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2 bedroom cottage for sale

The Nooks, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8

Sold STC £189,950

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A WONDERFULLY PRESENTED CHARACTERFUL TWO BEDROOMED END COTTAGE WITH SUPERB ORANGERY, MATURE GARDENS, ENJOYING A PLEASANT SETTING SET BACK FROM THE LANE IN THE HEART OF THIS POPULAR VILLAGE. Presented to a very high standard this period cottage blends both character and contemporary, although now lapsed it has had in the past permission for a two storey rear extension, it also has parking on a peppercorn rent. The accommodation itself comprises; entrance lobby, lounge with beamed ceiling, multi-fuelled stove and window seat, a kitchen with double doors through into the orangery, the roof line continuing to create a covered outdoor entertaining area. There is also a cellar, and to the first floor are two bedrooms and a well appointed house bathroom which includes a separate shower cubicle. There are mature front and rear gardens and this delightful cottage simply must be viewed to be appreciated. EPC rating D.

Entrance - An external entrance oak door with glazed panel gives access into the property's entrance lobby.

Entrance Lobby - This has oak flooring which extends through into the adjoining lounge, there is pitch pine internal joinery, a radiator, and a staircase which rises to the first floor accommodation, and on the left hand side an oak door opens into the lounge.

Lounge - This as the photography demonstrates this is a superbly presented and most characterful room, as one would hope in a cottage of this age, there are numerous features of note, with a mullioned double glazed window to the front elevation, this incorporates a pitch pine window seat and exposed timber casement. There is a full height stone fireplace with matching stone back cloth and deep stone flagged hearth incorporating a multi fuelled stove, two central exposed beams on display, a continuation of the oak flooring, oak skirting boards, various wall light points, and a radiator. An oak internal door leads through into the kitchen.

Kitchen - This has at the far end of the kitchen is a range style cooker with fitted filter hood above, there is an integrated fridge, plumbing for an automatic washer, wood block working surfaces incorporating a one and a half bowl sink with single drainer and an antique style mixer tap above. Of particular note is the slate flooring, there is a PVCu rear window, and adjoining the kitchen at the top of the cellar head is the boiler for the gas fired central heating system, this also incorporates useful storage shelving and steps which lead down to the cellar. From the kitchen twin timber and glazed double doors lead through into the orangery.

Orangery - This is a superb addition to the property, as the photograph demonstrates it serves as a second sitting room or formal dining room if required. A great deal of attention has been given to the design and construction, it is particularly light and bright with its wealth of double glazed windows and glazed angled ceiling. There is use of reclaimed bricks and slate flooring, and a radiator. A timber and multi-panelled glazed door leads through to the canopied covered York stone flagged patio area, the orangery roof has been continued across to create a covered out door eating and entertaining space, as illustrated in the photography.

From the entrance lobby the staircase rises to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing - The wide landing provides additional useful storage space, our client has book cases and shelving, there is a rear double glazed window, pine doors to all first floor rooms and a drop down ladder gives access to useful storage within the loft space.

Bedroom One - This is a double sized bedroom positioned to the front of the cottage, it has oak flooring, the PVCu window incorporates an exposed deep stone sill, the room is particularly well appointed with oak flooring and a radiator.

Bedroom Two - A good sized second bedroom also positioned to the front of the cottage, it too has a double glazed window with an exposed deep stone flagged sill, there is a recessed wardrobe and storage, oak flooring and a radiator.

House Bathroom - The stylish house bathroom is of a good size with a four piece suite comprising; a free standing roll top bath with hand held shower attachment, a pedestal hand wash basin, a low level w/c and a separate shower cubicle with folding opening door and a contemporary shower unit. There is half height wall tiling, ceiling down lighting, an obscure double glazed rear window and an upright towel radiator.

Outside - Located in the centre of this well regarded and popular village the property enjoys a delightful setting, our client has for the past several years had a license agreement from the local church to have parking at a charge of £1 per annum to the side of the Scout Hut, the property also has had in the past (although now lapsed) planning permission for a two storey rear extension. Set back from the lane the York stone flagged pathway leads into the property's front garden, there is perimeter walling, a timber shed, raised flower beds and boarders, a sitting area and the property has a Wisteria from which it takes its name.

To the rear of the property is a larger garden which has the 'wow factor' for the size of the property itself, as mentioned there is the covered York stone flagged patio area which creates an additional outdoor eating and entertaining space. There is external water, a series of mature flower beds and boarders, shrubs, a pond, a vegetable patch, a second timber shed and a green house.

Additional Details -

Central Heating - The property has gas fired central heating.

Double Glazing - The property has double glazing.

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