Harper House, 10 Keighley Road, Cross Hills, BD20 7RU




Harper House, 10 Keighley Road, Cross Hills, BD20 7RU


Constructed in coursed Yorkshire stonework with corbelled eaves and a traditional blue slate roof, this impressive semi-detached family home offers considerably more than at first meets the eye, with a floor area of approximately 1860 square feet covering 3 floors with the upper levels enjoying magnificent far reaching views towards Ravenstone Woods and Cowling Pinnacle.

Complemented by period features throughout including beamed ceilings and shaped windows with feature stone surrounds, the accommodation briefly comprises to the ground floor: a spacious Hallway, 2 Reception Rooms, a Kitchen, Utility and Cloakroom, having 2 large Double Bedrooms and a House Bathroom on the first floor and a Studio/Snug on the second floor with 2 further Bedrooms and a Shower Room (providing ideal space for teenagers or for a purchaser looking to set up a home office).

Cross Hills is a very well respected semi rural village in the Aire Valley, well known for having many independent shops, a Co-Operative supermarket and South Craven Secondary School which continues to receive outstanding reviews, whilst the nearby village of Steeton provides excellent links from its train station to the larger town’s and cities of Skipton, Leeds & Manchester.

Externally the property boasts beautiful and generous south facing lawned gardens with a Double Garage immediately adjacent and will be of appeal to a purchaser seeking an individual period house with a difference, with the accommodation in detail comprising:

Original solid panelled entrance door to:

VESTIBULE: 5’1” x 4’10” with matted flooring and multi paned inner door to:

HALLWAY: 15’2” x 5’1” with staircase to the first floor.

SITTING ROOM: 16’11” x 14’8” with stylish coal effect gas fire on marble hearth with fluted timber surround and mantel, coved ceiling & rose and windows on 2 sides.

DINING ROOM: 16’8” x 12’9” with coal effect cast iron gas fire with attractive stone surround & hearth, exposed beams, laminate flooring, fitted shelves, windows on 2 sides and access to a useful KEEPING CELLAR with coat hooks, flagged floor and original stone bank.

KITCHEN: 17’9” x 7’11” with bespoke wall and base units with worktops over incorporating stainless steel sink unit, 4 ring gas hob, electric oven, part tiled walls, dishwasher plumbing, Vinyl flooring and an extensive breakfast bar.

REAR LOBBY: 4’4” x 4’1” with tiled floor and external composite door.

CLOAKROOM: with matching tiled floor, low suite w.c,  bracket wash hand basin and extractor fan.

UTILITY:  8’0” x 4’7”  with matching tiled floor, worktop with stainless steel sink unit and washer & dryer plumbing.


L-SHAPED BALCONY LANDING: 19’0” x 17’0” with tall feature gable end window with far reaching views, 2 wall light points and enclosed staircase to the second floor. 

BEDROOM 1: 14’4” x 13’4” with lovely exposed wide boarded floor, fitted cupboard with shelves and hill top views towards Farnhill.

BEDROOM 2: 12’9” x 12’9” with views over the rear garden and towards Ravenstone Woods.

BATHROOM: 10’4” x 6’11” with 4 piece suite comprising spa bath with tiled panel, shower enclosure with folding door, low suite w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, half tiled walls, chrome ladder radiator, tiled floor and airing cupboard with pressurized hot water cylinder.


SNUG/STUDIO: 12’2” x 11’6” with feature stone windows with far reaching views up the valley and towards Cowling Pinnacle, useful under eaves store place and exposed beam.

BEDROOM 3: 15’6” x 8’0” with exposed arched roof trusses, a large dormer window with fabulous views to Sutton Clough & Cowling Pinnacle and well designed wardrobes / hanging rails within the eaves.

BEDROOM 4 / STUDY: 8’8” x 7’10” with laminate flooring and dormer window with similar views to bedroom 3.

SHOWER ROOM: 8’4” x 3’2” with shower enclosure with mermaid boarded walls & folding glass door, low suite w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, towel radiator, extractor fan, Vinyl flooring and tiled walls.


The spacious rear garden is a most attractive feature being predominantly lawned with established borders containing shrubs, trees and evergreens.   There is also a flagged sitting out area over 2 levels.  The whole enjoys a high level of shelter and a lovely southerly aspect.

Immediately adjacent is a DOUBLE/TWIN GARAGE: 17’1” x 16’6” part partitioned with 2 up-and-over doors.

SERVICES: Mainswater, drainage, gas 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: Verbal enquiry reveals that this property has been placed in Council Tax Band E levied by 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, 8 Main Street, Cross Hills, BD20 8TB

PRICE: £338,000