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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Devon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester


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A unique, detached property, right in the heart of Whitefield centre and therefore convenient for almost every amenity, yet which, because of its secluded position, enjoys a semi-rural feel in its spacious gardens extending to approximately a third of an acre. Our client purchased the property in 1990, when it was a simple detached bungalow and then carried out substantial improvement with the addition of a two storey extension. The property therefore offers spacious living accommodation and up to five bedrooms and, with an integral garage, full gas central heating and double glazing to most rooms, the property is ready to be styled to individual requirements and taste. A full description follows and a viewing is highly recommended.

Entrance - There are remote controlled gates at the front of the property providing privacy and access to a spacious driveway with parking space for several cars.

Entrance Porch - There is a large entrance porch with glazed double doors and polished granite floor; hardwood front door with inset oval leaded glazed panel and matching side windows with solid granite sills opening to dining hall.

Reception Hall - 16'7 x 14'4 (5.05m x 4.37m) - An impressive reception hall which has space for a large dining suite and, to one wall, has ornate fireplace surrounds with inset fire; the hall leads through to a very large living room at the rear of the property; staircase to first floor.

Living Room - 21'10 x 15'0 (6.65m x 4.57m) - Part of the two storey extension, this is an enormous reception room with a ceiling height of 16 ft and incorporating a superb mezzanine galleried leisure room; abundant space for a large lounge suite and large fitted bar area making this a great party/entertaining room; access to a study/home office.

Study/Home Office - 10'9 x 6'6 (3.28m x 1.98m) - At the rear of the living room and tucked away behind the bar area.

Beyond the living room, there is a rear vestibule, off which there is a guests' wc, internal access to garage and door to exterior.

Mezzanine - 28'10 x 14'3 (widest points) (8.79m x 4.34m ( wide - The galleried mezzanine with dark wood balustrade overlooks the living room; it has separate access from the main first floor landing and offers lots of space; it is presently utilised as a large games and leisure area; air conditioning unit; pool table

Study/Bedroom Five - 10'2 x 8'5 (3.10m x 2.57m) - At the side of the property and presently used as a study but would make a good sized single bedroom.

Bedroom One - 15'9 x 11'8 (4.80m x 3.56m) - A large double bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling and large arched window; space for a large suite and access to en-suite; air conditioning unit; water bed.

En-Suite - 8'6 x 8'0 (2.59m x 2.44m) - With fitted wardrobes and storage cupboards; handbasin in vanity unit; low level wc and corner cubicle with shower.

Bedroom Four - 10'7 x 10'1 (overall) (3.23m x 3.07m ( overall)) - Single bedroom with two built in storage cupboards.

Shower/Wc - Shower room with pedestal handbasin, low level wc, cubicle with shower and built-in storage space.

Bedroom Three - 14'8 x 12'9 (plus window area) (4.47m x 3.89m ( pl - A large double bedroom with vaulted beamed ceiling; built-in storage space; air conditioning.

Inner Hallway - Positioned directly off the main dining hall and this gives access to a large sitting room, double bedroom and the guests' wc as well as access to a particularly spacious living/dining kitchen with small utility area. Each area is measured and described separately as follows.

Guests' Wc - With fully tiled walls and two piece suite.

Sitting Room - 15'0 (into alcoves-13'10 net) x 12'0 (4.57m ( into - A large reception room with dark wood panelling to walls and with a full height bay window with window seat; ornate fireplace with open grate and tiled hearth; folding doors open to the living/dining kitchen.

Living/Dining Kitchen - 17'7 x 15'0 (plus 7'10 x 7'5) (5.36m x 4.57m ( plu - A fabulous large, every day room with space for lounge and dining furniture and with a fully tiled floor; there is access from the hall and sitting room and there are French windows to the rear; this room opens into the kitchen where there is a range of fitted base and wall units in a medium oak finish with worksurfaces, four ring gas hob and split level oven; access to utility at the rear which has space for a washer and dryer and a door gives access to the exterior.

Bedroom Two - 12'0 x 10'4 (net - wardrobe to wardrobe) (3.66m x - Large double bedroom with fitted wardrobes to two walls with one wall having a recess for a double bed; fitted drawers and overhead storage space; access to en-suite.

Jacuzzi bath, separate shower, toilet/bidet, pedestal handbasin; white suite; double glazed window; granite surface.

Heating - The property has gas fired central heating with a twin boiler system.

Parking - The property has a substantial block paved driveway behind remote controlled gates and this offers abundant parking for several vehicles.

Exterior - The property is set in a very large plot extending to approximately 1/3rd of an acre and being well stocked with mature trees and seasonal shrubs. There are two ponds that are linked by a water feature and then there is an additional pond. There are extensive, attractive marble walls, three patio/entertaining areas provide space for garden furniture and lawns. The garden must be seen to fully appreciate the size.

Directions - Travelling along Bury New Road towards Bury, Devon Avenue is a cul-de-sac on the left hand side just before the junction with Radcliffe New Road. The property is at the head of the cul-de-sac set in a quiet plot extending to approximately 1/3rd of an acre. This is convenient and within walking distance of all amenities including shops, buses and Metrolink and the M60 ringroad is a short drive away.

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