Double Lock House, Dewsbury

Double Lock House is a detached two bedroom lock keeper's cottage, with extensive grounds and stunning views. £260,000.

Double Lock House, Dewsbury

To view this property or obtain further details please contact Jezz 07440 243267, or Jo 07500 348834. View by appointment with the owners only. Postcode WF12 9BZ.


For Sale: a charming detached two bedroom cottage with extensive grounds. Double Lock House is a former lock keeper's cottage, with stunning views over the locks, and the Calder & Hebble Navigation beyond.

The property comprises an eat-in kitchen, sitting room, and conservatory on the ground floor, and two large double bedrooms, with a spacious family shower room on the first floor. High quality double glazing throughout. Gas central heating, plus multi-fuel stove in sitting room. Mains electric and water. Drainage to septic tank. Slate roof. High ceilings and large windows throughout give the house a bright and airy feel. Included are all light fixtures, carpets, curtains and poles/blinds (where fitted).

Ground Floor

Hallway: leading to kitchen, sitting room and stairs. Slate flooring. Arch over stairs. Ceiling light fitting. Stair carpet.

Eat-in kitchen: A spacious room, served by two large windows. Range of base and wall units with solid wood worktops. Slate flooring. The Rangemaster electric double oven and grill, with five ring induction hob, is included in the sale, as are the kitchen island and two stools. LED light fitting. Double radiator. Understairs cupboard housing black washing machine (also included), shelving and storage.

Sitting room: large room with chimney breast and multi-fuel stove. Window to front aspect overlooking the locks and pound, then westwards along the canal. Designer corner radiator. Two wall lights and central light fitting. Double-glazed French doors to conservatory. Carpeted floor.

Conservatory: Spacious room with high quality laminate flooring, and boasting exceptional views of the locks and canal in both directions. Spotlights and exterior lighting. French doors to decked area, which enjoys the same views. Patio furniture included.

First Floor

Landing: Window overlooking back of property, ceiling light fitting matching that in the hall, space for bookcase(s), carpet.

Master Bedroom: Large double room with big window, enjoying same views as sitting room. Large double radiator. Carpet. Paper lampshade.

Second Bedroom: Large double room with big window overlooking the pound. Ceiling light fitting. Chimney breast with cast iron fireplace (not currently in situ). Carpet.

Bathroom: Extra large walk-in shower with dual heads, shelving and fitted soap dish. Low flush WC and handbasin. Radiator/heated towel rail. Two double towel rails, double toilet roll holder. Wall mounted cabinet. Matching floor and shower tiling. Part-paneled walls. LED light fitting. Obscure double glazed window to side of property.


Up steps to the side of the property are the main garden grounds. Secluded and peaceful, there is scope to do a multitude of things with the land.

There is both on and off road parking. Moorings are available at the Savile Town Wharf Marina which is less than a mile down the towpath.

Currently, there are professional kennels with power and plumbing, as well as a brick outbuilding, domestic kennel (on drive), two further sheds, hen house and run, goat shed and enclosure. The remainder of the garden comprises grassed and chipped spaces, with mature trees and bushes. Composters, water butts, gargoyle, bird table, patio furniture, benches, etc., are all included in the sale. Outside tap over driveway.

Floorplan for guidance only

Details and photography provided by the owners.

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