wash hand basin together with low suite WC, GCH radiator, shaver point and finished in cushion flooring.
OPEN LOUNGE & DINING KITCHEN 31' 3" x 9' 8" (9.53m x 2.95m) with shuttered windows to the front and rear elevations having oak window seats from which to enjoy stunning views over Skipton, maple beech block flooring and a stove. The kitchen area to the rear has a range of white units, stainless steel sink with drainer, provisions for an automatic washing machine and dishwasher, free standing electric cooker, GCH radiators and open plan staircase leading to the upper floor.
STUDY AREA With a mezzanine study area overlooking the living space, storage room under the eves, Velux widow allowing ample natural light, beams and access to the top floor shower room, Karndean flooring throughout.
SHOWER ROOM with a walk in shower cubicle with overhead thermostatically controlled shower, pedestal wash hand basin together with low suite WC, GCH radiator, shaver point and finished in oak flooring.
OUTSIDE With driveway providing ample on-site parking, patio and laid to lawn garden with the most stunning views overlooking open fields to the front. (This land is available by separate negotiation). The property is situated with two additional properties with access track maintenance being shared by the landowner and property owners. There is also a recently installed septic tank serving Great Gib the cottage and 1 additional property.