Arden Lea Cottage Queens Drive, Ilkley

Asking Price of £495,000
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2 BedroomsCottage
  • Charming Link Detached Victorian Cottage
  • Veranda Entrance & Reception Hall
  • Elegant Sitting Room
  • Fitted Kitchen With An Aga
  • Study
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Marble Tiled Bathroom
  • EPC Rating E
  • Private Walled Garden
  • Short Walk To Ilkley Moor

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AN ENCHANTING TWO BEDROOMED STONE BUILT COTTAGE OCCUPYING AN ENVIABLE LOCATION CLOSE TO ILKLEY MOOR AND STANDING WITHIN A DELIGHTFUL PRIVATE WALLED GARDEN Arden Lea Cottage is a unique hidden gem quietly tucked away within walled gardens in a highly regarded district known for its outstanding setting close to Ilkley Moor yet within easy reach of Ilkley town centre. The cottage has been lovingly improved by the current owners to provide beautifully presented accommodation of immense charm with many endearing features, including solid oak doors, log burning stove and an Aga cooker.

  • Charming Link Detached Victorian Cottage
  • Veranda Entrance & Reception Hall
  • Elegant Sitting Room
  • Fitted Kitchen With An Aga
  • Study
  • 2 Double Bedrooms
  • Marble Tiled Bathroom
  • EPC Rating E
  • Private Walled Garden
  • Short Walk To Ilkley Moor

The cottage, which is approached by a veranda entrance, incorporates an elegant sitting room, a well equipped dining kitchen and a study on the ground floor, whilst at lower ground floor level there is a store cellar and utility room. The accommodation is completed on the first floor with two double bedrooms and a marble tiled bathroom with a modern white suite. The cottage stands within a delightful private walled garden. 

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 GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING AND SEALED UNIT DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes comprises:- 

GROUND FLOOR  

COVERED VERANDA ENTRANCE Leading to:- 

RECEPTION HALL With a panelled entrance door and hardwood floor. 

SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 12' 9" (4.88m x 3.89m) With arched windows to two sides. Hardwood floor. Solid fuel stove standing on a brick hearth and having stone fire surround. Moulded ceiling cornice. 

DINING KITCHEN 16' 5" x 15' 2" (5m x 4.62m) With an extensive range of fitted base and wall units incorporating cupboards, drawers and work surfaces with a tiled surround. Belfast sink. Electric Aga and fitted dishwasher. Arched windows to two sides. Recessed spotlights and a Travertine marble floor. 

STUDY 16' 9" x 5' 6" (5.11m x 1.68m) With windows to two sides. Under floor heating.  

LOWER GROUND FLOOR  

SIDE HALLWAY Leading to a small store cellar which also houses the wall mounted gas fired central heating boiler. 

UTILITY ROOM 10' 2" x 6' 1" (3.1m x 1.85m) With a ceramic tiled floor and stone keeping shelves. Plumbing for an automatic washer and space for a dryer. Stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. 

FIRST FLOOR  

LANDING Leading to:- 

BEDROOM 16' 0" x 12' 9" (4.88m x 3.89m) With a recessed wardrobe and closet. 

BEDROOM 13' 2" x 10' 4" (4.01m x 3.15m)  

BATHROOM With a modern white suite incorporating a roll top bath, wash basin with a cupboard beneath, tiled shower cubicle and a low suite wc. Marble tiling to the floor and walls. Velux type windows. Fitted wall mirror and chrome fitted towel rail. Recessed spotlights. 

OUTSIDE  

GARDEN A particular feature is the delightful walled garden, extensively laid to lawn and well stocked by the current owners to provide all year colour and interest. Octagonal greenhouse. There is a paved area and pergola which leads to a wall and stream running along the eastern boundary. 

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS Strictly by prior appointment with Dale Eddison's Ilkley office.  

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 We understand the property is Freehold.  

LOCATION From Dale Eddison's Ilkley office proceed in a eastwards direction for approximately 100m and turn right into Wells Road by the HSBC Bank. Continue up the hill and take the second turning right into Queens Road. Continue up Queens Road passing St Margaret's church on the left hand side and after about a third of a mile turn right into Queens Drive. Arden Lea Cottage is located on the right hand side just beyond Thorpe Hall and immediately before the junction with Upper Parish Ghyll Lane. 

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