116 Skipton Road, ILKLEY, LS29
2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 receptions
Apartment 2, 116 Skipton Road, is a spacious, immaculately presented two bedroom apartment, forming part of the prestigious Middleton Villas and is one of three apartments contained within this beautiful, Victorian, semi-detached property.
- Spacious Two Bedroom First Floor Apartment
- Immaculately Presented Throughout
- Many Original Period Features
- Master Bedroom With Modern En-Suite
- Contemporary Dining Kitchen
- Charming South Facing Sitting Room
- Stunning Views Towards Middleton
- Easy Walking To Ilkley Centre & Station
This property offers an excellent opportunity to acquire a substantial and characterful home, set within attractive, communal grounds. The accommodation, with gas fired heating, modern double glazing and new carpeting throughout, comprises:
A gravelled driveway with mature borders allows for two parking spaces for Apartment 2, with an additional parking space for visitors. Communal gardens to the rear are well maintained, with borders, grassed area and patio area and offer breath taking views over towards Middleton. A gate at the bottom of the garden allows you direct access onto Riverside Walk, minutes away from wonderful amenities such as Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, the park and the Dales Way walk.
The property is entered via an attractive, wooden covered entrance portico, approached by a short flight of stone steps, with a pair of original, half wooden paneled, glazed doors opening to an inner hallway with original, Victorian, floor tiling. The post box to the three apartments is housed here. A second door opens to a carpeted staircase, giving access to Apartments 2 and 3. On the landing area is an impressive window with original, etched glass, allowing for maximum light to flood onto the communal landing.
Stepping over the threshold, one enters an elegant world where the meticulous attention to detail and style of the recent contemporary updating meets the stunning proportions of the grand, Victorian era.
A decorative, pine and glass front door with glass and wood panelled surround leads into a spacious entrance hall. This recently carpeted space is larger than most and offers the option for a variety of uses, for example as a study or dining area. This is a wonderful place in which to receive friends and family. Telephone point and charming, Victorian style cast iron radiator. There are delightful, original features throughout.
5.10m x 4.90m (16' 9" x 16' 1")
An original, stripped pine door leads into an impressive, well-proportioned sitting room with a wealth of original features including picture rail, cornicing, deep skirting boards and wooden panelling below large, South facing double-glazed windows offering stunning views up to Ilkley Moor and allowing the natural light to flood in. A feature fireplace is the focal point of the room with tiled hearth, coal effect stove and stripped, wooden surround. Two central heating radiators and carpeted flooring.
This is flanked by two useful, double cupboards.One houses the hot water cylinder and has useful shelving, whilst the other has plumbing for a washing machine with additional storage.
4.20m x 3.00m (13' 9" x 9' 10")
An original, pine door leads us to a fabulously modern kitchen area. Here we see white, gloss wall and base units and soft close drawers, with pale grey, stone effect, laminate worksurfaces and up stands, which continue beyond the main hub of the kitchen to below the large, double-glazed windows, cleverly creating a breakfast bar area, perfect for sitting with a coffee and enjoying the views out to the lawned garden and stunning views towards Middleton beyond. Additional features include an anthracite grey, composite, Lamona one and a half bowl sink with modern, chrome mixer tap, a modern, ladder style radiator in anthracite grey, LED downlighting, matching under unit lighting and chrome effect switches. Housing for a Vaillant condensing boiler in a white, gloss cupboard. Smart, pale grey, oak effect, laminate flooring. The kitchen has a range of integral appliances to include a slimline dishwasher, fridge/ freezer, 4 plate, black, ceramic, induction hob, oven and extractor fan. There is also space for a dining table at one end of the kitchen and one can imagine many happy times here entertaining friends and family.
3.80m x 3.70m (12' 6" x 12' 2")
An original, pine door leads to an absolute haven of peace and calm, a spacious bedroom with a delightful, original, cast iron fireplace, deep skirting boards, cornicing, picture rail and large, double-glazed windows with stunning views towards Middleton Lodge and overlooking the beautiful, communal gardens. Radiator and newly fitted carpeting.Door to en-suite.
A modern, white bathroom comprising a low-level w/c, a square, vanity, wash hand basin with chrome, monobloc, mixer tap and grey/white splash back tiling, a 1100 x 700cm, glass fronted shower cubicle with floor to ceiling tiling in grey and a thermostatic shower over. White and grey, modern, geometric tile effect, linoleum flooring with modern, white, ladder, towel rail/radiator, LED downlighting and double-glazed window affording charming views.
3.80m x 2.90m (12' 6" x 9' 6")
An original, pine door leads to a very pleasant, double bedroom with more original features, which include picture rail, high ceilings, cornicing, deep skirting boards and wooden panelling below large, double-glazed windows overlooking the front garden and affording similar charming views up to Ilkley Moor.
A pine door with glazed light over leads into a modern, white bathroom suite comprising flush button w/c with back glass panel, concealing the cistern and modern, chrome, flush button, pedestal washbasin with chrome mixer tap and large mirror over, bath with mixer tap and integral shower over and glazed, shower screen. White and grey, modern, geometric, tile effect, linoleum flooring with white and grey tiling above bath and shower area and half height tiling to the rest of the bathroom. Modern, anthracite, ladder towel rail/radiator, LED spot lights and fitted, centrifugal fan and ceiling cornicing as well as deep, pine skirting boards.
Access hatch to a useful, fully boarded storage area with lighting, which has a fixed ladder and occupies the space of the original staircase to the upper floor.
Garden & Parking
The apartment benefits from two allocated, driveway car parking spaces and there is further additional car park space for visitors.
The grounds are communal. To the front is a large, gravelled car parking area and to the rear one finds lawned gardens and a charming patio area. There are two useful storage sheds in the garden and Apartment 2 shares the use of the left hand shed with the top floor apartment. A gate at the bottom of the garden allows you direct access onto Riverside Walk, minutes away from wonderful amenities such as Ilkley Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, the park and the Dales Way walk.
The apartment is leasehold and we understand the lease term to be the remainder of 999 years dating from 1988.
Each of the three apartments have an equal share in Stourton Lea (Management) Ltd which owns the freehold. Currently the monthly contribution from each apartment into the sinking fund is £100 to include buildings insurance, building maintenance and general garden maintenance.
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