A magical house that’s packed to rafters with secrets and surprises
selling. My girlfriend and I want to create a home together but there’s so much of me in this house it wouldn’t be fair to ask her to share it. I’ve really enjoyed living here and making it my own but it’s time to move on.”
Alex’s house on Wheatley Road, Ben Rhydding, is for sale for £474,950.
On the ground floor there is an a reception hall, large living kitchen with oak units, dining and sitting areas, sitting room with original fireplace and a dining room . Steps in the hall lead down to the lower ground floor and the original Victorian kitchen. This has been tanked and extended to create two rooms. On the first floor, there are three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The second floor has a reading room, pulpit with mezzanine, two bedrooms and a bathroom. Ouside, there is parking and a garden.
Alex Cooper has renovated this Victorian property in Ben Rhydding, near Ilkley, to create a magical home full of collectables, mementoes and unusual features such as secret rooms, like this bathroom concealed by a wardrobe, and a pulpit. Main picture, the sitting room reflects his love of music with instruments including a vibraphone.