Ryecroft, Harden, Bingley, BD16


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  • Bedrooms: 4

Tthis magnificent character detached farm house offers multiple reception rooms and makes for a charming family home. Set within an idyllic semi rural setting, with stunning views of the landscape, and beautifully presented gardens, an early viewing is encouraged.


***OFFERED WITH NO ONWARD CHAIN*** This beautiful historic character farm house has been renovated to a superb standard. Offering wonderful landscaped grounds and generous internal living accommodation, an early viewing is strongly encouraged.

General Description

Well House is a former historic farm house which dates back to the 1660's and has been renovated in recent years to become a stunning detached family home, whilst retaining much of its original charm. The property offers a stunning level of interior styling with a wonderful blend of character and modern features. Located within the heart of Ryecroft which overlooks the village of Harden, the property boasts an envious position which enjoys magnificent far reaching views of the local landscape, and ease of access to a host of Harden's local amenities which include quaint local eateries, a highly regarded primary school, and popular village shops. Ryecroft is on the doorstop to a host of stunning walks which flows between the village and the famous St Ives Estate. Harden is serviced by the popular market town of Bingley, where further regarded schools, shops and eateries are on offer. Bingley also has a train line which runs a regular service to the cities of both Leeds and Bradford, which make the property's location ideal for any commuters.

Harden is within a local commute to one of the areas leading towns, Ilkley. Known for being a historic Spa Town, Ilkley is famous for its local attractions which include its award winning 'Flowers In Bloom', The Grove Promenade for its shopping, and 'Cow & Calf' landmark.

Entrance Porch

A traditional characterful front porch opens into an inner passage which merges into the lounge.

Lounge 25' 5" x 17' 10" ( 7.75m x 5.44m )

Featuring stone mullioned double glazed windows to the front, this stunning main living room offers a generous amount of space. Oak flooring flows throughout the room and period beams add to the overall abundance of style. Window seating also features, along with a glorious focal fireplace and surround which houses a log burning stove and stone hearth. Additional highlights to this fantastic living space include a range of built in pine cupboards and display cabinets, television connections, and radiators.

Dining Room 13' 11" x 13' 6" ( 4.24m x 4.11m )

Having stone mullion windows to the front, this exquisite formal dining room benefits from a stunning feature log burning fireplace and surround. Beautiful oak flooring complements the room further, along with a range of fitted cabinets which include two heating drawers and an integrated drinks fridge.

Conservatory 17' 2" x 15' 1" ( 5.23m x 4.60m )

Having double glazed windows to the side which enjoy the garden outlook and views of the surrounding landscape and French doors which open onto the patio garden. This generous additional reception room makes for an excellent entertaining space, and also features a heated floor, and a glazed area which covers the cellar ceiling. Hidden stairs can access the cellar which can be used for a multitude of uses.

Kitchen 15' 10" x 8' 1" ( 4.83m x 2.46m )

Featuring double glazed stone mullion windows to the side, this beautifully presented bespoke kitchen with character beams offers a range of high quality wall and base units throughout and complementary work surfaces over. A range of integrated Miele appliances are also offered throughout, which include a fridge, dishwasher, microwave, and a double oven with an induction hob, and two warming plates. The kitchen further opens up into the rear porch passageway to a utility area where an integrated Miele washing machine and dryer with work tops feature.

Shower Room

Located off the lounge and having a double glazed window to the rear, this stylish modern suite comprises of a spacious walk in shower/ a low flush w/c, and a wash hand basin. Further highlights include beautifully presented heated flooring and tiling, paneled sides, and a feature beam.

Rear Porch / Utility

A useful rear porch area which is used as a utility area with plumbing.

First Floor Landing

Stair case access leads from the ground floor to a characterful landing area which offers feature beams and a double glazed window to the side with a stunning far reaching view of the landscape.

Master Bedroom 14' 2" x 12' 11" ( 4.32m x 3.94m )

Featuring a double glazed stone mullion window to the front with seating, this generously sized master bedroom offers a stunning feature fireplace and surround, beautiful fitted wardrobes, and a radiator.

Second Bedroom 11' 6" x 11' 3" ( 3.51m x 3.43m )

Featuring a double glazed window to the front with feature beam, this spacious bedroom benefits from having attractive window bench seating, and offers a range of fitted cabinets for storage, and a radiator.

Third Bedroom 13' 11" x 7' 6" ( 4.24m x 2.29m )

Featuring a single glazed window to the rear with an outlook of the garden and patio area. This charming bedroom features a useful fitted wardrobe, wall mounted radiator, and television connections.

Fourth Bedroom / Study 8' 10" x 5' 5" ( 2.69m x 1.65m )

Having a single glazed window to the rear and offering use as either a study, nursery or a single bedroom, and benefiting from having access to a generous eaves storage space.

Family Bathroom

Featuring a double glazed window to the front this stylish modern bathroom offers a wonderful feature beam, and attractive tiling and flooring throughout. Further highlights include a vanity wash hand basin, Jacuzzi bath with shower attachment, a spacious walk in shower cubicle, and a wall mounted radiator.


Potential buyers can gain access to the property via a gravelled driveway to the side, which allows for parking, and provides ease of access to the rear entrance porch.

Side Garden

To the side of the property a spacious stone flagged area makes for a charming patio and seating area where the surrounding long reaching views can be enjoyed. The side garden is complemented by an array of leafy trees and colourful shrubs and borders.

Rear Garden

To the rear of this magnificent property is a truly stunning generous landscaped lawn garden, which offers fabulous views of the surrounding countryside. A wonderful feature is the creative pathway which leads to a sloping arched embankment which enjoys an array of colourful plants and shrubbery. A paved seating area can also be found to the rear, and makes for a superb entertaining space, which is complemented further by beautiful traditional stone walling that adds to the overall charm. A vegetable patch and outside shed are also provided.


Access to one side of the property leads to paved garden area with attractive plants and shrubbery, along with a single garage which benefits from having power points.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.

2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.

3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.

4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.


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William H Brown - Ilkley

2 The Grove, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 9EG

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