4 bedroom equestrian facility for sale

Roper House Lane, Thurgoland, Sheffield

Offers in Excess of £700,000

Property Description

Key features

  • DELIGHTFUL FARM HOUSE
  • 6 ACRE GROUNDS
  • STUNNING CROSS VALLEY VIEWS
  • 3 PADDOCKS
  • BARN INCORPORATING STABLES
  • SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION
  • SOUTH WEST FACING GARDEN
  • RURAL LOCATION
  • TRANS PENNINE TRAIL
  • M1 ACCESS & HIGHLY REGARDED SCHOOLS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set within grounds of approximately 6 acres commanding breathtaking, cross-valley views, is this delightful farmhouse boasting the most idyllic edge of village position.

Roper House sits on the edge of the Peak District National Park and enjoys landscaped south west facing gardens in addition to three paddocks and a steel framed barn which incorporates four stables. The property has been sympathetically modernised throughout, retaining original period features including exposed stonework and timbers, resulting in a spacious family home displaying a wealth of period charm and character. Local services are numerous and include highly regarded schools, whilst major commercial centres and the M1 motorway are easily accessible. 

The accommodation comprises  

Ground Floor A solid oak entrance door opens to the reception area which has a staircase to first floor and open plan access to the dining room. 

Dining Room A well-proportioned room displaying a wealth of original features including exposed timbers to the ceiling and exposed stonework to the expanse of one wall. This room has windows, set to stone mullioned surrounds, overlooking the front garden with an inset window seat beneath and a further window to the rear elevation. The room has a radiator, provides access to the cellar and has a feature stone fireplace with inset multi-fuel stove which sits on a stone hearth with rustic brick back drop.  

Lounge This room has original exposed timbers to the ceiling, stone mullioned windows to the front aspect with an inset window seat beneath, two radiators and a wood burning stove to a stone chimney breast which sits on a stone flagged heath with exposed brick backdrop. 

Kitchen This room has full tiling to the floor, exposed beams to the ceiling and two windows to the rear elevation overlooking the gardens giving good levels of natural light. Presented with a range of modern furniture comprising base cupboards with matching drawers which sit beneath a deep work surface that incorporates a stainless steel one and a half bowl single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap over. The room has matching wall cupboards with under lighting, complimentary tiled splash backs to the work surfaces and appliances which include a four ringed induction hob with stainless steel extractor canopy over, an oven, a microwave oven with warming drawer beneath, a dish washer, a fridge and a freezer. The room has a radiator, a heated chrome towel rail and steps which lead up to an open plan family room. 

Family Room An impressive versatile room opening on to the rear garden with a window commanding impressive cross valley views, whilst french doors open on to an external seating terrace which overlooks the gardens. This spacious room has coving to the ceiling, two radiators and provides access through to the inner hallway. 

Inner Hallway Has a radiator and gives access to a cloaks room and utility. 

Cloaks Room / W.C. Presented with a modern suite comprising a low flush W.C with cupboards incorporating a wash hand basin with mirrored back drop. There is a large range of fitted wardrobe storage for coats and shoes, along the length of one wall. This room has a window to the front aspect and a radiator. 

Utility This room has full tiling to the floor, an entrance door opening to the front aspect and a window. Presented with furniture matching the kitchen comprising base and wall cupboards with a deep work surface incorporating a stainless steel single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap over and tiled splash backs. A space is provided for an automatic washing machine and dryer, whilst a useful storage cupboard houses the central heating boiler. 

First Floor Landing The landing has a radiator, a window and an additional skylight window. 

Master Bedroom A double room with stone mullioned windows to the front aspect commanding a pleasant outlook. This room has a radiator, built-in wardrobes to the expanse of one wall and en-suite facilities which comprise a low flush WC, a step-in shower with a Victorian style shower head and a wash hand basin with a tiled surround. The room has partial tiling to the walls, full tiling to the floor, a radiator an extractor fan and an opaque window to the front elevation. 

Bedroom A further double bedroom situated to the front aspect of the property with fitted bedroom furniture consisting of wardrobes to the expanse of one wall and a dresser with inset drawers. Stone mullioned windows to the front command a pleasant outlook and has both a window seat and radiator beneath. 

Bedroom A further double room with windows to the front elevation, a skylight and a radiator. 

Bedroom A double room with exceptionally good levels of natural light having a skylight window in addition to two windows to the gable end commanding impressive views over the house gardens. This room has a radiator exposed timbers and provides access to the eaves of the property. 

Bathroom A generously proportioned room presented with a low flush WC, a pedestal wash hand basin, a cast iron bath with a tiled surround and a step-in shower with brass fitments including a Victorian style shower head and body jets. The room has full tiling to the walls and floor, inset spot lighting to the ceiling a heated towel rail, a radiator and window to the front elevation. 

Externally The property enjoys grounds of approximately six acres consisting of house gardens and additional land. Off Roper House Lane a timber gate opens up to a substantial block paved driveway which provides off road parking for several vehicles and gives access to a detached double garage. Walkways in turn lead to both front and rear aspects of the property. To the immediate front is a delightful cottage style garden split into three lawned areas with established flower, tree and shrub borders, paved walk-ways and a dry stone wall boundary. To the immediate rear of the property is a flagged seating terrace with established flower beds and an ornamental pond. Steps lead down to a south-west facing lawned garden with established flower, tree and shrub borders. Beyond the garden is a substantial vegetable patch with five raised vegetable beds and stone walled boundaries which adjoin the land situated to the west elevation of the property. This land is split into two fields with a small wooded copse and timber field shelter. The land has a separate access lane from Roper House Lane with an open area currently housing a chicken coup. An additional fenced area has established tree lined boundaries and apple trees. To the east side of Roper House Lane is a further parcel of land with an access gate to the field and a further access to a substantial hard standing which gives access to a steel framed timber barn which has four generous stables, a hay store, work area and secure store room. This barn has power, lighting and water. 

Additional Information A Grade 2 listed freehold property with mains gas, water and electricity. Sewerage is via a septic tank. 

DIRECTIONS From Junction 35A of the M1 motorway network follow the signs for Manchester on the A616. At the Tankersley roundabout proceed straight over, continuing on the A616 Stocksbridge bypass and take the first left hand turning, signposted Wortley. At the junction turn left and follow the A629 through the village of Wortley. At the traffic lights continue straight over the crossroads and after the school turn left onto Thurgoland Bank before immediately turning left again onto Roper House Lane. The property is on the right. 

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Added on Rightmove:
07 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Silkstone Common (2.0 mi)
  • Penistone (2.5 mi)
  • Dodworth (3.0 mi)
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Nearest stations

  • Silkstone Common (2.0 mi)
  • Penistone (2.5 mi)
  • Dodworth (3.0 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Sheffield

470 Ecclesall Road, Sheffield, S11 8PX

0114 467 1554 Local call rate

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