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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Hightown Road, CLECKHEATON, West Yorkshire


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Dating back to circa 1930, Hillside is an imposing detached family home benefitting from an elevated positioning set back from Hightown Road. This spacious property has been sympathetically extended over the years and maintained meticulously, and is offered to the market for the first time in 20 years. Presented in a lavish theme and displaying beautiful original features including oak paneling, decorative cornicing and fireplaces, the accommodation provides the option of up to five reception rooms and 4/5 bedrooms, two of which have the advantage of ensuite facilities. This is in addition to an attached double garage with plenty of driveway parking, two external store rooms, and generous grounds to the rear with mature hedging and trees offering exceptional levels of privacy. There is also potential, if a buyer desired, to extend either over the garage or to the rear of the property (subject to the relevant consents). A vast range of local amenities are located close by, including the highly regarded Heckmondwike Grammar school, and within close proximity to the M62 motorway network. Viewings strictly by appointment only. Approximate distances from: Huddersfield 7 miles, Halifax 7 miles, Leeds 12 miles & Wakefield 14 miles.

Property ref: 121_2609_4001398

Hillside sits in an exceptionally generous elevated plot, with dual entrance driveway to the front offering plenty of off-road parking in addition to an attached double garage with electric up and over door with built in shelves and storage in the eaves. There are also two other walk in storage rooms under the property, one is used for wine and goods storage whilst the other is used more as a potting shed for storage of garden tools and the like. A small lawned garden lies to the front with attractive border of shrubs and flowers, however the main garden is to the rear of the property. Completely enclosed thus ideally suited for families with children and/or pets, the rear garden is edged with mature hedging and trees thus creating a private haven. The garden is mainly laid to lawn and is well stocked with a variety of foliage, in addition to a random stone patio with a circular stone built gazebo – ideally for entertaining and BBQ’s. The patio then lea...

Agent Notes 
The property is also equipped with a functioning alarm system and range of security lights situated around the property.

Breakfast Kitchen 
Another spacious reception room fitted with a range of bespoke units incorporating a large breakfast bar to seat four and deep pantry cupboards, in addition to all of the expected integral appliances including concealed dishwasher, fridge and freezer, a one and a half bowl sink below the window, four ring electric hob and warming plate, and a built in oven and grill. Part of the kitchen is dedicated to space for a dining table to seat six or more and a built in dresser with windowed display cabinets, both areas have Amtico oak flooring and a network of spotlights to the ceiling. The dining area has a sliding windowed door providing access onto the rear patio for alfresco dining, as mentioned earlier in the sales particulars there is potential to extend to the rear to create even more living space if a buyer desired (subject to the necessary consents).

Utility Room 
Usefully located off the kitchen is a larger than average utility room, fully fitted with wardrobes and cupboards offering plenty of storage, sink and drainer, and with under work surface space for a washing machine, dryer, fridge and freezer. A door to the corner offers external access to the side of the property.

Shower Room 
Having a fitted vanity unit to one side topped with marble effect surface, mirror above with down lighters, W.C. and a walk in shower cubicle fitted with a steam function, all complete with partially tiled walls to mid height and fully tiled shower area.

Libary/Bedroom Five 
Tucked away off the entrance hall is a well-proportioned room that is currently used as a library, however would also lend itself well to use as perhaps a children’s play room/games room, home office, or even as a 5th bedroom due to the close proximity to the ground floor shower room.

Upper Hallway & Landing 
The staircase rises to a spacious split level landing featuring a unique stained glass window, the upper hallway provides enough space to use as a study/reading area if desired. Just off the hallway is a linen cupboard for convenient storage.

Master Bedroom & Ensuite 
A very worthy master bedroom which is well presented and generous in size, fitted with an abundance of wardrobes and matching fitted bedroom furniture including bedside tables and drawers with built in seating. A bay window allows the room to enjoy a good level of natural lights, whilst further windows to the rear elevation look out onto the gardens. The master is served by its own dressing area with stylish black granite flooring, windows dressed with white shutters, further built in wardrobes, built in dressing table and vanity unit with hand wash basin inset and a heated chrome towel rail. The dressing room leads through to the bathroom with separate W.C. Although primarily being used as the ensuite to the master, the bathroom can also be accessed via the upper hall for use as the main house bathroom if desired, the room is presented with luxury fittings including a corner bath and a Vitra hand wash basin with built in mirror and backlighting. The room has yet m...

Entrance Hall 
The property has the option of two external doors, both of which lead into their own smaller entrance vestibules before opening into the main hallway. The main entrance hall has a very stately feel to it, with an elegant oak panelling & oak staircase rising to the first floor and a matching carved oak drinks bar beneath with feature under lighting and a useful sink hidden within – the perfect area for greeting guests for dinner parties and the like. There is also a door to the corner that provides integral access to the garage.

Drawing Room 
An impressive room displaying an array of characterful features, notably the beautiful wood paneling to the walls and a ‘Swiss chalet’ style timber fireplace with substantial stone hearth and surround, housing a log burning effect stove. A large bay window projects out to the front elevation.

Sitting Room 
Accessed via twin archways from the dining hall, the sitting room is of vast proportions and offers the choice of two areas in which to entertain. The first area is centered around the grand fireplace, hosting a coal effect gas fire, and is presented in a lavish theme with neutral cream tones bordered with ornate cornicing and ceiling rose. Towards the far end of the room in the second seating area almost a full wall is dedicated to large glass sliding doors which flood the room with natural light, whilst charming window seats to both sides allow one to sit and best enjoy the outlook over the rear garden.

Guest Bedroom & Ensuite 
The guest bedroom is situated to the front elevation of the property and therefore has the advantage of far-reaching views over Cleckheaton and beyond via the large bay window. Benefitting from fitted wardrobes and drawers in addition to its own modern ensuite shower room comprising double length shower, W.C., hand wash basin sat atop a vanity unit with built in mirrored cupboards and feature lighting above. Finished with tiled walls to mid-height and tiled floor in white, also having a chrome heated towel rail.

Bedroom Three 
A good-sized double bedroom, although currently presented as a twin room, again having built in wardrobes, shelving, drawers and dressing table with a hand wash basin within.

Bedroom Four 
The smallest of the four first floor bedrooms which is presented as a generous single with L shaped fitted wardrobes, however could still accommodate a double bed if the fitted bedroom furniture was removed.

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17 March 2016


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