Asking Price Of:

North Row, Shepley, Huddersfield, HD8 8AR


This impressive stone built detached house occupies a 0.53 acre plot in a little known location, backing onto fields at the rear yet being conveniently located for village amenities. It was built in 1982 to a bespoke design and is now offered for sale for the very first time. The spacious and flexible accommodation includes a wonderful reception hall, 2 living rooms, large dining kitchen and 6 bedrooms. Properties of this type and quality are rare to the market and viewing is recommended. A further paddock of 1.27 acres is available by negotiation.

About Lamb Croft
A unique detached property which was constructed circa 1982 for our clients own occupation to a bespoke design and specification. It is built in natural stone underneath a pitched stone slate roof – the materials of which were reclaimed from the former Firths Mill in Huddersfield. Many of the internal timbers are also from the mill.

It occupies a little know lane which runs between Marsh Lane and Cliffe Road in the sought after village of Shepley. The location provides pleasant views over fields at the rear yet is within a short walk of the village amenities.

The property is entered through a small entrance lobby which opens into a spacious reception hall which is partially open to double height and features its own open fireplace. To either side of the hall you will find the house’s 2 good sized living rooms. The main lounge features an inglenook fireplace and also a recessed library area. The hallway extends to the rear of the house and leads into the large dining kitchen which enjoys windows overlooking the gardens and beyond, bespoke fitted units with an island and additional bench seating. Double doors open into the conservatory which again overlooks the rear garden. The ground floor also features 2 downstairs WCs, boot room, utility and the large integral double garage.

Upstairs, the galleried landing overlooks the hallway and provides access to the bedrooms. The principal bedroom is located at the rear of the house, again enjoying the views and having its own en-suite and walk in wardrobe. There are 4 further double bedrooms which are served by 2 bathrooms and a further bedroom which is fitted out as a study. There is also a large eaves storage area.

It has the benefit of a gas central heating system and Iroko hardwood double glazed windows throughout. Reclaimed timbers are on display in the key downstairs rooms along with stone detailing. All mains services are connected to the property.

Externally, there is a large courtyard parking area in front of the house providing ample parking for a number of vehicles and providing access to the integral garage. There are two entrance / exits to North Row from here. At the rear of the house is a beautifully maintained lawned garden with extensive lawns, well stocked borders and paved seating areas. A paddock of grazing land amounting to 1.27 acres adjoins the garden to its western boundary and is available by negotiation if required.

Shepley is a much sought after village location which enjoys excellent village amenities including 2 pubs, village co-op, café, beauticians, cricket club, football club and a junior and infant school. It enjoys good access to the M1 motorway network and also has its own railway station on the Penistone line. Connections in Huddersfield provide good onward access to Leeds and Manchester.

In summary, Lamb Croft is the rarest of finds – a substantial family home that offers the very best of village life in a convenient location.

Property Details



Entrance Lobby
With solid wooden entrance door and further door through into the reception hall.

Reception Hall 7.6m x 2.84m
This welcoming entrance hall features a chimney breast which rises up to the first floor level via the galleried landing with its open fireplace, timber lintel, stone hearth and backdrop. There is a window seat to the rear (looking through into the conservatory, central heating radiator, beams to the ceiling and a staircase leading to the first floor.

Downstairs WC 2.97m x 1.24m
With low flush wc, washbasin, obscure glazed windows to the front and side, central heating radiator.

Lounge 6.1m x 4.9m
A large lounge which features a bank of windows to the front with bench window seat, 2 windows to the side and 2 arched windows to the rear. It also has exposed beams to the ceiling, inglenook style fireplace living flame gas fire, stone hearth and interior, exposed stone details and 2 central heating radiators. A library area (9’ x 3’11”) is recessed from the lounge with built in shelving.

Sitting / Sung 6.15m x 4.42m
The second living room also features a bank of windows to the front, chimney breast with living flame effect gas fire and stone hearth, beams to the ceiling and central heating radiator. A door with steps down leads into the cellar pantry area which is fitted with shelves and has windows to the front.

Central Hallway
Positioned at a right angle to the main hall and featuring a built in storage cupboard at one end. 2 sets of double doors open into the kitchen.

Dining Kitchen 6.05m x 5.6m
A large family living kitchen which features a bank of windows overlooking the garden and further windows to either side, exposed beams to the ceiling, wooden floor and central heating radiator. It is fitted with an excellent range of fitted base units with solid wooden worksurfaces, integrated double oven with warming drawer, twin stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, secondary sink unit also with mixer tap, plumbing for dishwasher and 5 ring gas hob with extractor over. There is a matching island unit with solid wooden worksurface and inset marble block and a dining area with built in bench seat. Double doors open into the conservatory.

Conservatory 5.2m x 2.9m
Built upon a stone wall base with windows and glazed doors overlooking the garden, quarry tiled floor and glazed roof.

Second WC 1.27m x 1.4m
Located next to the boot room this is perfect for use when coming in from the garden. With low flush wc and sink within a vanity unit, obscure glazed window to the rear and central heating radiator.

Boot Room 3.12m x 2.36m min
With built in cupboard housing the central heating boiler, stable door to the rear garden, bench seating, central heating radiator and door to the garage.

Side Entrance
A secondary entrance area which features a wooden door to the front between the main house and the garage. A further door leads into the boot room.

Utility Room 2.36m x 1.75m
With stainless steel sink, window to the rear, plumbing for washing machine and central heating radiator.

Double Garage 6.53m x 5.92m
A large double garage with electric remote controlled up and over door, electric light and power supply. A door at the rear leads into the coal cellar.


Galleried Landing 6.05m x 2.82m
Stairs lead to the first floor landing which features a balustrade surround overlooking the reception hall, porthole window with window seat to the rear and central heating radiator. A door leads into the walk in storage area (10’6” x 10’ max) with angled ceiling and window to the side. The landing continues through the middle of the house and also features an airing cupboard with hot water cylinder.

Bedroom 1 5.61m x 3.73m
A lobby area with a short set of steps leads down to the principal bedroom. This features a set of 3 windows with central arched window to the rear and a set of mullioned windows to the side enjoying the views and central heating radiator.

Walk in Wardrobe 2.51m x 1.47m
With built in rails and shelving.

En-suite 2.74m x 2.46m
With modern suite in white comprising low flush wc, vanity washbasin, walk in shower and corner bath. It also features a high level obscure glazed window to the side and 2 heated towel rails.

Bedroom 2 4.5m x 3.66m
A double bedroom featuring a bank of windows to the front elevation and central heating radiator.

Bathroom 1 3.86m x 2.4m overall
This bathroom can be accessed from the landing or “en-suite” from Bedroom 2. It features a low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and bath with curved screen and shower over, obscure glazed window to the front, heated towel rail and small built in cupboard.

Bedroom 3 6.2m x 2.51m
Another double bedroom which is accessed via a lobby area from the landing which provides the opportunity to be used as a suite with second bathroom and study. It features 2 sets of windows to the rear enjoying the views, bank of built in wardrobes, central heating radiator and air conditioning unit.

Bathroom 2 3.73m x 2.36m
Located across the lobby from bedroom 3 and effectively used as its en-suite. With modern suite comprising low flush wc, wall hung washbasin, freestanding bath and shower cubicle, 2 heated towel rails, obscure glazed window to the front, inset spotlights to the ceiling and extractor.

Study 3.4m x 2.41m
Currently used as office and fitted with a built in desk and drawers, window to the front, inset spotlights to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

Further Lobby
Bedrooms 4 and 5 can be found behind a separate lobby area from the landing which also has a door leading into the large under eaves storage area (24’8” x 6’8”) which provides useful storage with a restricted height angled ceiling.

Bedroom 4 5.03m x 3.28m
A large double bedroom featuring a bank of windows to the front and central heating radiator.

Bedroom 5 3.73m x 3.63m
Again a double bedroom with a bank of windows to the front and central heating radiator.

To the front of the house is a large tarmac driveway and parking area with space for multiple vehicles, having 2 separate entrance / exit gateways. This is surrounded by attractive planting and borders.

Rear Garden
The rear garden is of a generous sized and features a number of well tended lawned areas with paved seating areas mature planting, borders and a dry stone walled boundary to the fields at the rear. There is also an outside store area located beneath the garage which provides generous (restricted height) storage.

A single paddock of approximately 1.27 acres adjoins the garden and is available by separate negotiation – see plan below.

Additional Information
The property is Freehold. Energy rating 53 (Band E). Council tax band G. Our online checks show Superfast Fibre broadband (Fibre To The Cabinet) is available and mobile services are provided by a limited number of suppliers.

For identification purposes only.

By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.

Follow Marsh Lane as if heading down into the centre of Shepley then turn right onto Cliffe Road. Shortly after, turn right again onto North Row (a small unmade lane) and the house will be found on the left.


Interested in this property?


Email enquiry


Request a viewing