How would you like to own a part of Bolton’s history? Flexible, open plan living comes brimming with character and convenience, in the form of the converted, 19th century warehouse at Number 94, Smithills Croft Road.
Discover Old Croft Warehouse, tucked away, yet within easy reach of local amenities and the fantastic Moss Bank Park. Lovingly renovated by the current owners, to provide comfort and style, classic and contemporary come together in perfect harmony in this historic building.
Park up and cross the cobbled courtyard (where a charging point for electric cars is available), making your way up the steps to the front door before stepping over the threshold and into Bolton’s history.
Emerging into the open plan kitchen-diner, a cloakroom with WC and washbasin is conveniently on hand to the left.
Immediately sense the history and heritage of this unique property in the beams extending up above and feature brickwork in the whitewashed walls. Look down from the mezzanine walkway and appreciate the scope and stylish splendour of the open-plan living room on the lower ground floor.
The naturally open flow of this home makes it the consummate entertaining haven; a fantastic party house. Step through into the recently fitted (circa 2017) kitchen-dining room, incorporating integrated dishwasher and the all-important wine fridge.
Sleek, on-trend, anthracite grey units form an L shape against the feature wall of cranberry tiling, with a wall of windows to the right inviting light and views in. Granite coats the surfaces of the units and the central island, with grooved drainage beside the inset sink.
Rustle up a feast for family and friends at the Rangemaster, equipped with two ovens, six hobs, warming drawer, grill and hot plate. Entertaining is what Old Croft Warehouse was designed for.
Take the stairs down to the large, light and airy, open plan living area on the lower floor. Above, treacle-toned beams rise up in homage to their 19th century origins, whilst spotlighting skirts the edges of the room.
Snuggle up on the sofa and settle down to a movie, or practice a musical instrument with views out through the tall windows to the terrace and woodland beyond.
Alcoves allow plenty of space for shelving of books and other treasures. Stylish and contemporary radiators provide warmth and ambience.
With access out to the integral garage from this level, bedrooms three and four are also to be found on the ground floor. Both are private and peaceful bedrooms, the larger of the two featuring built-in wardrobes.
Both double bedrooms are served by a recently refurbished, fully tiled, Jack ‘n’ Jill
bathroom containing containing WC, washbasin, chrome heated towel rail and large shower cubicle.
Returning up to the central floor, pause to admire the tall feature windows which cast illumination upon the staircase. Follow the mezzanine landing around to a study area, peacefully nestled within a corner far from the main entertaining spaces.
In a contrast to the wooden flooring and ceramic tiles of the living room and kitchen-diner, sumptuous carpet extends underfoot, continuing into the master bedroom that is also hidden away in this quiet corner of the home.
Spacious, serene and styled in notes of dove grey, this large master bedroom overlooks the private walled garden beyond. Smoked glass fitted wardrobes provide plentiful storage. Beyond a doorway a substantial dressing room, also fitted with smoked glass wardrobes, could easily serve as a fifth bedroom, should you require. More garden views are framed through the large windows.
Serving as an extension of this master suite is the family bathroom, located next door to the bedroom.
Soak up the peace and tranquility in the roll top bath with floor mounted tap, or
freshen up in the large spacious shower. Fully tiled walls create a spa-like feel, with twin sinks with wall mounted taps and underfloor heating adding to the ambience.
A sure hit with children, discover the fairytale second bedroom elevated on the uppermost level of Old Croft Warehouse. Featuring a striking porthole window in its gable wall, and eye-level windows overlooking the woodland, this light-filled bedroom contains a bed, desk and even a small sofa.
Equally thrilling for adults and children alike is the range of terraced and hidden gardens, which present many options for relaxing and unwinding outdoors.
Stretch out on a sun lounger on one of the terraces with a glass of wine, laughing with friends, catching up with family and watching the children discover the different pockets of garden. The perfect space for excitement and exploration.
Out and about
Step outside and discover the many fantastic walks available without the need for a car. Explore Smithills Estate, Smithills Hall, Barrow Bridge and beyond…there are plenty of pubs and restaurants within walking distance. Smithills Sports Centre is nearby, with Bolton Old Links Golf Course and a selection of cricket clubs in the vicinity. Families are well placed, close to a number of nearby schools and nurseries including Smithills School and the independent Bolton School. Well placed for the weekly food shop, a choice of local supermarkets are all within less than ten minutes’ drive of the front door.
A home with history, wow factor features and spaces that are designed for entertaining and family living, Old Croft Warehouse is ready to be filled with laughter, love and happy times.
Book your viewing today.