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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Sowerby Croft Lane, Sowerby Bridge, HX6

Removed £530,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Spacious family home
  • Four double bedrooms one ensuite
  • Garden Room / Conservatory with spectacular views
  • Original Victorian features
  • Modern bespoke kitchen and bathrooms
  • Fully tanked cellar with bar office & wc
  • Mature garden to all sides

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

HouseSimple is pleased to present this attractive detached house in Norland, overlooking Sowerby Bridge and the Calder Valley. Surrounded on all sides by a large mature garden, Hawkscliff is a spacious Victorian property with three reception rooms rich in period features such as high ceilings, elegant fireplaces, highly ornate cornices and ceiling roses and high skirting boards, plus a Garden Room / Conservatory affording magnificent views of the Calder and Ryburn Valleys, a modern luxury fitted kitchen incorporating an abundance of  appliances and modern bathrooms.

Situated on a lane between Norland village and Sowerby Bridge, Hawkscliff offers a private, semi-rural location and yet is conveniently situated for all local amenities. Sowerby Bridge Railway Station with 45 minute journeys to Leeds and Manchester is only half a mile away. Junctions 24 or 22 of the M62 are a 15 minute drive away . 

The property consists of -

Ground Floor

Entrance vestibule - with solid timber front door, Parquet floor, side window and half-glazed internal door leading to the Reception Hall.

Reception Hall - with original features such as decorative coving to the ceiling, dado and picture rails, two cast iron radiators and wide spindle staircase with large arched window on the half-landing overlooking the adjacent fields. The hall leads to the rear hall with a timber door leading to the rear porch and access to the lower ground floor.

Rear Porch - with stone flagged floor, glazing to three sides and half glazed entrance door.

Lounge - A spacious dual aspect room with bay window facing West and a second window with working shutters overlooking the front garden. This room features original ornate plaster-work, coving, picture rail and high skirting boards, three radiators and a magnificent feature fireplace. 

Sitting Room – A dual aspect room affording far reaching views across the Calder Valley. Both windows have working shutters and stained glass leaded top quarters. This room has three radiators, a tiled fireplace and retains original features such as beautifully ornate coving and ceiling rose, picture rail and high skirting boards.

Dining Room – Another dual aspect room with working shutters to both windows, high skirting boards, picture rail, ornate plaster coving and ceiling rose

Kitchen – The fully equipped fitted kitchen has bespoke, hand-painted units, granite work surfaces and a central island with circular wooden breakfast bar. The Britannia double oven with four hobs and a griddle is set in a granite lined alcove with overhead extractor and spotlight. Other appliances include a combination microwave / fan oven, steam oven, warming drawer, wine cooler and coffee machine all made by Miele, plus integrated washing machine, tumble dryer, dish washer, fridge and freezer. The room benefits from underfloor heating, three adjustable overhead lights, inset spot lighting and inset spots to the glazed units. A half-glazed door provides access to the conservatory.

Conservatory – Glazed to three sides giving panoramic views of the Calder and Ryburn Valleys. The tiled floor has underfloor heating. Double doors give access to the garden.

First Floor

The wide first floor landing is heated by a traditional cast iron radiator and gives access to the four double bedrooms, house bathroom and walk in cupboard with loft access.

Master Bedroom – A twin aspect double bedroom to the rear of the property offering spectacular cross-valley views. The room has a grand feature fireplace with tiled sides and hearth, two radiators, high skirting boards, coving and ceiling rose. The en-suite bathroom consists of a double shower, built in cupboards and drawers with marble top incorporating a low flush WC and sink unit, tiled floor with underfloor heating, heated towel rail, inset spot lighting and extractor fan.

Bedroom 2 – A double bedroom with windows to two sides, coving and high skirting boards and two radiators, original fireplace with tiled sides and hearth.

Bedroom 3 – A double bedroom with windows to two sides, two radiators, feature fireplace, coving and high skirting boards. This room also has a fitted sink unit / dressing table with drawers and cupboards beneath.

Bedroom 4 – A double bedroom with window overlooking adjacent fields, radiator, coving, high skirting boards and feature cast iron fireplace.

House Bathroom – With a modern suite consisting of a Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, wash basin and low flush WC. The room has underfloor heating, tiled walls and floor, heated towel rail, extractor fan and inset spot lighting.

Lower Ground Floor

An original stone staircase leads to a stone flagged hallway which gives access to the Entertainment Room / Bar, Office, storage area and WC

Entertainment Room / Bar – Your very own home pub. Stone flagged floor, mock panelling to dado height, two cast iron radiators, inset spot lights and a bar with sink unit.

Office – Stone flagged floor, built in office desk, book case and drawer units. Radiator and inset spot lights.

Storage Area & WC – With stone flagged floor, inset spot lights and radiator. The separate WC comprises of a low flush WC and wash basin.


Hawkscliff sits in the middle of a quarter acre plot with a gated driveway to one side, leading to a detached stone garage with sliding doors, power, lighting and slate roof. To the front of the house is a lawned garden, whilst on the west side mature trees border the path to the foot gate and another lawned area. To the rear is a third lawn and stone flagged patio area affording expansive cross valley views

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
24 November 2016


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