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Roods Lane, Holmbridge Holmfirth


4 bed Barn conversion, Holmbridge Holmfirth

The Forge, Roods Lane is sure to impress those looking for a combination of character whilst embracing a picturesque rural retreat with the added bonus of close commuter links over towards Manchester. This immaculate home offers a wealth of history having a Grade II listing and is located within a hamlet courtyard setting with only 2 further surrounding properties. Benefitting from a versatile layout which is presented to a very high standard throughout and offers a profusion of character and features which embraces the history of the property including high ceilings with feature beams, exposed stone walls, thick plank oak flooring, oak latched doors and a character bespoke solid wood kitchen. The property comprises: - entrance hall, lounge, dining room/2nd sitting room, kitchen, master bedroom with en-suite shower room, 3 further double bedrooms, bedroom 2 has a dressing room/potential en-suite shower room, bathroom and utility room. Externally there are well presented low maintenance gardens and off-road parking.

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About The Forge

The Forge benefits from a location surrounded by many local natural attractions. To name just a few, Digley Reservoir which is a local beauty spot, is on its doorstep and is favoured for its natural beauty attractions. Holme Moss offers plenty of footpath walks and magnificent breath-taking views, this in addition to Greenfield Road provides a westerly link over the Pennines. The property is just a short drive into the centre of Holmfirth which is favoured for its varied local amenities and quality bars and restaurants.



Into an entrance vestibule and providing a fabulous introduction to the character on offer, being open plan to the lounge and having stairs leading to the lower ground floor level. A stone surround window adds a feature and a velux window provides natural light. A useful boot/cloak room provides storage.


22'3 x 15'4 (6.78m x 4.67m)

This truly magnificent lounge offers an abundance of character and features. Every attention to detail has been made to retain as much character from the original building and these are certainly found on display here. Exposed stone walls are inset with a variance of different size windows with deep stone and oak sils finished with oak window shutters. A door leads out to the side of the property and a quaint window seat provides an ideal vista to enjoy the outlook towards Holme Moss. High ceilings are completed with wonderful beams and an exposed brick fireplace houses a multifuel fire. Door leading into the dining room / 2nd sitting room.

Dining Room

16'3 x 15' (4.95m x 4.57m)

With continuation of the thick plank oak flooring and high ceilings with feature beams. This fabulous formal dining room also offers a sociable setting for entertaining being open to the kitchen area and providing amble space for sociable seating for use as a 2nd sitting room. Windows to the rear and side of the property.


14'2 x 10' (4.32m x 3.05m)

This beautiful hand created kitchen has been fitted with oak base and wall units with particular attention to detail. Hand crafted with traditional character to complement the exposed stone walls and incorporate a Belfast sink and integrated fridge, a freestanding Rangemaster double oven with 5 ring gas burner and hot plate with extractor fan over and plumbing for a dishwasher. A complementary island unit provides additional storage and seating for 2. Velux skylight window and 2 further windows to the front and side of the property provide natural light.



Benefitting from under stairs storage and having doors leading to all ground floor rooms.

Master Bedroom

15'6 X 15' (4.72m X 4.57m)

A beautiful double size bedroom with inset spot lights, beams on display and 3 windows with deep stone sills and timber window shutters. External timber door leading to the rear of the property and door into the en-suite shower room.

En-suite shower room

9'6 X 5'5 (2.90m X 1.65m)

Having a white 3-piece suite comprising of a step-in shower cubicle with double head shower, WC and hand wash basin with part tiled walls, tiles to the floor with under floor heating, heated towel rail and an extractor fan.

Bedroom 2

13'10 x 10'4 (4.22m x 3.15m)

A versatile bedroom that offers optional uses. A dressing room offers alternative use as an en-suite and French doors lead out to a paved patio area at the rear of the property.

Dressing Room

5' x 5' (1.52m x 1.52m)

Currently utilised as a dressing room, we are informed by the vendors that there are provisions available to renovate this to create an en-suite facility.

Bedroom 3

12'2 x 10'4 (3.71m x 3.15m)

Currently used as an office, this double size bedroom is completed with solid oak flooring, inset spot light and has an external door leading out to the rear of the property, a feature dwarf style door and a window with a picturesque outlook extending towards Holme Moss.

Bedroom 4

11'4 x 10' (3.45m x 3.05m)

A double size bedroom featuring an attractive window with window seating.


9'5 x 9' (2.87m x 2.74m)

Having a white suite comprising of a double ended jacuzzi bath, double wash hand basins with mixer taps and illuminated mirrors over and WC with fully tiled walls, tiles to the floor with under floor heating, feature spot lights and a heated towel rail.

Utility Room

6' x 5' (1.83m x 1.52m)

Fitted with base and wall units with work surface over, plumbing for a washing machine and space for a tumble dryer.


A really useful storage cupboard.



The low maintenance garden is predominately at the front of the property and benefits from a good degree of privacy. Laid out over 2 levels there is a spacious paved patio area and a raised level of lawn both of which take absolute advantage of the rural location in which The Forge sits!


The property benefits from having 2 allocated parking spaces in addition to a pull in bay and further roadside parking.


By Arrangements with Wm Sykes and Son


Leaving Holmfirth on the A6024 Woodhead Road towards Holme Moss. Continue along this road through Hinchcliffe Mill and Holmbridge. At the Bridge Tavern Public House turn right up Field End Lane and right up Roods Lane where the property can be found on the left-hand side and is identified by a Wm Sykes & Son for sale board. Postcode HD9 2RU.

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