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Rawdon Road, Horsforth

7 Bed House - Detached For Sale

Reception Rooms: 5 | Bedrooms: 7 | Bathrooms: 5

Offers In The Region Of £1,000,000

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COMMANDING AND SUBSTANTIAL SIX/SEVEN BEDROOM, FOUR BATHROOM DETACHED RESIDENCE with well balanced/flexible reception space and attached SELF-CONTAINED ANNEX/home office suite or gym and impressive FOUR CAR GARAGE, generous parking area & additional detached ancillary building/store, in all approx 5000.sq.ft. Beautifully cared for extensive grounds with secluded rear garden.

Situated in a highly desirable northern suburb of Leeds. private yet convenient, with varied amenities close by, excellent schooling for all ages both public and private, various local train stations and Leeds-Bradford airport so ideal for commuting. An exciting opportunity to acquire this wonderful family home. EPC - D.
  • Exceptional detached property
  • Almost 5,000 sq ft of superb versatile living space
  • EPC D. Det ancillary building
  • Self-contained Annexe
  • Potential for use of adjoining stables and 2-acre paddock
  • 6/7 beds, 4 luxury bathrooms
  • Skillfully ref'bd & extended
  • Extensive grounds/4 car garage
  • Quality/high spec fittings
  • Highly regarded schooling close


A superb and substantial detached residence originally dating back to the 1930’s but having been extended in recent years and modernised with input from interior designers to create a wonderful flexible property providing an ideal home for those seeking space and privacy as well as a homely environment. Accessed from the main residence is a 700 sq. ft self-contained annex with wet room and kitchen providing independent accommodation for a dependent relative, or suitable for use as a substantial home office or gym as it has Cat-6 wiring and data points. The property is set back from the road behind a large hedge and double electric gates and enjoys superb long distance views to the front, the secure and secluded rear gardens are beautifully presented with many mature trees, shrubs and lawned areas. A quadruple garage is such a bonus. 300-sq. ft. detached ancillary building which could be converted into a work from home office, gym etc, currently used as storage. The gardens are safe and private, backing onto fields, stables and a 2-acre paddock with secure gated access. For those with equestrian interests the use of the stables and paddock can potentially be arranged. Truly beautiful gardens with something for everyone. Viewing is essential to appreciate the quality and flexibility of this family home.


This is a prime residential location where you will find excellent schools to suit all ages, a thriving village atmosphere in which you can enjoy an array of eateries, bars and an abundance of shops etc. Further facilities are available in the village of Horsforth, including a supermarket, park, banks etc, with pre-schools, also Kids Club and Trinity University all on hand. There are gyms, cricket, bowls, rugby, golf, running clubs, and a skate park: something for everyone. The Horsforth Train Station provides services to Leeds, York and Harrogate and Kirkstall Forge Train Station is located down the A65 and will further enhance the location. The Ring Road (A6120) and the A65 are nearby and provide main road links to the commercial centres of Leeds, Bradford, York and Harrogate as well as the Yorkshire Dales and Lake District beyond. A regular bus service runs into the City Centre and Leeds-Bradford Airport is a short drive away. There are many other recreational activities on offer in nearby areas too. All in all, this location is sought after by a wide variety of buyers and enjoys a strong sense of community.



From our office at New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout. Proceed straight on along the A65/RAWDON ROAD and the property can be found on the right-hand side identified by our 'For Sale' sign. Post Code LS18 5EW.


Substantial oak door with leaded/glazed side light and transom over providing access into ...


Providing a welcome shelter from the elements and a place to keep muddy shoes. uPVC window to the side and radiator Practical ceramic tiled floor. Partially glazed double doors opening into the entrance hall.


Providing a lovely first impression, spacious and bright with substantial wide panel oak floorboards. Attractive decor with ceiling coving and radiator cover. Inset ceiling spotlights. Spindle and balustrade staircase to the first floor. Window to the side. Timber panel door into...


5.41m x 4.39m (17'9" x 14'5")
A lovely bright room overlooking the beautiful rear gardens with wide oak floorboards and deep oak skirting boards. Large walk-in bay window with inset french doors which open out into the rear garden, such a convenient and pleasant arrangement if entertaining or for letting the children run outside and play on a sunny day. Further large glazed windows. Coving to the ceiling and inset ceiling spotlights. Traditional style central heating radiator, wall light wiring and TV point. Designer wallpaper to the chimney breast wall and tiled inset recess with inset feature stove.


5.26m x 4.37m (17'3" x 14'4")
An impressive large dining room, oozing charm and character with a continuation of the wide oak floorboards from the hallway. The high ceiling adds to the feeling of space, deep coving, a ceiling rose and deep skirting boards. Feature brick fireplace with inset wood burning stove set on a stone hearth with timber mantle over, this adds a wonderful cosy element to the room. Display niche and down-lighter. Four wall light points. Ample space for a substantial dining table and chairs. Feature Large bay window to the front elevation which showcases lovely long distance views. Traditional style central heating radiator. Bang & Olufsen hi-fi system and speakers and TV point.


4.57m x 3.51m (15'0" x 11'6")
A versatile room of good proportions, again boasting superb quality oak flooring. This room is currently entertainment space housing a large pool table, juke box etc, but it could suit a variety of uses to suit your personal requirements. Inset ceiling spotlights. Point for wall mounted television. Dual aspect with large window to one end and french doors opening out into the garden... perfect for entertaining!


7.32m x 4.57m (24'0" x 15'0")
A beautifully planned quality German made kitchen with an array of 'Bespoke' cream cabinetry/drawers etc with high quality quartz work surfaces. Inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink, side drainer and contemporary mixer tap, separate extendable hose tap and a waste disposal unit. Large feature central island unit encompassing cupboard space with matching quartz work surface, which is extended to provide casual dining/breakfast bar space for up to 6 people, with a Liebherr wine chiller, inset stainless steel 'prep' sink, contemporary mixer tap & instant "Quooker" boiling water tap. An array of high end 'Miele' integrated appliances include oven, microwave/combi oven, steam oven, coffee machine and warming drawer. Four ring induction hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. Full length fridge with separate freezer & dishwasher. Concealed under-unit lighting, inset ceiling spotlights. Tiled splash-backs. Point for wall mounted television. Stunning feature wallpaper to one wall. Quality and stylish Karndean flooring with hot water under-floor heating which adds a further touch of luxury. Windows to the front and side elevations, lovely fitted bench where you can sit and relax. uPVC double glazed french doors which open out onto the patio and garden, perfect when you are entertaining.


3.35m x 2.44m (11'0" x 8'0")
A most practical and useful room where you can keep the mess and noise out of the main kitchen. There is a range of fitted units providing storage space, with granite work surfaces over and matching splash-backs. Inset stainless steel sink, side drainer and modern mixer tap. Plumbed for washing machine and dishwasher, space for tumble drier and 'American' style fridge/freezer. Quality Karndean flooring with under-floor heating. uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Inset ceiling spotlights.


With quality Travertine marble flooring. Inset ceiling spotlights. uPVC door to the front, side and further door leading into the heated integral garage, a perfect arrangement, keeping you safe and dry when carrying children or shopping into the house.


A further useful convenience, a 'must have' for the busy family home these days! Fitted with a contemporary white suite comprising low flush WC with concealed cistern, vanity unit with wash hand basin inset. Travertine to splash-back areas and matching to the floor. Vertical contemporary central heating radiator and inset ceiling spotlights. Extractor fan and window for ventilation.


Staircase from the ground floor leading up to...


A spacious and bright landing with modern decor theme, inset ceiling spotlights and ceiling coving. uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Excellent walk - in linen cupboard and further cupboard housing the 'Megaflo' pressurised water cylinder. Ladder access to fully boarded loft space. Doors into...




4.88m x 4.39m (16'0" x 14'5")
This is a charming bedroom, spacious light and bright with such a calm feel. A large window provides good natural light but even more appealing is the stunning long distance view that you can soak up from here. Modern stylish decor and lovely high ceiling. Television aerial point. Archway through into....


3.35m x 2.64m (11'0" x 8'8")
High on top of many 'wish lists'.... A comprehensive range of high quality 'Strachan' furniture includes floor to ceiling wardrobes providing excellent hanging and storage space, mirrors, drawers and shelving. Matching dressing table with drawers. Inset ceiling spotlights. Central heating radiator.


3.51m x 1.22m (11'6" x 4'0")
Completing the master suite, the en-suite is finished to an excellent standard. Comprising double shower cubicle with wall mounted chrome riser shower, ceramic wash hand basin with mixer tap set into a timber vanity unit with useful vanity work surface and cupboard storage, low flush WC with concealed cistern. Tiling to the walls. Quality Karndean flooring. Inset ceiling spotlights. uPVC double glazed window to the rear. Contemporary vertical central heating radiator. Shaver point. Extractor fan.


6.10m x 3.66m (20'0" x 12'0")
Again, forming part of a further suite this bedroom is such a wonderful size. Light and bright with feature décor to one wall and two large windows to the rear elevation enjoying a lovely garden outlook. This peaceful bedroom boasts full wall width of fitted wardrobes, contemporary in style with sliding doors and providing lots of hanging/storage space, drawers and shelving. Inset ceiling coving and spotlights to the ceiling. Television aerial point. Stylish decor with feature wallpaper to one wall. Door into...


3.00m x 2.11m (9'10" x 6'11")
Modern, contemporary and stylish! Walk-in double shower cubicle with chrome wall mounted shower unit. modern timber vanity unit with vanity top, cupboards below and inset sink/mixer tap and a low flush WC with concealed cistern. Quality Travertine tiling to the walls and floor with under-floor heating adding a touch of luxury. uPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation. Contemporary vertical chrome radiator. Shaver point. Extractor fan.


5.18m x 3.66m (17'0" x 12'0")
Another wonderful sized room, so unusual for a third bedroom. Light, bright and airy with feature decor to one wall and ceiling coving. Floor to ceiling contemporary wardrobes with sliding door fronts along the length of one wall, excellent hanging, drawers, shelving and storage space. Long distance views to the front. Television aerial point. Inset ceiling spotlights. Door into...


1.73m x 3.12m (5'8" x 10'3")
Spacious, luxurious & contemporary, on par with a quality hotel. An excellent addition and providing a walk-in shower enclosure with chrome shower controls and riser shower, 'floating' WC with concealed cistern and wall mounted flush panel and a rectangular 'floating' vanity unit with drawer storage, inset sink and mixer tap. Mostly tiled to the walls with contrasting mosaic effect border, matching floor tiles with under-floor heating. Contemporary vertical central heating radiator. Inset ceiling spotlights. uPVC double glazed Velux window.


4.42m x 3.66m (14'6" x 12'0")
An excellent sized double bedroom with lovely rear garden views. Wiring in place for a wall mounted television. Useful wardrobes fitted into the alcoves, excellent hanging and storage space.


4.37m x 2.29m (14'4" x 7'6")
Another good sized double room boasting lovely long distance views. Inset ceiling spotlights and ceiling coving. Television aerial point.


A most useful additional space, versatile in use depending on your own specific requirements but ideal as an office as fitted with office furniture to include two desk units, drawers and shelving. Modern decor theme. Television aerial point.


3.35m x 1.98m (11'0" x 6'6")
Larger than most this impressive bathroom is fitted with a modern white suite comprising large panel bath with chrome shower fitted over and a glazed shower screen, 'floating' wash hand basin with chrome mixer tap and a WC with concealed cistern. Tiled mainly to the walls and tiled to the floor with under-floor heating. Inset ceiling spotlights and ceiling coving. Extractor fan. uPVC double glazed window. Shaver point. Chrome heated towel rail.


Staircase from the ground floor leading to...


Storage cupboard. uPVC double glazed Velux window.


Perfect for teenagers who wish for their own little sanctuary away from it all. With a quirky and interesting apex roof structure this space would make an ideal suite, install a shower room (Subject to permission). Eaves storage space has built-in cupboards, also housing the recently installed Worcester Bosch boiler. There are two uPVC double glazed Velux windows. Television aerial point. Central heating radiator.


12.93m x 5.66m (42'5" x 18'7")
A magnificent space which provides secure parking for at least four cars. Electric up & over door. Access into the annex.


This property is set well back from the road within extensive and beautifully tended established grounds. Access is gained via smart wrought iron electric gates with separate pedestrian gate which provide excellent security. The front gardens are substantial, mainly laid to lawn with deep flower/shrub borders and fruit trees which provide colour and interest that changes throughout the seasons. A spacious tarmacadam driveway provides ample secure parking for several vehicles and in turn, leads to the integral four car garage, with electric up & over doors, power, light and central heating. Mature hedging to the front and side provide screening from the road and offer an excellent degree of privacy. Courtesy lighting is installed, security lighting and CCTV monitoring. There is scope to create an 'In-Out' driveway if desired. At the rear the enclosed, secure private gardens include several large lawns. Yorkshire stone patio areas and pathways meander through the gardens leading to various interesting seating areas and there is a wonderful selection of trees, flower and shrubs/plants. The immediate garden between the main house and annex has been landscaped to provide a private courtyard with Yorkshire stone paving and low maintenance astro turf lawn upon which you can sit out. Shaped Yorkshire stone borders. Parts of the gardens provide a wonderful oasis for children in which they can make dens, have climbing frames, swings etc. The gardens are safe and private, backing onto stables and a 2-acre paddock with secure gated access. For those with equestrian interests the use of the stables and paddock can potentially be arranged. Truly beautiful gardens with something for everyone.


9.73m x 2.92m (31'11" x 9'7")
What a superb addition to the property. A detached building wired for power, light and a music system. Ideal space for a multitude of purposes including summerhouse, studio, home office etc but presently used for storage. Double glazed windows and french doors. High apex ceiling, plenty of lighting. Practical floor covering.


A most attractive building just over 50ft in length, with arched window detailing, providing a completely self-contained area with central heating, alarm system, Sky, Cat 5. Accommodation briefly comprises:-


A welcome shelter from the elements, ideal for coats and shoes. Leading into...


7.62m x 3.12m (25'0" x 10'3")
Spacious indeed and offering versatility in use to suite your own personal requirements. Impressive as a work from home office/gym or accommodation for dependent relatives. There is scope to further define specific areas, ie lounge and bedroom if desired. French doors and lots of natural light. Door into...


1.70m x 2.06m (5'7" x 6'9")
A modern wet room with walk-in shower, WC and modern pedestal wash hand basin. Partially tiled in attractive ceramics with neutral decor to the remainder.


2.13m x 1.22m (7'0" x 4'0")
A most useful convenience with contemporary suite comprising timber wall mounted vanity unit with inset sink and mixer tap, 'Floating' W.C with concealed cistern. Quality Travertine tiling to lower walls with mosaic effect border, matching floor tiles. uPVC double glazed window. Chrome ladder style radiator. Space for storage if required.


3.05m x 1.52m (10'0" x 5'0")
The kitchen is fitted with a range of grey units, Shaker style with modern work surfaces over. Inset sink, side drainer and 'Swan Neck' mixe tap. Space for fridge/freezer and slimline dishwasher. The real feature is the wonderful large 'half moon' window which floods the room with natural light. Modern splash-back tiling and practical/modern floor covering.


Planning permission granted to extend the garage to create a four car garage and link to the annex.
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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