A stunning home with an abundance of original features
Greenwood Lee House is a large yeoman clothiers’ house built in the 17th century, Grade II* listed and historically important as it is the only known house in the upper Calder Valley to have had its own waterwheel. It is perhaps one of the finest vernacular buildings in West Yorkshire. The position is magnificent, overlooking Hardcastle Crags, a National Trust area of outstanding natural beauty.
The accommodation briefly comprises on the ground floor of: entrance porch; large dining hall with fine inglenook fireplace, cast iron multi-fuel stove and parquet flooring; parlour/drawing room with stone fireplace with multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth; hallway; washroom; beamed kitchen/dining area with quality fitted base and wall units, fireplace with tiled surround fitted with a double AGA, keeping cellar and study.
On the first floor: landing, three bedrooms, second landing, bedroom four with a useful mezzanine storage area and a house bathroom with an original roll-top Victorian bath, beamed ceiling and a stone fireplace.
There are delightful lawned gardens, with mature trees to the front of Greenwood Lee House and an imposing private cobbled drive leads off Widdop Road. In addition, there are a variety of gardens with mature shrubs, plus the property is offered with approximately 5.5 acres of land. A stone garage offers potential parking for two cars and the stables provide a useful space with a beamed pitched ceiling.
Requiring complete renovation is the cottage which has not been used as living accommodation since the 1940s. An L-shaped building which could be developed in several ways, with the correct permissions. There are stairs to the first floor and access to a room at the rear.
Greenwood Lee House is registered as a small holding.
Address: Greenwood Lee House, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge
Guide price: £800,000