Town house style meets idyllic countryside at Number 16, Hardcastle Close.
Transformed from its former incarnation as a cotton mill into a serene and contemporary family home, catch a feel for its heritage in the soothing sound of running water from the river behind.
Arriving through the Bradshaw Hall development, leave the car in one of the two parking spaces available on the drive. An attached garage is also on hand for storage.
Enter into a newly renovated entrance hall, with a calm and contemporary feel in its bleached-oak effect laminate flooring, shimmering feature wall and white spindled staircase.
Spotlights overhead create a bright and welcoming space.
Directly ahead, beneath the staircase on the right is a ground floor WC, featuring a shimmering mosaic of splashback tiles behind the wash basin.
Continuing ahead, step through into the utility room plumbed for a washer and dryer and fitted with a sink and storage cupboard. Conveniently located, an external door leads out into the south-facing garden.
From the utility room, slip through another doorway into a downstairs bedroom, looking out to the garden and the soothing sounds of the river beyond.
A wall of fitted wardrobes provides an abundance of storage in this neutrally decorated and warm space which is clad in new laminate flooring.
Returning to the entrance hall, take the white, spindled staircase up to the first floor, where a gleaming kitchen lies directly ahead, its shining ceramic floor tiles reflecting the spotlighting and plinth illumination.
Teak-toned worktops coat the glossy white units and drawers, within which an abundance of storage space is concealed for pots, pans and crockery.
A neat, breakfast bar can easily seat two, conveniently close to the wine fridge…what better way to begin the weekend?
A recessed alcove behind the breakfast bar houses a sideboard beside a side window looking out to the trees of the country park beyond.
Overhead, amidst the spotlighting, cast your eye over fitted speakers for the built-in surround sound system.
Built-in appliances include a new Neff oven and grill, dishwasher and fridge-freezer, with an extractor hood above the induction hob.
Relax and unwind in the living room, located next door to the kitchen.
With a separate dining area to the rear, enjoy sit-down family meals together in this capacious space.
Shimmering, textured gold-tone décor adorns a feature wall, with crisp white walls surrounding. Underfoot, polished laminate floor extends, pristine and newly installed.
Hunker down for an evening’s entertainment with the family on the sofa. A recessed section of wall houses a bespoke, contemporary slate-grey media wall, brimming with storage and containing a television flat to the wall. Floating shelves surround, creating a modern focal point.
Utterly private, soak up the views across the estate from the Juliet balcony beyond the glazed double doors, which fill this living space with light.
Take the stairs up another level to the second floor, where three further bedrooms await.
Directly ahead, and clad in plush, newly-fitted charcoal toned carpet, the third bedroom awaits.
Decorated in pale grey and white, this sumptuous and serene bedroom currently serves as a nursery, with peaceful views to the rear. The running water of the river beyond provides a peaceful bedtime soundtrack for all ages.
Bedroom two lies next door, coated in warm earthy coloured carpet and decorated in eclectic animal print wallpaper. Plenty of space for wardrobes in here.
Facing towards Jumbles Country Park and serenaded by the sound of the running river, this is a spacious and evocative second bedroom.
Sneak a peek at the perfectly private family bathroom, fully-tiled in light cream, a stunning band of brown-gold mosaic tiles coats the inside of the deep circular porthole window through which an abundance of light flows.
Discover well-deserved sanctuary and relaxation in the master bedroom located to the front of the home.
Biscuit-coloured, newly fitted carpet lines the floor, with a feature wall of earthy tones to the wall behind the bed.
Glossy white built-in wardrobes reflect the light flowing in through the duo of windows to the front, with matching bedside tables clad in walnut tones and with white doors.
Sneak a peek through to the cream-tiled ensuite, fitted with a shower, wash basin, heated towel rail and WC.
Above, a loft is fitted with carpets and spotlighting, ideal to create an additional bedroom or even work-from home office.
Step out into the newly-designed garden.
Outside the back door, a paved patio extends, wrapping around the side passage of the house and along the side of the lawn.
Enjoy barbecues with family and friends throughout the summer months. Beyond the lawn, which is flanked by flower beds, step up to a new, private decked area…the perfect sunbathing spot in this south-facing sanctuary.
Out and about
Ideally situated for families, one of the best features of Number 16, Hardcastle Close is its proximity to Jumbles Country Park.
Follow the walking trail around the reservoirs and keep your eyes peeled for the frequenting wildlife, including woodpeckers, kingfishers and more.
Enjoy meals out with the family at local pubs and eateries including the Crofters and the Pack Horse. Slightly further afield is the Red Lion, roughly 30 minutes’ walk away.
A number of small supermarkets, including Sainsbury’s Local and Co-op are close by, with Morrisons in Harwood and Bury town centre only ten minutes’ drive away.
For families there are a number of nearby schools to select from including Canon Slade School, Turton High School, St Maxentius School and Hardy Mill School.
Safe, peaceful, contemporary and warm, Number 16, Hardcastle Close is an inviting and enchanting home ideal for couples and families, close to all the best of country living.
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