Peace Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M46

Guide price

Bedrooms: 5
One of Atherton’s finest historic properties is available for only the second time in 42 years (and no chain).

'Lynwood' is a stunning Victorian property built in 1885. Originally, a mill owners house, it is an exceptional family home with scale and character in equal measure.

'Lynwood' boasts 2500sqft of recently updated accommodation, newly landscaped gardens and outdoor entertaining space, and parking for upto 6 vehicles.   It is located in a quiet side street off Bolton Old Road.

All rooms have high ceilings, and many have original features including Victorian tiled flooring, 12 inch skirting boards, 4ft wide stairs and ceiling roses.

From the curb 'Lynwood' is an impressive property, with walled front gardens and paved path leading to a classic Victorian stone façade and wide front hardwood door. 

Entrance hallway (31' 9'' x 8' 10'') : An outstanding large entrance hall with original Victorian Minton tiled floor, two chandeliers,  and doors leading to the kitchen, lounge, large reception/games room and rear hallway.

Main lounge to the front of the house (14' 9'' x 13' 1''), has stunning sash style windows, original pig iron Victorian surround (new gas fire) and is dual aspect.

Reception/games room (24' 2'' x 14' 3). Stunning sash style windows to the front of the house, open fire in a brass fire place and renovated wooden surround, feature ceiling rose, new chandelier, wall lights and designer radiator cover.

Kitchen and dining room (20' 1'' x 13' 2''), solid wood integrated kitchen units, dining area seats 8 with ease, feature Victorian fireplace, Kardean flooring.

Pantry: under the stairs (9' 4" x 4' 0") including access to a restricted height cellar.

Rear hallway (3' 9'' x 13' 7'') includes new French doors that lead out onto a new elevated and covered rear patio with eating area and external fire place, and steps down to newly landscaped gardens and summerhouse. 

Shower room/WC (5' 4" x 9' 5") - brand new bathroom including subway tiles, large shower and screen, traditional victorian style radiator, sink, chrome fittings, and new window.

Utility (6' 1" x 11' 11") This large room allows for multiple utilities, sink and storage.  Access to gas boiler.

Staircase is 4ft wide making going to the first floor an event in itself. Beautiful renovated hardwood banister and newel posts.

Landing (25' 5'' x 8' 10'') with Wilton backed Dorchester Tartan carpet, triple ceiling lights, large cornices/ceiling rose and built in bookcase. Ornate doorways lead to 5 bedrooms.

Bedroom 1: very large bedroom 18' 2'' x 12' 9'' to the front of the house, with new panelled walls, new carpet, integrated wardrobes, refurbished Victorian cast iron fireplace, and large sash style window.

Bedroom 2: very large dual aspect bedroom to the side and rear of the house (17' 9" x 13' 10"), with new ensuite and carpet.  

Bedroom 3: Large bedroom to the front of the house (14' 11'' x 12' 3''), dual aspect including and large sash style window to the front.

Bedroom 4: Another double bedroom (11' 11'' x 13' 2'' with two windows to the side of the house.

Bedroom 5: Single room / office to the front/centre of the house (10' 6'' x 9' 0"), two windows, new radiator and new carpet.

Large family bathroom 8' 9'' x 13' 4'' features corner bath, separate shower enclosure, toilet, sink and towel rail.

Access to the loft is currently via bedroom 2, with ample scope for further large rooms above the bedrooms and landing.

Some fixtures are available upon request.


Front gardens are structured to make the best of the front elevation and yet are low maintenance.

Driveway to the side of the house accomodates 4-5 cars.

The rear garden has been subject to complete renovation and new landscaping over the last 2 years, with new summer house, new lawned area with pond and planting, new gabion walls, 18m of new stone paths, and steps leading to a private elevated seating and dining area (space for more than 10 guests).  Includes covered brick fireplace and 7m x 3m block paved seating/dining area, with additional space for further dining tables and chairs.  The rear garden is not overlooked and offers a great deal of privacy and quiet.


Lynwood is walking distance to Atherton train station (25 minutes to Manchester), 5 drive minutes to the M61 (Junction 4), and close to multiple good primary and secondary Schools and major NHS facilities.

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