A fantastic chance to purchase a piece of history, this19th century detached cottage is packed full of character features and stands on the plot of an old cotton mill. It has 3 double bedrooms, large dressing room (Can be used as a 4th bedroom), 2 bathrooms, dining room, large family lounge, breakfast kitchen with fixed seating and table, utility/laundry room and an entrance hallway/ boot room. The property also benefits from a large separate office building with 3 additional store rooms plus a very generous storage shed/craft room. It sits in beautiful private gardens set down from the road with a long driveway. This perfect family home is ideal for potential further development (planning permission previously authorised for additional floor to be added) and should be viewed to fully appreciate what is being offered.
Down the long driveway, which is lawned to both sides, reaches a round turning circle and extensive parking. The entrance leads into the dining room where you are greeted with beautiful oak beams and lovely wood flooring. There is a lovely bay window to the front and attractive spindle staircase to the first floor. Through the glass French doors finds the large comfortable lounge with large bay window with window seat and a roaring open log fire and has doors opening to the patio area. To the rear of the ground floor is the breakfast kitchen which features a beautiful AGA cooker and banquette breakfast area and comprises of solid wood wall base and drawer units with wooden work surfaces over incorporating a Belfast sink and space for a large fridge freezer and dishwasher. there is a separate utility space with space for a washer and dryer, fridge and has storage cupboards, combi boiler and sink unit and a downstairs WC and wash basin. There is also a 2nd entrance hall/ boot room/cloakroom which is a handy space for muddy walking boots or dogs.
To the first floor finds 3 double bedrooms again all with beautiful tree trunk beams and window lintels making attractive features and the master bedroom has an adjoining large dressing room, which could be converted into a 4th bedroom. The spacious modern family bathroom is well appointed with fully tiled floor and walls and consists of a fabulous large oval bath with stand alone mixer tap and shower attachment, separate curved glass screen shower enclosure, WC, bidet and vanity sink unit.
Outside has an excellent sized, detached home office with plenty of storage which is ideal and also benefits from an extra large storage shed that could be used as a workshop or craft room.
The gardens surrounding the property are full of little interesting aspects from a wooded area, walled garden and very social patio and bar area with electric and lighting to a lawned garden at the rear with natural waterfall. This is a superb property full of potential and ideal for a growing family. The property previously had planning permission but has now expired for extending into the loft to make 3 further bedrooms and a bathroom.
NB; There is a septic tank at the property.
This lovely property stands on the plot of the old cotton mill and is known locally at the ‘Bobbin Shop’ where all the cotton bobbins were kept from the mill. The house is set down from the road in the popular village of Mellor which has a sport club, church and community hall along with a couple of pubs within walking distance. It is also close to the amenities in Marple Bridge including shops, pubs and restaurants and is popular for walkers. For further information or to arrange a viewing please contact the Marple office.
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