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Dunford Road, Holmfirth, HD9 2DP


This imposing detached property offers spacious and well presented accommodation, situated a short walk from the centre of Holmfirth and its many amenities. It dates back to Victorian times and many features of this period have been retained, being complimented by quality modern fittings.

About Mill House
The property is of traditional stone construction under a hipped blue slate roof, we understand that it was built circa 1870, allied to Ribbleden Mill. It is accessed from Dunford Road via a gated driveway through the yard of the mill (now known as Holmfirth Dyers) to a private parking area belonging to the house. The slightly elevated position allows a pleasant outlook over the mill buildings and the close proximity to the centre of Holmfirth allows easy access to the town’s many amenities.

Our clients purchased the property circa 2001 and have renovated the property extensively to create a home that retains its original features, complimented by high quality modern fittings. It has a gas central heating system with radiators by Zonda and is connected to all mains services. During their ownership the roof has been repaired, the external walls repointed and a number of the original sash windows refurbished.

It features an impressive 28’ long entrance hall which spans from front to rear, with a grand staircase leading to the first floor. There is a living / dining room which features a superb bay window to the front of the house, this is open plan to the large kitchen which is fitted with bespoke hand made units by Thomas & Thomas. There is also a separate living room which is also of excellent proportions, utility room and downstairs wc on this floor.

The first floor has a tall arched window above the half landing area where stairs continue to the main landing. This is also of a good size, open from front to rear due to the removal of an internal wall which formed the original 4th bedroom. This space has been used by our client as a study and reading area but could easily be restored to a bedroom if required. There are 3 double bedrooms, one having an en-suite shower room and a large house bathroom – both are fitted with high quality modern fittings and finished to an excellent specification.

Externally, there is a driveway and parking area leading up to the front garden area which is level and lawned. This extends to a further less formal garden area beyond.

There is also a further garden area which extends around the rear of the neighbouring cottages within a small quarried area with an open stone faced backdrop.

Property Details



ENTRANCE HALL 8.46mx1.78m
This impressive entrance hall spans from the front to rear of the house and features a wooden entrance door, high coved ceiling, deep skirting boards, tall column radiator, staircase to the first floor with spindles and wooden hand rail.

LOUNGE 4.6mx4.52m
A good sized living room with window to the front enjoying the view, high coved ceiling, ceiling rose, 2 tall column radiators and deep skirting boards.

UTILITY ROOM 3.76mx2.29m
A generous utility room which is again fitted with bespoke furniture with teak work surfaces, Belfast sink with twin taps, plumbing for automatic washing machine, recessed airing cupboard with hot water cylinder, window and door to the side, bench seat and central heating radiator.

With low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and tiled floor.

LIVING / DINING ROOM 4.57mx4.47m
A large living room / dining room which features a bay window to the front enjoying the pleasant outlook, high coved ceiling, chimney breast with Heta 7.5 kw log burning stove, quickstep laminated wood flooring, deep skirting boards and two tall column radiators. A broad opening leads into the kitchen.

KITCHEN 4.47mx3.66m
This is fitted with an excellent range of bespoke units with a combination of teak and granite worksurfaces, integrated dishwasher, 2 fridge freezers, larder cupboard, Belfast sink with mixer tap, freestanding "cooks table" with maple work top and a freestanding La Canche range style cooker with gas and electric ovens and gas hob. There are windows to the side and rear, quickstep laminated flooring and a tall column radiator.


With tall arched window over the half landing area, stairs continuing to the main landing area.

STUDY / SITTING 2.67mx1.83m
The landing opens into a further study / sitting area which features a window to the front, high coved ceiling and tall column radiator. Note that this was formerly a single bedroom and the wall and door could be re-instated to restore it to this use. The dimensions reflect the approximate original bedroom.

BEDROOM 1 4.7mx4.52m
A large double bedroom with windows to the front and side enjoying the views, chimney breast with feature fireplace, feature free standing wardrobes with sliding doors, laminated wood flooring and 2 tall column radiators.

BEDROOM 2 4.57mx4.65m
Another double bedroom with window to the front enjoying the views, inset spotlights to the ceiling and tall column radiator.

EN-SUITE 2.9mx1.02m
A wet room style en-suite with tiled shower area with Hans Grohe shower, wall hung washbasin low flush wc, wall hung washbasin, extractor and inset spotlights to the ceiling.

BEDROOM 3 4.57mx3.68m
A double bedroom with window to the side, feature panelling to 1 wall, tall wall radiator and pigeon hole style shelving.

BATHROOM 3.66mx2.34m
A large house bathroom with free standing bath, low flush wc, pedestal washbasin, recessed wet room style enclosure with Hans Grohe shower, tiled floor, partly tiled walls, window to the side enjoying the views, column radiator and heated towel rail.

After accessing the property through the mill yard, you will find a sloping tarmac driveway leading up to the parking area. From here a set of steps lead up to the front garden. The front garden features a lawned area with borders and a seating area with decorative gravel, paving and a stone outbuilding. Beyond there are less formal grounds to the side which are banked with trees and planting along with a level bark chipped seating area.

The grounds extend up behind the cottages next door to a quarried area which is used by our clients as a further seating area.

The property is Freehold. Energy rating 58 (Band D). Council tax band E.

By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son. We will request that all viewers are familiar with the location and access to the property prior to viewing.

Head out of Holmfirth on the B6106 Dunford Road, after a short distance you will reach Holmfirth Dyers. A driveway leads through the Mill Yard to the house (identifiable by a signpost reading Holmfirth Dyers Reception). Head through automatic gates here and through the yard, then turn left and head up the driveway to the house.


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