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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Swincar House, Walkers Row, Yeadon

Guide Price £395,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Unique develop't opportunity
  • Could divide into 2 props
  • Handsome detached residence
  • Built circa 1827 - stunning!
  • EPC D
  • Refurbishment required
  • Possible scope to extend.
  • 5 beds, 3 receptions
  • Seperate detached cottage

Full description

Traditional STONE built DETACHED family home dating back to 1827 providing STONE VAULTED keeping CELLAR, FIVE ground floor RECEPTION rooms, FIVE 1st floor bedrooms & TWO bathrooms. The Principle residence boasts many wonderful period features, however, many parts of the property would respond well to a full scheme of refurbishment. EXCEPTIONAL/FLEXIBLE LIVING SPACE which could provide two separate dewllings if desired, or alternatively, make one commanding and substantial residence. Gross internal area approx., 2600 sq ft plus LOFT AREA. Adjacent to Swincar House is the FORMER SERVANTS QUARTERS, 'The Cottage' providing additional ONE BEDROOM accommodation ideal dependent relative accommodation, or could bring in a rental income. Gardens wrap around the property and offer potential for a lengthy driveway and large garage to be created (subject to permissions) Ideally located for the amenities of Yeadon and Guiseley. Schools form all ages are close by. Commutable road links EPC -

Introduction - GUIDE PRICE £395,000. Swincar House is a traditional stone built detached residence dating back to 1827 and offering a tremendous opportunity for modernisation and re-organisation of layout and facilities to create an impressive family home. The property boasts some wonderful period features, with high ceilings, stunning walk in panelled bays ripe for beautifying. Previously occupied as two mainly separate homes by a family and their parents, could easily be returned to a single unit. Stairs from the hallway lead down to a stone keeping cellar and there are four ground floor reception rooms, a dining kitchen and downstairs WC/cloakroom. Two front doors open to two staircases leading to five first floor bedrooms, two family bathrooms and a dressing area. Above is an undeveloped loft area currently used for storage. The property is approached by a private driveway to rear parking and double garage space (see foot note) set within large grounds of approximately sixth of an acre with original walls and deep water well.

Location - Ideally located for the local facilities of Yeadon and Guiseley providing a wealth of supermarkets, smaller shops, fitness clubs and many pubs and restaurants. Schools for all ages are nearby. The property is an easy commute to Leeds, Bradford, Harrogate and a short drive to Ilkley and the Yorkshire Dales beyond. It is on the bus route with a bus stop nearby and 1.5 miles from Guiseley metro train station (Leeds/Bradford 18 minutes). Leeds Bradford International Airport is two miles away giving the world at your doorstep.

How To Find The Property - From our office at Otley Road (A65) travel towards Leeds. At the fourth set of traffic lights, with Nunroyd Park on your left hand side, turn left onto Kirk Lane, proceed up and take a left turning into Walker's Row and the property can be identified by our For Sale sign. Post Code LS19 7ES.

Accommodation -

To The Ground Floor - Original front door and hallway with stone staircase leading to first floor and door to ground floor rooms.

Hallway - 3.02m x 2.39m (9'11" x 7'10" ) - With second front door and staircase leading to first floor and containing downstairs cloakroom and boiler and gives access to....

W.C - 1.88m x 2.39m (6'2 x 7'10) - A useful convenience housing meters and the heating boiler.

Lounge - 5.33m x 4.57m (into bay) (17'6" x 15'0" (into bay) - What lovely proportions, High ceilings with the most beautiful walk-in bay with panelling beneath. Painted beams to the ceiling. Fireplace with gas fire. A pleasant room indeed.

Dining Kitchen - 4.57m x 3.66m (15'0" x 12'0") - Fully fitted kitchen with stone fireplace with hearth.

Inner Hallway - Rear door and lobby to ground floor hallway and rooms and staircase down to cellar.

Staircase Down To..... -

Cellar - 3.66m x 2.74m (12'0" x 9'0") - Stone vaulted keeping cellar with original cold table and providing useful storage space,

Additional Reception Room - 3.66m x 3.43m (12'0" x 11'3") - Former kitchen currently used for storage but if desired this room could be utilised as a kitchen if the property were to be divided into two. Or, use it as a family room etc.

Utility Room - 6.81m x 3.20m (22'4" x 10'6") - Part of recent extension requiring completion to suit intended purpose, offering endless potential

Sitting Room - 5.33m (into bay) by 3.43m (17'6" (into bay) by 11' - Spacious, with many potential uses. Large bay window which is the most stunning feature having panelling below, inbuilt maghony book case.

Hallway - A front hallway giving access to the ouside and an additional staircase to the first floor. With period tiled flooring giving a hint of the further period features within.

Special Note Re Accommodation Layout - Two staircases leading to five bedrooms, two bathrooms and dressing area.

Landing -

Bedroom One/Potential Master Suite - 6.81m x 3.20m (22'4" x 10'6") - An exceptionally large room which would make a superb master bedroom utilising the landing space as a dressing area and leading into the presently disused bathroom... so much scope here to create something wonderful with dual aspect flooding the room with natural light.

Bathroom - 2.44m x 1.50m (8'0" x 4'11) -

Bedroom Two - 4.45m x 3.43m (14'7" x 11'3") - With stunning wide period floorboards ripe for sanding and polishing and a large window with panelling beneath.

Second Landing - Second staircase leading to ...

Bedroom Three - 4.57m x 4.47m (15'0" x 14'8") - This is a stunning sized room which is enhanced enormously by the features that have been retained, including two large ceiling beams and two beautiful large windows with paneling bebenath and deep cornice to the ceiling.

Bedroom Four - 3.35m x 2.67m (11'0" x 8'9") - Of generous proportions

Bedroom Five - 2.74m x 2.39m (9'0" x 7'10") - Being part of the extension this is also a good sized single room. Lots of scope.

Bathroom - 2.64m x 2.13m (8'8" x 7'0") - Currently practical, fitted with a three piece suite. Would respond well to modernisation but good and spacious.

Outside - Generous grounds wrap around the property. With a small degree of landscaping and re-arranging this space could become a wonderful family garden. Outside the front window is a media point for TV and Internet. There is a private driveway with access to a large parking area. and part completed building works. See below special note

Special Note One - We understand that two extensions have been added and some alteration works undertaken to the original property. We are presently unable to confirm that the necessary Building Regulation/Planning Approval documentation exists to support these works/additions. Interested parties must satisfy themselves in this regard through their own Legal Advisor.

Special Note Two - Our client states that - 'Works of refurbishment, etc have been ongoing for some time in particular, the western extension which requires further work to complete within the current planning permission, particularly a double garage and greenhouse (conservatory). Alternative development is possible with revised permissions to create more accommodation, etc. There are several open fireplace and flues throughout, some in use and others with openings bricked up.


The Cottage -

Introduction - The former servants' quarters adjacent to Swincar House has separate title and is available to purchase jointly at offers over £70,000. The property has independent gas and water supplies with metered electricity from Swincar House. An independent supply is readily available. Formerly office accommodation, recently the property has been a rental one bedroom unit (approximately £4500 per annum), Scope to extend and rearrange under permitted development. In need of redecoration, the accommodation comprises:

Kitchen - 3.89m x 1.83m (12'9" x 6'0") - Spacious and fitted with kitchen units plus a large storage cupboard.

Lounge - 4.01m x 3.10m (max) (13'2" x 10'2 (max)) - Spacious with new exposed brick fireplace and Class A flue. A cosy space to relax.

Bedroom - 2.62m x 2.18m (max) (8'7" x 7'2" (max)) - Neutral decor. Window.

Bathroom - 2.36m x 1.50m (7'9" x 4'11") - Requiring a full scheme of modernisation.

Brochure Details - Hardisty and Co prepared these details, including photography, in accordance with our estate agency agreement.

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22 December 2015

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