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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Westfield Road, Horbury, WAKEFIELD, WF4

Offers in Excess of £895,000

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IN OFFERING CROMWELL HOUSE FOR SALE THE DISCERNING PURCAHSER WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY OF ACQUIRING A CLASSIC "ARTS AND CRAFTS" PROPERTY BUILT TOWARDS THE END OF THE 19TH CENTURY THAT HAS BEEN THE SUBJECT OF A TASTEFUL AND SYMPATHTIC PROGRAMME OF IMPROVE MENT BY THE CURRENT OWNERS.
Tucked away behind high walling, the property enjoys privacy yet is within a short level walk of the centre of the fashionable village of Horbury which boast a fine choice of independant artisan traders, a number of small national retailers, a number of bars and restaurants and sporting attractions. From Horbury you enjoy easy access to the centre of Wakefield and the nearby M1 and M62 make for easy commuting to the major business centres of the North. From Wakefield there is a regular inter-city rail service. This wonderful home boast considerable charm and character as a result of the original features that are still in place from the deep skirting boards to the wide internal doorways framed by ornate architraves to the deep cornicing and fireplaces. The beautifully proportioned accommodation offers a splendid reception hall, elegant drawing room, a fabulous sitting room, dining and kitchen room, gym, two bedroom suites, large third bedroom and house bathroom. Then a modern twist in the self-contained annexe where you have sitting room, two bedrooms and shower room - ideal accommodation for dependant relatives or visiting guests. A home anybody would be proud to own so do not hesitate to view Cromwell House.

Ground Floor -

Front And Rear Porches -

Reception Hall - 28'6" x 17' max x 7' min (8.69m x 5.18m max x 2.13 - Matching front and rear entrances that are approached via tall open porches. The entry doors are wide and panelled with stain glass windows over. Moulded ceiling cornice. Classic "Arts and Crafts" staircase with carved spindles and hand rails to the first floor. Butlers pantry recess with storage cupboards and drawers. Built in storage cupboard.

Drawing Room - 16' x 14' (4.88m x 4.27m) - An elegant room featuring windows on two elevations and enjoying a view of the formal front garden. Ornate plaster cornicing with a painted frieze between the cornice and picture rail. Central ceiling rose. Open fireplace with a brick interior set within a painted surround with a mantle shelf over.

Sitting Room/Dining/Kitchen - 35' x 15'9" (10.67m x 4.80m) - This is the social living space Cromwell House where you have a relaxed sitting area, a formal/informal dining space that then flows into a fabulous kitchen. Angle timber floor boards run through the whole room.

Sitting Room - 15'9 x 13'9 (4.80m x 4.19m) - Plus a wide bay window which looks down the garden. Impressive period fireplace with an arched cast iron inset set within a marble surround with a mantle over. Ornate painted ceiling cornice with a frieze under. TV and satellite connections.

Stunning Kitchen - 15'9" x 13'9" (4.80m x 4.19m) - Enjoying a view of the rear courtyard. Fitted with a comprehensive range of high quality units which at base level provide cupboards and drawers with soft closers and solid wood work tops over. Set above the base units you have matching wall cupboards, a number of which are are illuminated and glass fronted, with storage drawers under, Breaking the run of the units you have a multi-coloured tiled fireplace recess which now houses a blue two oven Aga and has a mantle shelf over. A spilt America fridge sits in a recess with a storage cupboard over. A central island unit with matching units and drinks fridge under has a granite work top over. For that casual meal a circular timber table overhangs the island unit. Moulded ceiling cornice and recessed ceiling lights. Wide board angled timber flooring.

Gym - 16' x 15' (4.88m x 4.57m) - Having a tall pitched ceiling and a wall of exposed stone. A front window looks down the front garden. Velux roof light.

Cloakroom - 6' x 5'9" (1.83m x 1.75m) - Frosted rear window. Fitted with low level wc and wash basin.

Cellar Floor -

Laundry - 17' x 15' (5.18m x 4.57m) - Built in storage cupboards with one housing the central heating boiler and hot water tank. Run of base units. Plumbing for a washing machine.

Wine Cellar - 11 x 6' (0.28m x 1.83m) - A cool room and ideal for those who cherish fine wine.

First Floor Landing - 15' x 6'9" into stairwell (4.57m x 2.06m into stai - Tall arched window at half landing height featuring stain glass and leaded light panelling. Classic "Arts and Crafts carved timber banister rail and spindles. Moulded ceiling cornice. Walk-in linen cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 16' x 14' (4.88m x 4.27m) - Windows on two sides with a view down the garden. Ornate moulded cornicing. Fitted bedroom furniture.

Ensuite Bathroom - 15' x 9' (4.57m x 2.74m) - Velux roof light. Fitted with a quality white suite that comprises a walk-in shower compartment, a wide wash stand with a marble top upon which stands "His and Her" wash basins having wall mounted mixer taps over, storage cupboards and drawers under with a wide framed mirror over. wall lights, shaver point and heated towel rail. A separate wc is incorporated within the bathroom.

Guest Bedroom Two - 15' x 14' (4.57m x 4.27m) - Overlooking the front garden. Exposed floor boards. Ornate gilded cornicing. Recessed ceiling downlights. Open period fireplace set within a marble surround with a mantle shelf over. Range of fitted wardrobes.

Ensuite Shower - 8' x 6'6" (2.44m x 1.98m) - Front window. Walls and the floor and tiled with Travertine. Walk-in tiled shower compartment. Travertine circular wash basin on a wash stand with a cupboard under and mirror over. Low level wc with an enclosed cistern.. Combined radiator and towel rail.

Bedroom Three - 19' x 15' (5.79m x 4.57m) - Window looking into the walled rear courtyard. Moulded ceiling cornice and recessed ceiling lights. Range of fitted wardrobes.

House Bathroom - 12' x 6' (3.66m x 1.83m) - Frosted side window. Painted timber panelling to the dado rail height. Fitted with a white contemporary suite to comprise a panelled bath, wash basin set on tiled wash stand with a cupboard under, separate shower compartment with a wall mounted mains shower and low level wc with a enclosed cistern. Combined radiator and towel rail. Recessed ceiling lights.

Annex -

Sitting Room/Office - 19' x 15' (5.79m x 4.57m) - Windows set either side of entry door. Flagged floor. Recessed ceiling lights. Doors leading to the gym and garage.

First Floor Landing - 9' x 9' (2.74m x 2.74m) - Metal spiral staircase leading down to the ground floor, Velux roof light over the stairwell. Exposed floor boards.

Bedroom Four - 15'6" x 10' (4.72m x 3.05m) - Internal window looking into the Gym. Velux roof light. Exposed timbers, floor boards and brick work. Range of fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Five - 15' x 13' (4.57m x 3.96m) - Side window and two velux roof lights. Exposed timbers, floor boards and brick work. Fitted wardrobes.

Shower Room - 6' x 5'9" (1.83m x 1.75m) - Fitted with a white contemporary suite which includes a shower compartment wash basin and wc, Wall tiling. Radiator. Velux roof light.

Entrance - Cromwell House is accessed off Tithe Barn Lane and is approached through an imposing gated entrance which is fitted with tall wrought iron electronic gates. The walled courtyard offers plenty of off road parking, access to the rear entrance and garage. There is a circular feature in the block work of the courtyard incorporating the date Cromwell House was built.

Garage - 16'6" x 12'4" (5.03m x 3.76m) - Electronically operated up and over door. Power and light fitted. Internal personal allows access to the main house via the annex sitting room and main house gym.

Gardens - The gardens provide a feeling of a rural oasis in the centre of the fashionable village of Horbury. Walled and hedged for privacy, the gardens to the front offer a wide flagged terrace, an ideal space for outside entertaining with its barbeque and sitting areas. A low balustrade wall with central steps lead down to the formal lawned gardens which are edged with borders and incorporate a number of mature tress running along the front boundary wall. Located at the bottom of the garden is a painted timber and glazed summerhouse. A central path divides the lawn and leads to an arched timber gate that allows an easy walk to the centre of Horbury.

Gardens -

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