A stunning farmhouse, sympathetically renovated retaining original period features, commanding glorious cross valley views and set within grounds approaching 5.5 acres.
Moor House Farm occupies a private tucked away position, is wrapped within open countryside resulting in the most idyllic of settings and unspoilt views in all directions. The grounds include south facing landscaped gardens, paddocks, a ménage and several outbuildings including stables and a barn.
The property offers spacious, versatile accommodation incorporating a self-contained two bedroom annex and whilst being immediately rural is located within a short drive of the M1 motorway ensuring convenient access throughout the region. The popular market towns of Penistone and Stocksbridge are both within a short drive offering an abundance of local services whilst the Peak District National Park is on the doorstep.
Ground Floor The reception has a stone flagged floor, gives access to a home office and leads through to a utility room which has windows overlooking the courtyard and is presented with furniture consisting of base and wall units with work surface incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. The room has plumbing for a concealed automatic washing machine. The home office has windows to two aspects and exposed stonework to the window surrounds.
A Farmhouse kitchen forms the hub of the home presenting an extensive range of fitted wall and base units fronted in French oak with granite worksurfaces and a Belfast pot sink unit with monoblock mixer tap and tiled surround. The centre piece of the room is a superb electric Aga 64 with four ovens and six ring hob. The room has a timber and beamed ceiling, a stone flagged floor and windows to both front and rear elevations provide superb views over the surrounding countryside.
From the kitchen access is gained to a delightful snug which has exposed timbers to the ceiling. A second staircase leads a small landing serving the principal bedroom suite. Internal French doors open into the conservatory which is situated on the south aspect of the house, has full tiling to the floor, windows overlooking the gardens and French doors opening directly onto an external flagged seating terrace.
The principal room to the house is presented on an open plan, split level layout; the dining area enjoying a full height ceiling, delightful exposed beams and trusses on display into the apex of the building whilst being overlooked by the galleried landing. Twin arched doors set within an exposed stone surround open onto an external seating terrace. An internal glazed door opens into a rear facing boot room. The lower level Lounge offers generous proportions and has windows overlooking the courtyard and farmland beyond whilst inviting an abundance of natural light indoors. A stone chimney breast is home to an inset open fire with a deep stone hearth.
The boot room has a full tilling to the floor, exposed stone to one wall and a double glazed door opening directly to the rear farmyard. A cloaks room is presented with a two piece suite.
First floor A galleried landing has exposed A frame trusses and purlins into the apex of the ceiling, commands a view over the dining room, has exposed stone to one wall and a window overlooking the courtyard.
The principal bedroom offers generous proportions, windows set to stone mullion surrounds at the front aspect of the house commanding stunning cross valley views. The room has a stunning exposed stone fireplace with Victorian ornamental cast iron inset whilst an internal door gives access to a second landing and staircase which leads to the snug. A bathroom is presented with modern suite with full tiling to the floor, partial tiling to the walls and windows to the front commanding a stunning outlook.
To the remainder of the first floor, there are three additional bedrooms, two situated to the rear aspect of the property, one of which has a window to the gable end of the house resulting in stunning views over the paddock land and across the valley. A front facing bedroom has a window with outlook over the grounds.
The family bathroom is presented with a three piece suite comprising a step in shower, a wash hand basin with vanity units set beneath and a low flush W.C.
The Annex Cottage To the front aspect of the cottage is a stone flagged seating terrace commanding stunning views over the grounds and adjoining farmland. A double glazed door opens into the living kitchen which is presented with a comprehensive range of furniture and a compliment of appliances including an integral oven with grill, a four ring hob and extractor hood, a fridge and plumbing for automatic washing machine. From the kitchen access is gained to the lounge which has windows to two aspects ensuring excellent levels of natural light whilst commanding stunning cross valley views. An inner hallway has a window that over looks the courtyard. (From here a doorway could be opened into the Lounge of the main house). There are two bedrooms both commanding cross valley views whilst the bathroom is presented with a three piece suite finished in white.
The Annex offers versatile accommodation; it would lend itself as self-contained teenage / parent accommodation or would make fantastic holiday rental
Externally The property occupies a delightful countryside setting approached from a country lane; electronically operated timber gates opening onto a tarmac courtyard which offers off road parking for several vehicles. The immediate front aspect of the house enjoys a stone flagged seating terraces. To the south aspect of the property an enclosed garden in the main is laid to lawn with established hedged boarders. A patio at the immediate rear of the conservatory enjoys a south facing aspect. Beyond the garden and wrapping the property the adjoining paddock land is divided into four enclosed fields interconnecting each other with a stone wall boundaries. To the rear of the house there is a concrete turn out area / stable yard.
Ménage Enclosed within a post and rail fence with a barked surface and floodlighting.
Stables and Barn Situated to the rear of the home a spacious stable yard has three timber stables, one being detached and the others being a pair. The yard has a substantial amount of concrete surface and gates at the upper and lower end giving access to the fields and broad driveway giving access to the initial courtyard and lane beyond.
The Barn includes four stables and a feed store. It has a broad access point and high eaves height for the storage of a horse box and trailer. It incorporates a workshop loft and a tack room. An adjoining lean to barn offers substantial storage for machinery and the likes.
Additional information A detached Freehold property set within grounds of 5.5 acres. Mains electricity. Spring water supply. Oil fired central heating and a septic tank. Subject to necessary planning regulations the grounds and outbuilding offer potential for further development.
Directions From the A616 (Stocksbridge by-pass - M1 Junction 35a – Langsett) turn right onto the B6088 and right again onto Smithy Moor Lane which continues into open countryside. After the sharp left hand bend continue straight ahead into Machin Lane where the property is the first house situated up the hill on the right hand side.