6 bedroom cottage for salePrimrose Lane, MIRFIELD, West Yorkshire
Situated on the fringes of the ever popular Mirfield, with an off the beaten track location thus benefitting from beautiful far-reaching views of the surrounding countryside. Primrose Cottage originally dates back over 150 years yet offers a deceptive amount of accommodation with three generous reception rooms, utility, shower room and large porch, in addition to five double bedrooms, a study and house bathroom. The grounds are a huge attraction of this property, approaching half an acre the garden is mainly laid to lawn with a poly tunnel for the keen gardener, green house and old piggery brick built outbuilding - this would particularly appeal to those wishing to house chickens or other small animals and for those buyers who would like to grow their own home produce. To the front of the property is an attractive, well stocked cottage garden, plenty of parking and the spacious detached double garage. The property is located close to motorway networks and the train station for commuting, as well as being within a short walk of highly regarded schools, local amenities and several local livery stables for those with equestrian interests. Approximate distances from: Huddersfield 7 miles, Wakefield 9 miles, Halifax 10 miles & Leeds 13 miles.
Property ref: 121_2609_3941847
The utility would benefit from a cosmetic uplift but it perfectly useable as it stands and a very useful room to have. Fitted with a built in cupboard housing the gas boiler, with space and plumbing for a washing machine beneath, a stainless steel bowl sink and drainer with another cupboard under and space also for a dryer.
An ‘L’ shaped room fitted with step in shower with glass screen, W.C. and hand wash basin with vanity light above, finished with fully tiled walls.
A door from the entrance hall leads into a small pantry area and a staircase down to the vaulted cellar (measurements 16'7 x 6'5) with stone flagged floor and stone slab keeping table.
A well-proportioned room with large windows to two sides allowing in a good degree of natural light, having decorative cornicing and ceiling rose with the focal point of the room being an Edwardian style polished wood fireplace with coal effect gas fire inset with tiled surround and hearth.
A spacious double bedroom with an expansive bank of wardrobes fitted to one side offering plenty of storage space, a large window provides stunning far-reaching views toward Emley Moor Mast and beyond. There is great potential for the neighbouring study to be combined with this bedroom to create an ensuite shower room or similar if desired (subject to the necessary consents).
An ideal home office space, being light and bright and also benefitting from the aforementioned views. Currently used as a study however could perhaps be used as a Nursery or similar.
The cottage has a further four double bedrooms, all of which have fabulous rural views and two of which have a characterful exposed beam to the ceiling. There is also a useful linen cupboard located just off the upper landing.
The house bathroom is of a good size and is fitted with a three piece suite including bath, hand wash basin and W.C. finished with walls tiled to mid-height and an exposed beam to the ceiling.
The property occupies the end plot down a private lane with no passing traffic, the driveway has two entrance points allowing parking for at least five cars and leading to the large detached double garage with electric up and over door and rear external door to the garden. In addition to the garage the property also has a glass greenhouse, poly tunnel and an old brick built piggery which is currently used as a potting shed but could easily be adapted for use as a home office (subject to consents) or to house small animals. The garden is established with well stocked borders and is thought to approach half an acre, mainly laid to lawn with a designated area to keep chickens and a wildlife pond with adjoining stone flagged patio, whilst to the front is a well-presented cottage garden.
The property also has the advantage of solar panels which offer an income tariff ultimately resulting in reduced energy bills, details of which the Vendor’s can provide upon request.
Coming out of Mirfield Centre towards Dewsbury take a left hand turn down Church Lane which turns into Dunbottle Lane. At the mini roundabout take a right onto Flash Lane then keep to the right as it turns into Shillbank Lane, take a left just down the side of The Plough pub onto Northorpe Lane then almost an immediate left onto Crossley Lane. Follow the lane for approx. half a mile then you will find Primrose Lane on your right hand side, follow the track down and Primrose Cottage is the last property on your left.
The main front entrance door opens into a spacious hallway with porthole window and an archway leading through to the utility, shower room and rear entrance porch.
A good sized reception room displaying characterful features such as the ornate ceiling rose, parquet flooring and feature polished wood pillared fireplace housing a cast iron open grate fire with decorative tiled surround. Having a large window to the front and windowed double doors through to the kitchen, thus allowing the option of the rooms to flow open plan to one another when entertaining guests. The room has more than enough space to house a table to seat eight or more guests, perfect for those larger family gatherings and dinner parties.
A farmhouse style kitchen with an abundance of built in cupboard space with both high level and low level light wood units topped with a marble effect work surface with a one and a half sink inset. The original stone fireplace is exposed and housed within the chimney breast is a fabulous range cooker with cast iron log burner within, oven and two hotplates above. There is an integrated dishwasher, oven, four ring gas hob and designated spaces for both a microwave and a large American style fridge freezer. Two large windows provide pleasant views over the garden and countryside beyond.
Having walls to mid-height then glazed all round with pitched roof, French doors lead out onto the garden and a second set of French doors open into the property.
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