Ellar Ghyll, Otley, LS21

Guide price

Bedrooms: 4
A very smartly presented four/five bedroom semi detached house of Victorian character having been extended to create an impressive family living space, and within the sought after Otley location. Set back from the road with an elevated position, this ideal family home offers spacious accommodation. briefly comprising, on the ground floor, a welcoming entrance hall, generously proportioned living room with open fireplace, a dining room open plan with a family friendly and well equipped kitchen and snug area complete with multi-fuel burner. To the first floor there are two double bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, and a luxury house bathroom, and on the top floor, two further double bedrooms, a shower room, and plenty of undereaves storage. In addition, the lower ground floor provides a utility room, good sized study or additional bedroom , and another shower room. Externally the property benefits from gardens to three sides and ample driveway parking to the front. The gardens to the rear and side are extensive, the real star of the show being the fabulous outdoor entertaining area, complete with bar and pizza oven. A viewing is highly recommended to fully appreciate the accommodation on offer.

Set back from the road, Ivy Bank is located in beautiful countryside and is a short walk to Menston train station and the market town of Otley. Otley is a thriving, historical market town in the Wharfe Valley offering a wide range of amenities, shops, supermarkets and traditional pubs, and also benefits from well-regarded schools for all ages including Prince Henrys Grammar School. The town centre bus station has regular bus services to Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate, and in addition, there is a railway station at nearby Menston offering mainline links. And for those travelling further afield, Leeds/Bradford International Airport is in nearby Yeadon.


The property has timber framed windows and gas fired central heating throughout.


Stone steps lead up to a covered entrance with timber front entrance door, having glass panels and opaque window over, leads into:-


Radiator, central heating thermostat control, ceiling coving, staircase, having timber open spindle balustrade, leading up to the first floor, telephone point, coat hanging space, parquet style flooring.


4.29m (14' 1") x 4.01m (13' 2")

Bay window with stained glass feature to front elevation, radiator, picture rail, ceiling coving, continuation of parquet style flooring, cast iron open fireplace set within chimney breast having tiled hearth and complementary fire surround.


4.39m (14' 5") x 3.25m (10' 8")

Window to rear elevation, radiator, picture rail, built in cupboards to both alcoves, continuation of parquet style flooring.

Open plan with:-


16.64m (54' 7") x 3.35m (11' 0")

Windows to front and rear elevations (double glazed within the extension), two Velux windows to rear elevation, timber French doors, with full height windows to either side and a window above, lead out to the rear garden, timber entrance door, with glass panel, leads to the front of the house, contemporary vertical radiator, range of solid oak fitted kitchen units at base and wall level incorporating cupboards, drawers, pan drawers, shelving and glass fronted cabinets, and having granite worksurfaces and upstands, undercabinet lighting, one and a half times stainless steel sink and drainer, gas fired Esse range oven with granite splashback, integral under counter fridge, exposed beams, cast iron multi-fuel burner set onto raised hearth.


Accessed via door from the kitchen with stone steps down to the lower hall, housing wall mounted gas central heating boiler and leading to:-


2.21m (7' 3") x 1.65m (5' 5")

Timber 'Hobbit' entrance door with glass panel to the front of the house, base units with worksurface having stainless steel sink and drainer inset, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for fridge freezer, inset ceiling spotlights.


5.03m (16' 6") x 2.29m (7' 6")

Window to front elevation, radiator, inset ceiling spotlights.


Radiator, inset ceiling spotlights, fully tiled walk in shower having Mira electric shower, extractor fan, pedestal wash hand basin and low level WC.



Window to side elevation, timber open spindle balustrade, staircase, with timber open spindle balustrade, leads up to the second floor.


4.29m (14' 1") x 4.01m (13' 2")

Window to front elevation, radiator, polished floorboards, ceiling coving.


Part tiled having frosted window to front elevation, towel rail radiator, walk in shower with fixed glass shower screen, thermostatic shower and fixed rain showerhead, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, underfloor heating.


4.39m (14' 5") x 3.25m (10' 8")

Window to rear elevation, radiator, painted cast iron bedroom fireplace with tiled hearth, exposed floorboards.


Part tiled having frosted window to rear elevation, three piece bathroom suite comprising standalone double ended bath, wall hung wash hand basin and low level WC with hidden cistern, towel rail radiator, recessed storage cupboards, one housing hot water cylinder.



Velux window to front elevation, timber open spindle balustrade, useful undereaves storage.


3.99m (13' 1") x 3.00m (9' 10") approx.

Window to front elevation, radiator, painted floorboards, bedroom fireplace, extensive undereaves storage with lights and hanging rails.


3.25m (10' 8") x 3.18m (10' 5")

Velux window to rear elevation, radiator, painted floorboards, extensive undereaves storage with light and hanging rails.


Part tiled having Velux window to rear elevation, chrome radiator, inset ceiling spotlights, fully tiled shower cubicle having thermostatic shower, wash hand basin set into vanity storage unit.


The property is approached via electric gates to the front which open into a tarmacadam driveway providing off street parking for several vehicles, and three sheds, one with power and light. Above the driveway there is a cottage garden, mostly gravelled with greenhouse. The majority of the gardens are at the side and rear of the house on two levels. Abutting the house, to the side, is a fabulous outside entertaining space incorporating an extensive paved patio, built in authentic pizza oven and gas barbecue, bar and sheltered seating area, plus a lawn and further shed. Beyond and behind the house there is a woodland garden having a childrens play area complete with climbing frame, pathways, a seating area to fully benefit from the views, firepit and hen coup.


Leave the centre of Otley in a westerly direction along Bradford Road. Continue straight ahead at the roundabout and follow the road for a mile, approximately 200 yards after the last house on the left you will see the property on the right hand side identified by our for Sale board.

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