5 bedroom detached house for sale

Off Huddersfield Road, MIRFIELD, West Yorkshire

Guide Price £750,000

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Dating back to circa 1742 Greenacres is steeped in local history, with the famous Bronte sisters rumored to have visited. This substantial detached property is set back from the road up its own pillared driveway, the original residence has been adjoined with the original coach house and stables which combined offer extensive accommodation including three generous reception room, impressive grand entrance hall, and up to six double bedrooms – two of which have potential for use as a self-contained annexe sitting room and bedroom for annex accommodation if preferred. The property is well presented throughout, having been sympathetically renovated throughout over recent years thus retaining as many original features as possible including stone flagged flooring, exposed beams, and even a traditional safe inset to the wall. Externally the grounds are particularly attractive, wrapping around three sides of the property and benefitting from high levels of privacy courtesy of the woodland border and commanding impressive far-reaching views, comprising a tennis lawn tucked to the far end of the plot, a large stone flagged patio to the front, smaller patio to the side, an established vegetable plot and a further raised, flat lawn area which benefits from a southerly aspect. The location is key with this family home, being only a short walk from Mirfield’s amenities yet still within close proximity to the key commuter routes via the M62 & M1. Approximate distances from: Huddersfield 5.5 miles, Wakefield 10 miles, Leeds 16 miles & Manchester 31 miles.

Property ref: 121_2609_4158299

Grand Entrance Hall 
A very impressive hall, awash with period features including a vaulted ceiling rose, detailed coving, and exposed octagonal stone flagged flooring. A gothic inspired glass paneled display cabinet is inset to the wall to one side, with a fireplace mounted to another side housing a coal effect feature fire. Both the sitting room and dining room can be accessed from this area, the hall then narrows to a spot lit corridor which also has stone flagged flooring and features an exposed cast iron safe built within the wall, to lead through to the kitchen.

Sitting Room 
A room of particularly generous proportions, this reception room is flooded with natural light courtesy of the full height bay window to the side elevation with French door inset opening out onto the patio in addition to a second bay window to the front featuring a large built in window seat. One of the key feature points is the traditional style fireplace complete with a characterful multi-fuel burner and stone hearth, also boasting encased beams and detailed cornicing.

Dining Room 
Another large reception room, again enjoying a good degree of natural light thanks to the large bay window with built in window seat beneath. This room provides an atmospheric space for dinner parties and to entertain, having more than enough space to accommodate a table to sear 12 or more guests. An exposed brick fireplace with timber mantle sits central, with a multi-fuel burner within and twin glass display cabinets built in to the alcoves either side of the chimney breast and featuring an old butler bell press within the wall. Two doors lead through to the entrance hall and side hall respectively.

Dining Kitchen 
A spacious farmhouse style kitchen, which has been renovated yet is still in keeping with the property’s age and style. Fitted with both high and low level bespoke solid wood units topped with matching work surfaces and a tiled splash back, offering built in wine rack, under work surface space for a dishwasher, space for a freestanding fridge freezer, and a Belfast style sink with Victorian style mixer tap. Twin beams run the length of the room with a network of spotlights between, however the main feature of this room is a striking post box red gas AGA with twin hotplates and double oven, set within the chimney breast with red tiling inset and contrasting black gloss metro tiling surround, finished with cream tiling to the floor. Just off the kitchen in the adjoining hallway is a usefully located pantry cupboard for further storage.

Cloaks and Boiler Room 
Accessed via a glass paneled door from the kitchen in addition to an external door out to the driveway, built in cupboards run to one side with a large Twyfords butler sink to the corner with terracotta tiles to the floor. The Valliant boiler and plumbing pipework are also located in this room.

Keeping Cellar 
From the hallway stone steps lead down into a vaulted keeping cellar, displaying the original stone slab table, meat hooks and stone shelving.

Utility & WC 
The utility is fitted with a work surface to one side with designated space under for both a washing machine and dryer, butler sink fitted to the corner, plus a Creole suspending from the ceiling and a Velux inset to the sloped roof. An external door leads out to the rear parking area, with another door to the corner leading to a separate wash closet fitted with a W.C.

Upper Hall 
A split level staircase rises up to the first floor featuring a full height stained glass arched window part way up with a window seat under. Further down the hall is a full bank of built in storage cupboards for linen and the like.

Master Bedroom & En-Suite 
An exceptionally large double bedroom with a large full height bay window immediate drawing one to admire the views over the side gardens and woodland beyond, with a second window offering equally attractive far-reaching views to the front elevation. Built in cupboards to the corner offer useful storage with a separate door opening into a good-sized ensuite fitted with a mains shower cubicle, hand wash basin, W.C. and heated chrome towel rail. Finished with a black tiled wall and white tiled walls.

Bedroom Two 
Another well-proportioned double bedroom with an unusual pitched ceiling box, presented in fresh, neutral décor with a stylish papered feature wall and offering pleasant views to the front elevation.

Bedroom Three 
A well-presented generous double bedroom, also benefitting from the aforementioned far-reaching views in addition to built-in cupboards to the corner.

Bedroom Four / Study 
A couple of steps lead from the first floor down to a further bedroom tucked to the corner of the property, this could be used as a fourth double bedroom however is currently used as a study and offers a particularly attractive work space with French doors opening onto the side patio and a original stone fireplace featuring a cast iron Summerford Stove within, in addition to other characterful features such as the original butler bell press and twin beams exposed overhead.

House Bathroom & WC 
The bathroom has wood paneling to the walls, painted in a neutral duck egg blue, and a fabulous luxury marble tiled floor. The suite includes a beautiful freestanding slipper clawed foot bath tub, separate shower cubicle and a hand wash basin, whilst to the corner is a separate built in sauna. Adjoining the bathroom is a separate wash closet fitted with a white and chrome W.C. and hand wash basin, finished with matching marble flooring and paneling to the walls.

Annex Bedroom & Sitting Room 
A smaller vestibule off the main hallway is fitted with book shelving and has a spindle staircase rising to the annex accommodation. The first room is dressed as a double bedroom and benefits from a bank of built-in cupboards running along one side of the eaves and its own vanity unit with hand wash basin inset. Overhead beams run the length of the pitched ceiling and a roof light allows natural light to enter, along with a porthole window to the side. A door then leads through to a second room which could be used as an annex sitting room, a 6th bedroom, or perhaps has potential to add ensuite facilities and a dressing room (subject to the relevant consents). This room features a cast iron fireplace to the wall, a continuation of the pitched ceiling and beams present in the neighboring room and a further porthole window, external access in provided via a door to the side which leads to the top lawn and vegetable garden.

Garage 
To the rear of the property beneath the annex accommodation is an integral single garage, having a mechanics pit within and an up and over garage door. Next to the garage is a stone built log store.

Grounds 
A huge attraction of Greenacres is the extensive grounds it is nestled within, a pillared entrance driveway leads up to a stone flagged patio parking area and a further tarmacked parking area to the rear, together offering parking for 7 or more cars. To the front is a large stone flagged patio with planted borders and a slightly raised circular pond, this then adjoins the side patio which has an established planted rockery to one side. A pathway then leads through woodland to the old tennis lawns which is shielded to all sides by woodland and a banking, thus increasing the privacy levels further. A large area of the grounds has been left untamed for a selection of wild flowers and bluebells to grow, and to encourage a variety of wildlife to visit. Following the stone path way round, this rises to a set of stone steps which lead up to a brick built gazebo and to the established vegetable garden including a strawberry patch, with the old footings of a greenhouse stil...

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Nearest stations

  • Mirfield (1.2 mi)
  • Deighton (1.7 mi)
  • Ravensthorpe (2.6 mi)
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  • Mirfield (1.2 mi)
  • Deighton (1.7 mi)
  • Ravensthorpe (2.6 mi)
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Yorkshire's Finest, Huddersfield

599-601 Wakefield Road, Huddersfield, HD5 9XP

01484 977006 Local call rate

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