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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Oaklands Cottage & Grumpy Cottage Queens Drive Lane, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29

£899,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedroom Spacious Character Cottage
  • Separate Detached Two Bedroom Cottage
  • Ideal For Those With Dependent Relatives
  • Tremendous Home For Those Who Love To Entertain
  • Highly Regarded Elevated Position
  • Quiet Private Location On A Leafy Lane
  • Charming Private Cottage Gardens
  • Easy Walking Distance To Ilkley Town Centre & Station
  • Easy Walking Distance To Ilkley Grammar School

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Nestled on a quiet, private setting on a leafy lane leading to ancient woodland, in a highly regarded, elevated position above Ilkley, yet within easy walking distance to Ilkley town centre and Ilkley Grammar School, is this truly superb, unique property ideal for those searching for a four bedroom principal residence with tremendous character and a detached two bedroom cottage for dependent relatives or either long term or holiday lettings. This is a very rare opportunity to be able to ensure loved ones are safe and sound whilst everyone retains their own space and independence. The properties are approached over a Yorkshire stone, cobbled courtyard affording parking for several cars. The main house 'Oaklands Cottage' has a large double garage underneath and is accessed by either a lower ground hallway or steps up the side of the property into the kitchen, which has traditional, bespoke, hand painted units with granite work surfaces over and in pride of place is a large, stainless steel range with matching splashback and hood. With terracotta tiling to the floor, a log burning stove creates a wonderful atmosphere during the winter months with ample space for a dining table. A spacious dining hall with Velux roof lights and French doors opening out onto the patio is a great place to entertain in the summer months and has the feeling of a hunting lodge. A most attractive, separate sitting room with feature, ornate fireplace and cornicing is a great addition to the reception rooms. To the half landing is a most spacious master bedroom benefiting from a cavernous range of fitted wardrobes and en-suite shower room. A house bathroom and laundry room complete this floor. To the next floor two further large double bedrooms and a single bedroom are served by a luxurious, ultra-modern, walk-in shower room fully tiled with marble. Outside the private, tiered garden area to the rear is ideal for al fresco entertaining with friends and family. The property enjoys wonderful, long distance views over the valley.
'Grumpy Cottage' affords detached, private, single storey accommodation, again with a garage and storage below and benefiting from a private garden area away from the main house. Internally, a porch opens into a spacious sitting room with separate large galley kitchen off. Two good sized, double bedrooms are served by a house bathroom.
Ilkley is a thriving, historical, Yorkshire town, occupying a beautiful setting amidst the unspoilt open countryside of Wharfedale with stunning scenery and the opportunity for rural pursuits. Ilkley boasts an excellent wide range of high class shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, library and Playhouse theatre and cinema. llkley has excellent sports and social facilities, which include the Ilkley lido pool and sports clubs for rugby, tennis, golf, cricket, hockey and football. The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages with both state and private education well catered for including Ilkley Grammar School. Ilkley is an ideal town for the commuter with frequent train services to Leeds and Bradford (around 35 minutes commute), providing regular connections to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford International Airport is just over 11 miles away with national and international services.

The immaculately presented accommodation with GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, DOUBLE GLAZING, with approximate room sizes comprises:

An early viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the overall accommodation on the rare opportunity presented here.


Ground Floor

Reception Hallway
A covered entrance porch on the lower ground floor gives access to a half double glazed, timber door opening into a bright and spacious reception hallway courtesy of a double glazed window. Stairs lead up to the:

Dining Hall
10.00m x 3.00m (32' 10" x 9' 10")
A most spacious dining hall with several Velux windows to the roof and charming, exposed timbers. This spacious dining area is delightful with a continuation of the light and spacious feel. One appreciates the fact that this offers ample space for a generously sized, dining table and one can imagine many happy times spent here entertaining friends and family. French doors lead out onto a spacious, private, patio area affording tremendous al fresco entertaining and dining opportunities. Large, useful storage cupboard.


Dining Kitchen
4.50m x 4.30m (14' 9" x 14' 1")
A charming, country cottage style dining kitchen, fitted with a bespoke range of hand painted wall and base units with granite work surfaces over to include display cupboards and a traditional style plate rack. A stainless steel, under surface sink with mixer tap sits under a double glazed window with views over the garden. In pride of place is a large, stainless steel range with electric oven and gas burners over, just the ticket to bring the Master Chef out in all of us. With ample space for a dining table and a log burning stove this is an ideal place for a cosy, winter dinner party. Terracotta, tiled flooring and half glazed kitchen door to the side elevation. Centre light and halogen down lighting.

Sitting room
4.30m x 3.90m (14' 1" x 12' 10")
Accessed from the dining room is the delightful, formal sitting room. Natural light floods in through the tall, dual aspect, double glazed windows. This is a room of grand proportions with ornate coving and picture rail. One's eyes are drawn to the stunning, feature fireplace with ornate, cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and hearth housing a gas, coal effect fire.

Landing
Stairs from the dining hall lead up to a half landing, giving access to:

Master Bedroom
5.70m x 3.60m (18' 8" x 11' 10")
An absolute oasis of peace and calm, this is a great space just to get away from it all. Fitted with a comprehensive range of stylish, fitted wardrobes. Double glazed, timber windows. Halogen down lighting, carpeted flooring and radiator. Door opening into:

En-suite Shower Room
Having a glazed, corner shower cubicle with mains, thermostatic shower, built in, vanity furniture housing a vanity basin with chrome, monobloc tap and concealed cistern w/c. Tiling to the walls and carpeted flooring. Double glazed window with obscure glazing and halogen down lighting.

House Bathroom
Fitted with a marble effect suite comprising a shower cubicle with glass door and thermostatic shower, pedestal washbasin, low level w/c, bidet and deep fill, sunken bath with mixer tap and hand shower. Half panelling to the walls. Wood effect vinyl flooring. Double glazed window with obscure glazing.

Laundry Room
Fitted with a range of wall and base units with laminate surfaces over. Space and plumbing for a washing machine and dryer.


First Floor

Landing
Stairs lead up to a bright and airy landing courtesy of two Velux roof windows. Timber balustrading and down lighting.

Bedroom Two
7.60m x 3.10m (24' 11" x 10' 2")
A tremendous room - every teenager's dream having space for a double bed and a further seating area. Stunning views are afforded through two double glazed windows and two further Velux windows, which allow the natural light to flood in. Having masses of useful under eaves storage, exposed beam ant two traditional style radiators.

Bedroom Three
4.30m x 3.90m (14' 1" x 12' 10")
A further great sized double bedroom with dual aspect, double glazed windows affording aspects over the gardens. Carpeted flooring and radiator.

Bedroom Four
3.30m x 2.50m (10' 10" x 8' 2")
A good sized single room with a double glazed window with aspects over the garden, down lighting, loft access and electric radiator.

Luxury Wet Room
An absolutely stunning, luxury, modern wet room, fully tiled in marble comprising walk in shower area with thermostatic shower and drench shower head, wall hung washbasin with modern Monobloc tap and wall hung w/c with concealed cistern. Low level, accent lighting and down lighting to the ceiling.

Outside

Integral Double Garage
Accessed from the hallway is a most spacious, internal, double garage with dual, up and over, remote, electric doors. Double glazed windows with obscure glass. Central heating boiler, useful ceramic sink, fitted units and shelving. Concrete flooring and radiator. This is a most generous space for two large cars and bikes yet still affording some room for the usual family paraphernalia.

Garden
The delightful, private, terraced gardens are charming. Privacy is maintained by trees and hedging and this is an ideal spot for relaxing or al fresco entertaining. Both Oaklands Cottage and Grumpy Cottage have their own private, garden areas. To the front of the property, a timber gate gives access to a Yorkshire stone, cobbled courtyard affording parking for several cars and access to the garages.



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20 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Ilkley (0.7 mi)
  • Ben Rhydding (1.6 mi)
  • Burley-in-Wharfedale (3.4 mi)
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126 Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8PN

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Harrison Robinson, Ilkley

126 Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8PN

01943 678328 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Ilkley (0.7 mi)
  • Ben Rhydding (1.6 mi)
  • Burley-in-Wharfedale (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Harrison Robinson, Ilkley

126 Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8PN

01943 678328 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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