Bright Street, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 2
A charming period property dating back to late Victorian times and offering two double bedrooms, an updated shower room, a bay fronted living room, large dining-kitchen with under-stairs storage and a basement room. Having attractive fore garden and a good sized stone flagged yard to the rear. Benefiting from modern gas central heating and double glazing, the property would benefit from further modernisation.

In Brief:- A hallway features original cornice and decorative plasterwork and with staircase to first floor. The living room features wood flooring, a minster style fireplace with coal effect gas fire having attractive arched recess to either side, and a double glazed bay. Window onto the fore gardens. A spacious dining-kitchen requires refitting, and could have French doors or be completely open plan to the living room, making a fantastic living space on the ground floor. There is a utility / pantry area under the stairs and a back door leads onto the yard where a three quarter height door gives access to a substantial basement room with concrete floor offering great storage or perhaps a children's playroom / cinema room.

To the first floor there are two double bedrooms both of good proportions and both have double glazed windows. The shower room is of more modern style with mermaid boarding to a shower enclosure with thermostatic shower running off the boiler, a dual flush WC and wash basin The landing has a range of wardrobes and cupboards providing excellent storage.

To the front of the property there is a West facing stone flagged garden and to the rear a good size yard with gate onto the rear street which is laid to stone sets.

Generally the house is in fair condition but will require modernising to include kitchen, decorations, floor-coverings and general improvements. Now ready for the next owner to put their own stamp on, and offered at a price to reflect the work required. Being handy for the train station and bus route and just a five minute stroll onto Skipton High Street.

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The historic market town of Skipton (in Craven) is known as the 'Gateway to the Dales' and provides extensive recreational facilities with stunning open countryside nearby. On the cusp of the Yorkshire Dales National Park with excellent walking, climbing and fishing including the famous Yorkshire 3 Peaks. Craven has its fair share of gourmet pubs, restaurants and excellent sporting facilities including a state of the art swimming pool and gym. Leeds and Manchester are within comfortable daily commuting distance and direct trains to London’s Kings Cross as well as Leeds, Bradford and the Settle to Carlisle line, run regularly. Skipton offers a wide range of shopping with High Street brands including Marks & Spencer’s Food as well as a diverse range of private retailers and regular markets. Another central attraction is the Leeds Liverpool Canal which provides fishing, boat hire and sightseeing trips as well as walks on the level. Skipton Castle is one of the best preserved in the UK. There are very well respected primary and secondary schools within the town including Skipton Girls High & Ermysteds Grammar. Skipton was voted by The Sunday Times as the best place to live in Britain, in particular for its low crime rates, top-class schools and great transport links. In addition to been voted Best Street Market and Best place to Retire, in 2017 the Office of National Statistics revealed that Skipton is officially the happiest place to live in the UK.
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