Looking to make your mark on a period home in Smithills? Then come and see this semi detached family home on the much sought after Forest Rd.
Drive down the leafy road and pull up on the block paved driveway of number 43.
Step inside the UPVC double glazed double doors of the storm porch and move on through the original timber door into the hallway.
Once inside take a left into the formal dining/ sitting room where light floods in through the large bay fronted window. Spot Barrow Bridge Chimney from the front as you enjoy your family meals in this wonderfully light and spacious reception room.
Next door, the living room also benefits from a huge window looking out over the fully stocked south facing rear garden.
Across the way, a fitted kitchen comes with stainless steel sink in the bay window, 4-ring hob and a cooker below. Head through the door into the conservatory style utility room with plumbing for a washing machine and tumble dryer. From here you can access the garage, with its up and over electric door along with accessing the rear garden.
Back in the hallway, head up the staircase to the first floor landing where you will find three bedrooms. Bedroom one, benefits from a large bay to the front and built-in wardrobes either side of the chimney breast. Next door, the second double bedroom again comes complete with fitted wardrobes spanning one whole elevation.
The third bedroom, ready for a single bed looks out over the rear garden.
Also on this level, you will find the family bathroom with three piece suite including w.c, pedestal wash hand basin and panelled bath with shower above.
In need of a little modernisation, this well presented family home is a great project for those looking for something to make their own stamp on.
Step outside the back to find an immaculate lawn flanked by colourful and blooming plant beds. A handy storage outbuilding sits by the side too ready for storing your gardening tools.
OUT AND ABOUT
Perfectly positioned for families, Forest Road is in walking distance to the local park, with Smithills Open Farm also only a walk away, a fantastic family day out with opportunities to explore the farm and even feed some of the animals. Renowned for its delicious ice cream, why not treat the kids this summer?
For adult refreshment, Forest Road is within easy access of several country pubs such as the Blundell Arms, the Wilton Arms, San Marinos and Bob’s Smithy Inn, each enjoying their own unique outlook over the Boltonian countryside.
Earn your enjoyment with a walk in Moss Bank park at the end of the road or over to Barrow Bridge village or to really work up a thirst, take the slightly longer walk- You can be at the mast of Winter Hill in just over an hour walking directly from the front door.
Amenities and shops galore are within easy reach of Forest Road, with several local supermarkets only a five-minute drive away in the nearby town centre. For those who prefer to shop local, there are a number of smaller farm shops and even a local post office within walking distance.
For educational establishments, Smithills Secondary School and St Peter’s Smithills Dean C of E Primary school are both a five-minute walk away. Bus routes can be found at the top of the road for those attending other secondary schools such as Canon Slade, Rivington and Blackrod. Wherever and however far you roam, the iconic outline of Barrow Bridge chimney will always guide you back, to the comfort and welcome of Forest Road.