7 bedroom manor house for sale

Upperthong Lane, Holmfirth

Offers in Excess of £850,000

Property Description

Key features

  • DETACHED MANOR HOUSE
  • SELF-CONTAINED APARTMENT
  • 2 ADDITIONAL GUEST SUITES
  • LANDSCAPED SOUTH FACING GARDENS
  • STUNNING CROSS VALLEY VIEWS
  • SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
  • LOCAL SERVICES & AMENITIES
  • HIGHLY REGARDED SCHOOLS
  • GUEST HOUSE FACILITIES
  • VIEWING BY APPOINTMENT

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An impressive 19th century country house occupying delightful ¾ acre grounds, approached by a sweeping tree lined driveway with landscaped south facing gardens and stunning cross valley views.

A fine character home which has been sympathetically restored retaining original features such as deep skirting boards, a high ceiling height and period fireplaces. The property includes a detached apartment and two self-contained guest suites versatile in orientation and suitable for several uses - currently being run as a successful guest house.

Sunnybank enjoys the most idyllic of locations on the outskirts of Holmfirth positioned on the edge of the Pennines being highly commutable and well served by an abundance of local services including highly regarded schools.  

The accommodation comprises  

Ground Floor An original stone stairway leads to a double entrance door flanked with impressive stone pillars and Portico over. The reception vestibule has a glazed door that gives access through to the reception hall. The reception hall provides an impressive introduction to the property displaying original period features such as deep skirting boards, architraves to the doorways, decorative coving to the ceiling whilst offering a glimpse of an arched top stained glass window on the half landing. From the hallway access is given to the rear porch and cellar. True to the nature of this period of property two generous reception rooms are situated to the front aspect; the lounge being double aspect with differing views over the house grounds whilst windows set to a stone mullion surround command impressive cross valley views. The dining room has a walk-in bay window once again commanding impressive views with an inset seat beneath. Each room displays features such has a high ceiling height, deep skirting boards and ornate fireplaces, the lounge presenting a solid fuel open fire creating a wonderful cosy place to be seated. The dining room has feature wood panelling to all walls. A butler's pantry acts as a link between the dining room and kitchen, the kitchen having a small dining area, a central island and presented with a range of furniture incorporating appliances including a stainless steel Smeg stove and an original pantry.  

First Floor A cantilever staircase rises to the first floor landing which once again displays features such as deep skirting boards and coving to the ceiling. The property offers four bedrooms; the master occupying a prime position having windows to two elevations commanding excellent levels of natural light whilst offering differing views over the house gardens, the front window commanding an impressive cross valley outlook. The En-suite is presented with a walk-in wet room style shower, a deep bath, a pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush W.C. This room has full tiling to the floor, three quarter tiling to the walls, a traditionally styled cast iron radiator and a sash window to the front elevation commanding an impressive rural outlook. The second bedroom is also situated to the front elevation once again commanding rural views and providing a wet room style En-suite. Bedrooms three and four are both situated to the rear aspect, command pleasant outlooks over the gardens whilst bedroom four has En-suite facilities. The family bathroom is presented with a traditionally styled suite consisting of a Victorian style pedestal wash hand basin, a cast iron bath, a low flush W.C and art deco style tiling to the walls.  

Cellar The cellars offer generous space lending themselves to several potential uses. Currently consisting of three rooms and the original cold store. One of the rooms has a vaulted ceiling and the original stone slab table. The central room has stone pillared wine storage baskets whilst the further room offers generous space with a window, stone shelving and stone slab topped table.  

Coach House A detached former coach house split into three units, two self-catering bedrooms to the lower ground floor and a generous apartment to the first floor. Each of the ground floor units has a window to the front aspect and is presented with En-suite facilities comprising a low flush W.C, a pedestal wash hand basin and step-in double shower.  

The Apartment A generously proportioned apartment having self-contained access off Binns Lane consisting of an open plan living room to the kitchen with windows commanding rural views whilst providing modern contemporary style living. The apartment has a double bedroom which is situated to the rear elevation and a private bathroom presented with a three-piece suite. 

Externally The property is accessed to the south elevation off Upperthong Lane with wrought iron gates opening to an impressive sweeping driveway which offers a glimpse of the house before approaching the front aspect. The driveway is flanked with established shrub and flowered borders. The immediate front elevation of the house enjoys a south facing aspect and offers a generously proportioned two tiered lawned garden with several seating areas, established trees and hedged boundaries offering good levels of privacy whilst offering impressive cross valley views at the same time. To the west aspect of the house a landscaped garden offers further seating and is flanked with boxed hedged borders whilst having further lawned areas with established flower, tree and shrub borders. To the north aspect of the house parking is provided for several vehicles; the driveway continuing around the rear of the house back to the front. On the rear aspect stone steps lead to a flagged seating terrace with a further concealed fenced area ideal for the preparation of Al-fresco dining. A secondary set of stone stairs leads to the apartment which has a lawned garden to the immediate front aspect and steps which lead up to a substantial tarmac parking area comfortably providing off road parking for at least five vehicles whilst giving access onto Binns Lane.  

Additional Information A freehold property with mains, gas, water, electric and drainage. Currently being run as a successful bed and breakfast business the main house providing four bedrooms whilst the detached coach house offers two additional self-contained rooms and the manager/owners one bedroom apartment.  

DIRECTIONS Leave Holmfirth via Victoria Street. Turn left at the lights onto Woodhead Road and then right onto Upperthong Lane. The property is positioned on the right-hand side.  


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09 November 2017

Nearest stations

  • Brockholes (2.2 mi)
  • Honley (2.8 mi)
  • Stocksmoor (3.4 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Brockholes (2.2 mi)
  • Honley (2.8 mi)
  • Stocksmoor (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Sheffield

470 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, S11 8PX

0114 467 1554 Local call rate

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