An exciting and rare opportunity to acquire a rather handsome and unique home with origins dating back prior to 1840. An impressive ex-clothier's residence which retains not only features from the period, but also boasts a fantastic 32ft top floor studio/workshop, which is full of natural light and has an open pitched ceiling with revealed trusses and hooks that once held the fabrics, now perfect as an artist's or photographic or yoga studio etc. The property is situated in sought after Farsley, which enjoys a pleasant village atmosphere and offers a variety of cafes, eateries, shops and good local schooling. Stone built and set over three floors on split levels, to include rooms that could be self-contained if desired, ideal for teenagers etc. The accommodation offers so much space, flexibility and includes a porch, two large reception rooms, a spacious kitchen-diner. Five bedrooms, with further access from the master bedroom leading outside via an original external staircase that also leads to the studio/workshop. The top floor houses the studio. There is off-street parking, secure storage in a stone shed and an enclosed garden at the side, suitable for children and pets or in which you can relax with friends. Set within this increasingly popular location, with good access links into Leeds & Bradford, local schooling and the many amenities both here and in nearby villages.
Farsley is a small but increasingly popular Village from which commuting is straightforward, either by private or public transport. The A6120 and A647 are both on hand and provide major links to the motorway networks. Just a short distance away is the popular Owlcotes Centre at Pudsey offering a Marks & Spencer store, Asda superstore, and there is a train station adjacent. In addition, the bus services are frequent from the village, getting you into Leeds & Bradford City centres. There is a good selection of shops, pubs and eateries in Farsley and schools are also popular. The neighbouring villages of Pudsey and Horsforth are only a short distance away and also offer a comprehensive range of facilities.
HOW TO FIND THE PROPERTY
From our office at New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout and turn left into the Ring Road (A6120). Continue along the A6120 and at the roundabout take the first exit onto Rodley Lane (A657). Turn right into Bagley Lane and the property can be found on the right hand side, identified by our For Sale board. Post Code - LS28 5LY.
TO THE GROUND FLOOR
Painted timber entrance door into...
A classic early Victorian styled hallway, full of period charm, with feature archway. Painted spindle and timber balustrade turned staircase to the first floor, with original 'Lincrusta' ornate wallpaper below the dado rail. Traditional panel doorway into...
5.41m x 4.24m (17'9" x 13'11")
A spacious and well proportioned reception room with charming period features including a high ceiling with picture rail and ornate moulding above. Open chimney breast with brick surround, stone lintel over and inset cast iron gas burner set upon a terracotta tiled hearth. Classic timber panelled and recessed window to the front with original shutters and a further window to the side elevation. Alcove with useful storage and shelving. Opens to the kitchen/diner.
5.84m x 3.53m (19'2" x 11'7")
Of open-plan design, perfect for entertaining. Three windows allow in lots of natural light. The kitchen is fitted with a range of oak shaker style wall, base and drawer units with contemporary work-surfaces over, with inset ceramic hob and stainless steel extractor hood over. Inset stainless steel sink, side drainer and modern mixer tap. Integrated double electric oven, four point electric hob and dishwasher. Exposed beams add a super feature. Ample space for a good sized table and chairs. Traditional timber and glazed door. Modern flooring.
5.46m x 3.81m (17'11" x 12'6")
Offering versatility of use to suit your own personal requirements, this is a spacious and charming room with timber paneled and recessed window with original shutters, high ceiling with cornice and rose. Feature original marble fire surround.
2.21m x 1.47m (7'3" x 4'10")
Exposed stone porch which provides access into the garden. Plumbed for a washing machine. Useful storage space.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
With arch feature and high ceiling. A window provides natural light. The doors are traditional panel doors and lead into...
3.51m x 2.64m (11'6" x 8'8")
Bedroom with recessed shelving and hanging rail.
1.60m x 1.42m (5'3" x 4'8")
A handy addition, with WC and a wash hand basin.
Stairs off the inner lobby provide access to a further area which would be ideal for persons requiring self-contained space, ideal for teenagers for example.
4.06m x 2.59m (13'4" x 8'6")
A spacious room which is ideal for teenagers wanting some privacy. A large velux window provides lots of natural light. Stable door with scope to add a Juliette balcony or a staircase for private access. Loft access hatch. Opens into...
2.95m x 2.49m (max) (9'8" x 8'2" (max))
Such a useful area, just add a sofa or desk etc for study or relaxation.
1.78m x 1.30m (5'10" x 4'3")
With W.C and wash hand basin inset to a vanity unit with storage below.
TO THE FIRST FLOOR
Stairs from the ground floor hallway leading to...
Providing access into...
3.53m x 2.84m (11'7" x 9'4")
A generous sized bedroom with private loft storage. Alcove with fitted rails. Velux window.
3.53m x 2.72m (max) (11'7" x 8'11" (max))
Much larger than average and fitted with a four piece suite comprising a fully tiled shower cubicle with electric shower fitted, panel bath, WC and vanity with inset wash hand basin and storage below. Fitted storage housing the combi boiler. Partial panelling to walls with paint finish to the remainder. Velux roof light and a large window.
A spacious area with scope to create an en-suite if required, subject to any permissions.
4.01m x 3.15m (13'2" x 10'4")
A spacious double bedroom with fitted storage and shelving. Recessed window with timber panels.
3.84m x 2.26m (12'7" x 7'5")
The smallest bedroom in the house, however, still larger than many. Useful fitted storage. Mullion window.
4.24m x 4.24m (13'11" x 13'11")
Such a good sized room with bags of charm. Painted cast iron fireplace with original marble surround forming a pleasant feature. Fitted under-stairs store. Door into...
With access from the bedroom or independent access from an external entrance door/stone staircase.
9.83m x 5.41m (32'3" x 17'9")
Certainly oozing the 'wow' factor! Such a fantastic large and bright space that offers so much versatility. As an ex clothier's house, this room was perfect for dealing with the fabrics. The original winch remains and the high pitched ceiling with it's fabulous exposed trussed rafters and beams still has hooks that the cloth was suspended from. The room now lends itself fantastically well to a studio for photography, artwork, yoga etc, whatever suites your personal requirements. Stripped and varnished floorboards add a smart & practical finish. Various good sized windows with hardwood lintels above fill the room with natural light. A sectioned area houses a sink and there is separate boiler and storage. Access to...
2.21m x 1.52m (7'3" x 5'0")
With WC and wash hand basin.
A step ladders provides access to a wealth of storage above the WC and utility area.
TO THE OUTSIDE
There is off-street parking for two cars and good space to the side, enclosed and secluded offering a private garden in which you can sit and the family can play. Secure storage in a stone shed. There is a variety of shrubs and a lawn with raised flower beds.
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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