With courtesy lighting and oak entrance door with high level glazed panel giving access into the entrance porch/vestibule. High angled pitched roof, exposed stone flooring, period style radiator and an oak interior door with bevelled glazed panels opens into the snug.
A room which blends both character and contemporary and has dual aspect windows. Of particular note is the oak internal joinery such as the windows, door architraves, detailed skirting boards and window sills, which can be found throughout the home. The windows themselves overlook the property's gardens and valley beyond. The focal point of the room itself being the fireplace where upon a stone hearth stands a glazed door, multi fuel stove. There are exposed beams, wall lights and downlighting and superb oak flooring. The snug also incorporates the main staircase which rises up to the first floor accommodation as well as down to the lower ground floor cellars. The staircase itself with wide oak treads incorporates glazed panels and a half landing, which has a superb arched window from which to enjoy the views.
A wonderfully presented room maximising natural lighting with a dual aspect with oak mullioned windows on one side, looking across and down the valley and further floor to ceiling glazing with central opening French style doors, giving access out onto the terrace/patio. This room has a continuation of the oak flooring from the snug and has feature stone work to one wall. The focal point of this room being the fireplace which is open from both lounge and living kitchen and incorporates a glazed door, multi-fuel stove which opens on either side.
Definitely the heart of the home, creating a stunning open planning eating, entertaining and social environment and links together seamlessly with the living room and dining room. There are bespoke units in oak with granite working surfaces and matching upstands, stainless steel sink with adjoining draining area and mixer tap above. A matching island unit with oak storage units beneath has a granite work surface which extends to create a breakfasting area and also incorporates a second sink with draining area and mixer tap above. A large bespoke breakfasting bar creates yet further eating and entertaining space. The centre piece of the living kitchen is the four oven gas fuelled Aga with Aga companion comprising an additional two electric ovens and four gas rings. There is plumbing/space for a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge/freezer. The room has the wow factor with not only exposed beam work but the galleried landing area above and the full height ceiling, French doors lead out onto the courtyard, bespoke oak shelving and limestone flooring.
Adjoining the living kitchen, this large formal dining room enjoys superb views and aspects to all three elevations. There is a continuation of the flooring from the living kitchen, has twin sets of French doors opening out onto the terrace/patio and ceiling downlighting.
An oak and bevelled glazed door then leads through into the rear hallway.
Of particular note is the quality oak internal joinery, storage cupboard with shelving houses the underfloor heating controls and at the opposite end of the hallway is a stable style door. The rear hallway has the same flooring as both the living kitchen and dining room and there is ceiling downlighting.
The high specification two piece suite by Villeroy and Boch, comprises rectangular hand basin and a low level w/c. There is ceiling downlighting.
The study or second home office is of a good size, has a bespoke oak storage cupboard which houses the Sonos indoor/outdoor entertainment system, there is a contemporary radiator, two windows and door which leads through into the office.
Larger than the study and ideal for those working from home, this room has the advantage of its own separate entrance door which gives access from the courtyard. To one wall is a bank bespoke oak built shelved storage cupboards. Buyers could easily make both office and study into one room if required. There is floor tiling.
A large walk in pantry/larder which has been custom designed with wall shelving and stone worktops/shelving, window and floor tiling as well as ceiling downlighting.
An array of oak units to high and low level with granite working surfaces, matching upstands and a twin bowl Belfast style sink. The utility has a dual aspect with windows to two elevations. Concealed is the high specification commercial grade Keston boiler and also concealed is the pressurised cylinder. There's space for further freestanding appliances.
From the snug a door leads through into the music room.
A versatile reception room depending on the purchaser's requirements. Enjoys dual aspect and this room incorporates a second staircase leading up to bedroom five. The staircase itself with wide oak treads have LED lighting, oak handrail and glazed balustrade and also includes storage beneath.
Off the music room is a w/c.
This is a two piece Villeroy and Boch suite with trough style rectangular hand basin and low level w/c. There is wall, floor and skirting tiling and oak book shelving and double glazed window.
A short flight of stairs with oak tread and storage cupboard beneath leads down into the games room, which has the floorplan dimensions show is a very spacious reception room. This room is particularly light and bright with four Velux windows as well as additional traditional windows. The seating area has provision for a wall mounted television and contemporary glazed maximises natural lighting and enjoys an outlook on to the courtyard. The games room also has a lockable door which leads to the property's substantial attached barn as well as a separate door leading through to a store room.
Ideal for sports equipment, this room has a full height angled ceiling, Velux windows and of particularly note are the bespoke oak storage shelves.
From the snug access can be gained down to the cellars.
Providing additional useful storage. At present there is a live planning application which would see the creation of additional rooms and integral garage as well as an entrance porch. The integral garage would be accessed via the property's second driveway.
This inner landing enjoys the view from the arched window, looking back across the valley. There are further windows to the opposite side.
From the inner landing, access can then be gained through into the galleried landing.
The galleried landing runs around the perimeter of the living kitchen beneath and is particularly light and bright with the full height angled ceiling, there are six Velux windows as well as three further exterior windows overlooking the courtyard. Again the internal joinery is particularly high in standard with oak flooring, handrails, glazed balustrading, has the central beam and truss on display as well as up and down lighting.
This is a double sized bedroom with Velux windows within the angled ceiling and having exposed beams on display, enjoying aspect on all three sides through double glazed windows, there is a period style radiator and French doors which lead out onto the terrace. Adjoining the master bedroom is the dressing area.
The large dressing area can be accessed from either end from the master bedroom and provides a vast amount of space for freestanding or fitted furniture. There are Velux windows, exposed beams, oak flooring, period style radiator and at one end access can be gained into the luxurious en-suite bathroom.
Presented to a very high standard and specification throughout, the en-suite itself comprises; a Villeroy and Boch double end free standing roll top style bath, there is a wet room style shower with glazed panel, hand held shower attachment as well as a ceiling mounted waterfall style shower fitting, Villeroy and Boch double length, rectangular trough hand basin, twin taps and storage beneath and low level w/c. There is a recessed illuminated display shelf for toiletries, tiling to the walls and floor, downlighting and ceiling speaker. French double doors also lead out onto the terrace.
As mentioned this can also be accessed from the bedroom itself and creates an ideal breakfasting space ideal for a bistro set and overlooks the property's landscaped gardens.
A large double bedroom which is light and bright with three Velux windows with three matching windows below. To one wall is bespoke walnut furniture, incorporating shelving, drawers, hanging rails and the centre having power sockets plus the provision for a television. There is downlighting, two period style radiators and this bedroom also has the advantage of its own en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM
With electric underfloor heating, this room has a glazed shower enclosure with overhead shower fitting, Villeroy and Boch hand basin and low level w/c with concealed cistern and Viega fitting. There is tiling to the walls and floor, an upright chrome radiator and a feature arched twin opening window.
This certainly is a room with a view and enjoys a dual aspect to maximise the natural lighting on offer and looks over the landscaped gardens and Shibden Valley, has a high angled ceiling with exposed trusses and beams, oak flooring and period radiator. A second door from this bedroom gives access to the inner landing.
Presented to a very high standard, this has a suite by Villeroy and Boch with rectangular hand basin, low level w/c, double ended roll top style bath with floor mounted mixer tap which incorporates a hand head shower attachment, There is a wet room style shower with glazed screen and overhead circular waterfall. There is appropriate tiling, within the angled ceiling there is downlighting and upright chrome radiator as well as underfloor heating.
Accessed from the second staircase with in the music room, a landing area has double glazed window, period style radiator and a door opening into bedroom five.
EN-SUITE WET ROOM
With electric underfloor heating, the showering area has an overhead circular shower fitting, Villeroy and Boch rectangular hand basin and low level w/c, there is tiling to the walls and floor, illuminated mirror, upright chrome radiator and double glazed window.
The property has two driveways, the second with stone gateposts and automatic gates and nameplate for the property. As mentioned previously, this driveway would provide access to the area of the property which has live planning permission and would see the creation of additional accommodation and integral garage. The driveway which provides every day access leads to the side and front of the house and this too has automatic entrance gates. These lead onto a block paved driveway and into the superb courtyard where there is extensive parking/standing for numerous vehicles.
There is an adjoining stone flagged seating patio area, outside lighting and Sonos system and of particular note are the craftsman created lead fall pipes. The courtyard itself also gives access to the property's substantial attached barn.
The handsome stone built barn with pitched roof provides further storage or garaging for larger vehicles, has opening barn arches on either side as well as windows on first and what would be second floor level, a stable style door leads through into a large wood preparation and storage space for the property's many multi fuel stoves.
From the courtyard a lockable five bar gate leads around to the side and rear, the driveway continues down to the substantial detached outbuilding. A great deal of thought and care has been given to the sympathetic landscaping with dry stone walling, lighting, mature planting and fruit trees. There is a large patio/terrace accessed from the French doors in the lounge and living kitchen. It is often said that this is a wonderful outdoor, entertaining and living space with the Sonos system, uplighting, external water and numerous power sockets. This terrace enjoys breath taking views not only over the gardens and grazing land but also across and down the valley itself.
From this terrace wide stone steps lead down to a level lawned garden with established planted borders, there is also a jacuzzi hot tub. Stone flags set within the lawn also lead down to opening double doors accessing the outbuilding.
This wonderful single storey building offers space in excess of 5,000 square feet and has power, lighting, water, security alarm and various windows. At present it is utilised in part as a gymnasium/fitness room, there is an up and over garage door to the central section providing garaging/workshop space and can accommodate numerous vehicles. The bottom section incorporates stabling with loose boxes and a stable door. The outbuilding also has a live planning application which would create a leisure suite, with the original plans started in 2006 which would see a swimming pool, leisure area, garaging and stabling.
The property has a commercial Keston boiler for the underfloor heating system.
CAT 5 wiring.
There is bespoke oak double glazing.
There is a comprehensive security alarm system including CCTV and entry phone system from the automatic gates.