Castle Street, Skipton BD23


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  • Bedrooms: 2
40 Castle Street is a typical Middletown, Victorian end-terrace property. Constructed of coursed stone with a pitched-slate roof. Offering gas fired central heating, double glazing and all mains services. Sat in an elevated position on the corner of George and Castle Street and with some attractive long distance views to the rear: Across Skipton town towards Carleton and Skipton Moor. Offering two double bedrooms, sitting room, breakfast kitchen, utility area and pleasant timber decked open-plan yard offering al-fresco dining and being south facing.


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.


Approached via a timber panelled door with glazing into an entrance vestibule with a recessed mat area, space for hanging coats and with natural light from a further glass panel above the door.

Living room

Of good proportions and square shape in layout. Featuring a radiant gas fire set into a stone fireplace with matching stone hearth, timber mantles and with recessed television and display areas. Laminate flooring throughout, heating radiator, coving to ceiling and natural light from a UPVC double glazed and leaded window to the front of the property.

Breakfast kitchen

With a range of base and wall units finished in a 'cherry coloued, shaker-style, and with granite effect laminate worktops over. With return peninsula breakfast bar area and with space and plumbing for a dishwasher or washing machine. Stoves under-mounted fan oven with four ring gas hob over, stainless steel splash back and a Whirlpool contemporary stainless steel canopy hood. Tiled up-stands to the worktops and a large single-bowl stainless steel sink with modern mixer tap and rinse head attachment, sat below a UPVC double glazed window allowing natural light to this area and with some pleasant long distance views onto Carleton Moor. With laminate flooring throughout and timber and glazed door giving access directly onto the rear sun terrace. Multi point adjustable spot lights, heating radiator and further door to the under-stairs cupboard which has space and plumbing for a washing machine and also houses the Ideal Logic, gas fired boiler.


Approached from the return staircase with a double glazed window at the half way point with delightful long distance views across town towards Carleton and with return spindle balustrade. Drop down loft hatch giving access to the roof space, coving to ceiling and smoke alarm.

Bedroom 1

To the front of the property with ample space for a double bed and bedroom furniture and with natural light from a UPVC double glazed window, with central heating radiator below.

Bedroom 2

A further double bedroom with UPVC double glazed window, heating radiator, coving to ceiling and pleasant long distance views.

House bath / shower room

A spacious bathroom, more recently re-fitted including a modern suite which comprises of a large corner bath with side filler tap and shower attachment, full pedestal basin with mixer lever tap, dual flush w/c and a separate 600 x 600 quadrant shower enclosure with sliding door and incorporating a thermostatic shower valve with adjustable head. Full tiling to the shower area with tiled splash back to the bath and the basin areas. Laminate slate-effect flooring, natural light from a UPVC double glazed window with autumn leaf glass, coving to ceiling, multi point adjustable spot light and ladder style heated chrome towel rail.


There is a good sized south-facing, raised sun terrace/al fresco dining area, with timber decking and attractive southerly views across Skipton towards Carleton Moors, as well as Skipton Moor to the east. With on street parking to the front and side of the house. We believe this property offers the buyer an ideal investment opportunity or a first home.

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