This property has been removed by the agent. It may be sold or temporarily removed from the market

View similar properties

3 bedroom cottage for sale

Running Hill Lane, Dobcross, SADDLEWORTH, OL3


Property Description

Key features

  • Four bedrooms
  • Semi-rural position
  • Three bath/shower rooms
  • Large breakfast/kitchen
  • Very sought after position
  • Ample outside space

Full description

A stone-built country cottage in the picturesque hamlet at Running Hill Farm - one of the most sought after locations in the Saddleworth area. Large four bedroomed accommodation with large lounge, fitted kitchen/ breakfast room, utility room, one bathroom and 2 en-suites, gas central heating and double glazed, hardwood windows. Views to front and rear overlooking large walled gardens and abutting open countryside. Driveway parking. Lovely green belt location, yet only a few minutes from local villages. We are available until 8.30pm weekdays - please phone or email us to arrange a viewing. EPC C.

Running Hill Farm forms part of the former Saddleworth Union Workhouse, nestled in the Dobcross hills above Saddleworth. Abutting open countryside, the property offers country living with all the benefits of a modern home - minutes from local villages, transport links and well regarded school catering for children of all age ranges. The property is an ideal purchase for a growing family who are seeking a safe environment for children to play, coupled with a rural community and country living.

The ground floor comprises spacious entrance hallway with double doors opening to a large breakfast kitchen with utility room and storage cupboard, three double bedrooms, two en-suites, a conservatory and family bathroom on the ground floor. Upstairs there is a superb large through lounge with wood burner (over 29 feet) and a lovely double master bedroom with Jack 'n' Jill en-suite bathroom.

Running Hill Farm has the benefit of a mains gas supply, is centrally heated with radiators throughout and all window openings are double glazed for added comfort and economy.

Externally ,the property enjoys level, walled gardens with block paved driveway providing off road parking to the front. Beyond the dry stone wall is a an area of paddock also included in the sale. At the rear of the property is a small enclosed flagged courtyard with well stocked flower beds.

Running Hill Farm abuts open farmland and the views over the surrounding Pennine countryside are superb.

This is a rare opportunity to acquire a substantial stone built, family sized property of character with the additional benefit of level land and superb, open views. The Village of Dobcross is nestled within the Pennine countryside; it is within reach of local amenities, transport links to surrounding towns and cities. The property is ideally placed for both Manchester and Leeds via the M60/M62 motorway network or approximately 30 minutes to Manchester Victoria/1 hour to Leeds via the well connected station in nearby Greenfield.

Ground Floor -

Hall -

Kitchen/Breakfast Room - 5.90m x 4.77m max (19'4" x 15'8" max) -

Utility Room -

Bedroom 2 - 3.63m x 3.30m (11'11" x 10'10") -

En-Suite Shower Room -

Bedroom 3 - 3.63m x 3.75m (11'11" x 12'4") -

Dinning Room - 4.53m x 3.16m (14'10" x 10'4") -

Bathroom -

Conservatory - 3.20m x 3.06m (10'6" x 10'0") -

First Floor -

Landing -

Lounge - 8.97m x 5.80m max (29'5" x 19'0" max) -

Bedroom 1 - 5.18m x 3.79m max (17'0" x 12'5" max) -

Bathroom -

Outside -

Electricity, mains water and gas supply are connected. Drainage is to a private system.

Directions - From our Saddleworth Office proceed up Church Road and continue upwards following the road past Gellfield Lane and continue to follow the lane up and around to the left which is known as Running Hill Gate. Turn Sharp left at the top and proceed down hill. This is Running Hill Lane. Running Hill Farm can be found on your left hand side after about 500 yards.

More information from this agent

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

Listing History

Added on Rightmove:
02 June 2016

Map & Street View

Disclaimer - Property reference 26303597. The information displayed about this property comprises a property advertisement. makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. This property advertisement does not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ryder & Dutton, Uppermill. Please contact the selling agent or developer directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland.

* The speed displayed is the maximum broadband speed package available on These may be lower at peak times and can be affected by a range of technical and environmental factors. The speed you receive where you live may be lower than that listed above. Fibre/cable services at your postcode are subject to availability. You can confirm availability on the provider's website. The information is provided and maintained by Decision Technologies Limited.

Map data OpenStreetMap contributors.