Meal Hill, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield£399,000
3 bed Detached House, Huddersfield
If you are looking for a semi-rural home to retreat to after a busy working day or a holiday home surrounded by delightful countryside on the edge of the rugged Pennine hills, then this is certainly worth viewing. This detached cottage occupies a lovely position up on the hillside above the village of Slaithwaite.
Full DetailsACCOMMODATION If you are looking for a semi-rural home to retreat to after a busy working day or a holiday home surrounded by delightful countryside on the edge of the rugged Pennine hills, then this is certainly worth viewing. This detached cottage occupies a lovely position up on the hillside above the village of Slaithwaite. It is full of character and charm, and enjoys some fabulous far reaching panoramic views. The accommodation briefly comprises entrance hallway, inner hallway and storage, fabulous dining kitchen, large conservatory, lounge, 3 bedrooms, shower room, and external access to an attached store room. Planning Permission has just been granted for a single storey extension to one side and a 2-storey extension to the other (Application No.2019/62/92438/W). There is plenty of parking, and extensive beautifully landscaped southerly gardens.
GROUND FLOOR LEVEL The entrance door at the side of the house opens into:-
ENTRANCE LOBBY With beamed ceiling, window to the side, tiled floor, and a glazed door takes you through to:-
INNER HALLWAY Having access to an under stairs cupboard, tiled floor and an opening leads into the dining kitchen.
DINING KITCHEN 20' 0" x 11' 2" (6.1m x 3.4m) A good-sized room which is ideal for family gatherings and entertaining. It is fitted with a good range of natural wood wall, drawer, base and island units with granite work surfaces over incorporating a 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a 4-ring ceramic hob with extractor hood over and an oven/grill below, dishwasher, washing machine, and fridge. The kitchen also has easy access corner storage, granite splashback over the hob, window to the rear looking through the conservatory and providing lovely views beyond, and the worktop over the island extends out beyond the base units to create a breakfast bar. There is ample space for a dining table. The whole room has a tiled floor. A sliding patio door gives access into the conservatory.
CONSERVATORY 20' 8" x 9' 2" (6.3m x 2.79m) A large conservatory extending across the whole of the rear elevation. It has a fitted seat beneath the kitchen window, tiled floor, external door to the side giving quick access to the attached store, and patio doors leading out to the gardens. There are some fantastic far reaching views to be enjoyed from the conservatory.
LOUNGE 15' 5" x 14' 6" (4.7m x 4.42m) A lovely reception room having a multi-fuel stove set into the chimney breast with a stone lintel over and a stone hearth. This room is full of character including exposed stone wall recesses either side of the chimney breast, one having a stone built TV plinth, exposed beams, some stonework below the stairs, display niches, windows to the front and side, and at the bottom of the staircase, there is a fitted seat with storage beneath, and two lovely leaded and coloured glass arched feature windows.
ATTACHED STORE 9' 6" x 6' 11" (2.9m x 2.11m) A good-sized room with a fitted work surface, central heating boiler, and ample space for additional fridge, tumble dryer, freezer etc.
LANDING There is a window to the side halfway up the staircase that provides natural light over the stairs and first part of the landing.
BEDROOM 1 12' 10" x 12' 7" (3.91m x 3.84m) With fitted wardrobes with drawers beneath, drawers to the side of the chimney breast, bulk head storage cupboard, windows to the side and front offering pleasant views up the fields opposite, with exposed stonework around the side window.
BEDROOM 2 11' 1" x 10' 1" (3.38m x 3.07m) Another double bedroom with a bank of built-in wardrobes and shelving. A window to the rear elevations offers stunning far reaching views.
BEDROOM 3 9' 9" x 7' 8" (2.97m x 2.34m) A smaller double bedroom or very good sized single with windows and lovely views to the side and rear. This bedroom has access to the loft.
SHOWER ROOM 10' 9" x 6' 9" (max) (3.28m x 2.06m) Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a low flush w.c. and a circular wash basin with waterfall tap set against a vanity unit with cupboard beneath and granite vanity shelf above. Step up to the showering level where there is an open shower area with dual head shower system. You will also find an extractor fan, ceiling spotlighting, frosted window to the side, tiled walls, tiled floor, and a fitted cupboard with a small granite worktop and mirror fronted cupboard over.
OUTSIDE A pair of entrance gates open to a sizeable concrete parking area which has mature planting around its border. There is also a pedestrian gate and outside lighting around the side entrance door. The main gardens are extensive and beautifully landscaped with lawned areas, stone flagged patio overlooking the top pond, gravelled pathways enabling you to stroll through the gardens and on down to the lower pond where there is a decked terrace and gravelled sitting area, and walkways with pergola's and lighting over. These gardens are just delightful and you can also enjoy those far reaching views from most areas.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION Proceed through the centre of Slaithwaite on Britannia Road and continue straight across at the mini roundabout. Turn left at the top to go under the railway viaduct, then turn sharp left at the top onto Crimble Bank which quickly changes to Hill Top Road. Take the first right onto Meal Hill Lane and proceed right up the hill passing the left turn onto Meadow Lane. Keep going on up the hill into the countryside and take the next available right turn onto Surat Road. No. 11 is the last detached cottage on the right within this little cluster of period properties.