This stone built detached modern cottage is very well known locally, largely as a result of its resident giraffe! It provides beautifully presented accommodation throughout complemented by easily managed gardens. Designed originally as a three bedroom dwelling and currently presented to a two bedroom configuration, it will we feel prove of particular interest to the discerning downsizer or professional person/couple seeking a character home requiring minimal maintenance, and it of course enjoys excellent access to surrounding countryside, whilst furthermore being placed for daily commuting. With gas central heating and sealed unit double glazing, the accommodation on offer comprises: generous dining kitchen with bespoke appointment by Rural Interiors, lounge with delightful sandstone fireplace, adjoining conservatory/sitting room, two first floor bedrooms, spacious bathroom, gardens to three sides.
DINING KITCHEN 17' 6" x 13' 8" (5.33m x 4.17m) A very generous dining kitchen designed very much with modern family life and entertaining in mind, and providing an extensive range of bespoke kitchen units by Rural Interiors of Denby Dale, including a generous expanse of granite worktop surfaces with matching upstands. There is an inset Belfast sink with cupboards under and further base and wall mounted units complemented by a further dresser style unit. The room exhibits ceramic tiling throughout, there is a recess for a freestanding fridge/freezer, there is coving and a number of downlighters to the ceiling, a double panel radiator, and the sale will include the integrated dishwasher and free standing range style cooker with extractor canopy over.
LOUNGE 12' 0" x 10' 6" (3.66m x 3.2m) A welcoming and cosy room which displays as a focal point, a most attractive sandstone fireplace with inset Efel gas fired range style room heater. There is coving to the ceiling, a double panel radiator and the room also enjoys an open plan aspect to the adjoining conservatory/sitting room.
CONSERVATORY/SITTING ROOM 12' 1" x 7' 11" (3.68m x 2.41m) Providing excellent levels of natural light to the adjoining lounge, this room provides additional and most versatile ground floor living space and in turn offers access to the rear garden via double glazed French doors. It is heated by way of a double panel radiator.
LANDING Enjoying good levels of natural light provided by a feature window to the staircase half landing, this area in turn gives access to the remaining first floor accommodation.
BEDROOM ONE 12' 5" x 10' 4" (3.78m x 3.15m) This rear facing double bedroom is presented to a delightful standard and is heated by way of a double panel radiator whilst also providing access to a loft area.
BEDROOM TWO 16' 9" x 7' 3" (5.11m x 2.21m) (reducing to 6' 6") This very generous front facing bedroom was originally conceived as two rooms and as such provides two front facing windows and two radiators. It could easily be converted back by the incoming purchaser to create two separate bedrooms if they so required. To one side of the room is a raised platform bed which gives access to a further raised sitting area, the room lending itself to use as a bedroom/sitting room, ideal for the teenager.
BATHROOM 8' 5" x 6' 6" (2.57m x 1.98m) Having half height tiling to the walls with further tiling to the floor and providing a four piece suite in white comprising: a spa style bath, vanity wash hand basin set on a walnut stand, low flush WC and corner shower cubicle with thermostatic shower. There are a number of ceiling downlighters, a heated chrome towel rail and two VELUX double glazed skylight windows which in addition to the rear facing windows provide excellent levels of natural light to the room.
OUTSIDE When viewed from the carriageway, the property displays compact easily managed gardens to the front, left hand side and rear. At the rear there is an enclosed stone paved patio style garden which enjoys good levels of privacy and is also particularly well sheltered from the elements. The garden to the left hand side was originally designed as a parking platform and being accessed via twin wrought iron gates, could easily be converted back to a parking area if so required.
SERVICES All mains are laid to the property.
HEATING A gas fired heating system is installed.
DOUBLE GLAZING The property benefits from sealed unit double glazing set in timber surrounds.
DIRECTIONS From our Denby Dale office proceed down Wakefield Road and continue through Kitchenroyd and Scissett into Clayton West. Shortly before leaving Clayton West turn right onto Long Lane and midway up the hill turn left onto Bilham Road, where the property will be found on the left hand side.
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