Gosling Hall is a 16th century village 5 bedroom home positioned down a cobbled driveway in the most spectacular grounds accompanied with significant outbuildings which includes a large Elizabethan Barn , garaging and approx. 2 acre paddock.
KEY FEATURES Gosling Hall approached via a private driveway is a significant village house in Mirfield. A stunning family home offering 3750 square feet of living space, the architectural construction offers a large stone aisle house built around mid 16th century. Having been dashed/rendered in the early 20th century Gosling Hall has a bright paint finish. The roof consists of York stone and the hardwood painted windows are 'Hardwick White ' Internally the property has 5 bedrooms and 5 reception rooms with
The property sits within the most spacious of gardens that are predominately south facing with an additional 2 acre paddock (approx.)
With considerable out buildings which includes a fabulous Elizabethan barn with scope to convert into a leisure complex, separate annexe, beauty business, the possibilities are endless! Added to the Barn, the property also includes further outbuildings noted on our extensive floorplan and all offer a wealth of possibilities. With secured garaging and large driveway, parking facilities are bountiful and the views are truly breathtaking.
Upper Hopton is a lovely semi-rural village which was 'Britain in bloom' Yorkshire winner 2104 and many time medal winner. With a very active community with endowed village hall you can enjoy art, yoga classes etc. There is a pre-school, village club, cricket club and numerous events; theatre nights, open gardens and village fete .
GROUND FLOOR Encompassing all traditional character you would expect to find in a period property, Gosling Hall offers plenty of space to design and utilise to new owners specification.
You arrive into the magnificent entrance hall with roof timbers and exposed open gallery landing above. A cloakroom with water closet provides ground floor conveniences.
The dining kitchen appreciates a dual aspect design with windows over both the garden and the paved courtyard. With handmade timber farmhouse cabinets the kitchen further includes a large Welsh Dresser with wine and plate rack and beautiful glass fronted cabinets. With traditional cast iron Aga, the kitchen also appreciates solid surface counter tops and central Island which includes 3 undercounter fridges and a freezer. With a dishwasher, gas hob, fan oven, there are also numerous sockets, Led spotlights, undercounter LED lights With a lovely wide plank oak flooring, other period features include main beams and cleaned pointed bare stone wall. There is great space for a large family dining table
The Drawing room again enjoys period beams and a handsome antique solid oak parquet flooring which has been yacht varnished. With plenty of natural light facing the south, the views over the gardens are beautiful. The central focal point is the large open fire-place with grate and copper chimney hood and the room is adorned with antique shaded wall lights with dimmer controls. A bespoke glazed double oak door leads through to the dining room. When opened they create a great open plan arena for social gatherings and enjoys a brick decorative fire place.
A garden room with attractive courtyard garden which enjoys a stunning Wisteria is reached from the dining room and also has dual aspect exits to the south facing garden and the pebbled courtyard. A lovely reading corner for quiet contemplation so that you can enjoy the tranquil setting and scenery.
A stunning stand alone games room has an impressive eye catching fireplace with multi fuel cast iron stove, with great capacity to use to the requirements of the homeowner, this part of the property forms part of a more recent period extension.
The sitting room of the property with wooden panelling to the walls has the potential (subject to usual constraints) to become a bedroom with the games room as a private sitting room forming fantastic scope for multigenerational living. Other required alterations adopt the use of a shower room with also improve this possibility.
A wine cellar with stone steps leads down to a small keeping cellar with stone table.
FIRST FLOOR The first floor with impressive galleried landing over the entrance hall leads to five bedrooms and a traditional house bathroom with period tiling and wonderful character.
EXTERIOR GARDENS AND OUTBUILDINGS Arriving on to a York stone cobble drive, recently cleaned and pointed, you then embark upon a separate stone flagged driveway. There is plenty of provision for parking for 3 (allowing all other cars/garages unimpeded access )to 5 further cars
The Barn is an impressive huge Elizabethan stone barn with large clear span, oak trusses and beams. It also includes 3 vintage oak loose boxes with stone and concrete sealed floors and a large barn door finished with York stone roof.
Huge potential for leisure complex guest accommodation office space or car collection. Would also adapt to make a fabulous stable and store room. Added to the Barn is a further collection of outbuildings affectionately termed as the Dairy, Mistal, Egg store and a further workshop.
There is parking for 5 cars with the provision of 2 large garages with timber painted sectional horizontal sliding doors and 1 garage with lockable up and over. A further 2 spaces are available in open traditional farm building.
Gardens are quite honestly the jewel of the property and offer a family extensive lawns, borders, mature trees and hedges. With an orchard of apple and fruit tree a very large greenhouse and an additional west facing courtyard garden with well established Wysteria.
A paddock of approximate 2 acres all fully enclosed with well-maintained Hawthorne Hedge and post and rail fencing. Connected with the south of the garden and fully stocked orchard it is perfect for equestrian activities or hobby farming. Equally a local farmer is happy to graze and maintain the fields, which they currently do to a high standard.
LOCATION AND SURROUNDING AREA Upper Hopton is a semi-rural village nestling in the foothills of the Pennines. Adorned with a host of unique old buildings, a wide range of dwellings, church, an attractive community centre, club, recreation ground, cricket field, footpaths, open green and wooded banks. Beautifully maintained by the local community, it is easy to see why the village appeals to local day trippers and walkers. Located close by, the historic town of Mirfield has an attractive high street filled with boutique shops and high street favourites.
During the 18th century, a canal was constructed through the town linking the River Calder with other rivers in the area. The canal is still in use for recreational users, with a high popularity of the pastime "duck feeding" being present along the waters edge. Peppered with restaurants and bars along the canal and attractive walks, it is easy to see why Mirfield is a desirable location favoured by those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of daily life.
Despite the rural outlook and seclusion, the Hall lies only a mile from the popular centre of Mirfield. Offered with a free carpark, Mirfield is provided with a local train station which is 650meters/5 mins walk with direct trains to London Kings Cross, Leeds, Manchester, Halifax, Bradford, Huddersfield and Wakefield. With its easy commuter routes and comfortable access to the motorways, Mirfield offers an ideal location to readily access a wealth of large towns and main city centres.