Detached house for sale in Longcroft Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29

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Detached house for sale - 5 bedrooms 5 3 3
Council tax band:
Not available

Property features

  • - Detached Family Home
  • - Charm and Character
  • - Quiet Setting
  • - Long Private South Facing Garden
  • - Five Bedrooms
  • - Three Reception Rooms
  • - Utility Room
  • - Garage
  • - Off-Road Parking

Property description

*exceptional detached family home* great charm and character* set within A long private south facing garden* approximately about half an acre* five bedrooms* three reception rooms*

An exceptional detached family home of great charm and character set within A long private south facing garden of about half an acre

Enjoying a quiet setting at the end of this unadopted road, Longcroft House comprises a charming detached home offering well proportioned family accommodation. The property incorporates a large welcoming hallway with a cloakroom, sitting room, modern en suite bedroom and a generous dining kitchen on the ground floor. The accommodation is completed at first floor level with a spacious principal bedroom suite with en suite facilities including a bathroom, dressing area and study, three further bedrooms and a house bathroom.

The property stands within exceptional grounds of about half an acre. To the front are excellent off road parking facilties. Most of the garden is located to the rear including a charming covered terrace immediately to the rear of the house leading onto an extensive lawn with well stocked flower borders, mature shrubs and trees and an orchard area beyond. The garden enjoys a southerly aspect and a high degree of privacy.

Ben Rhydding is to be found on the eastern side of Ilkley. A most desirable community in its own right, favoured for its village feel with good local shops, one of the districts most sought after primary schools, a church, train station, Pranzo independent Italian restaurant and Wheatley Arms Hotel. Ilkley town centre is approximately a mile away and offers more comprehensive shops, restaurants, boutique cinema, cafes and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, playhouse and library. The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages including Ilkley Grammar School and three private schools all within a short drive. There are good sporting and recreational facilities. Situated within the heart of the Wharfe Valley, surrounded by the famous Moors to the south and the River Wharfe to the north, Ilkley is regarded as an ideal base for the Leeds/Bradford commuter. A regular train service runs from the town to both cities.

The accommodation has gas fired central heating and with approximate room sizes, comprises:-

Ground floor

covered entrance porch

Leading to:-

reception hall 12'5" x 8'7" (3.78m x 2.62m)
With a part glazed entrance door.

Cloakroom 9' x 3'10" (2.74m x 1.17m)
With a low suite wc and wash basin.

Sitting room 19'10" x 12'8" (6.05m x 3.86m)
With a brick fireplace housing a wood burning stove. Twin display niches. Windows to both the front and rear elevations including glazed double doors leading onto the south facing terrace. Two wall light points.

En suite bedroom five 12' x 11' (3.66m x 3.35m)
With a parquet floor and glazed double doors leading onto the rear covered terrace. Fitted cupboards and book shelves over. Picture rail. Incorporating:-

shower room 11'10" x 6'3" (3.6m x 1.9m)
With a large walk-in stall, low suite wc and wash basin. Chrome heated towel rail. Picture rail and fitted cupboard.

Snug sitting room 13'5" x 12' (4.1m x 3.66m)
With an attractive brick fireplace. Picture rail. Views to the south up the rear garden.

Dining kitchen 15'3" (4.65) x 9'3" (2.82) Maximum
With a stainless steel sink unit and mixer tap and a range of fitted base and wall units incorporating cupboards, drawers and heat resistant work surfaces. Fitted electric oven and hob. Plumbing for a dishwasher and space for a fridge. Recessed spotlights. Door to the side of the property.

Dining / breakfast room 9'4" x 9'1" (2.84m x 2.77m)
With fitted floor to ceiling cupboards and a further fitted cupboard. Recessed spotlights.

First floor

Spacious central landing area 17'7" (5.36) Maximum x 10'3" (3.12)
Useful store / airing cupboard.

Principal bedroom suite


bedroom 16'6" x 10'3" (5.03m x 3.12m)
With a fitted wardrobe and closet.

Inner hallway and dressing area 24'2" x 4'5" (7.37m x 1.35m)
With fitted cupboards and wardrobes.

En suite bathroom 11'10" x 7'1" (3.6m x 2.16m)
With a panelled bath, shower cubicle, low suite wc and pedestal wash basin. Recessed spotlights.

Study / nursery 11'10" x 8'5" (3.6m x 2.57m)
With a picture rail.

Bedroom two 13'10" x 12'8" (4.22m x 3.86m)
With a picture rail and recessed wardrobes. Communicating door to the principal bedroom suite's en suite dressing room.

Bedroom 12' x 10'2" (3.66m x 3.1m)
With a fitted wardrobe, picture rail and wash basin with a cupboard beneath.

Bedroom 9' x 8'3" (2.74m x 2.51m)
With fitted wardrobes and cupboard over.

Bathroom 11'1" x 5'10" (3.38m x 1.78m)
With a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin and a low suite wc. Recessed spotlights.


There is a covered passageway to the side of the property giving access to:-

garage 17'10" x 9'6" (5.44m x 2.9m)
With an up and over door.

Utility room

With plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a dryer. Gas fired central heating boiler.


To the front of the property is an easily maintained garden area which includes a block paved driveway and gravelled area providing useful additional off road parking facilities. Most of the garden is located to the rear of the property. The principal ground floor rooms open out onto a delightful L shaped covered south facing terrace, beyond which a generous lawned area is bordered by well stocked flower borders with shrubs and a number of mature trees. Beyond the formal garden area is a further extensive orchard area. There are a number of useful outbuildings to the rear garden including a pair of garden sheds, a potting shed, log store and stable building. The total site area extends to about half an acre.

Viewing arrangements

Strictly by prior appointment with Dale Eddison's Ilkley office. Please be aware that we reserve the right to request that ppe be worn and social distancing measures observed, if requested by the owner of the property.

Please note

The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds. The measurements in these particulars are approximate and have been provided for guidance purposes only. The fixtures, fittings and appliances have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. The internal photographs used in these particulars are reproduced for general information and it cannot be inferred that any item is included in the sale.


We understand the property is Freehold.

Council tax

City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council Tax Band G. For further details on Bradford Council Tax Charges please visit or telephone them on .


Planning consent, which has now lapsed, has previously been granted for the construction of an additional dwelling in the rear garden. Additional information regarding the lapsed consent can be found at and searching under reference 05/06002/ful.


From Dale Eddison's Ilkley office proceed in an eastwards direction into Station Road and at the mini roundabout continue straight ahead into Springs Lane, passing the medical centre on the right hand side. Continue for about a mile and shortly beyond St Johns Church take the second turning on the right into Wheatley Lane. Continue up Wheatley Lane and turn right into Longcroft Road immediately opposite The Wheatley Arms Hotel. Longcroft House is the last property on the left hand side.

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Financial services

Linley and Simpson Sales Limited and Dale Eddison Limited are Introducer Appointed Representatives of Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited and Mortgage Advice Bureau (Derby) Limited who are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. We routinely refer buyers to Mortgage Advice Bureau Limited. We receive a maximum of £30 per referral.<br /><br />

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