Carr Lane, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield£325,000
4 bed Detached House, Huddersfield
A fabulous 4 bedroomed Victorian detached residence located in the heart of the village with excellent access to an array of shops, cafes, restaurants, train station and a regular bus service. This extremely spacious home has a wealth of period features including high ceilings, ornate ceiling roses and cornicing, deep skirting boards, natural wood internal doors, original entrance door with leaded and coloured glass panels opening to a central hall with its impressive sweeping staircase, original tiled floor to the rear entrance lobby, and a fine example of a Victorian marble fireplace in the sitting room.
Full DetailsFULL DESCRIPTION A fabulous 4 bedroomed Victorian detached residence located in the heart of the village with excellent access to an array of shops, cafes, restaurants, train station and a regular bus service. This extremely spacious home has a wealth of period features including high ceilings, ornate ceiling roses and cornicing, deep skirting boards, natural wood internal doors, original entrance door with leaded and coloured glass panels opening to a central hall with its impressive sweeping staircase, original tiled floor to the rear entrance lobby, and a fine example of a Victorian marble fireplace in the sitting room. Of course, there are more modern installations such as gas fired central heating, double glazing, fitted kitchen with range cooker, and a nicely finished bathroom with bath and separate shower cubicle. It comes with stone setted driveway, good sized garden, and an enclosed rear courtyard.
GROUND FLOOR The original entrance door with its leaded and coloured glass panels opens into:-
RECEPTION HALL As soon as you walk into the hall, you get a feel that this was the home of a wealthy Victorian family with it's fabulous sweeping staircase with a substantial carved newel post at the foot of the stairs and handrail with spindles below rise up to a half landing and then on to the main landing above. The hall also displays an intricate ceiling rose, moulded cornicing, picture rail, dado rail, and a large plasterwork arch resting on ornate corbels.
SITTING ROOM 15' 6" x 14' 11" (4.72m x 4.55m) A lovely formal reception room featuring the impressive marble fire surround having an inset fireplace with tiled sides and tiled hearth. This room also has an intricate ceiling rose and cornicing, picture rail with detailed frieze above, dado rail, polished wooden floorboards, and a large window to the front providing plenty of natural light.
FAMILY ROOM/DINING ROOM 14' 11" x 14' 10" (4.55m x 4.52m) This second reception room is currently used as a family room but could just as easily be used as a dining room. It has a coal effect gas fire set within a modern surround and matching hearth, polished wooden floorboards, and a large bay window to the front.
REAR ENTRANCE LOBBY 7' 0" x 6' 5" (2.13m x 1.96m) A door from the main hall leads through to the rear lobby where you will find an external door to the rear, and access down to a range of cellars. This hallway still has the original tiled floor, and wall mounted coat hooks.
CLOAKROOM 7' 2" x 5' 0" (2.18m x 1.52m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c. and pedestal wash basin. It has a frosted window to the side.
DINING KITCHEN 14' 1" x 12' 1" (4.29m x 3.68m) A good-sized dining kitchen which is fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units having ample work surfaces over incorporating a stainless-steel sink with mixer tap and tiled splashbacks above. The Hotpoint dual fuel stove with extractor hood over is also included. You will also find space and plumbing for a washing machine and dishwasher, wood effect flooring, window to the rear, wall mounted central heating boiler, picture rail, and a wood burning stove set into the chimney breast resting on a stone hearth.
CELLARS The staircase takes you down into the first cellar area where you will find original stone keeping slabs. From here there is a larger cellar room to either side, both with some natural light, and one has the original stone sink and set pot, and access to a former fuel store.
LANDING With a continuation of the carved handrail and spindles up the staircase and across the top of the landing. There is a large feature arched window above the half landing which throws plenty of natural light onto the main landing area where there is also access to the loft.
BEDROOM 1 15' 0" x 14' 1" (4.57m x 4.29m) A very spacious bedroom with large window to the front offering views far across the valley between the rooftops opposite. It has polished floorboards, a natural wood fire surround with tiled inset, and picture rail.
BEDROOM 2 12' 3" x 11' 8" (3.73m x 3.56m) The second double bedroom also has polished floorboards, picture rail and window to the front.
BEDROOM 3 11' 1" x 9' 9" (3.38m x 2.97m) Another double bedroom again having polished floorboards, picture rail and window to the front.
BEDROOM 4 9' 6" x 7' 8" (2.9m x 2.34m) This is a smaller double or generous single bedroom with polished floorboard, picture rail and window to the rear offering a woodland aspect.
BATHROOM 12' 5" x 6' 9" (3.78m x 2.06m) A spacious bathroom fitted with a white suite comprising a panelled bath, pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., and a large shower cubicle with mains shower over. It has floor to ceiling cupboards, frosted window to the rear, part tiled walls, tiled floor, and a ladder style radiator/towel warmer.
OUTSIDE A pair of metal gates mounted on stone pillars open to a stone setted driveway which continues up and alongside the first part of the rear elevation. To the left of the drive, you will see a good sized lawned garden with shrub borders in front of the stone boundary wall. This garden area provides a fair degree of privacy. There is a large wooden gate at the rear of the house that gives way to the enclosed stone flagged courtyard. External lighting, water tap and power sockets are also laid on.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
TENURE The property is Freehold.
LOCATION From the main parade of shops on Carr Lane, follow the road along passing The Globe building and OM café and yoga studio on the right, and no.48 will then be found on the left.