Believed to date back to circa 1845 is this much improved, traditionally constructed, stone built, grade II listed house. The property which is conveniently situated within a short distance of Huddersfield Town Centre with its university and railway links as well as being a short ride away from the M62 motorway network serving both Leeds and Manchester city centres. The property offers a blend of original character and modern refinement, with high ceilings, coving throughout and has generous gardens to the rear and two detached, double garages. The property also benefits from two separate driveways leading to the two detached double garages. The accommodation may well prove suitable to the professional couple or family buyer looking to access nearby Lindley village with its various bars and restaurants.
The property has been enjoyed and improved over the last 20 years by the current owner provides an excellent family home. The property internally briefly comprises feature entrance hall, formal dining room, snug, lounge, breakfast kitchen and utility complete with butlers pantry. In the basement there are five useful cellar areas (possibly ripe for conversion subject to planning permissions). To the first floor there are four double bedrooms, the master enjoying en-suite facilities, the house bathroom and WC. The property enjoys a blend of original character including sash style windows, and boxed in beams, and modern refinement with a contemporary downstairs shower room and modern kitchen. The Valiant gas central heating system works on an automatic thermostat feature, based on external temperature. Ample parking is provided by the two separate driveways, there are two separate double garages and extensive gardens (approx 1/3 of an acre).
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Travelling from junction 24 of the M62 (Ainley Top) take the A629 towards Huddersfield. After about three miles turn right into Luther Place then left into the property.
A timber panelled door with glazed insert opens to the entrance hall where there is the original coving to the ceiling, a picture rail, arched moldings and a radiator. From here access can be gained to the following rooms:-
A most useful room set to the front of the property with sash style windows to the front elevation, coving to the ceiling, a picture rail, a fitted gas fire set to a Cornish style slate hearth and a radiator.
This formal dining room has natural light coming from two elevations courtesy of a sash style window to the front elevation and a leaded light glazed window to the side. There is coving to the ceiling, boxed in beams, a picture rail, and a radiator. There are fitted cupboards to the alcove. The focal point of this room is a lovely polished oak fire surround with tiled inset and hearth, open to a living flame gas fire.
The cloakroom has wall-length fitted wardrobes with various hanging rails and shelving options. There is coving to the ceiling, a ceiling light point and a radiator. A timber panelled door takes us through to the shower room.
Having a modern white suite comprising low flush WC with concealed system and a Corian style hand basin with matching worktop with chrome monobloc tap over and high gloss storage cupboards beneath.
There is a walk-in double shower, home to a mains fed shower unit. The walls are predominantly tiled with a contrasting tiled floor, an extractor fan, a ceiling light point an a stylish, wall mounted, ladder style, heated towel rail.
A timber and glazed door leads from the hallway to this lovely, original part of the house, which is fitted out with base cupboards, worktop area and wall cupboards above. There is a ceiling light point. Tiled flooring takes us through to the utility.
The utility area has a range of base cupboards, drawers, roll-edged worktops and tiled splashbacks with matching wall cupboards over. It incorporates an inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap, plumbing for an automatic washing machine, a creel to the ceiling and a radiator. Additional light comes from the rear elevation via a sash style glazed window. A timber panelled door take us through to the kitchen.
Acting as the hub of this lovely family home, the kitchen has a range of modern base cupboards, drawers, solid timber worktops and tiled splashbacks with matching wall cupboards over. Natural light comes from both the side and rear elevations courtesy of two sash style windows. The kitchen enjoys plumbing for an automatic dishwasher, an integrated fridge / freezer and housing for a Leisure range style cooker, comprising of double oven with five ring burner above. There are concealed spotlamps, a ceiling light point, tiled flooring throughout and a radiator. A timber panelled door takes us through to the rear entrance.
The rear entrance has a timber and glazed door giving access to the front driveway and one of the garages, as well as access to the basement and cellar rooms. A timber and glazed door leads back to the main entrance hall.
This principal reception room is of a generous size (6.48mx4.58m) and has the original frieze and coving to the ceiling. There is a picture rail, a ceiling light point, wall light points and four radiators. There is a set of French timber and double glazed doors leading out to the rear garden. The focal point of the room is a lovely Adams style fire surround with exposed brick inset and marble hearth, home to an open grate fire.
First Floor Landing
A half landing with a picture style surround leads up to the first floor where there are two ceiling light points and a radiator. From here access can be gained to the following rooms:-
This room enjoys a light and airy feel due to sash windows to two elevations, the rear one enjoying a lovely outlook over the rear garden. There are built in wardrobes to the alcove, two ceiling light points, two radiators and a vanity hand unit with mixer tap above and storage cupboards beneath.
Enjoying natural light to two elevations via sash style windows, this good sized master bedroom enjoys four ceiling light points, a picture rail, various power points and two radiators. A timber panelled door takes us through to the en-suite.
Having a modern white suite comprising a low flush WC and a vanity hand basin with a mixer tap above and storage cupboards beneath. A sliding door leads to a double shower cubicle home to a Triton electric shower. There are inset down lights to the ceiling, an extractor fan and a wall-mounted, chrome, ladder style, heated towel rail.
This most useful room is fitted out with a range of storage cupboards and shelving. There is a ceiling light point. An Amtico style floor runs throughout and into the separate WC.
The separate WC has a vanity handbasin with chrome taps over and a low flush WC. There is a dado rail, ceiling light point, picture rail and a radiator. A sash style window with leaded glazed insert provides light from the rear elevation.
Two steps lead from the split landing to bedrooms three and four and the house bathroom.
This generous sized double bedroom is currently utilised as a home gym but enjoys picture rail, two ceiling light points and two radiators. A pedestal hand basin is set to the alcove with tiled splash backs. Natural light comes from two elevations via sash glazed windows, the front enjoying views towards Fixby.
This double bedroom is set to the front elevation with a sash style window looking towards Fixby. Additional light comes from the side elevation via a similar sash style window. The room is a generous size and has a picture rail, two ceiling light points and two radiators. There is a pedestal hand basin with chrome style taps over.
This lovely refurbished suite has a low flush WC and a vanity hand basin with twin taps over. There is a panelled bath with overlying Triton electric shower. The walls are part tiled to dado height with a contrasting Amtico style floor. There is a ceiling light point, extractor fan and a radiator.. Additional light comes from the front elevation via a leaded sash window.
A stone staircase leads down from the rear entrance to the cellar. The cellars are separated into four useful areas, the majority enjoying stone flagged floors throughout.
Basement Room One
This room is set to the front of the property, all measurements are listed on the floorplan.
Basement Room Two
This room has a Belfast style sink unit with twin taps over and is home to the Valiant central heating boiler. A timber panelled door leads through to the keep cellar complete with vaulted ceiling, hanging hooks and a ceiling light point.
A wrought iron double gate to the front access, leads onto an ample Tarmac driveway providing parking and access to the detached double garage with up and over door, power and light. To the rear of the garage there is a further garage door which lead to the rear driveway.
To the front of the property there is a walled, enclosed low maintenance garden area with wrought iron access gate. There is an area of blue slate chippings. A pebbled pathway leads round to the side of the property where there is a small side gate and further walled boundaries and a separate wrought iron access gate leads to the rear garden and a separate double garage. The rear is mainly lawned and has a block paved patio area, a timber and glazed summer house and an archway. Two stone flag steps lead to the upper garden, mainly laid to lawn. There are mature hedges and stone wall boundaries.
A wrought iron gate leads to the driveway which provides ample parking for several vehicles and access to a separate double garage with two up and over doors, power and light.