Offers in region of £1,125,000
Blacker Green Lane, Silkstone, Barnsley
A stunning country home set within landscaped grounds approaching 2 acres, enjoying the most enviable of settings, privately enclosed within a tree lined border and offering the option of an additional 14 acres with extensive equestrian facilities.
A substantial detached family home which offers spacious accommodation, versatile in orientation, stunning grounds boasting a south facing aspect incorporating a swimming pool. Located on the edge of this delightful village, wrapped within glorious countryside whilst being well served by local facilities including highly regarded schools; only a short drive from the M1 motorway being convenient for surrounding commercial centres.
Ground Floor A stone portico shelters a part glazed entrance door which opens into the reception hall which offers generous proportions, presenting an impressive introduction to the property having a marble floor and a centrally positioned staircase to the first floor. Windows to the front aspect overlook the cobbled stone driveway and invite and abundance of natural light indoors.
A spacious lounge has windows to three aspects inviting an abundance of natural light indoors whilst commanding a delightful outlook over the house gardens. The focal point of the room is a marble louis style fireplace with inset living flame gas fire. Open plan access is gained to the dining room which as an amtico floor; full height windows incorporate French doors which open onto the south facing terrace and swimming pool whilst commanding stunning views beyond. Internal doors lead through to an orangery which is glazed to three sides; external doors opening directly onto a flagged terrace which stands proudly overlooking the gardens. From the dining room access is gained through to the breakfast kitchen which has full tiling to the floor and is presented with a comprehensive range of fitted kitchen furniture complemented by granite work surfaces which incorporate a drainer and has an inset one and half bowl stainless steel sink unit with mixer tap over. Appliances include a Stoves double oven, with grill and seven ring burner, set back into a feature surround with tiled splash back and concealed extractor canopy over. Additional appliances include a dishwasher, a double fridge and a freezer.
The utility is presented with furniture matching the kitchen; granite work surfaces incorporating a stainless steel sink unit. This room has full tiling to the floor and plumbing for automatic washing machine whilst incorporating a separate W.C. A double glazed door provides access to the rear aspect of the property.
From the central reception hall, a guest bedroom has windows enjoying an outlook directly over gardens whilst commanding long distance views beyond. En-suite facilities present a four piece suite incorporating a free standing roll top bath.
A further ground floor bedroom commands a pleasant outlook to the front aspect.
A stunning games room offers exceptional proportions and presents versatile accommodation; currently used as a snooker room with exposed stone to three walls, windows to two aspects command views over the grounds. Access is gained through to a second private reception room again offering a degree of versatility and exceptional proportions. Windows to two aspects invite natural light indoors whilst commanding stunning views, a marble fireplace is home to a living flame gas fire whilst a cast iron spiral staircase gives a second access to the principle bedroom suite.
First floor The landing has windows commanding long distance views over the gardens and beyond.
The principle bedroom suite extends over the majority of the first floor; a substantial dressing room (which could easily convert to a fifth bedroom) has windows to two aspects and gains access through to the en-suite,; an exceptionally generous room presented with a four piece suite, windows to two aspects commanding stunning views whilst a dressing area enjoys fitted wardrobes and leads through to the bedroom which has windows to two aspects commanding stunning views over the gardens and farm land beyond.
A fourth bedroom is positioned to the rear of the property, windows commanding stunning views over the gardens, swimming pool and adjoining farmland in the backdrop.
Externally The property occupies a little known private setting accessed via a tree lined lane; electronically operated wrought iron gates opening onto the cobbled courtyard providing off road parking for several vehicles. The property sits within grounds of approximately 2 acres, the majority enjoying a south and south eastly facing aspect. The gardens to the rear enjoy a direct south position, in the main laid to lawn with a stone patio incorporating a swimming pool. Wrought iron gates give a second access onto the lane. To the south east aspect of the property a stone flagged terrace looks over landscaped gardens; shaped lawns complimented by a variation of flower, tree and shrub boarders. The gardens enjoy a carp pond and additional running stream with bridge overflowing into a naturally style pond with strategic planting and landscaping.
Additional information A detached freehold property with mains electricity and water. Oil powered central heating, LPG and drainage via a septic tank.
Immediately adjoining the property an additional 2.4 acres is available by separate negotiation and incorporates a large steel framed barn, a detached stone stable block which would adapt to ancillary living accommodation / home office, 2 additional barns, a ménage and home paddocks. A further option ideal for those with a more dedicated equestrian interest is the opportunity to acquire off lying grassland of some 12 acres that includes a 4.5 furlong uphill grass training gallop.
Directions Leave the M1 at junction 37 and follow the A628 Manchester signs for 2.5 miles. After the petrol station, pass the 40 mph signs and fifty yards later take the next entrance on the left. Follow Blacker Green Lane until reaching the property.
- PRIVATE SETTING
- SWIMMING POOL
- OPTION FOR 2 ACRE EQUESTRIAN CENTRE - STABLES AND BARNS
- OPTION FOR ADDITIONAL 12 ACRES INCLUDING A 4.5 FURLONG GALLOP
- STUNNING SURROUNDING COUNTRYSIDE
- SPACIOUS ACCOMMODATION
- SOUTH FACING LANDSCAPED GARDENS
- M1 ACCESS
- LOCAL SERVICES & FACILITIES
- VERSATILE PROPERTY / VIEWING ADVISED