Halifax Road, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge, HX6
A beautifully presented period three bedroom detached home handily located for the much sought after village of Ripponden. Offering two handsome reception rooms, an orangery, dining kitchen, converted attic space, detached home office, large enclosed garden and driveway providing parking for several vehicles.
Ashleigh is an individual period home constructed around 1850. This characterful gentleman's residence has a host of period features including beautiful ceiling roses, detailed coving and plasterwork, elaborate spindle staircase and mosaic tiling to the entrance hall. The accommodation includes two grand reception rooms which are full of charm, character and Victorian elegance. There is also a detached outbuilding ideal for home working or hobbies.
The property is entered at the ground floor into an impressive entrance hall which provides access to the ground floor living accommodation and the cellar. The spacious living room featuring a large bay window, which provides an abundance of natural light, also offers a wood burning stove set within a feature fire place and an intricate ceiling rose beautifully complemented by elaborate coving. The dining room is equally as grand with a large open multi fuel fire set within a marble fire place. The double windows have wooden shutters and again there is an attractive ceiling rose and coving. The dining kitchen - which has its focal point as an Aga - benefits from numerous fitted cupboards, drawers, base units, complimentary work surfaces. There are also French doors which lead to a paved terrace. A Large orangery with access to the garden completed the ground floor. The lower ground floor contains three cellar rooms which give excellent storage space.
To the first floor there are three large double bedrooms. Bedrooms two and three benefit from fitted wardrobes with bedroom two having the original iron grate and fire surround. The modern three piece bathroom suite, with free standing bath tub, has a tiled floor and part tiled walls. Completing the first floor is a stylish three piece shower room with walk in shower. A drop down ladder provides access to a converted attic which makes an excellent play or hobby space but could potentially be converted for use as a bedroom subject to the necessary consents.
Externally to the front there is a terraced garden containing a host of mature trees and shrubs. The imposing front gate and posts open into to a driveway providing ample parking for several vehicles. To the rear there is an outbuilding with power and light providing an excellent home working space. The large garden is principally laid to lawn and includes a gravelled area, vegetable plot and two paved terraces the largest of which abuts the property with the second providing an excellent vantage point to enjoy the fine views.
The property is located within the bustling village of Ripponden with numerous good restaurants bars shopping facilities and a health centre. There are also both good state and independent schools close by. For the commuter there is easy access to junction 22 of the M62 motorway with its connections to the business centres of Manchester and Leeds.
From Ripponden traffic lights proceed on the A58 towards Halifax. Continue ahead for about a quarter of a mile where the property can be found on the left identified by our for sale board.
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