4 bedroom detached house for saleSouthcote Manor, Pentland Road, Dronfield Woodhouse, Dronfield, Derbyshire, S18
Sold STC £485,000
A rare opportunity has arisen to acquire this superb, four double bedroomed, detached stone built house which has an imposing castellated facade and stands within a large garden backing onto the park. Built in the 19th century by Charles Boot, the dwelling offers a gas fired central heating system with new boiler in 2014, uPVC double glazed windows, briefly comprises: hall, dining room with attractive fireplace, inner hall, excellent conservatory, sitting room, study, utility/downstairs w.c., well equipped breakfast kitchen, landing, four excellent double bedrooms and family bathroom. Attractive private rear garden, drive, ample parking, superb detached annex and additional hard standing.
History - The property has origins dating back to the 19th century but was extended in 1912 by Charles Boot for his own occupation. It is believed that the stone crenellations originated from the Sheffield Manor/Lodge.
The Accommodation Comprises -
Reception Hall - Having oak front door with glazed inset. A feature being the original tiled floor. Radiator and arched small paned window to the front elevation. Twin pine doors lead through to the
Dining Room - An attractive feature being the original stone fireplace. Pine fronted recessed shelved cupboards to one side. Radiator set beneath the rear facing uPVC double glazed window which has working stripped pine window shutters. Attractive moulding above the picture rail. Arched understairs recessed storage area.
Inner Hall - With staircase to the first floor. Small paned pine door to the
Conservatory - Which has tiling to the floor. uPVC double glazed windows and twin French doors to the garden. Double glazed polycarbonate roof.
Sitting Room - Having traditional fireplace with living flame coal effect gas fire. uPVC double glazed leaded windows to the side and rear elevations. Central heating radiator.
Study - Having radiator with cabinet set beneath the side facing uPVC double glazed leaded window. Laminate flooring. Doors to both the sitting room and kitchen and
Utility/Downstairs Wc - Having pergamon coloured suite with wash hand basin with cupboards below and w.c., with enclosed cistern. Radiator, windows with translucent glass. Back door to the side elevation, exposed feature stone work. Plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a stacked tumble dryer.
Kitchen - With range of cream hand painted base and wall cupboards with granite work surfaces, inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap with tiled surround. Excellent integrated appliances comprising Bosch fan assisted double oven with grill, integrated Panasonic microwave, Bosch dishwasher and built in fridge and freezer which have matching fascias to the units. Two uPVC double glazed windows to the rear and additional primary glazed windows. Gas convection heater. Half panelling to the walls to the breakfasting area. Ample power points, spotlights to the ceiling and ceiling light point over the breakfasting area.
First Floor Landing - Having uPVC double glazed leaded window to the front elevation, central heating radiator and access to the roof space.
Master Bedroom - With two uPVC sealed unit double glazed windows to the rear. The dimensions encompassing the built in wardrobes. Additional uPVC double glazed window to the side. An attractive feature being the original cast iron period fireplace which has a tiled surround. Radiator. Door opens to a small recess washroom where there is a vanity unit with inset wash hand basin with cupboards below, fitted mirror and light and high level storage shelf.
Double Bedroom Two - A good sized second bedroom with radiator, uPVC double glazed window to the rear overlooking the garden and views over the park beyond.
Double Bedroom Three - With radiator and uPVC double glazed window to the front. Book/display shelving and spotlights to the ceiling.
Double Bedroom Four - Presently utilised as a study. Another nicely proportioned room with feature ornamental fire surround. Radiator, uPVC double glazed windows to the front and side elevations. Recessed wardrobe.
Bathroom - Having suite comprising bath, w.c with enclosed cistern, wash basin with cupboards below and shower cubicle. Large fitted mirror with pelmet lighting above, uPVC double glazed window to the front, radiator and airing/linen cupboard housing the hot water cylinder. Additional recessed good bathroom cupboard.
Outside - Gravelled driveway leads in providing ample off road parking for numerous vehicles. Mainly lawned front garden and paths providing access down either side of the property. Excellent timber former stable with adjacent tack room which can be utilised for a number of hobbies/storage purposes. There is vehicular access at the rear which could be utilised for caravan hardstanding. The rear garden is an important attribute to this excellent property being nicely proportioned, level and backing onto the park and taking advantage of both the morning and afternoon sun. The garden comprises of a patio/entertaining terrace immediately against the back elevation, the remainder is set down primarily to lawn with mature herbaceous beds and borders. External power points, lighting and cold water tap.
Detached Annex - Converted from the former garage. Professionally converted to a superb detached annex which could be equally for a dependent or 20 something offspring requiring a degree of independence, or indeed could feasibly be utilised to provide additional rental income for which we anticipate could be let out on a long term contract for £325 per calendar month and has its own access and drive. The building has been extended, re-roofed, plastered, re-wired and has a connection subject to subscription for cable tv. Comprising a living room/bedroom, a little kitchenette, shower room with electric tiled shower, wash hand basin, low level w.c., and electric panelled radiator and is fully insulated.
Valuer - Tim Heaton/mw
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