A charming character property set within a stunning plot of approximately 1/3 of an acre, sympathetically extended resulting in a spacious home with a striking modern interior design presenting a complementary contrast to retained original period features. Read more
A charming character property set within a stunning plot of approximately 1/3 of an acre, sympathetically extended resulting in a spacious home with a striking modern interior design presenting a complementary contrast to retained original period features.
The property enjoys gardens overlooking a former mill pond and waterfall which creates the most idyllic of settings, provides parking for several vehicles in addition to an oversized double garage with seating terrace over and has an impressive open plan living kitchen which opens direct onto the gardens. Situated within a highly sought after semi rural village, being well served by local services and providing immediate access to both open countryside and the M1 motorway network.
GROUNDFLOOR An original entrance door, which sits within a trio of three stone mullioned arch top surrounds opens to the reception hall which displays an oak floor and offers a glimpse of the retained features including the enclosed spiral style staircase that gives access to the first and lower ground floor levels. The remainder of the ground floor offers a generous inner hallway/landing, which leads to the Master suite, an additional double bedroom, a study / bedroom 5 and the family bathroom. The Master suite enjoys a high ceiling height, has windows to three elevations inviting an abundance of natural light indoors whilst commanding an outstanding outlook over the house grounds and neighbouring lake. The second bedroom is positioned on the north elevation of the house and has windows set to stone mullion surrounds commanding a stunning outlook. En-suite facilities present a modern three-piece suite. The study / bedroom 5 offers an outlook over the gardens and the family bathroom is presented with a contemporary styled three-piece suite.
FIRSTFLOOR The landing has windows set to a stone mullion surround commanding an impressive view down the centre of the stairway whilst giving access to two double bedrooms, both with retained original features including ornate cove moulding to the ceiling whilst having fitted wardrobes and windows commanding impressive views. Jack and Jill En-suite facilities present a four-piece modern suite.
LOWERGROUNDFLOOR The lower ground floor presents spacious accommodation resulting from a substantial yet sympathetic extension to the main house. The original section of the house has an original stone curved staircase rising to the ground floor with wine cellar beneath whilst the inner hallway gives access to a cloaks room / W.C and spacious utility. Off the utility an inner walkway directly leads to the oversized double garage. A snug has a stone flagged floor with windows to the side elevation whilst there is a feature cast iron fireplace and access to a second external reception. An impressive and exceptionally well-proportioned living kitchen has been sympathetically added to the property forms the hub of the home and has a bank of Velux skylight windows, in addition to windows to two aspects, which not only command an impressive outlook but flood the room with natural light; French doors open on to a south west seating terrace inviting the outdoors inside. The room extends further to a lounge area which also has two double glazed windows and is positioned with an open plan layout to the kitchen. The lounge area itself has an oak floor whilst the kitchen has a stone flagged floor and is presented with high quality range of Bespoke fitted kitchen furniture complimented with granite work surfaces that incorporate a Belfast pot sink. A solid oak centrally positioned breakfast island comfortably seats four and presents a sympathetic contrast to the modern granite surfaces. The kitchen enjoys a full complement of appliances and under floor heating, which extends to the whole of the ground floor.
EXTERNALLY Original stone columns form the gateway to Highbridge Lodge which is accessed via electronically operated double gates. A tarmac driveway leads around the front aspect to a substantial parking area and attached oversized double garage. The property is set within grounds of approximately 1/3 an acre boasting a private tree lined boundary having shaped lawn gardens with established borders, a natural running brook (River Dearne) with a wonderful back drop in the form of a former Mill Pond belonging to a neighbouring property. A well-proportioned stone flagged seating terrace to the roof of the garage presents a stunning place to enjoy al fresco dining whilst taking in the surroundings of the garden and adjoining woodland. The whole of the gardens are set within an idyllic rural setting with a woodland wrapped boundary with wonderful views over the adjoining mill pond and its waterfall which runs into the river.
ADDITIONALINFORMATION A freehold property with mains gas, water, electric and drainage.
Fixtures and fittings by separate negotiation.
Valuer - Richard Crossfield Bsc (Hons)
DIRECTIONS From Junction 38 of the M1 motorway network proceed on Huddersfield Road (A637), through the village of West Bretton to the roundabout and take the first turning onto the A636 Denby Dale Road. Denby Dale Road becomes Wakefield Road and proceeds through Clayton West and on entering Scissett turn left onto Cuttlehurst, proceed over the bridge and immediately turn right where Highbridge Lodge will be found straight ahead.
MISREPRESENTATIONACT 1967 & MISDESCRIPTION ACT 1991 - When instructed to market this property every effort was made by visual inspection and from information supplied by the vendor to provide these details which are for description purposes only. Certain information was not verified, and we advise that the details are checked to your personal satisfaction. In particular, none of the services or fittings and equipment have been tested nor have any boundaries been confirmed with the registered deed plans. Fine & Country or any persons in their employment cannot give any representations of warranty whatsoever in relation to this property and we would ask prospective purchasers to bear this in mind when formulating their offer. We advise purchasers to have these areas checked by their own surveyor, solicitor and tradesman. Fine & Country accept no responsibility for errors or omissions. These particulars do not form the basis of any contract nor constitute any part of an offer of a contract.