Grade 2 listed cottage near Hebden Bridge

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire - Luddenden, Halifax

Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
Home exchange in,United Kingdom,Luddenden, Halifax,House photos, home images
  • Sleeping capacity6
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms1

Simultaneous Home Exchange

Smoking Not Allowed

Children Welcome

Car Exchange is not offered

We are looking for a home exchange in ...

Open to all dates United Kingdom

Our Home For Exchange

Description of the home we are offering for exchange

Our home is a Grade 2 listed detached property with a large garden that forms part of a cluster of buildings built by the Murgatroyd family who built Oats Royd Mill and were wealthy mill owners as well as landowners.

Our property sits at the back of the mill on the hillside and is private, with a view of the Mill chimney from the lounge french windows. We have a large garden which has a woodland area and we have 7 chickens we hope you can look after whilst you are here. We have two courtyards to sit in and plenty of space to wander and look at the views across the valley.

The house has 4 bedrooms and is was formerly the Ostler's cottage, the pigsty and the Dovecote. The house is set over 3 floors and the lounge is up a flight of steps whilst the Master Bedroom has an additional staircase of its own.

Type

House - 2 or more floors/ Main Residence


Amenities

  • Dishwasher
  • Clothes Washer
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Extensive Grounds
  • Peaceful Surroundings
  • View
  • Fireplace
  • Privacy / Seclusion
  • Equipped for Children
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Jacuzzi
  • Electronics Docking Station
  • Parking included
  • Terrace / Patio

Entertainment

  • Computer available
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Extras

  • None

Setting

  • Rural

Neighbourhood

Description of our neighbourhood and surrounding area

We are positioned in the Luddenden Dean Valley and are fairly rural (though there is a bus stop at the bottom of our drive which will take you to Halifax if you wish.)

Our neighbourhood is very quiet and peaceful and there are many lovely walks from the house either walking towards the valley bottom and the village of Luddenden, up to Midgely and the moors or over to Jerusalem farm which is a woodland with lovely walks, a play area and a lake.

You are within walking distance of the pub The Lord Nelson in Luddenden village, as well as Midgely Shop for daily essentials. There is a larger shop and post office at the bottom of the hill near Burnley Road.

Outdoor Activities

  • Biking
  • Cultural Events
  • Lake
  • River

Leisure

  • Park / Playground
  • Cafés
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping

Cultural Activities

  • Popular Monuments

Transport Nearby

  • Bus
  • Train Station

Neighbourhood Services

  • Corner Shop

Attractions

Our home exchange - places to go and things to do while staying in our home

Fro our house you can take many walks and within a short drive there are plenty of others. We will leave lots of guides in the house as well as some recommendations for you.

Our local town is Hebden Bridge which is an extremely popular destination with cafes, independent shops and the lovely Hardcastle Crags (National Trust). It has an independent cinema and plenty of restaurants as well as a market. It also has a train station.

Swimming pools - the nearest is Sowerby Bridge; Tennis - Cragg Vale or Halifax; Golf - Hebden Bridge Golf Club.

For literary fans, nearby is Mytholmroyd, famous for being the home of Ted Hughes and nearby Heptonstall is a lovely village where Slyvia Plath is buried.

Cragg Vale is also a beautiful valley and proudly claims to be the longest continual ascent in England - great if you are in to cycling?! It was also part of the route for the 2014 Tour de France.

Halifax is the largest local town which is home to the famous Piece Hall and the Eureka Museum. It also has all the usual larger shops that you might expect and has a Sainsburys and Tesco for food shopping. It is about 15 mins drive from our house.

Leeds is close by (maybe 1 hour by car or via the train) and there is Leeds/Bradford airport as well as Manchester Airport both within 1.5 hours.

Walks or jogging paths

  • Hardcastle Crag

Health or fitness clubs

  • Everlast Halifax
  • Sowerby Bridge Pool

Interesting day trips


Our Preferences

Our home exchange - here are our Preferences and House Rules

We haven't home swapped with this house before but anticipate it will be ideal for families and those who want to have a rural break. We are happy to do long weekend swaps (especially around bank holidays) and have school holidays where we can swap too, including the summer holidays.

We don't expect to travel abroad this year so we would like to swap with others in the UK - city or coast or rural, near and far depending on length of stay.

If 2022 is better for travel then yes we can't wait to get back on a plane and explore Europe or the US.

House Rules are as you would expect. Our house is old, so not pristine, which means we welcome families, like us who will enjoy the space and tidy before you leave! We have been here for 16 years now but as the children have grown older we have found the area to be much more interesting to explore.

My eldest is allergic to fur and feathers so unfortunately we cannot have pets inside the house. We do have chickens though and we would be grateful if you could let them out each morning and put them to bed. You can also collect the eggs and eat them of course ( we also have two locals who buy the eggs from us). We don't expect you to clean the chickens out!!!

Conditions

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Not Allowed
  • Plant care is needed inside
  • Plant care is needed outdoors

Car Exchange

  • Car Exchange is not offered

Home Exchange Type

  • Simultaneous Home Exchange
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