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Stumperlowe Hall Road, Sheffield


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*** SOLD STC *** An extremely rare opportunity has arisen to acquire this magnificent Grade II listed Hall and three bedroomed Lodge House, situated in fabulous gardens and grounds of approximately two and a half acres.

Main Description - An extremely rare opportunity has arisen to acquire this magnificent Grade II listed Hall and three bedroomed Lodge House, situated in fabulous gardens and grounds of approximately two and a half acres.

Stumperlowe Hall is located in one of Sheffield's most sought-after residential locations and within the catchment area for excellent local schools. This beautifully appointed residence has a wealth of period features and offers extensive luxury living.

Located in a highly desirable suburb and served by good local amenities at Fulwood village and Nether Green and with easy access to the Peak District National Park and Sheffield’s city centre.

The property briefly comprises on the ground floor: Entrance vestibule, grand hall, inner reception hall, drawing room, dining room, morning room, breakfast room, kitchen, butler’s pantry, cloakroom/WC, rear entrance hall, utility room, WC, storeroom, cellars and additional store room.

On the first floor: Main landing, master bedroom, en-suite bathroom/WC, Guest bedroom, en-suite bathroom, bedroom 3, bedroom 4, en-suite shower room, bedroom 5, en-suite shower room and family bathroom.

The Lodge House comprises on the ground floor: Kitchen, pantry, lounge and dining room.

On the first floor: Bedroom 1, bedroom 2, bedroom 3, bathroom and WC.

Exterior and Gardens: Approximately 2.5 acres of formal gardens and grounds with double garaging.

Ground Floor -

Entrance Vestibule - Having tall double timber doors, stone floor with mat well and set within a stone portico with two stone mullioned windows and leaded entrance doors to the grand hall.

Grand Hall - 11.2m x 6.5m (36'8" x 21'3") - With dressed stone flagged flooring, timber panelled walls to dado height, vaulted Minster ceiling and central heating radiators.

A high stone archway leads through to a fabulous inner reception hall.

Inner Reception Hall - A spectacular room extending over two storeys with a corner stone feature fireplace fitted with a living flame log effect gas fire. With Oak panelling to the walls, Oak parquet flooring, central heating radiators, stone mullioned diamond leaded windows and leaded doors opening to the rear terraces and gardens.

Drawing Room - 10.3m x 7.3m (33'9" x 23'11") - A truly elegant room retaining many original features with stone mullions enclosing imposing square bay windows to the side with diamond leaded glass and panelling beneath. There’s also an additional diamond leaded window to the front elevation with working shutters and panelling below. A multi-fuel burner is set within a marble fireplace and ornate surround. With recessed, spot and pendant lighting, solid timber open bookshelves and cupboard storage, parquet flooring, dado rail, ornate ceiling mouldings, antique style radiators, Oak doors, deep skirtings and architraves.

Dining Room - 6.2m x 6.0m (20'4" x 19'8") - A beautiful formal room for entertaining and dining with two diamond leaded windows with timber panelled shutters facing the front, exposed Oak flooring, panelled walls, moulded ceiling, two antique style radiators, central pendant and doors leading off to the inner hallway and sitting room. The focal point of the room is the grit-stone fireplace with Minster style surround and open dog grate with coal effect gas fire.

Morning Room - 5.9m x 4.4m (19'4" x 14'5") - An elegant room with a front facing diamond leaded window with timber panelled shutters and an additional side facing diamond leaded window again with shutters bathe this reception room with natural light. The focal point of the room is the attractive carved timber fire surround with a tiled inset, hearth and ornate open dog grate and fender. With ceiling mouldings, recessed and pendant lighting, central heating radiator and having built-in cupboards to either side of the fire place with glazed doors.

Breakfast Room - 4.4m x 4.4m (14'5" x 14'5") - With a feature beamed ceiling, marble tiled floor with under floor heating, recessed and pendant lighting, side facing secondary double glazed window and open archway leading to the kitchen.

Kitchen - 6.9m x 4.1m (22'7" x 13'5") - With marble tiled flooring with under floor heating, a side facing secondary double glazed window with tiled sill, beamed ceiling, recessed and pendant lighting, a small window overlooks the rear entrance hall. Having a comprehensive range of base, wall and drawer units in hand painted cream and granite work surfaces, there’s also a central island with an Oak worktop. There are two stainless steel sinks with a mixer tap and tiled recess with mantle shelf over. Appliances comprise of: a built-in fridge and freezer, Neff microwave, Smeg 6 ring cooking range with extractor over and having space and plumbing for a dish washer.

A heavy carved door opens to the rear entrance hall and an arched opening leads to the inner hall.

Butler's Pantry - Having a range of fitted base, wall, drawer and glazed display cupboards, granite and Oak work surfaces and a sink with traditional taps. There’s a part-glazed leaded door and a window with stone mullion and tiled sill overlooking the cellar head. A further part-glazed door opens to the hallway.

Cloakroom/Wc - With a rear facing window, central heating radiator, coving and a suite in white comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin and low-level WC.

Rear Entrance Hall - A superb room with a wealth of period features. Having a stone floor with underfloor heating, vaulted ceiling with heavy beams, central heating radiator and access to cellars, utility, WC, stores and rear entrance door.

Utility Room - 4.6m x 2.3m (15'1" x 7'6") - Having side facing windows, tiled floor and walls, two deep Belfast style sinks with mixer tap and two Worcester boilers serving the heating system.

There’s space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine, tumble dryer and additional fridge freezers.

Wc - With timber panelled walls, high flush WC and a small window.

Store Room 1 - A useful walk in store with a stone floor, stone mullioned window to the rear with fitted shelving and stone steps leading down to the:

Cellars - With feature stonewalls and steps giving access to the useful cellar rooms ideal for wine/cool storage with light and power.

Store Room 2 - Housing the hot water cylinder and with fitted shelving and a heavy Oak door opening to the rear gardens, terraces and lodge house.

From the ground floor reception hall the staircase, with wrought iron balustrading and under stairs store cupboard with a carved Oak door, rises to the:

First Floor -

Main Landing - 6.7m x 3.4m (21'11" x 11'1") - With wrought iron balustrading and glass screen with a large stone mullioned diamond leaded window, central heating radiators, moulded ceiling and built-in linen cupboard.

Master Bedroom - 7.3m x 7.3m (23'11" x 23'11") - A very spacious room with a large square bay with a stone mullioned diamond leaded secondary double glazed window facing the side and an additional secondary double glazed window to the front. Having three built-in wardrobes, recessed/pendant lighting and a marble fireplace with tiled inset.

En-Suite Bathroom/Wc - Being fully tiled with a side facing diamond leaded stone mullioned window, recessed lighting, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail, fitted vanity mirror with lights and a suite in white comprising of a WC, pedestal wash hand basin and a porcelain bath with chrome mixer tap and hand shower facility.

Guest Bedroom - 5.6m x 4.9m (18'4" x 16'0") - An elegant guest room with two front facing double glazed windows with low sills. Having recessed and pendant lighting, central heating radiator and walk in wardrobe. The focal point of the room is the stone fire surround and hearth with inset multi-fuel burner and rustic brick inset.

En-Suite Bathroom - Being fully tiled with recessed lighting, extractor fan, chrome heated towel rail and a front facing window with a low sill and panels to either side. There’s a glazed shower enclosure with a rain head shower and a separate hand shower facility. Also having a suite in white comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin, freestanding bath and low level WC.

Bedroom 3 - 5.3m x 4.4m (17'4" x 14'5") - Having a side facing secondary double glazed window, two central heating radiators, beamed ceiling, built-in wardrobes, loft access and fire recess with timber lintel over.

Bedroom 4 - 4.8m x 4.1m (15'8" x 13'5") - With a side facing secondary glazed window and low sill, with a beamed ceiling, two wall light points, central heating radiator, built-in wardrobe and additional store cupboard.

En-Suite Shower Room - Fully tiled with a heated towel rail & heated underfloor, vanity cupboard with lights, wash hand basin in white and a shower enclosure with a fitted shower and glazed door.

Bedroom 5 - 4.2m x 3.8m (13'9" x 12'5") - With front and side facing secondary double glazed windows with low sills and having wooden flooring, mouldings to the ceiling, central heating radiator and a fire recess with stone hearth and painted surround.

En-Suite Shower Room - Being fully tiled with a side facing secondary double glazed window and low sill, heated towel rail and heated under floor, fitted vanity cupboard with light and a shower enclosure with a curved screen and fitted shower.

Family Bathroom - Having a rear facing stone mullioned window, tiled walls, chrome heated towel rail, recessed lighting, and fitted vanity mirror. There’s a marble panelled bath with shower over and glazed screen and washstand with marble top and splash back with traditional taps.

Wc - With a rear facing window and having tiled walls to dado height and a WC in white.

The Lodge House -

Kitchen - 3.9m x 3.5m (12'9" x 11'5") - With a front facing timber double glazed window with a tiled sill, quarry tiled floor, central heating radiator and fitted with a range of hand painted base/wall cupboards with roll edge work surfaces and a 1.5 bowl sink with mixer tap. Appliances comprise of a built-in 4 ring hob and double oven and there is space and plumbing for an automatic washing machine.

Pantry - With a wall mounted Worcester boiler, fitted shelving and having space for a fridge.

Lounge - 5.3m x 4.2m (17'4" x 13'9") - With a single glazed rear facing window, central heating radiator, coved ceiling and having an ornate fire surround and hearth with an electric fire.

Dining Room - 4.1m x 4.0m (13'5" x 13'1") - With a rear facing timber single glazed window, central heating radiator and coving.

An inner lobby has stairs rising to the first floor.

Landing - With a central heating radiator and built-in linen cupboard.

Bedroom 1 - 4.4m x 2.7m (14'5" x 8'10") - With a rear facing timber singled glazed window and built-in store cupboard.

Bedroom 2 - 4.1m x 4.1m (13'5" x 13'5") - With a front facing timber single glazed window, central heating radiator and built-in cupboard.

Bedroom 3 - 3.7m x 3.4m (12'1" x 11'1") - With a rear facing timber single glazed window and panelled walls to half height.

Bathroom - With a rear facing window, partially tiled walls, central heating radiator and a suite in white comprising of a pedestal wash hand basin and a panelled bath with shower over.

Wc - Having a low level WC in white and loft access.

Double Garage - With timber folding doors, light and power and having a gardener’s WC with a pedestal wash hand basin and a low level flush WC.

Exterior And Gardens - Stumperlowe Hall is set amidst fabulous stately gardens and grounds of approximately two and a half acres. Wrought iron gates flanked by stone pillars provide an impressive entrance to the Hall and a sweeping illuminated driveway sweeps around to the front of the property and past the main entrance and around to the side where there is ample parking for several vehicles and garaging attached to the Lodge House. There is a secondary wrought iron gated entrance from Stumperlowe Hall Road which joins onto the main drive way.

To the front of the property is a banked lawn with wide steps, which lead up the main entrance vestibule. A stone flagged path leads around either side of the property and there is an extensive front garden mainly laid to lawn with a neatly manicured box hedge and bounded by mature shrubs and trees.

To the westerly aspect of the residence are further lawns flanked by mature laurels and rhododendrons. Stone flagged pathways flanked by manicured box hedges lead from the inner reception hall and rear entrance door to a large stone flagged terraced seating area.

A stone archway leads to gardens to the rear comprising of: superb walled gardens with shaped lawns, dwarf stone walls with gravel paths, raised flower/shrub borders, manicured box hedging and seated terraces.

Greenhouse/Potting Shed - A superb Victorian style greenhouse with fitted blinds, stone flagged floor and having lighting and power. Standing adjacent to a log store, pretty gravelled seating areas with mature Wisterias and Clematis and screening a large children’s play area.

The whole property is enclosed with mature trees and shrubs providing privacy and security to this magnificent family residence.

History - The hall is constructed in the Tudor Revival style from coursed squared stone with ashlars dressing with a stone slate roof. The present day house dates from 1650 and was originally built by Robert Hall, (but was extensively re-modelled in 1854). Robert Hall was a descendent of the Mitchells, an ancient Hallamshire family who had held land in the Stumperlowe area since the end of the 14th century. Robert Hall and his wife Dorothy lived at Stumperlowe Hall for over fifty years, the couple had a son Henry Hall who also resided at the hall for a time. By 1716 the grandchildren of Robert Hall had to surrender the house by order of the Sheffield Manor Court and it was purchased by Daniel Gascoigne of Sheffield, an apothecary and John Hawksworth, a lead merchant. The hall was the residence and estate of Mr. Hawksworth and his family for most of the remaining years of the 18th century.
The hall was completely transformed in 1854 when it came into the possession of Henry Isaac Dixon (1820-1912) of Page Hall. Dixon was part owner of the Britannia Metal manufacturing company James Dixon & Sons of Cornish Place. Dixon rebuilt and extended the hall in a subtle and sensitive style, introducing more light into the house by replacing the original mullioned windows with larger areas of glass. Dixon was also a generous patron of the Fulwood area providing money for tree planting and for the expansion of Christ Church on Canterbury Avenue. Henry Isaac Dixon died in 1912 and his son James Dixon (1851-1947) moved into the hall. James Dixon had taken over the running of the family firm in 1877 and was elected as one of the youngest ever Master Cutlers in 1887 at the age of 36. He moved out of Stumperlowe Hall in 1924, at the age of 73, although he lived until he was 96 years old.
After the Dixon’s, the hall was home to several families. In 1957, the hall was purchased by Lady Kenning, widow of Sir George Kenning. The hall has remained a family home since.

Viewing's - Strictly by appointment with our consultants.

Note - All measurements are approximate. None of the services, fittings or appliances (if any), heating installations, plumbing or electrical systems have been tested and therefore no warranty can be given as to their working ability. All photography is for illustration purposes only.

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