A unique and impressive period home with many original features giving this property a level of character that is rarely seen. With large, bright spacious rooms, four generous double bedrooms and surrounding gardens, grounds and out-houses – a format that caters for most needs. This house presents a truly prestigious residence. A perfect family home or for anyone looking to upscale, you truly need to view this substantial house and grounds to fully appreciate its potential.
Whilst this property is visible from its Elland Road lofty vantage point, its main access is via Prospect Place through an electric gate which opens to reveal a garage and ample parking.
The house benefits from uPVC double glazing, gas central heating, a large spacious feature kitchen and perfect entertaining and living areas. With easy access to Halifax Road, secure private parking for 4-5 cars, it is situated within easy walking distance of the town centre of Brighouse. It also benefits from easy access to all commuting routes: the M62 motorway and the local train station (with cross Pennine links).
Without doubt, anyone purchasing this property who is able to perform the relevant renovations, improvements and developments will reap the benefits from this excellent opportunity.
The side door opens into the
This light, bright open plan kitchen is a culinary enthusiast’s dream. With work surfaces on every wall there is ample space for even the most dedicated chef, as well as a large centre area for a table, or potentially an island unit. A uPVC window with stained glass transom allows light to flood into this spacious room. Adorning the wall as you enter the kitchen are the original servant bells providing an authentic feel to the house’s origins. With two cookers (NEW and Studio models) built into the chimney breast, it provides a perfect focal point as well as benefiting from a gas (Zanussi) and electric (Booster) hob with an overhead stainless steel extractor fan venting into the chimney. Ceramic tiled flooring, laminated work surfaces, 1½ sink with mixer tap, space for an American style fridge freezer, TV point and plumbed for a dishwasher.
A glass panelled door opens into the
A fully carpeted hallway, complete with cornice, architrave work, picture and dado rail. Heated by both a double and single radiator located at opposite ends of the hall. To one end of the hallway there are stained glass panelled double doors, with stained glass transom window, which lead into the main entrance porch, also carpeted, leading to the main external door with stained glass panels.
Wood panelled doors leading from the hall open into the
This large and impressive period room provides a lasting impression to anyone who visits. There is a substantial marble fireplace surround and tiled hearth with a gas fire that is in-keeping with the room. With cornice, picture and dado rail, ceiling fan, TV socket, fully carpeted, double radiator and uPVC double glazed window, this room is ideal for entertaining.
Another large and impressive room, again benefitting from a marble fire surround and tiled hearth with complementing gas fire. With cornice, picture rail and architrave work, ceiling rose, fully carpeted, TV point and double radiator. This large and yet cosy room receives plenty of light from the two uPVC double glazed windows to two elevations.
A wood panelled door leads into a small passage with another wood panelled door at the opposite end which leads into the Study
A peaceful and private room in the corner of the house. With a uPVC double glazed window overlooking one of the garden areas, marble backed and wood surround gas fireplace, TV point, picture rail, ceiling rose, fully carpeted and two double radiators.
A wood panelled door leads into the
A fully tiled and patterned WC, with pedestal basin, low flush toilet and plenty of storage in the adjoining cupboard.
From the ground floor hall, stairs lead up to the
GAMES ROOM / BAR
An entertainer’s or gamer’s dream room, complete with bar and enough space for a pool table. With a uPVC window to one elevation, fully carpeted and decorated in bar/club style. Heated by two single radiators and ample lighting provided by the ceiling inset strip lights and wall mounted lighting.
With minimal effort, this room could, alternatively, be used as a family snug, library or gym.
To the rear of the games room / bar is a porch area with uPVC door leading to the rear of the property.
A wood door leads to the
Half height tiled, pedestal washbasin and low flush WC.
From the ground floor hall, stairs lead down to the
A spacious utility room with plumbing for both a washer and dryer. To one end of the room is a tiled surrounded work surface with 1½ sink with mixer tap. Under work surface and wall mounted cupboards provide excellent storage. To the right hand side of the room two wood panelled doors both lead to large and separate airing / storage units. With tiled floor and TV socket this functional room is a great asset to the house.
Opposite the utility room, behind a wood panelled door, is another large storage room.
From the ground floor hall, stairs lead up to the
Fully carpeted, cornice to ceiling and heated by a double and single radiator. Natural light floods in through an arched double glazed window located over the staircase.
Wood panelled doors leading from the landing opens into
Double bedroom with uPVC double glazed windows, fitted carpets, double radiator, cornice and picture rail.
Double bedroom with uPVC double glazed windows, fitted carpets, fitted wardrobes, two double radiators, cornice and picture rail with the original cast iron fireplace and surround.
Double bedroom with uPVC double glazed windows, fitted carpets, fitted wardrobes, double radiator and cornice with the original cast iron fireplace and surround.
A luxuriously decorated bathroom with fully tiled walls, carpeted floor, a frosted uPVC window and double radiator. Comprising of pedestal washbasin, low flush WC, bidet and wood panelled bath with added Jacuzzi jets.
Low flush WC and pedestal washbasin.
Double bedroom with uPVC double glazed windows, laminate flooring, single radiator and with the original cast iron fireplace and surround.
An opening from bedroom 4 leads onto a storage area and also into an adjoining shower area.
A large storage room which could potentially be made into a walk-in wardrobe or an adjoining office.
Tiled to head height and with a tiled floor. A walk-in shower with wall mounted storage racks.
The house is surrounded by a large amount of land (approx. 1/3 acre). To one side the land has been landscaped into an attractive multi-tiered garden along with a fixed BBQ area. Well maintained grassed areas, patio and shrubbery areas providing the separation for the different tiers. It is this section of the land that has potential for property development as any future development would utilise the vehicular access of Prospect Place.
To the opposite side of the house is a large section of land that is currently unused and with minimal effort could be transformed into a large lawned area or redesigned into an attractive or self-sufficient garden.
There are also rockeries and wooden balconies providing ample room for sitting or alfresco dining.
Located in its own courtyard is the coach house which is currently in use as a workshop/storage area. This building presents the opportunity to be redeveloped into a separate and large granny flat.
At the highest tier of the rear garden (and adjoining Prospect Place) is a concrete parking area with enough space for 4-5 cars with an electric gate leading onto Prospect Place, which leads into Halifax Road.
At the top of the surrounding land are two functional workshops providing large multi-purpose working or storage areas.
Main access to the property is achieved via Prospect place which leads off from Halifax Road.
The property has the benefit of all mains services, gas, water and electric with the added benefit of uPVC double glazing and gas central heating throughout.
Strictly by appointment as the property is accessed via the electric gate on Prospect Place – please telephone Marsh & Marsh Properties on 01422 648 400.
From Brighouse town centre – head northwest up the A643 ‘Halifax Road’ towards the roundabout and Brighouse Library/Smith Art Gallery. At the roundabout take the second exit onto A644 ‘Halifax Road’ and continue 30m. Look for the Marsh and Marsh Properties “For Sale” sign board. Take a left onto Prospect Place and travel to the end of the road. When the gate is open you will see the on-site parking area.
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