6 bedroom detached house for saleBoothroyd Lane, Dewsbury, WF13
Sold STC £695,000
A FINE EXAMPLE OF A STONE BUILT FORMER VICARAGE THAT SHOWS A DATE STONE OF 1901 AS ITS YEAR OF CONSTRUCTION. SET WITHIN ESTABLISHED AND WELL STOCKED GROUNDS THAT BOAST SOME FINE MATURE TREES AND COLOURFUL BORDERS. SITUATED IN THE FAVOURED BOOTHROYD LANE AREA, THE PROPERTY ENJOYS A CONVENIENT LOCATION WITH EASY ACCESS TO THE MOTORWAY NETWORK, MAINLINE TRAIN CONNECTIONS AND WITHIN A 40 MINUTE DRIVE OF LEEDS BRADFORD AIRPORT. This handsome period residence reveals a wealth of period features throughout its elegant interior such as deep moulded cornicing, ornate plaster ceiling panelling, deep skirting boards, a number of period fireplaces and the heavy panelled internal doors. The current owners with the many alterations they have carried out have ensured the period charm of the property has been preserved. Set back from Boothroyd Lane the property is approached along its own private drive and stands in well-tended grounds which incorporate a number of fine mature trees, well stocked shrub and flower borders and swathes of lawn. As you enter the property you are immediately aware of the space that The Old Vicarage has to offer with its spacious hall which leads to the elegant drawing room, morning room, formal dining room and then what every home needs to-day a large breakfast kitchen. There are then other usual domestic offices. On the first floor five bedrooms (one used as a snooker room) and two bathrooms. There is a further bedroom and large study landing on the second floor. Externally the property benefits from a substantial double garage, plenty of driveway parking and a garden store/potting shed. The gardens will appeal to the keen gardener as well as a great space for children to play. You have a wide range of local amenities in the locality, within easy reach of Heckmondwike Grammar School and well placed for daily commuting to the main business centres of the North of England. EPC rating E
The Accommodation Comprises -
Ground Floor -
Entrance - The heavy Oak entrance door with coloured and leaded glazed over light gives access through to the entrance vestibule.
Entrance Vestibule - A mosaic tiled floor, typical of the period, and inset mat well. A timber and glazed door with fantastic leaded and coloured glass panelling then opens up to.....
Reception Hall - This generous entrance area reveals an elegant easy tread staircase to the first floor with turned newel post, spindles and polished hand rail. You can see from the ground floor the staircase creates a galleried area on the landing. There are wide moulded deep architraves to all the six panelled internal doors. There is an interesting mosaic tiled edging to the hall flooring. Deep moulded ceiling cornice.
Drawing Room - Enjoying a dual aspect with views of the gardens and adjacent church. The size of the windows and the orientation of the property allow natural light to flow into the room. Impressive open fireplace with a period surround. Ornate plaster ceiling panelling, deep moulded cornice and frieze between the cornice and picture rail.
Sitting Room - Having windows on two elevations with views of the grounds and church beyond. Deep moulded ceiling cornice. Picture rail. Open fireplace with a glazed tiled inset and fitted with a coal effect gas fire.
Sitting Room -
Dining Room - A wide full height window to the sided elevation makes this a light and airy room, ideal for formal entertaining. Period open fireplace with an arched cast iron inner surround having a glazed tiled edging and timber outer surround. Glass fronted shelved cupboards sit in the alcoves either side of the fireplace. Deep moulded ceiling cornice. Timber picture rail.
Dining Room -
Dining Kitchen - Accessed directly off the hall, this generous room with a number of windows on the side elevation offers a wonderful view of the gardens. Such is the size of this room that it will accommodate a large dining table for everyday dining and informal kitchen suppers. There are ample kitchen units at floor and wall level. There are a range of integrated appliances including a double oven, hob with an extractor hood over and dishwasher.
Dining Kitchen -
Utility Room - This good sized utility room has creel to the ceiling, pleasant outlook to the property's side gardens, working surfaces with inset stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for automatic washing machine, space for a dryer, fridge freezer space and boiler cupboard being home for the Potterton gas fired central heating boiler.
Rear Entrance Lobby - As the floor layout plan demonstrates the home is served by a particularly convenient rear entrance lobby. This has a high quality five panelled external timber door once again in oak. There is a doorway that gives access through to the boot room/downstairs w.c.
Boot Room/Downstairs W.C. - This superb facility has a combination of w.c., boot shelving, coat hanging rails and additional stainless steel sink unit.
Cellars - A doorway gives access down to the cellars (Details on page 12)
First Floor -
Stairs And Landing - As previously mentioned a beautiful staircase rises and turns with three quarter landing up to the first floor landing. This takes full advantage of a beautiful period style bank of windows being coloured and leaded glazed. The first floor landing has coving to the ceiling, chandelier point and once again super period style doors set within period architraves giving access through to the following rooms:
Bedroom One - With a commanding view out over the property's front gardens and over towards the church beyond. This lovely room is of good proportions and has a central ceiling light point, picture rail and coving. Adjacent to this room is the shower room.
View From Bedroom One -
Shower Room - This has a good sized shower with chrome fittings, vanity unit including wash hand basin, mirror, light and shaver socket over and low level w.c. Full height shower wall panels to two walls and tiling to half height elsewhere. There is an extractor fan and inset spotlighting to the ceiling.
Bedroom Two - A lovely double room with double aspect period style windows, attractive fireplace and central ceiling light point.
Bedroom Three - Currently used by the family as a pool/games room. This has central ceiling light point and bank of windows giving a pleasant outlook and a large amount of natural light.
Lobby Area - With good sized storage cupboard and attractive in built period cupboards.
Bedroom Four - This bedroom has an outlook to the side. It is a good size and is fitted with a vanity unit. It has coving to the ceiling and ceiling light point. Adjacent to bedroom one this room could be re-configured as a dressing room.
Further Landing - Off the three quarter landing a further landing gives access to a store which has a window out to the rear and a doorway from the landing leads through to bedroom five.
Bedroom Five - This has an attractive view out over the property's side gardens, delightful period style fireplace with open fire grate, corner wash hand basin, beam to the ceiling and central ceiling light point.
House Bathroom - The property's house bathroom is of a good size and has a five piece suite that comprises pedestal wash hand basin, bidet, low level w.c., large bath and good sized shower with chrome fittings. All is presented to a high standard. There is appropriate decorative tiling, good sized window, shaver socket, inset spotlighting to the ceiling, extractor fan and combination central heating radiator/heated towel rail.
Second Floor -
Stairs And Landing - A doorway gives access to a staircase which leads up to the top floor/attic level. This which is presented to a high standard has a home study/hobby space with timbers on display, wash hand basin and concealed w.c. A doorway from here leads through to bedroom six/attic room.
Bedroom Six/Attic Room - This good sized room is decorated to a high standard. It has under eaves access door, period style fireplace and window giving a pleasant long distance view.
View From Bedroom Six/Attic Room -
Cellars - As previously mentioned the property has a doorway from the rear entrance lobby giving access to the cellar/basement level. This as is typical of this period of home has good ceiling height and has considerable potential for other purposes. There are two good sized rooms with windows, storage shelves and central stone slab table.
Outside - The property enjoys a pleasant location on Boothroyd Lane being adjacent to the church and other nearby recreational facilities.
Gardens - The gardens are undoubtedly a fine feature of the property being well laid with swathes of lawn, colourful borders planted with established shrubs and a great variety of herbaceous plants, There is ample space within the grounds to create a sizeable kitchen garden and soft fruits as well as ample space to erect a greenhouse for growing more delicate crops. Not only a gardeners paradise, the grounds are also a wonderful outside for children to play.
Gardens - There is a good sized lawned garden area to the front and side and an impressive driveway with carved stone gateposts and wrought iron gates leading up to the home and to a particularly large turning area at the rear. This gives access to the large double garage.
Double Garage - Fitted with particularly high twin up and over doors that will accommodate most 4 x 4 vehicles.
Garden Store/Potting Shed - This attractive detached stone built outbuilding sits beneath a pitched roof and has four period style sash windows to the front. Probably the original washhouse, this building makes an ideal garden store and could be developed as a potting shed.
Security - The property has external lighting and alarm system.
Central Heating - The property has a gas fired central heating system.
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