Higham Lane, Gee Cross
- Werneth Low country park a stroll away
- Stunning family accommodation
- Fabulous original features
- Ground floor wc and utility room
- Double garage and off road parking
- Planning permission in place for an extension if required
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Property SummaryLooking for something different? - this home has huge potential, masses of space and possibilities, come and take a look...
Enjoy the best seats in the house, at Number 27, Higham Lane in Gee Cross. Elevated on its grand plot, Number 27 is situated on a quiet road only a short distance from the local primary school and minutes away from Werneth Low Country Park.
The property overlooks nearby Holy Trinity Church and is accessed via an ornate wrought iron gate. Rich in local history, this detached family home – in one of the area's most coveted locations - was reputedly built in 1910 for Hyde's town clerk.
Brimming with original features, architectural nods to a former era and exciting modern twists, come inside to discover more. Park the car on the sizeable driveway, with its large double ornate wrought iron gates, or tuck it away for the night in the secure double garage.
Welcome home. Entering into a grand hallway, motifs of a grandiose past greet you; note the high skirting boards, elegant picture rails and original cornicing framing the room.
To the far end, a door leads out into the garden. Slip through the first door to your left to discover your formal dining room. Dressed in muted lilac tones, reflecting the colours in the stained-glass design on the upper panel of the window, this room is light and inviting, with large windows to the front and side gardens.
Overhead, an original plaster ceiling rose is another nod to the heritage of this home. Gather as a family for Sunday dinners and birthday teas. In the winter, warm yourselves by the stove-effect fire, nestled in the feature tiled hearth beneath its rich wooden surround. For informal gatherings and busy breakfast times, convene for convivial meals in the kitchen-diner next door.
This classical kitchen exudes warmth, dressed in caramel and mocha coloured splashback tiles and earthy tones underfoot. Cook up a feast for family and friends in the double RangeMaster electric oven.
With access to the rear garden available, the utility is the perfect spot to scrub up before heading inside after an afternoon's gardening. Returning to the entrance hall, sneak a peek at your guest double bedroom – the first of five bedrooms in this spacious family home. Private and secluded, with separate toilet and sink in the adjoining room, and views out to the lush garden, this is the perfect spot for overnighting friends.
Time now to discover the lavish lounge.
So spacious, so cosy, so unique. Hunker down in front of the show-stopping feature fireplace and watch as the evening light gleams in the inset brass back plate of this elaborate focal piece. Tall windows rise up to meet the decorative coffered ceiling. Deep skirting boards and ornate cornicing add further prestige to this characterful room. Note the wholesome richness of the original wooden door.
Take the double timber glazed doors through to the family room. With a door leading out to the rear courtyard and garden, bring the outside in during those balmy summer months. Perfect for parties and barbeques.
Private and peaceful, this could make an ideal office for those who work from home. Or perhaps even a gym or yoga studio for those who like to keep their heart rate up. You can even access the garage from here, which comes complete with power and lighting. Feeling sleepy? Head upstairs to discover a haven of bedrooms.
Opposite the large linen cupboard, discover your family bathroom, crisply fitted in white units with a large P-shaped bath with overhead shower. Ideal for those much-needed interludes of rest and relaxation. From the landing, your master bedroom lies to the right. Spacious and fitted with built-in wardrobes, this tastefully decorated sanctum looks out over the church beyond. An original feature fireplace adds a touch of romanticism to this sumptuous space. Within the eaves, space for two further bedrooms, so versatile is this home; room for all the family here.
Across the way lies your second double bedroom, with views out to the garden. An ideal bedroom for your teenage son or daughter. Another bonus; the large landing contains spacious built-in cupboards for all your storage needs.
Outside there are gardens extending to the front and back of this abundant family home. Tall evergreens to the front ensure your privacy and seclusion, whilst to the rear, a patio area makes for a sociable summertime refuge. Out and about Situated on the exclusive Higham Lane in Gee Cross,
Number 27 is ideal for families, with both Holy Trinity Church and Holy Trinity Primary School being close at hand.
Head into trendy Gee Cross where a range of reinvented restaurants and bistros are on hand to serve your every gastronomic need. We love The Grapes, The Cheshire Cheese and the Queen Adelaide. It's only a five-minute journey in the car to Romiley, Compstall and Marple Bridge, with the M60 and M67 also reachable in five minutes.
Did you know… In 2016, 27 Higham Lane was granted planning permission for a single storey rear and first floor side extension, meaning should you be thinking about adding to your brood in the future, Number 27 offers you plenty of room for growth. With planning permission already in place, and a wealth of versatile rooms at your disposal, the layout of this home can be easily sculpted to suit your style and preference. Ready to create the house of your dreams? Give us a call and talk through your ideas with us, we'd be happy to help!