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Nettleton Hill, Golcar, Huddersfield


5 bed Farm House, Golcar

Prospect Farm quite simply enjoys one of Huddersfield's finest and most far reaching views. The property comprises of a 5 bedroom semi-detached cottage which has been extensively renovated by the present owners. It is set with approximately 5.5 acres of grounds which include gardens, grazing land, arena, stables and a substantial stone barn.

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ABOUT PROSPECT FARM This historic stone built cottage is believed to date back to the early 1800s, it is located within a cluster of character cottages and houses at the end of a narrow lane and enjoys far reaching views. The property is of traditional stone built construction under a stone slate roof. It was purchased by our clients in 2007 and since then it has been refurbished and extended to an exceptional standard.

The cottage features spacious and flexible living accommodation on the ground floor which includes a modern dining kitchen with island unit, dining / sitting room with wonderful inglenook fireplace and a Aga log burning stove. There is also a further more formal living room which has a stone fireplace and log burning stove, large utility room with double doors to the rear garden and a downstairs wc.

On the first floor there is a spacious landing which is open to the exposed roof trusses and features exposed stonework. The principal bedroom benefits from dual aspect windows enjoying the views and has an en-suite bathroom. There are 4 further bedrooms upstairs and a large house bathroom which features a quality modern suite with whirpool bath and separate shower cubicle.

It is connected to all mains services and has the benefit of a gas central heating system, uPVC double glazed windows and modern fixtures and fittings throughout.

The property is set within grounds that amount to approximately 5.5 acres with a driveway leading in front of the house to a generous area of hardstanding with space to park a number of vehicles. There is a large garden to the front which enjoys the exceptional views and a further enclosed garden to the rear.

There is also a substantial stone built barn with single pitched roof located adjacent to the house - this is currently used as a store / workshop but could be converted to use as an annex or studio / office space.

Beyond the yard / parking area there is a purpose built stable block with two loose boxes and tack room. There are also 2 large paddocks, 2 smaller paddocks, arena, a field shelter, greenhouse and a chicken shed.

Nettleton Hill is a superb rural hamlet which is on the edge of the popular village of Scapegoat Hill. Local amenities can be found in the nearby villages of Golcar and Slaithwaite. It is also just 2 miles from junction 22 of the M62 Motorway.



DINING KITCHEN 18' 3" x 15' 0" (5.56m x 4.57m) A large dining kitchen that is fitted with an excellent range of modern base units and wall cupboards with granite work surfaces, inset ceramic sink with mixer tap, integrated double oven with warming drawer, dishwasher and wine fridge, island unit with induction hob and extractor over, granite worksurface and overhanging breakfast bar, windows to the side and rear, side entrance door, 2 central heating radiators, tiled floor and double doors to the dining / sitting room.

DINING/SITTING ROOM 17' 4" x 13' 2" (5.28m x 4.01m) A good sized living room which is used by our clients as a living and dining room. It features a superb inglenook style fireplace which is built in reclaimed stone with a stone hearth, wooden lintel and Aga log burning stove. It also has a front entrance door, windows to the front and side, exposed beams and inset spotlights to the ceiling and a recessed cupboard housing the electric meters etc.

LOUNGE 18' 2" x 14' 11" (5.54m x 4.55m) This is another larger living room which is used as a more formal lounge, it features 2 windows to the front, stone fireplace with multifuel stove, exposed stonework to one wall, staircase to the first floor and central heating radiator.

UTILITY ROOM 9' 8" x 9' 0" (2.95m x 2.74m) Accessed via a door from the kitchen and fitted modern base units with a laminated worksurface and stainless steel sink, plumbing and space for a washing machine and drier, laminated wood flooring glazed double doors to the rear garden and central heating boiler.

DOWNSTAIRS W.C. With low flush wc and central heating radiator.


LANDING A superb and spacious landing with exposed roof truss and velux rooflight to the high angled ceiling, feature exposed stonework, spindle balustrade and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 1 17' 6" x 10' 9" (5.33m x 3.28m) The principal bedroom features a window to the front enjoying the views and 2 further windows to the side, inset spotlights to the ceiling and 2 central heating radiators.

EN SUITE 7' 3" x 5' 6" (2.21m x 1.68m) The principal bedroom features a window to the front enjoying the views and 2 further windows to the side, inset spotlights to the ceiling and 2 central heating radiators.

BEDROOM 2 10' 8" x 10' 1" (3.25m x 3.07m) A double bedroom with window to the front enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 3 10' 8" x 7' 4" (3.25m x 2.24m) With window to the rear, feature exposed stonework and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 4 12' 3" x 6' 2" (3.73m x 1.88m) With window to the front enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 5 7' 7" x 5' 4" (2.31m x 1.63m) Currently used as an office, with window to the front enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

BATHROOM 9' 7" x 9' 6" (2.92m x 2.9m) A generous house bathroom which features a low flush wc, washbasin sat upon a wooden vanity unit with glass top, whirlpool bath and shower cubicle with tiled walls and glazed door, obscure glazed window to the rear inset spotlights to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

OUTSIDE A gated driveway leads along the front of the house to parking areas at the side and also a large area of hardstanding where there is ample space for further parking. To the side of the house there is a barn and there are gardens to the front and rear. Beyond the hardstanding you will find the stables and grazing land.

GARDENS In front of the house there is a large garden area which features a level lawned area with steps then leading down to lower levels where there is a paved seating area enjoying the views and a garden shed. To the rear is a smaller enclosed garden with stone paving and raised borders.

BARN 39' 0" x 20' 5" (11.89m x 6.22m) A large stone built barn which appears to have been lowered from its original two storeys. It has a single pitched roofed and a lofty ceiling height. It features an original arched opening, electric light and power supply. It is currently used as a workshop / store but could offer potential to create an annex, studio or space to work from home.

LAND AND STABLES Beyond the yard area there is a purpose built wooden stable block with corrugated metal sheet roof - this features 2 loose boxes and a tack room. In front of the stables there are two smaller grassed paddocks, one having a small fenced arena in the corner. Beyond the stables are two larger adjoining paddocks. We are informed that these benefit from spring water. There is a green house and a further grassed sitting area to the side of the stables with greenhouse. Within the land there is also a wooden field shelter and a chicken hut.

PLEASE NOTE The adjoining attached house enjoys a right of way across the front of the house to their outbuilding which is at the rear of the barn.

SITE PLAN For identification purposes only.

VIEWING By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.

LOCATION Take the A640 New Hey Road out of Outlane and turn left onto Round Ings Road, passing over the M62 motorway, up the hill and round a bend in the road. Take a left onto Nettleton Hill Road and pass the Pennine Manor Hotel on your left. When the road splits, bear left onto Green Lane Terrace and continue right down to the bottom (the road becomes a single width concreted track). The property will be found at the end of this lane on the left.

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