- Five Bedroom Period Home
- Stunning Original Features
- Two Stunning Reception Rooms
- Spacious Garden Room
- Bespoke Shaker Style Kitchen
- Garage & Ample Driveway Parking
- Substantial Mature Grounds
- Highly Regarded Location
Harrison Robinson is delighted to offer this exceptional, stone built, detached, Victorian residence, providing superbly presented, spacious, five-bedroom living accommodation standing in charming, well-maintained grounds and enjoying a fine aspect being delightfully situated within the most prestigious, residential location of Ladderbanks Lane.
‘Highfield’ will almost certainly appeal to the more discerning purchaser, who is seeking a home of an individual nature and with the charming elegance of a bygone age. The rather deceptive nature of the property offers any would be purchaser versatile and flexible, family living accommodation, which is planned over three floors. This wonderful home offers a range of character features only to be found in the most prestigious of homes, which include ornate ceiling cornicing, solid wooden panelling and staircases, ornate fireplaces and stunning, leaded window panels creating an eclectic mix with the more modern-day convenience of gas fired central heating and partial double glazing. The property is tastefully presented throughout and only an internal inspection will reveal the superb nature and tremendous character features of this fine home, which exudes a grand style, yet has a charming, homely feel. Externally, the property is set well back from the road and is complemented by beautifully presented and well stocked gardens with spacious, lawned and flagged areas, ideal for relaxing in the sunshine or al fresco entertaining, enjoying seclusion and fine aspects to all sides. The property also enjoys private parking and a large, double, detached garage, a stables block and greenhouse.
‘Highfield’ is situated in one of Baildon’s premier residential locations with other high calibre properties nearby.This home is a real gem, the like of which rarely come to market, has everything a family could wish for and an early viewing is highly recommended.
The village of Baildon is nestled on the southern and western edges of the picturesque Baildon Moor. There are a variety of amenities including shops selling local and other produce; restaurants; a monthly farmers’ market; recreational facilities including rugby, football and cricket grounds and a golf course. As well as having excellent access to Baildon village the property itself is only a short distance from the well-known beauty spot of Shipley Glen with its Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, giving immediate access to miles of footpaths including the Dales Way link, the Dales Highway, Baildon Moor and Rombalds Moor beyond.
A heavy, timber door opens into a covered weather porch with double-glazed, leaded windows housed within stone mullions and quarry tiled floor. A half-glazed door with delightful, etched, glazed panel is further highlighted by lead lined and stained glass, side panels to the reception hall.
Useful cloakroom having a low suite w/c, wash hand basin, tiled floor and walls, window to the side, radiator and a wall light.
An absolute ode to the craftsman’s skills of a bygone age, a most welcoming reception hall finished with solid oak panelling to the lower half of the walls, oak architrave door surrounds with matching solid oak, heavy panelled doors, return stairs to the first floor also finished in oak and ornate ceiling cornice. One can only begin to imagine the many scenes this hallway has witnessed from elegant ladies arriving in horse-drawn carriages to some delightful soiree to the breathless lad screwing his cap in his hand uttering the iconic sentence ’trouble at mill Mr Ackroyd’.
(We understand the original parquet flooring remains in good condition under the carpeting.)
Such a grand room, enjoying a south facing, bay window offering charming vistas over the gardens, benefitting from stunning, leaded top-lights, ornate ceiling cornice, ceiling rose, wall mouldings and ornate, oak panelling to dado height, two radiators, feature fire place with a heavy Adam style surround, tiled hearth with brass fender, cast iron fire inset and charming tiled slips. This is a delightful room in which to entertain friends and family.
Formal Dining Room
5.20m x 4.50m (17' 1" x 14' 9")
One could only expect wonderful food and witty conversation sitting down to eat in such a splendid room, with a south facing bay window overlooking the garden, again with lead lined and stained glass top lights, radiator, ornate cornice and coving, dado rail and wall and ceiling mouldings. One’s eyes are drawn to a most elegant 1930’s oak fireplace with over mantle, marble hearth and back with a gas fire and two wall light points.
4.50m x 4.50m (14' 9" x 14' 9")
Fitted with an extensive range of bespoke, ‘Shaker’ style wall and base units in soft cream having a plate rack, display cabinets, concealed lighting, integrated fridge and freezer, dishwasher, granite work surfaces with 1.5 bowl sink and mixer tap, centre island with granite work surface and storage below and twin double-glazed windows. An inset double oven Aga cooking range takes pride of place and is the perfect addition to this charming, family space. Ceiling cornice and ceiling rose. Wood effect Kandene flooring.
6.90m x 3.30m (22' 8" x 10' 10")
Accessed through the drawing room is a lovely further reception room, which is south facing with pleasant views across the garden. French doors to the garden and patio area, inset ceiling lights, stripped wooden flooring, three radiators and an exposed stone feature wall. This is a delightful spot to sit and relax with a good book and a cup of tea.
tiled flooring, radiator and display shelf.
Fitted with a range of wall and base units, work surface, 1.5 bowl sink with mixer tap, window to the rear, plumbing for dishwasher and washing machine, 4 ring gas hob, double oven and grill, space for fridge freezer, inset ceiling lights, tiled floor and access to the cellar.
With feature stained glass with leaded light feature windows to three sides, quarry tiled floor, radiator and door to the rear.
The property benefits from a suite of cellar rooms and houses the two Vokera boilers.
The stunning oak staircase arrives at a half landing and one cannot help but admire the stunning, lead lined and stained-glass window. The main landing has ceiling cornice, wall light, radiator and a further return flight of stairs to the second floor.
5.50m x 4.50m (18' 1" x 14' 9")
A beautifully proportioned Master Bedroom with twin aspect windows, one original with leaded and glazed top-lights, inset ceiling spotlights, ceiling cornice, radiator, built in wardrobes with shelving and hanging rails and archway to an en-suite shower.
with a shower cubicle with concertina door, Mira excel shower, wash hand basin with mixer tap, tiled walls and vanity unit.
4.50m x 4.50m (14' 9" x 14' 9")
A further spacious twin aspect, double bedroom having radiator, ceiling cornice and carpeted flooring.
4.50m x 4.20m (14' 9" x 13' 9")
Another great-sized, double bedroom with two wall lights, window to the rear, radiator and ceiling cornice.
Fitted with a traditional style, three-piece suite which comprises panelled bath with a mixer tap and thermostatic mains drench shower over, folding shower screen, wash hand basin and low suite w/c. Inset ceiling spot lights, ceiling cornice, fully tiled walls, radiator, illuminated mirror, window to the rear and an airing cupboard with shelving. Double-glazed windows with obscure glazing.
Useful separate w/c having a wash hand basin with mixer tap, low suite w/c, radiator, window and wall mouldings.
Continuation of the ornate, solid oak balustrading, to a spacious landing, dormer window, wall light and ceiling beam.
5.60m x 5.50m (18' 4" x 18' 1")Max
A great-sized teenager’s bedroom with a radiator, access to eaves, basin with work surface, large built-in wardrobes with sliding doors and hanging rails and a window to the front elevation.
5.60m x 5.50m (18' 4" x 18' 1")Max
Another bedroom for the teenagers in your family, this could make a great ‘chill out’ room with a radiator, eaves access, basin with work surface, built-in wardrobes with sliding doors and hanging rails and a window to the rear.
With a private entrance door, inset ceiling light and ceiling cornice. Leading to;
3.70m x 3.60m (12' 2" x 11' 10")
With French doors open directly onto the garden, two radiators, inset ceiling lights, two wall lights, gas fire, concealed kitchenette behind louvered cupboards which comprises; wall and base units with work surface over, integrated fridge and sink with tiled splash backs.
Fitted with a white, three-piece suite which comprises; shower cubicle with a Mira excel shower, low suite w/c, basin, delightful, Spanish, part tiled walls with floral style borders, fan, ceiling cornice and a heated towel rail.
3.60m x 3.20m (11' 10" x 10' 6")
A good sized double bedroom having a window to the rear, radiator, ceiling cornice and inset ceiling lights. Radiator and carpeted flooring.
A particular feature of this lovely home that can only be created from many years of planning and tender care, the property is set in most attractive, landscaped gardens to all four sides with a pleasant, south facing lawn and patio seating area, together with mature, planted borders including a mix of shrubs and trees. There are some lovely touches which include a rockery, water feature a greenhouse and original timber stables.
Garage & Parking
The property benefits from having two driveways, one of which is accessed off Jenny Lane (Main) and the second can be found on Ladderbanks Lane. The sweeping dri