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Wellhouses, Holmfirth, HD9 2SS


An excellent opportunity for investors to purchase this stone built mid terraced cottage, located in an enviable rural location. The property comprises: entrance porch, lounge, kitchen, landing, 2 bedrooms and bathroom. It retains a number of character features but would benefit from further updating of fixtures and fittings. There is a small garden area at the rear and a larger garden and parking space located across the lane that runs in front of the house.

Property Details



With front entrance door and windows to either side.

Lounge 5.2m x 4.1m overall
A large living room with window to the front, chimney breast with stone fireplace (note that the current stove is not in working order and the flue has been capped off), wooden floorboards, beams to the ceiling, exposed stonework to one wall, stairs to the first floor with door to the cellarhead store below.

Kitchen 3.58m x 2.13m
Fitted with a range of base units and wall cupboards with laminated worksurfaces, 1 ½ bowl sink unit with mixer tap, integrated oven, electric hob, fridge freezer, plumbing for washing machine, window to the rear, uPVC door to the rear. Note that the central heating boiler is not in working order.


With split staircase to the front and rear. Further landing area with space to hang coats.

Bedroom 1 4.1m x 3.18m
A double bedroom with 2 windows to the front enjoying the views and loft access.

Bedroom 2 3.33m x 2.18m
With window to the rear, laminated flooring, beams and spotlights to the angled ceiling.

Bathroom 2.08m x 2.08m
With three piece suite in white comprising low flush wc, pedestal washbasin and bath with shower over, obscure glazed window to the rear and shaver point.

There is a small garden area to the rear of the house. Opposite the property is a parking area and a further enclosed garden area.

The property does not currently have a working heating system. It was previously served by an oil fired heating system with a tank located adjacent to the parking space – this has now been removed. Our clients inform us that the pipe running under the lane to the house is no longer usable.

The property is connected to mains electricity.

The water supply is shared with the surrounding properties with each of the properties paying an equal share of the bill.

The foul water from this house and surrounding properties drains to a treatment plant beyond the main garden area. This is owned and maintained by Yorkshire Water.

The property will be open to view each Saturday prior to the auction from 9.30am to 10.15am.

From Hollowgate take the Rotcher Road and keep left and continue on Cartworth Road. After approximately 1 mile turn right onto Cartworth Bank Road and Wellhouses will be found on the left hand side.

Solicitors Details
V P A Hanson Oates Hanson Solicitors, 8 Market Place, Huddersfield, HD1 2AN. E-mail: Telephone: 01484 300609

Additional Information
The property is Freehold. Energy rating 42 (Band E). Council tax B. Our online checks show that Fibre Broadband (Fibre to the Cabinet FTTC) and Ultrafast (Fibre to the Premises FTTC) are available and could be installed and mobile coverage at the property is offered by several providers.

Auction Details
Sale to be held at The Huntsman Inn, Greenfield Road, Holmfirth on Tuesday 26th March 2023 at 7.30pm.

Auction Conditions
Interested parties should view the auction contract for full details of all of the conditions of sale.

Bidding at the Auction
Should you be successful in purchasing the property at auction you will be required to sign the contract and pay a deposit of 10% of the sale price. The buyers are to transfer the deposit to their solicitor and then transfer to the vendors solicitor within 2 working days of the auction. The remaining monies must then be paid in order to complete the sale within 28 days.

Identification and Registration
Due to the recent changes in Money Laundering Regulations, auctioneers will now have to carry out checks on bidders, buyers and sellers. The HMRC guidance states “An auctioneer should carry out customer due diligence on a bidder before they receive a paddle and on the buyer before the hammer falls”. Wm Sykes & Son will therefore now be registering prospective bidders prior to the auction where they will need to provide a form of photographic identification (driving licence, passport etc.) and a current utility bill or bank statement etc confirming your address. Registration will take place on the night of the auction between 6.30pm and 7.20pm. Any interested party wishing to bid in the auction must have registered. If you have any problems in doing this please contact our office for further advice.


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