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8 bedroom detached house for sale

Old Stoney Bank, Stoney Bank Lane, New Mill, Holmfirth, HD9

Sold STC £900,000

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A BEAUTIFUL PERIOD FAMILY HOME SET IN BEAUTIFUL GARDEN AND GROUNDS WITH SOME VERY INTERESTING HISTORICAL FEATURES. THE HOUSE OVERLOOKS A FORMER MILL POND AND FURTHER WOODLAND THROUGH WHICH NEW MILL DYKE MEANDERS. BOTH THE POND AND THE WOODLAND (APPROXIMATELY 6 ACRES), ARE AVAILABLE BY SEPARATE NEGOTIATION. With an additional attached self-contained cottage there is plenty of versatile accommodation available at Old Stoney Bank, all of which is beautifully presented and is served by two impressive driveways. In this lovely rural location, yet being only a three minute walk away from New Mill and a three minute walk away from Holmfirth High School, it is superbly placed for those who require flexibility, space and location for the growing family. This six bedroomed fabulous home with its gardens, views and attached cottage is available at offers around £900,000. Also available by separate negotiation are an adjacent garden area of about ¼ acre, the large former mill pond that is currently stocked with fish (approximately 1/3 acre) and approximately six acres of woodland. This is an important property in local history, being referenced on the plaque describing the Maythorne Cross that can be seen in the park in Holmfirth. In short, a home that can supply everything in terms of taste, historical interest, period style and quality, believed to date back to the mid 1600s. This home must be viewed to be fully appreciated and understood. It briefly comprises: Hall, sitting room, dining room, library/study, cellars, downstairs w.c., boiler room, huge conservatory, six double bedrooms, two with en-suites, two house bathrooms, extensive garaging, two bedroomed attached cottage with superb open plan living dining kitchen, two bedrooms, en-suite and bathroom, wonderful gardens and grounds. Former mill pond, extra garden and woodland available by separate negotiation. EPC rating E.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor -

Entrance - The home has two entrance points, one to the front and one to the rear courtesy of two driveways, the options are available. The principal entrance door, the more formal of the two, is off the front driveway with a long path leading through the gardens up to a timber and glazed door. This gives access through to the dining room/second sitting room.

Dining Room/Second Sitting Room - This is a beautiful room with high ceilings, coving, attractive decoration and a lovely view out over the propertys gardens. There is a minster style stone fireplace with raised hearth and mantle and all being home for a solid fuel burning cast iron stove. This ideal Christmas tree hallway with large dining area has the downstairs w.c off.

Downstairs W.C. - This is of a particularly good size and has dado panelling with display shelving, attractive decoration, Velux window to the angled ceiling line and further window giving a pleasant outlook to the front. There is a low level w.c and pedestal wash hand basin.

Sitting Room - This, as the photographs and floor layout plan suggests, is of a grand size. It has a fabulous bay window complete with full window seat giving a stunning view out over the propertys gardens. The sitting room is of generous proportions and has two chandelier points, beautiful marble fireplace of a period design with raised hearth and cast iron insert and all is home for a cast iron solid fuel burning stove. There is library style shelving to one side of the chimney breast, TV point and a timber and glazed door with rose leaded and coloured glazing leads through to the conservatory.

Conservatory - This is a splendid conservatory being of high quality construction. It also has panoramic views out over the propertys gardens, grounds and neighbouring land as well as views into the distance. It enjoys a huge amount of light from the fully glazed roof. There are twin glazed doors out to an impressive roof terrace and further twin doors out to the propertys front gardens. The conservatory has a staircase which leads down to the attached cottage and integral garaging (details of which are to follow). A further door leads through to the superb dining kitchen.

Roof Terrace - Providing commanding views over the pond and front and rear gardens. This is a fabulous entertaining space.

Dining Kitchen - The dining kitchen has beautiful views out over the gardens and grounds. It has a high and impressive ceiling with decorative work. The kitchen is beautifully fitted and has high quality units including island unit. There is also an aga and an integrated Britannia Range oven with extractor fans over. There is plumbing for a dishwasher, inset one and a half bowl sink unit, fridge space, appropriate lighting and TV point. A period timber door gives access to the secondary, perhaps everyday entrance lobby.

Everyday Entrance Lobby - This has twin doors out to the rear gardens and driveway.

Library/Study - A wonderful room, beautifully fitted with exceptionally high quality in built furniture including library style shelving, cupboards, display shelving and desk for two. There is coving to the ceiling, TV point, beautiful stone fireplace with cast iron solid fuel burning stove and window giving a pleasant outlook.

First Floor -

Stairs And Landing - A period style staircase turns and rises past a marvellously attractive feature stained glass window, with attractive balustrading, up to the first floor landing. This gives access to the following rooms:

Bedroom One - A stunning room with terrific views out over the property's gardens and grounds. There is a particularly large window to the front and further window to the side. There is attractive fireplace, attractive decoration, coving to the ceiling and TV point.

Ensuite - Being exceptionally large the ensuite is fitted with a five piece suite including low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, ball and claw foot bath with centrally located hand held Victorian style mixer tap/shower unit, and separate shower cubicle with high quality chrome fittings. There is a pleasant view out over the valley.

Bedroom Two - Once again an ensuited double bedroom, often used as a guest bedroom with a pleasant view, beautiful fireplace, TV point and coving to the ceiling.

Ensuite - The ensuite is fitted with a high quality three piece suite in white that comprises of a shower cubicle with chrome fittings, concealed cistern w.c and Heritage wash hand basin.

Bedroom Three - A lovely room with a super view out over the property's front gardens and beyond. This is fitted with a wash hand basin and has a picture rail and TV point.

Bedroom Four - A pleasant double room with a super view out over the property's front gardens and having bank of in built robes.

House Bathroom One - This is fitted with a five piece suite with shower cubicle, Heritage double ended bath with Victorian style hand held mixer tap/shower unit over, low level w.c., bidet and pedestal wash hand basin. There is pleasant views and decorated to a high standard.

Top Floor -

Stairs And Landing - A staircase rises up to the top floor landing. This landing area is of a useful size and has two Velux windows to both the front and rear, under eaves storage, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and beautiful beams on display. At this level there are two double bedrooms and a further bathroom.

Bedroom Five - A pleasant double room with a gable window giving a super view, inset spotlighting to the ceiling, beams and timber on display, TV point and bank of in built robes.

Bedroom Six - With a gable window, beams and timbers on display, bank of in built robes, TV point and inset spotlighting. Gable window provides superb views.

House Bathroom Two - With Velux window this is fitted with a four piece suite comprising of bath, low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

Ancillary Cellars - The home has ancillary cellars. This is accessed from the kitchen and is of a particularly good size. There is also a utility room.

Utility Room - With plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a dryer. It has shelving and window.

The Gardeners Lodge - This high quality self-contained cottage is a more recent addition to the home. The lower floor was part of what is believed to have been the original gardeners lodge. It has been tastefully renovated retaining the original beautiful arched windows and truly must be seen to be fully appreciated.

Ground Floor -

Entrance - It has internally (from the conservatory as previously mentioned) and also externally from the secondary driveway side. This has a timber and glazed door through to a hallway.

Hallway - This hallway leads through to the living dining kitchen.

Living Dining Kitchen - With beautiful polished timber boarded floor this superb open plan living space has views out over the gardens and grounds beyond. It has high quality kitchen with granite working surfaces, Belfast style sink, plate racking, in built Baumatic oven, gas hob, in built dishwasher and integrated washer dryer. There is also fridge freezer space. The room has a beam to the ceiling and a timber and glazed door then gives access out to a beautiful and enclosed terrace for the sole enjoyment of the cottage.

Lower Ground Floor -

Lower Hall - A staircase from the living dining kitchen leads down to a lower hall. This has a timber and glazed door out to the gardens. This lower hall gives access through to bedroom one.

Bedroom One - A large double room with views to two sides through arched windows, in built robes and a delightful good sized ensuite.

Ensuite - With large shower, low level w.c., wash hand basin and combination chrome central heating radiator/heated towel rail.

Bedroom Two - Once again a pleasant twin room with arch topped window and in built robes.

Bathroom - Fitted with a three piece suite in white comprising of a low level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin and bath with shower and rail over. There is a combination central heating radiator/heated towel rail.

Outside - The house stands within beautiful gardens and these are very well maintained and enjoy many interesting features. To the front of the home there is a beautiful lawn with shrubbery and trees and an impressive driveway providing parking and turning for many vehicles. There is a secondary driveway and garden areas to the rear of the home. This gives access to the property's integral garage and gives very convenient access to the rear of the home and also to the The Lodge annex. The gardens and grounds compliment the home superbly and are sure to please when viewed.

Plan - The gardens and grounds and the home itself are demonstrated on the attached plan as Lot 1.

Lot 2 - An extra parcel of land positioned to the rear of the home and fronting on to Stoney Bank Lane with its own vehicular access. This area of land the current owners are happy to retain for their own pleasure. This extra land is available at an extra cost of £30,000.

Lot 3 - A beautiful and large pond occupying a tranquil and peaceful location. Once again the vendors are happy to retain this for their own pleasure however it can be purchased by those interested in the main residence if so desired at the figure of approximately £20,000.

Lot 4 - There is a further area of woodland with the natural water supply running through it. This is demonstrated as Lot 4. Again, the vendors are happy to retain, however those purchasing the principal home and elect to purchase the pond are more than welcome to purchase this at approximately £75,000. We judge this area to be approximately six acres.

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