6 bedroom detached house for saleKnowle Road, Kirkheaton, HUDDERSFIELD, West Yorkshire
Sold STC £685,000
An opportunity to own two substantial properties, Yorkshire’s Finest are pleased to offer to the market Knowle Cottage and its own detached Coach House both of which are situated down a little known lane in the popular village of Kirkheaton tucked behind private electric entrance gates in extensive grounds. Knowle Cottage is immaculately presented in a tasteful lavish theme throughout with no expense spared, the ground floor accommodation includes a vast open plan living area fitted with high spec kitchen with large dining space, utility, W.C., garden room, sitting room and a snug/study. This is complimented with the upper floor which offers four generous double bedrooms, including a particularly impressive master suite served by its own opulent ensuite bathroom and dressing room, plus a large guest suite which also has the advantage of an ensuite shower room. All of the bedrooms enjoy far-reaching rural views of the famous Huddersfield landmark Castle Hill, the upper floor also has a large house bathroom. The Coach House is similarly impressive, offering a luxury annexe option for those with dependent relatives, for use as a guest house to accommodate friends and family when they visit or perhaps as a holiday let (subject to the relevant consents). The accommodation is made up of an open plan kitchen and living area, two double bedrooms and a bathroom set over two floors, also having its own private driveway parking and an adjoining decked covered seating area. The gardens are a true delight, well maintained, flat and enclosed, they may be of particular interest to those who wish to grow their own home produce as to the rear is a well-stocked kitchen garden in addition to mature fruit trees to the front. The main house also benefits from a double garage with store room/workshop to the rear and an abundance of driveway parking. Approximate distances from: Huddersfield 3.5 miles, Wakefield 12 miles, Leeds 18 miles, Sheffield 28 miles.
Property ref: 121_2609_3918660
Tucked down a cobbled lane in the heart of the village with no passing traffic, the intercom system on the gates alerts the home owner of visitors then the imposing electric entrance gate slides open to reveal a recently newly paved driveway with inset lighting offering parking for at least ten cars if required. The front garden is flat and mainly laid to lawn, dotted with mature fruit trees and bordered by hedging to enhance the privacy. Directly outside the front of the property is a stone flagged patio and two covered areas for BBQ’s and the like in all weathers! One of the covered decked areas would be perfect for a hot tub if desired. A path to the side of the property leads round to the rear kitchen garden with raised allotment beds, a small lawn area and a water feature running down a rockery planted with herbs. The rear garden is fully enclosed by a wooden fence, however we are advised that the boundary actually extends beyond the fence so further spa...
The house bathroom is well-proportioned with white tiled walls and floor and exposed stone lintel ends creating a characterful feature. Fitted with a Victoria & Albert roll top bath tub, separate corner shower cubicle fitted with a ‘Grohe’ mains shower, W.C. and hand wash basin.
Garage and Store Room / Workshop
An integral double garage is accessed via electric remote up and over doors, the garage has full power and light supply. A windowed door at the rear leads to a useful store room housing the Valliant boiler and is also fitted with a stainless steel sink and drainer with cupboard beneath. An external door leads out to the rear garden.
The Coach House
A substantial property in its own right, the coach house is an attractive stone built detached two storey cottage with its own driveway entrance with parking for three cars, allowing it to be kept completely separate from the main house if desired. The front entrance door opens into a spacious hallway with a steel spiral staircase rising to the first floor and laminate flooring. The ground floor offers two double bedrooms and a modern bathroom comprising bath with shower overhead, hand wash basin and W.C. with a mirrored storage unit, cream tiled walls and floor and spotlights inset to the ceiling. The first floor accommodation is one large open plan area with a galley kitchen to one side fitted with wooden units topped with granite effect work surfaces and a stainless steel sink and drainer, also having room for a dishwasher, washing machine and tall fridge freezer in addition to an integral oven and four ring gas hob. The kitchen area benefits from solid oak floo...
A particularly large reception room, decorated in a lavish theme with intricate ceiling cornicing and the main feature – an impressive fireplace set into the chimney breast with a driftwood and pebble flame effect gas fire. Windowed double doors offer the option to shut off the room from the rest of the home or to leave them running open to the entrance hall if preferred. The room also benefits from under floor heating.
Snug / Study
Situated at the far end of the property is a large multi-purpose room, the first area is currently used as a snug with pitched ceiling and double window looking onto the garden however could also be used as a formal library area or hobby/music room if preferred. The study area is accessed through a wide archway and has a continuation of the oak flooring and aforementioned under floor heating, also having spotlights to the ceiling.
Cloaks / WC
Tucked under the stairs, making good use of space, is a cloakroom fitted with a white and chrome W.C. and corner hand wash basin, the walls are tiled to mid-height with oak flooring underfoot.
A spindle staircase with tread lights up each step leads up to a bright and spacious hallway, complete with a useful linen cupboard for storage.
The front door opens into a welcoming entrance hall, enjoying a good degree of natural light courtesy of the Velux roof light inset to the pitched ceiling and finished with oak flooring underfoot in addition to benefitting from under floor heating. The entrance hall provides access to the sitting room via windowed double doors, with a further two doors opening into the dining kitchen and snug respectively.
A vast open plan area with ‘wow’ factor, immaculately presented in a contemporary theme with chic white units topped with quality white granite surfaces with mood setting down lighters beneath. Inset to the work surfaces are a one and a half sink with Quooker hot water tap and a four ring Neff induction hob with a modern extractor to the ceiling above, this is in addition to a full range of integrated appliances such as wine fridge, Neff oven and microwave oven with warming drawer, dishwasher and designated space for an American style fridge freezer. The layout of the room is perfectly designed for entertaining with only a breakfast bar separating the two areas. The dining area has plenty of space to accommodate a very large dining table to seat 10 or more guests thus lending itself well to family gatherings or formal dinner parties, as well as space for a sofa and wall mounted television point. The whole room encompasses the minimalism look, finished w...
A good sized utility with external rear door access to the kitchen garden, units are fitted to one side with a stainless steel sink and drainer, finished with cream tiled splash back, and room for both a washing machine and dryer beneath. A Velux roof light to the ceiling allows a good degree of natural light.
A superb addition to the property with tasteful décor and flooded with natural light from the full height windows to one side, twin Velux windows to the roof and French doors opening out onto the patio. This room offers a sanctuary in which to curl up, relax and enjoy the peaceful views over the garden. Alternatively this could be used as a playroom for children, having a T.V. point to the wall.
This room earns its title of the master suite! An exceptionally large double bedroom with painted feature wall to either end and three windows to the front elevation, perfectly framing picturesque rural views of the famous Huddersfield landmark Castle Hill. A door leads through to the spacious dressing room fitted with a full range of shelving and hanging rails in addition to a dressing table to one full side with further drawer storage underneath, heated chrome towel rail to the wall, finished with laminate flooring and lit by spotlights to the ceiling. A door from the dressing room then leads through to the indulgent ensuite bathroom, comprising Victoria & Albert freestanding bath tub, huge walk-in double width shower with square ‘rainfall’ shower head, twin hand wash basins set into a vanity unit and a W.C. The ensuite is finished with contrasting grey slate tiling to the floor and walls, and mosaic tiling to the floor of the shower area.
Guest Bedroom & En-Suite
Another large bedroom that would also be worthy of use as a master bedroom if preferred, presented in neutral tones with a deep built in wardrobe and double doors which open out onto a Juliet balcony again offering far reaching views. The ensuite includes a double width mains shower, hand wash basin and W.C. with a large mirror to one wall and cream tiles to the other walls.
A further two double bedrooms are located within the main house, both of which are well-presented and benefit from similar views to those in the master and guest suits. Both of the bedrooms have the advantage of built in wardrobes, and one of the bedroom has loft access via a hatch to the ceiling.
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