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Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY -

My­d­del­ton Lodge, Lang­bar Road, Ilk­ley. Price: £2.975m Con­tact: Dacre, Son and Hart­ley, Ilk­ley, tel: 01943 600655, THIS mag­nif­i­cent grade one listed hunt­ing lodge is a for­mer re­li­gious re­treat and was on the “at risk” English Her­itage reg­is­ter be­fore be­ing painstak­ingly re­stored by a pre­vi­ous owner.

The cen­tral part of My­d­del­ton Lodge is be­lieved to date from the mid-16th cen­tury.

The for­mer chapel to the western side of the main house was added in 1830,

In 1920, the prop­erty was acquired by the Or­der of Pas­sion­ist Fa­thers who used the Lodge as a re­treat.

In 1985, the Dio­cese of Leeds took charge of the es­tate and fol­low­ing a brief pe­riod of use by the Catholic Church, it fell into dis­re­pair.

In 2000, a lo­cal fam­ily bought it and car­ried out an award­win­ning restora­tion be­fore sell­ing to the present owner.

The lodge has five re­cep­tion rooms, seven bed­rooms and three bath­rooms. It sits in gar­dens and grounds ex­tend­ing to 5.8 acres. St Cuth­bert’s Cot­tage, Cross Hill, Ack­worth, Pon­te­fract Price: £550,000 Con­tact: Dacre Son & Hart­ley tel: 01924 38700, THIS for­mer vicarage ad­ja­cent to St Cuth­bert’s Church, Ack­worth, is un­der­go­ing ren­o­va­tion.

It has a re­cep­tion hall, lounge, sep­a­rate din­ing room, open plan kitchen and liv­ing area, util­ity room, ground floor WC and of­fice.

On the first floor there is a mas­ter bed­room suite with its own dress­ing room, an­other en-suite bed­room, third bed­room and a house bath­room.

There is a fourth en-suite bed­room on the sec­ond floor.

The prop­erty has a host of pe­riod fea­tures such as ex­posed beams and orig­i­nal leaded win­dows.

Out­side there are gar­dens to the front and rear.

My­d­del­ton Lodge, Ilk­ley and St Cuth­bert’s Cot­tage, Ack­worth.


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