Sympathetically renovated the former Primitive Methodist Chapel is now transformed into a fabulous 3/4 bedroom home with large gardens and driveway. With an abundance of retained character and quality fixtures and fittings, the Chapel is fringed by green belt assuring a wonderful outlook.
Ebenezer Chapel is a well appointed converted Chapel which provides 3/4 bedrooms and open plan living overlooking countryside.
The stunning pillar box red door brings you in to an impressive entrance vestibule to decloak before being invited in to the main open plan reception area. A handsome room with cleverly arranged sections for socialising, dining and quiet reflection, the room is installed with American black walnut flooring, cast iron stove and bespoke shutters to some of the 14 cathedral windows.
Original retained features work in unison with modern fittings which include down lighting and zoned underfloor heating throughout the ground floor.
Central to the room, an elegant glass and timber staircase with minimal elegance leads to the first floor with master bedroom furnished with an ensuite shower room and dressing room, additional bedroom and house bathroom. The ground floor further includes an additional ensuite bedroom with mezzanine level currently supporting a double bed and free standing furniture.
The family kitchen to the rear of the property includes a beautiful breakfast garden room with bi-fold doors alighting to the gardens. Established with high grade fittings, all Siemens appliances will be retained with the property with further furniture throughout the property available under separate negotiation. The utility room, service door to the exterior and basement are all acquired to the rear of the kitchen.
Externally, the Chapel includes ample parking spaces and substantial gardens that could be acquired for garaging (subject to usual constraints) The rear gardens are low maintenance with generous stations for large garden seating and with evening sunshine, the proximity to the kitchen with bi-fold doors integrates the home and gardens effortlessly.
LOCATION The surrounding area is ringed by countryside and appreciates popular farm shops and garden centres as part of a much-desired village lifestyle. Ebenezer Chapel is closely located to regarded schooling, including Spen Valley High School and Millbridge Junior, Infant and Nursery School. The area is peppered with local amenities and attractions including Dewsbury Country Park, Ponderosa Zoo and the ever popular Whiteley's Garden Centre. The property has the added benefit of Birstall Retail and Entertainment Park being located less than 4 miles away, and a choice of gastro-pubs and restaurants including The Gray Ox Country Pub within a 3-mile radius. Close to motorway networks accessing the M62 and M1, and easily accessible to Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield within 10 miles in a car. Both Huddersfield and Dewsbury are served with train stations that offer fabulous commuter links.
KEY FEATURES The most notable feature is the architecture and incredible conversion into a modern family home. Retaining the original stained glass windows but applying bespoke double glazing for energy efficiency are just one of the great considerations to modern living.
The clean lines and stripped back décor accentuates the architectural features but with home comforts at the core of the design, the homeowner created a property that does not allow the space to dominate the interior.
Down lighting softens the space and with modern fittings which include a bespoke kitchen and glass balustrading to the staircase, the Chapel feels highly contemporary and with the entire property being bright and airy thanks to its enormous stained glass windows and clever lighting, luxury is assured.
The dining kitchen with Corian Island and work surfaces incorporates a 4 ring induction hob and indoor BBQ, 2 combination ovens, remote controlled extractor fan, coffee machine, American fridge freezer, wine fridge, steam oven and dishwasher. All appliances are integrated with a further 3 warming drawers, bin store and pan storage all available. Bi-fold doors take you out to the exterior with wooden decked patio and flagged terrace for al fresco dining.
A utility room with vintage styled tiling and complimenting décor to the rear porch takes you down to the cellar. The utility provides plumbing for a washing machine and space for both washing machine and tumble dryer.
The whole of the ground floor appreciates zoned under floor heating with radiators established to the first floor. A cast iron multi fuel stove in petrol blue adorns the main reception area which creates a cosy reading station for quiet contemplation.
The master bedroom is truly dazzling with beamed architecture and plush carpeting. The inclusion of a roof terrace adds to the luxury, overlooking farmland it provides a wonderful positioning to take coffee before the hustle and bustle of daily life begins. The well-appointed shower ensuite continues the high elegant theme witnessed throughout, with dual wash basins. walk in shower and back to wall toilet, the room is partially tiled in contemporary hues. The dressing room which offers an abundance of hanging space and ample storage space within the eaves negates the necessity for added furniture, allowing the minimal styling to showcase the architecture perfectly.
The second bedroom to the first floor again enjoys dramatic architecture with Velux windows and plentiful space for a double bed and free standing furniture. Access can be gained to the attic space which offers ample storage. With access to the house bathroom which is wonderfully opulent without being overbearing, the first floor is complete with a well arranged landing that enhances the flow of natural daylight.
To the ground floor the last remaining bedroom, one double with a mezzanine level above offering space for a further double which could have access from the landing, this room also has access to the roof space, and another high end shower room with wall hung stainless steel toilet and cloakroom basin.
EXTERIOR Set well back from Huddersfield road, the property is furnished with a blocked paved driveway and sizeable lawn with established trees and foliage. Subject to planning there is possibility for a garage if so desired.
A flagged and pebbled walk way to the side of the property takes you to the rear passed all the lovely carved masonry stones that form part of the building.
The rear of the property with timber decking and flagged patio incorporates a lawn for children and pets and includes a stone boundary wall with an abundance of blackberries. The rear is secured with gates to the sides and overlooks farmland with sunshine from midday to evening.
The rear of the property is equipped with a shed for garden storage, and to the side of the property raised vegetable boxes can be found. There is a useful log store along with a bin store, as well as outdoor lighting and security lightning.
AGENTS NOTES ALL FURNITURE IS AVAILABLE UNDER SEPARATE NEGOTIATION
Our understanding is that the land behind is greenbelt but this would need to be checked with a solicitor prior to purchase. A planning application was put in but has been declined. It is unlikely building will happen.