Raikeswood Drive, Skipton



Raikeswood Drive, Skipton

On the market with:

Wilman & Lodge, Skipton


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Tenure: Freehold

PROPERTY DETAILS Wilman and Lodge are delighted to place onto the open market this stunning 6 bedroom highly individual stone built detached home which is arranged over four floors. Built in 2004 by master builders Procter Properties, the present owners have with care and attention to detail totally transformed the ground floor living accommodation with no expense spared. This contemporary home provides 2795 SQ FT of sumptuous living space that certainly has the WOW factor. Only internal inspection will justify the size and quality of this breathtaking home. With: spacious entrance hall, open plan living/dining kitchen with bi-folding doors leading onto the balcony providing stunning countryside views and separate dining room. There is also a luxurious cloakroom and laundry room on this floor. The lower ground floor (this could potentially provide a separate annexe), at present provides a generous sitting room leading into the orangery having direct access into the garden, second kitchen and bedroom/office, games room with bar and gym along with a cloakroom. To the first floor are four bedrooms, two with luxury en suite shower rooms plus stylish house bathroom. To the second floor is the stunning master bedroom with access onto the sun balcony (the owners have architects drawings to provide a larger sun balcony with bi-folding doors, planning permission has been granted), and planning permission has been granted for a lift to all four floors. The outside enjoys off road parking to the front with glorious south facing landscaped garden to the rear adjoining open countryside whilst providing a super entertaining space.

Located in this highly sought after residential location a short stroll from the vibrant market town and the excellent nonpaying grammar schools, Skipton has been voted in the top 10 best places to live and those who visit will understand why with an excellent selection of shops, coffee shops, bars and restaurants together with excellent commuting links.

For those looking for a breathtaking home in a stunning location then take a look at this.

Briefly the central heated and double glazed accommodation comprises:

Bespoke front door of a pivoting design by ‘Urban Front’, the handle also being bespoke commissioned by Philip Watts Design. The entrance leads into 

SPACIOUS ENTRANCE HALL With Rako programmable lighting which is available throughout the entire ground floor, feature lighting, Karndene flooring, archway into

DINING ROOM 12′ 7″ x 10′ 5″ (3.84m x 3.18m) with designer lighting by Tom Dixon, (which is available by separate negotiation), oak window bottom, Karndene flooring.

LUXURY CLOAKROOM With Laufen sanitary-wear including wall hung rimless WC, contemporary cabinet housing wash hand basin with designer mixer tap by Philippe Starck, designer mirror by Kartell with concealed lighting, stunning Italian tiling to the walls and floor, recessed lighting. 

OPEN PLAN LIVING KITCHEN A stunning room which has been transformed to take in the outstanding views and an ideal space for the family or entertaining.

SITTING AREA Stunning countryside views from the sitting area over the balcony, recessed Gazco Studio 1 gas fire with remote control, oak and glass staircase leading to the first floor, bi folding doors leading onto the balcony, feature frosted window, Karndene flooring, feature lighting.

SUN BALCONY WITH SEATING AREA Delightful seating area with fine long distant southerly views. There is plenty of room for relaxing or entertaining with timber decking and awning controlled by the Rako lighting system. 

KITCHEN AREA A breathtaking selection of contemporary stream lined wall and base units with concealed lighting, inset Blanco stainless steel sink with matching Grohe mixer tap with extendable spray hose, quartz work surfaces over with matching upstands, a selection of Miele integral appliances including two separate self cleaning electric ovens, five ring hob with Miele extractor fan over, microwave with warming drawer, coffee maker with warming drawer, 2 full length fridges and a freezer with plumbed in ice maker, bean to cup coffee maker, dishwasher and wine fridge. There is a separate matching island with food prep Blanco inset stainless steel sink with matching Grohe tap with hose, quartz top, feature lighting, Karndene flooring, stunning views. 

LAUNDRY ROOM With matching stream lined base units with inset Blanco stainless steel sink with matching Grohe mixer tap with extendable spray hose, quartz work surface over, provisions for an automatic washing machine and tumble dryer, boiler room housing the fully serviced Valliant combi boiler, installed by the owners and under warranty, comms room housing the fibre broadband.


OPEN PLAN LIVING ROOM with red brick recessed fireplace with beam over, recessed cream gas stove, french doors leading into the sun room.

KITCHEN With an excellent selection of contrasting cream and walnut wall and base units with concealed lighting, circular stainless steel sink and drainer unit with chrome mixer tap, wood effect work surfaces over, integral dishwasher and wine cooler, fridge/freezer, wood floor.

BEDROOM/OFFICE 12′ 2″ x 6′ 10″ (3.71m x 2.08m) Custom made oak desk, gigabit wired network point on wall, oak windowsill and views over the garden. 

GAMES ROOM 17′ 1″ x 14′ 8″ (5.21m x 4.47m) (max) with built in bar, wood floor, recessed lighting.

GYM 12′ 0″ x 8′ 10″ (3.66m x 2.69m) with shower and recessed lighting.

CLOAKROOM (with potential to change into a shower room), containing a two piece white suite comprising wall mounted wash basin together with low suite WC, ceiling light.

SUN ROOM With stone floor, bi folding doors to the rear garden, stunning views, ceiling light.

FIRST FLOOR With Nest controlled underfloor heating in 5 zones on this floor. 

SPACIOUS LANDING With open return staircase leading to the second floor, feature frosted window, built in cupboard, recessed lighting. 

BEDROOM ONE 13′ 6″ x 12′ 5″ (4.11m x 3.78m) with solid oak floor, stunning views, recessed lighting.

LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Containing a Villeroy & Boch three piece white suite comprising corner shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower over, wash basin with Axiom taps in an attractive white high gloss cabinet, low suite WC, partial ceramic tiling to the walls, range of built in cupboards, recessed lighting.

BEDROOM TWO 12′ 0″ x 10′ 1″ (3.66m x 3.07m) with a range of built in ash effect wardrobes with matching display shelving, recessed lighting, fabulous views.

BEDROOM THREE 13′ 6″ x 11′ 8″ (4.11m x 3.56m) (max) with recessed lighting.

LUXURY ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM Containing a Villeroy & Boch three piece white suite comprising corner shower cubicle with thermostaticaly controlled shower over, wash basin with Axiom taps in an attractive white high gloss cabinet, low suite WC, partial ceramic tiling to the walls, recessed lighting.

BEDROOM FOUR 13′ 10″ x 10′ 0″ (4.22m x 3.05m) with a range of stylish built in wardrobes with recessed shelving, recessed lighting.

LUXURY HOUSE BATHROOM Containing a Villeroy & Boch three piece white suite comprising tiled panelled bath with thermostatically controlled shower over, stylish unit housing the wash hand basin with Axiom chrome mixer tap, WC, partial ceramic tiling to the walls, ceiling light.


LANDING With feature frosted window, ceiling light. 

MASTER BEDROOM 20′ 6″ x 20′ 2″ (6.25m x 6.15m) (max) with feature wood panelling to the walls, exposed beams, built in TV cabinet, french doors leading onto the small balcony which enjoys stunning views.

WALK IN WARDROBE 9′ 6″ x 6′ 6″ (2.9m x 1.98m) with built in shelving and clothes rails, recessed lighting.

LUXURIOUS ENSUITE BATHROOM Containing a Lefroy-Brooks four piece white suite comprising free standing bath with chrome mixer tap and shower fitment, walk in shower with thermostatically controlled shower over, wash hand basin with Axiom taps together with low suite WC, shaver point, part wood panelling to the walls, Velux window with recessed lighting.

OUTSIDE To the front of the property is a private dry stone walled driveway providing off road parking for two vehicles, stepped pathway leading down the side of the property to the rear gardens which adjoin open countryside and enjoys super views, the south facing garden provides a delightful entertaining space with stone built bar with wash hand basin, worktops and fridge space, adjoining dining area, stone shed and lean too greenhouse, there are also further seating areas one of which has a remote controlled awning.

The house benefits from a wifi network with base stations covering all floors and the exterior of the house. The network terminates in a comms room on the ground floor where there are gigabit switches and a security firewall as well as connection to the internet via a 100Mbps leased line running on a 1Gbps fibre line. The networking equipment is available by separate negotiation and the leased line contract can be adopted by separate negotiation if required. Heating is controlled by Nest thermostats which will remain in the property.

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