A most handsome and substantial Grade II Listed stone former farmhouse, oozing kerb appeal and in need of cosmetic improvement - enjoying field views and a feeling of privacy, with an enclosed family garden. We understand that this resplendent and commanding residence dates back to circa mid 1600's - a rare find indeed! Tucked away in a semi-rural setting just off West End Lane, a prime residential North Leeds location, with schools of high repute to suit all ages only a short distance away, along with a Train Station, superb shopping amenities and various trendy bars and eateries. The property boats an abundance of period features from Yorkshire stone flagged floors to superb exposed beams and stone inglenook style fireplaces. The extensive ground floor reception space is complemented well by equally spacious bedrooms of which there are four on the first floor, the master being en-suite plus a house bathroom and an huge attic with exposed beams. Such space, genuine charm & character throughout are so very rare to the market in this locality and this is definitely one not to be missed!
This is a prime residential location where you will find excellent schools to suit all ages, with pre-schools, also Kids Club and Trinity University all on hand. Amble to an array of eateries, bars, shops etc, with supermarket, park, banks etc all based a short distance away. There are gyms, cricket, bowls, rugby, golf, running clubs, and a skate park, something for everybody. For commuters, Horsforth Train Station provides services to Leeds, York and Harrogate. Kirkstall Forge Train Station is located down the A65 and offers further means of convenient access into the City (8 mins) and surrounding areas. The Ring Road (A6120) and the (A65) are nearby and provide main road links to the commercial centres of Leeds, Bradford, York and Harrogate, a regular bus service runs into the City Centre and, for the more travelled commuter, Leeds-Bradford Airport is a short drive away. All in all, this location is sought after by a wide variety of buyers and enjoys a strong sense of community and a thriving village atmosphere.
HOW TO FIND THE PROPERTY
From our office at New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout and carry straight on the A65 and after approximately 250m take the third right turn into Hall Lane. Take the third left into West End Rise and continue along, this road becomes West End Lane. Proceed along and the property can be found on the left hand side. Post Code LS18 5ER.
TO THE GROUND FLOOR
Timber and glazed/leaded entrance door into...
A lovely warm welcome is offered from the hallway, which embraces the farmhouse style of the house and offers a glimpse of what is to follow throughout. The Yorkshire stone flooring is superb and very practical too. A substantial staircase leads to the first floor. Central heating radiator adding a modern touch. Wood plate rack. Access hatch into the cellar. Door into...
4.88m x 4.57m (max) (16'0" x 15'0" (max))
A spacious and bright reception room with exposed ceiling beams. Neutral decor and wall light points. Impressive exposed stone fireplace with stone lintols and an inset multi-fuel wood burning stove set on a stone hearth. Windows provide a pleasant garden outlook.
3.35m x 4.65m (11'0" x 15'3")
Such a characterful room with attractive decor theme. An ideal formal dining room to facilitate entertaining or family gatherings. Feature slate fireplace with stone surround and inset cast iron fireplace. Traditional cupboard built into the alcove. Timber window to the rear elevation. Exposed beams to the ceiling. Wall light points.
FARMHOUSE STYLE DINING KITCHEN
5.79m x 4.27m (19'0" x 14'0")
This spacious, traditional farmhouse kitchen provides the hub of the home ,and is perfect for the family. Full of character, from the Yorkshire stone floor and fireplace/wood burner to the exposed beams and comprehensive bespoke timber cabinetry and drawers, very much in keeping with the era of the house. Granite worktops add a practical and luxurious finish. Belfast sink with mixer tap with a large window over providing a pleasant outlook over the garden. Recess/point for a range style cooker with extractor hood over, integrated fridge and dishwasher. Ample space for a large table and chairs.
2.82m x 3.84m (9'3" x 12'7")
An excellent size indeed, providing practical ancillary space where laundry etc can be done. Fitted with matching cabinets providing useful storage space, with complementary worktops over. Inset stainless steel sink, side drainer, ceramic tiled splash-backs. Plumbed for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. Quarry tiled floor. Central heating radiator. Window to the side elevation.
2.54m x 4.42m (8'4" x 14'6")
A most versatile and useful space currently providing additional storage space and a day to day entrance. Stone flagged floor, painted beams and a stable style door into the rear garden.
2.51m x 2.95m (8'3" x 9'8")
A must have practical room for any farmhouse. Leave the muddy boots and hang coats in here. The boiler is housed here. Stone flagged floor. Additional useful storage space.
TO THE FIRST FLOOR
Staircase from the ground floor hallway leading up to...
Well designed and with a simple styling, there are traditional doors off into...
4.65m x 4.17m (15'3" x 13'8")
An excellent sized master bedroom with a large window letting in lots of natural light. Neutral decor, wall light points. Comprehensive wardrobes are fitted along one full width wall providing excellent hanging and storage space. Central heating radiator. Stunning and very characterful revealed feature ceiling beams. Door into...
1.83m x 2.03m (6'0" x 6'8")
Adequately catering for the master bedroom and ensuring that there is privacy. Fitted with a traditional style three piece suite comprising shower cubicle, pedestal wash hand basin and a W.C Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window providing light and aiding ventilation.
4.57m x 3.05m (max) (15'0" x 10'0" (max))
Another fabulous sized bedroom with lots of space for a large bed and additional furniture. Two-tone decor theme in modern colours. Fitted wardrobes providing hanging and storage space. Central heating radiator. Sealed uni double glazed window to the front elevation. Exposed ceiling beams.
4.72m x 3.48m (15'6" x 11'5")
Again, so much space here in this large bedroom which enjoys a lovely view across fields. Superb beams which are a real 'nod' to the period of this lovely home.
3.78m x 3.51m (12'5" x 11'6")
A super bedroom with farmstead views. Contemporary wallpaper to one feature wall and neutral decor to the remainder. Central heating radiator. Sealed unit double glazed window to the side elevation.
2.74m x 1.83m (9'0" x 6'0")
A spacious bathroom which is styled in keeping with the house, fitted with a traditional suite comprising roll top 'slipper' style bath with ball & claw feet, pedestal wash hand basin and a W.C. Partially panelled walls with neutral decor to the remainder. Inset ceiling spotlights. Revealed ceiling beams and a traditional style radiator.
TO THE SECOND FLOOR
Staircase from the first floor leading up to...
ATTIC/POTENTIAL BEDROOM FIVE
7.01m x 6.10m (23'0" x 20'0")
'Wow' - This is such a stunning space, very rarely do we see rooms of this size and character. The slightly restricted head height when coming up the stairs is easily forgiven and more than compensated for once you see what this room has to offer. The beam structure is simply breath-taking and good head height is available in the middle of the room. Stunning exposed Yorkshire stone and revealed brick feature gable wall with inset window and two velux windows which really do let in a good amount of natural light.
3.35m x 6.10m (approx) (11'0" x 20'0" (approx))
Another room with superb potential. Revealed beams and a window to the gable end. Currently additional storage space.
TO THE OUTSIDE
The property boasts a generous sized enclosed garden which is ideal for families, offering a secure area where children can play. Yorkshire stone walls, hedges and mature trees mark the boundaries. There are hard-standing areas where patio furniture can be placed, enjoy a little alfresco dining or invite friends over for a BBQ and a large lawned area too. Useful gardener's toilet.
PLANNING & BUILDING REGS.
We are presently unable to confirm whether any appropriate planning permission or building regulation consents were obtained when altering the property, we do not hold on file, nor have we seen sight of any relevant supporting documents. Interested parties must satisfy themselves in this regard via their own Legal Representative.
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