Linfit Fold, Linthwaite, Huddersfield£225,000
2 bed Cottage, Huddersfield
For sale with no onward chain is this Grade II listed weaversâ€™ cottage which has just benefitted from a comprehensive programme of modernisation and refurbishment resulting in the beautiful home you see today. The accommodation is laid out over 3 levels and proudly displays many original features including stone mullioned windows, exposed beams and roof timbers, and some interesting stonework openings and recesses.
Full DetailsFULL DESCRIPTION For sale with no onward chain is this Grade II listed weavers' cottage which has just benefitted from a comprehensive programme of modernisation and refurbishment resulting in the beautiful home you see today. The accommodation is laid out over 3 levels and proudly displays many original features including stone mullioned windows, exposed beams and roof timbers, and some interesting stonework openings and recesses. There are natural wood internal doors with cast iron latches, 2 multi-fuel stoves, Aga, gas fired central heating, and double glazing. Externally, there is a lovely garden at the front enclosed by stone walling and mature planting, a pair of timber gates give way to off road parking, and the kitchen door at the rear opens to a gravel and stone flagged area with access up to a patch of garden ready for planting. A great location within walking distance of Slaithwaite village offering an array of shops, cafes, bars and restaurants, as well as a train station and excellent bus service.
ACCOMMODATION The side entrance door with frosted glazed side panel opens into:-
ENTRANCE LOBBY With quarry tiled floor, beam, and door through to:-
HALLWAY Having natural wood floorboards, and staircase rising to the first floor.
SITTING ROOM 17' 11" x 14' 10" (5.46m x 4.52m) A lovely reception room featuring a multi-fuel stove set into the chimney breast resting on a stone hearth. Stone mullioned windows to the front look out over the garden, and there are far reaching views down the valley to the rear. There are natural wood floorboards, exposed beams, and a door opens to an area fitted with shelving and then stairs take you down to the lower ground floor.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
DINING/LIVING KITCHEN 18' 3" x 17' 9" (5.56m x 5.41m) What a fabulous space for everyday living and entertaining. It is fitted with a bespoke range of kitchen units with butcher's block worktops incorporating a 1½ bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap. There are matching shelves on cast iron brackets, plate rack, and tiled splashbacks. Appliances include the gas fired Aga and integrated washer/dryer machine. The room offers plenty of space for a large dining table and perhaps a couple of fireside chairs beside the multi-fuel stove which is set into the chimney breast on a stone hearth. A bank of stone mullioned windows provide a pleasant outlook over the front garden, and a stable style door leads out to the rear to an enclosed gravelled and flagged area. The room has a stone effect tiled floor and a door gives access to:-
W.C. Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c. and corner wash basin. An opening takes you through to a storage area where you will find the wall mounted central heating boiler.
FIRST FLOOR The first-floor level has been reconfigured to make better use of the floorspace which now comprises a landing, 2 double bedrooms and full bathroom.
LANDING With mullioned windows to the side elevation and exposed stonework evidence of a former opening above. There are exposed beams, and natural wood floorboards.
BEDROOM 1 18' 8" x 9' 1" (5.69m x 2.77m) A double bedroom which is open to some impressive roof timbers and part of the King post roof truss. A bank of stone mullioned windows overlook the front garden. There are natural wood floorboards, some interesting stone recesses, and hanging rails above the bulk head.
BEDROOM 2 9' 5" x 8' 9" (2.87m x 2.67m) A smaller double bedroom with far reaching views down the valley to the rear courtesy of stone mullioned windows. Again there are exposed roof timbers, King post roof truss, wood floorboards, and exposed stonework chimney breast.
BATHROOM 7' 7" x 4' 6" (2.31m x 1.37m) Very nicely fitted with a white suite comprising bath with dual head shower and screen over, pedestal wash basin, and a low flush w.c. There are tiled walls, wood floorboards, traditional style radiator with heated towel rail, and the stone mullioned windows provide those far reaching views down the valley.
OUTSIDE There is a lovely garden to the front which is enclosed by stone walling, incorporating a large stone trough, and mature planting which provides a fair degree of privacy. The garden is then lawned with some nicely planted borders. From the Banks Road side of the cottage, you will see a pair or large timber gates that open to reveal a good-sized off-road parking bay which could alternatively be used as a sitting area and somewhere to eat al fresco. The kitchen door takes you out to a gravelled and stone flagged enclosed yard with access up to an area ready for planting.
TENURE Leasehold on a 999 year lease which commenced in 1810 with an annual rent of £2.57 payable to UK Property Trust Limited.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION Come out of Slaithwaite and turn left onto the A62 Manchester Road. After a short distance turn right up Linfit Fold where No.13 will then be found on the left just above 'Linfit Logs' on the corner with Banks Road.