A stunning new build in the grounds of a former school where natural stone and authentic slate have been used to build a brand new, high specification three storey, three bedroom property. All designed to blend seamlessly with the remaining original buildings.
THE PERKIN A stunning new build in the grounds of a former school where natural stone and authentic slate have been used to build a brand new, high specification three storey, three bedroom property. All designed to blend seamlessly with the remaining original buildings.
The second floor features a generous double bedroom with en-suite shower room. The first floor features 2 generous double bedrooms, one en-suite and a family bathroom. The ground floor has wrap-around, open plan living with separate WC and entrance hall. Contemporary fittings for the bespoke, high-end kitchen and the use of full height glass and bi-fold doors, combine to deliver efficient modern living, all in a unique and private setting of just 7 homes at the heart of the village.
To reflect the local history of the site, each of the homes have been named after previous Head Teachers of the original school.
LOCATION Denby Dale is a peaceful, yet thriving rural village and civil parish in the metropolitan borough of Kirklees in West Yorkshire, England, to the south east of Huddersfield.
With convenient commuting to Leeds, Sheffield and Manchester as junction 39 of the M1 is just 15 minutes away, as well as regular buses into Huddersfield and Wakefield, yet set in a stunning rural location. Denby Dale Station runs trains to Huddersfield in just 26 minutes, with connections to Leeds taking a further 20 minutes.
Alternatively, Darton Station, 8 miles to the east, has direct trains to Leeds in around 3/4 hour Leeds Bradford Airport is around 32 miles away, with motorway most of the way.
VILLAGE INFORMATION The development is situated on the main road through Denby Dale. The village has a close-knit community ethos and in 2013 raised funds to rebuild and manage the library and community building next door.
Denby Dale is famous for a tradition of baking giant pies, which started in 1788 to celebrate the recovery of King George III from mental illness. To date ten pies have been made as part of nine pie festivals. The Pie Hall building offers a variety of activities, from the weekly Sunday evening quiz to line dancing, badminton, flower arranging, Zumba. Fantastic walking routes for ramblers and dog walkers over open countryside with the Yorkshire Sculpture Park and Cannon Hall Farm within 15 minutes.
SERVICES AND AMENITIES The development is directly adjacent to local amenities including doctor's surgery, newsagents, Nisa, tea rooms, restaurants, public houses, bakery, grocers, butcher, hairdressers, beauty salons, post office and library. Nearby villages have a Co-op, Londis and Tesco Express plus more independent shops and amenities.
Blacker Hall Farm has a well-renowned deli counter and farm produce, gift shop and excellent cafe as does Cannon Hall Farm and Emley Farm Shop.
Within the catchment area of three highly regarded schools forming a sought after, middle school system.
Education options range from nursery age to sixth form. The nursery and first school is minutes away, the middle school 5 minutes by bus and the high school and sixth form are also all within walking distance or a short drive or bus ride away.
N.B. Kitchen photo is from stock library.
Please look at www.theoldnurseryschool.co.uk for more information.