The Old Parsonage enjoys an idyllic village location on the fringe of South and West Yorkshire with immediate links to both open countryside and the M1 motorway. A truly wonderful family home with spacious living accommodation, fully restored and modernised resulting in one of the areas most beautiful country homes. Only available to Yorkshires Finest private clients this stunning home has just had an opulent bespoke kitchen fitted. Please contact us to arrange a viewing.
The Old Parsonage has a commanding position in the centre of this historic village, enjoying a high degree of privacy tucked away behind a secure gated entrance on a plot which extends to approximately one acre. With a truly stunning interior and majestic landscaped gardens this enviable residence also has a self contained 'cottage' annexe in the garden in addition to a recently constructed heated outdoor swimming pool. With less than 1mile to Junction 38 of the M1 offering a comfortable commute to Leeds only 18 miles away and Sheffield 20 miles and the main rail line to London in Wakefield only 6 miles away. Simply one of the area's finest country homes.
DINING KITCHEN Having recently been installed at great expense this opulent fitted kitchen is the perfect forum to entertain with its open plan aspect to the Orangery and fine detail of bespoke quality fittings. Featuring an Aga cooking range, double butlers style sink, a range of Miele integrated appliances and a feature curved solid wood surface combines with the granite worksurface to create a sociable dining area on the central island. The focal point of the kitchen is the feature chimney breast which surrounds a cream coloured double Aga with an additional gas hob and the room benefits from a York stone flagged floor with under floor heating.
ORANGERY This impressive open plan space offers a vast living area in addition to spacious dining provision for the largest of family gatherings with a lofty and spacious feeling and is flooded with natural light courtesy of the glazed lantern style sections to the ceiling and with windows to three aspects overlooking the house grounds. Four sets of French style double doors open to create an outdoor/indoor living space in addition to speakers for the surround sound system and stone flagged floor with under heating.
DINING HALL For the more formal dining occasions this elegant room has an exposed oak floor, attractive coving to the ceiling, under floor heating, speaker for surround sound system and a sash window commanding a pleasant view over the front gardens and having a charming window seat beneath. The focal point of the room is a feature stone through fireplace to the sitting room which houses the commanding cast iron multi fuel stove
SITTING ROOM A refined room with a bay window to the front aspect of the property overlooking the house grounds with deep window seat beneath. Also having coving to the ceiling, speakers inset to the ceiling for the surround sound system and the focal point of the room is a feature stone fireplace which is the mirror of the aforementioned fireplace to the dining hall with the multi fuel stove
DRAWING ROOM A further appealing reception room with bay style window allowing good levels of natural light and cove moulding to the ceiling. The room is wired for a cinema surround sound system with speakers to five sections of the room and also has under floor heating, French style doors opening to the garden room and a feature stone fireplace which is home to a cast iron gas fired stove which sits on a stone hearth with stone backdrop.
STUDY/MUSIC ROOM A versatile and atmospheric room with a bay window to the side elevation with decorative cove moulding and an additional window overlooks the front gardens. The room has a solid wood floor with under heating, a feature fireplace which houses a cast iron stove with slate tiled hearth and an oak staircase rises to first floor level which has a useful cloaks cupboard beneath.
UTILITY WITH CLOAKS AND WC With stone flagged floor with under heating, the well equipped utility room has a window to side aspect and part glazed door opening to the rear courtyard. With extractor fan, base unit with granite work surface over incorporating sink unit with plumbing for automatic washing machine beneath. Double doors open to a useful cloaks area which also houses the boiler. The W.C. is presented with a modern suite finished in white and comprising a floating low flush wc and a floating circular shaped wash hand basin with tiled splash back. This room has a stone flagged floor with under heating.
LANDING With window overlooking the house grounds, inset spot lighting and coving to the ceiling, BOSE speaker surround sound system, radiator and curved feature to one wall. A large airing cupboard houses the pressurised cylinder tank.
MASTER BEDROOMN SUITE This front facing bedroom has a window overlooking the front garden with quaint window seat beneath, a tall standing contemporary style radiator, cove moulding to ceiling and also a feature cast iron fireplace with living flame inset gas fire. The decadence of this suite continues with a large dressing room with its own window overlooking the house gardens with inset seat beneath, opulent vanity area with vast built in robes and feature cast iron fireplace. This room would separate to create a fifth bedroom. The luxury en-suite to the master room comprises; Duravit low flush wc, floating rectangular shaped wash hand basin sat on a bespoke oak stand and walk in wet room style shower with central shower head and steamer. The room itself has tiling to three walls, full tiling to the floor, extractor fan, spot lighting to ceiling and a feature semi circular shaped heated chrome towel rail.
GUEST SUITE A front facing bedroom with window overlooking the front garden, radiator, inset spot lighting to ceiling, feature cast iron fireplace and built in wardrobe. En-suite facilities comprise a low flush wc, pedestal wash hand basin and roll top free standing claw foot bath. There is a step in double shower unit with fully tiled walls whilst the en-suite itself has half tiling to all walls, full tiling to the floor, feature chrome towel rail and inset spot lighting to the ceiling.
BEDROOM THREE This rear facing room has two windows overlooking the house gardens, radiator, inset spot down lighting and feature cast iron fireplace.
BEDROOM FOUR This bedroom is accessed via its own self contained playroom/dressing room which measures 15' x 9'8 has a window to the rear elevation with radiator beneath. Inset spot lighting to ceiling and access to roof space. Access in turn is provided to the bedroom which measures 9'8 x 14'3 has a window to the rear overlooking the house grounds, an additional velux sky light window allowing good levels of natural light, inset spot lighting to the ceiling and a radiator.
HOUSE BATHROOM A traditionally bathroom presented with a wash hand basin with tiled splash back, low flush wc, free standing roll top cast iron bath with four claw feet and a step in wet style shower with Victorian style shower head. A solid oak finish to the floor, inset spot lighting to ceiling and a traditionally styled radiator with heated chrome surround.
THE COTTAGE WITH GARAGE Located to the side of the rear garden, this attractive looking stone building has been thoughtfully converted to provide a high quality self-contained one bedroom cottage bungalow. Having a large double bedroom accompanied by a modern en-suite shower room and an open plan contemporary kitchen/dining living area all on one level which may appeal to dependant relatives. Above this, accessed via an external staircase, is the large entertaining room which is currently utilised as a gymnasium but may also be ideal for those who run a business from home. There is scope of an internal staircase to be installed allowing the first floor room to be utilised as part of the cottage. Attached to the cottage is the large double garage which benefits from remote control electric doors which has a delightful dovecote to its roof.
SWIMMING POOL Recently installed this superb swimming pool facility can be both an exercise pool where you can swim against a jet of water with variable flow which can be increased or decreased or used for family fun and casual bathing. The pool is enhanced by night mood lighting, a massage sector and electronic retractable cover. The pool house is where all the pumps etc are located and has heat pool exchange, where the warm air is taken and turns into heat for the pool. We are informed but not verified that this facility costs approx. £600 for an eight month usage.
GARDENS A pebbled forefront creates a stopping space in front of electronically operated timber gates which in turn open to the house grounds. A pea gravelled driveway extends from the front elevation around the side to the rear courtyard where parking is provided for several vehicles and access is presented to the garage. The driveway is flanked on either side by exceptionally well tended and stocked shaped flower borders with established tree and shrubed boundaries. To the immediate front aspect of the property is a stone flagged terrace with flower gardens and a covered reception area. The front garden consists of a shaped lawned garden with established shrubed boundaries acting as a private screen for the property from the road, this garden itself has shaped flower borders and established trees. To the rear aspect of the house is a stone flagged patio which wraps the property and leads to a central stone stairway providing access up to the southerly facing lawned gardens of the house which once again are well maintained and shaped with flower borders and a tree land boundary creating an idyllic private setting.