PROPERTY OF THE WEEK – SPRINGCROFT PADDOCK, RIDLEY
Springcroft Paddock is set in a plot of just under 1.5 acre and enjoying beautiful rural views to all four sides – a distinctive late 1920’s four bedroom detached house with numerous features of merit including south-facing gardens, two small paddocks, double garage with office/studio and further useful outbuildings
Wright Marshall Estate Agents are delighted to offer for sale Springcroft Paddock, a beautiful detached house of considerable character, dating from late the 1920’s. When it comes to location, this wonderful property is difficult to better. Set in an overall plot of just under 1.5 acres, there is a sweeping gravelled driveway, fabulous rural views to four sides, delightful south facing rear garden, two paddocks, a useful range of outbuildings and a double garage with garage/studio.
The house itself is versatile, elegant and spacious. The entrance hall is a terrific opening to the accommodation being of impressive proportion, as is typical of houses from this era. It has a tessellated Minton tiled floor. The reception rooms at ground floor level provide flexibility of use. The L shaped living-dining room is a large open space that has a feature fireplace and direct access to the south-facing rear garden. The sitting room has a front aspect bay window and is of such good proportion that it can also be used as a ground floor bedroom if required.
The farmhouse-style breakfast kitchen has ample space within it for table and chairs in addition to a comprehensive range of units. The utility room completes the ground floor.
At first floor level, the Master Bedroom has fitted bedroom furniture, far-reaching views and an en suite shower room. Three further bedrooms are served by a good size family bathroom.
Overall the house is attractively presented and offers light, characterful and elegant accommodation that can be immediately moved into and enjoyed. In would not though be a surprise to see a future buyer invest capital expenditure into the house so as to tastefully modernise some aspects or even (subject to planning) extend the existing footprint further.
Externally there is an abundance of terrific features. The electrically operated gated driveway secures a sweeping approach to the front and down the side of the house. To the front, in addition to the large turning circle, there is a double garage with additional office/studio – ideal for those working from home. The courtyard at the rear of the garden contains a useful range of outbuildings. These can be used to support an equestrian interest or, subject to planning being granted, some potential for ancillary residential accommodation.
The south-facing gardens are a delight and extremely private. The paddocks are ideal for those with a horse or pony whilst the views from every aspect are open and appealing.
This lovely home is offered for sale for the first time in twelve years. It is utterly enchanting and a viewing is strongly recommended.
If you would like more information about Springcroft Paddock, Ridley or would like to book a viewing then please contact our office on 01829 731300.Back to Blog