A substantial Grade II Listed residence situated within School Lane, arguably one of Birstall's most sought after locations with easy access to numerous local schools, shops and amenities. Read more
A substantial Grade II Listed residence situated within School Lane, arguably one of Birstall's most sought after locations with easy access to numerous local schools, shops and amenities. The property itself offers an abundance of character throughout with some of the oldest parts of the building believed to date back over 400 years. The accommodation comprises substantial entrance hallway, Cloakroom, large living room with feature fireplace, study and open plan living/dining/kitchen with recently refitted kitchen with gas powered Aga. The first floor galleried landing gives access to three substantial bedrooms with the master having a luxury en-suite and a separate family bathroom. The property has pebbled covered driveway and cottage garden to the rear. An internal inspection is essential to fully appreciate the immense character on offer, including feature fireplaces, exposed timber beams, leaded windows, low hung ceilings in part, original quarry tiled flooring and a superb feeling of grandeur mixed with warmth and character.
Accommodation The property is entered via a timber panelled front door into:
Entrance Hallway7'3" x 4'3" (2.2m x 1.3m). With feature exposed timber beams, timber panelled door through to living room and archway through to reception hall.
Reception Hall15'1" x 11'8" (4.6m x 3.56m). An impressive reception hall with original quarry tiled flooring, feature exposed timber beams, window to the front elevation, useful understairs storage cupboard and a fine example of a Schwarze staircase rising to the first floor, believed to date back to circa 1774.
Study17'3" x 7'5" (5.26m x 2.26m). With window to the side, timber flooring, feature fireplace and timber panelled door with feature box lock.
Lounge30'9" x 17'4" (9.37m x 5.28m). With a heavily beamed ceiling, window to two sides and a stunning feature fireplace.
Open Plan Living/Dining/Kitchen29'7" x 15'1" (9.02m x 4.6m). An impressive open plan living/dining/kitchen ideal for use as an everyday family living room with the working area of the kitchen having feature exposed timber beams, an ample range of contemporary refitted wall and base mounted units with contrasting roll edged black granite effect laminate working tops, space for American style fridge/freezer, glass fronted display cabinet, plate racks, integrated dishwasher, space for washing machine behind matching kitchen doors, a feature cream coloured gas power Aga, timber flooring running through into the sitting area, windows to the rear and side and a glazed door to the rear giving access to the back garden.
The sitting area has feature exposed beams, window to the side and inglenook fireplace with inset open fire with brick hearth and herring bone brick patterned surround.
Cloakroom With a white two piece suite comprising high level flush WC and wash hand basin. Window to the side and feature exposed timber beams.
First Floor Landing14'5" x 11'2" (4.4m x 3.4m). With two windows to the front, featured galleried landing and access to all rooms.
Bedroom One17' x 16'7" (5.18m x 5.05m). With window to the rear and side, feature cast iron fireplace with decorative surround, dado rail and archway through to luxury en-suite.
En-suite Bathroom14'1" (4.3m) to robes x 12'4" (3.76m). A substantial luxury en-suite which was formerly a fourth bedroom now with central bath, vanity wash hand basin unit with cupboards under, WC and bidet. Window overlooking the rear garden, feature cast iron fireplace and surround, a range of fitted wardrobes and dado rail.
Family Bathroom12'2" x 7'6" (3.7m x 2.29m). A stylish period bathroom suite comprising low level WC, pedestal wash hand basin unit and panelled bath. Matching tiled splashbacks to the majority of the walls, heated towel rail, window to rear and cupboard with hanging space and shelving.
Rear Landing A spacious rear landing giving access to bedrooms two and three and having window to the side and door giving access to a useful storage area within the eaves.
Bedroom Two19'10" x 17'1" (6.05m x 5.2m). An impressive second bedroom which would make an ideal alternative master bedroom suite with unusually high ceilings extending to over 10' in height with windows to the side and rear, a range of fitted wardrobes, feature exposed beams both in the wall and ceiling and timber flooring.
Bedroom Three15'1" x 14'8" (4.6m x 4.47m). Window to the side elevation, double bed, feature fireplace and a wash hand basin.
Outside - Front The property sits in a superb position tucked away from the main School Lane behind wrought iron gates and brick pillars. There is a right of access over a block paved driveway leading into the pebbled driveway which in turn gives access to both The Cottage and the old farmhouse. The Cottage enjoys a spacious pebble covered parking area with pathway along the side of the property, exterior lighting at the front and paved pathway to the front door.
Outside - Rear The property enjoys a sizeable rear garden with a patio area immediately to the rear of the property and with a pebble covered pathway leading around a shaped lawn with various planted borders. There is a covered pergola area and outbuilding, various plants, shrubs and small trees.
AGENTS NOTE The property is in a conservation area and subject to a tree preservation order.