The Drive, Crossgates

House 4
  £420,000

Summary

***A SUBSTANTIAL DOUBLE FRONTED RESIDENCE IN A SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION - FOUR BEDROOMS - THREE RECEPTION ROOMS -NO ONWARD CHAIN*** This large family home situated on one of the most popular streets in central Crossgates offers well appointed accommodation whilst offering a wealth of potential to any discerning buyer. The property has original features in abundance including stained glass entry door, high ceilings with cornice and picture rails, original interior doors and period fireplaces. In addition there is PVCu double-glazing and gas central heating. Overall the property does require some cosmetic updates to reach its full potential. The location is unsurpassed for convenience to local shops, banks and facilities within Crossgates shopping centre and further afield at The Springs and Colton retail parks. The area has excellent public transport links with local bus routes and Crossgates railway station within walking distance giving easy access to Leeds city centre. Also ideal for commuters with easy access to the M1 North motorway network and main arterial roads such as the A64, A6120 Ring Road and A63. The accommodation briefly comprises; entrance hall, two large reception rooms with box bay windows, a dining room, kitchen, shower room and guest w.c to the ground floor. To the second floor are four double bedrooms three with fitted wardrobes, a family bathroom and separate WC. To the outside there is ample off-road parking provided by the driveway to the front, the driveway continues to the side and leads to a detached garage and rear garden. Viewing is essential to appreciate the standard and size of the accommodation on offer. *** Call now 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to arrange your viewing.***

Ground floor

Entrance Hall

Entry to this lovely home is through the original entry door which has leaded glazing and to the side is an original stained glass window. There is a central heating radiator and staircase rising to the first floor which incorporates an under stair storage cupboard.

Living room 4.98m x 4.04m

A lovely light elegant room with high ceilings, original cornice, picture rails and deep skirting boards. An ornate feature fire place has a tiled hearth and back and incorporates a gas fire. There is a central heating radiator, wall light points and a large PVCu box bay window with stained glass leaded lights.

Dining room 5.31m x 3.96m

Being the larger of the three reception rooms this space is used by the current vendor as a formal dining room. There are high decorative ceilings with original cornice, picture rails and deep skirting boards. A period feature fire place has a tiled hearth and back and incorporates a living flame gas fire. There is a central heating radiator, wall light points and a large PVCu box bay window with stained glass leaded lights.

Sitting room 4.04m x 3.25m

This reception room gives access to the kitchen and offers scope (subject to planning) to open the room to make a very large dining kitchen/family room. There are PVCu sliding patio doors opening onto the rear garden, a wall mounted gas fire, picture rails and a central heating radiator.

Kitchen 5.05m x 2.92m

The kitchen if fully tiled and fitted with a good range of wall and base units with roll top work surfaces over. There is a stainless steel sink with two side drainers and mixer tap over. Plumbing and space for a washing machine and dryer, a cooker point, space for a fridge/freezer and a wall mounted central heating boiler. There is a double-glazed window overlooking the rear garden plus a composite rear entry door giving direct access. A door leads to;

Shower room/Guest WC

Fully tiled throughout and having a pedestal hand wash basin and a walk-in shower cubicle plus a double-glazed window. Another door leads to the separate WC which is half-tiled and has another double-glazed window.

First Floor

Landing

A half galleried landing with a large double-glazed window and access to all first floor rooms.

Bedroom One 4.37m x 3.94m

A large double bedroom fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes which offer hanging rails, shelving and storage space. There is a matching vanity table and bedside tables with feature illuminated shelves and over bed wall lights. Central heating radiator, deep ceiling cornice, picture rail and a double-glazed window overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom Two 4.04m x 3.66m

Another double bedroom again fitted with a comprehensive range of wardrobes which offer hanging rails shelving and storage space. There is also a matching vanity table, a central heating radiator, ceiling cornice, picture rail and a double-glazed window overlooking the front garden.

Bedroom Three 4.04m x 3.23m

Another double bedroom! This room has a fixture cupboard to the chimney recess and a lovely original cast-iron fireplace. There is also a central heating radiator and a double-glazed window offering a commanding view of the rear garden.

Bedroom Four 2.90m x 2.74m

The fourth double bedroom! With a central heating radiator and a double-glazed window overlooking the rear garden.

Bathroom 2.31m x 2.03m

Fully tiled with ceramics comprising; a white panelled bath and a pedestal hand wash basin. A fixture cupboard provides storage for linens and towels and there is a double-glazed window placed to the rear elevation.

Seperate WC

Fully tiled with close coupled WC and a double-glazed window.

Exterior

The property is accessed via a hand gate to the front aspect which is lawn with flower bed borders stocked with shrubs and trees. A driveway to the side offers ample off-road parking for two or more vehicles and leads to a detached pre-fabricated garage. The rear garden is a true delight with a lawn, patio seating area and well stocked border full of shrubs and trees creating a really tranquil private garden.

Directions

From our agents office in Crossgates proceed east along Austhorpe Road and take the second left turn onto The Drive where the property is located on the right hand side and identified by our Emsleys for sale sign.

EPC certificate

Crossgates

Crossgates is a bustling community with a busy high street, including Crossgates Shopping Centre. Residents are a mixture of all age groups, with many having lived in the area for a long time. Positioned on an excellent bus route, with its own train station on the Leeds/York route, Crossgates has easy access to the M62/M1/A1, Leeds City Centre, north Leeds and the A64 for York.

Our Crossgates branch serves areas including Barwick in Elmet, Colton, Halton, Seacroft, Scholes, Temple Newsam, Thorner and Whitkirk.

Schools

  • Corpus Christi Catholic College 
  • David Young Academy
  • John Smeaton Academy
  • Leeds East Academy 
  • Temple Moor High School Science College 

Pubs & Restaurants

  • La Cantina 44, Crossgates – a family-run restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine.
  • Jinnah, Crossgates – an extensive menu offering Indian and Asian cuisine.
  • Sorrento, Crossgates – an Italian restaurant that has been serving food for over 15 years.
  • The Skyliner, Austhorpe – one of the oldest and most well-known fish shops in Leeds, The Skyliner has been around for over 50 years.
  • The Brown Cow, Whitkirk – authentic British cooking and real ales in a genuine local pub.
  • Thorpe Park Restaurant & Bar, Thorpe Park – a seasonal menu prepared with local Yorkshire produce.
  • Franco’s, Thorpe Park – a family-run business serving Italian food.

Recreational

  • Leisure – Temple Newsam (Tudor mansion set in 1,500 acres of scenic parkland/woodland, plus a Rare Breeds Farm), Roundhay Park (over 700 acres of parkland, woodland and lakes, plus scented gardens for the blind and butterfly gardens known as Tropical World), Crossgates Library (situated on local bus routes, opposite Crossgates Shopping Centre), Thorpe Park Spa (facilities include a swimming pool, whirlpool, sauna and steam room).
  • Sporting – John Smeaton Leisure Centre (bodyline gym, swimming pool and sports
    pitches), PowerLeague (5-a-side football pitches), Scarcroft Golf Club (golf course set in parkland and countryside).
  • Shopping – Crossgates Shopping Centre (local businesses including award-winning
    butchers, grocers and bakers), Seacroft Green Shopping Centre (stores include Tesco Extra, JD Sports and Poundland) Colton Retail Park (stores include Sainsbury’s, Boots, Next and Pets at Home).
Floorplan

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