School Lane, Southowram, Halifax
For Sale Offers Over £800,000
In a little known private residential setting overlooking beautiful open countryside and set within a two acre plot this exclusive architect designed luxury 5 bedroom property with large south facing garden is presented to the highest standard and offers both modern open plan living and the benefits of an additional living room providing comfy seclusion and stunning views over the substantial grounds included with the property.
MAIN DESCRIPTION St Peters Square is a modern development of four detached residential properties. Our listing has the enviable placement appreciating uninterrupted views across the 2 acre grounds which includes manicured lawns, large Indian stone patio which extends to a private hot tub area and meadow land which has intricate walk ways through the established foliage.
The modern design internally offers spacious accommodation throughout, arranged over two floors the home comprises a large family kitchen, living room, open plan family room and dining area, utility room, ground floor cloakroom, integral double garage, galleried landing, 5 bedrooms, two with ensuite facilities and a large contemporary house bathroom.
The property is equipped with high-end fixtures and fittings offering all the modern comforts desired in the current market. Under floor heating runs throughout the entire ground floor and in the ensuite of the master bedroom. Philips Hue smart colour change LED lighting is fitted both externally and in key areas throughout the internal accommodation, perfect for setting the mood for a party / family gathering or creating a romantic atmosphere while you relax in sumptuous surroundings. Bespoke glazing is featured in the dining area including a vaulted ceiling with inset smart remote control roof lights and double height glazing overlooking the gardens. A modern high gloss kitchen was recently fitted with high end appliances and handle-less design. A Yale keyless door lock is fitted to the main entrance and offers both convenience and additional security along with the externally fitted Ring security cameras and door chime.
Located in the village of Southowram, with historic ties to Emily Bronte, the village has a local convenience store, well regarded schooling, tea rooms and library. The centres of both Halifax or Brighouse can be reached in under 10 minutes by car both providing a fantastic railway network with direct trains to London Kings Cross taking you to the capital in less than 2 hours 30 mins. The M62 motorway is also only 10 minutes away by car.
KEY FEATURES Location, location, location! Rarely does a property come to market that offers such solitude, land, views of the countryside and then the enviable reach of required amenities, excellent schooling, supermarkets and commuter links.
The rear of the house is designed to enjoy the striking scenery both within the confines of your own boundaries and the far reaching views beyond.
Sitting within 2 acres, the initial lawned areas are fenced for the protection of pets and young children. The extensive grounds are L-shaped backing onto local woodland and open countryside welcoming you into your own nature reserve. A little haven in which to enjoy the good life with many an adventure to be enjoyed by the whole family.
To the front of the property, the block paved driveway offers scope for up to 5 vehicles to comfortably park without obstruction, parking will never be an issue at this home. The pristine double garage features recently laid hygienic PVC tile flooring, high power LED lighting with automatic movement sensor, remote control sectional insulated Hofmann garage door and a range of adjustable shelving and storage cupboards that will be included with the sale. The garage also includes both hot and cold water facilities.
Integral appliances that will remain in the property includes a Neff induction hob, pyrolytic oven, warming drawer, combination microwave oven, wine cooler, Samsung American fridge freezer, dishwasher and Franke 1 1/2 bowl fragranite sink, recessed within a stunning "starburst crystal" quartz work surface.
The property enjoys the benefits of a large utility room with an abundance of additional storage cupboards quartz work top with Franke fragranite undermount sink. The room leads you into the garage and also externally to the side of the house where you will find a separate secure gated area and a bespoke range of log stores.
The heating is controlled via individual room programmers for the underfloor heating to the ground floor. The upper floor is heated by traditional radiators controlled by a separate programmer and thermostatic valves.
Two of the five bedrooms benefit from luxury en-suite shower rooms with the master bedroom also enjoying the far reaching views across the grounds and valley beyond, a walk in wardrobe with a range of built in robes featuring soft close sliding doors and drawers and both inset ceiling spotlights and wall mounted bedside light fixtures. The fifth bedroom is currently fitted with bespoke built in office furniture and is used as a study but could easily be returned to a comfortable single bedroom or nursery and along with the second master bedroom it overlooks the greenbelt land to the side elevation.
As is the case throughout this family home, the house bathroom is larger than most, therefore offering a double rainfall shower, corner bath and beautiful combination furniture with a built in sink, cupboards and drawers and a back to unit toilet.
Offering every aspect required by a busy family including space, land, high grade fittings and great positioning, this property further offers no upward chain.
LOCATION Southowram is a village in Calderdale, West Yorkshire, England that stands on the hill top to the east of Halifax, on the south side of Shibden valley.
The local school, Withinfields Primary School, is in the centre of the village, on Law Lane and is a feeder school for Brighouse High School. Brighouse High School (and Sixth Form) is an academy school which is situated adjacent to Halifax Road and only 10 minutes from the property. Hipperholme Grammar School has provided high quality education for 360 years. Established in 1648, the School is again under 15 minutes from the St Peters Square.
Local tourist attractions include the Calder and Hebble Navigation which is a broad inland waterway, with locks and bridgeholes that are suitable for 14-foot-wide boats. Cromwell Bottom is considered to be one of the most important wildlife sites in Calderdale. The wetlands and meadows provide a variety of habitats for many insects.
Only 10 minutes from the centre of Halifax, the property is also just 30mins from Hebden Bridge. Halifax railway station serves the town of Halifax. It lies on the Calderdale Line and is 17 miles west from Leeds. Platform 2 heads eastbound, towards Bradford and Leeds, while platform 1 heads westbound towards Brighouse, Huddersfield, Sowerby Bridge, Blackpool North and Manchester Victoria.