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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Darton Lane, Darton

Offers in Region of £475,000

Property Description

Key features

  • 1/2 AN ACRE PLOT

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Privately enclosed within an established tree lined boundary occupying a plot of approximately 1/2 an acre is this delightful 4 bedroom Victorian character home.

Oakleigh has been sympathetically restored retaining original period features such a sash style windows with stone mullioned surrounds, deep skirting boards and a grand reception hall creating an impressive introduction to the property. This delightful gentleman's residence boasts impressive landscaped gardens provides off road parking for several vehicles and is situated within a short walk of open countryside and only a 5 minute drive of the M1 motorway network. The area offers an abundance of local amenities, services and activities whilst highly regarded schools are easily accessed. 

The accommodation comprises  

Ground Floor A wide timber entrance door set within a stone arched surround opens to the entrance vestibule which has a parquet tiled floor, a dado rail and internal French doors which open to the reception hall.  

Reception Hall An original hallway with an oak spindle staircase rising to first floor level. The hallway has a dado rail, original coving to the ceiling, deep skirting boards, and a radiator with a cover over and access to the cellar.  

Drawing Room An exceptionally well-proportioned principle reception room with stone mullion windows to the front elevation commanding a pleasant outlook over the gardens. A further window to the side elevation allows good levels of natural light. This delightful room enjoys a high ceiling height, has original features including deep skirting boards, ornate coving to the ceiling and a picture rail. Having two radiators and a feature Louis style fireplace with open dog grate inset fire and a marble hearth. 

Dining Room A well-proportioned room with a walk-in bay window to the front elevation, a further window to the side aspect, two radiators, deep skirting boards, coving to the ceiling, a picture rail, a laminate floor and a fireplace to the chimney breast with a marble surround. 

Sitting Room This room has windows to two aspects allowing good levels of natural light has decorative coving to the ceiling, a picture rail, a radiator and alcove shelving and a chimney breast which forms a focal feature to the room. 

Breakfast/Living Kitchen This room has three windows to two elevations in addition to a Velux skylight. Having inset spotlighting to the ceiling, full tiling to the floor, decorative cove moulding and a chimney breast which houses the central heating boiler. The kitchen area is presented with furniture comprising base cupboards with matching drawers which sit beneath a work surface that incorporates a one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap over. The room has matching wall cupboards with under lighting, complementary tiled splashbacks to the walls and appliances which include an integral oven and grill with a four ringed gas hob, an extractor hood and a dishwasher.  

Rear Hall Has full tiling to the floor, a radiator, a window and an entrance door which opens to the rear elevation.  

Utility This room has full tiling to the floor, a window which overlooks the rear garden, a radiator and full tiling to the wall. The room has plumbing for an automatic washing machine in addition for space for a dryer.  

Cloaks Room / W.C Presented with a low flush W.C and a triangular shaped corner wash hand basin with vanity cupboard beneath. This room has half tiling to the walls, full tiling to the floor, a heated chrome towel rail and a frosted effect window. 

Study Open plan to the dining area of the kitchen, versatile in orientation having coving to the ceiling, windows to two aspects and a radiator.  

Cellar An original keeping cellar with power and lighting, a stone flagged floor and stone slab top table.  

First Floor Landing The landing has decorative coving to the ceiling, retains an original leaded stained glass window, has two radiators; each with covers over, a dado rail and windows set to stone mullion surrounds at the front aspect overlooking the gardens. Access is provided to the loft space. 

Master Bedroom A generously proportioned front facing double room with windows commanding a pleasant outlook to the front elevation, a further window to the side aspect, built-in wardrobes to the expanse of one wall, a radiator and coving to the ceiling. 

Bedroom A further double room situated to the front aspect of the property with windows to front and side aspects, decorative cove moulding, a radiator and a feature cast iron fireplace and surround to the chimney breast. 

Bedroom A double room with two windows to the side aspect, a radiator, coving to the ceiling, fitted full height wardrobes and storage cupboards, deep skirting boards and a feature cast iron fireplace. 

Bedroom A double bedroom with two windows, coving to the ceiling and a radiator. 

Shower Room Presented with a modern suite finished in white comprising a corner shower, a low flush W.C and a pedestal wash hand basin. This room has full tiling to both the walls and floor, an extractor fan and a frosted effect window. 

Family Bathroom Presented with a high quality four piece suite comprising a rectangular shaped wash hand basin with vanity drawers beneath and a mirrored backdrop, a low flush W.C and a double ended bath. The room has a walk-in wet room style shower with fixed shower screen whilst having full tiling to the walls and floor, two frosted effect windows, inset spotlighting to the ceiling, an extractor fan and a heated chrome towel rail. An airing cupboard houses the hot water cylinder tank. 

Externally The property is approached off Darton Lane via a hedge lined driveway which belongs to the property and grants access to two further substantial detached homes. Oakleigh has two vehicular access points to the private grounds offering a pebbled parking area sufficient for several vehicles and flanked within laural hedging. To the south elevation of the property is a privately enclosed lawned garden with substantial hedged boundaries creating good levels of privacy whilst to the north elevation of the property is a substantial garden presented on a three tiered level with a central walkway leading between established lawned gardens with varying shaped flower borders, an ornamental pond, hedged boundaries and an outdoor seating area. The garden presents a hard surfaced drying area and a brick built outhouse which has a double glazed window and entrance door, power and lighting and is versatile in usage.  

Double Garage A brick built double garage with an up and over entrance door. 

Additional Information A freehold property with mains, gas, water, electric and drainage. The property is not listed and is not in a conservation area. 

Directions Leaving Barnsley town centre continue straight onto the A635 Huddersfield Road. After approximately 1.7 miles take the second exit onto the A637 Claycliffe Road and after approximately 1.5 miles turn right onto the B1613 Church Street. After approximately 0.5 mile you will arrive at Darton Lane where the property will be found on the left hand side of the road. 

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17 May 2016


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