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4 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Genn Lane, Worsbrough

Withdrawn from Market £330,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Reception hall
  • Lounge
  • Dining kitchen
  • 2 first floor bedrooms
  • House bathroom
  • Attic bedroom
  • Annexe with sitting room/study
  • En-suite shower room
  • First floor bedroom

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Originally forming part of the historic Elmhirst Estate, this stone built semi-detached property is one of only 3 private dwellings in a courtyard setting, the peaceful nature of the location complemented further by particularly generous rear gardens which wrap around the adjacent property to result in a fine viewing area taking advantage of the delightful outlook down Hound Hill. The property also offers flexible accommodation with an adjoining annexe providing a potential largely self-contained suite with ground floor sitting room, shower room and first floor bedroom. The accommodation in full extends to: reception hall, generous lounge, farmhouse style dining kitchen, 2 first floor bedrooms and house bathroom with original panelled staircase rising to a large third attic bedroom. The annexe in turn provides a ground floor sitting room/study, en-suite shower room and first first floor bedroom or further sitting area. Outside, to the front is a gravelled courtyard with traditional cottage garden contained within a brick boundary wall whilst to the rear is a very generous L-shaped garden, predominantly laid to lawn and also displaying numerous mature fruit trees, soft fruits, shrubs and garden buildings. 


RECEPTION HALLWAY This well-proportioned reception hall which is shortly to benefit from a new tiled floor and has part lime washed stone walls whilst steps rise to the rear hall, this area displaying slate floor tiling, a cast iron radiator and rear facing oak and glass French double doors. 

LOUNGE 16' 2" x 13' 10" (4.93m x 4.22m) A principal reception room of excellent proportions, having windows to both front and side elevations and displaying as a focal point, a painted timber fireplace surround with inset dog grate. There are original wooden beams and also coving to the ceiling and a double panel radiator. 

DINING KITCHEN 16' 7" x 9' 4" (5.05m x 2.84m) Presented in the farmhouse style, providing a good range of cream fronted units comprising an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit having cupboards under, there are further base and wall mounted units complemented by a good expanse of beech worktop surfaces. There is quarry tiling to the window sills, laminate floor covering, plumbing facilities for both an automatic washing machine and dishwasher, space for a range style cooker with extractor canopy over, useful under stairs store and double panel radiator. Additional storage is provided by a generous walk-in pantry. 


SITTING ROOM 11' 8" x 9' 10" (3.56m x 3m) Accessed from the rear hallway, this room is currently utilised as a study but is also easily utilised as a sitting room, forming part of a self-contained suite. There is oak floor covering, part exposed stone walls, 2 wall light points, a cast iron heating radiator, a number of ceiling down lighters and also exposed wooden beams. 

EN-SUITE SHOWER ROOM Providing a 3 piece suite in white comprising a tiled shower cubicle with thermostatic shower, wall mounted wash hand basin and low flush WC. There is also an extractor fan, a number of ceiling down lighters and a heated chrome towel rail. 


BEDROOM FOUR 10' 0" x 9' 7" (3.05m x 2.92m) maximum in each direction A room of great character, exhibiting part exposed stone walls and timber beams, there is also oak floor covering, a cast iron heating radiator and external door accessed from the original external stone staircase. 


BEDROOM ONE 16' 7" x 13' 8" (5.05m x 4.17m) A principal bedroom of outstanding proportions having windows to both the front and side elevations, the room also displays original timber floor boarding throughout, an original ceiling beam and a double panel radiator.  

BEDROOM TWO 13' 3" x 9' 4" (4.04m x 2.84m) This rear facing double bedroom enjoys a most pleasant outlook over the rear garden and exhibits exposed timber floor boarding, there is a double panel radiator and also 2 storage cupboards with a further deep over stairs storage cupboard. 

HOUSE BATHROOM 6' 3" x 5' 9" (1.91m x 1.75m) Providing a 3 piece suite in white comprising a panelled bath with fitted shower screen and thermostatic shower over, pedestal wash hand basin and low flush WC. Single panel radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR LANDING Accessed from the hallway by a wide staircase, the landing has a rear facing window to provide natural light and in turn gives access to the second floor. 


BEDROOM THREE 17' 2" x 15' 11" (5.23m x 4.85m) An attic bedroom of outstanding proportions, the staircase displaying original timber framed panelling whilst within the room there are exposed purlins and trusses, 2 double panel radiators, stained timber floor boarding and also access to an area of eaves storage. 

OUTSIDE From Genn Lane, a private driveway leads into the gravelled courtyard where the garden to the front of the property stands behind a stone boundary wall. To the rear is an extremely generous garden of approximately quarter of an acre, predominantly laid to lawn and being largely L-shaped in nature wrapping around the garden to the rear of the adjacent property. Immediately adjacent to the rear elevation is a paved sitting area which displays an original 17th Century stone (now capped off) well, beyond this area the predominantly lawned garden displays mature shrubs, fruit trees and soft fruit bushes. The Southern most tip of the garden culminates in a secluded sitting area which takes full advantage of the fine Southerly outlook down Hound Hill and beyond to the Pennines. 

SERVICES All mains are laid to the property except mains drainage which is served by a septic tank in the field below the house. 

HEATING A gas fired heating system is installed with a Worcester boiler being positioned in the kitchen. 

DOUBLE GLAZING The property displays partial double glazing to the more recently renovated annexe. The rest of the property has beautiful wooden sash windows. 

TENURE We understand the property to be freehold. 

DIRECTIONS From junction 37 of the M1 Motorway proceed into Barnsley turning right at the first set of traffic lights. Continue along Broadway through the next set of traffic lights then turn right at the next main junction onto Keresforth Hall Road. Continue along this road for approximately 400 yards and shortly after Rob Royd Farm Shop on the left hand side, the property will be found on the right hand side, as indicated by our For Sale board. 

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Added on Rightmove:
30 April 2014


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