Old Quarry House, Egerton Guide Price: Sold STC £950,000
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 4 Reception Rooms
Nestled in a serene and private location, yet within easy walking distance to all essential amenities, Old Quarry House offers the perfect blend of seclusion and convenience.
A Sense of Arrival
For the ultimate in country-home living, tucked away off Blackburn Road, along a quiet leafy lane arrive at the gated entrance of Old Quarry House. Discover this one of a kind, exquisite property, constructed in 1997 which proudly stands as a detached, bespoke stone built home.
As peaceful a setting as you’d anticipate for a house of this title, continue to the sweeping stone shingle driveway where this hidden gem peeps out from its privacy screening of mature trees sat within ¾ of an acre plot. Park up on the immense sweeping driveway or under the modern carport with room for four more vehicles.
Sense the serenity instantly, with the surrounding mature trees providing a sheltered screen of greenery for privacy and affording pretty views.
Step into the large entrance hall, warm and welcoming, hang your coats and leave your shoes in the handy cloakroom to your right and get ready to explore the impressive accommodation within.
Heart of the Home
Across the hallway, a door opens to the hub of the home, the bountiful and bright kitchen. Turn on the lights with smart lighting, which is equipped throughout the home. Cream cabinetry is topped with black granite/quartz worktops, housing an array of appliances, including a feature AGA gas fired cooking range, integrated dishwasher, and space for American fridge/freezer.
A kitchen where family life is welcomed, wine and dine at the large breakfast island, fitted with a wine fridge; perfect for enjoying a glass of your favourite tipple as you prepare dinner for friends and family alike.
Flow through the kitchen into a handy utility room which provides wall to wall fitted storage concealing a built-in washer and dryer. A second sink and worktop space are useful here.
A back door leads out to the rear garden, handy for airing the laundry for that inimitable ‘fresh air’ fragrance.
Turning left out of the kitchen into the dining room, where neutral carpet lies underfoot, and large windows overlook the uninterrupted views of the woodland. Elegance and grandeur combine in the formal dining room. Whether sitting down to Sunday dinner with your closest relatives or celebrating birthdays and Christmas with extended family, this room has the perfect balance of fun and formality.
This room could form an extension to the kitchen area if you so wish (subject to the relevant building regulations). Why not create an open plan dining kitchen area to further enhance this superb home.
Leaving the dining room, make your way into the large office space. Previously used as a sitting room, this space has recently been converted into a large and private home office, with plenty of room for two desks. Double glazed doors lead out to the rear garden from this room. The office area has been designed to perfection; featuring a spacious open plan layout complemented by expansive windows. This arrangement not only provides abundant natural light but also creates a serene and inviting ambiance, making it the ideal, relaxing working environment.
Next door, arrive at the lounge. Immediately sense the serene flow of light, entering from multiple windows around the room. So peaceful, so welcoming and so luxuriously spacious. Soft neutral décor complements the bright carpet, curtains and cushions. Taking centre-stage, inset with stunning feature gas fireplace with a characterful stone chimney breast, this space provides a grand yet cosy feel, perfect for family night in. Read a book on one of the two novelty window seats or relax in front of the television with family and friends.
So much room for your comfy sofa, chairs, coffee table and more. This is a magnificent space for relaxation. Every element of this home has been lovingly preserved, cared for and maintained for an immaculate finish.
Retrace your steps and flow through to the right of the property in front of the kitchen area. Converted from a double garage, this versatile space is perfect for entertaining. Looking out over the leafy front, wood effect flooring lies underfoot in this large room, with modern grey tones on the walls. Currently serving as a large gym area, this space was previously used as a games room. A substantially sized room with two large feature windows provide a light and airy feel, with ample space for all your gym equipment. L-shaped wall tables, fit for bar stools border the room. Note the staircase in the corner of the room, which leads to the mezzanine cinema room.
Ascend the staircase and sneak a peek at the cinema room. Feature lighting, ceiling suspended ‘Panasonic’ LCD projector and ‘KEFF’ surround sound fitted speakers provide a luxurious feel. Painted in a vibrant red, with dark carpet underfoot, snuggle up on the cinema sofa for a movie night in with family and friends, the perfect winter retreat.
Leaving, the gym, you will find the downstairs WC, tiled in sky blue and fitted with WC and sink, handy for guests. Returning to the entrance hall, take the carpeted staircase up to the first-floor landing.
Rest & Refresh
Arriving on the first floor, note the handy double storage cupboard at the top of the stairs; perfect for storing fresh bedding, towels and toiletries.
Turn right to find restful refreshment in the family bathroom. Relax and unwind in the fully tiled bathroom in sleek charcoal grey. The suite comprises of a corner shower, heated towel rail, sink and WC.
Next, take a peek at the first double bedroom. Overlooking private woodland views to the rear, with soft cream walls and grey coloured carpet, this room has a modern touch. Spotlights are inset above, with an abundance of storage space as fitted wardrobes and draws wrap around the room in stunning grey wood with gloss white doors. Totally private and not overlooked, sense the serenity and seclusion of this home.
For sheer luxury and indulgence, the master suite awaits…
With an abundance of natural light streaming through the dual aspect windows, take in the views of woodland to the front of the property through a floor to ceiling feature window, overlooking the beautiful ¾ acre plot. There is plenty of space for a king-size bed, as well as a bank of mirrored wardrobes to the right, a vanity dressing table and a restful corner chair.
When it’s time to freshen up, step through into the modern en-suite. Indulge your senses and relax in this spacious retreat. With underfloor heating, built in TV, take a soak in the jacuzzi bath. On trend black floor and wall tiles giving a sense of modern sophistication. A contemporary walk-through shower sits in the corner of the room, with a WC, and sink.
From the landing, two more double bedrooms await. Turn left into the third double room, fitted with light oak full-height wardrobes and painted in neutral colours, this room overlooks the rear of the property.
The final bedroom, a long double space, meets all your needs. Spacious and bright, and carpeted and decorated in neutral tones, there is plenty of storage space in light wood effect fitted wardrobes.
More To Explore
Outside, landscaped gardens surrounded by mature trees awaits. The idyllic garden backs on to tiered quarry rocks and woodland, providing total privacy and serenity.
Dine alfresco in the main garden space, with low maintenance artificial grass underfoot. Low wooden fencing surrounds the space, letting nature in. Whilst the mature trees surround the property, bask in the warmth of the sun throughout the entire day.
Take the gate on the left into another section of the garden, where feature decking awaits. Steps combine two large decked areas set within the quarried stones making perfect use of this space. In the winter, when all the leaves have fallen you can see across to the exceptional views of winter hill on the horizon. An Indian stone seating area provides plenty of entertaining space at the ground level only installed within the last few years.
For all your garden furniture, tools and equipment you will find a large PVC shed to the left of the property.
Relax in the sunshine with a refreshing drink to nature’s soundtrack of birdsong all day long in this serenely secluded garden.
On Your Doorstep
So convenient and accessible, yet utterly rural. Step out of the front door and discover a myriad of local countryside walks. The options for walks are abundant with Delph reservoir, and Jumbles Reservoir providing captivating and refreshing walks close at hand, with Wayoh and Entwistle reservoirs amidst serene and natural surroundings just a drive away.
Golfers are well placed, with both the renowned Dunscar and Turton Golf Clubs close at hand, only moments’ drive away.
Dine out at one of the many restaurants and vibrant bistro cafes within the village. You will find exceptional dining options just a 5-minute stroll away from the residence. These include Ciao Baby Italian, the delightful Baker’s; a coffeeshop, restaurant and bar, the inviting Cibo Italian eatery and the Globe. Each of these establishments is renowned for their exceptional food making them an irresistible choice for a memorable dining experience.
The Thomas Egerton is not just your average local pub; it is a warm and welcoming establishment that also happens to serve food.
The property benefits from exceptional road connectivity. Commuters are perfectly poised, with the convenient A666 road providing easy access to Bolton and Blackburn. This key artery seamlessly connects you to major motorways such as the M65, M61 and M60 facilitating convenient travel. Additionally, a short drive will take you to Bromley Cross train station where free parking is available.
Families can choose from a number of excellent nearby schools including Walmsley C of E Primary School and Egerton CP School, both accessible on foot.
For an idyllic haven blending serenity, elegance and convenience, Old Quarry House is a home that keeps on giving. Perfect for creating cherished memories and embracing a balanced lifestyle, start your new chapter and book a viewing today.
Tenure – Freehold
Council Tax Band G
EPC Rating – C