AN OUTSTANDING and RARE OPPORTUNITY for a larger growing family, in this much sought after residential area, to purchase this IMPOSING, INDIVIDUAL, DETACHED RESIDENCE which is "DOUBLE FRONTED" in appearance and the VERY IMPRESSIVE SIZE OF WHICH is impossible to assess and appreciate without an internal inspection. This LOVELY FAMILY HOME, which, was built in the early 1920's, is SET WELL BACK FROM THE ROAD and has AN IMPRESSIVE WIDE FRONTAGE with grass verges and a variety of trees along the road, enhancing the appeal of the location, and THE MAGNIFICENT REAR GARDEN OF EXCELLENT SIZE which enjoys a westerly-facing aspect, would be A GARDENING ENTHUSIAST'S PARADISE! The property has BEEN IMAGINATIVELY ALTERED INTERNALLY and VERY TASTEFULLY EXTENDED to provide EXCELLENT ADDITIONAL SPACE at ground and first floor level, and also has the ADDITION OF A VALUABLE SELF CONTAINED CONNECING ANNEXE adaptable to individual requirements and offering SEPARATE ACCOMMODATION for a dependent relative or guests or could be a SUPERB "HOME OFFICE SUITE". Our clients who, have enjoyed almost thirty years of residency, have SUCCESSFULLY and SYMPATHETICALLY COMBINED some of the lovely original features with CONTEMPORARY STYLE and PLANNING to create a VERY INDIVIDUAL HOME with MUCH CHARM and CHARACTER including EXCELLENT OPEN PLAN RECEPTION SPACE which is ideal for relaxed living and also for entertaining, particularly for parties and larger family gatherings. There is also the ADVANTAGE OF EXCELLENT STANDING SPACE FOR SEVERAL CARS incorporating TURNING AREAS. There is THE BENEFIT OF NO CHAIN ABOVE THIS SALE.
AMENITIES: WHINFIELD has grass verges and an interesting variety of trees, along the road, enhancing the appeal of this sought after residential location, which is within relatively easy walking distance of open countryside and a short drive from local golf courses. It 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. There are regular public transport facilities to Leeds city centre, via Headingley and the university, on the nearby Otley Road - which is only several minute's walking distance from this property. In the other direction, also on Otley Road, there are bus services to the historic, active market town of Otley and the former spa town of Ilkley with connections to Skipton market town. There is a Coop with post office facility as well as restaurants and a fish and chip shop and all of which are less than 10 minute's walk. There is a Subway and Greggs bakery at the Esso garage, which is within easy walking distance and in the other direction a Wild Bean Cafe and Marks & Spencer's mini food store about 10-15 minute's walk. More extensive shopping facilities can be found at Headingley, Horsforth, Moortown and Meanwood (offering a choice of supermarkets including Sainsbury's, Waitrose and Morrisons) and all of which are approximately 10 minute's drive. The famous Golden Acre Park is less than five minute's drive by car and also on the bus route from Otley Road and Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 15 minute drive. The popular and active, historic market town of Otley (about 15 minute's drive and as previously mentioned, also on a bus route from Otley Road) offers an excellent choice of shopping facilities including a Waitrose and Sainsbury's supermarket as well as other family amenities. Holt Park Centre includes an enlarged Asda supermarket and also "Holt Park Active" Leisure Centre with swimming pool and sports hall and is about a mile and a half away. There are VERY POPULAR PRIMARY SCHOOLS in Adel as well as Ralph Thoresby Secondary School which is at Holt Park.
DIRECTIONS: FROM THE TRAFFIC LIGHTS IN ADEL ON THE MAIN OTLEY ROAD (A660) turn into Farrar Lane (opposite the junction with Church Lane) when Whinfield is then the first turning on the left and this property is then towards the far end on the right, a short distance before reaching the junction with The Crescent.
ACCOMMODATION: The property, which, has GAS CENTRAL HEATING, also has THE ADVANTAGE OF DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT WINDOWS in MAINLY PAINTED HARDWOOD FRAMES, and the BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED FAMILY ACCOMMODATION briefly comprises:
LIGHTENCLOSEDENTRANCEHALL With terracotta style tiled floor and two wall mounted display units.
HALFTILEDGUESTCLOAKROOM Which also has a tiled floor and modern white fittings comprising wall hung wash hand basin with chrome dual flow tap and deep toiletries storage drawer on a soft-closing mechanism, and PORCELANOSA low suite WC with concealed cistern and dual flush and with full width mirror above. Recessed floor to ceiling cloaks hanging and storage cupboard with sliding coloured glass doors, providing maximum clear floor space. Vertical central heating radiator and an opening window.
ELEGANTANDVERYWELLLITLOUNGE With corniced ceiling, enhancing the style and two wide and tall walk-in bay windows of different styles, to the front elevation, affording excellent natural light to the room and also providing interesting individual features. One of the bay windows has the original encapsulated stained glass windows to the top section, and there is also an oak fire surround with cast iron interior, which has floral tiles inset and a real flame coal effect gas fire on black granite hearth and is an attractive feature and the focal point of the room.
SITTINGROOMORCOULDBEASEPARATEFORMALDININGROOM(IFPREFERRED) Or PLAYROOM/MUSIC ROOM and has a wide walk-in bay window, to the front elevation, incorporating the lovely original encapsulated stained glass leaded windows to the top section - matching the ones in the lounge and adding interest and character. Central heating radiator and corniced ceiling.
THESUPERB,CONTEMPORARY,OPENPLANMAINRECEPTIONAREA Has feature maple wood strip floor throughout, creating a very appealing overall appearance, and is ideal for relaxed family living and also for entertaining, and comprises;....
LIVING-DININGAREA With window to the side elevation and central heating radiator beneath. There is also a useful fitted storage cupboard plus a separate under stairs storage cupboard, French style door to the patio and a wide aperture leading to the adjoining.....
RELAXATION/"SNUG"AREA With a three-sectional window to the rear elevation and from where there is the DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE GARDEN OUTLOOK, and with central heating radiator beneath the window. French style doors provide direct access to an extensive block paved patio and the side garden.
AWIDEBLACKGRANITEWORKINGSURFACE With some units beneath form a PART "DIVIDER" with the connecting.....
WELLPLANNEDANDTASTEFULLYFITTEDKITCHEN With a range of maple wood style fronted wall units plus a wall mounted display unit and a generous range of base units and the units are complemented by the maple wood strip floor. The long black granite working surfaces, which continue to provide a granite splash back, also provide an attractive contrast with the light-coloured units and floor. One and a half bowl inset sink with chrome dual flow tap beneath the rear window and once again with the DELIGHTFUL GARDEN OUTLOOK. Hotpoint electric, fan-assisted oven with second oven/grill above and with further cupboard below and wine rack above. Baumatic four-plate induction hob with three-speed fan/filter and lights in a stainless steel and glass canopy above and with a range of drawers beneath including deep pan storage drawer. Corner rotating carousel style unit, accessed via a folding door, for ease of access and also to maximise the storage space. Integrated fridge and plumbing for automatic dishwasher. Ceramic tiling to almost full height and practical concealed lighting above the working surface.
LAUNDRY-UTILITY/BOOTROOM With an excellent range of white high-gloss fronted units including wall units and tall storage units incorporating a deep vacuum cleaner and ironing board storage cupboard. Space for an upright freezer, clothes airing creel to the ceiling with central heating radiator beneath, a single drainer inset sink with adjacent working surface - beneath which there is plumbing for a washing machine and vent for a tumble dryer.
THEREISADOORPROVIDINGINTERNALACCESS(IFREQUIRED)TO/FROMTHESELFCONTAINEDANNEXE Which is described in detail overleaf, at the end of the description of the main family residence.
EXTREMELYWELLLIT,OPENSPINDLED,BALUSTRADEDTURNEDSTAIRCASE With a very contemporary unusual design of window to the side elevation, ON THE HALF LANDING and with complementing glass panels above providing a very individual feature and AN EXCELLENT VANTAGE POINT to OVERLOOK and ENJOY THE DELIGHTFUL GARDENS.
FIRSTFLOOR LANDING OF INTERESTING SHAPE AND ALSO OF GOOD SIZE with central heating radiator and a range of floor to ceiling shelved storage cupboards with sliding, coloured glass doors and high-level Velux window above.
BEDROOMONE With three-sectional window, to the rear elevation, from where there is THE BENEFIT and PLEASURE of the DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE GARDEN OUTLOOK plus a lovely wide expanse of skyline, and with central heating radiator beneath the window. There is also a tall non-opening window TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE SAME DELIGHTFUL GARDEN OUTLOOK, and an extensive range of deep fitted wardrobes - to one entire wall plus a matching fitted dressing table and chests of drawers. Consequently, virtually only the bed is required to complete the room.
SMARTEN-SUITETILEDSHOWERROOM With WALK-IN SHOWER AREA which has a partial glass screen and Aqualisa shower comprising large fixed tropical rain forest shower head plus a hand-held shower and with soap and shampoo holding alcoves, wash hand basin with deep toiletries storage drawer and low suite WC with concealed cistern and adjacent vertical central heating radiator and Velux window.
BEDROOMTWO Also with fitted wardrobes, corner dressing table/desk with eyeball spotlights above and adjacent chest of drawers and once again virtually only the bed is required to complete the room. Central heating radiator beneath the front window.
THIRDDOUBLEBEDROOM Also with window to the front elevation - matching the window in bedroom two, and with central heating radiator.
BEDROOMFOUROFGOODSIZE Which has the advantage of NO BULKHEAD and the window is well screened by trees from the properties opposite. Central heating radiator.
TILEDFAMILYBATHROOMOFVERYGOODSIZE Which also has a tiled floor and the FOUR-PIECE WHITE SUITE comprises double ended bath in tiled surround with Mira shower unit above and glass shower screen, and with adjacent display alcove with glass shelves, pedestal wash basin, bidet and low suite WC beneath the UPVC double glazed sealed unit window. Central heating radiator with towel rail above and boiler store place housing the wall mounted BAXI condensing combination central heating boiler, and also with some towel storage space.
ALUMINIUMLOFTLADDER Provides access from the landing to some USEFUL, PART-BOARDED STORAGE SPACE with electric lights.
** THE SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE has its own PERSONAL PRIVATE ACCESS but also connects with the family home if required, via the laundry-utility room in the main residence.
THE ANNEXE, which, has GAS CENTRAL HEATING plus THE ADVANTAGE OF DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT WINDOWS has BEEN DESIGNED in a CONTEMPORARY OPEN PLAN ARRANGEMENT with terracotta style tiled floor and offers excellent potential FOR A DEPENDANT RELATIVE or as a "GUEST SUITE" or perhaps for a teenager within the family to have their own separate private space or could even be A DEDICATED SEPARATE HOME OFFICE and comprises;....
VERYWELLLITBED-SITTING/DININGAREA With MATCHING WINDOWS TO TWO WALLS plus two matching high-level Velux windows with fitted blackout blinds and two central heating radiators on opposite walls. There is a sliding patio door providing direct access to the garden plus a French style door on the same elevation and both of which enjoy a southerly-facing aspect.
OPENPLANWORKINGKITCHENAREA With inset sink which has a single side drainer and chrome dual flow tap beneath the front window and with black granite working surface with light wood style fronted base units beneath, ZANUSSI two-burner hob and inDeSIT electric fan assisted oven.
SHOWERROOM With corner tiled shower cubicle, Mira shower and sliding twin curve-shaped glass doors, pedestal wash basin and low suite WC with dual flush. Opening window with central heating radiator beneath.
AMEZZANINESTYLEAREA Offering potential as a very occasional bedroom (?) with Velux window, the ideal LOGIC condensing combination central heating boiler concealed from view and a range of low-level storage drawers on opposite walls.
FRONT: There is EXCELLENT CAR STANDING SPACE and TURNING SPACE and a neat privet hedge as well as established shrubbery and a silver birch and beech tree, which provide an attractive screen and privacy from the road. PRODUCTIVE SOFT FRUIT GARDEN with blackcurrant and redcurrant bushes and gooseberry bushes in planters, as well as raspberry canes.
SIDE: A rose covered archway, to the side of the property, with adjacent RHINO greenhouse and hand gate leading to the rear garden.
REAR: THE MAGNIFICENT, WESTERLY-FACING REAR GARDEN OF EXCELLENT SIZE is a gardening enthusiast's dream and further enhances this lovely family home, and comprises; extensive rustic brick style block paved patio for garden relaxation furniture and barbecue equipment and has adjacent well stocked planters. The neat shaped lawn is bordered with well stocked beds which have a large and interesting variety of mature plants and shrubbery and there are also several established trees and mature fruit trees. There is also a choice of sitting areas in different parts of the garden and a wildlife pond and the garden attracts a variety of wildlife and an abundance of birdlife to observe and enjoy in this DELIGHTFUL SETTING.
PLEASENOTE: The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by an inspection of the deeds.
VIEWINGARRANGEMENTS: Strictly by appointment through Walker Smale's North Leeds Property Showroom, telephone 0113-2785812.
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