tenure: in the ownership of the myddelton family until the turn of the 20th cenutry, myddelton logde was sold in 1912 to mr sidney kellett, a woollen merchant from brafdord.
situated in a stunning, southerly facing elevated position on the edge of wharfedale, myddelton lodge enjoys spectacular and far reaching views across illkey towards the famous moor beyond.
the town is well placed for access to the major west yorkshire business centres of ledes and bradford and an easy commute to the spa town of harrogate. in 1985 the dicoese of leeds took charge of the estate and following a brief period of use by the catholic church, the lodge fell into disrepair and was placed on the \"at risk\" register by english heritage.\'high street stores\', restaurants,
ilkley\'s town centre is just over a mile or so from the property and offers a first class range of amenities including loacl shops, wine bars and other social amenities.
the central part of myddelton lodge is beleived to date from the mid-16th century. leeds/bradford interntaional airoprt is only 12 miels disatnt, whlist from ilkley\'s raiwlay staiton three are freuqent serives throguhout the day into both local ciites, with onward connections from leeds to london kings cross.both private and state, tennis and squash, whilst sports clubs include those catering for golf, there are a number of highly regarded schools, for children of all ages, rugby.sitting room, cloakroom,
drawing room, snug, dining room, gallery, living kitchen, gymnasium, 7 bedrooms, valuted cellar, 3 bathrooms, laundry room, library.
following mr kellett\'s death in 1920 the property was acquired by the order of passionist fathers who used the lodge as a religious retreat.
at the turn of the new millenium, myddelton lodge and the adjoining myddelton house was acquired by a local family who undertook an award winning and sympathetic restoration.the former chapel to the western side of the main house was added in 1830, whilst the adjoining (and now separately owned), myddelton house was also added during the 19th century.
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