Scalebor House is to be found within the heart of Burley in Wharfedale within a secluded position just off the exclusive Moor Lane. The location successfully combines a beautiful rural aspect and privacy with the convenience of village life including road and rail access for the commuter to Ilkley, Leeds and Bradford. Burley in Wharfedale is a popular and thriving village community in the heart of the Wharfe Valley and provides a useful range of local shops, post office, doctors surgery, primary school, various inns and restaurants, churches of several denominations and a variety of sporting and recreational facilities.
More comprehensive amenities can be found in Ilkley a short drive away.
The property offers superb living space of exceptional proportions, with period features including high ceilings, wood panelling and cornicing, successfully combined with more contemporary features including a bespoke kitchen, orangery and contemporary bathrooms and en-suite facilities. All the rooms enjoy a lovely aspect with views over the gardens and across the valley.
The beautifully presented accommodation with Gas Fired Central Heating, Sealed Unit Double Glazing and a Redcare Security System and with approximate room sizes comprises;
To The Ground Floor
Entrance Porch With glazed entrance door and side windows. Wood panelled ceiling and ceramic tiled floor.
Central Reception Hall A most impressive and welcoming reception hall with moulded ceiling cornice. Elegant staircase leads off to the first floor. Understairs store cupboard.
Cloakroom A generously proportioned room with bespoke hand crafted vanity unit with wash hand basin, cupboards and drawers. Low flush WC . Panelling to dado height. Window to one side.
Drawing Room Large and elegant formal reception room of generous proportions having feature marble fireplace with polished slate hearth, reeded interior and a living flame gas fire. Large splayed bay window to the front elevation and additional side window.
Dining Room 5.74m(18'10'') x 5.36m(17'7'') A wonderful room for entertaining with superb Adam style fireplace and cast iron inset with living flame gas fire. Ornate ceiling cornice and picture rail. Large window to the front elevation and two smaller side windows.
Library/office 4.88m(16'0'') x 4.70m(15'5'') Wood panelling to the walls with fitted bookshelves and store cupboards. Marble fireplace with slate interior and gas fire. Ornate ceiling cornice. Window to the front elevation.
Family Room 7.37m(24'2'') x 4.67m(15'4'') With a fabulous bespoke unit to one wall with space for flat screen TV and audio equipment. Inset contemporary fireplace with living flame gas fire. Sophisticated designer lighting system and in built surround sound. Two windows to one side.
Dining Kitchen 8.92m(29'3'') x 3.73m(12'3'') Extensive range of bespoke hand painted units with granite work surfaces and attractive tiled surround. Inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Professional range style cooker with twin ovens and gas hob with extractor over. Two fitted fridges and dishwasher. Central island unit with wood block work surface. Integrated wine chiller. Window to one side. Ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating throughout.
Dining Area Corner storage unit. Window enjoying spectacular views across the valley to the rear. Double doors lead through to;
Orangery 4.75m(15'7'') x 3.35m(11'0'') A lovely space designed to enjoy the gardens and the stunning valley views. Cathedral ceiling. Travertine marble floor. Double doors lead out to the gardens.
Rear Entrance Porch Cupboard housing Potterton central heating boiler. Additional store cupboards. Ceramic tiled floor with under floor heating. Door to the rear.
Inner Hall Ceramic tiled floor. Staircase leads down to the original extensive range of cellars. Secondary staircase leads to the first floor.
Utility Room Range of fitted base and eye level storage units with matching work surfaces and stainless steel sink unit. Space for washing machine, tumble dryer and freezer.
Cloakroom (2) Wash hand basin and low flush WC. Useful large integral store cupboard. Moulded ceiling cornice.
Basement There is an extensive range of cellars and a wine store with the original stone keeping table.
To The First Floor
Half Landing Approached via an elegant main staircase. Magnificent mullioned full height window.
Impressive Landing Almost a room in its own right, this generous space provides access to the principle bedrooms.
Master Bedroom 7.92m(26'0'') x 5.28m(17'4'') A truly impressive master bedroom being a dual aspect room with windows looking out over the gardens. Extensive bespoke range of fitted wardrobes, cupboards, drawers and dressing table. Adam style fireplace with marble interior. Moulded ceiling cornice. Integral lighting throughout.
En Suite Shower Room A luxury suite with marble vanity unit with twin wash hand basins. Large shower cubicle, low flush WC and bidet. Fully tiled with under floor heating. Heated towel rail. Window to one side.
Bedroom (2) 4.98m(16'4'') x 4.88m(16'0'') With fitted wardrobes and drawers. Moulded ceiling cornice. Large picture window.
En Suite Shower Room Contemporary suite comprising large shower stall, vanity unit with marble top and inset sink. Low flush WC. Fully tiled with under floor heating. En suite shower room.
Bedroom (3) 4.98m(16'4'') x 4.57m(15'0'') A dual aspect room enjoying stunning views. Fitted wardrobes, drawers and dressing table. Fitted desk with shelves over. Moulded ceiling cornice. Designer starlight ceiling.
Bedroom (4) 4.65m(15'3'') x 3.96m(13'0'') With twin fitted wardrobes and fitted drawers and dressing table. Ceiling cornice. Laminate wood flooring. Window with views over lawned garden.
House Bathroom (1) Luxury suite comprising vanity unit with granite work surfaces and inset sink. Low level WC. Panelled bath and shower cubicle. Twin heated towel rails. Ceramic tiled floor. Double windows.
Inner Landing With cylinder cupboard and linen store. A secondary staircase with a window leads to the ground floor accommodation.
Bedroom (5) 5.00m(16'5'') x 4.60m(15'1'') Full width recessed wardrobes. Laminate flooring. Window with stunning valley views.
Bedroom (6) 3.86m(12'8'') x 1.96m(6'5'') Recessed pull down double guest bed. Window overlooking woodland.
Bathroom (2) A spacious bathroom with a modern suite comprising low flush WC and vanity unit with fitted wash hand basin. Panelled bath and shower stall. Tiled floor and part tiled walls. Heated towel rail. Large window.
Tennis Court Well maintained all weather tennis court.
Gardens The property is approached via a long gravel driveway. Scalebor House sits perfectly within landscaped grounds being surrounded on all sides by extensive lawned grounds that have an open parkland feel with mature trees and shrubs. There is a natural woodland area to the rear next to which there is the garage block.
Triple Car Garage 9.22m(30'3'') x 5.44m(17'10'') Twin up and over doors. Power and light.
Location From the centre of Burley in Wharfedale, at the mini roundabout turn into Station Road. Proceed under the railway bridge onto Moor Lane. The entrance to Scalebor House can be found discreetly on the right hand side. (It is the second private driveway on the right after the bridge). If you enter the village from the top moor road the turning is on the left just by the 100 metres sign before you go under the bridge. Follow the lane round to the left where Scalebor House can be found at the head of the gravel driveway.
Please Note The extent of the property and its boundaries are subject to verification by inspection of the title deeds.
General 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.
Viewing Arrangements Strictly by prior appointment with Dale Eddison. Telephone .