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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Lower Stones Farm, Delph, OL3


Property Description

Key features

  • Swimming Pool
  • Grounds
  • Private Driveway
  • Substantial Property
  • Views

Full description

This striking converted barn and farm is located in the picturesque and highly sought after Delph area of the stunning Pennine Saddleworth district. Accessed via a long private driveway through the excellently maintained extensive grounds, the property's elevated position provides spectacular panoramic views of the surrounding countryside.
The original property has been extended and has been designed so that the lovely views can be enjoyed from each of the living areas and the bedrooms. The house provides generous rooms laid out over three floors and includes a spacious lounge with a large picture window, a second lounge, a family dining room, a recently installed hand made wood kitchen with integrated appliances and granite finish, four double bedrooms (one with en-suite dressing room and bathroom), a family bathroom with sunken bath, a mezzanine study/play area and a large enclosed swimming pool.
There is also a lower floor which houses the pump rooms plus a cellar and sauna with ante room.
Externally there is a substantial double garage, large square driveway and converted stable and courtyard. There are well maintained lawn grounds surrounding the property and leading down to a woodland area and stone walling.
This is a unique property and a must be viewed to appreciate the magnitude of the estate on offer.

Due to its elevated position the entrance is to the rear of the property and leads to a lobby which in turn leads to the upper floor. The lobby area has a tiled floor and a double cupboard which is ideal for coat and shoe storage. A glazed wall and wood door leads to the property interior.

Landing, Mezzanine Level & Hallway
The front door opens onto a galleried landing with a vaulted ceiling and overlooking the dining room. A unique wooden stair that leads to a separate mezzanine level, which is has been used as a study and a play area, and front facing windows to both these levels take advantage of the views. The hallway, which is naturally lit by Velux windows, leads to three of the four bedrooms and the family bathroom.

Bedroom Two 4.52m x 2.58m
This double bedroom is fitted with white wood wardrobes along one wall and a deep pile luxury carpet. There is a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and windows facing the open grounds.

Bedroom Three 4.24m x 2.98m
The third of the four double rooms is currently used as a twin and is also fitted with luxury deep pile carpet and fitted wardrobes along one wall. Again a front facing window overlooks the grounds.

Bedroom Four 4.24m x 3.08m
This fully carpeted corner double room benefits from dual aspect windows.

Family Bathroom
This opulent and elegant bathroom is fitted with a delicate cream four piece suite that includes wc, bidet, hand basin and sunken bath with extendable shower head. Stylish large gloss tiles adorn the floor and walls and are finished half way with matching edge tiles. The remainder of the walls are decorated with tasteful wallpaper that adds sophistication to the overall look. The room is finished with a long sunken mirror above the bath and there is also a heated towel rail.

Spiral staircase to ground level
Back down the hallway to the front entrance you can access the ground level and all receptions rooms via a spiral staircase, which leads directly into the dining room.

Dining Room 5.68m x 5.26m
This spacious room has many features, including a vaulted ceiling and open stone fireplace. There are two windows overlooking the grounds, one which is fitted with a padded window seat, making an ideal place to sit, relax and enjoy the views. There are openings leading to the lounge, kitchen and hallway, which serves contemporary living. There is a glazed door that leads directly to the front patio area.

This spacious long lounge shares the exposed stone column and living flame fireplace with the dining room. A vaulted ceiling exposes the beautiful beam structure. A large picture window and two further window provide gorgeous views over the valley.

Second Lounge
Accessed from the main lounge this room overlooks the swimming pool by a large arch window. Currently used as a second lounge or snug, this would serve equally well as a games room or a gym.

Swimming Pool
This large swimming pool is housed in a fully tiled extension, with double sliding patio doors and large windows to the front and side. Curved steps and a ladder provide access to a pool. There are steps leading down to the sauna and pumps room.

This recently installed bespoke kitchen has been hand made and finished with Black Starlight granite work surfaces. Integrated appliances include oven, microwave/oven, halogen hob, canopy extractor hood, fridge, freezer, washer/dryer, dishwasher and waste disposal. There is an integrated breakfast bar and Belfast sink. Windows to the front overlook the grounds and there is access to the outside patio through a side porch.

Downstairs WC
This WC is located next to the kitchen porch and includes white wc with hand basin. The walls are half tiled in contemporary style.

Master Bedroom
This extremely spacious room is laid with deep pile carpet and has extensive fitted wardrobes along one wall.

Dressing Room & En-Suite
The sumptuously decorated dressing room is fitted with walnut furniture including a double wardrobe and four drawer vanity unit with marble top. A fully tiled floor and heated towel rail. Dual aspect windows provide views of the grounds. A door leads to the en-suite bathroom that is decorated in the same style and includes a slipper roll top bath and dual marble hand basins in a fitted walnut vanity unit. The rear section of the en-suite is fully tiled and includes a wc and fully enclosed mains run shower.

Lower Floor
This floor is accessed via the pool room and includes a sauna with ante room, a cellar with wine storage and the pump room.

Converted Stable
There is a converted stable to the front of the property. This is currently used for storage but could easily be re-instated as a stable. Alternatively this could be converted into a summer or garden house, as it already has a neat patio and breathtaking views.

Garage & Parking
There is a substantially built double detached garage providing amble storage or parking. Linked to a car port adjacent to the house giving access to the main house. Perfect for those rainy days.

Historically and currently the gardens have always been maintained to a high standard. A mixture of lawns, wooded areas, planted beds and other areas previously used for grazing. There are various patio areas with stone flags ideal for those who like to BBQ or to entertain.

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
19 March 2015


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