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Longlands Road, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield, HD7 5DR


This unique and individual 4 bedroom detached property occupies one of Slaithwaite’s most sought after locations, having views over the reservoir, a large rear garden, and there is the option of purchasing some additional land, by separate negotiation, which includes paddocks and a double stable block. The property has been extensively improved by our client and offers spacious and flexible accommodation which must be viewed to be appreciated.

Please note The land edged blue on the above plan is the existing plot for 44 Longlands Road. The land edged red is available to buy upon separate negotiation.


The property originally dates back to the 1930s and has been the subject of a number of alterations and extensions since then. Our clients purchased the property circa 2006 and have carried out many upgrades throughout their period of ownership. It occupies a superb elevated location with views over Hill Top Reservoir and beyond. It is located in easy reach of all the villages many amenities including the railway station.

The garden features a large patio seating area in Indian stone with lawn below and a range of wooden sheds, further seating areas and wooden cabin – the perfect place to enjoy the views over the reservoir.

Internally, the main entrance door is to the side of the house – this features a staircase to the first floor and doors to the 2 reception rooms. The lounge features a bay window with glazed double doors enjoying the views and a log burning stove. The dining room is also of a good size and opens into the kitchen which is fitted with modern units and again enjoys the views to the rear. Also downstairs there is a front entrance porch, utility room and further multi use space and store which have been converted from the former garage.

Upstairs, the first floor landing provides access to the 4 bedrooms. The principal bedroom is a good size and features a window enjoying the views and period fireplace. There are 2 other double bedrooms with their own en-suite shower rooms, a single bedroom (currently used as a study) and a house bathroom with a modern 3 piece suite in white.

The property is well presented throughout with gas central heating and uPVC double glazed windows. There are solar panels mounted to the roof slope with feed in electric tariff and a further panel for warm water. It is freehold and connected to all mains services.

From Longlands Road there are 2 driveway parking areas, one extending down the side of the building, with space for 4 cars.

Property Details


With side entrance door, staircase to the first floor with small storage cupboard under, obscure glazed porthole window to the side, oak wood flooring and central heating radiator.

LOUNGE 4.85mx3.9m
A good sized living room which features a bay window with glazed double doors enjoying the views, chimney breast with stone hearth and log burning stove, high coved ceiling and central heating radiator.

DINING ROOM 4.42mx3.8m
Another good sized reception room with wooden shutters to the 2 windows, oak wood flooring, central heating radiator and opening into the kitchen. Further doors give access into the cinema room, entrance porch and utility.

Fitted with a good range of modern gloss fronted base units and wall cupboards with solid wooden worksurfaces, integrated double oven, dishwasher, fridge, induction hob with extractor oven, 1 ½ bowl ceramic sink with mixer tap, 2 windows and half glazed door to the garden enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

CINEMA ROOM 4.52mx2.95m
Converted from the garage. A multi-use room which our clients use as a TV / Cinema Room but could potentially be used as a play room or study. With built in cupboard housing the central heating boiler and shelving. A door leads through into the storage room.

STORE 2.95mx1.3m
Used as storage and having the original garage door.

FRONT PORCH 2.44mx1.27m
With windows and front entrance door to Longlands Road. A further door leads into the dining room.

UTILITY 2.29mx2.1m
Also accessible from the dining room. With obscure glazed window, plumbing for washing machine, space for freezer and drier, ceramic sink unit, tiled floor and central heating radiator.


With obscure glazed window to the side and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 1 5.16mx4.24m
A large double bedroom with windows enjoying the views, chimney breast with cast iron fireplace and fitted wardrobes to either side and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 2 3.4mx2.82m
A double bedroom with window enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

EN SUITE 1.85mx1.17m
With three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, vanity washbasin and shower cubicle, fully tiled walls and extractor.

BEDROOM 3 2.82mx2.8m
A double bedroom with window to Longlands Road and central heating radiator.

EN SUITE 1.68mx1.57m
With three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, vanity washbasin and shower cubicle, fully tiled walls and obscure glazed window.

BEDROOM 4 2.87mx2.64m
Currently used as a study. With window to Longlands Road and central heating radiator.

BATHROOM 2.44mx2.2m
With 3 piece suite comprising low flush wc, washbasin on wooden stand with mixer tap, p-shaped bath with shower over and curved screen, 2 heated towel rails, fully tiled walls, dual aspect obscure glazed windows and extractor.

From Longlands Road, there is a small garden area with border, path to the front door and 2 driveways providing parking for 4 vehicles. One of the driveways extends down the side of the house and provides access to the side entrance door. There is a water point and electric vehicle charging point.

There is a wonderful stone paved terraced seating area which takes full advantage of the views with a wooden fenced surround. Steps lead down to the lawned area which slopes down and then levels out with gravelled path, borders and a further gravelled seating area. The next level has 4 wooden sheds and further borders. There is also a wooden cabin with a wooden terrace – the perfect spot to enjoy the views over the adjoining paddock and reservoir. There is a paddock which is available to buy should you wish (marked in red on the plan) it is subdivided into 4 with fencing. This has been used for grazing and features a wooden double stable.

Tenure: Freehold. Energy Rating 67 (Band D). Council Tax Band E.

By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.

Head down Britannia Road into the centre of Slaithwaite, then at the mini roundabout turn left onto Church Street which then becomes Bank Gate. At the top of the hill turn left onto Longlands Road and the house will be found on the left hand side.


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