With a South West elevation appreciating afternoon and evening sunshine in the garden, Yew Tree Cottage is set back down a little residential lane in a small village and provides an abundance of character that is sure to please. Deceptively spacious with 3 double bedrooms, viewings are essential.
Renovated in 2000, the cottage is believed to date back 250 years. Yew Tree Cottage offers traditional features including an inglenook fireplace and beamed architecture. Providing individuality not found in a modern property, the cottage has not compromised on modern amenities and includes an open plan sitting room guaranteeing spacious accommodation and a bespoke kitchen with Stoves multi fuel oven. The landing appreciates a fantastic view towards Emley Moor Mast and the rural countryside which surrounds the locality. Little known given the tucked away location, the property further includes two garages with parking spaces set before. The garden with artificial lawn ensures lush green grass all year round and with a south west elevation, sunshine can be enjoyed late afternoon and evening. To the rear is a small courtyard that would easily accommodate a bistro set and with a high wooden gate, access to Barnsley Road is managed easily.
The village is situated approximately 6 miles east from Huddersfield and the same distance south-west from Wakefield. Flockton is a commuter village owing to the proximity of the M1 motorway and provides many conveniences including a local shop and well regarded schooling.
GROUND FLOOR The renovation has not compromised on character, enhancing the traditional appearance the sitting room with timber and glass door, includes a wooden floor and beamed ceiling, all enhanced by the inglenook fireplace with wooden lintel and classical gas cast iron stove. Natural light is drawn through both elevations with glazing to both sides and the décor is sympathetic to the age, using Heritage shades to add charm. The timber staircase rises to the first floor whilst the generous room dimensions allow for a family dining table as well as a large family seating area. The kitchen with Yorkshire stone flagged floor again is presented in keeping with the overall aesthetics and includes a Stoves 5 ring multi fuel oven with stainless steel splash back and chimney extractor above, ceramic sink with mixer tap and dishwasher. Using matt square tiling to the walls, the quaint features of the cottage kitchen include a utility room to the rear with plumbing for a washing machine and sink. The cloakroom to the ground floor is accessed through the utility room and comprises of a wall hung wash basin with vanity unit and close coupled toilet. A rear door allows for access to the courtyard and with a gate out towards Barnsley Road, it permits swift access to the property.
FIRST FLOOR The individual design of the property presents some great architecture, the landing is a fine example of this with a glass door maximising on the views towards Emley Moor Mast and leading out to stone steps and down to the garden. Given the high ceilings, the possibility for dramatic lighting is easily recognised, against the backdrop of beamed construction and neutral décor, the landing is spacious and bright. Leading to the master bedroom which again appreciates fabulous views, the room has generous proportions accommodating a king-size bed and free standing furniture. Plentiful storage facilities for suitcases is possible in the roof void and the ensuite is highly contemporary with part tiled presentation in grey with a corner shower enclosure with mixer controls to a fixed square rain head and hand held shower, oversized wash basin and close coupled toilet. The further two bedrooms are also double rooms with elegant décor and one includes a wardrobe with lighting. Having use of the traditional bathroom, again with desirable quirky features the triangle top timber doorway leads into a bathroom with classical tub bath with vintage mixer controls, wash basin with pedestal and high level Victorian inspired w.c.
GARAGE Given the village setting of Yew Tree Cottage, the garages are located in a small communal area in which the cottage has 2 of the garages and the designated parking spaces set before. Down a small residential lane with countryside views, the parking facilities are plentiful in this neighbourly setting.
EXTERIOR The south west garden with low maintenance design is approached through a small wooden gate that leads onto Indian stone flagged pathway taking you to the main entrance. With artificial grass and established foliage producing privacy, the patio area is a fabulous sun trap able to accommodate generous garden seating. Stone steps lead externally to the first floor landing and appreciate amazing views toward Emley Moor.