Located on Wayside Mount in Scarcroft, Rowley Cottage is a unique period property that has been beautifully decorated with contemporary fixtures and fittings throughout. Currently on the market for £1,295,000, the property was built in 1600 and is believed to have been used as a hideout for Bonnie Prince Charlie after his defeat at the Battle of Culloden in 1746. It occupies a substantial plot of nearly half an acre, with landscaped gardens and two detached dwellings. Take a look inside to see if this is your dream home.
The property is nestled in the village of Scarcroft to the north of Leeds city centre and is in easy reach of both Harrgate and Wetherby, with plenty of shopping and sporting facilities nearby.
The open plan modern dining kitchen serves as the hub or the house and benefits from fitted units and appliances, with a central island and breakfast bar.
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Open access from the kitchen leads to a formal dining area which offers plenty of space for family dining and entertaining, and features double doors leading out to the private courtyard.
One of four reception rooms, this elegant space is bathed in light from the large windows and double doors, which offer views out to the gardens.
Currently used as a games room, with ample space to house a full-length snooker table, this space could be converted into an additional living room and boasts a central fireplace at its heart.
The property benefits from enough space to house its own private gym, with room for plenty of equipment. Alternatively it could be used as a family snug, playroom or home office.
There are five bedrooms in total including this spacious master suite, which features walnut wood flooring, a dressing room area and en-suite bathroom, with a walk-in shower cubicle.
Four bathrooms are spread throughout the property, with this luxurious room benefiting from a large bath tub, walk-in shower cubicle, double sinks and marble tiling.
Landscaped gardens surround the property and are fully enclosed, offering complete privacy, and feature borders, shrubs and a paved patio area for alfresco dining.
The property also boasts a separate and fully self-contained annexe, which is ideal for accommodating extended family or guests.
The annexe is set over two floors and comprises a modern open plan living and dining space, master en-suite, a second double bedroom and a house bathroom.