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3 bedroom detached house for sale

Tockholes Road, Tockholes, Darwen

Sold STC £499,950

Property Description

Key features

  • Detached
  • Three Bedrooms
  • Four Reception Rooms
  • Open Plan Dining Kitchen
  • Renovated Throughout
  • Wrap Around Gardens
  • Driveway & Double Garage
  • Fantastic Commuter Links
  • Equestrian Opportunities

Full description

This impressive late Victorian detached home, originally built in 1897, was occupied by the local water bailiff. The current owners bought the property approximately twelve years ago and completely renovated it to an impressive standard throughout, remaining sympathetic to the history, charm and character, yet developing it to enhance its beauty, creating an immaculate, versatile and enticing family home! The property can easily be adapted to create extra bedrooms if required. All materials used to renovated this superb home are high in quality and original to the Victorian era. The property also boasts fantastic equestrian potential for a stable block and grazing land. Internally this property briefly comprises of, ground floor: entrance vestibule with original Victorian tiled flooring, a ground floor shower room with the reclaimed high WC and wash hand basin, retaining the property's character, and a further three reception rooms, currently being used as a snug, study and lounge, yet allowing versatile living. To the lower ground floor is an outstanding country style dining kitchen with hand made units, exposed stone walls and an oil fired Aga in keeping with the era. There is also and extended orangery with sliding doors to the rear. To the first floor are three double bedrooms and an immaculate heritage suite bathroom. Externally are wrap around low maintenance gardens with slate and stone pitched seating areas, a terraced garden with vegetable patches, a decked terraced, agricultural land to the side and rear and to the front of the property is a quaint stone chipped garden with a two parking bays, the original cast iron gate leading to the front entrance door and reclaimed wooden gate from a Warrington church, providing side access. To the side is a decked terrace overlooking the outstanding views over Darwen Golf Club, Sunny Hurst Woods and Yorkshire dales three peaks. further details can be found in the Accrington Office. The property sits within miles of walkways, bridal ways and outstanding natural beauty, recently being passed by Natural England as a site of special scientific interest. The home offers versatile living accommodation over three floors, enabling the many rooms to be used for multiple purposes.

Situated in close proximity to major network links such as the M65 to Bury and Manchester as well as being approximately five minutes Darwen railway station, providing routes to a number of destinations. Popular schools, amenities and healthcare services are also easily accessible. The property itself sits on a private lane which stems to only a handful of farm houses.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - Original hardwood solid oak front entrance door and original Victorian tiled flooring, spotlights to ceiling, pine doors to ground floor shower room and half glazed door to hall with etched Lancashire rose glass.

Entrance Hall - Spotlights to ceiling, smoke alarm, cast iron radiator, reclaimed mahogany flooring, return staircase to first floor with mahogany banister, original pine doors to study and snug and solid flagstone stairs to lower ground floor.

Ground Floor Shower Room - White three piece suite comprising of original high level WC with solid mahogany seat, original freestanding pedestal wash basin with cast iron legs, shower cubicle with high powered shower and rose shower head, complementary tiled splash backs, cast iron radiator, original cast iron fireplace with marble hearth, two double glazed sash windows, extractor fan, spotlights to ceiling and reclaimed mahogany flooring.

Reception Room One - 12'9 x 10'6 (3.89m x 3.20m) - Two double glazed sash windows giving dual aspect views, cast iron radiator, reclaimed solid oak flooring, open cast iron fireplace with a red marble hearth and solid oak mantle and solid oak curtain rail with brass fittings.

Snug - 8'4 x 8'2 (2.54m x 2.49m) - Double glazed sash window, cast iron radiator, walk-in storage cupboard, originally a pantry, with electric consumer unit, double glazed window and fitted shelving, opening to lounge, solid oak curtain rails with brass fittings.

Reception Room Two - 12'9 x 12' (3.89m x 3.66m) - Two double glazed sash windows giving dual aspect views to side and rear, solid oak curtain rails with brass fittings, cast iron radiator, one wall light facility, reclaimed solid oak flooring, feature fireplace with a cast iron surround, originally from a Lancashire range.

Lower Ground Floor -

Hallway - Solid oak side entrance door, double glazed sash window, spotlights, built-in storage cupboard with water heating system, exposed stone to one wall, solid stone staircase down to dining kitchen.

Dining Kitchen - 23'12 x 10'6 (7.32m x 3.20m) - A range of freestanding hand made units with solid ash worktops, inset Belfast sink with solid brass Victorian mixer tap, plumbing for washing machine, mosaic effect complementary splash backs, two ring oil fired Aga in stone recess, exposed stone walls, beams to ceiling, flagstone flooring, contemporary central heating radiator, access to boiler room with A* rated oil fired condensing boiler and open to the orangery.

Orangery - 25' x 10' (7.62m x 3.05m) - Three hardwood double glazed Velux skylights, spotlights to the ceiling, original stone wall, oakwood flooring, contemporary wood burning stove with extractor fan, aluminium framed double glazed power coated windows and sliding doors to the rear.

First Floor -

Landing - Double glazed sash window, pine doors leading to three bedrooms and bathroom.

Bedroom One - 12'9 x 12' (3.89m x 3.66m) - Two double glazed sash windows giving dual aspect views to side and rear, spotlights, cast iron radiator, solid oak curtain rail with brass fittings, reclaimed mahogany flooring and feature Art Nouveau cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Two - 12'7 x 10'4 (3.84m x 3.15m) - Two double glazed sash windows giving dual aspect views to front and side, loft access, cast iron radiator, solid oak curtain rail with brass fittings, reclaimed mahogany flooring, feature Art Nouveau cast iron fireplace.

Bedroom Three - 11'6 x 8'4 (3.51m x 2.54m) - Double glazed sash window, cast iron radiator and solid oak curtain rail with brass fittings.

Bathroom - White three piece Heritage suite comprising of a low suite WC, pedestal wash basin, composite claw and ball foot slipper bath with bath/shower mixer tap, two cast iron radiators, spotlights to ceiling, feature original cast iron fireplace, reclaimed mahogany flooring and double glazed sash window.

External -

Rear - Wrap around low maintenance gardens with slate and stone chipped seating areas, a terraced area, elevated decked patio area with metal railings, vegetable beds, agricultural land beyond the garden to side and rear approximately half an acre with views over the Yorkshire Dales.

Front - Stone chipped garden with off additional road parking, original cast iron gate leading to front entrance door and reclaimed mahogany church lychgate providing side access and decked terrace to the side.

Summerhouse - 14'8 x 7'8 (4.47m x 2.34m) - A block built structure with wooden cladding and a welsh slate roof, two hardwood double glazed windows, cream base units with solid elm worktops, inset Belfast sink, solid wood flooring, light, power and cold water facilities and double glazed bi-folding entrance doors capturing the outstanding panoramic views over Darwen Golf Club, Sunnyhurst Woods and the Yorkshire dales three peaks.

Two Storey Double Garage - 16'4 x 18' (4.98m x 5.49m) - Inferred Hormann up and over doors, lighting and power, overhead storage and two storage rooms below.

Agents Note - Council Tax band C.
Built in 1897
Recently re-roofed, rewired and re-plumbed.
Oil fired central heating with separate hot water system if required.
Loft is insulated.

All descriptions in this brochure are the opinions of Keenans Estate Agents and their employees with any additional information advised by the seller. Properties must be viewed in order to come to your own conclusions and decisions. Although every effort is made to ensure measurements are correct, please check all dimensions and shapes before making any purchases or decisions reliant upon them. Please note that any services, appliances or heating systems have not been tested by Keenans Estate Agents and no warranty can be given or implied as to their working order.

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14 June 2016


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