5 bedroom detached house for sale

Kensington Road, Barnsley

Sold STC £400,000

Property Description

Key features

  • APPROACHING 1/4 ACRE GARDENS
  • SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
  • EDWARDIAN CHARACTER HOME
  • RETAINED PERIOD FEATURES
  • SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION
  • DOUBLE GARAGE
  • LOCAL SERVICES & AMENITIES
  • HIGHLY REGARDED SCHOOLS
  • M1 ACCESS
  • VIEWING ESSENTIAL

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

An exceptional Edwardian detached house boasting spacious five bedroom accommodation, retaining original period features and set within grounds approaching 1/4 of an acre.

Enjoying a sought after location on a tree lined street situated within immediate walking distance of the town centre being well served by local facilities including highly regarded schools whilst positioned only a short drive from the M1 motorway network. The property has privately enclosed landscaped gardens, a double garage and well-proportioned rooms throughout each allowing an abundance of natural light. 

The accommodation comprises  

Ground Floor A covered portico has a part glazed door which opens to the reception vestibule which displays original features including full tiling to the floor, deep skirting boards, coving to the ceiling and a picture rail. An internal part glazed door opens to the reception hall. 

Reception Hall Presenting an impressive introduction to the property with original features including deep skirting boards, a picture rail and decorative cove moulding to the ceiling. The hallway has two radiators and has a feature return staircase rising to the first floor landing with an original leaded stained glass window on the half landing.  

Lounge A well-proportioned principle reception room with a walk-in bay window to the front elevation. This room has two radiators, enjoys a high ceiling height with decorative cove moulding and deep skirting boards. The focal point to the room is a feature stone fireplace with cast iron range housing a living flame gas fire with a granite hearth. 

Dining Room This room has a window to the side elevation in addition to a walk-in bay window to the front aspect. The room has two radiators, decorative cove moulding to the ceiling and deep skirting boards. 

Breakfast Kitchen Presented with kitchen furniture comprising base cupboards with matching drawers which sit beneath a complementary roll edged work surface that incorporates a stainless steel double bowled single drainer sink unit with a mixer tap over. The room has matching wall cupboards with under lighting, complementary tiled splashbacks and a centrally positioned island with cupboards beneath, a wine rack and a storage basket. The room has two radiators, a widow which overlooks the rear garden and appliances which include a Stoves double oven and grill with a seven ringed gas hob and extractor canopy over, a larder fridge and dishwasher. 

Rear Hall Has original tiling to the floor, two opaque windows which sit on either side of a solid door that opens to the rear garden. Access is given to a useful under stairs storage cupboard. 

Morning Room A versatile room with a radiator and a window which overlooks the rear garden. Access is given to the cloaks room / W.C and cellar. 

Cloaks Room / W.C Presented with a low flush W.C and wash hand basin with a tiled splashback and vanity cupboard beneath. This room has a wall mounted electric radiator, a window and provides access to the cellar. 

Cellar Has power and lighting, retains the original stone slabbed table and has a self-contained storage cupboard which was formally the coal chute. 

Utility With two windows overlooking the rear garden and is presented with furniture comprising base and wall cupboards with work surfaces that incorporate a stainless steel single drainer sink unit. The room has partial tiling to the walls, a wall mounted electric radiator, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and space for a fridge freezer. A personal door opens to the side porch which in turn opens to the rear garden and to the garage. 

First Floor Landing A spacious landing displaying original features including deep skirting boards, a picture rail, and the original balustrade and spindled return staircase. The landing looks over the original stained glass leaded window. There is a generous walk-in storage cupboard/wardrobe and a reception area which has a staircase rising to the second floor. 

Master Bedroom A double aspect room with windows to two elevations allowing good levels of natural light. This room has two radiators and is presented with fitted furniture comprising wardrobes to the expanse of one wall, bedside drawer units and vanity drawers with an incorporated dressing table.  

Bedroom Two A further double bedroom situated to the front aspect of the property with windows to two elevations. This room has two radiators, a picture rail and has fitted wardrobes to the expanse of one wall. 

Bedroom Three A rear facing double room with two radiators, a picture rail, a window to the side elevation and a window to the rear which overlooks the garden. 

Bedroom Four A well-proportioned front facing bedroom currently used as a home office with a window to the front aspect, a radiator and a picture rail.  

Bathroom Presented with a three piece suite comprising a low flush W.C, a pedestal wash hand basin and a corner bath with a power shower over. This room has majority tiling to the walls, a heated towel rail, a radiator, an opaque window and an airing cupboard which houses both the central heating boiler and cylinder tank. 

Shower Room This room is presented with a low flush W.C, has a corner shower and a wash hand basin with vanity cupboard beneath. The room has partial tiling to the walls, an opaque window and a radiator. 

Second Floor A versatile self-contained bedroom with a window to the front elevation, two radiators, eaves storage to two sides and En-Suite facilities which comprise a floating wash hand basin and a low flush W.C. This room provides access into the eaves, has a skylight window and a radiator.  

Externally The property occupies a plot of approximately ¼ of an acre. To the front aspect is a principally lawned forecourt garden split into two lawned areas with established flower and shrub borders. The front garden is enclosed within a brick walled boundary whilst a driveway provides off road parking and gives access to the attached double garage. To the rear elevation of the property is an exceptionally well-proportioned enclosed garden being mainly lawned with established flower, tree and shrubed borders, a flagged patio and a further raised seating terrace. Access is available to both sides of the property; the west aspect having a self-contained compound.  

Garage An attached double garage with power, lighting, water and an electronically operated up and over entrance door. 

Additional Information A freehold property with mains, gas, water, electric and drainage. The property is not listed and is not situated in a conservation area. 

Directions From the centre of Barnsley proceed out of town onto Huddersfield Road before turning left onto Kensington Road where the property will be found on the right hand side. 

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Added on Rightmove:
29 June 2016

Nearest stations

  • Barnsley (0.6 mi)
  • Dodworth (2.1 mi)
  • Darton (2.6 mi)
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Fine & Country, Huddersfield

19 Railway Street Huddersfield HD1 1JS

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Nearest stations

  • Barnsley (0.6 mi)
  • Dodworth (2.1 mi)
  • Darton (2.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Fine & Country, Huddersfield

19 Railway Street Huddersfield HD1 1JS

01484 977058 Local call rate

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Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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