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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Hall Drive, Bramhope

Withdrawn from Market £1,495,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Stunning family home over three floors
  • Built for our client's personal occupation in 2005
  • Excellent reception space for family and entertaining
  • Six double bedrooms (three with an en-suite)
  • Family games room plus fitness room
  • Fitted and appointed to high specification
  • Superb grounds - gardening enthusiasts dream
  • Purpose-built outside entertaining room

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

In a delightful and private "tucked-away" setting forming part of this prestigious private drive in one of the most exclusive residential locations of North Leeds, this is an outstanding and rare opportunity to purchase this imposing, individual detached residence, the exceptional size of which is impossible to assess from the outside. This stunning family home, which was built in 2005 for our client's personal occupation, is fitted and appointed to a high standard/specification and provides extensive accommodation over three floors, ideal for a larger growing family and with excellent versatility in the layout, easily adaptable to individual family requirements. The generous reception space is ideal for relaxed family living, complemented by a most impressive Master Suite with glass balustraded balcony and a further six double bedrooms, three of which have an en-suite facility. A fine family home, built to take full advantage of the lovely southerly facing outlook over delightful private grounds. The principal rooms in the property all enjoy this aspect and benefit from excellent natural light and some natural warmth with the rear garden enhanced by the background of established woodland immediately beyond. The grounds, which have won a number of Gold Awards for "Leeds in Bloom" will certainly appeal to gardening enthusiasts and families alike with a specially designed and designated children's play area and a purpose-built Summer House, ideal for parties, family gatherings and entertaining. 

AMENITIES: Bramhope is located approximately eight miles north of Leeds off the A660 and is also within comfortable daily commuting distance of the other commercial centre of Bradford and the former spa towns of Harrogate and Ilkley. The historic, active market town of Otley is barely 15 minute's drive and offers an excellent choice of shopping facilities including Waitrose and Sainsbury's supermarkets and other family amenities. Bramhope Village is within relatively easy walking distance and has a range of local shops including a bakery, a chemist and a newsagent and there is also a welcoming public house in the village centre. There are further shops in Tredgold Avenue including a butcher's, a delicatessen, another newsagent and a cafe bar. The renowned village Primary School is about five minute's drive by car and there is also a selection of recreational facilities to suit a range of age groups including Bramhope Bowls Club and tennis courts and a young children's play area with swings and slides, etc, on The Knoll, which is a very pleasant area of grassland with established trees in the village. There is also a local rugby ground, a village cricket ground and delightful open countryside is within easy walking distance with the famous Golden Acre Park only a few minute's drive. There are also several renowned golf courses - all of which are within a 20 minute drive from the property and Leeds and Bradford Airport is approximately a ten minute drive by car.


DIRECTIONS: From the Leeds/Otley road (A660) in Bramhope - near the parades of shops and pedestrian traffic lights, turn into Breary Lane East (at the junction with Breary Lane) and proceed forward for a couple of hundred yards and follow the road round to the left into Creskeld Lane. Take the first turning on the left into Creskeld Drive and continue forward until reaching the junction with Hall Rise when Hall Drive is then straight ahead. The private approach to 'Orchard House' is just beyond the first crest of the hill on the left, as the road slopes downwards. 

ACCOMMODATION: With zoned gas central heating to all floors plus a pressurised hot water system the property also benefits from uPVC double-glazed sealed unit windows throughout and air-conditioning units to some rooms as described below. There is also external CCTV, a gated entry system, Cat 5 cabling and two SKY system TV points throughout. The beautifully presented family accommodation comprises: 


UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT FRONT DOOR Incorporating decorative lead work and with a complementing window on either side, provides access to the.... 

"T" SHAPED RECEPTION HALL With colourful, individually laid varnished slate tiled floor, immediately creating interest on entering with a feature arch shaped non-opening window at one end of the hall. Deep cornice to the ceiling with down-lighters for added effect and useful deep under stairs cloaks hanging cupboard.  

GUEST CLOAKROOM With low suite WC (dual-flush) and circular shaped wash hand basin mounted on a timber style plinth with corner chrome dual-flow tap and towel rail beneath. Extractor fan. 

DRAWING ROOM With twin eight-pane, bevel edge, glass panelled oak doors which can be opened to include the reception hall providing additional space when entertaining, this is a very elegant, well-lit room with deep cornice to the ceiling enhancing the style and solid oak panelled floor complementing the doors. The fireplace, in character re-claimed oak surround incorporating solid fuel burning stove on slate hearth, creates a very attractive feature and focal point in the room. Two sets of matching French style doors provide direct access to the extensive paved patio and the delightful private garden.  

FAMILY RELAXATION ROOM/SITTING ROOM OR HOME OFFICE A room which is very much adaptable to individual requirements, with "aged oak" panelled style floor and wide and tall French style doors with integral blinds also providing access to the extensive patio and gardens. There is also a window to the rear elevation providing additional natural light and an extensive range of bespoke designed (by Neville Johnson) fitted display/bookcase units plus home office desk beneath the window with USB power point and floor to ceiling shelved storage unit for files, with twin soft-closing doors.  

FORMAL DINING ROOM Also with engineered oak panelled floor, creating interest and character on entering, deep cornice to the ceiling and walk-in projecting bay window providing another "dimension" to the room and incorporating French style doors to the private, sheltered front patio.  

LIVING-DINING KITCHEN In a most attractive and practical contemporary style open-plan arrangement with the continuation of the colourful varnished slate tiled floor from the reception hall creating a very appealing overall appearance. Well planned and tastefully fitted with a range of light oak fronted wall units and matching base units with long, mottled coloured granite working surface, splash backs and window sills further complementing the slate floor tiles. Stainless steel inset sink with corner chrome dual-flow tap and side drainer carved into the adjacent granite working surface beneath the four-sectional window overlooking the lovely rear garden. Cannon Range Cooker with six-burner gas hob plus an electric warming plate and two ovens, grill and warming drawer beneath plus Rangemaster ducted cooker hood above. Fisher & Paykel two drawer dishwasher adjacent to the sink, units of drawers either side of the range cooker with concealed lighting above the units plus an illuminated, glass fronted china cabinet. Granite topped peninsula unit with further cupboards and drawers and lighting above forming a part divider with the adjoining living-dining area, side window and an oak door complementing the kitchen units leading to the... 

"L" SHAPED LAUNDRY-UTILITY ROOM Providing very useful "overflow" space from the kitchen with varnished slate tiled floor. There is a generous range of wall and base units and long, colourful granite working surfaces matching the kitchen. Carron Phoenix single drainer stainless steel inset sink with chrome dual-flow tap beneath the three-sectional front window with adjacent vacuum cleaner and ironing board storage cupboard plus a tall, shelved storage unit. Plumbing for washing machine, concealed lights above the main working surface and private side outer door.  

SECOND CLOAKROOM Fully tiled with a pedestal wash basin and low suite dual-flush WC beneath the window, a very useful facility for access from the garden. 

PINE SPINDLED, BALUSTRADED TURNED STAIRCASE With a dramatically high arch shaped window to the front elevation, providing a most appealing and interesting feature as well as excellent natural light to the staircase. 


LONG LANDING OF VERY GOOD SIZE With ample space to display items of furniture, an arch shaped window at one end, deep corniced ceiling and down-lighters for added effect. Useful walk-in under stairs storage cupboard and two separate recessed floor to ceiling linen storage cupboards with slatted shelves. Light oak veneer doors throughout providing access to the bedrooms and the bathroom.


MASTER SUITE A superb and most impressive suite with the benefit of air conditioning, a lit recess for the headboard area, with deep twin drawers on either side on a soft-closing mechanism and matching corner dressing table with adjacent window. 'Starlight' ceiling, USB power points and tri-folding doors with electrically operated, remote controlled horizontal mesh blinds leading to.... 

THE BALCONY With glass balustrades to allow an unobstructed outlook over the garden from the bedroom. 

ADJOINING OPEN PLAN VANITY AREA With fitted dressing table and full-length wall mirror above, excellent lighting and additional good natural light. 

CONNECTING DRESSING ROOM Also with good natural light and a generous range of fitted wardrobes which have sliding, floor to ceiling doors, some of which are mirror fronted, providing maximum clear floor space. There is also automatic sensor lighting. 

LUXURIOUS EN-SUITE, PART TILED BATHROOM With underfloor heating, atmospheric coloured lighting on dimmer switches, the modern white suite comprises deep and wide, double-ended bath with central mixer tap plus a hand-held shower and wall mounted chrome ladder towel radiator above the bath. The low suite WC has a concealed cistern and Geberit dual-flush and there are "His" and "Hers" wash hand basins, each with a Bristan chrome dual-flow tap, mirror above and toiletries drawers beneath on a soft-closing mechanism. Walk-in fully tiled triple shower/wet area with two large fixed tropical rainforest shower heads plus an adjustable hand-held shower and adjacent chrome ladder towel radiator. 

GUEST SUITE A very well-lit room by virtue of the two matching windows which benefit from the lovely southerly facing rear garden outlook with established trees beyond the garden. There is a range of fitted recessed wardrobes with soft-closing doors, automatic lights and a unit of drawers either side of the bed area.  

EN-SUITE, FULLY TILED SHOWER ROOM With tiled floor and modern white fittings comprising corner low suite WC with concealed cistern and Geberit dual-flush, wide wash hand basin with chrome dual-flow tap beneath the window and twin toiletries drawers beneath on a soft-closing mechanism with automatic light and walk-in tiled shower area with wide glass screen, large fixed shower head plus a hand-held shower and chrome ladder towel radiator. 

BEDROOM 3 With oak panelled-style floor and window to the rear garden outlook. Fitted chests of drawers with mirror above and a deep recessed wardrobe.  

EN-SUITE TILED SHOWER ROOM With modern white fittings comprising pedestal wash basin with chrome dual-flow tap and low suite WC with dual- flush adjacent to the window and extractor fan above. Walk-in shower with glass shower screen and adjacent wall mounted chrome ladder towel radiator. 

BEDROOM 4 Also with oak panelled-style floor, fitted dressing table/vanity area including two chests of drawers and a range of fitted wardrobes. Wide and tall, three sectional window to the front elevation. 

TILED FAMILY BATHROOM With modern white suite comprising double-ended bath in tiled surround, matching the wall and floor tiles, wash hand basin with large vanity mirror above, light over and wide, soft-closing drawers beneath, either side of which is a tall glass shelved toiletries storage unit. There is also a low suite WC with concealed cistern and Geberit dual-flush and spacious walk-in shower area with almost full-height glass shower screen, large fixed tropical rainforest shower head plus a hand-held shower and chrome ladder towel radiator.  

FAMILY GAMES ROOM OF EXCELLENT SIZE Excellent size, with room for table tennis and pool table, etc, two matching dormer windows, each with a window seat beneath. Useful low-level storage cupboards for board games and spotlights on tracks to the ceiling. 

PINE SPINDLED, BALUSTRADED STAIRCASE With Velux window above, provides access to the.... 

SECOND FLOOR With engineered oak panelled floors to the rooms on this level, creating a very attractive overall appearance. 

FITNESS ROOM/GYM With four matching Velux windows creating a "studio" style room with twin tall, matching wall mirrors and the benefit of air conditioning. 

BEDROOM 5 In a bed-sitting room arrangement with two matching Velux windows, each with a fitted blind, air conditioning unit, corner desk and a wide, arch shaped aperture leading to the adjoining.... 

DRESSING AREA Also with Velux window, fitted dressing table and a range of fitted wardrobes.  

BEDROOM 6 A valuable sixth double bedroom with three Velux windows, each with a fitted blind and generous range of fitted wardrobes and linen storage unit. There is also the benefit of air conditioning.  

FULLY TILED SECOND FAMILY BATHROOM OF GOOD SIZE With mosaic style borders to the walls, the white suite comprises panelled corner bath with chrome dual-flow tap and hand-held shower beneath the Velux window, pedestal wash basin and seventh low suite WC with dual-flush. Corner shower cubicle with sliding, curve shaped glass door.  

CONCEALED FURTHER LANDING From where there is access to two large walk-in Box Rooms providing good storage space.  

The second floor accommodation, as described above, would be ideal for teenagers within the family allowing them their own separate private space within the family home. 

OUTSIDE: Twin decorative wrought iron gates, accessed via a security audio answer and visual entry system, from where there is a long sweeping gravelled driveway bordered with an interesting variety of mature shrubbery and trees, leading to excellent car standing space for several cars incorporating turning space.  

TWIN "SIDE BY SIDE" INTEGRAL GARAGES With electrically operated, remote controlled Garador roller shutter doors (also on code pad) with internal access to/from the property, a useful facility for unloading shopping (and children) in bad weather! Wall mounted Ideal Imax condensing central heating boiler and separate water storage tank. There is access from the garage under part of the property, providing further very useful storage space and more storage on a mezzanine level within the garage itself. 

THE SUPERB, PRIVATE GROUNDS Awarded Gold by 'Leeds in Bloom will most certainly appeal to gardening enthusiasts and families alike and comprise:  

FRONT: Raised, extensive paved patio ideal for tubs of shrubs and plant displays and also for garden relaxation furniture attracting the early morning and evening sun, providing an impressive approach to the front door via a short flight of curve shaped steps.  

SIDE/ORCHARD A flight of steps with attractive, well-stocked beds on either side lead to an established orchard with a variety of fruit trees and soft fruit bushes. There is also a productive vegetable section with raised beds, two large greenhouses with heated beds and heat-sensitive window openers, a further garden shed and a large polytunnel.  

MAIN GARDEN South facing and completely private with full-width stone patio running the length of the property to the immediate rear allowing ample space for garden furniture, beyond which there is good-sized lawn for family recreational activities and a well-stocked border to one side with an interesting variety of plants and shrubbery. The Arbour with honeysuckle, wisteria and clematis leads you past a very well-stocked rockery and small ornamental pond with waterfall feature and up to a raised seating area, a great vantage point to overlook and enjoy the garden. There is a second larger, well-stocked secluded pond with fountain feature surrounded by a variety of water plants offering an idyllic place to sit and relax in peace and privacy. 

YOUNG CHILDREN'S PLAY AREA Specifically designed and enclosed with decorative trellis fencing and a hand gate and with swings and slides, etc, including Jungle Gym....notice the majestic trees adjacent to the garden and the wide expanse of skyline from this position. 

ENCLOSURE With large hen house and further 'scratching area' for the hens..  

DETACHED PURPOSE-BUILT SUMMER HOUSE With two sets of matching quadruple, double-glazed sealed unit folding doors in aluminium frames and with pitched timber panelled ceiling incorporating two Velux windows plus a further window in the end wall. There is a double, purpose-built barbecue with chimney above, pizza oven and ceramic tiled serving bar with adjacent Belfast sink and chrome dual-flow tap. Infra-red heaters add additional comfort. This room also offers potential as a Home Office or Studio.

These delightful and well-established gardens are further enhanced by the impressive woodland immediately beyond, carpeted in Spring with snowdrops and bluebells as well as attracting an abundance of birdlife and wildlife to the garden to observe and enjoy in this beautiful tranquil setting.

PLEASE NOTE: The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by an inspection of the deeds. 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: Strictly by appointment through Walker Smale's Bramhope Village Office, telephone 0113-2843048. 

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19 August 2017


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