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Holt Lane, Holmfirth


4 bed House - detached, Holmfirth

A rare chance to purchase this stunning double fronted detached house which is presented to an excellent standard, complementing the original character of the home with quality modern fittings. It occupies a little know location with elevated views to the front, yet is no more than 10 minutes walk to the many amenities on offer in Holmfirth town centre.

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About The Holt

The Holt is a splendid double fronted house which we are informed dates back to the late 19th century built in the Georgian style. It has been our clients home since 1992 and a number of improvements have been made in recent years including a new boiler and new double glazed windows fitted throughout in 2015, bringing it right up to high modern standards.

The property is entered through a grand hallway which features an elegant wrought iron staircase and well-proportioned dining and sitting rooms to either side. There is also a superb dining kitchen, sitting room which doubles as an occasional 4th bedroom, shower room and utility all of which have been refurbished in recent times.

Upstairs there is an impressive split level landing with arched window to the rear, 3 double bedrooms, large family bathroom and a high quality modern shower / wet room. The property is presented to a high standard throughout, having a gas central heating system, sealed unit double glazed windows and quality modern fittings.

Externally the property benefits from beautifully maintained gardens on 4 sides with a driveway leading round to a generous parking area at the rear. There is potential to create further parking and garaging in an extended garden area to the lower side of the driveway (subject to pp).

It enjoys a pleasant, little know setting with views to the front and open countryside close by. At the same time it enjoys easy access to the many local shops and amenities on offer in Holmfirth town centre.


Ground Floor

Entrance Hall

The property is entered at the front through a traditional solid wooden door, leading into this enticing hall which features and elegant period staircase with wrought iron balustrade and solid wooden handrail rising to the first floor. There is a high coved ceiling, central heating radiator and doors at either side leading to the two principal reception rooms.


17'11 x 14'10 (5.46m x 4.52m)

Featuring a window to the front enjoying the views with traditional panelled shutters, chimney breast with inset living flame effect gas fire, high coved ceiling and central heating radiator.

Sitting Room

13' x 15'1 (3.96m x 4.60m)

Accessed via a door from the lounge, this inviting room features solid oak flooring, chimney breast with inset living flame effect gas fire, 2 tall column radiators, generous storage cupboards and inset spotlights to the ceiling. There is a three panel window to the side enjoying the views and a further tilt / turn window opening to the front garden. Note that the present owners utilise this as an occasional bedroom (including blackout blinds) in conjunction with the downstairs wc /shower room. Trap door to cellar/coal store.

Dining Room

14'2 x 13'8 (4.32m x 4.17m)

Again featuring a window to the front enjoying the views with wooden shutters, chimney breast with wooden fireplace surround, marble hearth and cast iron interior in working order for coal or wood, high coved ceiling, deep skirting boards and central heating radiator.


Door at the rear of the hall leads into the lobby area with access to the kitchen and a door leading to the main cellar stairs.

Dining Kitchen

13'4 x 12'6 (4.06m x 3.81m)

The kitchen is fitted with an excellent range of fitted base and wall cupboards with granite worksurfaces, ceramic double sink with mixer tap, integrated NEFF double oven, induction hob with extractor over, dishwasher, fridge and freezer. There is a window overlooking the side garden and a further window with bench seating to the other side overlooking the rear courtyard area. It also features exposed beams and inset spotlights to the ceiling, tall column radiator, tiled floor with thermostatically controlled under floor heating. A door leads into the rear entrance hall.

Rear Hall

The day to day entrance hall features a composite entrance door, with exposed wooden lintel over, tiled floor, tall column radiator, inset spotlights to the ceiling and access to the loft storage area over via a retractable ladder.

Utility Room

5'11 x 9'1 (1.80m x 2.77m)

Fitted with a good range of base and wall cupboards with laminated worksurfaces, stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for automatic washing machine and tiled floor.

Shower Room / WC

3'8 x 6'4 (1.12m x 1.93m)

Featuring a contemporary 3 piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, vanity washbasin and shower cubicle, fully tiled walls, obscure glazed window to the side, tall column radiator an inset spotlights to the ceiling.

First Floor


The staircase leads to a half landing where there is a door to bedroom 3 and an arched window overlooking the rear garden. The stairs continue to the main landing area which features a curved wrought iron balustrade with wooden handrail, high coved ceiling and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 1

13'10 x 14'2 (4.22m x 4.32m)

A generous double bedroom having a window to the front with panelled surround enjoying the views, chimney breast with built in wardrobes to either side, bedside drawers, further built in 4 door wardrobe and central heating radiator.

Shower Room

7'5 x 5'10 (2.26m x 1.78m)

Located next door to the master bedroom, this has recently been converted from a bedroom to a stylish shower room. It features a contemporary three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, vanity wasbhbasin and walk in wet room style shower enclosure with overhead shower, fully tiled walls and floor, window to the front enjoying the views and heated towel rail.

Bedroom 2

11'2 x 14'10 (3.40m x 4.52m)

Another double bedroom with window to the front enjoying the views and central heating radiator.


6'5 x 14'8 (1.96m x 4.47m)

Located to the rear of the house, this large bathroom features a modern three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and bath with mixer shower over, inset spotlights to the ceiling, heated towel rail, built in airing cupboard, tiling to 2 walls and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3

13'10 x 12'7 (4.22m x 3.84m)

A characterful room with windows to either side, partly exposed roof truss to the angled ceiling and central heating radiator. It has the proportions of a double bedroom but is currently used as a music room and study.


The property is accessed via a driveway from Holt Lane which leads round to the rear of the house where there is a generous stone flagged and gravelled parking area. At the rear of the house there is a lawned garden area with a useful stone built store and wood shed. To the front of the house there is a pleasant lawned garden area which slopes down towards the driveway and is enclosed by a dry stone wall. A further lawned garden can be found at the upper side of the house. There is also a further lawned area to the other side of the driveway.


By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.


From the Huddersfield Road in the centre of Holmfirth head up the steep Cooper Lane, then turn right at the top onto Holt Lane. Follow this winding road up, then bear right again as the road splits. The Holt will be found on the left hand side.

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