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Keepers Cottage For Sale


Postcode: OL3 5LS
Property Type: Detached
Bedrooms: 4
Price: £695,000

This former detached game keeper’s cottage, originally built in 1899, is located in Diggle within the Peak District National Park, in a very rural setting of Saddleworth on the Yorkshire border providing a countryside lifestyle but also within close proximity of local train stations to Manchester and Leeds. The property has undergone an extensive refurbishment over the last two years and is fully off grid. It has all the modern equivalent self contained utilities to provide plenty of energy. These consist of 2100 ltr LPG tank, spring water with a newly fitted filtering and storage system, solar panel field to provide home energy with the very best electric battery storage system and a newly fitted septic tank. There is also 4G internet provision covering the whole house and garage. The property has been extended with double glazing and fully insulated floors and walls throughout.

The accommodation consists of entrance porch, hall, downstairs WC / Shower, open plan kitchen diner and spacious lounge. Stairs then rise to the landing with three bedrooms, study area and family bathroom. Stairs rise to the master bedroom with en suite. Externally there is a detached garage for secure storage and drive for off road parking. The property has wrought iron gates and a garden with an attractive paved area to the front, lawned garden to the side and patio to the rear. A unique opportunity. Fully alarmed. NO CHAIN

Entrance / Porch The main door opens into the porch. An ideal place for cloaks and boots etc. A further door then gives access to the spacious hall.

Downstairs WC / Shower The down stairs shower room has a three piece modern suite fitted comprising of a low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle with shower

Open Plan Kitchen and Dining 7.19m (23' 7") x 3.14m (10' 4") The lovely open plan area provides a great space for family gatherings. The kitchen has a good selection of base and wall units with splash back and complimentary composite work tops and comes complete with LPG gas hob, oven and microwave along with integrated fridge / freezer, dish washer and washer / dryer

Dining Area The dining area can easily accommodate a good size family table and chairs or sofas and coffee table. There are glazed patio doors giving access to the side.

Lounge 6.45m (21' 2") x 4.35m (14' 3") The spacious and well presented lounge has wonderful views of the surrounding countryside. There is plenty of room for modern style sofas and furniture with a central fireplace fitted with log burner

Stairs & Landing Stairs from the hall lead to the upper landing.

Study Area This spacious landing has a private area to the side that could be used as a study with side window providing natural light

Bedroom 2 4.18m (13' 9") x 3.14m (10' 4") Bedroom two is a spacious double bedroom with space for a double bed along with wardrobes

Bedroom 3 6.95m (22' 10") x 3.13m (10' 3") The third double bedroom is part of the extended area of this home with plenty of space for a king size bed, wardrobes and other furniture., side facing windows along with velux style windows provide plenty of natural light. NOTE: - This room could be split into two separate bedrooms if required as the original plans had it designed that way

Bedroom 4 2.97m (9' 9") x 2.30m (7' 7") The fourth bedroom can accommodate a single bed and wardrobes

Family Bathroom The lovely family bathroom with tasteful tiling has a modern white four piece suite fitted comprising of a low level WC, wall hung wash hand basin, bath and shower cubicle with mixer shower

Master Bedroom & En Suite 3.90m (12' 10") x 4.14m (13' 7") Stairs from the landing lead to the master bedroom with its own landing. The room can accommodate a king size bed, dressing table and wardrobes. The en suite has a three piece modern suite consisting of a low level WC, wash hand basin and shower cubicle.

Detached Garage 5.40m (17' 9") x 5.02m (16' 6") To the rear of the property there is detached garage. Built as a double, it can house one car for secure parking as the other half houses the sceptic tank, electric storage unit and water filtering equipment. The garage is fully alarmed

Externally Keepers Cottage is accessed by an off road drive from Huddersfield Rd. This leads to the private enclosure of the cottage with attractive iron gates leading to the front garden and stone pathway. To the side and rear there is a lawn and patio area. A solar panel field to the rear of the garden provides the power to the house with a further area of moorland approximately covering an acre that comes with title.

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