This beautifully presented barn conversion has been renovated and refurbished to a high standard and offers contemporary open plan living and 4 bedrooms, one with ensuite facilities. Sitting in approx. 4.5 acres of land which includes stables and a manège, the property is presented to an exceptionally high standard.
In a rural setting, offering equestrian facilities, our 4 bedroom barn conversion is neutrally presented throughout and has recently undergone renovations to provide quality contemporary living arrangements.
Taking considered attention to the floorplan, you can see that the property enjoys 3 spacious reception areas which includes a large study/playroom or snug reception with double doors that exit to the exterior. A large sitting room has a double sided fireplace which also adorns the open plan dining area which is furnished with under floor heating.
The shaker style kitchen with central island is equipped with a Rangemaster oven, Belfast sink, Gorenje microwave oven, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Bi-folding doors lead out to a newly laid patio with defined garden boundaries beyond for the safety and security of young children and pets.
An oak staircase leads to the first floor where you can access four well proportioned bedrooms, one with ensuite facilities and a house bathroom. The landing has a lovely window seat to admire the countryside setting and the barn conversion aesthetics are retained with pops of exposed beamed architecture and a cathedral ceiling in the master bedroom. The shower ensuite facilities include a double walk in shower, vanity sink with drawer unit and low level w.c. The room is completed with a lovely porcelain tiled floor and partial wooden panelling to the walls.
One of the bedrooms with views to both elevations has a mezzanine storage level which is ideal for suitcases and non essential items not required for daily use.
The house bathroom has a great vintage aspect incorporating a free standing footed roll top tub and a step in shower. Finished with a wash basin with pedestal and low level w.c. the room has a wooden effect flooring.
Externally the property is perfectly equipped with facilities for those that enjoy equestrian pursuits, with stables, tack room, manège, paddocks, duck pond, double garage, driveway, gardens and electric secured gates.
This property offers an opportunity to enjoy the good life and to enjoy the countryside, with further potential to create some revenue by hiring out stables and paddocks if so desired.
EXTERIOR As you approach the property through secured gated parking, you are invited onto a well maintained tarmacadam driveway which sweeps around the rear of the property.
A stone wall provides a lovely kerb-side appeal and stone chippings adorn the front garden which is a blank canvas waiting to personalise.
The rear welcomes you to the equestrian facilities with a great timber stable block and tack room with paddocks reached immediately behind.
The property has retained defined and secure gardens for the family to enjoy the views and privacy. Predominately lawn, they have a purpose built decked seating area and a patio for large garden furniture.
The entire grounds are estimated to be around 4.5 acres and include a network of paddocks, manège, duck pond and a large double garage.
LOCATION Drake Hill Cottage occupies a rural location, surrounded by fields and woodland but close to Huddersfield, Barnsley, Wakefield and Sheffield by public transport or road.
The village has a small first school, Cumberworth CE First School and is supported by a local network of feeder schools for continued education. Again a great public transport service attends the rural areas with regular school buses.
Many bridle ways and walkways surround the district with a well known amenities which includes The George at Upper Denby. A popular family run public house renowned for its infamous pies, a stop at The George is a welcome retreat. In fact they have a pie and pea walk around 4 miles so you can take in the beautiful countryside scenery.
Positioned only around 3 miles from Shepley, further amenities include St. Paul's Church, a Methodist chapel, a first school catering for children aged between 4 and 10 years, a library and information point, a newly built health centre and pharmacy, and dentist's surgery. Shops include a post office, newsagent and a co-operative food store.
The Sovereign Inn, The Cask and Spindle and The Toss O'Coin Inn all lie on the periphery of the village.
Huddersfield Town centre can be reached via car in under 10 miles, the M1 in 14 miles and M62 in 15 miles. Huddersfield is equipped with a popular train station which provides trains between Manchester and Liverpool in the North West and Newcastle and Middlesbrough in the North East and also to York, Scarborough and Hull via Leeds.
In under an hour, Manchester airport can be reached from Drake Hill Cottage meaning you enjoy the benefits of a rural setting with excellent commuter links close to hand.