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Weetwood Park Drive, West Park

£649,500

  • A tasteful and imaginative loft conversion
  • Generous family accommodation over three floors
  • Lovely original individual features
  • Much charm and character
  • Well-lit rooms of very good proportions
  • Generous window space
  • Affording excellent natural light
  • Delightful, southerly-facing garden of good size
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Located in this LOVELY LITTLE-KNOWN CUL-DE-SAC within the HEART OF THE SOUGHT-AFTER RESIDENTIAL AREA OF WEST PARK and ideally situated for comfortable daily commuting, by regular public transport facilities, to Leeds city centre, via Headingley and the university, AN OUTSTANDING and RARE OPPORTUNITY (as the property has been in the SAME FAMILY OWNERSHIP for over fifty years) to purchase this VERY IMPOSING, INDIVIDUAL DETACHED RESIDENCE. The IMPRESSIVE SIZE is impossible to assess and appreciate without an internal inspection, as the property BENEFITS FROM A VERY TASTEFUL and IMAGINATIVE CONVERSION OF THE LOFT to create a SUPERB "STUDIO" STYLE MASTER BEDROOM with EN-SUITE SHOWER, and now offers EXCELLENT FAMILY ACCOMMODATION OVER THREE FLOORS, with some LOVELY ORIGINAL FEATURES creating MUCH CHARM and CHARACTER. The GENEROUS WINDOW SPACE affords VERY GOOD NATURAL LIGHT to the rooms - which are of GENERALLY VERY GOOD PROPORTIONS and there is also A DEGREE OF VERSATILITY IN THE LAYOUT and consequently the way in which some of the rooms can be used and they are adaptable to individual family requirements. FURTHER ENHANCED by the DELIGHTFUL, PRIVATE, SOUTHERLY-FACING REAR GARDEN OF VERY GOOD SIZE, the property also has the advantage of a DETACHED TANDEM GARAGE some 28'6" x 12'0" (measured internally).

AMENITIES: The property is situated within this much sought after and very convenient residential area, approximately five miles to the north-west of Leeds. As the property has virtually immediate access to the Otley Road (A660) and is also very near the West Park/North Leeds ring road, it is in a very convenient position for comfortable daily commuting, by car, to the commercial centres of Leeds and Bradford and also the former spa towns of Harrogate and Ilkley and the historic, active market town of Otley. Regular public transport facilities on the nearby Otley Road provide access to Leeds city centre via Headingley and the university and in the other direction to Otley and Ilkley with connections to Skipton. There are excellent shopping facilities in Headingley, Horsforth, Moortown and Meanwood and all of which are within approximately ten minute's drive and offer a choice of supermarkets including Waitrose, Sainsbury's and Morrisons. Holt Park Centre (barely ten minute's drive) has an enlarged Asda supermarket as well as "Holt Park Active" with swimming pool and sports hall. The Village Hotel and Leisure Club is only a few minute's walking distance from this property. The famous Golden Acre Park is a couple of miles away and barely ten minute's drive by car (also on a bus route) as is delightful open countryside. THE "VIBRANT" AREA OF HEADINGLEY (a short bus ride or about 20 minute's walk) has traditional flagged floor pubs as well as wine bars and a choice of popular restaurants as well as other leisure facilities including both the Headingley cricket and rugby grounds and Cottage Road Cinema.

DIRECTIONS: FROM THE ROUNDABOUT AT THE JUNCTION OF WEST PARK RING ROAD AND THE MAIN OTLEY ROAD (near Weetwood Police Station) proceed on the A660 in the direction of Leeds - for about one fifth of a mile and IMMEDIATELY BEFORE REACHING the small roundabout by West Park Parades (almost diagonally across from our office) turn left into Weetwood Park Drive. This property is then a short way along on the right.

ACCOMMODATION: The property, which, has GAS CENTRAL HEATING, also has DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT WINDOWS VIRTUALLY THROUGHOUT and the majority of which are in PAINTED HARDWOOD FRAMES. There is also the advantage of CAVITY WALL INSULATION for economy and comfort and SOLAR COLLECTORS harnessing the power of the sun to contribute to the heating of domestic hot water. The GENEROUS, WELL-PROPORTIONED FAMILY ACCOMMODATION - ARRANGED OVER THREE FLOORS, briefly comprises:

GROUND FLOOR

DEEP AND WIDE, ARCH SHAPED OPEN ENTRANCE PORCH With quarry tiled floor and outside lights, provides covered access to the.....

HARDWOOD FRONT DOOR With security spy-hole and fan light inset, and with the original leaded glazed side screens on either side and above (secondary glazed) and leading to the......

RECEPTION HALL OF VERY IMPRESSIVE SIZE And virtually a room in itself.....with full-width, arch shaped aperture and deep cornice to the high ceiling, enhancing the charm and character on entering. Oak panelled style floor, creating additional interest, wide wall mirror opposite the lovely, open spindled, balustraded wide turned staircase, and central heating radiator.

FULLY TILED GUEST TOILET AND SHOWER ROOM With windows to two walls and one of which is the original "porthole" style leaded window to the front elevation and the second window is a double glazed sealed unit window to the side elevation with patterned glass for privacy. The white fittings comprise low suite WC and pedestal wash basin and the shower cubicle has tinted glass doors and a Creda shower unit. Central heating radiator, fitted toiletries storage cabinet plus separate, adjacent useful tall storage cupboard (for vacuum cleaner, etc) with electric meter cupboard above.

SEPARATE WALK-IN CLOAKROOM With central heating radiator beneath the secondary glazed leaded non-opening side window, cloaks hanging rail and a useful deep storage cupboard.

ADJACENT USEFUL UNDER STAIRS STORAGE CUPBOARD

SITTING ROOM Approached via the original door from the reception hall, adding interest and character, and with deep cornice to the high ceiling and rustic timber fire surround with tiled wood panelled effect interior and matching hearth and with a multi-fuel burning stove inset and a very attractive feature and very much the focal point of the room. Fitted recessed storage unit with wall mounted display/bookshelf above and adjacent tall double glazed sealed unit leaded non-opening window to the delightful rear garden outlook. Central heating radiator and a sliding (for maximum clear floor space) double glazed sealed unit patio door in aluminium frame, with matching fixed side screen and providing direct access to/from the.....

SUN ROOM/GARDEN ROOM With tall double glazed sealed unit windows in painted hardwood frames and with EXCELLENT WINDOW PRIVACY and an ideal place in which to sit and relax and enjoy the lovely garden outlook. There is also a wide, double glazed French style door providing direct access to a paved patio area.

The sitting room and the sun room/garden room, when combined, form EXCELLENT RECEPTION SPACE ideal for family living and also for entertaining.

SEPARATE FAMILY LIVING ROOM OR FORMAL DINING ROOM (IF PREFERRED) Also approached via an original exposed door from the reception hall and AN ELEGANT, VERY WELL-LIT ROOM by virtue of the FEATURE, EXCEPTIONALLY WIDE, FIVE-SECTIONAL DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT LEADED BOW-STYLE WINDOW in painted hardwood frame, to the front elevation, and with curve shaped central heating radiator fitted beneath and the advantage of NO OTHER PROPERTIES' WINDOWS IMMEDIATELY DIRECTLY FACING. There are also two matching double glazed sealed unit leaded non-opening windows in painted hardwood frames, to the side elevation, providing additional natural light and interest to the room and a further central heating radiator. Feature "period" fire surround (not original to the property) with marble interior and matching hearth and a wall light in each alcove for added effect.

DINING KITCHEN In a practical, contemporary style, open plan arrangement - ideal for family living and with the continuation of the oak panelled style floor from the reception hall, creating a very appealing overall appearance. WELL PLANNED and FITTED with a GENEROUS RANGE of base units with long wood block working surfaces beneath the double glazed sealed unit side windows, which provide good natural light. Matching wall units and a sliding, concealed pull-out larder style unit with several baskets, to maximise the storage space and also for ease of access, and with adjacent space for upright fridge/freezer. FRANKE stainless steel inset sink with single side drainer and chrome dual-flow tap beneath the tall, double glazed sealed unit leaded window and from where there is THE BENEFIT and PLEASURE of the DELIGHTFUL REAR GARDEN OUTLOOK. Further wood block working surface, either side of the sink and fitted STOVES four-burner gas hob with a range of drawers beneath and ducted cooker hood and lights above. NEFF electric, fan assisted oven with grill above and further cupboard space over on a rising hinge mechanism plus deep pan storage drawer beneath. Plumbing for automatic dishwasher, central heating radiator, the wall mounted WORCESTER condensing central heating boiler and practical and attractive ceramic splash tiling. Clothes airing creel to the ceiling and fire surround with over-mantle providing an interesting individual feature and ideal as a display area.

PATTERNED GLASS PANELLED DOOR Provides direct access from the kitchen to the.....

ENCLOSED REAR PORCH/LAUNDRY AREA With tall matching double glazed sealed unit windows TO TWO WALLS, and with plumbing for automatic washing machine and vent for a tumble dryer and with full-length worktop above. Deep and tall shelved storage unit matching the units in the kitchen and a hardwood rear outer door.

THE LOVELY, OPEN SPINDLED, BALUSTRADED TURNED STAIRCASE From the middle of the reception hall, has a virtually full-width encapsulated leaded window on the half landings, to the side elevation, providing excellent natural light to the staircase and the landing and there is concealed lighting above, for added effect.

FIRST FLOOR

LANDING OF GOOD SIZE With corniced ceiling and central heating radiator, and from where there are the original exposed doors to some of the bedrooms, creating interest and character.

IMPRESSIVE MASTER SUITE (Please see second floor description).

BEDROOM 2 OF GENEROUS PROPORTIONS With WINDOWS TO TWO WALLS affording EXCELLENT NATURAL LIGHT and DIFFERENT ASPECTS and both of the windows are double glazed sealed unit leaded windows in painted hardwood frames. Wide and deep shelved linen storage cupboard with twin doors, corniced ceiling and picture rail and central heating radiator beneath the front window.

BEDROOM 3 Also of VERY GOOD SIZE and once again with double glazed sealed unit leaded windows in hardwood frames, TO TWO WALLS and consequently A VERY WELL-LIT ROOM. EXTENSIVE FITTED WARDROBES (included in the dimensions) and dressing table unit.....virtually only the bed is required to complete the room! Central heating radiator, picture rail and corniced ceiling.

BEDROOM 4 Which is ANOTHER DOUBLE BEDROOM and has two double glazed sealed unit leaded windows in hardwood frames, to the front elevation (one of which is non-opening) and NO OTHER PROPERTIES' WINDOWS IMMEDIATELY DIRECTLY FACING. FITTED WARDROBE and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 5 OR HOME OFFICE With fitted corner desk unit beneath the double glazed sealed unit leaded rear window in hardwood frame and OVERLOOKING THE DELIGHTFUL GARDEN. There is also a range of shelved wall units plus a tall file storage unit.

LUXURY STYLE FAMILY BATHROOM With white fittings comprising deep Jacuzzi, double ended bath with "whirlpool" feature plus a hand-held shower and wash hand basin with chrome dual-flow tap and toiletries storage cabinet beneath, adjacent to the double glazed sealed unit leaded window in hardwood frame with patterned glass for privacy. WALK-IN TILED SHOWER AREA with glass screens and Mira Combiflow shower unit. The tiled walls adjacent to the bath area - match the shower to create a very attractive overall appearance. Electric ladder towel radiator, hot water tank concealed from view and laminate oak panelled style floor.

SEPARATE WHITE LOW SUITE WC With half tiled walls and double glazed sealed unit leaded window with patterned glass. Laminate oak panelled style floor, matching the bathroom.

THE BALUSTRADED, SPINDLED STAIRCASE To the second floor has been TASTEFULLY DESIGNED to replicate the original one, and leads to the.....

SECOND FLOOR

LIGHT LANDING With UPVC double glazed sealed unit window to the side elevation.

THE VERY IMPRESSIVE MASTER SUITE COMPRISES;.....

SUPERB "STUDIO" STYLE BEDROOM With THREE VELUX WINDOWS providing EXCELLENT NATURAL LIGHT and each with a fitted blackout blind. Fitted clothes hanging rail, TWO central heating radiators and the bedroom incorporates a SITTING/RELAXATION AREA and has UPVC double glazed sealed unit French style doors to a "JULIET" STYLE BALCONY with transparent glass screen - so as to enjoy the DELIGHTFUL OUTLOOK OVER THE REAR GARDEN BENEATH. There are halogen spotlights on wire tracks to the ceiling, which are on dimmer switches, for added effect.

"OPEN PLAN" EN-SUITE SHOWER With tiled floor and modern white fittings comprising THIRD LOW SUITE WC with dual flush and wash hand basin with dual flow tap and electric chrome ladder towel radiator. WALK-IN TILED SHOWER AREA with fixed "tropical rain forest" shower head plus a hand-held shower, and with Velux window and soaps and shampoo holding recess.

OUTSIDE

FRONT: Neat, shaped, mainly lawn gardens with several established trees at the front, and also with an interesting variety of mature plants and shrubbery. The twin decorative wrought iron gates (there is also a complementing wrought iron hand gate on the opposite side), lead to the......

LONG PAVED DRIVEWAY Which provides access to the.....

DETACHED BRICK-FACED TANDEM GARAGE 28'6" x 12'0" (measured internally) with up and over door and with an adjacent service door plus a second service door to the side at the far end of the garage. There are power points and strip lights.

SIDE: The lawn from the front of the property continues down one side and has a well-stocked herbaceous border with a variety of shrubbery and several Lilac trees.

REAR: THE DELIGHTFUL, PRIVATE REAR GARDEN OF VERY GOOD SIZE further enhances this lovely family home and enjoys a southerly-facing aspect, and comprises bat 'n' ball lawn for family recreational activities plus two paved patio areas and trellis archway with climbing plants leading to a PRODUCTIVE SOFT FRUIT SECTION with apple tree and raspberry bushes.

PLEASE NOTE: The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by an inspection of the deeds.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: Strictly by appointment through Walker Smale's North Leeds Property Showroom, telephone 0113-2785812.