Blacker Grange Farm, Barnsley
A delightful farmhouse which has been sympathetically modernised and restored resulting in stunning spacious accommodation with retained period features and an outstanding entertainment suite which over-looks landscaped south west facing gardens.
Set within grounds approaching ½ an acre, occupying a private tucked away position and boasting rural views; the property enjoys a desirable open-plan living kitchen, five bedrooms and a three-car garage. Enjoying an idyllic rural setting, providing immediate access into glorious open countryside whilst being well served by abundance of local services and positioned within a five minute drive of the M1 motorway network. An additional 2.5 acres of land, and an agricultural barn can be purchased by separate negotiation. A detailed inspection is genuinely advised in order to fully appreciate the standard of accommodation on offer.
Ground Floor An entrance door opens a reception porch which has an amtico floor and an internal oak door that provides access through to the reception hall; which immediately displays the high quality of interior finish and offers a glimpse through the dining kitchen to the lounge. The hallway enjoys a high ceiling height, a theme which continues throughout, has an amtico floor and displays oak internal doors, architraves and skirting boards. An oak staircase rises to the first floor level and access is gained to a cloaks room presented with a low flush W.C and a pedestal wash hand basin with complimentary tiling to the walls and a traditionally styled radiator with a heated chrome towel surround.
To the front aspect of the property are two reception rooms; the lounge enjoying a double aspect with windows to two elevations one of which has the original working shutters. An inglenook stone fireplace has a wood burning stove which sits on a stone flagged hearth with a feature exposed brick backcloth. The sitting room is currently used as a study, has a window over-looking the front garden, an original storage cupboard and exposed stone fireplace with a brick chimney breast over.
The living/dining kitchen forms the hub of the house and enjoys an open-plan aspect to the lounge with exposed oak timbers. The kitchen is presented with a bespoke range of furniture with granite work surfaces that incorporate a drainer and inset stainless steel one and a half bowl sink unit with waste disposal unit. A centrally positioned island has a granite work surface which extends to a six seater breakfast bar with cupboards and a chiller fridge beneath. The room enjoys a full complement of appliances including a Rangemaster stove which consists of a double oven with a six ring burner, a granite splash back with extractor canopy over, a wine fridge, a fridge freezer and a dish washer. There is complementary under cupboard lighting and a window to the side aspect with a rural outlook. A further window to the dining area ensures good levels of natural light are invited indoors.
The lounge offers exceptional proportions, has bi-folding doors opening directly on to a stone flagged seating terrace creating a feel of outdoor / indoor living. There are two additional windows, and a feature exposed stone wall with a rustic brick chimney breast which is home to living flame effect electric fire. The room has an amtico laid floor and an original well in the floor which has been made into a feature with glass cover over.
Positioned off the kitchen a utility area has a sink set to a granite surround, additional base and wall cupboards, whilst a stable door opens to a rear porch which has a useful cupboard with oak fronted doors and a granite work surface with plumbing for automatic washing machine beneath. This room has an exposed stone floor and stone to the walls. A personal door gives access to the rear of the property.
First Floor Off the landing is a useful walk-in airing cupboard which houses the boiler and pressurised cylinder tank. The master suite offers exceptional proportions; the bedroom area having a window to the side aspect whilst French doors open out to a Juliette style balcony commanding a stunning outlook over the garden and adjoining farmland. The bedroom has built-in wardrobes with mirror fronted sliding doors to the expanse of one wall whilst access is given to a walk-in wardrobe and dressing room which has an opaque window and both hanging space and shelving to the expanse of two walls. The en-suite bathroom is presented with a corner shower, low flush W.C, a double ended jacuzzi bath and a wash hand basin with vanity cupboards beneath. The room has impressive feature tiling to the walls, an amtico floor and a heated chrome towel rail. The second bedroom offers generous proportions, has a window to the side aspect commanding a pleasant rural view and fitted wardrobes to one wall. En-suite facilities comprise a three-piece suite with complementary tiling to the walls. To the remainder of the first floor are three further bedrooms all situated to the front aspect of the property, two of which enjoy double proportions and a double aspect position with windows to two aspects ensuring excellent of levels of natural light. The family bathroom is presented with a four-piece suite consisting of a corner shower, a pedestal wash hand basin, a free standing roll top bath, a low flush W.C and a bidet. This room has an amtico floor, stylish tiling to the walls, an opaque window and a traditionally styled radiator with heated chrome towel surround.
Externally The property enjoys a little known tucked away position; a lane leading between farmland arrives at the property. To the immediate front aspect, the garden is mainly laid to lawn with stone wall boundaries and walkways. To the side aspect a block paved driveway presents off road parking for several vehicles and gives access to the triple garage. A seating area to the side aspect has an artificial turfed area. To the immediate rear aspect of the house, a substantial terrace is laid with Indian stone, spans the rear of the house and steps up to two separate garden areas each laid with artificial grass whilst having established wall and fenced borders. Access is given to the leisure suite, garage and first floor office situated to the first floor of the garage.
Leisure Suite A stunning purpose-built leisure suite offering approximately 1000 sqft of open plan accommodation. There is a personal door to the front aspect, tremendous levels of glazing allowing an abundance of natural light to flow within plus two sets of bi-folding doors ensuring the outside is invited indoors. This room has a radiator a commercial aluminium kitchen, a stone sink, hot plate, a pizza oven and twin self-contained cloaks rooms / W.C.
Garage A detached stone built triple garage with three electronically operated up and over entrance doors, power and lighting. A personal door to the side gives access to directly into the garden. To the first floor a garage has been converted offering versatile accommodation which is currently used as a hobby/treatment room with two Velux skylight windows, a kitchen area with furniture consisting of base and wall units and a work surface that incorporates a stainless steel sink unit. Access is gained to an office/sitting/bedroom area which has a Velux skylight window and adjoining shower room consisting of a low flush W.C, a wash hand basin and a step in shower.
Additional Information The property sits within grounds measuring approximately 0.4 of an acre, the gardens enjoying a south west facing aspect and a private position. A freehold property with mains gas, water, electric and drainage. An additional 2.5 acres is available via separate negotiation which includes a purpose built agricultural barn.
Directions From the A6195 Dearne Valley Road link follow Wombwell Road before turning right onto Barnsley Road and into the village. Turn left onto Grange View and then left again onto the track which leads down to Blacker Grange Farm.
- STUNNING CHARACTER HOME
- 5 BEDROOMS
- LEISURE SUITE
- TRIPLE GARAGE & ACCOMMODATION OVER
- SOUTH FACING GARDENS
- EXCEPTIONAL THROUGHOUT
- SYMPATHETICALLY RESTORED
- OPEN COUNTRYSIDE
- M1 ACCESS
- OPTION TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL 2.5 ACRES AND BARN