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Longfield Dean Lane, Sowerby Bridge £950,000

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  • MAGNIFICENT GRADE II LISTED GEORGIAN HOME WITH 3 BED ANNEXE
  • 3 GENEROUSLY PROPORTIONED RECEPTION ROOMS TO MAIN HOUSE
  • SPACIOUS DINING KITCHEN PLUS UTILITY ROOM
  • GROUND FLOOR CLOAKROOM + WC
  • SPACIOUS VAULTED CELLARS
  • FOUR LARGE DOUBLE BEDROOMS
  • FAMILY BATHROOM & 4-PIECE EN-SUITE
  • ANNEXE WITH 2 RECEPTION ROOMS, KITCHEN, CLOAKS, 3 BEDS & BATHROOM
  • DOUBLE GARAGE & WORKSHOP
  • STANDING IN 3 ACRES OF GROUNDS

Dating from 1729, Longfield is a splendid example of a Georgian gentleman’s residence retaining the grandeur and character of the period whilst providing modern comforts. This Grade II Listed property boasts Yorkshire stone floors, shuttered windows, wide floorboards and even the original servant’s bells typical of the era.

This much-loved home, having been owned for more than five decades by the late MP and TV personality Austin Mitchell and his family, is set in extensive grounds of three acres and approached along a leafy driveway, via a pillared gateway, to a cobbled courtyard affording generous parking.

The property is currently utilised as a main house with a spacious cottage annexe but would easily convert back to one dwelling if so desired.

The main house features rooms of grand proportions including two elegant reception rooms, a spacious study, large dining kitchen, utility room, cloakroom, four double bedrooms, family bathroom and en-suite bathroom.

The cottage provides spacious three-bedroom accommodation including two reception rooms, a dining kitchen, bathroom with separate WC and ground floor cloakroom.

The grounds include level lawns, large vegetable garden and areas planted with mature shrubs and woodland affording shelter, privacy and an idyllic location to enjoy the outdoors.

GROUND FLOOR
Entrance Hall
Sitting Room
Study
Cloakroom / WC
Rear Entrance Hall
Dining Room
Dining Kitchen
Utility Room

LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Cellars

FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
En-suite Bathroom
Landing / Study
Bedroom 3
Bedroom 4
House Bathroom

COTTAGE – GROUND FLOOR
Entrance Vestibule
Dining Room
Sitting Room
Cloakroom
Dining Kitchen

LOWER GROUND FLOOR
Cellar

COTTAGE - FIRST FLOOR
Bedroom 1
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 3
Bathroom
WC
INTERNAL
Longfield is accessed through an elegant entrance portico into a spacious hallway with staircase rising to the first floor. The elegant, dual aspect sitting room features ornate coving to the ceiling and a fireplace housing a real-flame effect gas fire. French windows afford access into the garden. Across the hall is a spacious study with a window overlooking the garden and built-in bookshelves. There is a spacious rear entrance hall which provides access to the dining room and dining kitchen and an external door opens into the rear courtyard . The dining room has French windows into the garden and features a grand fireplace with open fire.

The well-proportioned kitchen houses a range of timber units with matching worktops housing a double sink, there is a large Rangemaster range, space for a slot-in dishwasher and undercounter fridge. The adjacent utility room has inbuilt storage, a ceramic sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge-freezer. The ground floor accommodation is completed with a large cloakroom and two-piece WC featuring a hand-painted window and housing a traditional suite comprising high-flush WC and wall-mounted wash basin.

To the lower ground floor there are twin vaulted cellars with windows providing excellent storage and accessed from the entrance hall.

There are four generous double bedrooms to the first floor which is divided in two by a half-landing. Bedroom 1 and 2 are to the front elevation with windows affording views towards Norland, bedroom 2 benefits from an en-suite bathroom housing a large shower enclosure, double-ended bath, WC and pedestal wash basin. A flight of steps lead from the half-landing to the spacious rear-landing that features built-in bookshelves and is currently utilised as a study. Bedrooms 3 and 4 are accessed from this landing as well as the four-piece family bathroom which houses a double-ended bath, large shower enclosure, pedestal wash basin and WC.

COTTAGE ANNEXE
The cottage is entered into the dining room via an entrance vestibule. The dining room is open directly into the dual aspect sitting room that has French doors giving access to the garden. The spacious dining kitchen is fitted with a contemporary range of units and equipped with a stainless steel sink, electric oven with halogen hob with space for an undermounted dishwasher, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. Completing the ground floor accommodation is a two-piece cloakroom and there is a useful storage cellar accessed via a trap door. There is an open staircase accessing the first floor from the dining room as well as a second staircase off the dining kitchen.

There are three double bedrooms to the first floor with bedroom 3 having built-in storage. The first floor accommodation is completed with a bathroom housing a three-piece suite comprising, shower, bath and pedestal wash basin adjacent to a separate WC.

EXTERNAL
The property stands in a large garden plot of three acres, accessed by a leafy driveway leading to the cobbled courtyard where there is plentiful parking a double garage and workshop. The grounds include the former tennis court, now an easily maintained level lawn, a further a well-maintained and productive vegetable garden as well as areas of woodland interspersed with mature shrubs.

LOCATION
Longfield is conveniently situated between Triangle and Sowerby Bridge, accessible for the excellent local amenities of both including a broad selection of shops, pubs and restaurants, schools and supermarket. There is a health centre and well attended leisure centre with swimming pool.

The M62 is within 15 minutes’ drive, providing excellent commuter links to the business centres of Leeds, Bradford and Manchester and there is a mainline station in nearby Sowerby Bridge.

SERVICES
The house and annexe have all mains services and gas central heating. The boiler for the main house is in the cloakroom and the boiler for the annexe is in the kitchen.

TENURE Freehold.

DIRECTIONS
From Ripponden traffic lights proceed towards Sowerby Bridge via the A58. In Triangle turn left into Butterworth Lane immediately after the Post Office. Continue carefully uphill (narrow lane with space to pass) and at the T junction turn right into Dean Lane. Drive past the entrance to Field House and take the next left turn into Longfield, as indicated by our For Sale board. Follow the drive to the courtyard parking. 

IMPORTANT NOTICE
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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Dean Lane
Sowerby Bridge HX6 1HE
County: West Yorkshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00004526

Main House

Entrance Hallway

Rear Entrance Hall

18' 3'' x 11' 9'' (5.57m x 3.57m)

Sitting Room

18' 2'' x 17' 11'' (5.54m x 5.47m)

Dining Room

18' 0'' x 17' 11'' (5.48m x 5.46m) Maximum

Study

17' 9'' x 11' 9'' (5.40m x 3.58m)

Dining Kitchen

20' 6'' x 15' 6'' (6.24m x 4.72m) Maximum

Utility Room

11' 7'' x 5' 8'' (3.54m x 1.73m)

Cloakroom

13' 1'' x 6' 0'' (3.99m x 1.83m) Maximum

WC

Lower Ground Floor

Cellar 1

17' 11'' x 8' 6'' (5.47m x 2.58m)

Cellar 2

18' 3'' x 5' 11'' (5.57m x 1.8m)

First Floor

Bedroom 1

18' 2'' x 18' 1'' (5.53m x 5.52m)

Bedroom 2

10' 2'' x 9' 2'' (3.09m x 2.8m)

En-suite Bathroom

Bedroom 3

17' 11'' x 17' 11'' (5.46m x 5.45m) Maximum

Bedroom 4

12' 2'' x 11' 11'' (3.71m x 3.63m) Maximum

Rear Landing / Study

17' 0'' x 11' 9'' (5.19m x 3.58m)

Family Bathroom

Annexe

Entrance Vestibule

Dining Room

15' 5'' x 15' 1'' (4.69m x 4.61m) Maximum

Sitting Room

24' 6'' x 11' 11'' (7.47m x 3.64m)

Dining Kitchen

15' 5'' x 14' 4'' (4.70m x 4.38m) Maximum

Cloakroom

First Floor

Bedroom 1

15' 5'' x 11' 11'' (4.71m x 3.62m)

Bedroom 2

15' 0'' x 12' 0'' (4.58m x 3.66m) Maximum

Bedroom 3

12' 0'' x 9' 10'' (3.67m x 3.0m)

Bathroom

WC


Dean Lane
Sowerby Bridge HX6 1HE
County: West Yorkshire
Sale Type: For Sale
Ref #: 00004526

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