Gledhow Wood Grove, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8

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Added on 23/12/2020

Property description

Tenure: Freehold


A substantial Edwardian detached family home, that provides extensive five bedroom, two bathroom accommodation of great charm and character. Set within more than generous gardens, that are well stocked, sunny and private, and provide the potential for a significant extension (subject to consents). The generously proportioned accommodation comprises; entrance lobby with original floor tiles, reception hall, sitting room, family room, superb dining kitchen, utility room and downstairs wc. Centrally heated, high ceilinged cellar storage rooms. To the upper two floors are five bedrooms (four of which are generous doubles), house bathroom and separate shower room.

Occupying a sought after Roundhay location, Gledhow Wood Grove is situated within easy reach of excellent local amenities, including excellent local schools including Roundhay High School, and the 700 acre Roundhay Park itself. Street Lane, Moortown Corner and Oakwood Parade all provide an ever expanding selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants, with regular bus services available too. The perfect location for the family buyer.

Gledhow Wood Grove has undergone an extensive programme of renovation. Many of the features are listed below:

* New gas central heating system in 2008
* Fully rewired
* Replacement roof
* ADT security alarm fitted
* Original front sash windows renovated
* Double glazed sash windows installed elsewhere
* Dining kitchen extension in 2015

To the ground floor: Entrance lobby
A pleasant entrance, with original Edwardian tiled floor. Panelled hardwood entrance door, with obscured window to one side and over. Ceiling light and coving. Original part glazed, part panelled door to:

Generous reception hall
Oak flooring, ceiling light and coving. Wide staircase to the upper floors, with original balustrade and oak handrail. Door to the cellar.

Attractive sitting room 17 ft 9 x 14 ft 2
A high ceilinged and well proportioned main reception room, with a wide bay window to the front overlooking the established garden. Oak flooring. Ceiling light with rose, and ceiling coving.

Family room 14 ft 10 x 13 ft 3
Leading to the stunning dining kitchen, and forming part of a spacious and practical open plan living area. With oak flooring, window to the side and woodburning stove set within an attractive fireplace, with hardwood surround and tiled slips and hearth. Ceiling light and coving.

Superb dining kitchen 20 ft 1 x 18 ft 6 maximum
A spacious and flexible living space, with stylish kitchen fittings and ample space for dining. Recently extended in 2015, it opens on to the stone paved terrace and large west facing lawned garden to the rear. Fitted with an extensive range of 'soft close' base and wall cupboards with granite work surfaces having countertop lighting and part tiled walls. Integrated appliances include; fridge freezer, dishwasher, stainless steel gas hob with extractor over and double oven beneath. Ceramic sink with mixer tap and rinse hose, space for an American style 'side by side' fridge freezer. Ceramic tiled floor, recessed ceiling spotlights, Velux rooflight and window to the side. French doors, with full height windows to either side, lead to the beautiful rear garden.

Utility room
Window to the rear. Plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and rinse hose. Fitted with useful base and wall cupboard storage with hardwood work surface. Recessed ceiling spotlights and ceramic tiled floor.

Downstairs wc
Obscured window to the rear. Low suite wc, corner wash basin with tiled splashback. Ceramic tiled floor, ceiling light and extractor.

To the cellar: Providing useful dry, high ceilinged storage.

Room 1 14 ft 9 x 13 ft 5
Ceiling light, original ceramic sink, wall mounted Worcester condensing gas central heating boiler. Central heating radiator.

Two further store rooms (6 ft x 6 ft and 10 ft 4 x 4 ft extending to 6 ft) with ceiling light.

To the first floor: Attractive split level landing
Wide original return staircase to the second floor, with original balustrade and handrail. Two ceiling lights and ceiling coving. Stunning original stained glass staircase window, being arched with a decorative central scene.

Bedroom 1 15 ft x 13 ft 3
Window overlooking the large lawned garden to the rear. Ceiling light, coving and picture rail. Original cast iron fireplace with tiled slips and hearth.

Bedroom 2 14 ft 5 x 12 ft 5
Window to the front, ceiling light and coving. Original slate fireplace with cast iron interior and tiled slips and hearth.

Bedroom 5 9 ft 4 x 7 ft 7
Window to the front, ceiling light and coving.

House bathroom
Obscured window to the rear. Panelled bath with central taps. Wash basin and low suite wc. Oversize walk in shower enclosure, with thermostatic control, rainshower fitting and handheld attachment. Tiled floor, heated towel radiator, two ceiling lights and shaver point.

To the second floor: Landing
Velux rooflight to the rear, ceiling light.

Bedroom 3 14 ft 6 x 13 ft 2
Dormer window to the front, ceiling light.

Bedroom 4 12 ft 9 x 13 ft 2
Window to the side, ceiling light.

Shower room
Velux rooflight to the front. Walk in shower enclosure, with electric shower. Low suite wc and wash basin. Tiled floor, ceiling light and shaver point.

Gledhow Wood Grove is set within extensive gardens, that have been thoughtfully designed and fully stocked, enjoying a sunny westerly aspect to the rear. Approached from the front by a block paved driveway, leading to:

Attached garage 16 ft 7 x 8 ft 2
With sliding garage door, window to the side and rear entrance door. Electric power and light.

To the front boundary is the original stone capped brick wall, with stone gate posts to the driveway. Stocked with established shrubs. To the side is a generous vegetable garden, with productive fruit trees, gravelled paths and mature boundary hedging. An arch leads to the extensive rear garden, that benefits from a large, level lawn and deep, well stocked flower and shrub borders. A stone paved patio runs along the rear of the property, with steps leading from the dining kitchen. The garden enjoys a high degree of privacy, and a sunny westerly aspect.

Agent's notes: The property is freehold. All mains services are provided. Viewing strictly by appointment only. Council tax band:F.

Conveyancing: We have conducted a survey of over forty conveyancers in the Leeds area. We used these results to appoint local solicitors to our panel. All were placed in the best eight for lowest fees. As well as offering good value for money, they are very reliable, quick and effective. Please call us for details.

Residential & buy-to-let mortgages: We can help you whatever your requirements and circumstances, whether you are a first time buyer, or wishing to remortgage to a preferential rate. We have appointed an excellent local independent mortgage consultant, authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority. They can provide preferential financial products, from major names, which are not available through other channels.

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Gledhow Wood Grove, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8

Approximate location

NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode

  • Burley Park Station2.7 miles
  • Leeds Station2.8 miles
  • Headingley Station3.2 miles
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