Leigh Close, Tottington Guide Price: Sold STC
- 4 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- 2 Reception Rooms
21 Leigh Close ‘Silver Birch’, Tottington Bury
Set behind a large thatch of lawn, behind a Tudor-esque edifice, Silver Birch at No. 21 Leigh Close offers spacious family living, tucked away in a quiet corner of a development popular with families, and with open views across Holcombe Moor and of Peel Tower in the affable village of Tottington.
Enjoying the most prominent position on the close, elevated and not overlooked, there is a feeling of openness to Silver Birch. Pull up on the broad driveway, where there is parking for four cars before a large double garage with electric door, before making your way up the steps to the portico covered front door, where spotlighting illuminates your entrance to Silver Birch.
From the Karndean floored entrance hall, open the door on the right and step onto the plush grey carpet of the sitting room. Decorated in soft neutrals, there is ample space for sofas and sideboards. A wall-mounted television is set above the feature sandstone fireplace within which a contemporary gas fire is housed. Soft downlighting creates a cosy ambience. Light flows in through a bay window to the front and a side window, both fitted with blinds for privacy and shade.
Across the entrance hall, on the left, carpeted in grey is the study, furnished with fitted wardrobes and cupboards for extra coat and shoe storage. There is also a built-in long cupboard for ironing board and hoover including socket for charging, whilst verdant views extend out over the large, lush lawn to the front.
Next door on the left is the handy downstairs cloakroom, part tiled to the walls and fitted with wash basin with vanity unit storage, WC, and mirrored cabinet.
Continuing along the entrance hall, sneak a peek beneath the stairs where you will discover ample storage for shoes, coats, and cleaning equipment.
Recently updated for modern family living, flow through to the rear of the home, where the open-plan family-dining-kitchen awaits.
Cool grey cabinetry houses drawer and cupboard space, with an abundance of storage for all your culinary essentials. There is even a fitted wine rack, perfect for stashing those special occasion bottles of fizz. Integrated appliances include a hob, oven, and microwave, with washing machine and dryer tucked away in the handy utility room to the rear, where there is access outside.
Returning to the kitchen, a breakfast bar sits beneath pendant lighting, the perfect spot for casual dining or enjoying a drink with the chef. Pendant lighting adds a splash of colour above the large dining table, with bifold doors opening to an extensive Ecoscape composite decking area to the rear.
Retrace your steps to the entrance hall, taking the carpeted stairs up to the first floor, turning left to discover the stylish master bedroom.
Silver toned carpet is comfortable underfoot, with ample light flowing in through windows to the front and side. A spacious and calming bedroom, there is plenty of space for a king size bed, bedside tables and dressing table alongside a corner of fitted wardrobes. Wake up to views of the beautiful tree in the large front garden, whose leaves burn red and orange in Autumn, providing further privacy.
Alongside a wall mounted television, this master bedroom also benefits from a luxurious ensuite, fully Porcelanosa tiled and featuring wet-room style walk in shower with rainfall head, built-in Bluetooth speakers and modern anthracite towel radiator. Fitted cabinets stand alongside a vanity unit wash basin, mirror, and WC. Warmth emanates from the underfloor heating.
Across from the stairs is the family bathroom. Tiled once more in silver and cream tones, courtesy of Porcelanosa, a contemporary corner shower features illuminated alcove storage (handy for shampoo and shower gels). Enjoy a soothing soak in the freestanding bathtub with wall mounted tap. A sleek, chic bathroom, there is an abundance of storage within the illuminated alcoves in addition to the vanity unit drawers beneath the wash basin. Underfloor heating, built-in speakers and a modern anthracite towel radiator also feature.
Next door to the family bathroom is a large double bedroom with pretty views out over the extensive rear garden. An abundance of fitted wardrobes ensures storage is no problem.
Continue along the landing to the third double bedroom currently featuring as a tranquil nursery with floral feature wallpaper and with far-reaching views as far as Manchester on a clear day.
Past the airing cupboard, at the end of the landing, geometric wallpaper creates a feature wall in the fourth double bedroom, which currently serves as an office. With greenery to both the front and rear of Silver Birch, there is a view from every room. From the landing, access a boarded-out loft with a remote-controlled electric staircase, lighting and skylights provides an amazing additional, easily accessed storage space.
Technological triumphs for the modern family
A modern home in every sense, Silver Birch offers all the security and comfort of CCTV, security lights, Nest Thermostat and Nest Doorbell systems alongside and abundance of outdoor sockets and dimmer switches in the lounge, kitchen, bathroom, and master bedroom. New radiators throughout the house and new brushed chrome switches and sockets throughout the house alongside ample sockets with USB charging are modern-day perks no home should be without.
Step outside and appreciate the privacy and peace of the green space surrounding Silver Birch. To the rear, the composite decking offers alfresco dining, perfect for summer barbecues and parties, courtesy of the outdoor kitchen with granite worktops; throw back the doors from the kitchen and let the good times flow. Steps lead up to another large area of lawn, whilst a glass balustrade flanks steps leading down to the side.
Take a turn about Tottington
Peaceful and rural, enjoy the restful pace of village life in Tottington – a great location for countryside walks. Enjoy short walks to Old Kays, Bottoms Hall and Tottington Lines or walk through Two Brooks Valley to the pubs in Hawkshaw or up Cann Street to Affetside. Tottington Lines is perfect for easy pram walks and coffee stops. All these strolls deliver you directly into the countryside, all the while being close to the centre of Tottington
Bordering the popular towns of Greenmount and Hawkshaw, there is no shortage of shops, cafes, bars, and restaurants to explore in both Tottington itself and in the neighbouring areas.
Feast on Italian cuisine at the family-run Carmelo’s on Chapel Street, have a cocktail and listen to live music at Stanley’s of Tottington, enjoy a steak dinner at Miller & Carter or take your time over a relaxed brunch at The Village Bistro in Greenmount. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to the Pack Horse, Affetside, and the Red Lion and Wagon and Horses in Hawkshaw – some of the finest family pub-restaurants in the area.
Families are perfectly placed, with their pick of the local schools including Tottington High School Academy, Tottington Primary School, Holly Mount and Greenmount Primary School alongside Mulberry Bush Nursery.
With convenience stores and independent shops along the high street, all the essentials are within easy reach, while for commuters it is only a ten-minute drive to the Bury Metrolink or Bromley Cross train station.
For a spacious, stylish home with a contemporary, easy-flow family layout, in a vibrant village community, book your viewing for Silver Birch, 21 Leigh Close, today.