Church Street, Netherthong£750,000
7 bed Semi-Detached House, Holmfirth
Enjoying an enviable position in the sought after village of Netherthong, this magnificent Georgian residence offers spacious 7 bedroom accommodation with extensive living accommodation over 3 floors. The property features many original period features but offers further scope for the successful purchaser to modify to their own tastes.
Full DetailsABOUT HOLMLEIGH This magnificent 3 storey semi-detached residence was constructed circa 1820 on the site of a much older dwelling. It is ashlar stone fronted under a pitched stone slate roof and retains many original features from the Georgian period.
It is entered through a grand central entrance hall with 2 rooms to either side, these comprise of a traditional dining kitchen and 3 reception rooms which could be utilised in a number of different ways depending upon the purchasers needs.
On the middle floor there is a large landing area with tall arched window, 4 double bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The second floor has 3 further bedrooms, bathroom and a large open plan living / studio space with mezzanine library level above and a large loft space.
There are many period features on display within the property including high coved ceilings, period fireplaces and sash windows which are complemented by modern fittings and a gas central heating system.
The property shares a driveway with two recently constructed, high quality dwellings and is also attached to another cottage at the side. It benefits from its own private gated driveway to the side which leads to a parking area and outbuildings at the rear.
In front of the property there is a large stone paved seating area from which to enjoy the views and a lawned garden area beyond.
The property is offered for sale with no vendor chain and early completion will be available if required.
GROUND FLOOR The main house is entered through a solid wooden panelled door which opens into the entrance hall.
ENTRANCE HALL Setting the tone for the huge array of period features the hall features a high coved ceiling, decorative Minton tiled floor and double doors with etched glass panels, matching panels to either side and above, giving access into the hallway.
INNER HALLWAY A long and spacious hallway which again features a coving, delft rack and Minton tiling alongside deep skirting boards, period architraves, central heating radiator and a splendid staircase with oak spindle balustrade and newel post topped with polished wooden handrail leading to the first floor. Doors lead to the reception rooms, kitchen and a rear entrance lobby. A door under the stairs provides access to the cellars.
LIVING ROOM 18' x 17' 9" (5.49m x 5.41m) Having a shuttered sash window to the front enjoying the views, chimney breast with ornate wooden fireplace surround, tiled interior and open grate fire, deep skirting boards, exposed wooden floorboards, high coved ceiling, deep skirting boards, embossed detailing to the walls and central heating radiator.
DINING ROOM 18' x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m) A delightful dining room which is fitted with a good range of floor to ceiling book shelving creating a dual purpose as a library. It has a shuttered sash window to the front enjoying the views, high coved ceiling, chimney breast with marble fireplace and open grate fire with tiled hearth and interior, exposed floorboards and central heating radiator.
FAMILY ROOM 17' 9" x 17' (5.41m x 5.18m) Another good sized reception room which is ideal for use as a playroom or sitting room. It has a shuttered window overlooking the courtyard to the rear, attractive period fireplace with open grate, exposed floorboards, high coved ceiling and 2 central heating radiators.
DINING KITCHEN 17' 9" x 17' 8" (5.41m x 5.38m) A spacious dining kitchen which features a chimney breast with period cast iron range, built in cupboards to one side, stone flagged floor, sash window to the rear, central heating radiator and a door leading through to the pantry. It is fitted with a good range of bespoke units, some with a solid wooden worksurface and some with marble tops, 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap and matching dresser unit.
REAR ENTRANCE HALL With rear entrance door and door to the downstairs wc.
DOWNSTAIRS WC With low flush wc and washbasin.
CELLARS Stairs lead down to the extensive cellars beneath the property providing useful storage.
FIRST FLOOR The grand staircase leads to a half landing area with exposed wooden floorboards and a superb arched window overlooking the rear courtyard. The stairs continue to the main landing.
LANDING A large landing which has a door giving access to the staircase to the first floor, central heating radiator and ornate ceiling.
BEDROOM 1 18' x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m) The superb master bedroom features a window to the front enjoying the far reaching views, chimney breast with marble fireplace, cast iron fireplace and tiled hearth, exposed wooden floorboards, high coved ceiling and central heating radiator. A door leads to the en-suite bathroom.
ENSUITE 12' 8" x 8' 7" (3.86m x 2.62m) A good sized bathroom which can alternatively be accessed from the landing. With three piece suite comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and bath with mixer tap and shower head over, window to the front with window seat, heated towel rail, built in cupboard and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 2 18' x 17' 9" (5.49m x 5.41m) Another well-proportioned double bedroom with window to the front enjoying the views, coved ceiling, chimney breast with period feature fireplace, vanity washbasin and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 3 18' x 18' (5.49m x 5.49m) Once again, this is a large double bedroom with window having village views to the rear, cast iron fireplace with timber surround, vanity washbasin, built in cupboards and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 4 14' 4" x 10' 5" (4.37m x 3.18m) Smaller than the other bedrooms on this floor but still a good sized double bedroom. With window to the rear, cast iron fireplace with tiled hearth, large recessed store cupboard under the stairs and central heating radiator.
BATHROOM 10' 2" x 6' 9" (3.1m x 2.06m) Fitted with a period 3 piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, panel bath and washbasin. Half tiled walls, built in cupboard, window to the rear and central heating radiator.
SECOND FLOOR The enclosed staircase leads to the second floor of the property. This level has been remodelled since the early part of the millennium.
LANDING A large landing area which features glass balustrading around the staircase and solid beech flooring which runs throughout the floor. There are exposed beams to the ceiling, built in store cupboard and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 5 12' x 10' 7" (3.66m x 3.23m) A double bedroom with window to the rear, solid beech flooring, exposed beam to the ceiling, washbasin and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 6 13' 7" x 11' 6" (4.14m x 3.51m) A double bedroom with window to the rear, expose beam to the ceiling, solid beech flooring, washbasin and central heating radiator.
BEDROOM 7 13' 7" x 11' 6" (4.14m x 3.51m) As with the two previous rooms this is a double bedroom with window to the rear, solid beech flooring, washbasin and 2 central heating radiators.
BATHROOM 10' 2" x 6' 8" (3.1m x 2.03m) Serving the upper floor rooms with three piece suite in lemon yellow comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and panel bath with shower over, partly tiled walls, inset spotlights to the ceiling, extractor and heated towel rail.
STUDIO / GAMES ROOM 42' 2" x 18' 4" (12.85m x 5.59m) A stunning room which runs virtually the full width of the house having 3 windows to the front elevation enjoying the views, exposed stonework to the walls and exposed stone fireplace and exposed roof trusses to the high angled ceiling. There is again a solid beech floor, 3 standard central heating radiators and 3 tall contemporary wall mounted radiators and a kitchenette with stainless steel sink unit. At the end of the room there is a walk in space which is partitioned providing a substantial amount of storage.
MEZZANINE AND LOFT Above the games room there is a large mezzanine area which is accessed via an open tread staircase. It is fitted out with a good range of shelving and has a door giving access into a further substantial loft storage area which once again provides extensive storage.
OUTSIDE The house is approached via an impressive gateway from New Road with carved stone gateposts. A sweeping driveway leads through the front gardens to the front of the house and continues to a second set of gates which give access to a driveway at the side and lead to the rear courtyard area. Note that 2 other high quality homes have a right of access over the initial driveway.
FRONT GARDEN In front of the house there is a good sized stone paved patio area which enjoys the views over the extensive lawned area and beyond.
COURTYARD & BUILDINGS To the rear of the house there is a courtyard area which provides generous parking and a separate pedestrian access gate from Church Street. In the courtyard there is a stone built outbuilding which is made up of 2 open fronted garages / stores and a former stable which also provides storage.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION Leave the centre of Holmfirth on the A6024 Huddersfield Road. After approximately half a mile turn left onto New Road and head up the hill towards the centre of Netherthong. The property will be found on the right hand side just before reaching the top.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Please note that the interior pictures of the property we taken in March 2015. The property is Freehold. Energy rating 30 (Band F)