Striking setting for imposing home

Castle Armstrong, Bolsterstone. Property Guide 29.11.12
Castle Armstrong, Bolsterstone. Property Guide 29.11.12

STRIKING uninterrupted views across the Ewden Valley are a feature of this imposing stone-built detached home in Bolsterstone – on the market at £675,000.

The house, Castle Armstrong, New Mill Bank, Bolsterstone S36, is set in nearly two acres of land within a green belt area.

Local amenities include pubs, a church, good schools, shops and transport links.

It boasts a feature turret and benefits from calor gas central heating, double glazing and downlighting throughout.

The versatile layout could create a six-bedroom home, or separate annexed accommodation from the living room, utility room, a bedroom and inner hallway.

Double doors open into a lobby with tiled floor and natural stone feature wall. This leads into a spacious living room featuring a bay window and a fire surround with living flame fire.

A large breakfast kitchen is fitted with bespoke wall, base and drawer units in solid oak.

There is a built-in wine rack, granite worktops and splashback.

Integrated equipment includes a dishwasher, Rangemaster double oven with grill, five-ring ceramic hob and extractor hood.

There is room for an American-style fridge and freezer, dining table and chairs. A separate utility room has plumbing for a washing machine.

There is a separate dining room and a lounge with minstrel fireplace and feature circular stone staircase.

Three rooms are currently configured as bedrooms, all en suite.

The master has a cathedral-style window with stone lintels and is fitted with maple furniture and a dressing room.

Upstairs, a feature landing has a French door leading to a bridge which gives access to the back garden.

A mezzanine study boasts seven windows and leads to an adjoining dressing room and bathroom.

Outside is a stone patio to the front, with wrought iron railings and flag pole. To the side is a gated entrance, leading to the back garden which has further patios, a feature lion, natural waterfall, rockery and mature planting. Steps lead up to a paddock of 1.79 acres and a pond and a substantial store.

Details: Saxton Mee, Hillsborough Office, Sheffield (0114) 231 6055.

* Panoramic views

* Set in 1.79 acres

* Versatile layout

* 3-6 bedrooms

* Impressive garden