Sunnybank stands within its own private, mature grounds and offers a wealth of well proportioned, highly versatile living space that oozes quality and character. This stone-built residence dates back originally to 1894 and has been sympathetically modernised by the current owners to an exacting standard. The location is well placed for amenities in both Bolton and Bury and is within easy access of major transport links, providing excellent commuter options into Manchester and Salford Quays. The property is situated within approximately five acres and has spectacular landscaped gardens With four stables, tack room and two paddocks, there are excellent equestrian opportunities available. The large detached pool house currently contains a substantial swimming pool, hot tub, shower, WC and changing room.
The substantial and highly flexible accommodation comprises an entrance lobby, reception hall, cloakroom/WC, principal lounge, formal dining room, study, orangery, large games room, fitted kitchen with Aga, which is open-plan to a breakfast room, utility, five good-sized double bedrooms (three with luxury en-suite facilities and the master with a walk-in dressing room) plus a family bathroom. Outside, a large gated driveway, substantial tandem garage and separate garage provide extensive parking.
The pool house has had planning passed to be converted to a separate single-storey dwelling.
Full details of the planning permission relating to the conversion can be obtained on the Bury Council website by following the link below:
Ainsworth is a town on the Bolton/Bury border offering excellent commuter access to both towns and further afield to Manchester and Salford Quays. Although regarded as a quaint rural area, the property is within easy access of a variety of amenities including renowned schooling.
The property is accessed via an imposing reception hall with a fabulous curved staircase that leads to the first floor accommodation. The principal lounge is a light and airy room which is open-plan to the large games room, offering more reception space. The dining room provides a more formal area for entertaining while a study which is open-plan into the orangery, offers more fabulous living space, ideally suited to modern family life.
Fitted Kitchen, Breakfast Room and Utility
The spectacular kitchen is fitted with a range of wall and base units comprising cupboards, drawers and work surfaces, complemented by a traditional-style Aga and additional integrated appliances. This room is open-plan to the breakfast area, providing fantastic family accommodation which is more than big enough for cooking, dining and relaxing. A separate utility room offers more useful storage space.
The breathtaking master suite has a front-facing window that takes in fabulous views across the local countryside and the spectacular landscaped gardens. The bedroom is complemented by a variety of floor-to-ceiling fitted wardrobes and in addition to this, a walk-in dressing room offers more storage space. The master suite is completed by a luxury five-piece bathroom which comprises a Jacuzzi-style bath, a double-sized shower enclosure, wash basin, WC and bidet along with designer floor and wall coverings.
There are four further remaining bedrooms which all have their own size, shape and character, with two of the bedrooms having their own luxury en-suite facilities. All bedrooms are double in size.
Cloakroom and Family Bathroom
Located off the reception hall, a cloakroom/WC ideally services the ground floor accommodation, while on the first floor, a five-piece family bathroom can be found, comprising a freestanding roll-top bath, shower cubicle, wash basin, bidet and WC.
Swimming Pool House
The detached swimming pool house is a spectacular self-contained unit that comprises a substantial swimming pool, hot tub, shower room, WC and changing room, offering superb leisure facilities. This building has planning permission passed for a conversion for a single-storey dwelling and full details of the full planning permission can be found in the link below.
Parking and Gardens
The property is accessed via a gated driveway which, along with a double-sized tandem garage and a separate garage provide extensive off-road, secure parking arrangements. The property is situated within approximately five acres of land of which a proportion features spectacular landscaped gardens that are mature and well maintained, being private and not directly overlooked.
The property features four stables, a loose box/tack room and two paddocks, offering excellent equestrian opportunities.