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Myddelton Lodge, Langbar Road, Ilkley. Price: £2.975m Contact: Dacre, Son and Hartley, Ilkley, tel: 01943 600655, www.dacres.co.uk 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, www.dacres.co.uk 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.