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Features

  • Outstanding private estate on the edge of Ilkley
  • Set within approximately 23.4 acres
  • Superb views over Wharfedale
  • Adjoining the famous Ilkley Moor
  • Characterful farmhouse dating from 1699
  • Sitting Room, Dining Room and magnificent Drawing Room
  • Farmhouse Kitchen, Utility Room and Breakfast Room
  • Master Bedroom Suite with Bathroom & Dressing Room En Suite
  • 3 Further Bedrooms, 2 En Suites, Bathroom, Shower Room & Snug
  • Range of outbuildings including a large stone barn with possible development potential (Subject to planning)

Nearest Stations

  • Ben Rhydding Rail Station - 1.2 miles
  • Burley-in-Wharfedale Rail Station - 1.3 miles
  • Ilkley Rail Station - 1.8 miles
  • Menston Rail Station - 2.4 miles
  • Guiseley Rail Station - 3.7 miles
PRINCIPAL FARMHOUSE

GROUND FLOOR

Entrance Vestibule 1.68m x 0.91m (5'6" x 3'0")
With a panelled entrance door and a stone flagged floor.

Dining Room 5.26m x 3.56m (17'3" x 11'8")
With an exposed natural stone wall incorporating a cast iron fireplace. Beamed ceiling and recessed spotlights. Windows to two sides.

Sitting Room 5.31m x 3.66m (17'5" x 12'0")
A cosy and welcoming room with a magnificent inglenook fireplace with an open grate. Beamed ceiling and recessed spotlights. Recessed cupboards. Windows to two sides.

Kitchen 5.69m x 3.25m (18'8" x 10'8")
Equipped to a high standard with a twin bowl sink unit and and extensive range of fitted base and wall units incorporating cupboards, drawers and granite work surfaces. Electric powered Aga. Matching dresser unit with lined cupboards. Integrated dishwasher and wine rack. Exposed beams, recessed spotlights and a limestone tiled floor.

Adjoining Breakfast Room/Conservatory 3.20m x 3.15m (10'6" x 10'4")
With glazed double doors leading onto the garden. Limestone tiled floor.

Utility Room 4.06m x 3.53m (13'4 x 11'7)
With fitted base and wall cupboards. A laundry cupboard has plumbing for an automatic washer and space for a dryer. Space for a fridge/freezer. Limestone tiled floor. Door to the side courtyard garden.

Cloakroom
With a low suite WC and pedestal wash basin. Limestone tiled floor.

FIRST FLOOR

Landing
Giving access to:

Principal Bedroom 4.65m x 3.78m (15'3" x 12'5")
With a range of recessed wardrobes and fitted cupboards.

En Suite Dressing Room 3.73m x 3.35m (12'3 x 11'0")
With an extensive range of fitted furniture including fitted wardrobes, dressing table and drawers.

En Suite Bathroom
Accessed from both the landing and the dressing room, the bathroom includes a panelled bath, walk-in shower, low suite wc and a pedestal wash basin. Recessed spotlights and a heated towel rail.

ADJACENT CONVERTED BARN
Adjoining the principal farmhouse and linked at ground floor level by an intercommunicating vestibule is a handsome barn offering further living accommodation appointed to a high standard and comprising:

GROUND FLOOR

Magnificent Drawing Room 8.38m x 5.72m (27'6" x 18'9")
With an imposing stone inglenook fireplace, exposed beams and trusses and having windows to 3 sides.

Side Hallway 2.90m x 2.74m (9'6" x 9'0")
With a panelled entrance door and a stone flagged floor. Fitted cloaks cupboard.

Bedroom 5.64m x 3.43m (18'6" x 11'3")
With windows to both the front and rear. Extensive fitted furniture including extensive fitted wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table. Recessed spotlights.

En Suite Bathroom
With a panelled bath, shower cubicle, wash basin with cupboards and drawers beneath and a low suite wc. Recessed spotlights and a ceramic tiled floor. Chrome heated towel rail. There is an intercommunicating door from the hallway.

FIRST FLOOR

Leading from the drawing room are a pair of staircases giving access to:

Snug 5.72m x 2.82m (18'9" x 9'3")
With fitted bookshelves and cupboards. Exposed beams.

Adjoining Bedroom 4.65m x 3.05m (15'3" x 10'0")
With recessed wardrobes. A window enjoys fine views over the valley and two Velux roof light windows shower the room with light. Exposed beams.

En Suite Shower Room
With a tiled shower cubicle, low suite WC and pedestal wash basin. Recessed spotlights and a heated towel rail.

Bedroom/Study 4.70m x 2.67m (15'5" x 8'9")
Accessed by the second staircase and having windows to two sides. Store cupboard. Exposed beams.

OUTSIDE
Low Stead Farm stands within approximately 23.4 acres in an enviable setting on the edge of the famous Ilkley Moor and from an elevated setting enjoys spectacular views of Wharfedale.

The property is approached by a long and private driveway which leads to an extensive tarmacadam forecourt providing extensive off road parking and giving access to the integral garage. The property stands within a delightful cottage garden which includes a private courtyard and an enclosed garden area with an extensive store terrace.

The various fields surrounding the property include a number of outbuildings including:

Double Garage 5.92m x 5.49m (19'5" x 18'0")
With twin electrically operated up and over doors. There is a useful storage area located above the garage.

Lambing Shed
An open faced agricultural building located in the field to the north of the main farm house and currently used as a chicken run.

Timber & Glazed Green House

Stable Block
With a tack room and two stables.

Large Barn 20.78m x 10.21m (68'2" x 33'6")
Located in the field to the south is a substantial stone built barn which provides superb and extensive storage. The barn may have potential to convert to another dwelling subject to obtaining any necessary planning approvals.

Overage
The property is to be sold subject to an overage agreement placed on the barn to the south of the main residence. In the event of planning permission being granted for conversion of the barn 25% of the uplift in value is to be paid to the Vendor. This agreement will be in place for a period of 25 years from the date of completion of the sale.

Services
The property has a newly installed private drainage system.

The central heating system is oil fired.

The property has a spring water supply. A filtration system is located in the integral garage. Property Ref: 17865558

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