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2 bedroom house for sale

Headingley Lane, Leeds

Offers Over £440,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade II Listed Apartment in Headingley Castle
  • Modern Dining Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Two En-Suites
  • Communal Grounds

Full description

Tenure: Leasehold


SUMMARY
A rare opportunity to purchase a piece of local history, in the shape of this magnificent grade II listed apartment in Headlingley Castle, which is situated in the heart of Headingley with access to amenities and transport links.


DESCRIPTION
We are delighted to offer the rare opportunity to purchase a piece of local history, in the shape of this magnificent grade II listed apartment in Headingley Castle, which is ideally situated in the heart of Headingley, with good access to local amenities and transport links, but yet remains secluded to the unknowing eye. The property occupies the ground floor of the left wing of the stone built castle and boasts well presented accommodation briefly comprising; grand communal entrance hall, private reception hall, guest W.C, splendid living room with period features, modern fitted dining kitchen with integrated appliances, two generously sized bedrooms both benefiting from en-suite facilities. Well maintained communal gardens and a tandem allocated parking space as well as further communal parking spaces.

Headingley Castle 
We are delighted to offer the rare opportunity to purchase a piece of local history, in the shape of this magnificent grade II listed apartment in Headingley Castle, which is ideally situated in the heart of Headingley, with good access to local amenities and transport links, but yet remains secluded to the unknowing eye. The property occupies the ground floor of the left wing of the stone built castle and boasts well presented accommodation briefly comprising; grand communal entrance hall, private reception hall, guest W.C, splendid living room with period features, modern fitted dining kitchen with integrated appliances, two generously sized bedrooms both benefiting from en-suite facilities. Well maintained communal gardens and a tandem allocated parking space as well as further communal parking spaces.

History  
We understand that the property was constructed in 1846 on the instructions of Thomas England - a local corn merchant, and designed by John Child - one of Leeds most prolific architects. The building has been used for a variety of uses over time, but now consists of six apartments and two coach-houses. The apartment occupies the ground floor of the left wing of the magnificent Headingley Castle, retaining much charm and character with many of the original features, including what we believe to be original art work, ornate high ceilings with ornate coving amongst many others.

Communal Entrance 
A grand entrance hall with half glazed original entrance doors, leading to a double height reception hall. this was originally the entrance hall to the castle and retains many original features, including; a grand staircase leading to the first floor, ornate plasterwork and stone flooring. To the rear of the hallway is a set of Oak paneled doors which lead to the apartment.

Entrance Hall 
A private reception hall with doors to the front and side elevations, retaining what is believed to be the original ceiling coving, Oak flooring, contemporary radiator and a quirky half staircase which used to lead upstairs but is now used as storage.

Guest W.C 
Accessed from the hallway. Fully tiled walls having a W.C, hand wash basin and a radiator.

Lounge 28' 9" x 19' 3" ( 8.76m x 5.87m )
A spacious ornate living room with vast ceiling height, retaining characteristic plasterwork, detailed coving and what we believe to be original artwork - dating back to when the property was built. Grade II listed granite mirrored centre piece, living flame effect gas stove with original marble style surround with granite style hearth and insert. Polished Oak flooring and two radiators. Generous bay window to the side elevation, providing ample natural light and over looking the lawned communal grounds. Situated within the lounge is Study Area.

Dining Kitchen 24' 2" x 18' 4" ( 7.37m x 5.59m )
A fitted kitchen with a range of wall and base units, including complementary solid granite work surfaces, incorporating a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Integrated appliances including; five ring gas hob and electric oven with glass and stainless steel extractor hood above, microwave oven with grill and fridge freezer. Oak flooring, contemporary style living flame effect gas fire, modern radiators, ornate plaster work and detailed coving. Windows to the rear and side elevations with garden views.

Master Bedroom 18' 3" x 16' 1" ( 5.56m x 4.90m )
A fantastically sized double bedroom with ornate coving and two radiators. Window to the side elevation overlooking the grounds.

En-Suite Shower Room 
Having fully tiled walls and flooring and a three piece suite, comprising; corner shower cubicle, low level flush, W.C and pedestal hand wash basin. Heated towel rail radiator.

Second Bedroom 15' x 12' 5" ( 4.57m x 3.78m )
A generous double bedroom with two contemporary style radiators, a large fire surround and a window to the rear elevation. A MEZZANINE level is accessed within this room, which has been created to provide additional bedroom/study space.

En-Suite Bathroom 
Three piece suite comprising; paneled bath, low level flush W.C and hand wash basin. Heated towel rail, fully tiled walls and tiled flooring. Access to the boarded loft space. Window to the rear elevation.

Cellar 
Access to the cellar is via a communal door outside. All residents have access to this useful storage space, which contains their own private storage cage.

To The Outside 
Headingley Castle is situated in its own private position, hidden from the centre of Headingley, yet only moments from amenities.

There are well maintained landscaped communal gardens to the front and side of the property, including recently developed communal allotment areas. The gardens are well established and a haven to relax and enjoy the outdoor space.

Parking 
Parking is provided by a tandem allocated parking space as well as communal parking areas.


Lease details are currently being compiled. For further information please contact the branch. Please note additional fees could be incurred for items such as leasehold packs.



1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.
5. THESE PARTICULARS ARE ISSUED IN GOOD FAITH BUT DO NOT CONSTITUTE REPRESENTATIONS OF FACT OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR CONTRACT. THE MATTERS REFERRED TO IN THESE PARTICULARS SHOULD BE INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED BY PROSPECTIVE BUYERS OR TENANTS. NEITHER SEQUENCE (UK) LIMITED NOR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS HAS ANY AUTHORITY TO MAKE OR GIVE ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY WHATEVER IN RELATION TO THIS PROPERTY.


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