Buckstone Hall is a superb Grade II Listed building commissioned as a wedding gift by the Dewhirst family of Bradford in the late 1800s. As is typical of a property of this era, Buckstone Hall has many retained features such as traditional high ceilings with ornate cornice and ceiling roses, large walk-in bay windows and some stained glass windows.
Before being converted to just four sections in 1975, the Hall was previously used as a country club and a casino.
South East Wing has recently undergone a sympathetic programme of refurbishment whilst retaining a wealth of its original period features including carved pilasters, ceiling appliques, deep coving and skirtings combined with a high standard of modern appointment. An internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate the generous proportions of the accommodation which extend overall to almost 4,000 square feet.
The local suburbs of Rawdon, Horsforth and Guiseley are all within easy travelling distance, each offering a wide range of local amenities as well as primary and secondary schools. Leeds, Harrogate, Ilkley and Bradford are readily accessible together with the regions motorway infrastructure for travel further afield.
The popular Woodhouse Grove School is literally within walking distance likewise the new railway station in Apperley Bridge providing direct rail access into Leeds city centre and commuting to London within 2½ hours.
A panelled front door opens into an entrance vestibule with cloaks cupboard and an archway which leads through to a magnificent and most impressive dining hall with the original wide turned staircase with arched leaded lights on the half landing leading up to a galleried landing serving the first floor.
Off the hall is a guest cloakroom and utility room and original panelled doors open into the two well - proportioned main reception rooms comprising a beautiful drawing room with south facing bay window and full height side window both overlooking the grounds. There is also a lovely open fireplace with carved pine surround and multi fuel stove. The adjoining living room also features a south facing bay window with double
French doors opening into the garden and a wide display arch to one wall. The L - shaped breakfast kitchen is fitted with wall and base units complemented by granite preparation surfaces, Lacanche Cote D'Or range cooker and extractor hood, American style fridge freezer and Bosch dishwasher. There is a large pine dresser, underfloor heating, walk in pantry and glazed French doors opening into the garden.
The first floor accommodation leads off an equally impressive galleried landing firstly into a spacious principal bedroom with south facing bay window overlooking the valley, fireplace with cast iron interior and a fitted en suite dressing room. The en suite shower room is formed from the turret on the east side and has underfloor heating, vanity was basin and WC.
There is potential to add further accommodation into the roof void subject to the necessary planning approval.
Outside, the hall is initially approached through electric entrance gates with security entry phone system into a shared driveway which in turn leads into private parking spaces and a single garage. The Hall as a whole sits in lovely extensive private grounds extending to almost 3 acres. The south east wing has allocated gardens and mature woodland which in all equates to approximately ¾ acre.
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