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London Road North, Poynton, SK12

London Road North, Poynton, SK12
  • Guide Price £2,500,000

Overview

  • 375969
  • Property ID
  • Detached House
  • Property Type
  • 7
  • Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Bathrooms

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Description:

  • Address London Road North, Poynton
  • City Poynton
  • Zip/Postal Code SK12 1BX

Description

Step into a slice of Cheshire’s rich history with Barlow Fold House—an extraordinary period residence nestled amidst over three acres of enchanting grounds and gardens. This distinguished property offers a secluded sanctuary steeped in heritage.

Introducing Barlow Fold House: a captivating slice of Cheshire’s rich history nestled amidst over three acres of sprawling grounds and gardens. Steeped in heritage, this remarkable period residence offers a secluded retreat on the outskirts of Poynton, inviting you to step into a bygone era while enjoying the conveniences of modern living.

A Storied Past:
Dating back to 1844, Barlow Fold House boasts a Regency-style architecture, originally commissioned by Lord Vernon for his estate manager. Extended in 1879 by the esteemed architect Alfred Derbyshire, this home has witnessed the passage of time and hosted notable figures, including the President of the Manchester Geological Society. Its rich historical tapestry adds depth and character to every corner.

Grandeur and Charm:
As you approach along the private road, the grandeur of Barlow Fold House unfolds before you. Nestled within meticulously landscaped grounds, the home welcomes you with a sense of majesty. Inside, the entrance hall exudes warmth and elegance, adorned with original plaster coving and a rustic log-burning stove, offering a glimpse of the grandeur that awaits.

Entertainment and Serenity:
The ground floor boasts five expansive reception rooms, each retaining its period charm. The grand living room, with its elevated position and expansive bow window, offers panoramic views of the garden and brook, while the adjacent snug provides a cosy retreat with scenic vistas. The formal dining room, adorned with panelling and a large fireplace, sets the stage for memorable gatherings.

Potential and Possibilities:
The lower ground floor presents an opportunity for transformation, with its spacious layout ripe for conversion into a modern kitchen-dining extension seamlessly connected to the lush outdoors. Imagine leisurely evenings on an expansive patio terrace, surrounded by the tranquil beauty of nature.

Tranquil Retreat:
Ascending the wide staircase, you’ll discover seven generously sized bedrooms, each offering a unique outlook over the enchanting gardens. Original features, such as ornate architraves and stained-glass windows, adorn the interiors, echoing the home’s timeless elegance.

Enchanted Gardens:
Outside, the extensive gardens beckon exploration, with meandering pathways, ancient trees, and a picturesque stream creating a serene backdrop. A secluded summerhouse offers a tranquil spot to unwind, while the expansive lawns provide ample space for outdoor activities and family gatherings.

Village Charm:
While Barlow Fold House offers a peaceful retreat, the vibrant village of Poynton is just a stone’s throw away. With its award-winning schools, bustling cafes, and scenic greenways, Poynton exudes a sense of community and charm.

Transport Links:
For commuters, Poynton train station offers easy access to Manchester Piccadilly, making city excursions a breeze. Meanwhile, the station’s historic charm adds to the area’s allure.

A Home of Distinction:
Barlow Fold House is more than just a residence; it’s a testament to Cheshire’s rich heritage and timeless elegance. With its seamless blend of history and modernity, this exceptional property offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of Cheshire’s past while embracing the comforts of contemporary living.

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