Craven House Access Statement

Craven house is a large Victorian end terraced house to be let on a self catering basis accomodating 14 people. It is situated within 5 minutes from the train and bus stations and the same distance from all other facilities ie shops, supermarkets, restaurants and pubs.

We take bookings on a week to week basis starting Saturdays to Saturday or short weekend breaks at off peak times.

Car Parking

There is on street parking at the front and rear of the property or if this fails you can park for 3 hours in Tesco car park adjacent to Craven House.


Entrance from the front of the property is through an Ivy clad arched gateway 100cm wide, flat for 1 metre then 8steps measuring 20cm high and 28cm deep with a wrought iron hand rail to the left. There is a further step from the entrance porch to front door.

You can also access the property by a gate at the side via a cobbled slopped alley from the front or the rear but this is normally locked from the inside.
There is an outer tiled porch leading into an inner hall 346cm long by 147cm with doors leading to lounge, dinning room, kitchen and stairs leading to 1st floor. All doorways are 70cm wide.


All worktops and cookers are 90cm high with table in the middle being 78cm high with a minimum of one metre round the table. The Aga has boiling and simmering rings on top with a hot oven and warm oven below. The gas cooker has 4 rings on top with grill and oven below. There is an airing rack above the Aga which can be lowered by a rope 140cm above ground level. By the back door is a sunken mat well. There are high level cupboards which can only be accessed by stepladder but need not be used.


The back door leads to the back yard which is approx 7m x 10m. The gate to the side alley is 73cm wide x 197cm wide. At the opposite end of the yard is a storage building.


Work tops are all 90cm high. The narrowest part of this area is 58cm wide. There is an integrated fridge and also an eyelevel fridge with freezer below. Within this area is a bathroom. The door is 68cm wide, toilet 43cm high, small sink 82cm high and shower with opening of 42cm and step up of 26cm. There are low level pull switches for light and shower.


There is one step down to upper landing then 11 steps down to basement each 20cm high and 24cm deep, with a hand rail to the left 55cm high. The lower basement landing is the door way to boiler room which is locked. The key can be found above the door at a high of 81cm. The dart board is 144cm high. There is a window looking out on to the front garden which can be opened wide enough to climb out if necessary.

Dining Room

Large dining table in then centre with access all round with seating for up to 14 people. Living flame gas fire can be turned on a ground floor level underneath the coals.


There are three settees seating 9 people comfortably all facing an eye level flat screen T/V with remote control. Living flame gas fire also light under the coal at ground level.

There are 14 steps up to the first floor each 19cm high and 23cm deep with hand rail 80cm above the steps. A fire extinguisher is situated on this land.

First Floor

The first doors enters toilet, 40cm high and sink 82cm high. Access into this room is fairly tight being 62cm at its narrowest.

There is a further 2 step 18cm high and 24cm deep.

Bathroom with bath, shower over bath, and sink. The sink is 82cm high and bath 57cm high. There is a glass door over the bath.

Double Bedroom

Bed high 66cm high the sink in this room is 80cm high with strip light and shaver point above. There is ensuite toilet 43cm high and built in shower 70cm x 74cm with 20cm step up.

Further twin room, double room and twin room on this floor.

There are 13 steps up to 2nd floor which are 20cm high and 24cm deep.

Second Floor

Bathroom with shower, toilet and washbasin. The toilet being 40cm high, sink 80cm high and a step 10cm up into open shower with controls at arm level.

Narrow landing 52cm wide.

Twin room with ensuite bath 43cm high, toilet 43cm high and sink 78cm high. Double room with ensuite toilets 43cm high bath 46cm high with hand rails and sink 80cm high.

Double room with T/V

General Information

  • There is free movement around all the beds.
  • All windows open to allow access if necessary.
  • All rooms have thermostatically operated radiators except the kitchen which has the Aga.
  • All duvets and pillow are man made fibres and sheets pillowcases and duvet covers are cotton.

Contact Information

Phone – 01756 794657
Mobile 07960864916

Please let us know if you have any useful comments either positive or negative!

Craven House, 56 Keighley Road, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 2NB

Tel: 01756 794657  |  Mobile: 07960 864916  |  Email:
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