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4 bedroom manor house for sale

Dove Stone House, Off Holmfirth Road, Greenfield, Saddleworth

Removed £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1894 Manor House
  • Within Dovestone Nature Reserve
  • Three Double Bedrooms
  • Double Garage & Electric Gated Driveway
  • Open Views Over Dovestone & Countryside
  • EPC Rating G
  • Landscaped Formal Garden
  • Great Potential to Extend

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

This stone built detached Victorian Manor house occupies a uniquely tranquil setting nestled within the glorious confines of Dovestone Nature Reserve and the Peak District National Park. Providing generous room sizes with all the character expected from a Victorian property of this age it was originally built as a Waterman's house in 1894 situated above Ash Way Gap and approximately 300 metres off the Isle of Skye road to Holmfirth. The well kept formal gardens offer a peaceful backdrop and uninterrupted views of Chew Valley encompassing Yeoman Hey reservoir and the surrounding countryside. The property also has direct private pedestrian access to The Peak Park at Ashway Gap which is within easy walking distance of Dovestone sailing club. Off road parking is by means of a double garage with parking in front and also a secure electric gated cobbled driveway. Internally this superb home comprises: entrance vestibule, hallway, toilet, lounge, dining room, fitted kitchen, side vestibule, utility room, occasional room/study and conservatory to the ground floor. The first floor landing provides access to three double bedrooms, master with en-suite shower room and the main family bathroom. 

DOVESTONE & AREA INFORMATION Dovestone is situated at the northern end of the Peak District National Park. It is named as an RSPB Nature Reserve very popular with ramblers and hikers offering several walks amongst picturesque landscapes including amazing wildlife, streams, waterfalls and woodland. Climbing, mountain biking and sailing are other popular outdoor pursuits in and around Dovestone. Additional information about Dovestone can be found at

Greenfield village and it's amenities are within a short drive from the property and Holmfirth is also easily accessible within a ten minute drive. Built in the valley over the River Chew Greenfield is five minutes from Dovestone Nature Reserve. The war memorial on 'Pots and Pans' provides magnificent views over all Saddleworth villages and to the east is a vast area of open-access moorland where hikers can wander up to heights of around 600 metres. The village itself has several shops, pubs and cafes including a post office and medical centre. A mid size supermarket is also conveniently situated in the centre of the village. Greenfield train station has regular services to Manchester (23mins) and Huddersfield (22mins).  

PLANNING APPROVAL Planning consent was obtained in 2003 to extend ground floor to the right side of the property as viewed from the front. This was for a double garage with studio above. This has now lapsed but we consider the property to have substantial potential to extend on this side, subject, of course, to planning permission.  

VESTIBULE Accessed via a hardwood entrance door with original tiled flooring and a double glazed side window. 

HALLWAY With the original tiled floor, ornate cast iron radiator, double glazed window and stairs rising to the first floor landing. 

WC 4' 11" x 7' 6" (1.52m x 2.31m) Comprising low level WC, vanity sink, tiled flooring and extractor fan. Access to the boiler cupboard. 

LOUNGE 14' 10" x 14' 10" (4.53m x 4.53m) With original wood flooring, large three window bay and further double glazed window to the side, multi fuel stove with stone hearth and mantle, two radiators. 

DINING ROOM 15' 10" x 14' 10" (4.85m x 4.54m) With parquet wood flooring, double glazed French doors leading to the garden and two further double glazed side windows, multi fuel stove with stone hearth and mantle, two radiators. 

KITCHEN 11' 5" x 11' 8" (3.48m x 3.56m) With fitted wall and base units, granite worktops and splash back, Neff double oven/grill, Neff gas hob, double extractor hood, integral dishwasher, dual aspect double glazed windows, ornate cast iron radiator, tiled flooring. 

SIDE VESTIBULE 7' 7" x 7' 9" (2.33m x 2.38m) With hardwood doors to both the front and rear, double glazed window, radiator. 

UTILITY ROOM 6' 1" x 6' 11" (1.87m x 2.12m) With fitted wall and base units, coordinating worktops, plumbing for washing machine, stainless steel sink unit and drainer, tiled flooring. 

OCCASIONAL ROOM/STUDY 6' 6" x 12' 3" (1.99m x 3.74m) With fitted carpet, radiator, dual aspect double glazed window. This room has been used as a guest bedroom area by the current owner. 

CONSERVATORY 11' 10" x 11' 6" (3.61m x 3.53m) With tiled flooring, double glazed self cleaning windows, double glazed door to the side. 

LANDING Accessed via stairs from the hallway with wooden balustrade and spindles, fitted carpet and large double glazed window. 

BEDROOM ONE 14' 11" x 14' 11" (4.56m x 4.55m) With large double glazed windows, open fireplace with stone hearth and mantle, radiator, fitted carpeting. 

EN-SUITE Comprising shower cubicle, sink unit, tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, heated towel rail. 

BEDROOM TWO 15' 11" x 14' 11" (4.87m x 4.55m) With large double glazed windows, open fireplace with stone hearth and mantle, radiator, fitted carpeting. 

BEDROOM THREE 11' 6" x 11' 8" (3.51m x 3.58m) With a double glazed window, built in full wall bookcase, radiator, fitted carpeting. 

BATHROOM 10' 4" x 11' 3" (3.15m x 3.44m max) Comprising free standing bath with mixer attachment, low level WC, vanity sink, radiator, complimentary wall and floor tiles, under floor heating, radiator, double glazed window, secondary landscape bath window providing open views from the bath.  

DOUBLE GARAGE & DRIVEWAY A Double garage is situated next to the house with roller doors (one electric and one manual), light and power supply. Parking is available to the front of the garage and side of the house. Electric cast iron gates provide additional parking to a cobbled driveway to the front. 

EXTERNAL The setting of this unique property provides fantastic views over Dovestone Nature Reserve, surrounding Peak District National Park and the landscaped gardens. The private gardens lie to the rear and side elevations, are mainly laid to lawn with formal patio, decking and BBQ areas, enclosed with stone boundaries and mature shrubs. The gardens also provide direct access to Dovestone reservoir.  

ADDITIONAL INFO TENURE: Freehold - Solicitor to confirm details.

GLAZING: The windows are all double glazed units.

HEATING: Liquid petroleum gas (LPG).

SECURITY: Intruder alarm system.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS: Strictly by appointment with the agents. 

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Added on Rightmove:
29 September 2016


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