Character Property - Detached

White Lea House, Ainsley Lane (Boat Lane), Marsden

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Offers Over: £600,000

4 bedroom character property - detached for sale

Offers Over: £600,000

About the Property

White Lea House is located on the outskirts of the sought after village of Marsden with excellent transport links to Manchester and Leeds. The original farmhouse had additions in the 19th and 20th centuries and still has the date stone, mullion windows, exposed ceiling beams and 1,650 sq ft of accommodation comprising: entrance hall, leading to inner hallway, dining/sitting room, lounge, conservatory, kitchen and utility room on the ground floor. On the first floor there are four bedrooms, one with en-suite, a family bathroom and access to a partly converted area in the barn.

The property has magnificent views over the surrounding countryside and is an ideal project for renovation with potential to extend into the 483 sqft barn, with hay loft, to create a substantial family home. There are also approximately 2.1 acres of land included in the sale.

This is a unique opportunity to purchase a unique property and an early inspection is essential.
Energy Rating: D

Key Features

  • DATING BACK TO THE 16TH CENTURY
  • 4 BEDROOMED DETACHED PROPERTY
  • RETAINING A WEALTH OF CHARACTFUL FEATURES
  • SET WITHIN 2.1 ACRES OF LAND
  • POTENTIAL FOR DEVELOPMENT WITH ADJOINING 483SQFT BARN
  • REQUIRING MODERNISATION THROUGHOUT
  • STUNNING ASPECT TO THE FRONT
  • EQUIDISTANT TO LANCASHIRE AND YORKSHIRE

Room Details

GROUND FLOOR:
A timber door gives access in to:-

Entrance Hall
Fitted with timber frame mullion windows to the side elevation and a central heating radiator.

Inner Hallway
Fitted with a central heating radiator, cloak/store cupboard and stairs elevating to the first floor.

Kitchen: 4.47m x 5.28m (14'8" x 17'4")
Fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units with granite effect roll top work surfaces, tiled splashbacks and a 1.5 sink with drainer and monobloc mixer tap. There is plumbing for a dishwasher, timber framed double glazed mullion style windows to the rear elevation and useful store cupboard. The centerpiece of the kitchen is the log burning stove which is set into a complementary surround and stone hearth.

Utility Room: 1.96m x 1.55m (6'5" x 5'1")
Fitted with wall, drawer and base units with granite effect roll top work surfaces, an inset stainless steel sink with drainer and mixer taps, space and plumbing for a washing machine and housing the central heating boiler. There are timber framed double glazed mullion style windows to the rear elevation and a timber door leads out to the garden.

Dining Room/Sitting Room: 5.41m x 3.66m (17'9" x 12'0")
Retaining a wealth of original features including exposed timber beams and mullion style windows that enjoy a pleasant aspect overlooking far reaching views to the front elevation. There is a cast iron ordinance style fireplace set into a complimentary surround with tiled hearth and dual aspect timber framed double glazed windows.

Lounge: 4.37m x 4.37m (14'4" x 14'4")
The main focal point of the room is the Inglenook coal effect gas fireplace set into a stone surround. Fitted with central heating radiator and bifolding doors opening up to the conservatory.

Conservatory: 4.06m x 3.56m (13'4" x 11'8")
Fitted with timber framed double glazing and French doors leading out to the garden.

FIRST FLOOR:

Landing
Fitted with mullion style windows, central heating radiator, and useful store cupboard.

Bathroom
A 3 piece suite briefly comprising of a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath. There are timber framed obscure mullion style windows to the side elevation, central heating radiator, heated towel rail and useful store cupboard.

Master Bedroom: 3.51m x 2.97m (11'6" x 9'9")
Enjoying a pleasant aspect with far reaching views via a timber framed double glazed mullion style window, central heating radiator and a bank of built-in wardrobes that provide hanging space.

En suite Shower Room
Comprising of a low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and shower cubicle. There is a timber framed double glazed mullion style window to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 2: 3.05m x 3.48m (10'0" x 11'5")
Featuring an exposed Inglenook style fireplace complimented by exposed ceiling beams, timber framed double glazed mullion style window overlooking the lawned garden, and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3: 4.11m x 3.20m (13'6" x 10'6")
Fitted with a timber framed double glazed mullion style window overlooking the garden, central heating radiator and loft access via a ceiling hatch.

Bedroom 4: 2.06m x 3.45m (6'9" x 11'4")
Fitted with a timber framed double glazed mullion style window to the side elevation and central heating radiator.

OUTSIDE:
There is a driveway with access leading to a courtyard which provides off-road parking, terraced flower bed borders and stream. The wraparound garden is substantial in size, being mainly laid to lawn and having a gate which leads through to the field.

Barn: 9.42m x 9.91m (30'11" x 32'6")
Currently used as a storage area, this side of the barn is accessed via a timber door to the side with a further timber door leading through to the remaining half of the barn and a door leading through to the mistal. The overall barn is 483sqft and has electricity.

Garage: 5.54m x 5.49m (18'2" x 18'0")
Currently dilapidated but providing ample potential for further development.

BOUNDARIES & OWNERSHIPS:
The boundaries and ownerships have not been checked on the title deeds for any discrepancies or rights of way. All prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries before proceeding to exchange of contracts.

TITLE SPLIT:
Please note, a private sale has been agreed to purchase a section of land on the original title. The current property title will therefore be split as and when the sale completes.

DIRECTIONS:
From the centre of Huddersfield, proceed onto Manchester Road (A62) passing through the villages of Milnsbridge, Linthwaite, Slaithwaite before entering Marsden village centre. before entering Marsden. Continue through the village and just after the de-restriction speed sign you will see Bramleys for sale board. Turn into Ainsley Lane, take the first turn on the left and proceed along the road. White Lea House is the second property on the lane.

PLEASE NOTE:
The property is not connected to mains water or sewerage. There is a natural spring connection and a septic tank.

TENURE:
Freehold

COUNCIL TAX BAND:
Band D

MORTGAGES:
Bramleys have partnered up with a small selection of independent mortgage brokers who can search the full range of mortgage deals available and provide whole of the market advice, ensuring the best deal for you. YOUR HOME IS AT RISK IF YOU DO NOT KEEP UP REPAYMENTS ON A MORTGAGE OR OTHER LOAN SECURED ON IT.

ONLINE CONVEYANCING SERVICES:
Available through Bramleys in conjunction with leading local firms of solicitors. No sale no legal fee guarantee (except for the cost of searches on a purchase) and so much more efficient. Ask a member of staff for details.

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