Blake Hill, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3


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  • Bedrooms: 5
A wonderful family property originally dating back to the 18th Century, which has been tastefully modernised throughout and stands within approximately 8 acres of grounds including both grazing land and well thought out landscaped gardens.

Over recent years the property has been extended and redesigned to the highest standards, to create a stunning, characterful and contemporary five bedroomed home with views over the Shibden Valley. Adjoining the property is a substantial stone built barn and there is also a detached single storey building of approximately 5,000 square feet which includes garaging, stables and gymnasium.

The accommodation offers a high specification throughout with many bespoke fixtures and fittings, use of hardwoods such as walnut and oak internal joinery, limestone and oak flooring create an attention to detail which is rarely found. While retaining period features, the property is enhanced by underfloor heating with Keston boiler, comprehensive security system, inside/outside Sonos system and CAT 5 wiring. Offering some 10,000 square feet of space. The property has fibre broadband currently being installed that has been fully paid for.

The property includes further potential with active planning in place to convert the cellar into further living accommodation and to convert the detached outbuilding into a leisure suite with garage and stables. Plans can be viewed on Planning application number- 06/00597/FUL

The Accommodation Comprises -

Ground Floor - Living Kitchen

Dining Room


Utility Room




Sitting Room

Music Room

Games Room


Access to cellar

First Floor - Galleried Landing

Master Bedroom

Dressing Area

En Suite Bathroom

Bedroom 2

En Suite Shower Room

Bedroom 3

Bedroom 4

Bedroom 5

En Suite Shower Room

House Bathroom

Location - Shibden is a much sought after location which is rural but close by major towns and cities of the West Riding and to the M62/ M1 motorways. It is approximately 10 minutes from the centre of Halifax and the rail network and 35 minutes from Leeds Bradford Airport.

There are fantastic country walks throughout the Shibden Valley, country bars and restaurants, together with the impressive historic Shibden Hall, Park, Gardens and Activities.

The property is near the Salterlee Primary School which is constantly in the OFSTED upper rankings.

General Information - The property benefits from an extremely high specification and state of the art technology throughout. Cat 5 wiring, Sonos surround sound, CCTV, intercom gated entry and zoned under floor heating to the ground floor and first floor except the bedrooms. Solid Oak doors/window frames and solid Oak or Limestone flooring throughout.

The living kitchen presents a modern, contemporary feel being open plan to the lounge and dining room. Benefitting from original exposed beams, dual aspect multi fuel stove and external access to the front courtyard.

The bespoke kitchen benefits from a range of solid Oak base, drawer and eye level units complimented by granite worktops and chrome sink with reversible three-way tap. Integrated appliances include a double gas fired AGA, plumbing for a dishwasher and space for an American style fridge freezer. The co-ordinating breakfast island includes base and drawer units, concealed plug sockets and chrome sink with reversible three-way tap.

Leading from the kitchen is the impressive lounge and spacious dining room which both enjoy rural views over the Shibden Valley. There is a dual aspect multi fuel stove and French doors leading out from both elevations.

From the kitchen leads through into an inner hallway with access to the pantry, external access, WC and fitted cupboards. The utility includes fitted solid Oak units housing the boiler, Belfast sink, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a dryer.

Accessed from the inner hallway is also the study and office which comprises of fitted oak cupboards and external access.

The ground floor additionally includes an impressive games room boasting a glazed gable extending to the side elevation. The games room includes access through to a store room and the adjoining barn.

Stairs lead up to the music room which includes stunning rural views, WC and access to bedroom 5. Leading from the music room is the spacious sitting room boasting a multi fuel stove set within a stone surround, rural views and access to the first-floor accommodation and the cellar.

Glass panelled staircase with oak balustrade leads to the first-floor accommodation. The landing includes an arched picture window enjoying views over the surrounding fields and Shibden Valley.

The first floor enjoys a superb galleried landing with glass panelling and Velux windows. Leading from the galleried landing is the impressive master bedroom suite benefitting from French doors opening out onto an elevated terrace with outdoor lighting, feature original window and exposed beams. The suite additionally includes a dressing area and en suite bathroom comprising of a 4 piece 'Villeroy and Bosch' suite including walk in shower, free standing roll top bath, double wash hand basin with vanity unit and WC. Door leads out onto the terrace.

Bedroom 2 includes bespoke fitted wardrobes, Velux windows and a 3-piece Villeroy and Bosch en suite shower room comprising walk in shower, wash hand basin and WC.

The first floor additionally includes a further three spacious double bedrooms with bedroom 5 being accessed off the music room. Bedroom 5 includes a 3-piece Villeroy and Bosch en suite shower room to include walk in shower, wash hand basin and WC.

The house bathroom includes a 4-piece Villeroy and Bosch white suite comprising of walk in shower, free standing bath, wash hand basin and WC.

The property includes granted planning permission to convert the cellar into a garden room- Plans can be viewed on Application Number: -15/00597/FUL

Externals - Intercom controlled electric timber gates access the driveway leading to the courtyard providing ample off road parking. The property additionally includes a separate access further down Blake Hill which leads to the front of the property with further parking.

The property is surrounded by approximately 7 acres of grazing land and approx. 1 acre of lawned gardens and woodland including outdoor lighting, electric and water points. A flagged sun terrace enjoys sonas surround sound and a 'Jacuzzi' hot tub lays at the front of the property enjoying extensive views over the surrounding fields.

Adjoining Barn

The barn includes a log preparation section and two barn doors making it ideal to store larger vehicles.

Detached Stables/Outbuilding - The impressive stable block extends to approximately 5,000 sqft and currently includes two store rooms, one which includes two loose boxes ideal for livestock or horses, a substantial garage and gym.

The building has the potential for further development such as a leisure suite with the original plans granted in 2006 for a swimming pool with leisure area, garage and stables. Plans can be viewed Calderdale Council website, Planning Application Number- 06/00597/FUL

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