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3 bedroom terraced house for sale

Rochdale Road, Halifax

Sold STC £230,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Guide Price 230,000 - 250,000
  • Period Property
  • Character and Original Features Throughout
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Two Large Reception Rooms
  • Gardens and Parking
  • Stunning Views to the Front

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

** Guide Price £230,000 - £250,000. ** It is with great pleasure that William H Brown in Sowerby Bridge introduce to the market this unique opportunity to purchase this exceptionally well maintained period property which is located between Halifax and Sowerby Bridge.

It is with great pleasure that William H Brown in Sowerby Bridge introduce to the market this unique opportunity to purchase this exceptionally well maintained period property which is located between Halifax and Sowerby Bridge. Formally part of a prestigious mansion house, this generously proportioned property has retained lots of its original character features including ornate fireplaces, deep skirting boards, extra high ceilings and decorative ceiling roses. The main part of this residence is set out over two floors but there is also a large cellar and loft space which hold the potential to be converted ( subject to relevant planning permissions). The property briefly comprises; grand entrance hallway, spacious lounge, dining room, fitted kitchen and rear lobby all to the ground floor. The first floor holds two landing spaces, three generously proportioned double bedrooms, family bathroom and separate WC. There is a large lower ground floor cellar room and two attic rooms in addition to a well-stocked and mature front garden, a low maintenance area to the rear, and a parking space for one vehicle with additional on street parking. All front facing windows of this property boast panoramic south facing views which stretch from Wainhouse Tower in Halifax across to the Pennines in Oldham. We anticipate high demand for this impressive period property and advise internal viewings to fully appreciate the property of offer.

Entrance Hallway 
Enter the property through the double glazed composite front door into the grand entrance hallway which benefits from stripped solid wood flooring, a spindle banister staircase to the first floor, decorative dado and picture rails, coving and ceiling roses to the ceiling. There are two central heating radiators and access is available into the rear lobby as well as a large walk-in storage cupboard which has the potential to be developed into a downstairs WC.

Lounge 18' 3" into alcoves x 17' 10" ( 5.56m into alcoves x 5.44m )
The grand and spacious lounge boasts original character in abundance from the deep skirting boards through to the ornate tiled and wooden mantle piece. The lounge boasts natural light through the large UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation with south facing views. There are also UPVC double glazed French doors leading out to the side elevation also. The lounge benefits from two central heating radiators, decorative picture rail, coving and a beautiful and rare cast iron ceiling rose to the ceiling, the stripped solid wood flooring from the entrance hall continues into this room.

Located to the rear of the lounge is a study area accessed via an open arch-way currently used for storage. Fitted with large floor to ceiling cupboards and boasting decorative arched windows which allow natural light through from the dining room. This space would make a useful study area or, as it is located behind the large storage cupboard from the entrance hallway, both rooms could be combined to make a larger downstairs WC/shower room or playroom.

Kitchen 12' 6" x 7' ( 3.81m x 2.13m )
The kitchen has been fitted with a range of modern wall and base units with complimentary work surfaces and tiled splashbacks over. The units incorporate a circular stainless steel sink with chrome mixer tap, integrated electric oven with four ring gas hob, space and plumbing for a washing machine and space for an under counter fridge or freezer. The stripped solid wood flooring is continued into this room. There is a central heating radiator, and a UPVC double glazed window with fitted extractor vent to the rear elevation.

Dining Room 18' 5" into bay x 12' 11" into alcoves ( 5.61m into bay x 3.94m into alcoves )
The spacious dining room has a grand feel through the high ceilings and decorative features such as coving, picture rails and ceiling rose. This room also benefits from the continued stripped wood flooring present on the ground floor. There is a central heating radiator, decorative tiled polished wood mantle piece which is set in the chimney breast, there is fitted shelving and cupboards in both alcoves and a large UPVC double glazed bay window with fitted blinds to the rear elevation. This room has ample space for a large dining table and chairs.
Alternative layout:
The kitchen and dining room are located next to each other on the ground floor and would be ideally suited to be opened up into one large open plan dining kitchen subject to the usual planning permissions.

Rear Lobby 
From here, access is available to the lower ground floor cellar rooms and there is a UPVC double glazed door to the rear elevation. The rear lobby boasts beautiful decorative Lincrusta panelling to the walls.

Cellar Rooms  18' 4" into alcoves x 17' 10" ( 5.59m into alcoves x 5.44m )
Located on the lower ground floor, the cellar room is currently used for storage but excellent potential to be converted and be used as part of the main residence. With ample ceiling height, three double glazed windows to the front elevation, Yorkshire stone flag flooring, and a cast iron decorative stove set into the chimney breast.

Mid Level Landing 
The mid-level landing has been decorated to a neutral finish matching the other rooms. It has character features in the form of decorative picture rail and dado rail. There is a UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, spindle balustrade surrounding the stairs, and the mid-level landing has ample space for a desk or seating area and provides access to the attic space as well as the three spacious bedrooms and the family bathroom. The mid-level landing leads to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing  
Providing access to the three double bedrooms this property holds, the family bathroom, the separate WC and a storage cupboard.

Master Bedroom 19' 3" max x 16' 11" into alcove ( 5.87m max x 5.16m into alcove )
A well appointed and generously proportioned double bedroom with ample space for a king size bed, seating area and additional free standing furniture. The master bedroom boasts stunning south facing panoramic views which stretch from Wainhouse Tower in Halifax through to Norland and the rural hillsides across in Oldham. The windows in this room face the front and side elevations, so the views can be fully appreciated from all aspects. The master bedroom has an abundance of character and has been sympathetically decorated to reflect the period features. The walls are panelled and there is decorative coving and ceiling rose to the ceiling. This room has an electric fan-assisted radiator and concealed storage cupboards.

Bedroom Two  12' 9" x 11' 7" ( 3.89m x 3.53m )
Another double bedroom with ample character from the high ceilings and the decorative features including ceiling rose, coving and picture rail. There is a decorative marble mantelpiece with stone hearth and cast iron fire, stripped solid wood flooring, a UPVC double glazed window with fitted blind to the rear elevation which over looks a rear garden and a central heating radiator.

Bedroom Three 10' 6" plus wardrobes x 10' ( 3.20m plus wardrobes x 3.05m )
The third bedroom is also a generous double with a range of fitted wardrobes and cupboards along one of the walls. There is a Velux window to the side elevation which lets in ample natural light and this room has been decorated to a neutral finish, boasting stripped solid wood flooring and a central heating radiator.

Family Bathroom 
The family bathroom has been fitted with a reclaimed roll-top claw foot bath with central chrome mixer tap and shower attachment and there is a ceramic pedestal wash hand basin. The walls have been partially tiled, there is a UPVC double glazed window to the front elevation which is well placed to appreciate the lovely views when in the bath. With a Velux window to the side elevation, a central heating radiator and a decorative fitted mirror.

Seperate Wc 
Located separately to the main bathroom is a low level WC with button flush and ceramic pedestal wash hand basin. There is a frosted UPVC double glazed window to the rear elevation, the combi boiler (which has been serviced annually) is located in a concealed cupboard in this room. There is a Victorian style central heating radiator and high ceilings with decorative coving and a stained glass panel above the door.

Attic Room One  6' 2" x 12' 4" max ( 1.88m x 3.76m max )
With some limited head height, the first section of the attic has solid wood flooring, light and a Velux window to the side elevation.

Attic Room Two  13' 7" x 8' 8" ( 4.14m x 2.64m )
Again with some limited head height, this space is currently used for storage but has the potential to be developed either into a playroom or an additional functioning part of the house (subject to relevant planning permissions it maybe possible to lower the ceilings on the first floor to create more head height in the attic). Access to the eaves storage space is available in here.

Front Garden  
To the front of property is a well stocked garden mainly to lawn with flower, evergreen shrub and tree flowerbed areas. There are raised flowerbed boundaries, a low maintenance wood chipped area and shared garden path and steps leading up to the front door of the property. The front of the property also holds the parking space that comes with the house.

Rear Garden 
To the rear of the property is a low maintenance area overlooking trees and shrubs.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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27 April 2016

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