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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Road, Altofts


Property Description

Key features

  • Superb Period Property
  • Original Features
  • Four Bedrooms
  • Two Reception Rooms
  • Large Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Double Garage
  • Generous Plot
  • Landscaped Gardens

Full description

This superb period property is now known as The Old Farm House but has previously been known as Crowcroft House and Crowcroft Farm. The original house is believed to date back to the late 18th century but was substantially extended in the 19th century to its current proportions. The property retains many original features and has character in abundance. The original Sash shutters remain at many of the windows, meat hooks in the superb original beamed ceilings hark back to the properties farmhouse ancestry. Evidence of windows sealed up in the early part of the 19th century to avoid Window Tax add to the character of this superb property.
The property occupies a generous plot with landscaped gardens, a driveway offering scope to park several vehicles as well as a detached double garage and a detached wash house, which could lend itself to a number of uses. The main house comprises two hallways and staircases, two large reception rooms and a large farmhouse kitchen with range. On the first floor there are four bedrooms (three with period fireplaces) and two bathrooms, these being in addition to a further luxury shower room on the ground floor. Below the property there are two large vaulted cellars offering further potential.
Altofts is a popular village with excellent access to the M62 motorway for the commuter. Period properties of this nature are exceedingly scarce in the village and this property is not to be missed.


Side Hallway

Having a timber and glazed entrance door, door leading off to ground floor shower room, breakfast kitchen and lounge. Doorway leading onto the first staircase, which is stone and leads to the rear landing.


4.61m(15'2'') x 4.54m(14'11'')

A spacious reception room retaining many original features including shutters to the front and side double glazed windows, built in glazed cupboard, door opening onto the cellar head and a feature rustic brick fireplace with stone hearth. Central heating radiator.


Front Reception Hall

With a UPVC double glazed window opening onto the garden, built in storage cupboards and the second staircase leading to the first floor landing.

Reception Room Two/

Dining Room

4.61m(15'2'') x 4.28m(14'1'')

A further good size reception room with a double glazed window to the front elevation with the original panelling and working shutters. There is a further double glazed window to the side with original period panelling below, picture rail and deep skirting boards. An attractive period fireplace in a dark wood finish with an open grate and tiled hearth and back. Central heating radiator.


5.25m(17'3'') x 4.57m(15'0'')

A superb farmhouse style kitchen with excellent proportions, the room has a range of bespoke fitted units with complimentary work surfaces with wood trim, inset ceramic sink and drainer unit, built in four ring gas hob and electric oven, double glazed window to the side and rear of the room, original entrance door, further original features include fitted cupboards to the chimney breast recess and cast iron meat hooks to the ceiling. There is a Rayburn stove recessed into the chimney breast with tiled surround. Cupboard housing central heating boiler. Central heating radiator.

Shower Room/W.C.

2.98m(9'9'') x 2.00m(6'7'')

Double glazed window, hand wash basin, w.c. and corner shower enclosure. Complimentary part tiling to the walls, central heating radiator.


The property has a stone staircase from the lounge into two large keeping cellars with vaulted ceilings, offering scope for further development subject to the necessary permissions.

First Floor

Galleried Landing

The main landing is galleried with a spindle balustrade overlooking a feature arched double glazed window.

Bedroom Two

4.61m(15'2'') x 4.52m(14'10'')

Having a pleasant dual aspect with double glazed windows to the front and side, original period cast iron fireplace with cupboards to one chimney breast recess and original picture rail. Central heating radiator.


Bedroom Three

4.29m(14'1'') x 4.60m(15'1'')

With a double glazed window, original Cast iron fireplace, picture rail and central heating radiator.


Located between bedrooms two and three. There is a double glazed window to the front and a modern white suite comprising of corner bath with shower attachment, pedestal wash basin and a close coupled low flush w.c., complimentary part tiling to the walls and central heating radiator.

Bedroom Four

Has doors to both the front and rear landings of the property. With a double glazed window and central heating radiator.

Master Bedroom

5.22m(17'2'') x 4.52m(14'10'')

A large master bedroom with original beams to the ceiling and two double glazed windows. There is a feature period Cast iron fireplace and fitted cupboards. Central heating radiator and exposed floorboards.



3.01m(9'11'') x 2.06m(6'9'')

Two double glazed windows, wash basin and w.c. in fitted Oak finish vanity unit and a corner bath with complimentary bath panel. Complimentary part tiling to the walls and central heating radiator.


The property has a large detached double garage with a pitched roof, up and over door, power and light. At the bottom of the garden there is a further wash room/laundry, which would make an ideal home office with windows, water, power and lighting. The property occupies a generous plot with a lawned garden to the front, further patio and garden areas to either side of the property and at the rear a large gravelled off road parking and hard standing area with a further lawned and landscaped area of garden, adjacent to Church Road.



These floor plans are intended as a rough guide only and are not to be intended as an exact representation and should not be scaled. We cannot confirm the accuracy of these measurements or details of these floor plans.


To view please contact any office of RICHARD KENDALL Estate Agent, and they will be pleased to arrange a suitable appointment.
Wakefield (01924) 291294 Horbury (01924) 260022 Ossett (01924) 266555 Normanton (01924) 899870.

These particulars do not constitute, any part of, and offer 1) All statements in these particulars as to this property are made without responsibility on the part of Richard Kendall or the vendor. 2) None of these statements contained in these particulars as to this property are to be relied on as statements or representations of the fact.
3) Any intending purchaser must satisfy himself by inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of each of these statements contained in these particulars.

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Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2011

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