Oakfield Cottage, Hazlewood BD23

Oakfield Cottage, Hazlewood BD23

4 Bedroom | Freehold

Guide price £695,000
Ilkley 4 miles
Well 0.9 miles
Devonshire Arms 0.9 miles

SOLD - contracts successfully exchanged.

Oakfield Cottage occupies a discreet and little known position within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, close to the Duke of Devonshire’s Bolton Abbey Estate. The property combines a delightful country setting with the convenience of being within 6 miles of Ilkley, 16 miles of Harrogate and 5 miles of Skipton – all towns provide an excellent and varied range of shops and restaurants, a good range of recreational facilities and a selection of good schools for children of all ages. For the commuter, there is easy access to the business centres of Leeds and Bradford, a useful railway station in Ilkley and an international airport within a 30 minute drive.

Oakfield Cottage is a charming and individual country property which is believed to originally date from the mid 19th Century. It occupies a lovely elevated setting and enjoys some fabulous views to the south and west over beautiful Wharfedale countryside.

The property has been thoughtfully arranged to provide both a comfortable home and flexible space that could either be utilised for a private business venture or could be reincorporated into the existing accommodation to establish further substantial living space.

The principal part of the house comprises a sitting room, dining room, breakfast kitchen, snug and a utility/boot room, with the first floor above consisting of a large principal bedroom with adjoining en suite shower room, two further double bedrooms and a well appointed house bathroom.

Further to this principal accommodation, a series of additional spaces including a work room, two offices and a spacious open plan work area provide a superb and flexible arrangement, offering the opportunity to incorporate the additional space into substantial further accommodation, or alternatively to allow for the running of a small business, with either use possible to suit the needs of the prospective purchaser.

Outside, the property is approached off the A59 via electrically operated entrance gates with a long tarmacadam drive leading up to the house. Large double doors, set within a wide stone arched opening, provide access to the substantial internal garage and parking area, leading on to a further substantial store room with roller shutter doors and an external cloakroom/WC.

The gardens and grounds create a particular feature with a lovely formal garden to the side which includes a large level lawned area with gravelled pathways, rose beds and well stocked borders. To the south west there is a large flagged terrace from where superb views over rolling countryside are enjoyed. In addition to the gardens, there are two paddocks, an open area of grass adjoining the drive as well as a smaller paddock directly opposite the entrance gates to the property, across the A59.

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Total Sq Ft
174,240 (16,187.4 Sq M) approx.
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