6 bedroom detached house for saleThe Chalet, Queens Drive, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29
Guide Price £1,045,000
Entered through a well proportioned reception hall, which is central to the property, The Chalet has three main reception rooms to the ground floor along with a well appointed kitchen having granite features; conservatory overlooking the southerly facing garden; study and breakfast room. To the first floor there are six bedrooms in all - including one en suite - along with a house bathroom and separate shower room. Two of the bedrooms enjoy access to a balcony from where there are
stunning aspects across the property's principal gardens towards the woodland and moorland around Middleton and Beamsley.
The property is approached by a sweeping tarmacadam driveway which meanders through well stocked gardens, central to which there is a level lawn with a delightful ornamental pond.
Covered Entrance; Reception Hall a spacious introduction to the house with ceiling coving, rose and staircase off to the first floor with substantial oak newel post and matching baluster rail. Wall light points. Coats Room with ceiling coving and wall hung washbasin. Cloakroom with low flush w.c. and ceiling coving. Drawing Room L shaped with impressive ceiling cornice, mouldings and rose. Picture rail and wall light points. Feature cut stone fireplace with matching hearth and gas stove. Television and telephone points. There are windows to two sides, those to the front offering lovely aspects across the principal gardens towards Beamsley Beacon. Matching French doors to the terrace. Dining Room generously proportioned and with deep, almost full width windows to the front offering lovely aspects onto the gardens. Deep coving, wall light points and cut stone fireplace with a reeded interior. Study having a charming period cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and painted timber mantle. Ceiling coving, wall light points and windows to two sides incorporating French doors to the front. Family Room with ceiling coving, picture rail and television point. A pair of doors provide access to:- Conservatory a practical everyday room with radiator, double glazed windows to three sides, ceramic tiled floor and
wall light points. French doors lead out to a sheltered terrace. Kitchen fitted with a comprehensive range of oak fronted eye level and base cupboards with matching dresser unit and central island preparation area, the latter having granite working surfaces over. Inset twin bowl stainless steel sink unit with monoblock tap, complementary wall tiling and integral wine rack. Plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, double glazed windows to the rear, ceiling coving and lobby area providing access to the principal reception hall. Telephone point. Pantry off. Breakfast Room with wall light points. Utility having floor tiling matching that to the kitchen and with fitted base cupboard with stainless steel sink unit. Garden door and plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Boiler Room with gas fired heating/hot water boiler and fitted shelving.
Approached by stone steps from the kitchen lobby and offering a pair of store rooms along with a wine cellar with stone keeping banks.
Landing approached by an elegant staircase from the principal hallway and with painted balustrade having oak finished baluster rail and substantial newel post. Bedroom 1 a pleasantly proportioned double room with a pair of double opening double glazed windows which provide access to a balcony and also offer delightful views across the garden towards the woodland and moors of Middleton and Beamsley. Ceiling coving and picture rail. Fitted wardrobe. Bedroom 2 a generous double with ceiling coving and double glazed window providing aspects to the south. En Suite Shower Room fitted with a three piece white suite comprising low flush w.c., pedestal washbasin with splash tiling and Mira shower within a chrome finished double cubicle with mosaic effect wall tiling. Laminate timber flooring. Bedroom 3 a double room having a pair of double glazed double opening windows providing access to the balcony. Ceiling coving, fitted wardrobe and drawers. Bedroom 4 a double room to the southern elevation with ceiling coving, double glazed window and fitted wardrobes. Landing with linen cupboard housing the hot water cylinder with fitted shelving. Bedroom 5 a comfortable double room with lovely views across Wharfedale towards Myddelton Lodge and the foors beyond. Double glazed window. House shower Room with pedestal washbasin, bidet and chrome finished double shower cubicle with wall tiling. Chrome finished heated towel rail and extractor fan. Further part wall tiling. Separate W.C. with low flush suite and pedestal washbasin with splash tiling.
Bedroom 6 a double room enjoying garden and valley views. House Bathroom attractively appointed with a three piece white suite comprising low flush w.c., pedestal washbasin and bath. Linen cupboard with fitted shelving. Painted panelling to dado height.
The Chalet stands amidst delightful, mature grounds of 0.3 of a hectare (0.76 of an acre), well stocked with a broad variety of specimen trees and shrubs. A tarmacadam driveway leads up the eastern side of the plot from Queens Drive to a
parking/turning area from where stone steps lead to the main entrance door.
To the southern side of the house there is extensive shrub planting and an expansive paved terrace forming a delightful seating/dining area having access from the conservatory. There is a charming raised ornamental pond. Alongside the
terrace there is a garden store with power and light; a gardeners w.c. with an additional water supply and former fuel store. Steps lead up from the terrace to a further garden room with power, light and glazed sink having water supply. There is clear potential for a variety of uses including a gym, occasional office, studio or play area. By far the majority of gardens are set to the front of the house. There is a raised gravelled terrace from where a pathway leads past a well stocked rockery with ferns and rhododendrons to an area of level lawn, thought originally to be a tennis court. There is extensive shrub planting to all three sides of the lawn, along with a central and delightful water feature with fountain and gravelled seating area beyond. The driveway is lined with mature trees and rhododendrons.
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