This generously proportioned detached barn conversion stands in a spacious plot tucked away in a quiet and picturesque rural position with far-reaching open views from the large garden.
This well-appointed family-sized five-bedroom home provides more than 3,000 sq. ft of living space arranged over three floors and includes a well-appointed dining kitchen, huge L-shaped sitting room, generous conservatory, utility room, five bedrooms, family bathroom, en-suite shower and two-piece cloakroom.
Externally there is plentiful driveway parking to the front of the integral double garage. There are spacious lawn gardens to front and rear planted with mature shrubs and trees and abutting open fields.
Bedroom 5 / Study
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The property is accessed via a large entrance vestibule that opens into the spacious entrance hallway with open staircase rising to the first floor.
The spacious L-shaped sitting room has windows to three elevations flooding the room with light. Two steps divide the two parts of the room with the lower section being ideal as a separate snug area or formal dining room. The sitting room features a striking corner fireplace housing a multi-fuel stove.
The dining kitchen fills the whole width of the ground floor with windows to front and rear. The kitchen area is fitted with painted Shaker-style units with granite worktops over and the focal point is a fabulous, fire-engine red, Stoves range with 7-ring gas hob and extractor canopy over. There is a twin bowl undermounted sink and integrated appliances include a dishwasher and fridge; in the dining area there is a stove effect gas fire. The spacious utility room has floor to ceiling storage cupboards and work surface housing a stainless steel sink with plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer below; an external door gives access to the rear garden and a personal door opens into the double garage which has electric doors.
The spacious first floor landing features exposed brickwork and timber beams and trusses and provides access to four double bedrooms and family bathroom, an open timber staircase rises to the second floor landing. Bedroom 1 benefits from a three-piece en-suite shower room and windows to two elevations afford open views. Bedrooms 2 and 3 also benefit from built-in wardrobes. The first floor accommodation is completed with a three-piece house bathroom housing a bath with shower over, WC and pedestal wash basin. On the second floor is a further room with window overlooking the garden, that would provide a fifth bedroom or useful study.
To the front of the property is a neat lawn bordered by small drystone wall and mature shrubberies. There is generous driveway parking in front of the double garage and a flight of shallow steps lead to the front door. To the rear of the property is a sheltered lawn garden directly in front of the conservatory bordered by a drystone wall. The lawn leads behind the wall to a sloping lawn garden abutting open fields, enjoying fantastic rural views to the reservoir and housing a spacious greenhouse.
The Owl Barn enjoys a stunning rural location surrounded by beautiful countryside yet is ideal for the busy professional with the M62 (J22) within a 5-minute drive. The property enjoys easy access (just a few minutes’ drive) from the villages of Rishworth and Ripponden. There are excellent village schools close by including Rishworth School and Heathfield Preparatory School, both well-respected private education establishments, within 5 minutes’ drive and there are two excellent gastro pubs within 30 minutes’ walk. The more extensive amenities at nearby Ripponden include a health centre, dental surgery, vets’ practice and a selection of shops, bars and restaurants.
Mains electric and water, soak away drainage. Gas central heating with gas supplied via a telemetry system by Calor who fill the tank when it is low.
From Ripponden traffic lights take the Oldham Road towards Rishworth, continue through the village past Rishworth School and Heathfield School and continue past The Booth Wood Inn. Turn right directly opposite the entrance to the car park at Boothwood Reservoir, keep right and park on the driveway in front of the garage. Do not park in front of the timber gate, access required.