A rare opportunity to own a little bit of history, this Grade II listed fully detached property once serviced Royds Hall as the gatehouse before it became a school. With 3 bedrooms, packed full of character with an unconventional layout enhancing this truly unique property, early viewing is a must.
FULL DESCRIPTION Offered with no upward chain, this property sits within its own gardens that include a well-established vegetable path, laid to lawn and driveway. A larger than average single garage sits to the side elevation providing further off road parking. Steeped in character from the gilded lions head, carved masonry and grand entrance vestibule it is easy to see the history retained within the framework. Internally the property includes an open plan reception area leading to split level bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen.
ENTRANCE Stepping through a solid wooden door into the entrance vestibule with arched window, a stone pillar instantly adds to the historic features of the property. A useful cloakroom recess for shoe and coat storage is an ideal purpose for this space.
SITTING ROOM Open plan with a cast iron Montrose gas stove, this carpeted room is offset from the dining room. A generous size for accommodating a 3 piece suite with windows to the side elevation.
DINING ROOM With a wooden floor, this unique room includes a cast iron railed spiral staircase leading down to the lower ground floor. A cast iron multi fuel stove set within a recessed brick fireplace allows this room to be utilised to the homeowner's requirements.
KITCHEN Equipped with a range of walls and base units the kitchen includes integrated fridge freezer, dishwasher,and Logik induction hob with a separate electric oven and grill with chrome and glass extractor above. Plumbing is provided for a washing machine and a stainless steel sink and drainer is recessed within the roll top work surface. Presented with a cream brick style tiled trim and red ceramic flooring, this works in harmony with the wooden panelled ceiling with recessed spot lighting. A door leads out into the yard area of the garden.
HOUSE BATHROOM Fully tiled with a decorative Gatsby inspired presentation, this bathroom consists of a 4 piece suite and separate walk in shower equipped with an electric rear fed mixer shower. Finished with recess spot lighting and an opaque window to the side elevation. If the necessity of the homeowner is not to have a further bathroom, through reconfiguration this space could be utilised as an office or small teenage snug.
BEDROOM 1 A double bedroom at the front elevation with access to the attic bathroom. With ample space for free standing furniture.
BEDROOM 2 A further double bedroom with windows to the front elevation.
BEDROOM 3 A step down from the two main bedrooms, this single bedroom could be utilised as a small shower room (subject to constraints) if required. The property boiler is housed in a recessed cupboard with further storage available in a deep set closet. The current owner has considered creating a separate corridor access to the attic bathroom crafting a more family friendly aspect. The beauty of this property is the wealth of possibility that could be achieved with inspirational design. Utterly unique in its layout, a person with vision would enjoy this project immensely.
ATTIC BATHROOM With traditional aesthetics in mind, this pottery white Sanitan Vintage 4 piece which includes a large footed bath is stunning in this well considered layout. Finished with a decorative glass shower enclosure with a Mira mixer shower, the room includes exposed wooden floorboards and a panelled ceiling.
EXTERIOR Without question the gardens have been lovingly maintained with high hedges, ivy and coiffured evergreens. A vegetable patch and expanse of lawn ensure this is a gardener's haven. The high walls ensure the grounds are essentially private from onlookers, allowing for a family to enjoy the social aspect. A side door to the fully detached garage allows easy aspect from the garden whilst the up and over door is reached from the side of the house leading from the front elevation.