26th May 2018
31st May 2018
- Listing status: sale
- Country: England
Situated down a private drive and surrounded by stunning open countryside this charming three bedroom semi-detached Grade II listed character home, sits within beautiful and well stocked mature gardens extending to approximately 2 acres allowing for even the most avid gardener to realise their dream. This delightful home really offers the best of both worlds, having beautiful Yorkshire countryside on the doorstep, yet being so close to cosmopolitan Horsforth with its superb range of amenities including shops, cafes, bars and restaurants as well its own train station making access to Leeds, Harrogate and York simple.
The sweeping driveway passes through the property's own paddock land which in turn leads into the more formal gardens surrounding the house. These include a beautiful country garden stocked with a variety of shrubs, plants, fruit trees and a generous sized vegetable patch, all of which can be enjoyed throughout the varying seasons. To the front of the home is a charming formal lawned garden which overlooks the superb paddocks beyond. In addition, there is a large pebbled area which is an ideal spot for alfresco dining and entertaining as well as a patio which can be accessed from the kitchen.
Dating back to circa 1642, this beautiful home extends to 1,647 sq ft of accommodation and retains many original features. From the walled garden, you enter the south easterly facing breakfast kitchen which has a range of solid wood wall and base units with granite work surfaces over and fitted appliances including double oven and hob. There are windows to two aspects as well as a velux window making this a lovely bright room with slate flooring and electric underfloor heating.
From the kitchen there are stairs up to the spacious utility which overlooks the kitchen. Past the guest WC you enter the stone flagged dining hallway with original inglenook fireplace and multi fuel burner. There is a window seat, built in cupboard space and character beam. The formal lounge has two large south facing sash windows with window seats making this another beautifully bright entertaining space. It has a delightful marble working open fireplace, and central beam further adding to its period charm. To the lower ground floor is a useful cellar space which houses the oil fired central heating boiler and which could be further converted should the discerning purchaser wish to do so. To the first floor are two excellent sized bedrooms. The master has a bespoke inbuilt wardrobe, a beautiful feature stone open fireplace, and two sash windows with seats and shutters. A door leads into the modern en-suite shower room which has a high flush w/c, wash hand basin and large shower cubicle. Bedroom two again has a built in wardrobe, feature fireplace with lintel and exposed stone wall, and a beautiful double window with beam above, window seat and exposed mullions. Also to this floor is a house bathroom fitted with a three piece suite including bath with electric shower over, wash hand basin and w/c. The second floor houses bedroom three which is a stunning room with exposed wooden beams and ample eaves storage.
Outside, the grounds to this quintessentially English home are extensive and offer more than enough space to really live the 'good life'. Owlet Grange Nook benefits not only from its own private driveway, but also secondary access from the road leading down to this desirable enclave. There is ample parking for numerous vehicles on the private driveway, as well as several outbuildings including stables, tack room and storage which have power, lighting and are alarmed.
This stunning home really is a hidden gem; an ideal property for any nature lover and is an absolute must view property to truly appreciate the quality accommodation and spectacular grounds on offer.
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