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3 bedroom semi-detached house for sale

Upper Hibbert Lane, Marple, Stockport

Offers in Region of £300,000

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Built in 1686, Quaint Cottage is believed to be the oldest house in Marple. This Grade II listed building has been tastefully extended and restored with a modern feel but still retaining the cottage's charm and character, and an abundance of original features.

This part of Marple has a distinctly rural feel, with the Ridge close by for open countryside, and the canal offering lovely walks and convenient access to Marple centre, a short walk away. Hawk village Green is a few steps away, and Windlehurst Road continues up and over to High Lane and Disley giving fast access to the A6 and the High Peak.

In brief the accommodation comprises: lounge, snug, kitchen/diner, third bedroom or separate dining room with shower room, utility room, downstairs wc and study. Upstairs are two bedrooms and a bathroom.
Outside, a Cottage style garden to the front sets the property back form the pavement with a wall enclosing, and there is paved off road parking and shared gravel parking to the side.
To the rear a large cottage style garden with paved patio provides room to sit and enjoy.

Three Bedrooms
Kitchen/ Diner
Utility Room
Front Garden
Rear Garden


Lounge16'1" x 13'1" (4.9m x 3.99m). Solid oak front door to front elevation, original window to front elevation set into stone mullian surround, window seat. Stunning cast iron range style burner inset into the exposed stone surround with oak mantel and slate hearth, oak staircase leading to first floor, there is a feature of exposed stone walls, revealed timber frames structure and open original timber beams to ceiling, radiator, original 17th century oak thumb latch door leading to snug.

Snug16'1" x 8'1" (4.9m x 2.46m). Original window set into stone mullion surround to front elevation, exposed timber frame into walls, exposed stone wall, exposed oak beams to ceiling, two radiators, oak window seat built into window reveal, an original thumb latch door leading to kitchen/ diner.

Kitchen/ Diner21'1" x 8' (6.43m x 2.44m). Recently refitted eye level and base level units, shaker style base units over hard wood work surfaces, belfast sink, free standing range cooker with a grill, two ovens and five ring gas burner, integrated fridge, breakfast bar area, tiled splash back, two windows to the rear elevations, stable style door to rear elevation, exposed ceiling beams, slate tile floor, exposed stone surround to lintels and doors, radiator, thumb latch door leading to utility room.

Utility Room9'1" x 4' (2.77m x 1.22m). Plumbing for washing machine and space for dryer, room for a free standing freezer, radiator, exposed ceiling beam, slate style floor, thumb latch door leading to downstairs shower room.

Dining Room/ Bedroom Three10'1" x 12' (3.07m x 3.66m). Window to front elevation set into stone mullion surround, part vaulted ceiling with exposed beams, radiator, television point.

Downstairs Shower Room Access from utility room, fitted with a matching suite comprising WC with feature high cistern, corner wall hung wall hand basin with chrome mixer tap, tiled splash back, walk in shower with glazed shower screen and feature shower head, slate tiled wall.

Study9'1" x 4'1" (2.77m x 1.24m). Fitted with a range of office furniture, slate tiled floor, radiator, double doors to the rear elevation, access to the court yard garden, exposed beams.


Landing Exposed original beams.

Bedroom One12'1" x 13'1" (3.68m x 3.99m). Original window with stone mullion surround to front elevation, focal point of fire place with exposed stone lintel, feature exposed ceiling beams, radiator, television point, built in cupboard housing lagged hot water cylinder.

Bedroom Two16'1" x 9'1" (4.9m x 2.77m). Window to rear elevation, original window to front with stone mullion surround, feature exposed beams, television point, radiator.

Bathroom8'1" x 5'1" (2.46m x 1.55m). Window to rear with exposed stone lintel, exposed beams, WC with feature high cistern, wall hung wash hand basin, feature cast iron roll top claw foot bath with chrome mixer tap and shower attachment over, radiator.


Front Garden Enclosed cottage garden with lawn area surrounded by mature shrubs and borders, cobbled pathway leading from wrought iron gate to front door, stone built boundary walls.

Rear Garden A pleasant court yard area paved with York stone, stone walls to the boundaries, wooden trellising built over outdoor entertaining area, gate to side access, there is a pebbled driveway to the side, a paved off road parking area to the front.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
30 September 2011


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