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Manchester Road, Marsden, Huddersfield


5 bed Detached House, Huddersfield

A magnificent Victorian mill owners residence set in extensive gardens and grounds with accommodation extending to approx. 5,000 sq.ft. plus outbuildings. There is also a detached 1 bedroom Gate Lodge fully equipped with its own services. The property is full of original features and comprises of reception hall, cloakroom, 2 reception rooms, dining room, dining kitchen, plus cellar store rooms, 2 further reception rooms and utility room to the lower ground floor. The first floor includes a master bedroom with en-suite bathroom, 3 further double bedrooms, shower room and staircase rising to attic rooms. The property is set within extensive grounds, with a cobbled courtyard leading to outbuildings, stunning formal gardens and impressive stone terrace at the front of the house from where you can sit and enjoy the views.

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ABOUT CELLARS CLOUGH HOUSE 'Cellars Clough House' is a fine example of a residence built for a wealthy Victorian gentleman choosing to live in the lush surroundings of beautiful gardens and grounds with the River Colne meandering alongside its lower boundary and stunning views across the valley.

ACCOMMODATION The front entrance door with its etched glass panels, opens into:


RECEPTION HALL 35' 1" x 6' 11" (10.69m x 2.11m) An impressive reception hall with beautiful plasterwork detailing to the ceiling, covings and arched ceiling breaker, splendid door architraves and picture rails. The ornate sweeping staircase rises up to the half landing and return leading up to the main landing above. A door at the rear of the hall leads to the back entrance lobby and rear external doors. Another door takes you down to the lower ground floor.

CLOAKROOM With original Shanks pedestal wash basin against a tiled wall, glazed and frosted screen and door leading through to a low flush w.c.

SITTING ROOM 24' 5" x 15' 9" (7.44m x 4.8m) This spacious reception room features fabulous ceiling detailing, central ornate ceiling rose, plasterwork covings, all off set by the stunning marble fire surround with a cast iron inset and grate with matching hearth. A bay window to the front enjoys delightful views over the gardens and woodlands. There is also a window to the side elevation.

DRAWING ROOM 20' 1" x 16' 1" (6.12m x 4.9m) A second splendid reception room also benefitting from intricate ceiling detailing, coving and central ceiling rose, picture rail, and a multi-fuel stove set into the chimney breast with ornate surround and slate hearth. This room also has a bay window to the front enjoying views over the gardens as well as a window to the side.

DINING ROOM 16' 1" x 13' 4" (4.9m x 4.06m) A relaxing space with living flame gas fire set in a period style fire surround with tiled inset and hearth. You will also find a central ceiling rose, picture rail and dado railing.

DINING KITCHEN 15' 9" x 15' 6" (4.8m x 4.72m) A super kitchen fitted with a quality range of bespoke units and granite work surfaces incorporating a Belfast sink with brass taps over. There is a gas fired Aga set into the chimney breast with the backup of a gas fired hob with electric oven beneath and an extractor canopy over. Other integrated appliances include a dishwasher and 2 fridge freezers. The kitchen also has tiled splashbacks, quarry tiled floor, windows on two elevations, ornate ceiling rose and coving. There is also ample space for a kitchen dining table.

LOIWER GROUND FLOOR Stairs lead down to a central hallway that gives access to:

CELLAR STORE ROOMS There are 4 good sized vaulted cellar rooms which provide excellent storage facilities. The following rooms could easily be transformed into a generously proportioned self-contained granny/teenage annexe, with its own access off the courtyard.

GYMNASIUM / GAMES ROOM 23' 7" x 22' 10" (7.19m x 6.96m) A massive space with stone flagged floor and external door leading out to the cobbled courtyard. This rooms is currently used as a games room and gym but could be utilised for a variety of purposes.

FAMILY ROOM 16' 10" x 16' 4" (5.13m x 4.98m) A great TV/family lounge with stone flagged floor, wood burning stove set into the chimney breast and a window to the side.

CLOAKROOM Fitted with a Heritage suite comprising a wash basin on cast iron stand and a high flush w.c. Stone flagged floor and frosted window to the side.

UTILITY ROOM 12' 8" x 5' 10" (3.86m x 1.78m) Having plumbing for a washing machine, storage cupboards and drawers, Belfast sink, 2 central heating boilers, tiled floors and a frosted window to the side.


LANDING A spacious landing with ceiling coving, picture rail and plenty of natural light courtesy of that half landing feature window.

MASTER BEDROOM 20' x 14' 3" (6.1m x 4.34m) A good sized master bedroom having two sets of fitted wardrobes set into a corner arrangement and having pelmet lighting over. There is an open grate with tiled hearth and back with a painted surround, bay window providing terrific views over the grounds and across the valley, deep ceiling coving and picture rail.

EN-SUITE BATHROOM 11' 3" x 11' 3" (3.43m x 3.43m) This impressive bathroom has been fitted with a traditional style suite comprising a central roll top bath on clawed feet, pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c. bidet and a walk-in shower cubicle with shower system over. This bathroom also has an airing cupboard and window to the front.

BEDROOM 2 17' 8" x 16' 2" (5.38m x 4.93m) Another generously sized double bedroom with windows to two elevations providing delightful views, an electric fire in a modern surround with matching hearth and back, dado rail and picture railing.

BEDROOM 3 17' 4" x 15' 9" (5.28m x 4.8m) Located at the front of the house is this third double bedroom with a bay window overlooking the grounds. It also has an electric fire with modern surround. Finished with dado rail, picture railing and an arched recess.

BEDROOM 4 15' 9" x 13' 3" (4.8m x 4.04m) A further double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, shelving and airing cupboard, window to the rear, picture railing, ceiling coving and central rose.

SHOWER ROOM 15' 9" x 7' 2" (4.8m x 2.18m) This spacious shower room has recently been refitted with a modern white suite comprising a large walk-in showering area with shower system over, low flush w.c. set into a corner with granite shelf behind and a square stone wash basin with mixer tap resting on a granite vanity top over a cupboard unit. The room is finished with travertine tiled walls and floor, underfloor heating, spotlighting, ceiling coving, towel storage shelves and a window to the side elevation.

SECOND FLOOR A staircase rises from the first floor landing giving access to yet more space crying out to be converted perhaps into more bedrooms with en suite facilities, or a work space studio, etc (subject to any necessary consents). There is natural light provided by a glazed section of the roof.

GATE LODGE This detached stone built Gate Lodge comprises:

SITTING ROOM 16' 4 into bay" x 13' 2" (4.98m x 4.01m) With bay window to the front, window to the side, picture railing, ceiling rose, dado railing and a living flame gas fire set in a timber surround with marble hearth and back. There is a cupboard to the side of the chimney breast and staircase rising up to the first floor.

KITCHEN 9' 9" x 6' 11" (2.97m x 2.11m) Fitted with a range of pine front wall, drawer and base units having work surfaces over incorporating a 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There are tiled splashbacks, space for a cooker and fridge, quarry tiled floor and window

UTILITY CELLAR With plumbing for a washing machine and having natural light.

LANDING With window to the side.

BEDROOM 13' 5" x 13' 2" (4.09m x 4.01m) A good sized double bedroom having the original fireplace and a window to the front.

BATHROOM 7' 12" x 6' 11" (2.44m x 2.11m) Fitted with a traditional style white suite comprising an enamelled cast iron bath with Triton shower over, pedestal wash basin and a low flush w.c. There is a linen cupboard and a window to the rear.

GARDENS AND GROUNDS A gated entrance gives way to a sweeping driveway which provides access initially to the Gate Lodge and then continues around passing the rear of the main house and on to the impressive front entrance before it carries on into the cobbled courtyard where you can gain access to the outbuildings. The stunning well established gardens and grounds are extensive and comprise formal gardens, large stone terrace immediately in front of the house from where you can sit and take in the fabulous views, woodland areas, pathways winding through the more informal lower gardens which lead on to the former tennis lawn and down to the riverside areas.

VIEWING Strictly be appointment via the agent on 01484 847700.

LOCAL AUTHORITY Kirklees Metropolitan Council.

DIRECTIONS From Huddersfield town centre ring road, take the A62 towards Oldham and proceed approximately 6 miles passing through Linthwaite, Slaithwaite and on towards Marsden. After passing The Olive Branch restaurant, the entrance to Cellars Clough House will be found after a short distance on the right.

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