With its characterful interior, pleasant surrounding greenery and convenient position along Stitch Mi Lane, Bearcroft Cottage is a home with all the benefits of a rural setting, with none of the isolation.
Pull up on the gated tarmac driveway of this distinctive period cottage dating back to circa 1759. Originally a row of four farm cottages, later divided into two, this semi-detached property now offers four double bedrooms.
Make your way to the timber front door and step inside to fall in love with its character, quirkiness and charm.
Deposit your boots and coat in the porch before continuing through into the dining room for a warm and inviting welcome home.
Light flows in through the large leaded window which looks out over the farmland across the road.
Beneath foot, a timber parquet karndean floor is offset nicely against the neutral walls.
Lift the latch on the door to the left, flowing through into the lounge, filled with all the character one would hope to find in a property of this type including low ceilings and exposed beams.
Nestled within the chimney breast is a wood burner style electric stove set on a stone hearth. perfect for snuggling up in front of in the chilly winter months.
Plenty of space for your sofas in here, with views out to the leafy lane.
Move on through to the conservatory, a bright space with light flowing in through leaded windows looking out over the rear garden. Exposed stone mingles with whitewashed ceiling s to create an aesthetically alluring feel.
Double doors lead from here to the garden room, both recently fitted with a new roof. from which you can access the rear garden and garage.
Also tucked away off the garden room is a downstairs shower room complete with wash hand basin, shower enclosure and heated towel rail.
Continue through the stable door into the kitchen, where there is access back through to the dining room for an easy flow to the home.
Beech effect wall and base cabinets are arranged in a handy u-shape. A stainless steel sink and drainer sits by the window with integrated fridge/ freezer and electric oven, 4-ring gas hob and stainless steel extractor to the centre. There's space too for a dishwasher or washing machine.
Back in the dining room, take the staircase up to the first floor where four characterful double bedrooms await.
Head left, into a spacious main bedroom, light and airy courtesy of windows to the front and rear elevations.
Spanning the full depth of the room are fitted wardrobes offering plenty storage and hanging space.
Three further bedrooms offer neutral decoration and verdant views of the open fields to the front.
Serving all four bedrooms is a three-piece family bathroom suite comprising of WC, vanity wash hand basin with built-in cupboards and shelving and p-shaped bath with glazed screen. Cream tiles line the walls and floor. a chrome heated towel rail is on hand too.
The Airing cupboard comes with shelves and a newly fitted radiator installed to air and warm bedding, towels.
Returning downstairs, step outside, where a stone patio arranged on two levels is the perfect spot in which to enjoy a peaceful gin and tonic after a busy day.
The patios feature paving and neat areas of gravel for an aesthetically captivating appeal. Mature trees, stone walling and fencing panels provide privacy and screening to the boundary.
Colourful mature plants and borders line the front patio, all encased with a stone wall and ironmongery gating.
The driveway provides plenty space for 2-3 cars along with
a large Integral garage which houses a brand new boiler and space for the washing machine
Out and about
With so much close by, step out of the front door and explore the delights awaiting you on the doorstep of Bearcroft Cottage.
Just a short walk away, discover the White Horse pub, the perfect place for a teatime pint. Dine out on Italian cuisine at Baci, only a five-minute walk away. Sample the stylings at Bill & Coo, a newly opened café bar and pizzeria in Harwood.
Work up an appetite first with a walk up the hill and out over the fields and hills to Affetside and beyond.
Locally, a host of amenities are on hand in Harwood, with a village store, Morrisons, health centre with doctors and chemist, hairdressers and much more.
Commuters are well served by Bromley Cross train station and easy links to the M60, M61 and M66.
For families, there are a number of schools close by including St Brendan’s, Hardy Mill Primary School and Canon Slade.
For a characterful cottage on the edge of rural landscape, book your viewing today.