5 bed Detached house (for sale) Hag Farm Road, Burley In Wharfedale, Ilkley LS29

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Harrison Robinson
126 Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley
01943 613821
First Published

16th Sep 2022

Last Published

14th Nov 2022



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


The Gables is an elegant, Edwardian, family home of the highest calibre. Extensively and sympathetically updated by the current owners, it combines some charming, original features with stunning, contemporary styling. Situated in delightful, expansive gardens and enjoying ultimate privacy and magnificent, Wharfe Valley countryside views, it offers peace and tranquillity in abundance whilst being conveniently located within a short walking distance of the heart of Burley in Wharfedale village and its many amenities including the train station with its excellent commuter links.

Commanding an enviable position amidst stunning, landscaped gardens of around 1.32 acres is the elegant, Edwardian property, The Gables, which offers most generous and beautifully appointed accommodation of the highest calibre. Extensively yet sympathetically updated by the current owners, they have successfully created a highly desirable blend of delightful, original, character features with exquisite, contemporary styling. One immediately appreciates the feeling of space and light in this wonderful home, accentuated by the tasteful choice of decor. The living accommodation is generous, well-proportioned and flows beautifully, providing space for all the family to enjoy. This is perfectly balanced by the spacious five double bedroomed accommodation with the 'jewel in the crown' being the stunning Master suite with charming, octagonal shaped bedroom, luxury en-suite and impressive dressing room. The location of this delightful property is hard to improve upon, situated on an exclusive, private road on the edge of stunning open countryside and yet within a short walking distance of the heart of this vibrant and popular village of Burley in Wharfedale including the train station with its excellent commuter links. The Gables enjoys ultimate privacy, tranquillity and breathtaking views of the magnificent Wharfedale countryside. The property is approached via a pair of sweeping, gravelled driveways, both with electric gates, and benefits from a generous garage block and ample parking. The beautiful gardens include expansive, manicured lawns, a kitchen garden, a large, stunning, sun terrace and three greenhouses.
Burley in Wharfedale is a very popular and thriving village community in the heart of the Wharfe Valley, providing a good range of local shops including a Co-op local store, doctors’ surgery, library, two excellent primary schools, various inns and restaurants, butchers, delicatessen, cafes, churches of several denominations and a variety of sporting and recreational facilities. A commuter rail service to Leeds/Bradford city centres, with commuting times of under 30 minutes and Ilkley in 5 minutes, is also available from the village station, only a few minutes' walk away.
With oil fired central heating, alarm, CCTV system, sonos sound system and approximate room sizes, the immaculately presented accommodation comprises as follows:

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule

A sturdy, half-glazed, arched, double entrance door opens into a useful vestibule with oak flooring and space to hang coats. A side window accentuates the feeling of light. A further set of arched, multi-paned half-glazed doors open into:

Reception Hall (9.55m max x 4.19m (31'3" max x 13'8"))

The generous proportions and the feeling of light and space of this grand reception hall provide an early indication of the theme of space and light which unfolds as you wander around every room of this stunning home. The tasteful, contemporary decor blends seamlessly with the delightful, original features such as ornate ceiling plasterwork, deep cornicing and skirtings. An elegant fireplace with open fire set on a brick hearth provides a charming, focal point. A wide, sweeping staircase with charming balustrade and attractive, soft grey panelling leads to the first floor. A half-glazed door leading into the dining hall, a set of multi-paned, double doors leading into the breakfast kitchen and three-quarter glazed panelled double doors into the sitting room create a wonderful flow to the ground floor accommodation of this beautiful home, whilst allowing an abundance of light to flow through this space, enhanced by a delightful curved window and a further side window overlooking the stunning garden and the countryside beyond. This is a wonderful environment in which to greet family and friends. Oak flooring with underfloor heating and downlighting.

Sitting Room (6.71m max x 4.32m (22'0" max x 14'2"))

On opening the beautiful, three-quarter glazed, double doors leading into this generous and most elegant sitting room, one's eyes are immediately drawn to the stunning, circular bay window, which frames a delightful vista of the beautiful, expansive, level lawn bordered by mature trees. This is a perfect spot to sit and relax with a good book and feel immediately at one with the peace and serenity of nature. The character features of ornate ceiling, deep cornicing and skirtings combine once more with the tasteful light and warm tones of the decor. Continuation of the oak flooring and underfloor heating. A further elegant fireplace with open fire on a marble hearth creates a lovely feature. A door opens onto a charming veranda with terracotta tiled floor - another inviting space to sit and relax whilst enjoying the wonderful views of the splendid gardens and magnificent countryside beyond. This most spacious sitting room opens into the lounge, offering a fabulous entertaining space of wonderful proportions.

Lounge (6.40m max x 4.40m (20'11" max x 14'5"))

A further most spacious reception room enjoying wonderful proportions and a lovely view of the stunning garden through the large, bay window with window seat. Continuation of the oak flooring and underfloor heating. The charming period features of the ornate ceiling, deep cornicing and skirtings once again blend perfectly with more contemporary touches such as the log burning stove set in another elegant fire surround, which takes pride of place, along and the stylish, modern decor. Two side windows flank the fireplace and accentuate the bright atmosphere. Downlighting and TV point.

Breakfast Kitchen (7.92m x 6.58m max (25'11" x 21'7" max))

A charming, generous, covered portico leads to a sturdy, half-glazed, multi-paned entrance door, flanked by a bank of glazed windows to two sides with deep window seats, affording a view of the driveway and beautiful garden. Light floods into this wonderful additional entrance enhanced by a large Velux window. One's gaze is met by the most stunning kitchen of fabulous proportions with bespoke, handmade base and wall units in a soft muted grey with complementary marble effect, granite worksurface and upstands over. A black aga takes pride of place with charming, tiled backdrop and timber mantle over. Further integrated appliances include two fridges, two freezers and a dishwasher. Inset one and a half bowl white, ceramic sink with traditional style Perrin and Rowe monobloc tap. A large central island incorporating the same hand-painted units but in a contrasting striking blue offers further storage with solid limed oak worksurface with granite insert and adjoining generous breakfast seating area with fitted bench furnished in luxurious, taupe leather. Limestone floor with underfloor heating, downlighting.


A door from the entrance of the breakfast kitchen opens into a useful cloakroom with large fitted cupboards to hang coats and store shoes. Window to the side elevation and limestone floor.

Wine Cellar

A glass door opens into a glazed wine cellar - a most attractive, yet practical feature of this special property.

Dining Hall (6.53m x 5.31m (21'5" x 17'5"))

The stunning, spacious kitchen opens up into a generous dining hall - a fabulous environment in which to enjoy meals with family and friends courtesy of a trio of large windows which afford breathtaking views over the beautiful gardens and the adjoining fields and moors beyond. Room for a large, family dining table. Continuation of the limestone flooring with underfloor heating, downlighting and coving. A breakfast bar seating area from the kitchen flows seamlessly into the dining area.

Lifestyle Room (6.80m x 3.45m (22'3" x 11'3"))

A recent extension to the property has created a stunning lifestyle room. This exquisite, contemporary extension with a melange of textures and quality fixtures and fittings creates a tremendous feeling of parity between the 'on point' contemporary styling and the breathtaking Wharfe Valley scenery, enhanced by the large expanse of glass affording a wonderful inside/outside feel to the room and allowing natural light to flood in to this most special environment. Continuation of the limestone flooring with underfloor heating and inset contemporary bioethanol fireplace. Electronic controlled Velux windows accentuate the feeling of space and light. Sliding doors lead out onto a generous terrace - a fabulous spot to relax in the sunshine taking in the incredible views or to entertain friends and family. Benefitting from a fitted bar and seating area.

Cloakroom W.C

A smartly presented cloakroo...


Local info for LS29

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Property Value Data/Graphs for LS29

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 40.8% £287,398 1.9 1.3
Detached house 17.6% £832,876 4.4 2.1
Semi-detached house 15.1% £462,234 3.6 1.4
Terraced house 9% £341,761 2.9 1.1
End terrace house 5.7% £592,321 3.8 1.5
Other 2.4% £492,000 2.8 1.8
Detached bungalow 1.6% £688,738 3 1.5
Cottage 1.2% £353,300 2.3 1
Land 0.8% £725,000 1.5 0.5
Bungalow 0.8% £845,000 3 2
Barn conversion 0.8% £675,000 4 2
Mews house 0.8% £335,000 2 1
Town house 0.8% £417,500 3 2
Block of flats 0.8% £495,000 1 1
Semi-detached bungalow 0.8% £407,475 3.5 1
Link-detached house 0.4% £489,950 4 2
Mobile/park home 0.4% £32,500 2 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£65,427 16.6%


Current Asking Prices in LS29 Average: £459,415

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £204,000 (3) £271,697 (19) £474,553 (48) £567,235 (41) £831,311 (19)
Flats £193,963 (28) £303,468 (66) £510,833 (6) - £529,950 (1)
All £194,934 (31) £296,366 (85) £478,974 (55) £567,235 (41) £816,243 (20)

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