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In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

This 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire really does scream potential.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

A couple of familiar names too. Holmfirth is, of course, the location for the long-running TV series Last Of The Summer Wine, while Arthur Quarmby is well known to regular readers of this site.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

His most famous creation is the underground house, also located in this area. Other houses in this part of Yorkshire have also featured on these pages too.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

This one is on the market for the first time since it was built back in 1965. It is located in ‘one of Holmfirth’s most popular residential streets’ and comes with a ‘generous’ plot. The design itself looks pretty much untouched since the 1960s too. All plus points.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

But it does need work. Maybe just cosmetic work, but investment nonetheless. The kitchen and bathroom needs reworking and some of the finishes around the house are either a little dated or just in need of freshening up. Either way, you will probably need a little left in your budget to bring it back to its best.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

Space is on its side though. That includes an entrance hall, large lounge, dining kitchen, utility, downstairs WC, three bedrooms and a family bathroom.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

To the front of the house is a driveway and parking area accessing the integral garage, with ‘generous mature’ gardens to either side of the house too.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire

If you are interested, it is on the market with a guide price of £325,000. If you are a serious buyer, there’s also an open day this weekend, specifically this Saturday between 10am and 11am.

Images and details courtesy of WM Sykes. For more details or to make an enquiry, please visit the website.

In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
In need of renovation: 1960s Arthur Quarmby-designed modernist property in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire