With a fabulous blend of traditional and contemporary décor, Joy Cottage offers a family complete privacy, set behind conifers with secured gated parking, the cottage has 5 bedrooms, 2 reception rooms, newly refurbished breakfast kitchen, utility room, two bathrooms, cloakroom and double garage.
Providing unique character, dating back to the early 1900's, originally two cottages now converted around 2003 into one, Joy Cottage is a wonderful family home offering all modern day requirements sought by today's discerning buyer. The fusion of exposed brickwork, raw materials, wood and wrought iron balustrading combined with ambient lighting and muted colour schemes has produced a warm, cosy and welcoming environment.
The newly refurbished kitchen with breakfast island enjoys unobstructed views out to the garden and the large bespoke glazing draws in plentiful natural lighting. Stylish with stripped back elegance, the kitchen is fitted with under floor heating. The separate utility room located to the rear of the kitchen does not compromise on high grade fixtures with granite work tops and plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer.
Both reception rooms to the ground floor are simply delightful, particularly the dining room with ingle nook decorative fireplace and stone and brick staircase with wrought iron handrails. The sitting room is dressed with a cast iron gas stove and enjoys lots of natural daylight given the oak double glazed windows to three elevations.
The first floor with spacious landing, a portion of which is galleried, leads to five bedrooms, one with ensuite facilities and a separate house bathroom.
The property includes a wine cellar, integral double garage, secured gated parking and large garden.
Denby Dale, known as the Pie Village is around 11 miles from the centre of Huddersfield and includes a train station with free parking running hourly services to Huddersfield and Sheffield. Further serviced with regular buses and stocked with a great range of shops, cafes, public houses and salons, Denby Dale caters for all family needs. Denby Dale First and Nursery school provides education from aged 2 to aged 10 and is well regarded by OFSTED.
KEY FEATURES Bare brick and wooden beams makes a lovely feature in a period home as it draws attention to the heritage of the property but with considered décor, Joy Cottage is very much a home of modern times.
The main entrance includes a great cloakroom for coat and boot store, provided with wash room facilities, whilst the double garage/workshop is also accessed via this point.
The breakfast kitchen is well designed with modern luxuries such as zoned lighting and under floor heating. The cabinets and central breakfast island provide plenty of storage for a busy household which includes a large bin store and deep pan drawers. Integrated appliances include Neff induction hob, double ovens with slide and hide doors, microwave, freezer, dishwasher and double Belfast sink. The kitchen has also got a Quooker boiling water tap and an integrated fridge which is double height.The work surfaces are Silestone quartz which presents extreme durability in the kitchen where traffic and daily use is high. Offering assured contemporary design with a timeless appeal, the kitchen enjoys ambient down lighting and fabulous views to the garden courtesy of the double glazed oak double doors and windows. Open plan to the dining room, the modern design and luxuries are blended well with the traditional aesthetics of the dining room with inglenook fireplace.
The sitting room with timber beams has windows to three elevations and a great fireplace with cast iron gas stove and traditional radiator.
Throughout the property you are truly captured by the blend of character with understated adornment by the current owners. The pops of rustic design allow new owners to personalise to their own tastes as features are not overbearing, they just add to the magic of Joy Cottage.
The stone staircase that brings you to the commodious galleried landing draws attention for its simplicity and traditional architecture and the natural wooden flooring flowing throughout the landing continues with the homely charm.
The master bedroom is another enthralling room with Juliette balcony and views over the landscape. Entering through a dressing room with bespoke hanging rails to either side, you are introduced into a room with fantastic proportions that easily accommodates large furniture. The ensuite with double step in shower is complimented with a wall hung wash basin and back to wall toilet. Italian porcelain tiles to the flooring offer a touch of sparkle which is combined with dramatic wall covering and neutral ceramic tiles.
The property benefits from a further four bedrooms, three doubles and a single. One bedroom is currently used as the home office/study. They all have use of the house bathroom which has a lovely free standing bathtub, corner shower with fixed rain head, counter top wash basin and W.C. The half panelled timber walls are contrasted with elegant paper and a traditional slate flooring.
Joy Cottage sits in spacious gardens which has pop up sprinklers and is bordered by conifers and offers off road parking set behind security gates.
LOCATION Denby Dale is home to the dramatic viaduct which adorns the landscape. Known as Penistone Viaduct it is a curved railway viaduct which carries the Huddersfield & Sheffield Junction Railway over Wakefield Road, Barnsley Road, and the River Dearne. The train station offers free parking facilities for commuters and day trippers.
The centre of the village has a wide variety of shops, mainly located along Wakefield Road which cater for many needs. The village and surrounding district offer great eateries which include Palace Tandoori, Just Thai and The White Hart. Just on the outskirts of Denby Dale, a luxurious Victorian country house hotel, Bagden Hall is set in acres of grounds and provides two dining restaurants.
Families can enjoy trips out for fun and education at Pigs in the Wood which is a non-profit sanctuary for pigs that have been rescued from various situations. Based moments away from Denby Dale in 10 acres of woodland, pigs roam free and live naturally.
Denby Dale first and nursery school is a comfortable walking distance from the property with both Scissett Middle School and Shelley College making excellent use of the public transport links. Wakefield Grammar School and Huddersfield Grammar School are both approximately equal distances from the property, taking around 30 minutes by car.
Well positioned for commuting, the M62 is only around 18 miles from Joy Cottage and the M1 around 8 miles. This allows new owners to enjoy the aspect of Village life but in easy travel time, able to reach the northern power house cities.