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Stoney Bank Lane, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth, HD9 7LZ


This outstanding former mill owners residence has been extensively renovated with a tasteful extension and combines the best of original period features and modern fittings. It offers spacious 4 bedroom accommodation with 4 reception rooms and is located in a much sought after setting on one of Holmfirth’s most prestigious addresses.

About Hazeldene House
Hazeldene House is a former mill owners residence believed to date back to the 1850s and displaying many features that are typical of the Victorian style. The property was extensively renovated circa 2008 when the present owners moved in and it remains exceptionally well presented and maintained. It has provided much loved family home to our clients who are now looking to downsize.

A small cottage is attached to the rear of the property, accessed by its own separate driveway, leaving Hazeldene House sitting in its own plot with the look and feel of a detached house. The house shares the first part of its driveway with a high quality recently completed detached residence and both enjoy their own privacy, nestled into the adjoining woodland.

Externally it enjoys an impressive ashlar stone frontage which is enhanced by the modern extension which links the house to the garage. There are also 2 wonderful double height bay windows to the side elevation with full height windows taking in the stunning views.

The ground floor features an impressive hallway stretching from front to rear with a staircase leading up to the first floor. Double doors lead from here into the large lounge which has a wonderful fireplace and dual aspect windows including one the aforementioned bay windows. The smaller second reception room also has features an identical bay window to the side.

Whilst these rooms keep their original format, the other side of the house has been transformed with the superb kitchen and dining / living room being open plan to either side of the original chimney breast which now houses a modern range style cooker. The kitchen also features quality modern units with a central island and granite worksurfaces. Glazed doors lead from the kitchen to the family room extension which has full height windows and glazed doors to the front behind a wonderful contemporary loggia in ashlar stone. The extension also includes a lobby area with access to the garage and downstairs wc. There is also a utility room at the rear of the house with door out to the side garden and stairs to the traditional cellar with stone table.

The first floor landing features a coved ceiling and inset rooflight over the stairs. An impressive archway leads to the house bathroom at half landing level. There are 4 double bedrooms in total, all accessed from the landing. The principal bedroom features fitted wardrobes, a bay window and its own ensuite bathroom. The guest bedroom also has an en-suite shower room.

The interior of the property features many traditional period features including coved ceilings and panelled window reveals, these are complimented by modern timber framed double glazed units. It also has a gas central heating system, intruder alarm and quality modern fittings.

It is set within attractively landscaped grounds extending to just over half an acre with generous driveway and parking area leading to the attached garage, extensive lawned areas and well stocked borders.

Property Details



Entrance Hall
A wonderful entrance hall featuring a solid wooden front entrance door with panelled surround and glazed light over, wooden flooring, high coved ceiling and 2 central heating radiators. There is also a spindle staircase to the first floor at the rear of the hall.

Lounge 4.9m x 4.47m (5.54m max)
A large living room which is accessed via double doors within an arched opening from the hallway. It features a superb bay window to the side elevation enjoying the wooded aspect, further window to the front, high coved ceiling, picture rail, 2 central heating radiators, chimney breast with marble fireplace surround and living flame effect gas fire.

Sitting Room 3.68m x 4.55m (5.54m max)
The second reception room also benefits from a bay window to the side enjoying the views, further window to the rear, chimney breast with timber fireplace surround, cast iron interior, living flame effect gas fire and tiled hearth, central heating radiator.

Kitchen 4.65m x 4.06m
The kitchen area is partially open plan to the dining / living room area to either side of the chimney breast which houses the Belling range style cooker. It is also fitted with an excellent range of modern base units and wall cupboards and granite worksurfaces, inset 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, integrated fridge, freezer, coffee machine and dishwasher. A matching island unit also features a second stainless steel sink with mixer tap and integrated microwave. It also features a tiled floor, window to the front, central heating radiator and glazed double doors through to the family room.

Dining / Living Room 4.45m x 4.14m
As described above, this flexible living space is open plan to the kitchen. It features a tiled floor, inset spotlights to the ceiling, central heating radiator and glazed double doors to the inner lobby area.

Family Room 4.14m x 4.37m (3.9m)
Currently used as a dining room but lending itself perfectly to create the living / kitchen scenario that is so popular in modern living. With a full height bank of windows and glazed double doors to the front elevation opening into a portico area with stone pillars and transoms, tiled floor, inset spotlights to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

With rooflight to the ceiling, tiled floor, central heating radiator and built in cloaks cupboard. Steps up and door lead to the attached garage.

Downstairs WC
With low flush wc, pedestal washbasin, inset spotlights to the ceiling, extractor and central heating radiator.

Double Garage 5.97m x 6m
A large double garage with electric remote controlled sectional shuttered door, loft storage area, electric light and power supply.

Utility 2.46m x 1.55m
A door from the dining / living room leads to a further lobby where there is a further door to the utility and stairs down to the cellar. The utility is fitted with a bank of base units with stainless steel sink, plumbing for washing machine and a recessed cupboard housing the central heating boiler. There is also a further entrance door to the side.

Cellar 3.78m x 5.28m overall
A large keeping cellar with stone table and lightwell window to the rear.


Stairs from the hall lead to a half landing area where there is an archway with door into the bathroom. The stairs feature a rooflight to the ceiling above and continue to the main landing area which features coving and inset spotlights, central heating radiator and recessed cupboard with stripped wooden doors.

Bathroom 3.66m x 1.85m
The impressive house bathroom features a bath at one end with a step up, shower over and glazed doors making it into a shower enclosure, large wall hung sink, low flush wc, tiled floor, tiled walls, inset spotlights to the ceiling, heated towel rail, extractor and obscure glazed window to the side.

Bedroom 1 5.46m x 4.65m (5.5m)
The principal bedroom again benefits from the bay window to the side enjoying the views, further window to the front, chimney breast with built in wardrobes to either side, further free standing drawers, high coved ceiling, inset spotlights and 2 central heating radiators.

En-suite 2.84m x 1.9m
With modern suite comprising of low flush wc, pedestal washbasin, bath with tiled sides and shower cubicle, partly tiled walls, tiled floor with low level lighting, heated towel rail, extractor and inset spotlights to the ceiling.

Bedroom 2 1.83m x 3.25m
The guest bedroom has a window to the side, coved ceiling with inset spotlights and central heating radiator.

En-suite 2.54m x 1.14m
With modern three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and shower cubicle with overhead shower, heated towel rail, tiled floor, inset spotlights to the ceiling and extractor.

Bedroom 3 4.55m x 4.4m
Another double bedroom with window to the front, coving and inset spotlights to the ceiling, central heating radiator.

Bedroom 4 3.94m x 4.55m (5.46m)
Again a double bedroom with bay window to the side elevation, inset spotlights to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

The property is set within grounds of approximately half and acre. A driveway from Stoney Bank Lane with wooden gates provides access to the front of the house and the attached garage, with ample space to park a number of vehicles. There are lawned garden areas to either side of the driveway, paved seating area to the front and side of the house with a further lawn to the lower side. Well stocked borders wrap around the boundaries of the property, dotted with mature trees, shrubs and bushes.

Additional Information
The property is Freehold. Energy rating 60 (Band D), Council tax band F. Our online checks show Superfast Fibre broadband (Fibre To The Cabinet) is available and mobile services are provided by a range of suppliers.

By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.

Take the A635 New Mill Road out of Holmfirth for approximately 1 mile then turn left down Springwood Road. Take a right onto Stoney Bank Road and follow the road around the corner to Stoney Bank Lane where the property will be found on the left hand side.


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