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Weetwood Lane, Weetwood

Guide Price £550,000

  • Understood to have been built in the early 1930's
  • Well lit rooms of very good proportions
  • Generous window space
  • Imaginative loft conversion to provide guest or teenager's suite
  • Two elegant reception rooms with open fires
  • Dining kitchen with adjoining laundry-utility
  • Five bedrooms - four of which are double
  • Tiled family sized bathroom and separate shower room
  • Long drive providing tandem parking for three cars
  • Viewing essential to appreciate impressive size of this home
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SET WELL BACK from the road in this much sought after family residential location (barely 150 paces from the renowned Weetwood Primary School) and with the advantage of a long lawn to the front and a DELIGHTFUL, PRIVATE, WESTERLY-FACING REAR GARDEN, an outstanding and rare opportunity for a growing family to purchase this IMPOSING, LARGER STYLE, SEMI-DETACHED RESIDENCE with GENEROUS ACCOMMODATION arranged over THREE FLOORS. This LOVELY FAMILY HOME, which, is understood to have been built in the early 1930's, is MOST APPEALING in style and appearance, and has two virtually full width bay windows to the ground and first floor front rooms, adding another "dimension" to the living-dining room and the master bedroom and affording excellent natural light. The WELL LIT ROOMS are of GENERALLY GOOD PROPORTIONS with high ceilings and include two separate, elegant reception rooms - both with a fireplace for open fires, and the dining kitchen has an adjoining laundry-utility area in a practical, open plan arrangement. Our clients have had AN IMAGINATIVE and VERY TASTEFUL CONVERSION OF THE LOFT to create a VALUABLE ADDITIONAL "SUITE" which includes ANOTHER DOUBLE BEDROOM with CONNECTING DRESSING ROOM and separate - BUT ADJACENT SHOWER ROOM plus an open plan STUDY/RELAXATION AREA and this would be ideal for guests or perhaps for a teenager within the family to have their own separate private space or could even be the master suite, if preferred. There are now FIVE BEDROOMS IN TOTAL (FOUR of which ARE DOUBLE) and the IMPRESSIVE SIZE OF THE PROPERTY is impossible to assess and appreciate without an internal inspection - STRONGLY RECOMMENDED at the earliest opportunity to appreciate the MANY EXCELLENT FEATURES and also to avoid unnecessary disappointment!

GROUND FLOOR:
TILED CANOPY provides covered access to the panelled style composite front door with fanlight inset which leads to the LIGHT "L" SHAPED RECEPTION HALL with parquet floor, window to the front elevation and space to display an item of furniture. Deep original cornice to the ceiling and decorative dado rail, enhancing the charm and character on entering. Useful deep under stairs cloaks hanging and storage cupboard and white panelled style doors providing access to the rooms. THE ELEGANT, WELL LIT DRAWING ROOM OF GENEROUS PROPORTIONS also has lovely deep original cornice to the high ceiling and picture rail, enhancing the elegance and style and maple wood strip floor. Marble style fire surround with cast iron interior fireplace (for open fire) and a most attractive feature and very much the focal point of the room. Almost floor to ceiling French style doors with a matching opening window on either side, and providing direct access to the lovely private rear garden. Fitted light wood style horizontal blinds complementing the floor. LIVING-DINING ROOM with an almost full width bay window, to the front elevation, affording excellent natural light and the advantage of no other properties' windows facing. Stripped pine floorboards, creating additional interest and character and a fitted pine-fronted drinks cabinet and matching storage cabinet, in each alcove, complementing the exposed floorboards and with a pine display unit above each cabinet. Pine fire surround with feature period style cast iron interior fireplace with decorative tiles inset and for an open fire. DINING KITCHEN incorporating a LAUNDRY-UTILITY AREA OF GOOD SIZE and which is cleverly concealed from view from the main part of the kitchen. There is a generous range of pine fronted wall units and also a generous range of matching base units with long working surfaces and two wide windows to the side elevation. NEFF four-burner gas hob with NEFF fan/filter and lights concealed in a canopy above and with sliding, pull-out basket storage units beneath and practical and colourful ceramic splash tiling. NEFF electric, fan assisted oven with second oven/grill above, glass fronted china/display cabinet and fitted corner bench seating in the dining area. THE LAUNDRY-UTILITY AREA has a one and a half bowl inset sink and also plumbing for an automatic washing machine and plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, space for a condenser dryer and also space for an upright fridge-freezer and clothes airing creel. Wall mounted WORCESTER condensing combination central heating boiler and stable style composite rear outer door.

OPEN SPINDLED, BALUSTRADED, WIDE TURNED STAIRCASE with decorative dado rail, leads to the....

FIRST FLOOR:
LANDING OF INTERESTING SHAPE with white panelled style doors to the bedrooms and the bathroom. BEDROOM ONE OF GENEROUS PROPORTIONS has an almost full width bay window, to the front, easterly-facing elevation and with fitted bespoke adjustable shutters.....notice also how there are no other properties' windows immediately directly facing. Period cast iron fireplace (decorative purposes only). BEDROOM TWO OF EXCELLENT SIZE also with decorative period cast iron fireplace and wide, four-sectional window - to take advantage of the lovely rear garden outlook beneath plus wide expanse of skyline encompassing St Chads Church spire. Fitted horizontal blind. BEDROOM THREE IS ANOTHER DOUBLE BEDROOM with laminate beech wood style floor and window to the rear elevation enjoying the same outlook and aspect as bedroom two. BEDROOM FOUR or HOME OFFICE with NO BULKHEAD! and with the benefit of an outlook over the long, lawned front garden. FULLY TILED BATHROOM with feature glass blocks, providing excellent natural light and privacy and with deep, double ended bath with central chrome dual flow tap, coloured circular shaped wash hand basin mounted on a glass plinth and also with a central chrome dual flow tap and low suite WC with dual flush. Corner shower cubicle with sliding, curve-shaped glass door and large tropical rain forest shower head. Chrome ladder towel radiator. THE OPEN SPINDLED, BALUSTRADED STAIRCASE to the SECOND FLOOR tastefully complements the staircase to the first floor, and leads to AN OPEN PLAN STUDY AREA which has a Velux window with fitted blackout blind, and exposed beams, and could also be a READING RELAXATION AREA for the occupants of BEDROOM FIVE, which is a "STUDIO" STYLE BEDROOM with large central exposed character beam and Velux window with fitted blackout blind. THE CONNECTING DRESSING ROOM has the continuation of the large central character beam from the bedroom and there is also a Velux window with fitted blackout blind and DEEP FITTED RECESSED WARDROBE with adjacent deep shelved linen storage cupboard. TRAVERTINE STYLE TILED SHOWER ROOM has a walk-in shower area with wide, almost full height glass screen, tropical rain forest shower head plus a hand held shower, and there is also a low suite WC and wash hand basin with wide toiletries storage drawers beneath on a soft-closing mechanism. Chrome ladder towel radiator.

The second floor accommodation, previously described, would be ideal for a teenager within the family to have their own separate private space or alternatively as a GUEST SUITE or could be the MASTER SUITE and the connecting dressing room might then be used for a young child's cot.

OUTSIDE
FRONT: Long, mainly lawn garden with a well stocked shrubbery bed to one side plus several colourful low-growing shrubs at the far end and character mature stone wall. THE LONG DRIVEWAY provides SPACE FOR THREE CARS TO STAND IN TANDEM and this narrows by the corner of the property - beyond which there is potential additional space for other very small cars to stand.

REAR: DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE GARDEN which enjoys a westerly-facing aspect and comprises paved patio to the immediate rear for garden relaxation furniture and barbecue equipment and beyond which is a further neat lawn with very well stocked herbaceous border and there is also an interesting variety of mature plants and shrubbery including Hydrangea and some small trees, featuring Acers. Further concealed paved patio (behind the garage) which has a southerly-facing aspect and adjacent weeping flowering Cherry tree and established Clematis.

THE GARAGE does not have vehicular access and has been used by our clients as a HOME GYM and has the benefit of a rear service door from the concealed patio area, as well as an up and over door to the front.

AMENITIES: The property is only a few minute's walk from The Hollies Park and very established woodland, which provides delightful leisurely walks and rambles and also where there are tennis courts in a lovely setting. Meanwood Valley Trail is also within very easy reach and offers further enjoyable walking facilities and also forms part of the Dales Way. There are renowned golf courses all within approximately 10-15 minute's drive, one of which is Headingley Golf Club barely 10 minute's away. The property is also ideally placed for comfortable daily commuting, by car, to the commercial centres of Leeds and Bradford and also the former spa towns of Harrogate and Ilkley as well as the historic, active market town of Otley. There are regular bus services nearby providing access to Leeds city centre via Headingley and the university and the North Leeds ring road is less than five minute's drive. The property is also barely 10 minute's drive from the famous Golden Acre Park and approximately 15 minute's drive from Leeds Bradford Airport. The renowned Weetwood Primary School is about three minute's walk and Moorlands School (independent co-educational 2-11 years) about two thirds of a mile away. THE "VIBRANT" AREA OF HEADINGLEY is a very short bus ride or about 15 minute's walk and has an excellent choice of shopping facilities, a mix of trendy bars and traditional flagged floor pubs, popular restaurants and well-known fish and chip shops. Other leisure facilities include both the Headingley cricket and rugby grounds, and Cottage Road Cinema is about 10 minute's walk and The Village Hotel and Leisure Club approximately 15 minute's walk. Meanwood Centre - which includes a Waitrose supermarket, also has restaurants and bars, and is a very pleasant walk, part of which is across parkland, and takes approximately 15 minutes.

DIRECTIONS: FROM THE LAWNSWOOD ROUNDABOUT ON THE RING ROAD - near Weetwood Police Station (at the junction with the main Otley Road - A660) proceed in an easterly direction for about a quarter of a mile and at the first set of traffic lights filter right and then turn right into Weetwood Lane. Proceed on Weetwood Lane for approximately two thirds of a mile when this property is then on the right A SHORT DISTANCE BEYOND THE JUNCTION WITH GLEN ROAD and just before reaching Weetwood Primary School.

ACCOMMODATION: The property has GAS CENTRAL HEATING plus the advantage of UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT LEADED WINDOWS and offers EXCELLENT FAMILY ACCOMMODATION.

For a 360° VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE of this IMPRESSIVE FAMILY HOME please refer to our video link, after which time you are MOST WELCOME TO ARRANGE A PHYSICAL VIEWING.

The floor plan will provide an illustration of the layout and all room sizes are approximate.

Please note the extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by an inspection of the deeds.