A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE A TRULY INDIVIDUAL COTTAGE.
Built Circa 1541 with additions in the 1900's this property has a wealth of original features including exposed beam ceilings, 3 plank doors, wattle and daub walls. Originally the farmhouse on Offerton Fold the original farmhouse is now split into two homes plus a further small house was built adjoining the farmhouse. The property is situated on the Fold, which is an old cobbled road and is located on the corner of Hempshaw Lane and Marple Road. The property itself has been recently refurbished yet retains many of its period features and charm including period timber doors with metal hinges and latches, stone fireplace in the lounge, wooden beams to the ceilings and original stone floors throughout.
Briefly the accommodation comprises on the ground floor of a lounge with entrance door leading in with original stone fireplace, small study, a spacious breakfast kitchen being dual aspect and including fitted timber base units including inset Belfast style sink and exposed brick inglenook with space for Range style cooker, first floor landing, master bedroom with en suite, family bathroom, rear landing and 2 other good sized bedrooms.
The property also benefits from gas central heating and on road parking to the front although it may also be possible to create a driveway in the rear garden with potential access subject to permissions.
Externally the property boasts a cobbled courtyard to the front and a lovely private and enclosed rear garden with gravelled patio/seating area perfect for relaxing, dining or entertaining and having the benefit of mature trees, shrub planting and a pretty timber summerhouse.
The property is situated on an unadopted road and yet is within walking distance of various amenities including local shops, schools and local bus service whilst Stockport Town Centre is a short distance away as is the M60 motorway.
This is a beautiful property which oozes period charm and has been reflected in how the current owners have maintained the property.
Lounge - 12'4 x 15'4 max plus stai
Lovely cottage living room with the original timber plank entrance door, hardwood double glazed window to the rear, Original oak beam ceiling with timber frame, wattle and daub walls with exposed oak beams, wall lights, stone fireplace with open grate, york stone floor, radiator, staircase to the first floor landing, 3 plank door to:
Study - 5'1 x 9'9 max (1.55m x 2.97m max)
York stone floor, radiator, original exposed oak beams, original window to the lounge, plank door to the dining kitchen.
Breakfast Kitchen - 14'10 max red to 9'6 x 17'2 red to 13'10 max
York stone floor, hardwood double glazed windows to the front and rear, radiator, built in pantry, storage cupboard. Hand built kitchen units, with granite work surfaces, belfast sink with mixer tap, integrated dishwasher, inglenook fireplace with built in cooker, original plank door to the garden.
Doors to the main bedroom and family bathroom.
Bedroom One - 11'4 x 10'9 max (3.45m x 3.28m max)
A superb room with a mezzenine level, exposed oak beam ceiling and purlins, radiator, walk in wardrobe, hardwood double glazed window to the front, door to the en-suite bathroom.
En Suite Bathroom - 6'4 x 4'4 max (1.93m x 1.32m max)
Low level wc, pedestal hand wash basin, panelled bath, part tiled walls, extractor.
Pedestal hand wash basin, panelled bath, part tiled walls, stripped floor boards, enclosed airing cupboard, radiator, hardwood double glazed window to the front, door to the main landing, door to
Low level wc, hardwood double glazed window to the front.
Hardwood double glazed window to the front, radiator, doors to bedrooms and family bathroom.
Bedroom Two - 13'7 red to 10'0 x 11'1 red to 8'10 max (4.14
Hardwood double glazed windows to the front and rear, built in wardrobe, radiator.
Bedroom Three - 10'9 x 6'3 max (3.28m x 1.91m max)
Hardwood double glazed window to the rear, loft access, central heating radiator..
Paths And Driveways
To the front of the property there is a cobbled area providing off road parking, there is a wrought iron gate which gives secure access to the side of the property and the rear garden, there is a york stone pathway leading to the entrance door, the rear garden is very private, secure and split into 2 sections, the main garden is laid to lawn with mature plants shrubs, trees and a small patio area, the outbuildings are to the side and the end of the garden, there is a separate section off the main garden which provides great storage ultimately the main garden could be made bigger by utilising this area. The rear garden provides a nice retreat and is not overlooked.
There are two main out buildings one is used as a utility room and the other used as a storage outbuilding.
Utility Room - 17'1" x 6'10" (5.21m x 2.08m)
With power and light, plumbed for washing machine, space for dryer, also used for storing bikes and garden tools.
Storage Outbuilding - 6'6" x 6'1" (1.98m x 1.85m)
Useful storage area with window and door to the garden.
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