Three story, terrace, large weaver's Victorian cottage home swap

A lovely house to stay in & also explore Yorkshire from; we live in a large characterful Weaver's Cottage,1840s, set in a south facing, elevated position, with views across the Colne Valley. We have a large kitchen, dining room & lounge with open fire. On the top floor is a very big family room. The kitchen is equipped with the usual mod cons - microwave, dishwasher, coffee machine and range dual fuel cooker. There is also a washer and drier in the workshop. Both the dining roo. And the lounge look out onto the garden and the stunning views across the valley. The lounge has an open fire for the colder months. The ground floor has the front hall and doorway which leads onto the garden then the street
On the middle floor is the spacious master bedroom looking out across the valley, another double room with a double pill out sofa bed and a Childs mid rise single bed. There is a further single room. There is also a family bathroom with shower and bath. There is also a small music room. The middle floor also has the hallway which leads out to the back of the house.
On the top floor there is a large family room, equipped with pool table.amd large tv and toys. There is also a Childs single bedroom and a double bedroom with walk-in-wardrobe and ensuite. See the photo of the top floor views - lovely.

About the location

There are beautiful walks near by;the woods, just down our road, leading to open fields with views & the "Golcar Lily" family friendly pub, & also a popular farm shop & cafe. There is also a canal near by leading to the lovely village of Slaithwaite, and further on to Marsden. Both with interesting shops and plenty of places to eat. Golcar itself has a very interesting museum, co op, postoffice, a lovely wine bar and restaurant, a coffee and gift shop...
Huddersfield itself is a vibrant university town,providing shops and eateries,& train links to Leeds & Manchester. There is a brand new leisure centre with a splash park and lots of facilities. Also there is a theatre, a large library with art gallery and lots of shops, eateries, parks and nightlife. Something to suit all tastes.
We live close to Bronte land-Haworth, & also Holmfirth, York, Bolton Abbey & YorkshireSculpture Park& TDF. If you are visiting from abroad we are.within easy access to major tourist attractions: Just under 4 hrs to London and less than 3 to the lake district.
There is certainly.plenty to do, but also a very comfortable home should you wish to have more of a retreat!

Type of home swap

  • Home Exchange
  • Open to Offers
  • Housesitting Offered
  • Weekend Exchange

Conditions of home exchange

  • Non smokers only
  • No pets allowed
  • Children welcome
  • Pet Care Offered
  • Pet Care required

Golcar Village (HE29929)

Yorkshire,   England

  • 5 bed   (sleeps 9) 2 bath

Preferred destinations

  • Anywhere - Scandinavia
  • America
  • Canada.
  • Open to offers

Dates available

Open to offers

Swap duration: Open to offer


Meet the member

Adults: 2      Children: 3

Membership expiry date: 01 Apr 2016