3 Bedroom Detached House For Sale
Towngate Barnsley S75.
Offers in Excess of £230,000
Popular village with good schools and M1
2 South-facing Balconies
Rear Garden backs onto Woodland
- Asking Price:
*SOUGHT AFTER VILLAGE*
First time buyers / growing family.
Set back from popular road, near to good schools and M1. Private garden backs onto woodland. Two elevated outdoor seating areas. Large dry shelved basement.
DESCRIPTION: Standing back from this quiet road down a sloping private driveway, this clean, easily maintained, modern property briefly comprises: Bright entrance hall, with handy w.c. A half-glazed door leads into a good family sized lounge with cast iron gas fired stove set on a stone fireplace. With the recently fitted pale grey carpet flowing through, a short corridor passes the generous under stairs pantry on the right, with built in shelving, currently used to store coats, ironing board and kitchen equipment. Here, the pleasant dining room with attractive corner shelving, is flooded with natural light from the patio doors, and has open elevated views to the woodland, and over the garden below.
The clean, modern galley kitchen, also with garden and woodland views, has a range of fitted wall and base units with all appliances, including a new hob and oven.
Fitted with the same pale grey carpet, the stairs lead to a first-floor landing with a built-in storage cupboard, and access to the fully insulated loft space. The master bedroom occupies the full width of the house and has fabulous woodland views from the two windows out across the valley. Bedroom two is another good-sized room facing the road, which is currently in use as a double guest room. The third bedroom is a single room which has been used as both a single child’s room or study, with built in desk and shelving. The family bathroom, fully tiled on two sides, comprises an easy to clean, cream three-piece suite with modern waterfall shower over the bath.
Coming to the outside, the generous private rear garden is overlooked from an elevated enclosed balcony accessed through the dining room patio doors. This south facing enclosed balcony area, surrounded with attractive wrought iron railings, has space for seating or eating outdoors in the summer, with sun all day and into the evening. In addition, the owners have added a larger, raised wooden decking area, with matching railings, accessed from the kitchen door. This area, also a sun trap, is suitable for enjoying lazy summer barbeques. Access to the rear of the attached garage is also handy from the well looked after decked area.
Steps lead down the side of the house from the decking to the large, lawned rear garden. The garden is planted with shrubs in the borders and has an attractive swing seat, handily shaded by the trees in high summer. There is also a paved pathway leading to a generous basement with power and lighting which provides excellent dry storage on custom built steel racking and extends under half the property. Basement also provides useful storage for garden tools, garden furniture and hobby equipment.
To the front there is a driveway providing off road parking for 2 or 3 cars which leads to the detached garage with up and over door, power and lighting. There is also steel racking and a convenient work bench for hobbies and DIY, as well as further storage opportunities in the rafters. The floor is painted and easy to keep clean.
This well-presented detached house, is easily maintained and heated and would ideally suit the first-time buyer or growing family alike. Situated on a well-regarded and friendly residential village with health centre, petrol station with supermarket, primary school and private nursery, all a short walk away. Barnsley and Penistone are a short drive away, and both have a variety of shops and amenities including very good secondary schools. 2 miles to the M1J37 giving access to, Leeds, Rotherham and Sheffield. 1 mile to Silkstone Common rail station on the Huddersfield/Sheffield line.
- Property Age: 26 years
- Council tax band: D (£1660.90 Per Annum)
- Chain position: No chain
- Double Glazing: Throughout
- Heating: gas
- Parking: Single Garage and Driveway
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