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4 bedroom detached house for sale

The Rockeries, Main Street, Hellifield


Property Description

Key features

  • A 2472 sq. ft. family villa in a Dales village
  • Superbly refurbished and decorated to the highest standards
  • 4 double bedrooms and with scope for 5 + a study
  • Large period sitting room with further spacious living room
  • Impressive inner hallway
  • Breakfast-kitchen
  • Superb master-suite with shower room, sitting and dressing areas
  • Off street parking South facing sun terrace/hard landscaped garden
  • Excellent local schools and on a bus route
  • Just a short stroll up the road to the train station with connections to Leeds and Manchester with London in 3 hours.

Full description

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The property is approached off the corner of Brook Street onto a flagged and gravelled driveway with parking for two vehicles and having flagged paths leading to the front door and also down the side of the property with a raised, well-stocked border leading to a large timber gate into the rear garden. There is south-facing, stone-flagged sun terrace with well-stock borders including specimen shrubs and plants, providing for a sun trap leading and being off from the double doors out of the living room. With built-in timber log store, bin areas and space for a shed along with a pedestrian five bar gate leading out onto Brook Street.

All mains services are installed

Council Tax Band D

Hellifield Community Primary School Gargrave C of E Primary School Long Preston Endowed Primary School Settle Cottage Ermysteads Grammar School Skipton Girls High School Giggleswick Junior and Senior Schools

Settle - 6 miles Skipton - 10 miles Bradford 27 miles Harrogate - 31 miles Leeds - 36 miles Manchester - 46

Superbly refurbished as with the rest of this property and providing a spacious house bathroom featuring a free-standing bath, side mixer-taps with shower head attachment and positioned in the centre of this room. High-cistern period-style w.c with matching French-style full pedestal basin having taps to match the bath. A splendid room with natural light from a large double glazed window with double panel heating radiator below, heated chrome towel rail, high quality rustic-style laminate flooring, quality wall coverings and a contemporary centre light point.

Approached from the return stair case off the first floor landing into a magnificent open plan living room / bedroom and en-suite bath room. Stretching almost the full length of the house and divided by the chimney breast wall but still open plan for approximately 50% of the space. Currently set up as a spacious sitting with dressing area and with two large eye-level Velux windows offering magnificent views as far as Pendle Hill to the south and onto moor land to the north. Having quality laminate wide-board flooring, attractive return balustrade to the staircase, decorative double panel heating radiator, and contemporary wall-mounted light fitting.

Incorporating a timber panelled bath with mixer lever tap and showerhead attachment and being fully tiled to this area with a Velux window, again with magnificent views onto Pendle Hill. Close couple dual flush wc and matching full pedestal basin having mixer taps and tiled splash back along with shaver point. Recessed lighting, heated towel rail and tiled flooring.

With natural light from the double glazed window to the rear of the property with timber sill and panelling, currently used as a store but would make an excellent home office or perhaps a small single bedroom, having centre light point and timber and glazed door.

A super-sized bedroom with ample space for a king sized bed, bedroom furniture including dressing and sitting areas with good natural light from the large mullioned double glazed window to the front of the property, with heating radiator below.

Incorporating an 800 x 800 shower enclosure with Gainsborough independent shower unit having adjustable head and being fully tiled to this area. Dual-flush close coupled wc finished in white with matching full pedestal basin and tiled splash back. Attractively finished with quality wall coverings, extractor fan, shaver point and contemporary light fitting.

To the rear of the property, another spacious double bedroom with ample space for a double bed and furniture and having natural light from a large double glazed window to the rear with timber panelling and double panel heating radiator below. Featuring a now disused original fireplace with tiled inset, surround and hearth providing an attractive central feature. A pair of full-height doors give access to a built in cupboard and with further storage above.

Returning to the front of the property for this smaller bedroom but still with space for a double bed and furniture. With natural light from a double glazed window with heating radiator below. A further feature fireplace in this room, being cast iron however not in use and with a tiled hearth.

A traditional and centrally positioned entrance hall, approached off the driveway along the flagged pathways to a hardwood panel door with leaded light and window above having the initialled date stone over. With tiled floor, cornice to ceiling, central light point and decorated in a period-style with a stained and leaded panel door leading into the inner entrance hall. (Available by separate negotiation as this is a personal item of the vendor), and tiled floor.

With tiled flooring running through from the main entrance area, doors off to all the reception rooms and featuring a superb half-landing return staircase, with large glass window on the half landing with oak panelling and providing great natural light to this inner hallway. Having heating radiator with a decorative cover, centre light point and dado rail.

Of generous proportions and square shape in design, offering ample space for two or three sofa’s and associated sitting room furniture. Superbly decorated with quality wall coverings and featuring a fireplace with hand-carved stone incorporating a multi-fuel stove sat on a raised stone hearth, having timber surround and mantle. Natural light from the stone mullioned and double glazed windows allowing great natural light to flow into this magnificent room. With wall light points, cornice to ceiling, impressive multipoint light fitting with ceiling rose and two double panel radiators.

A traditional dining room with space for a six seat dining suite and associated furniture and with ample natural light from the double glazed window having timber panelling, and with heating radiator below. Attractively finished with quality wall coverings, cornice to ceiling and fabulous period-style light fitting.

A superbly refurbished and modernised family home, extensively re-designed and extended by the current owner to a high standard and offering a spacious period property set in the heart of the village. Constructed as a draper’s shop in 1909 by George Whalley-Metcalfe with his initials and the date stone over the front door. Offering four double bedrooms (with the option to create one/two further bedrooms), three receptions rooms including a spacious sitting room with multi-fuel stove, breakfast kitchen having great amounts of natural light and a magnificent living room extended to the rear and opening up onto the south-facing sun terraces. In addition, there is a fantastic boutique-style house bathroom, two en-suite bathrooms, utility room, cloak room and with south facing garden area and off street parking. Being just a short walk to the train station with services to Leeds, Bradford, Manchester and beyond and also being on a direct bus route to Skipton and Settle.

In the Domesday Book, Hellifield is mentioned as Helgeflet; meaning 'Holy Marsh or Stream', translated from Saxon, the village also could have been dedicated to the Saxon Goddess 'Hel' Hellifield nestles on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and is surrounded by rolling hills, dry stone walls and agricultural land. Just a short drive from the Famous market towns of Settle & Skipton and about a 45 minute drive to the South Lakes. Hellifield also boasts its own train station and local amenities include a village shop/grocery, garage, public house and Chippy!

Off from the inner hall opening into a spacious ‘everyday’ sitting room (being open plan to the garden room) and of good proportions with a library / home office area, sitting area and decorated in quality wall coverings with radiator covers, contemporary-style wall lights and a centre light point. Natural light from a double glazed window which look at the south-facing sun terrace.

Again with space for sitting furniture and with great amounts of natural light from a big pair of double glazed French doors having additional windows to either side looking out onto the south facing sun terrace. A tranquil room for relaxing and with further natural light from a Velux window, having period wall lights and with the quality ‘natural’ carpets running through from the main sitting room.

With ample space for a breakfast table if required and with a range of contemporary-style base units, some free-standing and some fitted, incorporating drawers and cupboards and having timber worktops over and including a free standing island unit with a pull-out baskets. Fitted appliances include a full-sized dishwasher and with space for fridges, freezers and a free-standing cooker with oven, grill and four ring gas hob. Extractor fan over the cooker, tiling in between the worktops and the display shelves and cupboards and having a ceramic one and a half bowl sink with mixer lever tap over. Great amounts of natural light from two large double glazed windows having timber panelling, with one having a window seat below and the other with a double panel heating radiator and looking out onto the south-facing sun terraces. Finished in contemporary colours and with the original chimney breast now providing deep-shelving pantry storage.

Having a tiled floor and with space for a fridge freezer, washing machine, tumble dryer and storage and having natural light from a Velux window.

Cleverly incorporated in the under stairs area with timber panelling and providing a super little cloak room with display shelving and incorporating a wc and matching hand basin, extractor fan, fitted mirrors and wall light point.

Approached from the inner hall to the half landing with decorative leaded window, stained hand rail and spindles to the staircase-leading to a return balustrade onto a spacious main landing. With centre light point, dado rail and smoke alarm.

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17 May 2016

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