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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Wat Ing, London Road, Norland,HX6 3QY

Offers in Region of £865,000

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Believed to date back to 1664 Lower Wat Ing is an impressive detached Grade II Listed 5 bedroom family home, with detached stone barn and 8 acres of grazing land.

Lower Wat Ing would ideally suit a family with an equestrian interest who can benefit from the land and buildings and who also is looking for a home steeped in history with many period features.

Set in a semi-rural location with excellent access to Sowerby Bridge Railway Station nearby with a direct rail link to both Manchester, Leeds and Bradford.

Briefly Comprising:- kitchen, 3 reception rooms, 5 double bedrooms, en suite bathroom, family bathroom, boot room, WC, utility, off road parking, detached stone barn used for storage and garaging and large landscaped gardens.

Leeds approx 25 miles. Manchester approx 30 miles.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor - Entrance Hall
Inner Hallway
Kitchen
Dining room
Lounge
Sitting room
Utility
Boot room
WC

First Floor - Galleried Landing
Master Bedroom
En Suite Bathroom
Bedroom Two
Bedroom Three
Family Bathroom
Bedroom Four
Bedroom Five

Location - Norland is a sought after rural location surrounded by beautiful open countryside, yet remaining close to the centres of Sowerby Bridge and Halifax where there are a variety of local amenities, shops, bars, restaurants etc. Within the village of Norland is a village School public house/restaurant and Golf Course. Theres excellent access to the M62 which provides access to both Leeds and Manchester. There are railway stations in nearby Sowerby Bridge and Halifax Town Centre. Both Manchester and Leeds Bradford International Airports are easily accessible.

General Information - Lower Wat Ing retains a wealth of original features and character including original doors, beams and mullion windows throughout.

The kitchen benefits from a range of base, drawer and eye level units, exposed beams and mullion windows. Integrated appliances include an electric 'AGA', 'Belling' oven, fridge, freezer and dishwasher. Window to front elevation overlooking the garden. The utility includes plumbing for a washing machine.
The spacious lounge includes an impressive open flame fireplace with a stone surround, stone flagged floor, exposed beams, mullion windows and access through to the inner hallway, dining room, entrance hall and boot room.
An impressive dining room comprising of an impressive open flame fireplace with stone surround, exposed beams, mullion windows, and exposed stonework.
A spacious living room with mullion windows, original wood paneling, exposed beams and an open fireplace with stone surround. The ground floor additionally benefits from a boot room and a WC.

An impressive galleried landing accesses the first floor with exposed beams, stonework and mullion windows.
The spacious master bedroom features exposed beams, mullion window and includes a 4 piece en suite bathroom comprising of a free standing cast iron roll top bath, WC, shower and wash basin.
Bedroom two features mullion windows, impressive exposed beams, and an open fireplace with engraved stone surround.
The family bathroom comprises of a 4 piece suite with WC, wash basin, shower and bath. The first floor additionally benefits from three other spacious double bedrooms all with original features.

Externals - Lower Wat Ing is set within an idyllic location benefitting from beautiful landscaped grounds with a well manicured lawn surrounded by mature trees, hedging and flower beds.
Private track leads to a large cobbled parking area to the rear.
8 acres of grazing land with rural views.

Detached barn approximately 1500 Sqft believed to date back to 1663 and is currently utilized as garaging for up to 4 cars, workshop and storage (this building offers the potential for further development subject to receiving the appropriate planning consents).

Fixtures And Fittings - Only fixtures and fittings specifically mentioned in the particulars are included within the sale. Items not mentioned such as carpets and curtains may be available subject to separate negotiation.

Local Authority - Calderdale MBC

Wayleaves,Easements And Rights Of Way - The sale is subject to all of these rights whether public or private, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Services - We understand that the property benefits from mains electricity. The property has spring water, septic tank and oil fired central heating Please note that any of the services have not been tested by the agents, we would therefore strictly point out that all prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their working order.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions To - From Halifax Town Centre continue along Huddersfield Road (A629) down Salterhebble Hill towards Elland/M62. Turn right onto the A6026 Wakefield Road (signposted Sowerby Bridge) and immediately right at the mini-roundabout continuing on Wakefield Road. Before the Halifax Data Centre on the right, take a left hand turn at the traffic lights and continue along this road for approximately 1/2 miles where you turn left and go up to the top of the hill (Fall Lane). Turn left at the junction onto London Road. Continuing straight forward until taking the third left turning onto a private driveway. Drive around Upper Wat Ing and the drive in turn leads down to Lower Wat Ing Farm.

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