A sensational five-bedroom detached family home which extends to approximately 5000 sqft and offers an impressive array of individual features; coupled with breath taking panoramic views across open countryside.
Set within beautiful grounds, Rowley Cottage represents one of the finest examples of family accommodation within the historic village of Scarcroft. Offered to the market with no onward chain, this beautiful home extends to approximately 5000 sqft and offers an impressive array of individual features; coupled with far reaching panoramic views across open countryside.
Originally constructed circa 1600, it is believed that following his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746, Bonnie Prince Charlie Adopted Rowley Cottage as his hideout, evading capture and eventually fleeing to France.
Greeted via a formal entrance way which opens to a marvellous reception hallway, the discerning purchaser is first lead into a spacious sitting room which provides ''French Style' patio doors that lead to the private gardens. At the opposing side of the entrance hallway sits a further reception room. Currently dressed as a games room, this spacious room displays a beautiful stone fireplace acting as a central focal point to this wonderful room.
Leading from the entrance hallway, the discerning purchaser is then led into the inner hallway whereby the origins of the original Rowley Cottage begin to unfold. The beautiful living room displays exposed timber beams and an inset wood burning stove, providing a warm and cosy area to unwind. At the centre of this individual home sits the open plan living dining kitchen which plays host to a range of quality fitted appliances and provides direct access to the courtyard garden. Further ground floor accommodation includes a further reception room which currently provides for a home gym, alongside a guest w.c., a useful utility room and separate rear entrance lobby.
The first-floor accommodation is accessed via two flight of stairs and offers plentiful accommodation. The recently appointed master is enhanced by the inclusion of an impressive dressing room which leads to an en-suite shower room. There are a further four good size bedrooms to the first floor - one of which are serviced by its own en-suite shower rooms, alongside a further two modern bathrooms.
The grounds of this superior home extend to approximately 0.4 acres and are approached via electronically operated gates that give access to the private driveway and detached garage. The triple garage is further enhanced by the skilfully converted attic. Currently dress as a marvellous guest annex, the versatility of space would easily allow for adoption of home working and boasts a modern kitchenet, three bedrooms - one of which is serviced by its own en-suite shower room, and separate bathroom.
The gardens of this home adjoin open countryside and lay predominately to the front, side and rear of the property. Carefully planned and landscaped with many mature plants, trees and hedges which all ensure a wonderful sense of privacy, the gardens further offer an extensive stone terrace which is accessed directly from the living dining kitchen and enjoys a sunny and most private aspect.
Scarcroft itself is conveniently located almost midway between Leeds and the market town of Wetherby and the area is well served with shopping and recreational facilities including several excellent golf courses and the David Lloyd Leisure Centre. There are also schools of most denominations including the Grammar School at Leeds and Gateways School close by. Leeds/Bradford International Airport is also approximately half an hour's drive away. The village also benefits from a local pub and a newly developed children's play area which is located next to the village hall.