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5 bedroom detached house for sale
Ashton Road, Oldham, Bardsley, Oldham
- 11 Bedroom Detached
- Development Potential
- Set In Four Acres
- Private Sweeping Driveway
- Semi Rural Setting
- Potential For Three House
- Apartment Potential
- 3 Stables
REDUCED BY £100,000 --- Located in a pleasing off road position accessed by a private sweeping driveway, we are more than pleased to offer for sale this substantial detached Gentlemans residence. The property offers more than ample scope to conver the property into either three dwellings or apartments, thus the ideal investment opportunity. The current property offers eleven bedrooms, which is more than enough for any family, and has several reception rooms, two kitchens and cellars. The property sits in approximatley four acres of grounds and provides a private setting in a semi rural position. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate this stunning and potential investment property....
Please note that these particulars whilst believed to be correct, form no part of any agreement, and that all measurements are approximate and should not be relied upon when ordering carpets or any other goods, they are for guidance only, to allow any potential purchaser to decide whether to view the property or not.
Situation And General
Bardsley House is a substantial building located on the fringes of Ashton and Oldham, offering easy access to the Northwest regional motorway network (M60/M62) and benefits from set in a semi rural setting. The property represents a unique opportuning to a aquire a large family home, offering fantastic scope to split into three dwellings, thus the ideal conversion opportunitunity. The property has been owned by the current family for some 20 years, and only now having brought there family up, have decided to sell the property, looking to downsize. Both Ashton (www.ashton-under-lyne.com) and Oldham (www.visitoldham.com) have excellent amenities and transport system links to Manchester and Huddersfield, and Bardsley House is central to both towns, thus the ideal commutor home. The houses itself offers more than ample scope to develop, into a variety of properties, such has apartments or houses, yet still makes for the ideal family purchase if so required.
This substantial property offers the ideal family living space set out over four levels, comprising briefly of - entrance hallway with feature stairs, ground floor cloaks, sitting room, dining room, spacious and well presented kitchen with seperate utility area, further reception room leading to a breakfast kitchen, again with seperate utility area, family lounge area. There are numerous cellars one of which has an independant staircase and is currently used as game room with sauna and shower area, to the first floor area are seven bedrooms (three en-suite) family bathroom, and a further attic bedroom. Further to this is a seperate attached dweeling which has a large porch area with door leading into a ground floor cloaks, breakfast kitchen, lounge with stairs leading to the first floor, office / bedroom and further utility area, to the first floor are three bedrooms and family bathroom.
Bardsley House is set in approximately four acres of grounds, and accessed via a sweeping driveway located on Ashton Road. The driveway leads round to the property passing through open grounds which has mature trees and well maintained lawns, finishing into a cobbled courtyard, which provides more than ample parking provision. To the far side of the house, passing by the stables is a further lawned area, which has a private outlook and timber, shed, and a gate leads into the paddock area. The property benefits from a private position, yet within easy reach of civilisation and local amenities. This property certainly does require internal and external inspection to be fully appreciated.....
As well as large garden, 3 stables, small grazing paddock there is a gate giving direct access onto the bridal paths for Daisy Noon & Surrounding County Park. Ideal for equestrian enthusiastic.
The entrance to this impressive property is located to the rear, where an enclosed courtyard provides more than ample car parking provision, and a hardwod door leads into the reception hallway.
5.38m(17'8'') x 4.09m(13'5'')
On entering this reception hallway, a feeling of space greets you, with its high ceilings and open stairwell which is flooded by natural light via a large window on the first floor landing area. The area houses the feature oak staircase which has a spindled balastrade and Oak wood paneling leading up to the first floor gallery landing. There are ceiling light fittings and a wall fixed central heating radiator, a door within the hallway leads into a useful area which has room to house coats and shoes etc, with a further inner door leading into the ground floor cloaks.
A useful room especially when entertaining, and fitted with a two piece suite with chrome attachments comprising of - low level W/c, wash ahnd pedestal. There is a small window, ceiling lighting and tiling to splash areas.
7.98m(26'2'') x 5.08m(16'8'')
The family kitchen has been recently updated with a large range of lightly coloured Shaker style units at floor and eye level, complete with a dark Granite worksurface incorporating a double bowl ceramic sink with central mixer taps. This feature room provides the ideal area in which to entertain guests on a less formal basis and offers more than adequate room for a large family sized dining table, further to this a central island with a Granite worksurface offers additional space to sit at whilst catching up on the days events. A large Aga cooker takes centre stage, offering further heat to the room, and which has two ovens, plate warmer and which is gas fired, additional to this is a two ring gas hob and two intergrated fridges. The room has an intgrated dishwasher, windows to two elevations, inset low voltage lighting and ceramic flooring. This room certainly ticks all the boxes and has a further door leading into the utility area.
Further Kitchen Aspect
3.20m(10'6'') x 2.29m(7'6'')
This spacious utility area offers the plumbing provision for an automatic washing machine, there is a base unit with inset stainless steel sink and a wall fixed radiator. The room has a set of windows and external opening door.
8.00m(26'3'') x 5.21m(17'1'')
A most appealing room of exceptionally generous proportions, which makes for the ideal entertaining area with its high ceiling with drop light fittings, ornate coving and picture rail with co-ordinating decor complimented by white painted skirting boards. The room has two radiators and an original feature Marble fireplace
with inset tiling and hearth which houses an open grate fire. To the southerly aspect of the room, overlooking the house gardens are two large floor to ceiling windows which provides an abundance of natural light into the room. the current owners state, that this room has certainly seen some life and many parties have been held in this room alone, some thing that they will miss about the house.
Formal Dining Room
4.78m(15'8'') x 4.34m(14'3'')
The formal dining room, provides the perfect setting in which to sit guests down to dinner, whilst looking over the house gardens through two dual aspect windows, which adorns the room with ample natural light. Central to the room is a Marble fireplace with inset open grate fire, certainly making for the perfect ambience, when having friends over. The room has high ceilings with coving picture rails, complete with co-ordinating decor and a central drop light fitting.
These particulars are designed to assist any potential purchaser, whilst viewing the property, and have been designed around three seperate living quarters, thus for descriptive purposes, will be described in such an order.
7.32m(24'0'') x 2.59m(8'6'')
The stairs leading to the first floor are located within the main reception hallway, rising to a splendid gallery style landing area which has a feature spindled balastrade. The area has high ceiling and a front window to the turned landing area.
2.95m(9'8'') x 1.70m(5'7'')
This family sized bathroom is fitted with a co-ordinating three piece suite with gold coloured attachments, comprising of - low level W/c, wash hand pedestal and corner bath which has mixer shower taps. The room is half tiled, complimented by a neutral colour scheme and cream coloured carpet, there is a window with obscure glazing, a flush ceiling light fitting and wall fixed central heating radiator.
5.56m(18'3'') x 5.08m(16'8'')
This well presented bedroom takes full advantage of the far reaching views through a front facing sach opening window, this same window floods the room with more than ample natural light provision. The room has high ceilings with side coving and central drop light fitting, there are two radiators and a door leading into the en-suite.
The en-suite is fitted with a modern three piece white suite with chrome attachments comprising of - low level W/c, wash hand pedestal and glazed shower cubicle housing a Triton power assisted shower unit. The room has inset lighting to ceiling areas, feature tiling to wall and floor, and an extraction fan.
5.23m(17'2'') x 4.14m(13'7'')
Again a well presented room, presented in a pleasing neutral theme, enhanced by a cream coloured carpet and white painted woodwork. The room has an abundance of natural light offered through two dual aspect sash windows, additional lighting is offered via a central drop light fitting. The room is used by the current owners due to the pleasing outlook from both windows, there is a wall fixed radiator and a door leading into the en-suite.
This stylish room is fitted with a modern white suite with chrome attachments, comprising of - low level W/c, wall mounted wash hand basin, enclosed shower cubicle with glazed door and inset mains fed shower unit. The room has deep tiling to splash areas, complimented by white paintwork and co-ordinating floor tiling, there is inset lighting and a wall fixed radiator.
3.86m(12'8'') x 2.95m(9'8'')
This rear facing bedroom offers a pleasing outlook across the house gardens through a rear facing sash window, there is a drop light fitting, wall fixed radiator and complimentary decor.
3.58m(11'9'') x 2.26m(7'5'')
This further bedroom benefits from a range of inbuilt wardrobes providing the ideal clothes storage solution, via wardrobes and drawers, there is a large window, which provides ample natural light. The room has a light colour scheme enhanced by white apinted woodwork, there is a ceiling light fitting and a wall fixed radiator.
Office / Study
5.38m(17'8'') x 4.37m(14'4'')
A large room which is currently used as a large office, the room through design has a further door leading into a small inner hallway which leads to two further bedrooms. The office is located to the front elevation and has a front window, with private outlook, spot lighting to ceiling areas, polished wood flooring and two radiators. A door within the room opens to a small shower room which has a W/c, and enclosed shower cubicle. A set of stairs leading up to the attic room.
The inner hallway houses a useful inbuilt storage cupboard and has a pendant light fitting. This area leads to two further bedrooms.
Attic / Loft Room
4.93m(16'2'') x 4.09m(13'5'')
This room provides the ideal teenagers retreat, due to the position in the loft space away from the parents. The room is apex in design and has a Velux window opening and flush light fittings.
2.79m(9'2'') x 2.87m(9'5'')
This further bedroom offers pleasing views across the house gardens and benefits further from a range of fitted bedroom furniture to include, cabin style bed with under storage, overhead shelving and storage compartments. There is a flush light fitting, a wall fixed radiator and complimentary decor.
6.45m(21'2'') x 4.90m(16'1'')
A most sizeable bedroom which is sure to impress, with its large open space which is flooded by natural light offered through two large windows, which have feature wood surrounds and offering a pleasing open aspect through. The room has a large range of fitted bedroom furniture which is sure to impress the lady of the family, with its generous amount of drawer space, large double wardrobes with overhead storage compartments. The room further benefits from a walk in storage wardrobe and a further door leads into the en-suite. The en-suite is again of a generous size, and is unfinished, but plumbing and sanitary ware are there.
Ground Floor Receptions
Due to the nature and design of the house, having been split previously into three dwellings, further rooms are located off the right hand side of the hallway.
5.38m(17'8'') x 4.90m(16'1'')
A spacious room located to the front of the property and offering access into a further family lounge and a morning kitchen. The room has a front facing window, ceiling lighting and a recess fitted fireplace.
7.49m(24'7'') x 5.36m(17'7'')
This room is the hub of the house, and is the favorite of the reception rooms. This is easy to understand once in the room, the sheer size of the room cant fail to impress. The room is flooded with natural light offered through three large windows which overlook the house gardens and beyond, there is further means of lighting offered via two large feature Chandeliers. The room has an abundance of character, which is within keeping of the era the house was built, with its stunning ornate ceiling coving, wood features to the windows, and a grey marble fireplace which houses and gas flame fire grate.
Further Lounge View
4.09m(13'5'') x 3.25m(10'8'')
Well this property certainly has it all, how many home benefits from two kitchens. The kitchen is fitted with a range of cream coloured base units which has a co-ordinating worksurface housing a single bowl stainless steel sink complete with mixer taps. The room has a slot in gas cooker with oven and grill, both ceiling and wall light fixtures, an inner window into a second utility room and complimentary flooring. The room provides the ideal breakfast area, having ample room for a breakfast table, ideal for those morning catch ups.
Second Utility Room
3.25m(10'8'') x 2.01m(6'7'')
Again a useful room providing further plumbing provision for an automatic washing machine, the room has Pine Laminated wood effect flooring, exposed stonework to one wall and three windows, providing open views, a further external door is located within this room.
Many properties of this era, have spacious cellars and this property makes no exception, with its inner corridor leading to several small storage rooms and further benefiting from large open rooms, as listed below. There are two sets of stairs leading down to the cellars, one from the main reception hallway and the second leading down from the breakfast kitchen.
Cellar Used As A Gym
5.54m(18'2'') x 4.88m(16'0'')
A large room, which has served the current family as a gymnasium. The room has a small window opening which allows natural light into the room, there is power and lighting. The room offers a multitude of uses.
4.93m(16'2'') x 4.62m(15'2'')
This room im guessing again, seems to have been where all repair work and odd jobs were done. The room has ample storage provision, lighting, power points and boiler.
4.93m(16'2'') x 4.09m(13'5'')
This spacious room is basically a further living space and benefits from a large side elevated window which views over the house garden, and floods the room with natural light.The room has an exposed stone fireplace housing a large cast iron multifuel buring stove, further heating is offered via a wall fixed radiator. The owners of the property, were obviously party people, and constructed a corner stone bar area which has a large timber bar top and wall shelving for those much needed spirits ( not the ghostly kind either). To the rear of the room is an open walled area which houses a large timber sauns which has gas provision for the coals, there is a glazed shower with inset electric shower and a tiled floor covering. A set of stairs leads up from the room into the breakfast kitchen.
Additional Living Quarters
The additional living quarters are attached to the side of Bardsley House. This is ideal for an elderly relative or maybe a first home for the older children. The property consists of kitchen, lounge, utility room, three bedrooms (two double's, one single) and family bathroom.
5.31m(17'5'') x 2.01m(6'7'')
The entrance to the property is the main access to all lower area rooms, which consist of the breakfast kitchen, lounge,bedroom four / office and utility room. The entrance is spacious in design offering potential for further uses, a door off the room leads into the ground floor cloaks.
The cloaks is fitted with a co-ordinating two piece suite in a white finish comprising of - low level W/c, wash hand pedestal, the room has ceiling lighting, and tiling to splash areas.
The kitchen has dual aspect and provides an open space for the family breakfast table.The room offers ample natural light via two dual aspect windows and offers ample storage provision via a range of wall and base pine units and with a complimentary work surface incorporating a single bowl sink with mixer taps. There is plumbing for washer/dryer, already fitted dishwasher and has ceiling lighting.
5.28m(17'4'') x 4.19m(13'9'')
This spacious living room has access to both upstairs and back garden area, which can be reached through the double patio doors. At present, this room is a blank canvass, enabling the purchaser to decorate/design the area however they wish. The pine staircase is an attractive feature in the room and is the main access to the upstairs. Within the room is a brick fireplace with open grate and tiled hearth, there is a wall fixed radiator and pendant lighting, a further window provides additional lighting.
Bedroom Four / Office
3.28m(10'9'') x 2.18m(7'2'')
A useful room offering a private outlook across the gardens and beyond through two dual aspect windows, the room has ceiling lighting and a wall fixed radiator. The room offers many potential uses such as a further bedroom or study.
3.12m(10'3'') x 2.74m(9'0'')
A spacious and useful area which has a wood effect work surface, wall fixed central heating boiler, window and external door.
As mentioned the stairs leading to the first floor are located within the lounge area, rising to a landing which has a drop light fitting and corridor leading to the bedrooms and family bathroom.
4.17m(13'8'') x 3.12m(10'3'')
A pleasing room offering open views across the gardens through a rear facing window, this same window provides ample natural light, with additonal means via a pendant light fitting. The room provides ample storage via a range of light Ash finished units fitted to one wall, comprising of - two triple wardrobes and a dressing table unit. There is a wall fixed central heating radiator.
3.05m(10'0'') x 3.30m(10'10'')
The third bedroom is ample size and would be suitable as a study or a younger Childs room. The room has one wall mounted radiator and ceiling lighting.
3.15m(10'4'') x 2.03m(6'8'')
The bathroom is fitted with a co-ordinating three piece suite comprising of - low level W/c, wash hand pedestal and bath. There is a window with obscure glazing, radiator and laminate flooring.
4.17m(13'8'') x 3.20m(10'6'')
Located to the rear of the property, this room has a rear facing window, pendant lighting and a wall fixed central heating radiator. The room benefits from fitted bedroom furniture.
All properties have all main services installed.
Date Listed: 23 January 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 388872
Council band rating - E
Vacant on completion with no onward chain involved.
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