- FOR SALE BY TENDER
- CLOSING DATE - 9TH SEPTEMBER 2016 (12 NOON)
- SPACIOUS FIVE BEDROOM ACCOMMODATION
- SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
- REQUIRES MODERNISATION
- SINGLE GARAGE
- PERIOD FEATURES
- A SUPERB OPPORTUNITY
St Stephen's Catholic Primary School and Nursery, A Voluntary Academy (0.1mi.)
Ermysted's Grammar School (0.1mi.)
Skipton, Water Street Community Primary School (0.1mi.)
FOR SALE BY INFORMAL TENDER - CLOSING DATE 12.00 NOON - FRIDAY 9TH SEPTEMBER 2016
Certainly representing an increasingly rare opportunity to renovate and update a substantial period home within this desirable residential location, this stone built Edwardian terraced property offers particularly spacious five bedroom accommodation planned over four floors and includes a range of attractive character features including period coving, beautiful stained glass sash windows, an imposing reception hall with oak staircase, extensive cellars, period fireplaces, panelled doors and even a servants call box system!
Those possessing the necessary funds, time and imagination certainly have the opportunity to create something very special indeed with the property offering an enviable amount of living space, with scope for a variety of internal design configurations/layouts and with obvious potential for full conversion of the generous basement rooms, suitable for a variety of uses. The property includes a well established front garden area offering a very pleasant degree of privacy from Gargrave Road itself together with a south facing rear garden with original out-buildings together with a single garage.
Park Avenue is ideally situated in the highly sought after 'Gargrave Road' area of Skipton, directly opposite the highly respected Ermysteds Boys Grammar School close to the Girls High School and within easy reach of all other town centre amenities including the park together with the well respected primary schools.
Constructed in the 'golden' Edwardian era, at a time when elaborate design features were the order of the day, the properties on Park Avenue are thought to have been occupied by the school masters serving at the adjacent Grammar School and number eleven is pleasantly situated within the centre of the row, being one of only four which include an attractive gable fronted design.
The historic market town of Skipton is known as the 'Gateway to the Dales' and provides extensive shopping and recreational facilities together with excellent primary and secondary schooling. The town includes a railway station providing regular daily services into Leeds, Bradford and beyond and the larger business centres of West Yorkshire and East Lancashire are within comfortable daily road commuting distance.
The property is offered for sale by informal tender and offers must be submitted in writing to Harrison Boothman to be received no later than 12.00 Noon on Friday the 9th September 2016 in a sealed envelope marked on the front: 'TENDER - 11 PARK AVENUE, SKIPTON'. The vendors reserve the right to withdraw from the tender process at any time and are not under any obligation to accept any particular offer.
Although the property does now require significant modernisation and improvement, it does benefit from partial gas central heating together with partial UPVC sealed unit double glazing and we have been informed that the electrical installation was re-wired circa 2002.
The particularly spacious and very charming accommodation comprises in further detail:
With original doorway having attractive stone surround incorporating glazed timber door together with stained glass side panels and light above. Doorbell connected to the servants call box system.
IMPOSING RECEPTION HALLWAY
With period coving, archway and decorative frieze. Picture rails. Dado rails. Carved oak staircase incorporating attractive spindled balustrade together with panelling underneath. Central heating radiator. Cloaks rail. Oak display shelf/rack.
15'11" x 15' (both max including bay) with period coving together with decorative frieze and picture rails. Large single glazed bay window incorporating the original sashes together with stained glass top lights and enjoying a pleasant aspect over the front garden and towards Gargrave Road. Gas fire set in a tiled fireplace (Baxi fire system behind). Servants call bell system. Central heating radiator.
15'10" x 12'5" (plus bay) with period ceiling coving. Picture rails. Single glazed sash bay window enjoying pleasant view towards trees at the rear and incorporating a panelled surround. Open baxi fire set in a tiled brick style fireplace and hearth. Central heating radiator.
11'10" x 10' (maximum) with stainless steel sink and drainer unit set on a base cupboard. Gas cooker point. Wall cupboard. Built-in oak cupboards/drawers to the right hand alcove incorporating partial stained glass frontage. Gas fire set in a tiled surround and hearth together with an oak over-mantle. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window enjoying a pleasant aspect towards trees. Matching UPVC sealed unit double glazed rear entrance door together with a light above. Full width oak display shelf/rack. Servants call box. Part glazed door leading to:
With cloaks rails. Shelving. Spindled balustrade with steps leading down to:
KEEPING CELLAR / COLD STORAGE AREA
17' x 7'5" (including stairs) with stone slab shelving. Wall mounted 'meat-safe'. Original panelled doors leading to three further rooms.
BASEMENT / PLAY ROOM
15'5" x 15' (both maximum) suitable for a variety of uses and with potential for further conversion. Light and power. Two small single glazed sub-floor windows to the front. Small sash style single glazed window adjoining the utility room.
UTILITY ROOM / WASH CELLAR
16' x 12'4" with large sink incorporating cold water tap. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Stone slab shelving. Cast iron open fire grate set into a range style fireplace with timber surround. Ceiling mounted creel. Wall mounted Ravenheat gas central heating boiler. Light and power. Fitted shelving. Single glazed sash window. Timber external door leading to the rear yard.
11'10" x 10'1" with stone slab shelving. Single glazed sash window. Light and power. Fitted shelving. Further 'pigeon hole' style shelving.
With spindled balustrade. Staircase leading off to the second floor. Attractive timber panelled wall incorporating stained glass lights above and providing natural light to the landing via the house bathroom. Original panelled doors leading to all rooms. Dado rails. Picture rails. Ceiling coving.
16' x 12'5" with UPVC sealed unit double glazed window enjoying a pleasant aspect at the rear towards trees. Period ceiling coving. Picture rails. Open fire set in a tiled fireplace. Central heating radiator. Servants call bell system.
13'2" x 12'6" with single glazed sash window to the front incorporating attractive stained glass top lights and enjoying views over Gargrave Road and towards the Boys Grammar School. Ceiling coving. Picture rails. Open fire set in attractive surround with tiled interior. Built-in double wardrobe. Central heating radiator. Servants call bell system.
10' x 8'2" with single glazed sash window to the front also enjoying views over Gargrave Road and towards the Boys Grammar School. Picture rails. Glazed light/vent over the entrance door.
With two piece suite comprising pedestal hand wash basin and an enamel bath with Triton independent shower over. Partial ceramic wall tiling. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window. Central heating radiator. Built-in linen cupboard.
With low suite WC. UPVC sealed unit double glazed window. Dado rails.
SPACIOUS LANDING / STUDY AREA
With spindled balustrade. Roof light. Eaves storage cupboards to both sides. Original doors leading to both bedrooms.
13'9" x 13'7" (both maximum) with vaulted ceiling incorporating exposed beams. Arched single glazed window to the front enjoying views over Gargrave Road and towards the Boys Grammar School. Exposed timber floorboards. Eaves storage cupboard.
11'6" x 11'3" (maximum including dormer recess) with single glazed dormer window (currently in poor condition) commanding impressive panoramic views at the rear over town and towards the moors. Two eaves storage cupboards.
To the front there is a well established garden area providing a pleasant degree of privacy from Gargrave Road and incorporating a variety of mature conifers, evergreen shrubs, bushes, holly trees and rockery area.
To the rear there are steps leading down to a tarmac yard/patio area enclosed by substantial boundary walls and incorporating planted borders with hedging and rose trees. External access to the basement. THREE OUTBUILDINGS incorporating the original outside WC and coal house, all having stone flagged flooring.
15'5" x 9'7" with up and over door. Single glazed window to the side. Side pedestrian access door.
SERVICES All mains services are installed.
METHOD OF SALE
The property is offered for sale by informal tender and offers must be submitted in writing to Harrison Boothman to be received no later that 12.00 Noon on Friday 9th September 2016 in a sealed envelope marked on the front 'TENDER - 11 PARK AVENUE, SKIPTON'. The vendors reserve the right to withdraw from the tender process at any time and are not under any obligation to accept any particular offer.
Please note we have not been able to test the equipment or installations in this property and recommend that prospective purchasers arrange for a qualified person to check any appliances before entering into any commitment.
VIEWING Strictly by arrangement with HARRISON BOOTHMAN
Tel: Skipton 799993
Any floor plans are provided for informational and illustrative purposes only. Although we endeavour to provide truthful representation, we do not in any way warrant the accuracy of the floor plan information and the floor plan layout and measurements may contain errors and omissions. We are not liable for and do not accept any liability relating to any loss or damage suffered as a direct or indirect result of use of any information on the floor plan.
These particulars were prepared from observation together with information supplied by the Vendor. We have not carried out a detailed professional survey.
If you are thinking of selling your property HARRISON BOOTHMAN will be pleased to provide a FREE VALUATION for sale purposes.
These particulars do not constitute an offer or contract of sale.
Any prospective purchaser should satisfy themselves by inspection of the property.
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