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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Huddersfield Road, OL3

Sold STC £699,500

Property Description

Key features

  • Land
  • Parking
  • Three Storey
  • Period House

Full description

This fabulous detached family home is approached via a private driveway revealing ample parking for several vehicles.
The house is a combination of a former barn and weavers cottage which dates back to the 1820's and offers a series of well proportioned rooms over three floors with stone mullion windows, inglenook fireplaces and exposed beams. The accommodation has also been sympathetically extended to incorporate a fabulous country kitchen diner and a grand entrance hallway with a utility space and cloakroom wc.
The property also benefits from an extensive lounge / dining room with twin fireplaces, a double height arched window with patio doors and a mezzanine floor with the first floor hallway offering views to the ground floor living accommodation, giving this room a distinct feeling of space.
The first and second floors offer a series of five double bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with a freestanding roll top bath.
The grounds encompass the house to all directions and include fields suitable for equestrian use, a woodland area, gravelled parking spaces and a meadow, as well as a helicopter pad. To the front of the land are fabulous panoramic views of Castleshaw Reservoir.
Pack Horse Slack is a wonderful period house bursting with history and benefiting from a private countryside setting within easy access of Delph High Street, Uppermill High Street and only a short drive to Oldham and Huddersfield.
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Entrance Hallway 3.39m (11' 1") x 2.97m (9' 9")
This is a high vaulted room with exposed beams and mullion windows, offering access to the utility, cloakroom wc and central reception room.

This practical space has solid work surfaces, a Belfast sink and space for white goods. A mullion window provides natural light.

Cloakroom WC
The cloakroom is finished to a high standard with a feature wash basin and wc.

Reception Room 11.46m (37' 7") x 5.71m (18' 9")
The reception room is of an extremely generous size and has a stone inglenook fireplace to either end. Central to the room is a fabulous double height barn window with patio doors opening onto a spacious flagged area ideal for entertaining. The room has a series of mullion windows offering triple aspect views. A wooden staircase to the centre of the room ascends to reveal a mezzanine level with further views out of the feature window.

A hallway space leads to the kitchen diner, and has mullion windows providing natural light.

Kitchen Diner 7.07m (23' 2") x 4.17m (13' 8")
This is an excellent sized country kitchen which has been cleverly extended to offer ample space for a sizeable dining table and chairs. The kitchen has a series of wall and base units with attractive cupboard doors and integrated appliances including a dishwasher, Belfast sink and a fabulous exposed stone chimney breast with an electric AGA stove.
Mullion windows to both the front and side offer views of the outdoor space, and a door to both the front and rear offer access.
The room has a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, and there is a stone flagged floor.

Gallery Landing
Stairs from the reception room ascend offering views of the double height window from all levels.
The landing space circles round offering access to the bedrooms and acting as a mezzanine level with views down to the ground floor. There is also space to put seating, and two mullion windows offer front facing views.
The landing continues to a staircase to the second floor.

Bedroom Three 2.85m (9' 4") x 3.75m (12' 4")
Bedroom three is a double room with views over the circular patio.
The room has mullion windows and ample space for a bed and wardrobes.

Bedroom Four 2.83m (9' 3") x 3.95m (13' 0") MAX
Bedroom four is also a double room with views towards the circular patio.
The room easily accommodates a bed and dressers. These bedrooms are used as occasional guest rooms and may need some remedial work to the internal sills.

Bathroom 3.60m (11' 10") x 2.82m (9' 3")
The bathroom is an excellent size room with a central freestanding roll top bath with claw feet. The room has also a wash basin and wc with high level cistern.
Mullion windows offer views.

Bedroom Five 2.84m (9' 4") x 3.64m (11' 11")
Bedroom five is a double room currently used as a twin and offering dual aspect mullion windows.

Second Floor Landing
Stairs lead to the second floor landing with access to the two bedrooms and a bathroom.

Bedroom Two 3.72m (12' 2") x 5.73m (18' 10")
Bedroom two is a generous double room with triple aspect views over the land and local countryside. The room can easily accommodate a wide selection of furniture.

Bathroom 3.04m (10' 0") x 2.78m (9' 1")
This is a further well proportioned bathroom with a wc, wash basin and shower cubicle, as well as a corner bath. Four stone surrounded mullion windows provide natural light.

Master Bedroom 5.78m (19' 0") x 5.75m (18' 10") MAX
The master bedroom is an excellent size room with a walk in wardrobe and ample space for a bed and dressers. There are triple aspect views and wooden flooring.

The house sits in approximately 3 acres of land, with access via a long private driveway with rights of access to the beginning of the grounds, and leading to a parking area with space for several vehicles. The area also could accommodate a garage if desired.
The grounds encompass the house, and comprise of a field, a meadow area, a woodland area which borders the property to two sides and offers privacy from the road, and gardens with patio areas, and space for flower beds and lawns. There is also a helicopter pad to use if required.
The property is on an elevated plot with views over the Castleshaw Reservoir.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
11 August 2017

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