Flat 1, Rockwood, Ilkley
- Two Double Bed Ground Floor Flat
- Original Charming Character Features
- Two En Suite Bathrooms
- Large Open Plan Lounge
- Stunning Moor and Valley Views
- Walking Distance to Ilkley and Moor
- Off Street Parking
- Large Cellar providing Storage
Harrison Robinson is delighted to bring to market a beautiful, characterful, two double bedroom ground floor apartment in the prestigious building, Rockwood, on Cow Pasture Road with the added benefit of off street parking and with useful cellar storage. Dating from the late 1800s this impressive, stone built property was originally known as Rockwood House and was renowned as one of Ilkley’s most famous hydropathic establishments. The property can be entered via the carpeted, communal hallway and also has its own entrance to the rear where a timber door opens into the breakfast kitchen. Fitted with a range of soft grey, base and wall units and with a stunning view up to Ilkley moor and with ample room for appliances and a small dining table. The inner hall leads into two double bedrooms, both with en suites and the impressive lounge with dining area and features a fitted cupboard with granite surface and useful, high shelving. One cannot fail to be impressed with the proportions of the lounge with a magnificent bay window affording stunning views across the Wharfe Valley and Ilkley. An attractive iron fireplace houses a coal effect, gas fire and original features include high ceilings, coving and wooden panelling. The master bedroom has a wonderful view of the moor to wake up to. An en suite shower room is a great feature. Bedroom Two, a further double room also has the benefit of an en suite bathroom. Externally the property has a low maintenance, flagged area with mature shrubs and trees to the front and off street parking to the rear. A large, communal cellar provides excellent storage.
Ilkley is a thriving, historical, Yorkshire town, occupying a beautiful setting amidst the unspoilt, open countryside of Wharfedale with stunning scenery and the opportunity for rural pursuits. Ilkley boasts an excellent, wide range of high-class shops, restaurants, cafés, pubs and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, library, Playhouse theatre and boutique cinema. llkley has excellent sports and social facilities including the Ilkley lido pool, sports clubs for rugby, tennis, golf, cricket, hockey and football. The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages with both state and private education well catered including Ilkley Grammar School.
Ilkley is an ideal town for the commuter with regular train services to Leeds and Bradford and regular connections to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford International Airport is just over 11 miles away with national and international services.
This is an absolute gem of an apartment, the like of which rarely comes to market, so if you enjoy the lifestyle that Ilkley has to offer right on your doorstep, including well-regarded primary schools, walking distance to Ilkley Grammar School and train station, this stylish property is the perfect home and an early viewing is highly recommended.
Ground Floor -
Breakfast Kitchen - 2.9 x 2.7 (9'6" x 8'10") - A timber door with obscure glazed panels opens into the breakfast kitchen to the rear of the property. Fitted with soft grey, base and wall units with stainless steel handles and complementary worksurfaces and with grey, tiled splashbacks. Integral appliances include an electric oven and four ring, gas hob with stainless steel extractor hood over. A stainless steel sink with chrome, mixer tap and drainer sits beneath a double glazed window with fabulous views looking up to the moor. What a view to wash up to with glimpses of deer a regular sight! Space and plumbing for a washing machine and fridge freezer. Wall mounted Worcester boiler, radiator, recently fitted Karndean flooring. Ample room for a breakfast bar or small dining table. Door into:
Hall - With doors leading into the communal entrance hall, lounge/dining room and two double bedrooms and fitted with a useful, soft grey, cupboard with Riverwhite granite top and high shelving providing great storage. Plenty of room for coats and shoes, radiator, recently fitted Karndean flooring.
Lounge - 8.1 x 4.4 (26'6" x 14'5") - Wow! A fabulous, dual aspect, spacious lounge and dining area retaining many original features such as high ceilings, coving and wooden panelling. A large, double glazed, bay window allows lots of natural light and affords fantastic, Wharfe Valley views. An attractive, iron fireplace with black marble hearth housing a coal effect, gas fire creates a wonderful focal point to the room. Inset, wooden shelving, wooden flooring, a further double glazed window providing direct views up to Ilkley Moor, two radiators, dining area with ample room for a large, dining table. This is a great room in which to entertain and relax.
Bedroom One - 4.1 x 3.6 (13'5" x 11'9") - A good sized, double bedroom to the side elevation with a double glazed window with a view up to the moor and fitted with colonial style shutters. Fitted wardrobe and cupboard with useful shelving, carpeted flooring, radiator. Door into:
En Suite Shower Room - A modern shower room with a low level w/c, pedestal hand basin with traditional style, chrome taps and a fully tiled shower cubicle with chrome shower and glass door. Neutral tiling to walls and floor. Chrome, ladder style, heated towel rail.
Bedroom Two - 3.4 x 2.2 (11'1" x 7'2") - A further double bedroom to the rear of Rockwood with three double glazed windows providing beautiful moor views. Karndean flooring, radiator. Door into:
En Suite Bathroom - A good sized en suite bathroom with low level w/c, pedestal hand basin with traditional style, chrome taps and panel bath, also with chrome taps. Large stone effect wall tiles to half height with decorative border, continuation of Karndean flooring, two double glazed, obscure windows.
Lower Ground Floor -
Cellar - To the rear of the property stone steps lead down to a large, communal cellar with stone flagged floor providing invaluable storage.
Garden And Parking - Rockwood is well set back from Cow Pasture Road in an elevated position with a spacious, flagged area with steps leading to the heavy timber, communal entrance door with wooden portico and with mature shrubs and trees. A tarmacadam driveway leads to the back of the property where there is allocated parking for Flat 1 and the other apartments. Stone walls maintain privacy and security.
Notes - The 9 apartments in Rockwood own a share of the Freehold and we are advised by the vendors that the service charge is £90 per month.
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NEAREST STATIONSDistances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
- Ilkley Station0.5 miles
- Ben Rhydding Station0.8 miles
- Burley-in-Wharfedale Station2.5 miles
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