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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Maythorne Lane, HOLMFIRTH, South Yorkshire

Offers Over £700,000

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A possible Part Exchange is available with this beautiful property.
Dating back to circa 1650 Lower Maythorne Farm is a magnificent detached Grade II Listed residence commanding breath taking views over its own land and of the surrounding countryside. Click on our stunning aerial video accessible from the websites by clicking on the Virtual Tour tab. With approaching 6 acres in total most of which is grazing land, it also benefits from an old stone barn which is used as stables and offers potential to convert into a cottage, subject to planning. The property is tucked away behind a secure electric gated entrance and a vast tarmac driveway and parking area with attached double garage. Internally the stylish mix of a modern tasteful décor is complemented by the abundance of old world period features. Having delightful formal landscaped gardens in addition to an orchard it is a rural delight yet within commuter distance to Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield.

Property ref: 121_1999_3777465

Master Bedroom 
An opulent double bedroom which screams character with its exceptionally fine timbers and beams on display, with mullioned windows providing pleasant views out over the property's land in addition to a stone fireplace with raised stone hearth. This leads to the bedrooms own dressing area which is well equipped fitted with a range of wardrobes and its own natural light. This leads on to the master rooms ensuite which is a delightful twist of old and new fitted with a high quality three piece suite which includes a fixed glazed screen with double shower and chrome shower fittings and a former stone fireplace and further beams on display.

Guest Suite 
Positioned to one end of the property this double room enjoys a wonderful view. There is a bank of built-in wardrobes, beam to the ceiling and its own en-suite shower room with a three piece suite in white.

Bedrooms Three and Four 
Two further double bedrooms are both well presented and provide great space for the family, each of which has its own individual charm and character. These rooms are served by the house bathroom.

House Bathroom 
A decadent house bathroom of generous proportions. Having a large double ended luxury bath with wall mounted taps, stylish wall mounted hand basin with mirror over, low level W/C in addition to a stunning shower/steam room.

Double Garage 
With integral access this larger than average double garage has a remote control automatic door, power, lighting and water supply. The garage has an especially high ceiling height providing useful storage space. There are two large windows to the rear and a workshop/utility area to the side- this has working surfaces, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for a dryer and additional appliances. To one corner of the garage is the boiler room.

Stable Block 
The old stone stable outbuilding across the yard area is a quaint attractive detached building in itself. Currently divided into two stables with mezzanine storage areas above. As previously outlined this could, subject to planning, be converted into a cottage for use by the wider family or even a holiday let.

Study / Family Room 
Accessed via stylish contemporary glazed doors this refined room also enjoys wonderful views out over the countryside which includes a timber and glazed door giving direct access out to the gardens. Having a timber boarded floor, historic beams on display and exposed stone work. The former inglenook fireplace has been converted to a study area which has a raised stone hearth and stone lintel.

Dining Room 
An impossibly beautiful room as our picture helps to illustrate. Fit for a banquet and the more formal dining occasions this particularly impressive room reveals most about the history of the property. With stunning period features on display, it has wonderful stone work, stone flagged floors, old beams and timbers to the ceiling dating back nearly half a millennium and fabulous multi-mullioned windows to two sides giving delightful views in addition to two former fireplaces one of which is particularly old reaching up to the full ceiling height.

As our floor plan reveals, an especially broad landing which is an impressive area in its own right with views over the property’s land. Having beams and timber on display and offers access to all the first floor rooms.

A fitting entrance to this period property with an oak framed portico and a solid oak door which opens into the entrance hallway with its historic beams and timbers on display. The hallway hosts the W.C. which has a continuation of the limestone flooring from the hallway.

Dining Kitchen 
A stunning farmhouse kitchen with beamed and timbered ceiling having glazed doors to the rear which spill out into the gardens. The bespoke kitchen is fitted with a range of units and Belfast style sink which incorporates a waste disposal system, a large larder cupboard and a whole range of integrated appliances including twin integrated dishwashers in addition to an American style fridge freezer, impressive Mercury Range style oven with five ring gas hob which is set to a former chimney breast. A sociable island unit with granite work surface provides further cupboards and drawers to compliment the dining area which can accommodate a family table for informal dining.

A cosy versatile room with charming character having beams and timbers on display, attractive oak flooring and a cast iron wood burning stove which is set upon a raised stone hearth with a stone fire surround. The snug enjoys delightful views out over the gardens and surround countryside.

Sitting Room 
This elegant room boasts views and natural light to both the back and front courtesy of period windows, one of which includes a charming window seat to enjoy the views. With a beamed ceiling and stone lintels, there is also a broad stone fireplace with raised stone hearth which houses a gas cast iron stove with glazed doors.

Land and Gardens 
The house, gardens and land totals approaching 6 acres offering an idyllic rural retreat with great equestrian credentials. The formal gardens have been lovingly cared for and landscaped to create stunning areas to relax and enjoy the views and include shaped lawns, vegetable garden, orchard, delightful patios and pathways together with shaped hedging, mature trees, shrubbery and to the side of the home is the fabulous secret garden. Of particular note is the raised tree patio, this built at great expense is a beautiful steel construction positioned within the trees within the garden and allows one a superb view out over the surrounding countryside.

Stable Complex 
Planning permission has now been passed at Lower Maythorne Farm for the Change of use from agricultural/grazing to equestrian and the erection of a stable complex consisting of 3 stables and Tac Room/Feed Store. Passed by Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council APPLICATION NO. 2015/0217

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