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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Back Lane, HOLMFIRTH, West Yorkshire


Property Description

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A magnificent four bedroom detached period property with mock Tudor half-timbered façade, conveniently situated above Holmfirth village centre. The house dates back to the early 1900s and was the residence of a member of the Bamforth family - even featuring in 1909 in the background of some of their famous postcards. Benefitting from gardens with approximately one acre of woodland in addition and four garages, this stunning home also boasts many original, Edwardian period features including picture rails, delightful high coved ceilings, stained glass front door and a set of butler's bells, as well as beautiful stripped timber floors. Superb fireplaces add elegance and charm. The ground floor has two impressive reception rooms with kitchen, garden room and cloakroom. To the first floor is a generously sized master bedroom complete with dressing room and en-suite bathroom. Also having a further three bedrooms and house bathroom. To the front are picturesque views towards Holme Moss. A truly wonderful and unique residence with a vibrant village on its doorstep.

Property ref: 121_1999_4201608

Bedrooms / Bathroom 
Having a further two double bedrooms and one single bedroom, all of which have individual character and charm. The house bathroom comprises of a modern white suite with original fitted cupboards, creating an abundance of useful storage.

An enclosed garden to the rear mainly laid to lawn with a flagged patio, together with mature stocked borders and hedges. A magical secluded space, yet still in the centre of Holmfirth. A shared driveway leads up to the garages, workshop and parking area. The 6mx6m, two vehicle workshop has ample power sockets and wall mounted strip lighting, while additional garaging can accommodate another two vehicles. Additionally this area offers parking for a further five vehicles and also provides access to the woodland owned by the property which also includes an allotment and orchard (approximately once acre).

Entrance Hall 
A truly magnificent entrance hall offering many original features, including traditional coved ceilings with a fabulous sweeping staircase and a stained glass window to the head of the stairs. Timber flooring flows beautifully throughout the ground floor rooms.

Sitting Room 
A superior sitting room boasting high coved ceilings and stripped back wooden flooring. The rooms main focal point is an open fire, having original fire surround. A bay box window, together with double French doors, create an abundance of through light.

Dining Room 
A sizeable second reception room, currently used as a formal dining room, boasting multi fuel stove with high coved ceilings. This room oozes character and charm. A sizeable double glazed window provides delightful views across the rear garden.

Steps lead up to the kitchen and cloakroom with utility, all benefitting from traditional feature floor tiles. The kitchen has an array of wall and base units with a Rangemaster double oven, separate gas hob and stainless steel extractor fan overhead. Also has plumbing for a dishwasher and an area for a tall fridge freezer. Double French doors access the garden room.

Garden Room 
An excellent additional space perfect for gazing across the garden and delightful views. The current vendors use this room as a second dining room, however, it has versatile uses.

Sizeable cellars ripe for conversion as a cinema room / play rooms. Currently having the original salting table and stone sink units.

Master Bedroom 
A generous size master bedroom benefitting from original exposed brick fireplace and beautiful tall ceiling. Double glazed windows frame outstanding views over Holmfirth village and beyond. An archway leads to a large dressing room with a further door accessing the en-suite bathroom.

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Added on Rightmove:
18 August 2016


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