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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

The Mechanics Institute, Heptonstall


Property Description

Key features

  • Character Semi-Detached Residence
  • Spacious & Versatile Family Home
  • Conservation Village Setting
  • Garden & Private Parking
  • Spacious Sitting Room & Conservatory
  • 3 Bedrooms + Useful Attic
  • Large Dining kitchen
  • EPC EER (42) E

Full description

The Mechanics Institute is a character property offering spacious and versatile 3 bedroom accommodation, with private parking and a delightful garden. Located in the heart of the village conservation area, fronting Weaver's Square, there are stunning views over the Church yard. A house with a history, the property is un-listed and date stoned 1868, but is believed to be much older, circa 1650. Many character and period features are retained. Comprising; spacious sitting room, dining kitchen with wood burning stove, conservatory, ground floor cloaks/WC, 3 bedrooms, bathroom and a spiral staircase leads to a useful attic space. Majority double glazed with a gas central heating system installed. A truly unique and individual property. No Chain. EPC EER (42) E

Located in the heart of Heptonstall village, fronting Weavers Square and the Church yards, with wonderful views of the Gothic ruins. Heptonstall is a conservation village located up on the hillside approximately 1 mile from Hebden Bridge. This is a delightful village setting, with twisting and winding cobbled streets, surrounded by stunning Pennine countryside and served by a local village post office & store, 2 pubs, bistro and delicatessen and a popular village Primary school. The Mechainics Institute is mentioned in The Heptonstall Trail, a local guide book.

Side Entrance
Timber panelled side entrance door with double glazed inserts.

Sitting Room - 19' 2'' x 13' 9'' (5.84m x 4.20m)
Feature stone mullion windows, double glazed. Stone flagged floor and period fireplace with stone hearth, housing a living flame effect stove. Wood panelled and beamed ceiling, Radiator. Door to the staircase. Glazed door with screen through to the dining kitchen.

Panelled door to the cloaks/WC. Useful storage.

Cloaks/WC - 7' 1'' x 2' 10'' (2.17m x 0.87m)
Housing a low flush WC and wash hand basin.

Dining Kitchen - 18' 8'' x 13' 11'' (5.70m x 4.25m) max
Continuation of the stone flagged floor and beamed ceiling. Fitted wooden wall and base units with tiled work tops and ceramic sink and double drainer. Integrated electric oven and gas hob. Gas powered Aga. Built in cupboard. Single glazed window to the rear elevation and former entrance door, no longer in use. Double doors open through to the conservatory. Radiator. Feature fireplace with wood burning stove. Glazed screen and door to a useful lobby and the ground floor WC.

Conservatory - 8' 9'' x 16' 0'' (2.67m x 4.88m)
The conservatory utilises reclaimed and modern Oak timbers. Two modern vertical radiators. Arched doors open out to the gardens and an additional door to the front elevation, with gated grille, leads out into the Church yard.

First Floor Landing
Double glazed, stone mullion windows to the rear elevation. Radiator. Feature spiral staircase to the attic. Built in cupboard housing the gas central heating boiler.

Bedroom 1 - 8' 8'' x 13' 1'' (2.65m x 3.98m) max into recess
Wooden floor and high beamed ceiling with mezzanine. Double glazed stone mullion windows to the front and side elevations, with views over the church yards to the hillside beyond. Radiator.

Bedroom 2 - 12' 9'' x 9' 5'' (3.89m x 2.86m)
Double glazed stone mullion windows to the rear elevation. Radiator. Exposed stone wall. Fitted wash hand basin.

Bedroom 3 - 7' 0'' x 9' 7'' (2.14m x 2.93m) + recess
Double glazed stone mullion window to the side elevation. Radiator. Built in wardrobe/cupboard to the over stairs recess.

Bathroom - 6' 6'' x 8' 11'' (1.98m x 2.71m)
Fitted with a three piece white suite comprising of a wood panelled bath with shower over, wash hand basin in vanity unit and low flush WC. Heated towel rail/radiator. Part tiled surrounds. Double glazed stone mullion window.

Attic Space
The attic space has reduced head height and exposed beams and provides a useful storage, child's play or occasional sleeping area. Twin double glazed Velux windows to the front elevation.

Pretty garden to the front with a southerly aspect and stunning views over the church yards. There is an open boundary into Weaver's Square.

There is a parking area to the side of the house, a rare treat in Heptonstall! with parking for two small to medium family cars.

Leave Hebden Bridge town centre using the turning circle and follow the signs for Heptonstall village. As you reach the cobbled streets of Heptonstall you will see signs for a public car park on the right hand side. To continue to the cottage proceed along the cobbles and onto Towngate. Take a left hand turning, at Weavers Square, into Church Street and the property can be found on the left hand side.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
20 June 2015


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