Are you looking for a fabulous, individual property with highly versatile accommodation and large mature gardens? Look no further. This beautiful extended home has origins dating back to 1866 and has been lovingly upgraded, perfectly blending versatility, character and charm. Situated within a large private plot of approximately 0.6 acres, offering generous gardens and extensive parking, all within a wonderful and convenient setting. The location is within easy access to a host of amenities, including Rochdale town centre alongside, Bury and Manchester city centres. It is also well placed for major transport links making it a superb option for those looking to commute. The layout offers the unique potential for a self contained annexe that would be idea for a dependent relative/home workers or offer a possible rental income, if required. The home itself has generously proportioned and highly versatile accommodation that is well suited to modern family living, whilst the superb private gardens must be seen in person to be fully appreciated, also offering the potential for further development, if required. Rarely do properties of this type and quality comes onto the market in such locations, and as such an early inspection is strongly advised to avoid disappointment.
Please note that the size and nature of he plot would allow further development of the property itself the land, to include the erection of an additional dwelling to the side (subject to relevant planning permission and building control).
The main house features well-proportioned and highly flexible living space comprises an entrance lobby, imposing reception hall, principal lounge, separate sitting room, substantial orangery, formal dining room, large fitted breakfast kitchen with generous utility room, cloakroom/wc, large galleried landing, four exceptionally good sized double bedrooms (master with en-suite and balcony overlooking the gardens), study room plus a family bathroom. The annexe is linked to the house offering additional accommodation if required however can be self-contained to provide a lounge/diner, kitchen, two bedrooms, and a wet room/wc, providing a fabulous dependent relative suite or stand-alone accommodation that could offer a substantial rental income if needed. Outside a sweeping driveway offers excellent extensive parking arrangements alongside splendid mature and private gardens to four sides.Location
The highly regarded area of Norden sits within the Borough of Rochdale and is ideally placed for transport links, the M6, M61 and M62, M65 motorways, making it ideal for commuter access across the North of England. The property itself is located within close proximity to a variety of local amenities including shops and schools. The area has long been popular with homebuyers looking for the perfect balance of modern convenience, as well as being close to fabulous open countryside.
The property is accessed via an imposing reception hall that has stairs rising to the first floor and the impressive galleried landing area. The principal lounge is a wonderful, spacious and yet cosy room that has a feature fireplace with a large bay window incorporating French doors that offers outlook and access to the gardens. A separate equally spacious sitting room provides an alternative area for relaxing alongside a further dining room that offers a more formal area for entertaining. A generously proportioned orangery provides yet more wonderful reception space, whilst on the first floor a small room provides an excellent area for storage or a study.
Breakfast Kitchen and Utility Room
The hub of the house is the breakfast kitchen, a large and practical space which is fitted with a range of wall and base units comprising cupboards, drawers and contrasting work surfaces complemented by integrated appliances. The spacious kitchen offers more than enough room for cooking and dining alike, making it ideally suited to modern living. Adjacent to here a larger than average utility room can be found which provides yet more useful storage space, ideally suited to white goods.
The master suite is a fabulous space that comprises a large, light and airy bedroom that features a walk out balcony that is accessed by French doors, alongside a three piece shower room.
Within the main house there are three further extremely good sized double bedrooms which each have their own unique shape and character.
Cloakroom/WC and Family Bathroom
Located off the utility room a cloakroom/wc ideally services the ground floor accommodation whilst on the first floor a further family shower room has four pieces which includes a shower enclosure, panelled bath, pedestal wash hand basin and low level wc, complemented by tiled wall and floor coverings.
The property has the advantage of a self-contained annexe. Although currently linked to the house this highly flexible area could be completely segregated, if required and utilised as a dependent relative suite, home office/workplace or a stand-alone property which could produce a healthy rental income. It has its own entrance, large lounge and dining area, fitted kitchen, two bedrooms plus a walk in three piece wet room and wc.
Parking and Gardens
The house itself is situated within a large private landscaped grounds of approximately 0.6 of an acre that features mature gardens and simply must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. Areas are laid to lawn alongside well stocked and maintained shrub and floral displays and paved seating areas, complemented by mature trees. There are ample parking for several vehicles and additional sufficient space for a large touring caravan (or motor home) within the generous courtyard.
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