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4 bed bungalow for sale


Grassington Road, Skipton BD23

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Property features

  • Spacious property offering bungalow style accommodation arranged over two floors
  • An Eco-Home with ground-source-heat-pump and solar panels
  • No electric bills...No gas bills! & Argon filled double glazing
  • Large living room with fabulous views
  • Dining room, breakfast kitchen with esse range
  • 4 Bedrooms and 3 bath/shower rooms
  • Utility room and den/hobby room
  • Double garage with workshop and WC
  • Cul-de-sac handily located for walks and for town
  • No forward chain

Property description

the property
A superbly equipped, four bed detached home, set in a slightly elevated position in this sought after area of Skipton. Enjoying fabulous open views across fields and onto the moors. This eco-friendly, family-sized home, having ground-source central heating and hot water along with solar panels providing free electricity along with a small income. Being conveniently located in this sought after area of town; Grassington Road joins the western bypass providing excellent transport links to the business centres of Leeds and Manchester. The house is generously proportioned with the accommodation arranged over two floors. The first floor has been converted by the current owners to create two double bedrooms, a bathroom and an office / den along wth large eaves storage areas. To the ground floor, where the majority of the living space is to be found, there is a generous sized living room, separate dining room opening into a sun room, breakfast-kitchen with esse Range Cooker, large reception hall, two further double bedrooms, one being en-suite a second house bathroom and a utility room. Benefiting from Argon gas filled double glazing throughout To the front of the property there are well-maintained and mature gardens, and ample parking on the tarmacadam driveway which leads to the rear gardens, a double garage with workshop and mezzanine storage and a gardeners WC. Also included in the sale is a small timber shed and a heated greenhouse.

59 Grassington Road is located in a semi-rural position on the edge of town with nearby walks including the popular Skipton Woods. A footpath just to the side of the property leads to the local recreation ground. With easy access to Skipton High Street and Aireville Park including; swimming baths, schools and the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Also with the western bypass connecting Skipton to Harrogate, Leeds and Ilkley, Colne, Lancashire, Manchester and with direct trains from Skipton station to Leeds, Bradford and London.

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.

Reception- hall
Approached from the front driveway and gardens via a double glazed pair of doors leading into a spacious entrance hall with heating radiator, smoke alarm and wall light point. Also having a full-height door giving access to a cupboard / cloakroom housing the property’s intruder alarm system.

Sitting room
Of spacious proportions and square shape in design, featuring an almost full-width splay-bay window with two further windows to the side elevation allowing great amounts of natural into this room but importantly offering the most spectacular countryside views. Further features include an aga multi-fuel stove set into a ceramic tiled fireplace with Adam-style timber surround, providing a further renewable heat source to this eco-friendly home. With ornate cornice, centre ceiling rose, period-style wallpapers and laminate flooring.

Dining room
Again, of square shape in design and ample space for an eight seat dining suite and with centre light point, cornice, double glazed window to the gable end, doors into the sitting room and breakfast-kitchen and with large sliding double glazed patio doors opening in into the sun room.

Sun room
Of good proportions, with double glazed units to all three elevations, in addition to a Velux double glazed window to the traditional pitched roof. With double glazed door leading onto the al-fresco timber decked areas and rear gardens. Having a heating radiator, electric power outlets and an air-conditioning unit.

Having a range of bespoke pine-fronted base units with granite effect worktops over, incorporating a one and half bowl ceramic sink set below a large double glazed window looking out onto the rear garden. With an electric esse twin oven and twin hotplate range-cooker, providing an attractive feature as well as background heat. There is a further kick space heater, multipoint adjustable spotlights and double panel heating radiator. Ample space for a breakfast table and with doors leading to the dining room, utility and rear gardens.

Utility room
Incorporating an excellent range of high gloss storage cupboards, ceramic tiled floor, stainless steel sink and space and plumbing for a washing machine and fridge.Having doors leading outside and the en-suite shower room. This room also encompasses the property’s Quooker instant boiling water tap, ground source heat pump boiler system along with a large family-sized pressurised hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1
Located on the ground floor, this spacious square shaped bedroom has great natural light from two double glazed windows, and ample space for a double bed and associated fitted or free standing furniture.

En-suite shower room
Incorporating a 600 x 450 bi-fold tiled shower enclosure, incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head. Full pedestal basin with tiled splash-back, matching close coupled WC, heating radiator, extractor fan, and ceramic tiled floor.

Bedroom 2
Also on the ground floor, this time to the front of the property with spectacular views across the front gardens onto open meadow land as far as the eye can see. A further double glazed window to the gable end makes for a light room with ample space for a double bed and fitted or free standing furniture. Laminate flooring.

Bathroom 1
Of good proportions and featuring a panelled spa bath with shower head attachment, matching full pedestal Armitage Shanks basin, close-coupled WC and with the added bonus of a 600 x 450 walk in shower enclosure with a thermostatic valve and drench shower head. Having laminate tiled flooring, mermaid boarding to all the walls, cornice to ceiling, shaver point and good amounts of natural light from the double glazed window with obscure glass.

Inner hall
Providing a link to the downstairs bedrooms and bathroom from the reception hall with wall light and stairs rising to the first floor.

Approached from the return staircase with the balustrade to either side into a spacious galleried landing with natural light from a Velux window and also providing a home-office / study area. With exposed timber flooring, centre light point, heating radiator and a pair of three quarter-height doors giving access into a large insulated eaves-storage room.

Bedroom 3
A double bedroom, again with exposed timber floors and good amounts of natural light and some pleasant long distance views from the double glazed window to the gable and a further Velux window to the ceiling. With exposed timber purlins, heating radiator and centre light point.

Inner landing
With loft hatch giving access to the roof space, a further pair of three-quarter-height doors opening into an insulated storage room and a third and final set of three quarter-height doors opening into the den.

With restricted head height and open to the eaves, a handy hobby room or office with natural light and pleasant long distance views from the Velux double glazed window and currently plaster boarded out and with chip-board flooring. Also housing the property’s solar panel control system.

Bedroom 4
A further double bedroom, making four in total and with natural light from a Velux window and a double glazed window to the side of the property with some delightful long distance views. Again, having a door giving access to eaves, heating radiator and two wall light points.

Bathroom 2
With a timber panelled bath and electric shower over, full pedestal basin and close-coupled WC with timber seat. Attractively finished with soft wood panelling to the walls and being fully tiled to the bath and basin area. With multi- point adjustable spotlights, extractor fan, radiator, shaver point and natural light from a Velux double glazed window.

To the front of the property, there are generous sized, well-stocked and well-maintained gardens bounded by a stone wall, being low maintenance and also having a water feature. With spectacular views and a flagged sun terrace area providing space for seating. There is a tarmacadam driveway leading down the side of the house, providing parking for two or three vehicles which in turn opens up onto a wider tarmacadam area giving further parking and access to the double garage. With decked al-fresco dining areas leading to a slightly raised and flagged rear garden, with mature trees, specimen shrubs and hedging, leading down the adjacent side of the house and back onto the front gardens. Included in the sale is a substantial heated greenhouse and a small timber shed.

Double garage
A spacious double garage with two up and over doors, power outlets, lighting and a large mezzanine storage area. There is a utility sink with hot and cold taps and plumbing and space for a washing machine. To the rear of the garage there is a partitioned workshop space with ample room for work benches and with further lighting and power outlets.

Gardeners WC
Located to the rear of the garage.

Items included
The white goods in the property are included in the sale, comprising of; an automatic washing machine, chest freezer, tumble dryer, fridge in addition to the esse range cooker.

The heated greenhouse, wood store behind the garage and timber garden shed are also included.

Eco information
The property benefits from argon-filled double glazing including the front double door and is served by a ground source heat pump and solar panels which give free electricity when the sun shines and payment from the higher tariff 'fits' scheme (runs for a further 15 years) provides a small income after paying for all electricity used. The ground floor is served by underfloor heating.

Council tax band F

Property info

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Market activity
Average price paid £251,479 Sales 445 Current average value £270,680 (Zoopla Zed-Index) Value change £3,130 ▲ 1.17%

Property value data/graphs for BD23

Property type Avg. current value Avg. £ per sq ft. Avg. # beds Avg. £ paid (last 12m)
Detached £456,289 £277 3.8 £417,884
Semi-detached £251,729 £239 3.2 £242,544
Terraced £186,871 £227 2.8 £184,148
Flats £187,364 £277 1.9 £168,484

Current asking prices in BD23

Average: £341,234
Avg. current asking prices in BD23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses - £165,724
Flats - £157,240
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All - £163,492

Current asking rents in BD23

Average: £591 pcm
Avg. current asking prices in BD23
Property type 1 bed 2 beds 3 beds 4 beds 5 beds
Houses £475 pcm
£619 pcm
£764 pcm
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Flats £445 pcm
£509 pcm
£693 pcm
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All £457 pcm
£602 pcm
£752 pcm
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Fun facts for BD23

Highest value in BD23
Highest value streets Zed-Index
Rylstone £773,936
Stirton £703,359
Appletreewick, Skipton BD23 £667,176
Beamsley £653,715
Airton, Skipton BD23 £621,555
Highest turnover in BD23
Highest turnover streets Turnover
Threshfield Court 70.0%
Court Lane 60.0%
Gargrave Road 58.8%
Hirds Yard 50.0%
George Street 50.0%

What Zoopla users think of Skipton

Overall rating:

  • currently 4 stars
Very good - 76% (32 ratings)

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  • currently 4.5 stars
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Schools & public services
  • currently 3.5 stars
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Nearby transport

  • Skipton (0.6 miles)
  • Gargrave (3.4 miles)
  • Cononley (3.5 miles)
  • Leeds Bradford International Airport (16.4 miles)
  • Blackpool International Airport (43.1 miles)
  • Manchester International Airport (43.6 miles)
  • Heysham Ferry Terminal (36.4 miles)
  • Knott End-On-Sea Ferry Landing (39.7 miles)
  • Fleetwood for Knott End Ferry Landing (40.1 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • St Stephen's Catholic Primary School and Nursery, A Voluntary Academy (0.3 miles)
  • Skipton, Water Street Community Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Christ Church Church of England Voluntary Controlled Primary School (0.7 miles)
  • The Alternative School (7.5 miles)
  • Thomas Whitham Sixth Form (14.1 miles)
  • The Maltings College (16.6 miles)
  • Ermysted's Grammar School (0.3 miles)
  • Skipton Girls' High School (0.3 miles)
  • The Skipton Academy (0.6 miles)
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£2,086 Monthly total


Purchase price
Deposit (10%) 46,500
Repayment term 25
Interest rate 1.5
Your payment £1,673 /mo How Much Could I Borrow

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Rebuild value up to £1,000,000 Contents value up to £80,000 Average insurance cost £13/mo (£155/yr)
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Gas £58 Electricity £52 Estimated energy cost £110/mo

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The estimated energy cost for this property has been calculated using actual energy usage data for a property of this type, number of bedrooms and region.

Estimated consumption

Gas: 22800 kWh/year
Electricity: 4400 kWh/year

Source: National Energy Efficiency Data Framework

Council Tax

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Estimated tax band F Council tax cost £246 /mo
when paid over 10 months
Council tax costs explained

The Council Tax cost displayed is based on the council tax band and on the basis of 2 adults living at the property. The monthly cost shown excludes any discounts and is rounded to the nearest pound.

Full information on Council Tax discount entitlements can be found on the Gov.UK’s website.


Supply £19 Sewerage £25 Estimated water cost £44 /mo
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Total annual consumption (in cubic meters) is then averaged into a monthly cost.

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