A unique and stunning period property in the heart of the village with an especially large rear garden complete with a spacious detached barn which has scope for conversion to a bungalow.
A unique and stunning period property in the heart of the village with an especially large rear garden complete with a spacious detached barn which has scope for conversion to a bungalow. Having been recently fully modernised including being rewired and a new central heating system in addition to new kitchen and bathroom. Throughout the property are delightful characterful features including tall ceilings, deep skirtings, picture rails, ornate plasterwork to walls and ceilings in addition to inglenook fireplaces and a contemporary twist with the striking modern grey radiators. The location of the property is especially favourable with the bus route to Wakefield and Holmfirth only yards away and close proximity to all of the amenities of the highly regarded village of Denby Dale.

THE BARN 22' x 32' (6.71m x 9.75m) Approx. This substantial single storey barn of significant old brick construction with slate tiled roof is currently utilised as garage and workshop. It however has scope, subject to planning, to be adapted into a most desirable bungalow for dependant relatives with its own garden area, especially given how close to the amenities it is and based on flat land. It also offers scope for commercial use for those who run a business from home whether that be as an office a studio or treatment rooms.

KITCHEN A bespoke, high end fitted kitchen is enhanced by a granite work surface and a Villeroy and Boch butlers style sink in addition to an Aga Rayburn housed in a delightful stone inglenook former fireplace. With built in dishwasher the kitchen also affords plenty of space for a large American style fridge freezer and a family dining table to seat 6 or more on the stylish tiled floor with underfloor heating. Quirky tiled steps lead up to the cloak/boot room area which leads to the well-equipped utility with WC. Stone steps lead down to the traditional vaulted keeping cellar with the original stone table.

SITTING ROOM A sitting room of great character warmed by the commanding cast iron stove housed in a stone inglenook fireplace and having twin aspect windows allowing an abundance of natural light with solid oak flooring.


FAMILY ROOM This versatile room also enjoys similar qualities with an open fireplace and twin aspect windows in this elegant reception room.

HALLWAY AND LANDING A traditional period hallway separates the two principle reception rooms also with oak flooring which leads to the appealing staircase with central carpet runner and an exposed stone wall rising to the landing illuminated by the striking crescent shaped window.


MASTER BEDROOM A sophisticated and spacious bedroom which enjoys pleasant views to the front and is complemented by a period stone fireplace and substantial built in robes. There is scope if preferred to knock through a doorway into bedroom four to create either a dressing room or ensuite shower room.

OTHER BEDROOMS Royds Cottage has two further double bedrooms each of which are well presented and unique with one looking out to the front and the other to the rear. The fourth bedroom is a single room which would make an ideal study or as mentioned above an ensuite or dressing room to the master.

HOUSE BATHROOM A most luxurious suite which includes a full stand alone bath with central taps and a separate large shower cubicle fitted with a mains shower with body jets accompanied by a contemporary chrome heated towel ladder.


GARDENS With buffer garden to the front there is a significant stone flagged patio area to the side which captures the morning and midday sun and a pedestrian gated entrance area leading directly to the village. The garden to the rear mainly comprises expansive lawned areas and is immaculately landscaped with a fabulous stone flagged alfresco dining area accompanied by a beautiful summer house and separate arbour seating with curious pathway winding though the gardens. The main vehicular access is off the main road down a side, unadopted lane which leads to the gated entrance and driveway parking.