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Woodsome Cottage, Penistone Road, Kirkburton


4 bed Detached House, Huddersfield

This unique detached property features spacious accommodation with 4 bedrooms and 2 reception rooms, which are packed full of traditional features complimented by modern fixtures and fittings. Occupying a convenient location, the property is set within a surprisingly large plot with private gardens from which to enjoy the outstanding views to the front.

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AOUT 159 PENISTONE ROAD This unique detached residence is believed to originally date back to 1840 and has been extended twice (in 1890s and 1960's) since then. It is of traditional stone built construction (to the front) under a stone slate roof with a rendered wall to the rear.

It is entered through a spacious hall on the ground floor which gives access into the dining kitchen. This in turn leads to the cosy snug and the grand living room. There is also a utility room, store and downstairs wc / cloaks room.

Upstairs there is a long landing, master bedroom with superb en-suite, 2 further double bedrooms, single bedroom 4 and a house bathroom.

The property is presented to a good standard and combines traditional features with modern fixtures and fittings. It has a gas central heating system and partial double glazed windows.

Externally it benefits from a driveway / parking area to the front and generous gardens to the front side and rear. These feature lawns to the front and side with extensively landscaped areas to the rear, which incorporate a small orchard, patio, other seating areas and a wooden summerhouse. The size of these grounds can only be fully appreciated by viewing the property.



ENTRANCE HALL/ STUDY 16' 1" x 7' 11" (4.9m x 2.41m) A generous reception hall which is currently used as a study. It is entered through a timber and glazed door and features cast iron fireplace, electric stove, built in shelving central heating radiator and window to the front.

DINING KITCHEN 14' 9" x 11' 10" (4.5m x 3.61m) Fitted with a good range of base and wall units with granite worksurfaces stainless steel sink, free standing range style cooker with extractor over, integrated dishwasher, fridge, microwave and wine cooler, tiled flooring, exposed stonework to one wall and windows to the front and rear.

SNUG 12' 3" x 9' 4" (3.73m x 2.84m) A welcoming reception room with exposed beams, recessed fireplace with herringbone brick interior and multi-fuel stove set upon a tiled hearth, 2 recessed storage cupboards, central heating radiator and sash window to the side.

SITTING ROOM 18' 1" x 16' 8" (5.51m x 5.08m) Of excellent proportions, this grand reception room features a chimney breast with period fireplace surround with cast iron interior, marble hearth and living flame effect gas fire, exposed beams to the ceiling and windows to the front enjoying the views, timber and glazed entrance door, staircase to the first floor, door and stairs leading to the cellar, 2 central heating radiators.

CLOAKROOM / WC Located off the entrance hall. Fitted with a contemporary 2 piece suite comprising low flush WC and hand wash basin. There are fully tiled walls, inset spotlights to the ceiling and a window to the side.

STORE ROOM 5' 8" x 7' 6" (1.73m x 2.29m) Offering a variety of uses is this useful store room with door leading out to the front of the property.

UTILITY ROOM 9' 9" x 7' 6" (2.97m x 2.29m) A good sized utility room with base and wall units, stainless steel sink, integrated fridge, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, window to the rear and rear entrance door. A further door leads into the store room.


LANDING Having a useful recessed storage cupboard, central heating radiator and 2 windows to the front enjoying the views and a further arched window to the side over the stairs.

BEDROOM 1 16' 8" x 11' 4" (5.08m x 3.45m) Located at the front of the property with window enjoying the views, this spacious master bedroom features a further window to the side, fitted wardrobes with matching drawers and cabinets, recessed walk in wardrobe, central heating radiator and access to the en-suite bathroom.

ENSUITE BATHROOM 8' 11" x 6' 3" (2.72m x 1.91m) Fitted with a modern four piece suite, comprising; free standing roll top bath, low flush WC, hand wash basin and separate shower. With tiled floor and walls, under floor heating, chrome heated towel rail and sash window to the front.

BEDROOM 2 13' 10" x 10' (4.22m x 3.05m) A double bedroom with window to the front enjoying the views, further window to the rear, laminated wood flooring and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 3 12' 8" x 9' 8" (3.86m x 2.95m) Another double bedroom with recessed double wardrobe. Vanity sink unit, 2 windows to the rear and central heating radiator. Access to the loft.

BEDROOM 4 9' 3" x 7' 7" (2.82m x 2.31m) With fitted wardrobes, window to the side and central heating radiator.

BATHROOM 8' 8" x 7' 3" (2.64m x 2.21m) Fitted with a contemporary four piece suite comprising bath, low flush WC, pedestal wash basin and corner shower cubicle. Having tiled flooring and walls, chrome heated towel rail, under floor heating and 2 windows to the rear.

OUTSIDE The property is accessed at the front via a sloping driveway from Penistone Road which provides off road parking. To the front of the house there is a pleasant lawned garden area which enjoys the views and is enclosed by a hedge and fence. The garden extends around the side where there are again lawns on 2 levels and a gravelled seating area.

TENURE We are informed the property is freehold.

VIEWING By appointment with Wm Sykes and Son.

REAR GARDENS The gardens extend further to the rear where there is a large plot that is landscaped and arranged over various levels including lawned areas, seating and patio areas. This is well stocked with trees and borders and a wooden summerhouse.

LOCATION The property is located just off the A629 Penistone Road.

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