Cop Hill Side, Slaithwaite, Huddersfield£750,000
4 bed Farmhouse, Huddersfield
A superb Grade II listed stone-built Pennine farmhouse occupying a rural location high upon the hillside above Slaithwaite taking in some tremendous far reaching views from its enviable vantage point. Extensive gardens amounting to approximately two thirds of an acre. This is a fabulous family sized rural retreat well worth viewing.
Full DetailsFULL DESCRIPTION A superb Grade II listed stone-built Pennine farmhouse occupying a rural location high upon the hillside above Slaithwaite taking in some tremendous far reaching views from its enviable vantage point. Although the property has been extensively modernised over recent years, it has retained the original character of the building with exposed beams, feature stonework walls, stone flagged floors, mullioned windows, etc. It has also recently benefitted from a 2-storey extension and garage conversion making this a very spacious family home with quality fittings and all mod cons. The accommodation very briefly comprises entrance hall, cloakroom, large sitting room, home office/gym, dining room, kitchen, utility room with access to the boiler/storage room, sun lounge, ground floor guest suite, first floor landing, master bedroom with large dressing room, bedroom 2 with en suite shower room, bedroom 3, and house bathroom. There is an oil fired central heating system, underfloor heating in some areas, wood burning stoves, and hardwood double glazed windows. Remote controlled gates open to a long driveway leading up to the property and to ample parking. There is an integral garage, and extensive gardens amounting to approximately two thirds of an acre. You will find a good range of shops, bars, restaurants, and a train station within the village of Slaithwaite which is about a mile back down the valley. The well frequented 'Rose & Crown' country pub & restaurant is handily only a short walk away. In all, this is a fabulous family sized rural retreat well worth viewing.
GROUND FLOOR A hardwood entrance door leads into:-
HALL With stone flagged floor, beamed ceiling, and cloaks cupboard.
CLOAKROOM Fitted with a white suite comprising a 'back-to-wall' low flush w.c., and a small wall mounted wash basin. There is a window to the front, beams, ceiling spotlights, a ladder style radiator, and tiled walls and floor.
SITTING ROOM 24' 1" x 17' 1" (7.34m x 5.21m) This impressive reception room is open to the roof timbers, has an exposed upright support timber, stone flagged floor, and exposed stonework feature wall with a wood burning stove set against it resting on a stone hearth. There is plenty of natural light provided by two velux roof windows, windows to three elevations overlooking the rear gardens, and French doors leading out to the stone flagged terrace at the rear.
OFFICE/GYM 10' 0" x 9' 6" (3.05m x 2.9m) This room can be used to suite your own requirements, whether it be as a home office, gym, hobby room, extra bedroom, it really is up to you. It has parquet effect flooring, exposed beams, and mullioned window to the front.
FAMILY ROOM 18' 9" x 16' 8" (5.72m x 5.08m) Although this is currently used as a lounge & music room, it would also be ideal as a spacious dining room with direct access to the kitchen. It has a wood burning stove set into the chimney breast with timber lintel and tiled hearth. There is a bank of mullioned windows to the front and rear offering delightful views and the windows to the rear have a fitted seat below. You will also find exposed beams, ceiling spotlights, wood effect flooring, access to a small vaulted keeping/wine cellar, and access to the staircase that rises to the first floor.
DINING ROOM 11' 8" x 10' 2" (3.56m x 3.1m) Would also make a nice lounge should you use the Family Room as your dining space. Windows overlook the rear garden and a glazed door leads out to the garden terrace. The dining room also has an exposed beam, tiled floor, under floor heating, and feature stonework wall.
BREAKFAST KITCHEN 16' 8" x 10' 7" (5.08m x 3.23m) Nicely fitted with a good range of quality oak wall, drawer and base units with ample work surfaces over incorporating a sink with mixer tap. Integrated appliances include a dishwasher, fridge, and the range cooker is set into the former chimney breast with the gas hobs being fuelled by the Calor Gas cylinders you will see down the side of the house. The kitchen also has splashbacks to match the work surfaces, pull out storage racking system, breakfast bar, ceiling spotlights, tiled floor, and windows to the front offering countryside views.
UTILITY ROOM 13' 10" x 10' 10" (4.22m x 3.3m) A generously sized utility room fitted with wall and base units to match those in the kitchen. There is ample work surface area incorporating a stainless steel sink with mixer tap, and extending to create a breakfast bar in front of the window from where you can enjoy those fabulous views. The utility room provides ample storage, plumbing for a washing machine, space for a tumble dryer, space for an American style fridge/freezer, ceiling spotlights, tiled floor, under floor heating, and the brilliant installation of a boot/dog showering enclosure with 'wetroom' style tiled floor and a low level mains shower over. You will also find a hardwood external door to the front.
BOILER ROOM As well as housing the central heating boiler, and pressurised water tank, this is a good storage area.
GUEST BEDROOM 4 11' 7" x 9' 4" (3.53m x 2.84m) Having plenty of natural light provided by windows to the rear, and a Velux roof window in the sloping roof. There is an exposed beam, and feature stonework. An opening leads through to:-
EN SUITE WETROOM 11' 7" x 4' 6" (3.53m x 1.37m) Fitted with a low flush w.c., wall mounted wash basin, and a spacious showering area with mains shower over. Tiled walls and floor, Velux roof window, extractor fan, exposed beam, and a ladder style radiator/towel warmer.
LANDING Having painted timber balustrading, newel posts, and handrail across the landing overlooking the staircase. There are stone mullioned windows to the front offering fine views.
MASTER BEDROOM 16' 6" x 10' 2" (5.03m x 3.1m) A very good-sized bedroom with terrific views to the front, and a loft access point. A door leads through to:-
DRESSING ROOM 13' 2" x 10' 5" (4.01m x 3.18m) A substantial room where sliding mirror fronted doors give way to a walk-in wardrobe which is fitted with hanging rails, shelves, drawers, and pull out shoe storage. There are mullioned windows to the front and two small windows to the side all offering lovely views. The owners inform us that the necessary plumbing is already installed should you wish to take half of this room and create en suite facilities.
BEDROOM 2 11' 5" x 10' 7" (3.48m x 3.23m) A good-sized bedroom with windows and views to the front, ceiling spotlights, loft access, and the former fireplace opening now acts as a display niche. An opening leads through to:-
EN SUITE SHOWER ROOM 10' 7" x 5' 4" (3.23m x 1.63m) Fitted with a white suite comprising a 'back-to-wall' low flush w.c., and a modern wash basin with cupboard below. There is a spacious walk-in showering area with mains shower over. You will also find ceiling spotlights, extractor fan, tiled walls and floor, ladder style radiator/towel warmer, and stone mullioned windows to the rear.
BEDROOM 3 11' 1" x 9' 6" (3.38m x 2.9m) Another sizable bedroom with stone mullions and views to the rear.
HOUSE BATHROOM 11' 11" x 9' 3" (3.63m x 2.82m) A very well-appointed bathroom being fitted with a large bath with central tap, twin wash basins with mixer taps set into a vanity top with cupboards beneath, 'back-to-wall' low flush w.c., and a large walk-in showering area with a large shower head over. There is an exposed stone feature wall and chimney breast with the former fireplace recess, stone mullioned windows to the rear, extractor fan, and tiled floor & walls.
OUTSIDE Electronically & phone operated entrance gates open to a long driveway leading up to ample parking in front of the house and giving access to the integral garage which has power, light and water laid on. The gardens are substantial and amount to around two thirds of an acre. You will see that there are extensive lawned gardens, a very pleasant stone flagged terrace immediately to the rear of the property with raised flower beds surrounding, vegetable beds, and a stone-built garden store that has power laid on and has another stone flagged sitting area at the side of it. There is also a large garden shed with lean-to greenhouse, a hen hut with external enclosure, and wood store. The boundaries are mainly dry-stone walls and a stretch of timber fencing to one side, all surrounded by lovely countryside.
TENURE We are informed that the property is freehold. You should ask your conveyancer to confirm this for you.
VIEWING By appointment with Wm. Sykes & Son.
LOCATION From the mini roundabout in Slaithwaite turn left onto Church Street and next left onto Nabbs Lane. Follow this road round and up the hill, under the viaduct, pass Two Gates School following Holme Lane right up to the crossroads where you will see the Rose & Crown country pub & restaurant on the left. Go straight across at the crossroads onto Cop Hill Side and Cockring Farm is the second property to be found on the left.