- STUNNING PERIOD RESIDENCE
- ELEVATED POSITION WITH FAR-REACHING VIEWS
- GRAND RECEPTION ROOM WITH IMPRESSIVE FIREPLACE
- TWO FURTHER RECEPTION ROOMS
- BREAKFAST KITCHEN & PANTRY
- FOUR DOUBLE BEDROOMS & STUDY
- FAMILY BATHROOM & EN-SUITE BATHROOM
- WELL-TENDED MATURE GARDENS & PATIO
- OFF ROAD PARKING
- APPROX. 1.66 ACRE PADDOCK AVAILABLE SEPARATELY
Dating from 1749, this superb, detached period residence stands in private mature gardens in a sought-after hamlet of Krumlin, on the outskirts of Barkisland, and enjoys delightful countryside views.
This well-loved home offers spacious accommodation with stunning period features including leaded stone mullion windows, beamed ceilings, exposed roof trusses and stonework and splendid stone fireplaces. The beautiful drawing room and master bedroom have features dating back to Elizabethan times as a previous owner incorporated the windows, timber beams and stone fireplace from an old hall that was being demolished in the 1970s.
The beautiful family home provides FOUR BEDROOM accommodation arranged over two floors, providing modern comforts whilst retaining stunning period features.
The Old Smithy
The property is accessed via an entrance hall that opens into the sitting room.
There are three reception rooms: a splendid drawing room with exposed beams, exposed stone inglenook fireplace and mullion leaded windows that had previously belonged in an Elizabethan Hall, a sitting room with stone fireplace and solid fuel stove and dining room with stone fireplace and gas fire.
The breakfast kitchen houses timber units with complementary worktops, a large gas stove, 1½ bowl sink and an integrated fridge. Adjacent to the kitchen is a spacious pantry that has plumbing for a washing machine.
The main staircase from the dining room accesses four generous double bedrooms on the first floor. Bedroom one features exposed timber beams and beautiful mullion windows enjoying far-reaching views, again the windows and beams are from the Elizabethan Hall. The en-suite bathroom houses a three-piece suite comprising bath with mixer tap, WC and pedestal wash basin. There are three further double bedrooms with bedrooms 2 and 3 benefitting from built-in storage. There is a five-piece family bathroom housing a shower cubicle, bath, pedestal wash basin, WC and bidet and just off the inner landing is a useful Study.
The property stands in beautiful mature gardens abutting open fields and enjoying far-reaching rural views. There is off-road parking in front of the property, approached via a green lane and there is a large stone-flagged patio to the side elevation. The main garden is to the rear of the property and is largely laid to lawn interspersed with mature shrubs and ornamental hedges.
There is a paddock across the lane, approximately 1.66 acres, with water trough and concrete footings for a stable block with water supply in situ. This paddock is available by separate negotiation.
Attached to the house is a two-storey stone outbuilding, the ground floor being a useful storeroom and the first-floor housing the original Smithy’s fireplace.
The Old Smithy is ideally located in the rural village of Krumlin, very close to Barkisland, which has a village pub, village school, general store and post office, farm shop, thriving cricket club and church.
The M62 (J22) is within a 15-minute drive allowing speedy access to the motorway network, Leeds and Manchester, and there is a regular public bus service from Krumlin to both Halifax and Huddersfield.
All mains services.
From Ripponden proceed up Elland Road and after passing The Fleece pub bear right into Barkisland. At the first junction turn right passing the Cricket Club. At the junction proceed across Saddleworth Road into Krumlin Road and continue along this road into Krumlin. Proceed through the village, passing Ringstone development on the right; take the next sharp left into Bank Royd Lane, The Old Smithy is the last property in the first group of cottages on the left.
These particulars are produced in good faith, but are intended to be a general guide only and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. No person in the employment of VG Estate Agent has any authority to make any representation of warranty whatsoever in relation to the property. Photographs are reproduced for general information only and do not imply that any item is included for sale with the property. All measurements are approximate. Sketch plan not to scale and for identification only. The placement and size of all walls, doors, windows, staircases and fixtures are only approximate and cannot be relied upon as anything other than an illustration for guidance purposes only.
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