***Final Bids by 4pm Wednesday, 28th February***
A commanding period residence of great character, ready to occupy. Tucked away from main roads, with no passing traffic and in approaching half an acre of its own grounds. With an abundance of natural light flooding the spacious, high ceiling rooms and highlighting the early Victorian charm.
**Final Bids by 4pm Wednesday, 28th February**
As our photographs reveal, Wheatfield House is ready to occupy having being maintained to a high standard over the decades by the current owners but also presents a blank canvas to put one's own preferred stamp onto the property internally. A great opportunity exists to convert the basement level into high quality living space, given the modest natural light it benefits from in addition to having large rooms with good head height and central heating. This is in addition, subject to planning, to being able to add a tasteful Orangery to the southern elevation of the property. The grounds to this magnificent home benefit from some essential features, being mostly flat, fully enclosed, private with mature bushes and trees whilst attracting the sun all day long.
Entrance The entrance to Wheatfield House sets the characterful scene that follows throughout the rest of the residence, with a beautiful timber and obscure glazed door with fabulous leaded and coloured glazed light which features a lakeside scene that gives access through to the entrance hall. The hallway has a particularly high ceiling height, coving, ceiling rose, chandelier point, high skirting boards, attractive arcitraving, other timber panelling and decorative work. The hallway also hosts the essential ground floor WC and cloak room which has a period traditional suite.
Dining Kitchen A double aspect room with views over the gardens to two elevations, the dining kitchen is a spacious room and has a particularly high ceiling height, period style cupboards, in-built drawers and cupboards to the full ceiling height finished off with a luxury granite work surface, stylish stainless steel tap above a one and a half bowl sink unit, Bosch gas hob with four ring, integrated double oven, plumbing for dishwasher, space for fridge and further high level pine period cupboards. The rear entrance lobby with a continuation of the ceramic tiled flooring, sturdy four panelled timber door with attractive coloured and leaded glazing over and doorway giving access through to the utility room which has high level shelving, window giving a pleasant garden view, units with a large amount of working surfaces and tiled splashbacks, stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and freezer space.
Sitting Room An especially elegant room which is decorated to a high standard and boasts some beautiful panel work, timber delft racking and striking fire surround which incorporates a mantle, raised stone heath and backcloth and is home for an open fire gate. Having two windows to two separate elevations which not only provide an abundance of natural light but also frame delightful garden views, one such window having a quaint window seat. Scope exists to knock through from this room to the dining kitchen to create one large open plan dining kitchen living area.
Drawing Room Of similar dimensions and with equal appeal to the sitting room, the drawing room is a refined reception room which incorporates a formal dining area. Having two windows giving double aspect views out over the property's gardens and pleasant scenes beyond. There is a high quality ceiling in terms of decoration and particularly high with chandelier point. There is a picture rail, coving, beautiful period fireplace with marble hearth and backcloth and polished timber surround fitted with a gas coal burning effect fire and library style book shelving.
Basement Offering enormous potential to create a whole lower ground floor of living accommodation. With a full height and width staircase leading down from the rear lobby area with all basement rooms having excellent head height. The basement has central heating, also houses the central heating boiler, has water supply, electric light to each room and natural light to two of the rooms. Our floor plan of the basement suggests some of the possible uses for these numerous rooms which, subject to the necessary consents, could potentially create a 5th bedroom suite, gymnasium, study, workshop, games room, cinema room, music room, hobby room, teenage gaming room or den, wine cellar to mention but a few of the endless possibilities.
Stairs And Landing A pleasing staircase from the hall rises up to a delightful first floor landing which features the upper portion of the tall arch topped window which provides an abundance of natural light and a pleasant outlook. The first floor landing has spindle balustrading to the staircase, period arch and coving to the ceiling. It also has steps to a lower landing area with window giving a pleasant outlook to the side.
Master Bedroom A splendid double bedroom which enjoys elevated pleasant views with windows to two directions out over the property's gardens and beyond. There are in-built wardrobes reaching up to the full ceiling height. The en-suite is fitted with a high quality modern suite comprising; concealed cistern W.C, an especially large shower with Mira system and vanity unit with RAK sink unit with stylish taps over, cupboards and drawers beneath, granite work surface and mirrored backcloth with spotlighting.
Bedroom Two A large double bedroom with super views out towards Brockholes and over the property's front gardens and rural scene beyond. This has two ceiling light points, coving to the ceiling and bank of in-built wardrobes.
Bedroom Three Once again an attractive good sized room with pleasant outlook, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and period cupboards/wardrobes with drawers and storage cupboards over.
Bedroom Four Positioned to the front, this is a good sized room with a lovely outlook and two ceiling light points.
Bathroom The property's bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite in white that comprises of low level w.c., bath and wash hand basin within a vanity unit. There is a shaver socket, appropriate decorative tiling, window giving a long distance view, in built cupboard and heated towel rail.
Outside Located down a small country lane that connects the property to both Honley and Brockholes, the lane serves a small number of characterful properties and the property has two entrances/driveways. The principal formal driveway is an impressive approach to the property with wrought iron period gates and gives access to the driveway which runs around the front of the home, perfect for receiving guests. The everyday driveway is cobbled and being particularly broad provides turning space and parking for approximately five/six vehicles and gives access to the detached double garage. The gardens are both mature and exceptionally well kept. They have a beautiful array of flowering beds with mature trees and shrubbery. There is a secret pathway running around the perimeter of the gardens. A lower garden area is also home for a small orchard, large garden shed and large greenhouse. The gardens, when viewed, are sure to please. As is the particularly pleasing outlook out over the neighbouring land and long distance views beyond. There is external water tap.
Detached Double Garage Measuring 21'0 x 21'0 approx (6.40m x 6.40m approx). Larger than the modern double garage with automatically operated broad up and over door, personal door to the side and fitted with power and light.