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5 bedroom barn conversion for sale

Butlers Fold, Bingley, West Yorkshire


Property Description

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A substantial and stunning conversion of a former period farm building, occupying an established position on the fringe of Micklethwaite. Comprises; cloakroom, reception hall, garden room/conservatory, sitting room and library, study, dining room, breakfast kitchen, utility, galleried landing, master bedroom, en-suite bathroom, dressing room/bedroom four leading up to an occasional bedroom/office, two further bedrooms, house bathroom, first floor sitting room. Ample private parking Detached double garage block.


Woodlands Barn occupies a peaceful location on the fringe of Micklethwaite, together with only four small adjoining farm cottages and adjacent to open Green Belt countryside. The property is within some ten minutes walking distance of Crossflatts, providing shopping facilities and railway station, with access to Leeds, Bradford and Skipton. Bingley Grammar School and Crossflatts Primary School are within easy walking distance, and Bingley town centre, with an extensive range of shops and restaurants, is also within walking distance along the canal towpath. Yorkshire commercial centres, including Leeds and Bradford are within daily commuting distance and there is good access to the regions motorway infrastructure, for travel further afield.

The Property

Woodlands Barn has, over recent years, been the subject of an extensive and sympathetic conversion of a period farm building and barn to create a stunning family home, offering a wealth of character features. An internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate the property, as the external appearance not only belies the quality of the conversion, but also the extent of the accommodation.

Ground Floor

The ground floor accommodation is approached through an oak front door into an entrance vestibule, with full length fitted pine seating and panelling, Yorkshire stone flagged floor and cloakroom with French suite. There is an impressive inner reception hall, panelled to dado height, with stripped flooring, ceiling beams and feature turned staircase to first floor. Leading off the hall is a two storey conservatory, with illuminated well, spiral staircase leading up into the rear garden and two store rooms off. The principal reception room is in two sections, with exposed beams and stripped wood flooring, a central open fireplace and full width panelling to one wall concealing a drinks cabinet. In addition there is a study and spacious dining room, with archway leading through into a farmhouse-style breakfast kitchen with feature Aga, comprehensive range of wall and base units in pine, integrated chiller and dishwasher and utility room with pine built-in store cupboards, washer, drier and fridge.

First Floor

The first floor accommodation is approached via a light and spacious galleried landing with vaulted ceiling, exposed beams. Three steps lead up through two panelled and glazed doors into a first floor sitting room and living room with central open fireplace, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams and windows to all sides, including French doors opening into the rear garden. (These two rooms could readily provide additional bedroom accommodation, if preferred).

The master bedroom has exposed beams and trusses, a walk-in wardrobe and en-suite bathroom. Double panelled and glazed doors lead through into an adjoining dressing room
ursery with pine staircase leading up to an occasional bedroom/home office with feature glazed screen overlooking the landing, vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, eaves storage area and access through into a large boarded storage loft. There are a further two bedrooms and a house bathroom.


The property is approached via a stone cobbled driveway and forecourt, providing ample private parking. This, in turn, gives access to a stone-built detached garage block with twin up and over doors, above which is a first floor garden room/play room, which also serves as a home office, if preferred. A feature of Woodlands Barn are the charming landscaped gardens, situated principally to the rear of the property, where there is a substantial, paved terrace and decking area, enjoying a high degree of privacy and ideal for entertaining. There is an ornamental pond and waterfall, beyond which is an area of grassland
with stone retaining walls and mature adjoining woodland, bounded by open countryside.


Council Tax Band

We are informed via online enquiry that the property is registered in council Tax Band G.


We are advised that the property is available freehold and vacant possession will be given upon legal completion.


We are advised that mains water, gas, electricity and drainage are provided.

Agents Notes

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance, and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers should not rely on them as statements of representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.

Floor plans are for illustration only and are not to scale, and all measurements are approximate and taken to the nearest three inches or tenth of a metre.


Leaving the centre of Bingley along Main Street towards Keighley, continue along the Keighley road for approximately half a mile, passing the Grammar School on the left. Entering Crossflatts, turn right into Micklethwaite Lane and continue up the hill, crossing the canal bridge. After approximately 500 yards, take the third turning on the right into Thornfield Mews and continue straight ahead onto the cobbled driveway, which is the approach to Woodlands Barn.

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Added on Rightmove:
27 April 2012


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