£499,950 Sold Subject to Contract
Rectory House, Thornton in Craven

Floorplans For Rectory House, Thornton in Craven Floorplans For Rectory House, Thornton in Craven






Constructed in natural stone with mullioned windows and attractive stone quoins, this magnificent period family home stands on the level in the popular village of Thornton-in-Craven, providinga rare opportunity to acquire a readymade 4 Bedroomed semi detached house and a superb self contained detached Annexe which would be suited to teenagers or elderly parentsor for ideal use as a home office.

The versatile accommodation within the house extends to approximately 1800 square feet plus a useful Cellar and spacious converted Attic, withthe 1 Bedroomed Annexe/Home Office providing additional ancillary living space of circa 400 square feet (served by gas fired central heating from a combination boiler in Rectory House), both  having established well maintained gardens to the rear with lovely far reaching views directly over open fields.

For those seeking the pleasures of true semi rural village life, Thornton lies close to the Yorkshire/Lancashire border with the acclaimed Tempest Arms at Elslack within 2 minutes drive whilst the larger business centre’s of Skipton, Leeds, Burnley and Manchester are all within acceptable daily commuting distance.

Having good on-site parking for 4 cars on a tarmacadamed drive, the property is highly recommended for a closer inspection and in detail comprises:


Part glazed composite entrance door to:

PORCH: 5’2” x 4’10” with windows on one side, display sill, tiled floor, wall light and panelled & glazed inner door to:

DINING ROOM:13’8” x 13’0” with Esse multi-fuel stove on marble hearth with tiled back, TV point and open plan access to:

KITCHEN:13’6” x 11’2” with new wall and base units with worktops over, stainless steel sink & drainer, 4 ring gas hob & extractor hood, Stoves oven, grill & warming drawer, part tiled walls, under cupboard lighting, window with views onto the garden & deep sill, Oak flooring and large island unit with matching worktop and 3 seat breakfast bar.

UTILITY: 10’10” x 9’5” with country style wall and base units with tiled worktops over incorporating stainless steel sink unit and drainer, integrated fridge & dishwasher, part tiled walls, access hatch to kitchen, Vinyl flooring, washer plumbing, space for dryer & freezer and multi-paned door to the rear garden.

CLOAKROOM: with low suite w.c, bracket wash hand basin and Vinyl flooring. 

CELLAR:via stone steps (and over split levels)UPPER LEVEL:6’5” x 5’10” with washer plumbing and space for a dryer & chest freezer.LOWER LEVEL:9’11” x 8’4” with stone banks, uPVC window and wall mounted Worcester combination boiler.

INNER HALL:16’6” x 3’6” with open spindled staircase to the first floor and useful storage cupboards.

SITTING ROOM:16’4” x 14’10” with feature solid fuel fireplace, recess to one side with bookshelves, dado rail and coved ceiling & rose.


BALCONY LANDING:14’7” x 6’5” (also extending a further 14 feet) with access to the roof void via folding ladder and window with lovely views to the rear.

BEDROOM 1: 13’10” x 11’6” (plus an extensive range of fitted pine wardrobes) with original feature fireplace and useful high level store place over the doorway.  

BEDROOM 2:13’6” x 10’7” with 2 windows to the rear with lovely views and access to attic room via folding timber ladder.

ATTIC / STUDY:12’8” x 11’10” fully boarded with power & light, electric fitted radiator and fitted shelves.

BEDROOM 3:14’10” x 7’8” with telephone point.

BEDROOM 4:14’10” x 8’5” with original feature fireplace & hearth and open views.

BATHROOM: 10’11” x 9’5” a spacious room with 4 piece suite in white comprising freestanding roll edged bath, low suite w.c, pedestal wash basin & shower enclosure with glass block screen, towel radiator, half timber panelled walls, tiled floor, ceiling downlights and 2 windows with lovely views.


Glazed and panelled entrance door to:

KITCHEN:9’8” x 7’0” with county cream wall and base units with laminate worktops over incorporating stainless steel sink unit & drainer, 4 ring electric hob with extractor over, Stoves oven, integrated Indesit washing machine & slimline dishwasher, Vinyl flooring, integrated fridge freezer and open plan access to the:

SITTING ROOM:13’0” x 9’7” with TV point, access to roof void & an extensive range of windows and glazed French doors  to the rear garden providing a light and airy room with views over open fields.

BEDROOM:14’5” x 8’10” with fitted wardrobes and 2 wall light points.

EN-SUITE: 8’9” x 4’9” with large shower enclosure with fitted curved screen, mermaid boarded walls and Mira thermostatic unit, combined low suite w.c & bracket wash hand basin with cupboard under, wall mirror with strip light & shaver point, chrome ladder radiator, extractor fan, ceiling downlights and tiled floor.


There is tarmacadamed driveway parking for 4 cars and a secure high level wrought iron gate giving access to a lovely feature rear garden.

The garden contains Indian slate flagging with pebbled flower borders, flagged sitting out area, useful stone outbuilding/fuel store, cold water tap, power socket and a further flagged seating area immediately adjacent to the French doors of the Annexe.

At a lower level there are 2 tiered lawns with veg boxes and established flower borders containing a variety of evergreens, a pond & water feature and a metal garden shed.  

The whole is enclosed by high level fences and hedgerows providing a high degree of privacy and security with lovely views directly over fields to the rear.

SERVICES:Mains gas, water and electricity are connected to the property.  Drainage is to a septic tank which serves 3 properties.  The cost of maintenance, emptying and upkeep of the tank are shared equally between the properties.  It complies with the new government regulations and has an Environment Agency discharge licence.  The annual operating costs are circa £50 per property (considerably lower than a typical mains   sewerage charge to Yorkshire Water).  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 BAND:Verbal enquiry reveals that this property has been placed inCategory E.


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

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

PRICE: £499,950

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



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