Hebden Road, Grassington, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 5
Lythe House and barn date back to earlier centuries with substantial updating and a large double storey extension having been undertaken in more recent years. Taking full advantage of a stunning position overlooking the River Wharfe and with panoramic views across Wharfedale.The main house offers five bedrooms and three bathrooms, a spacious living/dining room with open fire and spectacular views, and a large breakfast-kitchen with living space. The barn conversion offers it's own unique space for a relative / or family sharing the purchase of this property or as a holiday let. Having two bedrooms, shower room, sitting room and dining- kitchen. Outside there are generous sized and well maintained gardens mainly to the rear of the property and with a large stone flagged sun terrace along the side. At the front, a large gravelled forecourt provides ample parking. Situated between the cottage and the main house, a garage / workshop provides covered parking for one vehicle.

Main house ground floor

An entrance lobby with exposed stone and timber panelled walls lead into a large reception hall with staircase rising to the first floor and having an office space below. A spacious living-dining room features panoramic views from Georgian style double glazed windows, some being full height and with views of the River Wharfe and surrounding countryside. An exposed brick fireplace with oak beam and open dog grate provides a central feature and with ample space for sofas, chairs and a ten person dining suite. Georgian style double glazed doors open onto sun terrace at the dining end, which is also semi-open to the breakfast-kitchen via french doors. A great space to entertain family and friends. The breakfast-kitchen features an extensive range of oak fronted base and wall units with granite worktops over, and also a centre island with breakfast bar seating. Fitted appliances include an eye level microwave, double oven and grill, four ring electric hob and a full size dishwasher. A bespoke larder unit provides further storage and houses a large fridge/freezer . This is a spacious and square shaped room with a sitting area, and having superb views and good natural light from three sets of double glazed doors opening onto the rear gardens and sun terraces.

A door connects from the kitchen into the rear hall which in turn connects to a modern and contemporary shower room with travertine style tiling, large walk in shower and vanity basin and a there is a small utility room. The final room on the ground floor of the main house is a large snug with a feature period exposed stone fireplace, and with ample space for a couple of sofas and chairs, the perfect television / cinema room.

Main house first floor

To the first floor there is an attractive return balustrade staircase with doors off to all the bedrooms. At the head of the landing there is a utility room with plumbing and space for a washing machine and dryer, fitted cupboards, single bowl sink and a built-in wine cooler. The master bedroom features a range of built in furniture and the most spectacular views of the river Wharfe and surrounding countryside; from three double glazed Georgian windows. Off from the master bedroom there is a large walk in dressing room with fitted cupboards, which in turn lead to a modern en suite shower room having his & hers circular washbasins, WC and a large shower enclosure.

There are four further bedrooms all with terrific views and one being fitted out as a second kitchen with a range of Shaker style base and wall units, oak effect worktops including a breakfast bar area, and with fan oven, space for a fridge/freezer, four ring electric hob and a one and a half bowl sink. The house bathroom features a spa bath, separate shower enclosure, washbasin and WC, and has Jack & Jill doors to bedroom 3 and into the cottage next door.

Barn / cottage

The cottage is separated from the main house (by the garage) at ground floor level and is accessible at first floor level (via the bathroom) if required, but this door can be bolted for privacy. The dining area offers space for an eight person dining suite, and a fitted kitchen features a range of oak fronted units with granite effect worktops over, and with an eye-level oven / grill, four ring electric hob and with space for a dishwasher and washing machine. An attractive and high quality dining-kitchen, perfect for holiday lets. Stairs with a wrought iron balustrade lead up to a first floor sitting room with space for a sofa and chairs, and featuring exposed roof timbers and pleasant views. There are two bedrooms both with space for double beds, and modern shower room with large walk in shower enclosure and quality tiled floor and exposed roof timbers. Bedroom 1 connects into the main house bathroom.


Lythe House is approached off Hebden Road down a limestone track and through a pair of timber gates providing onto an attractive gravelled forecourt providing parking for several vehicles and access to the house, cottage and garage. A pedestrian gate leads onto the substantial stone flagged sun terrace which in turn leads onto the mainly lawned rear gardens with well stocked borders including mature shrubs and trees. Below the main sun terrace there are two further sun terraces overlooking the river Wharfe and providing very private sun bathing and entertaining areas, with the most fabulous views of the Dales. The property enjoys fishing rights for 2 rods on a decent stretch of The Wharfe


The property benefits from modern double glazing, oil fired central heating with pressurised hot water and a newly installed mini-sewerage treatment plant.

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