Vil­lage lo­ca­tions with fab­u­lous far-reach­ing views

Take Two

Yorkshire Post - Property - - PROPERTY NEWS -

THIS GRADE two listed, dou­ble fronted cot­tage is in an el­e­vated spot and has breath­tak­ing views over of Colne Val­ley. It has an en­trance porch, large liv­ing room, din­ing room, kitchen, rear lobby/utility room and shower room. On the first floor, there is a land­ing lead­ing to four bed­rooms and a bath­room. Out­side, there are gar­dens to the front of the prop­erty with more gar­den space and a large off-road park­ing area on the ap­proach to Booth­bank.


The vil­lage of Slaith­waite, pro­nounced “Slawit”, has be­come highly sought-af­ter thanks to its com­mu­nity spirit, in­de­pen­dent shops and bars and its po­si­tion within trav­el­ling dis­tance of Leeds and Manch­ester. It also has a rail­way sta­tion with hourly ser­vices to Manch­ester and Hud­der­s­field.

The Old Farm­house, Sum­mer­bridge. Price: £1.25m. Con­tact: Buchanan Mitchell, tel: 01423 360055, www. buchanan­

THIS IDYL­LIC farm­house dates from the mid 17th cen­tury and sits on the edge of the Nid­derdale Area of Out­stand­ing Nat­u­ral Beauty. The prop­erty has un­der­gone a com­pre­hen­sive pro­gramme of skil­ful and sen­si­tive restora­tion over re­cent years and now blends his­toric charm and char­ac­ter with mod cons, such as un­der­floor heat­ing. The ground floor has a fam­ily kitchen/break­fast room with Aga and di­rect ac­cess to a walled gar­den, a for­mal draw­ing room with oak floor­ing and open fire­places, din­ing room with orig­i­nal stone fire­place, pan­elling and stone floor­ing and a cosy snug/home of­fice plus a utility room, boot room and gar­den room. On the first floor, there is a mas­ter bed­room with Small­bone fit­ted fur­ni­ture and en-suite bath­room, a guest bed­room suite, three fur­ther bed­rooms and a house bath­room. Many of the orig­i­nal fea­tures have been re­tained and some of the high­lights in­clude orig­i­nal open fire­places, ex­posed oak beams, oak pan­elling and York flag­stone floors. Out­side, there are gar­dens, walled gar­dens, pad­docks with post and rail fenc­ing, a tack room and hay barn. The prop­erty also has a park­ing area, garage, stores and out­build­ings. The house en­joys fab­u­lous far-reach­ing views across its own land and the sur­round­ing coun­try­side.

The Old Farm­house, Sum­mer­bridge, over­looks Nid­derdale. Right, Booth­bank, Slaith­waite, has views over Colne Val­ley.

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