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Menston Old Lane, Burley in Wharfedale, Ilkley, LS29

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Guide price £2,250,000

Enjoying a glorious edge of village location overlooking delightful gardens and grounds of around 3.5 acres (1.41Ha.), Spring Bank House offers substantial family accommodation. Impressively equipped living has been thoughtfully remodled and extended and includes three Reception Rooms; contemporary kitchen; up to five bedrooms - four en-suite; hobbies room, Study and studio / gym.

Ground Floor:- Contemporary Living Kitchen with a comprehensive range of units, substantial island unit and Aga; Adjacent Dining Room; Spacious Living Room; Family Room with impressive staircase off. Cloaks / WC; well-appointed Utility; Boot Room with extensive storage. Lower Ground Floor:- Play / Hobbies Room; Study; Studio/Gym. First Floor:- luxurious Principal Bedroom Suite with a sumptuous Bathroom and large Dressing Room off. Three further Double Bedrooms - all En-Suite; Dressing Room / potential Bedroom 5. Outside - Spring Bank House is approached through remote control gates by a sweeping circular driveway with Open Bay Garaging off. Further substantial store with scope for extension subject to consents. Washroom with Dog Shower - equally useful for muddy children!

General Remarks

The sale of Spring Bank House offers an exciting and rare opportunity to acquire a beautifully presented and substantial home with delightful gardens and land in a semi-rural yet accessible location between Menston and Burley in Wharfedale. Surely the ideal family home.

This handsome Victorian property has been significantly remodelled and extended by the present owners over the last few years, with improvements including the creation of a stunning principal bedroom suite; the development of lower ground floor living, which adds considerably to the flexibility of the accommodation on offer; whilst a thoughtfully crafted single story kitchen extension has been added to the side and includes French doors which lead out to a lovely terrace area overlooking the mature gardens.

There are now three large reception rooms and four en-suite bedrooms, with clear potential to convert a spacious fitted dressing room in to a further bedroom. Whilst style is to the fore, everyday practicalities have not been overlooked and the ground floor includes a utility and cloakroom as well as a superb boot room fitted with extensive storage cupboards.

Spring Bank House overlooks gardens and grounds which total around 3.5 acres - made up of lawns, extensive shrub planting, mature trees and further grassland. The whole provides a very appealing amenity area, full of interest and ideal for those with space consuming hobbies or adventurous children. A remote control gate secures the house from Menston Old Lane and leads to a sweeping gravel finished driveway which has open bay parking as well as additional secure storage.

Located on the edge of the Wharfe Valley, midway between the local towns of Ilkley and Otley, Menston offers a highly desirable living environment - one that provides a traditional sense of community, ready access to open countryside and is also an ideal base for the business commuter with Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate all being within comfortable daily travelling distance. Leeds/Bradford International Airport is only some 8 miles or so distant, whilst the village's own railway station provides frequent services throughout the day into both local cities and into Ilkley too. From Leeds there are regular daily services to London Kings Cross

Burley in Wharfedale boasts a broad range of every day amenities including local shops, a primary school, sports clubs and pubs/restaurants. Both Ilkley and Otley offer their own distinct style of retail and social amenities with Ilkley in particular being home to excellent restaurants, recreational amenities and first class shopping with high street stores rubbing shoulders with an eclectic mix of independent shops. The surrounding moors, River Wharfe and lovely open countryside all offer a beautiful environment for a huge variety of sports and hobbies, from walking to road and mountain biking. There is private schooling for children of all ages within daily travelling distance of the village.

From Ilkley proceed towards Menston, along the Burley Bypass on the A65. Just beyond the second roundabout turn right immediately after the petrol station and Catholic Church onto Menston Old Lane. Continue ahead for around ¾ of a mile or so and Spring Bank House is clearly positioned to the left hand side.

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