5 bedroom detached house for sale131 - 133 Melton High Street, Wath upon Dearne, Wath-Upon-Dearne Rotherham, S63
- Detached Farmhouse
- Refurbished but with many retained features
- Secure parking
- Walled gardens
- Easy access to Rotherham, Sheffield and Barnsley
- VIEWING RECOMMENDED
REDUCED PRICE, A superb conversion of two Grade II listed properties which now form a delightful detached farmhouse with many retained features. Farmhouse style kitchen, three reception rooms and three bedrooms, one with en suite. Separate house bathroom and two attic bedrooms. Ample secure parking. Easy access to Barnsley, Sheffield and Rotherham.
General Description - A superb conversion of two Grade II listed properties to form a delightful home with many retained features. The conversion works having been carried out in a sympathetic manner and the opportunity taken to add extensive insulation which means that the property will now be economical to run. This fabulous home is situated close to the village of West Melton and the town of Wath upon Dearne with excellent local facilities including schools, leisure and the nearby business hub of Manvers. Following the renovation works the property now has two reception rooms, dining room and superbly fitted farmhouse kitchen with a Range cooker and windows to two elevations. There is a downstairs cloakroom and a return staircase leading to the first floor where there are three double bedrooms, one of which has an en suite, together with a superb spacious bathroom which has exposed beams and a freestanding Victorian style bath. A further staircase leads to the attic where there are two long rooms with exposed purlings and roof lights and which would make ideal children's bedrooms/playrooms etc.
Outside, the property has a large parking area to the front finished in limestone chippings whilst at the rear there is a substantial walled lawned garden with a stone built "man shed"/entertainment games room. The new timber garden shed, kennel and log store are included in the sale. The windows are in timber and are double glazed due to planning requirements and gas central heating is installed.
Entrance - Composite front entrance door opening into entrance lobby with return staircase leading to the first floor and oak ledged and braced doors with suffolk latches leading through to reception room one, stairs to first floor and door to cellar.
Living Room - 4.34 x 4.41 (14'3" x 14'6") - Timber double glazed windows to three elevations, exposed central beam, wood plank effect ceramic tiled floor and fireplace featuring a cast iron gas stove. Deep timber mantel over.
Door to cellars.
Farmhouse Kitchen - 5.75 x 4.18 (18'10" x 13'9") - Fitted with a superb range of Shaker style fitted units comprising numerous cupboards and drawers with deep woodblock work surfaces over. Mobile central island unit (on wheels) incorporating twin cupboards and drawers. Wide original stone fireplace opened up to house a gas Range cooker. Deep ceramic twin Belfast sink, chrome mixer taps and window overlooking the rear garden. A tall unit housing the Valiant gas fired boiler and all manifolds for the underfloor heating. Twin exposed beams, fitted timber shelving on wide supports, window to the opposite wall overlooking the forecourt.
Kitchen Cont'd/.. -
Dining Room - 4.23 x 3.66 (13'11" x 12'0") - Windows to two elevations, low ceiling, matching floor to the remainder of the ground floor with underfloor heating and deep recess finished in natural stone and brickwork ready for installation of a bar area which has recessed halogen lights and front facing window with stone mullion surround.
Lounge - 4.75 x 4.95 (15'7" x 16'3") - Thought to be originally a Blacksmiths shop with wide double glazed window set in a deep revel. Exposed beams and frames thought to date back to 1648. External door leading to the garden. Superb feature fireplace in stone fitted with a large black cast iron multi fuel stove on a stone hearth.
Cellars - Vaulted cellar area split into three rooms.
First Floor - Galleried landing with sloping ceiling and exposed purlings.
Guest Room - 4.27 x 3.56 (14'0" x 11'8") - Windows to two elevations, exposed beam, antique style radiator and door to en suite shower room.
En Suite Shower Room - The shower cubicle is finished in bevelled white tiling with chrome mixer and large shower head. Pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc with top flush. Towel/radiator and lighting from recessed halogen spots. Ceiling mounted extractor fan.
House Bathroom - 3.3 x 2.77 (10'10" x 9'1") - Sloping ceiling with exposed purlings. Quadrant shower cubicle with white bevelled tiled walls. Low level window set in deep revel, Victorian style free standing claw footed bath with side tap and shower head. Matching pedestal wash hand basin and close coupled wc. Chrome towel rail/radiator and ceiling mounted roof light.
Eaves storage cupboard fully lined and boarded.
Master Bedroom - 4.4 x 4.78 (14'5" x 15'8") - Magnificent exposed truss with large purlings and crook beam which forms part of the Listing. Three low level double glazed windows set in deep revels. Double glazed roof light.
Bedroom 3 - 3.25 x 4.39 (10'8" x 14'5") - Double glazed windows to both front and rear. Two exposed beams and antique style radiator.
Small Landing Area - Accessed off a further corridor. Double glazed front facing window and return staircase to the attic.
Bedroom 4 / Current Playroom - 4.31 x 2.75 (14'2" x 9'0") - Located within the roof space having a pitched ceiling reducing the usable floor space. Two rear facing double glazed roof lights, double panel central heating radiator. Exposed truss and purlins.
Bedroom 5 / Current Dressing Room - 4.23 x 2.75 (13'11" x 9'0") - Rear facing double glazed roof light.
Outside - The property is approached by a wide gateway in the surrounding stone wall and provides access to a large parking area on the front courtyard which is covered in limestone chippings. A footpath leads down the right hand side of the property through a timber gate and provides access through to an excellent size walled garden to the rear where there is a recently constructed stone built "man cave"/entertainment games room . The main rear garden is laid mainly to lawn and features a stone trough which has been converted into a water feature. There are two outside taps to the rear garden and one to the front together with a double power point.
Note: The garden shed, kennel with enclosed run and open fronted log store are included in the sale.
Entertainment/Games Room - With laminate flooring and heating, internal power and lighting along with wiring for accessing the internet, WiFi and Playstation together with fitted surround sound via four speakers. There is also an internal water supply.
Services - Mains gas, water and electricity are connected. A system of gas fired central heating is installed run from the boiler located in the kitchen. This provides underfloor heating to the ground floor and heating via radiators to the first and second floor. None of these services have been tested by the Selling Agents and we therefore advise you to have your own engineer, plumber or electrician carry out checks on your behalf. Note: Measurements are generally taken by electronic instruments and are only intended as a guide. We therefore advise that you take your own measurements where accuracy is a requirement.
Grade Ii Listing - 131 - 133 Melton High Street. List Entry Summary:-
This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.
131-133 Melton High Street is designated as Grade II for the following principle reasons: As a vernacular building that is pre 1700 in origin and evolved into its current by 1840, for the particular interest in retaining fragments of a possible late medieval timber framed aisled building.
Full details can be found under the Historic England website for the Rotherham area, list entry number reference 1392950.
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