James Street, Golcar, Huddersfield£399,000
4 bed Cottage, Huddersfield
This fantastic family home has been created from merging two weavers cottages into one substantial residence with the accommodation being laid out over three levels.
Full DetailsFULL DESCRIPTION This fantastic family home has been created from merging two weavers' cottages into one substantial residence with the accommodation being laid out over three levels. This Grade II listed property is full of character and period features including exposed beams and roof timbers, mullioned windows and stone flagged floor, all complimented by more modern installations such as gas fired central heating and double glazing. The ground floor has ample living, dining and kitchen areas along with a good-sized pantry and storage space. There are 3 double bedrooms, one with en suite shower room, and two bathrooms on the first floor, and on the top level, you will find a substantial living room which is open to the impressive roof timbers and from where you can enjoy some fabulous far reaching views. The other half of the top floor is where you will find the spacious master bedroom suite. The ground and first floors of the original No.24 can still be used as separate living quarters should you wish as there is only one internal connecting door, and with it having its own entrance, it could be used by an independent teenager or other relative, or perhaps create an income by turning it into a holiday let or rental property. Externally, there is a paved sitting area in front of the house, large garage and parking at the side, and then step out at the rear from the first floor level to a sizeable stone flagged terrace which now extends over the garage creating a great space for outside entertaining and al fresco dining whilst admiring the far reaching views.
GROUND FLOOR The entrance door opens into an entrance lobby which then gives entry into:-
LOUNGE/DINING AREA 15' 5" x 12' 10" (4.7m x 3.91m) The lounge/dining area has a gas fired stove set into the chimney breast with a timber surround and stone slate hearth. There are stone mullioned windows to the front, beamed ceiling, some exposed stonework, oak flooring, and an open staircase with wooden treads rises up to the first floor.
KITCHEN 14' 9" x 7' 7" (4.5m x 2.31m) The kitchen is open to the lounge/dining area making this a lovely family friendly space. It is fitted with a range of wall, drawer and base units having work surfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink with wooden drainer, and matching glass fronted and illuminated display cupboards. There is a 4-ring gas hob with extractor hood above, electric oven, tiled splashbacks, and under unit enhancer lighting. The kitchen also has exposed beams, stone mullioned windows to the front, and oak flooring.
PANTRY Providing loads of storage with ample shelving, tiled floor, coat hooks, and door into the garage.
GARAGE 18' 10" x 17' 3" (5.74m x 5.26m) A large garage with plumbing for a washing machine, stainless steel sink with mixer tap, wall mounted Vaillant central heating boiler, motion sensor lighting, and an electrically operated roller shutter door to the front.
LANDING With a further staircase rising to the second floor above, stable styles external door at the rear giving access out to the rear to the flagged terrace, stone mullioned windows to the rear, exposed beam, and polished timber floorboards.
BEDROOM 2 14' 9" x 10' 6" (4.5m x 3.2m) A double bedroom with stone mullioned windows to the front and side providing plenty of natural light and offering far reaching views across the valley. There are built-in floor to ceiling wardrobes, beams, and an exposed stonework chimney breast.
BEDROOM 3 14' 1" x 10' 2" (4.29m x 3.1m) This bedroom also enjoys those far reaching views through the stone mullioned windows. It also has built-in floor to ceiling wardrobes, a cast iron bedroom fireplace against the exposes stone chimney breast, and a pair of doors act as the connecting point between the main house and the adjoining living quarters.
BATHROOM 9' 8" x 9' 0" (2.95m x 2.74m) Fitted with a traditional style white suite comprising a roll top bath on clawed feet with central mixer tap and shower head, high flush w.c., pedestal wash basin and shower cubicle. This bathroom has tiled walls, tiled floor, spotlighting, extractor fan, and stone mullioned windows to the rear with frosted panes.
SECOND FLOOR A staircase rises from the first floor landing straight up into:-
SITTING ROOM 23' 0" x 21' 0" (7.01m x 6.4m) This room takes your breath away as soon as you step into it and as the floor plan suggests, it is a substantial size. It is light and airy having banks of stone mullioned windows to the front and rear, as well as being open to the impressive roof timbers and central queen post roof structure. You will find an exposed stonework chimney breast at either end of the room, one of which has a 'Wenlock' stove on a stone hearth. The sitting room also has tremendous views to the front, polished floorboards, and a door takes you through to the master suite which occupies the whole floor area above the annexe.
MASTER BEDROOM 18' 1" x 15' 1" (5.51m x 4.6m) Once again, this is open to the roof structure and another queen post roof truss. Those views are also on offer courtesy of a banks of stone mullioned windows. There is an extensive range of well made fitted oak furniture including three double wardrobes, drawers, bedside units, and a corner dressing table with drawers and cupboards beneath. This master bedroom also has an exposed stone chimney breast with inset ornate bedroom fireplace with a coal effect inset fire. An opening and one step down leads into:-
DRESSING ROOM Fitted with oak fronted wardrobes and storage cupboard. There are mullioned windows to the rear with frosted panes, ceiling spotlights, polished floorboards, and a door into:-
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 10' 2" x 5' 11" (3.1m x 1.8m) Fitted with a low flush w.c., bidet, pedestal wash basin, and shower cubicle with mains shower over. You will also find mullioned windows to the rear with frosted panes, ceiling spotlights, tiled walls, and tiled floor.
GROUND FLOOR The front entrance door opens into the living/dining kitchen:-
LIVING/DINING KITCHEN 18' 1" x 15' 1" (5.51m x 4.6m) Fitted at one end with a range of natural wood fronted wall, drawer and base units having work surfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink, 4-ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over, and an electric oven beneath. There is also plumbing for a washing machine, and a wall mounted Vaillant central heating boiler. The kitchen area also has tiled splashbacks, and stone mullioned windows offering views across the valley to the front. The living area has stone flagged floor, exposed stone chimney breast with timber mantel over the former fireplace, ceiling spotlights, and beams.
INNER HALLWAY AND STORAGE With stone flagged floor back wall inset with storage recesses, staircase rising to the first floor, and a door leads through to an under stairs store.
LANDING With an exposed stone wall and mullioned windows to the rear. There is a 'Z' braced door opening out to the rear of the property, stone flagged floor, and a former window opening creates a display niche.
BATHROOM 5' 11" x 5' 3" (1.8m x 1.6m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a roll top slipper bath on clawed feet with mixer tap and shower head over, low flush w.c., and small wash basin on metal frame with glass display shelf. There are mainly tiled walls, some exposed stone walling, ceiling spotlights, beam, and frosted window looking onto the landing.
BEDROOM 4 18' 1" x 14' 9" (5.51m x 4.5m) A double bedroom with stone chimney breast and an inset gas fired stove. Two banks of mullioned windows to the front offer far reaching views. This bedroom also has fitted shelving and CD racking, beams, and polished timber floorboards.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 5' 1" x 4' 6" (1.55m x 1.37m) As you step into this area there is a tiled floor immediately before stepping into a large open-ended shower cubicle with dual head shower system, extractor fan, tiled walls, ceiling spotlights, and wall mounted towel warmer/radiator.
OUTSIDE Immediately in front of the house is a paved area where you can sit out which is enclosed with a low stone boundary wall topped with timber fencing and two gates within the wall provide access to the two entrance doors. Two doors at the rear of the property lead out at first floor level to a stone flagged area that runs across the whole of the rear elevation and leads on to a large stone flagged terrace which extends above the garage and provides a fabulous place for outside entertaining, al fresco dining, or simply sit out and take in those far reaching views. There is also a bed planted with mature shrubs.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION As you climb up Scar Lane towards Golcar, and just before the road changes to Knowl Road, turn left onto James Street just in front of The Junction One Café & Bar. Proceed along passing Handel Street on the right, Jode Cottage will shortly be found on the right and is the property with the brown wooden fence on stone wall immediately in front of it.