Moor View, Buckden, Skipton BD23


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 2
A superbly presented cottage, set in the heart of The Yorkshire Dales National Park, boasting superb southerly views up the valley onto the magnificent limestone scars that surround Buckden. A charming home with a wood burning stove and re-fitted kitchen, along with a spacious open plan living-dining room, utility, cloakroom, 2 double bedrooms, bathroom and an attic room. Set in attractive and mature gardens to the front and rear, this really is a classic Dales cottage.

The parish of Buckden lies on the Dales Way, at the northern end of Wharfedale and consists of the village itself, nestling under the impressive bulk of Buckden Pike. There is a thriving local community, with the local economy based largely on farming and tourism. There is a local pub within the village along with a choice of tea rooms and a village store. Buckden is just 10 minutes away from the larger village of Kettlewell, with a highly recommended primary school and 30 minutes from the market town of Skipton, which plays host to a range of excellent shops, schools, restaurants and Skipton railway station which offers direct access to London and the rest of the UK (via Leeds).

Living area

A beautifully appointed cottage-style open-plan living-dining room, featuring a recessed fireplace incorporating a multi-fuel stove. With a large feature stone mullioned window incorporating with window seat below, offering superb views over the gardens and village green onto the limestone fells. With quality hardwood flooring, there is ample space for a couple of sofas, an armchair or two and having a built-in television cabinet. An entrance lobby provides space for hanging coats, and an oak staircase rises to the first floor landing.

Living room

With a large feature stone mullioned window incorporating a double glazed units with window seat below, offering superb views over the cottage gardens and village green onto the limestone fells beyond, also having double panel heating radiator below. With quality exposed timber flooring, there is ample space for a couple of sofas, an armchair or two and a television area. With the entrance lobby approached off the living room via a multi-glazed door with borrowed light from a small window back into the living room. A straight flight of stairs rises from the living room onto the first floor landing.

Dining area

Open to the living room and also benefiting from the large amounts of heat generated from the multi-fuel stove, and with good natural light from a window onto the rear garden space. Having ample space for an eight person dining suite and associated furniture. Again having quality hardwood flooring, and with game hooks to the ceiling. This large and beautifully presented open-plan living-dining room creates the perfect usable, yet cosy living space for a cottage of this ilk.


A modern kitchen featuring a range of timber fronted base and wall units with granite worktops and Belfast sink. Featuring slide-out, full height pantry cupboards, integrated dishwasher, fan oven, grill and a built-in microwave. A Bosch four ring induction hob sits below a contemporary glass canopy hood with built-in lighting and a window looking out onto the attractive stone flagged rear garden, in addition to a large Velux window to the ceiling. Having an oak effect stable-style UPVC double glazed door leading to the rear gardens, recessed lighting, and multi-point adjustable spotlights.

Utility room

Off from the living-dining room, a very handy space with electrics and lighting for fridges and freezers, stone flagged floor, game hooks, fitted shelving and door leading to the cloakroom.


A small but handy room featuring a dual flush WC, corner basin with tiled splash-back, and housing the property's electrical consumer unit and central heating control's.

Bedroom one

Set to the front of the property and with ample space for a king size bed and fitted or free standing furniture, and featuring a recessed cast iron fireplace (not currently in use) and exposed floor boards. Superb views across the village green onto the limestone fells, and with a useful fitted vanity wash basin with travertine splash-back.

Bedroom two

At the rear of the property and with a window offering delightful views onto the fells. A double bedroom with space for a bed and side tables along with fitted or free standing furniture. Having door leading into the house bathroom and a drop down ladder provides access to the attic room.

Bedroom three / attic room

A professionally converted and spacious attic room accessed by a drop down ladder.. A very useful and versatile room, previously used as an occasional twin bedroom and with natural light from a window to the gable end. Having exposed timber floor and good eaves storage. In our opinion, a full staircase could be installed from bedroom 2.


Of good proportions and featuring a timber panelled bath with electrically operated independent shower unit over. A modern vanity unit incorporates a wash basin, a hidden cistern dual flush WC and with a corinth worktop over. Having tiling to the bath and shower area, and with a cupboard housing the property's hot water cylinder and providing good linen storage. Natural light from a window with frosted glass, and a ladder-style heated towel rail / radiator.


To the front of the property there are delightful cottage-style gardens being south facing and offering superb panoramic views across the village green onto the limestone scars that make this valley famous. Laid mainly to lawn but with well stocked borders and a stone flagged path leading up to a good size patio, perfect for alfresco dining and taking in the amazing views. To the rear there is a secluded stone flagged garden, again offering an excellent alfresco dining area, which leads to a large stone out-building providing further utility space with plumbing for a washing machine, light and power. Also a fuel store and a covered passage way leading out to the lane at the rear of the property. An attractive and versatile area which should catch the setting westerly sun. The more recently fitted oil fired boiler is also situated in this rear garden area.

Council tax

Band D.


Mains electric, water and drainage. Oil fired central heating.

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