GUIDE PRICE  £750,000


HIGHER ASHES FARM - Magnificent Grade II* Listed property of great historic interest. The property dates back to 1691 (Date stone), and has been in the same family since 1971. This sale combines both: HIGHER ASHES FARM (a three bedroom property) and ASHSTONE BARN (a three bedroom detached barn). A portion of the barn has been converted by the current owners and completed in 2000. With the correct permissions, Ashstone Barn could be further converted.

The property as a whole is being offered with approx. 1.74 acres LAND, situated to the rear of the property. A further 20.7 acres are available by separate negotiation. In addition the properties are offered with good outbuildings and stables.

Situated approximately one mile from the centre of the market town of Todmorden or approximately four miles from the trendy small town of Hebden Bridge. Both offer all amenities including excellent independent and unusual shops, bars, restaurant, theatres and clubs etc. There are excellent road links and railway stations providing regular services to Manchester and Leeds.

ENTRANCE: 2.58m x 1.88m Imposing stone entrance with date stone above opens into the main entrance hallway.

ENTRANCE HALLWAY: 3.58m x 1.21m Access to storage pantry. Door leads into ….

BESPOKE KITCHEN: 5.13m max x 3.52m max Fitted with a range of base and wall units with complementary worktops. Windows to the rear and side of the property. Stairs lead to the first floor. Door leads ton to..

BEAMED SITTING ROOM: 4.71m x 4.47m Mullion windows looking out over the front of the property. Feature fireplace with coal fire. Radiator.

Stairs to first floor

LANDING: Provides access to all rooms on the first floor.

BEDROOM ONE: 4.74m max 3.63m max Double glazed mullion windows set to the front with superb views over the garden and to the fine countryside beyond. Fitted wardrobe storage to two alcoves.

BEDROOM TWO: 4.72m x 2.47m min Double glazed mullion windows looking out over the front of the property with wonderful views over the local area. Radiator.

BEDROOM THREE: 3.57m x 3.29m Double glazed mullions to the rear. Double bedroom.

SHOWER ROOM: 3.62m x 1.43m min Fitted four piece suite comprising W.C, Wash hand basin, Bidet and Tiled shower cubicle. Window to the rear. Radiator.

ASHSTONE BARN, set within the yard of Higher Ashes. The front part of the barn was converted around 2000 by the current owners to create delightful living accommodation. The property has an attached stone barn to the rear offering a variety of uses with potential to extend into the barn, with the correct permissions. The Barn to the rear is a useful building, offering good storage and is divided into various rooms including two mistals. There is access to the building from both sides.

QUALITY DINING KITCHEN: 5.31m x 3.62m Door from the front of the property opens in to the dining kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a range of quality fitted base and wall units and includes fitted oven. There are double glazed windows to the front. Stone doorway leads through to...

BEAMED SITTING ROOM: 5.35m x 4.57m Double glazed windows to two sides. Tiled floor throughout. Radiator. Stairs to the first floor.

Stairs to the first floor

LANDING: Access to all rooms on the first floor.

BEAMED BEDROOM ONE: 3.56m x 3.29m Double glazed windows overlooking the side of the property. The bedroom has high beamed ceilings. Wood flooring Fitted wardrobes.

BEDROOM TWO: 2.97m x 2.50m Double glazed windows overlooking the front of the property. Beamed ceilings. Wood flooring

STUDY/BEDROOM THREE: 4.30m max (Inc under stairs) x 2.50m max . Ideal as a single bedroom or study. Double glazed windows to the front. Fitted storage cupboard. There are stairs leading to…

BEAMED OCCASIONAL BEDROOM: 4.29m max x 3.13m min (excluding under eaves). Accessed from the original bedroom three is this useful attic room with large ‘Velux’ window looking out to the front offering superb far reaching views over the lovely countryside including Stoodley Pike. Under eaves storage. Escape hatch.

BATHROOM: 3.25m max x 1.68m - Quality three piece suite comprising : W.C, Wash hand basin, bath with wall fitted shower. Double glazed window to the side. Wood floors Radiator.


The properties are accessed through a private gated yard with excellent parking /options. There is access to the detached stable block, detached stone store and detached utility room. The property is being sold with approx. 1.74 acres of LAND which is situated to the rear/side of the property with secure gate access and offers good grazing. There is potential to purchase further acreage by separate negotiation. There is a private lawned garden with Higher Ashes Farm with mature trees and shrubs and offers fantastic views over the countryside. There are further mature gardens situated to the front of the property with lovely gravelled seating area to the side of the stables and large level lawned garden with mature shrubs extending on to further seating area overlooking the fields and valley beyond.


• Oil Central Heating

• Septic Tank

• Spring Water

• Mains Electric

LOCATION : From our Hebden Bridge office take the A646 towards Todmorden for approximately four miles, turn right into Cross Stones Road. Continue up Cross Stones Road for approximately one mile, at the junction take the left road on to Hey Head Lane the signs for Todmorden Golf Club continue 0.3 miles turn right on to Ashes Lane, follow Ashes Lane and the gateway into the yard for Higher Ashes is on the right hand side.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS - Strictly by appointment with our office 01422 844963

RYBURNE & Co have prepared these Sales Particulars upon instruction of the Vendor(s). Services, fittings and equipment referred to within the Sales Particulars have not been tested (unless otherwise stated) and no warranties can be given. Accordingly the prospective Buyer(s) must make their own enquiries regarding such matters.

Details are compiled from information supplied by the vendor together with our observations. These particulars are intended as a guide to prospective purchasers to enable them to decide whether to take up further investigation on their own part. The particulars are not to be relied upon and are furnished on the express understanding that neither the agents nor their staff or the vendors are to be held responsible for any information contained herein.

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