Wheatley Lane, Ilkley, LS29
A most attractive period residence offering tastefully appointed character accommodation set within beautiful gardens in this central location in the heart of Ben Rhydding only a moments' walk from the local amenities and train station.
This is a rare and exciting opportunity to acquire this most appealing, period residence that has retained all of its charm and many of its original features. This stunning property would make the ideal family home offering generous and well-planned accommodation yet retaining a warm and homely feel. Positioned in the central Ben Rhydding location only a moments' walk from the many amenities on offer.
The accommodation is planned over three floors and includes to the ground floor, a most impressive and welcoming entrance hallway with reception area, cloakroom WC, snug - a cosy room with feature wood parquet flooring and a gas stove, a formal dining room of excellent proportion which benefits from a good degree of natural light through the attractive windows, the most stunning sitting room with parquet wood flooring, attractive ornate plasterwork to the ceiling, stained glass porthole windows and French doors leading to the southerly facing garden. The breakfast kitchen features hand-built kitchen units with a central island and has French doors leading to the westerly facing rear garden plus access to a cellar with two useful storerooms.
To the first floor, a generous central landing gives a light and airy feel to the upper floors and provides access not only to the various rooms but also opens to a first floor terrace which offers a good sized, very pleasant seating area with elevated views towards Ben Rhydding and beyond. The large master bedroom has its own good sized en-suite. There are three further good sized double bedrooms to this level along with the house bathroom. To the second floor is a fantastic double bedroom suite that would certainly appeal to any guest or teenager. The suite comprises of a double bedroom area leading to a dressing area, in turn opening into a further area that is currently used as a study space, which then leads onto a luxury en-suite shower room. There are two further bedrooms to this floor.
To the outside, this superb period residence sits within good sized mature gardens which enjoys a good degree of privacy for such a central location.
To the front of the property is a driveway providing ample off-street parking which runs to the northern side of the property, you will also find a small lawned garden which could provide additional parking or storage space if required.
To the rear of the property which can be accessed directly from the breakfast kitchen is the enclosed courtyard style garden which is ideal for entertaining and enjoys a westerly facing aspect. This space connects to the principal gardens found to the southerly side of the property, which features an attractive well stocked garden, planted beds, lawn and a seated area. The property also has the advantage of a single garage accessed from Wheatley Close.
Ben Rhydding is to be found on the eastern side of Ilkley. It has an array of local shops, highly regarded primary school and Ben Rhydding Station is within walking distance having regular services to both Leeds and Bradford. There are excellent sporting and recreational facilities including cricket, hockey and golf whilst Ilkley is approximately one mile away and offers a more comprehensive selection of shops, restaurants, boutique cinema and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, playhouse and Library. The town benefits from high achieving schools including Ilkley Grammar School and three private schools all within a short drive.
From the shops on Bolling Road in the centre of Ben Rhydding, turn right on to Wheatley Lane. The property can be found after a short distance on the right hand side.