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5 bedroom detached house for sale

1 Lower Mickletown, Leeds, LS26

Sold by Us £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Grade Two Listed Detached Residence
  • Built In Circa 1696
  • Original Features
  • Methley Village Location
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Potential To Develop Drawing Rooms, Attics And Cellars
  • Larger Than Average Rooms Throughout

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Property
The Old Rectory is a magnificent Grade 2 Listed five double bedroomed detached period house with late 17th century origins, tucked away but close to the centre of this popular village location and standing in generous half acre gardens approached via a private long straight drive through a 5 bar gate.

The property was built in 1696 for the Rector of Methley and still boasts many original features including a servant's staircase which leads from the kitchen to the second floor. The house offers substantial accommodation but there is also the potential to develop the attics, the former drawing room and the cellars, subject to any necessary consents.

The grounds contain herbaceous borders, a walled vegetable garden, a trellised patio and a large forecourt to accommodate several vehicles. The garden also benefits from established trees and a woodland area containing Springtime displays of snowdrops, daffodils and bluebells.

Grand Reception Hall
17 x 8
A delightful grand reception entrance hall with tiled flooring, Oak panelling, picture rail and coving to the ceiling with double doors leading to the inner hallway.

Inner Hall
Original glazed fanlight leads to magnificent staircase to first floor and galleried landing with double radiator and corniced ceiling. Large Georgian style window overlooking the rear of the property

Downstairs Cloakroom
Comprises of a two piece suite with WC, wash hand basin, radiator, boiler cupboard and Georgian style window to the rear aspect

Sitting Room
20'11 x 15'2
Two Georgian style picture windows to the front aspect with working shutters, exposed wood flooring , dado rail, radiators, feature fireplace with tiled inset and hearth and cornice to the ceiling.

Drawing Room
32'11 x 17'4
A magnificent room with two Georgian picture windows overlooking the front garden and one to the rear with long distance views. Original shutters to front windows. This room offers the potential for conversion to a large family room, granny annexe or substantial entertainment room subject to any necessary consents

Kitchen / Breakfast
16'5 x 16
The kitchen is to the rear of the property and provides all the modern facilities with dual fuel range, extractor and integrated fridge. A pantry with power and light houses a large fridge/freezer. The main focal point of this room is a large inglenook fireplace with a wood burner. Original paved floor. A door leads to the original servants staircase reaching the first and second floors. Further doors lead to the cellars and rear garden.

Master Bedroom
20'11 x 16
Two Georgian style windows with original working shutters to the front, wooden flooring, cast iron feature fireplace, double radiator, ceiling rose and cornice to the ceiling.

Bedroom Two
17'7 x 16'1
Two Georgian style windows to the front with original working shutters, double radiator, open fire and cornice to the ceiling and wood flooring.

Bedroom Three
16'6 x 12'7
Georgian style window to the side, double radiator, open fire place, wood flooring and walk in wardrobe.

Bedroom Four
12'11 x 10'8
Georgian style window to the side, radiator, wood flooring and cornice to the ceiling.

Study / Bedroom 5
15'11 x 9'2
Georgian style window to the front aspect, wood floor and a double radiator

Comprising a five piece suite with shower cubicle and electric shower, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin, WC, bidet, window to the rear and radiator.

Front Garden
The Property is accessed via a gate with long driveway to a sweeping parking area for numerous vehicles. The garden itself is mature with wild flowers and shrubs with open access to all sides of the property with further patioand walled vegetable garden to the rear.

Accessed via secondary servants’ staircase. Two substantial rooms with impressive oak beams and four double glazed windows to each. Light and power installed. Original floor boards.

Accessed via stone stairs from kitchen. Two barrel arched cellars with original paved floor and stone pantry counters.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
23 May 2017


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