The Old School House 5 Albert Simmons Way, Burley In Wharfedale

Asking Price of £175,000
For Sale
2 BedroomsApartment
  • Second Floor Penthouse Apartment
  • Open Plan Living Area
  • Adjoining Dining Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Modern Bathroom
  • Exposed Beams and Roof Trusses
  • Useful Storage Area
  • EPC Rating D
  • Parking & Communal Courtyard
  • Central Village Location

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A DELIGHTFUL TWO BEDROOMED PENTHOUSE APARTMENT FORMING PART OF THIS IMPRESSIVE CONVERSION POPULAR FOR ITS CENTRAL AND CONVENIENT LOCATION IN THIS SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE Situated in a very convenient central location within a short walk of village amenities, this deceptively spacious apartment is located on the top floor of an elegant former Victorian school house which has been imaginatively converted into houses and apartments. The characterful accommodation extends to about 880 square feet and with exposed beams and trusses comprises a communal entrance to the ground floor with stairs leading to the upper floors. The private entrance hall with a useful raised storage area, leads to the open plan living area, kitchen and adjoining dining area with French doors leading to the Juliet balcony which overlooks the central courtyard, two well proportioned bedrooms and bathroom. Outside there is a delightful communal courtyard and an allocated parking space.

  • Second Floor Penthouse Apartment
  • Open Plan Living Area
  • Adjoining Dining Kitchen
  • Two Bedrooms
  • Modern Bathroom
  • Exposed Beams and Roof Trusses
  • Useful Storage Area
  • EPC Rating D
  • Parking & Communal Courtyard
  • Central Village Location

Burley in Wharfedale is a very popular and thriving village community in the heart of the Wharfe Valley providing a good range of local shops, post office, doctors surgery, library, two excellent primary schools, various inns and restaurants, churches of several denominations and a variety of sporting and recreational facilities. A commuter rail service to Leeds/Bradford city centres and Ilkley is also available from the village station, which is within comfortable walking distance. There are many delightful walks to be had through the surrounding countryside and the famous Ilkley Moors and the Yorkshire Dales National Park are only a short drive away. 

The accommodation with ELECTRIC ECONOMY HEATING, DOUBLE GLAZING, EXPOSED BEAMS AND TRUSSES and with approximate room sizes comprises: 

GROUND FLOOR  

COMMUNAL ENTRANCE HALL Security entry phone system. Feature stone flagged floor. Access to the central courtyard.  

SECOND FLOOR  

PRIVATE ENTRANCE HALL High ceilings with exposed roof trusses. Ladder access to the useful mezzanine storage area, which has the potential for use as a study or even an occasional sleeping area. (Subject to any necessary building consents). Window to the gable end.  

OPEN PLAN LIVING AREA 13' 8" x 10' 11" (4.17m x 3.33m) An impressive, light and airy living space with exposed beams and trusses. Velux windows from which there are distant views up Wharfedale.  

KITCHEN AREA 10' 11" x 8' 2" (3.33m x 2.49m) Fitted with a range of base and wall units, coordinating work surfaces and an inset stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap. Mosaic tiled splash backs. Integrated appliances including electric oven, hob with extract over, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine. Velux windows. Tiled floor.  

DINING AREA 16' 3" x 10' 10" (4.95m x 3.3m) French doors leading to the Juliet balcony with views over the courtyard. Velux window.  

BEDROOM ONE 14' 5" x 13' 8" (4.39m x 4.17m) Feature exposed beams and roof trusses. Velux windows to two elevations with views across the village.  

BEDROOM TWO 10' 8" x 9' 4" (3.25m x 2.84m) With exposed beams and roof trusses. Velux window. 

BATHROOM Fitted with a suite comprising a panelled bath with shower over, pedestal wash basin and low suite w.c. Heated towel rail. Shaver point. Fitted storage cupboard. Velux window.  

OUTSIDE  

COMMUNAL COURTYARD A delightful communal flagged courtyard.  

PARKING There is an allocated parking space.  

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 are advised that the property is held on a 125 year lease from 2003 at an annual ground rent of £150. 

SERVICE CHARGE The service charge for 2018 is £600 which includes maintenance of the building, common parts and grounds together with the buildings insurance. Our clients advise that re-decoration of the hall, stairs and landing and the provision of new floor coverings have been approved by the management company and this will be undertaken during 2018. 

MANAGEMENT DETAILS The maintenance of The Old School, grounds and common parts are dealt with by Trinity Mews Residents Association Ltd, which is jointly owned by the residents of The Old School.  

LOCATION From the mini roundabout in the village centre at the junction of Main Street and Station Road, proceed up Station Road and take the first turning right into Aireville Terrace. After approximately 100 metres, take the first turning right into Albert Simmons Way where The Old School House is situated directly in front of you. 

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