3 bed Semi-detached house (for sale) Apperley Lane, Rawdon, Leeds LS19

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Hardisty Prestige
101 - 103 New Road side, Horsforth, Leeds
0113 482 9669
First Published

26th Jun 2020

Last Published

27th Jun 2020



  • Type: Semi-detached house
  • Bedrooms: 3
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Rare & exciting opportunity to acquire this stunning period family home! Formerly two cottages now merged to offer a substantial stone residence along with a large stone detached studio/home office building. Set in amazing 3/4 acre grounds in this exclusive, sought after location even boasting its own piece of woodland & siding onto the golf course! So much privacy & such a peaceful, tranquil setting yet only a walk away from Apperley Bridge train st., & with easy reach of the city centre & Leeds Bradford International Airport! A fabulous family home in such a delightful setting - best of both worlds!
Plans have now been drawn to further enhance & extend the living space should one wish & are available to view along with the photographs.
Currently offers, wonderful period features including roof trusses, period fireplaces & mullion windows all hidden away before the conversion! Ample parking, accessed via electronic gates. The recent addition of the Architect designed large studio/office, offers potential to provide a self-contained flat if required, garages, log store & utility. Sits on a private lane at the top of Cragg Woods.


An individual, historic, family home enjoying a tranquil, private, semi-rural aspect within beautiful woodland surroundings, situated at the end of a private road and adjacent to a field and golf course/tennis courts yet only a walk away from Apperley Bridge Train Station and with Leeds Bradford International Airport and the city centre only a short drive away. Formerly two cottages combined into one and steeped in delightful period features, this home has been so sympathetically restored, (revealing stone mullioned windows, fire surrounds and magnificent oak roof trusses etc), that it was highly commended in the "Period Living" magazine's reader awards. Accommodation has an interesting, flexible layout, which the vendors recognise buyers may want to alter so they have engaged with a local architect to offer a couple of variations on the layout which are relatively simple to carry out should one wish. The alteration could even create additional space with the integration of the utility room to create a contemporary, glazed glass feature and a study. The upstairs can be reconfigured to offer three double bedrooms one being a Master suite. The spaces throughout are warm, light and airy and provide extensive/versatile family living space which currently briefly comprises: Entrance lobby, vestibule, large farmhouse style kitchen, dining room/snug with multi-fuel stove, bathroom and large bedroom to the ground floor. First Floor: Impressive 29.ft sitting room with six windows and wood burning stove, two further bedrooms, (one en-suite) and a second bathroom. The property sits within mature landscaped gardens backing onto woodland accessed from a private lane at the top of Cragg Woods, overlooking the golf course with the recent addition of a stone built stand-alone home office/studio, which offers potential to provide a self-contained flat if required, a double garage, log store and utility. So much on offer - excellent privacy and tranquil setting - yet close to train station and airport too!


The property enjoys an idyllic and peaceful setting, being part of a hamlet reached via a private road, on the fringe of Cragg Woods and being part of Cragg Woods Conservation area. Adjacent to golf and tennis club, yet close enough to the cities to ensure commuting and shopping are easy. Both independent and state schooling for primary and secondary pupils are within walking distance, (One primary boasting "Outstanding" by ofsted). Apperley Bridge train station is also within short walking distance, getting you into Leeds city centre within 9 minutes. Village shops, cafes, eateries and traditional pubs are nearby. In the vendors' own words, "The height of our trees takes our breath away each time we look up. The golfers and tennis players make good next door neighbours, the green keepers maintain our view and share bird sightings with us".

How To Find The Property

From our office at New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout and carry straight on along the A65 Rawdon Road/Leeds Road. Continue for approximately 1 & 1/4 miles and just before the Rawdon traffic lights turn left into Micklefield Lane. Proceed to the traffic lights then turn left again into Apperley Lane. After only a short distance take the second left turn into a private road, (The turn after Springwood Road) and follow the private road round to the right, continue to the end and the property will be located on the left hand side. Post Code - LS19 6LN. (Please be advised that the Post Code will not take you directly to this property - please follow the specific instructions as above).


The quirky layout in this warm and welcoming home offers such flexibility. Briefly comprising...

To The Ground Floor

Door into...

Entrance Lobby

With practical tiled flooring and giving access to the ground floor bathroom, (with underfloor heating), the ground floor bedroom and the day to day vestibule/hallway.

Downstairs Bathroom (2.57m x 1.68m (8'5" x 5'6"))

Adjacent to the ground floor bedroom making it ideal if you have visitors. Fitted with a large shower, WC and wash hand basin. Combi-boiler housed behind period panelling. Ceramic tiled floor with under-floor heating. Window aiding natural light and ventilation.


Engineered oak flooring that continues through to the dining room and kitchen. Under-stairs storage cupboard. Painted panelled walling. Windows overlooking parterre garden and an external door. Doorway and two stone steps down to the dining room.

Dining Room/Snug (5.31m x 4.70m (17'5" x 15'5"))

A spacious room with dual aspect windows overlooking both the cottage garden and rear courtyard, all with bespoke wooden shutters for warmth and character. Ample space for dining table and chairs. Feature oak fire surround with inset multi-fuel stove, ideal for those chilly days/evenings. Door into the cottage garden. Door to capacious stair cupboard, ideal storage, (can revert to original second stairway). Oak flooring throughout and into...

Kitchen (4.72m x 3.20m (15'6" x 10'6"))

A large farmhouse style kitchen with a rustic feel having a combination of fitted and free-standing units providing storage. Gas fired Esse stove provides cooking, heating and hot water. Dual aspect windows and a door into the courtyard. High ceilings to this and the dining room enhance the feeling of space. Add a table and chairs for casual dining or a cuppa with friends. Quality engineered oak flooring adds a smart and practical finish.

Bedroom Two (5.08m x 4.70m (16'8" x 15'5"))

A tranquil and private double bedroom complemented by the nearby bathroom. High ceiling with impressive exposed beam and a large stone fireplace add to the charm. Private outlook through mullioned windows to the gardens and golf course. Oak wardrobe built-into the alcove.

To The First Floor

Staircase with oak newel posts lead to the first floor.

Sitting Room (9.04m x 4.70m (29'8 x 15'5" ))

An impressive room indeed with a tranquil ambience. Ceiling open to the apex and displaying the magnificent original oak roof trusses, a real nod to the heritage of this property. Windows to three sides include stone mullioned windows which were discovered during restoration works, allowing distant views over the golf course and gardens. A room in which you can relax or entertain, with original stone fireplace with inset wood burning stove. Two plaster wall friezes in the apex were created by the artist owner. Door into...

Bedroom Three (3.15m x 5.26m (10'4" x 17'3"))

A capacious self-contained bedroom with generous sized shower cubicle and hand basin providing en-suite facilities. Window with garden view and bespoke shutters. Access hatch into the loft.


Access to both enlarged airing cupboard and additional storage cupboard and leading to....

Bedroom One (4.72m x 3.23m (15'6" x 10'7"))

With elevated golf course views through the window to the South. Fitted wardrobes extending to almost the length of the room provide ample storage space.

Bathroom (3.81m x 1.70m (12'6" x 5'7"))

Fitted with a traditional white suite comprising low flush W.C, pedestal wash hand basin and compact bath. Match board panelling to walls. Heated towel rail. Yorkshire sliding sash window overlooking the courtyard.

To The Outside

This property includes several garden areas, including woodland, fruit trees, a fruit garden, parterre garden, perennial flower beds, stone...


Local info for LS19

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Property Value Data/Graphs for LS19

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 30.5% £260,542 3.1 0.8
Terraced house 18.6% £213,950 2.7 0.9
Detached house 17.1% £483,403 4 1.6
Flat 11.4% £139,438 1.9 0.8
End terrace house 10% £214,269 3 0.9
Bungalow 2.4% £206,980 2.2 1
Cottage 2.4% £394,970 3 1
Semi-detached bungalow 1.9% £227,463 2.3 0.5
Town house 1.9% £336,225 2.5 0.3
Detached bungalow 1.4% £336,650 2.7 1
Other 1.4% £562,483 4 3
Land 0.5% £499,950 0 0
Barn conversion 0.5% £550,000 4 3

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£55,701 24.6%


Current Asking Prices in LS19 Average: £282,282

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £123,333 (3) £196,283 (36) £253,216 (92) £394,826 (38) £588,325 (12)
Flats £115,000 (5) £142,600 (16) £163,300 (3) - -
All £118,125 (8) £179,765 (52) £250,376 (95) £394,826 (38) £588,325 (12)

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