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4 Bed Detached House, House Under Offer
Built in 1891, this Victorian detached property offers generous accommodation and well-proportioned rooms situated on a substantial plot approx. 0.42 acres, making this ideal for a growing family. The property has a garage to the side which could be converted and an attic room which could be converted into two rooms (subject to relevant building consent). The property also has the added benefit of having double glazed windows throughout the property
This lovely family home has scenic views over rural farmland to both the front and side. Within the boundaries of Pennington Flash country park with its beautiful large lake and yacht club. Whilst also being well located for local amenities, good schools primary and secondary, travel via both the motorway network and the A580: East Lancs Road and Newton-le-Willows and Atherton railway stations, which provides links into both Manchester and Liverpool.
The property offers an abundance of original features including original fireplaces, wooden spindle staircase, high ceilings, and ceiling covings whilst also providing any potential purchasers with the opportunity to buy somewhere which they can update to their own standard and taste. The sale includes carpets, light fittings, curtains and blinds. With uPVC double glazed windows and external doors and fully central heated system with radiators fitted with thermostatic valves and heated by Worcester Bosch 30kw boiler installed 3 years ago. Early viewings are strongly advised in order to avoid disappointment.
Entrance & hallwayThe property is entered via steps leading up to the double glazed entrance porch at the front which opens into the lounge. The hallway is in the centre of the property and retains many original period features including a wooden spindle staircase, dado rail, and ceiling coving. In addition there is an understairs storage cupboard housing the gas and electric meters.
Reception RoomsThe property benefits from three reception rooms. The generous main lounge, measuring 19'4 x 15'1 (excluding the bay window) benefits from a living flame gas fire with original feature marble surround, with other period features including a bay window to the front, high ceiling with coving and a ceiling rose. This room has an archway leading into the dining room and obscured glass double doors leading into the hallway.The dining room measures 15'11 x 14'1 and benefits from a further traditional style wooden fireplace surround with a living flame gas fire with tiled back and hearth. This room also has a bay window overlooking the front garden, high ceiling, ceiling coving, ceiling rose and a door leading into the kitchen.The snug is a cosy and welcoming room measuring 12'10 (max) x 9', which is located at the rear of the property and is fitted with an original cast iron fireplace surround with tiled back and hearth and an inset living flame gas fire. This room has double glass panel doors leading into the conservatory.
Kitchen & Utility RoomThe kitchen was fitted five years ago measures 15'9 x 14'1 and is fitted with a range of wall and base units with Quartz worksurfaces and backsplash to complement, double inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit with mixer tap. Integrated Neff appliances to include a double oven, five ring gas hob, extractor hood above, fridge freezer and dishwasher. Cupboard housing the boiler, partially tiled walls, vertical heated towel radiator, windows to the side and rear and an obscured glass panel door leading into the utility room.The generous utility room measures 11'5 x 7'9 and is fitted with wall and base units with work surfaces to complement, inset stainless steel sink and drainer unit, space for a washing machine, fridge freezer, quarry tiled floor, partially tiled walls, windows to the side and rear and a glass panel door providing rear external access.
Bedrooms, Study & Family BathroomThe landing area features a large feature obscured window to the side, dado rail, ceiling coving, loft access and access into the upstairs rooms.The property benefits from four generous double bedrooms all with fitted wardrobes, with a further two being fitted with traditional cast iron fireplace surrounds. Bedroom three houses a large airing cupboard with a nearly new hot water cylinder. In addition, the property has a further room on the first floor measuring 9'9" x 4'9", which would make an ideal study. There is an attic space which could be converted into two rooms and a shower room (subject to relevant building consent).The family bathroom comprises of a panelled bath with shower over, pedestal hand basin, low level WC, tiled walls and an obscured glass window to the rear.
LoftEast Side 13'6" x 11"Centre 6" x 11"West Side 13'2" x 10'6"With good head height within the dimensions mentioned above. South West facing roof, ideal for solar panel installation.
Conservatory & Shower RoomThe double glazed conservatory measures 11'1" x 9'7" and has a tiled floor and double doors providing access into the rear garden.The property benefits from a ground floor shower room with a walk-in shower, low level WC, hand basin with storage underneath, partially tiled walls and an obscured window to the rear.
External areasThe property is situated on a substantial gated plot with a tarmac driveway to the side and rear and a block paved terrace to the front. There are large lawned gardens to the front and rear with beds and borders, well stocked trees, shrubs, bulbs and perennials. The rear lawn contains a small orchard with apple, pear, damson and victoria plum trees. An additional block paved area lies at the side of the property, with gated access to the rear. The property also benefits from a tandem double garage measuring 33' x 13'2" with electric door and storage above measuring 24'6" x 13'2". The garage also has the potential to be converted (subject to relevant building consent). There is a generous hardstanding to the rear of the property. There are also two greenhouses, a vegetable and soft fruit area with raised beds.
PLEASE NOTEThe property has a septic tank which is located at the rear of the property. It is also worth mentioning that there is an additional driveway on the right of the property (when looking towards the house) which belongs to next door, but Pear Tree House has a right of way access.
Local Authority / Council TaxWigan Borough CouncilBand: F Annual price: £2515 approx
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