17 Sep Stunning four-bedroom barn conversion near Calverley
‘Dove Cote’ is a stunning stone-built four-bedroom barn conversion in Woodhall Hills hamlet, a beautiful private hamlet close to Calverley village, the highest point in Leeds and an exclusive and highly sought-after area.
The building dates back to the mid-19th century, it was converted in the 1980s and recently extended to incorporate further bedroom space.
With a wealth of period charm throughout, blended perfectly with modern stylish features, this is a desirable home indeed.
Gated access leads onto a stone set driveway with parking for five-six cars, there is also a spacious summer house that can double as a garage or workshop.
Accommodation briefly comprises hallway giving access to the impressive lounge offering far reaching views, bi-folding doors to the the rear garden and feature stone fireplace with cast iron burner. Traditional style kitchen, opening into the dining room, perfect for entertaining. One bedroom downstairs – great for guests – and a luxurious house bathroom. To the first floor are three good sized rooms and a luxury shower room. Beautifully tended and well stocked gardens to four sides and further allocated parking spaces for guests.
A farmhouse style kitchen with a traditional twist, fitted with bespoke wall and cupboard units including a tall pantry with wicker baskets beneath and an inset Belfast sink with swan neck mixer tap. Solid timber work-surfaces reflect this barn’s country charm and the window providing a pleasant private and leafy outlook . Feature exposed beams are a nod to the building’s past and really add to the period theme.
What a beautiful, elegant lounge, full of natural light and enjoying such a pleasant and private outlook. Stylishly appointed and decorated with a period stone fireplace. It’s cast iron wood burner set upon a stone hearth adds a super feature making it perfect for those cosy nights in. More exposed beams and solid oak spindle and balustrade staircase to the first floor. Window to the side elevation and fantastic solid oak bi-fold doors across the full width of one wall which not only floods the room with natural light, but also brings the outside in.
Much larger than average and luxuriously appointed bathroom. Oval roll top free standing bath with wall fixed mixer tap and fitted ice bucket/flute holders… Ooh la la! Fully tiled walk-in shower. Stunning tiling to the walls and floor with under-floor heating adding a further dash of luxury.
The first floor bedrooms are all excellent sized rooms featuring solid timber features with one bedroom having it’s very own external stairway providing separate and independent access as required.
The property sits upon a large, meticulously tended plot with electrically controlled wrought iron gates leading onto the parking forecourt at the front and complementary wrought iron fencing. The stone set forecourt provides off-street parking for five or six cars, this in turn leads to a detached summer house/garage measuring approximately 18’9″ x 18’8″, a parking and storage heaven! Plastered internally and smartly decorated. There is scope to convert this building into an annex if desired, subject to any necessary permissions.
French doors open outside onto the rear patio which is drenched in sunshine, such a perfect spot to sit and relax. The garden is beautiful, mainly laid to lawn with flower/shrub borders. A further terrace is perfect for family BBQs etc, with access into the lounge via bi-folding doors. External steps lead up the side of the house into one of the bedrooms, there is useful under-stairs storage too. Lawned garden to the front and side, with a variety of flowers and shrubs. There are fields at the back of the house and therefore a great deal of peace, quiet and privacy is enjoyed. Beautiful rear outlook over Calverley golf course.
This property is available and recently reduced in price to £575,000. To view, please call 0113 239 0012 to arrange a viewing.