Ashday Lane, Halifax, West Yorkshire, HX3
Fine & Country are delighted to introduce Ashday Hall. An imposing Grade II listed 18th century manor house with grounds including formal gardens, tennis court, orchard, parkland, woodland and grazing. The property's elevated position delivers impressive far reaching views across the Calder Valley. Ashday Hall, boasts six bedrooms and four reception rooms, a number of outbuildings which themselves offer a host of development opportunities (subject to relevant permissions). EPC except
Ashday Hall is situated at the edge of the village of Southowram, conveniently located for those who need access to the motorway, with the M62 less than 10 Miles from the property, or the railway network with Brighouse Station just 2 miles away, providing direct services to London (3 Hours), Leeds (33 minutes) and Manchester (1 hour).
The Hall provides beautiful, spacious accommodation throughout, including grand entrance hall, the drawing and dining rooms both featuring curved bay windows with fabulous views over the garden and parkland beyond, the light and airy kitchen with impressive island, cream oak units and Corian & Granite worktops and features a three oven AGA with the convenience of an integrated gas hob and double electric oven. The billiard room and second sitting room with imposing fireplace, provide a comforting environment in which to relax and unwind. The first floor accommodation is equally grand with five bedrooms and three bathrooms in addition to the master bedroom suite with dressing room ensuite (over 600 sq/ft) boasts a curved bay window granting spectacular views over the garden, tennis court and Calder Valley beyond.
Outside the property, electric gates hung from stone pillar invite you in, there is a double garage to the front of the property in addition to driveway and turning space offering ample space for any additional vehicles. At the rear of Ashday Hall the walled formal garden provides a number of areas to enjoy, from the terrace with its fountain, mature flower beds and outdoor eating area directly accessed from the kitchen via French doors. The level lawned area outside the dining room and drawing room windows and the hot tub area covered by an oak framed canopy, positioned perfectly to catch the last of the evening sun. From the formal garden a path leads one alongside an orchard of apple trees, past the green house and potting shed to the tennis court with an all-weather surface. Immediately outside the formal gardens there is approximately a further 6 acres of parkland and woodland.
The outbuildings to the west of the hall offer a number of possibilities. The first outbuilding was adapted into a helicopter hanger, the remaining outbuildings offer potential over two floors, whether that be for office space, home gym, or cinema room for example.
Southowram is a Calderdale village on the hills above Brighouse. The village has a primary school, cricket club, pub and shops. The village also has links to the Bröntes, as Emily taught at Law Hill House in 1837, whilst in Southowram Emily wrote poetry and some of the characters she met are believed to have inspired parts of her only novel Wuthering Heights.
Available via separate negotiation, Ashday Farm. In addition to the approximate 75 acres of grazing land offers a range of agricultural buildings and modern equestrian facilities including stables, tack room and modern arena. Additional accommodation is provided by a bungalow on the estate, ideal as an annexe or lodgings for staff.
- 18th Century Grade II Listed Manor House
- Formal Gardens, Woodland, Orchards and Parkland
- Helicopter Hanger
- Tennis Court
- Conveniently located for motorway and rail links
- Exceptional views and southerly aspect
- Farm & Equestrian Facilities via separate negotiation
- Over 75 Acres of Grazing Land & Argicultural Buildings