Hillcrest, 7 Highgate, Cross Hills, BD20 8BE


SOLD (subject to contract)



Hillcrest, 7 Highgate, Cross Hills, BD20 8BE


Occupying an enviable position in the prestigious residential Park Road area close to the park and open countryside, this imposing property was built in 1911 and forms a classic late Edwardian 5 Bedroomed detached family home of real quality and substance which stands amidst superb mature lawned gardens, these containing a useful range of outbuildings including a detached Garage and enjoying enviable views across the Aire Valley.

Recently extended and now boasting a floor area in excess of 2700 sq ft, the accommodation is centred around a spacious Entrance Hall & Balcony Landing, briefly including 3 elegant Reception Rooms, a Cloakroom and Utility together with 4 first floor Bedrooms, 3 Bath/Shower Rooms and a fifth Bedroom on the second floor, the whole being beautifully presented and retaining a wealth of original features including coved ceilings, panelled doors and a mixture of double glazed & restored leaded sash windows.

Ideal for those seeking an individual period house in this thriving village community, the property is situated close to excellent local schools and within acceptable daily commuting distance of the business centres of Skipton, Keighley, Leeds, Bradford and East Lancashire.

With further potential by way of a garage relocation and possible kitchen extension, the property is highly recommended for viewing and is offered with no forward chain, with the accommodation in detail comprising:


Full width veranda with mosaic quarry tiled floor and part glazed Entrance Door to the imposing:

ENTRANCE HALL: 20’7” x 6’11” with 2 wall light points, coved ceiling and plaster archway, telephone point, lovely open Oak staircase to the first floor with store place under with fitted shelves.

SITTING ROOM: 15’10” x 14’0” having a feature fireplace with open grate, tiled hearth and timber surround & mantel, TV point, 2 wall light points, coved ceiling & rose and windows on 2 sides with original coloured & leaded glass. 

DINING ROOM: 12’11” x 17‘6” (into splay bay) with telephone point, coved ceiling & rose and leaded windows with coloured glass.

KITCHEN: 14’5” x 12’11” with 1½ bowl vinyl sink unit, waste disposal unit, range of Oak units with working surfaces over, including central breakfast bar with Bosch 4 ring hob with extractor hood over and Electrolux oven and grill, fitted wine store, ceiling down lights, AEG dishwasher, Ideal gas fired central heating boiler in chimney breast cupboard, concealed lighting, windows on 2 sides and original panelled side external entrance door.

CLOAKROOM: with bracket wash hand basin, low suite w.c, towel radiator and Oak flooring.

UTILITY ROOM: 6’10” x 5’10” with stainless steel sink unit, working surface and washer plumbing.

MUSIC ROOM / PLAY ROOM: 19’3” x 14’0” (into splay bay) at a slightly lower level having 3 wall light points, coved ceiling, pebble effect electric fire with Pine mantel, TV & telephone points and fully glazed uPVC door to garden.


LOWER LANDING: 20’1 x 2’11” with enclosed return staircase to second floor.

HOUSE BATHROOM: 12’1” x 5’11” with modern 3 piece suite comprising freestanding roll edged bath with ball & claw feet and shower head attachment, large shower enclosure with 2 powerful attachments and sliding glass doors, deep wash hand basin on chrome stilts, towel radiator, extractor fan, downlights, wall recess with glass shelves, Oak flooring and part tiled walls.

SEPARATE W.C: with low suite w.c, bracket wash hand basin, Oak flooring and towel radiator.

BEDROOM 3: 14’1” x 10’1” (rear) with windows on 2 sides, wall TV point, deep under stairs store and lovely views over the park and beyond.

SHOWER ROOM: 7’5” x 3’7” with tiled shower enclosure with sliding glass doors, low suite w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, radiator, extractor fan, downlights and Oak flooring.

BEDROOM 4: 9’11” x 9’9” (rear) with picture rail.

Steps to UPPER BALCONY LANDING: 7’7” x 7’0” leading to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 13’1” x 13’8” (front) with TV & telephone points, picture rail, superb views to Cowling Pinnacle and double doors to:

EN-SUITE BATHROOM: 12’7” x 4’4” with large panelled bath with part tiled walls and Mira thermostatic shower over with folding screen, high suite w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, towel radiator, extractor fan, Oak flooring, ceiling downlights and access to boarded roof void via folding timber ladder.

DRESSING ROOM: 9’4” x 10’10” (into feature triangular window) being equipped with a range of new matching fitted wardrobes, drawers and dressing table.

BEDROOM 2: 14’4” x 13’7” (front) with picture rail, deep walk-in wardrobe and windows on 2 sides with views over the park and towards Cowling Pinnacle.


BEDROOM 5: 15’2” x 14’1” with 2 Velux windows, wall TV point, built in store places with shelves, fitted wardrobes and views from a side window towards Cononley and Skipton.


There is a front veranda with an attractive original tiled sitting out area overlooking beautiful south facing gardens including lawns, rockeries and flowerbeds; well stocked with heathers and a wide variety of shrubs & trees and enclosed by a tall hedge giving a high degree of privacy and seclusion. There are further extensive lawned gardens to the west side.

A wide driveway provides private on-site parking and access to a single detached GARAGE: 17’4” x 9’3” with up and over doors to front & rear and side windows.

There is also a separate detached range of 4 outbuildings to the rear, comprising 2 store places, a separate w.c and a utility with stainless steel sink unit and a quarry tiled floor.

In addition there is a useful timber garden shed.

SERVICES: Mains gas, water, drainage and electricity are connected to the property. 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 in Band G levied by the Craven  District Council.


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 on telephone 01535-637333 who will be pleased to make the necessary arrangements and supply any further information.

AGENTS NOTE: Planning permission was granted in March 2017 for a garage extension/re-location (32/2017/17759). A kitchen extension was also granted in 2014 (32/B/2014/6657/FP).

PRICE: £550,000