A stunning period home boasting retained original features, offering spacious accommodation which is versatile in layout and is presented to an exceptional standard throughout. Read more
A stunning period home boasting retained original features, offering spacious accommodation which is versatile in layout and is presented to an exceptional standard throughout.
Formerly part of the Wentworth Estate, built approximately 200 years ago, surrounded by beautiful open countryside resulting in the most idyllic of external lifestyles whilst being only a short walk from the gardens of Wentworth Castle. A delightful home presenting a wealth of charm and character, the generous living kitchen forming the hub of the home and opening directly on to a privately enclosed garden. The spacious lounge displays original exposed timbers and commands stunning views over surrounding countryside. Whilst immediately rural, local services are in abundance and the M1 motorway can be reached within a 5-minute drive.
GroundFloor A Part glazed entrance door opens to the reception hall which provides an impressive introduction to the property. From the hallway a staircase rises to first floor level, there is a cupboard housing the central heating boiler and access is given to the ground floor bedrooms and living kitchen. The living kitchen forms the hub of the house; provides exceptional proportions and displays original period features such as exposed timbers to the ceiling. This room has windows to two aspects whilst French doors open onto an enclosed decked seating area. The kitchen area is presented with a traditionally styled range of fitted furniture with complementary granite work surfaces and an instant hot / chilled tap and a full complement of appliances. An island / workstation has useful drawers and shelving beneath. The utility which was formerly a fourth bedroom offers a versatile space with exposed timbers to the ceiling, plumbing for an automatic washing machine and a Velux skylight window. The downstairs shower room has Travertine tiling to the walls and floor and inset step-in shower, a wash hand bowl which sits on a Travertine shelf, low flush W.C and a heated chrome towel rail.
There ae two ground floor bedrooms; the front boasting exposed timbers and brickwork whilst two windows overlook the garden. En-suite facilities present a modern three piece suite which incorporates a free standing roll top bath whilst having slate tiling to the floor and walls. The room has an extractor fan, exposed timbers and gives access through to a useful storage room. The remaining ground floor bedroom is positioned to the rear and has exposed timbers to the ceiling and brickwork.
FirstFloor A spacious landing giving access to the family bathroom, master bedroom and lounge. A cupboard houses the pressurised hot water tank. A stunning Lounge offers generous proportions with original exposed timbers into the apex of the ceiling, has windows to two elevations commanding stunning rural views whilst two Velux skylight windows invite an abundance of natural light indoors. The room has a feature brick fireplace housing a dog grate fire which sits on a granite hearth. The Master Suite has exposed timbers into the apex of the ceiling, skylight windows to two aspects in addition to a further window. The Family Bathroom is presented with a modern three piece suite consisting of a corner bath, a wash hand basin which sits on a marble base with vanity cupboard beneath, a low flush W.C, exposed timbers, marble tiling to the walls and floor and a contemporary styled vertical radiator.
Externally Situated to the immediate front aspect of the property, enjoying an established private boundary with a variation of flowers, trees and shrub borders the garden is fully decked whilst a hot tub is enclosed within a fixed wooden enclosure. Beyond the garden is a block paved courtyard that serves two properties, the Byre enjoying parking for several vehicles and having a garage with power, lighting and electric door. The second bay provides useful storage and houses the oil tank.
AdditionalInformation A freehold property with mains electric and water. Heating is oil powered and drainage is via a septic tank which serves four properties the cost of which is equally divided. All water entering the property proceeds through a filtration system.
Directions Proceed from Barnsley town end roundabout along Racecommon Road turning right at the staggered crossroads onto Broadway and bearing left shortly afterwards onto Keresforth Hill Road leading towards Dodworth. At the bottom of the hill turn left along Gilroyd Lane and then at the crossroads turn left again onto Round Green Lane where Strafford House Courtyard will then be found on the left hand side.