Jackson Walk, Menston, Ilkley, LS29


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
A truly unique character property within the highly prestigious, and much sought after High Royds development. Originally built in 1888 and thoughfully converted in 2010, Askrigg Court is a three bedroom Grade II listed stone built property and is set within attractive grounds. There are character features in abundance including high ceilings, ornate cornicing, large Victorian style windows and, of course, the two storey tower, a real stand-out feature of this stunningly presented property. In brief, the accommodation comprises a spacious living/dining room, an attractive kitchen and a downstairs cloakroom. On the first floor are the three bedrooms, one having a jaw-droppingly high ceiling and an en suite shower room, plus the house bathroom. Leading off the landing is the spiral staircase which leads you up the tower which boasts stunning panoramic views from the top but also offers flexible living space for a home office maybe or even a further bedroom. The property also benefits from a smart south westerly facing garden which looks out to the extensive communal grounds, plus two allocated parking spaces along with numerous visitor spaces. A rare opportunity to purchase an impressive family home and one not to be missed.

The High Royds development is nestled between Ilkley and Guiseley and situated on the edge of Menston village, making it an ideal spot for commuters into Leeds, Bradford or Ilkley. Leeds Bradford International Airport is only a short drive away. Covering a 200 acre site, this popular development offers a range of amenities, with sports grounds including a cricket pitch, two football pitches, tennis courts and paths for cyclists and walkers. Set on the edge of the beautiful Yorkshire Dales, the development boasts a lake and woodland with abundant wildlife. Menston is a popular village community with excellent local facilities and exceptional transport links. The village offers local shops, post office, village pubs, additional recreational facilities, village park and train station. There are village amenities available locally and further amenities and schooling available throughout the area in neighbouring Otley, Ilkley and Guiseley.


The property has the original timber framed windows, with secondary glazing added, and gas fired central heating throughout. There is an alarm system installed at the house.


An open but sheltered external hallway to a solid timber front entrance door leading into:-


7.52m (24' 8") x 6.73m (22' 1")

A very impressive open plan living space having two windows to the front elevation, three radiators (one with radiator cover), ceiling coving, double doors having glass panels lead through to the kitchen and another door leads through to the rear entrance hall.


4.45m (14' 7") x 2.67m (8' 9")

Window to rear elevation, radiator, range of smart fitted kitchen units at base and wall level having solid wooden worksurfaces and attractive 'metro' splashback tiling, undercounter lighting, integral fridge freezer, integral dishwasher, space and plumbing for washing machine, space for range oven having stainless steel splashback and stainless steel extractor hood over, Belfast sink set into worksurface with chrome mixer tap over, inset ceiling spotlights.


Part tiled having opaque window to rear elevation, radiator, high gloss tiled flooring, wall mounted half pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC and extractor fan.


Solid timber rear entrance door, radiator, high gloss tiled flooring, understairs storage cupboard, coat hanging space, wide staircase, having windows to rear elevation on turn, leading up to the first floor, central heating thermostat control.



A spacious central landing with window to the side elevation with an area suitable for multiple purposes, such as office space, with an impressive spiral staircase leading up to the studios within the tower. In addition there is a large storage cupboard and an airing cupboard housing the central heating boiler.


4.65m (15' 3") x 2.95m (9' 8")

A double bedroom having an amazingly high ceiling and full height window to the rear elevation with some lovely open views, two radiators and ceiling coving.


Part tiled having radiator, fully tiled walk in shower having thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, tiled flooring, inset ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.


3.56m (11' 8") x 3.05m (10' 0")

A double bedroom having window to front elevation, radiator, ceiling coving.


3.05m (10' 0") x 2.92m (9' 7")

A double bedroom having window to front elevation, radiator, ceiling coving.


Part tiled having radiator, three piece bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, inset ceiling spotlights and extractor fan.


3.48m (11' 5") x 3.43m (11' 3")

Offering a variety of suitable uses.


4.01m (13' 2") x 3.56m (11' 8")

The very top of the tower having ornate windows to three sides to fully benefit from some fantastic panoramic views over the development's intricate rooftops and beyond, and a radiator. Again, this room could be used as an office/study area or an occasional bedroom.


Askrigg Court is set within well maintained and extensive communal gardens. To the front of the property there are two allocated parking spaces as well as plenty of parking for visitors. To the rear of the house lies a south westerly facing garden, recently landscaped by the current owner, with paved patio area complete with pergola and hedge borders for privacy, to take full advantage of the peaceful setting overlooking communal greenland and woodland. In addition there is a useful allocated cellar storage area for the exclusive user of Askrigg Court residents.


To confirm, the property is FREEHOLD with service charge payable of £91 per calendar month. This fee includes maintenance of the communal grounds, external building maintenance including window cleaning as well as buildings insurance.


From our Hunters Otley offices on Kirkgate, continue along Kirkgate turning left at the traffic lights onto Westgate. At the roundabout take the second exit onto Bradford Road, continuing past The Fox pub and over the large crossroads. After the crossroads take the second turning on your right into High Royds Drive. Then take the second left into Jackson Walk at the mini roundabout, continuing to the end, where Askrigg Court can be found straight ahead of you.


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