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5 bedroom link detached house for sale

Fletcher Fold, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9

Sold STC £695,000

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A magnificent period residence dating from 1716 and constructed originally for the Earl of Derby, situated at the end of Fletcher Fold Road in a hamlet of highly regarded properties. Over the centuries the property has been in the ownership of a number of prominent industrialists, notably the Bealy family. The property has now been totally restored using time served craftsmen and fixtures and fittings of the highest order to create one of the finest homes in the region which now has Grade II listed status. With modern dual boiler gas fired central heating and period sash style window frames with double glazed units the accommodation briefly comprises: entrance porch, inner hall, lounge, sitting room, dining room, large eat in kitchen with a modern range of fitted units and granite work surfaces and Baumatic built in appliances, ground floor cloakroom/w.c., lower ground floor entertainment/games room with annex and two piece cloakroom, first floor split level landings, four principal bedrooms the main with ensuite and superb four piece bathroom with separate shower. To the outside there are grounds of approximately 1/3 acre, with lawns, attached garaging/store with decked sun terrace over, shingled driveway and magnificent detached brick building (8m x 4.2m) which would make an ideal gymnasium or home office.

Entrance Porch - With original tiled flooring, providing access to...

Inner Hall - Beautifully presented entrance hall with handmade spindled staircase leading to the first floor. Access to all principle reception rooms and lower ground floor.

Cloakroom/W.C. - Two piece suite comprising a low flush w.c., and wash hand basin.

Lounge - 27' x 17' (8.23m x 5.18m) - Simply gorgeous room with 11'8 ceiling height and impressive bay window with bespoke drapes and pelmets. Chandelier lighting.

Dining Room - 18' x 15' (5.49m x 4.57m) - Impressive coved ceiling, hardwood patio doors leading to the rear patio, chandelier lighting.

Snug - 16' x 14'10 (4.88m x 4.52m) - We understand this was the original music room with a bespoke ceiling structure to 'enhancing the acoustics'. Now providing a vibrant room with panoramic views over the rear of the property.

Dining Kitchen - 17'6 x 14'5 (5.33m x 4.39m) - With a range of newly installed wall & base units in gloss finish with contrasting black granite worktops incorporating a 1 1/2 bowl inset sink unit. Integrated appliances to include electric eye level double ovens and halogen hob by Baumatic, integrated fridge, freezer and automatic washing machine. Two sash windows to the rear with views over the decked patio. Stable door onto side courtyard.

Lower Ground Floor - 13'5 x 6' (4.09m x 1.83m) - Would make an ideal bar area or kitchenette. Inset lighting

Cloakroom/W.C. - Two piece suite comprising a low flush Saniflow w.c., and vanity wash hand basin.

Entertainment Room - 25' x 16' (7.62m x 4.88m) - Windows onto the side gardens. Inset lighting.

First Floor Landing - Split level landings with windows to the front and rear, spindled balustrade and chandeliers. Fabulous.

Master Bedroom - 18' x 17'9 (5.49m x 5.41m) - Sash window to the rear and velux roof light system. Inset lighting, access to...

Ensuite - Three piece suite comprising: a low flush w.c., vanity unit wash hand basin and double shower cubicle with thermostatic shower. Contemporary ceramics and lighting.

Bedroom Two - 17' x 16' (5.18m x 4.88m) - Located above the main lounge with walk in bay window and far reaching views. Chandelier lighting and made to measure drapes

Bedroom Three - 17' x 11' (5.18m x 3.35m) -

Guest Bedroom - 10' x 10'10 (3.05m x 3.30m) -

Bathroom - 12' x 8' (3.66m x 2.44m) -

Detached Building - 25' x 16' (7.62m x 4.88m) - Recently constructed with the benefit of power and light. Would be perfect as a gymnasium or large home office suite.

Outside - The property is located at the end of a private service road and has approximately 1/3 acre of grounds, beautifully landscaped.

Directions - From Bury town centre proceed onto Manchester Road, continue for approximately 1 mile and turn left onto Tennyson Avenue and then first right onto Fletcher Fold Road. Just before the school bear left and follow the road round to the end.


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