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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

High Hollins Farmhouse, Hollins Lane, Keighley BD20 6LX

Guide Price £495,000


Key features

  • Substantial country property with land
  • Spacious four bedroom farm house & cottage
  • Both offering tremendous scope to create further bedrooms or annexe
  • Additional land available separately

Full description


High Hollins Farm is accessed via a private drive leading up through the land from Hollins Lane overlooking the nearby village of Utley. The vibrant and diverse town of Keighley is just 1.5 miles to the south offering a wide range of services and amenities including shops, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, a leisure centre and schooling for all ages. There are regular services by rail to Skipton, Bradford and Leeds and good access to the wider road networks to North and West Yorkshire and east Lancashire.


The farmhouse and cottage together with three further barns form the farmstead High Hollins Farm. The farmstead is no longer in agriculturaluse and the former barns are now in the process of conversion to residential use. Once complete, the farmstead will create an exclusive rural community of four dwellings in total. The two detached buildings have already been sold leaving just West Barn and the adjoining substantial farmhouse with annexe cottage.

Surrounding the farmstead is a productive block of meadow and pasture extending in total to just under 21 acres. The land is shown edged in blue on the sale plan is available by separate negotiation either as a whole or in lots and will be of obvious appeal to those with equestrian, hobby farming or conservation interests.

High Hollins Farmhouse

The house is entered via a generous porch into an impressive reception hall with stairs to the first floor and gallery landing above. There is a separate cloakroom to one end with a couple of steps leading up to the adjoining cottage. Double doors from the hall lead through to a magnificent living room with multi fuel stove set in a feature stone fireplace incorporating alcoves. The generous mullion windows to three sides create a wonderful light airy feel and afford fabulous views over the land and valley beyond. A further door from the hall gives access to the former garage which is in the process of being converted to create a large family dining kitchen.

On the first floor the gallery landing gives way to two double bedrooms, both with built in wardrobes. A brand new master bedroom with ensuite and a new house bathroom have been partially created within the space above the garage and will be accessed from a new opening to be formed from the landing. There is also access to the adjoining cottage from the landing.

Ground Floor Accommodation
Reception Hall
Lounge (6.07m x 6.88m)
Garage/Proposed Kitchen (7.72m max x 5.39m max)

First Floor Accommodation
Gallery Landing
Bedroom 1 (3.77m max x 6.10m max)
Bedroom 2 (2.99m max x 6.07m max)
Proposed Bedroom (5.28m max x 5.73m max) ensuite off
Proposed Bathroom (2.45m max x 3.53m max)
Inner Landing

The Cottage

The cottage is entered via a generous porch/boot room which leads through to a good sized farmhouse style kitchen with a red oil fired Aga set in a feature surround and beamed ceiling. There is a comprehensive range of base and wall units, laminate work surfaces and stainless steel sink with double drainer. A connecting door gives access to the adjoining house and a further door leads through to a pleasant dining room which in turn leads through to the rear hall with cloakroom, external door to the rear yard and stairs to the first floor. The generous lounge with multi fuel stove and exposed boarded floor is also accessed from the rear hall.

The first floor landing gives way to two good sized bedrooms and a recently added house bathroom. The original larger house bathroom which remains in situ would create a further generous bedroom. An inner landing provides access via a ladder to a very spacious attic area which, although currently used for storage, could provide significant additional accommodation subject to obtaining the necessary planning and Building Regulators approval. The landing also gives access to the gallery landing of the adjoining house.

Ground Floor Accommodation
Porch/Boot Room (4.21m x 1.92m)
Kitchen (4.55m x 4.91m)
Dining Room (4.02m x 4.51m max)
Rear Hall Cloakroom
Lounge (4.92m x 3.62m)

First Floor Accommodation
Landing to Inner Lobby
Bedroom 1 (3.63m x 4.38m)
Bedroom 2 (4.52m x 3.90m)
New Bathroom (3.49m x 2.51m)
Old Bathroom (3.30m x 4.16m)


The house and cottage share a private drive which extends around the properties to the rear where there is also access to the cellar via an external door - the oil fired central heating boiler and the filters for the water supply are housed in the cellar. There is a substantial detached double garage together with ample private parking space for both properties. Extending beyond the drive is an attractive walled garden area with a number of mature trees.

Freehold. Vacant possession on completion.

From Skipton head south on the A629, continuing onto the Aire valley trunk road to the Silsden/Steeton roundabout. At the roundabout take the third exit to Steeton continuing past the railway station to the traffic lights turning right before turning left onto Mill Lane after about 100 metres. At the next junction turn left onto High Street and continue up the hill which then becomes Hollins Bank Lane. The entrance to High Hollins Farm can be found on the right after 1 mile. A for sale sign has been erected at the bottom of the drive. Follow the drive to the top where it opens into the yard.

Mains electricity. Bore hole water (shared). Septic tank drainage.
Oil central heating.

Council Tax
Band F (Bradford Metropolitan Council)

Details Prepared
July 2016

Subject: High Hollins Farmhouse, Hollins Lane, Keighley BD20 6LX