Harrogate Road, Castley, Otley, LS21
A substantial, detached, five bedroom rural home with two adjoining cottages, totalling roughly 5000 sq.ft. of living space, set in just under two acres of gardens and paddocks boasting spectacular views and set just off the A658 Pool-in-Wharfedale/Harrogate Road, conveniently located for the various West and North Yorkshire business centres.
Riffa House offers a unique opportunity to acquire a substantial, detached, five-bedroom family home with two nearby cottages providing an excellent income, or which are eminently suitable for Air B&B or dependent relatives. The main house has accommodation stretching to nearly 3000 sq. ft over two storeys and includes; three ground floor reception rooms, study, fitted kitchen, five first floor bedrooms and three bath/shower rooms. There are two functioning open fireplaces. There is a double garage and substantial 27' x 13' greenhouse having the benefit of solid fuel heating and raised beds plus an additional outbuilding with BBQ house and clay oven.
Adjoining the house are two further residences. The first provides flexible accommodation: to the ground floor there is a dressing room with en suite, living room and kitchen. To the first floor two bedrooms, a bathroom, and additional reception room (currently a bedroom) with balcony enjoying handsome, long distance views. Behind this is a further two storey property with two ground floor bedrooms and a bathroom, and to the first floor a sitting room and kitchen taking advantage of the attractive views, with a further mezzanine area to the second floor. A double garage is attached.
Riffa House is surrounded by pleasant lawned gardens. Behind the property is an area of gently sloping enclosed paddock/pastureland, the land in total being just under two acres. Mains water and electricity are connected to the house and the cottages with heating via an oil fired central heating system. Drainage for the three properties is to a sewerage treatment plant.
The property sits in the small hamlet of Riffa just over a mile northeast of Pool-in-Wharfedale. Pool has a good array of local facilities including a shop, chemist, public house, primary school and social club. A short distance away is Huby with a railway station having regular services to Leeds, Harrogate and York. Everyday shopping facilities are available in the nearby towns of Harrogate and Otley and the surrounding major business centres of both North and West Yorkshire are within comfortable daily travelling distance. For educational purposes the property lies within the North Yorkshire catchment areas and Leeds Bradford International Airport is situated at nearby Yeadon.
Leave the centre of Otley in easterly direction on the A659 Pool Road. On entering Pool turn left adjacent to petrol station onto the A658 Harrogate Road. After approximately 1.5 miles the property will be found on the left-hand side past The Hunters Inn, and identified by Dacre, Son & Hartley's For Sale board.