5 bedroom detached house for saleThe Chapel, High Street, Eckington
- RARITY TO MARKET
- DATING BACK TO 1875
- OVER THREE FLOORS
- STONE BUILT
- DETACHED RESIDENCE
- FULLY REFURBISHED
- EXCEPTIONAL ACCOMMODATION
- VIEWING ESSENTIAL
- LANDSCAPED GARDENS
- GATED ACCESS
A unique opportunity has arisen to purchase this truly magnificent converted stone built residence which dates back to 1875. The property has been lovingly and sympathetically refurbished by the current vendors with absolutely no expense spared. Viewing is considered absolutely essential to fully appreciate the spacious accommodation, arranged over four floors, and the wealth of original period features that have been retained. It has character and charm blended effortlessly with an understated contemporary feel throughout with expansive reception rooms, four bath / shower rooms, a sauna and stunning gated wrap around gardens.
ENTRANCE Twin original panelled front entrance doors, with feature arched sealed unit double glazed top section, with the number 128 inscribed into the central section, gives access to a formal open-plan spacious reception hallway. The hallway has high quality engineered oak flooring, two central heating radiators within encasement surrounds and original coving to the ceiling. There are four front facing sealed unit double glazed picture windows and dual staircases running to both the left and right hand sides, with open spindles.
Twin stripped pine and glazed doors off from the reception hallway give access to an imposing open plan sitting/dining room.
FORMAL RECEPTION ROOM 47' 2" x 38' 2" (14.38m x 11.63m) A superb spacious open-plan and individual bespoke reception room, that was previously the church chapel but now accommodates a sitting area and a dining area. It is beautifully finished and offers spacious and light accommodation. Has two separates thermostats to control the zoned heating for this room, original skirting boards, original panelling to dado level and six sealed unit double glazed, fully functioning picture windows, with top openers, that in turn allow ample natural light to flow into this reception room. Has two ornate ceiling roses, original solid pillars and four central heating radiators within encasements. A focal feature of the room is a bespoke hand designed and hand built solid oak unit fitted in the centre of the room and providing ample storage with built in mirror and entertainment facility.
CLOAKROOM A beautiful part glazed, part panelled original door gives access to a cloakroom with a fully refurbished suite in white comprising of low flush WC, porcelain wash hand basin, with a chrome finished mixer tap, set into a vanity unit with storage beneath. Has high quality flooring, a double banked central heating radiator and twin side facing twin arched sealed unit double glazed picture windows that enjoy stunning views and aspects out over the gardens and grounds. Twin mirrored and panelled doors gives access to useful shelved recess storage facilities, with a further part glazed, part panelled door off from the cloakroom gives access to a useful recess under-stairs storage facility.
BESPOKE KITCHEN 20' 0" x 12' 3" (6.1m x 3.73m) Twin glazed and stripped pine panelled doors off from the reception room gives access to a beautifully finished bespoke, hand-fitted and hand-designed dining/breakfasting kitchen. An original panelled side entrance door, with sealed unit double glazed top section, gives access out to the driveway and gardens beyond. There is a double banked central heating radiator, sealed unit double glazed picture window, solid oak flooring and a further side-facing sealed unit double glazed arched picture window that enjoys aspects out over the garden. Sat beneath this window is a deep display sill and below that a deep stainless steel sink and a half by Carron, with a chrome finished mixer tap situated above.
The kitchen itself is fitted with an excellent range of bespoke hand-designed, hand-fitted solid oak wall and base units set with granite work surfaces and having tiled splash-backs. There are integrated appliances by Neff consisting of a family sized dishwasher, double electric fan assisted oven and grill and a duel microwave facility fitted above and a five ring gas burner fitted into the tiled recess of the chimney breast, with a built in light and extractor fan canopy situated over. Has ample space, point and plumbing for a large free standing American style fridge freezer.
The dining area is clearly designated to one side of the room itself and has a dimmer light switch and double banked central heating radiator.
A beautifully finished breakfast/dining kitchen.
EXTENDED CONSERVATORY SUN ROOM 11' 7" x 20' 0" (3.53m x 6.1m) A part glazed, part panelled door gives access to an extended sunroom which has high quality wooden flooring and skirting boards and is of a sealed unit double glazed wooden construction, with matching French doors that give access out to the gardens. There is a feature radiator fitted to one wall and attractive coordinating decoration.
UTILITY ROOM 12' 0" x 12' 9" (3.66m x 3.89m) A part glazed, part panelled original door off from the open-plan sitting/dining room gives access to the utility room. Has twin side-facing sealed unit double glazed picture windows, plumbing for a washing machine, venting for a tumble dryer and duel sink and a half with chrome finished mixer taps. There is a range of wall and base units complimented by marble effect roll top work surfaces and tiled splash backs. Has a chrome finished central heating radiator and a built in cyclovac central vacuuming system.
FIRST FLOOR LANDING The first floor landing is a fabulous galleried landing having twin side-facing sealed unit double glazed feature arch picture windows and triple front facing matching sealed unit double glazed arch picture windows, that provides ample natural light onto the landing. The landing offers flexible and multiple usage with a raised area having engineered solid oak flooring. It is used at present as an informal sitting room and has a built in radiator within an encasement surround, a thermostat for the zoned heating and a telephone point.
UTILITY ROOM 11' 2" x 12' 2" (3.4m x 3.71m) A solid oak door off from the landing gives access to a large utility room with front and side-facing sealed unit double glazed picture windows and engineered oak flooring. Has an excellent range of contemporary modern wall and base units complimented by roll top work surfaces, glazed glass splash backs and a deep stainless steel sink, with a chrome finished mixer tap. Has an integrated Neff family sized dishwasher, ample space, point and plumbing for a large free standing American style fridge freezer, plumbing for a washing machine and venting for a tumble dryer.
BATHROOM 11' 5" x 13' 10" (3.48m x 4.22m) A solid oak door gives access to the family bathroom which has a low flush WC in white, a porcelain wash hand basin, tiled surround bath with chrome finished taps and a separate walk into shower cubicle with thermostatically controlled shower. Has engineered oak flooring, a ceiling mounted extractor fan, vertical heated towel rail/radiator, and side and front facing sealed unit double glazed arch picture windows.
BEDROOM WITH SITTING ROOM & EN-SUITE 22' 2" x 14' 5" (6.76m x 4.39m) Access to this double bedroom is gained via a solid oak door from the sitting room or via a lockable solid oak door from the first floor landing. Has twin side-facing feature sealed unit double glazed arch picture windows with a deep display sill situated beneath. There are also two hospital style reclaimed radiators, a wall mounted thermostat for the zoned heating and a range of built in his and hers bedroom furniture fitted to one wall. Twin panelled doors give access to deep useful recess hanging and storage facilities with cleverly designed built in sensor lighting. A further panelled door within this bedroom gives access to a further range of walk-in storage facilities.
A stunning principle double bedroom presented in a contemporary fashion.
SITTING ROOM ADJOINING BEDROOM 14' 8" x 12' 5" (4.47m x 3.78m) A solid oak door from bedroom one gives access to a superb informal sitting room which has feature sealed unit double glazed arched picture windows with views out over the side of the property together with a hospital style radiator, a television aerial point and attractive coordinating decoration.
EN-SUITE BATHROOM 10' 10" x 9' 0" (3.3m x 2.74m) A solid oak door gives access to an en-suite bathroom. The bathroom has a full suite in white, high quality flooring and large vertical heated towel rail / radiator finished in brush chrome. The suite comprises of a low flush WC, porcelain pedestal wash hand basin with a chrome finished tap, separate panelled and tiled surround bath with central chrome finished mixer tap and shower attachment over. There is a shaver point, built in storage cupboard and a side facing sealed unit double glazed arched picture window. The en-suite also has a large step into tiled surround shower cubicle with over sized chrome finished shower head situated above.
MASTER SUITE WITH DRESSING ROOM & EN-SUITE 21' 9" x 12' 5" (6.63m x 3.78m) A solid oak door gives access to this stunning master bedroom which has twin side-facing sealed unit double glazed picture windows, with opening top sections, two hospital style reclaimed radiators and attractive coordinating contemporary decoration. A beautifully finished principal master bedroom with an archway giving access to a superb en-suite bathroom / shower room and walk in dressing room.
EN-SUITE 17' 0" x 10' 10" (5.18m x 3.3m) Has a full suite by Roca comprising of a low flush WC, bidet with chrome finished tap, porcelain wash hand basin, with chrome finished tap, set into a vanity unit with storage beneath. Has high quality Kardeen flooring, a shaver point finished in brush chrome, deep bath with Jacuzzi whirlpool system and chrome finished tap, a feature vertical heated towel rail / radiator again in brushed chrome finished in a spiral surround. Has a hospital style radiator and a sealed unit double glazed arched picture window with opening top section. There is a large step into triple shower with tiled surround, Victorian chrome finished shower head situated above and spray jet wash system situated to two sides.
DRESSING ROOM 10' 9" x 7' 0" (3.28m x 2.13m) A panelled door off from the en-suite gives access to a beautiful built in bespoke dressing room. There is lighting and is presented in a his and hers fashion with ample storage running to either side.
INNER LANDING/STUDY 15' 0" x 13' 0" (4.57m x 3.96m) A solid oak door gives access to the inner first floor landing which is used at present as a work from home office/study. There is a hospital style radiator, sealed unit double glazed hard wood feature arched window with opening top section, telephone point and a range of built in office facilities situated to one wall. There is a staircase with open spindles to the right hand side giving access to the fourth floor accommodation
FOURTH FLOOR 21' 5" x 20' 9" (6.53m x 6.32m) The fourth floor accommodation is currently used as a home gymnasium/solarium situated into the roof space itself. Has original exposed beam work, high quality laminate flooring in an oak finish, central heating radiator and central ceiling fan. Twin panelled doors give access to a range of built in storage facilities. Offers flexible usage and could easily be turned into further bedroom accommodation if required.
There is a shower area with tiled surround and Triton electric shower situated above, sealed unit double glazed pine door gives access into a built in sauna.
To either side of the gymnasium are twin panelled doors which give access to boarded out storage facilities which run into the eaves space, which have lighting and power and are ripe for conversion subject to the relevant planning conditions and consent, should further accommodation be needed.
OUTSIDE The property occupies an unparalleled position with stunning wrap around gardens and grounds. Access to the stone cobbled drive way is gained via twin electric wrought iron gates and provides hard standing for numerous vehicles. Has attractive well stocked front and side borders. Access to the front door of the property is gained via twin wrought iron gates, stone steps with wrought iron balustrade to either side.
To the rear of the property is a large terrace/sitting out area and delightful lawned gardens. There is a further stone flagged terrace area with pergola surround and sweeping lawned gardens with attractive well stocked mature borders. Delightful family gardens and grounds with ample sensor security lighting.
To the side of the property is a feature fully functioning oriental fountain and external taps.
GARAGES 21' 0" x 25' 10" (6.4m x 7.87m) The driveway sweeps up to a stone built pitched roof double garage which has electric up and over garage doors. The garage has both lighting and power and is constructed of natural stone and has a staircase to the rear of the garage giving access to a mezzanine boarded out storage area, again with lighting and power. The garage itself has water, a sealed unit double glazed twin picture window and a panelled lockable personal entrance door.
BOILER ROOM 22' 10" x 11' 0" (6.96m x 3.35m) Running directly underneath the property itself is a lockable door giving access to a boiler room housing the primary gas boiler for the main residence itself.
VALUER: ANDY ROBINSON
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