Dating back to the 1680's and formerly know as School Green Farm is this stunning, imposing and most characterful detached stone built family residence. Having been sympathetically extended in the mid to late 1800's. Moorcroft Cottage offers accommodation of the very highest calibre, retaining much of its original character and charm, blended seamlessly with tasteful improvements by the current owners. Quietly nestled on School Green Lane and on the doorstep of the Mayfield Valley yet conveniently placed for access into Fulwood Village and only a short distance from Ecclesall Road and the City Centre. Standing in beautifully tended grounds which includes a tennis court, the accommodation comprises; stunning vaulted dining hallway, drawing room, bespoke study, family room, cloakroom, inner hallway with cloakroom, snug, handcrafted open plan breakfast kitchen with oak units, Aga and a range of integrated appliances, breakfast room with bespoke work station and bi folding doors to an inner courtyard and rear lobby. To the first floor a beautiful glass galleried landing, master bedroom with en suite bathroom, four further double bedroom suites with en suite shower room and games room. The heating is served by two gas fired central heating boilers, double side by side garage, further garage and double glazing throughout. The residence which sits under a stone roof offers sizeable living space yet still retains an intimacy that is very special and unique. The grounds are established and private and offer various areas to sit out and entertain during the warmer months.
The Accommodation Comprises
Panelled front entrance door with leaded glazed section opens through in to the
Stunning Dining Hallway
This spectacular space has in part a vaulted ceiling with exposed beams and stonework and glass galleried landing area overlooking from the first floor, ample room for a large dining table, two low level front facing double glazed windows and further natural light from the high level double glazed dormer window. Tiled flooring throughout, two double panelled central heating radiators, to one side of the room is a brick surround fireplace with large cast iron grate with inset living flame gas coal effect fire and having a double glazed window to the left hand side of it providing further natural light. To the opposing wall is the original Gritstone fireplace which dates back to the 1680's and has a matching cast iron grate with inset living flame gas coal effect fire. Door to inner corridor to the rear of the room and a small flight of steps with oak double doors at the top that open through in to the
Impressive Drawing Room
A beautifully proportioned and presented drawing room that has three front double glazed windows which enjoy fine views over the well tended lawn, three double panelled central heating radiators, built in window seat, exposed beams and a focal feature to the room is the imposing stone surround fireplace set to one wall with raised stone hearth with inset cast iron grate with living flame gas coal effect fire. To the far end of the room door to the Family Room and to the near side of the room door to the
A most traditional study having a bespoke range of solid Oak built in furniture by Brookmans of Sheffield. To one wall a range of display shelving and storage cupboards and oak panelling to dado level, to the opposing wall a built in dresser unit with central oak surround fireplace with inset living flame gas coal effect fire set on a granite hearth. Stable style door with double glazed top section that gives access to the inner courtyard, multiple power points and a radiator in cabinet.
From the far end of the Drawing Room panelled door to the
Family / Play Room
A versatile room which has front facing double glazed window and door with double glazed top that give access on to the lawn. Staircase that rises to the first floor Games Room, central heating radiator door to the Garage and door to the
With suite in white and comprising of dual flush W.C and wash hand basin. Travertine tiled floor and matching part tiled walls, extractor fan and recess lighting to the ceiling.
From the Family / Play Room door to the
Suitable for a classic car having strengthened doors opening on to School Green Lane and housing the wall mounted Baxi gas fired combination central heating boiler that serves a proportion of the property.
From the dining hallway door to an
That leads to the Snug and Open Plan Breakfast Kitchen, access to useful store cupboard, central heating radiator and door to
With suite in white comprising; dual flush W.C and wash hand basin set in a vanity unit. Side double glazed window, tiled floor, recess lighting and heated chrome towel rail.
A charming Snug having a pleasant aspect from the two front facing double glazed windows, double panelled central heating radiator, original beams, tiled floor and feature leaded stained window. A feature to the room is the contemporary styled gas fire set in to a raised recess to one wall.
Open Plan Family Breakfast Kitchen
This stunning bespoke open plan family breakfast kitchen was designed and handcrafted by Brookmans of Sheffield with a comprehensive range of "Middlewood" kitchen cabinets in oak with a a limed glazed finish with secret magnetic catches. Drawer units with soft close mechanism and antique silver handles and satin chrome hinges. Prep area with maple circular work top and inset stainless steel sink and mixer tap, china display cabinet with glazed front, granite work surfaces, three oven Aga in black with attractive over mantle, Bosch microwave oven, tiled floor, recess lighting and feature exposed stone work. A further prep area over looking the Snug with dwarf wall and Franke dual sink unit with tall storage cupboards and two larder units that flank the American fridge freezer housing. Bosch dishwasher, Bosch microwave / combination oven and a two ring stainless steel gas hob set beneath a double glazed side facing window. Door to the Utility Room and open access to the
Having plenty of space for a large breakfast table, tiled flooring, double panelled central heating radiator, recess lighting and three high level Velux windows. Bi folding doors to the charming inner courtyard and to the opposing wall a Brookmans handcrafted Breakfast / Desk furniture matching to that of the kitchen which accommodates bar stools, filing drawers and cabinets for pull out printers etc....A step leads up to the
Having tiled floor, rear entrance door, a double panelled central heating radiator and door to the
Double Side By Side Garage
Having twin up and over electric doors, lighting and power.
From the Breakfast Kitchen door to the
Having base units with wooden work tops with inset Belfast style sink, raised plumbing for washing machine and housing for tumble dryer. Built in dog bed, double panelled central heating radiator, external door to further store to the driveway and wall mounted Vaillant gas fired combination central heating boiler.
From the Dining Hallway staircase rises to the
Galleried First Floor Landing
A stunning glass galleried landing overlooking the dining hallway and having a small flight of stairs up to the inner landing. Cupboard housing the hot water cylinder, door to Bedroom Suite Two and door to
A well proportioned master bedroom having a front facing cottage style double glazed dormer window, double panelled central heating radiator, exposed beams and recess lighting. Step up to the
En Suite Bathroom
A large en suite bathroom with contemporary suite in white comprising of; stand alone bath with central feature tap, dual flush W.C and wash hand basin. Large shower, travertine part tiled floor and walls, vanity area with mirror, recess lights, wall mounted towel rail and a good range of mirrored wardrobes set to one wall that provide hanging and storage.
Bedroom Suite Two
A second double bedroom having side and rear double glazed windows, exposed beams, recess wardrobe with hanging rail and a double panelled central heating radiator. Door to
En Suite Bathroom
A large en suite bathroom which has a low flush W.C with concealed cistern and wash hand basin that are both set in a white vanity unit with drawers and cupboards. Bath and shower with Triton shower, part tiled travertine walls, heated chrome towel rail, double panelled central heating radiator and recess lighting. Natural light comes from the front and rear facing double glazed windows.
From the Galleried Landing a small flight of stairs leads up to the
Having a double panelled central heating radiator, front facing double glazed window, exposed beams and recess lights. Door to Bedroom Suite Four and door to
Bedroom Suite Three
A third double bedroom which has a double glazed porthole window and a further double glazed window, double panelled central heating radiator, recess lighting and exposed beams. Walk in wardrobe with hanging rail and a double glazed window. Door to
En Suite Shower Room
With suite in white comprising of low flush W.C with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set in to a vanity unit. Walk in shower cubicle with Triton shower, recess lights, heated chrome towel rail, extractor fan and travertine tiled floor and walls.
Bedroom Suite Four
A fourth double bedroom having a front facing double glazed porthole window, central heating radiator and wardrobes. Door to the Games Room and door to the
En Suite Shower Room
With suite in white comprising of; pedestal wash hand basin and dual flush W.C. Large shower with Triton chrome shower, travertine tiled floor and walls. A feature double glazed porthole window, recess lights to the ceiling, extractor fan and heated towel rail.
Accessed from Bedroom Four is this marvellous Games Room, which has a vaulted ceiling, three front facing double glazed windows and a rear double glazed porthole window. Two central heating radiators and a built in bar with sink. Staircase leads down to the Family Room and door to
Bedroom Suite Five
A fifth double bedroom having a vaulted ceiling, exposed beams, a front facing double glazed porthole window, double panelled central heating radiator and built in wardrobes. Door to the
En Suite Shower Room
With suite in white comprising of low flush W.C with concealed cistern and wash hand basin set in to a white vanity unit. Shower cubicle with triton shower, travertine floor and part tiled walls, heated chrome towel rail and a front facing double glazed window.
Approached off School Green Lane on to a cobbled driveway which then turns to gravel that leads round to the turning area and side by side garages. The main lawn stands in a southerly aspect and has a York stone terrace and a shaded terrace to the roadside boundary. There is a useful stone outbuilding and dog kennel with dog run. The grounds are mature and established and have a good range of shrubs, trees and plants that ensure a private feel. To the rear of the grounds steps lead down to a fenced hard surface tennis court.
External lights, sensor lighting and water tap.
Moorcroft Cottage is Freehold.
Fixtures & Fittings
Certain items may be available to purchase by separate negotiation with the Vendor.
The property has a security alarm system.
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