Peacefully positioned in the highly prized residential neighbourhood of Devonshire Park, discover Number Nine, Burlington Drive.
A handsomely designed, detached, four-bedroom red brick home, pull up on the spacious driveway, with plentiful parking at hand.
Totally transformed since its completion in 2012, Number Nine has had a garage conversion, the addition of a brand-new kitchen and bathrooms in 2018 and a substantial rear extension in 2019.
Make your way to the front door, emerging into a large, light hallway, where wood-effect tiled flooring extends underfoot. Sense the warm ‘family feel’ of this home instantly, as you stash your coat and shoes in the handy cupboard beneath the stairs.
Conveniently located on the right is a downstairs WC with toilet and wash basin, whilst to the left, a door opens into the bright and welcoming living room.
Brimming in light, courtesy of the bay window to the front, this carpeted living room provides the perfect opportunity to use as a children’s playroom or formal lounge.
Take the oak door ahead and travel through into the kitchen, where the renovations of this home really reveal their true scope.
Ideal for modern family living, this expansive kitchen-diner-lounge blurs the boundaries between the outdoors and in, courtesy of its large, sliding, panoramic patio doors.
An array of sleek, black, built-in designer appliances includes Neff double oven, gas hob, and Bosch dishwasher. Inset within the black quartz worktop is a large 1.5 sink featuring grooved drainage. Handleless, soft close cupboards and drawers provide a plethora of storage.
To the other side of the breakfast bar – ideal for both preparation and informal feasting - discover a formal dining area, set before a feature wall and bathed in light from the broad patio windows overlooking the rear garden. In the summer months, create a free flow to the outdoors and enjoy dinner alfresco with family barbecues and soirees with friends.
Sneak a peek through to the utility room, fitted with sink and further cupboards for storage; ideal for keeping the kitchen clutter out of sight. A side door is handy for taking out the recycling. There is also a large storage facility to the side.
To the right of the dining area, a grand roof lantern invites daylight down into the lounge area, where a stylishly-designed Hetas multi-fuel Eco-stove suffuses the space in cosy warmth. Above, a sprinkling of spotlighting adds illumination and atmosphere.
Peep through the door at the far end, to reveal a secret study; the ultimate hideaway when you need to focus on work. Newly refurbished, this sublime study features CAT 6 cabling, delivering high-speed internet; essential for those working from home.
Returning to the entrance hall, take the stairs up to the first-floor landing, where there is access to the loft above. Partially boarded, this loft is ideal for additional storage needs.
Surrender to slumber in the spacious master bedroom located to the front of the house.
Dressed in shimmering tones and carpeted, this room features a selection of fitted, mirrored wardrobes, providing plentiful storage space for clothing.
Refresh and relax in the ensuite, fitted with shower, WC and wash basin, part tiled in textured greige and with complementary dusky rose tones to the upper walls.
Across the way, two comfortable double bedrooms stand either side of the family bathroom, both overlooking the south facing garden, carpeted and with fitted wardrobes.
Soak away the cares of the day in the family bathroom. Fitted furniture neatly houses the wash basin and WC, providing storage within. Tiled underfoot in grey and with white tiling to the walls, the bathroom is heated by a contemporary chrome radiator. Sink into a relaxing bubble bath in the large white tub. There is also a mirrored cabinet set above the wash basin.
A fourth attractive bedroom stands to the front of the house, an ideal nursery, it also contains fitted wardrobes and is styled in attractive children’s wallpaper.
Children can play muck-free in the south-west facing rear garden, surrounded by secure fencing. Redesigned in 2020, low-maintenance astro-turf means this lawn can be played on all year round without the need to worry about muddy boots.
The attractive Indian stone patio is ideal for summer picnic lunches, barbecues and socialising with friends.
Out and about
Nestled in a peaceful residential neighbourhood, Number Nine, Burlington Drive is perfectly positioned only a five-minute drive from the Smithills Estate.
Roam the historic woodlands, discover its cloughs, ravines and bogs teeming with nature or take a trip to the top of Winter Hill and admire the sights.
For an outdoor experience closer to home, take a walk to Moss Bank Park. Ideal for children this expansive green space features playgrounds and a range of sporting sites including a cricket pitch, football pitch and tennis courts.
Families are in prime position, in the catchment area of several well reputed schools including the outstanding St Thomas of Canterbury RC primary school, Markland Hill primary school, and the esteemed independent Bolton School.
For a contemporary, refurbished home with further potential to grow (planning permission was granted for a two-storey extension but has currently only been extended to ground floor level), Number Nine, Burlington Drive is the perfect family home.
Book your viewing today to discover why.