Street Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17

Added on 15/07/2020

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A substantial five bedroom detached family home, built in the Edwardian era, that provides extensive living accommodation of 2000 sq. ft., plus some 350 sq. ft. of dry cellar storage and utility space. Retaining a wealth of original features including the staircase balustrades, internal panelled doors and door furniture, ceiling coving and picture rails, and four stunning fireplaces. This characterful detached home provides an excellent opportunity to refurbish, renovate and potentially extend, to suit modern family requirements. The accommodation briefly comprises; reception hall, large sitting room, dining room, breakfast kitchen, downstairs wc, useful cellar storage and utility, five bedrooms and bathroom. There's significant potential (subject to consents) for extension into unused roof voids for additional living space on the second floor. Outside are private gardens, with generous paved driveway to the front and sunny, south facing lawned gardens to the rear.

Moortown is a highly sought after and well established residential district on the favoured northern side of Leeds. With excellent transport links to Leeds centre on the regular Harrogate Road bus services, Moortown is also home to a wide and varied selection of independent shops as well as a Marks and Spencer food store and Sainsbury's supermarket. With excellent schools, doctors and dentists, Moortown is a short distance from the attractive open countryside, with Harewood House and Estate just 4 miles away.

With gas central heating - a new Worcester condensing boiler was fitted in September 2018, along with a pressurised hot water cylinder. The property also retains a wealth of original features, from internal doors and staircase balustrades, to Art Nouveau fireplaces, door handles and picture rails.

To the ground floor: Impressive reception hall
Panelled hardwood front entrance door, with obscured windows to either side and above. An imposing, high ceilinged entrance, with the wide, return staircase to the first floor having the original newel post and balustrade. Two ceiling lights, picture rail, dado rail and ceiling coving. Door to the extensive cellars.

Large sitting room 19 ft 2 x 13 ft 8
Wide bay window to the front. Ceiling light, coving and picture rail. Stunning original fireplace with hardwood surround, and marble hearth and interior.

Dining room 17 ft 3 x 10 ft 5
Patio doors lead to the paved patio and south facing lawned garden. Attractive original fireplace with hardwood surround, marble interior and hearth and coal effect gas fire set within. Ceiling light, picture rail and ceiling coving.

Breakfast kitchen 20 ft 4 x 9 ft 5
Window to the rear, overlooking the garden. Original panelled side entrance door, with light over. Fitted with a range of base and wall cupboards with laminate work surfaces and part tiled walls. Gas cooker point with extractor over, space for fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Two ceiling lights, and space for a breakfast table. Although it currently has a suspended ceiling in place, the original ceiling height equals that of the other ground floor rooms.

Downstairs wc
Obscured window to the side. Low suite wc, ceiling light.

To the cellar: Hallway
With ceiling light and storage space. Staircase from the ground floor. Leading to:

Room 1 8 ft 7 x 6 ft
Shelving and storage.

Room 2
Store room

Room 3 20 ft 7 x 9 ft 6
A large room with wall light point and original ceramic sink. Door to the rear. Wall mounted Worcester gas central heating boiler and freestanding pressurised hot water cylinder, both fitted in September 2018.

NOTE: The cellars currently provide extensive, dry storage. However, subject to consents, they have excellent potential for the creation of additional living accommodation. This could either be incorporated into the main house, or used as a granny flat or home office.

To the first floor: Landing
Return staircase to the second floor, with original balustrade and newel post. Ceiling light, picture rail and dado rail.

Bedroom 1 16 ft 8 x 13 ft 8
Two windows to the front, ceiling light and coving. Stunning original Art Nouveau cast iron fireplace - a real feature.

Bedroom 2 17 ft 1 x 10 ft 5
Window to the rear. Ceiling light and coving. Original cast iron Art Nouveau fireplace.

Bedroom 3 13 ft 2 x 9 ft 7
Window to the rear. Ceiling light and recessed wardrobe, with hanging space and shelved storage.

Bedroom 4 14 ft 7 x 6 ft 4
Window to the front, ceiling light.

Two obscured windows to the side. Panelled bath with thermostatically controlled shower over. Low suite wc, bidet and pedestal wash basin. Fully tiled walls, ceiling light.

To the second floor: Small landing
Ceiling light.

Bedroom 5 23 ft 10 maximum x 13 ft 9 maximum
Window to the front. Ceiling light. A large room, with access to two areas of extensive unused roofspace, that would provide additional space for en suite facilities (subject to consents).

Street Lane is set within pleasant and private gardens, enjoying a sunny, southerly aspect to the rear. Approached from the front by a generous paved driveway providing ample off street parking. Evergreen hedging and brick built wall to the front boundary. Manageable lawn. The rear garden is both sunny and private, with paved patio leading from the property, level lawn and mixed hedging and timber fencing to the boundaries.

From our office, turn right on to Street Lane. The property is on the left hand side, just before the Harrogate Road traffic lights.

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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Street Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS17

Approximate location

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

  • Burley Park Station2.8 miles
  • Headingley Station3.0 miles
  • Leeds Station3.4 miles
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