Oak Bank, 4 Rivock Avenue, Steeton, BD20 6SA


SOLD (subject to contract)



Oak Bank, 4 Rivock Avenue, Steeton, BD20 6SA


Handsomely constructed in 1906, this superior bay fronted house formally stood in the tennis courts of the local mill owners mansion and was originally built for his son, now being one of 8 individual properties on an exclusive private road, and to this day it still contains an interesting blend of original features including leaded stained glass windows, tall fitted cupboards & doors and lovely feature cast iron fire places in both reception rooms and 2 of the bedrooms.

The property provides comfortable well presented 3 Bedroomed family accommodation of high quality and substance, also including a new fitted Kitchen, 2 Reception Rooms and an En-Suite Shower Room, the whole being served by gas fired central heating and a combination of uPVC & stained glass windows.

The current owners have invested a lot of time and money into the grounds and landscaped gardens, the result being immaculate south facing lawned gardens which enjoy a high degree of privacy, also including a flagged patio, a vegetable patch, mature trees and a useful storage shed.  There is also a large timber garage to the rear, a private parking area to one side and space to park 5 more cars on the gravelled drive which runs parallel to the gable end of the house and is enclosed by double timber gates.

Situated within barely 2 minutes walking distance of the local railway station which provides excellent links via the Skipton to Leeds/Bradford line, this property is highly recommended and in detail comprises:


SPACIOUS HALLWAY: 13’0” x 8’2” (L-shaped) with original solid panelled door with coloured and leaded glass, coat hooks, wall light, ornate plaster archway, further single glazed stained glass window and deep under stairs store housing the Ideal boiler.

SITTING ROOM: 13’11” x 15’11” (into splay bay window) with original windows with coloured and leaded top glass panes, picture rail and coving, coal effect gas fire with marble hearth and interior & timber surround and mantel, TV point.

DINING ROOM: 13’11” x 15’0” (into original ceiling high cupboards) with windows on 2 sides, picture rail, coal effect gas fire with marble hearth and interior and dark Oak surround & mantel, coved ceiling and TV point.

KITCHEN: 13’7” x 6’4” with a range of new grey wall and base units with under lighting with beech working surfaces over, incorporating double Belfast sink unit, electric oven and 4 ring gas hob with extractor hood over, integrated fridge and freezer, part timber panelled / tiled walls, tile effect laminate flooring, tall original part glazed door to rear garden, original suspended pulley clothes drying rack, original deep ceiling high cupboards with fitted shelves and original fitted shelf with utensil hanging racks.


LANDING: 13’6” x 9’2” with picture rail, lovely gable end  window with stained leaded glass and cupboard housing the hot water cylinder.

MASTER BEDROOM: 14’0” x 13’0” (inclusive of en-suite) with picture rail, original cast iron fireplace & mantel and long distance views towards Silsden Moor.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM: 6’9” x 3’4” with tiled shower cubicle with folding door, pedestal wash hand basin, low suite w.c, part tiled walls, extractor fan and wall mirror with strip light. 

BEDROOM 2: 12’9” x 12’8” with original cast iron fireplace, fitted cupboards, picture rail and lovely south facing views over the garden and to the Jubilee tower & hills beyond.

BEDROOM 3: 10’9” x 8’9” with picture rail.

HOUSE BATHROOM: 7’4” x 6’6” with 3 piece suite comprising panelled bath with Aqualisa shower over with  curtain and rail, low suite w.c, pedestal wash hand basin, part tiled walls, extractor fan and access to roof void.


The front garden is bounded by privet hedging providing a high degree of privacy, with a lawn, flower borders, mature trees & shrubs and planting to the gable end with a cold water tap.

The large rear lawned garden is a superb feature having flower borders, a mixture of high panelled fencing and hedges providing privacy, a vegetable patch, timber garden shed, and a patio area; all having a lovely southerly aspect.

LARGE TIMBER GARAGE: 27’6” x 9’9”  with power and light, side windows & door and double opening doors to the front with a parking area to the side.

The property owns half of the gravelled side road enclosed by timber gates providing private parking for a further 5 cars.

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 Category D.


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.

PRICE: £313,500 - NO CHAIN