20 April 2018
A RENOVATED home nestling at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales has been put up for sale – providing an ideal opportunity for buyers to break into the county’s burgeoning holiday let market at an affordable price.
A RENOVATED home nestling at the gateway to the Yorkshire Dales has been put up for sale providing an ideal opportunity for buyers to break into the countys burgeoning holiday let market at an affordable price.
Offers in the region of £85,000 are being sought for the country cottage, nestling in a semi-rural conservation area at Chapel Lane, Laycock.
It represents a step back to the future for Saltaire estate agents, Linley & Simpson, who also sold the one-bedroom property three years ago before it underwent complete refurbishment by its current owners.
It is a home that has been transformed in that time and fulfilled its untapped potential, said Jan Murray, Branch Manager of Linley & Simpson. It would be ideal for a first-time buyer, as well as a fantastic and ready-made holiday let for investors.
Its location makes it an ideal base for all lovers of the countryside from walkers to cyclists as well a romantic hideaway.
Its elevated position in the village, which is full of character and steeped in history, commands amazing views and sunrises - across the countryside. If you crave for a room with a view, this is perfect.
Laycock, near Keighley, sits on the edge of the moors and is only a few miles away from Haworth, where the famous Bronte sisters lives whilst they wrote their novels.
It is one of just a handful of places across Airedale which had a Maypole, before the rite of dancing around it was banned in 1644 by King Charles I, who described it as a heathenish vanity.
More recently, its village hall regularly hosted Bronte Blues Club events, attracting many famous international names in music over the years including Andy Fairweather-Low, Doug MacLeod and Hamilton Loomis.
Laycock overlooks the hamlet of Goose Eye and both villages are hallmarked by having a selection of cobbled roads.
Take a look at the property and book your viewing.