Southlands Drive, Fixby, Huddersfield£465,000
4 bed Detached House, Huddersfield
An individual random stone built detached residence occupying a good position at the top of Southlands Drive from where it takes full advantage of wonderful far reaching views from its superb vantage point.
Full DetailsINITIAL DESCRIPTION An individual random stone built detached residence occupying a good position at the top of Southlands Drive from where it takes full advantage of wonderful far reaching views from its superb vantage point. This immaculately presented family sized home has 3 reception rooms, 4 double bedrooms including a spacious master suite, and a lower ground floor store/gym with access into the integral double garage. There are well tended gardens and a sizeable driveway.
ABOUT 41 SOUTHLANDS DRIVE The property was built in the 1970s in random stone and was extended shortly after which has made this a very spacious family home of around 2,000sq.ft. During the current ownership, the property has been extremely well maintained and is stylishly and neutrally presented throughout. It is light and airy with large windows that provide delightful views, particularly from the south and east elevations which look right across towards Emley Moor. It comes with the benefit of gas fired central heating and double glazing. The accommodation briefly comprises a spacious entrance porch, reception/dining hall, study, w.c., large sitting room, kitchen and dining room on the ground floor, landing, master bedroom with dressing area and en suite shower room, 3 further double bedrooms with fitted wardrobes, and a good-sized family bathroom. At the lower ground floor level, you have a store room/gym with access into the integral double garage. There are lovely gardens to 3 sides, including lawns, mature trees and shrubs, flower beds, a large paved terrace, and even a child's timber climbing frame with 'hidden' sheltered platform above. There is ample parking on the drive which leads to the double garage.
GROUND FLOOR The front entrance door opens into:-
ENTRANCE PORCH With windows overlooking the front garden, quarry tiled floor, and entrance door into the reception hall.
RECEPTION HALL 14' 5" x 13' 3" (4.39m x 4.04m) A good-sized room that can be used for a variety of purposes including perhaps as a dining hall, music room, library or just as it is, a lovely reception area. It has wood effect flooring, window to the front, staircase rising to the first floor with oak newel posts, handrail and spindles. There is a door beneath the stairs that gives access down to the lower ground floor.
STUDY 7' 0" x 5' 10" (2.13m x 1.78m) An opening from the reception hall leads into the study which has a window to the front and is fitted with a desk and drawers.
W.C. 5' 11" x 2' 11" (1.8m x 0.89m) Newly fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c. and wash basin with cupboard beneath. There is a frosted window to the side, and part tiled walls.
SITTING ROOM 24' 10" x 14' 2" (7.57m x 4.32m) A substantial living room enjoying plenty of natural light courtesy of a bay window to the front, sliding patio doors to the rear, and a high level and picture window to the eastern elevation. There are far reaching views through the patio windows and through the picture window literally from your armchair. The sitting room also has a living flame gas fire with a granite hearth and back within a modern wood surround.
KITCHEN 14' 3" x 10' 3" (4.34m x 3.12m) Fitted with a good range of quality natural wood fronted base and wall units, ample work surfaces that extend to create a breakfast bar and incorporate a 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer, dishwasher, 5-ring gas hob with extractor hood over, and electric oven. The central heating boiler is housed within one of the kitchen cupboards. There are inset ceiling spotlights, tile effect flooring, views towards Emley Moor through the kitchen window, and an external door to the rear. An opening then takes you through to:-
DINING ROOM 11' 6" x 10' 6" (3.51m x 3.2m) As this is open to the kitchen, it makes this a really pleasant and social dining space. It has a window to the rear overlooking the garden.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR A staircase from the main Reception Hall brings you down and into:-
STORE/GYM 14' 4" x 6' 6" (4.37m x 1.98m) A very useful room which is currently fitted with a range of kitchen wall and base units that provide good storage. It can be used for a variety of purposes depending upon your requirements. A door leads through to the integral garage.
INTEGRAL GARAGE 20' 6" x 18' 0" (6.25m x 5.49m) With a utility area which has a Belfast sink, and plumbing for a washing machine. The double garage has two up and over doors, one of which is electrically operated. There are ample power sockets, lighting and even a radiator.
LANDING With access via a pull-down ladder up to a boarded loft. There is a window to the front and an airing cupboard.
MASTER BEDROOM 16' 8" x 11' 6" (5.08m x 3.51m) The entrance area has a bank of mirror fronted, sliding door wardrobes. This then leads into a sizeable double bedroom which enjoys far reaching views towards Emley Moor at the rear, and another window to the front.
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 7' 9" x 3' 0" (2.36m x 0.91m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin, and shower cubicle with Triton shower over. There is a shaver socket, extractor fan, part tiled walls, and tile effect flooring.
BEDROOM 2 14' 2" x 12' 0" (4.32m x 3.66m) A good-sized double bedroom which has the best views in the house courtesy of windows to the south and east elevations. It also has fitted wardrobes.
BEDROOM 3 12' 1" x 10' 6" (3.68m x 3.2m) This double bedroom also has a window to the rear with far reaching views. There is a bank of fitted wardrobes.
BEDROOM 4 14' 3" x 12' 4" (4.34m x 3.76m) Another double bedroom with fitted wardrobes, windows to two elevations, and far reaching views to the east.
HOUSE BATHROOM 8' 6" x 7' 10" (2.59m x 2.39m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a corner spa bath with mixer tap and shower head attachment, pedestal wash basin, low flush w.c., and shower cubicle with Mira shower over. The bathroom has a frosted window to the front, part tiled walls, tile effect flooring, and inset ceiling spotlights.
OUTSIDE There are lovely gardens to 3 sides, including lawns, mature trees and shrubs, flower beds, a large paved terrace, and even a child's timber climbing frame with 'hidden' sheltered platform above. There is outside lighting, water tap, and ample parking on the drive which leads to the integral double garage.
TENURE Leasehold. £24.00pa payable via Carter Jonas to Thornhill Estates Limited.
VIEWING Strictly by appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION From the A6107 Clough Road heading from Huddersfield Crematorium towards Rastrick, take the left turn onto Lightridge Road and proceed along passing the entrance to Huddersfield Golf Club. Then take the righthand fork to go down Cowcliffe Hill Road which takes you down and across the pretty cobbled 'fyord' and up the other side continuing to the junction. Turn left and then Southlands Drive is the first left where No.41 will then be found on the right.