Being within a short distance of the Ainley Top Roundabout, providing access to the M62 motorway network serving both Leeds and Manchester City centres respectively, is this Grade II listed, stone built, detached, family home. The property which boasts enviable views across the Grimescar Valley, benefitting from a southerly aspect will make an ideal purchase to the professional buyer looking to acquire close access to nearby Lindley Village with its recommended local schooling, hospital and various bars and restaurants. The property occupies this fine, good sized plot which is approximately a third of an acre and internally offers a blend of original character along with modern refinement including Parquet flooring to the ground floor, exposed beams and stonework throughout, a gas central heating system and a galleried landing. The accommodation briefly comprises of; main entrance hall, cloakroom/WC, dual aspect lounge, dining hall and galleried landing, an Oak painted handmade breakfast kitchen, morning room, side entrance, complete with utility and over sized integral double garage. Externally, there is a good sized dry stone walled garden to the rear and to the front a magnificent lawned garden with mature shrubbery trees and walled boundaries, feature flagged patio and ornamental pond all benefitting from a southerly aspect.
An Oak panelled door opens to the entrance way, where there is Parque flooring along with coving to the ceiling, two wall light points and a radiator.
Having a suite comprising of; low flush WC, pedestal hand basin with twin taps over, tiled splash backs with ceiling light point and a radiator.
This lovely principal reception room has lots of light coming from several double glazed windows to the front and rear elevations, there is coving to the ceiling along with two wall light points and a radiator. The focal point of this room is this lovely antique brick style fire surround with matching inset and hearth with timber mantle over, home to a multi fuel stove.
Possibly the "wow" room of this house with its exposed stone arch barn entrance with double glazed French style doors with double glazed side panels leading on to the stone patio. There is Parquet flooring on display throughout along with window seat and three double glazed windows to the rear elevation. There is coving to the ceiling along with exposed beam work a balustrade and spindle staircase rises to the first floor where it meets a lovely, hardwood, galleried landing area.
An opening takes us from the dining hall to the study. A practical room with a range of Oak base cupboards, drawers, hardwood work tops and matching wall cupboards over, there is a continuation of the aforementioned Parque style flooring along with various power points, telephone point, coving to the ceiling and ceiling light point with two double glazed windows looking out over the rear garden.
Acting as the hub of this wonderful family home, the kitchen has a light and airy feel from four double glazed, mullion windows overlooking the front garden. There is coving on display to the ceiling and banks of inset down lights, the kitchen has a range of base cupboards, drawers, granite work tops and matching up stands. There is housing for a Mercury range cooker with five ring burner over, granite splash back and an integrated extractor hood, there is a Bosch integrated microwave, housing for an American style fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher. The kitchen has an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and a contemporary style, vertcially hung radiator and the Parque flooring leads from the kitchen in to the side entrance and via a set of French Oak doors with bevelled glazed inserts into the morning room.
Another room with a light and airy feel courtesy of double glazed units to three elevations overlooking the rear garden, there is exposed stonework leading back into the kitchen along with inset down lights and a radiator.
A hardwood panelled door with bevelled glazed inserts leads in to the side entrance. The entrance has a solid timber door with leaded glazed inserts out to the stone flagged patio and gardens beyond. There is tiled flooring throughout and several inset down lights, hanging hooks and a radiator. A matching hardwood panelled door with bevelled inserts leads to the utility.
Being fitted with a range of Oak fronted base cupboards, drawers, roll edge work tops with tiled splash backs and matching wall cupboards over, there is an inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, creel to ceiling, radiator and an Oak panelled door leads out to the rear patio and garden beyond and a matching door takes us through to the integral garage.
This integral double garage has twin up and over doors and it fitted with a range of shelving and storage options along with exposed timber beams to the ceiling, various power points and is home to the central heating system incorporating the Valiant central heating boiler.
First Floor Landing
From the dining hall, the Oak balustrade and spindle staircase rises to the first floor landing where there are yet more beams on display to the ceiling , a central ceiling light point and the lovely galleried landing looks down on to the dining hall below and also enjoys views across the front garden via a large picture window.
This double room is situated to the "East Wing" and has commanding views over the courtyard patio and gardens beyond via four double glazed, mullion windows with lovely exposed timber above. There is coving to the ceiling along with two ceiling light points and a range of wall length, fitted wardrobes with various hanging rails and shelving options, built in dresser with drawers and mirrored panel above.
En-Suite Shower Room
Having a modern white contemporary style suite comprising of low flush WC, vanity hand basin with chrome monobloc tap over and high quality storage cupboards beneath, there is an over sized corner fitted shower cubicle with sliding doors home to a mains fed Hansgrohe shower unit. The walls are tiled with a contrasting tiled floor, inset down lights to the ceiling, extractor fan and a wall mounted ladder style heated towel rail. Additional light comes from the rear elevation via a double glazed window.
Situated to the "West Wing" this guest bedroom (bedroom two) has a similar outlook over the front lawn via two double glazed windows, there is fitted furniture incorporating wardrobes with various hanging rails and shelving options, chest of drawers with dresser, coving to the ceiling along with ceiling light point and a radiator.
Bedroom Two En-Suite
Having a modern white suite comprising of low flush WC, vanity hand basin with chrome mixer tap over and Oak storage cupboards beneath, there is a corner shower cubicle with sliding doors home to a Mira electric shower. The walls are tiled with a contrasting tiled floor, inset down lights and coving to the ceiling and a wall mounted chrome ladder style heated towel rail.
Another double bedroom enjoying a similar outlook to bedroom two, over the front garden and Grimescar valley beyond courtesy of two double glazed windows. There is coving to the ceiling, build in shelving over the bedstead, wardrobes with sliding doors with various hanging rails and shelving options, spot lamps to the ceiling and a radiator.
This double bedroom has built in wardrobes with various hanging rails and shelving options, there are two double glazed windows to the front elevation looking down on to the patio below, coving to the ceiling, ceiling light point and a radiator.
Set back off Burn Road a gravel driveway leads through a pair of timber double gates where it meets a tarmacked parking area and in turn leads to the integral double garage. Across the front of the property, there are various low maintenance pebbled beds with mature shrubberies forming a stone flagged patio additionally to this, there is a tarmac hard standing complete with antique style wrought iron Victorian lamp post, suitable for several cars. Adjacent to the parking area there is another stone flagged patio with turned brick insert and feature stone table with brick built pillars. The view from the patio over the lawned garden is truly magnificent and the garden is well stocked with a range of mature trees, shrubberies and a large ornamental pond, also to the front of the property, there is a timber outside store useful for garden storage. To the rear of the property, there is a further lawned garden which has a dry stone wall and is edged with further mature trees and shrubberies, at the foot of the garden, steps lead back down to the utility area and indeed separate access to the aforementioned double garage.