A substantial detached family residence set in lovely private south facing grounds of over ¾ of an acre, occupying a prime position on the fringe of this sought after North Leeds suburb. AN INTERNAL INSPECTION IS ESSENTIAL TO FULLY APPRECIATE THIS PROPERTY.
An internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate this significant property offering very flexible family living accommodation arranged over three levels and extending to some 6,380 sq. ft. Furthermore, there is an opportunity to create a self contained annexe within the accommodation for a dependent relative, together with two exceptional first floor teenage suites, if required. A feature of the property are the well established formal gardens, which face virtually due south to the rear and enjoy complete privacy. A
Alwoodley is regarded as one of North Leeds’s most exclusive residential locations and is just a short drive from Moortown Corner, having a Marks & Spencer’s Food Hall and the Ring Road with a Sainsbury’s complex. There is ease of access to a host of excellent local amenities and most denominations of schools, including the acclaimed Grammar School at Alwoodley Gates within easy walking distance. Nearby sporting facilities include the David Lloyd Centre and excellent golf courses including Sandmoor and Alwoodley, quite literally on the doorstep.
The ground floor is approached from an entrance vestibule with built in cloaks cupboards and an impressive reception hall with arched and illuminated display recesses and two sets of matching glazed doors leading through, firstly in to the drawing room with Adams style fireplace surround, marble interior and hearth, arched, illuminated display recesses with built in cupboards and across the hall is the formal dining room with fitted crockery/drinks cabinet. Off the hallway is a cloakroom with WC and an inner staircase hall to lower and first floor levels. A feature of the property is the spacious open plan breakfast kitchen with a comprehensive range of bespoke units in oak, complimented by marble preparation surfaces. There is a matching central island/breakfast bar and integrated appliances comprising a Gaggenau steam oven, Siemens combination/microwave oven, Kuppersbusch double oven and grill, Siemens gas hob and matching cooker hood, twin fridges and a dishwasher. There is marble flooring throughout, French doors opening out in to the rear garden, a fitted utility area with matching units to those of the kitchen, American style fridge freezer and internal access to the garage. An archway leads off from the kitchen in to a light and spacious lounge with remote controlled gas fire and integrated speaker system, arched and illuminated display recess, fitted display cabinet and storage cupboards. Double French doors open out in to the rear garden and a lobby with marble steps leads down to the lower ground floor accommodation. Accessed from the inner staircase hall is a guest bedroom suite with tiled bathroom and WC and a fitted study/TV room. There is a spacious principal bedroom with private access through a fitted dressing room with built in wardrobes, storage cupboards and full height shoe storage unit. The bedroom itself has an additional range of full height built in wardrobes, bay window overlooking the rear garden and an archway in to a further dressing area, which in turn leads to a large fully tiled en suite bathroom, which includes twin vanity units with marble surround, shower cubicle, bath and separate WC with bidet.
At lower ground floor level is a living room with two wide archways leading in to a large conservatory with feature open fire and copper chimney piece, marble flooring and double doors opening out in to the rear garden. There is a home office with built in book shelving and storage cupboards leading through in to a gymnasium, a second fitted kitchen with split level cooker, large fitted laundry room and second cloakroom and WC and access in to the extensive under drawing area (Agents note – this section of the house would readily provide self contained ancillary accommodation for a dependant relative).
At first floor level is a landing with linen room, built in storage cupboards and providing access to a large second bedroom suite with private entrance lobby, dressing area with built in wardrobes, large bed/sitting room with vaulted ceiling, Juliet balcony, fitted shelving, two large Veluxwindows overlooking the rear garden and large fully tileden suite bath/shower room with WC. This in itself would provide an excellent teenage suite, if required. Similarly there is a third large bedroom suite with private entrance lobby, en suite bath/shower room and WC and a large bed/sitting room with Velux windows overlooking the rear garden. There is also a fourth bedroom suite with shower room and WC.
Outside, the property is approached through twin sets of electric entrance gates and stone pillars and an in and out driveway providing ample parking and in turn giving access to the integral double garage. A second lower driveway leads down in to a further enclosed parking area and third integral garage.
A feature of the property are the mature, well established private grounds which enjoy complete privacy and face virtually due south to the rear. There is an extensive Yorkshire stone flagged sun terrace off the kitchen and steps leading down to a further stone paved terrace area with fitted seating, ideal for outside entertaining. There are extensive lawns, well stocked flower beds and borders and a wealth of specimen trees and flowering shrubs. In all the grounds extend to over ¾ acre.