Skipton (from the northern dialect ‘Shipton’, meaning ‘Sheep Farm’) is recorded in the Doomsday Book of 1086. Boasting a castle built in 1090, Skipton become a prosperous market town trading sheep and woollen goods. The market still survives today, occurring 4 days a week. Skipton is connected to major cities by the Leeds Liverpool Canal. Today Skipton is as well known for its tourism as the market, widely known as ‘the gateway to the Dales’. In 2016 it was voted best place to live in England for the second time, having been voted for by the Sunday Times two years earlier.
Station View is a spacious and sympathetic mix of 3 and 4 bedroomed semi-detached and 3-storey town-houses, and 2 bedroomed apartments.