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4 bedroom detached house for sale

Keresforth Hill Farm House, Barnsley, S70

Withdrawn from Market £500,000

Property Description

Key features

  • RESTORED FARM HOUSE
  • 1/2 ACRE PLOT
  • LANDSCAPED GARDENS
  • RETAINED PERIOD FEATURES
  • SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION
  • SOUGHT AFTER LOCATION
  • OPEN COUNTRYSIDE
  • M1 ACCESS
  • LOCAL SERVICES & AMENITIES
  • HIGHLY REGARDED SCHOOLS

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Set within private grounds approaching ½ an acre and positioned in one of the area's most sought after locations; a stunning Grade II listed period farm house.

A spacious family home located on the outskirts of open countryside resulting in the most idyllic of external lifestyles whilst being only a short drive from the town centre and M1 motorway; centrally positioned to major commercial centres. This delightful property has been sympathetically resorted throughout retaining original features such as exposed stonework and beams; a theme which continues throughout complimenting the exceptional levels of charm and character which is evident from the outset.  

Ground Floor The entrance door opens to the reception hallway which runs from the front to the rear aspect immediately displaying original period features such as exposed timbers and a stone flagged floor. A stained glass leaded window overlooks the rear garden. From the hallway, a staircase gives access to the first floor, a ground floor W.C, kitchen, dining room and study. The dining room is situated to the front aspect of the property however enjoys windows to three aspects allowing good levels of natural light; the front window set within a stone mullion surround. Original features are on display and include a feature stone chimney breast, exposed floorboards and exposed timbers to the ceiling. The study is presented with office furniture and has a stone mullion window commanding a glimpse over the rear gardens. A spacious kitchen has an Aga stove set back into a chimney breast, has fitted kitchen furniture with a full complement of applicances and once again displays period features such as exposed timbers and stone mullion windows to the front elevation. A spacious walk-in pantry/utility allows for storage and ensures the washing and drying facilities are self-contained. The lounge has floor to ceiling sash windows to the front aspect commanding a pleasant outlook, exposed beams to the ceiling, a feature fireplace which is home to a living flame gas stove whilst internal windows look through to the garden room. The garden room presents generous proportions with windows to two aspects commanding excellent levels of natural light and a wonderful view over the gardens. French doors open onto a stone flagged seating terrace. 

First Floor To the first floor off the landing access is given to all four bedrooms and a family bathroom; whilst a window to the rear overlooks the gardens. The master suite offers exceptional proportions with windows commanding outstanding views to the front aspect whilst having additional Velux windows allowing good levels of natural light and exposed timbers into the apex of the ceiling. From the bedroom access is given through to a walk-in dressing room and a generous En-suite shower room which is presented with a three-piece suite including a walk-in double shower with a fixed glass screen and a Victorian style shower head. To the front of the property are two additional double rooms, both commanding long distance views and displaying features such as stone mullion windows, exposed timbers and feature fireplaces. A large single bedroom to the rear has a window set within an exposed stone wall surround which overlooks the gardens. The family bathroom is presented with a four-piece suite. 

Externally The property is approached off Dark Lane with electronically operated wrought iron gates opening to a substantial blocked paved driveway which is set within a stone walled boundary and gives access to the double garage. To the front aspect of the house is a landscaped south facing garden displaying a variation of flower, tree and shrub borders having block paved and stone flagged walkways and boxed hedged flower gardens. To the rear elevation of the house is a privately enclosed exceptionally well-proportioned garden split into a two-tiered lawn with two separate seating terraces and established flower, tree and shrub borders. The rear garden enjoys a north-west aspect and due to the orientation captures excellent levels of sun throughout the day setting on the rear facing terrace. 

Double Garage With two separate roller doors, power and lighting. 

Additional Information A freehold Grade II listed property with mains gas, water, electric and drainage. 

Directions Proceed out of Barnsley town centre from town-end roundabout up Racecommon Road. At the traffic lights turn right on to Broadway. Proceed along Broadway and at the next set of traffic lights turn left onto Keresforth Hill Road. Within approximately 400 yards bear right on to Dark Lane. The property is on the right-hand side. 


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