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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Smithy Lane, Marple Bridge


Property Description

Key features

  • Hall, lounge, dining room
  • Family dining kitchen, utility
  • 3 bedrooms (1 en suite)
  • Family bathroom
  • Approx 4 acres grazing land
  • Stabling, double garage
  • Outbuilding, gardens

Full description

Situated in a stunning semi rural location with breathtaking views to all aspects, this most attractive stone built farmhouse, believed to have been constructed in 1655, offers recently refurbished and beautifully presented accommodation. The property has a wealth of character and charm combined with all the technology of modern living.
Ideal for those seeking to own a smallholding, or for those with equestrian interests, this property is nestled within 6 acres (approx) grazing land. The property benefits further from a recently installed stable block providing stabling for four and a barn/tack room. There is a wide network of bridleways, tracks and footpaths on the doorstep of this delightful property.
The internal accommodation in brief comprises; entrance hall with stunning views, large lounge with feature cast iron stove and solid oak flooring, dining room with attractive solid oak staircase to the first floor and another cast iron stove. There is a fantastic farmhouse kitchen with handmade units by Jamie Robbins of Pott Shrigley and granite worktops and integrated appliances, utility room and downstairs WC. To the first floor there are three good sized bedrooms, family bathroom and an en suite off the master bedroom. There are formal gardens to front and rear, a refurbished stone outbuilding divided into a work shop/store, log store and coal store and finally large double garage.

Marple Bridge caters for most day to day requirements whilst nearby Marple offers a wide range of shops, restaurants, educational and recreational facilities. For the commuter both Marple and Rose Hill stations offer services to Manchester city centre and the access points to the Northwest motorway network can be found at Stockport East and Bredbury junctions.
From our office on Town Street, at the traffic lights turn right onto Lower Fold and bear sharp right at the Windsor Castle public house as the road becomes Glossop Road. Continue for approximately 1 mile and turn right onto Sandhill Lane. Proceed for approximately 3/4 mile and turn right onto Smithy Lane. Proceed down the land and the subject property can be found on the left hand side.
Please note that we have not checked any of the appliances or the central heating system included in the sale (if any). All prospective purchasers should satisfy themselves on this point prior to entering into a contract.

Entrance Hall
Stunning solid oak door with double glazed windows provides access to the entrance hall. Vaulted ceiling. Exposed stone walls. Ceramic tiled floor. Central heating radiator. Harwood double glazed window overlooking the front aspect. Beautiful solid oak door providing access to the:

Lounge 23'11 (7.29m) x 17'1 (5.21m)
Feature exposed beams to ceiling. The main focal point of this room is the most attractive cast iron multi fuel burner set on a York stone hearth within and exposed stone chimney breast with solid oak mantel. Central heating radiator. Solid oak flooring. TV aerial point. Opens through to:

Dining/Sitting Room 13'1 (3.99m) x 17'11 (5.46m)
Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the front aspect. Feature exposed beams to ceiling. The main focal point of this room is a cast iron multi fuel burner set on a York stone hearth within an exposed stone chimney breast with exposed beam mantel. Solid oak flooring. Two wall light points. Central heating radiator. Feature inglenook. Solid oak staircase leading to first floor. Useful understairs storage cupboard.

Family Dining Kitchen 22'1 (6.73m) x 13'1 (3.99m)
Most attractively fitted with a matching range of hand made cream fronted Shaker style eye and base level units with granite work surfaces by Jamie Robbins of Pott Shrigley. Villeroy and Boch twin Belfast sink unit with chrome mixer tap over. Integrated Bosch dishwasher. Elan twin oven. Range cooker with 6 ring burner, slate tiled splashback and extractor hood over. Integrated Bosch oven. Integrated Bosch fridge. Complementary pan drawers. Plate racks. Ceramic tiled floor. Stunning exposed beams to the ceiling. Central heating radiator. Under unit lights. Feature stone mullion hardwood double glazed windows affording stunning views over the rolling countryside. Door providing access to:

Utility Room 12'11 (3.94m) x 10'1 (3.07m)
Fitted with a range of base level solid oak fronted units with roll top work surface incorporating a Belfast sink unit with chrome mixer tap over. Plumbing and housing for automatic washing machine. Room for free-standing tumble dryer. Property technology hub set behind a covered front including the internet technology and centre point for the security system. Feature exposed ceiling beams. Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the side aspect. Solid oak door providing access to the patio and rear garden.

Downstairs WC
Fitted with a low level WC. Ladder style heated towel rail. Extractor fan. Exposed beam.


Accessed via a solid oak staircase. Feature exposed beams. Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the rear.

Master Bedroom 15'1 (4.6m) x 13'1 (3.99m)
Feature 12' high apex ceiling with stunning exposed beams. Wall mounted TV aerial point. Central heating radiator. Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the side and affording stunning views over the countryside.
En Suite Shower Room
Fitted to the highest standards with a matching suite comprising; low level WC with chrome push button flush, pedestal wash hand basin and walk-in shower housing Triton electric shower and with glazed shower screen. Ceramic tiled floor. Fully tiled walls. Central heating radiator. Obscured hardwood double glazed window overlooking the front aspect.

Bedroom 2 14'11 (4.55m) x 13'1 (3.99m)
Stunning 12' high apex ceiling with exposed beams. Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the front aspect. Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the side aspect. Central heating radiator. Solid oak flooring.

Bedroom 3 14'10 (4.52m) some limited headroom x 15'0 (4.57m)
Exposed ceiling beams. Fitted cupboards. Central heating radiator. Hardwood double glazed window overlooking the rear aspect and affording lovely long range views.
Family Bathroom
Fitted with a suite comprising; panelled bath with brass mixer tap and shower over, low level WC, vanity wash hand basin with cupboards under and walk-in shower with glazed shower screen and tiled splashback. Ceramic tiled floor. Ladder style heated towel rail. Central heating radiator. Exposed beams. Halogen spotlights. Hardwood double glazed window affording far reaching views.


To the front the gardens are enclosed by dry stone walling, raised lawn area, York stone path providing access from the front to the door. A driveway provides parking for a number of cars and access to the double garage.
To the rear there is an enclosed garden which is mainly laid to lawn with York stone patio area, all affording absolutely stunning views of the surrounding farmland and hills. Brick built store (previously used as a piggery) which has been completely refurbished and split into two main chambers, the large chamber to the rear is ideal for garden storage.
There is a gate to the rear of the garden which provides direct access to the stable block and grazing land.
Detached Double Garage 33'1 (10.08m) x 17'1 (5.21m)
Electronically operated up and over door. Two hardwood double glazed windows overlooking the side. Further hardwood double glazed window overlooking the rear. Apex ceiling providing ample extra storage space. Solid oak door with double glazed window providing access to the garden. Plumbing for automatic washing machine. Room for free-standing fridge. Pressurised water cylinder. Central heating boiler. Central heating radiator. Lighting and power.

Grazing Land
The property is available with approximately 4 acres of land which offers exceptional grazing and is mainly enclosed by post and rail fencing. There is a water supply and the paddock directly in front of the property has a field shelter measuring 12m x 15m, available by separate negotiation.
The land has been maintained to an extremely high standard by the current owners, and every last detail has been considered. The gated access to the paddocks has hardstanding, and all gate latches are set up for ease of use when mounted on a horse. This property is the perfect facility for equestrian use and offers a recently installed stable block.
Stable Yard
4 12' x 12' loose boxes and 12' x 21' barn/tack room. All built on concrete hardstanding. Gated access. Water supply. Electric supply. Security cameras.
Energy Efficiency Rating

To be confirmed by Solicitors.
No tests have been made of mains services, heating systems or associated appliances and neither has confirmation been obtained from the statutory bodies of the presence of these services. We cannot therefore confirm that they are in working order and any prospective purchaser is advised to obtain verification from their solicitor or surveyor.
Stockport MBC
Vacant possession upon completion.
Viewing strictly by appointment through the Agents.
Gascoigne Halman Financial Services Ltd offer independent financial advice, which is regulated by the Financial Services Authority for mortgage, life assurance, pensions, unit trusts and individual savings accounts. Our financial advisers will be advised of all offers made. They have a wealth of experience in the highly competitive area of mortgage rates and available products. By our arranging an appointment to discuss your requirements, you will receive professional and independent mortgage advice that will be entirely appropriate to your own circumstances, may well save you money and speed up the whole transaction.
Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on a mortgage. Please contact our Independent Financial Advisor Mark Shaw on 01625 468088. Authorised & Regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
If the property you buy is not for sale through Gascoigne Halman, one of our surveyors can carry out a survey for you. Survey Department - 01565 751328.
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11 May 2011

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