4 bedroom detached house for saleLayton Ghyll, Layton Road, Rawdon
Sold STC £684,950
- Built late 1600's/early 1700's
- Originally as a farmhouse
- A Perfect family home
- With very appealing features
- 2nd time available in 60 yrs
- In large secluded gardens
- Prime Commutable location
- Nr reputable schooling
- Drive with turning space
- Previous P/Perm for extens
Full descriptionOriginally built as a farmhouse and dating back to the late 1600's/early 1700's this UTTERLEY CHARMING Grade II Listed house is now available on the open market for only the second time time in 60 years. Positioned in a very attractive setting this beautiful and generously proportioned home is the perfect place to raise your family. With many features including beamed ceilings, yet with a layout to suite modern living, including a large dining kitchen, three reception rooms, cellar and FOUR SPACIOUS BEDROOMS. Located within a stroll of excellent schooling, amenities and access links to major commuter routes, with a train station just down the hill and private schooling to suit all ages a short drive away. Large mature grounds surround the property a large driveway provides parking for several vehicles and has turning space.
Introduction - Originally built as a farmhouse and dating back to the late 1600's/early 1700's this utterley charming Grade II Listed house is now available on the open market for only the second time time in 60 years. Positioned in a very attractive setting this beautiful and generously proportioned home is the perfect place to raise your family. With many attractive features including beamed ceilings, yet with a layout to suite modern living, including a large dining kitchen, three reception rooms and four spacious bedrooms, with an additional two cellar rooms on the lower ground floor. Located within a stroll of excellent schooling and amenities and a train station five minutes drive down the hill, there is also easy access links to major commuter routes, and private schooling to suit all ages a short drive away. Large mature grounds which are particularly beautiful are located at the front and rear, offering secluded areas for family/social gatherings, with lots of space for adventurous children. Gates give access to a large driveway which provides parking for several vehicles and has turning space.
Location - Rawdon is a much sought after, extremely pleasant residential Village, conveniently situated just off New Road Side (A65). Commuting is straight forward; both the A65 and the Ring Road (A6120) are on hand providing major links to the motorway networks and the centres of Leeds and Bradford. Across the other side of the village is the Horsforth train station offering services to Leeds, York and Harrogate, with a further train station due for completion down the A65 at Kirkstall Forge. For the more travelled commuter the Leeds - Bradford Airport is only a short car ride away. There are many facilities on offer in the 'village' including local shops, a tea room, a public house and take-away, along with excellent schools both here and in neighbouring villages. This area is perfect for purchasers wanting to live in a popular situation with every convenience, a conservation area and Rawdon Billing all close by.
How To Find The Property - From our office at New Road Side Horsforth proceed up to the roundabout, crossing to continue up the (A65). Pass the crematorium on your left then take a right turn up Layton Lane. At the 'T' junction at the top take a right turn, then an immediate right turn into the private driveway of Layton Ghyll., which can be identified by our For Sale board. Post Code LS19 6QT.
To The Ground Floor - Traditional entrance door leading into...
Entrance Hall - Central to the building with original patterned floor tiles and traditional perod features this is a most welcoming entrance enticing you through into the ground floor living space, with a traditional staircase with polished wood banisters to the first floor bedrooms.
Lounge - 5.05m x 4.47m (16'7" x 14'8") - Rather grand in size and presentation this most impressive room boasts a stunning french polished oak floor and skirting boards, beamed ceiling and a large feature fireplace with inset wood burning stove, which can be lit on cold evenings to make a cosy room. The stunning leaded mullioned windows provide a beautiful garden aspect.
Dining Room - 4.27m x 4.57m (14'0" x 15'0") - An elegant room, flooded with light. Feature period fire surround with mantlepiece and two sash windows with window seats overlooking the gardens.
Dining Kitchen - 4.50m x 4.27m (14'9" x 14'0") - Forming a warm and welcoming hub of the house with lots of space to sit with the family and enjoy a leisurely breakfast or lunch around a good sized table and further seating built under the window. With a traditional farmhouse feel, stunning large ceiling beam, ample fitted furniture and a recess to accommodate a large Range style cooker. A most useful large pantry provides hidden storage for food and crockery etc. This room is so appealing and sure to be enjoyed.
Utility Room - 1.52m x 2.13m (5'0" x 7'0") - A useful space. Plumbed for automatic washing machine and space for tumble drier. Door leading out to the side gate and rear garden.
Family Room/Snug - 4.27m x 4.09m (14'0" x 13'5") - Of generous proportions, a really versatile space, ideal as a family room or if required a further bedroom with easy access to the shower room. Feature stone fireplace and super mullioned window.
Lobby - Practical space, useful for coats and shoes, potential to convert in the future if required.
Shower Room - 1.22m x 3.76m (4'0" x 12'4") - With a traditional theme having a walk-in shower, sink set on cast iron brackets and a W.C. Lots of light through the three windows.
Lower Ground Floor -
Cellar Rooms - There are two useful cellar rooms. The upper cellar currently provides useful storage space. The lower cellar room is feature barrel vaulted.
To The First Floor - Staircase to a half landing with a tall sash window having a pleasant outlook over the rear garden
First Floor Landing - With high ceilings and generous space. Access into a useful storage cupboard. Traditional doors into...
Bedroom One - 4.57m x 5.64m (15'0" x 18'6") - An extremely large master bedroom with high ceiling and deep skirting boards, flooded with natural light through the three large sash windows, which offers views beyond the gardens. There is a further cute rectangular window. A door takes you into a room approximately 8'0" x 5'6" which is crying out for conversion to an en-suite (with plumbing in place) or dressing room. Access via a pull-down ladder leads into a roof void, which is partially boarded for storage.
Bedroom Two - 4.57m x 5.18m (15'0" x 17'0") - Another excellent sized bedroom, light and airy and with a useful storage cupboard. A pleasant outlook can be enjoyed through the two windows and a third window gives a pleasant outlook over the garden to the side elevation.
Bedroom Three - 4.04m x 4.27m (13'3" x 14'0") - A super large double room with a lovely sash window and access into the second loft area. Useful built-in wardrobe.
Bedroom Four - 2.13m x 3.96m (7'0" x 13'0") - A comfortable fourth bedroom with large sash window and a small feature window
Bathroom - 1.83m x 3.05m (6'0" x 10'0") - Totally in keeping with the theme of the house. Fitted with a traditional Heritage suite which includes a shower fitted over the bath. Spacious with attractive tiling and decor.
Outside - The property sits well in substantial mature grounds which are set back from the road, accessed via a gated entrance. A large driveway to the side allows off-street parking for several cars and provides turning space. Beautifully tended gardens are formed to the front and enjoy a good degree of privacy with flower/shrub borders flanking rolling lawns and a mix of fruit trees. The rear garden is planted with spring bulbs and laid to grass, along with a meadow grassed area. Throughout the gardens secluded seating areas can be enjoyed. This is a super family garden with lots of space for children and pets to explore, combined with grown up entertaining space. There is a useful stone out-house which provides space for garden implements etc. This delightful garden is perfect with a wide range of established flowers and shrubs and space for a vegetable plot to be created if desired.
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