£565,000 Sold Subject to Contract
Common Nook, Otterburn, Bell Busk, Skipton

Floorplans For Otterburn, Bell Busk, Skipton



Standing within well maintained lawned grounds including an idyllic meandering stream and approached over a cattle grid & sweeping driveway, this outstanding stone barn conversion extends to circa 2500 square feet (plus an adjoining Double Garage); the whole containing a fabulous blend of original features and modern comforts including an oil fired Aga within the Dining Kitchen.

The self designed accommodation also briefly includes a well equipped Utility, Dining Hallway, Snug, Study/3rd Bedroom and a superb 500 sq ft Living Room on the ground floor; with the first floor having a large 2nd Bedroom (which could be re-designed to provide a 4th bedroom), a Balcony Landing, House Bathroom and a full depth Master Bedroom with it's own Dressing Room & En-Suite and a further useful study/store room.

Otterburn is a little known unspoilt rural village pleasantly nestled in the countryside between Malham, Hellifield & Gargrave and within easy access to the A65.  Situated within the grounds of the vendors family farm, Common Nook was converted in 1996 in accordance with a Section 106 Local Occupancy Planning Condition stipulated by The Yorkshire Dales National park and this condition has been reflected within the current asking price.

Having extensive lawned gardens backing directly onto open fields and consequently enjoying fabulous uninterrupted views, this property is sure to be of appeal to those seeking the true pleasures of rural village life with the accommodation in detail comprising:


Glazed entrance door with 2 large side windows to:

ENTRANCE / DINING HALLWAY: 27’7” x 12’8” with exposed beams, 2 wall light points, telephone point, rear window with seat, open plan access to snug and staircase to the first floor.

STUDY / BEDROOM 3: 7’10” x 7’4” with fitted wardrobe, desk and shelves.

SNUG: 20’3” x 10’7” with open grate fire with stone hearth and surround, 5 wall light points, beamed ceiling, TV & telephone points and mullioned window with views over the garden & fields to the front.

LIVING ROOM: 27’8” x 19’0” with feature open grate fireplace on stone hearth with rustic Oak lintel, exposed beams, 6 wall light points, TV point and windows on 3 sides with fabulous rural views.

DINING KITCHEN: 18’8” x 10’9” with bespoke wall and base units with worktops over incorporating ceramic sink unit and drainer, integrated fridge/freezer, dishwasher plumbing, oil fired Aga in green with rustic red brick surround, part tiled walls, Amtico flooring, TV & telephone points, exposed beam and DINING AREA with window seat with views onto the garden.

UTILITY: 10’10” x 8’2” with extensive range of units, acrylic sink unit, integrated Miele washer & dryer, matching flooring and side panelled entrance door to:

PORCH: 7’6” x 7’0” with stone flagged floor, timber panelled ceiling and windows & doors on 2 sides and panelled door to the:

DOUBLE GARAGE: 20’0” x 18’0” with 2 barn door entrances and Potterton oil fired boiler.


BALCONY LANDING: 21’4” x 8’9” with 2 wall light points, fitted wardrobes, exposed beams, access to roof void and Velux window.

MASTER BEDROOM: 25’9” x 11’3” with fitted wardrobes with matching cupboards & dresser, exposed beams, windows on 2 sides and Velux window.

INNER LANDING: 10’0” x 4’8” with rear window and airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

DRESSING ROOM: 9’9” x 7’7” with fitted wardrobes and drawers.

STORE ROOM / STUDY: 20’0” x 8’0” with limited head space.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 12’2” x 9’9” with panelled bath with tiled surround, low suite w.c, wash hand basin, extractor fan and windows on 2 sides with lovely views.

BEDROOM 2: 10’10” x 19’3” with exposed beam, fitted wardrobes and windows on 2 sides. NB: this could easily be split to provide the option for an additional bedroom.

BATHROOM: with panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin in vanity unit, low suite w.c, part tiled walls, heated towel rail, extractor fan and window with frosted glass.


The property is approached over a cattle grid up a lovely sweeping driveway giving access to an extensive parking area.

The grounds are majority lawned with an idyllic stream, bridge & timber shed.  There is also a stone flagged sitting out area.

The whole is bounded by dry stone walls and enjoys fabulous un-interrupted views directly over open fields with a lovely southerly aspect.

TENURE: The property is freehold and vacant possession will be given on completion of the sale,


SERVICES: Mains water & electricity are connected to the property.  The heating is oil fired and drainage is to a septic tank. The heating/electrical appliances and any fixtures and fittings included in the sale have not been tested by the Agents and we are therefore unable to offer any guarantees in respect of them.

COUNCIL TAX: Verbal enquiry reveals that this property has been placed in Council Tax Band E levied by Craven District Council.

VIEWING: Please contact the Selling Agents, Messrs. Wilman and Wilman, 8 Main Street, Cross Hills, BD20 8TB (01535) 637333.

AGENTS NOTE: The property is subject to a Section 106 Local Occupancy Planning Condition.  Please contact the office for further information.

PRICE: £565,000

For further details on this property please give our office a call
01535 637333



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