Birdcage Walk, Otley, LS21


Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
The Rowans is a four bedroom detached family home surrounded by extensive gardens and is situated in one of Otley's most exclusive residential areas. Set back from Birdcage Walk, this ideal family home briefly comprises, to the ground floor: welcoming reception hall, through living room, dining room, conservatory, kitchen and cloakroom; and to the first floor: a master bedroom having dual aspect, three further bedrooms and a house bathroom. However by far and away the standout feature of this property are the grounds, which are a gardener's delight, being well established and lovingly tended to include many rare and usual plants. Externally, in addition, there is ample driveway parking, a carport and single garage. A viewing is recommended to truly appreciate what this wonderful family home has to offer.

Otley is a thriving, historical market town in the Wharfe Valley offering a wide range of amenities, shops, supermarkets and traditional pubs. The town centre bus station has regular bus services to Leeds, Bradford and Harrogate, and in addition, there is a railway station at nearby Menston offering mainline links. And for those travelling further afield, Leeds/Bradford International Airport is in nearby Yeadon.


The property has sealed unit double glazing and gas fired central heating throughout.


Timber front entrance door, having vertical glass, with matching panel to the side and window over, leads into:-


Really useful porch area for coats, boots and shoe, having additional entrance door with full opaque glass panel, and matching opaque glass panel to the side, leading into:-


A welcoming central entrance having radiator with radiator cover, ceiling coving, staircase leading up to the first floor.


6.23m (20' 5") x 3.62m (11' 11")

Window to front elevation, sliding patio doors leading through to the conservatory, two radiators with radiator covers, ceiling coving, dado rail, exposed floorboards, cast iron living flame gas fire having timber fire surround set into chimney breast, two wall light points.


3.15m (10' 4") x 3.01m (9' 10")

Windows to three sides, having central French doors to the rear elevation.


3.48m (11' 5") x 3.32m (10' 11")

Window to rear elevation, radiator, ceiling coving, dado rail.


3.50m (11' 6") x 2.70m (8' 10")

Windows to both front and rear elevations, two radiators, exposed floorboards, fitted kitchen units as base and wall level having complementary worksurfaces and splashback tiling, one and a half times stainless steel sink and drainer to kitchen area, additional stainless steel sink and drainer to utility area, eye level double oven and grill, four ring gas hob, integral fridge freezer, space and plumbing for washing machine.


Part tiled having opaque window to side elevaton, radiator, exposed floorboards, pedestal wash hand basin, low level WC, doors to understairs storage cupboard, additional shelved storage cupboard with mirror fronted sliding doors.



Window to front elevation, radiator, decorative wrought iron balustrade, access to loft being boarded and providing ample storage, with pull down ladder.


6.21m (20' 4") x 3.65m (12' 0")

A lovely master bedroom having windows to both front and rear elevations, ceiling coving, fitted wardrobes and dressing table to one wall.


3.49m (11' 5") x 3.33m (10' 11")

Window to rear elevation, radiator.


3.05m (10' 0") x 2.94m (9' 8")

Window to rear elevation, radiator.


2.85m (9' 4") x 2.39m (7' 10") (overall)

Window to front elevation, radiator.


Part tiled having opaque window to front elevation, radiator, three piece bathroom suite comprising panelled bath with thermostatic shower over, wash hand basin set into storage vanity unit and low level WC, wall mounted combi boiler.


Garage measures 5.60m (18' 4") x 2.20m (7' 3") approx

Externally there is driveway parking to the front for several cars plus a covered parking area and single garage.


The house itself is set back from the road with a lovely garden to the front. The front garden is well established and lovingly tended with mature trees to include a (rare to Otley) handkerchief tree and a Judas tree/bush. To the rear of the property lies by far the majority of the gardens, and including the front garden stretch to over one third of an acre. The gardens to the rear, are southerly facing, are extensive and again are well stocked with many rare and unusual plants in the beds and borders. A large green house 2.1m x 3.0m and a potting shed 2.4m x 1.5m can be found on a paved area halfway up the rear garden with a storage shed 1.8m x 1.2m. below these. There are numerous fruit trees to include apple, pear, cherry and plum plus grape vines. A paved patio area for seating abuts the house and beyond is a level lawn before the garden rises, becoming woodland adjacent to open fields.


Solar panels provide the property's electricity, as well as a small annual income in addition.


From our Hunters Otley offices on Kirkgate, proceed up Burras Lane until you get to the T junction. Turn left onto West Chevin Road and then take the first left onto Birdcage Walk. The entrance to The Rowans can be found on the right hand side.


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