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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Barks Hill, Stainburn Lane, Leathley, Otley, LS21

Sold STC £1,350,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding Stone Built Detached Country Residence
  • An Idyllic Village LOcation with Spectacular Scenic Views
  • Four Double Bedrooms each with En Suite Bathrooms
  • Incorporating a Self-contained Flat or Guest Suite
  • Formal Gardens with Paddock in all approx 2 acres
  • Three Car Garage, Sweeping Drive and Secure Electric Gate

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An outstanding stone built country property of considerable charm offering sizeable and flexible accommodation, situated in the Lower Washburn's most idyllic village of Leathley with formal private gardens, an orchard and incorporating a paddock area extending in total to approximately 2 acres. in a delightful scenic setting commanding the most spectacular of open rural views. EPC Rating E

The sale of "Barks Hill" provides an increasingly rare opportunity to acquire a sizeable residence of considerable charm and character which commands such an idyllic yet accessible location being of an individual stone built construction, set within a delightful formal garden with secluded patios and a greenhouse, approached by a sweeping drive with a security electric gated entrance leading to an internally accessed three car garage block with remote controlled up and over doors. The accommodation is of an interesting and individual layout compromising both house and bungalow requirements which features rooms of pleasing proportions, the option of a self-contained one bedroom flat or guest suite on the upper floor level in addition to the three double bedrooms including one at ground floor level, all with en suite bathrooms. The impressive hallway leads to generous sized reception rooms and a conservatory enjoying the most spectacular south westerly facing views of delightful scenic countryside. The large breakfast kitchen with integrated appliances has an Aga and there is a utility room and a wine cellar. The accommodation is offered with an oil-fired heating system and the windows are sealed double glazed.

Leathley is located south of Harrogate, a tourist destination offering an excellent shopping centre, a diverse selection of restaurants and bars, cinemas and a theatre. Otley's nearby active market town offers extensive shops and stores including Waitrose, Sainsburys and Asda's supermarkets, schooling facilities including the highly regarded Prince Henry's Grammar school and extensive recreational amenities. Leathley lies within the catchment area of Harrogate Borough Council and also enjoys eligibility to schools in Harrogate's exclusive spa town. The property is strategically located for comfortable daily travelling into Yorkshires key commercial centres including Leeds, Bradford and York. Leeds to the south offers a range of cultural activities including Opera North. The national motorway network (M1/M62/A1) near to Wetherby makes areas further afield more accessible by road. Otley has a central town bus station with synchronised links to the railway station at nearby Menston which connects to Ilkley, Leeds, Bradford and beyond. There is also a railway station in the neighbouring village of Weeton (Huby). The Leeds/Bradford Airport which connects to national as well as international destinations is located at nearby Yeadon.

Proceed out of Otley in an easterly direction and at the village of Pool turn left onto Harrogate Road. After crossing the River Wharfe take the first left turn onto Leathley Lane. On entering Leathley village centre turn right (opposite the Church before The Green) onto Stainburn Close. Bear right onto the drive to Leathley Hall where the entrance to Barks Hill will be found on the left hand side.

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01 November 2016

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