Toby Wood Lane, Denby Dale£1,200,000
5 bed Farm House, Huddersfield
This substantial detached farmhouse property enjoys a tremendous rural setting on the edge of Denby Dale which offers excellent village amenities and is favoured by commuters. It offers extensive 5 bedroom accommodation and is offered for sale with its own sizeable gardens and with a range of adjacent outbuildings and land.
Full DetailsABOUT TOBY WOOD FARM This unique detached farmhouse enjoys an enviable setting up a secluded lane with beautiful countryside and woodland on the doorstep. It is of traditional stone construction under a stone slate roof and has been extensively renovated to create a spacious and flexible home.
The house is entered through a reception hall area which opens into a welcoming snug / sitting area with superb fireplace. The ground floor also features a large living room with open study area, dining room, large kitchen and open plan garden room. There is also a further prep kitchen, utility room and 2 cloakroom / WCs.
Upstairs there are five double bedrooms, 3 of which have their own en-suite facilities. The master suite is particularly impressive with exposed roof truss, walk through dressing room and an impressive en-suite. There is also a house bathroom and a useful storeroom.
Externally, the farmhouse enjoys lush lawned gardens to either side with generous parking provision within the courtyard in front. Potential purchasers will have the opportunity to also purchase a small detached cottage with garages and stone built barn (with potential to convert), plus adjoining land if required.
The farmhouse is presented to a good standard throughout, but we anticipate that buyers may wish to update certain aspects to their own tastes. It has an LPG fired central heating system and mostly uPVC double glazed windows. Mains water and electricity are connected and drainage is to a septic tank. The tenure is Freehold.
RECEPTION HALL 13' 4" x 8' (4.06m x 2.44m) The formal entrance to the house is through the reception hall which features windows to the front, wooden entrance door and a stone flagged floor. It opens into the snug / sitting area.
SNUG 16' 4" x 18' 10 overall" (4.98m x 5.74m) A welcoming living space which features a stone fireplace with log burning stove and expose beams to the ceiling. Doors lead to the cellar and staircase lobby.
LIVING ROOM 33' 10" x 16' 10" (10.31m x 5.13m) The main living room is accessed via double doors from the snug and is of excellent proportions. It features 2 sets of windows to the front, picture windows overlooking the side garden and a further window to the rear. There is also a superb fireplace with open fire and stone hearth.
STUDY AREA 17' 2" x 7' (5.23m x 2.13m) The living room opens into a study area with wooden flooring and 2 windows to the rear.
DINING ROOM 20' 3" x 14' 2" (6.17m x 4.32m) This large dining room is a wonderful room for entertaining, being located just off the snug. It features windows to 3 sides and a serving hatch to the kitchen.
KITCHEN 17' 4" x 17' 3" (5.28m x 5.26m) The kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of limed oak base units and wall cupboards with laminated worksurfaces, 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink and a large oil fired Aga stove. There are exposed beams and inset spotlights to the ceiling, windows to the side and wood flooring which runs through into the open plan garden room.
GARDEN ROOM 24' 3" x 13' 10" (7.39m x 4.22m) A wonderful "daytime" room which features glazed double doors and full height windows to either side overlooking the gardens, corner fireplace with log burning stove, inset spotlights to the ceiling and a bank of recessed built in cupboards.
DOWNSTAIRS WC With two piece suite in white comprising low flush wc and washbasin, half tiled walls, heated towel rail and obscure glazed window to the side.
PREP KITCHEN 11' 11" x 11' 9" (3.63m x 3.58m) A secondary kitchen area which is located adjacent to the main kitchen. It features a range of built in units with laminated worksurfaces, sink unit with mixer tap, window to the side and internal windows to the garden room.
UTILITY / ENTRANCE 12' 2" x 10' 4" (3.71m x 3.15m) The "day to day" entrance to the property provides a useful cloakroom area and houses the central heating boiler. Stairs lead down into the prep kitchen.
LOBBY The first floor of the property is accessed via a staircase from this lobby area, located off the snug.
DOWNSTAIRS WC The second WC on this floor. With 2 piece suite comprising low flush wc and pedestal washbasin.
CELLAR 12' 1" x 9' 10" (3.68m x 3m) With stone flagged floor and stone table.
DRESSING ROOM 12' 2" x 8' 3" (3.71m x 2.51m) The master bedroom is accessed via this walk through dressing room which features a bank of wardrobes along one wall and a window to the rear.
BEDROOM 1 21' x 16' 7" (6.4m x 5.05m) A superb master bedroom which features an exposed roof truss to the high angled ceiling and windows to the front, side and rear.
ENSUITE 12' 2" x 8' 3" (3.71m x 2.51m) A large bathroom with three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin, shower cubicle and cast iron roll top bath, 2 windows to the front, exposed beam to the part angled ceiling and heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 2 18' 5" x 17' 5 overall" (5.61m x 5.31m) Another excellent sized bedroom with windows to the side enjoying the views and exposed roof truss to the high angled ceiling.
ENSUITE 9' x 5' 3" (2.74m x 1.6m) With 3 piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and shower cubicle, half tiled walls, heated towel rail and extractor.
BEDROOM 3 17' 9" x 15' 6" (5.41m x 4.72m) An entrance area leads into this double bedroom which features windows to the front and side.
ENSUITE 9' 9" x 6' 2" (2.97m x 1.88m) With three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and bath with shower over, half tiled walls and heated towel rail.
BEDROOM 4 20' 2" x 14' 7" (6.15m x 4.44m) Another large double bedroom with windows to 3 side enjoying the views and built in wardrobes.
BEDROOM 5 13' 5" x 12' 8" (4.09m x 3.86m) Once again a double bedroom with windows to the front and exposed beams to the ceiling.
BATHROOM 7' 9" x 6' 1" (2.36m x 1.85m) Accessed down a short set of steps from the landing. With three piece suite comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and bath with shower over, exposed beams to the angled ceiling and obscure glazed window to the rear.
STORE ROOM 12' 2" x 10' 7" (3.71m x 3.23m) Accessed via a short set of steps from the extended landing area, this useful attic space provides easy to access storage.
OUTSIDE A driveway leads down to the house through the remote controlled entrance gate which leads down to the house and buildings. There is a generous parking provision in front of the house. To either side of the house there are generous lawned areas with a paved patio area located adjacent to the garden room.
BUILDINGS Within the courtyard at the side of the house there is a former cottage and a large barn, both of which offer further potential for development. The buyer of the farmhouse will be offered the opportunity to purchase these buildings but they are not offered for sale separately at this time.
COTTAGE A two storey stone built cottage (23'4" x 18'3") with single storey lean to (18'4" x 9'4") and double garages to either side. The building is simply an empty shell with no internal fittings but does offer considerable character. We anticipate that it could be converted into an individual dwelling or annex to the main house.
BARN A substantial 2 storey stone built barn (73' x 19' approx. overall) with a further sloping return at ground floor level adding another 15' x 12' approx.). This once again offers considerable potential for conversion into a substantial dwelling. Attached to the rear of the barn there is a large portal framed shed (55' x 48'6" approx.) and a further open sided timber framed building (68'7" x 21'7" approx.).
LAND The field adjoining the barn to the rear amounts to approximately 1.29 acres and would be included within the sale. A further 3.05 acre paddock could also be purchased. The sale of further land or woodland in the near vicinity may also potentially be available.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.
We respectfully ask that interested parties do not enter into the grounds of the property without booking an appointment first.
JOINT AGENT Simon Gurney & Co.
Rural Property Consultants
PO Box 79 Boroughbridge, York YO51 9UJ.
Tel: 01423 324588.
LOCATION Follow the A635 from Holmfirth, through New Mill and Upper Cumberworth towards Denby Dale. Just before reaching the village this road splits. Follow the right fork (still A635 Barnsley Road). Shortly afterwards a driveway will be found on the right hand side. This is Toby Wood Lane, follow this road up the hill and round the left hand bend where the property will be found on the left hand side.