About this listing
Set in an elevated position above Hebden the house offers a peaceful respite from the bustle of the town .Friendly local pub serving good beers and food. Post office/ general stores close by. Fantastic views and walks with reliable frequent bus service into town and station.
The house is an ex council 3 bedroomed semi detached. It is spacious, South facing with a good sized rooms and garden.The main breakfast room has French doors that open onto a decking area which is lovely and sunny and a great space for breakfast in the summer.
Breakfast is on a self help basis - cereal, yogurt, fruit, bread,toast and jams provided.
The kitchen can be used at any time of the day for making tea and coffee.
The bedroom has a comfortable double bed, two chairs and a hanging/shelf unit for clothes.
The bathroom with bath and shower is shared with me as is the kitchen. The front room can be used for breakfast in the mornings. There is also a secure outside store for bike storage.
The bathroom with bath and shower is shared with me as is the kitchen. The front room can be used for breakfast in the mornings. There is also a secure outside store for bike storage
Interaction with guests
I am often at home during the day and am very happy to provide information/ advice as required. I am flexible and sensitive to guests differing requirements for privacy and interaction.
Old Town is a small settlement situated above the town of Hebden Bridge. Having spent a number of years living in Hebden it is great to be up and out of the town with the extra light , fantastic views and network of footpaths to explore.
Old Town is a community in its own right with a Post Office and shop, friendly pub, Community Centre and bowling green.
There is a riding stables which offers tuition and riding trips and even a cafe at the local cricket club.
The Calderdale Way runs close by and there are some great moorland and valley walks to explore. A very scenic path can be followed
to Hardcatle Craggs which is only a few miles away . Hardier walkers may wish to walk on to Howarth which can be reached by a number of different paths varying between 12 - 14 miles.
I am a keen walker and cyclist and am happy to give advice and suggestions for routes. Maps can also be provided.
Hebden Bridge is well known and popular town famous for its independent shops, art studios , cafes , mills and industrial heritage sites.
There is an excellent Independent cinema , great music venue - see the Trades Club - and even a local Theatre.
There is a very pleasant walk down into Hebden which takes approx 20 mins going down and slightly longer coming back!
A very reliable bus service runs on the hour and half hour and will take you into the town and train station. Journey time to town is approx 10 mins during the day and 20 mins in the evening.
Rail services from Hebden run direct to Leeds, Manchester, York and Blackpool. There are links to London at Manchester and Leeds and also very good direct link from Halifax on Grand Central trains.
There is no smoking inside the house.
Please remove shoes when going upstairs.
I moved to Hebden Bridge from London 11 years ago,keen to live somewhere where I could indulge my love of walking and the outdoor life.
I have worked as a carpenter and vocational trainer for many years and hope to run courses in Green Woodworking from my own workshop here in Old Town.
I am a keen walker, cyclist, tennis and table tennis player!