ABOUT LONSDALE HOUSE Lonsdale House is thought to originally date back to circa 1920 and is located within the village of Lower Cumberworth. The village benefits from an ideal geographical location with easy access to the M1 motorway network as well as being just ½ mile away from the local train station in Denby Dale providing further links for Sheffield and Huddersfield. The village is included within the catchment for Cumberworth First School which then links into Scissett Middle School and Shelley High School, the later of which also serves as a Sixth Form college and is in walking distance.
The village of Lower Cumberworth offers plenty of socialising options including the well regarded Cumberworth United Cricket Club, the Foresters pub and Lower Cumberworth Community Hall. In addition to the local village amenities, there are also neighbouring village amenities in Denby Dale, Shelley and Skelmanthorpe.
This outstanding 4 bedroom detached double fronted family home has been meticulously planned and extended over the past 18 years by the current owners who saw the exciting potential to create a family home that was more suited to their growing family needs. Where possible they have retained original features or sympathetically replaced them to retain the properties character feel. Combining a good balance of living space and separate home working space, while still being integrated within the property and therefore now offering the flexibility to us e this space if accommodating extended family.
The property offers flexible living with a versatile layout that caters for younger and older families equally. In the original house there are 3 reception rooms including a spacious family room, a cosy lounge and a more formal sitting room, boot room with WC and utility area, spacious kitchen with separate open plan breakfast area which flows into the modern extension leading to the garden room/formal dining room with floor to ceiling
sliding doors and underfloor heating. Above the garage there is a versatile room that creates an ideal space for many uses and leads to the mezzanine above the garden room which is complete with glass balustrade and skylight windows and enjoys the picturesque view.
To the first floor there are 4 bedrooms. The master bedroom offers a dressing area and en-suite shower room. There is a guest suite with further en-suite shower room and a stunning house bathroom.
The property sits on a generous plot with lovely low maintenance front gardens that provide an attractive kerb appeal with gated driveway parking for several cars. To the rear of the property there is a generous sized flat level lawned garden with mature trees and hedges that provide a great degree of privacy. A paved patio area and a raised decked terrace provide excellent space for garden furniture and entertaining.
ENTRANCE HALL At the front of the property there is a formal entrance which leads into the entrance hall. There is modern parquet style LVT flooring and a traditional style staircase leading to the first floor landing. Doors lead to the sitting room, lounge and dining kitchen. Access to the cellar is disguised within decorative panelling within the staircase.
SITTING ROOM 14' 5" x 13' 6" (4.39m x 4.11m) The sitting room offers more of a formal setting away from the hustle and bustle of the house. The room benefits from having plenty of natural light with a window to the front of the property and an additional window to the side. There is an ornamental style fireplace with complementary book shelving at either side and features including deep skirting, coving to the ceiling and a modern ceiling rose.
LOUNGE 14' 5" x 11' 11" (4.39m x 3.63m) Located at the front of the property, this cosy lounge has a fireplace with a log burner, built in shelving to both sides, window to the front of the property and modern tall standing radiator, in addition to deep skirting boards, coving to the high ceiling and a modern ceiling rose. A door leads to the family room.
FAMILY ROOM 20' 2" x 12' 8" (6.15m x 3.86m) This fabulous family room offers a spacious area for daily living. Currently the owners enjoy this room as an every day room with a dining table to one end, with doors that open out to a stone terrace and sofas and a coffee table to the other. There is an ornamental gas fireplace to the centre of the room which blends the tradition of the building with the modern style and complement the deep skirting boards, coving to the ceiling and 2 ceiling roses.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 0m x 0m) Kitchen 20'9" x 9'6"
Breakfast Area 14'2" x 7'9"
This generous size, recently updated kitchen is completed with a modern crisp finish and has a transportable island unit with black granite work surface. To the kitchen there are modern shaker style base units and integrated appliances including a freestanding Rangemaster cooker with a 5 ring gas hob and extractor fan over, freestanding fridge freezer and integrated dishwasher all of which are included in the sale. From the kitchen there is a step down that leads to an open plan breakfast area that has built in base units and two windows with an outlook to the rear. The breakfast room leads to the garden room. A door from the kitchen leads to the boot room.
BOOT ROOM At the side of the property there is an entrance into the boot room. This room is ideal for use as a daily entrance into the property as it provides plenty of storage for coats and shoes and also leads into the WC. There is a utility area which has plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer. This space also houses the floor standing Bosch combi boiler.
GARDEN ROOM 13' 3" x 13' 3" (4.04m x 4.04m) Providing an additional entrance into the property from the driveway parking. The Garden Room is a real show stopper and definitely has the wow factor! On entering the property your attention is immediately drawn to the floor to ceiling sliding doors that look out into the rear garden. The garden room works perfectly in its current use as a formal dining room but has been enjoyed as a sitting room in the past. The sliding doors open onto a decked terrace and really do bring the garden into the house. This room also has underfloor heating. There is a first floor mezzanine above the garden room again creating an eye catching feature.
INNER HALLWAY From the garden room there is an inner hallway that provides internal access into the garage and also to the second floor above the garage. There is plumbing for an additional cloakroom wc, should it be required.
CELLAR With access from the entrance hall the cellar offers a great storage solution. There are 2 areas, one has plenty of storage with shelving and the other is currently used as a wine cellar. There is power, lighting and a central heating radiator.
OFFICE / GYM 19' 3" x 17' 9" (5.87m x 5.41m) This fantastic versatile room offers potential for loads of uses. In the past the vendors have used it as a home office. There are 3 skylight windows which not only provide a lovely outlook but also fill the room with natural light. With some clever adaptation, this room could offer the potential to create accommodation for extended family. With tall central heating radiator and separate phone line. There is a door that leads to the mezzanine above the garden room.
MEZZANINE 13' 4" x 10' 9" (4.06m x 3.28m) Above the garden room there is a mezzanine which creates a great space for use as a home office. Taking full advantage of the far reaching views at the rear there are 3 skylight windows and a contemporary balustrade.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING From the entrance hall, stairs rise to the first floor. There is a window to the front of the property and doors that lead to the bedrooms and bathroom. There is loft access from the landing. The loft benefits from having plenty of storage and has a drop down ladder, boarded floor and lighting.
BEDROOM 1 21' x 11' 9" (6.4m x 3.58m) This lovely spacious bedroom is located at the rear of the property and has 2 windows with a picturesque outlook. The room is open plan to the dressing area which provides space for plenty of bedroom furniture and leads into the en-suite shower room. Fitted wardrobes are also included.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 11' 7" x 2' 9" (3.53m x 0.84m) Having a white suite which comprises of a step in shower cubicle, WC and sink.
GUEST BEDROOM / BEDROOM 2 14' 5" x 12' 10 (overall)" (4.39m x 3.91m) A double size bedroom located at the front of the property and having an ornamental feature fireplace. Door leading to the en-suite shower room.
EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM 6' 8" x 4' 2" (2.03m x 1.27m) Having a white suite comprising of a step in shower cubicle, WC and sink.
BEDROOM 3 14' 5" x 11' 11" (4.39m x 3.63m) This spacious double size bedroom is located at the front of the property. A large free standing wardrobe is included.
BEDROOM 4 9' 11" x 9' 3" (3.02m x 2.82m) A smaller 4th bedroom that would make a good size single bedroom, nursery or dressing room.
FAMILY BATHROOM 10' 1" x 8' 9" (3.07m x 2.67m) This stunning house bathroom perfectly blends modern décor with traditional style. There is a shower cubicle and separate bath, traditional style high flush WC and sink, with part tiled walls, tiles to the floor and a window to the rear.
DRIVEWAY PARKING AND DOUBLE GARAGE The property benefits from having gated driveway parking and offers space for several cars. This leads to the double garage which has internal access and remote controlled sectional doors.
GARDEN The garden sits within a generous plot with a low maintenance decorative garden to the front of the property providing eye catching kerb appeal which is very much in keeping with the style of the house. There is a garden gate that leads from Cumberworth Lane along a path to the main entrance. This then leads round to the boot room and garden room entrance. To the rear of the property there is a generous sized, fully enclosed garden which offers a lawned garden, a paved patio area and raised decking, creating ideal spaces for entertaining. The garden benefits from having a good degree of privacy with mature trees and hedges to the boundaries.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION The property is Freehold. Energy rating 67 (Band D), Council tax band E.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.
LOCATION The property is located in Lower Cumberworth village centre along Cumberworth Lane and can be identified by a Wm Sykes & Son for sale board.