2 bed Detached house (for sale) South Lodge, Thornhill Drive, Calverley LS28

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Hunters - Pudsey
11 Church Lane, Leeds, Pudsey
0113 427 0277
First Published

26th May 2022

Last Published

22nd Jun 2022



  • Type: Detached house
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Listing status: sale
  • Country: England


A rare and exciting opportunity to purchase this truly remarkable detached former stone gate house built in circa 1865, nestled within the most idyllic setting on Thornhill Drive, close to the local shops and amenities in Calverley village. The property features spacious, flexible and beautifully presented accommodation throughout which has undergone sympathetic renovations in recent years, paying particular attention to retain many of the original character features. There are breath-taking, panoramic views from the rear of the property across open countryside and beyond with lots of fantastic walks available on the doorstep. The home is sure to appeal to a range of buyers and internal viewing is essential to fully appreciate what this incredible and unique property has to offer!

Having oil central heating and double glazed hard wood heritage windows throughout, with the exception of two windows in the kitchen, the property briefly comprises: Entrance hall with original front door and tiled flooring. Double doors lead to an impressive kitchen/diner which features a good range of bespoke shaker style wall and base units with oak worktops and Belfast sink, there is space for a range master cooker with integrated extractor hood, integrated dishwasher and space for a fridge/freezer. The kitchen area has a large south facing window, vertical radiator and original wooden flooring. The dining area boasts beautiful Yorkshire stone flooring, a ‘Clearview’ multi fuel stove, exposed stone wall, high pitched ceiling with original wooden beams and double doors leading to the garden. The conservatory provides an additional living area and has tiled flooring, relaxing views and doors leading to the front and rear gardens. The living room is a spacious size and has a lovely cosy feel, there is an attractive multi fuel wood burning stove, Yorkshire stone flooring and bespoke fitted bookshelf. Bedroom two, is located on the ground floor and is a double sized room with a charming wood burner.

In 2019, the property was extended to create a wonderful, additional reception room which is multi-functional and would be the ideal place to entertain guests. There are bi folding doors leading to the garden, solid oak flooring and stairs leading to the cellar for storage. The bathroom features a freestanding bath tub, high flush w/c, vanity style sink unit and part wooden panelled walls. There is potential subject to planning permission to convert the attic space to a bedroom with en suite.

Stairs from the living room lead to the first floor where bedroom one can be found which is a double sized room and enjoys stunning views, an exposed chimney breast and an en suite wet room featuring an overhead shower, part tiled walls, low flush w/c and floating wash basin.

The property occupies an enviable semi-rural location and displays well maintained gardens which has multiple seating areas, mature borders, a completely private aspect and panoramic views. There is a driveway allowing off street parking which leads to an integral garage/utility that has light, power and plumbing, perfect for storage. There is the opportunity to lease the land opposite the front of the property from the Freeholder (Thornhill Estates) which is roughly 1/3 of an acre of woodland garden with outbuildings.
7.06m (23' 2") x 4.34m (14' 3")

living room
4.57m (15' 0")x 4.11m (13' 6")

reception room
4.14m (13' 7") x 3.61m (11' 10")

4.60m (15' 1") x 2.97m (9' 9")

bedroom two
3.58m (11' 9") x 3.56m (11' 8")

2.31m (7' 7") x 1.80m (5' 11")

1.75m (5' 9") x 1.35m (4' 5")

bedroom one
4.09m (13' 5") x 3.63m (11' 11")

1.93m (6' 4") x 1.27m (4' 2")

decking area

5.74m (18' 10") x 2.74m (9' 0")



Local info for LS28

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Property Value Data/Graphs for LS28

Property Type % Avg. current value Avg. # beds Avg. # bathrooms
Terraced house 28.9% £209,922 2.4 0.9
Semi-detached house 23.7% £265,060 3.1 1
Flat 14.2% £125,879 1.9 1
Detached house 10.8% £470,796 4.2 2.2
End terrace house 9.5% £212,266 2.6 0.7
Semi-detached bungalow 4.3% £229,500 2.4 0.5
Other 2.6% £428,333 3.3 1.3
Town house 2.2% £190,890 2.4 1
Detached bungalow 1.3% £548,332 2.7 1.3
Bungalow 0.9% £212,500 2 1
Land 0.9% £449,500 0 0
Maisonette 0.4% £160,000 2 1
Cottage 0.4% £475,000 4 2

Area Information

Average Price Paid




Current Average Value


Value Change

£38,764 18.1%


Current Asking Prices in LS28 Average: £252,846

Property Type 1 Bed 2 Beds 3 Beds 4 Beds 5 Beds
Houses £132,174 (8) £181,331 (64) £266,220 (76) £405,709 (38) £575,714 (7)
Flats £92,249 (4) £131,500 (30) - - -
All £118,866 (12) £165,428 (94) £266,220 (76) £405,709 (38) £575,714 (7)

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