- LARGE SEMI-DETACHED COTTAGE
- FAR-REACHING VIEWS OVER SCAMMONDEN DAM & BEYOND
- CHARACTER FEATURES THROUGHOUT
- LARGE SITTING ROOM WITH STOVE
- FITTED DINING KITCHEN WITH STOVE
- ENTRANCE HALL, CLOAKROOM / WC & CELLAR
- FOUR BEDROOMS & FAMILY BATHROOM
- DRIVEWAY & GENEROUS PARKING
- EXTENSIVE GARDENS & PADDOCK
This large Grade II Listed property, formally two cottages, enjoys an idyllic rural location with far-reaching views over Scammonden Dam and beyond.
Arranged over two levels, with a useful cellar, the accommodation retains many original features including exposed stone walls, timber beams and trusses, stone mullion windows and stone fireplaces.
The location is exceptionally private with the large gardens abutting open fields and enjoying fantastic views. The property is accessed via a gated driveway and there is generous off-road parking.
Cloakroom / WC
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
From the entrance hall stone stairs rise to the first floor. There is a door giving access to the cellar head and a cloakroom with WC and basin.
The large sitting room features dual aspect windows, exposed beams and a large exposed stone fireplace housing a wood burning stove.
The dining kitchen houses a large exposed stone fireplace with a wood burning stove, there is an external door and a tiled floor. There is a range of fitted units with Rangemaster stove, integrated dishwasher and plumbing for a washer.
The four bedrooms all enjoy far-reaching views and are complemented by a four-piece family bathroom.
The property stands in a large plot, enjoying far-reaching views, and is accessed via a gated driveway with generous parking on pea-gravelled hardstanding.
The garden areas are laid predominantly to lawn and include a lawn garden with decked pergola and timber arbor leading through to another lawn garden which has mature laurel hedging and a tree with timber tree seat.
There are two fenced paddocks to the rear of the property, a large chicken run, two timber sheds (one with lighting) and a UPVC lean-to potting shed with power.
Barkisland village centre is within a 5-minute drive, its amenities include an OFSTED rated ‘Outstanding’ primary school, a post office/general store, farm shop and village pub. The more extensive amenities of Ripponden are only a further 2-minute drive, with a wider array of shops and restaurants. The M62 within a 15-minute drive, providing excellent commuter links.
All mains services. Oil fired central heating. UPVC double glazing.
From the centre of Ripponden turn on to Elland Road and proceed uphill passing The Fleece Inn on your left and then turning first right into Stainland Road. Take the next right into Rishworth Road. At the end of Rishworth Road turn right into Saddleworth Road. Immediately after passing over Scammonden Bridge turn next left into Ryefield Lane West. Where the road forks proceed downhill (Ryefield Lane) and along the front of cottages to No. 4-5 Lower Top Of Hill.
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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