Barn Cottage, West Lane, Bradley BD20


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  • Bedrooms: 4
With a date stone of 1686 this former barn offers a charming family home on a quiet back lane in the sought after village of Bradley. Constructed of coursed stone with stone mullions, heads and cills and with a pitched stone slate roof this handsome property retains original features including king trusses / exposed beams, and with delightful cottage style gardens to the front and rear. A driveway laid to stone sets provides off street parking for up to three vehicles. Cleverly designed with some contemporary features complementing the period styles and offering a cosy yet spacious family home in a pleasant and quiet location. Bradley has a Village General Store, Pub and Primary School. Skipton is just 5 minutes by car or bus and offers a vast range of facilities such as 2 highly regarded Grammar Schools, shops, pubs, restaurants, cafes, sports and fitness and direct trains to Leeds and London.

Ground floor

A stone mullioned entrance door with date stone over leads into a farmhouse style dining-kitchen with hand painted shaker units, tiled floor, exposed oak beams and ceiling joists and with ample space for an eight person dining suite. Corinth worktops provide work space and incorporate a one and half bowl sink and having a range cooker into an exposed stone recess. Good natural light from two windows. The inner hallway can be reached out of the dining-kitchen or from a separate side entrance off the driveway into an entrance vestibule which in turn leads into a reception hall with cloakroom off, and having oak flooring and an attractive returned staircase to the first floor landing. A impressive open-plan living space provides for a spacious sitting room features a gas fired stove style fire set into a punch-faced stone fireplace. There is ample space for a couple of sofas, chairs and furniture and with good natural light from sliding doors onto the rear sun terrace / gardens in addition to 2 Velux windows. Open to a further living area which could be used as a home office or playroom or a further dining area, again with 2 Velux windows and 3 windows looking out onto the delightful rear gardens. A separate dining room / (previously used as a bedroom) offers space for an eight person dining suite and has an extensive range of fitted cupboards and drawers providing good storage, and with an office area with fitted desk and bookshelves providing an attractive and useful feature. A utility room has plenty of space for white goods, coats, shoes and outdoor gear.

First floor

A return staircase with galleried landing and full height glazing to the living room has a Velux window for natural light, and an airing cupboard providing linen storage. The master bedroom features an exposed king truss and has a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards and a built-in dressing table area adjacent to a mullioned window providing good natural light. An attractive room and benefiting from a spacious en-suite bathroom with full sized bath with side mounted taps and shower head attachment, exposed king truss, and a bespoke French style vanity unit with twin wash basins and drawer storage below. Bedroom 2 is a further double bedroom currently set up as a twin, with built-in wardrobes / dressing area and featuring an exposed stone mullion window onto the back lane. Bedroom 3 a good sized single or smaller three quarter bedroom. A house shower room features a spa shower enclosure with seat, period style vanity washbasin, matching, WC, full height period style tiling and a window for light and ventilation


To the front of the property there is an attractive cottage garden laid mainly to lawn and with stone flagged seating area and footpaths leading to an oak front door into the dining kitchen. To the side of the property an attractive driveway laid to stone sets is approached via a five bar gate, and provides parking for 3 vehicles and with part being covered by a timber car port. The rear gardens provide a private and weather protected oasis, and being beautifully maintained and stocked. Laid mainly to lawn and with stone flagged pathways and an alfresco dining area, and with a raised stone flagged sun terrace providing space for further seating and a substantial timber shed.

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