4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
2 Oldfield House, Oldfield Lane, Oldfield, Keighley>
- Elevated village house with breath-taking panoramic views
- Accommodation arranged over three floors totalling 3137 sq ft
- Full of character with many original features
- Ideal for family living or downsizing
- Bespoke handmade kitchen with electric AGA and AGA appliances
- South facing garden on multiple levels, landscaped and beautifully maintained
- Private drive, ample parking and double garage
- Close to Haworth/Bronte country
- 20 minutes drive to Skipton and 35 minutes to Ilkley
Entrance hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen breakfast room, cellar with utility room, boot room, sewing room
3 double bedrooms, house bathroom, principal bedroom suite with dressing room and bathroom
Detached double garage, potting shed, band stand, 2 summerhouses, greenhouse, landscaped garden, private drive with ample parking
For Sale Freehold
This handsome Grade II listed village house has been sympathetically refurbished to retain its remarkable original features, some of which date back to the seventeenth century with the later part of the house being built in 1880. With its long history, Oldfield house has plenty of character and its high elevation above the Worth Valley means it benefits from some of the best views in West Yorkshire.
Oldfield House enjoys a fine, elevated position with some of the best panoramic views in West Yorkshire. The house dates back to 1670 with later additions in 1820 and 1880. Original features abound including exposed beams, mosaic flooring in the hallway, intricate cornices, ceiling roses and coving as well as three stained glass windows.
The bespoke handmade Kitchen by Eastburn Country Kitchens is equipped with an electric AGA along with other AGA appliances. The south facing bay of the kitchen has window seats and a breakfast table with superb views. The drawing room has an original open fire, wooden window shutters and doors on the southern side that open onto the patio with ample space for outdoor seating and glorious views. The dining room has original stone flags, exposed beams and a gas fire; it gives access to the rear courtyard and converted cellar. The snug has a south facing window and would be ideal as an office for homeworking.
On the second floor are three double bedrooms and a large house bathroom. The principal bedroom suite has a new gas fire and is beautifully proportioned with a dressing area and en suite shower room with cabinetry from Neptune.
Outside - The private sweeping driveway leads to a turning circle with ample parking. The detached double garage with electric doors sits on the eastern edge of the plot and has a potting shed attached to it. The south facing garden is on multiple levels which each level having its own distinctive feature: outside the house is the patio, an ideal entertaining space; below is a beautiful garden with colourfully planted borders; and further down is a lawned area with bandstand and summerhouse with a greenhouse on the eastern boundary; at the lower level is the water garden with an array of fine planting and a wooden bridge over water that leads to a new summerhouse and idyllic viewing area.
Environs - Oldfield is a beautifully preserved Conservation village with a primary school, situated within dramatic countryside some two miles from the historic town of Haworth with its famous cobbled street has a host of fabulous restaurants, cafes, bars and shops. There are Bronte attractions nearby including the Bronte Parsonage Museum with the Bronte Waterfalls and Top Withins (Wuthering Heights) being two of the many beauty spots walkable from Oldfield House as well as the Worth Valley Heritage Railway, the star of the 1970 film The Railway Children runs through Haworth and along the valley. Keighley is the nearest utility town, with an array of useful shops and amenities. The station provides links to Leeds and Carlisle with London and Edinburgh beyond. Both Skipton and Ilkley lie within easy reach.
General - Tenure: Freehold
EPC rating: Listed Building. Conservation area
Services: Mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
Fixtures & fittings: Only those mentioned in these sales particulars are included in the sale. All others, such as fitted carpets, curtains, light fittings, garden ornaments etc., are specifically excluded but may be made available by separate negotiation.
Viewing: Strictly by appointment
Directions: From Keighley, you come into Oldfield on Oldfield Lane. Just before you get to the primary school, you turn left down a shared drive that takes you down to Oldfields private drive on the left at the Bottom. The large stone gate posts say Oldfield House.
Local authority: Bradford District Council[use Contact Agent Button], Worth Valley Ward.
Photographs, particulars and showreel: September 2021
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