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Moor Road, Burley Woodhead, Ilkley








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Key features

  • Outstanding private estate on the edge of Ilkley
  • Set within approximately 23.4 acres
  • Superb views over Wharfedale
  • Adjoining the famous Ilkley Moor
  • Characterful farmhouse dating from 1699
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room and magnificent Drawing Room
  • Farmhouse Kitchen, Utility Room and Breakfast Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite with Bathroom & Dressing Room En Suite
  • 3 Further Bedrooms, 2 En Suites, Bathroom, Shower Room & Snug
  • Range of outbuildings including a large stone barn with possible development potential (Subject to planning)


A truly exceptional private estate standing within about 23.4 acres in a superb elevated setting with spectacular views of Wharfedale and adjoining the famous Ilkley Moor. The main residence dates from 1699 according to the datestone above the door way and provides beautifully appointed family accommodation retaining many appealing period features. The accommodation includes three formal reception rooms, a snug, a fantastic master bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom, three further bedrooms two of which with en suite and one with adjoining snug and a bathroom.

The property comes with an impressive range of outbuildings. In addition to the integral double garage, there is an open field barn, a stable block and a substantial stone barn which may have potential to convert to an additional dwelling (subject to planning).

Principal Farmhouse -

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - 1.68m x 0.91m (5'6" x 3'0") - With a panelled entrance door and a stone flagged floor.

Dining Room - 5.26m x 3.56m (17'3" x 11'8") - With an exposed natural stone wall incorporating a cast iron fireplace. Beamed ceiling and recessed spotlights. Windows to two sides.

Sitting Room - 5.31m x 3.66m (17'5" x 12'0") - A cosy and welcoming room with a magnificent inglenook fireplace with an open grate. Beamed ceiling and recessed spotlights. Recessed cupboards. Windows to two sides.

Kitchen - 5.69m x 3.25m (18'8" x 10'8") - Equipped to a high standard with a twin bowl sink unit and and extensive range of fitted base and wall units incorporating cupboards, drawers and granite work surfaces. Electric powered Aga. Matching dresser unit with lined cupboards. Integrated dishwasher and wine rack. Exposed beams, recessed spotlights and a limestone tiled floor.

Adjoining Breakfast Room/Conservatory - 3.20m x 3.15m (10'6" x 10'4") - With glazed double doors leading onto the garden. Limestone tiled floor.

Utility Room - 4.06m x 3.53m (13'4 x 11'7) - With fitted base and wall cupboards. A laundry cupboard has plumbing for an automatic washer and space for a dryer. Space for a fridge/freezer. Limestone tiled floor. Door to the side courtyard garden.

Cloakroom - With a low suite WC and pedestal wash basin. Limestone tiled floor.

First Floor -

Landing - Giving access to:

Principal Bedroom - 4.65m x 3.78m (15'3" x 12'5") - With a range of recessed wardrobes and fitted cupboards.

En Suite Dressing Room - 3.73m x 3.35m (12'3 x 11'0") - With an extensive range of fitted furniture including fitted wardrobes, dressing table and drawers.

En Suite Bathroom - Accessed from both the landing and the dressing room, the bathroom includes a panelled bath, walk-in shower, low suite wc and a pedestal wash basin. Recessed spotlights and a heated towel rail.

Adjacent Converted Barn - Adjoining the principal farmhouse and linked at ground floor level by an intercommunicating vestibule is a handsome barn offering further living accommodation appointed to a high standard and comprising:

Ground Floor -

Magnificent Drawing Room - 8.38m x 5.72m (27'6" x 18'9") - With an imposing stone inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and trusses and having windows to 3 sides.

Side Hallway - 2.90m x 2.74m (9'6" x 9'0") - With a panelled entrance door and a stone flagged floor. Fitted cloaks cupboard.

Bedroom - 5.64m x 3.43m (18'6" x 11'3") - With windows to both the front and rear. Extensive fitted furniture including extensive fitted wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table. Recessed spotlights.

En Suite Bathroom - With a panelled bath, shower cubicle, wash basin with cupboards and drawers beneath and a low suite wc. Recessed spotlights and a ceramic tiled floor. Chrome heated towel rail. There is an intercommunicating door from the hallway.

First Floor -

Leading from the drawing room are a pair of staircases giving access to:

Snug - 5.72m x 2.82m (18'9" x 9'3") - With fitted bookshelves and cupboards. Exposed beams.

Adjoining Bedroom - 4.65m x 3.05m (15'3" x 10'0") - With recessed wardrobes. A window enjoys fine views over the valley and two Velux roof light windows shower the room with light. Exposed beams.

En Suite Shower Room - With a tiled shower cubicle, low suite WC and pedestal wash basin. Recessed spotlights and a heated towel rail.

Bedroom/Study - 4.70m x 2.67m (15'5" x 8'9") - Accessed by the second staircase and having windows to two sides. Store cupboard. Exposed beams.

Outside - Low Stead Farm stands within approximately 23.4 acres in an enviable setting on the edge of the famous Ilkley Moor and from an elevated setting enjoys spectacular views of Wharfedale.

The property is approached by a long and private driveway which leads to an extensive tarmacadam forecourt providing extensive off road parking and giving access to the integral garage. The property stands within a delightful cottage garden which includes a private courtyard and an enclosed garden area with an extensive store terrace.

The various fields surrounding the property include a number of outbuildings including:

Double Garage - 5.92m x 5.49m (19'5" x 18'0") - With twin electrically operated up and over doors. There is a useful storage area located above the garage.

Lambing Shed - An open faced agricultural building located in the field to the north of the main farm house and currently used as a chicken run.

Timber & Glazed Green House -

Stable Block - With a tack room and two stables.

Large Barn - 20.78m x 10.21m (68'2" x 33'6") - Located in the field to the south is a substantial stone built barn which provides superb and extensive storage. The barn may have potential to convert to another dwelling subject to obtaining any necessary planning approvals.

Overage - The property is to be sold subject to an overage agreement placed on the barn to the south of the main residence. In the event of planning permission being granted for conversion of the barn 25% of the uplift in value is to be paid to the Vendor. This agreement will be in place for a period of 25 years from the date of completion of the sale.

Services - The property has a newly installed private drainage system.

The central heating system is oil fired.

The property has a spring water supply. A filtration system is located in the integral garage.


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Moor Road, Burley Woodhead, Ilkley


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  • Ben Rhydding Station1.2 miles
  • Burley-in-Wharfedale Station1.3 miles
  • Ilkley Station1.8 miles
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Tranmer White, Ilkley

139 Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, LS29 8PN

Tranmer White, Ilkley

The team at Tranmer White came together as colleagues over the last decade with a common purpose - excellence in estate agency. We achieve this by getting to know you on a personal level, understanding your needs and motivations while also providing you with clear and honest advice.

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