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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old School, Dean Head, Barkisland, HX4 0EA

Sold STC £469,950

Property Description

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The Old School has been converted into a substantial family home set within the sought after location of Barkisland with extensive rural views overlooking Scammonden Reservoir and excellent M62 access.

Briefly comprising- kitchen with dining area, lounge, games room, snug, study, 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, cellar incorporating garage, wine store, utility, store room and coal room.
Externally- car port, off road parking, landscaped gardens and rural views.

Leeds approx 25 miles, Manchester approx 19 miles

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor - Porch
Entrance Hall
Dining Room
Games Room
Access to cellar/garage

First Floor - Landing
Master Bedroom
En Suite
Bedroom 2
En Suite
Bedroom 3
En Suite
Bedroom 4
En Suite
Bedroom 5

Location - The Old School benefits from being located close to the M62, allowing for convenient access for commuting and with stunning views overlooking Scammonden Reservoir.

Barkisland is a sought after rural location surrounded by beautiful open countryside, yet remaining close to the centres of Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge and Halifax where there are a variety of local amenities, shops, bars, restaurants etc. Within the centre of Barkisland is a village post office, Church, public house/ restaurant and cricket club. Excellent M62 access which provides access to both Leeds and Manchester. Railway stations in nearby Sowerby Bridge and Halifax Town Centre. Easy access to both Manchester Airport and Leeds Bradford Airport

General Information - The large breakfast kitchen is fitted with a range of base, drawer, eye level and display units with integrated appliances including a 'Sandyford Sherlock' stove, dishwasher, 'Beko' electric oven, 4 ring gas hob and fridge. A Kitchen island provides further storage units and incorporates a breakfast bar area. The kitchen provides open access through to the spacious dining room.
The lounge, accessed from the entrance hall, offers open living area with separate dining area and french doors opening out onto far reaching rural views and the front garden. The lounge includes a gas fireplace with stone surround and access through to the spacious games room.
The ground floor also incorporates a study, snug, WC with a 2 piece suite and access to the cellar.
A spacious cellar incorporating a garage, wine cellar, coal store, utility and storage room.

From the entrance hall, stairs lead to the first floor where the master bedroom suite includes a 4 piece en suite comprising of a his and hers wash basin, WC, bidet and bath with overhead shower unit.
The property benefits from 4 other spacious bedrooms including fitted wardrobes and en suite bathrooms. Bedrooms 4 and 5 share a Jack and Jill bathroom.

Externals - The large enclosed garden surrounded by mature trees, hedging and flower beds contains a feature pond, raised decked patio area, greenhouse and shed. The garden benefits from open countryside views across Scammonden Reservoir.
There is also a smaller, separate grassed area directly next to the property and a stone flagged patio area to the rear.
Car port with additional off road parking.

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 - Kirklees Council

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.

Notes - Electrical and other appliances such as gas supply, private water supplies etc 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.

Services - We understand that the property benefits from mains electric, water and drainage. 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 proceed on the Huddersfield Road (A629), to the bottom of Salterhebble Hill (petrol station on left, The Watermill restaurant). At the next junction fork right, and proceed straight ahead at the mini roundabout into Stainland Road. Proceed along Stainland Road under the railway bridge, past the cricket ground and Garden Centre towards West Vale. Turn right at the second set of lights into Saddleworth Road and continue towards Barkisland. After passing the post office in Barkisland Village follow the road (Saddleworth Road) passing Ringstone Reservoir and continue straight forward. On passing over the M62 Motorway turn left on to Church Lane, continue down, bearing right and the property can be found straight ahead.

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27 July 2015


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