2 bed Cottage (for sale) Archway Cottage, Town Street, Horsforth LS18

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

3rd Dec 2020

Last Published

9th Dec 2020



  • Type: Cottage
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


Unique & beautifully restored grade II listed cottage in which the array of period features from its circa 1600 Heritage take absolute pride of place throughout. Transformed by the current owner under a true labour of love into a luxurious/high spec home, with meticulous contemporary interior. Nestled upon vibrant Horsforth Town Street with its cafe culture, an array of shops & such convenient access to the train station, commuter links etc. Beautifully designed gardens. EPC - D


Rarely are historical buildings so beautifully restored, but this unique home has been transformed by the current owner under a true labour of love. This stunning Grade II Listed cottage has undergone a comprehensive scheme of up-dating, resulting in a meticulous and now quite contemporary home, with so many modern & luxurious additions, sympathetically blended with a wealth of impressive character features retained from its circa 1600 Heritage. Nestled upon Horsforth Town Street with it's vibrancy and array of shops and cafe culture, this home is perfect for those looking for a home of some calibre, combined with such convenient access to the wide range of amenities, the local train station, commuter links etc. The dining kitchen and bathrooms are contemporary/luxurious and the endearing quirks throughout the house, including the revealed stone walls and brickwork, the stunning beams, feature doors and ironmongery and indeed the array of period features take true pride of place. The beautifully designed rear gardens are yet another wonderful feature.


This is a prime residential location where you will find excellent schools to suit all ages, with pre-schools, also Kids Club and Trinity University all on hand. Amble to an array of eateries, bars, shops etc, with supermarket, park, banks etc all based a short distance away. There are gyms, cricket, bowls, rugby, golf, running clubs, and a skate park, something for everybody. For commuters, Horsforth Train Station provides services to Leeds, York and Harrogate. Kirkstall Forge Train Station is located down the A65 and offers further means of convenient access into the City (8 mins) and surrounding areas. The Ring Road (A6120) and the (A65) are nearby and provide main road links to the commercial centres of Leeds, Bradford, York and Harrogate, a regular bus service runs into the City Centre and, for the more travelled commuter, Leeds-Bradford Airport is a short drive away. All in all, this location is sought after by a wide variety of buyers and enjoys a strong sense of community and a thriving village atmosphere.

How To Find The Property

Sat nav post code LS18 5BL.


To The Ground Floor

Composite entrance door in a period style with attractive colour to match the front gate leading into...

Lounge (5.9 x 3.4 (19'4" x 11'1"))

A charming & characterful room with impressive feature beams, commanding exposed stone wall/chimney breast with revealed brick recess and stone hearth. Period style storage cupboards fitted to alcoves. A beautiful room.

Dining Kitchen (5.8 x 5.1 (19'0" x 16'8"))

Extreme attention to detail and no expense spared has resulted in a stunning room with its luxurious/bespoke handle-less cabinetry with soft-closing feature and luxurious moulded Corian work-surfaces. Feature central island unit with inset sink, grooved drainer and mixer tap, so well suited to modern day living/dining and entertaining. Integrated appliances include 'Hoover' washer/dryer, Bosch dishwasher, double oven, microwave, four point hob and extractor over, wine chiller etc. A stunning high spec room forming the heart of the house. Feature beams, delightful exposed stone and brickwork. Tiled floor with wet underfloor heating throughout. Lots of natural light through the triple velux roof light in the pitched ceiling, floor to ceiling glazed panels and contemporary bi-fold doors opening into the garden.

Lower Ground Floor

Steps lead down to...

Barrel Vaulted Cellar (1.8 x 2.1 (5'10" x 6'10"))

With revealed brickwork and stone flagged floor, this barrel vaulted cellar provides additional useful storage space. Radiator and power point.

To The First Floor

Painted spindle and balustrade stairs from the ground floor lead up to the first floor. Exposed brick recess with lighting...


Wow, a superb landing with high pitched/open ceiling with exposed beams, velux window and a designer style radiator. Doors leading into...

Bedroom One (3.7 x 2.9 (12'1" x 9'6"))

Such a characterful room with a great feeling of space. Period features include revealed stone wall, lintels, and exposed beams. Traditional style vertical central heating radiator.

Bedroom Two (3.4 x 2.9 (11'1" x 9'6"))

Another double bedroom oozing character. Revealed beams and exposed stone fireplace and lintel over with revealed brick insert/reveal. Wall light points. Sash window with deep sill. Again, this room enjoys a feeling great space.

Bathroom (2.9 x 1.7 (9'6" x 5'6"))

Such a stunning, well designed bathroom with 5* hotel-esq finish. Impressive free-standing 'slipper' shaped bath with feature floor-standing tap, spacious shower enclosure with 'Rainfall' shower head and thermostatic control, W.C and vanity unit with inset wash hand basin, mixer tap and storage beneath, illuminated mirror over. Stylish tiling to the floor with electric underfloor heating and walls with paint finish to the remainder. Exposed stonework. Double sash window with decorative acid etched detailing providing privacy, natural light and ventilation. Designer style radiator. Pitched ceiling with exposed beams and bespoke strip lighting finish the room of perfectly.


The appeal of this property starts from the outside, with its immaculate landscaped front garden, with paved and pebble areas, enclosed by low stone walling, with its charming painted front gate. The rear garden is paved for low maintenance with ample space to sit out, enjoys a good degree of privacy and is enclosed by stone walls and fencing.

Additional Services - Disclosure Of Financial Inte

Unless instructed otherwise, the company would normally offer all clients, applicants and prospective purchasers its full range of estate agency services, including the valuation of their present property and sales service. We also intend to offer clients, applicants and prospective purchasers' mortgage and financial services advice through our association with our in-house mortgage and protection specialists hardisty financial. We will also offer to clients and prospective purchasers the services of our panel solicitors, removers and contactors. We would normally be entitled to commission or fees for such services and disclosure of all our financial interests can be found on our website at

Planning & Building Regs.

We are presently unable to confirm whether any appropriate planning permission or building regulation consents were obtained when altering the property, we do not hold on file, nor have we seen sight of any relevant supporting documents. Interested parties must satisfy themselves in this regard via their own Legal Representative.

Mortgage Services

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Brochure Details

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Local info for LS18

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Property Value Data/Graphs for LS18

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Semi-detached house 28.8% £336,378 3.3 1.2
Flat 24.2% £247,679 1.9 1.6
Terraced house 21.2% £248,766 3.1 1.1
Detached house 12.9% £588,494 4.3 2.3
End terrace house 3.8% £216,000 2.8 0.6
Other 2.3% £604,000 3.7 2
Link-detached house 2.3% £425,000 4 3
Detached bungalow 1.5% £304,975 2.5 1
Bungalow 0.8% £495,000 3 1
Semi-detached bungalow 0.8% £219,950 2 1
Cottage 0.8% £249,950 2 1
Town house 0.8% £300,000 5 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£42,115 14.6%


Current Asking Prices in LS18 Average: £331,211

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses - £225,189 (14) £271,790 (46) £434,327 (31) £567,483 (6)
Flats £177,780 (5) £253,874 (25) £345,000 (2) - -
All £177,780 (5) £243,577 (39) £274,841 (48) £434,327 (31) £567,483 (6)

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