New homes in Holmfirth

 

Live the Life

Located in West Yorkshire close to Huddersfield and Glossop, Holmfirth is a small, quaint town in the Pennine Hills, perfect if you’re looking for rural living within easy reach of nearby towns and cities. Best known as the backdrop for the TV series Last of the Summer Wine, today Holmfirth is a popular place to live for families of all ages.

Things to see and do

Holmfirth is a lively town, with lots of events taking place throughout the year. Holmfirth Film Festival takes place at the end of May each year, while the town also hosts Art Week and Holmfirth Festival of Folk.

The town has lots of popular independent attractions, including the Picturedrome which has been nominated as the ‘Best Small Venue’ by music magazine NME. The Summer Wine Exhibition celebrates the famous TV series and is located in character Compo’s house. Exhibits include set props and costumes, and a timeline stretching across the programme’s 37-year history.

Other attractions in Holmfirth include The Potter’s Den, Holmfirth Mystery Treasure Trail and Ashley Jackson Gallery. If you’re moving to the area with children, there are lots of great family days out nearby including Beaumont Park, Huddersfield Climbing Centre, Cliffe House and Colne Valley Museum in Huddersfield, and Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax.

Education

For families with school-age children, there are a number of ‘outstanding’ schools in the local area, as rated by Ofsted. These include Netherthong Primary School, Thurstonland Endowed Voluntary Controlled First School, Honley Church of England Voluntary Controlled Infant and Nursery School, Farnley Tyas Church of England Voluntary Controlled First School, Moor End Academy and Shelley College.

If you’re looking for independent education, private schools in the local area include Huddersfield Grammar School and Edgerton College, while higher education is provided a short drive away at the University of Huddersfield, which was named the Times Higher Education ‘University of the Year’ in 2013.

Getting to Holmfirth

Although Holmfirth train station closed to passengers in 1959, the town still has good road links to nearby towns and cities, along with regular bus services from Hampshire bus station. Huddersfield is the nearest large town, around 20 minutes away from Holmfirth by car or 30 minutes by bus. Wakefield is 40 minutes away by car or one hour by bus, while Barnsley can be reached in just 30 minutes.

Travelling slightly further afield, Leeds is a 45-minute drive away from Holmfirth, while Manchester can be reached in one hour via the A635. The journey to and from London takes three hours 50 minutes by car from Holmfirth, or around two hours by train from Wakefield.

If you’re going abroad, Holmfirth is 50 minutes away from Manchester Airport, 55 minutes from Leeds Bradford Airport and one hour away from Doncaster Sheffield Airport.

Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Ridge, Meltham

Helme Lane, Meltham, HOLMFIRTH, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD9 5RJ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £269,995 to £319,995
Weavers Chase, Golcar

Weavers Chase, Golcar

Grange Road, Golcar, HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE, HD7 4QZ

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £219,995 to £289,995
Willow Gardens
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Willow Gardens

New Road, Tintwistle, GLOSSOP, DERBYSHIRE, SK13 1JN

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Lock Keeper's Gate, Low Barugh

Lock Keeper's Gate, Low Barugh

Dearne Hall Road, Barugh Green, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S75 1LX

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £189,995 to £299,995
Notton Wood View, Royston

Notton Wood View, Royston

Lee Lane, Royston, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S71 4RT

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £204,995 to £279,995
Hillside Central

Hillside Central

Fields Farm Road, Hattersley, HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER, SK14 3NP

Weavers Place

Weavers Place

Fields Farm Road, Hattersley, HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER, SK14 3NP

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £147,995 to £182,995
St Andrews View, Morley

St Andrews View, Morley

Bruntcliffe Road, Morley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS27 0QG

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £239,995 to £359,995
Brindley Gardens

Brindley Gardens

Cook Road, Rochdale, ROCHDALE, GREATER MANCHESTER, OL16 4AQ

Spring Valley View
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Spring Valley View

Westminster Avenue, Clayton, BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD14 6SQ

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Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Salter's Brook, Cudworth

Carrs Lane, Cudworth, BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S72 8EJ

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £129,995 to £254,995
St Oswald's View, Methley

St Oswald's View, Methley

Station Road, Methley, LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, LS26 9ET

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £229,995 to £409,995
Elderwood, Bannerdale
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Elderwood, Bannerdale

Carter Knowle Road, Bannerdale, SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S7 2EX

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The Glassworks, Catcliffe
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The Glassworks, Catcliffe

Poplar Way, Catcliffe, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 5TR

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Vision, Keighley

Vision, Keighley

North Dean Avenue, Keighley, KEIGHLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE, BD22 6QL

  • 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £149,995 to £224,995
Evolution, Waverley

Evolution, Waverley

Highfield Lane, Waverley, ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE, S60 8AL

Ashmeade Park, Pontefract

Ashmeade Park, Pontefract

Cobblers Lane, Pontefract, PONTEFRACT, WEST YORKSHIRE, WF8 2LL

  • 2, 3 and 4 bedroom homes
  • £141,995 to £292,995
Heathfield Nook

Heathfield Nook

Burlow Road, Buxton, BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE, SK17 9HT

  • 4 bedroom homes
  • £311,995 to £335,995