Highfield House Moor Lane, Menston

Asking Price of £1,250,000
5 BedroomsDetached House
  • Superb Detached Victorian Home
  • Grounds Of Approx 2 Acres
  • Elegant Hallway & Cloakroom
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Superb Fitted Kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • Further Adjoining 1 Bedroomed Annexe
  • EPC Rating E
  • Extensive Basement Area & Garage
  • Lovely Rural Setting With Wonderful Views

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A HANDSOME DETACHED VICTORIAN HOME OF GREAT CHARACTER OFFERING BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED FAMILY ACCOMMODATION TOGETHER WITH AN ADJOINING "GRANNY FLAT" ANNEXE AND STANDING WITHIN PRIVATE LAWNED GROUNDS OF ABOUT TWO ACRES Dating from the late 19th Century, Highfield House comprises an individual home of rare quality in an idyllic rural setting, surrounded by open fields and enjoying amazing views of Wharfedale. Sympathetically altered and improved in recent years, the property now provides superb and carefully modernised accommodation appointed throughout to a very high standard.

  • Superb Detached Victorian Home
  • Grounds Of Approx 2 Acres
  • Elegant Hallway & Cloakroom
  • 4 Reception Rooms
  • Superb Fitted Kitchen
  • 4 Bedrooms & 2 Bathrooms
  • Further Adjoining 1 Bedroomed Annexe
  • EPC Rating E
  • Extensive Basement Area & Garage
  • Lovely Rural Setting With Wonderful Views

Highfield House features an elegant central hallway and includes four principal reception rooms and a superb family living kitchen on the ground floor. At lower ground floor level there is a useful range of basement rooms. The first floor provides a spacious master bedroom suite complete with balcony, dressing room and bathroom together with three further bedrooms and house bathroom. The accommodation is completed with an excellent ground floor annexe ideal for a variety of uses including a home office, granny flat or teenager / student suite.  

The property is set back from Moor Lane in landscaped grounds of about two acres. The house is approached by a dry stone wall bounded tarmacadam driveway with feature lighting to trees and shrubs. The grounds are principally lawned, carefully maintained and extensively screened with mature hedging and trees ensuring a high degree of privacy. In addition the landscaping has created numerous terraced areas for sitting and enjoying the stunning views.  

The accommodation has GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING and DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes, comprises:- 


RECEPTION HALL With an oak floor and elegant staircase leading to the first floor. Part glazed entrance door. Moulded ceiling cornice and ceiling rose.  

SITTING ROOM 16' 0" x 14' 9" (4.88m x 4.5m) With an oak floor. Limestone fireplace housing a cast iron gas stove. Large sash windows with deep surround moulding to two sides. Moulded ceiling cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail. Three wall light points. 

DINING ROOM 16' 7" x 14' 0" (5.05m x 4.27m) With an oak floor. Stone fireplace housing a cast iron gas stove. Large sash windows with deep surround moulding to two sides. Moulded ceiling cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail. Three wall light points. 

INNER HALL With an oak floor and recessed spotlighting.  

CLOAKROOM With Villeroy and Boch fitted sanitary ware and furniture, incorporating low suite wc, large washbasin on cherry wood stand and matching triple wardrobe for cloaks storage. Amtico floor. 

STUDY 15' 1" x 8' 8" (4.6m x 2.64m) With a continuation of oak flooring and recessed spotlights.  

DINING KITCHEN 24' 5" x 14' 1" (7.44m x 4.29m) A bright and airy room with an abundance of natural light. Incorporating two velux roof light windows, windows to two elevations and glazed doors leading into the terraced garden area. The kitchen is fitted with a high quality and extensive range of maple and birds eye maple wall and base units with granite work surfaces and a Corian sink with pull down mixer tap. The kitchen incorporates a central island unit with iroko wood dining area and raised granite worktop with cupboard below. Integrated appliances include a Rangemaster cooker with induction hob and filter hood over, Neff microwave oven and dishwasher and Fisher and Paykel American style fridge freezer with plumbed and filtered water dispenser. There is again matching oak flooring and also a sitting area with cream ceramic cast iron gas stove on a raised stone plinth. An internal door leads through to the annexe accommodation. 

FAMILY ROOM 18' 6" x 15' 4" (5.64m x 4.67m) With a large recessed fireplace and stone hearth housing a cast iron gas stove. Oak floor and recessed spotlights. Moulded ceiling cornice and five wall light points. Recessed cupboard and book shelves.  


LANDING With moulded ceiling cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail.  

MASTER BEDROOM 18' 6" x 15' 4" (5.64m x 4.67m) With large sash windows to the south and glazed doors to the east leading onto a balcony with superb long distance views.  

EN SUITE DRESSING ROOM 10' 7" x 9' 7" (3.23m x 2.92m) With large modern cream fitted wardrobes with lighting above to two walls, shelving and recessed spotlights. 

EN SUITE BATHROOM With high quality Duravit fitted bathroom furniture incorporating wash basin with cupboard beneath and matching mirrored cabinet above with integral lighting. Villeroy and Boch bath and walk in shower area. Limestone flooring with under floor heating. Travertine stone wall and bath tiling. Shaver point and chrome heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM TWO 17' 0" x 13' 10" (5.18m x 4.22m) With large sash windows to two sides affording superb views to the east looking across to the Chevin. Fitted wardrobes with lighting over. Moulded ceiling cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail. 

BEDROOM THREE 16' 4" x 14' 10" (4.98m x 4.52m) With a large sash window with easterly facing views towards Almscliffe Crag and the Chevin. Moulded ceiling cornice, ceiling rose and picture rail. Two wall light points. 

BEDROOM FOUR 10' 6" x 8' 10" (3.2m x 2.69m) A double height room with wood and chrome spiral staircase leading to double bed deck above with balcony rail. 

BATHROOM With under floor heating and marble tiling to the floor and walls. Duravit low suite wc and wash basin with Keuco glass fronted pull-out storage cupboard below. Villeroy and Boch bath. Large mirror with integral lighting above. Marble tiled shower cubicle with drench shower and feature white ridged granite centre panel. Two chrome heated towel rails. Shaver point and recessed spotlights. 


SIDE HALLWAY 11' 4" x 9' 5" (3.45m x 2.87m) Approached internally from the kitchen and externally from a door to the side elevation. York stone flagged floor. Recessed spotlights.  

UTILITY ROOM 5' 9" x 4' 2" (1.75m x 1.27m) With a ceramic tiled floor. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a vented dryer.  

INTERNAL HALLWAY With recessed spotlights and a staircase leading down to the lower ground floor with internal access to the garage.  

SNUG 10' 7" x 6' 7" (3.23m x 2.01m)  

BEDROOM 16' 10" x 12' 5" (5.13m x 3.78m) With windows to three sides. Fitted wardrobes with lighting above. 

SHOWER ROOM With Duravit low suite wc, pedestal wash basin with heated and lit mirror above. Ceramic tiled shower cubicle. Ceramic tiling to the floor and walls with under floor heating. Kueco tall glass fitted storage unit. Chrome heated towel rail. Shaver point. 

LOWER GROUND FLOOR Accessed from the Reception Hall, a staircase leads down to a vestibule / pantry and wine store which gives access to:- 

BASEMENT WORKROOM 16' 4" x 13' 0" (4.98m x 3.96m) With fitted base and wall cupboards. Stone keeping shelf. Stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap.  

STORE CELLAR ONE 15' 2" x 8' 6" (4.62m x 2.59m)  

STORE CELLAR TWO 19' 0" max x 15' 7" (5.79m x 4.75m) Housing the two gas fired central heating boilers and unvented hot water cylinders. External door leading to driveway. 


INTEGRAL GARAGE 25' 6" x 17' 2" (7.77m x 5.23m) Featuring remote control garage door, water tap and a useful under stairs garden tool store. 

GARDENS Highfield House is approached by a smart tarmacadam driveway bounded on either side by dry stone walling and grass borders with feature lighting and lamp post leading to a large parking area bounded by stone borders and shrubs.
The property stands in impressive grounds extending to about two acres bordered by dry stone walling and mature hedging. The gardens around the house have been professionally landscaped; to the front of the house is an extensive stone flagged terrace leading round to the south facing terraced sitting areas with easily maintained borders lit with feature copper light fittings. There is also a large millstone water feature with bubbling fountain.
The remaining acreage is laid to grass with a range of fruit and other trees and provides spectacular panoramic Wharfedale views from an elevated setting.

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 an eastwards direction into Station Road and at the mini roundabout turn right into Cowpasture Road. Continue up the hill and at the next roundabout continue straight ahead. Cowpasture Road leads into Hangingstone Road. Continue passing the Cow and Calf rocks on the right hand side and after about two miles pass through the hamlet of Burley Woodhead, passing The Hermit public house on the left hand side. On exiting Burley Woodhead, take the first turning left into Moor Lane. Highfield House is located on the right hand side after about five hundred yards.