Impressive contemporary home with versatile and immaculate accommodation, privately situated in beautifully maintained grounds and woodland, about five miles from Leeds city centre.
This very striking property of about 10,000 sq ft is situated off a quiet lane close to Horsforth village, surrounded by immaculately maintained gardens and affording an exceptional living space over three floors. The property was constructed in 2004 and has been significantly updated and improved in more recent years, creating a stunning contemporary residence featuring all the modern conveniences expected of a house of the size and standard. With its expansive interiors, high ceilings and tall windows, natural light is a key highlight of this property, which enjoys the sun for much of the day.
Beginning on the lower ground floor, the entertainment space is truly exceptional and offers many opportunities to while away the hours with family and friends. Leisure amenities include an American pool room, cinema room, arcade room, gym, snooker room and games room. Notably, there is also the opportunity to create an indoor swimming pool if desired (planning permission not confirmed though was previously granted in 2014 and could be re-applied for). In addition there is a double bedroom and shower and steam room/massage room on this floor, ideal for visiting guests.
At ground floor level, the property is accessed by a welcoming entrance hall with cloakroom and WC, which provides the ideal reception area for receiving guests. Immediately opposite there is a feature staircase, behind which there is a fabulous kitchen with excellent storage for wine and a number of premium appliances a fantastic space for keen home cooks. On either side there is a formal sitting room and a coffee room, both excellent rooms for entertaining, while an open plan sitting/dining room on the far side of the house is a wonderful family space with double height ceiling. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a play room with adjoining home office, a shower room and a utility room providing an internal access point to the garage, removing the need to go outside.
Upstairs there are eight bedrooms, including most notably, a stunning principal bedroom suite including a fitted dressing room, wet bar/kitchenette and en suite bath/shower room. This is accessed through a personal office/snug, creating a very private space. The bedrooms are all presented to a high standard, with some having either en suite shower rooms, wash room or access to a private vanity area while sharing a family bathroom/shower room complete with Airbath Jacuzzi.
The house is situated within a generous plot of about four acres, comprising of woodland and landscaped gardens, entertaining spaces and leisure amenities. To the front, the property faces onto a tarmac courtyard driveway accessed by electric gates, creating a private parking area for several vehicles and as well as access to a triple-bay integrated garage and a very useful single garage, currently used for storage. Situated up a short flight of stone steps is a pretty formal seating area laid to lawn and slate chippings and shaded by mature trees. Clever use of both uplighting and downlighting, as well as atmospheric lanterns, makes the property particularly striking after dark.
The gardens to the rear are well configured for outdoor entertaining, including expansive stone terraces for dining furniture. The most attractive also features a covered bar with glass storage and a very impressive outdoor fireplace for year-round entertaining and log store cabin, the perfect venue for those wanting to gather with friends and family at home in style. A natural boundary of mature woodland provides a high degree of privacy to the lawned garden, which includes a peaceful water feature, hot tub and mini golf course. Slate chipping pathways around the property provide access on all sides. As with the internals, the outside of this property is immaculately maintained to a very high standard of presentation.
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Houses of this size and setting are a rare sight so close to Leeds city centre.Ed Stoyle