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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Alston Lane, Alston

Sold STC £860,000

Property Description

Key features

  • No Chain Delay
  • Detached Farmhouse
  • Five Bedrooms
  • Three Ensuites
  • Rural Location
  • Approx 3/4 Of An Acre
  • Tennis Court
  • Potential To Purchase A Paddock Increasing Curtilege to 1 1/2 Acres

Full description

Dewhurst Homes are delighted to present an astonishing detached farmhouse situated in the sought after area of Alston. The property is steeped in history and has retained many of its original features circa 1650 including a labourers cottage. This stunning property, which is close commuting distance to Manchester and Liverpool via easy motorway access, has the potential to be divided into two separate dwellings running on two separate heating systems or could, as a business opportunity be a 'high end' bed & breakfast. All major schools are easily reached via the close proximity bus routes. The shared driveway leads to a private entrance with turning circle and driveway. The accommodation comprises entrance hallway, cloak room, boot room, fishing room, boiler room, study, lounge, dining room, dining kitchen, utility, cellar, sitting room and reception room. First floor; master bedroom is on a split level with a dressing room, walk in wardrobe and en-suite, four bedrooms, two with en-suites and a family bathroom. Set in grounds of approximately three quarters of an acre with patio area, natural pond, formal gardens, double garage with large loft and tennis court. There is also the availability of an additional paddock through separate negotiation which would take the total curtilage to 1 1/2 acres. It is absolutely essential to view this property in order to appreciate the outstanding beauty on offer!!

Entrance Hallway - Solid wood entrance door. Leaded window to the front aspect. Wood flooring, two radiators, telephone point. Wired for wall lights and exposed feature beams to the ceiling. Spindled balustrade to the first floor.

Cloak Room - Leaded window to the front aspect. Two piece suite comprising: Low flush WC and pedestal wash hand basin. Stone flagged flooring. Spotlights, extractor fan and radiator.

Boot Room - 12'05 max x 7'06 (3.78m max x 2.29m) - Stone flooring, fitted shelving and ceiling light point.

Storage Room - 11'01 x 10'09 (3.38m x 3.28m) - Leaded window to the rear aspect. Double panel radiator, strip lighting and fitted shelving.

Boiler Room - Stone flagged floor. Loft access point. Oil boiler.

Study - 8'03 x 7'08 (2.51m x 2.34m) - Leaded window to the front aspect. Radiator, telephone point, wood flooring and wall lights.

Lounge - 22'05 x 14'02 (6.83m x 4.32m) - Leaded french doors and window to the rear aspect. Feature open fire on stone flagged hearth with stone surround and wood mantle. Double doors leading to dining room. Wall lights, feature beams to the ceiling, two double panel radiators, television point and dimmer switch.

Dining Room - 25'07 x 14'11 (7.80m x 4.55m) - Two leaded windows to the rear aspect. Two radiators, wired for wall lights, picture lights, feature beams to the ceiling and wood flooring. Storage cupboard and serving hatch. Wood burning stove sat on a stone hearth with stone surround and wooden mantle.

Dining Kitchen - 24'05 x 15'06 (7.44m x 4.72m) - Two leaded windows to the rear aspect one having a feature window seat. Access door to the rear and side aspect. Bespoke kitchen with a range of wall and base units including display cabinets and plate rack with complimentary work surfaces. Integrated appliances including: oven, oil Aga and dishwasher. Four ring ceramic induction hob. 'Rangemaster' sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Vertical radiator, feature exposed beams to the ceiling, spotlights and tiled floor. Ceiling light point and wall lights. Breakfast bar area. Door to utility room.

Utility Room - 9'01 x 5'10 (2.77m x 1.78m) - Leaded window to the side aspect. Fitted wall and base units with complementary work surfaces. ' Armitage shanks' sink with mixer tap. Ceiling light point and tiled floor. Plumbed for washing machine and space for appliances. Latch door to cellar.

Cellar - 8'11 x 8'00 (2.72m x 2.44m) - Window to the front aspect. Stone flagged floor and ceiling light point.

Sitting Room - 13'07 x 12'11 (4.14m x 3.94m) - Windows to the front and side aspects. Coving to the ceiling, dado rail and picture rail. Wall lights, ceiling light point and dimmer switch. Open fire with cast iron surround on tiled hearth.

Reception Room 2 - 17'07 x 11'00 (5.36m x 3.35m) - Sash window to the front aspect. Coving to the ceiling, dado rail, ceiling light point, double panel radiator and dimmer switch.

Landing And Stairs - Spindled balustrade. Velux roof light, sash window to the front aspect. Ceiling light point and wall lights. Loft access point.

Main Bedroom - 22'06 x 22'05 (6.86m x 6.83m) - Split level bedroom with dressing area and steps up to the sleeping area. Exposed wooden beams. Leaded window to the front and side aspect. Velux roof light. Three double panel radiators. Spotlights to the ceiling. Door to ensuite. Door to walk in wardrobe with fitted shelving and rails.

Ensuite - 10'03 x 7'08 (3.12m x 2.34m) - Leaded window to the side aspect. Four piece suite comprising: low flush WC, ' Sanitan' wash hand basin, wood panelled bath and fully tiled shower cubicle with sliding doors and ' Triton' shower attachment. Vertical radiator, extractor fan and shaver point and light.

Dressing Room/ Nursery - 13'02 x 9'10 (4.01m x 3.00m) - Leaded window to the front aspect. Double panel radiator, ceiling light point, access to main bedroom.

Bedroom Two - 15'01 x 14'10 (4.60m x 4.52m) - Leaded window to the rear aspect with built in window seat. Wall lights and double panel radiator.

Ensuite - 10'08 x 9'10 (3.25m x 3.00m) - Leaded window to the rear aspect. Three piece suite comprising: low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower attachment. Part tiled walls, radiator and ceiling light point. Fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Three - 14'04 x 11'07 (4.37m x 3.53m) - Leaded window to the rear aspect with window seat. Wall lights. Range of fitted furniture incorporating: drawers, wardrobe, dressing table and over head storage.

Bedroom Four - 12'08 x 12'06 (3.86m x 3.81m) - Sash window to the front aspect. Double panel radiator, ceiling light point and fitted wardrobes.

Bedroom Five - 12'04 x 10'09 (3.76m x 3.28m) - Sash window to the front aspect. Radiator and ceiling light point.

Ensuite - Leaded window to the side aspect. Three piece ' Roca' suite comprising: Low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin and fully tiled shower cubicle with shower attachment. Radiator and ceiling light point.

Family Bathroom - 15'07 x 8'08 (4.75m x 2.64m) - Leaded window to the rear aspect. Four piece suite comprising: low flush WC, pedestal wash hand basin, free standing roll top bath with cast iron feet and fully tiled double shower cubicle with rain head shower attachment. Part tiled walls. Feature sky light, double panel radiator and spotlights to ceiling. Storage cupboard housing water cylinder.

Driveway - Impressive shared driveway leading to private gravelled driveway with turning circle providing ample off road parking for several vehicles.

Garage - 22'07 x 19'05 (6.88m x 5.92m) - Double garage with up and over doors, power and light and attic storage space with wooden ladder above.

Gardens - Surrounded by local countryside with stunning views the lawns are fence and hedge enclosed. To the front is a gravelled driveway and turning circle, mainly laid to lawn with gates leading to the side and rear gardens. The original labourers cottage dating 1650 to the side garden is adjoined to the utility room. Cobbled parking area to rear. The rear garden is made up of a flagged patio, pond, laid to lawn, shrubs and stepping stone walkways.

Tennis Court - Tennis hard court with gate and fence access.

These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate are set out as a general outline only for guidance and do not constitute any part of an offer or contract. Intending purchasers/tenants should not rely on them as statements or representation of fact, but must satisfy themselves by inspection or otherwise as to their accuracy. Gas, electrical or other appliances, drains, heating, plumbing or electrical installations have not been tested. All measurements quoted are approximate. No person in this firms employment has the authority to make or give any representation or warranty in respect of the property.
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