Set within approximately two acres of grounds within the Harrock Estate and having simply magnificent views across High Moor, this delightful, stone-built, four-bedroom true-bungalow offers two reception rooms, a bespoke breakfast kitchen with oak cabinets, separate utility room, family bathroom, en suite to master bedroom and an attached one-bedroom annex, living dining kitchen and a bathroom. The driveway provides parking for several cars, leads to the detached stone-built double garage, there are four timber stables, two adjoining paddocks, a sand turn-out space plus mature, split-level lawn gardens surrounding the property.
An open porch with recessed downlighting shelters the UPVC front door with glazed inset and a matching side panel. On entering, the broad, L-shaped hall also has recessed downlighting and is warmed by a radiator in a decorative oak cover. With part carpet and part oak flooring, the hallway also features oak panel doors to each of the rooms.
The first door opens to the sitting room with a full height picture window with leaded lights giving stunning rural views over High Moor and beyond. Exposed stone feature walls stand to either side of the chimney breast having a stone fireplace and hearth surrounding a brick ingle and a log burning stove. A radiator supplements the warmth in chillier months and there are recessed down-lights and a wall light for evening ambience. Alongside is space for a formal dining table and chairs and beyond are openings to the orangery and the kitchen.
The orangery has natural light flowing through the picture windows to two sides, the glazed roof and the French windows which open to the garden. Again, the views are simply spectacular and there is a pendant light and four wall lights for evening-time. Underfloor heating to the stone flagged floor warms the area and there is a television point for entertainment.
The breakfast kitchen has a superb, bespoke, range of oak kitchen cabinets with cast iron furniture, incorporating drawer banks and glazed display units and having a Travertine tiled niche housing the Aga range cooker. There is also Travertine splash tiling between cabinet levels and the black granite worktops have an inset one and a half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap and an etched drainer to the side which is set beneath the rear window. In addition to the Aga there is also an inset Baumatic four-ring ceramic hob with extractor fan above and Hotpoint electric oven below. Integrated appliances include an Indesit automatic dishwasher and an eye-level Whirlpool microwave oven. There is space for a fridge freezer, an island unit provides a breakfast bar and wine rack, recessed downlighting illuminates and there is a radiator.
The good-sized master bedroom has a further full length and width picture window to the front, taking optimum advantage of the views. Lit by a pendant light, the room has a wall mounted television point, a walk-in wardrobe with pendant light, and the tile effect vinyl flooring continues into the en suite shower room.
The en suite has an opaque side window, recessed down-lights, a radiator and strategically placed splash tiling behind the three-piece white suite comprising a step-in shower cubicle with sliding glass door, a vanity set wash basin and a close coupled w.c.
Bedrooms two and three are also good-sized double rooms which have windows to front and rear, respectively, pendant lights and ample space for clothes storage furniture.
Finally, bedroom four/study has a front window, pendant light, a radiator and wood effect laminate flooring.
The bathroom has an opaque rear window and recessed downlighting. Travertine wall tiling forms the backdrop to the white three-piece suite comprising a panelled bath with glazed screen and shower over, a vanity set wash hand basin with mirror cabinet over, and a close coupled w.c. There is a shaver point, the vinyl tiled flooring coordinates well and a chrome ladder heated rail warms the towels.
Off the bathroom is the utility room, also with vinyl tiled flooring, a pendant light and under-counter space for a tumble dryer and plumbing for a washing machine.
The adjoining, adjacent annexe is entered via a uPVC door with glazed inset matching the main house. The hall has a radiator, ceiling light and access point to the insulated loft. The vinyl flooring gives a practical finish and oak panel doors open to each of the rooms including a cupboard housing the lagged hot water cylinder tank and the oil-fired central heating boiler, both of which help keep the coats and shoes stored within just toasty.
The triple aspect living-dining-kitchen has windows to the front, side and sliding patio doors opening to the rear garden. The whole area has wood effect laminate flooring and recessed downlighting, and the focal point of the room is the cast iron open fireplace with granite hearth. There is space for a lounge suite, a dining table and chairs, a study area and, to one corner, an L-shaped kitchen. The kitchen is fitted with a good range of ivory-shaded wall and base units with pewter handles and having tiling between levels in natural shades. The wood effect worktop is inset with a single drainer stainless steel sink unit and mono-block tap, and also inset is a four-ring ceramic hob with oven and grill below and a chimney style extractor fan above. Integrated appliances include a fridge/freezer and a washing machine.
With ample space for furniture, the double bedroom has a rear window, a pendant light, a radiator and laminate flooring.
Warmed by a traditional style radiator with heated rail over, the bathroom has an opaque rear window, ceiling light and vinyl flooring. The white suite comprises a bath with glass screen and rainfall shower head over, a vanity set wash hand basin with mono-block tap and mirror cabinet above, and a close coupled W.c.
Set in approximately 1.45 acres of grounds within the Harrock Estate, this attractive, stone-built, true bungalow is accessed via a private road which turns right at the walled entrance and gateway leading to Greenacres. The private, tree lined, Tarmacadam driveway sweeps around to the frontage and provides a turning and parking area for numerous cars and leads to the detached stone-built double garage with electronically controlled roller shutter door, power, light, w.c. And sink unit, laundry facilities and storage cupboards, a side window and personal door.
To the front is a lawn garden dotted with mature shrub planting, two sun terraces, a hawthorn hedge and a five barred gate opens to a sand turn-out area, four timber stables and a stock fenced paddock. The lawn wraps around the side of the bungalow, is bordered by a laurel hedge and becomes a rear, split-level lawn with a sandstone boulder feature. The lawn, which stretches across the entire rear elevation, abuts a pebbled apron created for al fresco dining and a flagged patio continues as a perimeter pathway around the property. To the side, a further five-barred gate opens to a second stock fenced paddock. Standing still within the grounds of this excellent home, the views are breath-taking and the peace is just perfect.
The property is set in approximately 1.45 acres of land and is also a registered smallholding.
Viewing is strictly by appointment through Maria B Evans Estate Agents
We are reliably informed that the Tenure of the property is Freehold.
Room measurements given in these property details are approximate and are supplied as a guide only. All land measurements are supplied by the Vendor and should be verified by the buyer's solicitor. We would advise that all services, appliances and heating facilities be confirmed in working order by an appropriately registered service company or surveyor on behalf of the buyer as Maria B. Evans Estate Agency cannot be held responsible for any faults found. No responsibility can be accepted for any expenses incurred by prospective purchasers.