5 bedroom detached house for sale

Clara Drive, Calverley

Sold STC £865,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Set very well back from the road
  • Total site extending to almost three quarters of an acre
  • Beautiful established landscaped grounds with mature trees and shrubbery
  • Adjacent to peaceful woodland walks and rambles
  • Beautifully presented family accommodation appointed to high standard
  • Ground floor guest suite or for a dependant relative
  • Five bedrooms in total (two with en-suite)
  • Rooms of generous proportions with excellent window space

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

DELIGHTFULLY LOCATED at the very far end of this EXCLUSIVE and HIGHLY SOUGHT-AFTER long private recently resurfaced road on which there is an interesting variety of prestigious detached properties, AN OUTSTANDING and RARE OPPORTUNITY to purchase this IMPOSING, INDIVIDUAL DETACHED RESIDENCE and the VERY IMPRESSIVE SIZE of which is impossible to assess and appreciate without an internal inspection. SET WELL BACK from the road in a slightly elevated position and with the advantage of a VERY WIDE, IMPRESSIVE FRONTAGE incorporating a gravelled "CARRIAGE" DRIVEWAY with matching five-bar farmhouse style gates at each end, this SUPERB FAMILY HOME is enhanced by the BEAUTIFUL, LANDSCAPED ESTABLISHED GROUNDS which should certainly appeal to gardening enthusiasts and families alike and we understand the total site extends to almost THREE QUARTERS OF AN ACRE. The property is ADJACENT TO CALVERLEY WOODS providing immediate access to peaceful woodland walks and rambles with an abundance of birdlife and wildlife to observe and enjoy in a delightful setting and there is also a lovely pedestrian route to the village, via the woodland and less than 15 minutes. The BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED ACCOMMODATION which has ROOMS OF GENERALLY VERY GOOD PROPORTIONS with GENEROUS WINDOW SPACE affording EXCELLENT NATURAL LIGHT, is also tastefully fitted and appointed and includes AN ELEGANT, WELL-LIT DRAWING ROOM OF VERY GOOD SIZE, a FAMILY RELAXATION ROOM in a CONSERVATORY STYLE and SUPERB LIVING-DINING KITCHEN with two sets of tri-folding doors to the delightful grounds and the ground floor reception space is ideal for relaxed family living and also for entertaining, particularly for parties and larger family gatherings. This property also has the VALUABLE ADDITIONAL FEATURE of a GROUND FLOOR GUEST SUITE or would be ideal for a dependant relative or perhaps for a teenager within the family to have their own private space and the IMPRESSIVE MASTER SUITE on the first floor, includes a dressing area in an open plan arrangement and an EN-SUITE TILED BATHROOM. Offered with the BENEFIT of IMMEDIATE VACANT POSSESSION and therefore NO CHAIN ABOVE, we strongly recommend an early internal inspection to appreciate the MANY EXCELLENT FEATURES, QUALITY, SPACE and STYLE and the BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS and SURROUNDINGS.  

AMENITIES: CALVERLEY is ideally located for comfortable daily commuting, by car, to the commercial centres of Leeds and Bradford and the property is situated a little over 2 miles from the ring road - with links to Horsforth nearby, West Park, Adel and Moortown, etc. The delightful "Calverley Victoria" park is in the heart of the village and approximately 15 minute's walk from the property via Calverley Woods. The park is an ideal place in which to walk or sit and relax as well as having the benefit of a cricket club and tennis court, bowling green and children's playground (swings and slides, etc). There are two local golf courses - only several minute's drive by car and junior schools in the village. Woodhouse Grove School and its preparatory school, Bronte House are only a few minute's drive by car. There are also good local shopping facilities in the area, welcoming public houses, a Thespians group and the "Calverley Millennium Walk". Leeds and Bradford Airport is approximately 10 minute's drive and Apperely Bridge train station is only a few minutes drive and provides access to Leeds in about 15 minutes.  

DIRECTIONS: FROM THE ROUNDABOUT AT THE TOP OF NEW ROAD SIDE IN HORSFORTH proceed on the ring road (A6120) for approximately one mile until reaching the next roundabout and follow the roundabout round to the right towards Calverley village. Proceed forward on the A657 (Shipley Road) for approximately one and two-thirds of a mile, when Clara Drive is then on the right (almost a concealed entrance). "FIRLE HOUSE" is then at the very far end (about half a mile along) of this EXCLUSIVE, LONG PRIVATE ROAD. 

ACCOMMODATION: The property, which, has OIL FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, also has THE ADVANTAGE OF UPVC DOUBLE GLAZED SEALED UNIT WINDOWS incorporating decorative diamond shaped lead work, adding interest and CHARACTER OAK DOORS to some of the rooms. The BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED FAMILY ACCOMMODATION briefly comprises: 

GROUND FLOOR  

A LONG PAVED FOOTPATH Approached via a hand gate, leads to the..... 

DEEP OPEN PORCH With wide tiled steps in a slate style and a stone "column" on either side plus a ceramic tiled floor and with timber panelled pitch ceiling providing an impressive entrance and covered access to the..... 

TWIN HARDWOOD GLASS PANELLED DOORS With a double glazed sealed unit non-opening window on either side and diamond shaped lead work inset and leading to the..... 

RECEPTION VESTIBULE Also with pitch style pine panelled ceiling - complementing the porch, exposed stone work on opposite walls, ceramic tiled floor and twin hardwood glass panelled doors complementing the outer doors and with patterned glass for privacy and a tall diamond shaped leaded double glazed sealed unit side screen on both sides and leading to the.... 

RECEPTION HALL With large marble style tiles to the floor, central heating radiator and fitted recessed cloaks hanging cupboard plus three wall lights for added effect. 

GUEST CLOAKROOM With modern white fittings comprising low suite WC with dual flush and wash hand basin mounted on black granite with GROHE chrome dual-flow tap and light above. 

DRAWING ROOM OF GENEROUS PROPORTIONS Which is A VERY WELL LIT, ELEGANT ROOM by virtue of the three large UPVC double glazed sealed unit windows incorporating diamond shaped lead work and providing different aspects and outlook. The herringbone style, oiled engineered oak panelled floor enhances the charm and character of this room, which also has cornice to the ceiling and a handsome fire surround with marble interior and matching hearth for an open fire and this is a most attractive feature and the focal point of the room. Three central heating radiators and several double wall lights.  

FAMILY RELAXATION ROOM In a CONSERVATORY STYLE with some feature exposed stone work and "beams" to part of the ceiling. Fitted display shelves and a range of shelved storage units, MYSON convector unit and terracotta style tiled floor with colourful marble chip mosaic tiles inset. There are full width UPVC double glazed sealed unit "picture" windows FRAMING THE DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE REAR GARDEN OUTLOOK and two of which have a useful "tilting" and "inwardly opening" facility. A French style door provides direct access to the paved patio. 

SUPERB FAMILY LIVING-DINING KITCHEN In a most attractive contemporary, open plan arrangement and which, when combined with the drawing room via the connecting twin glass panelled doors, forms EXCELLENT RECEPTION SPACE for family living and also for entertaining, particularly for parties and larger family gatherings. There is the continuation of the marble style tiled floor from the reception hall, providing a very appealing overall appearance and numerous down-lighters to the ceiling, for added effect and this room comprises;..... 

LIVING-DINING AREA With two central heating radiators on opposite walls plus a wall mounted electric "glowing fire with flicker flame". There is a concealed mirror-backed HOSPITALITY BAR with diffused lighting, glass and bottle storage shelves and a sliding, folding door. There are almost floor to ceiling double glazed sealed unit tri-folding doors, providing immediate access to the delightful rear garden and grounds and a fitted wide oak table with lights above and an adjacent long, wide black granite peninsula unit, which has several oak fronted drawers on a soft-closing mechanism including deep pan storage drawers and this forms a PART "DIVIDER" with the adjoining.... 

LUXURY STYLE FITTED KITCHEN AREA Also with double glazed sealed unit tri-folding doors - matching the ones in the living-dining area and leading to the patio and delightful private grounds and with an adjacent vertical contemporary radiator. WELL PLANNED and VERY TASTEFULLY FITTED with a GENEROUS RANGE of base units with black granite working surfaces which continue to provide splash backs and also onto the window sill. The one and a half bowl inset sink has a single side drainer carved into the granite and a dual flow tap - beneath the UPVC double glazed sealed unit window overlooking an attractive small "courtyard" style area. There are matching wall units and sliding pull-out larder style unit with metal basket racks to maximise the storage space. The corner base unit has rotating pull-out sliding shelves - once again to maximise the storage space and also for ease of access. INTEGRATED LARDER FRIDGE, INTEGRATED FREEZER and INTEGRATED AEG AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER. There are also concealed waste bins. AEG five plate ceramic hob with Elica high-performance fan/filter and lights above and black granite splash back and BOSCH electric, fan assisted oven with grill/second oven above also has further deep cupboard space above and below.  

A GLASS PANELLED DOOR Provides DIRECT ACCESS to/from the..... 

LAUNDRY-UTILITY ROOM With colourful tiled floor, an extensive range of almost floor to ceiling storage units (the majority of which are shelved) and a FRANKE one and a half bowl stainless steel inset sink with single side drainer and chrome dual-flow tap beneath the UPVC double glazed sealed unit non-opening "picture" window and with integrated Indesit automatic washing machine beneath. There is also space for a condenser dryer beneath the working surface, a central heating radiator and matching bow-style glass panelled hardwood doors on opposite walls and one of which has direct access to the small "courtyard" from where there is a personal service door to/from the rear of the garage.  

SHOWER ROOM (An excellent facility after gardening or sporting activities) with the continuation of the colourful ceramic tiled floor from the laundry-utility room. WIDE TILED SHOWER CUBICLE with sliding glass door, providing maximum clear floor space and modern white pedestal wash basin with chrome dual-flow tap and mirror above and low suite WC with dual flush beneath the UPVC double glazed sealed unit non-opening window with patterned glass for privacy. Chrome ladder towel radiator, extractor fan and down-lighters to the ceiling on sensor.  

CLEVERLY AND IMAGINATIVELY CONCEALED GUEST SUITE with direct access from the reception hall and near the main entrance doors to the property. This suite also offers excellent potential for a dependant relative or perhaps for a teenager within the family to have their own separate private space and is in an attractive split-level arrangement and comprises;..... 

SITTING/RELAXATION-STUDY AREA Or DRESSING AREA with large Velux window, central heating radiator and a smoked glass door to the..... 

EN-SUITE TILED SHOWER ROOM With white fittings comprising wide wash hand basin with chrome dual-flow tap and wall mounted mirror above and low suite WC with concealed cistern and dual flush. The TILED SHOWER CUBICLE has a sliding glass door and large, fixed "tropical rain forest" shower head plus a hand-held shower. Chrome ladder towel radiator, an extractor fan and slate style tiled floor matching the tiles in the shower. 

THE ADJOINING BEDROOM Is on a slightly lower level and has a wide UPVC double glazed sealed unit diamond shaped leaded window to the front elevation, which is well screened from the road. Bed recess, central heating radiator and very deep recessed wardrobes with sliding (for maximum clear floor space), tinted mirror fronted doors....virtually only the bed required to complete the room.  

STAIRCASE With oak hand rail and metal spindles, provides access to the.... 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING From where there are light oak doors with chrome handles to the bedrooms and a smoked glass panelled door to the bathroom.  

THE IMPRESSIVE MASTER SUITE COMPRISES;....  

BEDROOM 1 With "cathedral" style ceiling and UPVC double glazed sealed unit window incorporating a "picture" panel FRAMING THE DELIGHTFUL OUTLOOK OVER THE REAR GARDEN and towards established tree tops in the concealed garden beyond. Central heating radiator. 

ADJOINING DRESSING AREA In an open plan arrangement with the bedroom and which has a high level UPVC double glazed sealed unit dormer window to the side elevation. 

EN-SUITE TILED BATHROOM Approached via a frosted glass door from the bedroom and with modern white suite comprising panelled "P" shaped bath with dual-flow tap and shower above with adjacent curve shaped glass shower screen, circular shaped wash hand basin with chrome dual-flow tap mounted on a table with adjacent chrome ladder towel radiator and low suite WC with dual flush. Central heating radiator and wide dormer window with patterned glass. The wood grain effect ceramic tiled floor provides an attractive contrast with the white fittings and there is also an Xpelair extractor fan.  

BEDROOM 2 Which has a UPVC double glazed sealed unit diamond shaped leaded dormer window to the front elevation plus UPVC double glazed sealed unit FRENCH STYLE DOORS to a WESTERLY FACING ROOF TERRACE for garden relaxation furniture and with decorative wrought iron railings. This room has EXCELLENT NATURAL LIGHT and a range of DEEP FITTED WARDROBES to one entire wall with automatic lights and sliding, floor to ceiling mirror fronted doors....once again virtually only the bed required to complete the room. 

BEDROOM 3 Also with UPVC double glazed sealed unit diamond shaped leaded window, to the front elevation and a lovely outlook to a "band" of very established Lime trees. Central heating radiator and three spotlights on track to the ceiling. 

BEDROOM 4 Which is a FOURTH BEDROOM OF GOOD SIZE with central heating radiator beneath the UPVC double glazed sealed unit diamond shaped leaded front dormer and enjoying the same outlook as bedroom 3. There is also a display plinth and deep recessed wardrobe with double doors. 

BEDROOM 5 (See ground floor guest suite description) 

TILED FAMILY BATHROOM With white suite comprising panelled bath, wall hung wash hand basin with toiletries cabinet beneath and mirror fronted medicine cabinet above, SHOWER CUBICLE with sliding glass door and FIFTH LOW SUITE WC with dual flush beneath the UPVC double glazed sealed unit diamond shaped leaded non-opening window and with adjacent chrome ladder towel radiator. Airing cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and with slatted linen airing shelves.  

OUTSIDE: THE GROUNDS should certainly appeal to gardening enthusiasts and families alike as there are several "hide and seek" type areas and the grounds comprise;... 

FRONT: Neat shaped lawn with majestic Lime trees and a "copse" of mature specimen Conifer trees plus a large and interesting variety of mature shrubbery and paved footpaths between the shrubbery borders and beds.  

CARRIAGE STYLE GRAVELLED DRIVEWAY With matching five-bar farmhouse style gates at each end and ATTACHED TWO-CAR (side by side) GARAGE with electrically operated, remote controlled up and over door, UPVC double glazed sealed unit window and a personal rear service door. The garage also houses the ideal Falcon GTE oil fired central heating boiler.

There is also VALUABLE ADDITIONAL CONCEALED CAR STANDING SPACE plus a CAR PORT approached via tall twin gates. 

REAR: Full width paved patio, to the immediate rear, for garden relaxation furniture and also for tubs of shrubs and plant displays and beyond which there is a neat shaped lawn with a background of very established trees including Oak and Spruce and several mature Rhododendron bushes. "Pergola" with Yorkshire stone flagged area and adjacent permanent barbecue and ideal for outdoor entertaining/hospitality. A short flight of stone steps with decorative trellis lead to A DELIGHTFUL CONCEALED SECLUDED PART OF THE GROUNDS with lawn and established trees including another magnificent Oak tree and a very interesting variety of mature shrubbery. There is also a VERY PLEASANT WILDLIFE/NATURAL GARDEN AREA and the proximity to the woodland attracts a lovely variety of birdlife and wildlife to the garden to observe and enjoy in this beautiful setting.  

ATTRACTIVE SUN-TRAP SMALL PAVED "COURTYARD" STYLE AREA For tubs of shrubs and plant displays and also with some climbing plants and from where there is a personal service door to the rear of the garage and also a door to/from the laundry-utility room in the property.  

A TALL HANDGATE Also provides access from the "courtyard" to the concealed car standing space and the car port and both of which have been previously described.  

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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0113 451 3127 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Apperley Bridge (0.7 mi)
  • New Pudsey (2.0 mi)
  • Baildon (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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Walker Smale, Eastgate, Bramhope, Leeds

The Old Smithy, The Cross Eastgate, Bramhope, Leeds, LS16 9AU

0113 451 3127 Local call rate

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