Offering an enviable location, thought to reside in a 1/3 of an acre with spectacular views across the countryside, Royd House is a period property with 4 bedrooms and plentiful reception space ideal for families. Approached via a private driveway, the property in Houses Hill has no upward chain.
Coming to the market with no upward chain, Royd House once existed as a mill manager's dwelling and dates back to the early 1800's. Sitting in breath taking gardens that have been well arranged to appreciate the scenery with a vast exhibition of established plants and trees, the gardens are awash with colour and beauty. A large allotment has been perfectly arranged and timber gates interlock the zoned sections of the garden perfectly. If views are an essential factor in deciding where to live, Royd House most certainly has a restful feel that the landscape evokes within.
Internally the property offers period character desired by many discerning buyers that includes generous room dimensions that only a traditional home has to offer. Adding authenticity to a country-style kitchen, the room is furnished with a Yorkshire range fireplace that puts the heart into the home, sitting comfortably amongst painted wooden cabinets and beamed architecture, the appeal is instantly apparent. The property faces proudly towards the countryside with a delightful entrance hall that has sympathetic décor working in harmony with the personality of this large family home. The front elevation has been enhanced by a garden room so that one might sit in quiet contemplation to enjoy the gardens and setting. Overall the home offers great internal space and a versatile layout which could be further enhanced subject to the usual planning constraints. The garage could offer great reception space or convert into a bedroom for multi generational living if so desired. Again appreciating stunning countryside, the side window to the garage becomes the charming portrait to the everchanging seasons.
Royd House sits in a hamlet that enjoys the most unique of road names. Long Tongue Scrog Lane. The property has a personal driveway, as our aerial picture demonstrates, and it stands alone in secluded privacy. The neighbourhood appreciates the best of everything with the "good life" aspect and a great sense of community but with little travel time to, local amenities that are readily available. Supermarkets can be reached in under 2 miles and the M1 and M62 are within convenient distances of 6 and 12 miles. Well regarded schooling is available in the village of Almondbury and Silcoates School in Wrenthorpe, favoured by many in the surrounding area, is around 12 miles from Royd House.
KEY FEATURES One of the most enjoyable parts of Royd House is the gardens and the openness that the location provides. There can be no better return from a day's work than the welcoming approach to the property.
With high speed broadband, the residence boasts a home office with further snug reception to the side contributing to the versatility of the home. A formal dining room currently supports a large dining table and with similar dimensions to the sitting room, again the layout can be appropriated to the homeowners preference. The breakfast kitchen with farmhouse appeal leads down to the vaulted cellar, ideal as a wine store and providing greater storage facilities to the property. A porch to the side is a fabulous station to decloak before entering the main dwelling. With a location surrounded by many public footpaths for dog walkers and ramblers, the porch is an ideal addition to the property so that muddy wellies do not enter into the kitchen.
The 4 bedrooms all accommodate a double bed at the very least, with the master furnished with a contemporary shower ensuite. The master bedroom is particularly attractive with wooden flooring and neutral décor that only further enhances the comfortable dimensions. Added to this an entire bank of fitted furniture provide, ample provisions for clothing storage.
The first floor landing is another attractive aspect, reached via a half turn staircase with cast iron balustrading and elegant lincrusta wall covering, the views and natural lighting are most pleasing.
DOUBLE GARAGE With two pillar box red garage doors, one electric and the other manual, the double garage is integral to the property with a further door to the rear that enters the green-house.
EXTERIOR Rarely does an approach to a property offer quite so much magic and appeal as Royd House. As the photographs demonstrate, the gardens that surround the property guarantee plentiful stations to sit and enjoy the background as well as the vast arrangement of trees, hedges and plants. Set within 1/3 of an acre (approximately) the gardens include fruit bushes and apple and plum trees. With connotations of the "good life" the mature allotment is marvellous for any green fingered enthusiast and complementing the age of the property, a majestic ancient Elm tree stands proudly in the front garden.
There is security lighting upon arrival and a water tap for gardening convenience. The green house is fitted with electricity and the main garden includes a well-established pond. If you love nature, then with unquestionable assurance Royd House is a property that offers great enjoyment.