STUNNING BARN CONVERSION IN HIGHLY DESIRABLE RURAL SETTING - PROVIDING HIGHLY APPOINTED AND BEAUTIFULLY PRESENTED ACCOMMODATION THROUGHOUT - PROVIDING EXTENSIVE VERSATILE GROUND FLOOR LIVING SPACE INCLUDING OUTSTANDING 37' LIVING/DINING/KITCHEN - FEATURES INCLUDE UNDERFLOOR HEATING TO GROUND FLOOR (FULL CENTRAL HEATING THROUGHOUT) - GENEROUS DOUBLE GARAGE WITH EXPANSIVE LOFT STORE ABOVE - SUPERB COURTYARD FRONTAGE PROVIDING EXTENSIVE PARKING - OVERLOOKING BEAUTIFUL, WELL PROPORTIONED AND ULTIMATELY MANAGEABLE GARDENS
DESCRIPTION During our client's ownership, this outstanding detached barn conversion has undergone a sympathetic scheme of renovation, re-configuration and re-appointment and now provides impeccably presented and highly appointed accommodation throughout. To the ground floor there is an outstanding 37-foot-long open plan living/dining/kitchen space, ideal for entertaining and family gatherings, this feature complementing the impressive lounge, formal dining room and office. To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, three of which provide mezzanine levels, whilst bedrooms one and two also enjoy ensuite facilities. With gas fired central heating (underfloor heating to the ground floor), sealed unit double glazing set into the surrounds and providing extensive parking to complement the double garage. We would urge any discerning purchaser to view without delay.
ENTRANCE HALLWAY 21' 6" x 9' 7" (6.55m x 2.92m) This wonderful entrance to the property is flooded with natural light because of the former barn arched window to the rear elevation. There is solid oak flooring throughout, a fitted matt well to the entrance area and a generous, built-in, double-fronted cloaks/storage cupboard.
CLOAKROOM/WC 6' 7" x 3' 3" (2.01m x 0.99m) Displaying slate tiling to the floor and providing a two-piece suite in white comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. There is also an extractor fan and two ceiling downlighters.
LOUNGE 20' 5" x 13' 5" (Mid-point measurement) (6.22m x 4.09m) This cosy and most welcoming reception room exhibits stone flagged flooring throughout. There are windows to three elevations providing natural light, numerous ceiling downlighters and a TV aerial point, whilst to the chimney breast there is an inset Nestor Martin gas fired range style heater.
The Lounge enjoys an open plan aspect to the adjoining Dining Room.
DINING ROOM 13' 6" x 13' 5" (4.11m x 4.09m) Having a continuation of the oak flooring from the Entrance Hall, the Dining Room displays six downlighters to the ceiling, whilst a floor level picture window complements a second front-facing window providing excellent levels of natural light.
STUDY 9' 6" x 6' 8" (2.9m x 2.03m) Having tiling to the floor and a rear-facing window.
INNER HALLWAY From the Inner Hallway, access is provided to the Utility/Boot Room.
UTILITY/BOOT ROOM 15' 9" x 11' 9" (4.8m x 3.58m) Having a rear-facing door providing entry to the property from the gardens, this very well proportioned and useful space provides an extensive range of built-in storage cupboards to one wall, in addition to which there is a large area of open shelving. To the utility area there is an expanse of granite work surface with inset stainless steel sink unit and there are also spaces for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and fridge.
From the upper part of the Inner Hallway, access is then provided to a very useful walk-in pantry.
PANTRY 5' 6" x 5' 11" (1.68m x 1.8m) Providing an extensive range of fitted shelves and a useful work surface area, including a marble slab. There are also a number of downlighters.
OPEN PLAN LIVING/DINING KITCHEN 37' 1" x 18' 10" (11.3m x 5.74m) A simply fabulous open plan living space designed very much with modern family living and entertaining in mind. Three steps from the inner hall rise to provide entry to the room where, to the left-hand side, there is a sitting area which enjoys very good levels of natural light provided by rear facing double glazed French doors, these offering access to the garden. The room also displays stone flooring throughout with underfloor heating and a contemporary styled Contura wood-burning stove. There is beautiful, exposed roof timber work. Three Velux skylight windows only serve to enhance the high levels of natural light and to the kitchen area there is an extensive range of base mounted cupboards and drawers and a very good expanse of marble worktop surfaces having matching upstands. The sink position has been designed to take full advantage of the delightful outlook over the rear garden. There is a very well-proportioned island breakfast bar which provides additional storage facilities and to the left-hand side of the sink position, a feature chimney breast contains a gas-fired Aga Range. Further appliances included in the sale comprise of an integrated Dishwasher, full-height Fridge and free-standing Zanussi electric cooker, this having twin ovens and a four-ring ceramic hob. We cannot emphasise enough what a wonderful room this is, and we are certain any viewer will not fail to be impressed.
From the rear of the entrance hall, a return staircase rises to the first floor.
LANDING Enjoying a fine outlook to the rear afforded by the upper part of the barn window, the landing displays roof timber work, there is a radiator and very useful linen storage cupboard.
BEDROOM ONE 18' 7" x 14' 10" (Mid-point measurement) (5.66m x 4.52m) A Principal Bedroom of excellent proportions, having windows to the front and side elevations and providing two separate built-in double fronted wardrobes in addition to which is an excellent walk-in wardrobe providing extensive hanging facilities and shelving. The room enjoys a fine outlook, heated by two double panel radiators. There is exposed ceiling timber work and a number of ceiling downlighters.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 8' 4" x 5' 10" (2.54m x 1.78m) The walls are majority tiled, there is further tiling to the floor and a three-piece suite in white is provided, comprising of a corner cubicle with thermostatic shower, vanity wash hand basin set on a delightful, distressed effect oak stand with drawers beneath and there is also a low flush WC. There are downlighters to the ceiling, a heated towel rail, a fitted mirror and separate storage cupboard.
GUEST BEDROOM TWO 12' 7" x 10' 5" (3.84m x 3.18m) This front-facing double bedroom has exposed ceiling timbers and downlighters to the ceiling. It is heated by a double panel radiator and provides access to a useful and versatile mezzanine level.
ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM 7' 0" x 6' 2" (Plus Cubicle Recess) (2.13m x 1.88m) Providing a three-piece suite in white comprising of a tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. There is part tiling to the walls with further tiling to the floor, three ceiling downlighters, exposed ceiling timbers, an extractor fan and a heated chrome towel rail.
BEDROOM THREE 12' 10" x 9' 5" (3.91m x 2.87m) This rear facing bedroom enjoys a fine outlook and once again benefits from a versatile mezzanine level. The room is heated by a double panel radiator.
BEDROOM FOUR 13' 6" x 8' 0" (4.11m x 2.44m) This front-facing double bedroom is currently used as a home gym and is heated by a double panel radiator whilst also giving access to a versatile mezzanine level. In common with other rooms on the first floor there is exposed ceiling timber work and ceiling downlighters. The mezzanine level to this room in turn gives access to a loft storage area.
HOUSE BATHROOM 8' 4" x 8' 9" (2.54m x 2.67m) Recently re-appointed to a delightful standard, displaying full height tiling to the walls with further tiling to the floor and providing a contemporary style free-standing bath, vanity wash hand basin with drawers beneath, concealed flush WC and wet-room style shower with thermostatic cascade fitment. There are ceiling downlighters, a heated towel rail and a fitted mirror fronted cabinet.
OUTSIDE A wide, electrically operated driveway gate opens to provide entrance to an extensive courtyard to the front of the property, this being mostly stone flagged with gravelled areas. Parking for at least six vehicles is provided. There is a sheltered, patio sitting area adjacent and tucked into one corner. To the front left-hand part of the courtyard there is a charming, planted garden area and access is provided in turn to the DOUBLE GARAGE, this having internal measurements of 20'7" x 19'6". Light and power supplies are available, both garage doors have electrical operation, and the garage also contains the Vaillant gas fired central heating boiler, along with the Ideal Instinct hot water cylinder. Access in turn is then provided to a useful loft storage area. The gardens to the property are set to the rear of the living/dining kitchen area, there is a good-sized stone flagged patio which takes full advantage of the afternoon and early evening sunshine and beyond this at a slightly higher level, there is a very generous principally lawned garden with "natural" garden area towards the upper boundary. A timber garden shed with hardwood floor and power supply is also included in the sale.
SERVICES Mains water, electricity and gas are laid to the property. Drainage is to a private sewerage system.
TENURE We understand the property to be Freehold.
DIRECTIONS Postcode: HD8 9SS - for SatNav purposes.
From our Denby Dale office, proceed out of Denby Dale via Cumberworth Lane, in Lower Cumberworth turn right on to Shelley Woodhouse Lane and then turn right again on to Ponker Lane. At the next main junction (in the centre of Skelmanthorpe) proceed straight across on to Station Road, continue to the bottom of the hill, the road then rises up towards Emley. After approximately 300 meters the property will be found on the left-hand side in a small hamlet of 3 properties.
IB/JL DRAFT PROPERTY DETAILS PREPARED 08 SEPTEMBER - NOT YET VERIFIED BY VENDOR