A substantial detached farmhouse offering huge potential for varied living requirements. It occupies a fantastic semi-rural position with amazing far-reaching views across the surrounding countryside and way beyond.
ABOUT CAUSEWAY FOOT
Causeway Foot is a substantial detached farmhouse with accommodation (including the integral garage) extending to almost 4,000sq.ft. It offers potential to fulfil the brief of those purchasers looking for perhaps a large family home with the ability to have separate living quarters for relatives, possibly a holiday let, or to cater for those with hobbies such as classic car collectors, or maybe you have dreamed of creating a leisure suite – the possibilities are endless! In addition to the farmhouse and integral garage, it comes with around 16 acres of land, a huge amount of parking, an agricultural building, stable and wood store, and mature gardens. It occupies a wonderful semi-rural setting on the hillside high above Slaithwaite at Pole Moor and enjoys some fantastic views over the surrounding countryside and far beyond. There is easy access either down into Slaithwaite where you will find an array of village amenities and a train station, or equal distant is Outlane and then on to Ainley Top where you have access onto the M62 motorway both east and west bound.
The front entrance porch provides entry into:-
A spacious entrance hall with legged staircase rising to the first floor with windows front and side providing natural light. It is finished with a tiled floor.
This room has been used for a variety of purposes including a photographers dark room, and now a workshop. It has a large shallow sink, work surfaces, tiled floor and a window to the rear.
Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c. and pedestal wash basin. It has part tiled walls, an extractor fan, and a frosted window to the front.
With window to the rear.
DINING HALL 5.82mx4.1m
A great space in which to entertain guests with plenty of natural light coming in through the former barn opening which is fully glazed and the top section also gives light up onto the galleried lounge above. There is a wood burning stove set into the chimney breast with tiled inset and hearth. You will also find a good range of bespoke natural wood cupboards and glass fronted display cabinets have been fitted providing plenty of storage.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 5mx4.5m
A spacious kitchen fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units with ample granite worktops incorporating a 1½ bowl sink with mixer tap. There is a matching island with breakfast bar at one end. Appliances include the range cooker which is set into the chimney breast, along with the dishwasher. There is housing for a microwave, tiled floor, and mullioned windows overlooking the rear garden. The kitchen is open to:-
FAMILY ROOM 5.49mx4.5m
An area to be utilised to suit your own needs. It has a continuation of the tiled floor flowing over from the kitchen, a pair of glazed doors lead out to the rear hall, and another opening gives way to the sitting room.
SITTING ROOM 5.23mx4.4m
Having one wall fitted with a range of bespoke cupboards, shelving and glass fronted display cabinets. It has natural wood floor boards, glazed former doorway to the side, 3 velux roof windows set into the roof pitch, and an 8kw output wood burning stove on a stone hearth. The rear entrance hall has a tiled floor and external doors to either end. A pair of glazed doors open into:-
A pleasant room in which to relax and enjoy views of the garden through windows to two elevations and a pair of glazed doors open out to the garden.
UTILITY ROOM 3.8mx2.29m
Fitted with a range of storage cupboards and worktops which incorporate a stainless steel sink and mixer tap. There is plumbing for a washing machine, window to the rear, tiled floor, part tiled walls, central heating boiler, and a pressurised water tank. A door off the sitting room gives way to a hallway which provides access into the studio and into the garage.
One elevation is fully glazed bringing in plenty of natural light. This would be an ideal hobby room/art studio. It has wood flooring, exposed stone feature wall and beams.
INTEGRAL GARAGE 9.22mx5.05m
A huge garage measuring 30'3" x 16'7". It has 3 velux roof windows, 2 sets of double entrance doors, exposed beams, ample power sockets, lighting, and water tap.
A pair of doors open from the garage into this useful store room which has fitted kitchen units for storage. At the other end of the garage you have access into another hallway with doors into a gym, and also back through into the dining hall.
This could be used for a variety of purposes. There is a window to the side.
Staircase one rises up to what is used as a master suite of bedroom, dressing room, shower room, and a spacious lounge. The other bedrooms and bathrooms are accessed via the other staircase.
A light and airy space with timber balustrading and handrail creating a gallery over the staircase. It has a bank of windows to the front, a large window to the side, and is open to an inner corridor giving access to the bedroom, bathroom and on through to the master lounge.
BEDROOM 1 3.56mx3.02m
A double bedroom with window to the rear offering wonderful far reaching views right across to Holme Moss.
DRESSING ROOM 3.58mx1.42m
With plenty of fitted wardrobes, drawers, and window to the rear looking out over the surrounding countryside.
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a free standing 'slipper' bath tub with mixer tap and hand-held shower hose, pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., and a shower cubicle with Mira shower over. There are tiled walls, tiled floor, extractor fan, 2 windows to the front, and a frosted window through to the landing.
MASTER LOUNGE 5.49mx3.86m
Timber spindles and handrail create a gallery over the dining hall below and plenty of natural light is provided by that huge arched barn window. There are also 2 windows to the rear offering fabulous views. This room is open to the roof pitch above and has exposed beams, and access to a high level storage cupboard within the roof space over the previously mentioned first floor accommodation. There is potential to change this lounge into a 5th bedroom should it be required. A second staircase is accessed from the breakfast kitchen and rises up to:-
With a built-in linen cupboard.
BEDROOM 2 3.76mx2.64m
A double bedroom again enjoying those wonderful far reaching views.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 1.75mx1.4m
Fitted with a grey suite comprising a panelled bath with mixer tap and hand held shower hose, pedestal wash basin, and a low flush w.c. There is an extractor fan, tiled walls, and storage cupboards.
BEDROOM 3 3.89mx2.7m
Another double bedroom also taking in magnificent views.
BEDROOM 4 3.05mx2.77m
A smaller double or twin room with those same views. There is loft access from this room.
SHOWER ROOM 2.7mx2.06m
Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin, and a large open ended shower cubicle with mains dual head shower system over. The walls are mainly tiled, tiled floor, and an extractor fan.
The property sits within around 16 acres of land and a long driveway takes you down to the front of the property where you will find ample parking, and a large agricultural building measuring approximately 38' x 20' which has an electrically operated roller shutter entrance door, power sockets and lighting. There is also a wood shed and stable to the side. There are mature gardens mainly to the rear of the house which are planted with a variety of well-established trees and shrubs with woodland walkways, lawned areas, 'hidden' gardens, paved patios and pathways, greenhouse, enclosed chicken run with coops, and right at the end of the garden, we found it opened out to a lovely place to sit, enjoy the view, and just listen to the sounds of the countryside. As with most countryside properties with land, there are a couple of public footpaths that cross the land.
Tenure: Freehold. Energy Rating TBC. Council Tax Band E.
It has mains electricity backed up with a wind turbine which also generates an income, LPG provides central heating, hot water and serves the gas hobs, metered mains water, and septic tank drainage.
By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
From the centre of Outlane, proceed up the A640 New Hey Road and continue up the hill until you come to the temporary traffic lights over the motorway bridge. Continue over the motorway and take the first left onto Quebec Road and after you reach the junction with Waller Clough Road and Rochdale Road, the drive down to Causeway Foot will be found on the right. What3words:- abundance.pheasants.seasons