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Apperley Lane, Rawdon


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
UNIQUE GRADE II LISTED FORMER BLACKSMITHS COTTAGE - Built CIRCA 1650, since converted and now a stunning family home. Prestigious 'Little London' setting with BEAUTIFUL VIEWS TO BAILDON MOOR & BEYOND - Original/Period features, totally charming with modern additions - Porch, lounge, kitchen-diner, SUPERB ORANGERY, vaulted cellar/utility area. First Floor: Two bedrooms & LUXURIOUS BATHROOM. Second Floor: 18'0 loft conversion with free-standing bath & beautiful views. Enclosed gardens, parking for 3/4 cars & GARAGE. Local train station, excellent schooling and varied amenities. EPC - D


Built circa 1650, this is possibly one of the oldest properties in the area. A beautiful stone built Grade II Listed residence, formerly a Blacksmiths but since converted and now a stunning family home. Offering far reaching views to the rear which stretch across to Baildon Moor and beyond, providing a stunning outlook which changes throughout the seasons. The house retains a perfect blend of period charm, with many original features and stylish modern appliances added for modern day convenience. Set back off the road in prestigious 'Little London', with excellent transport links to include the train station at Apperley Bridge which offers a service into Leeds within approx ten minutes, Rawdon Golf club, Rawdon Lawn Tennis Club, local shops and amenities close by. The property has the added bonus of a detached garage and off-street parking which is situated off Princess Street across the road. Internally accommodation briefly comprises: Entrance porch with solid timber door, opening to the lounge which oozes charm. The kitchen-diner is open to the superb Orangery which has Yorkshire stone flagged flooring and stylish fitted units. A vaulted cellar is currently used as utility area and provides ideal storage space. To the first floor are two double bedrooms and a luxurious house bathroom. Located on the second floor is a further lovely bedroom, with open bathing area and stunning views. Gardens to the front and rear are fully enclosed.


Rawdon is a much sought after, extremely pleasant residential Village, conveniently situated just off New Road Side (A65). Commuting is straight forward; both the A65 and the Ring Road (A6120) are on hand providing major links to the motorway networks and the centres of Leeds and Bradford. A new train station has recently opened in Apperley Bridge and across the other side of the village is the Horsforth train station offering services to Leeds, York and Harrogate. For the more travelled commuter the Leeds - Bradford Airport is only a short car ride away. There are many facilities on offer in the 'village' including local shops, a tea room, a public house and take-away, along with excellent schools.. This area is perfect for purchasers wanting to live in a popular situation with every convenience close by. Rawdon Billing is within a short walk, here you will find a lake and beautiful scenery with lots of space to enjoy a good walk.


From our office at New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout. Continue straight on along the Rawdon Road/Leeds Road passing the Rawdon Crematorium on the left. Carry on for approximately a mile further and just before the Rawdon traffic lights turn left into Micklefield Road and left into Micklefield Lane. Continue along to the traffic lights then turn right. Proceed up Apperley Lane and take a left turn (Opposite Lombard Street) to Smithy Hill House. The property can be identified by our For Sale board. Post Code LS19 7DX.



Solid oak door into...


With Yorkshire stone flagged floor. Neutral decor theme. Stable style door into the lounge. Stairs to the first floor.


4.85m x 4.60m (15'11 x 15'1 )

A spacious and well proportioned lounge which retains character from the era it was built. Exposed timber ceiling beams and revealed oak floorboards. Feature cast iron burner. Neutral decor theme. Timber framed mullioned window.


4.85m x 2.69m (15'11 x 8'10 )

Again, this is a spacious room which has a range of fitted solid timber wall and base units which are painted white, with brushed chrome handles. Feature display aga with solid oak surround. Luxurious granite work-surfaces with inset belfast sink and tiled splash-back. Space for 'Rangemaster' cooker and hood. Integrate dishwasher and under-counter fridge/freezer. Exposed timber beams to the ceiling. Slate tile flooring with underfloor heating. Neutral decor theme with exposed stone feature wall. Internal mullioned window. Stone steps leading down to the vaulted cellar. Doors open into...


4.09m x 3.76m (13'5 x 12'4 )

A beautiful and much used addition to the house, enjoying stunning long distance views. With a pitched and glazed ceiling, neutral decor and inset ceiling spotlights. Slate tiled flooring. Timber framed double glazed windows to the rear elevation with french doors opening out into the garden, which is ideal on a sunny day.


Stone stairs from kitchen leading down to...


Currently used as a utility area, plumbed for a washing machine and having additional power points. Yorkshire stone paved floor.


Stone steps with painted spindle and balustrade staircase leading up to...


Neutral decor. Exposed beams. Access into...


4.85m x 4.60m (15'11 x 15'1 )

An excellent sized bedroom, very impressive indeed with exposed ceiling beams and neutral decor. Quality fitted wardrobes. Mullioned window to the front elevation.


2.74m x 2.11m (9'0 x 6'11 )

With exposed beams and neutral decor theme. A good sized third bedroom with mullioned window to the rear elevation.


2.82m x 1.65m (9'3 x 5'5 )

An impressive and spacious bathroom with a 4ft walk-in shower enclosure, WC and a wash hand basin. Tiled splash-backs with neutral decor theme to the remainder. Feature exposed beams. Ladder style central heating radiator. Ceramic tiled floor with underfloor heating. Two timber framed windows to the rear elevation.


Access to...


5.49m x 4.57m (18'0 x 15'0 )

Offering so much space and the most impressive views! Forming the loft conversion, with exposed ceiling beams and fitted wardrobes. The combi-boiler is stored here. Feature wallpaper. Eaves storage. Free-standing roll-top bath. Wood effect flooring. Three velux windows offering fabulous views.


The house is set back from the main road and offers good sized garden at the front. The rear garden is fully enclosed with a lawn and pebble area. The paved patio provides a great space to eat alfresco or catch up over a drink with friends. Raised flower beds provide colour and interest. Such a lovely garden in which you can sit and marvel at the spectacular vista!


5.49m x 2.95m (18'0 x 9'8 )

Of modern construction with up & over door and a pedestrian door to the side elevation. There is parking for three to four cars.


We are whole of market and would love to help with your purchase or remortgage. Call Hardisty Financial to book your appointment today 0113 2390012 option 3.


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