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Maxwell Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29

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Ilkley 01943 600655
Price £795,000

Substantial in its proportions and with a high degree of flexibility, this modern detached family home provides five bedroom accommodation along with extensive ancillary space within a well established and accessible area of town.

Orchard Bank, Maxwell Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8RP

Porch; reception hall; cloakroom; living room with terrace access; dining room; study; L shaped living kitchen; large garden/playroom; lower ground floor hobbies/cinema room; w.c. and shower; bedroom 5; office, store and work room; four first floor double bedrooms - two with study areas off; bathroom - extensive attics. Generous four car garaging, manageable gardens.

Orchard Bank is a substantial modern family home, set towards the southern side of Ben Rhydding within a long established and mature residential area just a few hundred yards walk from Ilkley's popular grammar school, with the town centre and railway station a little further beyond down Cowpasture Road.

The layout provides a good degree of flexibility with five bedroom principal living accommodation and three reception rooms being complemented by very useful ancillary space to include a large office, a pair of store/work rooms, and study areas off to the principal rooms - there are also extensive attics. One of the property's principal features the large L shaped living kitchen from where doors lead out to a substantial garden room - almost 35' in length - which provides a very desirable amenity and immediate access to expansive terraces which surround the house.


Entrance Porch
with double glazed slip to one side.

Reception Hall
with return staircase off to the first floor, and further staircase to the lower floor rooms. Radiators with cover and ceiling coving.

fitted with a two piece suite comprising low flush w.c. and pedestal washbasin with tiled splash. Radiator with cover and display shelving.

Living Room
approached by double doors from the reception hall this through room has double glazed patio doors to front and rear providing access to the expansive terraces. Ceiling coving, radiators with covers, wall light points, and gas coal effect fire within a marble surround with matching hearth.

Dining Room
enjoying aspects across the terrace to the front of the property with views towards the countryside around Denton and beyond. Ceiling coving, dado rail and a pair of radiators - both with covers.


Living Kitchen,
well proportioned and incorporating seating, breakfast and kitchen preparation areas - the latter fitted with a good range of eye level and base storage cupboard with inset one and a half bowl composite sink unit and complementary wall tiling. Integrated electric oven, four ring gas hob, cooker hood, dishwasher, refrigerator and freezer. To the breakfast and seating areas there are radiators both with covers along with further storage.

Side Entrance Porch
with further storage, stainless steel sink unit and part tiling.

Garden Room
a substantial addition to the house forming an ideal play/amenity area - with double glazed doors providing access to the property's extensive terracing. Split level the garden room has fitted bench seating to one end along with a kitchenette with integrated barbecue/griddle and adjacent sink unit - ideal for entertaining. Ceiling fans, down lighters and exposed stone-work.

Approached from the principal reception hall and comprises:-

with cloakroom off having a two piece suite and part tiling.

Shower Room
with shower cubicle, extractor and wall tiling.

Hobbies/Cinema Room
an excellent 'den' away from the main accommodation and with wall light points, ceiling coving and a pair of radiators with covers. Fitted book/display shelving and area for a concealed refrigerator.

Bedroom 5
to the front.

with patio doors leading out to the front of the property. Fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards.

Walk-in Store Room

Second Store Room

Integral Four Car Garage
with remote control up and over door and utility area plumbed for an automatic washing machine. Fitted stainless steel sink unit. Power and light.

Work Room
with ceramic tiled floor.

Shower Room
off, with a three piece suite comprising washbasin, w.c., and electric shower within a tiled cubicle. Tiled floor matching that to the work room.


with return staircase off to the second floor and ceiling coving. Airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Master Bedroom Suite

Generous Double Bedroom
with a range of fitted bedroom furniture incorporating drawers, vanity area and a range of wardrobes. Down lighters.

En Suite Shower Room
fitted with a five piece suite comprising twin washbasins with storage cupboards beneath, bidet, low flush w.c. and shower within a tiled cubicle. Part wall tiling and down lighters. Shaver point.

Study Area

Bedroom 2
again a comfortably proportioned double room with double glazed windows to the gable offering far reaching views across town towards the open countryside around Denton. Down lighters.

Study Area
off with double glazed windows overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom 3
a double room to the front with lovely views across the valley and windows to two sides. Down lighters.

Bedroom 4
with down lighters.

House Bathroom
fitted with a four piece suite comprising pedestal washbasin, low flush w.c., fully tiled shower cubicle and bath. Part wall tiling, wall light points, shaver point and down lighters.


Landing Area
with spindle balustrade and double glazed windows.

The Attics
provide storage with three distinct areas fitted with power and light.

Orchard Bank is approached through a pair of remote control wrought iron gates which lead to a substantial Four Car Garage. There is also a pedestrain side courtesy door and useful bin store. To the West of the property there are split level terraces including a tiled balcony accessed from the principal reception room. Paved steps lead to an upper level terrace to the eastern side of the house, generous in its proportions and with ornamental pool and shrub planting. A Wroght iron gate to a further short flight of steps leading to a further terrace garden which forms a very pleasant seating area from which to soak in the stunning view across the valley. Mature shrub planting.

The garden room can be accessed from many points to the rear of the house maximising the potential use of this amenity area throughout the year. To the Western side there is a very private sheltered terraced area with doors leading to both the garden room and principal reception room.


Local Authority:
City of Bradford MC, City Hall, Bradford, BD1 1Hy. Tel: 01274 432111.

From our office in the centre of town proceed past the railway station to the mini roundabout and take the second exit up Cowpasture Road. Continue ahead passing the grammar school, and proceed straight on at the next mini roundabout. After the cattle grid turn left onto Maxwell Road and continue ahead for a couple of hundred yards after which the property will be seen to the right hand side.



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1-5 The Grove Ilkley West Yorkshire LS29 9HS
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