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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Low Town, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, HD8

Sold STC £775,000

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IN BEAUTIFUL GARDENS AND ENJOYING AN EDGE OF THE VILLAGE SCENE WITH THE CHURCH IN THE BACKGROUND, THIS TRULY DELIGHTFUL AND VERY LARGE DETACHED FARMHOUSE MUST BE VIEWED TO BE UNDERSTOOD AND APPRECIATED. Tastefully presented and with a high specification throughout this welcoming home has an array of rooms that is sure to impress and with the principal rooms overlooking the beautiful gardens measuring approximately a third of an acre. In a highly commutable location and two minutes walk away from the majority of this rural villages amenities this true family home briefly comprises: Dining room, open plan family area, w.c., sitting room (30'10 x 13'9) with two fireplaces and views out over the garden, second sitting room (19'0 x 15'7) with full height roof timbers on display, super dining kitchen with Aga, utility room, cellar, four large bedrooms, huge ensuite to bedroom one, house bathroom, study library landing, attic room, long driveway with automatic gates leading to detached double garage. EPC rating B. ** NO UPPER CHAIN**

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor -

Entrance - A beautiful period style multi panelled door with the top two panels being glazed gives access through to the dining room.

Dining Hallway - This at one time was believed to be a separate hallway and room. This open space provides delightful entrance way into this fabulous home. The room itself is blessed with many period features including broad oak boarded floor, attractive fireplace with gas coal burning effect fire, exposed antique brickwork and chimney fire piece in natural stone with mantle. There are period windows to either side, both of which are mullioned with deep timber reveals and timber lintels over. The room has a central chandelier point and two wall light points. A doorway from here leads through to the inner hallway.

Inner Hallway - This open plan space provides access to the staircase, to the open plan family area and through to the dining/breakfast kitchen.

Dining/Breakfast Kitchen - As the photographs suggest this is once again a particularly characterful room with attractive flooring, bank of stone mullioned windows giving a pleasant outlook over the property's gardens, wonderful beams and timber on display, secondary entrance door giving access out to the secondary driveway/stone flagged terrace. The room has inset spotlighting to the ceiling, a wealth of high quality units with integrated appliances including fridge, freezer, dishwasher, Bosch gas hob and extractor fan over. There is also a delightful three oven Aga with the usual twin chrome topped hot plates over and spotlighting within an attractive surround. There is provision for wall mounted TV and glazed display cabinet.

Open Plan Family Area - Once again with broad oak floor boarding, beams to the ceiling, inset spotlighting, deep window reveal to a bank of mullioned windows that give a lovely view over the property' s front gardens and long distance views beyond.

Utility Room - Off the kitchen the property has a utility room which is also home for the Vailliant gas fired central heating boiler. There is a granite/quartz working surface with Franke inset ceramic bowl and chrome mixer tap over. Plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for dryer, inset spotlighting and a doorway gives access down to a particularly useful and good sized storage cellar.

W.C. - Being fitted with a Roca low level w.c and Roca wash hand basin. Attractive tiling to the half height, period style window and inset spotlighting to the ceiling.

Sitting Room - The combination of two characterful rooms and enjoying windows to three sides. This enormous room has just about everything you could hope for from this age, character and style of home. There are mullioned windows to either end with window seats beneath in polished timber, timber and glazed door out to the garden and further windows to the side. There are two impressive chimney breasts, one of which is home for a gas burning stove with a raised hearth, brick backcloth and stone surround, the other is for decoration purposes and is of attractive brickwork with stone header and mantle. There are beams, timber, inset spotlighting, useful storage cupboard and display steps of stone showing signs of this property's history. From the sitting room a doorway leads through to the beautiful second sitting room.

Second Sitting Room - This with a full height angled and beamed ceiling line is quite simply a fabulous surprise with a wonderful oak polished floor and incredible roof construction timbers on display. Once again this room has windows to three sides giving pleasant views and a good degree of natural light. There is also an external door, wall mounted TV and indeed sophisticated surround sound system. There is a wood burning stove set within the broad chimney breast with raised hearth.

First Floor -

Stairs And Landing - From the entrance hall a staircase turns and rises up to an impressive first floor landing with beams and timbers on display and inset spotlighting to the ceiling. An attractive doorway gives access through to bedroom one.

Bedroom One - With a window giving a super view down the gardens and further bank of mullioned windows giving a pleasant view to the side overlooking neighbouring properties gardens and rural scene beyond. There is roof construction timbers on display and two ceiling light points. A doorway leads through to the ensuite.

Ensuite - This huge ensuite could also incorporate a dressing room if so desired. It currently is home for twin wash hand basins, high flush w.c and ball and claw foot bath with Victorian hand held mixer tap/shower unit (being stand alone). There are beams and timbers on display, antique brick chimney breast with cast iron fireplace, bank of stone mullioned windows, extractor fan, inset spotlighting, central ceiling light point and other timberwork on display.

Bedroom Two - Once again a large double room with beams and roof construction timbers on display. There is a bank of four mullioned windows giving a pleasant view out over the property's side gardens, garage and driveway area. With a huge amount of trees acting as a boundary and a pleasant view through to the church and village beyond.

Bedroom Three - Positioned to the front of the home, this pleasant room has twin windows giving a lovely view down the gardens, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and beams and timber on display.

Bedroom Four - Once again a particularly characterful room. There is a delightful view out to the side (towards the village) courtesy of a bank of four stone mullioned windows. There is fully exposed roof ceiling, timbers and boarding and inset spotlighting.

Study/Library Landing - This as the photograph demonstrates has inset spotlighting to the ceiling, beams on display and twin windows with central stone mullion. This area also has a fold away loft ladder to the third floor level.

Third Floor Level - This undeveloped level has a fold away access ladder and provides storage for Christmas trees and the like. There is a huge amount of potential within this area. It covers the space of the study library landing, bedroom four and bedroom two. There is a gable window being of a Venetian style, particularly characterful. This area is available for extra space if required or simply carries on its current purpose of out of the way storage space.

House Bathroom - The house bathroom is fitted with a four piece suite, all of a high quality including good sized shower cubicle with chrome mixer tap/shower attachment with American style shower head over, Shires pedestal wash hand basin, period style low level w.c with polished timber seat and ball and claw foot bath with roll edge and chrome mixer tap/hand held shower unit over. Stone mullioned window, timberwork on display, inset spotlighting, combination central heating radiator/heated towel rail and good sized shelved cupboard.

Outside - The property is approached over a charming country lane which drops down from the road between Kirkburton and Shelley and gives access to a small cluster of properties. This lane leads through to the property's private driveway which has stone gateposts and high quality automatically operated timber gates lead through to the property's most attractive driveway. The driveway which runs past the frontage of the home is stone flagged with central grass strip opening through to a pebbled driveway providing a large amount of parking and turning space and giving access to a good sized double garage.

Double Garage - With additional store rooms to the side and rear.

Gardens - From the driveway stone paths lead through the property's initial gardens. These have a stone flagged sitting out area immediately to the front of the home and the stone flagged pathways lead around to the rear of the home where there is a stone terrace/secondary driveway (wrought iron gates to lane). The gardens are exceptional and are particularly well kept. They have many characterful features, not least of which are the attractive flowering beds and delightful shaped lawns. The principal garden is to the front of the home and once again is lawned with beautiful mature shrubbery and trees. It is bordered by neighbouring woodland, the lane and the lower portion of the graveyard which adjoins the local village church which is positioned just a short walk away. Mature shrubbery and trees provide excellent privacy. The centrally located pond is well fenced for security of young children and pets. It has a timber arch bridge, is of an attractive shape, and once again is well stocked. The garden has attractive external lighting. The home is kept to a particularly high standard both inside and out. The rural lane provides pedestrian access through to Low Town which gives very quick and easy access on a quiet road through to the village and the village amenities which are particularly extensive.

Additional Details -

Listed - It should be noted the property is Grade II listed and is approximately 370 years old.

Central Heating - The property has gas fired central heating.

Double Glazing - The property has double glazing throughout.

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