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5 bedroom detached house for sale

Moordale Paddock, Diggle, OL3


Property Description

Key features

  • Five Bedrooms
  • Entertaining Room / Potential Swimming Pool
  • Beautiful Gardens in 'Yellow Book' Scheme
  • Architect Owner Designed
  • Reclaimed Stone
  • Fireplaces
  • Annex Space / Home Offices
  • Driveway, Stone Carport and Garage
  • Ideal Location
  • Fabulous Interior

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Moordale Paddock is a unique five bedroom family home built in 1992 by the architect owner and offers character and charm throughout with its expert use of reclaimed stone and solid wood interior finishes.
The house is set in established gardens which have been beautifully maintained and comprise lawn, flower beds, mature trees for privacy and vegetable plots. The property enjoys an enviable position, unseen from the Huddersfield Road.
Internally, the property offers flexible living accommodation which briefly comprises of a porch, a central hallway with an impressive solid wood staircase, a lounge with a double height ceiling and a reclaimed stone church window, dining room with wood panelling, a study and a sizeable kitchen diner. To the ground floor is also a sitting room with a grand fireplace, utility room and pantry, and a wonderful master suite with dressing room and en suite bathroom. To the first floor are four double bedrooms, a playroom, two bathrooms and two home office rooms with a separate entrance, kitchenette and wc, ideal for games / entertaining / business use or as an annex for extended family.
The house also has an exceptionally well proportioned room which has been constructed for use as a swimming pool and could easily be finished by any prospective owner. The area has a dressing room and a shower room to use in conjunction if desired. This space is currently used for games and entertaining large numbers of guests, but would also make an ideal home cinema or gym and has many other applications.
The house is centrally located in a private setting near Huddersfield Road in Diggle, and benefits from easy access to local amenities and transport links.
Moordale Paddock offers all the benefits of a period house with non of the hassle of maintaining an older property, and has been sympathetically designed to integrate well into the historic Saddleworth area.
Viewing is absolutely essential!

Entrance Porch
The solid wood front door opens into this well proportioned bright and practical entrance porch with French doors opening into the central hallway.

Central Hallway
This exceptionally well presented space is also of an excellent size and has a solid wood floor and fabulous solid wood staircase which winds past a double height window to the first floor.
This central space in the house also offers access to the lounge, dining room, study, kitchen diner, cloakroom wc and master suite.

Lounge 6.62m (21' 9") x 4.74m (15' 7")
This generous living space has triple aspect windows with twin windows to the front and mullion windows to both sides. An exposed stone chimney breast showcases a stone church window donated from a church restoration in Manchester, an enviable unique feature which has been seamlessly integrated into the design of the room. This houses a substantial wood burning stove.
The living room also has a high vaulted ceiling and exposed beams.
The room can easily accommodate a wide selection of furniture.

Kitchen Diner 4.80m (15' 9") x 6.08m (19' 11") MAX
This spacious kitchen diner also offers dual aspect views to the front and rear, with French doors opening onto the front sitting area.
The room has a series of fitted wooden units to three walls and offers a series of integrated appliances.
There is ample space to put a central dining table and chairs. Rear facing windows over look the patio and a door offers access.
There is also an opening leading down into the sitting room.

Dining Room 4.28m (14' 1") x 3.22m (10' 7")
The dining room is of an excellent size and easily accommodates a sizeable table and chairs.
The room has three rear facing mullion windows and reclaimed wood panelling which cleverly conceals hidden storage.

Study 2.69m (8' 10") x 4.27m (14' 0")
This practical additional room is of an excellent size and is used as a study, with fitted book shelves and a fitted desk. Mullion windows over look the garden. As this property has a generous office area this room could also have many other uses.

Sitting Room 5.24m (17' 2") x 3.40m (11' 2")
A welcoming sitting room is centred around an outstanding stone fireplace with a wood burning stove. Exposed beams run along the ceiling and there are fitted wooden bookcases. This room is great for teenagers, entertaining guests or just to keep warm during a winters evening.

Utility Room and Pantry 3.87m (12' 8") x 2.25m (7' 5")
Accessed via the sitting room is this practical utility space with work surfaces, storage and plumbing for a washing machine and tumble drier.
There are rear facing windows, and a door opens into the garage.
A further door opens to reveal a pantry space ideal for storing wine and preserves.

Entertaining Room / Potential Swimming Pool 12.68m (41' 7") x 5.89m (19' 4")
This exceptionally generous space was constructed to accommodate a swimming pool, which has been excavated and can be easily incorporated into the room if desired. The space is currently a spacious reception room ideal for entertaining guests / games room or as a home gym.
French doors open onto the rear garden and patio space. The room has a high vaulted ceiling with exposed beams.
Vendor's Note: This space was used to entertain a wedding party of over 90 guests and accommodated this number with ease.

Dressing Room 2.31m (7' 7") x 2.56m (8' 5")
The dressing room was built to use as changing rooms for the swimming pool and also leads to a shower room.
This space is currently used as additional storage.

Ground Floor Shower Room
The shower room houses a wc, wash basin and offers space to plumb a shower, ideal for use in conjunction with the potential swimming pool.

Master Bedroom Suite 5.01m (16' 5") x 3.56m (11' 8")
The master suite is located on the ground floor and is of an excellent size with ample space for a king size bed and other desired furniture.
Dual aspect windows over look the gardens and is incredibly private.
The room has access to a spacious walk in wardrobe and an en suite bathroom with shower cubicle, wc, bath and vanity with his and her sinks. The space on offer in this property means that a first floor master suite could easily be incorporated in the current living accommodation if desired.

First Floor Landing 8.67m (28' 5") x 2.42m (7' 11")
Stairs in the central hallway lead to the first floor landing with access to the five bedrooms, bathroom and playroom.
There is a velux window allowing light to flood into the area.
There is also a sizeable storage cupboard.

Bedroom Two 4.25m (13' 11") x 3.31m (10' 10")
Bedroom two is a double room with fitted wardrobes and access to a Jack and Jill powder room and shower room.
Mullion windows over look the rear garden.

Bedroom Three 4.25m (13' 11") x 3.31m (10' 10")
Bedroom three is a further double bedroom with access to the Jack and Jill shower room.

Jack and Jill Shower Room
This practical space has a vanity unit with twin sinks and a heated towel rail. There is access to a separate shower room with a wc.
A window provides natural light. Again the two rooms serviced by this bathroom are ideal for a growing family or visiting guests.

The bathroom for the second floor has a wash basin, wc and bath.
The room is tiled and has a fitted mirror. There is a doorway also leading to the fourth bedroom.

Bedroom Four 4.52m (14' 10") x 4.54m (14' 11")
Bedroom four is a double room with a velux window and walk in wardrobe.
This is a bright room and easily accommodates furniture, and has private access to the family bathroom.
A door leads to the home office.
This room could also be used as part of the office rooms, or used to create a fabulous master suite.

Bedroom Five 6.20m (20' 4") x 2.47m (8' 1")
Bedroom five is a double room with twin velux windows and a further mullion window over looking the garden.
There is ample eaves storage to this room and throughout the first floor as well as loft storage accessed above the Jack and Jill shower room.

Playroom 4.49m (14' 9") x 4.20m (13' 9")
The playroom is a spacious room with front facing mullion windows. The space easily accommodates a pool table and toys, and there is further eaves storage. Steps down lead to bedroom four and a window over looks the pool room.

Office One 2.72m (8' 11") x 5.32m (17' 5")
The home office is of a good size and easily accommodates a sizeable desk and conference table.
Windows offer natural light.

Office Two 6.33m (20' 9") x 3.71m (12' 2")
This spacious office room has a velux window, fitted bookshelves and a kitchenette.
There is a separate wc.
A secure doorway reveals a stone staircase offering separate access from the main house, allowing visiting clients access to any home business without entering the living areas of the property.

Externally 3.02m (9' 11") x 5.75m (18' 10") Garage
The property is set within stunning gardens to front and rear.
At the front is a flagged driveway with parking for several vehicles, and this sits to the front of a carport with parking for two vehicles, and a single garage.
A beautiful garden to the front of the lounge has mature flower beds, seating areas and a pond with established wildlife.
To the rear of the house is a further garden with a secure environment for families, and there is a lawn garden with stepping stones, mature flower beds and surrounding trees. A patio offers space to entertain and French doors open into the pool room.
The garden then extends to the rear where there are vegetable plots, a further pond and a double glazed glass walled summer house.
The garden has been opened for charity under the National Garden 'Yellow Book' scheme.

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Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
16 April 2016


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