A wonderful opportunity to acquire this substantial 4873 sqft family home on one of Didsbury's most sought after roads in the Blackburn Park conservation area. Full of lovely period features and an abundance of character, this home also has a large 2 double bedroom self contained apartment in the basement with both external and internal access. The main body of the house enjoys large proportions over the upper 3 floors, offers scope for the lucky buyer to put their own decorative stamp in places and enjoys large gardens, a driveway and double garage.
Accessed up a few steps from the front gardens, the accommodation comprises a porch leading to the main entrance hallway with stained glass windows and attractive turning staircase with wood-panelling on the side. Under the stairs there is a sizeable cloakroom.
From the hall you reach the dining room which has a large stained glass box-window to the front aspect and feature open fire place, as well as the huge bay-fronted lounge also with a feature fire place, stained glass panels and Herringbone parquet flooring. The morning room overlooks the rear garden and has an oriel and main window both with stained glass panels as well as a tiled fire place. The L- shaped kitchen/breakfast room overlooks the rear garden and has 2 built in floor to ceiling wooden cupboards in the alcoves, an AGA, a good range of floor and wall units with granite work surfaces, an integrated 2 drawer Fisher and Paykel dishwasher, a Belfast sink and has space for a fridge-freezer and microwave. A door opens to a rear porch with a useful pantry room to the side and steps leading down to the good sized back garden. Access to the utility room/ WC is also on this floor.
On the first floor the gallery landing leads to 4 double bedrooms, with the 2 principal bedrooms benefitting from a large range of built in wardrobes and stained glass panels: one has a herringbone parquet floor. The family bathroom and a separate shower room are also on this floor.
On the second floor an enclosed landing leads to a further 4 bedrooms and another family bathroom with bath and shower.
At basement level the self-contained apartment can be accessed via a staircase from the rear garden or a door-fronted internal staircase from the entrance hall and comprises a huge bay fronted lounge (formally a billiard room), a dining room with double doors opening to the kitchen, 2 double bedrooms, a box/dressing room and a modern shower room.
Externally there is a generous block-paved driveway and garden frontage leading to a large garage at one side of the house. There is gated access down the other side to the the generous back garden which boasts a large central lawn, original garden wall with deep, well-stocked beds and borders full of choice shrubs, plants and trees, as well as a sunny circular block-paved patio area.
- Square Meterage: 452.72 m²
- Tenure: Freehold
- Sat Nav Directions: M20 6DB