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5 bedroom semi-detached house for sale
Station road, Marple, Stockport, SK6
- Stunning large Victorian property
- Original features
- Excellent transport links; rail, air and road
- Great location for recreation, countryside and schools
- 5 double bedrooms
- 2 large reception rooms
- 2 bathrooms plus further WC
- Large garden
- Off road parking for 3 vehicles plus garage
The property in summary
Rare opportunity to acquire a well maintained and deceptively large Victorian semi detached house, built in 1885 and located in the popular area of Marple. Perfectly situated for good local schools, all transport links, shops, restaurants and recreational activities.
Excellent family home retaining many of its original features including cast iron fireplaces, coving to ceilings, original doors and sash windows.
Ground floor - Front entrance porch, hall (with access to cellars), 2 large reception rooms, kitchen, cloakroom and WC. To first floor 3 double bedrooms, family bathroom and study. To second floor 2 further double bedrooms and shower/wc room. The property also has large cellars currently a utility room and extensive storage area. Externally there is a front garden with off road parking for 3 cars and separate garage. To the rear a large garden with patios, trees mature shrubs and large lawn. This house must be seen to be appreciated.
Gas central heating throughout. Mains, with battery backup, burglar and fire alarm systems
Both Marple Station (5 minutes walk) and Marple Rose Hill (15 minutes walk) offer frequent services to Manchester Piccadilly - journey time 20 minutes. Marple station also serves the Hope Valley line to Sheffield (1 hour), with access to the Peak District National Park, Edale, Hathersage and Hope for Castleton. Both Piccadilly and Stockport Stations (the latter 15- 20 minutes drive away) serve London, cross country and connections across the rail network. Manchester Airport is a 20 minute train ride from Manchester Piccadilly or a 25 minute car/taxi ride from Marple. Access to the M60 at Stockport (5 miles away) provides access to the M6, M56, M62 and other motorway arteries out of Manchester.
Mellor Sports Club, Mellor golf Course, Marple Golf Course, Marple and Compstall Cricket Club, Stockport Golf Club, are all close by. Brabyns Park and Tennis club, the Memorial Park and, Marple Swimming Baths are all 4- 5 minutes walk. Both Marple and Marple Bridge offer a variety of restaurants. Marple also boasts an original Victorian cinema and a local theatre. All within walking distance.
Marple is well stocked with a good range of shops and supermarkets and the picturesque Marple Bridge, conservation area, offers a range of boutique shops.
The Peak District is a short walk or drive away from Marple.
Marple has excellent access to a full range of both public and private schools. Mellor Primary School, Aquinas College, Ludworth Primary, amongst other schools are all reasonably close by. Private schools included Brabyns Preparatory School, which is less than five minutes away. The King's School Macclesfield operates buses from Marple and Stockport Grammar School is accessible by local buses.
The accommodation which occupies four floors briefly comprises:
Front Entrance Porch
Original Victorian half glazed front and inner obscure glazed doors. Tiled floor, timber frame
with original stained glass window surround leading to hallway with stripped and polished
floorboards. Stairs to upper accommodation and doorways to:
Lounge 16'0” x 14'02 (4.88m x 4.27m)
Impressive room with a stunning marble fireplace and large bay window, separate sash
window to side of fireplace – all windows feature secondary double glazing. Period coving to
ceiling, stripped and polished floorboards. Double doors lead separately into the dining room.
Dining Room 15'3” x 13'02 (4.65m x 3.96m)
The room can be accessed from both the lounge and the hallway. A further feature fireplace
with a dual wood/coal burning stove. Original features include the ceiling rose and coving.
Stripped and polished floorboards. Double sash window provides views over the garden and countryside.
Kitchen 12'02 x 12'0” (3.66m x 3.66m)
Aga gas cooker, quality base units with integrated Bosch dishwasher. Inset sink unit with
mixer tap. Quarry tiled floor.
Original wall and floor tiles. Access to the cloakroom /WC and the rear garden.
Low level WC and wash-handbasin, plumbed for shower. Shelving and unit for storage.
Large cellar area; divided into four rooms, utility room with window, fuel store, cold room with
stone slab, general storage area and additional storage available under stairs. Utility room
plumbed for washer- dryer. Electric sockets, lighting and shelving throughout the cellars. Two
windows and external door from cellar provides discrete access to garden all provide a unique
opportunity to develop cellar area further. Cellar size mirrors that of the lounge, dining room
and hallway on the ground floor.
Bedroom 3 11'1” x 7'2” (3.36m x 2.18m)
Victorian airing cupboard. Original cast iron fireplace. Views over countryside. Fitted carpet.
Three piece suite in white, comprising bath, wash hand basin and wc with original taps to bath
and basin. Large overhead and hand held shower, with glass shower screen to bath. Part
Original spindles and balustrades to staircase. Fitted carpet
Bedroom 2 13'2” x 13'02 (4.01m x 3.96m)
Period stone fireplace. Large sash window offering views over garden and countryside, Fitted
Master Bedroom 16'0” x 14'0” (4.88m x 4.27m)
Bright and airy bedroom, featuring bay sash window, Ceiling cornice. Stone period fireplace.
Study 8'7” x 4'5” 2.62m x 1.35m
Fitted desk top and shelving., with sash window overlooking the front of the property.
Bedroom 4 13'10” x 11'10”(4.22m x 3.61m)
Original cast iron fireplace. Fitted shelving and cupboard over the door. Large sash window
and further smaller window offering views over the countryside. Original wash hand basin.
Velux window. Fitted carpet.
Bedroom 5 17'9” x 12'5” (5.41m x 3.78m)
Striped floorboards. Two velux windows. Views of countryside. Ample storage space under
Wash hand basin and wc. Tiled floor, part tiled walls and fully tiled shower cubicle.
Large well presented rear garden. Large rear patio leading from rear hallway, with steps
down to smaller patio and substantial lawn area. Mature shrubs, hawthorn hedge and
flowerbeds. External and sensor lighting. Gate leads onto medium sized front garden and
driveway with off road parking for 3 cars.
Side door leads into rear garden, double doors to front. Lighting and power sockets, shelving
and vehicle inspection pit.