4 bedroom cottage for saleCrosland Edge, Meltham, HOLMFIRTH, West Yorkshire
Sold STC £600,000
With its own private lane access and limited passing traffic, is this stone detached farmhouse set in approximately 5 acres of its own land and commanding breathtaking, far-reaching rural views. Having an idyllic rural setting, yet situated within easy reach of Meltham centre and its extensive amenities, with grazing paddocks, woodland and exceptional private mature formal gardens. This is a much loved family home that is perfect for the next owners to adapt for their own use and, subject to the necessary consents, has the potential to significantly extend to create that 'forever home'.
Property ref: 121_1999_3827000
A spacious entrance porch provides a fitting entrance to this property and allows plenty of rooms for those walking boots and coats.
An especially light and bright room with stunning views having dual-aspect windows to front and side. Offering plenty of room to dine informally in addition to the breakfast bar, formed from the central island and having a granite top. There is a range of base and wall oak-finished units with granite work surfaces. The focal point of the kitchen is a chimney breast with feature brickwork and tiling, housing a Range-style cooker with five-ring gas hob and ovens beneath.
One special feature of individual charm to mention in the garden is the Roundhouse. This is a spectacular outdoor eating and entertaining covered space, with mature wooded areas to both sides, in an elevated position which enjoys impossibly beautiful views. There is outside lighting and power and a feature water tap.
To the right hand side of the property continuing down Crosland Edge is the wooded area of the hillside. The formal gardens, woodland and conifer area is approximately 3.25 acres, meaning, with the gardens, woodland and fields opposite, in total in the region of 5 acres.
The property has a gas-fired central heating system, having a new boiler and radiators in 2008/2009. The property has double glazing and a security alarm system.
Simply stunning. The formal gardens to Crosland Edge Farm are a landscaped delight with a variety of idyllic seating areas to relax in and enjoy the views, having an assortment of curious features including a small water feature, secluded terrace with quaint perimeter wall and an abundance of lawned areas surrounded by attractive beds and borders. Enchanting pathways weave through the secret garden area creating the most perfect family gardens that will not disappoint.
With integral access this spacious garage with power and lighting benefits from twin 'up and over' doors and also has a Belfast-style rectangular sink with hot and cold water. There is also a lockable storage area within the back section of the garage.
A private lane lined with conifers to the left enjoys magnificent views over the fields to the right, accessed by metal gates. A stroll, part way down your private lane leads to the property itself. A double width stone-set driveway provides parking/standing for several vehicles and in turn leads to the property's double garage. On the lane side, further parking has been created, ideal for those with a variety of vehicles. There is also a large car park for additional parking in the first field.
Two fields which are approximately in the region of 1.75 acres with the upper field having outbuildings, a tractor shed (with power and lighting), storage and a stable. There is extensive parking and across the lane is an area of conifers approaching half an acre. There is a level area of land, adjoining the wooded area which, if fenced off, would create approximately a further 1 acre of grazing land.
Outstanding views can be enjoyed from this room, which presents a peaceful environment in which to relax and enjoy the aspect. A large principle reception room with a beautiful stone fireplace with stone-flagged hearth, on which sits a living flame-effect fire. Also having the added benefit of a glazed side door giving access out onto the flagged patio area.
WC and Cloakroom
From the dining kitchen access leads through into an inner lobby area and this has the especially useful downstairs W.C. and a separate cloakroom.
This has tiled flooring, plumbing for an automatic washer, space for a tumble-dryer and also space for further free-standing appliances. It also serves as a link from the house into the property's double garage as well as providing useful shoe and coat storage and having a shelved pantry.
Landing and Loft
From the hallway a staircase rises to the first floor accommodation. The landing has two loft hatches, one of which has a drop-down ladder, giving access to the attic room which benefits from power and lighting.
Positioned to the front of the property, this is a well presented large master bedroom with dual-aspect windows to front and side hosting the most outstanding, far-reaching rural views. The en-suite to the master bedroom has wooden flooring and a shower cubicle with tiled interior and contemporary shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin with tiled splashback and low-level W.C.
This double sized bedroom, positioned to the front of the property, also boasts the same breathtaking views as from the master bedroom.
A further double bedroom which is positioned to the rear of the property, with dual-aspect rear and side windows.
A good size fourth bedroom positioned to the side of the property with a beautiful outlook over the property's grounds.
The family bathroom has been updated in recent times with a three-piece stylish suite in white. Having a 'P' shaped bath with matching curved shower screen and wall-mounted contemporary shower unit, pedestal wash hand basin and low-level W.C.
Sitting / Dining Room
As our floor plan reveals, this particularly large room, can be utilised flexibly, currently with one end being the sitting section and the other devoted to more formal dining. To the dining section, which enjoys a particularly attractive dual-aspect outlook, there are large sliding patio doors which give access out onto an additional patio area and take full advantage of the southerly long-distance, uninterrupted views.
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