GREENWOOD LEE HOUSE: Major part of
C17th, Grade IISTAR Listed, large Yeoman Clothier’s House, perhaps
one of the finest vernacular building in West Yorkshire. Large
dressed stone, stone slate and 2 storey, 3 room with F-shape to
front and T-shape to rear. All windows deeply chamfered with cavetto
mullions, carved finial and plaque inscribed R G S 1712 (Robert
and Grace Sutcliffe).
The roof at Greenwood Lee House has been
replaced but parts of the house are in need of some attention.
Historically important as the only known
house in the Upper Calder Valley to have had its own waterwheel.
The position is magnificent, overlooking
Hardcastle Crags, a National Trust Area of outstanding natural
Greenwood Lee House is registered as a Small
ENTRANCE PORCH: 2.87m x 1.50m. Wood
and glazed entrance porch which opens into the main entrance hallway.
LARGE DINING HALL: 6.51m x 6.39m.
Fine Ingle Nook (segmental arched fireplace). A fitted cast iron
multi-fuel stove which heats all the radiators. Parquet flooring.
Chamfered mullion windows overlooking the front lawns. Stairs
to the first floor and steps lead down to second cellar.
PALOUR/DRAWING ROOM: 5.47m x 4.69
m. Chamfered mullion windows overlooking front lawns. Stone fireplace
with multi-fuel stove set on a stone hearth. Radiator.
HALLWAY: Provides access to most
rooms on the ground floor. Door leads out to the rear glazed porch
with access to the rear of the property.
WASH ROOM: 2.71 m max. x 2.05 m max.
W.C, plumbed for washing machine. Glazed windows to two sides.
BEAMED KITCHEN / DINING AREA: 6.75m
x 4.23m max. Most attractive and spacious open kitchen with mullion
windows to the front and rear. Quality fitted base and wall units
with complementary worktops. Fireplace with tiled surround now
with fitted DOUBLE AGA.
CELLAR: In past times this room housed
the waterwheel with sunken pit and overflow channel. Now a keeping
STUDY: Set to front of the house
with arched mullion win-dows. Tiled fireplace with open fire.
Stairs to the first floor
BEDROOM ONE: 5.57m x 4.77 m. Large
double bedroom with mullion windows overlooking the front lawned
gardens. Stone fireplace with multi fuel stove set on a tiled
BEDROOM TWO: 6.62m x 3.85m. Beamed
pitched ceiling. Chamfered mullion windows overlooking the front
lawns. Doors to second landing or next bedroom. Open fireplace.
BEDROOM THREE: 5.40m x 3.22m. Fireplace
for open fire. Exposed stone chimney breast. Chamfered mullions
front windows. Radiator.
LANDING: Provides access on to house
bathroom and further bedroom. Window to the rear. Split landing
and stairs to the ground floor. Exposed stone work.
BEDROOM FOUR: 6.72m x 4.03m. Spacious
bedroom. The bedroom benefits from a useful mezzanine storage
area. Mullion windows to the front and rear. Beamed pitched ceiling.
WALK-IN STORAGE CUPBOARD: 6.55m
x 1.21m. Potential to be used as en-suite for the bedroom. Window
to the rear. Water cylinder and water tank.
HOUSE BATHROOM: 2.75m x 2.67m. Quality
fitted three piece suite comprising W.C, Wash hand basin and original
Roll-top Victorian bath. Two large mullion windows to the front.
Beamed ceiling and exposed stone doorway. Stone fireplace. Radiator.
EXTERNAL GARDENS: There are delightful
lawned gardens, with mature trees to the front of Greenwood Lee
House and an imposing private cobbled drive leads off Widdop Road.
In addition, there are a variety of gardens with mature shrubs
, plus the property is offered with approx. 5.5 acres of LAND.
GARAGE: Stone garage which offers
potential parking for two cars (tandem). There is a window to
STABLES: Useful space Beamed pitched
COTTAGE: Requires complete renovation
(Not been used as living accommodation since the 1940s). This
is an L-shaped building which could be developed in several ways,
with the correct permissions. There are stairs to the first floor
and access to a room at the rear.
LAND: Approximately 5.5 acres. Development
opportunity for agricultural building (subject to correct permissions)