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6 bedroom detached house for sale

Church Road, Uppermill, OL3

Sold STC £895,000

Property Description

Key features

  • Garage
  • Garden
  • Cloakroom
  • Hallway
  • Parking
  • Private Drive
  • Location
  • Period

Full description

*SUPERB DETACHED PROPERTY* This impressive detached property surrounded by extensive gardens is located in the village of Uppermill, one of the main villages in Saddleworth. The popular village of Uppermill has many good amenities such as the local bank, tourist shops, post office as well as wine bars and other eating establishments. Its location is also close to the local train station and the motorway network. Fernthorpe Hall was originally built by one of the Platt Industrialist of the 19th century and has been in the hands of the present owners for over 40 years. The property boasts impressive sizeable rooms and a grand staircase to match. The accommodation briefly consists of entrance hallway, lounge, drawing room, dining room kitchen / diner, utility room, downstairs WC and servants staircase!. The first floor provides accommodation for 5 large double bedrooms with family bathroom and an en suite with a further servants staircase leading to the attic / granny flat complete with bathroom and double bedroom. There is a cellar. Externally the house in located in extensive grounds with a sweeping main private drive from Church Rd and a second rear drive leading to Wellmeadow lane. There are out houses and a separate 2 / 3 car garage. A must see garage.

Main Entrance Hallway
The main door, part of which has a beautiful stained glass section and with a further stained glass window light opens into the impressive and grand hall indicative of this style of property. There is a lovely original parquet flooring and many other original features A side door provides access to the rear and a further door provides access to the cellar.

Dining Room 5.20m (17' 1") x 4.85m (15' 11")
This well presented and spacious dining room provides an ideal place for holding dinner parties or general entertaining. There is cornice work and picture rails as well as original ceiling decoration. There is an original working fireplace with wood surround mantel piece. Windows to front and side provide natural light

Lounge 5.92m (19' 5") x 4.77m (15' 8")
The lounge provides a fabulous space for relaxing in. There is decorative cornice work to ceiling and walls to provide an opulent feeling to this room. Natural light is provide through a front and side facing bay window. The room also has the original fireplace with wood surround. A lovely warm setting in winter.

Drawing Room 8.38m (27' 6") x 5.41m (17' 9")
The second reception room or drawing room provides an ideal room for parties or social gathering. There is plenty of space for a variety of furniture and again there is a lovely original fireplace reflecting the age of this home. The room also boasts a corner bar.

Kitchen / Diner & Utility 8.34m (27' 4") x 4.80m (15' 9")
For those who like to entertain this very spacious kitchen provides an abundance of space. The kitchen has a selection of wood front base and wall units with splash back tiling and complimentary work surfaces and has the benefit of a breakfast bar for occasional dining. The kitchen comes complete with an AGA for cooking, fridge and freezer. There is plenty of room for separates family dining and this space would make an ideal family day room as well. To the rear there is the enclosed servants staircase with wood panelling and the original servants calling bell when this room was used as the parlour. At the rear of the kitchen is the spacious utility room complete with Belfast sink and access door to the outside.

Down stairs WC
All properties benefit from having a downstairs WC. This room also has a wash hand basin and a side facing window for natural light.

Main Staircase & Landing
The grand central sweeping staircase provides a central focal point for this property, reflecting the age and grandeur of the property. The staircase boasts lovely oak spindles and handrails and hand carved newall posts. The landing area boasts a unique and impressive stained glass window to produce a stream of natural light to this area. A great talking point for any visitors. There are also great views of the hall way from the landing area

Bedroom 1 5.08m (16' 8") x 4.25m (13' 11")
The first of the six double bedroom is presently used as a study area and is spacious enough for a variety of bedroom furniture

Bedroom 2 5.31m (17' 5") x 5.05m (16' 7")
This second double bedroom has front and side large windows for natural light. There is cornice work and picture rails and an original working fireplace An impressive sized room. The room has the added benefit of access to the joint Jack n Jill bathroom shared with the master bedroom

Master Bedroom 3 6.02m (19' 9") x 5.03m (16' 6")
The master bedroom has lovely views through the large windows also providing plenty of natural light to this room. The bedroom has a run of fitted wardrobes and cornice work to the ceiling. A side door provides access to the shared Jack n Jill En Suite bathroom

Jack n Jill En Suite 3.21m (10' 6") x 3.07m (10' 1")
The shared Jack n Jill bathroom is fully tiled and has a modern three piece suite installed consisting of vanity wash hand basin with useful storage under and an enclosed shower with sliding curved glazed door.

Bedroom 4 5.52m (18' 1") x 3.97m (13' 0")
The fourth double bedroom is similar size to the other double bedrooms providing plenty of space for a variety of bedroom furniture

Bedroom 5 4.12m (13' 6") x 3.91m (12' 10")
The firth double bedroom has rear facing views and has the benefit of a built wardrobes with space left for other furniture

Family Bathroom and Separate WC
The family bathroom is separated into two rooms. The WC is located in its own room whilst the bathroom has a large circular bath and a vanity wash hand basin ideal with storage under. There is a further stained glass window providing a nice feature to this room

Servants Staircase
At the rear of the kitchen is access to the attic floor via this second staircase

Attic Floor
When this property was initially built, this attic floor was for servants use. It is totally self contained and has a separate staircase making it an ideal nanny's flat, granny flat or even teenage retreat room.

Attic Floor
When this property was initially built, this attic floor was for servants use. It is totally self contained and has a separate staircase making it an ideal nanny's flat, granny flat or even teenage retreat room.

Lounge 5.12m (16' 10") x 4.93m (16' 2")
The lounge area is spacious enough for a variety of lounge furniture

Dressing Room 4.00m (13' 1") x 2.94m (9' 8")
Steps rise from the lounge to this raised floor providing a dressing area for the bedroom and has lovely exposed beams. Could also be converted to a seventh bedroom

Bedroom 6 5.43m (17' 10") x 3.08m (10' 1")
The sixth double bedroom has natural light provided by a front facing windows.

Bathroom 4.35m (14' 3") x 2.30m (7' 7")
The sizeable bathroom has a three piece suite fitted comprising of low level WC, wash hand basin and bath.

Boiler Room
The boiler room in a sizable room and is spacious enough to hold garden tools etc

Detached Garage
The substantial detached garage is located to the rear of the property and can hold approximately 4 vehicles

The cellar is accessed from the main hallway. There are Yorkshire stone flags and original stone sinks. Would make an ideal wine cellar.

The grounds of Fernthorpe Hall are extensive and varied. There is a substantial easily maintained lawned area to the front and side with a sweeping drive to the side which also circles the entire house. A further second drive then approaches from Wellmeadow lane leading to the garage. The grounds also include a wooded area. an ideal place for children to play in.

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
21 April 2016


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