Fair­way to heaven... ideal homes for golf lovers

Yorkshire Post - Property - - FRONT PAGE - 17 Menin Drive, Bail­don, near Brad­ford. Price: £285,000. Con­tact: Dacre, Son and Hartley, tel: 01274 532323, www.dacres.co.uk

THIS house backs on to Bail­don Golf Club and Bail­don Moor mak­ing it per­fect for those who want to per­fect their swing. It is also in a pri­vate po­si­tion at the end of the cul-de­sac.

The semi-de­tached prop­erty has an en­trance hall, sit­ting room with leaded bay win­dow to the front and a re­cessed cast iron stove.

The spa­cious din­ing kitchen has French win­dows onto the gar­den plus cherry wood units. There is also a sep­a­rate util­ity room with fit­ted units and a cloak­room.

Up­stairs, there are three bed­rooms and a bathroom, plus ac­cess to the loft.

Out­side, there is a long drive­way for park­ing for sev­eral ve­hi­cles. This leads to a de­tached sin­gle garage.

The front gar­den has a lawn and borders. The large rear gar­den fea­tures deck­ing, a pa­tio and a lawned area.

The rear stone boundary wall backs onto Bail­don Moor and has an ac­cess gate. Bail­don also boasts cricket, foot­ball and rugby grounds. THIS hid­den gem is tucked away close to Meltham Golf Club.

It also has far-reach­ing ru­ral views and some out­stand­ing pe­riod fea­tures in­clud­ing beamed ceil­ings, stone work and mul­lioned win­dows.

The house has a hall­way with im­pres­sive oak stair­case plus a cloak room and sep­a­rate WC.

The draw­ing room has ex­posed beams and French doors lead­ing into the rear gar­den plus a cast-iron log burn­ing stove. The for­mal din­ing room also has ex­posed tim­bers and deep win­dow sills cre­at­ing win­dow seats.

The sit­ting room also has French doors, while the farm­house kitchen has a range of wood units, a sep­a­rate pantry and an Aga.

It is also large enough for an eight-seater din­ing ta­ble.

A util­ity room has a door on to the rear gar­den

Up­stairs, there are five bed­rooms and two bath­rooms.

Out­side, there is a park­ing area, de­tached dou­ble garage build­ing and a sin­gle de­tached garage.

The rear gar­den has an ex­ten­sive flat lawn, stone flagged, pa­tio and wildlife pond plus a “se­cret gar­den” be­hind the pond.

17 Menin Drive, Bail­don and The Dormy House in Holmfirth are within a few strokes of the lo­cal golf club.


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