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5 bedroom detached house for sale

The Old Wheel House, Branch Road, Barkisland, HX4 0AD

Guide Price £825,000

Property Description

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The Old Wheel House is a spacious detached property situated with an idyllic private setting in the most desirable area of Barkisland.

Briefly comprising; living kitchen, 3 reception rooms, garden room, study, WC, utility room, 5 double bedrooms, 2 ensuite bathrooms, family bathroom and a galleried landing open to the entrance hall. Externally, a private drive leading to a double garage and turning circle with ample parking, approximately 1 acre of landscaped gardens with woodland, lawned and decked areas.

Leeds approx. 20 miles. Manchester approx. 25 miles. Direct railway link to London approximately 15 minutes away in Halifax.

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor - Entrance Hall
Sitting Room
Living Kitchen
Utility Room
Dining Room
Garden Room

First Floor - Galleried Landing
Master Bedroom
Dressing Room
Bedroom Two
Bedroom Three
Bedroom Four
Bedroom Five
Family Bathroom

Location - Barkisland is a sought after rural location surrounded by beautiful open countryside, yet remaining close to the centres of Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge and Halifax where there are a variety of local amenities, shops, bars, restaurants etc. Within the centre of Barkisland is a village post office, public house/ restaurant, cricket club and village school. Excellent M62 access which provides access to both Leeds and Manchester. Railway stations in nearby Sowerby Bridge and Halifax Town Centre. Access to both Manchester International Airport and Leeds Bradford Airport.

General Information - The property is accessed via a spacious entrance hall with a cloaks cupboard, under-stairs storage cupboard and WC, double doors open to a hallway, also paneled, accessing the study with views to the garden and opens into the lounge. The lounge has a focal feature being the gas fireplace with marble hearth, the room is spacious with windows overlooking the garden. An open archway provides access to the dining room which has views of the stream to the rear. Also opening via double doors from the lounge is the garden room with a tiled floor, exposed stone to one wall and floor to ceiling windows and doors overlooking the garden, decking area and stream.

The living kitchen benefits from a part tiled floor and a range of base, drawer and eye level units with coordinating work top and breakfast bar. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge, Bosch double oven, microwave and Neff 4 ring gas hob with extractor. There are double doors accessing a decked balcony over the stream. The utility room has a tiled floor and plumbing for a washing machine and ventilation for a tumble dryer, there is also space for a fridge and freezer and a door accessing the outside. There is a further door from the utility accessing the double garage. A sitting room next to the kitchen provides further living accommodation.

The first floor is accessed via a quarter landing staircase with oak balustrade continuing to the galleried landing, the landing has decorative coving and a ceiling rose, there are storage cupboards to the middle section and a cupboard housing the hot water cylinder at one end, additionally a cupboard enclosing the ladder to the loft which is boarded for storage. The master bedroom suite comprises of a bedroom with fitted wardrobes and views of the garden, an open archway leads to the dressing room which has coordinating storage cupboards and vanity unit and a door accessing the ensuite. The ensuite has a tiled floor and part tiled walls, a feature blue claw foot roll top bath, his and hers sinks, shower enclosure, WC and bidet, there is a door from the ensuite leading to a decked balcony overlooking the woodland and stream.

There are two further good sized double bedrooms and a fourth which benefits from an ensuite comprising tiled walls, bath with overhead shower, WC and wash hand basin. The family bathroom has a four piece suite and tiled floor with mosaic tiles to feature areas, there is a large storage unit and the suite comprises a bath with shower attachment, WC, shower enclosure and wash hand basin. The fifth bedroom has views to two elevations and is currently used as a games room.

Externals - A private sweeping drive leads to a double garage and turning circle which is paved allowing plenty of parking. To the front of the property are a variety of manicured lawns set within mature flower beds and hedging. There are also various sections of woodland giving the property privacy and a charming tree house. A decked area leading from the garden room provides a delightful seating area overlooking the stream to the rear of the property and has the benefit of a hot tub, there are also feature LED up-lighters within the decking itself. The double garage has up and over doors and electricity, to the side of the garage is an area to store bins.

Local Authority - Calderdale MBC

Fixtures And Fittings - Only fixtures and fittings specifically mentioned in the particulars are included within the sale. Items not mentioned such as carpets and curtains may be available subject to separate negotiation.

Services - We understand that the property benefits from mains electric, drainage and water and has an oil boiler. Please note that none of the services have been tested by the agents, we would therefore strictly point out that all prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their working order.

Wayleaves,Easements And Rights Of Way - The sale is subject to all of these rights whether public or private, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Tenure - Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Directions To - From Halifax Town centre proceed on the Huddersfield road and down Salterhebble Hill to West Vale Traffic lights where you turn right at the second set of traffic lights onto Saddleworth Road (B6114) continue straight up this road heading towards Barkisland. Just after the previously Branch Public House take a left turning onto Branch Road, follow the road for approximately 0.8 miles until reaching a left turn (with a Charnock Bates sign board) down the private driveway leading to The Old Wheel House.

For Satellite Navigation - HX4 0AD

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05 October 2016


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