Shaftsbury House, Town Gate, Calverley LS28


4 Bedrooms
4 Bathrooms

**A rare opportunity** impressive, elegant stone detached former Manor House, lovingly restored - stunning period charm with modern styling throughout, including uPVC wood grain effect sash windows. Fantastic, luxury accommodation over three floors including playroom, cinema & cellar to the lower ground floor, three receptions, kitchen, utility & guest WC to ground floor & four beds, master with en-suite & dressing room & luxury house bathroom to first floor. Beautiful landscaped gardens, remote gated access, Parking for three cars. The property offers excellent privacy but also allows easy access to Calverley town centre's amenities, schools & excellent transport links. Leeds Bradford International Airport is a short drive away too! EPC - F


Own your own piece of Calverley history with the acquisition of this very beautiful and elegant, stone built detached former Manor house with an exquisite presentation. Lovingly restored in line with the high demands of 21st Century living and boasting a perfect blend of quite stunning impressive period charm and modern styling, along with breathtaking original features, high ceilings, ornate plaster-work etc. There are also uPVC wood grain effect sash windows throughout. It is difficult to believe that this house occupies a central Calverley location due to the privacy and setting that the gated grounds offer, yet you are only a short distance away from village amenities, transport links excellent schools etc. Accommodation briefly comprises:- Grand entrance hallway with feature tiled flooring, off this is a bay fronted lounge with a wealth of character, a bright room ideal in which to relax and unwind. A separate formal dining room is perfect for entertaining and boasts a further impressive window. An orangery is a beautiful addition to the home and is great contrast against the stone house. The modern shaker style kitchen is fully fitted and spacious. A further reception room is an ideal snug or occasional bedroom. A utility room and W/C finish off this floor perfectly. The basement conversion is ideally suited for family gatherings or entertaining, with party/play room and cinema room. To the first floor are four double bedrooms, the master en-suite and a dressing room that could be returned to a nursery or home office if desired. The luxury house bathroom could easily be featured in a home/lifestyle magazine. Externally, the landscaped gardens are beautiful, with lawned, terraced and bbq areas. Mature well maintained borders add further colour and interest.

Calverley Location

Calverley Village offers a thriving village atmosphere. Situated between Leeds and Bradford, with excellent access links into the City Centres making commuting straightforward. The A658 and A657 both provide major links to the motorway networks and for those wishing to travel further afield, Leeds-Bradford Airport is a short drive away. A new train station has opened at Apperley Bridge which gets you into Leeds in ten minutes. Just along the A657 is a shopping complex where a Sainsbury's supermarket and other major retail outlets can be found. The popular Owlcotes Centre at Pudsey offers Marks & Spencers & Asda Superstores, with New Pudsey train station adjacent. The Village has two primary schools, Calverley Church Primary School, and Calverley Parkside School, a park, Village pubs and a handful of local amenities are on hand, in addition there are also two golf courses nearby. Only a short car ride away are the neighbouring 'villages' of Horsforth, Guiseley, Rawdon and Farsley where a further selection of shops, pubs, restaurants and eateries can be found. There is beautiful countryside around.

How To Find The Property

From our office at New Road Side, Horsforth (A65) proceed up to the Horsforth roundabout and turn left into The Ring Road (A6120). Proceed down the hill and at the Rodley roundabout take the third exit into Rodley Lane. This in turn changes into Towngate. Continue along for a short distance and after passing the Calverley Arms on the left, take an immediate turn left to this property. Our For Sale board will identify the property. Post Code LS28 5NW.


To The Ground Floor

Timber framed door leading into...

Entrance Hall

A classic, elegant Victorian entrance hall offering a rather grande introduction to this beautiful house, very much in keeping with the era. The style and quality of decor and presentation extends throughout the house, with high ceiling, designer wall coverings, classic coving, feature archway and a beautiful restored period tiled floor. Impressive timber spindle & balustrade staircase to the first floor, with stunning stained glass & leaded window on the return landing, not only beautiful but allowing natural light to flood in. Traditional central heating radiator. Doors into....

Lounge (6.58m x 4.37m (into the bay window) (21'7" x 14'4")

A breath-taking reception room with elaborate detailed plaster moulded ceiling, picture rail with ornate plaster frieze above, deep skirting boards etc. A fabulous walk-in bay extends almost floor to ceiling and the handsome solid oak fire surround with its intricate detailing is a further impressive feature, with inset real flame fire set atop a granite hearth, perfect for cosy nights in. Two-tone decor theme.

Dining Room (4.37m x 4.37m (14'4" x 14'4"))

A room of excellent proportions, with a welcoming atmosphere and ample space to add a large table and chairs to facilitate formal dining or wonderful family gatherings. The high ceiling adds to the feeling of space and the beautiful exposed wood floor is smart and practical. The large walk-in bay with its sash windows floods the room with natural light and provides a pleasant outlook, smart panelling below. Stone fire surround with inset real flame fire, perfect for those chilly times. Traditional paint theme to the walls with feature wallpaper to two walls.

Orangery (6.40m x 3.12m (21'0" x 10'3"))

A striking addition to the house, providing additional useful reception space that be used to suit your own personal requirements. Stone and aluminum have been used during construction, with numerous large windows which provide a pleasant garden outlook, french doors and a glazed atrium style ceiling ensure that maximum natural light is enjoyed. The hardwood flooring is striking, with the luxury of under-floor heating. Traditional cast iron central heating radiators ensure all year round use of the room. Stylish decor theme. Throw open the french doors and amble outside onto the patio, perfect for those summer parties.

Kitchen (4.11m x 3.99m (13'6" x 13'1"))

A well designed, bespoke kitchen, fitted with a comprehensive range of grey, shaker style cabinetry, glazed cupboards, plate rack and useful drawers, with luxurious quartz work-surfaces. Inset belfast sink with instantaneous hot water tap. A tiled recess provides space for a large range style cooker, with integrated extractor canopy fitted over. Ceramic splash-back tiles. Coordinating central island unit with contrasting solid wood work-surfaces over, extending to provide casual breakfast bar space. Inset timber basket, wine holder and electric points. Integrated dishwasher, fridge and freezer. Period style cast iron radiator. Twin sash windows. Inset ceiling spotlights and three points for low lighting. Plinth heating and hardwood engineered flooring.

Snug (4.19m x 3.58m (13'9" x 11'9"))

This room embraces the history of the property. Formerly the old doctors surgery but now a favourite room in the house, in which you can chill out, watch T.V. Etc. Painted panels to the lower walls, feature wallpaper above, picture rail and the ceiling has ornate plaster moulding. Television aerial point. Useful fitted storage. French doors open outside onto the patio.

Guest Cloaks/W.C. (1.83m x 1.65m (6'0" x 5'5"))

Probably one of the most striking, quality cloaks we have seen. Oozing period charm and such a useful addition to any family household. By Burlington, the suite includes a W.C with period style high flush cistern with chrome pipework and feature wash hand basin set within an ornate stand, white ceramic tiled splash-backs with feature wallpaper above to one wall. Black and white chequered tiled floor. Inset ceiling spotlights.

Utility Room (2.51m x 2.13m (8'3" x 7'0"))

A 'must have' room taking care of all the practicalities of the household. Fitted with sleek modern wall and base units providing additional storage space, inset stainless steel sink, side drainer and modern mixer tap. Plumbed for a washing machine, vent for a tumble dryer. Ceramic tiled splash-backs and tiled floor. Sash window.

Lower Ground Floor

Stone steps from the hallway leading down to...

Basement Conversion

An impressive basement conversion comprising...

Play Room (4.09m x 3.78m (13'5" x 12'5"))

Fantastic entertaining, social or family get-together space, suitable for various age groups from young children to the adults. With a very smart presentation and large enough to house a large comfy sofa. Yorkshire stone flagged flooring and original stone recessed fireplace, exposed beam, inset ceiling spotlights. Window. Vertical designer radiator.

Cinema Room (4.24m x 3.78m (13'11" x 12'5"))

I think we would probably all love one of these! Again, this room is large enough to have comfy chairs, sofas etc. There is a built-in projector/sound system compatible with a 92" screen. Mood lighting. Exposed stone walls.

Under-Stairs Larder/Storage

Ideal storage/prep space for those party nights. Fitted with base units, work-top and inset stainless steel sink, side drainer and mixer tap. Integrated wine/beer chiller.

Basement Storage

Further useful additional storage space.

To The First Floor

Staircase from the ground floor hallway leading up to...

Galleried Landing

With a stunning stained glass and leaded window upon the half landing, flooding this area with natural light. Classic Victorian archways and ceiling coving. Fitted airing cupboard providing space for linen. Door into...

Master Bedroom (4.19m x 3.99m (13'9" x 13'1"))

A calm oasis into which you can escape. Such a beautiful room with dual sash windows which allow so much light to flood into this room. Neutral decor, ceiling coving and picture rail. Painted feature cast iron fireplace. Feature arch detail with additional window. Access into...

En-Suite (2.72m x 1.50m (8'11" x 4'11"))

Traditional meets modern! By Burlington, the suite comprises a large walk-in glazed shower enclosure with fitted riser shower, period style pedestal sink with twin taps and a low flush W.C. Striking modern tiling and paint finish to the remainder. Twin wall light points. Period style chrome and ceramic central heating radiator. Window.

Bedroom Two (4.37m x 3.78m (14'4" x 12'5"))

An elegant room, feature colour painted walls with ornate plaster moulding above the picture rail. High ceiling with cornice dual aspect sash windows with so much natural lighting. Fabulous marble fireplace with painted cast iron insert.

Dressing Room (2.59m x 1.83m (8'6" x 6'0"))

A shared dressing room, the original fifth bedroom which could very easily be converted back if desired. Sash windows.

Bedroom Three (4.45m x 2.64m (14'7" x 8'8"))

A further excellent sized room with pretty wallpaper decor to the pir#cture rail and ornate plaster moulding above. Dual aspect sash windows.

Bedroom Four (2.92m x 2.72m (9'7" x 8'11"))

With feature arch detail, double sash windows. Fitted storage.

House Bathroom (4.34m x 1.83m (14'3" x 6'0"))

By Burlington, (except the bath) This is a truly stunning and spacious bathroom with a free-standing, ball and claw roll top bath with waterfall shower over, thermostatic controls, wash hand basin and feature WC with overhead cistern. Quality tiling to floor with under-floor heating and timber cladding to lower wall levels. Tastefully decorated and with a storage cupboard and heated towel rail. Two windows to the rear elevation.

To The Outside

The property sits in beautiful landscaped gardens offering lawns, large Indian stone terrace, barbecue area and well stocked flowerbed borders. There's a children's play area, parking for three cars and remote gated access. The gardens are fully enclosed and safe and offer excellent privacy. A fantastic family space - great for the children to play or for entertaining family and friends!

Planning & Building Regs.

We are advised that planning for the orangery was granted under Decision Notice for 13/01627/fu. Building Regs were not required as there were no changes to drains and steel beams used and it fitted within the exclusion for building regs as a conservatory. The vendor is however in the process of gaining indemnity insurance in line with a 'belt & braces' approach. Interested parties must satisfy themselves in this regard via their own Legal Representative.

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