6 bedroom detached house for saleBrockholes Lane, Brockholes, HOLMFIRTH, West Yorkshire, HD9
- Elegant Period Property
- Pleasant Mature Gardens
- Up to 6 Bedrooms
- Versatile Living Space
- Sought After Location
- Gated Drive
Full description***PART EXCHANGE CONSIDERED*** Built in 1903, The Elms is an elegant period property which has been a fantastic family home for its current owners over the years, offering a wealth of versatile accommodation spanning four floors, and being set in lovely, mature gardens. Situated on the edge of Brockholes, being well placed for access to a plethora of amenities, including highly regarded schools, village shops, and scenic walks. Briefly the property consists of three principal rooms, basement rooms, up to six bedrooms, three bathrooms, plus a superb fitted kitchen with AGA. Beautifully presented, sympathetically blending traditional period features, with modern facilities. EPC:F Viewing is highly recommended. We are available from 8:30am to 8.30pm weekdays, and from 10.00am to 4.00pm weekends contact us to arrange a viewing.
Built in 1903, The Elms is an elegant period property which has been a fantastic family home for its current owners over the years, offering a wealth of versatile accommodation spanning four floors, and being set in lovely, mature large gardens. Beautifully presented throughout, the property sympathetically blending traditional period features, with modern facilities.
The property stands in a plot on the edge of the popular village of Brockholes. Brockholes has its own Post Office, public house, convenience store, village green and the OFSTED outstanding Brockholes CofE primary school which is a few minutes walk from the property. Nearby there is also a range of local shops and amenities in the villages of Honley and New Mill, whilst the ever-popular centre of Holmfirth is approximately 2 miles away. A selection of scenic and riverside walks are right on the doorstep and regular bus services and good road links provide easy access to the Holme Valley and to further afield - not to mention Brockholes train station providing a direct route to Huddersfield and Sheffield.
Briefly the property comprises: an entrance vestibule through to a hallway which provides access to the three principal rooms (living room with bay, the drawing room with bay, and the dining room to the rear), also the inner lobby/cloakroom which in turn provides access to the ground floor WC and the fantastic and beautifully appointed kitchen with AGA and dining area. A rear entrance/lobby allows access to the gardens, plus the staircase leading to the multiple cellar rooms and garage. To the first floor a large landing area leads to four bedrooms, the master bedroom with an impressive en suite/dressing room. The house bathroom and separate WC are also found at this level. There are two further bedrooms to the second floor, one of which is particularly large and features a vaulted ceiling and views across the garden. Accompanying the two bedrooms is a shower room.
The Elms enjoys mature trees, shrubbery, large lawns, delightful patio, summer house with power and light and enjoys terrific views across the property's gardens. The driveway initially shared with its soon to be neighbour, The Elms has automatic gates through to its private driveway which provides a good degree of parking and turning space and access to the property's garage.
Viewing of this impressive period home comes highly recommended.
Basement Level -
Garage - 4.53m x 5.33m (14'10" x 17'6") - The garage has period style folding doors within a delightful archway. It also has an obscure glazed window to the side, a work bench, a good sized ceiling height and personal door through to the property's accommodation. The garage has been given consideration over the years by the current owners for alternative usage within the home. It is fitted with power, lighting and water.
Laundry Room - 5.20m x 4.36m (17'1" x 14'4") - This has a timber and glazed door out to the gardens, an obscure glazed window and is used as a wash room. It has a pot sink with a drainer and hot and cold taps. This room is home for the property's gas fired central heating boilers and also the washing facilities which include plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a dryer. There is also space for additional appliances. There are many other features to this room including display shelving
Cellar - 4.38m x 4.36m (14'4" x 14'4") - This is a good sized substantial room with an obscure glazed window to one side.
Fuel Store - 1.65m x 4.15m (5'5" x 13'7") - This is home for the property's supply of logs, kindling and coal and has an external loading hatch.
Wine Cellar - This long by narrow cellar also has a further cellar area off it providing additional wine storage space
Cellar Store - 4.32m x 2.75m (14'2" x 9'0") - This good sized lobby style cellar has an obscure glazed window and is used for general storage. The room itself has the personal door through to the property's garage.
Ground Floor -
Entrance Hall/Vestibule - 1.68m x 2.70m (5'6" x 8'10") - This with polished timber flooring has an inset mat well and is beautifully decorated to the two-thirds height with a picture rail, ornate ceiling coving and a central ceiling light point. A broad doorway forms part of a period screen which includes delightful coloured and obscure glazed panels which allow the principal hallway a large amount of natural light.
Hallway - 4.35m x 2.70m (14'3" x 8'10") - The principal hall is of a particularly good size and is exceptionally wide (see floor layout plan). It is decorated to a high standard and has a high ceiling height with coving and a ceiling light point. There is a beautiful broad staircase with a half landing, spindle balustrading, an oak newel post and handrail. The delightful half landing window sheds further light to the hallway. The hallway with its particularly fine period style central heating radiator and dado rail has heavy architraves and period style doors which give access through to the following accommodation.
Living Room - 5.2m + bay x 4.55m (17'1" +bay x 14'11") - This is a wonderful room enjoying beautiful views over the property's front and side gardens, the front gardens courtesy of a broad bay, and the side gardens courtesy of a further window. The room is flooded with a large amount of natural light and has a high ceiling height. There is decorative work, a central ceiling light point, a picture rail, high skirting boards, two central heating radiators, two wall light points and two picture light points. The room has a fabulous focal fireplace with a raised hearth. This has a superb ornate backcloth, a polished timber surround incorporating a mantel, and all is home for a gas coal burning effect fire.
Drawing Room - 4.28m + bay x 5.45m (14'1" +bay x 17'11") - Across the hallway is the drawing room. This is an impressive room with a polished timber boarded floor, a high ceiling being particularly ornate and once again the room enjoys a fabulous view out over the gardens courtesy of a broad bay window with superb period style central heating radiators beneath. The room is decorated to the dado height with oak panelling. This oak panelling comes together around the chimney piece and incorporates a fine fireplace with a high mantel. This is set upon a raised stone hearth and has an open fire grate. There are library style bookshelves/display shelves to either side of the chimney breast and there is a picture light point. The room has three further picture light points, a ceiling light point and inbuilt cupboards.
Dining Room - 4.29m x 4.53m (14'1" x 14'10") - Once again, this is a good sized room with a lovely view over the property's side and rear gardens courtesy of good sized windows. This is a light and airy room and has a high ceiling height with coving, a picture rail, a central heating radiator, a central ceiling light point and a fine period fireplace with a raised hearth and a cast iron and tiled inset being home for a gas coal burning effect fire. It has a polished timber surround incorporating medium and high mantels.
Cloakroom/Inner Lobby - From the entrance hall a period style door leads through to an inner lobby. This useful inner lobby has coat hooks to one side and a hat shelf over, and polished timber boarded flooring.
Wc - This has polished timber boarded flooring, a Heritage wash hand basin with a tiled splash back, a low level w.c with a polished timber seat, an obscure glazed window and a central heating radiator.
Dining Kitchen - 3.81m x 4.04m + 4.68m x 3.45m (12'6" x 13'3" +15'4 - A doorway from the lobby leads through to the superb dining living kitchen. This is also accessed from the rear hallway (see floor layout plan). The room enjoys superb proportions and has a fabulous view out over the property's rear and side gardens. This is courtesy of a large amount of windows. The polished timber floor is particularly pleasing. There is a central heating radiator, a central ceiling light point over the dining area and inset spotlighting to the kitchen area.
Kitchen Area - The kitchen it must be said will only be fully appreciated when viewing. It has a superb range of units and also incorporates a fine range of units and fine original period cupboards which reach up to the full ceiling height. These include working surfaces and drawers. There is a good sized island unit with a granite top, an inset halogen hob, an inbuilt oven, a microwave point, display shelving and an integrated fridge. The island unit is complimented by a substantial range of other units to the high and low level and have a combination of polished wood and tiled working surfaces. There are attractive glazed display cabinets and plate racking to one wall above the twin ceramic sink with mixer taps over. The kitchen features a blue Aga with the usual warming ovens and chrome topped hotplates. The Aga is powered by gas and is set within the former chimney breast. There are picture light points to either side and two high level mantels. The units incorporate a dishwasher and have many interesting features and are finished off to a delightful standard. The kitchen also boasts the bell display screen which is in working order. From the kitchen a doorway gives access to the rear entrance lobby.
Rear Entrance/Lobby - This has a doorway giving access through to the principal hallway and also a door down to the cellars, details to follow. This lobby area has a central heating radiator, further coat hooks and an integral fridge and freezer. This has a tiled floor, an inset mat well, attractive glazing and a broad substantial door leading out to the rear gardens.
First Floor -
Landing - From the entrance hall as previously described the beautiful spindled staircase with an oak newel post and handrails rises up to the first floor landing courtesy of a three quarter landing. This has a large coloured glazed window which reaches up to a substantial height and passes the staircase going up to the top floor level. This is decorated to a high standard and has a central heating radiator, a dado rail, coving to the ceiling and a central heating radiator.
Master Bedroom - 5.2m + bay x 4.55m (17'1" +bay x 14'11") - This is a beautiful large double room with fabulous views out over the property's gardens. This room is of generous proportions and has a central ceiling light point, coving to the ceiling, two central heating radiators, a further window giving a pleasant view to the side and a bank of high quality in built period style wardrobes. Twin doors lead through to the fabulous en-suite.
En-Suite/Dressing Room - This large en-suite has inbuilt wardrobes, beautiful period style windows giving a view over the gardens, a low level w.c, a twin Roca vanity unit with inset wash hand basins, mirrored backcloths, display shelving cupboards and drawers, a large double sized shower with a sophisticated shower system, a central heating radiator, inset spotlighting to the ceiling and by last but by no means least a large period style cast iron bath located within the centre of the room upon ornate feet with a Victorian style hand held mixer tap/shower over.
Office/Bedroom - 3.77m x 2.70m (12'4" x 8'10") - Currently used as an office, this good sized single room enjoys a delightful position overlooking the property's gardens and has a central heating radiator, a picture rail and coving to the ceiling.
Bedroom - 4.26m x 5.47m (14'0" x 17'11") - This is a lovely double room decorated to a particularly pleasing style and having a large amount of natural light courtesy of a broad window to the front and a further window to the side. The room has a high ceiling height with coving, a central ceiling light point and a central heating radiator.
Bedroom - 2.95m x 3.43m (9'8" x 11'3") - This is a pleasant room positioned to one corner of the home with a delightful view over the property's gardens. There is a period style open fireplace with a matching surround, a central heating radiator, a picture rail, coving and a central ceiling light point.
Bathroom - 2.10m x 2.89m (6'11" x 9'6") - The house bathroom on this level is fitted with a two piece suite in white comprising of a period style wash hand basin, a good sized bath with a chrome Victorian style hand held mixer tap, cupboards, a heated towel rail in chrome, half tiling with period style tiles, an obscure glazed period style window and inset spotlighting to the ceiling.
Wc - This is fitted with a high flush cistern, a central heating radiator and an obscure glazed window.
Second Floor -
Landing - From the first floor landing the staircase turns and rises up to the top floor landing passing the previously described coloured leaded glazed window. The top floor is not to be confused with other top floors. It has particularly high ceiling heights, and substantial sized rooms.
Bedroom - 7.86m x 4.55m (25'9" x 14'11") - This extraordinary room at one time was a snooker room. Its proportions are such that it has been used for a variety of purposes over the years. It is currently used as a guest bedroom. This huge room could be subdivided subject to any necessary consents and has a high angled and beamed ceiling with a variety of lighting points. There are twin windows giving a pleasant view out over the property's rear gardens, central heating radiators to either end of the room and a gas coal burning effect stove in cast iron set upon a raised hearth with back cloth and mantel.
Bedroom - 5.52m x 4.40m max (18'1" x 14'5" max) - Window to side, three double doors, door to:
Shower Room - 2.09m x 2.70m (6'10" x 8'10") - This is currently a shower room but at one time housed a bath, it has a good sized corner shower with a sophisticated chrome system, a low level w.c with a polished timber seat and a concealed cistern and a period style wash hand basin with a mirror and light over. The shower room is presented to a high standard with inset spotlighting to the ceiling, a chrome central heating radiator, inbuilt cupboards and display shelving.
All mains services are understood to be available.
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