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4 bed detached house for sale

Doe Royd, 22 Dark Lane, Almondbury, Huddersfield HD4

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Property details

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • 3 reception rooms

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A rare opportunity to purchase a detached Gentleman's residence coming to the market for sale for the first time in almost 40 years. In need of full renovation the property offers the purchaser a unique opportunity to create the home of their dreams.
Set within approximately 3.9 acres of formal gardens and woodland offering a secluded setting yet still being accessible to local amenities.

Comprising- Entrance hall, 3 reception rooms, kitchen, W.C, 5 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Ample parking, double garage and superb gardens.

The Accommodation Comprises

Ground Floor

Entrance Vestibule
Entrance Hall
Dining Room
Drawing Room

First Floor

Master Bedroom
Bedroom Two
Bedroom Three
Bedroom Four
Bathroom One
Bathroom Two


Huddersfield approx 2.7 miles.
Halifax approx 10.4 miles.
Leeds approx 19.5 miles.
Manchester approx 31 miles.


The property is situated in Almondbury a sought-after location a short drive away from Huddersfield Town Centre. Almondbury has a number of shops and eateries including a bakery, co-op, gift shop, florists, fine wine shop, beauticians, hair dressers. Library and various pubs. King James High school is a two minute walk from the property. The Train station in Huddersfield Centre accesses the cities of Leeds, Bradford, London, Manchester and Manchester Airport. There are local bus routes nearby and both Manchester airport and Leeds / Bradford airport are accessible. Numerous bars and restaurants in Huddersfield are easily accessible. There is also the Kingsgate shopping centre a gym and new leisure centre centre.


Stone pillars access a private driveway bordered by holly bushes leading to the detached double garage and parking area. An additional driveway is located below the main driveway.
The property sits within approximately 3.9 acres of private gardens and woodland. Mainly laid to lawn with a large pond, various outbuildings including a wash house, coal store, WC, . Mature trees and hedges add colour and interest and ensure the boundaries remain private. External lighting.

General Information

The entrance vestibule leads through to the lounge. Dado rail. Deep timber skirting boards.
A spacious entrance hall accesses the drawing room, lounge, kitchen and W.C. A timber spindle balustrade staircase leads to the first floor landing. Dado rail. Deep timber skirting boards. Plaster ceiling coving.
The drawing room has a bay window to the front which enjoys views across the gardens. Ornate plaster ceiling coving. Marble fireplace with a cast iron grate and marble hearth.
A bay window also to the lounge enjoys views across the side garden. Ornate plaster ceiling coving. Decorative fireplace with a marble inset and hearth incorporating a wood burning grate. Parquet floor.
Fitted base, drawer and eye level units to the kitchen. A windows to the front and rear. A door leads out to the rear. A staircase leads to the wine cellar. A door leads through to a second entrance hall with additional staircase leading to the first floor. A door leads to the dining room with further door leading out to the garden.
The dining room is a superb room with Oak panelling to the walls. Picture windows overlook the garden. A stone fireplace with brick inset and stone hearth. Beams to the ceiling.
A spacious first floor landing accesses the bedroom accommodation and the bathrooms. Sash windows overlook the gardens.
All the bedrooms have sash windows which enjoy views across the impressive grounds.
The bathrooms each comprises, bath, wash basin and W.C. Fitted cupboard.

Fixtures And Fittings

Only fixtures and fittings specifically mentioned in the particulars are included within the sale. Items not mentioned such as carpets and curtains may be available subject to separate negotiation.

Local Authority

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We understand that the property benefits from all mains services. Please note that none of the services have been tested by the agents, we would therefore strictly point out that all prospective purchasers must satisfy themselves as to their working order.


Freehold with vacant possession upon completion.

Wayleaves, Easements And Rights Of Way

The sale is subject to all of these rights whether public or private, whether mentioned in these particulars or not.

Directions To

From Huddersfield centre continue onto Castlegate A62, at Shorehead Roundabout take the 2nd exit onto Southgate A62, southgate A62 turns right and becomes Wakefield Road A629, slight right onto Somerset Road continue up the hill and proceed into Almondbury Centre. Turn right down St Helens Gate then left onto Dark Lane. Doe Royd can be found on the right handside as indicated by the Charnock Bates signboard.
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Map & Nearby

Local Amenities

  • Huddersfield 2.2 miles
  • Berry Brow 2.3 miles
  • King James's School 0.2 miles
  • Southgate School (SEN) 0.4 miles

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Local Amenities

  • Huddersfield 2.2 miles
  • Berry Brow 2.3 miles
  • King James's School 0.2 miles
  • Southgate School (SEN) 0.4 miles

Market stats

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Average estimated value for a house in HD4:

  • £281,457
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  • -£9,387
  • (-3.228%)
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13th Aug 2019 £1,000,000 First listed

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