***guide price £450,000-£475,000***
**the old library **circa 1830 **three/four bedroom characterful detached home **double fronted **en suite to principle bedroom **larger than average family bathroom **three reception rooms **large dining kitchen **substantial gardens **driveway providing off road parking & courtyard **
If you are looking for a property full of character & sophistication, then look no further than this substantial three/four bedroom Double Bay fronted family residence located in the heart of Eckington, positioned within ¼ of an acre of generous & attractive gardens, accompanied by extensive off road parking.
The Old Library dates back circa 1830’s offers impressive accommodation throughout boasting many original features including sash windows, ornate coving, picture rails, high ceilings, original fireplaces, parquet style floor and a beautiful original dog leg staircase rising to the mezzanine first floor landing. Deceptively spacious throughout providing a wealth of retained original period features, providing character and charm which in turn blends effortlessly with a contemporary feel throughout. Offered for sale with many benefits including a newly replaced Baxi central heating boiler, two grand reception rooms with Sash Bay windows, a spacious dining kitchen, scullery and useful cellar, three double bedrooms with space to create a forth, en suite shower room to the principle bedroom and family bathroom. Only by internal inspection can this wonderful home be truly appreciated. The first floor landing could easily be reconfigured in order to add a fourth bedroom subject to necessary consents.
Located within the popular residential location of Eckington, within close proximity to ample local amenities, public transport links, well regarded local schools, as well as easy access to the M1 motorway network links and a short drive to the Crystal Peaks Shopping centre.
The accommodation in brief comprises: A grand entrance hallway with storm porch and stone pillars leads to the beautiful staircase rising to the first floor landing, in turn doors from the hallway access both reception rooms, the first on the left being a dual aspect cosy lounge with front facing original Bay sash window and further rear facing window allowing natural light to flow through, original coving, picture rail and the focal point of the room being an attractive limestone feature fire surround with open working fire and brick back. The second reception room to the right, also having front facing original Bay Sash window, original coving, picture rail, an additional side window allows extra light into this wonderful reception room featuring the original Herringbone style Parquet flooring. Open plan into the dining kitchen ideal for entertaining family and friends benefitting from a comprehensive range of wall and base units with integrated appliances to include electric hob, oven and extractor fan. Tiling splash backs and tiling to the floor and a door enters into the scullery with original feature fire surround with open fire, original stone floor, built in storage cabinet with shelving, side facing entrance door accessing the rear garden and door to the cellar.
The first floor landing opens into all three larger than average bedrooms, the principle bedroom with front facing secondary glazed sash window, being a king sized room having the benefit of a walk in wardrobe/dressing room and en suite shower room, double bedroom two with front facing secondary glazed sash window, having built in mirrored wardrobes with sliding doors and double bedroom three overlooking the side aspect also with sash windows.
The family bathroom is much larger than average, fully tiled, low flush wc, wash hand basin in vanity unit, mirror & lighting above, sunken bath and separate shower enclosure having mains shower within. Housing the wall mounted gas heating boiler and built storage cupboard with shelving being and ideal space for an automatic washing machine.
Externally: To the side of the property provides ample off road parking space, with further off road parking space via double timber gates, along with an original flagged stone sitting terrace, perfect for entertaining, alfresco dining and enjoying a coffee the sunshine.
The garden is South west facing, fully enclosed with steps from the terrace rising to a generous mainly laid to lawn garden filled with an abundance of mature trees, plants, flowers and shrubbery and offering a degree of privacy. Also having a timber garden shed providing storage, a greenhouse for the gardening enthusiast and a side pathway leads to the wild garden, taking you round to the front of the property where there is a stone flagged path and mature plants.
Location: Eckington village is steeped in local history, conservation areas and offers a host of superb local amenities, schools and a local supermarket. The area boasts a public swimming baths and superb local restaurants and gastro style eateries in the surrounding areas. Ideally situated for links to the M1 motorway networks, Sheffield city centre and nearby Crystal Peaks shopping centre. Renishaw Hall and local surrounding countryside and walks on the Pennine trail provide plenty of choice. The area is popular with buyers of all ages and has excellent bus and transport links.
Council Tax Band C
|Property Type||%||Avg. current value||Avg. # beds||Avg. # bathrooms|
|End terrace house||5.1%||£145,000||2.8||1|
|Property Type||1 Bed||2 Beds||3 Beds||4 Beds||5 Beds|
|Houses||£130,000 (1)||£132,068 (14)||£177,500 (28)||£321,956 (24)||£480,000 (3)|
|Flats||£78,750 (2)||£85,000 (1)||-||-||-|
|All||£95,833 (3)||£128,930 (15)||£177,500 (28)||£344,878 (25)||£480,000 (3)|