Oldfield Lane, Oldfield, Keighley BD22

£425,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 4
Below:-

the property

A superbly presented and spacious four bedroomed, detached barn conversion, converted in 1989 and standing in large, well-stocked and maintained gardens, offering the most outstanding views across the Worth Valley and countryside. Providing family-sized accommodation with features including; an inglenook fireplace, beamed ceilings, barn archway, stone staircase along with the modern convenience of gas-fired central heating, double glazing, mains drainage, water and electric. The property is south-facing with striking views over the Worth valley and Bronte moors and has a large stone-flagged sun terrace to take advantage of this. Having ample parking to the rear of the property which is approached via a sweeping driveway which runs through substantial lawned gardens including a garden pond with water feature, well-stocked borders and specimen trees. The property is offered in exceptional condition and viewing is essential to fully appreciate the accommodation, stunning outlook and tranquillity of this family home.

Oldfield

Oldfield is a small hamlet within the county of West Yorkshire, England, situated north of Stanbury and near to Oakworth. It is approximately 4 miles from the town of Keighley. It mainly consists of farmland. Oldfield has panoramic views across the Worth valley towards Bronte country; Top Withens, the house in Wuthering Heights, is clearly visible. It is a beautiful and quiet place. There is a successful primary school. Oldfield has a population of around 100. The local public house is The Grouse Inn, however The Friendly, Wuthering Heights and The Old Silent Inn at Stanbury are all within walking distance. Just 10 minutes by car will see you in the large town of Keighley with all the facilities you would expect. Keighley has a busy bus station and regular Metro trains to Leeds and beyond. The Worth Valley (steam) Railway with a station in nearby Oakworth, also run trains down to Keighley.

Entrance porch

A good sized entrance hall with quarry-tiled floor approached from the rear gardens and the parking area via stone flagged pathways. With natural light from a double glazed window and having a reclaimed timber and glazed panel door opening into the reception hall and landing. An ideal place to discard and hang outdoor gear and shoes.

Reception hall / landing

An impressive and spacious hall & landing with exposed timbers and trusses and having a solid oak return balustrade providing a striking feature on entering the property. With heating radiator, period-style cast-iron light fitting and stairs leading down to the main reception rooms. A pair of full-height doors give access to a spacious airing cupboard with heating radiator.

Loft

Boarded loft with great storage space

lower reception hall

Approached from the landing above via a staircase with stone steps and oak balustrade. Having a double glazed window and half landing leading down to a further reception hall. With heating radiator, exposed roof timbers and giving access to the dining kitchen, snug, sitting room and cloakroom.

Dining - kitchen

A superbly refurbished dining – kitchen, featuring a range of Mackintosh base and wall units with a mixture of granite and oak worktops, supplied and fitted by Adams Tebb of Skipton. With pewter antique-style handles and having a Belfast sink set below a double glazed and mullioned window with deep timber display shelf; providing great natural light to this working area as well as spectacular long distance views onto the Bronte countryside. Further double glazed window with window seat below. Fitted appliances include; a full-sized dishwasher and integrated fridge along with a Rangemaster Toledo range cooker with a five-ring gas hob, electric hotplate, conventional oven, fan oven and separate grill and having a built in extractor hood above. With granite up-stands to the worktops including attractive tiling above and offering great baking / cooking space. Further features include a large centre island with a range of drawers and cupboards, providing further cooking and storage space and to one end, a built-in dresser unit with illuminated display shelving, pull out baskets and oak top. Featuring underfloor heating throughout the slate-tiled floor, further double panel heating radiator, exposed ceiling timbers and multipoint adjustable spotlights. Additional natural light and access onto the south-facing gardens via a pair of timber and double glazed French doors, again offering fantastic long distance views.

Utility room

A good size utility room, off from the kitchen and with access onto the stone flagged side paths via a stable-style timber and glazed door. Further natural light from two double glazed windows with deep timber sills. A range of Mackintosh base and wall units, again with antique-style pewter handles and with granite effect worktops over, incorporating a single bowl composite sink with mixer lever tap. Complimentary tiling above the worktops and with exposed roof timbers, multipoint adjustable spotlights and space and plumbing for a washing machine, tumble dryer and tall fridge freezer. Also with a tall pantry cupboard and housing the Potterton Performa 28 gas combination boiler. A handy room with space for storage of outdoor gear and perhaps having a slate- tiled floor, an ideal place for pets.

Sitting room

A period style room with ample space for a couple of sofas and other sitting room furniture. Featuring a superb exposed-stone inglenook fireplace incorporating a gas fired stove style fire sat on a raised stone hearth within the inglenook. Superb views and vast amounts of natural light from no less than four double glazed windows, three being to the south elevation and also having full-height timber and double glazed French doors opening onto a substantial stone flagged sun terrace. A delightful room with exposed timbers, three period-style wall light points and a double panel heating radiator.

Snug or dining room

With natural light and some long-distance views from two double glazed windows. Currently set up as a television / music room with exposed roof timbers, multipoint adjustable spotlights and a central heating radiator. Ample space for a television, sofa and a chair or two, or a dining suite.

Cloakroom

Of good proportions and finished in a period-style with a Stelrad Doulton close coupled WC, Armitage shanks full pedestal basin with antique-style taps and tiled splash back, heating radiator, extractor fan and exposed roof timbers.

Master bedroom

Of excellent proportions and featuring a unique ceiling design with exposed roof timbers and contemporary light fitting. Taking advantage of the elevated position, enjoying the most spectacular views of the countryside and moors from two large double glazed windows to the south elevation. Having a heating radiator, a range of built-in wardrobes and with ample space for a king-sized bed and further bedroom furniture.

En-suite

More recently refurbished in a Mediterranean-style, offering superb en-suite facilities. With travertine tiling to the walls and floor, having underfloor heating and featuring a large walk-in wet area with thermostatic shower valve with drench head and hand held unit and glass side screen. A contemporary vanity unit with high gloss walnut-fronted drawers and granite effect worktop with splash back incorporates a square wash basin with waterfall tap. Dual flush hidden cistern WC and with natural light from a mullioned and double glazed window to the rear elevation, . Recessed lighting and ladder-style heated chrome towel rail.

Bedroom 2

A double bedroom with ample space for fitted or free standing furniture, along with a double bed and again with a unique ceiling with exposed roof timbers and centre light point. With spectacular long distance views from a double glazed window with display shelves below, heating radiator and feature wall-paper.

Bedroom 3

As in common with all the bedrooms, still with the south and front-facing elevation and spectacular views through the double glazed window with heating radiator below. Again, with a feature wall, ample space for a double bed and this time incorporating a pair of timber doors giving access to a built-in wardrobe.

Bedroom 4

The smallest of the four doubles. Having built-in wardrobes and those now familiar fantastic views of the Bronte Valley, via a timber and double glazed window with heating radiator below.

House bathroom

Of spacious proportions and beautifully finished with part-timber panelling and part tiled walls. Incorporating a timber panelled bath with antique-style taps and shower head attachment over. Full pedestal basin with matching taps to the bath, close coupled WC and a separate 600 x 600 quadrant shower enclosure incorporating an independent shower unit with adjustable head. With full-height tiling to the shower area, recessed lighting, exposed roof timbers, wall mounted convector heater, heating radiator and natural light from a mullioned and double glazed window.

Outside

Dixon Hill Barn is approached off Oldfield Lane down a sloping and sweeping gravelled driveway with delightful gardens to either side, leading to a tarmacadam apron with parking for perhaps half a dozen cars and providing space for a large timber shed and access into the gardens. The gardens are laid mainly to lawn but with specimen trees and shrubs including fruit bearing varieties, and with garden pond / water feature, a chicken run area, greenhouse, vegetable patch and with gravelled footpaths providing access. To the front of the property and being south-facing there is a large stone flagged sun terrace and gardens with wide borders bounded by drystone walling. Offering a fabulous place to entertain and enjoy family meals, taking in what can only be described as unrivalled and spectacular views across this famous landscape.

Services

All mains services are connected.

Council tax band F

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