In a little known hamlet setting, Millwood House is a 19th century barn conversion with all the traditional character expected but modernised to provide all the home comforts appreciated by today's discerning buyer. Sitting in approx. 10.8 acres of land including a paddock, spacious gardens and woodland.
Corn Mill Bottom is a lovely countryside setting that offers the best of both worlds, quiet tranquil environment but local amenities close on hand.
Millwood House has been a family home for many years and has undergone modernisation throughout, never compromising on the traditional character. Offering flexibility to the layout and further scope to extend (subject to the usual constraints) the central hub of the home has been opened up to the favoured preference of open plan living.
The reception areas overlook the sizeable gardens that form part of the 10.8 acres of land that Millwood House sits within. Bi-fold doors to the reception rooms connect the gardens to the interior perfectly, creating a wonderful sociable setting for family gatherings on those summer days.
Bedrooms are all sizeable, at the very least able to accommodate king size beds and are arranged over two floors with two to the ground floor and the master ensuite rooms to the first floor. The ground floor further includes a highly contemporary shower room meaning amenities are well catered for and if so desired, the easy conversion of the library creates a five bedroom detached property.
Thunderbridge is a small hamlet with a Grade II listed road bridge built over Shepley Dike. A local refurbished country inn provides a stunning woodland setting for weddings and with a popular restaurant and neighbouring car park, the backdrop is a lovely location for visitors. Local amenities are available in Shepley, only 5 minutes by car and the area is surrounded by well regarded schooling, accessible in 4 minutes by car whilst further afield there is Huddersfield Grammar School, 20 minutes (approx.) and Silcoates and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Wakefield around 30 minutes by car.
KEY FEATURES The sheer size of the property, particularly the ground floor is immediately evident as you enter the internal porch. The use of glass and opened up spaces draws natural lighting throughout the main reception zones and the visual impact from one end of the house to another is simply breathtaking.
Neutral colours provide a stylish backdrop to the timeless features much admired in a period property. Ensuring the interior design compliments the overall setting, blending harmoniously with the external landscape, a tumbled and brushed premium travertine flooring flows throughout the kitchen and entrance hall.
The open plan dining kitchen offers a wealth of family space bringing everyone together to congregate around the dining table. The space is so incredible that oversized furniture is ideal for this homely environment. The kitchen with granite work tops incorporates two circular stainless steel sinks, designed and installed by J T Ellis and co Ltd in Huddersfield, the quality craftmanship includes a range of wall and base solid wooden cabinets, incorporating pan drawers, larder store and spice and bottle racks. A Stoves 7 ring oven takes centre stage whilst other appliances included are a Rangemaster wine cooler, and dishwasher, with utility services located to the rear of the detached garage.
Enjoying the finer aspects of life, Millwood House has created a wonderful library in which to not only enjoy the architecture of the room but to overlook the gardens and woodland beyond.
The two reception rooms to the rear of the property are installed with bi-fold doors exiting out onto the large stone patio and wrap around parking facilities which border the premises. The scenery is beautiful and colourful, watching the season change and leaves alter shades sat in the comfort of either reception room, curled up on the sofa with a hot cuppa provides a certain allure to Millwood House. The privacy and seclusion nestled in the heart of such greenery is a rarity and as such, this wonderful family home ensures the bespoke glazing frames the countryside beautifully.
The ground floor has two large king bedrooms, one with a mezzanine level that both have convenient access to the shower room with warm toes guaranteed courtesy of the underfloor heating. A double shower with fixed rain head and mixer controls is arranged in a fully tiled room with wall hung wash basin, closed couple toilet and complimenting toiletries cabinet.
The spacious landing with Velux windows leads to an additional two grand bedrooms set on opposing elevations. The first overlooking the rear gardens with one of the finest beamed architecture presented by Yorkshires Finest. Deep set wardrobes provide tall hanging and ample storage space and close proximity to the shower room. A corner shower enclosure sits in a large room with wall hung wash basin and close coupled toilet. Rustic charm is again fused with contemporary design and the room appreciates storage facilities within the eaves.
With a zoned dressing area arranged around large timber beams, the master suite with Velux window and views over the hamlet setting has a large bathroom with travertine flooring comprising an oversized large wall hung wash basin , tub bath with side mixer and close coupled toilet.
EXTERIOR All positioned behind electric gates with guest parking to the front, the property has a very large blocked paved driveway that borders the main property.
Leading to a double garage with electrical entrance, the utility room to the rear has washroom facilities which is a perfect addition to this sociable setting, ideal for garden parties, visitors can use outside amenities without the necessity to enter the main house.
The grounds which are estimated to be just under 11 acres ensure you control your outlook and are a lot more easy to care for than first might be imagined. A fabulous woodland with an abundance of countryside animals all help with local conservation efforts, whilst a paddock assists those whishing to indulge in equestrian pursuits.
The garden has been personalised with a stone built pergola and suntrap decking for alfresco dining. Electrical sockets and lighting have been installed in the decked arena so you can socialise, dine and entertain well into the evening. The flagged patio with a combination of York and Indian stone creates numerous stations for large garden furniture. The landscaped garden lawn will provide hours of fun for children and pets, especially as the grounds are south facing.
LOCATION Close to Thunderbridge which is a small hamlet with a Grade II listed road bridge built over Shepley Dike. A local refurbished country inn provides a stunning woodland setting for weddings and with a popular restaurant and neighbouring car park, the backdrop is a lovely location for visitors. Local amenities are available in Shepley, only 5 minutes by car and the area is surrounded by well regarded schooling, accessible in 4 minutes by car whilst further afield there is Huddersfield Grammar School, 20 minutes (approx.) and Silcoates and Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Wakefield around 30 minutes by car.