Wigton Manor is arguably one of the finest private residences in Alwoodley in a unique location, adjacent to the golf course and adjoining open countryside. The house has over recent years undergone a significant programme of improvement and extension offering well proportioned accommodation approaching 6,500 sqft overall. The property is situated in one of North Leeds most exclusive addresses just a short drive from Moortown Corner having a Marks and Spencer's Food Hall and the ring road with Sainsbury's complex. There is easy access to local amenities and most denominations of schools including the acclaimed Grammar School at Leeds within easy walking distance. Nearby sporting facilities include the David Lloyd Centre and excellent golf courses including Alwoodley and Sandmoor, the former quite literally on the doorstep.
An arched oak front door opens into a vaulted vestibule with matching internal door leading into a most impressive reception hallway with part underfloor heating, Jerusalem limestone flooring throughout, a solid oak staircase to first floor and matching internal doors. There is a guest cloakroom and WC together with a fitted cloaks/boot room with ample storage cupboards, a second cloakroom with WC and built in wardrobes. There are four reception rooms comprising a formal lounge with marble fireplace and coal effect gas fire and French doors opening into the garden, large separate dining room with Adams style fireplace surround, marble interior with log effect electric fire and flanking illuminated display cabinets, TV/ family room with recessed remote control gas fire overlooking the front garden as does the study with windows on two sides. The bespoke fitted family open plan dining/breakfast kitchen has Jerusalem limestone flooring throughout with underfloor heating which extends down into a sitting room/orangery with bi fold doors and two French doors opening onto the paved sun terrace. There is a large central island with granite preparation surfaces and curved glazed breakfast bar, a range of Miele appliances comprising steam oven, fan assisted oven, warming drawer, coffee machine, combination microwave oven and a moisture plus oven, induction hob and extractor hood, Liebherr American style fridge freezer and dishwasher. The dining section has a range of matching built in storage/pantry cupboards and French doors opening into the front courtyard. Glazed doors open into the indoor heated swimming pool with picture windows and folding doors out into the garden, an automatic cover, wave machine and changing/shower room facilities with WC. The utility room has a range of built in cream units, worktop with inset sink and Jerusalem limestone flooring.
The first floor is approached off a lovely galleried landing with linen cupboard. The principal bedroom suite comprises a large double bedroom with built in wardrobes, matching bedside cabinets and French doors opening onto a large sun balcony with spectacular long distance views. There is a separate en suite dressing room with a range of built in wardrobes and dressing table, porcelain tiled en suite bathroom with corner bath, vanity unit with twin wash hand basins, bidet, WC and corner shower cubicle. There is also a bespoke fitted home office with double computer desk and full height filing/storage cabinets. There are then three additional double bedroom suiteseach with private bath/shower facilities and bedroom furniture.
A separate staircase leads to the second floor which comprises two additional double bedrooms each with vaulted ceilings served by a shower room with WC and walk in eaves wardrobe. An additional room currently used as a store room with built in wardrobes could provide a seventh bedroom if required and indeed the whole of the second floor could form a self contained element within the house for a dependent relative. There is also additional walk in loft storage space which could form additional accommodation if required.
Outside, the property is approached through electric entrance gates down a stone block paved driveway into an extensive courtyard with central planted island. This in turn leads to a four car garage with electric doors adjacent to which is an additional parking area, space for caravan or horsebox. A five bar entrance gate then leads through to two timber stables and adjoining store.
The completely enclosed private formal gardens are a lovely feature of Wigton Manor and carefully planned to take advantage of all aspects throughout the day. The principal area of garden is to the rear where there is also an extensive stone paved terraced area running the full length and with access into the swimming pool, all ideal for external entertainment. The grounds are laid principally to lawn with well stocked mature beds and borders, orchard and hexagonal timber barbeque house.
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