North Fields, Bickerton, Wetherby, LS22
An impressive and spacious four bedroom village home revealing tastefully appointed family accommodation in a quiet courtyard setting with delightful landscaped gardens, stabling and paddocks, in all amounting to just over two acres.
This substantial and impressive family home enjoys a quiet courtyard position in this convenient and highly regarded village a short distance to the east of Wetherby and within close proximity of excellent road links to major commercial centres. The property benefits from delightful landscaped gardens, stables and paddocks amounting to 2.019 acres (0.817 Ha) or thereabouts, making this an excellent opportunity for the family with equestrian interests.
"The West Wing" was originally constructed in the mid-1990s on the footprint of a former barn and archway, part of the original North Farm Estate at the centre of the village. The property was designed in accordance with strict planning requirements to replicate the previous farm buildings whilst at the same time providing a spacious and flexible layout of accommodation of a high specification. This was achieved using traditional construction techniques and materials including attractive hand clamped bricks, timber double glazed sash windows, gas fired heating and attractive clay pantile roofing with clay tiled tabling. Our clients acquired the property in 1997 and carried out their own programme of high quality improvements including the creation of a dressing room in what was formerly a fifth bedroom, the provision of fitted furniture to the principal bedrooms and the construction of a bespoke stable block.
An impressive central hallway with guest cloakroom and galleried landing leads to an elegant drawing room, study and garden room, a formal dining room, well-appointed breakfast kitchen and separate utility room.
The master bedroom has a cleverly designed dressing room, which also could serve as a nursery bedroom, and its own en-suite shower room, and three further double family bedrooms are served by a luxury house bathroom.
"The West Wing" forms part of an attractive courtyard comprising homes of a similar high standard with visitor parking adjacent to the main entrance and the ownership of the distinctive archway and clock tower. There is gated access to fully enclosed landscaped gardens and excellent visitor car parking to the front of a detached double garage with a useful studio/playroom/office above. Finally, a gated green lane leads to a fully enclosed paddock and bespoke stable block, in all amounting to 1.7 acres or thereabouts, thus satisfying the requirements of the equestrian enthusiasts.
Bickerton is a popular choice amongst family purchasers as a direct result of its ease of access to the nearby market town of Wetherby with its excellent choice of shops and leisure amenities. The commercial centres of Leeds, York and further afield can be reached with ease via an excellent road and motorway network. The village is situated within the catchment for Tockwith Primary School, King James School in Knaresborough and Tadcater Grammar School.
Having a Georgian style panel and glazed door, double glazed sash window to front, double radiator, ornamental dado rail and coved ceiling, Amtico flooring.
With half height tiling, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, radiator, coved ceiling.
Elegant Drawing Room:
Again with attractive Amtico flooring with feature inlay, twin double glazed sash windows to front, matching French doors opening directly on to a sun terrace with gardens beyond, marble fireplace and hearth with ornamental cast iron interior and living flame gas fire. Dado rail and ornamental coved ceiling with twin ceiling roses, two double radiators, television point.
With ornamental dado rail and coved ceiling, radiator, television point, telephone point, twin multi-paned doors leading to a light and spacious:
With double radiator, tiled floor, double glazed windows with leaded light inserts, twin French doors opening to garden areas, vaulted ceiling.
Separate Dining Room:
A perfect place for entertaining having double glazed sash window overlooking rear gardens, high quality Amtico flooring with ornamental inlay, coved ceiling, dado rail and ceiling rose, double radiator, two wall light points.
Having an extensive provision of granite work surfaces with matching upstands and tiled splashbacks, inset contemporary Franke sink unit comprising one and a half basins with mixer tap, waste disposal unit and side drainer positioned beneath a double glazed sash window overlooking front garden areas. Five ring gas hob with concealed extractor canopy above, built-in AEG oven and microwave, integrated dishwashing machine and drinks cooler, matching range of wall and floor mounted units incorporating glazed display cabinets, fitted wine rack, tiled floor, double radiator, recessed downlighters to coved ceiling, part glazed door to:
Separate Utility Room:
With granite work surfaces, matching upstands and tiled splashbacks, inset Belfast sink with mixer tap, further wall mounted cupboards, plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge/freezer, wall mounted gas fire boiler, double radiator, tiled floor, double glazed window and part double glazed door to rear gardens.
From the reception hall a return angled staircase with ornamental balustrade leads to an impressive:
With excellent natural light afforded by twin double glazed sash windows, radiator, ornamental dado rail, coving and ceiling rose, built-in linen cupboard and built-in airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.
With delightful rear aspects across gardens towards the paddocks and countryside beyond from a double glazed sash window, ornamental dado rail and coving to ceiling, double radiator, archway to:
(formerly Bedroom Five) now providing ''his and hers' wardrobes with hanging rails and shelving, radiator, double glazed sash window, ornamental dado rail and coving to ceiling.
En-Suite Shower Room:
With full height tiling and a white suite comprising twin pedestal wash basins, low level WC, large walk-in shower enclosure having adjustable shower feature with nozzles, jets and shower attachments, ladder style heated towel rail, extractor fan.
Guest Bedroom Two:
Again with delightful garden and country aspects from a double glazed sash window, twin two door wardrobes with hanging rails and fitted shelving, double radiator, ornamental dado rail and coving to ceiling.
En-Suite Shower Room:
With half height tiling, pedestal wash basin, low level WC, full height tiling to a walk-in shower enclosure with adjustable Triton shower, ladder style heated towel rail.
Double Bedroom Three:
Having twin double glazed sash windows to the front elevation, double radiator, two door wardrobe with hanging rail and shelving, dado rail and ornamental coved ceiling.
Double Bedroom Four:
Double glazed window, delightful rear aspects across garden to countryside, radiator, ornamental coved ceiling, broadband connection point.
With full height marble tiling, floor tiling and large walk-in shower enclosure with glazed door, adjustable shower attachment and overhead shower unit, contemporary vanity unit with wash basin, low level WC, shaver point, corner bath with spa features, ladder style heated towel rail.
The property occupies a delightful courtyard setting with just three other neighbouring properties sharing the benefit of a paved driveway which in turn leads to private visitor car parking and ornamental garden areas with box hedging to the borders. The driveway extends beneath an arch under the ownership of our clients and also featuring the clock tower and in turn to a rear driveway with twin ornamental wrought iron gates, providing privacy and security for children and pets. To the immediate rear of the property is an ornamental seating area, lawns and attractive borders and there is excellent enclosed car parking to the front of a:
Detached Garage Block:
With twin remote controlled shutter doors, electric light and power, excellent storage facilities and to the side a doorway with staircase leading to a first floor:
Games Room/Home Office:
Having window to rear, three double glazed Velux windows and telephone point.
Beyond the paved rear driveway is a further ornamental lawn with water feature and timber and glazed greenhouse and then gated access to a stable block comprising two separate stables and a large tack room. Finally a further gate then leads to a fully enclosed paddock amounting to 1.7 acres or thereabouts with its own vehicular and gated access back to the main driveway.
Proceeding from Wetherby passed the racecourse in the direction of York on the B1224 take the first turning left into Bickerton, on Tom Cat Lane, and at the junction with Main Street North Fields will be identified diagonally ahead.
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