6 bed Detached house (for sale) Hillings Lane, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29

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Knight Frank - Harrogate Sales
24 Albert Street, Harrogate
01423 578071
First Published

18th Nov 2020

Last Published

23rd Mar 2021



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 6
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Reservoir House is a spectacular 'Grand Designs' home on the edge of Ilkely Moor. Offering an incredible amount of glass and natural light, this fabulous contemporary home was built in the former Hawksworth Moor Reservoir.

This eco friendly and efficient home extends to over 12,000sqft of cutting edge architecture, the accommodation is based around three individual structures - The main family home, the guest house and extensive garaging with home office and gym - all surrounding a central courtyard nestled within the existing walls of the reservoir.

This phenomenal property is accessed via a substantial sliding electric gate in the retained side wall of the reservoir, with parking for numerous vehicles and quadruple garaging.
The main family home is accessed via a glass entrance lobby which opens through into the outstanding ground floor entertaining space.

Upon entry is an open plan living dining kitchen, with bespoke and extensively fitted breakfast kitchen and pantry - hand made by Secret Drawer in Skipton, with an impressive eight seater island unit and Miele appliances including; four steam ovens, microwave combination oven, bean to cup coffee machine, two integrated dishwashers, a full height fridge freezer, twin induction hobs and induction wok, tepan plate and Quooker boiling tap. Above the kitchen is a mezzanine level with games rooms, glass gallaried balcony over looking the kitchen below and 360 degree panoramic view over Wharfedale towards Armscliffe Cragg and The Chevin.

The internal hallway offers a utility/boot room, WC and storage and leads to a separate living area with bi-folding doors out to the main sun terrace.

To the lower ground floor is a cinema room with Dolby Atmos Onkyo Sound system with 4k Projector a further laundry / utility room, impressive and generous master bedroom with en-suite bathroom with twin waterfall showers, separate bath and a substantial walk in wardrobe. There are a further three double bedrooms all with en-suites and access to the central courtyard.

The property benefits from a full Control4 LED based lighting and audio system and nibe ground source heat pump, hot water system, heat recovery system and underfloor heating.

Across the courtyard is a self contained annexe with two/three bedrooms, three shower rooms and an open plan living/dining kitchen, perfect for guests and relatives.
Set behind the annexe is a double storey building with quadruple garaging, plant room, storage on the ground floor and a home workspace/studio, gym with golf simulator/range, shower room, WC and kitchen on the first floor.

Outside and within the reservoir walls is a well landscaped central courtyard with planted raised beds, decking and seating - perfect for entertaining.

The property also benefits from 12 acres of private land that comes with Reservoir House.

Reservoir House is to be found on the South East side of Ilkley. A most desirable location in its own right with Ilkley town centre approximately 3 miles away offering comprehensive shops, restaurants, boutique cinema, cafes and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, playhouse and library.

The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages including Ilkley Grammar School and three private schools all within a short drive.

There is also a regular train service that runs from the town to both Leeds and Bradford


Local info for LS29

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Property Value Data/Graphs for LS29

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Flat 30.2% £310,341 2.2 0.6
Detached house 25.9% £843,804 4.6 1.2
Semi-detached house 11.3% £360,652 3.4 0.8
Terraced house 9.9% £324,879 3.2 0.6
Other 7.5% £490,834 3 0.1
End terrace house 3.8% £369,963 3.1 1.1
Bungalow 2.8% £458,333 2.8 1.2
Town house 2.8% £481,650 3.7 0.8
Detached bungalow 1.9% £470,000 3.3 0.5
Link-detached house 0.9% £310,000 3 0.5
Barn conversion 0.9% £450,000 3 0.5
Maisonette 0.9% £207,500 2 0.5
Semi-detached bungalow 0.5% £319,950 2 2
Mobile/park home 0.5% £39,950 1 1

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£113,901 30.9%


Current Asking Prices in LS29 Average: £482,910

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £222,389 (5) £260,276 (17) £379,532 (47) £504,212 (30) £845,899 (38)
Flats £228,333 (9) £264,900 (37) £418,611 (19) £466,950 (1) -
All £226,210 (14) £263,444 (54) £390,782 (66) £503,010 (31) £845,899 (38)

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6 bed Detached house () Hillings Lane, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 £2,750,000
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