Birmingham Lane, Meltham, Holmfirth£355,000
4 bed Detached, Holmfirth
This most appealing 4-bedroom detached period residence is a real hidden gem being nicely tucked away and would have been accessed off Red Lane many years ago before the creation of Birmingham Lane. It has been extended over recent years having a 2-storey extension to one side, and then a master suite was constructed above the attached garage.
Full DetailsFULL DESCRIPTION This most appealing 4-bedroom detached period residence is a real hidden gem being nicely tucked away and would have been accessed off Red Lane many years ago before the creation of Birmingham Lane. It has been extended over recent years having a 2-storey extension to one side, and then a master suite was constructed above the attached garage. The house itself is full of character and charm and provides a very comfortable family home with ample parking, garage, delightful well stocked gardens, and fabulous views over the adjoining Greenbelt land at the back and towards West Nab and the Pennine hills beyond.
GROUND FLOOR A covered entrance area gives way to a timber and glazed entrance door opening into:-
HALL With quarry tiled floor, window to the front, access to the w.c./utility, and door through to an inner hallway.
W.C./UTILITY 8' 3" x 2' 10" (2.51m x 0.86m) Fitted with a white low flush w.c., and a wall mounted wash basin with tiled splashback. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine with space above for a tumble dryer, quarry tiled floor, extractor fan, and a wall mounted storage cupboard.
INNER HALLWAY With staircase rising to the first floor, pretty leaded and coloured glass panel over the doorway leading through to the kitchen, and natural maple flooring.
SITTING ROOM 13' 8" x 11' 2" (4.17m x 3.4m) A very pleasant reception room with mullioned windows overlooking the gardens to one elevation, and then a full height feature window to the rear looking through to the adjoining Greenbelt land and trees. There is a multi-fuel stove set into the corner of the room with a tiled hearth. The sitting room also has a former window opening providing recessed shelving, ceiling coving, and a pair of wooden bi-fold doors with leaded and coloured glass panels open to:-
SNUG/STUDY 10' 3" x 8' 4" (3.12m x 2.54m) A pleasant extension to the sitting room or separate area to sit, relax and enjoy views of the garden through the patio doors. This room also has ceiling coving.
KITCHEN 13' 8" x 7' 7" (4.17m x 2.31m) Having that 'country kitchen' feel with a range of beach units by M&S and work surfaces over with one section having a granite surface incorporating the 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There is a 4-ring gas hob, electric oven/grill, housing for a microwave, plumbing for a washing machine, tiled splashbacks, and wall mounted Baxi boiler. You will also find windows to two elevations, maple flooring, a 'Z' braced door giving access to a very useful pantry, large serving hatch and opening taking you through to the dining room.
DINING ROOM 13' 8" x 13' 5" (4.17m x 4.09m) A good social area being partially open to the kitchen. It has a living flame gas fire in a timber surround with mantel section incorporating an oval mirror. There are windows to two elevations, views over the land at the rear, and finished with ceiling coving.
LANDING With two windows giving views to the rear.
MASTER SUITE A door from the landing gives way to a couple of steps rising up to an inner hallway with window to the rear offering lovely views.
MASTER BEDROOM 19' 4" x 11' 2" (5.89m x 3.4m) Having exposed beams and roof timbers, fitted wardrobes, sloping ceiling with velux roof window, window to the side, and a low level arched window to the front.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 7' 11" x 7' 7" (2.41m x 2.31m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin, and a shower cubicle with Triton shower over. There are exposed beams, sloping ceiling with a velux roof window, ladder style radiator/towel warmer, and a wall mounted Creda electric heater.
BEDROOM 2 13' 10" x 11' 2" (4.22m x 3.4m) This spacious double bedroom has mullioned windows overlooking the gardens with West Nab and the Pennine hills in the distance.
BEDROOM 3 10' 8" x 7' 7" (3.25m x 2.31m) A small double or good sized single with loft access, window to the front, and exposed beam.
BEDROOM 4 10' 8" x 8' 7" (3.25m x 2.62m) Very slightly larger than bedroom 3 with polished floorboards, window to the front, and currently used as a sewing/hobby room.
BATHROOM 10' 8" x 7' 10" (3.25m x 2.39m) A good-sized bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin, and a panelled bath with Gainsborough shower and screen over. There are part tiled walls, tile effect flooring, frosted window to the front, and access to a large airing cupboard.
OUTSIDE There is a tarmac driveway providing parking and giving access to the integral garage which has power, light and water laid on. There are raised planted borders, and access to the front door. A timber gate then leads through to the gardens which our clients are proud to say have remained 'chemical free' during their almost 20-year ownership. The lovely gardens are enclosed mainly by stone walling and timber fencing and comprise lawns, bordered by trees and shrubs, flower beds, pond, feature 'twisted Hazel' tree, flagged patio, timber shed, and external water supply. Across the rear elevation it is laid with gravel and has walled beds with trees and shrubs, and the stone wall boundary has a break in the wall fitted with wrought iron railings so that you get full view of the adjoining Greenbelt land from the Sitting Room through the feature window.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
TENURE We are informed that the property is freehold. You should ask your conveyancer to confirm this for you.
LOCATION From the centre of Meltham, proceed down Station Street, pass Morrisons on the right, and continue up Slaithwaite Road turning left onto Red Lane just after the car sales centre. Follow the road for a while and take the last right turn up Birmingham Lane. Access to No.15 is nicely tucked away at the head of a small cul-de-sac found just a short way up Birmingham Lane on the left.