High Gables, 4 Shibden Hall Croft, Hipperholme, HX3
Property SummaryRarely does such a smart executive property, in a most desirable area, come to the market. Externally the property is a delight with a good garden and views. Internally, there are options to extend the already grand property. A family house not to be overlooked.
+++ Due to unfortunate circumstances the property has been returned to the housing market for sale. +++
A rare and exciting opportunity to own a stunningly presented, semi-rural, five bedroomed detached property, in a premier and peaceful Shibden Valley cul-de-sac. An elevated position makes the most of the outstanding valley views to one side of the property. Anyone looking for something special will find this property of interest. The house offers private driveway parking for four cars in addition to further parking space in the garage under the property. The surrounding gardens, with lawns and bushes to the front, increasing kerb appeal. To the rear are extensive lawned gardens with a patio seating area and lower enclosed decked seating area.
This property offers excellent scope for expansion and development. Currently, over the garage, there is a single storey building, therefore the potential to add a second storey exists (subject to planning permission). With the large gardens to the rear there is ample space to add a conservatory or sun room should the owners wish. There is also an opportunity to convert existing under dwelling space into a further habitable room or workshop area leading from the edge of the garage along the full length of the main building.
Internally the property is offered in an excellent condition throughout, allowing any prospective buyer to move in with little or no work required. This extensive property has a modern and stylish décor and, from the rear, breath-taking views across the valley. With its welcoming entrance hallway, large and bright living room, well-appointed breakfast kitchen, good sized family dining room, five double bedrooms (one with en-suite), house bathroom, ground floor office and ground floor WC - you will not be disappointed.
The property also benefits from being well connected to local links to the surrounding areas being only 5 minutes from Halifax town centre and 5 minutes from Hipperholme village centre. The property benefits from excellent local bus routes, excellent train connections via Halifax town centre, including access to the Grand Central train line in addition to being only 15 minutes away from the M62 motorway offering quick links to the major cities of Manchester, Leeds and Bradford. This property is within the catchment areas of outstanding primary and good secondary schools, with outstanding secondary schools within a short commute.
Owing to the premier location of the property, immaculate internal condition and outstanding far reaching valley views an appointment to view is highly encouraged in order to fully appreciate everything this property has to offer.
From the front storm porch a glazed wooden door opens into the
A rather large, open and impressive hallway that offers a grand first impression and welcome reception into the property. With two central light fittings, under stairs storage cupboard (housing the boiler), fitted matting by the door, carpeted floor and single radiator with radiator cover.
From the hallway double wood panel doors opens into the
A wonderfully light and bright living room that is constantly bathed in natural light owing to the two sets of double glazed windows to the rear of the property, both providing an ideal vantage point of the far reaching views. A central gas fireplace provides an ideal central feature for the room with its marble hearth and mantelpiece with feature spotlight illumination. With two central light fittings, carpeted floor, cornice to ceiling, two single radiators and TV access point.
From the hallway a wood panel door opens into the
A beautifully presented and well-appointed breakfast kitchen that has been expertly laid out to create a highly functional space that will suit any culinary enthusiast. The room offers ample space for a small dining/breakfast table to one corner and also provides access to the gardens via a glazed wooden door to the side elevation. With integrated AEG gas hob, integrated AEG microwave, integrated AEG oven, extractor hood, wood effect laminated work surfaces, double radiator, splashback tiling, stone effect vinyl flooring, double glazed windows to the front elevation, integrated dishwasher, fitted fridge/freezer, fitted wine cooler, well illuminated by numerous ceiling spotlights, under cupboard down lights, Lamona 1 ½ sink and stainless steel mixer tap.
From the kitchen a wood panel door opens into the
A good sized family dining room with ample space for a large dining table in addition to further furniture. The room benefits from double glazed sliding doors that not only provide ample natural light but also lead directly out onto the patio seating area; an ideal entertaining room. With central light fitting, carpeted floor, cornice to ceiling and single radiator with radiator cover.
From the hallway a wood panel door opens into the
An excellent addition to the property providing a dedicated work space, but would also be ideal for a child’s bedroom, spare room or snug. With fitted cupboard storage space, cornice to ceiling, fitted blinds, double glazed windows to the front elevation, single radiator and well-lit via omni-directional light fittings.
A good sized master bedroom that has ample space for a king sized bed along with additional furniture. There is ample storage space via the wall length mirrored cupboards to one wall. Owing to the ground floor nature of this bedroom, and en-suite, the room would be ideal for an elderly relative should the need arise. With double glazed window to the rear elevation making the most of the rear valley views, single radiator, central light fitting and cornice to ceiling.
From bedroom 1 a wood panel door opens into its
A well-appointed en-suite that has a neutral décor and is well lit via numerous ceiling inset spotlights and frosted double glazed windows to the front elevation. With panel bath, vanity inset washbasin, over bath shower, glass splash guard, low flush toilet, single radiator, full height tiling and vinyl flooring.
A handy downstairs WC that is neatly tucked away by the main staircase. With frosted double glazed window to the front elevation, close coupled toilet, single radiator, vinyl floor, half height tiling, vanity inset washbasin, central light fitting and cornice to ceiling.
From the hallway carpeted stairs, with double glazed window to the front elevation, lead up to the landing
A bright and open landing with fitted carpet, airing cupboard, two central light fittings, loft access hatch and single radiator.
From the landing wood panel doors open into
A good sized double bedroom that offers ample storage space, with deep fitted wardrobes to one side. With single radiator, double glazed windows to the front elevation, central light fitting and fitted carpets.
Another large double bedroom again benefitting from fitted wardrobes for additional storage space. With single radiator, double glazed windows to the rear elevation benefitting from the far reaching valley views, central light fitting and fitted carpets.
Double bedroom again benefitting from pleasant valley views from its uPVC double glazed windows to the rear elevation. With single radiator, central light fitting and fitted carpets.
Currently used as a second home office, this room benefits from a small fitted wardrobe and again offers space for a double bed. With single radiator, double glazed windows to the rear elevation benefitting from the far reaching valley views, central light fitting and fitted carpets.
A beautifully presented and bright house bathroom. This stylish and modern bathroom receives natural light via a frosted double glazed window to the front elevation and numerous ceiling inset spotlights, in addition to over counter spotlights. With panel bath, over bath shower, glass splash guard, vanity inset washbasin, close coupled toilet, stainless steel towel radiator, full height wall tiling and vinyl floors.
A large under dwelling double garage that is situated at the rear of the private driveway providing ample parking for two cars. In addition to the parking space the garage offers ample space for storage. With a laminated work surface to the rear of the garage, central strip light and numerous electric outlets.
The property has extensive surrounding gardens that benefit the property. At the front is a large lawned garden that leads down to the pavement, creating a pleasant curb appeal. The lawn has a small tree decorative feature and a small patio seating area on the upper section at the edge of the property. A curved flagged staircase leads around the edge of the lawn from the drive to the front door. On the inside of the steps is a large shrub and bush garden again creating a pleasant approach to the property.
To the rear of the garden is a fully enclosed private garden, ideal for children or pets to play in a secure environment. To the edge of the rear of the property is a flagged patio, ideal for sitting out, entertaining or a barbeque. The patio makes a most excellent vantage spot to make the most of the far reaching valley views. From the edge of the patio is a large lawn running to the edge of the garden. At the rear corner of the garden is a decked seating area, providing an ideal summer’s reading nook or place to relax. Running around the border of the property is a flagged pathway to either access gates.
There is private parking for up to four cars on the driveway at the front of the property and combines with the garage, provides a total of 6 car parking spaces.
POSSIBLE DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The current owners have stated there is potential to extend above the first floor side portion of the building above the garage in order to increase the side of the second floor of the main building.
There is also a large portion of unused space under the house, accessible by creating a doorway in the garage in order to create a further large usable room/workshop.
The property has the benefit of all mains services, gas, electric and water with the added benefit of uPVC double glazing, cavity wall insulation, fitted alarm system and gas central heating.
EPC Rated: C
Council Tax Band: F
Strictly by appointment, please telephone Marsh & Marsh Properties on 01422 648400.
From Hipperholme traffic lights, travelling towards west towards Halifax on the A58 Leeds Road, after approximately 0.1 miles turn left (just before the pet shop “Paw Prints”) onto Tanhouse Hill and continue straight for 0.7 miles (as the road changes to Halifax Old Road and Shibden Hall Road). Turn left onto Shibden Hall Croft as soon as you become parallel to the sign and then turn immediately right to stay in Shibden Hall Croft. The property will be on your right hand side and can be identified by the Marsh & Marsh Properties “For Sale” sign staked into the garden at the front of the property.
For sat nav users the postcode is: HX3 9XF
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Whilst every endeavour is made to ensure the accuracy of the contents of the sales particulars, they are intended for guidance purposes only and do not in any way constitute part of a contract. No person within the company has authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property. Measurements given are approximate and are intended for illustrative purposes only. Any fixtures, fittings or equipment have not been tested. Purchasers are encouraged to satisfy themselves by inspection of the property to ascertain their accuracy.