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6 bedroom farm house for sale

Moorhouse Farm, Bolsterstone, S36 4GH

Offers in Region of £795,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Dining hall * Lounge * Farmhouse Kitchen
  • Utility room * Cloakroom/WC * Study
  • Snug * Conservatory * Boot room
  • Separate WC * Four bedrooms * Bathroom/WC * Shower room/WC
  • Separate cottage with fitted kitchen, lounge, two bedrooms and a bathroom
  • Oil fired central heating * Double glazing
  • 5.5 acres approximately of grazing land
  • Stabling for six
  • Outbuildings including barns and kennels

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

A superb stone built farmhouse thought to date back some 250 years nestling in a country location facing east and surrounded by its own grazing land on three sides amounting to some 5.5 acres. The property consists of the main farmhouse and an attached cottage which could provide self contained accommodation for a dependant relative or teenager who require a degree of independence. Alternatively the annexe could be rented out as a short term holiday let. The main farmhouse has been well renovated and features a superb farmhouse style kitchen, a utility room, study and cloakroom with WC. Also accessed off the kitchen is a comfortable and cosy snug and from here the secondary staircase rises up to the first floor accommodation giving one access to the master bedroom and the bathroom. Continuing on the ground floor, to the right of the kitchen is a splendid dining hall which features an open tread staircase and is a full height room with a galleried landing at first floor level. This room is open plan through to the lounge where there is a stone feature fireplace. To the rear of the dining hall is a more recently constructed boot room and further ground floor WC. There is a recently constructed conservatory which can be accessed from the snug. To the first floor of the farmhouse is a master bedroom and a re-fitted bathroom with WC. At the opposite end of the house there are three further bedrooms, together with a shower room and WC. The self contained cottage features a fitted kitchen with a range of floor and wall units, a split-level oven and hob and an attractive arched French door entrance which leads to a small patio enjoying views to the fields. Beyond is a separate lounge/dining room with a feature fireplace surround and whilst an inner hall giving access to two bedrooms and a bathroom/WC. The properties have oil fired central heating served from one boiler, together with UPVC double glazing. Outside there is extensive parking and turning space, together with a useful range of outbuildings a stableyard, stabling for six, barns, feed stores, kennels etc. There is a manege together with four fields which surround the farmhouse.  


DINING HALL 15ft5in x 11ft3in (4.7m x 3.4m) A magnificent room featuring an open tread dark oak staircase rising up to the first floor Minstrels Gallery and thus extending the full height of the property with exposed roof trusses. The hall is approached by arched double glazed doors which lead in from the front courtyard and two stone steps lead up to a door which leads out to the boot room to the rear of the property. There are four low level wall light points and a high level double glazed window. The staircase acts as a divide between the dining hall and the lounge, which is on a slightly lower level approached by two steps. 

LOUNGE 19ft5in x 16ft4in (5.9m x 5.0m) A delightful reception room having a stone feature fireplace wall with an open fire, stone slab hearth and stone plinths to either side. Three double glazed windows face to the east towards the courtyard, two of these being former doorways and therefore have floor to ceiling glass providing plenty of natural light. There is a beamed and raftered ceiling and an arched display recess with a light point and a TV aerial point. Double central heating radiator. 

RE-FITTED KITCHEN 14ft0in x 14ft9in (4.3m x 4.5m) Comprising a deep Belfast sink in white, having a range of units beneath in french oak with granite working surfaces and a range of wall cupboards over and with ceramic tiled surrounds. On the adjacent wall there are further working surfaces and base units, together with an electric Aga 64 with four ovens and a six ring hob. There is ample space for a family dining table. There is a beamed ceiling, a chimney breast with inset recess, three wall light points, a television aerial point and a stone lined recess. There is a small rear facing window with a deep sill, together with a window looking out towards the courtyard. There is a stone flagged floor, beamed ceiling and a kick space heater. 

UTILITY ROOM 10ft3in x 7ft6in (3.1m x 2.3m) Containing an inset stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap set into granite working surfaces with a range of base units beneath in French oak and plumbing for a washing machine. On the opposite side of the utility room is a matching range of tall built-in cupboards giving ample storage space and there is a stone flagged floor, a telephone point, a double glazed window looking to the courtyard and a half glazed stable door. Central heating radiator. 


CLOAKROOM Containing a wash basin in white and a low flush WC to match. There are ceramic tiled surrounds and flooring, an external door and a central heating radiator.  

STUDY/OFFICE 7ft0in x 7ft9in (2.1m x 2.4m) An interesting room featuring the original stone ´pig troughs´ which is now incorporated into the outer wall of the room with two low level double glazed windows above. On the adjacent wall is an external door set into a stone surround and there is a telephone point, wall shelving, wood laminate flooring and a central heating radiator. 

SNUG 10ft9in x 11ft6in (3.3m x 3.5m) Accessed off the kitchen and having French doors leading through to the conservatory. This is a cosy family room with a beamed and raftered ceiling, television aerial point and three wall light points. There is a cupboard off beneath the staircase with a painted pine door. Central heating radiator and wall mounted electric fan heater. From here a secondary staircase rises to the first floor accommodation and there is a small rear facing window at the base of the staircase. 

CONSERVATORY 7ft6in x 24ft0in (2.3m x 7.3m) A recent addition to the property. This is an excellent UPVC double glazed conservatory which is extremely well proportioned and has a high gloss ceramic tiled floor and French doors leading out onto and overlooking the delightful garden area. There are double glazed windows to all sides and a further double glazed door to the side gives access to a barbecue area. There is a ceiling fan, two wall light points and a wall mounted electric heater. 

BOOT ROOM 5ft4in x 14ft10in (1.6m x 4.5m) Situated at the rear of the house accessed via a door from the dining hall and having a tiled floor, a sloping ceiling with inset spotlights and a double glazed window and half glazed door leading out to the rear stable yard. There is ample space for coat hanging and storage. Central heating radiator. 

SEPARATE WC Situated off the boot room. Having ceramic tiling to the walls and floor and containing a wash basin in white and a low flush WC. There is a double glazed window, extractor fan and a central heating radiator. 

FIRST FLOOR The principal staircase leads up from the dining hall to the Minstrels Gallery. To left of the gallery lie three bedrooms and a shower room and to the right the master bedroom and the main bathroom, beyond which is a secondary staircase which descends back down to the snug on the ground floor.  

INNER LANDING With a deep walk-in wardrobe with light containing the cylinder tank and immersion heater. From this landing the secondary staircase descends to the ground floor.  

MASTER BEDROOM 17ft0in x 14ft0in (5.2m x 4.3m) A well proportioned main bedroom, having a double glazed window to the east set into a stone mullioned surround enjoying far reaching views over the surrounding countryside. There is a stone feature fireplace surround with a cast interior and grate. There is a telephone point, access to the roof space and a central heating radiator. 

RE-FITTED BATHROOM Comprising a white suite with a bath having ball and claw feet and antique style mixer shower attachment, pedestal wash hand basin and a low flush WC. In one corner of the room is a large corner shower cubicle which is tiled and has a power shower. There is a black gloss ceramic tiled floor, shaver point, wall mounted cabinet and a towel radiator. The walls are half lined in a white brick effect tiling and there is a double glazed window with a tiled sill enjoying the lovely aspect towards the fields. 

MAIN GALLERY LANDING Featuring two truss beams and a high oak balustrade overlooking the dining hall beneath. There is a high level window to the rear, eight wall light points and a central heating radiator. From here there is an inner landing having a front facing window. 

BEDROOM TWO 15ft5in x 10ft9in (4.7m x 3.3m) A well proportioned rear facing bedroom with two double glazed windows looking out to the rear. There is access into the roof space and there are projecting stone features within the walls. Double central heating radiator. 

INNER HALL With two built-in cupboards, one containing the second cylinder tank and a double central heating radiator. 

BEDROOM THREE 10ft9in x 6ft6in (3.3m x 2.0m) Having a double glazed window to the east, sloping ceiling, a panelled door and a double central heating radiator. 

BEDROOM FOUR 13ft6in x 9ft10in (4.1m x 3.0m) A good sized double bedroom having a sloping ceiling and a double glazed window enjoying a tremendous outlook to the north down the valley and to the reservoir. There is access to the roof space, a panelled door and a central heating radiator. 

RE-FITTED SHOWER ROOM Containing a large built-in shower cubicle with mains shower, body jets and seat. There is a wash basin in white set into a vanity unit with cupboards and shelving below and a low flush WC to match. There is ceramic tiling to the floor and walls a low level frosted double glazed window and a cast central heating radiator and towel radiator. 

THE COTTAGE Approached from the front via a single timber gate which opens into a flagged courtyard/sitting out area. 

FITTED KITCHEN 11ft9in x 12ft3in (3.6m x 3.7m) Comprising an inset stainless steel sink unit with bowl and drainer set into working surfaces, having a range of base units beneath in maple with plumbing for a dishwasher, washing machine and a point for a freezer. There is a range of wall cupboards and shelving and there are ceramic tiled surrounds. Continuing around the room is a corner situated New World halogen hob with a base cupboard beneath and an extractor fan over with tiled edging. There are further wall cupboards and a housing unit containing a New World double electric oven. On the opposite side of the kitchen is a continuation of the base and wall cupboards, together with a tall built-in cupboard and glass display doors. There is space for a table and ceramic tiling to the floor. One of the features of the room is a delightful arched door surround which leads in from the front patio. An inner door and three steps lead up to the lounge. 

LOUNGE 12ft3in x 14ft9in (3.7m x 4.5m) A delightful reception room having two windows to the south and one to the north. The room has a vaulted ceiling, telephone point, television aerial point and three wall light points. The focal point of the room is a marble feature fireplace surround with a coals effect electric fire. The lounge enjoys delightful views over the valley and there are two double central heating radiators. 

INNER HALL With two built-in cupboards with pine doors and a double glazed door leading out to the courtyard. Double central heating radiator.  

BEDROOM ONE 13ft1in x 9ft9in (4.0m x 3.0m) A delightful main bedroom the measurements including a range of three double wardrobes with mirror doors, hanging rails and fitted shelving and with cupboards over. There are two wall light points and coving to the ceiling. French doors lead out onto the side terrace. 

BEDROOM TWO 6ft6in x 7ft5in (2.0m x 2.3m) A single bedroom with a double glazed window and a recessed open wardrobe with hanging rail. Double central heating radiator. 

RE-FITTED BATHROOM Containing a panelled bath in white with a shower over, wash basin and a low flush WC. There is a wall mirror and a wall light point and the walls and floor are tiled. Small frosted double glazed window, ceiling downlighters, and a central heating radiator.  

THE GROUNDS The property is approached from the lane via electric remote controlled timber gates which lead into the driveway and hence to the large courtyard area to the front of the property, providing ample off road parking and turning facilities. A low stone wall with gate separates the courtyard from one of the fields beyond and there is a stone trough and well, together with a small dovecote on the front of the house and former midden to one side of the property. Adjacent to the main gate is a range of wooden dog kennels, together with concrete hardstanding and a stone built former pig sty.

A driveway runs alongside the property and hence to the stable yard and outbuildings and fields to the side and rear.

Immediately to the rear of the house on the southern side adjacent to the conservatory is a sunny sitting out area which is flagged and overlooks an attractive cottage style garden with roses and herbaceous plants. There is a BBQ area with a stone topped table. 

OUTBUILDINGS Situated to the rear of the property with a stable yard between through which there is access to the fields, the total site area is approximately 5 acres, divided into four fields which surround the property. 

TWO TIMBER STABLES Each measuring 9ft5in x 11ft5in (2.9m x 3.5m) With two stable doors and lighting. 

SINGLE TIMBER STABLE 11ft3in x 11ft4in (3.4m x 3.5m)  

LOWER BARN 21ft8in x 29ft3in (6.6m x 8.9m) The barn incorporates three stables and a passage feed area and general storage. 

OPEN FRONTED BARN 16ft5in x 29ft6in (5.0m x 9.0m) overall

Having high eaves storage for a horse box or trailer. Part of the barn at the rear is an enclosed store with an open loft area over. 

UPPER BARN 36ft9in x 17ft0in (11.2m x 5.2m) A lean to on the main barn with a partitioned store. This barn could be divided into further stables if needed. 

MANEGE Enclosed by post and railed fencing with a bark chipped surfaces and floodlight facilities. 

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 June 2011


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