A SUPERB THREE BEDROOMED / TWO BATHROOM FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT, FORMING PART OF A HIGHLY IMPRESSIVE CONVERTED VICTORIAN RESIDENCE WITH HIGH QUALITY FIXTURES AND FITTINGS, SOUTH FACING TERRACE AND OFF STREET PARKING Built in 1878 and designed by influential architect, Richard Norman Shaw, St Johns Apartments is an imposing and well renowned building, conveniently located within a brief walk of Ilkley town centre. Apartment 4 is one of the larger properties within the development and features two original stained glass windows that tell the story of the house that Jack built. The accommodation comprises a private reception hall, sizeable open plan sitting room with adjoining kitchen, south facing terrace, master bedroom with en suite facilities and walk in wardrobe, shared balcony, two further bedrooms and a house bathroom. Externally St Johns Apartments stands within beautiful communal gardens and residents have access to a communal store room. Allocated parking space.
- First Floor Apartment
- Open Plan Sitting Room
- Adjoining Kitchen
- Master Bedroom With En Suite
- Two Further Bedrooms
- South Facing Terrace
- EPC Rating F
- Communal Gardens
Ilkley town centre offers an excellent range of high class shops, restaurants, cafes and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, boutique cinema, playhouse and library. The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages including Ilkley Grammar School. There are good sporting and recreational facilities. Situated within the heart of the Wharfe Valley, surrounded by the famous Moors to the south and the River Wharfe to the north, Ilkley is regarded as an ideal base for the Leeds/Bradford commuter. A regular train service runs from the town to both cities.
The accommodation has ELECTRIC HEATING and SECONDARY DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes, comprises:-
COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL An impressive communal entrance hall featuring an oak, glass and brushed steel staircase. Large bay window which forms a half landing.
PRIVATE RECEPTION HALL 31' 8" x 4' 3" (9.65m x 1.3m) Featuring three wall light points. Recessed spotlights. Useful recessed store cupboard. Wood flooring. Video entry system which links to the communal entrance.
SITTING ROOM 27' 6" x 12' 2" (8.38m x 3.71m) A particularly impressive sitting room having a wood burning stove with brick surround and stone hearth. Two contemporary wall lights and recessed spotlights. Large stone mullion leaded light windows to the rear elevation with secondary glazing which provide a pleasant outlook over the communal gardens. Stone mullion leaded light window with secondary glazing to the front elevation. Wood flooring. A door provides access to:-
TERRACE Enclosed by a stone wall and iron railings the south facing terrace offers an excellent space for al fresco dining.
KITCHEN 12' 6" x 8' 5" (3.81m x 2.57m) Directly adjoining the sitting room and comprising an extensive range of base and wall units with co-ordinating quartz worktops and splashbacks. Integrated appliances include a fridge, freezer, slimline dishwasher, washer dryer, AEG oven with microwave oven over and a five ring Smeg ceramic hob with cooker hood over. Recessed spotlights. Window to the rear elevation.
MASTER BEDROOM 17' 10" x 15' 6" (5.44m x 4.72m) An outstanding master bedroom featuring a sizeable walk-in wardrobe with fitted hanging rails, shelving and chest of drawers. Additional fitted wardrobe. Three wall light points. Recessed spotlights. Leaded light stone mullion windows with secondary glazing.
A small door provides access to a charming shared balcony overlooking the communal gardens.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM Comprising a walk-in shower with glass screen, hand wash basin and a low suite wc. Heated towel rail. Recessed spotlights. Window to the rear elevation.
BEDROOM TWO 11' 9" x 10' 6" (3.58m x 3.2m) An outstanding feature of bedrooms two and three are the stained glass windows (with secondary double glazing) which tell the story of the house that Jack built. Fitted wardrobe.
BEDROOM THREE 11' 9" x 8' 4" (3.58m x 2.54m) With original stained glass window and secondary double glazing. Fitted wardrobe.
BATHROOM Smartly presented and comprising a large bath with tiled surround, separate walk-in rainfall shower with glass screen, contemporary glass hand wash basin and a low suite wc. Heated towel rail. Cupboard housing the recently installed boiler. Recessed spotlights. Window to the front elevation.
COMMUNAL GARDENS St Johns Apartments features beautifully maintained and landscaped communal gardens.
PARKING The apartment includes an allocated parking space.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by prior appointment with Dale Eddison's Ilkley office.
Please note - with the current Covid 19 viewing guidelines, for the safety of our clients, customers and staff we ask that only two people attend a viewing at any one time. We request that all viewers wear gloves and a face covering. If this is not possible please advise our staff prior to the viewing appointment.
PLEASE NOTE The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds. The measurements in these particulars are approximate and have been provided for guidance purposes only. The fixtures, fittings and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. The internal photographs used in these particulars are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item is included in the sale.
TENURE Leasehold with the balance of a 250 year lease from 1st July 2007. We are advised the current ground rent is £250 per annum. We are advised the service charge is £3,600 per annum which covers such items as maintaining the communal areas and exterior of the building, gardening and buildings insurance.
LOCATION From Dale Eddison's Ilkley office on The Grove, proceed up Wells Road and turn right at the crossroads onto Queens Road. Continue past St Margaret's Church and St Johns Apartments can be found almost immediately on your right hand side.
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