For Renovation & Extension with 2 Acres Land. Bent Head Farm, off Widdop Road, Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge, HX7 7AZ
A Grade II Listed Building, in need of some renovation and with planning to extend.
Comprises: Two reception rooms, cloakroom, farmhouse kitchen, utility room, games/family room, three double bedrooms, large walk-in store room, and bathroom. Externally there are lovely large gardens with lawns, mature trees and shrubs, pond etc. Services, electric, spring water, septic tank drainage.
House, early C17. Large dressed stone, stone slate roof. 2 storeys. Front with single aisle to rear. 3-room through-passage plan. Ground floor windows are double chamfered mullioned, 1st floor windows have single chamfer. 2-light window with 3-light window over; simple gabled porch with coping and kneelers with chamfered surround, probably added early C18, protects doorway with cyma moulded surround; 3-light fire-window, 2-light window over, 6 light window with king mullion to housebody, 3-light window over; 5-light window to parlour, 4 light window over to 1st floor. Right hand return wall has 3-light window to rear aisle and 3-light window with arched lights with sunken spandrels to 1st floor. Coped gable with kneelers and stack. 2 other stacks to ridge. One backs onto through passage. Rear has 2 windows of 2 lights with cavetto moulded surrounds and mullions. Through-passage doorway has deep stop chamfered surround. 4-light chamfered mullioned window to 1st floor of service end. Interior: Doorway leads directly into service end possibly formerly separated by a panelled screen. Housebody has oak panelled fire-screen, moulded bressumer and heckpost which continues to tie-beam of king post truss with diamond set ridge, reeded spine beams and floor joists; stone segmental arched fireplace with large skewbacks and stop chamfered surround. A fine example of a yeoman clothier’s house which retains its fenestration and perhaps the best example of a bressumer which has a charm wedged in the joint of the heckpost known locally as a witch post.
Please Note: Planning Permission has been obtained for a two storey extension.
Two acres land. Extensive mature gardens with lawns, shrubs, flower beds, marvellous views. Private parking for several cars. Access by a gated private driveway.