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Scotland Lane, Horsforth

£735,000

  • INDIVIDUAL STONE-BUILT DETACHED COTTAGE
  • SUPERB, FLEXIBLE LIVING SPACE
  • UP TO FIVE BEDROOMS
  • FOUR BATHROOMS
  • INTEGRAL DOUBLE GARAGE
  • INTEGRAL CARPORT
  • LANDSCAPED GARDENS
  • EXTENSIVE PARKING
  • PADDOCK
  • ADDITIONAL VEHICLE ACCESS
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Enjoying a most delightful setting within a small "farmstead" and with the benefit of not only very pleasant gardens but also a paddock to the rear, this individual stone-built detached cottage is a most outstanding purchasing opportunity for a family and those that may have equestrian or live stock interests. Approaching the property from Scotland Lane via a long lane serving the Oak Farm properties, this delightful home has its own private gated entrance which reveals the landscaped gardens, sweeping gravelled driveway, garages and carport. Impossible to appreciate from the outside, applicants will enter the property from the side into the most impressive, split level dining kitchen which has the advantage of a full height beamed ceiling into the apex of the roof of this lovely barn conversion which also has the benefit of secondary accommodation adjacent with a study/bedroom and a shower room. Whilst the Living-Dining Kitchen is very much the "hub" of this home, there is also a large and very pleasant lounge which is ideal for everyday relaxation and the formal Reception Hall entered from the front of the house has lovely exposed stone work, an open tread staircase and a polished oak floor. The excellent and flexible family living space is complemented by four bedrooms arranged over the first and second floors, incorporating a superb master bedroom with an en-suite shower room, a family bathroom and a further en-suite to the large second floor bedroom. Combined with attractive presentation throughout, which is a credit to our clients, we have no hesitation recommending a full viewing appointment to be able to appreciate the "complete picture"!

ACCOMMODATION The accommodation which has the benefit of gas fired central heating radiators, sealed unit double glazed windows and handmade, oak, cottage style internal doors, briefly comprises (all room sizes are approximate):-

RECPTION HALL Providing a warm and welcoming atmosphere noticeable immediately on entering, with exposed stonework, a polished oak floor and open tread staircase. There is a door leading to...

UTILITY ROOM With a Brazilian black slate floor, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and window to the rear.

LOUNGE Enjoying a very pleasant, calm atmosphere, this attractive and light room is ideal for everyday family relaxation and is of excellent proportions. A focal point is provided by an impressive, rustic brick, full height fire place with a recessed solid fuel burning stove on a stone heath with a heavy oak mantle piece above. There are windows to the front and rear elevations, incorporating two window seats and oak encased beams to the ceiling.

IMPRESSIVE SPLIT-LEVEL LIVING-DINING KITCHEN With a full height beamed ceiling into the apex of the roof, we are confident that interested applicants will appreciate the style, character and proportions of this superb room which is not only ideal for everyday living but also large family gatherings or entertaining. The Living-Dining area has a focal point provided by a solid fuel burning stove recessed into the chimney breast, complemented by stone sides and the 2 banks of full height windows with one incorporating a patio doors to outside, provide excellent natural light from the southerly aspect. Enhanced further by some exposed stone work, the is also the benefit of a lovely polished oak floor which enhances with warm atmosphere. The kitchen is a single step higher and is fitted with attractive, medium oak wall and base cabinets with contrasting dark granite working surfaces over and a Belfast style sink beneath one of the two windows to the front elevation. Complemented by tiled splash backs, there is a recessed range style gas and electric cooker with an attractive oak surround with Delph rack above and tiled interior, space for an American style fridge freezer, dishwasher and pantry style cupboard. Glazed terracotta style floor tiles.

INNER HALL Via a door from the Living Dining Kitchen. Brazilian black slate floor and a door leading to a deep store room with a light and a personal door to the garage.

STUDY/BEDROOM 5 Providing a degree of flexibility, this room is presently used as a study and snug but would also be ideal as a bedroom for a dependent relative as there is an adjacent shower room. Patio windows and glazed side panels looking onto the landscaped gardens at the side.

SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a white three-piece suite comprising shower enclosure with tiled interior, pedestal wash basin with splash tiling and a low-suite WC. Complemented by a Brazilian black slat tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Open tread, half turned staircase from the Reception Hall to the first floor landing

MASTER BEDROOM A most attractive room with the benefit of three windows which have exposed stone reveals adding character which is enhanced further by timber lintels above and an oak encased beam to the ceiling and a polished oak floor.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Fitted with a three-piece white suite comprising a large shower enclosure with a tiled interior, vanity wash basin and low-suite WC. Complemented a Brazilian black slate tiled floor, there is also the benefit of a chrome ladder style towel radiator.

BEDROOM Window with seat and exposed stone reveals to the front elevation.

BEDROOM windows to two elevations with one having stone reveal adding character.

FAMILY BATHROOM Fitted with an attractive, white three piece suite comprising roll top bath, vanity wash basin sat on contrasting black granite with a large mirror above and low suite WC. Complemented by Brazilian black slate floor tiles, windows with oak lintels above to two elevations and chrome ladder style towel radiator.

SECOND FLOOR Open tread turned staircase leading to the second floor landing.

BEDROOM Excellent for an independent teenager or similar, this well proportioned room as the benefit of heritage style roof windows and under eaves storage.

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM fitted with a three-piece white suite comprising shower enclosure, vanity wash bowl and low-suite WC. Heritage style roof window.

OUTSIDE The property, which is approach via a long lane from Scotland Lane, has a stone wall enclosing the formal gardens and security double gates provide access on the gravelled drive way and parking area. The formal gardens are partially laid to lawn and there is a seclude patio area adjacent to the Living-Dining Kitchen as well as a further relaxation terrace with a small summerhouse on the far side of the lawn. To the immediate rear of the house there is a further lawn garden which is split level and a kitchen garden along side. The left hand side of the property can also be accessed by vehicles through a farm style gate where there is a large pole barn for covered parking or would also be ideal for outdoor entertaining.

A hand gate provides access to the paddock beyond the rear garden. This would be ideal for those with an equestrian or live stock interest and there is the advantage of no other properties overlooking from opposite.