Located in the much sought after village of Shepley, tucked away down a private lane with no passing traffic is this magnificent family home which boasts stunning views in addition to both 7 acres of land and a luxury leisure and swimming pool facility.
Located in the much sought after village of Shepley, tucked away down a private lane with no passing traffic is this magnificent family home which boasts stunning views in addition to both 7 acres of land and a luxury leisure and swimming pool facility.

THE ORIGINAL FARMHOUSE, CONSTRUCTED IN 1819, HAS BEEN SYMPATHETICALLY EXTENDED AND IMPROVED TO EXACTING STANDARDS. THE PROPERTY BENEFITS FROM SEVERAL INNOVATIVE FEATURES INCLUDING ITS OWN WIND TURBINE, DISCREETLY LOCATED IN ITS FIELDS BEYOND THE HOUSE, MODERN SOLAR PANELS DISGUISED AS ROOF LIGHTS, HIGH SPEED FIBRE OPTIC BROADBAND, SECURE ELECTRIC GATES WITH INTERCOM SYSTEM AND AN INTELLIGENT SECURITY CCTV AND ALARM SYSTEM. THERE IS A TRIPLE GARAGE WITH ELECTRICALLY OPERATED SECTIONAL UP AND OVER DOORS, AN ATTACHED STABLE BLOCK AND A DETACHED "COTTAGE STYLE" HOME OFFICE WITH SEVERAL WORK STATIONS.

THE LIVING AREAS A most appealing element to Lane Head Farm is the harmonious combination of the traditional and the contemporary with the impressive entrance area and charming bespoke farmhouse kitchen having a commanding AGA range complimented by a matching well equipped utility. Double French doors open into the formal dining area allowing a larger open plan space which could easily be made fully open plan if preferred. The dining area flows seamlessly into the elegant drawing room with its cast iron gas stove housed in an inglenook fireplace with Amtico flooring which continues through into the snug area. Our floor plan details all the accommodation on offer which also includes, a full boots and cloak area with separate W.C in addition to study area with French doors leading onto the patio and a refined formal sitting room complete with a beamed ceiling and a stunning stone pillared inglenook fireplace housing a cast iron log burning stove. The delightful contemporary element to this defining residence starts with the morning room and stunning garden room with open cathedral ceiling, under floor heating and a whole elevation of bi-fold doors which open both onto the patio and a further set into the leisure facility which open to create a most remarkable entertaining area.

THE LEISURE FACILITY This stylish state of the art facility has been lavished with some quite extra ordinary elements to enhance the experience of the large swimming pool and associated facilities which include a spa hot tub area with built in aqua vision television. The pool has the benefit of an electric motion retractable cover, an 'endless' spa swim jet and a visually striking waterfall feature with mood fibre optic lighting in the pelmet and at skirting level, plus a further Aquavision built-in television. The shower and changing facilities are equally remarkable with a large family shower with 'rainsky' shower head and electronic privacy glass in addition to a separate W.C. The whole complex has a sophisticated air conditioning system which is operated from the adjoining plant room. Regal stone steps lead up to the mezzanine floor which is a fabulous entertaining/party area with its own bar facilities with wine coolers in addition to having plenty of room for pool table or table tennis table.

THE BEDROOMS The grand master suite has a dramatic open cathedral ceiling hosting a stunning display of beams with delightful far reaching views. The double bedroom is akin to a luxury hotel suite with seating area and twin, his and hers walk in robes in addition to a luxury ensuite fitted with a Villeroy and Boch suite which includes a full bath and separate walk in double shower area which is fitted with the Axor range of Hansgrohe shower and taps. Two further double bedrooms are served by a contemporary 'jack and jill' style ensuite and the two smaller double bedrooms are served by the appealing house bathroom which has also been lavished with the Villeroy and Boch suite of both bath and Hansgrohe shower complete with another built in Aquavision T.V.

THE ´COTTAGE´ HOME OFFICE A quaint cottage style detached building in the courtyard has been thoughtfully converted into a modern suite of work stations with underfloor heating and luxury office furniture built in to enable those who work from home or run a business to keep work and family life apart in this delightful stone former barn which hosts inspirational views.

GARAGES AND STABLES As our pictures and floor plan reveal a vast stone building has been constructed to allow for a triple garage, each capable of accommodating a large 4 x 4 with remote control electric doors and a range of wall mounted storage cupboards. To the end of this detached building are the twin stables which benefit from both power and water.

LAND AND GARDENS There is approximately 1 acre of formal gardens and paddock surrounding the house with a further 6 acres of grazing land beyond (currently let on an annual grazing licence to an adjoining farmer, but capable of obtaining possession if desired). This presents an ideal equine facility with turn out area next to the stables, all of the land being securely contained by substantial dry stone walls many of which have been rebuilt recently. The formal gardens comprise landscaped flat lawned areas, a wildlife pond, decked sun terrace, extensive patio areas for alfresco dining and entertaining with mood lighting and a remarkable parking provision for 10 or more cars in addition to the garaging.

AGENTS NOTES We are informed but have not verified that the Bergey 10 Kilowatt wind turbine together with the solar panels generate in excess of £5000 per annum of benefit to the property. The property benefits from all mains, gas water and foul services. The property is on the bus route to the revered private schools of QEGS and Silcoates in Wakefield and offers a very commutable distance to Leeds { 24 miles } Manchester { 29 miles } and Sheffield { 31 miles } Shepley also has its own train station to enhance its transport options.