London Street, Rawdon


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A BEAUTIFUL & INVITING STONE COTTAGE Circa 1828 with original historical features, enhanced by a STYLISH PRESENTATION. In TRENDY & EXCLUSIVE 'LITTLE LONDON', close to Apperley Bridge train station, perfect for commuting yet close to good local amenities & schools. Spacious dining kitchen, large lounge with fitted storage/shelving, 3 WELL PROPORTIONED BEDROOMS, LUXURIOUS NEW BATHROOM & superb boarded occasional loft with a window. Very pretty enclosed garden, south facing, mature & interesting - Stone outhouse. EPC - D


This historical end stone cottage was built circa 1828, boasts many period/character features and exudes charm. Enjoying an exclusive and desirable spot in trendy 'Little London', only minutes from Apperley Bridge train station, good local amenities, schools eateries and bars/pubs. Every room is beautifully presented with a neutral decor theme running throughout and adding a contemporary twist. Stone roof slates have been turned, the boiler replaced, there are stone mullioned windows and period fireplaces. The entrance vestibule is smart and traditional, there is a large dining kitchen which forms the hub of the house, a spacious and light lounge with french doors leading out into the garden, three well proportioned bedrooms and a recently re-fitted luxurious bathroom to the first floor, plus a smart, boarded occasional loft with a window which is currently used as a home office. The gardens are very pretty indeed, enclosed with a south facing courtyard garden, mature with a wide variety of shrubs and flowers and a useful stone outhouse. **This is a rare opportunity indeed**.


Little London sits between Apperley Lane and Micklefield Lane. This location has been long known for its traditional character properties and is much sought after and popular. A new train station has just opened along the road in Apperley Bridge which provides services into Leeds & Bradford. Road links are very good from this property for commuters and the (A65) and (A658) are on hand providing links to the motorway networks and the centre of Leeds & Bradford. For the more travelled commuter the Leeds - Bradford Airport is only a short car ride away. There are many amenities on offer in the area including a shopping area on Harrogate Road, the High Street at Yeadon and Horsforth village. All offer a selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and eateries catering for all tastes and age groups. This lovely property really would make an ideal home for first time buyers/professionals wanting to live in a trendy yet traditional area.


From our office on New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout. Continue straight on along the Rawdon Road/Leeds Road passing the Rawdon Crematorium on the left. Carry on for approximately half a mile and just before the Rawdon traffic lights turn left into Micklefield Road and left into Micklefield Lane. Continue along and take your fourth right turn into London Lane and third left into London Street. The property can be identified by our 'For Sale' sign. Post Code LS19 6BT.



A stunning, quality composite entrance door opens out to the rear.


4.78m x 3.66m (15'8 x 12'0 )

Forming the hub of this lovely home this is a stunning dining kitchen, fully fitted with a comprehensive range of cream 'Shaker' style units with granite surfaces and up-turns. Inset belfast sink with mixer tap, grooved drainer. Feature inset 'Leisure' gas range with double oven and grill, extractor fan fitted above. Practical, smart tiled floor. Integrated fridge, freezer, washing machine and dishwasher. Off the kitchen is a most useful large under-stairs storage cupboard. Stunning mullioned window and ceiling beam. Inset ceiling spotlights. There is ample space for a good sized table and chairs. A glazed door opens into...


3.66m x 4.27m (12'0 x 14'0 )

An elegant reception room with minimalist decor and retaining fine period features. Well designed shelving into the alcove providing excellent storage. French doors let in a good amount of light and open out into the impressive garden, a perfect arrangement if entertaining. This room has a lovely sense of calm.


With a partially glazed door into the garden and covered central heating radiator. Light decor theme, staircase with chunky spindle and balustrade staircase and wrought iron handrail leading to the first floor.



A glazed hatch gives access into the loft and allows additional light from the occasional loft room. Traditional decor theme continues from the ground floor, with traditional architraves, skirting boards and doors into...


5.18m x 3.05m (max) (17'0 x 10'0 (max))

A very lovely and spacious south facing room enjoying lots of natural light through the stone mullioned window which also provides a pleasant garden outlook. There is a beautiful cast iron fireplace and extensive storage provided by hanging rails, shelving and pigeon hole recesses.


2.90m x 2.87m (9'6 x 9'5 )

Another spacious double bedroom with continuation of the neutral decor theme. The stone mullioned window with its exposed stone lintel over floods the room with natural light. Access to the modern boiler.


2.21m x 2.82m (7'3 x 9'3 )

A comfortable sized single bedroom or this could be used as a home office if preferred. Mullioned window with a fixed window seat from where you can sit and take in the pretty outlook.


2.82m x 1.83m (9'3 x 6'0 )

This bathroom really does have the 'Wow' factor! Larger than most, the bathroom has been recently replaced yet has been sympathetically designed to retain a traditional feel. Fitted with a four piece suite comprising large shower cubicle with feature chrome multi-jet system shower, bath with modern fittings and shower attachments over, WC and a wash hand basin. Luxuriously tiled in stylish ceramics, with complementary tiled floor. A beautiful retreat. Window aiding light and ventilation.


4.72m x 3.96m (15'6 x 13'0 )

Invaluable extra space which the current vendor uses as a work from home office, an occasional guest space with room for a double bed. Accessed via a ladder the room is neutrally decorated and has large feature beams. A large gable window lets the light flood in. There is useful eaves storage. The glazed loft hatch lets light through into the hallway.


The garden is a beautiful feature of the property. Accessed via a gateway, enclosed by a stone wall and fencing and enjoying a lovely southerly aspect with lots of sunshine. Generally stone paved with lots of space for tables and chairs, pots of flowers etc, with an array of planted shrubs and flowers providing varied colour and interest throughout the year. There are varied paved seating areas where you can sit and enjoy the peace and quiet or entertain family and friends. Access can be gained through the french doors into the lounge so perfect for those party times. A stone outhouse offers precious outside storage space for garden tools/implements etc. Stunning feature within the garden is a tiled area which adds an interesting dimension to the garden.


We are whole of market and would love to help with your purchase or remortgage. Call Hardisty Financial to book your appointment today 0113 2390012 option 3.


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