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House | 7 bedrooms | sleeps 13

Key Info
  • Nearest beach 120 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden

Set in the heart of the old market town of Holmfirth, famous for the home of the popular TV series 'last of the summer wine.' The house is only a 5 minute walk to the town centre, set in the beautiful Holme Valley, the house has commanding views over the surrounding countryside, an ideal base for walking and cycling without having to drive anywhere. The Peak District is only a 10 min drive away and Holmfirth itself has plenty of restaurants and pubs for dining out.

The house has private gardens to both front and rear and attractive decking with outdoor furniture for eating outside, there also is a games room with pool table, karaoke, and ps2 with games, bar , and 2 TV lounges. Outdoor heated hot tub spa which can accommodate 8 people ( extra charges apply)

There is plenty to keep children entertained in the area also, Cannon Hall animal park, the National Coal Mining Museum, The Zone ( huge play centre) Metrodome indoor water theme park. plus excellent cycling paths and easy walks all within easy reach of the house.

Size Sleeps up to 13, 7 bedrooms
Nearest beach East or West Coast 120 km
Will consider Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 2 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Manchester or Leeds/Bradford 45 km, Nearest railway: Huddersfield 10 km
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, No smoking at this property

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Jacuzzi or hot tub, Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Video player, CD player, Pool or snooker table, Games room, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron
Utilities Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine
Rooms 7 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms, 1 En suites and 1 Shower rooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Single beds (4), Double beds (4), Cots (1), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 10
Other Linen provided, High chair
Outdoors Private garden, BBQ, Bicycles available
Access Parking
Further details indoors

Guests have the full use of the whole house and gardens.The house could be used either for 1 large family or 2 smaller families.

SLEEPS 12 - CAN SLEEP if double sofa bed is used in the 2nd lounge

Note: the house can accommodate 12 people, the 12th person in the tower room (single bedroom) above bedroom 5 (best views from the house). (WE DO HAVE 2 EXTRA BEDS, WHICH WE CAN PUT IN ANY OF THE ROOMS) so could sleep 15

The house is also ideal for families with teenagers as there is a separate TV lounge and games room which gives everyone there own "space". The house is full of character and very unique in a wonderful setting.

Further details outdoors

There is a lawned small garden to the front and a 2 tier flagged patio to the side of the house, there is a larger lawned garden with rockery and private decking area with a garden table and 6 chairs which is nice in the Summer months. Private heated hot tub spa which can accommodate up to 8 people.

There is also another table and 4 chairs on the side patio area. There is ample parking on the large drive outside the house and cycles can be locked in the shed behind the property.

Further details


Extra charge of £15


Hot Tub towels £30

Northern England region

The house is set in the heart of the Holme Valley which has some of the most beautiful countryside in Yorkshire, it is also situated right on the very edge of the stunning peak district which is a short car journey away.

The famous picturesque Yorkshire Dales are also within easy reach by car. The historical city of York is approx 1 hours drive away, and there are many other famous and interesting places to visit making Holmfirth an ideal base to stay in.


'Oaklands' is only a 5 min walk from the busy market town of Holmfirth where you will find plenty of shops, restaurants to suit all tastes. Fans of the TV show 'last of the summer wine' can go on guided tours and bus tours around the areas where the filming takes place. The popular 'Compos' restaurant is a 1 minute walk away.

The countryside in the area is stunning and you can literally walk out of the house and be walking or cycling on picturesque paths in minutes, we have detailed information in the house on these treks and walks for your use. The village is right on the edge of the peak district and the pretty town of Glossop is only 20 mins away by car. There are also plenty of wonderful walks around numerous reservoirs within walking distance to the house.

There are plenty of interesting places to visit for both young and old alike with breathtaking scenery wherever you venture.

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Review 1-8 of 8

6 Sep 2014



We booked "Oaklands " for a family reunion / bithday and wedding celebrations and found it perfect for extended family with children ranging in ages 5 - 11. The house allows adults space … More

15 Jul 2013


"Excellent holiday home"

Oaklands is an ideal place to stop for weekend with family /friends. Lovely inside and out, hot tub and games rooms are great. Owners are very welcoming and friendly and when we had a problem with hot… More

12 Mar 2012


"Beautiful House, We will be back"

You can not help being mesmerised by this house, it is perfect in every way. If you are looking for a holiday home for the kids and all the family then look no further. Andrew the owner is on hand if … More

30 Jan 2012


"Lovely House and Lovely setting!"

We were a group of 10 - 2 families with young adult 'kids'! We stayed for a long weekend in January. The house itself was really lovely, the kitchen was stunning and very well equipped. The kids enjoyed the hot tub on a cold January night! The area too is stunning. We particularly enjoyed our visit to Holmfirth Vineyards and our walk around Digley Reservoir. The rest of the time we stayed in - eating, drinking, having fun in the games room and generally enjoying each others company in fab surroundings!

30 Oct 2011


"We enjoyed a very happy holiday in what was an ideal family house catering for all ages."

This was our first stay in Holmfirth and we weren't quite prepared for the steep hills! The house was an excellent family house of a good standard, interesting in layout in that it enabled each part of the extended family to have their own section, useful when there were 4 children (age range 7-18months!) and the children were well catered for with a games room and trampoline. There were lots of steps as the house is set on a hillside.
It is an excellent centre - Huddersfield and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park were highlights - and the countryside and villages around are well worth a visit. Holmfirth itself has lots to offer beside the 'Summer Wine' attractions.
We had 2 dogs but it was quite difficult to find walks for them nearby - we would have liked some information about this. However, we all enjoyed a happy, comfortable stay at Oaklands.

8 Oct 2011


"Fantastic House"

Great house, lovely interior and best of all the fantastic family dining kitchen that we spent most of the weekend in!! Could maybe do with better outdoor space but we all loved it and would go back.

8 Oct 2011



I went with family and friends to oaklands this year from end july for a week.when we drove up to the property it was just outstanding the size of it the look'just brilliant .The house its self everything you could ask for and more.very spacious ' plenty of utensils'rooms fantastic everything about the property is brilliant.had great weather when we were there so enjoyed being in the garden kids loved the house trampoline peacful apart from when we were singing on the karoke lol games room just fab.holmfirth itself beautiful place lovely little shops restaurants bars etc and very friendly.we loved it so much going back next year been abroad but have to say one of the best holidays we had.anyone considering oaklands whether family or friends you will not be dissapointed ' book it you will love it to the property and holmfirth itself just fantastic and the owners look after it so well you will fall in love with it' all I can say is if your thinking of booking oaklands go for it you will just have the best time

17 Aug 2011


"relaxing,yet loads to do!picture box town,wonderfull house!!"

wonderfull house with everything and more,the owner is lovely and very helpfull.Very spacious and comfortable living area and the kitchen is a gem for the family to mingle and plan the days ahead.The town is very pretty and as you would expect because of the hit series last of the summer wine,only thing i was not keen was the hills,but thats yorkshire for you.Great time we all had thank you.

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