The historic village of Chew Moor, with its silk weaving heritage of the 1800s, spins a story for the 21st century, at 9 Oakbarton, tucked off Tempest Road.
Pull up on the broad driveway where a double garage provides secure parking and glimpse your first sight of 9 Oakbarton, tucked behind a low laurel hedge with large front lawn and Cherry blossom trees.
A glazed entrance draws light through onto the Porcelanosa tiles of the porch and on into the entrance hallway where oak style flooring underfoot pervades. Spacious and bright, doors pinwheel off in all directions.
Stash your coats and boots in the handy under stairs cupboard as you enter.
Freshen up, on your return home, in the downstairs cloakroom to the left, furnished with a Sanitan high flush WC, wash basin and vanity unit replete with Porcelanosa tiling and LED lighting.
Quietly set away from the main entertaining spaces, through the first door on the right discover the study. Simply and tastefully designed, this home office is currently furnished with a large corner desk and tall fitted bookcase. Fitted blinds to the front facing window provide privacy and comfort.
Next on the right, feast your eyes on the spacious kitchen, tiled in natural slate flooring, where beech-toned units above and below the worktops provide so much storage for all your cooking essentials. Appliances include a conveniently situated waist-height Neff electric double oven and four-ring Smeg gas hob. There is also a Neff dishwasher and AEG integrated washer-dryer alongside a stylish corner Blanco stainless steel sink with mixer tap.
Across the entrance hall, step through into the living room, a lavishly sized comfort zone, carpeted, cosy and swimming in light. A large window overlooking the front lawn and its two pretty trees provides pleasant views out, whilst the textured Harlequin wallcovering to the walls and cream carpet underfoot ensure a soothing appeal within. Snuggle up in front of the fire, encased in smooth veined marble and inset within an ornate French, Louis XV-style surround.
Windows to the side and an opening through part glazed double doors to the dining room, invites even more light flow.
Slip through to the dining room, where wall lighting adds a formal touch to your feasting, ideal when entertaining.
With the light-filled conservatory opening up to the rear, this room – open or closed to the living room at your preference – could make an ideal games room-play room-lounge for children.
Colourful yet muted natural slate underfoot gleams in the sunlight streaming in through the glass above and surrounding the conservatory. The ultimate spot to sit and soak up the views come rain or shine, this impressive room is perfect for pre-dinner drinks and afternoons curled up with a book.
When slumber calls, take the cream carpeted staircase up from the hallway, curving past the attractive feature wallpaper and emerging on the landing above.
Nestled peacefully to the rear of the home, seek sanctuary in the master bedroom. spacious and serene, a large window above the dressing table offers serene views over the paddock and surrounding fields behind.
Dressed in chalky tones with a heather feature wall, this room is styled to soothe you to sleep.
Slip through into the contemporary Villeroy & Boch ensuite, and wake up to the day in the Matki shower. A modern wash basin is set beneath an illuminated mirrored cabinet with wall-hung vanity unit providing storage. Fully tiled with a feature mosaic wall, is a tasteful touch.
Peep through to the second bedroom, located to the front and carpeted in royal blue. Warm cream tones to the walls are calming and neutral, with views out over the garden to the front and ample storage space available in the fitted wardrobes. This room is also served by a Sanitan vanity sink unit.
Across the landing lies the third bedroom, a comfortable double, dressed in tones of clotted cream and carpeted underfoot. Overlooking the verdant garden to the front and with a softly sloping roofline, this room is cosy and inviting.
Overlooking the rear garden is a fourth bedroom, ideal perhaps as a nursery or study, should you wish to utilise the downstairs office as a play room.
Porcelanosa tiled to the walls and floor, soak your cares away in the family bathroom. Furnished with an impressively crafted solid wood vanity unit encapsulating a Sanitan sunken sink with brass fittings, WC and P-shaped Jacuzzi whirlpool bath with Grohe shower, light flows in through a large window for an illuminating bathing experience.
Returning downstairs step outside; the conservatory flows out to a stone paved patio, perfect for alfresco dining and barbecues. Slate borders curve around the immaculately manicured lawn. High hedging provides privacy and a screen of seclusion, providing security for your family, children and pets.
Follow the broad paved pathway around the double garage or enjoy a moment of relaxation, listening to the birds in the sheltered seating area beneath the arbour.
Sanctuary is yours at 9 Oakbarton.
Out and About:
Perfectly peaceful and conveniently close to transport links, 9 Oakbarton has it all.
Step outside and explore walks around the local area; Rumworth Lodge Reservoir is not far away, stocked with fish including bream, carp, roach and perch. The surrounding woodland is known for its rare autumn crocus. High Rid Reservoir and Rivington Pike are also a short drive away.
The Duke of Wellington (affectionately known to locals as ‘The Welly’) is within easy walk of home for a drop of refreshment. For meals out, the Victoria Inn and The Retreat are also nearby.
Families are well served by a number of primary and secondary schools in Lostock, including Lostock Primary and Lostock Parish Centre Pre-school. The independent Clevelands Nursery and Preparatory School and prestigious Bolton School are both only a six-minute drive from the doorstep. There are also an array of local sports teams to get involved in including tennis, football and rugby.
Ideal for heading into Bolton and Manchester, jump on the M61 motorway within five minutes and connect to the M6 for links north and south. Meanwhile Lostock Train Station and its connections into Manchester is a mere three-minute drive, walkable in around 15 minutes.
Perfect your swing at the nearby Regent Park Golf Course, with Bolton and Dean Golf Club also nearby. Middlebrook Retail Park with all its shops, restaurants, supermarkets and cinema, only ten minutes door to door in the car.
For a beautiful and tranquil family home in the heart of a popular and sought after village, with easy transport links and great local amenities – book your viewing for 9 Oakbarton today.