Set in a stunning rural location overlooking Ponden Reservoir in the heart of Bronte Country is this magnificent Grade II listed farmhouse dating back to the late 17th Century set in generous grounds. Awash with original character features such as exposed stone walls, oak beams and splay million windows, this important property is steeped in local history and represents a fantastic example of a typical Yeoman's residence of the period. In addition is a large stone barn (approx. 2700sq. feet) together with grazing land of approximately 15 acres available by separate negotiation.
GROUND FLOOR The property is entered through an original stone porch with flag floor which leads through to the entrance vestibule. Turning right on entering there is a galley kitchen with adjoining pantry, in addition is a lovely snug with stone fireplace, exposed timbers, mullion windows and the remains of an original stone spiral staircase.
The entrance vestibule leads through to an impressive dining hall boasting spandrel moulded door lintel, 17th Century splay mullions together with ceiling beams and spars of solid oak construction with pitch pine boards.
A character timber door with stone surround leads through to the music room which houses a baby grand, a stone arch way gives access to a spacious and most attractive sitting room enjoying stone flag flooring, exposed stone wall and mullions together with further impressive timbers. The focal point is a fantastic previously hidden stone fireplace which houses a solid fuel stove.
Adjoining is a further dining room with small galley kitchen and staircase to the first floor, this part of the house was originally a cart shed and could be used as an annex.
FIRST FLOOR A staircase leads from the dining hall to the first floor landing, an interesting feature is a small stone doorway which leads to the east wing where there are 3 bedrooms and bathroom to be found. To the west wing there are 2 good sized bedrooms and a further bathroom.
The current first floor layout could be changed to suit potential buyers as many of the walls are not of solid construction.
SUMMER HOUSE AND GARDENS Located to the front of the property is a stone built summer house with large windows to 2 aspects, the building could work as office space or studio. There is a stone patio to the front of the house from which to admire the stunning views together with a large decorative pond and area of scenic woodland.
BARN AND LAND Available by separate negotiation is a large stone barn (approx. 2700sq. feet) together with grazing land of approximately 15 acres.