Falhouse Lane, Whitley, Thornhill
Sold Subject to Contract Offers Over £700,000
Located in an elevated position overlooking rolling countryside, Pendle Hill Grange is a spectacular farmhouse offering 5 bedrooms and spacious accommodation throughout. Estimated to sit in grounds of approximate 2.5 acres behind secured gated parking, there is a guaranteed view from all elevations.
Pendle Hill Grange is a distinctive property commanding an enviable viewpoint in Whitley Lower that is surrounded by farmland, woodlands and appreciating Fallhouse Beck that interweaves throughout the landscape. The sizable property does not compromise on comfort in a home that feels welcoming, full of light and high quality with a vast orangery, contemporary ensuite and solid wooden flooring in the reception hall, to mention but a few of the features befitting a home of this calibre. The farmhouse further includes within the grounds a double garage with large home office/games room above which is a great extension to the reception space already provided within the property.
Within easy reach of well regarded schooling, Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Silcoates School and King James Academy are within the surrounding area with Wakefield reached in under 10 miles. Almondbury 6 miles and the M1 around 11 miles from the property. Pendle Hill Grange offers an escape from the hustle and bustle of busy town life, instantly producing an aura of calm appreciated as soon as you enter the boundaries but within a short drive, local town amenities are just at your finger tips.
GROUND FLOOR The approach into the property through the porch brings you into an impressive reception hall that with half panelling and walnut flooring looks very grand and is an good indication of the classical décor that will charm you throughout. To the rear of the reception hall is a cloakroom which is equipped with a Heritage ceramic sink installed within a vanity unit and close coupled toilet with a traditional ceramic flooring.
The dining kitchen presentation fits perfectly with the farmhouse exterior with a blend of wooden wall and base units and red fired floor tiles. Natural lighting is assured via the through and through glazed aspect with windows to front, rear and side elevations. Modernised with preferable LED spotlights and handsome granite work surfaces, the kitchen appreciates a purpose built recess for a range oven. A twin Belfast sink with vintage mixer taps sits beneath the window to the gardens and the granite work top welcomes integral drainer grooves. Further space is guaranteed for a free standing fridge freezer and a large dining table with all laundry facilities located in the linear utility room to the side that allows for swift access to the gardens.
The open plan formal dining room and sitting room is a particularly spectacular reception area that offers a wealth of possibilities given the space provided. The current arrangement again allows the occupants to sit at the dining table enjoying the scenery and throughout, the natural light is to be appreciated. The sitting room with beamed architecture has French doors to the garden and purpose built internal stone façade with cast iron gas stove completing the traditional design.
That all-important capturing allurement required in any home is provided in Pendle Hill Grange the second you catch sight of the immense orangery, perhaps even more so when the two sets of French doors are fully sashayed open. The design with two exit points is a further means of exposing the extension to the external surroundings and drawing in fresh air so that it can circulate around the whole of the space. Cool in summer and warm in winter, the orangery is further equipped with under floor heating and bespoke blinds to the pitched glass roof.
FIRST FLOOR Approaching the first floor from the reception hall and the impressive balustrade stair case, taking considered direction from the floorplan, it is no surprise to witness the volume of space available for free standing furniture and with two cupboards allowing for linen store and service utilities, storage space is readily available.
The master suite has fabulous dimensions currently supporting large free standing furniture and still enjoying plentiful roomy movement and lovely field views. The ensuite is highly desirable with high grade Burlington fixtures and spacious step in shower, wash basin with pedestal and close coupled toilet. Choosing grey shades in ceramics, a harmonising arrangement in patterns has been fused together to ensure the room is eye catching for todays discerning buyer. A further four bedrooms are located to the first floor with the single utilised as a study, however given the provisions made above the garage to reposition an office, the single bedroom offers flexibility. The three king size bedrooms all welcome fitted furniture and with cleverly chosen decoration to enhance the space, the landscape at all times is a dramatic feature.
The bedrooms have access to the main house bathroom with vintage charm which comprises of a glorious footed bath tub, oversized Vernon Tutbury wash basin with Burlington fitments and a ceramic close coupled toilet. Fully tiled in royal blue and white, the room is completed with a step in shower enclosure.
DOUBLE GARAGE AND GAMES ROOM The double garage approached via the tarmacadam driveway has two separate single electric up and over doors and is equipped with power and lighting. To the side elevation, stone steps approach the second level which amongst many uses has previously been used as a games room and home office. Views towards the valley are bought in to the room given the exceptionally large glazing and LED spot lights and Velux windows further enhance the light and spacious accommodation.
GROUNDS. The overall plot size is estimated to be around 2.5 acres and has been well taken care of producing an enviable range of flora and a stunning expanse of lawn. The Falhouse Beck runs the length of the garden so you can well image sitting in the sunshine listening to the beck babbling and rippling whilst enjoying all of the benefits and the wonder of nature. Designed to be family friendly with expansive freedom to roam unobstructed and enjoy the surroundings, rockeries and established fruit trees amongst many plants provide colour and depth whist flagged stone terrace's to both the front, rear and side accommodate large garden furniture.
Only a viewing of all that Pendle Hill Grange has to offer will truly demonstrate just how much there is to offer, all set behind impressive secured gates, the attraction to this home and location is instant.
AGENTS NOTES The lane directly to the side of the property allows permitted access to Pendle Hill Grange and direct access to the fields for farming rights. Over this lane there is a public footpath that stretches around the outside of the boundaries of the upper gardens. As the homeowners are downsizing, they wish you to note that some furniture may be open to negotiations.