Property details

4 bedroom detached cottage for sale
Bankwood, Charlesworth, Glossop
£500,000

Key features

  • Fantastic stone detached cottage sat on an excellent plot offering a rural location in open countryside
  • Approached by a river lined lane the property stands in an elevated while private position in this most idyllic of spots
  • Recently updated and offers a stylish and spacious home while retaining the characterful charm of the cottage
  • Hallway with stone fireplace, multi fuel burner and this sits in the middle of the house with feature ceiling beams
  • Wonderful living room that is dual aspect, has oak flooring, stone fireplace with multi fuel burner and views out over the surrounding trees and countryside
  • Modern fitted kitchen with Belfast sink, Range style cooker, space for white goods and large dining area with further stone fireplace
  • Benefits from a Conservatory with access out to the garden, Utility room with storage and WC / Cloaks
  • First floor landing leads to four double bedrooms all of which enjoy fantastic country views and the master has an en suite shower room with a further three piece family bathroom suite
  • Landscaped gardens extending to approx 1/2 an acre, affording tranquillity and access to adjoining countryside - further patio area to sit out and enjoy the space
  • Ample parking options with single garage with mezzanine storage and further double garage all with a parking area to the front that can house several cars off road

Full description

Superb stone detached cottage that is situated in a most desirable area, sure to please those seeking a rural property in open countryside. Approached by a river lined lane, the property stands in an elevated, but private position with wonderful views. The property has been upgraded and modernised to create a superb home but the current owners have retained the period features with beamed ceilings and stone fireplaces with multi fuel burners in the hallway, dining area and living room. Bankwood Cottage is truly unique and occupies a great plot.

Spread across two floors the property briefly comprises of, to the ground floor, Entrance Porch which leads into the hallway / snug, dual aspect living room which has views out across the countryside nd sliding doors into the conservatory. L shaped kitchen and dining room with stylish units, Belfast sink and range cooker. To the rear sits the utility room with WC / Cloaks. The first floor landing leads to four double bedrooms. The master has an en Suite Shower Room and there is a family bathroom.

Externally, there are landscaped gardens extending to approximately 1/2 an acre, affording tranquillity and access to adjoining countryside. The garden is mainly lawned with flowerbeds and shrubs. A detached double garage has double opening doors, electric light and power and could be used as a workshop space. There is a further single garage and a large drive provides further parking.
The location is perfect to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Close to open fields yet despite its rural feel it is located conveniently to facilities available in the nearby village of Charlesworth and Broadbottom, including well regarded primary schools. Broadbottom offers a regular rail service to Manchester Piccadilly, and connects to the town of Glossop. Well located for Ashton, Hyde, Stalybridge and the M67 / M60 motorway junction.

Ground Floor

Entrance Porch
Front door with letterbox. Tiled floor. Wall light. Double glazed window to side. Power and light points. Door to the hallway.

Hallway / Snug - 4.50m x 3.53m (14'9 x 11'7)
Beautiful entrance hallway that has feature ceiling beams and has a stone fireplace with multi fuel stove. Fitted with oak flooring. Radiator. Ceiling light. Tiled floor. Double glazed window to the front elevation. Door to the Living Room and leads into the dining kitchen.

Living Room - 7.70m x 3.76m (25'3 x 12'4)
Dual aspect room that is filled with natural light and has fantastic views of the surrounding trees and river. Fitted with oak flooring. Stone fireplace with multi fuel stove. Three double glazed windows to the front, side and rear elevation giving wonderful views. Sliding doors open into the conservatory. Two ceiling lights. Two radiators. Power and light points. TV point.

Conservatory - 2.77m x 2.46m (9'1 x 8'1)
A great addition to the property is the conservatory which sits to the side of the house and allows you to enjoy the surrounding view of trees, fields and river from the double glazed windows to all three sides. There are two sets of double doors that open to the garden. Tiled floor.

Kitchen / Dining Area - 5.61m x 5.05m narrows to 2.97m (18'5 x 16'7 narrow
A superb room which is fitted with a range of wood wall, base and drawer units that comprises of wooden work surfaces with Belfast sink unit with mixer taps. Fitted with a range style oven and hob with tiled splash back and extractor over. Space for fridge and freezer. Plumbing for dishwasher. Tiled floor. Power and light points. Ceiling light. Radiator. Double glazed window to the side elevation overlooking the fabulous pond area. There are two further windows to the front elevation which fill the room with natural light and overlook the private space to the front. The room has a beamed ceiling and space for a dining area with feature stove on a stone hearth with wooden surround and mantle piece. Stairs to the first floor. and door to the utility room.

Utility Room - 2.92m x 3.00m (9'7 x 9'10)
A great space for storage and offers access to the rear garden and a built in storage cupboard. Fitted with a range of wall and base units with rolled top work surfaces. Tiled splash back areas. Includes a stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap. Plumbing for washing machine. Tiled floor. Door to the garden and door to the WC.

WC / Cloaks - 1.63m x 1.22m (5'4 x 4'0)
Fitted with a two piece suite in white that comprises of WC and sink unit with mixer tap built into a storage cupboard. Ceiling light. Radiator. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Frosted double glazed window to the side elevation.

First Floor

Landing
Long landing that leads to all four bedrooms and the bathroom. This space has a double glazed window that overlooks the stairs and another slightly further down to give lots of natural light. Two ceiling lights. Two radiators. Power and light points. Loft hatch with pull down ladder.

Bedroom One - 4.98m x 2.87m narrows to 2.51m (16'4 x 9'5 narrows
Superb double sized bedroom with two double glazed windows that overlook the surrounding countryside. Fitted with carpet. Ceiling light. Power and light points. TV point. Radiator. Double doors open into the en suite shower room.

En Suite Shower Room
Fitted with a three piece suite in white that comprises of WC, sink with taps and shower cubicle. Tiled floor. Tiled walls. Ceiling light. Light with built in shaver point.

Bedroom Two - 3.53m x 3.48m (11'7 x 11'5)
Superb double sized bedroom with two double glazed windows that overlook the surrounding countryside. Fitted with carpet. Ceiling light. Power and light points. TV point. Radiator.

Bedroom Three - 4.06m x 3.73m narrows to 2.36m (13'4 x 12'3 narrow
Superb double sized bedroom with two double glazed windows that overlook the surrounding countryside. Fitted with carpet. Ceiling light. Power and light points. TV point. Radiator.

Bedroom Four - 4.01m x 2.54m (13'2 x 8'4)
Superb double sized bedroom with two double glazed windows that overlook the surrounding countryside. Fitted with carpet. Ceiling light. Power and light points. TV point. Radiator. Built in wardrobes.

Bathroom - 2.79m x 1.68m (9'2 x 5'6)
Fitted with a three piece suite in white that comprises of WC, sink with taps and panelled bath with taps and shower attachment with screen to side. Tiled floor. Part tiled walls. Ceiling light. Light with built in shaver point. Heated towel rail. Double glazed window to the rear.

Single Garage with Mezzaine Floor - 4.70m x 6.43m (15'5 x 21'1)
Fitted with an up n over door. Mezzanine floor. Power and light point.

Double Garage - 5.79m x 4.72m (19'0 x 15'6)
Fitted with an up n over door. Power and light.

Driveway
Ample driveway space. There is space for cars in front of the double garage. Then to the front of the single garage and in front of the property.

Garden
The majority of the garden is lawned and bordered with flowerbeds, shrubs and trees. A great place to enjoy the sunshine throughout the day and to sit out and enjoy your surroundings. There is a patio section also. Great space for children, pets and entertaining.

Further Details
The property is FREEHOLD.

Council Tax Band - F (High Peak Council)

The property is fitted with solar panels to the roof which earn the property approx £1,000 per annum. The current gas and electricity bill is £100 per month and so the solar panels pay back the outgoing.

Property floor plan

Energy Efficiency Rating

Current rating: 69
Potential rating: 85

Energy Efficiency Rating

Environmental (CO2) Impact Rating

Current rating: 62
Potential rating: 82

Environmental (CO2) Impact Rating