Ilkley Road, Otley, LS21
A beautifully appointed stone built detached country property of considerable charm offering sizeable family accommodation which enjoys a convenient yet discreet location with delightful private grounds extending to around 0.8 of an acre.
The sale of "Mapledown" provides a unique opportunity to acquire an exceptional family home which is immaculately maintained offering a bespoke interior principally on the one floor only. The sizeable accommodation of approximately 4,600 sq ft (GIA) features a magnificent drawing room which incorporates a private dining area and a superb fixture bar. There are four receptions in all with a characterful lounge having a wood burning stove, overlooked by a mezzanine gallery and a beamed ceiling. The living family kitchen most notably has superb high specification Miele integrated appliances and bi-folding windows opening to and overlooking a delightful private garden. The strategically located orangery off a cosy snug similarly enjoys superb private southerly aspects. Other key features include a separate utility room, a study and a gymnasium. There are four bedrooms, all with built in wardrobes, three with en suite facilities as well as two additional bathrooms. The landscaped grounds on the south side of the property border open countryside which take full advantage of the private setting with extensive lawns, paved terracing, pergolas, an natural pond and decking. The drive has a secure electric gate approach and the double garage has two electric up/over doors.
A situation which therefore combines all the advantages of privacy and seclusion. approached by a shared tree lined drive serving only six dwellings at Maple Grange with ease of access to excellent local amenities available in Otley's nearby active market town and the spa town of Ilkley only a short drive away. Otley offers extensive shops and stores including Waitrose, Sainsbury's and Asda’s supermarkets, schooling facilities including the highly regarded Prince Henry's Grammar school and extensive recreational amenities. The property is strategically located for comfortable daily travelling into Yorkshire's key commercial centres including Leeds, Bradford and York. Leeds to the south east offers a range of cultural activities including Opera North. The national motorway network (M1/M62/A1) near to Wetherby makes areas further afield more accessible by road. Otley has a central town bus station with synchronised links to the railway station at nearby Menston which connects to Ilkley, Leeds, Bradford and beyond. There is also a railway station in the neighbouring village of Burley in Wharfedale. The Leeds/Bradford Airport which connects to national as well as international destinations is located at nearby Yeadon.
Proceed out of Otley towards Ilkley on the A660. After approximately 1.7 miles, the entrance to Maple Grange will be seen on the left hand side next to an original extended gate lodge. Proceed up the private driveway with the discreet entrance to Mapledown being the 3rd property on the left hand side opposite a black and white timber style house, through a private electric gated entrance.
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