Fenny House, Kirk Lane, Hipperholme, HX3
Property SummaryPleasant surprises await around each corner before you are met by a real wow factor as you view internally this large but cosy cottage. A property that has been lovingly tended and nurtured into a true characterful home. Not one to overlook.
Unique and intriguing are all words that fit this delightful cottage. Fenny House presents a warm and welcoming atmosphere, well maintained throughout and with a vast array of features that you won’t find in modern-day properties. Ideal for a growing family, couple or anyone looking for a large property and yet with that cosy cottage feel. Located in the highly desirable heart of the Hipperholme Village, at the bottom of Kirk Lane.
The property features stunning and well maintained, Victorian style, garden, creating an area to sit and relax. Fully enclosed on all sides by stone walls and with bushes selectively placed to enhance privacy, with a front gate and named stone gate posts. The garden features shrub and flower beds, bordering a pathway that leads to the patio at the front of the property with ample space for a garden entertaining. Access to the garage is via a shared cobbled yard. There are two off road parking spaces located to the front of the garage.
Internally the property benefits from a seamless mix of modern and traditional styles. In good condition throughout presenting any prospective buyer the ability to take immediate possession with little work required. With its large and traditional living room, well-appointed (and modern) kitchen, good sized family dining room, unique atrium style conservatory (linking the two sections of the property), three bedrooms with ample space for a king sized beds, a box room, house bathroom and secondary WC.
Owing to its excellent location this property offers fantastic transport connections, with both Halifax and Brighouse only a 10 minute drive away. Hipperholme village provides excellent shops and services in addition to its well-known bars and restaurants. The M62 is only a short 10 minute drive away providing quick and easy access to both Leeds, Bradford and Manchester. Brighouse and Halifax train stations both provide excellent connections to the surrounding area including access to the Grand Central train line. The property also benefits from being within the catchment area of both good primary and secondary schools, all within walking distance.
A unique property that certainly requires a viewing in order to fully appreciate the features on offer.
From the front of the property a glazed wooden door, with twin side leaded glass panels, opens into the
A beautifully presented, traditional style porch that benefits from the original tiling on the walls and original mosaic tiled floor.
The stained glass porch twin wooden doors open into the
The long hall offers some beautiful features with its continuation of the original stone terrazzo flooring, large cornice to ceilings and alcove. With a traditional style radiator, central light fitting, picture rail and under stairs storage cupboard.
From the hallway a wooden door opens into the
A large living room that displays some traditional styles with its coffered style ceiling helping to create a room full of character, along with its dual aspect mullioned double glazed windows to the front and side elevation. An inset wood burning stove along with the original wooden mantelpiece, with mirror and stone hearth, that creates a natural central feature for the room. With cornice to ceiling, new solid oak flooring, traditional styled radiator, 2 central light fittings and television access point.
At the end of the hallway an opening leads directly into the
A modern styled and highly functional kitchen, making excellent use of the space on offer to create a kitchen that will suit most culinary enthusiasts. The kitchen has a serving hatch leading into the atrium. The kitchen has a dual aspect double glazed windows along with a Velux window - providing even more light to the room. A centre feature is the 1092 Deluxe Falcon range cooker range style unit, with matching high performance extractor. The kitchen also boasts: solid wood work surfaces, over and under counter cupboards and drawers, designer style radiator, splashback tiling, tiled flooring, integrated dishwasher, integrated fridge, fitted blinds, well illuminated by ceiling inset spotlights and under cupboard spotlights, brushed stainless steel 1 ½ sink and brushed stainless steel mixer tap.
To the side of the kitchen, at the end of the hall, an opening leads into the
The family dining room, again displaying some delightful original features and benefitting from the amount of light provided via: the side window, the glass panels and double doors that lead into the atrium. Room heating is provided by radiators and an inset stove in the original wooden mantelpiece. This large family dining room also features original wooden cupboards fitted in the alcove. With cornice to ceiling, parquet flooring, traditional styled radiator and a central light fitting.
From the dining room twin glass panel wooden doors provide access into the
ATRIUM / CONSERVATORY
The property’s jewel in the crown is the Atrium - lovingly restored to its original glory. As soon as you step through the double doors you will be impressed by its splendour, décor and space. Its solid construction provides a link between the two sides of the property and creates an ideal entertaining area at any time of year.
Recently fully refurbished in keeping with the traditional Edwardian Style. Double glazed windows to the side and laminated eGlass roof. It has a beautiful mosaic floor and a stunning cast iron carpeted staircase that links the two parts of the house.
The atrium also provides access (via a side door) to the rear section of the property, with access to the garage (with glass roofed potting shed to the rear elevation) and passageway leading down the side of the garage to the front of the building, via a double glazed wooden door. With twin central light fittings, multiple power outlet points and full height wall mounted radiator.
At the top of the cast iron Atrium staircase an opening leads into the
A short upper landing area with original mosaic style floor, double glazed window to the rear elevation, central light fitting, feature architraves, dado rail and picture rail.
From the upper hallway a wooden door opens into the
BEDROOM 3 / OFFICE
Another good sized room with ample space for a double bed and sitting area. Currently used as an office, this room benefits from natural light provided via the dual aspect double glazed windows. Ideal as a teenager’s room, being slightly separate from the main property or possibly as a snug or den. The room has a beautiful wooden mantelpiece that is an ideal central feature. With double radiator, feature architraves, fitted cupboards, central light fitting, carpeted floor and telephone access point.
From the upper hallway a glass panel door opens into the
An upper floor cloakroom with separating wooden and frosted glass panel and door. With mosaic tiled flooring, single radiator, Victorian style pedestal washbasin, low flush toilet and window to the front elevation.
From the main hallway, carpeted stairs lead up to the
A long landing that provides additional storage space with a cupboard at the far end. With central light fitting, carpeted floor, cornice to ceiling and picture rail.
From the landing wooden doors open into
A good sized bedroom that offers ample space for a king sized bed and storage. Light being provided by dual aspect windows to the front and side. With double radiator, cornice to ceiling, picture rail and carpeted floor.
Another good sized bedroom again presented with a dual aspect windows. This room features traditional style window panels that add to the room’s character. With ample space for a double bed, alcove inset cupboards, single radiator, carpeted floor, cornice to ceiling, picture rail and central light fitting.
An ideal room for use as a single guest room, child’s bedroom or office space. With double glazed window to the front elevation overlooking the garden, single radiator and central light fitting.
A well-appointed house bathroom receiving ample natural light owing to the three frosted double glazed windows to both side elevations. With panel bath, corner shower cubicle, pedestal washbasin, close coupled toilet, double radiator, two central diffuser style light fittings, splashback tiling and floating cork flooring.
The property benefits from a impressive, sunny Victorian style cottage garden. A pathway leads from the front gate to the patio area of the garden, featuring external path lights that have remote control operation. To the left side of the patio are the shrub and flower gardens. The patio offers ample space for a large table and seating; an ideal space for entertaining or simply relaxing. The garden is bordered by stone wall and hedge to create a private space. The patio provides access to the parking via stone steps.
Access to the garage is via a shared cobbled yard. There are two off road parking spaces located to the front of the garage. The garage benefits from a sink, two central strip lights and plumbing for a washing machine. To the rear of the garage is a glazed potting shed forming the back entrance to the garage.
The property has the benefit of all mains services, gas, electric and water with the added benefit of double glazing and gas central heating (3 years old – regularly serviced). The property also benefits from a newly clad extension, being recently re-roofed (approx. 5 years ago), new rendering and new conservatory structure.
Strictly by appointment, please telephone Marsh & Marsh Properties on 01422 648400.
From the Marsh and Marsh Properties office head down Kirk Lane towards Halifax Road. After 15 yards on the right hand side look for the stone gate posts for “Fenny House” identifying the property.
For sat nav users the postcode is: HX3 8EY
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