Keresforth Hill Road, Barnsley
Set within a gated community of individually designed and built homes; a stunning 5 bedroom detached family house with spacious accommodation laid out over 4 floors, stunning countryside views, a triple garage with annex over and south facing grounds of approximately 1.6 acres.
The property offers versatile accommodation which is presented to an exceptional standard throughout, each room flooded with natural light; the hub of the home being an impressive living kitchen which is open plan to the orangery. To the lower ground floor, a leisure suite incorporates and games room, gym and cinema room whilst each bedroom offers double proportions; three enjoying en-suite facilities. The private gardens enjoy a south facing aspect, an outdoor heated swimming pool and a protective treelined backdrop. An idyllic location on the outskirts of glorious open countryside whilst being within a 5-minute drive from the M1 motorway and surrounding commercial centres. Local services are in abundance as are highly regarded schools.
Ground floor An entrance portico shelters a contemporary styled entrance door; opening to the reception hallway which immediately presents an impressive introduction to the house, the high calibre of interior finish immediately on display whilst offering a glimpse through to the living kitchen and external tree lined boundary beyond. The hallway is overlooked by a galleried landing; a bespoke oak and glass staircase to first floor level.
The lounge is positioned to the front aspect of the property, has two windows overlooking the front aspect whilst a CHESNEY wood burning stove sits on a tiled hearth and is inset to the chimney breast. The study sits on the opposite side of the hallway, offers versatile accommodation and has two windows overlooking the front aspect of the property.
An exceptionally well proportioned living kitchen forms the hub of the house, overlooks the gardens and gives open plan access through to the orangery. The kitchen area is fitted with a bespoke range of furniture with Silestone diamond quartz surfaces which incorporate a double drainer with an inset sink that has a mixer tap over and an instant hot Quooker tap. There are matching upstands and window sills whilst a centrally positioned island comfortably seats six and has a comprehensive range of pan and storage drawers beneath. This room enjoys a full complement of appliances including twin ovens, a microwave convection oven, Neff coffee maker, an induction hob with extractor canopy over, 2 x Neff warming drawers and under ovens, a fridge, freezer, wine cooler and a dish washer. The spacious dining area comfortably has space for 10 seat table; is open plan to the Orangery which has a JOTUL multifuel stove, windows to three aspects overlooking the grounds whilst a ceiling lantern ensures excellent levels of natural light is invited indoors.
Lower ground floor A staircase from the kitchen gives access to the lower ground floor; a generous central hallway is fully tiled and has a personal entrance door opening directly onto the external rear terrace. Off the hallway is a walk-in storage cupboard. A games room offers generous proportions and has two sets of bi-folding doors opening directly onto the terrace ensuring the outdoors is invited inside.
To the remainder of the lower ground floor there is a utility room with furniture matching the kitchen comprising base and wall cupboards with complementary tiling to the walls and a Silestone diamond quartz work surface with inset drainer and sink. This room has two integral washing machines, a dryer and a fridge. A cupboard for the laundry chute and a door opening to the side aspect of the house.
The gym has an engineered oak floor, bi-folding doors to the expanse of one wall opening directly onto the rear garden. There is a cloakroom presented with a two piece suite and step in 'wet room style shower' and a purpose built home cinema room with concealed LED lighting.
First floor An impressive galleried landing is home to a centrally positioned chandelier; a seating area to the front aspect of the house overlooks the development and ensures natural light is drawn inside. The oak and glass staircase continues to the second floor.
The master bedroom is positioned to the front aspect of the property, has three windows to two aspects, a generous walk in wardrobe which has hanging, shelving and drawer units to two sides and a window overlooking the garden. En-suite facilities comprise a walk-in wet room style shower with fixed glass screens, two floating wash hand basins with vanity drawers beneath, a W.C and a double ended bath with a waterfall feature. This room has full tiling to the walls and floor, a heated chrome towel rail and a frosted effect window.
To the remainder of the first floor there are two equally proportioned double rooms, one situated to the front, the other situated to the rear elevation; each having windows to two aspects and built in double wardrobes.
A family bathroom is presented with a Villeroy and Boch five piece suite consisting of twin wash hand basins with floating drawers beneath, a low flush W.C, a double ended bath and a wet room style shower with an inset rainfall showerhead. There is complementary tiling to the walls and floor, a heated towel rail and a frosted window.
Second floor The second floor landing has a skylight window. There are two bedroom suites, each offering double proportions with windows to the front aspect and balcony style Velux windows to the rear ensuring excellent levels of natural light whilst commanding stunning views over the grounds and beyond. Each room has a walk-in wardrobe and enjoys en-suite facilities comprising a floating wash hand basin with drawer beneath, a low flush W.C and a shower.
Externally The property sits within a gated community of only 5 bespoke homes. The development is accessed through electronically operated security gates. To the front of Needlewood House a generous open plan garden is in the main laid to lawn with paved walk ways and ornamental pillar lighting. A driveway to the side aspect of the property provides parking for several vehicles and gives access to the triple garage. Timber gates give vehicular access to the rear garden. To the immediate rear of the property, enjoying a south facing aspect, is a flagged seating terrace spanning the rear of the property, enjoys a covered seating area, ideal for a hot tub. Beyond the terrace there is an outdoor heated swimming pool surrounded by grey composite decking, a small beach and footings for a summer / garden house. The garden itself is mainly laid to lawn, has an established and protective tree lined boundary which adjoins open countryside to one aspect. A pond has a walkway bridge over to a decked roofed terrace whilst a mini crazy golf course sits within established trees. A lower section of the garden has been levelled for the creation of an outdoor tennis court/5-a-side football pitch. To the area at the rear of the garage there is also room to create additional outbuildings / stable block.
Triple Garage and Annex A detached triple garage with two electronically operated up and over entrance doors, power and lighting. Steps lead to a side entrance door that opens to the annex which consists of a living kitchen which then provides access through to a bedroom which has a walk-in wardrobe and an en-suite shower room.
Additional information A freehold detached property with a one bedroom annex above the garage having mains gas, water, electric and drainage. The property benefits from solar panels to the rear (south side) of the garage roof. There is a laundry chute on the first and second floor landings and the master bedroom which leads down to the utility. Underfloor heating throughout. All fixtures and fitting by separate negotiation.
Directions From junction 37 of the M1 motorway proceed on Dodworth Road towards Barnsley town centre, at the traffic light crossroad turn right onto Broadway. Off Broadway turn right onto Keresforth Hill Road where the development can be found on the right hand side accessed via electronically operated gates.
- INDIVIDUALLY DESIGNED & BUILT
- PRIVATE GATED COMMUNITY
- 1.6 ACRE GROUNDS
- SOUTH FACING GARDENS
- SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION (5000 SQFT) OVER 4 FLOORS
- TRIPLE GARAGE WIT 1 BED ANNEX
- STUNNING OPEN PLAN LIVING KITCHEN
- CINEMA, LEISURE SUITE & GYM
- EXCEPTIONAL THROUGHOUT
- M1 & OPEN COUNTRYSIDE ACCESS