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Swallow Lane, Golcar, Huddersfield, HD7 4NB


‘The Ashes’ is a substantial detached family sized residence constructed in 2008 and is one of only two individually designed prestigious homes within a gated development known as ‘Pavilion Court’. This particular property occupies the favoured position overlooking the cricket ground at the rear, and indeed you can sit on the decked terrace at the side of the house and enjoy uninterrupted views of every game. The property itself offers a huge amount of living space over 3 levels amounting to almost 2,500sq.ft. which includes 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a substantial living/dining kitchen, living room with balcony, spacious and galleried hallways, utility room with w.c., and an adjoining double garage. There is plenty of parking and ample south facing gardens. The village of Golcar is within a short walk where you will find a range of shops & amenities, infant & junior schools, and a regular bus service. There is easy access up to the M62 motorway at junctions 23 & 24.

Property Details


The front entrance door opens into:-

Reception Hall
A light and airy hall which is open to the galleried landing on the first floor and has plenty of natural light courtesy of glazed panels to either side of the entrance door, and a velux roof window over the first floor landing. This hall also has direct access into the garage.

Living Room 6.1m x 4.11m
A good sized reception room with French doors opening out to a balcony from where you can look out over the cricket ground and take in far reaching views beyond.

Bedroom 1 4.17m x 3.96m
This double bedroom also enjoys those views over the cricket ground and far beyond.

Walk-In Wardrobe
With fitted hanging rails and shelving.

En Suite Shower Room 2.36m x 1.6m
Fitted with a white suite comprising a low flush w.c., wall mounted wash basin with cabinet over, and a large walk-in shower area with ‘rainfall’ showerhead. There are tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, and a ladder style radiator/towel warmer.

Integral Double Garage 5.66m x 5.54m
With an electrically operated door to the front, and door directly through to the reception hall. The garage houses the central heating boiler and has power and lighting.


With a really useful under stairs storage cupboard. The hall has a tiled floor.

Living/Dining Kitchen 10.16m x 3.96m (4.95m min)
An absolutely fantastic family space with the kitchen area fitted with an extensive range of wall, drawer and base units topped with granite worksurfaces which incorporate a 1½ bowl stainless steel sink with mixer tap. There is also a sizeable matching island. Integrated appliances include a 4-zone induction hob with extractor hood over, double oven & grill, dishwasher, American style fridge/freezer, and a wine cooler. There are two lots of French doors with glazed side panels bringing in plenty of natural light to this room, both lead out to the patio and garden at the rear. There is ample space for a full dining suite and a large sofa making this a great family and entertaining room.

Utility Room 5.23m x 1.98m
Fitted with a range of wall and base cupboards with work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink and mixer tap with tiled splashbacks. The washing machine and tumble dryer are included. It is then finished with a tiled floor.

Accessed off the utility room, and fitted with a white suite comprising low flush w.c, and wash basin.


Galleried Landing
With plenty of natural light provided by 2 velux roof windows and the large glazed window above the entrance door below.

Bedroom 2 6.12m x 4.83m (3.48m min)
This is a substantial double bedroom with far reaching views to the south, overlooking the Colne Valley, a frosted window to the side, and a velux roof window.

Bedroom 3 4.04m x 3.94m
Another double bedroom with windows to the side and rear which also provide those lovely views.

Family Bathroom 3.07m x 2.4m
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a free standing oval shaped bath with ‘waterfall’ tap and shower hose, a shower cubicle with ‘rainfall’ shower head, low flush w.c., and a vanity wash basin with ‘waterfall’ tap, mirror and light above, and a cupboard beneath. The bathroom also has a velux roof window, extractor fan, ladder style radiator/towel warmer, and tiled walls and floor. Take a couple of steps down from the main galleried landing into a hallway where you will find storage cupboards and a velux roof window. This hallway gives access to the remaining 2 bedrooms and shower room.

Bedroom 4 3.56m x 3.12m
This double bedroom has a velux roof window.

Bedroom 5 3.5m x 2.29m
This is currently used as a home office and has a separate broadband connection coming in here. This also has a velux roof window.

Shower Room 1.93m x 1.83m
Fitted with a modern white suite comprising a low flush w.c., pedestal wash basin with mirror above, and a shower cubicle with Grohe shower over. There are tiled walls and floor, extractor fan, and velux roof window.

The property is approached through a gated entrance shared with the neighbouring property. You then drive on to your own sizeable drive and turning area. There are drystone boundary walls and a gate giving access down the side of the house to the rear garden, stone patio and up onto the large decked entertainment terrace from where you can comfortably sit, BBQ etc whilst watching the match taking place on the adjoining cricket field. The garden is laid with artificial lawn and leads along to a rockery at the far side.

By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.

Proceed up Swallow Lane from the centre of Golcar and the development will be found after a short distance on the left. What3words:- media.tree.aware

Additional Information

  • Council Tax – Band F (£3,026.93 2023/24)
  • Tenure – Freehold
  • EPC rating C
  • Construction – although the property appears to be of traditional stone construction, you should seek confirmation from your surveyor.
  • Utilities:- o Water – mains - metered o Drainage - mains o Gas – mains o Heating – gas fired central heating controlled by a ‘Hive’ system. o Electricity – mains currently supplied by ‘Outfox The Market’ o Broadband & Mobile Phone – The ‘Ofcom’ on-line checker shows a range of broadband services, including Ultrafast, are available in this area and mobile coverage at the property is offered by several providers.


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