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Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY - Sharon Dale Cragg Mount, Wood­lands Drive, Raw­don, Leeds. Price: £695,000. Con­tact: Dacre Son & Hart­ley, tel: 01943 870326, Gypsy Mead, 8 Lodge Hill, Bail­don,near Brad­ford. Price: £1.295m. Con­tact: Dacre, Son and Hart­ley, tel: 01274 532323

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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