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THIS striking period stone property was built in 1867 to designs by Lockwood & Mawson, the leading firm of Bradford architects in the mid to late 19th century whose famous buildings include Salts Mill at Saltaire, Bradford Town Hall, St George’s Hall and the Wool Exchange. It was commissioned by Nathaniel Briggs, a woollen merchant who laid out most of Cragg Wood in the 1860s with his business partner Robert Milligan.
Cragg Mount has a host of period features and has a reception hall, cloakroom, sitting room, dining room, library, living kitchen and basement. Upstairs, there are four bedrooms and a bathroom.
The property sits in a plot of 0.47 hectares (1.16 acres).
Outside, there is a detached double garage with studio/ office above, gardens, managed woodland with a stone ruin, ponds and a three-storey tree house.
The swimming pool is sheltered and has a well-proportioned summerhouse adjoining with cellars beneath. of around 2.7 acres including landscaped gardens, a natural pond and woodland.
The accommodation is set over two floors and includes a spacious entrance hall, sitting room, drawing room, dining room, large breakfast kitchen, utility, two bedrooms and a further room with potential for an en suite facility.
On the first floor, there is a master bedroom with en suite, two further bedrooms with en suite facilities in addition to another two bedrooms, house bathroom and box room.
The house has an electric entrance gate and driveway with forecourt providing private parking. There is garaging for three cars and the setting affords rural views.
The swimming pool has double glazed French windows and doors leading to the conservatory. The leisure suite also has a spa pool and sauna.
Cragg Mount has a sheltered outdoor pool. Right: Gypsy Mead has an indoor pool with spa pool and sauna.
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