7 bedroom detached house for sale

Bury & Rochdale Old Road, Heywood, Lancashire, OL10

£1,895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Magnificent Edwardian mansion
  • 6 reception rooms, living kitchen
  • leisure suite with indoor pool
  • 4 principal bedroom suites
  • 3 further en suite bedrooms
  • self contained apartment
  • cinema room, conservatory
  • 3 chamber cellar
  • 4 car garaging
  • EPC Rating = F

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Plumpton Hall sits privately within extensive grounds in a commanding position above the Roch valley with the lower paddock area leading down towards the river. The formal gardens include extensive lawns and areas of woodland with open grazing land beyond.
Originally built in the mid 19th Century by Joseph Fenton, a local mill owner who appreciated the supreme quality of the site, this magnificent home provides extensive and flexible accommodation as well suited for family use as for entertaining. The reception areas are exceptional including a formal reception room of over 1300 sq ft and a formal dining room which has featured on television on a number of occasions. Leisure rooms include a games room and a cinema and an indoor swimming pool with a sauna and changing rooms.

Description

Plumpton Hall
Bury and Rochdale Old Road
Heywood
OL10 4AT

Magnificent Edwardian mansion in grounds of 7.5 acres

Four principal bedroom suites, three further en suite bedrooms, self contained staff/teenager apartment, 6 reception rooms, living kitchen, study, cinema room, conservatory, leisure suite with indoor swimming pool, sauna and changing rooms, three chamber cellar with wine cellar and underground passageway to tiered lawn, four car garage. P.P. for a helipad

About 7.5 acres

Heywood: 1.5 miles, Rochdale: 2.5 miles, M62 Junction 19: 2.5 miles, Bury: 3.5 miles, Bolton: 9.5 miles, Manchester City Centre: 10 miles, Manchester Airport: 17 miles

Situation

Plumpton Hall sits privately within extensive grounds in a commanding position above the Roch valley with the lower paddock area leading down towards the river. The formal gardens include extensive lawns and areas of woodland with open grazing land beyond.

Located on the fringe of Heywood and Bamford the property is a short stroll away from the outstanding St Michael's Church of England Primary School and is well placed for access to the M62 Junction 19 providing access to the North West's commercial centres and Leeds. There are good local senior schools and Bury Grammar Schools for Girls and Boys are only a short drive away.

There are many golf courses and leisure facilities throughout the area and plenty of opportunities for country walks in the surrounding hills. Queens Park lies on the far side of the valley and features a lake, a bowls green and tennis courts as well as a wetland and wildlife area and walks. The famed Bury Market is a short drive away and Heywood, Rochdale and Bury offer a full range of shopping, recreational and educational facilities.

Description

Originally built in the mid 19th Century by Joseph Fenton, a local mill owner who appreciated the supreme quality of the site, this magnificent home provides extensive and flexible accommodation as well suited for family use as for entertaining. The reception areas are exceptional including a formal reception room of over 1300 sq ft and a formal dining room which has featured on television on a number of occasions. Leisure rooms include a games room and a cinema and an indoor swimming pool with a sauna and changing rooms.

The north wing of the house has a raised private entrance door to potentially a completely self contained suite of rooms, perfect for a dependent relative or staff and can be arranged with 2/3 bedrooms. The range of cellars includes a 3000 bottle wine cellar and an arched passageway leading underground to the lower garden section. Perfect for access to the marquee lawn or for barbeques in inclement Spring/Autumn weather.

The gated driveway has automatically controlled security gates and the long driveway leads to the house and wide turning/parking area. The four car garage lies below the north wing apartment.

The gardens are extensive and include Plumpton Wood in which a hoard of Roman coins was discovered during the building of the house. The formal gardens lie to the front with two sets of stone steps flanking the covered passageway entrance with extensive shrubberies to the sides. The upper lawn is ideal for croquet and marquees whilst further stone steps lead down to a tennis lawn at a lower level. There are garden machinery paths leading throughout the gardens and woodland providing access to all areas of the grounds. Our clients have secured planning permission for a helipad.

Accommodation

The oak panelled entrance vestibule opens to a grand hallway with elaborate period mouldings, a stunning wood block floor and a traditional staircase with cast iron spindles. The study lies at the far end of the hall and the first door off to the left opens into the formal dining room with a wide bay window, a period stone fireplace and intricate plasterwork mouldings. The drawing room lies beyond and is truly exceptional. Extending over 44' in length this is a superb split level entertaining room with a multi-fuel stove and views to the front. A third reception room known as The Chinese Room is ideal for more intimate entertaining. A door opens off to the games room with a bespoke wet bar and space for a full size snooker table. Entertaining space continues in the adjoining cinema room, a luxury 12 seat three tiered cinema with an HD projector and surround sound system.

The Miele kitchen has Amtico flooring, an island unit. Granite and oak surfaces an induction hob and Neff appliances including a steam oven, double oven, combi oven and dishwasher. The informal dining area lies off and a snug or family room and a utility room lie off. Double French doors lead from the family room into the conservatory which is perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining and links to the indoor swimming pool with a spa and sauna beyond. There are changing rooms and a shower off.

The cellars are accessed from the main hall and include three main chambers, a boiler room and a 3000 bottle wine cellar. An arched passageway leads to the upper tier of the lawned gardens.

The first floor landing leads to the three principal bedroom suites including the master bedroom with a bay to the front, has fitted furniture, a dressing room and a large en suite bathroom with a double ended bath and separate shower. A second dressing room can also be accessed from the master bedroom as well as serving the third bedroom with its en-suite bathroom. The second bedroom suite is a large split level room with a side bay and both a dressing room and en-suite. The remaining first floor accommodation is extremely flexible and can be either utilised within the main house as a further bedroom suite or alternatively provides the master bedroom to the self contained apartment with another bedroom, en-suite shower room and a study. A door leads from the study to the open plan living kitchen with an outside access door for the apartment.

The second floor provides a further three bedroom suites, all with en-suite bathrooms and these share a second floor sitting room, perfect for older children. A box room completes the second floor accommodation.

The garage lies below the apartment and has twin doors. There is a greenhouse and vegetable garden.

Tenure: Freehold and free from chief rent.

Services:
Oil fired Central Heating

Square Footage: 12,831 sq ft
Acreage: 7.5 Acres

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13 May 2016

Nearest stations

  • Castleton (1.8 mi)
  • Rochdale (2.5 mi)
  • Bury (3.6 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Castleton (1.8 mi)
  • Rochdale (2.5 mi)
  • Bury (3.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

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