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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Batley Field Hill, Batley, West Yorkshire

Guide Price £520,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Impressive detached period property
  • Three spacious reception rooms
  • Four double bedrooms
  • Fantastic Art Deco features throughout
  • Ample off road parking for several vehicles
  • Double integral garage / utility space
  • Generous and private lawned gardens
  • Catchment area for Batley Grammar School
  • Very convenient for both M62 and M1 access
  • Possibilities to extend - subject to consents

Full description

This most unusual and impressive property designed in 1935 as a wedding gift retains many original Art Deco features and is currently featured on the Wow Haus web site which features properties of particular architectural interest in the UK and beyond. The property is located in the highly regarded area of Upper Batley within a generous plot and is around a 20 minute drive from Leeds city centre. A truly individual family home, having had only three owners since construction. The accommodation in brief comprises: Double height reception hall with cloakroom and wc off, spacious lounge, dining room, garden room, dining kitchen with traditional pantry, utility room and study. First floor galleried landing. Master bedroom with ensuite bathroom, three further double bedrooms and a house bathroom with separate wc. Outside there is a private sweeping driveway leading to two integral garages (one currently in use as a laundry / sewing room). The property stands in mature, lawned gardens.

Exterior - Gated sweeping semi-circular drive leads to double integral garage with a lawned area to the front. To the side is a good sized vegetable plot and to the rear are established lawned gardens with plenty of mature shrubs and planting. There is also a small timber summer house.

Entrance Hall - Well proportioned, double height hall with feature built-in chrome clock and lit from above by an impressive picture window to the half landing. Also retaining the original oak veneer doors and chrome wall lights. The dramatic curved staircase with

Cloakroom / Wc - Retains the original wc and wash hand basin and tiles.

Lounge - 17' x 13' (5.18m x 3.96m) - The spacious and light lounge features a linear design, curved ceramic fireplace with a working chimney, curves to corners and Art Deco style steel windows. Attractive original arched French doors lead to the rear garden.

Dining Room - 14' x 13' (4.27m x 3.96m) - Another good sized reception room which features a polished parquet floor and a curved walnut veneer fire surround with built in storage and brick insert. A single glazed door accesses the garden room and arched French doors lead to the rear garden.

Dining Kitchen - 15' x 12' (4.57m x 3.66m) - Fitted with a range of wall and base units, double drainer stainless steel sink and original built in window seat. Features an original 1930es solid fuel range cooker (not tested) and the servant ebell boxe from that time. Access to the useful walk

Utility - 7' x 8' (2.13m x 2.44m) - With authentic 1950's butler sink and wooden drainer, quarry tiled floor and access to garden room and study.

Study - 5' x 7' (1.52m x 2.13m) - Window through to garden room

Garden Room - 20' x 10' (6.10m x 3.05m) - Light and spacious with glazing (in the linear Art Deco style) to three sides and access to the dining room and rear garden.

Galleried First Floor Landing -

Master Bedroom - 14' x 13' (4.27m x 3.96m) - A large double room with access to en-suite and a balcony overlooking the rear garden. Features the original 1930's inset electric fire (not tested) and chrome wall lights.

En Suite Bathroom - Shaped back to wall bath with wall mounted taps, concealed cistern wc and original Art Deco basin and taps. Part tiled walls.

Bedroom Two - 13' x 13' (3.96m x 3.96m) - Good sized double room with original glazed door accessing a balcony overlooking the rear garden.

Bedroom Three - 11' x 12' (3.35m x 3.66m) - Further good sized double room with fitted wardrobes and a vanity unit with basin. Features the original 1930's inset electric fire (not tested).

Bedroom Four - 7' x 9' (2.13m x 2.74m) - Double room with single built in wardrobe.

House Bathroom - In sympathetic Art Deco style, comprising: bath with shower over and vanity unit with inset basin and storage. Fully tiled walls.

Separate Wc -

Double Garage - Two integral garages, one of which is currently in use as a laundry / sewing room.

Loft - The large loft covers the whole of the area above bedrooms one and two and would be suitable to convert, subject to consents.'

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