5 bedroom detached house for sale

Woodlea Farm, Shepley

Offers in Region of £1,375,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Outstanding Luxury Home
  • Electric Gated Driveway
  • Courtyard & Triple Garaging
  • Substantial Landscaped Gardens
  • Shared Private Woodland
  • Stunning Interior
  • High Attention to Detail
  • 5 Bedrooms, 5 Bath/Shower Rooms
  • Heated Outdoor Pool
  • A Unique Aspirational Home

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

The Cornmill, Woodlea Farm, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8ES The Cornmill is an outstanding contemporary five-bedroom home. Located in an exclusive hamlet that boasts a wonderful residents' woodland and private lake, making this the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

An aspirational property approached via remote controlled entrance gates into a large courtyard providing parking and triple garaging. The house overlooks an outdoor swimming pool and beyond over lawned grounds.

Boasting privacy yet having the comfort of neighbours of similar stature, the property is only a few minutes from Shepley station, and within commuting distance of the M1 network. There are some excellent local schools for children of all ages, as well as superb private schools in Huddersfield and Wakefield, making this an ideal location for families and professionals. 

Ground Floor  

Grand Entrance Hall Double doors open into a large welcoming entrance hall that is fitted with oak flooring, that leads through into the principle reception room. Also accessible from the hallway are the side entrance/ boot room, shower/wc, and gymnasium (which is suited to a variety of purposes). 

Gymnasium Having oak flooring (beneath the protective matting) and being a lovely light and airy space this is essentially a room with many functions. Presently used by our client as a gymnasium, this room could be a quiet sitting room, games room, home office or dining room for example. A door leads out onto the Yorkshire flagged terrace and decked pool area.  

Side Entrance/Boot Room Essential in any family home, a place to remove those muddy boots, store sports equipment or other items which need to be accessible. A door leads out to the courtyard. 

Shower Room A modern stylish shower room having a three-piece suite including a shower with glass screen, contemporary basin, w.c. and towel rail. Complemented by well-chosen tiling, oak flooring and spotlighting. 

Grand Reception Room An amazing principle reception room having a double height ceiling with galleried balcony over and glazed atrium. Fabulous for entertaining or simply relaxing, it has oak flooring, exposed stonework, and double doors out onto the terrace and pool area. Connecting to many areas of the house, this interactive reception room is the heart of the house.

At the rear of this reception room is an area given to a variety of uses from a formal dining room to the piano room as it is at present. Connecting seamlessly and having a beautiful fireplace, French windows out, and having a turned stairway rising to the first floor galleried landing. 

Kitchen The kitchen is appointed to an exacting standard with a range of high quality cabinets, together with beautiful contemporary worktops and flooring. Twin Blanco sinks come complete with waste disposal, steam and chiller tap. Integrated appliances include twin Leibherr fridge freezers, Siemens integrated ovens and a touch hob, as well as having a coffee machine, combination oven/microwave, overhead spotlighting and integrated pelmet lighting.

The kitchen flows seamlessly into a large dining area making this whole area ideal for interactive family life. One can enjoy a morning coffee at the breakfast bar, or indeed dine informally in the large dining area. 

Dining Area Having doors leading out onto the pool area and side garden as well as having internal French windows leading into the grand reception room, this spacious dining area can accommodate most dining requirements either formally or informally. 

Lounge Boasting views down the garden, this delightful room has stylish oak flooring, a double glass fronted living flame gas fire (to the dining area), and a galleried balcony with stairs leading down into the study. 

Study With French windows out onto the garden, oak flooring and a double height ceiling the study is a lovely quiet corner of the house. 

Utility Room Fitted with a range of storage cabinets and having plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dyer, this is a spacious utility room leading out into an entrance porch providing access out onto the gardens. 

First Floor The staircase rises from the grand reception room to a large gallery with library/sitting area overlooking the ground floor. 

Library/Sitting area Having exposed timbers and beams, this is another area of this wonderful house that can be used for a variety of purposes, and has been used as a pool room/gaming area. Also affording lovely views across the gardens and pool. 

Gallery From the balcony one can admire the glazed atrium above, or enjoy the views over the pool and down the garden. Also with spindle balustrades, and contemporary spotlights, the landing connects both wings of The Cornmill. To one side are two large bedrooms, a bathroom/wc and separate w,c, which could form an annexed environment if one wanted to do so. 

Master Bedroom Boasting beautiful views this large master bedroom affords exposed roof trusses and beams, as well as extensive fitted wardrobes creating a room divider thus providing a dressing area leading into the en-suite. 

Master En-Suite Having a beautiful modern white suite with twin basins, twin ended bath with central tap, w.c., and a walk in shower with glass door. Further complemented by exposed roof trusses, well-chosen tiling, spotlighting, and a heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 2 A particularly spacious second bedroom incorporating a dressing area, again affording exposed roof timbers, views over the garden, and having a glazed door leading into the en-suite. 

En-Suite A delightful en-suite, fitted with a three-piece white shower room suite complemented by well-chosen tiling, and having a heated towel rail. 

Bedroom 3 Another large double bedroom complete with an en-suite shower room. Affording views over the garden onto woodland. 

En-Suite Fitted with a contemporary three piece white shower room suite. 

Bedroom 4 A large double bedroom served by a neighbouring bathroom and w.c. 

Bedroom 5 A very spacious double bedroom, twinned with bedroom 4, this area of the first floor could easily be divided off to create an independent living space if required. 

W.C. Fitted with a two-piece white suite and having attractive wall and floor tiling. 

Bathroom A spacious and stylish bathroom with lovely tiling, a roll top twin ended bath with central taps, twin wash basins, a w.c, and a shower enclosure with glass screen and door. 

Outside Having approached the house along the quiet country lane that leads to the hamlet, one turns into the private gated driveway which has a security intercom entry system. Proceed through the automatic gates into a large set courtyard leading to the main house and the three car garage block. The garage has remote operated garage doors, and has an overhead loft providing excellent storage. Also to the rear of the garage are some informal timber buildings (one of which has heating for pets) which are for garden furniture and equipment storage. There is a pool house for the filtration system and additional storage.

The gardens are a delight. Simple yet extensive, well presented lawned gardens with hedge boundaries, all particularly well maintained and affording lots of privacy. Our client has created a delightful children's play area bordering onto the woodland. 

Pool Area The outdoor pool measures approx. 3m x 5m, is heated, and has a jet system for distance swimming. Surrounded by a large decked terrace which enjoys views over the pool and along the gardens. 

Woodland The three properties in the hamlet share approximately ten acres of private woodland, with nature trails and having a wildlife pond. An extremely rare asset to any hamlet, this aspect of the property brings exclusivity and something to be enjoyed by all of the family. 

General The property is served by all mains services, and our client has upgraded the internet connectivity to provide a hard wired higher speed networked system throughout the property. This is a freehold property. The adjoining woodland is held in a trust by all of the houses in the hamlet.

Shepley is an absolutely charming village located to the southeast of Huddersfield, northwest of Barnsley, between the villages of Thunderbridge, Shelley and Denby Dale surrounded by glorious un-spoilt countryside. Locally there are quaint village pub's including The Woodman, Farmers Boy and locally famous 3 Acres at Emley. Local services are in abundance in neighbouring villages, ranging from small gift and clothes shops to smaller supermarkets and a swimming pool. Highly regarded private and state schools are easily accessible.

Nearby attractions include Cannon Hall at Cawthorne with the popular Farm shop and Yorkshire Sculpture Park at West Bretton. Woodsome Golf Club is within a 10 minute drive; Shelley has a substantial Garden Centre with restaurant whilst both Huddersfield and Holmfirth are accessible within a 15 minute drive. Commutability throughout the region is excellent with major commercial centres being easily accessible whilst the M1 motorway is within a 10 minute drive. Bus and Train services are available in within the village. 

Directions From Shepley village centre proceed towards Huddersfield. After about half a mile as Penistone Road bears sharp left, turn left signposted Woodlea. Proceed down the lane and up, keeping to the right at the top of the lane and The Cornmill can be found at the very top around to the right hand side. 

Huddersfield 4.5 miles Holmfirth 8 miles Leeds 20 miles  

Manchester 33 Miles Sheffield 23 Miles Wakefield 10 miles  

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Nearest stations

  • Shepley (0.3 mi)
  • Stocksmoor (0.9 mi)
  • Denby Dale (2.1 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Shepley (0.3 mi)
  • Stocksmoor (0.9 mi)
  • Denby Dale (2.1 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Huddersfield

19 Railway Street Huddersfield HD1 1JS

01484 977058 Local call rate

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