Valley Drive
ilkley, west yorkshire

Property marketed by Harrison Robinson

126 Bolling Road, Ben Rhydding, Ilkley, West Yorkshire, LS29 8PN

Guide Price£549,950
Reception Rooms 2
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 1

Key Features

  • Five Bedroom Victorian Terrace
  • Through Sitting Room/Dining Room
  • Spacious Breakfast Kitchen
  • Opportunity To Put Your Own Stamp On It
  • South Facing Patio Garden
  • Private Lane With Double Garage and Parking
  • Large Glazed Potting Shed And Further Private Garden
  • Close To Railway Station and Primary School
  • Charming Views

About this property

This is a most charming and characterful, five-bedroom, Victorian, mid terrace property, conveniently located in a highly desirable, residential area of similar properties within easy walking distance of Ben Rhydding centre, the train station and well regarded primary and Grammar schools.

This delightful family home offers spacious accommodation with gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing and is ideal for someone to come along and put their own stamp on it. The accommodation comprises to the ground floor: A reception porch, ideal for kicking shoes and boots off after a long walk in the surrounding countryside, which in turn opens into a reception hallway with stairs leading to the first floor. One enters a spacious through sitting room with feature fireplace and gas fire and a box bay window affording ample natural light. The dining end has ample room for a family dining table with a charming, fitted breakfast kitchen beyond. A useful cloakroom completes the ground floor accommodation. A composite door opens to a sunny, private, rear patio area. To the first floor are two good-sized, double bedrooms, a single bedroom and a spacious house bathroom. The second floor provides two further generous, charming, double bedrooms having dormer windows affording long distance views. To the rear is a good-sized, low maintenance patio area, a delightful spot for relaxing and al fresco entertaining. A gate gives access to the quiet, private rear lane where one finds a double garage and off-street parking. Beyond the garage one finds a large ,glazed potting shed and a further area of very private garden.
Ilkley is a thriving, historical, Yorkshire town, occupying a beautiful setting amidst the unspoilt, open countryside of Wharfedale with stunning scenery and the opportunity for rural pursuits. Ilkley boasts an excellent, wide range of high-class shops, restaurants, cafes, pubs and everyday amenities including two supermarkets, health centre, library, Playhouse theatre and cinema. llkley has excellent sports and social facilities including the Ilkley lido pool, sports clubs for rugby, tennis, golf, cricket, hockey and football. The town benefits from high achieving schools for all ages with both state and private education well catered including Ilkley Grammar School.
Ilkley is an ideal town for the commuter with regular train services to Leeds and Bradford and regular connections to London Kings Cross. Leeds Bradford International Airport is just over 11 miles away with national and international services.
The property is well presented yet allows buyers the opportunity to ‘put their own stamp on it’ and an early viewing is highly recommended.
The property with GAS FIRED CENTRAL HEATING, UPVC DOUBLE GLAZING and with approximate room sizes comprises:

Entrance Porch
A smart, half-glazed, composite entrance door leads into a useful entrance porch with room to hang coats and store shoes. Deep cornicing and skirtings. Carpet tiles.

Entrance Hall
A half-glazed entrance door with beautiful, etched, glazed panel and matching transom over opens into a spacious entrance hallway which exudes charm and character with deep cornicing and skirtings. Staircase to the first floor, carpeting and radiator. An under stairs cupboard provides useful storage.

Sitting Room 4.88m x 3.83m (16'0" x 12'6")
A multi-paned timber door opens into a spacious sitting room of delightful proportions, with box bay, double-glazed window to the front elevation, deep cornicing and skirtings. Stone, feature fireplace with coal effect gas fire, tiled hearth and built-in wooden shelving. Carpeting, two radiators and TV point.

Dining Room 4.57m x 4.33m (14'11" x 14'2")
The sitting room is open into the generously proportioned dining room, which like the sitting room has great ceiling height emphasising the feeling of space. Room for a large, family dining table and one can imagine many happy times here entertaining friends and family. Deep cornicing and skirtings. A large, UPVC, double-glazed window to the rear, south facing elevation allows the natural light to flood in and affords a pleasant view over the charming, rear courtyard garden. Timber framed fire surround with inset shelving, carpeting and radiator. A doorway leads into the hallway.

Breakfast Kitchen 6.0m x 3.06 (19'8" x 10'0")
A good-sized, dining kitchen, fitted with a range of modern style wall and base units in cream with stainless-steel bar handles and complementary wood effect, laminate worksurface. Two UPVC, double-glazed windows offer a pleasant view over the charming, south facing courtyard garden and a further UPVC double-glazed side window allows further light to flood in enhancing the lovely, bright atmosphere. Integrated appliances include a stainless-steel Neff double. electric oven and a ceramic Neff, four-ring gas hob with extractor over with cream, tiled splashback. Space for a slimline dishwasher and fridge/freezer and space and plumbing for a washing machine. Stainless-steel sink and drainer with cream, tiled splashback. A chimney breast with part exposed stone wall and tongue and groove boarding above. Vinyl, tile flooring, Vokera, wall-mounted, central heating boiler and radiator. Ample room for a good-sized breakfast table. A half-glazed timber door opens onto the delightful, sunny, courtyard garden.

Cloakroom with corner, wall-mounted wash basin with ceramic, tiled splashback and low-level w/c. Vinyl flooring.


Carpeted stairs from the entrance hallway lead up to the first floor landing. Carpeting and radiator. Storage cupboard underneath the staircase to the second floor.

Bedroom One 4.62m x 3.43m (15'1" x 11'3" )
A most spacious, double bedroom to the south facing, rear elevation, having fitted wardrobes to either side of the chimney breast. A UPVC double-glazed window affords pleasant aspects towards Ilkley Moor. Cornicing, carpeting and radiator.

Bedroom Two 4.12m x 3.33m (13'6" x 10'11")
A further great-sized, double bedroom to the front elevation benefitting from delightful views across the playing fields and the Wharfe Valley beyond though attractive, sash style, UPVC double-glazed windows. Useful, fitted wardrobes and dressing table with shelving. Cornicing, carpeting and radiator.

Bedroom Three 3.12m x 1.82m (10'2" x 5'11")
A single bedroom to the front elevation presently utilised as a home office. A UPVC double-glazed window affords a wonderful view across the playing fields towards the other side of the valley. Cornicing, radiator and carpeting.

A good sized, four-piece bathroom comprising panel bath, separate shower cubicle with glazed door, pedestal wash basin and w/c. Radiator and sash style, UPVC double-glazed window with obscure glazed panel to the rear whilst to the top part enjoying a pleasant view towards the moors. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder and providing shelving. Vinyl floor and radiator.


Carpeted stairs lead up to the second floor landing where there is space for a desk. A Velux window affords ample natural light.

Bedroom Four 3.4m x 3.34m (11'1" x 10'11")
A good-sized, double bedroom with dormer window affording charming views towards the moors. Carpeting and radiator.

Bedroom Five 4.93m x 2.6m (16'2" x 8'6")
A further good-sized, double bedroom with dormer window offering wonderful views over the Wharfe Valley. Fitted wardrobes, carpeting and radiator.


To the front of the property, a flagged pathway leads to the front door. There is an area of a hedged garden maintaining privacy.
Directly to the rear of the property is a most charming, private, south facing patio garden - ideal for relaxing and al fresco entertaining. A beautiful Clematis adorns the rear entrance door and there is further established planting, creating a wonderful environment in which to relax and enjoy the sunshine.

This property just keeps on giving - a gate leads out to a private, rear access lane where one finds a double garage with up and over door having off road parking for two cars in front.

To the rear of the garage is a large, glazed potting shed, perfect for bringing 'the Good Life' out in all of us. This is the ideal spot to get away from it all and relax with a nice cup of tea. Beyond the potting shed is a further area of private, south facing, lawned garden, bound by tall hedging.

Property added 04/04/2022