This Grade II Listed picturesque 3/4 bedroom fully detached cottage sits proudly at Lock 1 of the Ramsden's Canal route through Huddersfield. Fully renovated being sympathetic to original features with a spacious breakfast kitchen, formal dining room and sitting room all situated in enclosed gardens.
The canal route dates back to the late 1700's and as time has evolved many of the structures along the Ramsden's canal route have been given listed building status in recognition of their historic importance. Lock Keepers Cottage is a Grade II Listed building that enjoys stunning surroundings and the most idyllic view of the lock. Passed regularly in the Summer months by the serene narrow boats, all set behind wrought iron fencing and privacy bushes, the location enjoys the benefits of Countryside dwelling whilst profiting from close by commuter routes. Fully renovated throughout with elegant neutral décor, log burning stove, Rangemaster and integral blue tooth speakers, the cottage is the perfect blend of modern amenities fused with period features. A fabulous family home with 3/4 bedrooms, ample off road parking and a newly built double garage is within very close proximity to the cottage.
ENTRANCE VESTIBULE Reached from the main driveway the entrance includes ample room for coat and boot store, a wooden and glass panelled door leads into the spacious breakfast kitchen which feels light and airy.
SITTING ROOM With an exposed stone wall and cast iron wood burning stove, this spacious room is flooded with natural light through the three windows to two elevations. Fully carpeted and allowing ample room for a family sized suite, the room currently supports large a settee and additional furniture.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN A beautiful bespoke kitchen with cream units with hardwood cabinet knob handles and granite work tops. Recessed within the work surface is a Belfast 2 bowl white ceramic sink with chrome mixer tap. The central focal point is the recessed Rangemaster with white brick tiling and stove mantel shelf above. Further integrated appliances include a Smeg dishwasher and Smeg fridge. A walk in pantry with plenty of shelving is a great storage facility for the property. Next to the recess spot lighting discreetly placed are Bluetooth speakers that can connect to your smart phone to operate your playlist. 3 sash windows to two elevations fill the room with natural light and a stable door exits out to the gardens and waterfront beyond. Laminate flooring flows throughout the breakfast kitchen.
DINING ROOM Leading out to the gardens through French doors, the dining room is equipped with laminate flooring and recess spot lighting. Spacious enough to accommodate a family dining suite, this room can be utilised to the homeowners requirements.
UTILITY ROOM The Utility room includes plumbing for a washing machine and a vent for a dryer. With hot and cold water, there is scope to install a sink.
LANDING The landing is fitted with natural oak wood engineered flooring and it a large window to the front elevation. A hatch to the loft allows access to the attic void that is insulated.
MASTER BEDROOM Located to the front of the property with canal views and space for free standing furniture the room has been reconfigured to include a contemporary shower ensuite and walk in wardrobe. The ensuite with a blend of iridescent mosaic tiling and large mottle grey tiles is incorporated in the shelving and includes a step in double shower with fixed rain head and hand held shower, wash basin with pedestal and close coupled w.c.
BEDROOM WITH ENSUITE A beautiful elegant room that has plentiful space for free standing furniture. A lovely feature is the decorative restored cast iron fireplace and the room benefits from the stunning canal views. The ensuite includes a step in shower with fixed square rain head and handheld chrome shower and underfloor heating. Partially tiled, the room also includes a washbasin with pedestal and low level w.c
BEDROOM THREE A double bedroom to the rear of the property is fully carpeted and with neutral presentation it has space for free standing furniture.
OFFICE/STUDY The home office is installed with fitted furniture, if removed this would also make for a generous nursery/toddler bedroom.
HOUSE BATHROOM Equipped with a 4 piece the bathroom comprises of a contemporary ceramic suite with bath, wash basin with pedestal and low level w.c. The shower with glass door is fitted with a Bristan Glee rear fed electric shower. The neutral décor includes white brick gloss tiling with black grout creating a stylish finish to the room.
EXTERIOR Beyond the main garden to the property, there is the picturesque canal and lovely walks for dogs and families to enjoy the breathtaking scenery. The gardens are secured with wrought iron decorative fencing ensuring the safety of children away from the waters edge. The main garden is predominately installed with an elevated lawn to allow for the glorious views of passing canal boats whilst sitting on patio furniture. The tiered garden then steps up to a outbuilding and seating area to further enjoy the sunshine. A pebbled driveway allows for several vehicles to park close to the property. Newly built double garage offers great storage and covered parking facilities. Chocolate box perfect sitting in beautifully maintained gardens with the most astonishing views, Lock Keepers Cottage has been lovingly restored to a wonderful family home.