4 bedroom detached house for saleTHE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, COMBS ROAD, DEWSBURY, WF12 0LB
Guide Price* £320,000
- FOUR BEDROOM GRADE II LISTED PROPERTY
- EXPANSIVE BREAKFAST KITCHEN
- FOUR EN-SUITE BATHROOMS
- DOWNSTAIRS W.C
- STUNNING GREAT HALL
- DOUBLE BEDROOMS THROUGHOUT
- DRIVEWAY AND DETACHED GARAGE
- BEAUTIFUL MATURE GROUNDS
- FOUR SPACIOUS RECEPTION ROOM
- VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Located in a conservation area with parts dating back to 1643, the accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor: a magnificent great hall having a vaulted ceiling with exposed ‘English Oak’ beams, featuring a spacious library area with a mezzanine above, lovely ‘Inglenook’ style fireplace, there is a generous front hall, sizeable sitting room with part vaulted and beamed ceiling, breakfast kitchen, master bedroom with decorative ceiling, en-suite bathroom and a dressing room, a store room which could be converted into a utility room and a downstairs WC. The first floor has three further double bedrooms all with en-suite bathrooms and an additional store room. The property is accessed by double iron gates leading to a driveway and the detached garage. The property further benefits from attractive and mature gardens to four sides, wood single glazing, under floor heating and a security system.
GREAT HALL 55’4” x 20’5” (16.88m x 6.22m maximum) - This spacious and beautifully presented Great Hall has a wealth of features including a magnificent vaulted 21’ ceiling with substantial English Oak beams and rafters, sizeable ‘Inglenook’ style fire surround with a Yorkshire stone hearth and part panelled walls, a library area with extensive shelving and stairs leading to a mezzanine area above. There are numerous and interesting windows situated at various levels to all four walls providing natural light, there is a door leading to the side garden and a door leading to the kitchen/diner.
MEZZANINE AREA 20’5” x 15’2” (6.22m x 4.62m) - With window overlooking the kitchen/diner and windows overlooking the side and rear of the property with views over the Great Hall. This multi-purpose space is ideal for relaxing or as a music balcony for entertaining guests in the Great Hall.
KITCHEN/DINER 21’9” x 16’0” (6.63m x 4.88m) - A substantial kitchen/dining area with a feature fire surround and a stone hearth, original oak beams, two windows overlooking the rear garden, high level windows overlooking the front garden. Steps lead up to the dining area where there are exposed stained floorboards and wooden railings. The kitchen area is fitted with a range of base units in a wood colour with solid wooden doors with granite effect work surfaces over, inset 1.5 bowl stainless steel sink unit with a mono block tap, electric waste disposal, ‘Aga’ style range cooker with 4 ring gas hob, a warmer and double oven. There is splashback tiling, tiled floor and plumbing for dishwasher and a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer and space for a fridge. Door leading to the rear hallway.
REAR HALLWAY - Door to rear garden, stairs to first floor and doors to sitting room and bedroom one.
FRONT ENTRANCE HALLWAY - Exposed stonework and fireplace.
CLOAKROOM - Housing a downstairs W.C
UTILITY ROOM - Electric and water supply
SITTING ROOM 19’9” x 19’1” (6.02m x 5.81m) - Windows to three sides, feature stone fireplace with stone hearth, vaulted ceiling to part of the room.
BEDROOM ONE 12’5” x 11’10” (6.02m x 5.81m) - Window overlooking the side garden, shelving, door to en-suite bathroom and door to dressing room.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - Fitted with a white three piece suite comprising tile enclosed bath with mixer tap and shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Part tiled walls and window to side aspect.
DRESSING ROOM - With hanging and shelving space.
LANDING - ‘L’ shaped first floor landing has an illuminated display cabinet on the half landing.
BEDROOM TWO 12’4” x 7’4” (3.76m x 2.24m) - Velux window, sloping roof and corridor leading to additional sleeping quarters and a door leading to an en-suite bathroom.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - Fitted with a white 3 piece suite comprising panelled bath with hand mixer shower attachment with obscure glazed shower screen, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Velux windows, sloping roof and tiled walls.
BEDROOM THREE 16’10” x 10’0” (5.13m x 3.05m) - A spacious double bedroom with wardrobes, window seat with storage space below, exposed beams, wind ow overlooking the side aspect and door to leading to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - Fitted with a white 3 piece suite comprising bath with body jet shower attachment, pedestal wash and basin and a close coupled WC. Part tiled walls and window overlooking the side garden.
BEDROOM FOUR 12’6” x 9’8” (3.81m x 2.95m) - Window overlooking the side garden, sloping roof and door leading to:
EN-SUITE BATHROOM - Fitted with a white panelled corner bath with electric shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled WC. Part tiled walls and window overlooking the side garden.
GARAGE AND GARDENS - The property is accessed by double metal gates leading to a driveway and a double detached garage with electric and water supply and under eaves storage.
There are lovely grounds to four sides, to one side the garden is predominately laid to lawn with raised shrub and planted borders. A Yorkshire stone pathway leads to an additional patio area and a lawned area leads to the rear door. There is a greenhouse, mature shrubs and plants, cherry and apple trees and walls enclosing the garden. To the other side of the property is a raised terraced lawn, hedging, hedge borders and a side door leading to the great hall. To the front of the property is a metal personal access gate. The front garden is predominately laid to gravel with the Yorkshire flag stone path leading to the front door.
This property is for sale by the Modern Method of Auction which is not to be confused with Traditional auction. The Modern Method of Auction is a flexible buyer friendly method of purchase. We do not require the purchaser to exchange contracts immediately, but grant 28 days to achieve exchange of contracts from the date the buyer’s solicitor is in receipt of the draft contracts and a further 28 days thereafter to complete. Allowing the additional time to exchange on the property means interested parties can proceed with traditional residential finance. Upon close of a successful auction or if the vendor accepts an offer during the auction, the buyer will be required to put down a non-refundable Reservation Fee of 3.5% subject to a minimum of £5,000 plus VAT which secures the transaction and takes the property off the market. The buyer will be required to sign an Acknowledgment of Reservation form to confirm acceptance of terms prior to solicitors being instructed. Copies of the Reservation form and all terms and conditions can be found in the Legal Pack which can be downloaded for free from the auction section of our website or requested from our Auction Department. Please note this property is subject to an undisclosed Reserve Price which is generally no more than 10% in excess of the Starting Bid. Both the Starting Bid and Reserve Price can be subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to the Modern Method of Auction, which is operated by the West Yorkshire Auction powered by iam-sold Ltd.
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