Walmersley Old Road, Bury

£465,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 3
Whitewall Farm Cottage originally constructed during the 17th century and is believed to be part of the original Whitehall Estate. The cottage is now within the curtilage of Whitewall Farm and has been given Grade II listed status by English Heritage as a building of historical importance (Farmhouse late C17 of coursed sandstone with quoins, slate roof, altered in C18 & now a dwelling house).

Located off Walmersley Old Road in the hills above Bury the property has unrivalled views to the south across adjacent greenbelt farmland and on towards Manchester, Cheshire plain and the distant Welsh hills and yet is within easy reach of the town centre at Bury and the motorway network; the nearest junction being about 2 miles away.

The property is constructed using locally sourced stone with a slate roof and was the original farmhouse on the site. A new farmhouse was subsequently built across the service lane, which still serves as the farmers' residence today.

Our vendors moved into the property around 13 years ago and have systematically restored the cottage to exacting standards retaining the period features, most notable being the original mullioned windows and substantial beamed ceilings. Wood burning stoves have been installed together with hardwood sealed unit double glazing and more recently the cottage has been connected to mains water and mains electricity. There is combination central heating fired by LPG and septic tank drainage located well into the adjacent field.

The accommodation briefly comprises of entrance hall with guest cloakroom off, lounge with wood burner, beautiful farmhouse style kitchen again with wood burning stove, rear lobby with storage, first floor landing, three double sized bedrooms and a three piece bathroom with shower. To the outside there is a rear courtyard with parking for 2/3 cars, and south facing front gardens with stunning views & an ornamental pond.

Entrance Hall

Stone tiled flooring, access to first floor and latch doors leading to ground floor rooms.

Guest Cloakroom

Comprising a modern two piece suite with low flush w.c. and wash hand basin.

Lounge

5m x 4.7m (16'4 x 15'5 )

Stone mullioned windows to the front with exposed feature stone wall. Wood burning stove in stone fireplace, solid wood flooring, beamed ceiling and wall light points.

Dining Kitchen

6.2m x 4w (20'4 x 13'1 w)

Fabulous family room/kitchen with a range of Shaker style units in cream with contrasting solid wood worktops and 'Belfast' sink unit. Freestanding 'Rangemaster' dual fuel range cooker, integrated fridge and dishwasher and space for American style fridge freezer. Wood burning stove again in recessed fireplace with slate hearth. Beamed ceiling, stone effect tiled flooring and stone mullioned windows to the front and rear. Access to the rear lobby with storage cupboard and further cupboard with plumbing for the washer and dryer. Access to rear courtyard.

First Floor Landing

With spindled balustrade and window to the rear.

Main Bedroom

5m x 4.6m (16'4 x 15'1 )

Beautifully presented room with stone mullioned window to the front with exposed window head. Beamed ceiling and engineered wooden flooring.

Bedroom Two

3.9m x 3.7m (12'9 x 12'1 )

Stone mullioned windows with exposed stone window head. Fitted wardrobes and laminate flooring.

Bedroom Three

3.9m x 2.3m (12'9 x 7'6 )

Stone mullioned window to the rear overlooking the rear courtyard. Laminate flooring.

Bathroom

Three piece suite in white comprising: a low flush w.c., pedestal hand wash basin and panelled bath with thermostatic shower over. Stone effect tiling and stone mullioned window to the rear.

Outside

The property is approached via the service road to Whitewall Farm approximately 300 yards off Walmersley Old Road. To the front there is a lawned and stone patio garden with Arctic Spar Hot Tub (available via separate negotiation). There is a side pathway leading round to the rear courtyard garden with parking for 2/3 vehicles and storage facilities for the LPG gas.

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Pearson Ferrier - Bury

435-437 Walmsley Road, Bury, Lancashire

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