Fairthorn, Portland Road, Swinton

£675,000

Guide price

  • Bedrooms: 7
Fairthorn is a fine example of an imposing 7 bedroom semi-detached Victorian Villa. Fairthorn is located on a much sought after tree lined road and yet is only about a 5 minute drive from the City. Both Victoria Park and Swinton Park Golf Club are within walking distance. Fairthorn has been extensively refurbished throughout by the current owners with great attention paid to retaining and improving on the original features of the property. These include the superb open plan 26' luxury kitchen/breakfast room. The property is offered for sale with the added advantage of 'NO CHAIN' being involved. Properties offering such quality in this area rarely stay on the market long therefore an early viewing is most highly recommended. Fairthorn enjoys deceptively spacious accommodation which is set over three floors. The excellently presented accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance vestibule leading through to a welcoming reception hall, a main lounge with a 2nd lounge, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room and a utility room. There are also converted cellars which provide a useful utility room and a leisure area which incorporates an 8/10 person traditional Scandinavian style sauna, a steam area with an adjacent walk-in shower and a separate WC. On the first floor of the house you will find the master bedroom with four further bedrooms and the main bathroom. The 6th bedroom suite complete with an ante room, bedroom area and an ensuite shower room and bedroom 7 can be all found on the second floor. There are delightful neatly tendered wall enclosed gardens to the front of the house. There are twin electric gates to the side elevation which lead through to a driveway providing off road parking. The Villa also has a large detached single garage which may originally have been the stable coach house. EPC Rating: E.

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PROPERTY DESCRIPTION

Swinton lies approximately 4.5 miles West-Northwest of Manchester City centre and occupies an area of gently sloping ground on the south side of the River Irwell.

Swinton is a popular and convenient location which would serve as an ideal place to live. The area offers an easy commute into Manchester City centre, Salford Quays and throughout the North West being situated within close proximity to the East Lancashire Road (A580) and the extensive local motorway networks. There are also direct bus services straight into the City and there are two local train stations. Swinton provides a wide range of amenities and services including Victoria Park. Shopping opportunities are plentiful with supermarkets, several local shops and the Trafford Centre being only a short drive away. There are an excellent choice of schools, colleges and universities to choose from including the well regarded Bridgewater private school and Broadoak primary and junior school. The neighbouring and highly picturesque Villages of Roe Green and Worsley provide some lovely local walks with two Village Greens, the Bridgewater Canal and Worsley Woods. Leisure facilities are within easy reach with bars, restaurants and a number of local golf courses including the Marriott Golf & Country club all within a short drive from Swinton.

Fairthorn is a fine example of an imposing 7 bedroom semi-detached Victorian Villa. Fairthorn is located on a much sought after tree lined road and yet is only about a 5 minute drive from the City. Both Victoria Park and Swinton Park Golf Club are within walking distance. Fairthorn has been extensively refurbished throughout by the current owners with great attention paid to retaining and improving on the original features of the property. These include the superb open plan 26' luxury kitchen/breakfast room. The property is offered for sale with the added advantage of 'NO CHAIN' being involved. Properties offering such quality in this area rarely stay on the market long therefore an early viewing is most highly recommended.

Fairthorn enjoys deceptively spacious accommodation which is set over three floors. The excellently presented accommodation briefly comprises of an entrance vestibule leading through to a welcoming reception hall, a main lounge with a 2nd lounge, a fitted kitchen/breakfast room and a utility room. There are also converted cellars which provide a useful utility room and a leisure area which incorporates an 8/10 person traditional Scandinavian style sauna with an adjacent walk-in shower and a separate WC. On the first floor of the house you will find the master bedroom with four further bedrooms and the main bathroom. The 6th bedroom suite complete with an ante room, bedroom area and an ensuite shower room and bedroom 7 can be all found on the second floor. There are delightful neatly tendered wall enclosed gardens to the front of the house. There are twin electric gates to the side elevation which lead through to a driveway providing off road parking. The Villa also has a large detached single garage which may originally have been the stable coach house.

THE ACCOMMODATION:

There are twin front doors with a feature frosted part stained glass panel above leading through to:

ENTRANCE VESTIBULE: The entrance vestibule has a further frosted leaded light glazed door with twin frosted leaded light glazed side panels leading through to:

AN IMPRESSIVE RECEPTION HALL: The reception hall has a parquet floor with corning to the ceiling and a concealed door within the staircase giving access to the cellars if required. There is an inner hall extension to the reception hall with a radiator and cornicing to the ceiling. From the reception hall there are two doors, one leading through to:

MAIN LOUNGE: 16' 4 x 16' 4 (measured into bay)(4.98m x 4.98m) The main lounge has a uPVC double glazed bay window with feature leaded light part stained glass panels above overlooking the front gardens. There is a feature sandstone fireplace with a cradle inset 'living flame' effect gas fire and twin frosted leaded light windows at either side of the fireplace. There is a double radiator with decorative cornicing and a large feature rose to the ceiling.

2ND LOUNGE: 15' 8 x 14' 5 (4.78m x 4.39m) The second lounge could also be utilised as a separate dining room if so required. This room has a uPVC double glazed bay window with feature leaded light part stained glass panels above overlooking the gardens with a double radiator below. There is a feature fireplace incorporating a cast iron cradle inset 'living flame' effect gas fire mounted on a granite hearth. There is timber plaster feature panelling to one third of the walls which also incorporates the skirting with oak flooring and cornicing to the ceiling.

From the reception hall there is a door leading through to:

AN ENCLOSED SIDE PORCH AND BOOT ROOM: The side porch and boot room provides a second access to the property from the driveway. There is an open storm porch and a frosted stained glass door leading through to the enclosed side porch and boot room which also has cornicing to the ceiling.

KITCHEN/BREAKFAST ROOM: 26' 2 x 13' (7.98m x 3.96m) This superb 26' open plan kitchen/breakfast room has a uPVC double glazed window (side aspect) with a feature covered radiator below. There are twin uPVC double glazed doors with twin side panels and a further double glazed window leading out onto the elevated decking area which overlooks the drive and gardens. There is an extensive range of quality fitted wall and base units with granite working surfaces and a tiled splashback incorporating an inset 1 bowl sink unit with a grooved single drainer within the granite working surface aside. There is feature recessed display lighting beneath the wall units and within the display cabinets. There is a designated cooking area which incorporates an electric range style cooker which itself includes six halogen hobs with two built in electric ovens and a built in grill. There is also an illuminated concealed fitted extractor hood above. There is a central matching Iroko wood food preparation island with a solid block wood working surface and built in storage cupboards with integrated kitchen baskets and a wine rack. There is also an integrated fridge freezer with a dishwasher and a microwave. There is a porcelain tiled floor. Also within the breakfast area there is a fireplace which incorporates a traditional style multi fuel burner mounted on a tiled hearth.

UTILITY ROOM: 14' 5 x 7' 5 (4.39m x 2.26m) The utility room has three uPVC double glazed windows. This is a half tiled wall room with a tiled floor and a radiator. There are fitted cupboards to the far end. A door leads out to the back of the house and the garage area.

From the kitchen there is a door with gentle steps leading down to:

THE CELLARS: The cellars of this property have been converted to provide a leisure area and a utility room.

LEISURE AREA: 16' 1 x 6' 1 (4.90m x 1.85m) The leisure area incorporates an 8/10 person Scandinavian style sauna and adjacent changing area. There is a further cellar room which is currently utilised as a gym which includes a TV point. There is a walk-in shower room and a separate WC.

UTILITY ROOM: 15' 5 x 12' 6 (4.70m x 3.81m) The utility room houses the gas central heating boiler and has a base unit which incorporates a single bowl single drainer stainless steel sink unit. There is multiple space and plumbing for washing machines and tumble dryers etc. There is also a radiator within the utility room making this an excellent drying area. There are twin mock doors providing natural night.

From the reception hall there is a turning spindled staircase with a half landing leading to:

GALLERIED 1ST FLOOR LANDING: The landing has cornicing to the ceiling and doors leading to:

MASTER BEDROOM: 16' 5 x 15' 1 (5.00m x 4.60m) The master bedroom has a uPVC double glazed bay window with leaded light part stained glass feature panels above overlooking the front gardens with a double radiator below. There is an original built in cupboard with a picture rail and cornicing to the ceiling.

BEDROOM 2: 15' 6 x 13' 3 (plus area of wardrobes)(4.72m x 4.04m) Bedroom two has a uPVC double glazed bay window overlooking the front gardens with a double radiator below. There is a range of fitted wardrobes to one wall which also incorporates a centre dressing table/study unit which is mirrored above with feature downlighters. There is a picture rail and cornicing to the ceiling.

BEDROOM 3: 14' 10 x 13' 2 (4.52m x 4.01m) Bedroom three has a uPVC double glazed window (side aspect) with a double radiator below.

BEDROOM 4: 9' 1 x 7' 7 (2.77m x 2.31m) Bedroom four is currently being utilised as an office/study and has a uPVC double glazed bay window (side aspect) and a double radiator.

BEDROOM 5: 10' 11 x 7' (3.33m x 2.13m) Bedroom five has a uPVC double glazed window (front aspect) and a picture rail.

MAIN BATHROOM: The main bathroom has twin uPVC frosted double glazed windows and a matching luxury suite comprising of an oversized tiled panel enclosed spa bath with central mixer taps and a shower attachment. There is an impressive curved shower cubicle with multi jets and a separate shower attachment. There is a pedestal wash hand basin with a low level WC and co-ordinated tiling to the floor and the walls. There is a traditional style radiator.

From the first floor landing there is a second turning spindled staircase with a half landing leading to:

GALLERIED 2ND FLOOR LANDING: The second floor landing has a natural skylight and doors leading to:

A 6th BEDROOM SUITE: Bedroom six is a suite within itself incorporating an:

ANTE ROOM: This room could be utilised for a large number of purposes including a study or a play area. There are two further doors from the ante room, one leading through to the bedroom area and the second leading through to an ensuite shower room within the 6th bedroom suite.

BEDROOM 6: 14' 2 x 13' 9 (4.32m x 4.19m) Bedroom six has a uPVC double glazed window (side aspect) with a double radiator below. There are full length built in wardrobes to one wall with a matching dressing table/study unit and chest of drawers. There is a door leading through to:

ENSUITE SHOWER ROOM: The ensuite shower room has a low level WC with a pedestal wash hand basin and a shower cubicle. There is a single radiator and an extractor fan.

BEDROOM 7: 9' 8 x 9' 4 (2.95m x 2.84m) Bedroom seven has a opening double glazed Velux skylight with timber exposed flooring and a beamed ceiling.

Also off the landing there is a useful walk-in luggage store room.

OUTSIDE:

This impressive semi detached Victorian Villa has feature wall enclosed gardens to the front. The garden has a block paved pathway leading to impressive front steps and the front door of the property. There are two traditional style courtesy lanterns over the front door. The rest of the front gardens comprise of two shaped lawned areas with neatly tendered and well stocked flower and shrub borders and beds aside. There is an outside tap to the front elevation of the house. To the left hand side of the property there are twin wooden panelled electric gates giving access through to an area of hard standing to provide parking which could easily be reinstated back to lawn if so required depending upon the families changing needs. The rest of the driveway continues along through to a detached 1 car width garage which may originally have been the stable coach house block to the house. There is power and light within the garage and space for a freezer and further plumbing for a washing machine if so required. There are then stairs leading up to the second floor of the garage area which has been fully boarded for storage. There is an outside tap to the rear elevation of the house. There is a concealed log store to the side of the property. There are steps which lead up to the elevated decking area which provides a superb entertainment area for the summer. There is an adjacent flagpole and an outside power point which also incorporates a TV ariel for external entertainment.

TENURE: - To be advised. POST CODE: M27 5EQ

EPC Rating: E

DIRECTIONS: From our Worsley office proceed along Worsley Road towards Swinton and at the traffic light junction with the East Lancashire Road take a turning on your right hand side and continue along the East Lancashire Road, through two sets of traffic lights taking the slip road to the left. Take the first turning on your left hand side onto Manchester Road (A666). Portland Road can be found as the fourth turning on your right hand side. Fairthorn can also be found on your right hand side.

VIEWING ARRANGEMENTS - Strictly by appointment.

WARNING

The mention of any appliances and/or services within these sales particulars does not imply they are in full and efficient working order.

Please note that all measurements are approximate and should not be relied upon if considering carpets, curtains, along with any other fixtures and fittings.

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