5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale in Ilkley

£1,150,000
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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale in Ilkley
Beds: 5
Baths: 5
The Wheelhouse, Corn Mill Lane, Burley In Wharfedale LS29 See map

Located within a quiet backwater close to the centre of the village, one finds the Grade II listed ‘The Wheelhouse’ on Corn Mill Lane, the quintessential five bedroom, five bathroom mill conversion. Steeped in local history, the property was built in the mid-19th century, although properties have stood on this location since 1650.Firstly, the property was purchased as a ground-up restoration project by the previous owners, taking four years of blood, sweat and tears but mainly love to create this true gem of a home, the like of which rarely comes to market and can only be regarded as a unique opportunity. This is a jaw-dropping property, which cannot fail to impress from the moment you walk through the door. This stunning home, which is an eclectic mix of many beautiful, original features with a stylish, nouveau-classic feel, will blow you away with many retro-chic, industrial features from the mill including an impressive, renovated piece of machinery, located behind a glass screen.
This location is truly idyllic, situated in a beautiful, secluded position, the property benefits from a delightful garden flanked by the original millrace. Water from the millpond chatters over the cobbled millrace and to the wheelhouse where it would have originally driven the great millstones.
Materials used in the conversion from Industrial Mill to ‘Home’ were carefully chosen to maintain the respect to its heritage – bespoke, stone steps, solid oak doors with hand forged handles, other locally crafted ironwork –gates, balustrades, handrails and balcony from the very talented Tom Heys from Flaxton Forge near York, an Artist Blacksmith who worked very closely on the project.
Only an early viewing can help one truly appreciate the attention to detail that has gone into this wonderful conversion, so if you are looking for that special home, please call to arrange a viewing to avoid disappointment.
Burley in Wharfedale is a very popular and thriving village community in the heart of the Wharfe Valley, providing a good range of local shops including a Co-op local store, doctors’ surgery, library, two excellent primary schools, various inns and restaurants, butchers, delicatessen, cafes, churches of several denominations and a variety of sporting and recreational facilities. A commuter rail service to Leeds/Bradford city centres, with commuting times of under 30 minutes and Ilkley in 5 minutes, is also available from the village station, only a short walk away.
The immaculately presented, family accommodation with GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING and DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes comprises:Ground FloorThe immaculately presented, family accommodation with GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, AND DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes comprises:Reception HallwayA solid oak door opens into a bright and spacious hallway with tiled flooring. Light floods in through two floor-to-ceiling, south facing windows, which overlook the charming patio area. There is ample space to sit and relax or welcome friends and family. A stone surround frames an original, heavy pine door and opens into an inner hallway with a flight of carpeted stairs to the first floor.CloakroomFitted with a traditional style, low-level w/c and square, Belfast style basin, white, brick effect tiling to the splashback, downlighting and tiled flooring.Utility Room (3.3 x 2.4 (10’9″ x 7’10”))Off the hallway is a separate, spacious utility room with tiled flooring, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap and space and plumbing for a washer and tumble dryer. There is ample room to kick off shoes and boots and hang up coats after a long walk in the surrounding countryside. Downlighting, central heating boiler.Living Dining Kitchen (8.5 x 6.8 (27’10” x 22’3″))Wow! A half-glazed door from the inner hallway opens into the absolutely stunning living kitchen, the true heart of this family home, a wonderful eclectic mix of original features and on point contemporary styling. One’s eyes are drawn to the heavy oak beams, exposed stonework and various pieces of original ironwork, all blending seamlessly with gloss ceramic floor tiles, modern lighting and a bespoke, ‘unfitted, ’ Shaker style kitchen, with hand painted, cream cupboards with light granite worksurfaces over incorporating a double Belfast sink, which sits under an arched window affording aspects over the millrace and garden. Matching pale grey, hand-made, ceramic tiles to the splashback. Pride of place is given to an amazing, ‘Wolf’ stainless-steel American range cooker, just the thing to bring the MasterChef out in all of us. Further handmade cupboards incorporate a stainless-steel fridge/freezer and microwaver. A solid oak centre Island with a matching granite worksurface incorporates a Gaggenau wine fridge and warming drawer. There is ample space for a large dining table and steps lead up to a delightful, relaxed seating area. The living kitchen is galleried with a custom hand-made balustrade by Tom Heys with steps leading down to:Study (10.4 x 2.1 (34’1″ x 6’10”))A half-glazed door from the inner hallway opens to a flight of hand carved, stone stairs. One has many sensory inputs flooding into your mind, the exquisite balustrading by Tom Heys, light flooding through the timber, sash windows, fitted with colonial style shutters, solid oak flooring and the exposed stonework with marks where the millstone wore the stone away, original ironwork. The oak flooring continues through into the study area where one finds exposed stone walling, original, heavy beams, two traditional style radiators and a log burning stove, all complemented with a Juliette balcony giving aspects over the garden and millrace and French doors opening to the garden with magnificent, cast-iron, external shutters, again the handywork of Tom Heys. This is a wonderful spot to work from home.Sitting Room (8.3 x 5.1 (27’2″ x 16’8″))An opening in the stonework from the study leads to a flight of carved, stone stairs with the continuation of the bespoke balustrading leading down to the spacious sitting room, perfect for entertaining, having marble, tiled flooring with underfloor heating. A log burning stove stands on a stone hearth with a heavy, stone mantle over. Arched, sash windows allow ample natural light and afford aspects over the garden. Again, heavy industrial beams and exposed stonework continue the mill theme. One’s eyes are immediately drawn to the stunning, preserved, mill machinery with original cogs, gears and wheels on display behind glass. Useful under stairs storage cupboard.First FloorLandingCarpeted stairs from the inner hallway lead up to a spacious landing giving access to three double bedrooms, all served by en suites.Bedroom Two (6.2 x 4.5 (20’4″ x 14’9″))A contemporary, solid oak door opens to a truly bright and spacious, double bedroom, benefitting from three, large, sash windows with colonial style shutters, affording views over the garden and millrace. The industrial theme is continued with two heavy, original beams with various iron fixings. Spotlights. There is an area suitable for a desk or dressing table. Carpeted flooring and radiators. Door opening into:En-SuiteFeaturing a contemporary suite comprising walk-in shower with glazed screen, separate hand shower and drench shower over, pebble effect tiling to the flooring. Exposed beams, inset vanity basin with marble top and cupboards below. Fully tiled flooring and walls with inset mirror, low-level w/c and downlighting.Bedroom Three (4 x 4 (13’1″ x 13’1″))A further spacious, double bedroom again with a pair of arched sash windows and colonial shutters. Carpeted flooring and radiators. Feature timber beam. Contemporary, oak door to:En-SuiteA spacious, four-piece bathroom suite comprising a walk-in shower with glazed screen, separate hand shower with drench shower over, tiling to the shower area, a panel bath with mixer tap with telephone style hand shower, a vanity unit incorporating a marble top with inset basin and twin taps and a low level w/c. Tiling to the floors and splashbacks, chrome towel radiator, downlighting and feature timber beam.Bedroom Four (4.6 x 2.6 (15’1″ x 8’6″))From the landing steps lead down to a further landing with two large windows leading to a boutique style bedroom with solid wood flooring. Light floods in through a window and rooflight. A cleverly designed wall mirror opens to the:Dressing RoomWow – fitted with high quality cabinetry including hanging rails and shelving with lighting leading through to:En-SuiteBeautifully presented, comprising a large, walk-in shower area with glazed screen and attractive wall and floor tiling. Low level w/c with concealed cistern and granite hand basin set in a vanity unit with granite surface with black and copper wall mounted taps and mirrored splashback. Bespoke, wooden wall panelling, downlighting, solid wood flooring and copper, ladder, heated towel radiator.Second FloorLandingFrom the landing, further stairs with a continuation of the handmade, wrought-iron balustrading lead to a second-floor landing. Light floods in through two rooflight windows. Doors give access to two further bedrooms, both with en suites, and a walk-in dressing room.Master Bedroom (8.7 x 4.3 (28’6″ x 14’1″))A solid, oak door opens to the spacious master bedroom, a true haven of peace and calm. Set within the room apex, the room is adorned with exposed beams and roof trusses, carpeted flooring, two traditional style radiators. Rooflights and two windows afford natural light. This room is very special. A timber sliding door opens to:En-SuiteWith a large, fully tiled walk-in shower with glazed screen and drench shower. Pedestal washbasin with feature tiling to the splashback and low-level w/c. Downlighting and wooden flooring. This truly charming space is again enhanced with exposed beams and roof trusses, making it very special. A window affords natural light.Bedroom Five (2.1 x 3.4 (6’10” x 11’1″))Last but not least a double bedroom with solid wood wall panelling amongst original timber beams. Wood effect tiled flooring, roof light. With access to:En SuiteA stunning, four-piece en suite with low level w/c with concealed cistern, hand basin with brushed chrome, wall mounted, mixer tap and deep-fill bath with freestanding mixer tap with shower attachment. Walk-in shower with thermostatic drench shower plus additional shower attachment and breeze block style wall tiling with concealed lighting. Wood effect tiled flooring, downlighting, exposed beams, wooden wall panelling.OutsideParkingElectric iron gates open to a flagged parking area with further parking to the side of the lane. Steps lead down to:PatioA delightful, south facing patio area. Privacy is maintained by stone walling. This is a charming space in which to sit out and relax or enjoy al fresco entertaining. There are many features of the original mill with iron wheels attached to the stone walling and an original, stone grinding wheel inset to one wall. A handpump feeds a stylish water feature.GardensSteps lead down to further private patio areas and a charming, arched bridge leads over to a spacious, lawned area of landscaped garden with mature borders, banks and walling. From the garden one can see the true majesty of this historic building. The cobbled millrace flows down from the millpond and the delightful sound of flowing water creates a very soothing atmosphere whilst relaxing. We understand that kingfishers are often seen around the millrace. This is a truly idyllic place.

Listed: July 21, 2023
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