A 1930s, 3 bedroom detached house with garage, mature gardens and a sought after village location ideally located for a good range of shops and amenities in Mapplewell & Darton, junction 38 of the M1 motorway at Haigh, Darton train station and daily commuting to major centres in South and West Yorkshire.
Thorne House offers delightful, spaciously proportioned accommodation having double glazing, gas central heating and many original period features including wood panelled internal doors, fitted furniture, cornicings, high skirtings and high ceilings.
Located within one of the oldest residential areas of the village, popular for its individual homes, Thorne House shares its drive with a bungalow and enjoys a good degree of privacy set within its beautiful well stocked gardens.
A viewing is recommended on this lovely period property built of local Stairfoot brick to a double fronted, twin bayed design under a pitched roof of blue slates.
The accommodation comprises:
Central covered front entrance linked with the twin bays, having a wall lantern and composite entrance door with double glazed overlight to the
ENTRANCE LOBBY with dado and wood panelled internal doors to the
SITTING ROOM 17’11’’ X 14’ including the walk in bays and the alcoves, a spacious room with high ceilings, high skirtings and having as a central focus point a mahogany fireplace with Welsh slate tiled hearth and surround to the coal effect gas fire, there are twin wall display niches, each with an electric lamp, ceiling rose, cornicing, two twin panelled central heating radiators, blinds and a double glazed patio door with fixed side panel to the conservatory
CONSERVATORY 14’2’’ X 10’6’’ of PVC double glazed construction, having a Karndean tile effect floor, top opening windows, blinds, two wall lights, three double power points, a set of external French doors and a central heating radiator
DINING ROOM 17’4’’ X 13’10’’ including the walk in bay and the alcoves, having a mahogany effect Adams style fireplace with cast iron surround, tiled reveals and hearth to the coal effect gas fire, there is a marvellous original bank of fitted mahogany drawers with store cupboards above, ceiling rose, covings, two central heating radiators and a door to the
KITCHEN 9’10’’ X 7’11’’ being half tiled and having a fitted range of floor and wall mounted store cupboards with shaker door fronts and light beech wood effect worktop surfaces, there is a sink unit, freestanding Zanussi electric oven, fitted cooker hood, space for an under counter fridge, gable window, fluorescent lighting, twin panelled central heating radiator and a timber panelled door to the
PORCH 7’8’’ X 6’4’’ of PVC double glazed construction, having a ceramic tiled floor, fitted worktop, shelving, plumbing facilities for an automatic clothes washer, double power point, wall light and a PVC double glazed external door
A door from the kitchen leads to a staircase descending to the
CELLAR 17’8’’ X 7’8’’ with fitted worktops, fluorescent lighting, six double power sockets and housing the gas and electric meters
From the front entrance lobby, a staircase with handrail and dado rises to the first floor
LANDING with spindled balustrade, newel post and loft access
FRONT BEDROOM ONE 14’10’’ X 13’8’’ including a good quality range of custom built mahogany effect fitted furniture on one wall providing plentiful high and low level hanging space, a bridging unit to the chimney breast, fitted dressing table with five drawers, open corner shelving unit and a central heating radiator
FRONT BEDROOM TWO 13’1’’ (16’3’’ maximum) X 9’5’’ including the fitted furniture consisting of wardrobes providing high and low level hanging space, shelving, a former bulk head airing cupboard now providing a work station suitable for a computer, covings and a central heating radiator
REAR BEDROOM THREE 11’ X 5’1’’ including a single fitted wardrobe, bridging unit, fitted desk with shelving, covings and a central heating radiator
FULLY TILED BATHROOM 9’9’’ X 7’11’’ having a four piece white suite with chrome furniture consisting of a panelled bath, vanity unit with fitted store cupboards and wash hand basin, corner shower cubicle with Mira Jump electric shower, low flush WC, obscured glazed window, mirror fronted wall cabinet and a twin panelled central heating radiator
This distinctive older type property enjoys a fine position in this sought after village location, conveniently placed for Mapplewell, Darton and Royston village centres, Darton train station, commuting on the A61 Wakefield Road and junction 38 of the M1 motorway at Haigh.
The property stands within attractive mature gardens that extend mainly at the front and to the rear, where a tarmacked driveway, which is shared, leads to a block paved parking area which in turn leads to a DETACHED SINGLE GARAGE 17’11’’ X 9’10’’ of concrete sectional construction, having a metal up and over entrance door and is covered by a security system.
At the front of the property there is an attractive garden with shaped mature lawn, having herbaceous borders and a wide rockery fronting the drive, with a wealth of mature bushes, shrubs and flowering
perennials. On the north side of the house there is a pathway leading to the rear garden which can also be approached from the drive. Immediately, at the rear of the house there is an attached brick structure divided into two stores, one ideal for garden furniture, the other has a light and power supply, and houses the central heating boiler. At this point, there is a patio area leading into the conservatory and the steps lead up onto the block paved parking area where there is a useful timber shed included in the sale. There is a stand of established bushes and a coloured gravelled area with raised decking to the drive.
VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS CAN BE MADE BY APPOINTMENT THROUGH OUR RESIDENTIAL DEPARTMENT ON 01226 299221
The property has a gas fired central heating system served by a wall mounted Baxi Platinum boiler located in one of the two brick stores attached to the rear elevation of the house.
FIXTURES & FITTINGS
Kindly note that the carpets, curtains, light fittings and blinds are included in the sale. Only the items specifically mentioned within these particulars are included.
Proceed out of Barnsley on the A61 Wakefield Road through Smithies, New Lodge, Athersley and at the junction with Bar Lane, proceed through the traffic lights bearing right, passing the Eastfield Arms public house. Within a third of a mile, proceed over the brow known as Tipsy Hill. Pass the junction with Paddock Road and then take the next turning left immediately after Lee Lane, onto Shaw Lane. On the brow of the hill with Greenside, turn right onto Staincross Common. Thorne House, number 13 Staincross Common, is located a short distance along on the left hand side and can be identified by our sale board.
Alternatively, if travelling on the A61 Barnsley Road from Wakefield through Sandal, Newmillerdam, pass the Notton/Woolley crossroads and into the village of Staincross. With the Limes Golf Course and the driving range on your left hand side, turn first right after the Turnpike Garage onto Shaw Lane. On the brow of the hill with Paddock Road and Greenside, turn right onto Staincross Common. Thorne House is located a short distance along on the left hand side and can be identified by our sale board.
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