Relishing rural views, this turnkey ready four bedroom detached home in Brandlesholme, Bury has been renovated to the very highest of standards with yet more potential to develop further. Featuring all the latest in luxury leisure features and technological convenience, don't miss out on this entertaining haven of a home.
Tucked behind a neat front garden with mature, manicured hedges, arrive at No. 78, Grantham Drive, where there is plenty of parking along the wide driveway, preceding a large garage. Future-proofed and designed for modern life, there is an electric car charging point fitted, secure for overnight charging.
Make your way to the modern front door, where glazing delivers light through into the bright and broad entrance hall. Stash your coat and shoes in the closet, conveniently fitted immediately on the left upon arrival home, before stepping forward on the white oak herringbone flooring.
Renovated in 2019, this spacious and contemporary home has been carefully redesigned and upgraded to offer the ultimate in modern family living. Served by comprehensive CCTV (including doorbell camera served by a Hik vision unit in house and via mobile app) and Smart lighting courtesy of Aurora, which can be controlled conventionally via switches and also Smart device app and Alexa, allowing you to schedule lighting for morning, evening and even whilst you are away on business or holiday. Heating is also via Nest app, allowing you to set the perfect temperature to return home to on chilly winter nights.
Stairs lead up ahead, white wood framing glass balustrades which serve to amplify the abundance of light.
Sneak a peek through the door to the left, into the quiet snug lounge. Carpeted in plush grey, balanced by crisp white walls and an understated central pendant light, blinds coat the window to the front, providing privacy and a cosy feel. Snuggle up on the sofa and catch up over a glass of wine, or lose yourself in a favourite book.
Next door to the lounge, a downstairs WC with wash basin is convenient for guests, centrally positioned to the ground floor.
Make your way through to the heart of the home, the open plan kitchen-diner-family room. Sleekly styled in anthracite grey handleless cabinets, there is a profusion of storage available for all your culinary essentials. To the side, the undermounted sink and Kenwood dishwasher are nestled together, alongside a bank of integrated bins.
As throughout the home, comfort and convenience lie at the heart of the kitchen design; an induction hob is set within the iridescent white granite worktops, sociably positioned looking out towards the entertaining part of the room. An integrated extractor fan within the hob extricates aromas and vapour down without the intrusion of an overhead hood.
Across onto the central island, which serves also as a sociable breakfast bar, a drinks chiller is conveniently situated beneath, alongside wine racks flanking a wine cooler, with stools to both sides for maximum space. Glossy grey cabinetry to the full height of the one wall sleekly accommodates the fridge, freezer and bank of Neff slide and hide oven and combi microwave oven. Additionally, a programmable, freestanding American style Smart fridge-freezer is nestled perfectly within the units.
Underfoot, white oak effect herringbone flooring flows out from the functional kitchen area to the sociable dining space beyond, where several seating areas provide options for formal feasting in front of the bank of bifolding doors that open to the garden. Blurring boundaries between the indoors and out, enjoy the ultimate free flow for parties and summer gatherings. Dine beneath the large roof lantern, where natural light pours down, or slip out to the garden to enjoy your supper alfresco.
Flow round from the dining area into the semi-open plan lounge. The perfect cinema room, plush grey carpet denotes the transition to rest and relaxation as you snuggle up for movie night. Spotlighting overhead is controllable through the Aurora app, whilst natural light, flowing in through the bay window to the front, can be modified by manual manipulation of the fitted plantation shutters. Inset within the chimney breast is a large television above a soundbar and contemporary glass fronted electric fire.
Also nestled off from the kitchen-dining-family room is the games room, where the motif of herringbone in the white oak Amtico flooring continues for a seamless, connected flow. A substantially sized room, the vaulted ceiling introduces a light airy feel, embellished by Velux windows and spotlighting. A large television is fitted to one wall with ample space for the pool table. A secure, key coded door also provides direct access through to the garage.
Returning to the entrance hall, take the carpeted stairs up to the first-floor landing. Turning left, make your way through to a sunny bedroom, the first of four double bedrooms at Grantham Drive. Carpeted in grey, this rear-facing bedroom is furnished with built-in wardrobes, seamlessly blending with the white walls and providing plenty of storage. Wake up to peaceful views over the private garden.
Out of this bedroom, turn left, where a second double bedroom is similarly styled in shades of grey and white and also contains a built-in wardrobe and a large window framing views out over the garden to the rear.
Next door, a third double bedroom follows the motif of fresh white and soothing grey tones; with ample space for drawers and bedside tables this bedroom overlooks the quiet neighbourhood to the front.
Make your way through to the master suite, across the landing. An opulent headboard in burnished yellow strikes a stunning pose, as opaque glass doors open to the luxurious ensuite. Fully tiled in black marble with flecks of copper and white, with wash basin and WC, this bathroom is served by Insignia Smart technology. Step into the steam shower, which also functions as a steam room and let the tensions of the day melt away. Served by MPS3 and Bluetooth, this is not just an ensuite, it is an experience.
Also serving the master suite is a fully fitted, spacious walk-in wardrobe fitted with an array of shelves, drawers and hanging rails. A capacious space, this dressing room was once a fifth bedroom.
Finally, find restful refreshment in the house bathroom, fully tiled in sleek marble grey with a walk-in wet room shower served by MPS3 and Bluetooth. As well as a wash basin and WC, this luxurious room of refreshment also contains a freestanding Jacuzzi bath.
Downstairs, from the kitchen, flow out through bifolding powder coated aluminium bifolding doors to the outdoor entertaining area. AstroTurf provides all-year accessible greenery underfoot, providing access to an outdoor, covered gym and separate bar, fully furnished with a sink, tap, electricity and power for a large outdoor television and drinks fridge. Continue out to where a seating area is set before a glass balustrade beyond which leafy views extend over the treeline, brimming with birdsong.
Totally private, this sunny entertaining haven is in no way overlooked. Pour yourself a glass of bubbles before stepping into the hot tub and admiring the starlit skies. What could be more relaxing? Warm up in the outdoor sauna before returning indoors for a sound sleep in bed.
Out and about
Soak up the perks of the locale. Enjoying a rural setting, there are walks aplenty on the doorstep, with Burrs Country Park a little over ten minutes' walk away. Set upon 36 hectares of scenic countryside, get back to nature with a stroll around the wetland, woodland and open pastures. Take a packed lunch and make the most of this stunning Green Flag award-winning park, set along the banks of the River Irwell.
Families are well served by a number of nearby schools including St John with St Mark C of E Primary School, Woodbank Primary School and Nursery and Our Lady of Lourdes RC Primary School all within easy reach. Bury Grammar School is also easily accessible just a short drive away.
Treat the kids to after school ice cream at Jersey Girls, whilst for a Sunday roast or Friday night after work tipple, local hostelry The Brown Cow is only a walk away, serving up food, drinks and occasionally live entertainment. The Garsdale, a traditional pub in Bury is also close by with its attractive beer garden for sunny summer afternoons.
Amenities are in plentiful supply, with a Tesco Express close by in addition to a Spar (with a Subway franchise) and a McColl's convenience store. Pick up your flowers from All Bloomin Things, whilst there is a range of takeaway options from Brandlesholme Chippy to China Express. Pick up freshly baked bread from Ernills Bakery.
Close by there is also a pharmacy, barbers and Woodbank Medical Centre.
For the ultimate in chic, stylish, future-proofed living, Grantham Drive is an entertaining haven ready to move into and unpack.
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Council Tax Band F
EPC rating: D. Council tax band: F, Tenure: Freehold,