4 bedroom cottage for sale

Woodhead Road, Holmfirth

Guide Price £250,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Four Bedroom Character Property
  • Two/Three Reception Rooms
  • Packed With Character & Charm
  • Deceptively Spacious
  • Garage, Parking, Garden

Full description

Tenure: Freehold


Situated close to the popular and sought after Holmfirth village with all of the amenities that has to offer, such as shops, supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, banks, public parks, a leisure centre and well regarded schooling. The property has excellent road links to nearby Huddersfield and Meltham and convenient access to Barnsley, Sheffield, Wakefield and Manchester. A good bus service also operates locally.

External appearances can be very deceptive and that is certainly the case with this superbly presented character property providing flexible accommodation over three floors. To the ground floor, a spacious utility room together with a separate cloakroom/wc leads through to the magnificent split level living kitchen which in turn leads through to an additional generous dining room and a separate sitting room.

To the first floor there is a generous double bedroom with a shower room/wc and a further staircase leading to the second floor attic/study. To the lower ground floor there are two generous double bedrooms together with the family bathroom incorporating wet room area and hallway.

Externally the property has a pleasant enclosed lawned garden with attractive views of the Holme Valley and the mill pond. Having a parking space to the rear of the property and an integral garage. The Straw Merchants House is set away from the main road to a little known location, yet is still within walking distance of Holmfirth centre, with its excellent range of amenities.

Ground Floor 

Utility Room 8' 1" x 10' 4" ( 2.46m x 3.15m )
Accessed from the front entrance door via a small staircase, the utility room has a range of fitted base units, with an automatic washing machine and a tumble dryer. The room has windows with shutters to the front elevation and a radiator. A door leads to the cloakroom/wc.

Cloakroom/ Wc 3' 9" x 9' 2" ( 1.14m x 2.79m )
Fitted with a two piece suite comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level wc. The room has a double glazed window with shutters to the rear elevation and a radiator

Living Kitchen 13' 11" x 28' 1" ( 4.24m x 8.56m )
This magnificent split level room consists of a kitchen area which leads up to a sitting area. The kitchen is equipped with an extensive range of base and wall units which are surmounted with solid timber work surfaces with a double sink unit and a mixer tap. The kitchen is fully integrated with a built in oven, hob and a dishwasher. Additionally having a focal point central island with a part tiled and solid hardwood dining space. The room has two radiators, two windows to the rear elevation and three windows to the front elevation; two of which have shutters, together with two magnificent exposed roof trusses and character beams to the ceiling. The sitting room area has a focal point range set to the chimney breast.

Dining Room 12' 2" x 13' 4" ( 3.71m x 4.06m )
This versatile room is carpeted and has windows to both the front and rear elevations, a radiator, a character beam, a skylight, a staircase leading to the lower ground floor and a door leading through to the sitting room.

Sitting Room 12' 2" x 16' 4" ( 3.71m x 4.98m )
This principle reception room has a coal effect living flame gas fire set to a Portuguese limestone surround, a window to the front elevation, a radiator and steps leading to a mezzanine study.

Mezzanine Area 6' 8" x 8' 4" ( 2.03m x 2.54m )
This useful space is currently utilised as a home office. A door gives access to the front entrance hallway.

Front Inner Hallway 
Having a superb entrance door and glazed archway, a radiator and a staircase leading to the first floor.

First Floor 

First Floor Landing 
Having doors leading to the shower room and a bedroom.

Shower Room 
Fitted with a three piece suite comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin, a shower cubical with an electric shower and a low level wc. The room is carpeted and has a radiator and an extractor fan.

Bedroom 9' 11" x 12' 2" ( 3.02m x 3.71m )
This carpeted double bedroom has windows to the front elevation, a radiator and a character beam.

Second Floor 

Second Floor Study / Bedroom 12' 3" max restricted head height x 13' 1" max restricted head height ( 3.73m max restricted head height x 3.99m max restricted head height )
A versatile room with character features which include exposed roof trusses and purlins. The room has a skylight and a radiator.

Lower Ground Floor 

Having an entrance door to the front of the house, together with a radiator, a window and doors to the following rooms.

Master Bedroom 10' 3" x 15' 4" ( 3.12m x 4.67m )
This spacious, carpeted double bedroom has fitted furniture comprising of five double wardrobes. The room has a large exposed beam to the ceiling with recessed down lights, a window to the front elevation and a radiator.

House Bathroom 
This spacious house bathroom also boasts an integral wet room area which is fully tiled to wall and floor and has a thermostatic shower. The bathroom is fitted with a three piece suite comprising of a panelled bath with a telephone style mixer shower, a wash hand basin to a vanity unit with storage beneath and a low level wc. Also having limed oak style half panelled walls, carpeted flooring, a radiator, an extractor fan, an airing cupboard and two glazed windows with obscure glass.

Bedroom 10' 1" x 13' 2" ( 3.07m x 4.01m )
A carpeted double bedroom with a radiator, a window to the front elevation and a useful dressing area with a brick arched ceiling, formerly a keeping cellar, measuring 5'8'' by 4'5''.

External Details 
The property has one parking space to the rear courtyard and an integral garage with an electrically controlled up and over door. The garage measures 24'6 by 12'9'' , has power and light supply and houses the central heating boiler. Having an enclosed lawned garden area with trellis fencing and views toward the mill pond.

Additional Information 

Conditions Of Sale 
The Conditions of Sale will be deposited at the offices of the auctioneers and vendors solicitors seven days prior to sale and the purchaser shall be deemed to have knowledge of same whether inspected or not. Any questions relating to them must be raised prior to 12.00noon. Prospective purchasers are advised to check with the auctioneers before the sale that the property is neither sold nor withdrawn.

Prospective purchasers will need to register within the auction room before the sale commences. Two items of identity will be required together with an indication of how a contractual deposit will be paid. We do not take cash or credit card deposits.

The sale of each lot is subject to a contract documentation charge of £625.00 + vat (£750) payable on the fall of the hammer.

Guidance notes are set out in the catalogue in relation to auction property, particularly from a purchasing perspective. A catalogue, which also contains the Order of Sale, may be obtained from the auctioneers office.

All offers made prior to auction must be able to exchange immediately once informed acceptable & must adhere to all the auction conditions. But please note we are unable to accept and exchange on any offer the week prior to the auction. Offers are more than welcome but we would need you to take this to the room or for it to be a telephone or proxy bid.

Important Notice 
The Guide Price quoted must not be relied upon by prospective purchasers as a valuation or assessment of value of the property. It is intended to provide purchasers with an indication of the region at which the reserve may be set at the time of going to press. The guide price may be subject to variation and interested parties are advised to make regular checks for variations and should be aware that the reserve price may be either below or above the quoted guide price.

Prospective purchasers should also be aware that the eventual sale price may be above or below the guide level dependent upon competition, and should therefore not presume the guide to be indicative of the final expected sale price or the price the property is available at.

When setting the guide price, the auctioneers have given consideration to the seller's instructions in respect of their indicated reserve price at the time of instruction. The reserve price, (the level below which the property will not be sold), remains confidential between the seller and the auctioneer. The guide price therefore, is intended to indicate the region at which the reserve price is intended to be set. The seller will confirm their final reserve price close to the auction date and if appropriate the auctioneers may adjust the guide price to reflect this.

Leave Holmfirth town centre via Woodhead Road. Proceed for approximately half a mile. Fork left off Woodhead Road and the property can be found on the right hand side identified by our for sale board.

1. MONEY LAUNDERING REGULATIONS: Intending purchasers will be asked to produce identification documentation at a later stage and we would ask for your co-operation in order that there will be no delay in agreeing the sale.
2. General: While we endeavour to make our sales particulars fair, accurate and reliable, they are only a general guide to the property and, accordingly, if there is any point which is of particular importance to you, please contact the office and we will be pleased to check the position for you, especially if you are contemplating travelling some distance to view the property.
3. Measurements: These approximate room sizes are only intended as general guidance. You must verify the dimensions carefully before ordering carpets or any built-in furniture.
4. Services: Please note we have not tested the services or any of the equipment or appliances in this property, accordingly we strongly advise prospective buyers to commission their own survey or service reports before finalising their offer to purchase.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
08 August 2016

Nearest stations

  • Brockholes (2.2 mi)
  • Honley (2.8 mi)
  • Stocksmoor (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

William H. Brown, Holmfirth

34 Victoria Street, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, HD9 7DE

01484 977028 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Brockholes (2.2 mi)
  • Honley (2.8 mi)
  • Stocksmoor (3.3 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

William H. Brown, Holmfirth

34 Victoria Street, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, HD9 7DE

01484 977028 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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