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Croft House, Cononley, BD20 8NN

4 BED 2 BATH £775,000

Croft House, Cononley, BD20 8NN

£775,000
  • Ref: 1000_RS0566
  • Type: Detached House
  • Availability: Sold STC
  • Bedrooms: 4
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Tenure: Freehold
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Property Summary

Nestled amidst a two-acre expanse of fields and trees and in close proximity to woodland in the village, embrace an idyllic lifestyle perfectly balanced between the awe-inspiring outdoors and the comforts of home with Croft House.

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Enjoying an elevated position over the charming and friendly village of Cononley, Croft House, is surrounded by picturesque views of the valley and beyond. Dating back to the 1800's, make your way up to the consciously extended home where rural scenes embrace you from all sides. Pull up on the driveway beside the garages, where there is ample room for parking and take a left by the dry-stone wall that leads up to this welcoming home.

A cheerful front door awaits under a large canopy and patio area. Take a moment to sit on the bench and enjoy the views before stepping inside into a large, bright utility area. Here you will find the washing machine and tumble dryer, along with a sink and ample storage space, it's a very handy place to return to from your outdoor adventures. Hang up jackets and coats, leaving muddy boots to dry outside, as you get ready to explore the delights that await in Croft House.

Open the door and emerge into the spacious living room. Light floods into the area from both the expansive double French doors that lead out onto the patio and from the connected kitchen, bathing the room in warmth. Rich oak underfloor flooring extends underfoot along with pristine white walls that exude a sense of serenity and tranquillity.

With ample space for seating, spend long summer afternoons with the doors open wide as you spot the wildlife in the field beyond. Take a cool drink out onto the patio area and listen to birdsong and children playing.

Open the door to the left and freshen up in the downstairs cloakroom comprising heated towel rail, washbasin with WC, and shower. Peep into the under-stairs storage cupboard before entering the hub of the home, the large kitchen-diner.

Capturing both the rural setting and character of Croft House, the Shaker style kitchen provides plenty of storage space, where appliances include integrated dishwasher, double oven, microwave oven and induction hob. Solid oak worktops extend out to a breakfast bar beside a large window with scenic views of Farnhill Moor and beyond.

Sit with your morning coffee as you admire the scenes and ever-changing skies, at night you have a wonderful view of the moon and stars. Invite family and friends over for a feast and create delicious and nutritious food together.

With room enough for a large dining table and chairs against the backdrop of the beautiful views, the dining area also offers fitted storage space for tableware and crockery. Fill the room with laughter and chatter over Sunday lunch or create intimate dinners as you look out over the fields and enjoy the space.

Take the door to the right, cross the corridor, and you'll find the lounge. Perfect for entertaining and relaxing, with outlooks over the patio, the lounge is cosy and filled with light. With warm wool carpet underfoot and bright white walls, curl up and enjoy a movie, or get lost in your favourite book as you unwind in this peaceful space. In cooler evenings, treat yourself to a log fire and curl up and enjoy the warmth.

Retrace your steps out of the lounge and take the next left to walk upstairs to the upper floor. A large double bedroom awaits on the right, flooded in light courtesy of the two windows that showcase the scenic views that are throughout Croft House. With white walls, white fitted storage cabinets and wardrobes, rich wool carpet and ample space for extra seating, the bedroom is a place for total relaxation.

An office awaits on the next right, with space for desk and chair, filing cabinet and loft access, the room could also be easily be used as a further bedroom. Continue on into the main bedroom next door. With a vaulted ceiling, along with the natural illumination from the two windows overlooking the fields, the room is filled with light. Fully carpeted with crisp, white walls and eaves storage, it's an oasis of calm.

Refresh and revive in the large family bathroom that is on the next right where pale tiles and white walls create a calming atmosphere. A freestanding bath is waiting to be filled ready to wash away any cares. The bathroom also comprises heated towel rail, washbasin with fitted storage, WC and shower.

Another double bedroom awaits on the next right, a bright and comfortable room with bright white walls and views over the fields.

As you approach Croft House, a double triple stone garage at the front of the home welcomes you and offers unlimited potential.

Alongside the large driveway that has room for ample parking, the outbuildings are spacious and are connected to mains water, power including EV charger and Cat2 cabling providing WiFi. There is also an outside water tap, making the versatility of the outbuildings captivating. Use as storage for garden and sports equipment, wood work shop or convert into a summer house or office, the choices are endless.

From its elevated position, Croft House enjoys stunning views over Cononley and its habitats beyond. Sit for a moment under the canopy outside the front door or make your way around the home and discover the secluded patio area.

With ample room for table and chairs, take your meals out onto the south facing area where you can eat whilst enjoying the sounds of your surroundings. In the raised beds there are raspberries, greengage, sorrel, mint and lots of established herbs like sage, bay, rosemary.

A stone outbuilding to the side of the house is home to additional fridge, freezer, water tank, and boiler, whilst also providing extra storage space. Continue along where another patio area awaits outside the living room, before turning left through the gate and into the fields.

With an unparalleled connection to the outdoors, Croft House is tucked away amongst trees and is home to much wildlife. Here the enchantment of the home really compounds as you discover the fields, which change throughout the seasons.

Wander up the path that takes you past secluded seating areas and breathe in the scent of bluebells in the spring or honeysuckle in summer and in late summer there are lots of apples to collect.

A chicken coop resides beside an old treehouse and to the left, a rain water supply runs down along a dry-stone wall. Invite friends over to play and you can spot butterflies and birds, or hang hammocks in the trees. At the crescent of the hill, discover a field shelter and two more fields containing oak trees which once gave the fields their name 'Oakheades'.
Make your way onto the field which in spring is filled with bluebells, cow parsley and pignut. The trees surrounding this area include oak, ash, hawthorn, rowan, hazel, sycamore. Get ready to embrace this charming space that is ever-changing with the seasons.


** For more photos and information, download the brochure on desktop. For your own hard copy brochure, or to book a viewing please call the team.**

Home:
* Original house built late 1800's with some history of the site going back to 1818
* Elevated position in Cononley
* Not listed
* Council tax band F
* Freehold
* 4 bedrooms
* Extension added 2 years ago, with underfloor heating
* Around 2 acres, with picturesque views
* Home is in a the Cononley Conservation Area

Services:
* Mains Water
* Mains Drains
* Mains Electricity
* Mains Gas
* BT Wifi
* Electric Vehicle charging point

Grounds:
* Fantastic views across Cononley and to the hills
* Two large garages
* Private driveway
* Parking for 3 cars
* 2 acres of garden, field and woodland
* Range of Wildlife
* Bluebells, apple blossom trees and elder trees and bilberries
* South Facing

Cononley:
* Aire Valley - 3 miles south of Skipton
* Train station, direct to Leeds, Carlisle and Bradford
* Great Schools nearby in Cononley and Skipton. Cononley Primary School, Ermysteds, Skipton Girls and South Craven

Council Tax Band: F
Tenure: Freehold

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