Looking for a detached bungalow in the sought after Markland Hill Area of Bolton?
Drive along the quiet and leafy Oakwood Drive and pull up outside this prominent dormer bungalow set on a considerable plot. Follow the neat winding landscaped steps or the driveway up to the welcoming front door of Number 52. Sense the open space around you from the elevated position.
Step in through the front door and shake off your brolley in the porch before heading on into the hallway.
Push open the door to the left to find a spacious reception room where a substantial front window bathes the room with light. A brick fire surround forms a warming focal point to centre your furniture around. Move on through to the open plan dining room where the large window enfolds onto the immaculate garden to the rear of the property. Enjoy the green leafy views whilst eating your evening meal here.
Step through into the breakfast kitchen where oak shaker style units are arranged in a u-shape positioning the sink by the rear window to benefit from the garden views. A built-in oven houses a halogen hob with a stainless steel extractor above. There is space for a freestanding fridge freezer beneath the overhead cupboards.To the dining area there are matching built-in cupboards to complete the seamless look and there is plenty space for dining table and sideboard.
Just next door, the handy utility boot room is placed by the back door, perfect for washing those muddy boots after a leisurely walk. Housing the washing machine and dryer along with a sink and drainer, this space offers plenty wall and base cupboards to store away all those cleaning products.
Back in the hallway, a large double bedroom is placed at the front aspect of the house. Built-in wardrobes are arranged in an L-shape with dressing table and matching bedside cabinets either side of the currently single bed. There is adequate space here for a king should you wish to reposition the bedside drawers.
Follow the corridor to the right and you will find a further double bedroom decorated in neutral tones with a window to the side aspect.
Next door, Bedroom Five, is currently utilised as a study with built-in shelving. There is ample space here for use as a single bedroom should you wish.
Set between the bedrooms and the living space, is a modern 4-piece bathroom. White gloss fitted units and wall cupboards line one side with w.c, bidet and wash hand basin below. Opposite is a bath with shower above and glazed screen offset against the stone coloured tiling.
The whole of the ground floor offers a great deal of flexibility, how will you choose to use this space?
Ascend the 1970s wooden tread staircase onto a light and airy landing where the window looks out over the expansive garden.
Immediately to the left, the modern shower room offers a built-in back to wall w,c, vanity wash hand basin with white gloss storage cupboards beneath and a separate corner shower enclosure. Stone wall tiling is finished with a complementary feature border.
Follow your nose around the corridor and notice the mass of built-in storage cupboards to one side and a wrap around eaves storage to the other side. There is plenty of scope here for extension subject to relevant planning permission.
Bedroom Two awaits at the end of the corridor decorated in yellow wall finishes. A large window overlooking the rear garden lights this bright and cheerful resting space. To one side are fitted wardrobes with complementing dressing table.
Next door to the front aspect is another sunny double bedroom, currently fitted with quality retro wardrobes complementing the fitted headboard and drawers.
Step outdoors to the rear of this lovely family home to find beautifully landscaped tiered gardens with three large paved patio areas offering plenty space for entertaining in the Summer months. Built-in plant beds enclose the two patio areas before stepping up onto a great sized well manicured lawn. With mature planting and hedge rows lining the garden there is plenty space to play.
To the front of the property a tiered landscaped garden awaits behind the brick walled exterior. A walled flagged pathway steps up to the front of the house with mature planting placed either side. Adjacent to this lies the flagged driveway that leads up to the single attached garage with an up and over door, power and light points.
Out and about
Step out of the front door and find yourself in the esteemed neighbourhood of Heaton, Bolton.
For a growing family with children, you couldn’t be better placed, with easy access to all the major rail and road links and best of all, the independent and prestigious Bolton School , and for your younger ones, Clevelands Nursery and Preparatory School or St.Thomas Of Canterbury.
Middlebrook Retail and Leisure Park is only five minutes’ drive away. From groceries to clothes, furniture to cinema and bowling trips – Middlebrook is well-stocked for all your day-trip needs.
For special occasions and splurges, why not treat the family to dinner at Fanny’s just a stone throws away or The Retreat on Chorley New Road, a delectable bar and restaurant is only 10 minutes’ walk. For leisure and exercise, why not perfect your backhand at the Markland Hill Tennis Club, just along the road.
With so much to see and do locally, come and see what Oakwood Drive has to offer.