Arriving from Bolton via Chorley New Road, pass the prestigious Bolton School, before turning right onto Greenmount Lane.
Here, a tunnel of trees and well-kept houses delivers you to Number 241, where a large, spacious driveway holds up to three vehicles. There is also a garage available for storage or parking.
True to its 1950s vintage, the home has a traditional red brick design, with a neatly maintained front lawn and mature shrubbery borders bringing colour throughout the seasons.
Open the modern front door and emerge into a light and inviting entrance hallway, lined in parquet wood flooring, reclaimed from a school.
Stash your coat and boots in the cloaks storage to the right, before sneaking a peek through the doorway opposite the front door.
Peep through the glass panelled door ahead, where a multipurpose and most versatile room awaits. Clad in solid oak flooring, this room could serve as a large home office, formal dining room, second lounge or even a bedroom.
Filled with light from front to rear, the lavishly-sized living room is located to the immediate left of the front door. Light pours in from the broad front window, with a stylish pendant light above.
Sanded, original floorboards add authenticity and warmth. A large rug sits before the multi-fuel stove, set upon a slate hearth, for added cosiness. So much space for sofas, coffee tables and bookshelves.
To the rear, French doors open up onto a patio, ideal for catching a spot of sunshine in the south-west facing garden.
Turning left out of the lounge, continue along to the heart of the home; the spectacular open-plan kitchen-snug-diner.
A glass panelled door opens into the kitchen, a room filled with light courtesy of large Velux windows, picture windows and French doors.
Reclaimed parquet flooring extends throughout the room, the honey-toned wood emanating warmth.
Chic anthracite grey larder-style units cover one wall, offering copious amounts of storage for pots, pans, juicers and yoghurt makers. Inset is a waist height double oven.
Retro-style, designer black radiators infuse the kitchen and snug with toasty warmth.
Integrated appliances include a gas hob, set within the white worktops, with extractor fan above.
Overhead, a mixture of stylish pendant lighting and inset spotlighting casts light down, picking out the warmth in the wooden floor and the sparkle of the worktops.
Plenty of space for a large dining table and chairs beneath the flow of light cascading down through the Velux windows above.
French doors open up onto the garden beyond, creating a perfect party flow between the kitchen, outdoors and back through to the living room.
Sneak a peek at the handy utility room, fitted for a washer-dryer and with plenty of extra storage. From the utility room there is direct access through to the garage; handy when returning home with the shopping.
Returning to the entrance hall, discover a pristine downstairs shower room, set by the staircase.
White metro tiles enrobe the shower cubicle walls, also protecting the wall behind the wash basin. Grey toned walls are cool and on-trend. There is also a WC and charcoal-toned heated towel rail in this refreshing shower room.
Take the carpeted staircase up to the first floor, where three sumptuous bedrooms await.
Emerge onto a light-filled landing, with windows and pendant lights set within high ceilings allowing illumination to flow through. Decorated in muted grey, this is a calm, relaxing space.
Head directly for the master bedroom, suffused in light from both sides, courtesy of enormous windows. Simple and clean in its design, a wall of stunning, charcoal, built-in wardrobes keep the space clutter free. Original sanded floorboards lay underfoot.
From the rear, soak up delightful views of the garden below.
Looking over the leafy garden, lies bedroom two, another lavishly-sized bedroom filled with light from windows fitted to two sides.
Finally, discover a third, abundantly-sized double bedroom. currently serving as a well-equipped gym. White-washed and pristine, original sanded floorboards extend underfoot. Perfectly proportioned for a guest bedroom or home office.
Styled in a similar fashion to the downstairs shower room, sneak a peek at the family bathroom.
Partially tiled throughout in white metro splashbacks, a large bath with shower head attachment sits separately to the shower cubicle, gleaming beneath the spotlighting.
Slate grey and powder grey meet on the walls, for a stylish finish. Also featuring a WC, designer towel rail and wash basin, all set above hardwood flooring.
Accessed from the living room and kitchen, to the rear of Number 241 is an enormous garden, stretching back beyond the paved patio.
Enjoy barbecues in the summer with family and friends on the stone patio. Beyond, the large manicured lawn is ideal for ball games and family fun. Neatly maintained borders are filled with established shrubs and fruit trees, whilst raised beds are ideal for those wishing to grow their own veg.
A greenhouse is perfectly placed to make the best of the sun in this south-west facing garden, which has been carefully maintained and lovingly nurtured by its current owners.
Climbing plants and grapevines adorn the walls, with a shed on hand for tool and furniture storage.
Out and about
Surrounded by countryside get outdoors and soak up the best of the surrounding area.
From the house, walk to Doffcocker Lodge Nature Reserve, brimming with well-maintained walks. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for all manner of birds.
Also close by is High Rid Reservoir, perfect for an exhilarating walk or run. Looking for more ‘uphill’ in your exertions? Head to Smithills Estate, a five-minute drive away, ideal for hiking amongst the wooded ravines, grassland, bog habitats and moorland.
Within half a mile of Greenmount Lane, there is an array of options for dining and drinking.
Head to The Retreat restaurant, recently refurbished, for a drink and a bite to eat.
The ever-popular Victoria Restaurant and Bar, better known as Fanny’s, is also within walking distance.
Treat the family to brunch at Heaton Coffee Shop or Bake and Roast. You are not short of cafes and restaurants in which to take a night off from cooking.
Families could not be better placed, with the eminent Bolton School within one mile of the doorstep, and Markland Hill Primary School only half a mile away.
A home designed for fun, family life and entertaining, unique in its design and fully renovated over recent years, Number 241 has remained sympathetic to its origins with the use of reclaimed flooring and unique items.
Such a unique home deserves unique owners…book your viewing today to see more.