Elmete Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8

£265,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 1
 

Rare Opportunity to acquire an absolute gem of an apartment, hidden away at the end of a private road only 3 miles from the city in an oasis of tranquillity and a natural haven that cannot fail to enhance the quality of life.

With floorspace of almost 1000 sq.ft. this beautiful unique ground floor apartment is the largest in this tastefully converted Victorian stone built mansion house

As you would imagine the apartment retains many of the original features of the magnificent house including an impressive oak-panelled sitting room, original fireplaces and 10ft high ceilings.

The house is set within its own extensive lawned grounds with beautiful mature trees and fields to the sides.

A short walk will take you to Roundhay Park with its lakes, arena and wildlife, and the delightful Tropical World, At the nearby shops of Oakwood you will find an excellent selection of bars, cafes, restaurants, and supermarkets. Award winning Roundhay School is close by and Leeds Golf Club just a few hundred yards away.

The property is accessed by a beautiful stone arched porch with an original part glazed entrance door leading to a shared foyer with stairs to the right and a stained glass window on the first landing.

 

Private entrance hall:

Hardwood panelled entrance door. Stripped and polished floor boards, recessed ceiling downlights, coving and dado rail.

 

Sitting room:

Double doors lead to an exquisite sitting room of considerable charm and spacious proportion measuring 22 ft 7 x 18 ft 3

This Victorian Drawing room, with its panoramic bay window and a stage that may well have hosted a string quartet, original Parquet floor of high quality with decorative inlaid edging was the main reception room of the original house. Original oak panelling to the fireplace wall and a stunning beautifully carved stone fireplace with Delft tiled interior, andirons and an iron grate add to the allure and glamour impossible to find in modern architecture.

There is the potential to create an open plan living space and convert the kitchen into a 2nd bedroom.

 

Kitchen:

16 ft 8 x 10 ft maximum Has a large window, stainless steel Bertazzoni double oven gas range cooker, American style fridge freezer and plumbing for a washing machine.  Habitat solid beech freestanding 1 ½ bowl ceramic sink unit and Habitat freestanding Butcher’s block with rail and baskets. Wall-mounted gas combi-boiler, ceramic tiled floor, moveable ceiling spotlights and wall sconces.

Inner hall:

With louvred door, stripped original floorboards, recessed downlights, original panelling, dado rail and useful storage cupboard.

 

Large double bedroom suite:

Measuring 17 ft 7 x 17 ft with stripped and polished floorboards, central ceiling light, window, coving and original fireplace with Delft tile interior.

 

Elegant shower room:

Fully-fitted with the finest Italian tiles, Walk-in thermostatic controlled shower unit with rain showerhead and hand held attachment. Low wc suite and pedestal wash basin. Hollywood mirror, Recessed ceiling lights, extractor fan and side window.

 

Outside:

Approached from a private drive, there is a parking area at the front of the house which is set within extensive and established grounds with mature trees, lawns and shrubs surrounded by fields and open countryside.  #Privacy #Secluded

The property will be sold with the remainder of a 999 year lease that includes a share of the freehold.

Viewing by appointment only.

Council tax band B

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