Impressive hallway, sitting room, dining/living/kitchen, second sitting room, study, family room, cinema room/playroom, downstairs w.c., utility room, library/sitting area to the first-floor landing, five bedrooms, bedroom one with large en-suite and dressing room, and bedroom two having an en-suite, house bathroom, and all approached down a quiet, private, driveway and enjoying a remarkable out-of-the-way location and with high specification throughout.
The lobby has a central ceiling light point/chandelier point and coving to the ceiling. An ash and attractive glazed panelling with central glazed door gives access through to the hallway. This hallway, as the photograph suggests, is of a particularly good size, is beautifully presented, and has space for a grand piano, chandelier points, coving to the ceiling, a continuation of the attractive flooring, cloakroom and downstairs w.c. Twin glazed doors give access through to the sitting room.
6.10m x 5.18m (20'0" x 17'0")
This fabulous room enjoys two windows giving a lovely view out over the property’s driveway and beyond. The room is decorated to a particularly high standard and has a fabulous period-style marble fireplace set upon a raised hearth which is home for a multi-fuel burning cast iron stove. With delightful oak flooring, the room continues through to the magnificent dining/living/kitchen.
DINING, LIVING KITCHEN
11.28m x 5.18m (37'0" x 17'0")
This beautiful space, with its Laura Ashley kitchen, together with the sitting room, creates a fabulous air of grandeur, and has wonderful views out over the gardens courtesy of approximately 26’5” glazed doors. These floor-to-ceiling doors, three in total, provide full open access out to the stone-flagged patio and gardens beyond. With underfloor heating and fabulous flooring, the room has two large, glazed, lanterns to the roof, high specification lighting, and a wonderful array of units which incorporate a magnificent island unit which, in itself, is exceptionally large. It has two inset stainless steel sink units both with stylish mixer taps over, one of which is a Quooker tap. There is a breakfast bar for five/six. Inbuilt appliances are of high-quality manufacture including Miele ovens with the main ovens being Pyroclean. There is a steam combi-oven, two full-size ovens, which have steam-injection facilities, and a microwave. There is a large, broad, induction hob of Kitchenaid manufacture, and a Teppanyaki hotplate. There is also a Kitchenaid gas wok-hob. There are fabulous integrated facilities within the cupboards, a full width extractor fan over the working hobs, large stainless steel and glaze-fronted wine fridge, an integrated fridge and freezer, and two dishwashers within the island. A broad opening leads through to the family room.
5.79m x 4.75m (19'0" x 15'7")
This room, with delightful oak flooring, has a window giving an outlook over the property’s rear gardens. It has twin glazed doors through to the entrance hallway and a further door giving access through to the cinema room/playroom.
This room enjoys spectacular views out over the property’s side and rear gardens courtesy of four windows in total. It is wired for use as a cinema room and has, once again, a continuation of the oak flooring.
SECOND SITTING ROOM/DINING ROOM
5.18m x 3.53m (17'0" x 11'7")
3.35m x 2.36m (11'0" x 7'9")
The study/home office is of a good size at 11’0” x 7’9” and has a pleasant outlook to the rear, coving to the ceiling, and central ceiling light point.
2.44m x 2.21m (8'0" x 7'3")
The utility room has an everyday access door leading out to the rear with a window to the side. There are work surfaces and cupboards to the floor, a Belfast sink, coving to the ceiling, and a continuation of the attractive ceramic tiled flooring.
A high-quality staircase with ash balustrading and handrails rises to the fabulous first-floor landing. This has an arch-topped window giving a view out over the property’s gardens. There is also a further window to the front which provides the library/sitting area with a huge amount of natural light and a lovely view to the front.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING
5.79m x 4.17m (19'0" x 13'8")
With its own hallway, a door opens through to a fabulous double bedroom. This, with windows to either side, is a particularly impressive room with a large amount of natural light, coving to the ceiling, two wall light points, central ceiling light point, a bank of spotlighting, dressing area with inbuilt wardrobes, and a pleasant view out over the gardens.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM TO BEDROOM ONE
3.66m x 2.36m (12'0" x 7'9")
The large en-suite bathroom is fitted with a period-style suite including pedestal wash hand basin, ball-and-claw foot bath with stand-alone mixer tap/hand-held shower unit, low-level w.c., ceramic tiling to the floor and half height of walls, shaver socket, window giving a pleasant view, and extractor.
4.37m x 2.36m (14'4" x 7'9")
EN-SUITE BATHROOM TO BEDROOM TWO
Fitted with a four-piece suite including a low-level w.c., pedestal wash hand basin, shower cubicle and bath with Victorian-style mixer taps and shower unit over. Once again, there is coving to the ceiling, and an extractor fan.
5.41m x 2.97m (17'9" x 9'9")
5.28m x 2.97m (17'4" x 9'9")
4.37m x 2.36m (14'4" x 7'9")
3.48m x 2.36m (11'5" x 7'9")
The house bathroom is of a very good size and has a window to the rear. There is inset spotlighting to the ceiling
THE COACH HOUSE
Across the driveway is the detached coach house. This has a three-car garage on the ground floor each with automatically operated insulated sectional doors. The coach house is fitted with its own gas-fired central heating system. The garage is well equipped with high quality lighting and a variety of power points. A doorway to the side gives access up to the coach house living accommodation.
COACH HOUSE LIVING ACCOMMODATION
Here we have three areas including a large open plan living, dining, kitchen with kitchen units being in place, bedroom area, and a shower room fitted with low-level w.c. and wash hand basin. This space has been utilised as a home office/studio. It has recently been decorated to a high standard, has inset spotlighting to the ceiling, and variety of windows, including a large arch-topped window, within the living area. The potential for this space is huge whether this be home office/studio or granny
The property is approached over a beautiful long driveway, this which is shared by two other interesting homes where The Grange is at the head of the driveway. Beautiful stone gateposts and attractive stone walling sets-off the substantial automatically operated sliding gate which gives access through to the huge and most attractive driveway. This provides a plentiful amount of parking and turning space and leads to a further parking area, car wash bay, and to the Coach House/garage block.
In all, The Grange sits in gardens and grounds approaching three-quarters of an acre and has mature delightful gardens that will only be appreciated when the property is viewed. The gardens provide a substantial amount of privacy despite its very convenient location to local amenities including playing fields, schools, footpaths, and the like. The gardens incorporate such features as a fabulous stone flagged patio. This is accessed immediately from the dining, living kitchen and this follows through to the covered outdoor entertaining area, which is a continuation of the stone flags, has a high-quality roof with inset spotlighting, and external speakers, and is home for the fabulous pizza oven. The gardens also include a chicken run, vegetable garden areas, and a greenhouse.
In short this is a home with a huge amount of space within, a fabulous detached and versatile coach house, and a garden which is exceptionally large yet relatively flat which is unusual in this part of the world.
It should be noted that the home has gas fired central heating, entirely underfloor, courtesy of a recently installed Viessman boiler. The underfloor heating has thermostats in every room and can be controlled via an app on one’s smart phone if required. There is double-glazing, external lighting points, and a security system.
Approximately 50% of the internal lighting can also be controlled courtesy of an app on one’s smart phone, as can the blinds on the glazed doors in the kitchen.
By the same token, the ovens within the kitchen can also be automatically controlled via one’s smart phone.
SPECIAL POINTS REGARDING THE HEATING
The heating is weather compensated.
There are individual room stats.
The heating can be controlled by an app.
The whole house has ventilation with heat recovery.
Carpets, curtains and certain other items may be available by separate negotiation.
This property is a Freehold property
The EPC energy rating is C
The property is in Council Tax Band G, Kirklees MC