Ogden Farm, Longroyd, Sowerby Bridge, HX6
A truly exceptional Grade II listed country home set amongst the dramatic Pennine countryside, notably upgraded throughout with the latest technology. Also benefitting from a separate, detached and significantly renovated bungalow, a stable block, a large barn and 7.28ha (18 acres) of land.
Ground Floor - reception hall; luxury breakfast kitchen; living room with stunning views; dining / sitting room; gym and sauna; study; playroom; integral garage; cloaks; plant room and storeroom First Floor - master suite with dressing room and large en-suite bathroom; bedroom two with en-suite and mezzanine study; bedroom three with en-suite and mezzanine study area; bedroom four en-suite; and cinema room with cocktail bar.
Cottage / bungalow - living kitchen; three bedrooms with en-suite facilities.
Stable Block - party room with fully fitted bar; kitchen; shower room; and storeroom.
Undeniably one of Yorkshire's most impressive residences in a delightful location with beautiful views of the Pennine countryside and with living accommodation completed to a spectacularly high standard throughout. In addition to the main dwelling Ogden Farm also includes a beautifully presented, luxurious cottage / bungalow, a stable block used as an entertainment suite and a large barn. For those with equestrian interests there is a flood lit, Manège, pole barn and wooden stable block. There is large level paddock with fully equipped children’s outdoor play area and a large paved terrace and outdoor hot tub making the perfect outdoor entertainment space. In total there is approximately 7.28 Ha (18 acres) of grazing land.
Ogden Farm boasts an array of deluxe technology with a system that allows for the operation of TV and music systems, lighting, CCTV and gates from touch panels in the house or iPhone or iPad from anywhere in the world. The custom built cinema room has three tiers of bespoke seating and a cocktail bar and also boasts a high end audio/visual system with 8ft wide screen. The security system is comprehensive, featuring internal and external day and night, high definition cameras together with intruder alarm and external motion sensors linked to an offsite monitoring station. There is no doubt Ogden Farm is a truly exceptional home which requires inspection to appreciate all the property has to offer.
To the ground floor a grand reception hall with limestone flooring and marble pillars, leads to a sumptuous living room again with limestone flooring and a polished limestone fireplace, surround sound system, mood lighting and breath taking views from the large picture windows. From here there is access to the sizeable gym and sauna. The breakfast kitchen is fitted with a comprehensive range of units and integrated appliances, with matching island and breakfast bar. From the kitchen passing the utility room is a playroom with French doors to the terrace, store room and internal access to the garage. From the kitchen there is also access to the orangery, with panoramic views of the open countryside, currently used as a dining room and having French doors on to the terrace. There is also a fully fitted study, two piece cloakroom and comms room.
The first floor features a beautiful galleried landing, with exposed beams, glazed stainless steel balustrading and limestone flooring. The deluxe master suite has a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and benefits from a dressing room, vast en-suite with a large spa bath and steam shower. There are two double bedrooms with mezzanines and en-suites and a fourth double bedroom with en-suite. The first floor is completed by a spacious cinema room with surround sound, projector and screen with three sofas on a raised, tiered plinth. The room also has a fitted cocktail bar with integrated fridges.
East of the house is a stylishly appointed stone built three bedroom bungalow /cottage with a contemporary living kitchen. The master bedroom benefits from an en-suite, walk in wardrobe and French doors to a paved terrace, bedroom two has French doors and shares an en-suite bathroom with bedroom three. There is also an integrated sound system and private sun terrace.
To the west a detached stone built stable block is currently used as a party room with a raised disco area, integrated speaker system, fitted cocktail bar, with glass display shelves and mood lighting and with integrated drinks fridges, and dishwasher. Adjoining is a shower room and wc, fitted kitchen and outside decked area. Beyond is an aluminium framed barn measuring 1650 square feet ideal for additional garaging or storage. A concrete hard standing leads to the open pole barn, flood lit Manège and wooden stable and poly tunnel.
Externally the property’s impressive entrance is approached through electric gates and down a cobbled driveway. There is a large forecourt providing parking for numerous vehicles. To the front is also a large ornamental pond and lawned garden.
The formal gardens to the rear of the house include a sizeable lawn, mature boundary trees and a children’s play area with an array of high quality play equipment. The superb extensive entertaining area runs the full length of the house and features slate paved terracing, glazed screening, decking area with hot tub, sitting area with bespoke canopy, pergola with rotating louvers and electric side screens, external lighting, speaker system and two barbecue areas.
The property is handily located between Ripponden and Sowerby Bridge. Ripponden is two miles or so away where numerous shops, bars, restaurants and social amenities can be found alongside well respected state and independent schools. The location provides easy access to the M62 and its connections with the business centres of Manchester and Leeds. There is also a mainline train station at Sowerby Bridge two miles away which has frequent service to Leeds and Manchester.
From Ripponden proceed on Halifax Road towards Triangle, turing left onto Butterworth Lane. At the cross roads bear left on to Bowood Lane, continue for 1/4 a mile and turn right on to Helm Lane and take the next right on to Otter Lee Lane. Ogden Farm can be found on the right.