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Upper Hagg Road, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth, HD9 3TF


This unique detached property enjoys a superb semi-rural setting between Holmfirth and Honley, benefiting from pleasant views and sitting within approximately 5.16 acres of garden and land with stables and a studio building (of which the studio could be converted into an Annexe, subject to the relevant permissions). The house itself offers flexible 4 bedroom accommodation with excellent scope for a new owner to redesign to their own tastes.

An individually designed detached house which originally dates back to circa 1964 and was remodelled in the 1990s The property is a brick built construction under a mansard style roof. The property occupies a much admired location where properties rarely come available and enjoys wonderful semi-rural views, whilst being within easy reach of Holmfirth's amenities.

The property is entered through a door to the side into the spacious hallway which provides access to almost all of the downstairs accommodation. It also features a wonderful glazed multi-panel window looking through into the lounge and a staircase to the first floor. The lounge is perhaps the most impressive room of the house, featuring a high barrel vaulted ceiling and marble fireplace. Open archways lead through into the front facing conservatory and the dining room.

The kitchen is located adjacent to the dining room and features a range of fitted units with Island and a Rangemaster cooker. It also opens into its own conservatory area with a further opening to the secondary kitchen / utility area – this is part of an extension to the rear of the house that links it to the garage and also includes a rear entrance hall and shower room / wc.

There are 3 bedrooms on the ground floor, all of which are doubles. They are served by a house bathroom with walk in wet room style shower. The principal bedroom is found on the first floor and is a particularly generous in size. It features exposed beams and an uprights, fitted wardrobes and a bank of windows enjoying the views to the front. On this floor there are two useful spaces, currently used as a sitting area and office and a large house bathroom. The loft space can be accessed from the bathroom which, it currently provides useful storage but could offer further potential if required.

It has the benefit of a gas central heating system and double glazed windows. It is connected to mains electricity, gas, water and drainage. It has many appealing designed features and attractive fixtures and fittings but we anticipate that buyers may look to carry out further improvements to meet their own tastes and needs.

The property is accessed via a short unmade lane from Upper Hagg Road and is the only house with access along this lane as it narrows into a public footpath at the gateway to the house. The driveway leads down to a generous parking area to the side and rear of the house where there is access into the attached garage. There is a sauna at the rear of the garage and a wonderful studio across the driveway from the house. The gardens sit largely to the front of the house and enjoy a wonderful aspect over mature wooded grounds.

The house sits in approximately half and acre of grounds with the paddock land immediately adjacent being another 4.6 acres. This is dotted with mature trees and currently subdivided by our clients into pony paddocks. There are also 2 double wooden stables.

Property Details



The property is entered via a door to the side into this spacious entrance hall which features wooden flooring, central heating radiator, staircase to the first floor and a large multi section glazed panel looking through into the lounge.

LOUNGE 5.7mx4.52m
A wonderful living room with high barrel vaulted ceiling, chimney breast with marble fireplace surround and log burning stove, wooden flooring and central heating radiator. There are open archways through to the front conservatory and dining room.

Featuring windows to the front enjoying the views, glazed doors to either side and wooden flooring.

DINING ROOM 4.22mx3.8m
A good sized second reception room which could meet a variety of uses. With window to the front, porthole window to the side and central heating radiator.

KITCHEN 4.83mx3.58m
The kitchen is located next door to the dining room and offers the scope to combine the two rooms if required (subject to building regulations). It is fitted with a range of quality fitted base units and wall cupboards with granite worksurfaces and a matching island unit with breakfast bar. There is a free standing American style fridge freezer and a rangemaster cooker with extractor over, inset spotlights to the ceiling and openings to the kitchen extension and conservatory.

CONSERVATORY 4.57mx2.62m
This conservatory is found to the side of the building and also enjoys a pleasant aspect. With door to the garden and 2 central heating radiators.

With recessed cupboard and glazed entrance door to the rear of the house.

Featuring units matching those in the main kitchen area, with 1 ½ bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, dishwasher and space for a drier. There is a window to the side, inset spotlights to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

With low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and shower cubicle, partly tiled walls, tiled floor and window to the rear driveway.

BEDROOM 2 4.24mx3.8m
With window to the front enjoying the views, wooden flooring and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 3 3.53mx3.18m
With window to the rear, wooden flooring and central heating radiator.

BEDROOM 4 3.18mx3.1m
With window to the rear, washbasin and central heating radiator.

BATHROOM 3.05mx2.5m
With low flush wc, vanity washbasin corner bath and wet room style shower area. There are two obscure glazed windows to the rear and a porthole style window to the side, tiled floor, partly tiled walls and a heated towel rail.


STUDY 3.05mx4.24moverall"
Stairs from the ground floor lead up to this useful office study / area with exposed roof frame and velux window to the angled ceiling, central heating radiator.

SITTING AREA 4.06mx2.34m8min"
A the other side of the stairs is this pleasant seating area which could be meet a variety of uses, possibly a dressing room to serve the main bedroom. It again features an exposed roof frame and velux window to the angled ceiling and a radiator.

BEDROOM 1 5.66mx5.33m
A large double bedroom which features windows to the front enjoying the views, partly angled ceiling, wooden flooring, bank of 8 door fitted wardrobes and central heating radiator.

BATHROOM 2.34mx3.48m
This bathroom is effectively used by the Principal bedroom as its en-suite. It features a low flush wc, vanity washbasin bath and recessed shower area with tiled walls to 3 sides. There are 2 velux windows to the angled ceiling, tiled splashbacks, tiled floor, heated towel rail and a central heating radiator.

A series of attic rooms can be found accessed from a door in the bathroom, currently providing storage.

The house sits within a 0.56 acre plot which incorporates a generous driveway parking area leading to the garage, pleasant lawned gardens, largely to the front of the building and a studio.

GARAGE 6.55mx3.23m
Attached at the rear of the house with remote controlled roller shutter door, double doors to the rear, windows to the side and a set of double doors at the rear. Immediately to the rear of the garage there is a sauna room (4m x 2m approx.).

STUDIO 8.38mx5.33m
An extremely useful building which was originally conceived as an artists studio. It is of blockwork construction with wooden cladding to the exterior walls, window and sliding door to the side, bank of windows to the rear and a large glazed section to the high pitched roof which also features exposed roof trusses. A further storage space (13'1" x 2'8") is built onto the front of the building.

The attractively landscaped gardens sit mainly to the front of the house and a paved seating area, extensive lawns, mature trees and borders.

Beyond the main house curtilage lies a block of land amounting to approximately 4.6 acres which is served by 2 wooden double stables (each 24' x 12'). The land runs all the way down to the Huddersfield / Woodhead Road and is surrounded by mature trees.

By appointment with Wm Sykes & Son.

Head out of Holmfirth on Huddersfield Road (A6024) to Thongsbridge. Turn left onto Calf Hill Road and follow this road along, it becomes Upper Hagg Road and shortly afterwards following the bend in the road, the lane to Merle Mede will be found on the right hand side.


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