Guide Price £500,000 - £525,000 This stunning example of a Victorian period residence occupies an elevated position with far reaching views across the Holme Valley and yet only a short distance from Holmfirth centre. The property has an abundance of period features with high attention to detail and completeness seldom found, it offers five spacious bedrooms and two reception rooms set over four floors. Being of particular interest to the discerning family buyer, the property has been well maintained and improved over the years by the current owners and now offers the most comfortable and spacious accommodation which includes high ceilings, ceiling roses, cornicing, period fireplaces, some large sash style windows and gas central heating throughout. The property has a shared driveway leading to a good sized garage with storage space.
The flat (offering potential usage as an office) situated to the rear of the property is self-contained with its own front door with the benefit of having its own parking space. You enter directly into the fitted kitchen with a range of units which in turn leads into the good size living room. The bathroom and bedroom are separate. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone seeking alternative accommodation for an elderly relative, independent living or to simply use for residual income.
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Conveniently situated within easy reach of the popular shops, restaurants and attractions of Holmfirth centre, the accommodation briefly comprises: Reception hallway, sitting room with walk-in bay window and feature coal effect fire, formal dining room with gas coal effect fire with period featured surround and a fully fitted kitchen with a gas fired stove, utility room. To the lower ground floor can be found two large cellars lending themselves to converting to further reception space. To the first floor are three double bedrooms and a generous house bathroom furnished with a period style white suite with roll top bath and a separate shower cubicle. A staircase leads to the second floor, where there are two further double bedrooms with Velux style roof windows.
The property is elevated from Greenfield Road and occupies a generous sized plot. Being approached from the roadside via stone steps with tiered, well stocked front garden and mature trees and further steps leading to the grand front entrance, a second front entrance is approached through a large covered veranda. To the rear of the property can be found a driveway leading to the garage. A shared side access lane serves this and neighbouring properties. Beyond this there is access to a delightful garden area, laid to lawn with fruit and vegetable beds and flower borders and a greenhouse. There are stunning views of the Holme Valley.
Essentials: The property is heated by gas central heating with the house being double glazed with the lounge windows still having the original sash windows with secondary glazing.
Locality: From Greenfield Road there are many local walks which can be enjoyed and the property is within easy walking distance of the heart of Holmfirth giving close access to shops, bars and restaurants. There is a good range of excellent schools with Upperthong Junior and Infant School and Holmfirth High School being the main schools for this catchment area.
Centred upon the confluence of the Holme and Ribble rivers Holmfirth is 6 miles (9.7 km) south of Huddersfield and 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Glossop. It mostly consists of stone-built cottages nestled in the Pennine hills. The Peak District National Park around Holme Moss is 4 miles (6.4 km) to the south of the town. Leeds, Manchester and Sheffield are all within 26 miles of Holmfirth.
Historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Holmfirth was once a centre for pioneering film-making by Bamforth & Co., which later switched to the production of seaside postcards. Between 1973 and 2010 both Holmfirth and the Holme Valley became well known as the filming location of the BBC's situation comedy “Last of the Summer Wine”.
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