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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Northgate, Honley, Holmfirth, HD9

Offers in Region of £875,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached Home
  • Superb Mature Grounds
  • 4/5 Bedrooms
  • Superb Period Features
  • 2 Bed Flat
  • Modern Fittings
  • Close To Local Amenities
  • Viewing Is Sure To Please

Full description

A BEAUTIFUL FAMILY HOME WITH A HUGE ACCOMMODATION, DETACHED GARAGE BLOCK WITH FLAT OVER AND MANY PERIOD FEATURES. Enjoying long distance southerly views from most of the principal rooms, this substantial home is sure to please. With mature and well stocked landscaped gardens, the home has four/five bedrooms, top floor games room and magnificent sitting room. Briefly, with modern fittings throughout, it comprises:- impressive vestibule, superb hall with parquet flooring, cloaks/w.c, sitting room (28'5 x 18' approx) with large windows overlooking the gardens and views beyond, oak panelled dining room, garden room, breakfast kitchen, pantry, utility, rear lobby, further w.c, spacious first floor landing, four double bedrooms, bedroom 1 with en-suite and large dressing room, games room/bedroom 5 (or even 5 and 6) (28'6 x 16'5 approx), flat with hall, lounge, kitchen, two bedrooms and bathroom, double garage, sweeping driveway, impressive gates and delightful gardens. All is short walk away from Honley schools, train station and other varied facilities.

Floor Plan


Garden / View

Please Note

All the internal photos were taken at an earlier date than the externals.

A beautiful oak multi panelled entrance door with superb period style furniture with the upper three panels being leaded and obscure glazed. This doorway gives access through to the entrance vestibule.

Entrance Vestibule

With inset mat well, decorative coving and inset spotlighting to the ceiling there is a timber and glazed door which leads through to the hall.

Entrance Hall

This impressive hall has a beautiful parquet floor, fine period style central heating radiator, lofty ceiling height with decorative coving and a fabulous ceiling rose. The hallway also boasts a five bank stone mullioned window, this with period style windows gives a pleasant view out over the property's driveway. There are various lighting points and a secondry period style central heating radiator. The hall has a simply superb staircase, this with the oak panelling has a particularly stout newel post and fabulous polished timber handrail. A period style door leads through to the downstairs w.c.

Downstairs W.C

This with a ceramic tiled floor and tiling to the half height and is fitted with a low level w.c and pedestal wash hand basin. There are two ceiling light points and two period style windows, one of which is of a particularly fine nature with lateral mullion.

A six panelled timber door leads from the hall through to the sitting room.

Sitting Room

8.66m(28'5'') approx x 5.49m(18'0'') approx

This, as the photographs and floor layout plan suggests is a particularly large room. It has wonderful views out over the property's gardens and the long distance valley views beyond, courtesy of three large fabulous period style windows. These with inset leaded work are of a lateral mullioned window design and one such window occupies a corner bay. There is beautiful polished oak flooring and the room has three period style central heating radiators, a glazed display alcove and fabulous coving and decorative work to the ceiling, including two large ceiling roses. A particularly broad and fine period style fireplace with raised marble hearth has a cast iron open fire grate, currently converted to house a coal burning effect gas fire.

Dining Room

5.26m(17'3'') approx x 5.66m(18'7'') approx

Once again, a beautiful room finished with superb timber panelling to the two thirds height which is of a light nature and has a delft rack incorporated. The room has a beautiful outlook over the property's side gardens, courtesy of fine windows and one such window being a large broad lateral mullioned bay. There is a beautiful stone fireplace with a coal burning effect open fired gas grate set upon a raised hearth and the border of the room has beautiful parquet flooring. There are various lighting points and ceiling light points. Timber and glazed doors lead through to the garden room.

Garden Room

4.27m(14'0'') approx x 2.44m(8'0'') approx

Used as combination of garden room and study, this has a wonderful view out over the property's gardens courtesy of a broad aspect of glazing including twin glazed doors out to the paved patio. There is exposed stonework to the walls, timber boarded floor and inset spotlighting to the ceiling.

From the hallway, period style doors gives access through to the breakfast kitchen.

Breakfast Kitchen

5.49m(18'0'') approx x 3.40m(11'2'') approx

This, as the floor layout and photograph suggests is of a particularly good size. Fitted with a full complement of high quality units, these being at both the high and low level with granite working surfaces over. There is an integrated breakfast bar / table with polished timber surface, the units incorporate a Welsh style dresser with antique brick, granite surface with shelving and cupboards over. The quality of the kitchen is superb and there is a twin ceramic sink unit with period style taps over, in-built leisure range master oven incorporating the usual ovens, gas hob, hot plate and halogen and this is set within a chimney breast surround with extractor fan over. There is an integrated fridge, freezer, dishwasher and microwave within this fabulous kitchen. The room has a ceramic tiled floor and a delightful view out over the property's side garden. There is inset spotlighting to the ceiling, beams on display and walk-in pantry off.

Walk-In Pantry

The pantry is appropriately shelved and has a continuation of the ceramic tiled floor.

A timber and glazed door gives access through to a side entrance lobby and from here a doorway leads through to the utility room

Utility Room

1.88m(6'2'') approx x 2.87m(9'5'') approx

This, which has appropriate cupboards, high level shelving, coat hooks and the like. There is a period style central heating radiator, stainless steel sink unit, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and working surfaces over.

Off the entrance lobby a doorway gives access to the boiler room.

Boiler Room

This is home for the modern Pottertion gas fired central heating boiler.


Comprising: low level w.c with timber seat.

From the entrance hall, as previously mentioned a beautiful staircase with spindled ballustrading and polished timber handrail rises up to the three-quarter landing.

Three Quarter Landing

This has mullioned windows giving a pleasant outlook to the driveway side and the staircase continues up to the first floor landing.

First Floor Landing

This first floor landing is of a particular spacious nature, has coving and a large ceiling rose to the centre and a fabulous and broad bank of mullion windows. There are period style central heating radiators, various lighting points, in-built corner cupboards and the staircase continues up to the second floor level (details of which are to follow).

Bedroom 1

3.91m(12'10'') approx x 5.49m(18'0'') approx

As the photograph suggests this is a delightful room of generous proportions, with a ceiling rose and a magnificent lateral mullioned window which provides a huge amount of natural light and a fabulous view out over the property's gardens and long distant rural views beyond. The room has a period style central heating radiator and steps which lead up to twin glazed doors giving access out onto the balcony. The balcony is of a good size with wrought iron railings and provides a delightful view out over the property's gardens and beyond.

A broad arch and steps which are carpeted leads through to the en-suite.


3.66m(12'0'') approx x 3.58m(11'9'') approx

This, once again is presented to a particularly high level and comprises: sunken Whirlpool bath within a delightful enclosed area fitted with high quality tiling a superb large multi-glazed window in stone acting as a backcloth. There is in-set spotlighting to the ceiling, low level w.c of Sanaton manufacture with timber seat, vanity unit with twin wash hand basin, period style taps and light and shaver sockets over. There is a superbly equipped multi jet American style shower unit which is of a double size and has once again, inset within a fine period arch with high quality tiling. The room has two combination, central heating radiator / heated towel rails, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and steps lead down to the dressing room.

Dressing Room

2.95m(9'8'') approx x 3.43m(11'3'') approx

This, which was formerly a bedroom, is of a good size and is fitted with a superb range of high quality bedroom furniture which incorporates: robes, dressing table with drawers and mirrored robes. The room has outlooks to two directions, central heating radiator and in-set spotlighting to the ceiling.

Bedroom 2

6.93m(22'9'') approx x 5.79m(19'0'') approx

As the floor layout plan suggests this bedroom is of a particularly good size and has windows giving superb views to two directions. There is in-built bedroom furniture incorporating robes, many lighting points operated by dimmer switches including ceiling light point and inset spotlighting and period style central heating radiator.

Bedroom 3

4.57m(15'0'') approx x 3.84m(12'7'') approx

A lovely room with an outlook to two sides, this room has inbuilt robes, display shelving, storage cupboards, central heating radiator and there are two ceiling light points.


Comprising: low level w.c with polished timber seat, two period style windows , inset spotlighting to the ceiling and central heating radiator.

House Bathroom

Beautifully finished, this large house bathroom has a ceramic tiled floor, beautiful tiling to the full ceiling height and feature marble work. There is a high specification shower cubicle with marble seat, Whirlpool bath with period style taps over, superb period style wash hand basin on ceramic legs with once again, period style fitments. There is an archway through to the w.c.

As previously mentioned the staircase rises up to the second floor level courtesy of a three quarter landing with period style window and oak spindled ballustrading with polished timber handrails. A timber and glazed door gives access through to the games room.

Games Room/Bedroom 5

5.00m(16'5'') approx x 8.69m(28'6'') approx

(Could even be bedrooms 5 and 6) The games room has two large windows which provide a significant amount of natural light through and pleasant views. The room has two central heating radiators, various lighting points including in-set spotlighting to the ceiling, raised sitting / decked area and access to the under eaves storage area.

Bedroom 4

This lovely room has a gable window with pleasant view, period style fireplace and angled ceiling line with two ceiling light points.

The Flat

This is to be found across the patio at both to the rear and above the garage block.

A uPVC glazed door gives access through to an entrance hall.

Entrance Hall

With store room off and a staircase which rises up to a landing area.


The landing has twin windows, central heating radiator and storage cupboard. A glazed door leads through to the lounge.


5.74m(18'10'') approx x 3.51m(11'6'') approx

This, which is used as a pool table room at this time, has the kitchen adjoining being divided by breakfast bar. The lounge has a timber, boarded and angled ceiling, two ceiling light points, central heating radiator and an exceptionally large window which gives a fine view out and over the property's gardens and beyond.


3.58m(11'9'') approx x 1.60m(5'3'') approx

With broad opening and breakfast bar, it is fitted with a range of units at both the high and low level incorporating various features inclding a display cabinet, wine racking, inset one and half bowl sink unit with mixer taps over, inbuilt oven, gas hob and extractor fan with pull out canopy over and integrated fridge.

A doorway from the lounge leads through to the innner lobby.

Bedroom 1

4.42m(14'6'') approx x 2.59m(8'6'') approx

A good sized double room with pleasant outlook, central heating radiator and a bank of in-built robes with storage cupboards over.

Bedroom 2

3.35m(11'0'') approx x 2.57m(8'5'') approx

Once again, a double room with central heating radiator, pleasant outlook, bank of in-built robes with storage cupboards over.


2.39m(7'10'') approx x 1.68m(5'6'') approx

Presented to a high standard and fitted with a modern three piece suite in white and comprises: low level w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with both mixer and hand held Victorian styled tap and separate shower and rail over with appropriate tiling.


The property is approached through fine stone gateposts fitted with automatic gates which lead through to the driveway which rises up to the main driveway / turning and parking area before the home which also gives access of course to the double garage.




As the photographs suggest, Knole House stands in fabulous grounds and these are both private and mature. To the front of the home, at a lower level there is a fabulous large lawn. It is surrounded by a combination of mature shrubs and well stocked rose beds. The pathway and steps lead up to the main facade of Knowle House, where there is a full width and superb stone surfaced patio. The patio gives a tremendous view out and over the property's gardens and long distance views beyond and spreads around the corner of the home through to a further lawned garden, where there is mature trees and shrubs. There is extensive patioing and brick sett surface area with various sitting out areas and large greenhouse which adjoins the garage / flat block.


Additional Details

External Lighting

The property has external lighting.


The property has a sophisticated security system.

Central Heating

The property has gas central heating.

Double Glazing

The property has double glazing.


Carpets, curtains and certain other extras may be available by separate negotiation.


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Important Notes

When we were asked to place the property on the market, certain information was not verified. In particular none of the services or fittings and equipment have been tested and we are therefore unable to give warranties of any kind. The British weather is essentially variable, appropriate advice as to local weather conditions should be sought before purchase. (This is a standard statement on all our brochures due to the Property Misdescriptions act).


Please note that all measurements are for general guidance purposes only. The measurements are approximate, there is a six inch measurement tolerance. Also due to variations and tolerances in metric and imperial measurements, measurements contained in the particulars must not be relied upon for ordering carpets, furniture etc.

Boundary Ownership

The boundary ownerships and tenure of this property have not been checked on the title deeds for any discrepancies or rights of way if any. (This is a standard statement on all our brochures due to the Property Misdescriptions act).

Floor Plan

Sketch plan for illustrative purposes only.
All measurements, walls, doors and windows fittings and appliances, their sizes and locations are shown conventionally and are approximate only, and cannot be regarded as being a representation either by the Seller, his agent nor hms Design.
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