3 bedroom detached house for saleOld School Bacup Road, Clough Foot, Todmorden, OL14
Sold STC £325,000
- UNIQUE GRADE II LISTED FORMER SCHOOL
- VERY LARGE GARDENS INCLUDED
- PACKED WITH CHARACTER AND FEATURES
- VERY LARGE OPEN PLAN MEZZANINE RECEPTION
- DRIVEWAY PARKING TO SIDE
- GOLD AWARD WINNING GARDENS
- IDEAL FOR MARKET GARDENERS
- LARGE MEZZANINE AREA WITH STORAGE
*** A UNIQUE GRADE II LISTED FORMER SUNDAY SCHOOL DATED 1829 OFFERING VERSATILE 3/4 BEDROOMED ACCOMMODATION WITH AN EXCEPTIONALLY LARGE AWARD WINNING GARDEN AND OFF ROAD PARKING ***
Situated on a large plot incorporating allotment gardens, this intriguing property dates back to the end of the Georgian period and is a split level conversion now offering versatile internal accommodation with a host of interesting and unique features.
At ground floor level is an entrance hall and side porch, three good sized bedrooms, a family bathroom, a characterful dining kitchen and a large reception hall. In addition there is a very spacious mezzanine level which is currently used as a second sitting room/office with a further store room and eaves storage.
Outside is a truly exceptional award winning garden, arranged as an allotment garden and formal gardens with raised beds and outbuildings, parking and entertaining areas.
An ideal purchase for those seeking to live the good life and aim towards self sufficiency or for keen gardeners, viewings are highly recommended and can be arranged through our Todmorden office.
Leave Todmorden via Rochdale Road and continue for approximately 1 1/2 miles turning right at the viaduct on to Bacup Road. Continue for a further two miles into Clough Foot where the property will be seen on the left just opposite the turning for Sourhall Road.
Grade 11 Listed School. 1829. Dressed stone, stone slate roof. Single storey, 7 bays of sash windows (glazing altered) united by tie-stones, projecting sills. Stone gutter brackets. Gable entry between 2 windows. Over doorway is recessed stone plaque which reads:- 'THIS SCHOOL, was BUILT by, PUBLIC, SUBSCRIPTION, A.D.1829, For CHILDREN of all, RELIGIOUS, DENOMINATIONS.' Single stack to west gable. The property is located within a semi-rural area and has a spring water supply. Mains drainage, gas and electricity are connected.
A hardwood entrance door leads into the hallway, with a side cupboard off housing the boiler.
Reception Hall 21' 2" x 14' 2" (6.45m x 4.32m )
This large double height vaulted room is used by the current owners as a dining and sitting area and is open to the adjacent kitchen. With wooden flooring and exposed beams and a feature dividing screen with stained glass inserts. There are two radiators and windows to the front and rear elevations. With a wooden staircase to the mezzanine level.
Kitchen / Dining Room 21' 2" x 15' 7" (6.45m x 4.75m )
A large open plan room, again with a high ceiling with exposed beams. There is a raised seating area to rear with wooden floor and two windows provide a lovely outlook over the gardens. Large built in corner cupboard. Feature cast iron fireplace and multi fuel stove. The kitchen area has two timber sash windows to the front elevation and an additional double glazed side window. There are fitted wooden cupboards with tiled work surfaces and a Belfast style sink. Central island with chopping block.
The side porch is of stone construction with plenty of space for coat and shoe storage. Side facing windows and a hardwood entrance door.
Bedroom 13' 1" (plus robes) x 8' 1" (3.99m (plus robes) x 2.46m )
A double room with windows to the side and rear elevation providing lovely garden views. There are fitted wardrobes, exposed painted stone walls and a radiator.
Bedroom 12' 6" x 11' 2" (3.81m x 3.4m )
Twin rear windows with garden views. Radiator. Exposed and painted stone wall.
Bedroom 12' 11" x 8' 10" (3.94m x 2.69m )
Twin sash windows to the front elevation. Built in wardrobes. Radiator.
Family Bathroom 8' 4" x 8' 4" (2.54m x 2.54m )
Fitted with a four piece suite comprising of a panelled bath, a walk in in shower enclosure, low flush WC and wash hand basin with part tiled surrounds. With wooden flooring and a sash window to the front elevation.
Mezzanine Level 20' 5" x 13' 9" (plus eaves) (6.22m x 4.19m (plus eaves) )
A large mezzanine level, currently used as a second sitting room but also suitable as an occasional guest room. With wooden flooring and built in storage to the eaves with bookcases, shelving and cupboards. Double glazed Velux window to the rear elevation. Exposed ceiling beams and restricted head height.
Store Room 17' 9" x 3' 5" (5.41m x 1.04m )
Providing useful storage, a good sized store room to the rear of the mezzanine.
To the side of the house is gated parking. The property enjoys the most delightful gardens to the rear which are abundantly stocked with a variety of plants and shrubs and feature accents. There are flagged patio areas and a well maintained level lawn which is bordered by a stream with the moors beyond. Wooden summer house. Adjacent to the gardens is an additional large market garden plot comprising of a large lawned area and raised fruit vegetable plots with poly tunnel. There are several garden storage sheds which have light and power and the garden has an irrigation system.
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