6 bedroom detached house for saleSt Aidans House, Lidgett Lane, Skelmanthorpe, Huddersfield, HD8 9AQ
Offers in Region of £650,000
** PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED ****INCREDIBLE POTENTIAL** This impressive, unique detached residence is full of beautiful original period features and has the advantage of the top floor being laid out as a self contained apartment with two bedrooms. Accessed down a private driveway and positioned within a large private plot, tucked away in the popular village of Skelmanthorpe the house briefly comprises:- storm porch, welcoming entrance hallway with open staircase, three good sized reception rooms, spacious dining kitchen, utility room, boot room, downstairs W.C, five generous first floor double bedrooms, one with en-suite and house bathroom. On the second floor there is a lounge/bedroom, two further bedrooms, dining kitchen and separate shower room making this a self-contained annex. The property has a sweeping driveway and is surrounded by lovely lawned gardens. To the rear there is a selection of outbuildings perfect for developing into further useful accommodation including the potential for garaging if required. The property is hidden away behind the attractive historical village church and has an excellent range of local amenities within close proximity. There are local nurseries and two well regarded primary schools in Skelmanthorpe, and the property is also conveniently located in between Scissett Middle School and Shelley College. Commuter links including the M1 and M62 provide good access to surrounding towns and cities. Energy Rating: E.
BOASTING A FEEL OF GRANDEUR AND ELEGANCE, THIS FIVE BEDROOM DETACHED PROPERTY SITS UPON A GENEROUS PLOT IN A SECLUDED LOCATION AND OFFERS SUPERB, FLEXIBLE LIVING ACCOMMODATION OVER THREE FLOORS WITH A SEPARATE ANNEX.
Porch - 3.53 apx x 1.36 apx (11'6" apx x 4'5" apx) - You enter the property through a glazed door into this useful porch which offers plenty of space for removing outdoor coats and shoes before entering the property. There is a front facing window which looks out over the driveway and garden, exposed brick walls, tiled flooring and an original timber door which leads through to the entrance hallway.
Entrance Hallway - 5.53 apx x 3.85 inc staircase. (18'1" apx x 12'7" - This impressive entrance hallway is generous in size and is beautifully presented to show off the charming period features including feature fireplace with open grate, tiled surround and timber mantle, picture shelving, deep skirting boards and superb open balustrade staircase. Wooden flooring adds to the character, a window through to the porch lets in natural light and painted timber doors lead through to the three reception rooms, inner hall, downstairs W.C and porch.
Entrance Hallway -
Notes - All the rooms on the ground floor have high ceilings and lovely deep skirting boards, coving and picture rails.
Sitting / Reception One - 5.59 max into bay x 4.51 max (18'4" max into bay x - Positioned to the front of the house, this spacious reception room is currently used as a sitting room with a delightful open fireplace with tiled and timber surround creating a cosy and relaxing space. There is built in seating to either side of the fire alongside plenty of space for free standing furniture. Beyond a feature archway is a large bay window which fills the room with natural light and two further side facing windows add to the light and airy feel. A door leads through to the entrance hallway.
Sitting / Reception One -
Lounge / Reception Two - 5.14 apx + bay x 4.28 max (16'10" apx + bay x 14'0 - This versatile room is a great size and would allow space for a variety of different uses to suit the buyer. There is an attractive feature fireplace consisting of a coal effect gas fire, pretty tiling and timber surround which offers a focal point for the room and alcoves either side allow for free standing furniture. An abundance of natural light comes in through the glazed patio doors, which open onto the side garden, and additional side glazing. Adjoining the kitchen this room is excellent for family life or entertaining with a door linking the two rooms. A further door leads through to the entrance hallway.
Lounge / Reception Two -
Dining Kitchen - 5.33 apx x 3.14 apx (17'5" apx x 10'3" apx) - Located to the rear of the house, this good sized dining kitchen is fitted with a range of appealing wood effect wall and base units, granite work tops with matching up-stands and a sunken one and half bowl sink with modern mixer tap over. There is space for a large range style cooker, alongside space for an under unit fridge, freezer and dishwasher. The room allows for a dining table and chairs, perfect for informal dining, two rear facing windows look out over the courtyard area. Tiled flooring and spot lighting completes the space and doors lead through to the lounge, utility room and inner hallway.
Dining Kitchen -
Utility - 2.99 apx x 2.42 apx (9'9" apx x 7'11" apx) - Conveniently positioned off the kitchen the utility is fitted with pine wall and base units, roll top work surfaces with matching up-stands and a white ceramic one and a half bowl sink with mixer tap. The propertys central heating boiler is tucked away in one corner and there is plenty of space for a washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge freezer. A window looks out to the side of the house, there is tiled flooring, spot lighting and an external door which leads on to the rear courtyard. An internal glazed door leads through to the kitchen.
Inner Hall - 2.13 apx x 0.91 apx (6'11" apx x 2'11" apx) - Accessed via a door from the kitchen leading through to the inner hallway which has a further door opening to a large pantry/storage cupboard. A third door leads to the entrance hallway and an archway links the inner hall and side hallway.
Side Hallway - 3.05 apx x 1.04 apx (10'0" apx x 3'4" apx) - An exernal part glazed door provides a more informal entrance into the house and opens into this side hallway which has practical tiled flooring and a door which leads through to the boot room.
Boot Room / Cloakroom - 2.34 + cupboards x 1.82 apx (7'8" + cupboards x 5' - This handy additional room is fitted with built in cupboards which provides additional storage for coats, shoes and other household items. There is plenty of space to house free standing storage units alongside a side facing window and wooden flooring. If desired this could become the utility enabling the dining kitchen to be extended further. The propertys fuse board is neatly hidden away behind a built in cupboard and a door leads through to the side hallway.
Dining Room / Reception Three - 4.88 max into bay x 4.25 max (16'0" max into bay x - The vendors currently use this room as the formal dining room, but like the other reception rooms this spaces offer the flexibility to accommodate several different uses. There is a large arch which opens to a fantastic bay window over-looking the front garden and driveway and a second side window enhances the bright feel. A timber door leads to the entrance hallway.
Downstairs W.C - 2.18 apx x 1.43 apx (7'1" apx x 4'8" apx) - Positioned off the entrance hallway is this handy downstairs W.C / cloakroom which is fitted with a low level W.C and hand wash basin which sits upon a vanity unit with storage underneath. The room is partially tiled, has a dado rail, dual aspect windows and a door which leads through to the entrance hallway.
First Floor Landing - A broad, split level staircase ascends from the entrance hallway to this impressive galleried landing which gives a feel of grandeur and elegance to the home. There is plenty of space for furniture and a stunning side window with original stained glass detailing floods the landing with light and provides a lovely view of the church. High ceiling arches add to the charm and timber doors lead through to the four bedrooms and house bathroom.
Bedroom One - 5.30 apx x 4.48 max (17'4" apx x 14'8" max) - As with all the bedrooms in this property, this large double bedroom is very generously sized and provides ample space for free standing bedroom furniture as well as benefiting from built in wardrobes with pretty painted timber doors. Duel aspect windows allow an abundance of light into the room and offers superb views over the garden and village. The room is tastefully decorated in neutral tones, there is a feature fireplace and doors lead through to the en-suite and landing.
Bedroom One -
En-Suite - 2.30 apx x 0.76 apx (7'6" apx x 2'5" apx) - Using the space perfectly, this en-suite is fitted with a shower cubicle with concertina glazed door, wall mounted hand wash basin and low level W.C. There are decorative wall tiles and complementing floor tiles, spot lights and a door which leads through to the bedroom.
Bedroom Two - 5.33 max into bay x 3.85 apx (17'5" max into bay x - This spacious double bedroom sits to the front of the house and has a front bay window and side window which look out over the propertys gardens. The room is nicely presented with neutral decor and a striking feature fireplace allows the character of the house to radiate through into the bedroom accommodation. The room extends by 1.29 approx x 0.97 approx into the doorway, which leads onto the landing.
Bedroom Two -
Bedroom Three - 5.57 apx x 3.31 apx (18'3" apx x 10'10" apx) - Another good sized double bedroom which has a charming built in storage cupboard with its own porthole style window alongside an additional built in wardrobe which sits in one of the alcoves. This room also has a beautiful feature fireplace and offers lots of space for bedroom furniture. A front facing window looks out over the propertys entrance and lawn and a door leads onto the landing.
Bedroom Three -
Bedroom Four - 4.39 max x 4.07 apx (14'4" max x 13'4" apx) - Located to the front of the house this is an exceptionally sized fourth bedroom which would comfortably accommodate double bedroom furniture. There is a window looking out over the front of the house and a door which leads onto the landing.
Bedroom Five - Positioned to the rear of the property, this beautiful double bedroom has two rear facing windows, both benefiting from lovely views, and a stunning central feature fireplace. The room is nicely decorated in neutral tones and has a door leading to the landing.
Bedroom Five -
House Bathroom - 3.29 max x 3.14 max (10'9" max x 10'3" max) - This contemporary L shaped bathroom is fitted with a white four piece suite including large double shower cubicle with curved shower screen, bath, pedestal hand wash basin with mixer tap over and low level W.C. There are stylish wall and floor tiles, obscure glazed rear and side facing windows and spot lighting. To one end of the room there is a door leading into a walk in storage cupboard perfect for toiletries, towels and other household items. A door leads onto the landing.
House Bathroom -
Second Floor Landing - 3.29 apx x 2.19 max inc stairs. (10'9" apx x 7'2" - Stairs ascend from the first floor landing to the second floor landing. A rear facing window allows natural light to flow down the staircase and a landing area creates an entrance to what could be a self-contained apartment, versatile work/office space or alternatively just some fantastic additional living accommodation.
Apartment Lounge/ Bedroom Six - 5.63 apx x 4.59 max (18'5" apx x 15'0" max) - This huge room is currently presented as a bedroom but would make an outstanding lounge if this space was to be used as an apartment. There is an angled ceiling, feature fireplace, front facing window with roof top views, pale wood effect laminate flooring and exposed wood doors leading through to the two bedrooms and hall.
Apartment Lounge/ Bedroom Six -
Apartment Bedroom Seven - 4.22 apx x 3.13 max (13'10" apx x 10'3" max) - Benefiting from useful built in storage in the eaves and access through a door into the loft space, this double bedroom has a Velux window with views across the village, spot lighting, pale wood effect laminate flooring and a door which leads to the lounge/bedroom five.
Apartment Bedroom Eight - 3.32 max x 3.02 apx (10'10" max x 9'10" apx) - This single room is decorated in neutral tones and is positioned to the rear of the house with a window which enjoys far reaching views over Skelmanthorpe. There is pale wood effect laminate flooring and a door which leads through to the lounge.
Apartment Hall - From the lounge/bedroom five a door leads into the hall. Laminate flooring continues through and doors open to the dining kitchen and shower room.
Apartment Dining Kitchen - 3.95 max x 3.00 + kitchen cupboards (12'11" max x - Fitted with a range of pale wood effect wall and base units, roll top work surfaces, tiled splash backs, stainless steel sink and drainer with mixer tap over, oven, four ring gas hob and concealed extractor fan this room offers plenty of space for other free standing appliances and a table and chairs. There is a side facing Velux window with stunning views, spot lighting, laminate flooring and a door which leads to the hall.
Apartment Dining Kitchen -
Apartment Shower Room - 3.11 + storage cupboards x 2.24 max (10'2" + stora - This quirky shower room has been designed to make excellent use of the space and is fitted with a shower cubicle with folding glazed door, pedestal hand wash basin and low level W.C. The room is partially tiled with complementing wall and floor tiles, has a useful built in storage cupboard, angled ceiling, Velux window and spot lighting.A door leads through to the hall.
Driveway - Accessed down a private road, a timber gate opens to a sweeping driveway which provides off road parking for numerous vehicles and turning space. The drive extends down the side of the property giving access to the rear courtyard and various outbuildings.
Front - To the front of the house is a huge level lawn with well stocked flower bed borders and mature trees and shrubs.
Rear / Outbuildings - To the rear of the property there is a flagged courtyard and a selection of outbuildings which are perfect for storage or would alternatively be ideal for conversion into further living space/home office/hobby rooms.
Side - The front lawn continues down the side of the house to a private garden area with stone flagged patio which adjoins the lounge/reception two.
Agents Notes: - Please note information within our sales particulars has been provided by the vendors. Paisley Properties have not had sight of the title documents and therefore the buyer is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor. References to the Tenure of the property are based upon information provided by the vendor and again the buyer should obtain verification from their solicitor. All measurements are approximate and quoted in metric with imperial equivalents and for general guidance only and whilst every attempt has been made to ensure accuracy, they must not be relied on. We advise you take your own measurements prior to ordering any fixtures, fittings or furnishings. The fixtures, fittings and appliances referred to have not been tested and therefore no guarantee can be given that they are in working order. Internal photographs are produced for general information and it must not be inferred that any item shown is included with the property. You are advised to check availability and book a viewing appointment prior to travelling to view.
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