Grade II Listed country house in sought-after Dore

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This unique, Grade II listed country house, set in picturesque grounds in the sought-after village of Dore, is offered for sale at £1,500,000.

Moorwinstow, a six-bedroom family home designed by renowned architect Norman Doncaster, is at 99 Dore Road, Dore, Sheffield S17, close to good schools, local restaurants, shops and open countryside.

The characteristically English property was built in 1912 from local millstone grit, using traditional materials. It boasts established south-facing gardens, with scope for further development.

An impressive gateway and flanking walls open to gardens and a front forecourt.

A studded plank door leads to an entrance lobby and reception hallway with cloakroom and wine cellar.

The drawing room features Wainscot oak panelling and delft shelf, with oak flooring and ceiling, inglenook fireplace and stone mullioned windows.

Focal point of the dining room is a Tudor arched fireplace with latticed carving and brick hood.

Also on the ground floor is a morning room and a breakfast kitchen with feature Welsh dresser, pantry and scullery.

A staircase rises from the hall to a first-floor landing with listed laundry room. There are three bedrooms, the master suite also including a dressing room and bathroom.

The main staircase continues to the second floor where there is a single bedroom and two doubles, linked by an occasional room with potential for conversion to a bathroom.

Outside, there is off-road parking for a number of vehicles, including a carport area. This side of the grounds is currently laid out as a kitchen garden.

To the rear, formal gardens are predominantly laid to lawn, with features including a terrace with stone troughs. An additional bottom plot has a substantial summer house or could be developed as a building plot subject to planning.

Details: ELR, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield (0114) 268 3388