Our 5 bed town house forms part of the original Richmond House and with an abundance of original features, the home has been maintained to an excellent standard ensuring a home ready to move in. With off road parking, secured gated parking and garaging, the home forms part of Huddersfield's history.
Once owned by Edmund Swallow, a local mill owner, who built Richmond House around the 1850's, has retained many original features and still radiates the grandeur and magic of its origins. The immediate introduction into the splendid entrance hall, you realise this is a home of magnificent quality. If you are looking for a property that offers something a little different, then this home will certainly provide you all the modern comforts desired by todays discerning buyers but possess originality to the core. With two large reception rooms and an attractive shaker style kitchen, the property is laid out over 3 floors that delivers 5 bedrooms, 4 of which are doubles and two bathrooms. Added to this a cellar with utility room, cloakroom with new toilet and sink, the cellar also opens up to a garage with shelving, lighting and electric opening door for a single vehicle. Accessed via a quiet residential lane leading from Wakefield Road, our property benefits from a high walled garden, lawn and privacy.
LOCATION Opposite Ravensknowle Park and Tolson Museum which is great for a fascinating and fun day out, with plenty for everyone to enjoy, the property appreciates a lovely outlook to the front and a countryside lane to the rear, adorned with flowers and attractive buildings. Located on great commuter link for local bus companies, the neighbourhood benefits from close proximity to Huddersfield town centre. The surroundings welcome many valuable amenities including doctor surgeries, dentist, opticians and pharmacies, as well as local convenience shop, petrol station and coffee house.
Huddersfield is equipped with a popular train station which provides trains between Manchester and Liverpool in the North West and Newcastle and Middlesbrough in the North East and also to York, Scarborough and Hull via Leeds.
KEY FEATURES With such character, the property boasts many notable qualities of which the main entrance has to be one. With a mosaic floor that flows to the entrance of the kitchen, marble stone threshold step to the staircase and striking stained glass window glinting from above the first half turn landing, you know that this is a home of assured merit.
The decorative sitting room with bespoke sash windows includes lincrusta embellishment, ceiling rose, stunning marble fire surround with fully working fire place and oak flooring. The dining room window pulls in plentiful natural lighting, again with décor in keeping with the personality of the home that enjoys a serving hatch to the kitchen. The breakfast kitchen is remaining equipped with a 5 ring Rangemaster, solid oak worktops and freezer and provides access down to the cellar and integral garage. The traditional bathroom sits within a room with stained glass window and again furnished with wooden flooring. All double bedrooms are generous sized with scope for free standing furniture and three are adorned with feature fireplaces.
GARAGE AND GARDEN The integral garage reached through secured wrought iron electric gate includes an electric opening to permit one vehicle. The blocked stone driveway offers further considerable parking and to the side is a lawn with established hedging to the boundaries. The garage allows access to the cellar that leads to a utility room, cloakroom facilities and assures plenty of storage space.