Hillam Common Lane, Hillam, Leeds


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4

A stunning period detached barn conversion set within three acres of lovingly developed and maintained gardens, with panoramic views across unspoilt countryside.


One mile from Hillam village. Hillam and Monk Fryston villages share a Post Office/ Village shop, Bert s Barrow Farm shop and Coffee stop. The popular Birkin tea rooms are 1 mile away. There is an Outstanding primary school, 2 pubs and a vibrant social scene. Excellent links to North, South, East and West by way of the A1M and M62, 4 miles away. York and Leeds are easily reached by car or train. There are over 100 fast trains to London each weekday from Doncaster.


Spacious home on a spacious plot. Light filled rooms with panoramic views across unspoilt countryside.

Versatile accommodation featuring masses of storage space.

Three acres of woodland, meadow and lovingly developed and maintained gardens.


A stone barn converted in 1984 to a spacious 4 bedroom home. Set within stunning gardens and land stretching to approximately 3 acres with panoramic open views.

The property is set back from the road and entered via a front porch with archway into a spacious reception hall with tiled floor. Directly ahead is a view of the rear garden though double glazed uPVC sliding patio doors. A staircase leads to the first floor accommodation. The entrance hall includes radiators and built in under stairs storage cupboards.

A small inner hall with secondary built-in storage leads through into the principal reception room being a substantial lounge with pitch pine beams, timber featured wall, and a wood burning stove set on a quarry tiled hearth with brick surround. The lounge also features four display alcoves with lighting in addition to double radiators and a television aerial point.

Located off the entrance hall is a separate dining room with double radiator. Also accessed from the hall there is a downstairs cloakroom with WC and wash hand basin set within a travertine tiled surround.

The open plan breakfast kitchen is also accessed from the spacious hall and has a built in range of base units to three sides with rounded edge worktops incorporating a poly carbonate sink unit. There is an additional range of matching high level storage and display cupboards with tile splashbacks. Included within the kitchen is a built in Neff electric oven and a separate four point induction hob with brushed stainless steel extractor canopy above. There is a built in fridge and freezer units and plumbing for an automatic dishwasher. There is a built in fridge and freezer unit and plumbing for an automatic dishwasher. Double sided peninsular unit bounds space for a freestanding breakfast table with view to the gardens. Tiled flooring and radiator.

Located off the kitchen is a large utility room from which there is access to a walk in pantry. The utility room is fitted out with a range of storage cupboards, shelving and worktop and polycarbonate sink unit. There is plumbing and power for an automatic washing machine.

A door from the utility room then leads to three multipurpose rooms, linked by a passageway, which are suitable for storage or as a hobby workshop. The first of these has high and low level storage cupboards, mounted display shelving as well as the rear access door for the property. The second is storage space with power sockets and the third houses the Worcester oil fired central heating boiler which has separate controls for the house, hot water and the home office. The passage way linking the rooms leads to a composite door providing access to the integral double garage.

The stairs from the hall lead to a large landing with seating area under a south facing window and door to one of the four double bedrooms. Two separate corridors lead off from the landing to the first-floor accommodation.

The first of the corridors leads to the 4th bedroom which is currently used as a second home office. This bedroom has a built in wardrobe. Also accessed from this corridor is a walk-in airing cupboard, the house bathroom and a separate wc. The spacious house bathroom has wash hand basin, inset bath and separate walk in shower cubicle.

Above the corridor there is a loft hatch with pull down ladder giving access to boarded loft space with exposed beam, light and power sockets and a west facing window.

The master bedroom is positioned over the lounge and is entered via the second corridor and a lobby which also gives access to the en-suite bathroom. The bedroom has a range of built-in wardrobes, exposed beams and windows to the front and side elevations offering a stunning elevated open aspect. The en-suite bathroom has a low flush WC, wash hand basin, bidet and inset bath with shower and tiled splashbacks.

Bedroom two which is also reached via the second corridor has a south facing window, an exposed beamed ceiling and a second loft hatch.

Bedroom 3 entered directly from the landing has a built-in mirrored wardrobe and desk combination.

All the bedrooms include radiators and uPVC framed double glazed casement windows with elevated open aspects.

Self-contained home office. The office which includes wc and kitchen unit is separated from the house by the drive through car port. The office has a vaulted ceiling and central heating with two radiators run from property s central heating system and controlled by separate timer and thermostat in the office. Crucially the office is connected to full fibre broadband offering speeds up to 1Gbps which is then network connected throughout the property. A rear door leads to a patio area.

To The Outside

The house sits back from the road in three acres which include woodland, open meadows, orchard and gardens.

The property is accessed from Hillam Common Lane onto a wide gravelled front driveway providing convenient parking. There are three driveways onto the property, one, which is grassed leads out to the meadow and woodland behind the property and the other two, which are gravel drives are linked by a drive through car port.

There is block paved hardstanding in front of the garage so several cars can enter and leave without having to move vehicles around. The double garage has twin remote activated roller garage doors and is equipped with electric light, power and water and includes motion sensitive security lighting.

There is also a Hartley Botanic greenhouse with tile floor and staging.

The garden features lawns and flowerbeds planted with mainly shrubs and perennials. Several seating areas are provided to make the most of the attractive outlook. There are raised beds for growing vegetables and the gardens are wildlife friendly.

Adjoining the front elevation is a flagged patio with raised and protected seating area providing ample space for freestanding garden furniture, ideal for outside entertaining.

The orchard path leads through a wild flower meadow to a substantial summer house facing west to catch the evening sun. Behind the property and adjacent gardens there is a small woodland and a large area of open grassland ideal for marquees and events.

Maspin House boasts panoramic open views across unspoilt countryside and an inspection of both the internal and external accommodation is strongly recommended.


The property is in open countryside and is a wildlife haven and this adds to the charm of the property and provides year round interest.

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