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6 bedroom detached house for sale
Lane Side Lane, Kirkheaton HD5
Approached via a sweeping tree lined driveway with southerly facing gardens backing onto open countryside. This property has been restored to an exemplary standard, retaining original period features resulting in a welcoming family home with breathtaking charm and character throughout.
GROUND FLOOR Stone steps lead to the formal reception, accessed via solid oak doors set into a feature stone surround which open to a vestibule area with original tiled finish to the floor, oak panelling to both the walls and ceiling, radiator and an original oak door with leaded stained glazing. Radiator.
RECEPTION HALL Measuring 153 x 14 (4.65m x 4.27m) Presenting what can only be described as breathtaking grand introduction to the property with original oak finish to the ceiling with matching coving, solid oak panelling on all walls and a solid oak sweeping return staircase and balustrade. To the front aspect of the property is a full glazed section with leaded stained glass windows set into feature stone mullioned surrounds.
CLOAKS/WC Accessed from the reception hall. A cloaks area with window to front aspect and a door to the wc, which is presented with a low flush wc and pedestal wash hand basin. This room has full tiling to the floor, window and radiator.
LIVING ROOM Measuring 247 x 142 (7.49m x 4.32m) A spacious light filled reception room with large bay window to the southerly aspect of the property overlooking the house gardens. This room retains original features such as an oak delft rail and coving to the ceiling which continues to a full oak finished ceiling. The room has matching high skirting boards, two radiators, whilst the focal point of the room is a relief fireplace, once again finished in oak which extends to a feature surround with inset windows on either side overlooking the house gardens, each of which have window seats beneath. The fire surround houses an open fire.
LIBRARY Measuring 165 x 142 (5.00m x 4.32m) This room has a solid oak finish to the ceiling extending to picture rail level, oak skirting boards, radiator and picture window overlooking the north aspect of the grounds. This room also has a relief fireplace finished in oak with inset open fire and feature oak surround with inset windows on either side, each of which with window seat beneath.
DINING ROOM Measuring 2411 x 193 (7.59m x 5.87m) A room of exceptionally generous proportions, original oak finished ceiling, coving, picture rail and skirting boards. The room has a radiator and feature oak fireplace with stone inset and hearth which houses a living flame gas fire. To the southerly aspect of the room, overlooking the house gardens is a substantial bay window, inset to stone mullioned surrounds allowing excellent levels of natural light.
SNUG Measuring 126 x 129 (3.81m x 3.89m) This room has a stone mullioned window overlooking seating area and garden. Cove moulding to the ceiling, high skirting boards, useful storage cupboard and fireplace with open cast fire on a tiled hearth with cupboard to alcove.
KITCHEN/DINING ROOM Measuring 2810 x 129 (8.79m x 3.89m) Once again, a well proportioned room with exposed timbers to ceiling height, windows to front and rear aspects, the windows overlooking the gardens have window seats beneath and timber door opening onto the kitchen terrace. The kitchen has an amtico finish to the floor and bespoke furniture comprising base cupboards with matching drawer units sat beneath a black granite work surface that extends to splash backs and incorporates a double bowled Belfast style pot sink with mixer tap over. The room has matching wall cupboards with under lighting, three eye level glass fronted display cabinets, wine rack and appliances which include a black Aga with extractor hood over, all of which is set into a feature chimney breast. Automatic washing machine, two dishwashers and three inset fridge freezers. The room has two radiators and inset spot lighting. The kitchen also has a central granite top island with cupboards beneath.
STUDY Measuring 142 x 810 (4.32m x 2.69m) With windows to two aspects, radiator and inset spot lighting.
REAR HALL With two part glazed oak entrance doors, full tiling to the floor, high skirting boards, coving to the ceiling and two radiators.
CLOAKS/WC Presented with a low flush wc, wash basin, full tiling to the floor, half tiling to the walls, radiator, spot lighting and extractor.
CELLARS Accessed from the rear hallway leading down to two rooms, one of which measures 162 x 13 (4.93m x 3.96m), the other 146 x 8 (4.42m x 2.44m) which houses the boiler.
A passage leads to the garage which measures approximately 18 x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m), has two windows and external door opening to the front.
GALLERIED LANDING An outstanding feature to the property, overlooking the reception, with original solid oak finish to the ceiling with matching picture rail, door surrounds and high skirting boards. An outlook over the aforementioned stone mullioned feature stained glass window and access to a rear landing which has a staircase that rises to the second floor level.
MASTER BEDROOM Measuring 175 x 204 (5.31m x 6.20m) This room is situated on the south aspect of the property with a bay window set into a stone mullioned surround commanding fabulous views over the house grounds and beyond. The room has fitted wardrobes to the expanse of one wall, high skirting boards, cove moulding to the ceiling, radiator and Dressing Room which measures 15 x 6 (4.57m x 1.83m) extending to 9 (2.74m), has spot lighting to the ceiling, radiator, two oak windows set into a stone mullioned surround overlooking the house grounds and bespoke shelving to walls. En-suite facilities comprise a low flush wc, step-in shower and an original restored bath. Floating wash hand basin, heated chrome towel rail, full tiling to both the walls and floor, two windows set into stone mullioned surrounds overlooking the house grounds and inset spot lighting to the ceiling.
BEDROOM TWO Measuring 24 x 145 (7.32m x 4.39m) This room has an oak bay window set into stone mullioned surrounds overlooking the house gardens, cove moulding to the ceiling, two radiators, high skirting boards, picture rail and two windows on either side of the chimney breast, each with window seat beneath. En-suite facilities comprise a low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin and step-in shower. The en-suite has full tiling to the walls, extractor fan, radiator, spot lighting to the ceiling and a karndean finish to the floor.
BEDROOM THREE Measuring 169 x 15 (5.11m x 4.57m) With window set into stone mullioned surrounds, the room has coving to the ceiling, high skirting boards, three radiators and two further windows on either side of the chimney.
FAMILY BATHROOM A spacious room presented with a low flush wc, centrally positioned Victorian style roll top bath with claw feet and chrome fixtures, two wash hand basins set into a granite surround with cupboards beneath. The room has a window overlooking the house gardens with radiator beneath, picture rail, coving to the ceiling and an amtico finish to the floor. To one wall are fitted cupboards with a granite top work station with cupboards housing both an automatic washing machine and dryer. (Behind which is an original and unspoilt fireplace)
SECOND FLOOR Staircase from the landing rises to the second floor tower which has windows to all aspects commanding outstanding views in all directions. This floor would originally have been designated as the servants living quarters, however, now provides a reception area with radiator, glazed ceiling allowing good levels of natural light and measures approximately 15 x 10 (4.57m x 3.05m) and provides access to the tank room and store room. A second reception area/study measures 117 x 9 (3.53m x 2.74m), has eaves storage access, glazed ceiling and radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR Measuring 232 x 146 (7.06m x 4.42m) With window, glazed ceiling, radiator and useful eaves storage. En-suite facilities comprise a low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin and step-in shower. The en-suite has full tiling to the walls, spot lighting to the ceiling and an amtico finish to the floor.
BEDROOM FIVE Measuring 227 x 138 (6.88m x 4.17m) With window overlooking the house grounds and radiator.
BEDROOM SIX/DRESSING ROOM Measuring 103 x 141 (3.12m x 4.29m) With window to front aspect.
EXTERNALLY The Dene sits within a three acre plot of established gardens creating what can only be described as a country park style setting. The property itself enjoys an elevated position overlooking the grounds, the majority of which all enjoy a southerly facing aspect. The property is approached via the north aspect driveway which is tree lined and leads to the front reception area of the property. The driveway, in turn, continues round to the east side of the house and there is a tarmacadam parking and turning area and a second driveway opening onto Lane Side Lane (both driveways accessed via electronically operated wrought iron gates). The property sits high overlooking the house grounds with a well tended lawned garden to the immediate southerly and west aspects of the house with paved walkways and steps leading down to the house gardens. To the east side of the property (accessed from the kitchen) is a substantial paved terraced seating area and lawned garden with flower borders and running water feature. Access, in turn, is presented to a further paved terrace over the garage which overlooks the house grounds. The remainder of the garden is mainly lawned with a well established tree lined boundary, duck pond and stocked trout pond, both are fed by a natural spring.
SERVICES Mains electricity Mains gas Mains Water Mains Drainage
DIRECTIONS From Huddersfield centre proceed out of town on the A62 and bear left onto Wakefield Road (A629) and proceed for approximately one and a half miles. Turn left onto Dalton Green Lane and then bear right onto Albany Road. Continue straight on to School Lane, again, continue on to St Marys Lane before bearing right on to Lane Side Lane. The property will be found on the right hand side and is best accessed from the first driveway.
MISREPRESENTATION ACT 1967 & MISDESCRIPTION ACT 1991 - When instructed to market this property every effort was made by visual inspection and from information supplied by the vendor to provide these details which are for description purposes only. Certain information was not verified, and we advise that the details are checked to your personal satisfaction. In particular, none of the services or fittings and equipment have been tested nor have any boundaries been confirmed with the registered deed plans. Fine & Country or any persons in their employment cannot give any representations of warranty whatsoever in relation to this property and we would ask prospective purchasers to bear this in mind when formulating their offer. We advise purchasers to have these areas checked by their own surveyor, solicitor and tradesman. Fine & Country accept no responsibility for errors or omissions. These particulars do not form the basis of any contract nor constitute any part of an offer of a contract.
ADDITIONAL NOTE Fixtures and fittings by separate negotiation.