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Sapling Grove, Scarr Bottom Road, Halifax HX2 5 Bedroom House For Sale


  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 1 Floor Plans
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LTV 85%
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Property Features
  • Victorian character property
  • Previously the home of the wainhouse family
  • Five large bedrooms with two en-suite bathrooms
  • Boasting original character including ornate ceilings, cornices and deep skirtings
  • Study with oak panelled walls
  • Modern fitted dining kitchen with island
  • Double garage and mature lawned garden
  • Epc rating d
  • Gas central heating and pcvu double glazed sash windows
  • Ample private parking
Property Description
A chance to live in a house which symbolises some of the history of Halifax. The iconic Wainhouse Tower, built by John Edward Wainhouse, lived in Sapling Grove as a young man. This Victorian Mansion, dating back from 1843, was the former home of the Wainhouse family and was divided into two superb semi detached residences. Sapling Grove is set in a secluded position located off Scar Bottom Road and provides convenient access to Halifax and Sowerby Bridge, both with their own railway station providing commuter links to both Leeds and Manchester. The property has retained many Victorian period features including ornate ceilings and cornices, high skirtings and spacious rooms with high ceilings. The property has a gated driveway with mature lawned garden and detached double garage and would make a lovely family home. The current owners have undertaken a programme of works over the last two years including new PVCu sash windows, new roof, new modern fitted kitchen and recent damp and timber works. The internal accommodation briefly comprises of the original grand entrance hall and sweeping staircase proving access to all the principal rooms; including the large main living room, snug, dining kitchen, wc, utility room and to the first floor five bedrooms with two en suite plus the house bathroom. We would strongly recommend an internal inspection to appreciate the size of the accommodation on offer.

Entrance Vestibule
The entrance vestibule has the original Victorian tiled floor. Large glass panel door leading to the entrance hall.

Entrance Hall
A splendid grand hallway to welcome guests with many original Victorian features including ornate ceilings and cornices with delph rack. There is an ornate original fireplace with stained glass panels above and tiled inset. The floor is tiled and leads to all the principal rooms and the sweeping grand staircase. Three central heating radiators.

Part tiled walls and tiled floor with modern fitted two piece suite comprising of wc and sink. Window to the rear elevation.

Kitchen/Diner 6.45m (21'2') x 4.55m (14'11')
A splendid room which has a double aspect with views over the garden. There is a new modern fitted kitchen in sage with granite work surfaces and tiled bar area. With a variety of fitted drawers and cupboards this provides ample storage for kitchen implements and accessories. There is plumbing for an automatic washing machine, space for a fridge freezer and space for a range oven with tiled splashback. Timber floor with decorative inset tiles.

Snug 3.28m (10'9') x 4.85m (15'11')
This room has ornate oak panelling to all walls with a bay window and inset gas fire set within the carved oak fireplace. Ornate ceilings and cornice with timber floor. The stained glass fan lights.

Living Room 6.48m (21'3') x 8.18m (26'10')
A magnificent reception room with four sash windows providing views over the mature garden. Boasting character such as ornate cornices, ceiling rose, deep skirtings and window seats. A recently installed living flame gas fire with surround complements the character of this room. With it's generous proportions this would be a superb room for entertaining guests and the family.

Utility Room 4.44m (14'7') x 2.26m (7'5')
With a range of modern fitted wall and base units with fitted sink, there is plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer. Two double glazed windows. There are two combination boilers providing the heat and hot water to the ground and first floor accommodation on separate systems to allow flexible heating arrangements. The fuse board is located in this room.

Bedroom One 6.53m (21' 5') x 5.25m (17' 3')
A very spacious double bedroom with views over the mature garden. Central heating radiator. This spacious bedroom has a decorative cornice and deep skirtings with panel door to the landing.

Bedroom Two 3.83m (12' 7') x 3.88m (12' 9')
A double en-suite bedroom. Central heating radiator. Fitted wardrobes. This bedroom has a decorative cornice, deep skirtings and panel door to the landing.

En suite
A part tiled modern 3 piece suite comprising of a shower, wc and sink.

Bedroom 3 3.21m (10' 6') x 3.32m (10' 11')
A double bedroom with window seat overlooking the garden. Central heating radiator. Built in wardrobe. Decorative cornice, deep skirtings and panel door to the landing.

Bedroom 4 3.98m (13' 1') x 4.51m (14' 10')
A double en suite bedroom with views over the garden. Central heating radiator. Panel door to the landing.

En-suite 2.39m (7' 10') x 2.10m (6' 11')
A part tiled en-suite with a three piece suite with shower over the bath. There is a sash window and central heating radiator. Comprises of a sink, w/c, bath and shower over the bath.

Dressing room 2.39m (7' 10') x 2.31m (7' 7')
This dressing area leads to bedroom 4 and the en-suite bathroom.

Bedroom 5 6.47m (21' 3') x 2.13m (7' 0')
This good sized bedroom has glazed french doors with a period stained glass panel above which opens onto the roof of the entrance vestibule providing views over the garden and countryside beyond. There is a feature arch with ornate plasterwork and cornice. Central heating radiator. Panel door to the landing.

House Bathroom 4.44m (14'7') x 2.13m (7'0')
This four piece bathroom suite is part tiled with central heating radiator and sash windows providing a light and spacious aspect. Cornice to ceiling and access to the loft.

Access to the property is down a tarmac road leading to a gated private driveway. There is a double garage with parking to the front and further parking to the front of the entrance vestibule. The garden is laid to lawn with mature trees and shrubs.

Follow the A629 Huddersfield Road out of Halifax. Upon reaching the traffic lights at Calderdale Royal Hospital turn right up the A646 Skircoat Moor Road. At the second set of traffic lights turn left onto Birdcage Lane and follow the road and proceed down the hill turning right onto Scarr Bottom Road. After approximately 300 metres the entrance to the property is on the left hand side where our sign board is located.

Boundaries & Ownership
The boundaries and ownerships have not been checked on the title deeds for any discrepancies or rights of way. All prospective purchasers should make their own enquiries before proceeding to exchange of contracts.

Related Sales Discount
Peter David will offer a 10% discount off our selling fees to any client purchasing a property through Peter David who then instructs Peter David in the sale of their own property.

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10 Reasons to Choose Peter David Properties

I should have waited 30 minutes as it is all completed now, so please release the keys. Thanks for your help in making this all happen, it is very much appreciated and so nice to find an agent who is pleasant to work with. If you need a recommendation at any time, please just ask.

Mr K, Rastrick (vendor, October 2015)

One card, two thank you's. Wonderful service. Love and all the best for 2015 and beyond.

D, Sowerby Bridge (vendor, May 2015)

Again thank you so much for your help, you and all your staff have been brilliant with us, and having dealt with a number of Estate Agents now we know how rare it can be to get service and support like this!

Mr R, Brighouse (prospective tenant, January 2015)

I couldn't fault you even if I wanted to. Excellent service from start to finish from Matt, Liz and Vicky. You know how to deal with people as well as houses. You made me feel secure, kept me in the loop at all times and delivered what you said you would. Thank you.

Mrs A, Hebden Bridge (vendor now living in Bristol, November 2015)

Just wanted to say thanks for all that you and your team have done over the last few months. I have been very pleased with the service I Have received from Peter David. Thanks again.

Mr A, Todmorden (vendor, November 2015)

We really appreciated all the hard work you put into selling our home. You provided a really professional service. We would highly recommend you all. Many thanks.

M&J, Hebden Bridge (vendor, May 2015)

I also wanted to say a big thank you. You have been invaluable in the purchase of Copley Drive. We really appreciate all your efforts to move things forward and keep communications going. It has been a stressful time for us and it helped us greatly to have our questions answer so quickly (solicitors are not always so helpful!). If we ever sell Copley Drive we would absolutely use Peter David Properties and would highly recommend you also. I look forward to putting a face to the voice on Friday when I collect the keys!

Mrs H, Copley (buyer, October 2015)

Just to let you know I have rung NPower to close our gas and electric account....... Kind regards and thanks for all your help and assistance over the year, I can honestly say you have been the most efficient and proactive letting agency I have ever rented from and much of that has been to do with you, so thanks!

Mr E, Brighouse (vacating tenant, October 2015)

Wow that's great news Chris. This has to be the least stressful house I've ever bought! Thank you so much I am glad Peter David put me onto you.' Mrs L, Sowerby Bridge (in house mortgage client, June 2015)

'We have passed on our thanks and appreciation to your staff at the Hebden Bridge Office for all their help in what has not been an easy sale and also the courteous and professional manner in which we have been dealt with.

Mr G and Mrs D, Oakworth (vendor, June 2015)

We found Sally to be very efficient and courteous on her visit to us on Tuesday. She came back to us with some information for us as promised. very impressed. We will probably sell our property through Peter David when we are ready to go to market.' Mr & Mrs K, Brighouse (potential vendors, August 2015)
'Many thanks for selling our house.You have done a brilliant job and communicated very well throughout. I will definately recommend your firm and most certainly use your firm again.

S & D, Sowerby (vendors, August 2015)

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