3 bedroom cottage for saleBarrow Bridge Road, Barrow Bridge, Bolton, BL1
Sold STC £399,950
Full descriptionThis stunning Grade ll listed cottage is an absolute gem, filled with many period features and renovated to the highest of standards. Dean Mill cottage started life as Dean Mill Farm and was later divided in two and sits proudly opposite where Dean Mill once stood within this delightful conservation area. The cottage benefits from mature gardens which wrap around three sides with various seating areas set over three levels with stone walls and pathways.
To the rear of the property there is a paved courtyard and a stone outbuilding for storage. There is a parking space for one small car to the front and otherwise parking can be found just along the street.
The Accommodation - The entrance hallway with feature stained glass window and antique 'Dalle De Bourgogne' limestone floor sets the scene for the beautiful accommodation in the cottage. From here there is access to the three reception rooms and the cloakroom with a pretty antique French wash basin and w.c. The study to the front of the house overlooks the garden and is also fitted with the same French limestone flooring, exposed beams, cast iron fireplace and leaded window to the front and of course the leaded glass from the hallway. The lounge also overlooks the front garden and is fitted with an ornate cast iron fire surround incorporating a Range fire creating a fabulous focal point to the room. The flooring, again French limestone flows through to the adjacent dining room, also fitted with an impressive cast iron Range, this one is set in a stone fire surround. The dining room looks out to the courtyard to the rear and has a useful built in storage cupboard. The kitchen is stunning, fitted with Bespoke Chalon units which is simply perfect for this period cottage, incorporating two Belfast sinks, Maplewood work surfaces, integrated dishwasher, Fired Earth splashback, De-Dietrich range cooker in a Granite surround and extractor hood. The floor is laid with reclaimed bricks from a polish Dairy Farm which compliment the Chalon units beautifully. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer and access out to the courtyard through the stable door. All of the ground floor accommodation has underfloor heating.
The first floor has a lovely light and spacious landing area opening onto the three double bedrooms and the luxurious bath and shower room. This stunning room is on two levels with a large pedestal hand basin, a separate shower, wc and roll top bath from the 'Albion' bath company, complimented by Fired Earth floor tiles with under floor heating, Fired Earth wall tiles, heated towel rails and shaver point.
The Location - Barrow Bridge is a testament to Bolton's industrial heritage, being of outstanding historical and architectural importance. This early example of an industrial model village was built in the 1800's for the mill workers and managers of the surrounding mills, it even had its own school, shops, and boating lake. The mills have long been demolished but fortunately the houses and cottages remain in this beautiful village which has a rural character with buildings clustered along the Dean Brook Valley.
It was designated as a conservation area in 1970 and the properties were listed protecting them for future generations.
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