First Floor Two Bedroom Flat
Sitting Room With Log Burner
Contemporary Modern Kitchen
Smartly Presented Bathroom
Large Cottage Style Garden
Local Shops Across The Road
Close To Ben Rhydding Station
Views Up To Ilkley Moor
Walking Distance Into Ilkley
Fantastic BTL Opportunity
This is a tremendous opportunity to purchase a cosy, bijou, first floor, two bedroom apartment situated mid-way between Ilkley and Ben Rhydding and benefitting from easy access to local primary schools, local shops and Ben Rhydding station. The property is accessed via a long pathway leading to a flight of private, external, stone steps, which in turn lead to a half glazed, UPVC front door opening into the reception hallway from where a short flight of stairs lead up to the accommodation level giving access to two good sized bedrooms and a smart, contemporary house bathroom. The sitting room has a cast iron, multi-fuel stove and one can imagine many warm and cosy nights relaxing in front of the fire. The sitting room is open plan to the contemporary, modern, fitted kitchen, which has a window overlooking the spacious, cottage garden - the true jewel in the crown. Get the jam pan out! This orchard garden benefits from an abundance of soft fruits to include apples, damsons, plums, greengages, gooseberries and rhubarb. This is a tremendous outdoor space very rarely found with an apartment and is ideal for those with green fingers.
Ben Rhydding is to be found on the eastern side of Ilkley. A sought-after community favoured for its village feel with good local shops, much sought after primary schools, a post office, church and train station being an ideal base for the Leeds/Bradford commuter. The much awaited and newly refurbished Wheatley Arms opened in June 2009. Ilkley town centre is approximately a mile away and has excellent sports and social facilities which include the Ilkley lido pool, sports clubs for rugby, tennis, golf, cricket, hockey and football. The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages with both state and private education well catered for including Ilkley Grammar School. Ilkley is an ideal town for the commuter with frequent train services to Leeds and Bradford providing regular connections to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford International Airport is just over 11 miles away with national and international services.
53, Valley Drive is smartly presented with fresh decoration and UPVC double glazing throughout, gas fired central heating and is ready to just move into on completion and put the kettle on. It comprises:
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A flight of external, private, stone stairs lead up to a smart, UPVC, half glazed door, which in turn opens into a reception hallway. A short flight of stairs lead to a landing area giving access to the principal rooms and benefitting from a large, storage cupboard with power and plumbing for a washing machine. Access to part boarded loft with light and power and pull down ladder.
4.10m x 3.30m (13' 5" x 10' 10")
A well-presented, cosy sitting room with a south facing, UPVC, double glazed window to the front elevation affording long distance views up to Ilkley Moor and allowing the natural light to flood in. One’s eyes are immediately drawn to the inset, cast iron, multi-fuel stove, standing on a tiled hearth and one can imagine many cosy nights snuggled up in front of the fire. The sitting room is open plan to:
2.60m x 2.60m (8' 6" x 8' 6")
A well-presented kitchen fitted with modern, contemporary, light wooden fronted base and wall units with stainless steel bar handles with contrasting granite effect, laminate work surfaces over. Integrated appliances include a double, stainless steel, electric oven with a four-burner, stainless steel gas hob over and matching chimney hood, fridge and freezer and space and plumbing for a washing machine. A stainless steel sink with modern, chrome, Monobloc mixer tap sits under a UPVC, double glazed window affording charming views over the spacious garden. Wall mounted, central heating boiler and tile effect, vinyl flooring.
3.80m x 3.00m (12' 6" x 9' 10")
A most spacious, double room with ample room for wardrobes. A UPVC window affords stunning views up to Ilkley Moor. Radiator and carpeted flooring.
2.70m x 2.60m (8' 10" x 8' 6")
A further double room to the rear elevation, carpeted flooring and radiator.
A contemporary styled bathroom having smart, beige tiling with a modern, mosaic border, comprising a panel bath with chrome mixer tap and Triton electric shower over. Low level w/c and vanity basin with useful, white, high gloss storage cupboard below. UPVC double glazed window with obscure glazing and extractor fan. Smart, mosaic effect, vinyl floor tiling and chrome, ladder, towel rail.
The property benefits from a most spacious garden area laid mainly to grass with an abundance of soft fruit trees and bushes. This is a fantastic space, which could be developed further. You could produce enough jam to satisfy your whole Christmas list !!!. A useful garden store is found under the stairs and a flagged pathway with borders leads to the front gate.
Charges are paid to the council and are £75 for 6 months paid in arrears. This covers building insurance, and basic repairs to the roof etc.
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