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4 bedroom detached bungalow for sale

Bien Venue, 11 Hampole Balk Lane

Sold by Us £284,995

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Tenure: Freehold

A tastefully updated and most characterful 4 bedroom detached dormer bungalow with double tandem garage, offering surprisingly spacious family accommodation, on the outskirts of Skellow, with lovely open countryside views and delightful private quarter of an acre gardens.

Internal viewing is essential to appreciate the deceptive size and host of quality modern fittings, blending perfectly with the charming original period features.

The property benefits from double glazed windows (the majority being upvc double glazed), dual fuel central heating (modern gas fired boiler supplemented by a back boiler to the open fire in the main lounge), low maintenance upvc fascias and soffits, burglar alarm, natural Oak floors to the majority of the ground floor, and a high standard of presentation throughout.

The accommodation briefly comprises of: entrance porch, reception hall, charming double aspect lounge with feature open period style fireplace and fire, dining room with open living flame coal effect gas fire and feature fire surround, characterful cottage style breakfast kitchen (featuring solid granite work surfaces and several appliances), large conservatory, two ground floor bedrooms, luxury bathroom (with a 4 piece suite including bath and separate shower cubicle); first floor landing giving access to two large dormer double bedrooms, and a first floor modern shower room.

The property stands on a generous size plot, extending to approximately one quarter of an acre, and enjoying lovely frontal views towards open countryside. A concrete side driveway provides ample additional off road parking fro several vehicles and access through to double tandem brick garage.

The split level lawned rear gardens enjoy a high level of privacy. Wooden summer house and garden shed to be included in the sale.



The property is situated on the outskirts of Skellow, close to Five Lane Ends, benefiting from nearby access to the A1(M), linking up to the M18 and M62, opening up many other regional towns and cities within comfortable commuting distance. Skellow is situated approximately 7 miles north-west of Doncaster town centre. Skellow and nearby Carcroft have an excellent assortment of local shops and services.

Driving from the A19, north of Doncaster, along the B1220 Askern Road leading into Carcroft, proceed straight on at the first main set of traffic lights onto Skellow Road. Continue along Skellow Road towards Five Lane Ends onto Hampole Balk Lane, with the property situated on the right hand side, before the Crabgate Lane turn off.  

ACCOMMODATION Upvc double glazed arched front entrance doors open into: 

FRONT ENTRANCE PORCH With wooden glass panelled doors opening into: 

RECEPTION HALL A generous size reception hall with natural Oak flooring, and feature dogleg staircase rising to first floor. Fitted delft rails, burglar alarm keypad, single panel radiator, and power points. Doors off to lounge, dining room, breakfast kitchen, two ground floor bedrooms and family bathroom.  

LOUNGE 19' 3" x 12' 10" (5.87m x 3.91m) (At widest points plus walk-in bay)
A charming and most spacious dual aspect lounge with built-in Oak window seat to main bay enjoying lovely garden and countryside views. Hardwood bevelled glass French doors open out to side patio and gardens. Wide plank Oak flooring. Period style fireplace with open fire and back boiler supplementing domestic hot water and central heating system. Fitted delft rails. Dimmer switch controls to wall light points. Double panel radiator, single panel radiator, t.v. aerial point and power points. Oak corner t.v. shelf unit.  


DINING ROOM 11' 3" x 10' 11" (3.43m x 3.33m) (Plus walk-in bay)
A front facing bay windowed second reception room, again enjoying lovely garden and countryside views. Natural Oak flooring, fitted delft rails. Pine period style fireplace with open living flame coal effect gas fire. Dimmer swtich controls to lighting, single panel radiator and power points.  

BREAKFAST KITCHEN 17' 5" x 16' 8" (5.31m x 5.08m) (At widest points)
A most characterful cottage style L shaped breakfast kitchen. Having a range of traditional painted wooden door fronted kitchen units complemented by solid granite work surfaces. Twin Belfast pot sink with mixer tap unit. Bosch electric oven and matching combination microwave oven built into the units. Five ring gas hob and large integral fridge and freezer to be included in the sale. Exposed stonework and mock beamed ceiling. Wide plank Oak flooring. Upvc double glazed side windows and additional Velux skylight window. Double panel radiator, single panel radiator and power point. Ideal Mexico free standing gas boiler concealed in matching base cupboard serving central heating system and domestic hot water. Built-in semi circular seating to breakfast area. Side external door and rear patio doors open into conservatory.  




CONSERVATORY 28' 3" x 10' 1" (8.61m x 3.07m) (Narrowing to 5'6)
A large hardwood double glazed conservatory enjoying lovely garden aspect. Two double radiators. Ceramic tiled floor and power points. Wall light fittings.  

BEDROOM 3 12' 11" x 10' 9" (3.94m x 3.28m) A rear facing ground floor double bedroom with hardwood French doors opening into rear conservatory. Single panel radiator, t.v. aerial point and power points.  

BEDROOM 4 9' 0" x 8' 10" (2.74m x 2.69m) (To front of built-in wardrobes and cupboards)
A good sized ground floor bedroom, presently in use as a work from home office. Wide plank Oak flooring. Fitted wardrobes and cupboards to one side. Single panel radiator, telephone point and power points. Hardwood patio doors open into rear conservatory. 

FAMILY BATHROOM A characterful and luxuriously appointed family bathroom having quality 4 piece suite. Featuring low level corner bath with mixer tap unit and shower attachment. Separate large corner entry shower cubicle with chrome mains power shower. Vanity wash bowl on glass topped wooden wash stand. Low level flush w.c. Velux skylight window. Traditional style radiator and natural Oak flooring.  

FIRST FLOOR LANDING With doors off to two further double bedrooms and additional cloakroom toilet. Built-in cylinder/airing cupboard.  

BEDROOM 1 12' 5" x 14' 10" (3.78m x 4.52m) A superb and most spacious master bedroom with feature vaulted ceiling exposed beams. Side and rear facing dormer windows add excellent natural lighting. Natural Oak flooring. Reclaimed pine door fronted fitted wardrobes to one wall. Pleasant elevated views over the rear gardens. Single panel radiator, t.v. aerial outlet and power points.  


BEDROOM 2 17' 8" x 12' 5" (5.38m x 3.78m) (At widest points)
A front and side facing double bedroom enjoying lovely elevated views towards open countryside. Pine door fronted fitted wardrobes. Vaulted ceiling, double panel radiator and power points.  

Shower Room Having modern style suite including shower cubicle with chrome shower and complementary tiling, vanity wash bowl and low level flush w.c. Velux skylight window. Oak flooring and single panel radiator.  

OUTSIDE The property stands in attractively landscaped mature gardens extending to approximately one quarter of an acre.

Dry stone walled front boundary wall inlaid with a variety of established plants and perennials.

Stone pillared gateway entrance with 5 bar gate opens into concrete side driveway providing ample additional off road parking and access through to garage.

Extensively stocked shrubbery side borders and a variety of climbing roses to wooden side pergola. 


GARAGE 28' 6" x 9' 6" (8.69m x 2.9m) A double tandem brick garage with electric remote up and over door. Fluorescent strip lighting and power points. Side access door.  

REAR GARDENS Generous sized split level lawned rear gardens enjoying a high level of privacy.

Paved and crazy paved patio and seating areas.

Oak circular seat under mature cherry tree.

There is also an outside tap.  

WOODEN SUMMER HOUSE 17' 0" x 13' 0" (5.18m x 3.96m) Wooden summer house/garden store with power and lighting.

Additional wooden garden shed.

PIR security lighting.  




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