OIRO £750,000 Available

A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A CHARACTERFUL FARMHOUSE WITH LAND AND OUTBUILDINGS. This semi detached traditional farmhouse property has lots of character features including original beams and is set in beautiful rural farmland on the outskirts of Meltham, a popular village in the foothills of the Pennines and on the doorstep of the Peak District National Park. With stunning views, 3/4 bedrooms, 3 reception rooms, farmhouse style kitchen, 2 bathrooms, study and utility room this property is well presented and provides generous living accommodation. In addition the property has a beautiful cottage garden, patio and small orchard together with approximately 4.5 acres of land made up of 2 large grazing fields, plus a smaller field and sheep pen situated next to a small stable block and large agricultural barn and garage.

In an elevated position above the valley the property and land is in a tranquil location with stunning views and has only one neighbouring property, whilst still being close enough to the road networks to commute to the towns and cities of Greater Manchester and West and South Yorkshire. Meltham is a sought after location for families with its array of amenities, shops, restaurants and supermarkets together with well regarded infant and junior schools.

The property is accessed via a driveway that leads solely to this and the attached property crossing the fields with parking at the property for a number of cars. The original farmhouse has a whitewashed exterior and has been extended to the front elevation with an attractive stone garden room and entrance porch. To the side is a further useful covered entrance porch which gives access to a lobby and the farmhouse style kitchen which is located at the rear of the house.

The welcoming breakfast kitchen is well thought out and has a bright and airy feel from the dual aspect windows and cream wall and base units. There are ample work surfaces and storage in this family kitchen together with a 5 burner gas hob and electric double oven, 2 integrated fridges and dishwasher plus a 1 1/2 stainless steel sink under the window taking in the rural scene outside. The kitchen also boosts a useful pantry for additional storage.

From the kitchen is a lobby giving access to the rest of the house and the current owners have created a useful study with a window to the rear elevation creating a pleasant place to work. Off the lobby is access to the 3 reception rooms, the first being the generous lounge with dual aspect windows and beams to the ceiling, the room is tastefully decorated in neutral tones. French doors open from the lounge into the light and airy garden room with windows to 3 sides and French doors to the patio to the front and stunning views across the neighbouring countryside. The room has laminate flooring and radiators to allow use of this wonderful space all year round.

From the patio and front porch is a generous hallway with stairs to the first floor with solid wood spindles and bannister plus access to the lounge, study and kitchen plus the large 2nd reception room to the front elevation which is currently used as a dining room, but could be a 4th bedroom, snug or den. There is a feature brick and stone fireplace that has to potential to house a multi fuel stove and a window and external door to the front.

Also on the ground floor off the rear hallway is a modern shower room which is fully tiled and has a generous walk in cubicle which runs of the combination boiler and a low flush WC and hand basin which are fitted into a useful vanity and storage unit with shelving and mirror. Also off the rear hallway is the large utility/boot room with plumbing for a washing machine and fitted wall and base units with ample storage and room for coats and boots.

To the first floor the character of the farmhouse continues with more original beams whilst being light and spacious with modern decor throughout. There are 3 generous double bedrooms all accessed via the landing all with fitted storage and all having glorious views across the farmland and hills beyond. The largest double has wardrobes to one wall with the opposite wall have fitted with more storage and a wash basin plus an additional built in cupboard. The room has a truly cottage feel with low windows and beams and is tastefully decorated in off white and creams with a cream carpet. The 2nd bedroom also has built in storage and a wash basin with a large walk in wardrobe having been created over the stairs. The 3rd bedroom is next to the house bathroom and has built in wardrobes around the bed and again is decorated in neutral tones with beams to the ceiling. The family bathroom has a 3 piece white suite with bath, hand basin and low flush WC and is partially tiled with fresh blue and white paint work.

Externally this property has everything from a pretty cottage garden, lawn, patios and orchard to the 4.5 acres of land and the addition of a stable block, large agricultural barn and garage. The property is set in open farmland with stunning views all around. The garden wraps across the front and to the side of the property with parking for several cars and areas to sit and entertain or simple relax. To the front elevation outside the sun room is a large flagged patio with a level area leading to the side entrance and beautiful cottage garden with pretty flower beds, mature shrubs and a good sized lawn together with a small orchard and area with mature trees creating a private space to enjoy the rural countryside.

The property also boasts approximately 4.5 acres of land together with a garage, large barn and stables which with some renovation would be ideal for those looking to keep horses or other animals. The stables and barn are located at the far end of the property with a sheep pen and small paddock with the 2 large grazing fields to the front elevation. Please note that the photographs referencing the land and boundaries are for illustration purposes only and the full Land Registry Title Deeds should be checked by a buyers solicitors prior to purchase.

The square footage of the barn, stables and garage are shown on the separate floor plan for information.

Upvc double glazing and Gas Central Heating throughout the living accommodation
Council Tax Band D
EPC rating C

Kitchen - 15'5" (4.7m) x 8'6" (2.59m)

Lounge - 18'1" (5.51m) x 16'0" (4.88m)

Garden Room - 17'8" (5.38m) x 11'10" (3.61m)

Dining Room - 11'7" (3.53m) x 17'3" (5.26m)

Main bedroom - 18'1" (5.51m) x 12'4" (3.76m)

Bed 2 - 11'7" (3.53m) x 13'7" (4.14m)

Bed 3 - 13'7" (4.14m) x 9'2" (2.79m)

Off Highgate Crescent is a tarmac lane between the houses which leads across the land to the property at the top of the lane

Please note we have not tested any apparatus, fixtures, fittings, or services. Interested parties must undertake their own investigation into the working order of these items. All measurements are approximate and photographs provided for guidance only.

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Floor Plan
EER Chart

The Energy-Efficiency Rating is a measure of a home's overall efficiency. The higher the rating, the more energy-efficient the home is, and the lower the fuel bills are likely to be.

Utility Supply Type
Electric Unknown
Gas Unknown
Water Unknown
Sewerage Unknown
Broadband Unknown
Telephone Unknown

Other Items Description
Heating Gas Central Heating
Garden/Outside Space Yes
Parking Yes
Garage Yes

Broadband Coverage Highest Available Download Speed Highest Available Upload Speed
Standard 15 Mbps 1 Mbps
Superfast 80 Mbps 20 Mbps
Ultrafast 1000 Mbps 100 Mbps

Mobile Coverage Indoor Voice Indoor Data Outdoor Voice Outdoor Data
EE Likely Likely Enhanced Enhanced
Three No Signal No Signal Enhanced Enhanced
O2 Enhanced Likely Enhanced Enhanced
Vodafone Enhanced Likely Enhanced Enhanced

Broadband and Mobile coverage information supplied by Ofcom.

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