An extremely rare opportunity to acquire this substantial period home which extends to approximately 5500 sqft and is set within one acre of beautiful gardens which adjoin open countryside.
Thorner Lodge offers a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial period home which represents one of the most historic examples of family accommodation within the extremely pretty village of Thorner. Thorner Lodge extends to approximately 5500 sqft and offers an impressive array of individual and charming features, coupled with far reaching views across open greenbelt countryside.
Thorner Lodge is a truly marvellous period home and one which must be viewed to be fully appreciated.
On approaching this picturesque family home, the discerning purchaser is first drawn to a formal entranceway which is set within a dressed stone archway creating a magnificent first impression. A good-sized entrance hallway awaits through the main door which in turn provides access to all the ground floor accommodation.
Leading from the entrance hallway, the character of this beautiful home begins to unfold. The elegant drawing room provides excellent natural light, is warmed by an open fire, whilst offering delightful aspect overlooking the ground to the front of the property.
At the centre of this wonderful home lie two further reception rooms which allow for the seamless transition from open plan accommodation to traditional family living, whilst offering a beautiful open fire and French patio doors which lead to the private rear gardens. Further ground floor accommodation includes an attractive breakfast kitchen which adjoins a useful utility/laundry room, alongside a guest w.c.
From the entrance hallway, the original staircase leads to the first-floor landing which provides access to all the first-floor accommodation. The splendid master bedroom is accessed via a spacious dressing room and is serviced by its own en-suite bathroom. There are five further generously proportioned bedrooms and a house bathroom. Two bedrooms have extensive built-in wardrobes and two have adjoining walk-in cupboard space.
Set within one acre of private grounds, this wonderful home is approached via a set of wrought iron gates where access is gained to an extensive gravelled courtyard which provides parking for several vehicles. The once former textile mill, believed to date back to the mid-18th century, around which the hamlet of Sandhills was established, now offers a substantial garage block.
The extensive grounds of the property have been lovingly attended spanning some many years and now provide exceptional family gardens which are rivalled by few. A Yorkshire stone patio covers the width of the property and is accessed directly from the sitting and dining room. Offering a superb place for outdoor entertaining, whilst enjoying the beautiful and mature gardens beyond, this tranquil area allows this magnificent setting and the surrounding wildlife to be fully enjoyed.
The property is situated within the centre of Thorner village which is only some 6 miles from Leeds city centre. Despite the peaceful location the property is ideally placed for access to other Yorkshire commercial centres including Harrogate and York together with excellent road access to the region's motorway infrastructure.
The area is well served with good shopping and sporting facilities together with most denominations of schools including the renowned Grammar School at Leeds some 2 miles away. The village is well placed to several other private educational facilities which includes Gateways School at Harewood and Ashville College in Harrogate.
The village is well placed for access to the A1M opening up the national motorway network. Leeds Bradford Airport is approximately 9 miles away providing regular domestic and international flights. The surrounding cities and towns offer renowned shopping and recreational amenities all within easy driving distance of the famous Yorkshire Dales.
Agent Note: Redline drawings are for illustration purposes only and do not reflect the true boundary.