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Lower Woodhead, Barkisland, Halifax, HX4

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Added on 28/07/2021
Dacre Son & Hartley, Elland

Key features

  • Four / five bedroom home which is currently occupied as two cottages but which could easily be made into one large dwelling
  • A total of three reception rooms
  • Two bathrooms and two downstairs shower rooms
  • Large farmhouse style kitchen
  • Approximately 0.8 Ha. (2 acres) of grazing land, a playground or manege, two stable s/ workshops and ample parking
  • Highly sought after location with magnificent views

Property description

Tenure: Freehold

A beautifully positioned four / five bedroom home with far reaching valley views. The property is currently split into two dwellings and offers superb generously proportioned living accommodation throughout. Included as part of the sale is just over two acres of grazing land, a playground or manege, two stable blocks and ample parking.


Ground floor - entrance vestibule; luxurious dining kitchen with French doors; dual aspect living room with open fire; study / bedroom three; shower room; utility room. First floor - two large double bedrooms; principal with fitted wardrobes; and house bathroom. Cottage two - kitchen with pantry; family room; with bi-fold doors and store room off; living room with bi-fold doors and multi-fuel stove; shower room. First floor - two double bedrooms principal with fitted wardrobes, and a house bathroom.

General remarks

A most impressive home set in a spectacular elevated position surrounded by Calderdale's pretty countryside with superb valley views. Currently occupied as two beautifully presented residences continuing a host of period and characterful features - which could easily be used as one larger home (subject to any necessary consents). The property also lends itself to those with an equestrian interest with good stabling a manege or play area and land extending to approximately 0.8 Ha (2 acres).

Cottage one is entered at the ground floor through a useful stone flagged vestibule into a large farm house style dining kitchen with exposed stone walls, wooden beams and wood flooring with under floor heating. There is a good selection of high quality fitted cupboards, drawers and complimentary work surfaces. Integrated appliances include:- a dishwasher; 'fridge; freezer; and an extractor unit. There is also an island unit with power. The spacious dual aspect living room is a beautiful room which has an exposed stone chimney breast containing an open fire, wooden ceiling beams and lovely views. From here a hall gives access to the study or possible bedroom three, a stylish three piece shower room and a utility room which has fitted cupboards, is plumbed for a washing machine and provides external access.

To the first floor there are two good size double bedrooms, the principal having fitted wardrobes and an exposed stone fire place and chimney breast. Bedroom two also has a useful store cupboard off. Completing the first floor is a lovely three piece bathroom suite with free standing bath tub, towel heater under floor heating and part panelled wall. It should be noted that an interconnecting door gives access to cottage two from the landing.

Cottage two is entered at the ground floor into a bright and airy entrance hall with under floor heating which also has external access to the rear of the property. The modern kitchen with pantry off has an island unit and an abundance of fitted cupboards, drawers and complimentary work surfaces. There are integrated appliances including:- double oven; gas hob; extractor unit; 'fridge and freezer. From here, forming part of an elegantly constructed extension which has high quality wooden flooring throughout, are two magnificent reception rooms. The first is used as a dining room or family room and enjoys bi-fold doors and has a store room off. From here there is a lovely living room which enjoys a feature stone fire place containing a stylish multi-fuel stove. This superb room is dual aspect and has bi-fold doors providing panoramic views of the surrounding countryside. Completing the ground floor living accommodation is a modern three piece shower room. Accessed externally there is also boiler room.

To the first floor there are two double bedrooms the principal being particularly sizeable and enjoying fitted wardrobes. There is also a four piece house bathroom with separate shower cubicle.

Externally an extensive private driveway provides parking and access to two well maintained wooden out buildings with power, light and water - which could be used as stabling or as workshops. There is a garden which is laid to lawn and contains a good selection of shrubs and bushes and leads to an enclosed play area which could also be used as a manege. In addition there is approximately 0.8Ha (2 acres) of grazing land.

Lower Woodhead is a beautiful rural location located about a mile or so away from Barkisland one of Calderdale's premier villages with two traditional pubs, a post office, cricket club, church and a well-regarded primary school. The location is within daily commuting distance of many of the region's business centres including, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds and Manchester - with the M62 at Junction 22 being five miles or so away.

From Barkisland village centre continue past the Post Office in a westerly direction towards Ringstone Reservoir. On passing the reservoir bear left onto Moor Field Road. Continue ahead for about 300 yards and at the end of the road turn right, crossing Scammonden Road and joining a private, no through lane. Keep right and continue ahead for about 200 yards where the lane leads to Lower Woodhead Cottage.


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Lower Woodhead, Barkisland, Halifax, HX4


Distances are straight line measurements from the centre of the postcode
  • Slaithwaite Station2.7 miles
  • Sowerby Bridge Station3.6 miles
  • Marsden Station3.7 miles
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Dacre Son & Hartley, Elland

3 Victoria Road, Elland, HX5 0AB

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